Adam and Matt welcome Steve Thorngate to the show to talk about Facebook, ambition, and The Social Network.
We Are the Eighth Day, © Melanie Weidner
Smith's collection of essays considers the self as an improvised response to language and the world.
When Jews, Christians, and Muslims gather to celebrate arts and culture, the dividing walls crumble.
Smith is acutely aware of injustice and violence—and remarkably hopeful about the possibility of reconciliation.
Adam and Matt talk with Kathryn Reklis about shadows, duplicity, and Billy Wilder’s 1944 noir classic Double Indemnity.
On Damn, the hip-hop artist draws connections between guns, gangs, Wall Street corruption, and the 2016 election. It's a bold indictment of collective sin.
Depictions of Jesus reveal God—but never adequately.
Robinson's essays are sometimes tedious. Yet they provide glimpses of the capacious faith undergirding her novels.