Adam McKay on 'The Big Short,' The Unlikely Rise of Rio's Most Dangerous Slum Lord

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Left to right: Steve Carell plays Mark Baum and Ryan Gosling plays Jared Vennett in "The Big Short" from Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises.

Director Adam McKay talks about his Oscar-nominated film “The Big Short." Palestinian writer Sayed Kashua uses humor to write about the Israeli-Palestinian life in his column for an Israeli newspaper. Marlon James joins us to discuss our book club pick, his Man Booker-Prize winning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings. Journalist Misha Glenny charts the rise of 'Nem of Rocinha," the leader of Rio’s largest, most dangerous favela.