alison podcasts

How the Night Stalker Was Captured

During the 1980’s, Southern California residents were terrorized by a crime spree by a predator dubbed The...

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A New Book From Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar

Comedian and late night host Amber Ruffin and her sister Lacey Lamar have teamed up for a new book. Titled,...

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Directing 'Bridgerton'

Director Julie Anne Robinson joins us to discuss her work on the Netflix series, "Bridgerton." Robinson directed two...

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Watch Party: 'Bridgerton'

Aisha Harris, a host of NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour, joins us for the launch of our new series, “Watch...

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Review/Preview: Best International TV Shows

For the next installment of our ongoing “Review/Preview” series, we’ll travel from the comfort of...

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The Hunt for the Original Night Stalker

[REBROADCAST FROM JULY 1, 2020] Director Liz Garbus discusses the HBO documentary series, “I’ll Be Gone...

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'76 Days,' Filming in a Wuhan Hospital

One year ago, Wuhan, the city in Hubei Province, China where COVID-19 was first documented, went on lockdown. Two...

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Bevy Smith on Reinventing Yourself

Bevy Smith, host of Sirius XM’s Bevelations, joins us to discuss her new book about career reinvention titled,...

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Ask An Expert: Fire Safety

With working from home and learning remotely, many of us haven't had the usual fire drills and safety information...

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Kate Has A Plan

WNYC planning editor Kate Hinds joins us to give updates on the COVID-19 news her team is following this week, with a...

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The Murder of a Pakistani Influencer

Pakistani social media superstar, Fouzia Azeem, known by her stage name Qandeel Baloch, was killed in 2016. A new...

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How Mexican Muralists Remade American Art

[REBROADCAST FROM FEBRUARY 13, 2020] Curator Barbara Haskell and assistant curator Marcela Guerrero join us to...

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Filming 'Derek DelGaudio's In & Of Itself'

Conceptual magician and storyteller Derek DelGaudio's one-man show, “In & Of Itself,” ran...

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A New Album From Langhorne Slim

A new album from singer-songwriter Langhorne Slim deals with COVID-19, his own struggles with anxiety, depression,...

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'Dutch Kings'

Claire Beckman, the producing artistic director and co-founder of Brave New World Repertory Theatre, and playwright...

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One Week With President Biden

It’s been a week since President Joe Biden was sworn in. We’ll take a look at what he’s been able...

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The Get Out with Jennifer Vanasco

WNYC arts and culture editor Jennifer Vanasco recommends some (safe) activities for this weekend. 

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A Documentary About White House Photographer Pete Souza

[REBROADCAST FROM OCTOBER 13, 2020] Director Dawn Porter and former Chief White House Photographer Pete Souza join us...

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Tips For Rescuing A Pet

With the first rescue dog arriving at the White House this week, we’ll talk to Best Friends Rescue’s...

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'Dick Johnson Is Dead'

[REBROADCAST FROM OCTOBER 6, 2020] In order to cope with the end of her father’s life, documentarian Kirsten...

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