Full story - November 28, 2019
How “Penelope Ashe” pulled off the biggest literary caper of the century.
Full story - November 28, 2019
Cheesy? Or best Christmas movie ever?
Full story - November 26, 2019
Wynton Marsalis and the evolution of the swing rhythm, but with a classical twist.
Full episode - November 21, 2019
Willa Cather in Jaffrey, California, 1920; self portrait of Lynda Barry, and cinematographer Roger Deakins.
Giving Willa Cather’s “My Ántonia” its due. Cartoonist Lynda Barry professes her love for the oft-maligned “The Family Circus.” And Oscar-winning cinematographer Roger Deakins on why he’s not always trying to paint the prettiest picture.
Full story - November 21, 2019
Setting the record straight on Willa Cather’s misunderstood 1918 masterpiece.
Full story - November 21, 2019
One of the most celebrated cinematographers working today on beauty, night shoots and why he holds his own camera.
Full story - November 21, 2019
Why the MacArthur “genius” grant-winning cartoonist found deliverance in a much derided comic strip.
Full story - November 19, 2019
This is the show that changed the Broadway musical — and how New York City sees itself.
Full episode - November 14, 2019
The New York album “Siembra” and the New York book “The Bell Jar.”
What Sylvia Plath’s novel and a landmark salsa album owe to the city.
Full episode - November 07, 2019
Mark Morris’ book “Out Loud,” Rocky and Bullwinkle, and the author Carmen Maria Machado.
Choreographer Mark Morris’ musical obsessions, Carmen Maria Machado on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and how "Rocky and Bullwinkle" was “The Simpsons” of its time.