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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 09:00:00 -0400Get Out Director Jordan Peele discusses his love of horror films. Kevin Whitehead reviews Frank Carlberg's new tribute to Thelonious Monk. Barry's novel, Days Without End, features Irish immigrants.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 04:20:00 -0400Jess Buzzutto was known as "The Leprechaun of Yonkers." Every day he wore green from head to toe and with a bit of luck, brought happiness to those around him.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:59:00 -0400As a kid, Peele was terrified of "the demons that lurked in the dark." Then he realized that by making a horror-thriller, he "would be wielding this power, as opposed to being a victim to it."
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 11:44:00 -0500For Bee and her Full Frontal co-creator, Trump's election meant doubling down on their White House coverage. Justin Chang reviews Personal Shopper. Hamid discusses his novel Exit West.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:48:55 -0500We often think that our decisions are our own. But Behavioral Economist Dan Ariely explains how our environment — even something as simple as how a question is framed — can affect what we choose.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:48:55 -0500One choice isn't always better than the other. Philosopher Ruth Chang says, once we realize that, it's easier to embrace the hard work of decision-making.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:48:55 -0500Psycho-economist Sheena Iyengar explains how we can actively use choice as a tool to help us arrive at decisions we can live with.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:48:55 -0500We assume that our choices come with prepackaged consequences. But author Malcolm Gladwell explains how we aren't simply passive recipients of our decisions.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 04:58:00 -0500Camaran Henson remembers his late grandpa as larger than life. He "could probably fly," Camaran tells his mother at StoryCorps. The legacy her son leaves, she says, is the one that honors his grandpa.
Sun, 05 Mar 2017 08:09:00 -0500The star of the new Netflix special Lower Classy talks to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about how she writes her Mexican-American identity into comedy, along with stories from her childhood on the border.
Sat, 04 Mar 2017 09:00:00 -0500Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar discusses her memoir, Shoot Like a Girl. David Bianculli says Bette and Joan is "wickedly funny." Joel Sartore talks about his effort to photograph 12,000 animal species.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:31:00 -0500A conversation with musician/producer Danger Mouse (aka Brian Burton) about creating an album inspired by an alternative universe in which Germany and Japan win World War II.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 04:42:00 -0500Gabe López, a fourth grader in Arizona, worried about telling his mom he was transgender because he thought she liked him as a girl. But since he told her, the two still have fun as mother and son.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:00:00 -0500Chappelle's Show co-creator Brennan discusses his special, 3 Mics. Critic John Powers reviews Emil Ferris' graphic novel debut. Glenn Frankel links the film High Noon to the Hollywood blacklist era.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:02:34 -0500Michael Ryan, a juvenile judge in Ohio, says his mom was a drug addict, and the way he parents his own son is to do the opposite. His son gets it. "I don't want to see you in court," his son says.