Scarlett Johansson on grit, glamour, and punching the nicest man in Hollywood in the face.
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Jim Jarmusch's new film "Only Lovers Left Alive" stars Tilda Swinton as half of an ineffably cool and tasteful couple - who happen to be vampires.
Comedienne Amy Schumer's provocative style of humor has gained her a following, a Comedy Central series, and a stand-up special. She chats with Brendan about finding god in Paul Giamatti, the unique feedback she gets, and the freaks who run public radio.
The writer, movie star and comedy legend talks about his award-winning music… and reveals his ultimate Super Bowl joke.
Filmmaker Wes Anderson is known for his distinctive style - but he tells us all he wants to do is something completely different.
As a singer, rapper, producer, and all-around hit-maker, one could say Pharrell Williams wears many hats.
The co-creators of "Portlandia" are shifting their focus from skewering a specific sub-culture to broader, character-driven plots - while still making sketches you'll want to share.
Indie-rock stalwart Stephen Malkmus formed Pavement with the hope of playing at a club in Hoboken, NJ. Twenty five years later, his own music career has outlasted that dream club, and inspired legions of fans.
Actor Jonah Hill earned his second Oscar nomination for his performance as a corrupt stockbroker in Martin Scorsese's over-the-top "The Wolf of Wall Street." He tells Rico about the moment he was tapped for the role… and about Stanley Kubrick's favorite film.
When Brendan interviewed actor and writer Steve Coogan, there was a lot of great conversation that didn't make it into the broadcast. Take a listen here for Mr. Coogan's extended notes on religion, his own sense of humor, and cheese.