Louis Armstrong: Master of Modernism

Satchmo's iconic voice and evocative horn sing out in Thomas Brothers's trenchant study of Armstrong's shift from New Orleans sideman to worldwide sensation, while race, food, and romance form the rhythm.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.