Thursday, a conversation with Bassem Youssef. He was a heart surgeon in Egypt before he reinvented himself as the Jon Stewart of the Arab world. He joins us to talk about the power of satire to make a point.
In a new book, the philosopher Scott Samuelson offers seven ways of looking at suffering. He pulls wisdom from the lessons of ancient Greek myth, the horrors of the Holocaust, and the beautiful pain of blues music. (Rebroadcast)
The philosopher Roman Krznaric has spent years thinking about empathy, and he suggests you forget the idea that it’s some fluffy, feel-good concept. He joins us to talk about our capacity for empathy and why it matters. (Rebroadcast)
Tuesday, we continue our series on documentary film with a profile of the father of modern industrial design, Dieter Rams. He may not be a household name, but Rams' design philosophy has helped shape many everyday items.
Investigative journalist Eric Peterson recently uncovered a cold case murder that panicked Utah’s emerging LGBTQ subculture in the ‘70s and dealt a chilling blow to the area's newly organizing gay rights movement.