When writer/singer/artist Gerard Way is asked to define "Polymath", he leaves nothing out. A tribute to this Romantic Chemist's sensitivity, eloquence, and unflinching bravery.
Director of Netflix's "Last Chance U" - Greg Whiteley - joins us to discuss: the Golden Age of sports documentaries, the Gilded Age of athletics, and why everyone loves a Meritocracy.
Christopher Guest joins us from The Onion AV Club Comedy Festival in Chicago to discuss : what he stole from Fellini, if he's sick of discussing Spinal Tap, and whether or not improv classes are worth it. With special appearances by Fred Willard, Harry Shearer, Jane Lynch, Catherine O'Hara, & Eugene Levy.
Artist Frank Quietly checks-in to discuss: David Lynch's baby, video nasties, and whether or not he's actually an Artist.
Best-selling author Jonathan Safran Foer checks-in to discuss : if tweeting and emailing are "writing", changing his mind about Dylan's Nobel, and the secret to French bread.
"The State of Martial Arts" with Donnie Yen. Donnie visits Murmur to discuss : choosing Kung-Fu over Juilliard, why Guillermo del Toro apologized to him, and how Jet Li forever changed the art-form.
Singer/Songwriter/Stranger The Tallest Man on Earth checks-in to discuss : A Tension vs. Attention, Me vs. SuperMe, and learning English from a Fresh Prince.
Singer/Songwriter Neil Halstead of Slowdive checks-in to discuss getting love on the road from Arcade Fire, Big Lewbowski Hell, and Keyrock (your honor).
Teacher/Storyteller/Cartographer Dr. Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr. checks-in to discuss : his cinema of subjectivity, why Friday-night is movie (and date) night, and disagreeing with his friend Spike.
Writer/Singer/Musician Jim James of My Morning Jacket checks-in to discuss our theme song! ...Jim wrote it. Allowed us to co-parent. And we're eternally grateful.