Philosophically Rich 'Isle Of Dogs' Is A Howl Of Joy
Wes Anderson's new animated feature centers on canines living on a garbage dump off the coast of Japan. David Edelstein says the film will make you laugh — even as you gasp at its visual brilliance.
Margo Price Sings About The Heartache And Beauty Of Small-Town America
Growing up in Aledo, Ill., Price longed to live somewhere "more romantic." When she moved away, her outlook changed: "Now, when I go back, I see the beauty in it." Originally broadcast Nov. 22, 2017.
HBO's Garry Shandling Biography Is An Affecting Take On The Meaning Of Life
Filmmaker Judd Apatow examines the major influences in Shandling's life — as well the ways the late comedian influenced others — in his two-part documentary, The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling.
How The Trump Organization Mixes Business And Politics In India
Journalist Anjali Kamat spent a year investigating Trump's business deals in India. Her report is in the New Republic and on the WNYC podcast, Trump Inc., which is co-hosted by Andrea Bernstein.
Comic Roy Wood Jr. Taps Into America's Psyche On 'The Daily Show'
Wood says the years he spent performing in comedy clubs in the South and Midwest — sometimes in places where he felt unsafe as a black man — prepared him for his work on The Daily Show.
Author Traces Christianity's Path From 'Forbidden Religion' To A 'Triumph'
Religion scholar Bart Ehrman says that the early spread of Christianity transformed the entire history of the West — for better or worse. His new book is The Triumph Of Christianity.
CD Set Offers A Long, Satisfying View Of The New York Philharmonic Orchestra
The New York Philharmonic celebrates its 175th birthday with a box set dating back to its very first recordings a century ago, featuring some of the greatest musicians of the 20th-century.
Attacked By Alt-Right Trolls, A Jewish Journalist Links Trump To The Rise Of Hate
Trump "has made nationalist policy into the policy of the executive branch," says New York Times editor Jonathan Weisman. His new book, (((Semitism))), is about being Jewish in the Trump era.