Jonathan Capehart guest hosts!
Peter Goldberg from the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund, Gabriel Sayegh co-director of the #CLOSERikers campaign and Wes Caines, a board member of Brooklyn Community Bail Fund and expert/advocate on re-entry services and programs in New York City, join us to discuss bail reform, mass incarceration and the movement to close Rikers Island. Musician and bandleader Vince Giordano joins us, along with directors Dave Davidson and Amber Edwards, to discuss their new documentary, Vince Giordano: There’s a Future in the Past. Co-curators Ben Model and Steve Massa join us to discuss “Cruel and Unusual Comedy: Astonishing Shorts from the Slapstick Era,” the fifth edition of MoMA’s Cruel and Unusual Comedy series. This week’s Please Explain is all about the weird and wonderful human body with James Hamblin, author of If Our Bodies Could Talk: A Guide to Operating and Maintaining a Human Body.