This week: The Clientele's Alasdair MacLean is a minotaur... London's burning... and the NFL tackles falling attendance. Plus: Moody humor, and a lost gem from the Neil who isn't Diamond.
This week: Director Spike Jonze channels Flava Flav... We dig up the salty story behind America's favorite snack... and Brendan learns what it's like to hustle grilled cheese on the mean streets of NYC.
This week: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan puzzles over the Indian film industry... An explosive burst of red-hot history... And Farai Chideya explains why teens just won't listen.
This week: Celebrated novelist Gary Shteyngart doggedly pursues mental health... A history lesson you can crank to eleven... and Rico learns French Fries know no limits
This week: "The Office" star Rainn Wilson goes from artsy to fartsy... Eat Pray Lovers asked to Eat Pay Leave... and the real fake King of Albania.
This week: '80s teen icon Molly Ringwald barks like a dog (and talk about her new book)...William Shatner speaks the language of hope... And Brendan eats corn smut.
This week: Tennis superstar Venus Williams lives long and prospers...Texas criminals get literate...And a befuddled (or brilliant!) aviator takes a wrong way turn into the history books. Plus, rocker Cass McCombs on cloud control.
This week: Sebastian Junger joins Afghanistan's band of brothers... a devilish Okie spawns the parking meter... and Rico gets a (tiny) taste of rationed food during WWII. Plus, a joke from author/satirist Gary ("Absurdistan") Shteyngart... and Cults to join.
This week: Portland sextet Blitzen Trapper eyes us up...the throne stone from Scone...and Brendan meets an artist who bites the dust...literally. Plus Top Chef Ludo Lefebvre eats his own, and new Wavves.
This week Simon Rich kills Hitler...Muhammad Ali vs. the U.S.A...and a sweet and sour honeymoon.