An English explorer searches for the remains of a supposed rain forest metropolis in James Gray's new film. Critic David Edelstein says The Lost City Of Z will "pull you in and along."
New Yorker staff writer David Owen says that convoluted legal agreements and a patchwork of infrastructure determine how water from the Colorado is allocated. His new book is Where The Water Goes.
Zamata says her path from beginner to working comic happened in the best possible way: "I just followed the things I was really interested in, and it turned out to be what I needed to do."
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New Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin discusses Leonard Leo, the conservative lawyer who is responsible, to a considerable extent, for one third of the justices on the Supreme Court.
The country singer teams up with producer Lenny Kaye on her new record of spiritual songs. Critic Ken Tucker says the result is one of the most distinctive recordings he's heard in a while.
In 1978, more than 900 followers of the Rev. Jim Jones committed mass suicide in Guyana. In his new book, The Road to Jonestown, journalist Jeff Guinn details how Jones captivated so many.
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The Breaking Bad spinoff returns Monday, telling more of the origin story of lawyer Jimmy McGill (aka Saul Goodman). Critic David Bianculli says the series "more than stands on its own."
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Writer Elisabeth Rosenthal has worked as a physician and says it's far more lucrative in the U.S. health system to provide a lifetime of treatments than a cure. Her new book is An American Sickness.
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Baldwin discusses his career highs and lows and playing a "larger than life" Trump. Ken Tucker reviews June's The Order of Time. Trans punk rocker Grace talks about her new memoir.
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Anne Hathaway plays a woman mysteriously linked to a monster in South Korea in her latest film. Critic David Edelstein says Colossal shows that "even the dumbest genres can be used to profound ends."
Rickles, who died yesterday, mined racial, ethnic and religious stereotypes for laughs. "I crossed the line when nobody else could do it," he once said. Originally broadcast in 2008, 1998 and 2007.
David Wood of The Huffington Post says Russian jets are playing "chicken" with U.S. planes in international airspace with alarming frequency, and that a rash response could lead to all-out war.
Valeria Luiselli's new book is based on her experiences working as an interpreter for Central American child migrants seeking entry to the U.S. Critic John Powers calls it "fair minded and expansive."
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The New-Orleans-born trumpeter salutes the earliest jazz recordings on his new album. Critic Kevin Whitehead says Ruler Rebel showcases Adjuah's "commanding personal voice and ... sense of direction."
Baldwin tells Fresh Air that his SNL impression of the president is purposefully exaggerated. "There's a kind of volume to it," he says. "It's kind of the Macy's Day Parade [version] of Trump."
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The founder of the band Against Me! felt so conflicted about her gender growing up that she thought she was schizophrenic. Since transitioning, she's become more in touch with herself.
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Though the Tennessee-born musician lives in Brooklyn now, she still takes inspiration from the Gospel music she grew up with. Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews June's latest album.
When it comes to taxes, T.R. Reid says other countries have done "what the U.S. Congress evidently can't do — they've made it simple." His new book is A Fine Mess.
Ferris had to learn to draw again after West Nile left her paralyzed. Maureen Corrigan reviews Jean Hanff Korelitz's new novel. Tressie McMillan Cottom says for-profit colleges sell "risky education."
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Mark Harris says the military worked with Hollywood directors to create movies about the war. His book, Five Came Back, is the basis for a new Netflix docu-series. Originally broadcast March 3, 2014.