Dispatches from Elsewhere: The Creator Season 1, Ep 9
Simone, Peter and Janice explore new interests, while Fredwynn finds it hard to let go. [more inside]
Dispatches from Elsewhere: Lee Season 1, Ep 8
"Lee is you if you ever had a regret so big you just couldn't shake it, no matter how hard you tried." [more inside]
The Magicians: Be the Hyman Season 5, Ep 11
Slap fight! Josh eats a pickle. Dreams are weird. [more inside]
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A big sweeping novel of friendship and marriage” (The Washington Post) by the celebrated author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini Leopold Bloom King has been raised in a family shattered—and shadowed—by tragedy. Lonely and adrift, he searches for something to sustain him and finds it among a tightly knit group of outsiders. Surviving marriages happy and troubled, unrequited loves and unspoken longings, hard-won successes and devastating breakdowns,... [more inside]
From G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel). Set in 1491 during the reign of the last sultanate in the Iberian peninsula, The Bird King is the story of Fatima, the only remaining Circassian concubine to the sultan, and her dearest friend Hassan, the palace mapmaker. Hassan has a secret--he can draw maps of places he's never seen and bend the shape of reality. When representatives of the newly formed Spanish monarchy arrive to negotiate the sultan's surrender, Fatima befriends one of the women, not realizing that she will see Hassan's gift as sorcery and a threat to Christian Spanish rule. With their freedoms at stake, what will Fatima risk to save Hassan and escape the palace walls?
A tightly-knit group of women share their lives, loves and losses in Truvy Jones's Louisiana beauty parlour. [more inside]
An unlikely friendship between two misfit neighbors becomes an unexpectedly emotional journey when the younger man is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
PEN15: Season 1 (Complete) Season 1, Ep 0
Comics Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle play versions of themselves as 13-year-old outcasts in middle school in the year 2000, surrounded by actual 13-year-olds. [more inside]
When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival. [more inside]
The Worst Witch: Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
After stumbling into a school for witches, a bumbling heroine comes to realize that she just might belong there. Based on Jill Murphy's beloved books. [more inside]
Elementary: Fidelity Season 5, Ep 16
Joan and Kitty try to prove that a string of murders, stemming from an old case Sherlock and Kitty solved in London, is connected to an international government conspiracy with the Defense Intelligence Agency at its center. [more inside]
My Mad Fat Diary: Big Wide World Season 1, Ep 1
After being discharged from a psychiatric hospital, Rae Earl has to figure out how to navigate teenage social life, her mom's new relationship, and her own secrets. [more inside]
Fresh Off the Boat: We Done Son Season 2, Ep 9
It's all about money problems - Eddie wants to get a necklace for Alison's birthday but it's too expesive, so he gets a job that he can't talk about (it's a nondisclosure agreement thing). Meanwhile, Jessica ends her friendship with Honey for not agreeing with her opinions (specifically about an expensive fortune teller), while Louis' old college roomate, Barry, comes to visit, but it's totally not about money (OK, it's an opportunity for Louis to get in on the ground floor of something big). [more inside]
Steven Universe: When It Rains Season 2, Ep 22
Steven teaches a new friend about Earth weather.
Steven Universe: Rose's Scabbard Season 1, Ep 45
Lion finds a scabbard that belonged to Rose Quartz, and Steven and Pearl go looking for the sword. [more inside]
Listeners, thank you so much for contributing your attention, questions and eartime to us this year. What a year it has been! Relisten to the highlights – and lowlights, including such annual delights as the Parade of Melancholy Calls and the blooper reel – in The Best of Answer Me This! 2014. [more inside]
Criminal Minds: Burn Season 10, Ep 2
Garcia goes to Death Row to visit the man who attempted to kill her and Reid. Meanwhile, a serial killer fixated on Dante's Inferno begins to kill victims in keeping with each concentric circle of Hell. [more inside]
Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Veep: Fishing Season 3, Ep 5
Not featuring Mike's boat, unfortunately. [more inside]