Our guest, Tyler Cowen, has insights into a ridiculously wide range of subjects. Our conversation touches everything from Afrofuturist flicks to the mouth-numbing qualities of the Sichuan peppercorn.
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Reviewer Justin Chang says “not much happens — and yet everything seems to be at stake” in Alex Ross Perry’s film about six moderately unhappy Brooklynites and the visitor who interrupts their lives.
Wilson became famous in the 1930s, playing in Benny Goodman’s small groups and recording his own combo sides with a young Billie Holiday. A new collection reveals what else Wilson was up to back then.
Jenkins started out in theater and didn’t get a movie role until he was in his 30s. Now 70, he’s up for an Oscar for best supporting actor for his role in The Shape of Water.