This week: Author/Interviewer Neil Strauss inhales rock-n-roll… Science gives cold fusion the cold shoulder… And Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad unearths a giant rabbit. Plus music from Bright Eyes, and a joke from top tailor Vahram Mateosian.
This week: From SXSW comes our all-Texas show. Music legend Willie Nelson talks Crazy... Judge Roy Bean serves justice on the rocks... And Rico explores tex-next cuisine. Plus laffs and music from two SXSW buzz bands: a thilly joke from Toro y Moi and and a tasty tune from Yuck.
This week: "Jane Eyre" director Cary Fukunaga horses around... The history of a not-so-bitter pill... and we toss back a painkiller brunch. Plus, a joke from jewelry designer Annie Costello Brown and a truth-telling tune from Dutch indie-modster M-JO.
This week: Celebrated author and chef Gabrielle Hamilton reveals a sweet secret... the Peacemaker breaks the peace... and a hipster crop lights up Brooklyn. Plus, rise and shine with a new tune from Manchester, UK's Star Slinger.
This week: "Portlandia" star/creator Carrie Brownstein satirizes her own... Broadway's major fail... and Rico sticks a fork in history. Plus a joke (in English) from The Love Language... and TUnEYarDs gives us the bizness.
This week: Author Karen Russell muses about amusement parks... Jack Paar vs. NB(W)C... And Wal-Mart employees get gun-fired. Plus: Nashville-based singer/songwriter Tristen delivers a joke, and a trip to San Pedro via Mogwai.
This week: Artist Chris Burden revokes your driver's license... We look back on the biggest little wedding of the 19th century... And the "Sushirrito" is born. Plus, PJ Harvey's new tune kills, and Weird Al Yankovic makes a rare foray into comedy.
This week: Actor John Lithgow gives Brendan a killer look.. .An H-Bomb goes MIA... And we visit a city whose birds never sleep. Plus, a dulcet tune from Fleet Foxes and a wooden joke from Motorhead frontman Lemmy.
This week: Indie rocker/wordsmith Dan Bejar finds himself caught in a (quiet) storm... An athlete goes far - and very wide - to get big in Japan... and we roast awful restaurant websites. Plus, rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson quacks us up, and a new tune from Ducktails.
This week: Director Spike Lee instigates debate (and dates)... We go back a long way, baby... And a Franken-pepper is born. Plus, a childish joke from comedian Patton Oswalt and a loverly tune from Allo Darlin'.