"Saturday Night Live" cast member Kyle Mooney takes on some first world problems... Writer and photographer Teju Cole explains how he tried to be gangsta in his new book... Flying Lotus chats with us about his nightmarish film 'Kuso' and why you shouldn't believe everything you read about it... New York Times Editor Erin McCann explains how eagles are taking on drones... Singer Vagabon gives us a party playlist that demands respect... Why you're missing out on fish collars... and more.
Alan Alda offers up etiquette advice (including when it's OK to punch someone)... comedy duo the Lucas Brothers show us how to cheat at driver's tests... rocker Mitski provides a party playlist for people who don't party... Jody Avirgan and Rose Eveleth of ESPN's "30 For 30" tell a tale of a $12 million card trick... And Rico revisits the dumpling of his Pittsburgh youth -- the Polish pierogi. Plus, 300,000 missing umbrellas, the history of UK's food rationing, and a new track from Maya Killtron.
Surprise! Instead of serving up some delicious leftovers (i.e. a rerun), we're serving up a fresh out of the oven Speakeasy special! This time around, Neil deGrasse Tyson explains why Albert Einstein would never use hairspray, "I Love Dick" and "Transparent" star Kathryn Hahn shares a story you should NEVER tell at a dinner party, and Rico pays tribute to a beloved Pittsburgh pal: Jerry of Jerry's Records.
How Alison Brie body-slammed her way to a role in "GLOW"... Cook and author Samin Nosrat explains why Iranians are the best hosts ever... Beth Ditto serves up a party soundtrack -- and great gravy... Giancarlo Esposito ("Better Call Saul") gives us the silent treatment... a detailed discussion on Piet Mondrian (the guy who painted the squares). Plus, a Kentucky town's pit-bull politician, a record-smashing cocktail, and more!