From John Cusack banter to Joss Whedon podcasts, MoJo talked with some fascinating culture-makers this year. Below, six of our favorite culture interviews of 2008.
Never Mind the Mullahs
Iranian exile Marjane Satrapi speaks out.
Interview: Shepard Fairey
Five questions for the pop-art provocateur of Andre the Giant poster fame.
Interrogating Errol Morris
The Oscar-winning filmmaker talks about turning his camera on Abu Ghraib for Standard Operating Procedure. Plus, the best political ads you never saw and why.
The MoJo Interview: John Cusack
The former Lloyd Dobler banters with MoJo editor Clara Jeffery about his movie War, Inc., her inner 16-year-old, and what it's like to still be Gen X's favorite antihero heartthrob.
The MoJo Interview: Bill Maher
Caustic comedian Bill Maher on his new movie Religulous, bargaining with God, and why Christianity is just as crazy as Scientology.
The MoJo Interview: Joss Whedon
The geek god behind Dollhouse, Buffy, and Firefly talks about "womb envy" and why feminists are hot.