Fact and Fiction

4 segments

We’re replaying some favorite interviews for today’s Memorial Day show: Tina Fey talks about her memoir Bossypants, her hit TV show “30 Rock,” and why she was reluctant at first to play Sarah Palin on “Saturday Night Live” during the 2008 campaign. Slate’s former culture editor Meghan O’Rourke discusses coming to terms with the death of her mother. Erin Brockovich discusses her first novel, Rock Bottom. And: New Yorker contributor James Stewart talks about the impact of what he calls “the perjury epidemic” that is sweeping through the country’s courts.