Streams

Kathie Russo

Producer, Here's The Thing

Kathie Russo appears in the following:

Lewis Lapham

Monday, December 10, 2012

Lewis Lapham tells Alec Baldwin about being a rookie reporter at The Examiner and what it was like to go to India with The Beatles.

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Paula Pell

Monday, November 26, 2012

Paula Pell was singing and dancing at a Florida theme park when she got a call from SNL. She moved to New York, and two decades later, Pell became the show’s head writer.

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Andrew McCarthy

Monday, November 05, 2012

Most people know Andrew McCarthy for his roles in "St. Elmo’s Fire" and "Pretty in Pink" as a member of the Brat Pack, but those movies were only one stop on Andrew McCarthy’s journey.

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Peter Beard and Richard Ruggiero

Monday, October 22, 2012

Photographer Peter Beard has documented the destruction of wildlife in Africa, including the plight of the African Elephant, the very topic of Richard Ruggiero’s doctoral dissertation.  

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David Brooks

Monday, October 08, 2012

Alec talks with David Brooks on stage at Joe’s Pub. Brooks is known as a Conservative voice, but former Obama advisor David Axelrod described him as a “true public thinker.” 

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George Will

Monday, September 24, 2012

Pulitzer-prize winner George Will's passion for politics began early: he remembers Truman’s election when he was just seven years old.

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Fred Armisen

Monday, September 10, 2012

Fred Armisen has always been ambitious; when he was a punk rock drummer, he recalls, he always "wanted much more."

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Zarin Mehta

Monday, August 27, 2012

Zarin Mehta, former president and executive director of the New York Philharmonic, grew up in 1940’s Bombay before it became the booming city of Mumbai.

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Anthony Baxter and Dylan Avery

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. 

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Billy Joel

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.

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Peter Frampton

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.

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Robert Lustig

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.  

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David Letterman

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.   

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Jon Robin Baitz

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.

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Renée Fleming

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."

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Joseph Stiglitz

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.

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Robert Osborne

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. 

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Kristen Wiig

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.

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Herb Alpert

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.  

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Kathleen Turner

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.”

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