Kathie Russo

Producer, Here's The Thing

Kathie Russo appears in the following:

James Toback

Monday, September 30, 2013

This week 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

This week Alec sits down with film director Chris Columbus – who 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

This week, Alec sits down with Danny Bennett, to talk about the thirty years he’s spent 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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Here's The Thing: PETA's Dan Mathews

Monday, August 19, 2013

"That's what PETA is all about," says the organization's VP. "We are here to show you things you really don't want to see."

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Here's The Thing: Dwight Gooden

Monday, July 22, 2013

This week Alec sits down with pitcher Dwight Gooden whose blistering fastball and notoriously deceptive curve ball earned him the Rookie of the Year Award in 1984.  He was 19 years old.  Gooden’s outstanding first three years in Major League Baseball were replaced by very public battles with alcohol and cocaine which he struggled with for much of his professional career.  

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Here's The Thing: Josh Fox

Monday, July 08, 2013

This week Alec sits down with Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Josh Fox to talk about his new film Gasland Part II, which premieres this week on HBO. Both Gasland Part II, and its predecessor, Gasland, explore the impact of hydraulic fracking on everyday Americans.  

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Here's The Thing: Rosie O'Donnell

Monday, June 24, 2013

"To think that in my lifetime, in my career, that you can be an out performer/actor playing against type – Neil Patrick Harris playing a womanizer on that show, being out and married with twin boys – and it doesn't hurt your career. It doesn't do anything. So in a way it's the most beautifully astounding, inspirational thing that I can think about in my 51 years of living."

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Here's The Thing: David Simon

Monday, June 10, 2013

"I can't help it," says the Wire and Treme showrunner, "I'm from a different planet, which is journalism."

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Here's The Thing: Stacy Keach

Monday, May 27, 2013

"We would play backgammon between scenes on the set. A dollar a point," the actor on his relationship with director John Huston.

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When Alec Baldwin Interviewed His 'Mom,' Elaine Stritch

Monday, May 13, 2013

Elaine Stritch, who died Thursday at age 89, was best known recently as Alec Baldwin's mother on TV's 30 Rock. In this extensive conversation from 2013, the two showbiz legends discuss Stritch's seven-decade career. "I was the funny kind of offbeat girl. I was never the romantic lead," she said.

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Here's The Thing: Martin Horn

Monday, April 29, 2013

"It was a fascinating career. I am absolutely glad I’m done," says the former New York City Commissioner of Correction and Probation.

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Here's The Thing: Debbie Reynolds

Monday, April 15, 2013

“I slept in my dressing room.” The legendary actor on her first big film, Singin' in the Rain.

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Here's The Thing: Thom Yorke

Monday, April 01, 2013

"I stand on my head for a bit." Radiohead and Atoms for Peace frontman, on his pre-show rituals.

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Here's The Thing: Andrew Luck

Monday, March 18, 2013

"You try sitting in a lecture after you've been drafted by a team." - NFL QB on his start.

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Here's The Thing: Brian Williams

Monday, March 04, 2013

"No one needs another blowhard yelling at them. No one gives a rat’s patootie about my opinion." The 30 Rock anchor talks to Alec Baldwin in the latest episode of Here's the Thing.

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Here's The Thing: Patti LuPone

Monday, February 18, 2013

“I love what I do,” LuPone tells Alec, “I love the audience, and I love the fact that I get to do it. ... I love our craft very, very, much, and it’s a noble craft.”

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Is This the Interview that Got Jill Abramson Fired?

Monday, February 04, 2013

In this 2013 interview with Alec Baldwin, the former New York Times executive editor talked about how she grew up in a family where the paper was so vaunted that two copies were delivered to her house. Now, some media critics are speculating that this interview may have been a factor in Abramson's dismissal.

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Here's The Thing: Lena Dunham

Monday, January 21, 2013

This week, Alec Baldwin talks with Lena Dunham, whose hit show on HBO, "Girls," just started its second season. Three years ago, Dunham made a low-budget art house film called "Tiny Furniture."

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Here's The Thing: Judd Apatow

Monday, January 07, 2013

This week Alec talks with filmmaker Judd Apatow, whose most recent film, “This is 40”, may be his most personal. For Apatow, each movie he makes is “a letter to myself telling me something that I need to know about how to live my life."

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Here's The Thing: Alex and Jamie Bernstein

Monday, December 24, 2012

This week Alec sits down with Jamie and Alex Bernstein, to hear about growing up with the maestro, Leonard Bernstein. And while they knew him in the tux and tails, they also knew him as the dad who loved games.

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