Full story - November 01, 2018
“School of Seven Bells” members Alejandra Deheza and Benjamin Curtis on tour in 2012.
Sometimes fate gets in the way when you’re trying to finish a creative project.
Full story - November 01, 2018
Heather Berlin
What exactly is going on inside our brains when we’re being creative? We ask a neuroscientist.
Full story - November 01, 2018
Maria Schneider
The jazz composer and songwriter lets us inside her writing process.
Full episode - November 01, 2018
Puzzling over Orson Welles’ uncompleted opus.
The art of finishing — how creative people get unstuck and creative projects get back on course.
Full episode - October 25, 2018
Eau de Beloved.
How a perfumer concocts a scent from Toni Morrison’s “Beloved,” the mysterious betrayal at the heart of the documentary “Shirkers,” and making sense of “American Pie.”
Full story - October 25, 2018
Don McLean poses for a promotional photo in 1971.
The song where everyone knows the words, but few know what those words mean.
Full story - October 25, 2018
Tanwi Nandini Islam poses in her Hi Wildflower studio in Brooklyn, New York.
What would a fragrance based on Toni Morrison’s book “Beloved” smell like?
Full story - October 25, 2018
A still from the new documentary “Shirkers” on Netflix.
Sandi Tan revisits a decades-old personal mystery in her new documentary, “Shirkers.”
Full episode - October 18, 2018
An otherwordly experience.
The many aspects of speculative fiction: sci-fi, fantasy, horror, alternate history and everything else otherworldly.
Full story - October 18, 2018
Harlan Ellison in 2002.
Harlan Ellison wrote for “Star Trek,” and authored the dystopian classic “A Boy and His Dog.” But don’t call him a science fiction writer.