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.
It’s time for our favorite TV from 2013 and WBEZ political reporter Alex Keefe counts down the best of the worst story pitches in his inbox.
This episode is a mix of old and new, with some of our favorite conversations from 2013 all wrapped up into one hour.
Greta attends a Scrabble tournament and we talk to Scrabble evangelist and author of ‘Word Freak’ Stefan Fatsis.
Gillian Anderson, aka Agent Scully of X-Files, nerds out about the ocean’s health and talks about playing smart characters.