Best Picture Oscar nominee, “Nomadland,” stands out for its use of real people rather than trained actors in most of the film’s roles. Hannah Peterson is director Chloé Zhao’s assistant, but in the production of “Nomadland,” she found herself working on
Actor Youn Yuh-jung has earned an Oscar nomination and a Screen Actors Guild Awards win for her supporting role as Soonja in “Minari.” She joins us to discuss the film and her role as the family’s matriarch.
Sanjena Sathian joins us to discuss her debut novel, Gold Diggers. The book is a coming-of-age story that uses searing humor to probe ideas about Indian- American identity and the sacrifices so many face to make it in America. Mindy Kaling’s production co
WNYC planning editor Kate Hinds joins us for our ongoing series, "Kate Has a Plan," to discuss the stories the newsroom is following this week.
As part of our Earth Week series, "Chew It Over: Rethinking Food Waste & Leftovers," CEO James Kanoff and creative lead Aidan Reilly join us to discuss their non-profit organization, The Farmlink Project, which addresses food insecurity by repurposin
Switched on Pop podcast co-host, Charlie Harding, joins us for our ongoing "Review/Preview" series. This week, he continues with part two of his recommendations for the best music of the spring.
[REBROADCAST FROM FEBRUARY 26, 2021] We speak to writer and director Florian Zeller, about the film "The Father," which has been nominated for six Oscars, including Best Picture. The film focuses on a daughter dealing with her father’s dementia and stars
A new book simply titled, Girlhood, combines memoir and reporting to examine what the formative years of a girl’s adolescence teaches her about what it means to be a woman. Author Melissa Febos joins us to discuss her most recent book.
The film “Another Round” stars Mads Mikkelson as a depressed high school history teacher who, along with a cohort of fellow teachers, decides to experiment with day drinking. The film has earned two Oscar nominations, one for Best International Feature F
In honor of Earth Week, we kick off our series, "Chew It Over: Rethinking Food Waste & Leftovers," with cookbook author Julia Turshen who will help us launch the All Of It Leftover Challenge. Select one of the recipes below to make for dinner this w
Photographer Andrew Garn joins us to discuss his new book, Wildflowers of New York City, which features unique images of common plants that live all around the five boroughs.
Born around 1853 on an Alabama plantation, the artist Bill Traylor lived a life spanning the Civil War, Reconstruction, Jim Crow segregation, and the Great Migration. Through his drawings, he would later become known as one of the greatest outsider artis
On the heels of the announcement of a new bill heading to the state legislature for co-op boards to be more transparent, Jesse Shafer, a licensed real estate broker for Compass, stops by to discuss the uniquely New York tradition of co-ops and we’ll take
WNYC arts and culture editor Jennifer Vanasco shares the best places to see cherry blossoms in NYC.
Geographer and writer Joshua Jelly-Schapiro joins to discuss his new book, Names of New York: Discovering The City's Past, Present, And Future Through Its Place-Names. He explores the power of names, and chronicles how and why the city's early residents,
Three-time Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning creator, writer and executive producer, Darren Star, joins us to discuss the seventh and final season of the TV Land series “Younger,” which he wrote, created and executive produced.
While many are thrilled at the possibility of activities and social events opening back up, many others are finding themselves anxious at the thought of resuming their daily routines. Whether you’re facing social anxiety, return to work anxiety, or conti
[REBROADCAST FROM SEPTEMBER 4, 2020] We air highlights from our interview with and two exclusive performances by Rufus Wainwright from our virtual Get Lit with All Of It book club event. He performed two songs from his new album, Unfollow the Rules. Mis
[REBROADCAST FROM SEPTEMBER 4, 2020] Our August Get Lit with All Of It book club selection dealt with themes of queer and trans identity. Dr. Lee Airton, Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education at Queen's University in Kingston,