Rank #1: How Tech Companies Track Your Every Move & Sell Your Data
Soraya Nadia McDonald reviews the final season of Netflix's 'Orange is the New Black,' set in a immigration detention center.
Rank #2: Comic Wanda Sykes
Rank #3: Lizzo
[Originally broadcast In May 2019]
Rank #4: A Former Jehovah's Witness Reflects On Leaving Her Faith
Also, John Powers reviews the HBO series 'Years and Years.'
Rank #5: Uncovering The Story Of Chernobyl
Also, jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews 'I'm All Smiles' by pianist George Cables.
Rank #6: Sarah Jessica Parker
Also, film critic Justin Chang reviews the thriller 'Midsommar.'
Rank #7: Best Of: Comic Wanda Sykes / Crime Novelist Laura Lippman
Laura Lippman's new novel, 'Lady in the Lake,' set in the 1960s, centers on Maddie Schwartz, who leaves her marriage, gets a job at Baltimore's newspaper, and begins investigating the mysterious death of a young black woman. Lippman talks about her own experience in newsrooms as a reporter and losing her friend Rob Hiaasen in the 'Capital Gazette' shooting in Annapolis last year.
Rank #8: Sleep Disorders & The Nocturnal Brain
Also, we remember Paul Krassner, who died July 21. He published and edited the magazine 'The Realist' from 1958 until 1974 and became known as "the father of the underground press."
Rank #9: Jane Mayer On The Case Of Al Franken
Rank #10: 'Vision Portraits' Focuses On Visually Impaired Artists
Also, we remember Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker, who died Aug. 1. He pioneered a cinéma vérité style of filmmaking with 'Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back' and 'The War Room.' Pennebaker spoke with Terry Gross in 1989.
Rank #11: Polar Photographer Paul Nicklen
Also, film critic Justin Chang reviews 'Luce.'