17-22 Segment 1: The Lost Art of Writing Letters

Everyday, we send and receive emails, but when’s the last time you wrote or received a handwritten letter?

17-22 Segment 2: From Fan to Collaborator: How Richard Chizmar wrote a novella with Stephen King

Richard Chizmar discusses his career, his process, and his opportunity to write a novella with Stephen King.

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Culture Crash 17-22: Stephen King’s Mastery of Storytelling

Stephen King is known for his horror masterpieces, but he’s also written beloved dramas and fantasy novels. We explore what makes his novels click.

17-21 Segment 1: Video Game Evolution

Video games have long been seen as child’s play, but now they are the source of massive TV ratings and legitimate artistic expression.

17-21 Segment 2: The Gift of Numbers

We talk to mathematician and author Keith Devlin about Fibonacci’s mammoth contribution to mathematics and our daily lives.

Culture Crash 17-21: Rap with a Message

Rapper Logic’s song “1-800-273-8255” is a mental health anthem, designed to help suicidal listeners realize the value of their life.

17-20 Segment 1: The Most Wanted Man on Wall Street: The Fed’s pursuit of SAC Capital

We discuss the FBI investigation of Wall Street big shot Steve Cohen, what they were looking for, what they found, and what it all means going forward.

17-20 Segment 2: A look inside this year’s biggest books

With summer around the corner, many of us are looking for some fresh books to read on the beach or on the porch.

Culture Crash 17-20: Aziz Ansari Has a Lot to Say in “Master of None”

Culture Crash is a segment where we examine literature, film and entertainment to explore issues and trends affecting the country.

17-19 Segment 2: The History of Physics

Science historian and author Tom Jackson talks about a few of the highlights throughout the long history of physics and astronomy.

Culture Crash 17-19: Radio Dramas Get an Update in Gimlet Media’s “Homecoming”

Culture Crash is a segment where we examine literature, film and entertainment to explore issues and trends affecting the country.