Sam is joined by NPR's The Indicator host Stacey Vanek Smith to talk about her new book, Machiavelli for Women and how women in the workplace are still falling behind. Plus, actor Harvey Guillén on the new season of the FX show What We Do in the Shadows and not waiting for people to be comfortable with his "brownness, queerness and roundness" to be comfortable in his own skin.
'Machiavelli for Women'; Plus, 'What We Do in the Shadows'
Actress Mayim Bialik will host several weeks of Jeopardy! episodes from Sept. 20 through Nov. 5. and then split hosting duties with previous winner Ken Jennings through the end of 2021.
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Clockwise from top left: Insecure, Impeachment: American Crime Story, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, The Wonder Years, The Premise and Star Wars: Visions.
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The 94th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade was held in a modified version on Nov. 26 in New York City. Macy's said the 2021 parade will include new precautions as in-person viewing resumes in Manhattan.
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Writer and actor Michaela Coel wrote, created and starred in HBO series I May Destroy You, which is up for nine Emmy nominations. Her new book, Misfits: A Personal Manifesto, is out this week. She talks to Sam about why she champions misfits like herself, I May Destroy You's basis on hertrauma, and how her spirituality has shifted over time.
Michaela Coel Is A 'Misfit.' She Wants To Help Other Misfits, Too