The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi

Andrew McConnell Stott's biography of the late-Georgian era's most celebrated clown examines Joseph Grimaldi's revolutionary approach to the jester's role, and his unlikely friendship with such literary celebrities as Lord Byron and Charles Dickens.

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

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