Venessa Veselka discusses her two novels, “The Great Offshore Grounds” and “Zazen,” both just released in trade paperback, then a 1981 interview with Robert B. Parker (1932-2010) about the origins of Spenser and Hawk, and his views on detective fiction. Weekly Review: My Fair Lady, Lincoln Center Revival, at the Orpheum in San Francisco. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Richard Powers returns to talk about his latest novel, “Bewilderment,” and about his life during the pandemic. Then playwright Michael Gene Sullivan discusses his latest work, “The Great Khan,” now playing at San Francisco Playhouse, along with his long association with the legendary San Francisco Mime Troupe. Weekly Theater Review: “Jesus Christ Superstar,” the 50th Anniversary Revival Tour, now at the Golden Gate Theater. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.

Daniel Handler, writing as Lemony Snicket, and the creator of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” discusses Lemony Snicket’s lastest book, “Poison for Breakfast” as well as the origins of the Baudelaire siblings. Then, an interview with Tim Bond, the new Artistic Director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. At 1:55: theatre review of “The Claim” now playing at Shotgun Players Ashby Stage.

Masters of Science Fiction: Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) and Ray Bradbury (1920-2012). These two giants were interviewed for KPFA’s “Probabilities” program, Asimov in 1983 by Richard Wolinsky and Bradbury in 1992 by Richard A. Lupoff and Richard Wolinsky. The Isaac Asimov interview has not been heard in nearly forty years. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.