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A talk show with a heart. Each week, Sam interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists. Join Sam as he makes sense of the world through conversation.

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    • Society & Culture

A talk show with a heart. Each week, Sam interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists. Join Sam as he makes sense of the world through conversation.

    Interview: Prince's Iconic Moments

    Interview: Prince's Iconic Moments

    Sam talks to Randee St. Nicholas, the photographer behind some of Prince's most iconic moments.

    • 27 min
    Weekly Wrap: Flint Water Crisis Continues, Hillary Clinton on Bernie Sanders

    Weekly Wrap: Flint Water Crisis Continues, Hillary Clinton on Bernie Sanders

    Sam is joined by Tom Dreisbach, investigative reporter for NPR's Embedded podcast, and Vanessa Romo, NPR breaking news reporter.

    • 38 min
    Author Jennifer Weiner On 'Mrs. Everything' & Plus-Size Representation In Books

    Author Jennifer Weiner On 'Mrs. Everything' & Plus-Size Representation In Books

    Guest host Karen Grigsby Bates steps in for Sam Sanders and chats with best-selling author and 'New York Times' op-ed columnist Jennifer Weiner.

    • 31 min
    Weekly Wrap: Big Tech Gonna Big Tech, Congrats To 'Those Men' On Oscar Nods

    Weekly Wrap: Big Tech Gonna Big Tech, Congrats To 'Those Men' On Oscar Nods

    Guest host Elise Hu is joined by Nitasha Tiku, tech culture reporter at The Washington Post and Farhad Manjoo, opinion columnist at the New York Times.

    • 34 min
    Interview: Broadway Playwright Jeremy O. Harris On 'Slave Play'

    Interview: Broadway Playwright Jeremy O. Harris On 'Slave Play'

    Whether he thinks Broadway will embrace him for the long haul.

    • 42 min
    Weekly Wrap: Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins, Iran Conflict, Plus Getting Off Twitter

    Weekly Wrap: Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins, Iran Conflict, Plus Getting Off Twitter

    Guest host Elise Hu is joined by Peter Sagal, host of NPR's 'Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!', and Greta Johnsen 'Nerdette.'

    • 37 min

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