QComedy genius Mel Brooks, European pop duo Boy 05/16/2013May 16, 2013 | 1:05:25A special two-part interview with comedy genius Mel Brooks. He's the subject of a new documentary airing this weekend on PBS' American Masters series, "Mel Brooks: Make a Noise." Award-winning Swiss-German duo Boy on their album "Mutual Friends."
QDoes the "feminist" label matter?, Author Dan Brown, Comedic actor Ken Jeong 05/15/2013May 15, 2013 | 1:09:05Q Debate on whether the label "feminist" still matters with Salon's Mary Elizabeth Williams and The Nation's Nona Willis Aronowitz. Best-selling novelist Dan Brown on his new thriller "Inferno." Doctor turned comedic actor Ken Jeong on "The Hangover III."
QAbba's Bjorn Ulvaeus, Indie-rockers The National, Dumping college sports in favour of fitness 05/14/2013May 14, 2013 | 1:13:47Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus on the opening of a new museum honouring the band. The National on their new album, "Trouble Will Find Me." Spelman College President, Beverly Tatum, on why they shut-down their competitive sports program in favour of fitness.
QThe racial politics of memes, Funk musician Bootsy Collins, Playwright Eve Ensler 05/13/2013May 13, 2013 | 1:13:21Slate's Aisha Harris on the popularity of Charles Ramsey and the meme-ification of the "hilarious black neighbour." Funk pioneer Bootsy Collins who played with the likes of James Brown. Playwright Eve Ensler on her new memoir "In the Body of the World."