Columnist and author.
Carl Hiaasen appears in the following:
Friday, October 18, 2013
Generations of Americans have grown up with Walt Disney shaping our imaginations. We’ll tour Disneyland with its art director, a second-generation Imagineer, who explains why even the trash cans are magic. In Florida, urban planner Andres Duany shows how a theme park helped reimagine city life; Tom Hanks, the first person to play Walt Disney on screen, and futurist Cory Doctorow explain how Disney made them kids for life.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Celebrated author, columnist for The Miami Herald, and born-and-raised Floridian Carl Hiaasen discusses his latest foray into fiction and the news form his home state, where the George Zimmerman trial is underway.
Monday, April 02, 2012
Carl Hiaasen is a best-selling, award-winning novelist, a columnist for the Miami Herald, and our pre-eminent articulator of all things Florida — that most confounding and fascinating of states, both politically and culturally. His new young adult novel "Chomp" focuses on Wahoo Cray, who lives in a zoo and whose animal wrangler father gets a job on the survivalist reality TV show "Expedition Survival!," hosted by an overzealous and incompetent danger-seeker.
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Best selling author Carl Hiaasen has made a living shamelessly stealing outrageous stories from the headlines of Florida's newspapers. He rips them from the headlines because their real flavor lends a sense of realism to his satire. Hiaasen's latest novel, "Star Island," is no exception.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Novelist Carl Hiaasen came on The Leonard Lopate Show to discuss some of his favorite picks.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Journalist, columnist, and novelist Carl Hiaasen discusses his latest novel, Star Island, about a 22-year-old pop star about to attempt a comeback from her latest drug-and-alcohol disaster, and her “undercover stunt double,” who is kidnapped from a South Beach hotel by an obsessed paparazzo. He’ll also talk about the weekly column he’s been writing in the Miami Herald and his take on the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Thursday, March 11, 2010
It may be a swing state, but Miami Herald columnist and author Carl Hiaasen says that if the nation's politics follow the same path as his home state of Florida, we all might as well move to the Bahamas. It's hard to argue against the assertion that Florida's political climate is getting weird — just this week, Governor Charlie Crist took a swipe at his competitor for senate Marco Rubio by accusing him of back-waxing. Hiaasen explains why Florida is on the cutting edge of political innovation when it comes to gall, graft and gripes.