April may be the cruelest month, but June has been good for T.S. Eliot's landmark poem, The Waste Land. Eighty-nine years after it was published, the poem became a runaway hit in the form of a new iPad application that's selling like gangbusters.
At 91 years of age, Kitty Wells is the oldest living member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. And she can still surprise unsuspecting listeners. Despite her demure gingham dresses and sweet plaintive melodies, Wells was a radical.
Timothy Schaffert's new book isn't a typical mystery novel. It's got ominous crime set in a small town rife with intrigue but the narrator isn't a hardscrabble detective or noir gumshoe. Schaffert's story is told by an 83-year old grandmother.
Sleep No More may be the most unusual, fantastical take on Macbeth ever produced. The London-based theater company Punchdrunk has transformed 100,000 square feet of warehouse space into a kind of Macbeth theme park with no signage or maps or instructions.
Susan Evans grew up in Louisiana during the 1950s-60s. Her first year of high school was the first year of enforced integration. Years later she was able to confront her family's racism. She was inspired by Elia Kazan's film Gentleman's Agreement.
We asked our studio audience to tell us about their dream jobs. Eugene Mirman reads some of the responses, from "astronaut" to "artisan glass blower." What do you want to be in your next life? Leave a comment and let us know.