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Brian Tyree Henry's road to and from 'Atlanta'




Brian Tyree Henry plays Alfred Miles, aka Paper Boi, on the FX series
Brian Tyree Henry plays Alfred Miles, aka Paper Boi, on the FX series "Atlanta."
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Here's today's lineup:

Brian Tyree Henry is the world-weary rapper on 'Atlanta'

(Starts at 8:18)

The actor talks about his Emmy-nominated role as Paper Boi, the rapper who struggles with minor fame on Donald Glover's off-beat series. He also discusses his recent performance in the Broadway production of "Lobby Hero."

A "flawed but vital milestone"

(Starts at 1:18)

Los Angeles Times film critic Justin Chang talks about his take on "Crazy Rich Asians," the much-anticipated movie that features an all Asian cast.

Before 'Crazy Rich Asians,' there was 'The Joy Luck Club'

(Starts at 20:16)

Twenty-five years ago, the film adaptation of Amy Tan's novel broke new ground as a Hollywood movie with a mostly Asian cast. KPCC podcast producer James Kim takes a look back at the landmark film.