Rank #1: Amazon & The 'Rise And Reign' Of Jeff Bezos
Also, Ken Tucker reviews singer-songwriter John Moreland's new album 'LP5.'
Feb 13 2020
Rank #2: Michael Pollan Explains Caffeine Addiction & Withdrawal
Also, jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews a new album from guitarist Jeff Parker.
Feb 10 2020
Rank #3: 'Boys & Sex'
Also, TV critic David Bianculli reviews 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' on NBC.
Jan 07 2020
Rank #4: Meryl Streep / Carrie Fisher
Dec 26 2019
Rank #5: The Trumps & Kushners, 'American Oligarchs'
Also, Maureen Corrigan reviews a new anthology of Jean Stafford novels.
Jan 08 2020
Rank #6: The 2020 Disinformation War
Feb 11 2020
Rank #7: The 'Fixers' That Created President Trump
Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews 'American Dirt,' Jeanine Cummins' literary thriller about the treacherous journey a migrant mother takes with her son.
Jan 14 2020
Rank #8: Lin-Manuel Miranda On 'Hamilton' / 'Book Of Mormon' Creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone
Dec 27 2019
Rank #9: Inside Trump's Chaotic 'Den Of Dysfunction'
Also, we remember Monty Python co-founder Terry Jones. He died yesterday at 77. He spoke with Terry Gross in 1987.
Jan 22 2020
Rank #10: Anthony Bourdain / Columnist David Carr
Dec 30 2019
Rank #11: Jordan Peele / Francis Ford Coppola
Jan 04 2020
Rank #12: Grief, Guilt & An Ex-Husband's Secret Addiction
Also, Maureen Corrigan reviews Emma Copley Eisenberg's new book, 'The Third Rainbow Girl,' which centers on the 1980 murders of two young hitchhikers.
Feb 04 2020
Rank #13: An Inside Look At The Watergate Prosecution
And book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews Deepa Anappara's novel 'Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line.'
Feb 12 2020
Rank #14: The Horrors Of Auschwitz
Jan 24 2020
Rank #15: Inside Trump's Chaotic 'Den Of Dysfunction' / Actor Tim Roth
Ken Tucker reviews Marcus King's solo album, 'El Dorado.'
British actor Tim Roth can be seen in the Tarantino films 'Reservoir Dogs,' 'The Hateful Eight' and 'Pulp Fiction. His new movie is 'The Song of Names.'
Jan 25 2020
Rank #16: Attorney General William Barr's Unwavering Support Of Trump, Explained
Also, TV critic David Bianculli reviews 'Star Trek: Picard,' dropping today on CBS All Access.
Jan 23 2020
Rank #17: The Murderous Coup of 1898 & The Rise of White Supremacy
Also, jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews, 'Ow!,' a newly resurfaced live recording of saxophonists Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Johnny Griffin.
Jan 13 2020
Rank #18: Howard Stern / Joan Rivers
Dec 31 2019
Rank #19: 'Joker' Director Todd Phillips
Jan 06 2020
Rank #20: Coronavirus, Animal Infections & The Next Pandemic
Also, Ken Tucker reviews the new album, 'Have We Met,' by the Canadian band Destroyer.
Feb 05 2020