Chattering Class

How to think like Sherlock Holmes

Maria Konnikova, author of "Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes", unlocks the secrets of the fictional detective's real-world deduction skills.

Jay Bulger and ‘Beware of Mr. Baker’

Rock & Roll has seen its share of bad boys, but Ginger Baker - drummer for Cream - takes the cake. The hard-living British expat (now living in South Africa) has left a trail of scorched earth, and sublime music, behind him. Gonzo filmmaker Jay Bulger spent years getting to know Ginger (he has the bruises to show for it); his film about the experience “Beware of Mr. Baker” rolls out nationally this weekend. Jay shares with Brendan some of his hard-won insights about the man…and the menace.

At the Sundance Film Festival, John Cooper is your inside guy

The Sundance Film Festival is one of the foremost showcases of new independent movies in America. John Cooper has been involved with the festival for 24 years and is now its director -- making him one of the most influential guys in independent film.

Nozawa dreams of Jiro

David Gelb, maker of a new documentary about the greatest sushi chef on Earth, names his favorite NYC sushi spots and talks about L.A. sushi legend Nozawa’s retirement plans.