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Joel Edgerton – “Fish Wall”

Australian actor Joel Edgerton's first big Hollywood role was in 2002's "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones." Since then, he's been seen in "Zero Dark Thirty," "The Great Gatsby," and last fall's smart thriller "Felony." Now he directs himself (along with Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall) in the drama "The Gift" (out August 7th).


Dick Cavett Gets Kicky

Dick Cavett swapped stories with the biggest stars of the 1960s and '70s and set the template of the modern talk show host. He returns to our show this week to answer, rather than ask, the questions -- from you, our listeners.


Studying the Food of History’s Most Infamous

Victoria Clark and Melissa Scott bite off a very specific bit of history with their new book, "Dictators' Dinners: The Bad Taste Guide to Entertaining Tyrants." They discuss the paranoias, obsessions, and just weird tastes of these figures.


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Conflict and Crop Circles with Mike Leigh

Lauded filmmaker Mike Leigh is known for coaxing emotionally rich performances out of actors through unusual technique. His newest, "Mr. Turner," offers more compelling evidence of this skill.


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Gina Rodriguez Has Zombie Ambitions

Gina Rodriguez just picked up a Golden Globe nomination for her starring role in the hit TV show "Jane the Virgin," a winking adaptation of a kooky Venezuelan telenovela, relocated to Miami.


Punk Legend Viv Albertine of The Slits on Rules and Rock

The punk movement of the 1970s was all about rebelling against the establishment - but it wasn't quick to embrace changing roles for women. Viv Albertine was among a group of feminist pioneers in the scene who paved the way for Riot Grrl and everything after.


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Michael Cera Sings the Body English

Michael Cera has been acting on film and television since the tender age of 9, but his current turn as Warren in "This is Our Youth" marks his Broadway debut.