August 18, 2012 Mike Birbiglia gained fame with his monologues on This American Life. Now, along with TAL host Ira Glass, he's made one of his stories into a new movie called Sleepwalk with Me. He answers three questions about Julia Child, who would have turned 100 on Wednesday.
August 11, 2012 On Sunday night, while the rest of us were ooohing and aahing over gymnastics, a bunch of propeller heads at NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory were flawlessly steering a billion-dollar robotic space laboratory the size of a minivan to a landing on Mars.
June 30, 2012 A lot of people leave their hometowns and never come back. But comedian and game show host Drew Carey, proud son of Cleveland, made a special trip back home to play Not My Job. We'll ask a born-and-bred Cleveland guy about Ohio's other city: Cincinnati.
June 23, 2012 Reiner is an accomplished writer, director and actor. He's directed more than 20 movies, including some undeniable classics: A Few Good Men, When Harry Met Sally, The Princess Bride and, of course, the movie that many will quote until they're old and gray, This Is Spinal Tap.
May 26, 2012 Will Oldham is among the most celebrated singer-songwriters in the country, but chances are you haven't heard of him. That's because he doesn't record under his own name, but under a series of pseudonyms — his latest, and most well known, is Bonnie "Prince" Billy.
May 19, 2012 We've invited Kyle Gass and Jack Black to play a game called "Tenacious D, Meet Tenacious P." We tried to think of the singer who was the diametrical opposite of Tenacious D, and who better than Pat Boone? They'll answer three questions about the cleanest cut guy who ever cut a record.
May 12, 2012 Some people have sick and twisted ideas and end up in jail. Some people have sick and twisted ideas and end up making great, funny, twisted movies. Comedian, writer and director Bobcat Goldthwait is thankfully one of the latter. His latest movie is God Bless America.
May 5, 2012 Cavett was born and raised in Nebraska where he was encouraged to pursue the trade that had brought his family to the prairie years before: interviewing celebrities. We ask this legitimate name-dropper about three real people whose names are remarkably descriptive of who they are.