If you ever plan to travel by sea off the coast of east Africa, make a note to self: Britney Spears' music seems to have a repellent effect against pirates.
Rock critic and a cultural commentator Chuck Klosterman talks about his new book on the subject of interviewing celebrity types.
Writer Vanessa Grigoriadis talks about her recent Rolling Stone article, "The Tragedy of Britney," in which she recounts the causes and cultural dimensions of Britney Spears' tumultuous life.
The World's Marco Werman tells us about Israel singer Yael Naim. She's the last indie artist to get a boost from an Apple computer ad.