November 24, 2012 Hagman played J.R. Ewing on television's long-running, prime-time soap opera Dallas. His family said in a statement that he died Friday afternoon of complications from a battle with cancer.
November 23, 2012 On this week's show, we talk about holiday entertainment we can take in at any time of year. I quiz the group on television scheduled for the period between now and Christmas, and we talk, as always, about what's making us happy this week.
November 21, 2012 America's Test Kitchen host Chris Kimball and Renee Montagne cook up a Julia Child-inspired Thanksgiving feast of roast turkey and mashed potatoes. And we remember that she would say, if things go wrong in the kitchen, just keep on going. And have a glass of wine.
November 20, 2012 With pumpkin or pumpkin spices going into more products every year, we wondered, what's the deal with the pumpkin obsession? Turns out pumpkins have been a symbol of Americans' longing for simpler, rural times since we began moving to the cities in the 19th century. And marketers know it.
November 19, 2012 Sports are not for everyone. However, the story of the currently first-ranked Notre Dame football team is one that fans of sports movies and Friday Night Lights might find oddly familiar.
November 16, 2012 Will Sloan talks to Monty Python veteran Eric Idle about his long career and his new "pseudo-radio play," which features actors like Russell Brand, Eddie Izzard, and Tracey Ullman.
November 15, 2012 In the ultimate exercise in collective filmmaking, a new documentary will explore the relationship between Bruce Springsteen and his fans.