An additional segment from Rico's interview with Mark Whitaker about his new biography of comedian Bill Cosby
Journalist Mark Whitaker formed an emotional connection to the comedy of Bill Cosby from a young age. Decades later, the result is “Cosby: His Life and Times," Whitaker's new biography of the influential comedian.
Reality show stars are actually less narcissistic than convicted psychopathic murders, and other facts about the disorder from Jeffrey Kluger, author of "The Narcissist Next Door: Understanding the Monster in Your Family, Your Office, and Your Bed."
"To Be Takei" tells the personal story of actor, activist, and pop-culture figure George Takei, from a childhood in a World War Two internment camp to the stars - or "Star Trek," anyway - and beyond, overcoming discrimination along the way.
"Science Guy" Bill Nye gazes at the stars with us and gives his interstellar travel guide.
Alan Gilbert, conductor of the New York Philharmonic, tells Brendan that classical music is doing pretty well in the States these days - but that he might still run away to play Japanese jazz.
In their new book, bloggers from Priceonomics set out to use the tools of hard data analysis to puncture some of the arbitrary assumptions and outright scams built into everyday life.
"Life Itself" - the new film by Steve James which he began filming just five months before Roger Ebert's death - documents the beloved film critic's life and legacy.
Journalist William Stadiem's new book, "Jet Set: The People, The Planes, The Glamour and the Romance in Aviation's Glory Years," celebrates the glamorous golden age of air travel - from its take-off in 1958, to its demise in the 1970s, and the decidedly unglamorous and class-divided present.
The author of Broadway's Tony-nominated "All the Way" tells us what about the personality and presidency of Lyndon Johnson seems to have recaptured the national attention in 2014.