"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.
Author/Teacher/Advocate Dave Eggers checks-in to discuss : Tom Hanks (author!), Bill Paxton's goodbye, and what the kids figured out about Snapchat.
Artist/Painter/Comic-Book-Fan Alex Ross chats with us in Chicago to discuss : the long-term benefits of watching The Electric Company, why Neo was more than just "the One", and if Superhero Cinema is trending humanely.
Player/Poet/Professor Thurston Moore checks-in from London to discuss : his John Candy sweettooth, working at Kinkos with Jim Jarmusch, and the eternal sunshine of Sonic Youth.
Filmmaker/Documentarian/Journalist Louis Theroux checks-in from London to discuss : the religion of celebrity, the ethics of documentary, and the necessity of white-whale hunting.
Emmy-winning writer/producer/creator Tom Fontana ("Homicide: Life on the Street", "Oz") checks-in to autopsy "The State of Crime": why tv does it better, why Batman needs Joker, and where is the world is Yaphet Koto?