Actor and environmental activist Ed Begley Jr. nerds out about building a green home and his new digital shows for Amazon and Evox.
Tricia dives into the world of Role Playing Games with expert guides from One Shot podcast and The Atlantic’s Olga Khazan highlights women in STEM jobs.
Director of Girls in the Band helps us get to know the hippest women who played in big bands. Then Emily Pilloton’s shop class for teens.
We discuss Wicker Kittens, a documentary about competitive jigsaw puzzlers, and how the Human Connectome Project is mapping the brain.
What’s the deal with women robots? Then we nerd out about the Oscars - the nominees and the awards - with A.V. Club editor A.A. Dowd.
Pulitzer Prize winner Deborah Blum on the science of attraction and filmmakers fess up about the romance of horror movies.
Tavi Gevinson, founder and editor of Rookie Mag, talks about music, TV and more that she’s obsessing over lately.
Two professors turned Supernatural fangirls and we get to know the brilliant voice behind the new “Ladies Against Humanity” Tumblr.
From Ella Baker to Abbey Lincoln, Lena Horne to Dorothy Height, let’s get to know women central to the civil rights movement.
Canopy Meg Lowman talks about climbing trees, convincing her kids to count bugs and rainforest conservation. Plus Tracy Letts gives homework.