Emily Botein appears in the following:
Monday, August 13, 2012
Anthony Baxter and Dylan Avery are responsible for two controversial political films: one about a golf course in Scotland and the other about whether 9/11 was a government cover-up.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Alec sits down with fellow Long Islander Billy Joel—at the piano—for a conversation about life and the musical choices he’s made.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Frampton says, “Sound is very inspirational to me." And it always has been—Frampton started playing guitar before he was 8 years old.
Monday, July 02, 2012
According to Lustig, sugar is as addictive as cocaine, heroin and crack, and it is producing the fattest, least-healthy Americans yet.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Late-night legend David Letterman describes his long journey to L.A. where, after three years at comedy clubs, he found himself on The Tonight Show.
Monday, June 04, 2012
Baitz tells Alec about the origin of his Broadway play, his short-lived adventures writing for television in Hollywood, and the relief of coming back to the theater.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Renée Fleming talks about the challenges of singing opera and the pleasure of being in the audience where she has "literally been sobbing at the end."
Monday, May 07, 2012
Nobel Prize-winning economist, Joseph Stiglitz, talks about the financial crisis and about how growing up in Gary, Indiana impacted his decision to become an economist.
Monday, April 23, 2012
As host of Turner Classic Movies, Robert Osborne plays the role of ambassador to a bygone era. We hear the journey he took to get there—which could have been a classic movie itself.
Monday, April 09, 2012
Kristen Wiig catered, did floral design, answered phones, and handed out samples at a farmer’s market—all before landing her gig as a cast member on SNL.
Monday, March 26, 2012
When legendary trumpeter Herb Alpert started playing with his band Tijuana Brass, Woody Allen and George Carlin were the opening acts.
Friday, March 16, 2012
This is the national anthem we actually know the words to. Americans sing it at school; Bruce Springsteen sang it at President Obama's inauguration. Yet Woody Guthrie's song was onc...
Monday, March 12, 2012
Turner talks about raising a daughter, dealing with arthritis, and her passion for performance: “If I couldn't act, I’d just curl up, shrivel up and die ... I can’t live without it.”
Monday, February 27, 2012
Dick Cavett is the master of talk, a television legend; in this conversation, he shows Alec why his career has spanned nearly five decades.
Monday, February 13, 2012
President and co-founder of Love 146, Rob Morris speaks about how the organization fights to prevent child sex slavery and provide aftercare for its victims.
Monday, January 30, 2012
Lorne Michaels is the rare producer in that he’s truly involved in all aspects of production, yet he says that when he does his job right, he leaves no fingerprints.
Monday, January 16, 2012
Documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger went to Arkansas to investigate what he thought was a trend in youth violence; instead he found there were three wrongfully incarcerated teenagers.
Monday, January 02, 2012
"Fear of Flying" author Erica Jong and her daughter Molly Jong-Fast join Alec to talk sex, divorce, and issues of sexuality that young women face today.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Director Stephen Daldry offers a window into his past, from training as a clown and driving giraffes through Pompeii to being serenaded by a persistent Elton John.
Monday, December 05, 2011
Chris Rock says he "wanted [his] acting to grow." So what did he do? He took a job on Broadway.