Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc.

Football star Aaron Hernandez went from the bright lights of the Super Bowl to a convicted murderer in a few years. The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team, best known for its investigation of the sexual abuse scandal inside the Catholic Church,…

Critics Discuss Their Top 10 Films of 2019

The Chicago Tribune’s Michael Phillips and Tasha Robinson from The Next Picture Show are back for this year’s Best of ’19 roundtable, and in part one it’s the panel’s “outlier” picks – films which only made a single Top 10.…

Belarus: The Wild World of Chernobyl

1/9/20 podcast from the BBC show, “Assignment.” This episode features 90-year-old Galina, one of the last witnesses to the wild natural world that preceded the Chernobyl zone in southern Belarus. ‘We lived with wolves’ she says ‘and moose, and elk…

Fresh Air: ‘Boys & Sex’ with Peggy Orenstein

Peggy Orenstein’s new book, ‘Boys & Sex,’ is based on extensive interviews with more than 100 college and college-bound boys between the ages of 16 and 22. “When I was doing [‘Girls & Sex’] the kind of core issue with…

BBC’s ‘Witness History’: The Killing of Amadou Diallo

When police in New York shot a young immigrant 41 times in 1999, thousands of people took to the streets to protest. But Amadou Diallo’s mother Kadiatou wanted her son to be remembered for the way he lived, not the…

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