David Fincher filled movies like Seven, Fight Club, Zodiac, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and even The Social Network with existential dread. His latest, Gone Girl, begins as a mystery and becomes a horror film about marriage. He tells Kurt Andersen his work is “lascivious, and merciless — but tastefully done.” (He’s only sort of kidding.) And we hear from Marcel the Shell, YouTube’s most popular snail, whose viral video launched the career of actor Jenny Slate. [Broadcast Date: October 4, 2014]
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