25 episodes

Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture.

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    • 4.5, 496 Ratings

Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture.

    Katori Hall: ‘P Valley’

    Katori Hall: ‘P Valley’

    Playwright and showrunner Katori Hall joins Elvis Mitchell this week on ‘The Treatment.’ Hall’s plays include ‘The Mountaintop’ and ‘Hurt Village,’ and her most recent project is the Starz series ‘P Valley,’ which is about people...

    • 28 min
    Stephen Root: ‘Perry Mason’

    Stephen Root: ‘Perry Mason’

    Stephen Root: ‘Perry Mason’

    • 28 min
    Barry Avrich: 'David Foster: Off the Record'

    Barry Avrich: 'David Foster: Off the Record'

    What do Earth, Wind & Fire and Michael Bublé have in common? Mega music producer David Foster. Before he became famous for his presence on reality TV, Foster brought his soaring sensibilities and steely concentration to artists like Barbara...

    • 28 min
    Sam Wasson: 'The Big Goodbye'

    Sam Wasson: 'The Big Goodbye'

    In author and cultural historian Sam Wasson's new book, 'The Big Goodbye', he tells us that the 1970s ended in Hollywood in 1974, with the release of the epochal film 'Chinatown'. He takes us inside the chaotic and creative environment that brought...

    • 28 min
    Gina Prince-Bythewood: "The Old Guard"

    Gina Prince-Bythewood: "The Old Guard"

    Director Gina Prince-Bythewood found a project that fit into many of the themes she's explored in her films going back to her debut, 2000's "Love & Basketball" in, of all places, the pages of an action-adventure graphic novel. She talks about how...

    • 28 min
    Max Brooks: ‘Germ Warfare: A Very Graphic History’

    Max Brooks: ‘Germ Warfare: A Very Graphic History’

    Author and crisis historian Max Brooks (‘World War Z’, ‘Harlem Hellfighters’) brings his affinity to translating dystopian scenarios into compelling narrative with his project, ‘Germ Warfare: A Very Graphic History’.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
496 Ratings

496 Ratings

Just another mol Eliza ,

Response to Marlz review

You wrote a response to someone else’s review and i thought that was insane so i wrote this review to call you out on it.

Revshelley ,

Gender Balance please!

Powerful, binge-worthy, well constructed, intellectually stimulating interviews. My only critique is not enough female guests.

Marlz ,

Response to Cmdm review

@cmdm
It’s obvious you have not paid attention to the roster of people Mr. Mitchell has interviewed over the years. Your review is garbage and I am calling you out on it. Do a little research before you write a review.

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