IDEAS is a deep-dive into contemporary thought and intellectual history. No topic is off-limits. In the age of clickbait and superficial headlines, it's for people who like to think.
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Emmy Award-winning producer, writer and comedian Larry Wilmore talks about his return to late night, his indelible mark on the last 25 years of television, and the bizarre experience of hosting a White House Correspondents' Dinner. Grammy Award-winning Christian rapper Lecrae explains how questioning his faith ultimately made him a better person, a better believer and a better artist. Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, the Canadian star of Mindy Kaling's Netflix show Never Have I Ever, tells us how she beat out more than 15,000 others for the lead part of Devi. Comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff walks us through the evolution of presidential satire, from John F. Kennedy to Donald Trump.