Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer on Broad CityAlanis Morissette on giving advice; Alex Abramovich on bullies; Alex Katz on painting; Alexander Chee on the long-awaited Queen of the Night; Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich on The Fact of a Body; Alexandra Pelosi on the mega-donor class; Alexandra Wolfe on Silicon Valley; Alice Hoffman on sisters; Alison Ellwood on home-grown terrorists; Amy Berg on Janis Joplin; Anais Mitchell on Hadestown; Andrea Arnold on American HoneyAndrew Bird on making music about cancer; Andrew Haigh on 45 Years; Andy Samberg on tennis; Angel Deradoorian on astrology; Anna Kendrick on her memoir; Anna Rose Holmer on contagious hysteria; Anne Fadiman on Clifton Fadiman; Arianna Huffington on sleep; Asif Kapadia on Amy Winehouse; Augusten Burroughs on falling in love; Benjamin Dickinson on the very near future; Beth B on her mother; Bill Clegg on Sufjan Stevens; Blythe Danner on Ruth Maddoff; Brian Knappenberger on free speech; Brittany Howard on the Alabama Shakes; Brooke Hauser on Helen Gurley Brown; Bryan Fogel on Russian state-sponsored doping; Carrie Brownstein on Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl; Cate Blanchett on journalism; Cheryl Della Pietra on Hunter S. Thompson; Cheryl Dunn on the euphoria of music festivals; Christina Ricci on Zelda Fitzgerald; Clea Duvall on directing; Curtis Sittenfeld on Pride and Prejudice; Cynthia Daignault on painting the road; Dan Taberski on Richard Simmons; Dana Schutz on humor in art; Danzy Senna on New People; Dave Eggers on fighting Trump with music; Decca Aitkenhead on writing through grief; Deniz Gamze Erguven on Mustang; Diane Guerrero on immigration policy; Dolores Huerta on getting her due; Ebony G. Patterson on her Studio Museum show; Ed Helms on bluegrass; Elisabeth Moss on Queen of Earth; Elizabeth Wood on White Girl; Emily Witt on tech and sex; Emma Rathbone on virginity; Emma Straub on Modern Lovers; Evgeny Afineevsky and Kholoud Helmi on Syria;  Franklin Sirmans on Noah Purifoy; Hanna Rosin and Alix Spiegel on Invisibilia; iO Tillett Wright on conjuring his childhood; Isabella Rossellini on fortune telling; Issa Rae on Insecure; Jacob Bernstein on Nora Ephron; Jami Attenberg on writing about single ladies; Jane Goodall on Trump; Jemaine Clement on Los Angeles; Jessi Klein on airplane reading; Jessica Grose on cults; Jessica Valenti on internet trolls; Jessica Williams on The Incredible Jessica Jones; Jewel Kirchner on writing a memoir; Jillian Keenan on spanking and Shakespeare; Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi on Meru; Joe Berlinger on Tony Robbins; Joe Pokaski and Misha Green on UndergroundJohn Ridley on the L.A. Riots; Jonathan Gold on City of Gold; Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg on Weiner; Julian Rosefeldt on Cate Blanchett; Julie Dash on Daughters of the Dust; Julie Klausner on Difficult People; Justine Van Der Leun on truth and reconciliation; Kamila Shamsie on Home Fire; Kate Lyn Sheil on Kate Plays ChristineKathryn Hahn on M. Knight Shyamalan; Kim A. Snyder on Newtown; Kirsten Johnson on Cameraperson; Krisha Fairchild on Krisha; Lake Bell on Wet Hot American Summer; Lauren Collins on falling in love in French; Laurie Anderson on death and art; Leah Wolchok on New Yorker cartoons; Lesley Arfin on Love; Leslie Bennetts on Joan Rivers; Lilly Singh on YouTube stardom; Lindy West on Shrill; Lisa Immordino Vreeland on Peggy Guggenheim; Lizzy Caplan on Masters of SexLotje Sodderland on brain trauma; Louis Black on Richard Linklater; Lucinda Williams on ghosts; Maira Kalman on dogs; Marc Maron on interviewing Obama; Marcia Clark on re-litigating the O.J. trial; Marcie Begleiter on Eva Hesse; Maria Bamford on Lady Dynamite; Marie Louise Khondji on her streaming service for cinephiles; Marielle Heller on Diary of a Teenage Girl; Marisa Acocella Marchetto on satirizing 21st century life; Mary Karr on writing about oneself; Mary Louise Parker on her epistolary memoir; Mary Mazzio on internet sex trafficking; Mary McCartney on her photographs of her parents; Mat Whitecross on those feuding Gallagher brothers; Matt Tyrnauer on the inimitable Jane Jacobs; Matthew Heineman and Abdalaziz Alhamza on Syria's citizen journalists; Maura Tierney on The Affair; Mavis Staples on resistance songs; Maya Rudolph on playing the bad guy; Melissa Leo on I'm Dying Up Here; Mia Hansen-Love on mining her mother's life; Michael Ian Black on why you won't read his book; Michael Moore on Where to Invade Next; Mike Birbiglia on improv; Nell Stevens on writing a book the hard way; Nikki Glaser on telling dirty jokes; Olivia Wilde on Hollywood sexism; OSGEMEOS on debuting in Times Square; Pamela Adlon on Better Things; Paul Haggis on David Simon; Paul Reubens on rebooting Pee Wee Herman; Pete Holmes on Crashing; Peter Nicks on police brutality and accountability; Petra Collins on Georgia O'Keeffe; Phoebe Waller Bridge on Fleabag; Rachel Khong on mastering memory; Raoul Peck on James Baldwin; Rashida Jones on police procedurals; Rebecca Miller on screwball comedies; Reza Aslan on Anthony Bourdain-ing religion; Rick Famuyiwa on Anita Hill; Roxane Gay on Difficult Women; Rudi Dolezal on Whitney Houston; Ruth Reichl on getting her groove back; Sady Doyle on Britney Spears; Samantha Bee and Jason Jones on The Detour; Sarah Gubbins on I Love Dick; Sarah Hepola on blacking out; Sarah Silverman on addiction; Shameik Moore on getting Dope; Sharon Horgan on making Catastrophe; Sharon Jones on working through pain; Sierra Pettengill and Pacho Velez on the Reagan era; Sloane Crosley on pivoting to fiction; Sophie Turner on life after Sansa Stark; Sophia Takal on Almost Shine; Sophie Goodhart on My Blind Brother; Stanley Whitney on doing his own thing; Stevan Riley on Marlon Brando; Susan Cheever on historical boozing; Susan Minot on Stealing Beauty; Susanne Bartsch on her life as a music video; Takashi Murakami on his kiddie movie; Taryn Simon on public displays of mourning; Teyonah Parris on Chi-Raq; Tim Sultan on Sunny Balzano; Tom Sachs on outer space and tea ceremonies; Toyin Ojih Odutola on expanding the black imaginary; Tracy Droz Tragos on abortion stories; Uzo Aduba on her theater hobby; Virginia Heffernan on the aesthetics of the internet; Werner Herzog on volcanoes; Whit Stillman on Jane Austen; Winnie Holzman on Roadies (and My So Called Life); Yoko Ono on musical collaborating (ok, it was by email);  Zoe Lister-Jones on starting a band.