On this week's show, we read a book — specifically Nick Hornby's <em>Funny Girl</em>. We broaden out from there to film adaptations of books, and as always, we tell you what's making us happy this week.
The perfect example, says critic David Bianculli, is HBO's <em>The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst. S</em>pread out over six weeks, the finale had the most chilling TV moment he's seen in years.
The new show's co-creator says it became a writers' room joke on <em>Breaking Bad</em> that if something didn't fit it would go on the Saul Goodman show, or what is now AMC's <em>Better Call Saul. </em>
Before Ken Jeong played Señor Chang in <em>Community</em> and the infamous Mr. Chow in <em>The Hangover</em>, his patients knew him as Dr. Jeong. <em>This piece originally aired on</em> All Things Considered <em>on April 5, 2014.</em>
Mary Aiken, who examines digital fingerprints to help solve crimes, is the real-life inspiration for the lead investigator on <em>CSI: Cyber. </em>She says she works where "humans and technology collide."