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Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

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David Frankel on ‘Jerry & Marge Go Large’

David and Larry discuss Larry’s role in the film and break down the rules of the Winfall lottery game that lies at the heart of the plot

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James Burrows on ‘Directed by James Burrows: Five Decades of Stories from the Legendary Director of Taxi, Cheers, Frasier, Friends, Will & Grace, and More’

Burrows shares amazing anecdotes from his time directing some of the most important shows in TV history

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Judd Apatow on ‘George Carlin’s American Dream’

Larry is joined by Judd Apatow to discuss his new HBO documentary about the comedian and social commentator

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Alexis McGill Johnson on Roe v. Wade

Larry is joined by Planned Parenthood president Alexis McGill Johnson to discuss the medical, racial, and economic fallout from overturning Roe

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Barry Levinson on ‘The Survivor’

Larry is joined by the Academy Award winning director to discuss how his new HBO biopic ‘The Survivor’ deals with the post-traumatic stress syndrome of a Holocaust survivor

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John Heilemann on Politics and ‘The Circus’

Plus, Larry shares his thoughts on Elon Musk and Twitter

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Chris Fabricant on ‘Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System’

Larry also weighs in on the ‘Fall of Civilizations’ podcast, the decline of the American empire, and the current cultural shift in our society

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Bomani Jones on ‘Game Theory’

Larry talks with sports journalist Bomani Jones about his new HBO show that is a combination of humor and entertainment with insightful sports commentary

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Rodney Barnes on ‘Winning Time’

Larry is joined by Rodney Barnes to discuss his new HBO show ‘Winning Time’ about the rise of the ‘80s Los Angeles Lakers dynasty

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Julia Ioffe on Ukraine

Larry is joined by Julia Ioffe from Puck to talk about every angle of the Russian invasion of Ukraine

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Stanley Nelson on ‘Attica’

Stanley and Larry examine the emotional impact of the movie and what social issues are still reverberating from the tragedy 50 years later

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Roy Wood Jr. on ‘The Daily Show’ and ‘Imperfect Messenger’

Larry is joined by Roy Wood Jr. to discuss working on ‘The Daily Show’ and how they navigate writing racially based jokes in the current political and social climate

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James Curtis on ‘Buster Keaton: A Filmmaker’s Life’

Larry also weighs in on the Rams’ Super Bowl win, Kyrie Irving, Tucker Carlson’s comments on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and more

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Reinaldo Marcus Green on ‘King Richard’

Larry also weighs in on the L.A. Rams, Whoopi Goldberg, Joe Rogan, COVID-19 misinformation, election disinformation, and anti-Semitism

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W. Kamau Bell on ‘We Need to Talk About Cosby’

Larry weighs in on President Biden’s first year in office before he’s joined by W. Kamau Bell to discuss his documentary, ‘We Need to Talk About Cosby’

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John McWhorter on ‘Woke Racism’

Larry and author John McWhorter touch on many of the issues and obstacles holding back the modern anti-racism movement

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Prentice Penny on ‘Insecure’

Larry also weighs in on testing positive for COVID-19, the anniversary of the January 6 insurrection, the great Sidney Poitier, and the Amhaud Arbery verdict

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Mariana van Zeller on ‘Trafficked’

Larry also weighs in on the omicron variant and his faith in the current political system while looking forward to 2022

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Lizz Winstead on Comedy and Activism

Plus, reacting to the Jussie Smollett verdict and discussing the complexities of opposing arguments in politics

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Bill Simmons on Pop Culture and Sports

Larry also weighs in on the omicron variant, vaccine divisiveness, and at-home testing

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Jabez Olssen on ‘Get Back’ and the Beatles

The film editor joins Larry to discuss how the upcoming Disney+ documentary will depict the Fab Four

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Bob Costas on Baseball and Broadcasting

Larry also weighs in on the infrastructure bill, unnecessary racism in political commentary, and how Darwin influences our points of view

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David Copperfield on the Past, Present, and Future of Magic.

Larry also weighs in on the Dave Chappelle controversy

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Adam Schiff on ‘Midnight in Washington’

Taken from a live conversation between Larry Wilmore and representative Adam Schiff for ‘Live Talks Los Angeles’

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Jay Ellis and Walter Thompson-Hernández on Giving a Voice to Young Incarcerated Writers

The ‘Insecure’ star and the New York Times writer join to discuss their new podcast

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Joshua Jay on ‘How Magicians Think’

Larry also weighs in on NBA players and their stances on COVID-19 vaccinations

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Craig Whitlock on America’s Failure in Afghanistan

Larry is joined by Washington Post journalist Craig Whitlock to talk about his new book ‘The Afghanistan Papers’

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The Life and Legacy of Muhammad Ali With Ken Burns

Larry also weighs in on pandemic fatigue, his issue with voter ID laws being called racist, and the Texas abortion ban

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Tarana Burke on ‘Unbound’ and Creating the Me Too Movement

Larry also weighs in on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

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LZ Granderson Being a Black, Gay Man, Progress in the Sports World, and Athlete Activism

Larry is joined by L.A. Times sports and culture columnist LZ Granderson to talk about becoming comfortable with his identity as a Black gay man

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Michael Pollan on Changing How We Think About Psychedelics

Plus, Larry’s thoughts on Richard Branson and mask mandates

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Dr. Ibram X. Kendi on ‘Be Antiracist’

Larry and Dr. Kendi also dive into critical race theory