WITH THE 42ND TRAIN (MIT DER 42ER) DIE KNODEL
Milonga Is Coming Astor Piazzolla & Gary Burton
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Milonga Is Coming
Album
The New Tango
Artist
Astor Piazzolla & Gary Burton

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

The Sandpiper Michel Portal
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
The Sandpiper
Album
Birdwatcher
Artist
Michel Portal

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

The Box Orbital
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
The Box
Album
MTV's AMP
Artist
Orbital

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Arterial Rachel's
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Arterial
Album
Systems/Layers
Artist
Rachel's

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Distira Lanoan Michel Portal
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Distira Lanoan
Album
Birdwatcher
Artist
Michel Portal

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Monday

View show

Susan Silverman says her Jewish faith helps her deal with life's uncertainties. Courtesy of Da Capo Press hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of Da Capo Press

Author Interviews

Susan Silverman On Anxiety, Adoption And Making A Family In An Uncertain World

In Casting Lots, the rabbi and mother of five explains how Judaism helped her come to terms with her anxiety. She says she and her sister, comic Sarah Silverman, are "two sides of the same coin."

Susan Silverman On Anxiety, Adoption And Making A Family In An Uncertain World
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/479150041/479190789" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Music Reviews

Little Scream Casts A Dreamy Spell With 'Cult Following'

Musician Laurel Sprengelmeyer — aka Little Scream — refers to prayer, devotion, heaven and Satan on her new album. Critic Ken Tucker calls Cult Following a "testament to desire and endurance."

Little Scream Casts A Dreamy Spell With 'Cult Following'
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/479154048/479190824" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
View show

Saturday

View show

Kenya Barris is the creator and showrunner of the ABC comedy series, Black-ish. Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP hide caption

toggle caption Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP

Fresh Air Weekend

Fresh Air Weekend: Kenya Barris; 'A Bigger Splash'; Novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen

Black-ish creator Kenya Barris says his own family experiences inspire the show. John Powers reviews the film, A Bigger Splash. Nguyen discusses The Sympathizer and his escape from Vietnam.

Fresh Air Weekend: Kenya Barris; 'A Bigger Splash'; Novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/478771787/478982853" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
View show

Friday

View show

Interviews

From Walter White To LBJ, Bryan Cranston Is A Master Of Transformation

After five seasons as Walt on Breaking Bad, Cranston reinvented himself as Lyndon B. Johnson in the play (and now the HBO film) All the Way. Originally broadcast March 27, 2014.

From Walter White To LBJ, Bryan Cranston Is A Master Of Transformation
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/478774172/478867970" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Movie Interviews

The 'Other Woman' Tries To Fix The Marriage She Destroyed In 'Maggie's Plan'

In Rebecca Miller's comedy, an affair leads to divorce and remarriage — until the new wife decides she wants out. Critic David Edelstein says that Maggie's Plan doesn't quite come together.

The 'Other Woman' Tries To Fix The Marriage She Destroyed In 'Maggie's Plan'
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/478775864/478868061" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
View show