Full story - June 27, 2019
Himesh Patel in the new movie “Yesterday”
What happens when your idea goes to Hollywood without you.
Full episode - June 25, 2019
American Icons: "Shaft"
This is a new American hero.
Full episode - June 20, 2019
John Cameron Mitchell, Taffy Brodesser-Akner and Neurosis’ Steve Von Till
John Cameron Mitchell’s podcast musical about a cancer patient, Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s tragically funny novel about divorce, and how Steve Von Till balances being a metal guitarist in Neurosis and an elementary school teacher.
Full story - June 20, 2019
Taffy Brodesser-Akner and her new book, “Fleishman Is In Trouble.”
In her debut novel “Fleishman Is in Trouble,” journalist Taffy Brodesser-Akner takes a funny, biting look at life after the collapse of a marriage.
Full story - June 20, 2019
John Cameron Mitchell’s “Anthem: Homunculus”
In “Anthem: Homunculus,” John Cameron Mitchell and composer Bryan Weller have found a unique platform for a musical: a podcast. They join Kurt Andersen to discuss the shows origins, and perform a song live in our studio.
Full story - June 20, 2019
Steve Von Till of the band Neurosis.
An acclaimed post-metal musician supports his art by teaching elementary school.
Full episode - June 18, 2019
Nick Waterhouse performs live.
How Van Morrison and John Lee Hooker inspired the retro-styled music of Nick Waterhouse.
Full episode - June 13, 2019
Regina Spektor
How Regina Spektor prepared for Broadway, plus the real drama behind “Salt of the Earth” and finding oneself through “Finding Nemo.”
Full story - June 13, 2019
Regina Spektor
How Regina Spektor prepared for an entirely new arena: Broadway.
Full story - June 13, 2019
A mural commemorating the Empire Zinc strike in Bayard, New Mexico.
The historic strike in New Mexico that inspired a classic film.

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