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In 'The Chair,' Two Filmmakers Make Movies From The Same Script
The new 10-episode reality show on Starz follows Anna Martemucci, a graduate of NYU film school, and Shane Dawson, who's been making YouTube videos for eight years. They compete for $250,000.
Reporter Reflects On Obama's Stalled Effort to Close Guantanamo
New York Times' Charlie Savage visited the prison last month. He tells Fresh Air that it is decaying and exorbitantly expensive, but still holds 149 detainees who can't be sent anywhere else.
In Tenor Saxophonist Mark Turner's New Album, The Music Unfolds Like A Narrative
Turner's new quartet album Lathe of Heaven gets its name from Ursula K. LeGuin's novel. A lot of action happens at thoughtful medium tempos, and there's beautiful dissonance in the two-horn harmonies.
The New Pornographers Return With A 'Celebration Record' That's Fun To Figure Out
Brill Bruisers is a collection of lushly arranged and harmonized pop. While Neko Case, Dan Bejar and A.C. Newman make moody music individually, there's a brightness when they come together.
Campaign Expert Neil Oxman Talks About How He Makes Political Ads
Oxman is the founder of The Campaign Group, which has managed ad campaigns for more than 700 races around the country. Ahead of the Congressional elections, he talks about what works and what doesn't.
'10:04': A Strange, Spectacular Novel Connecting Several Plotlines
Ben Lerner's new novel is about a writer who gets an advance for a second work of fiction, is diagnosed with an aortic heart valve problem and agrees to be the sperm donor for a close friend.
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