The Black List is an anonymous survey of the year's best film scripts. It's generally an indicator of movies that will be critical successes. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to journalist Alex Wagner about her piece in The Atlantic on the Black List.
All Things Considered announces the winners in the revived listener contest called "Commercials for Nicer Living Project." It's a reprise of an early item on this program, in which we asked listeners to tell us some of the things that make life just a little bit better — things that money can't buy. We chose our favorites and produced them as radio commercials.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Mathew Peters, the head chef for the U.S. team for the prestigious Bocuse d'Or competition. They were the first Americans to win the competition in the 30-year history of the contest.