Phosphorescent frontman Matthew Houck discusses his need for solitude when writing music as well as the difference between a musical palace and a musical shotgun shack. Emmy-winning comedy writer Josh Gondelman talks about his unique big break — tweeting about Seinfeld.
Andrew Bird discusses getting personal and being direct on his new record, "Are You Serious," and talks about how it feels to talk about it. Punk rock legend turned author Richard Hell get into the process behind writing his autobiography "I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp."
We'll be back next week, but here is a little tidbit to tide you over.
Okkervil River's new record, "Away," is out this week. In honor of the release, here's an extended cut of our interview with frontman Will Sheff, which includes some live cuts from Okkervil River's last record, "The Silver Gymnasium."