For this week's Sandwich Monday, our non-Jewish colleagues get an introduction to the wonders of the Passover lunch. Manischewitz rules this meal.
The Library — directed by Steven Soderbergh — is a new play that confronts the topic of school shootings head on, peering into the shattered lives of the survivors and the stories they tell.
It's easy to be skeptical of a TV series inspired by the brilliant film Fargo, but the FX adaptation is dark, funny, free-standing and a great big hoot.
The I-Will-If-You-Will Book Club just finished reading John Steinbeck's Dust Bowl saga. We'll be hanging out in the comments with Steinbeck expert Susan Shillinglaw to talk about the book's legacy.
A new film starring Kristen Wiig adapts an Alice Munro short story, filling in huge swaths of negative space that Munro left. But surprisingly, in telling more of the story, the film loses something.
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Monday water cooler TV is the return of Mad Men. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans dissects the thing fans will be talking about Monday morning: what's become of Don Draper's career.
John Steinbeck's Dust Bowl story is "about haves and have-nots," says one scholar, "and that story is getting increasingly urgent." The book was first published April 14, 1939.
Cameron Crowe's much-loved film turns 25 this week, and unlike a lot of high-school films of its day, it's aged surprisingly well.
American Julia Cooke documented the ways Cuba has changed since Fidel Castro ceded authority to his brother. During her travels, she says, everything she thought she knew was "blown out of the water."