The Treatment

The Treatment

The Treatment is a compelling listen to the vital conversations about the catalysts of creative inspiration. Following some of the most interesting, influential, and crossover creators in the world of entertainment, fashion, sports, and the arts, we hear from tastemakers who are the very fabric that forms popular culture.

Writer-director Greta Gerwig describes wanting to ‘catch a ride on’ David Bowie’s 1972 album, ‘Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.’

‘Barbie’ director Greta Gerwig on David Bowie’s ‘Ziggy Stardust’

Writer-director Greta Gerwig describes wanting to ‘catch a ride on’ David Bowie’s 1972 album, ‘Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.’

Director Todd Haynes on illness, marginalization, and gray in his films, including his latest ‘May December’ starring Julianne Moore and Natalie Portman.

Todd Haynes parses the gray areas of ‘May December’

Director Todd Haynes on illness, marginalization, and gray in his films, including his latest ‘May December’ starring Julianne Moore and Natalie Portman.

Stewart discusses his new memoir ‘Making It So,’ which details his strict upbringing and ascent to ‘Star Trek’ and Shakespeare.

Sir Patrick Stewart on Shakespeare, ‘Star Trek,’ and new memoir ‘Making It So’

Stewart discusses his new memoir ‘Making It So,’ which details his strict upbringing and ascent to ‘Star Trek’ and Shakespeare.

Actor Cillian Murphy describes disappearing into the role of “father of the atomic bomb” J. Robert Oppenheimer in Christopher Nolan’s new film “Oppenheimer.”

Actor Cillian Murphy on making music with his acting

Actor Cillian Murphy describes disappearing into the role of “father of the atomic bomb” J. Robert Oppenheimer in Christopher Nolan’s new film “Oppenheimer.”

“Barbie” filmmaker Greta Gerwig breaks down the tonal balancing act required to simultaneously critique and celebrate the wildly famous toy.

Director Greta Gerwig on her ‘Barbie’ influences

“Barbie” filmmaker Greta Gerwig breaks down the tonal balancing act required to simultaneously critique and celebrate the wildly famous toy.

Emmy and Grammy-winning documentarian Thom Zimny gets “Sly” in discussing his Slyvester Stallone documentary with Elvis Mitchell.

Documentarian Thom Zimny on his latest subject ‘Sly’

Emmy and Grammy-winning documentarian Thom Zimny gets “Sly” in discussing his Slyvester Stallone documentary with Elvis Mitchell.

For actor-director Zoe Lister-Jones, Miya Folick’s 2023 album “Roach” has the “sad, bad girl anthems” she needs..

Writer-director-actor Zoe Lister-Jones on Miya Folick’s music

For actor-director Zoe Lister-Jones, Miya Folick’s 2023 album “Roach” has the “sad, bad girl anthems” she needs..

Filmmaker Sofia Coppola breaks down “Priscilla” and her enduring fascination with the emotional journeys of young women in conversation with Elvis Mitchell.

Sofia Coppola talks ‘Priscilla’ with Elvis Mitchell

Filmmaker Sofia Coppola breaks down “Priscilla” and her enduring fascination with the emotional journeys of young women in conversation with Elvis Mitchell.

Actor-director Randall Park returns to Quasimoto’s album “The Unseen,” which he finds dark, unsettling, and funny.

Actor-director Randall Park on Quasimoto’s album ‘The Unseen’

Actor-director Randall Park returns to Quasimoto’s album “The Unseen,” which he finds dark, unsettling, and funny.

Writer-director Oliver Murray and the team behind the short documentary “Now and Then – The Last Beatles Song” reflect on the enduring power of the Fab Four.

‘Now And Then – The Last Beatles Song:’ Meet the filmmakers

Writer-director Oliver Murray and the team behind the short documentary “Now and Then – The Last Beatles Song” reflect on the enduring power of the Fab Four.

“Office” and “Parks and Rec” showrunner Greg Daniels breaks down the third season of sci-fi comedy “Upload” and the ‘70s paranoia thrillers that influenced it.

‘Upload’ Season 3: Showrunner Greg Daniels on Big Tech and the art of the mockumentary

“Office” and “Parks and Rec” showrunner Greg Daniels breaks down the third season of sci-fi comedy “Upload” and the ‘70s paranoia thrillers that influenced it.

NPR host Scott Simon knows the power of radio — he’s hosted Weekend Edition Saturday for more than 35 years.

NPR’s Scott Simon on new audiobook ‘Swingtime for Hitler’

NPR host Scott Simon knows the power of radio — he’s hosted Weekend Edition Saturday for more than 35 years.

“Totally Killer” director Nahnatchka Khan drew inspiration from several horror classics, specifically “Halloween” and “Scream,” to create her genre bending comedy-horror film.

“Totally Killer” director Nahnatchka Khan on the scary movies that inspired her horror mashup film.

“Totally Killer” director Nahnatchka Khan drew inspiration from several horror classics, specifically “Halloween” and “Scream,” to create her genre bending comedy-horror film.

Grammy-winning jazz composer Branford Marsalis breaks down restlessness, authenticity, and collaborating with “Rustin” director George C. Wolfe.

Composer Branford Marsalis on scoring Netflix biopic ‘Rustin’

Grammy-winning jazz composer Branford Marsalis breaks down restlessness, authenticity, and collaborating with “Rustin” director George C. Wolfe.

Brian Koppelman and David Levien’s Showtime hit “Billions” ends this week, but they tell The Treatment there’s potential for a “Billions” extended universe.

‘Billions’ showrunners Brian Koppelman and David Levien on Showtime hit’s finale

Brian Koppelman and David Levien’s Showtime hit “Billions” ends this week, but they tell The Treatment there’s potential for a “Billions” extended universe.

‘The Perfect Find’ director on how Carrie Mae Weems’ photography series “Kitchen Table Series” and its feminist storytelling pulled her in.

Director Numa Perrier on Carrie Mae Weems’ ‘Kitchen Table Series’

‘The Perfect Find’ director on how Carrie Mae Weems’ photography series “Kitchen Table Series” and its feminist storytelling pulled her in.

Actress, model, author (and object of TikTok’s eternal fascination) Julia Fox breaks down her unflinching memoir “Down The Drain.”

Julia Fox on her unflinching memoir ‘Down The Drain’

Actress, model, author (and object of TikTok’s eternal fascination) Julia Fox breaks down her unflinching memoir “Down The Drain.”

Actor and screenwriter Owen Wilson describes immediately and viscerally responding to Jim Moore’s poetry.

‘Paint’ actor Owen Wilson on Jim Moore’s poetry

Actor and screenwriter Owen Wilson describes immediately and viscerally responding to Jim Moore’s poetry.

Almost-EGOT Leslie Odom, Jr. breaks down the Broadway revival of “Purlie Victorious,” achieving “theatrical trifectas,” and learning from Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Leslie Odom, Jr. on provoking crowds with ‘Purlie Victorious’

Almost-EGOT Leslie Odom, Jr. breaks down the Broadway revival of “Purlie Victorious,” achieving “theatrical trifectas,” and learning from Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Suzanne Somers’ renowned business savvy includes her fight for pay equity on the hit sitcom “Three’s Company” — The LA Times’ Lorraine Ali breaks it down.

‘LA Times’ TV critic Lorraine Ali on Suzanne Somers’ legacy

Suzanne Somers’ renowned business savvy includes her fight for pay equity on the hit sitcom “Three’s Company” — The LA Times’ Lorraine Ali breaks it down.