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Nov. 14: Philip Pullman's surprise return to the world of His Dark Materials

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:00am
Seventeen years after the His Dark Materials book trilogy wrapped, author Philip Pullman is back with a new trilogy that dives into that same universe.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 14: Why we're all craving 'escapist TV' right now

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:00am
Pop culture contributor Anne T. Donahue explains why 'escapist TV' is an important coping mechanism for those seeking something to distract themselves from their busy lives or the constant onslaught of news headlines.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 14: Heather O'Neill's musical tribute to Montreal's Plateau

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:00am
Author of The Lonely Hearts Hotel, Heather O'Neill takes us on a musical tour of Montreal's Plateau.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 14: Judah Friedlander is trying to find comedy in uncommon places

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:00am
Comedian Judah Friedlander talks about growing up feeling like an outsider, being politically active and how he finds a place for that in his standup comedy.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 13: Stephen Fry says Greek mythology helps us understand why humans are a 'screwed-up species'

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:00am
Actor, comedian and author Stephen Fry explores the stories in Greek mythology in his latest book, Mythos.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 13: 'That's a white guy making fun of me': comedian Hari Kondabolu's problem with Apu

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:00am
Comedian Hari Kondabolu's new documentary, The Problem With Apu, takes a look at the popular Simpsons character and the issues with stereotyping Indian people.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 13: How Rhys Darby helped form New Zealand's comedic identity

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:00am
Actor and comedian Rhys Darby opens up about his journey in the comedy world, from starring in Flight of the Conchords to performing standup, and reflects on New Zealand's new-found sense of identity.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Stephen Fry, Hari Kondabolu, Rhys Darby 11/13/17

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:00am
Actor and author Stephen Fry explores the stories in Greek mythology in his new book. Comedian Hari Kondabolu's new documentary looks at the problematic nature of the popular Simpsons character, Apu. Rhys Darby on New Zealand's comedic identity.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Bassem Youssef, Sturla Atlason, Amelia Curran 11/10/17

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:00am
Comedian Bassem Youssef on the role of satirists in society. Icelandic artist Sturla Atlason gives us his Reykjavik block party playlist. Musician Amelia Curran on balancing both music and advocacy.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 10: 'We tell everybody that the emperor's naked': Bassem Youssef on the role of satirists

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:00am
Comedian Bassem Youssef has been called the 'Jon Stewart of Egypt.' Now, he's bringing his comedy to North America.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 10: Hello, new Taylor: analyzing Taylor Swift's new album

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:00am
q This contributors Raina Douris and Odario Williams discuss Taylor Swift's latest album, Reputation.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 10: Sturla Atlason's musical tribute to Reykjavik, Iceland

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:00am
Sturla Atlas's Sturla Atlason shares songs that remind him of his home of Reykjavik, Iceland.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 10: Amelia Curran on balancing both music and advocacy

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:00am
Amelia Curran discusses, and performs songs off her new album Watershed. She also opens up about her work in mental health advocacy.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Greta Gerwig, Mimi Valdes, Roch Carrier, Mary McCartney

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:00am
Greta Gerwig opens up about her directorial debut, Lady Bird. i am OTHER CCO Mimi Valdes shares her secrets to success. Roch Carrier on his classic story, The Hockey Sweater, which is now a musical. Photographer Mary McCartney on capturing celebrities.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 9: Greta Gerwig's directing career takes flight with debut, Lady Bird

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:00am
Actress Greta Gerwig makes her directorial debut with her new film, Lady Bird, which loosely chronicles her teenage years growing up in a small town.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 9: Mimi Valdes explains why creative risks are so important

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:00am
Mimi Valdes opens up about her journey, from journalism to chief creative officer of i am OTHER.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 9: The Hockey Sweater gets a musical spin in new stage production

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:00am
The Hockey Sweater, the classic Canadian book by Roch Carrier, has been transformed into a new musical production. Carrier talks about the longevity of his winter tale.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 9: Mary McCartney 'slightly voyeuristic, slightly personal' photography

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:00am
Mary McCartney, photographer and daughter of Paul McCartney, discusses her approach to capturing celebrities in her own distinct way.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Ben Errett, Marion Newman, Charlie Daniels 11/08/17

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:00am
Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn discuss their new album. Ben Errett's new book helps us understand why we like what we like. Opera singer Marion Newman brings Indigenous issues to the new production, Missing. Charlie Daniels on his new memoir.
Categories: Syndicated

Nov. 8: Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn share their 'concern for humanity' on new album

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:00am
Musicians Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn discuss the political message behind their new album, Echo in the Valley.
Categories: Syndicated