Alec Baldwin

Host, Here's The Thing

Alec Baldwin appears in the following:

Alec Baldwin and David Blaine Do Magic

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The magician, illusionist, and stunt promoter talks to Here's The Thing about Houdini, his favorite NYC deli, and his new show. 

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Roz Chast Draws—and Talks to—Alec Baldwin

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The New Yorker cartoonist and author talks to Here's The Thing about mothers, man-pants, and birds. 

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George Stephanopoulos

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The former Clinton advisor and current ABC News personality talks to Alec Baldwin about making the jump from the White House to the anchor's chair. 

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Bryan Stevenson Wants 'Equal Justice'

Monday, February 16, 2015

The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative talks about confronting the bleak prospects for America's racial future, by addressing the mistakes of the past.  

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Sarah Jessica Parker Almost Said No to 'Sex in the City'

Monday, February 02, 2015

Sarah Jessica Parker talks to Alec Baldwin about being Carrie Bradshaw, and explains why acting is a group effort.

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What Makes a Good Cop?

Monday, January 19, 2015

Alec Baldwin talks to two people who have spent their entire careers trying to understand what makes good policing, and good neighborhoods.

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Julie Andrews Found Truth in Camp

Monday, January 05, 2015

In this candid interview, the actress perhaps best known as the prim icon Mary Poppins discusses her early life on the "wrong side of tracks," where she got her start in vaudeville.

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John McEnroe's Attack on Elitism

Monday, December 22, 2014

Once the world's number one tennis player, McEnroe is now trying to save the game from becoming a cult, elitist activity. One step: get rid of line judges.

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Fear and Loathing with Hunter S. Thompson

Thursday, December 11, 2014

On the road with Hunter S. Thompson, a bright red car, and lots of illegal substances.


Alec Baldwin Talks to Oscar Winner Julianne Moore About 'Still Alice'

Monday, December 08, 2014

There’s a select club of actors for whom names like "Edge" and "Days" mean something; Alec Baldwin and Julianne Moore are both members. Hear them discuss life during and after soaps. 

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Ira and Alec, In Conversation

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

For the return of Here's The Thing, Alec Baldwin thought, who better to have as a guest than Ira Glass, the Taylor Swift of public radio podcasts?

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Ira Glass

Monday, November 24, 2014

In this extensive conversation with Alec Baldwin, Ira Glass lays it all out on the topics of religion, politics, fact-checking, and that dog who went as him for Halloween.

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Selected Shorts: Tiny But Mighty: Stories by Lydia Davis

Friday, October 17, 2014

Tiny tales from Lydia Davis, and the angst of high school reunion from John Updike.


Run for the Hills!

Friday, March 21, 2014

This reading by Alec Baldwin of James Thurber’s tale of a small town losing its mind, “The Day the Dam Broke,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Pushing the Limits,” hosted by John Lithgow.


Selected Shorts: Pushing the Limits

Friday, March 21, 2014

Coming of age with Wyatt Cenac, running for your life with Alec Baldwin, and other funnies served up by guest host John Lithgow.


Stephen Colbert Celebrates 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'

Friday, January 10, 2014

Stephen Colbert begins a five-show stint as our guest host with a ride on the wild side with gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

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Selected Shorts: It's Too Late

Friday, October 04, 2013

Drastic solutions, last chances, and it’s too late, in three stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.


James Toback

Monday, September 30, 2013

Alec sits down with writer and director James Toback who makes movies on his own terms. His films include The Gambler, The Pick-up Artist, Love & Money, Black and White.

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Chris Columbus

Monday, September 16, 2013

Film director Chris Columbus has brought to the screen some of the biggest American family films in the last 20 years: "Adventures in Babysitting," "Home Alone," and "Mrs. Doubtfire."  

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Danny Bennett

Monday, September 02, 2013

Danny Bennett has spent the past thirty years managing the career of his dad, Tony Bennett. As Danny says, “I don’t just handle a career, I manage a legacy.” 

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