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Guest Picks: Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy

Friday, May 15, 2015

The co-stars of the new Broadway production of “Skylight” share a love of Marmite... although slightly disagree on its best vehicle. Find out what else they're fans of!

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Guest Picks: Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, and Beth Malone

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

When it comes to comfort food, two out of three stars of the hit Broadway musical "Fun Home" reach for spaghetti and meatballs! 

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Guest Picks: Anne Enright

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The internationally acclaimed Irish author is a fan of American bands, and early episodes of Cheers! "Shelly Long, say no more," she says.

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Guest Picks: Greg Proops

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Find out what the comedian and self-proclaimed "Smartest Man in the World" is reading, watching, and listening to!

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Guest Picks: Atticus Lish

Monday, May 04, 2015

The 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction winner enjoys the music of Taylor Swift! 

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Guest Picks: Austin Pendleton

Friday, May 01, 2015

The director was on the show to talk about his new staging of "Hamlet." We were glad to see that he's retained his love of milkshakes. 

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Guest Picks: Susan Graham

Thursday, April 30, 2015

We were surprised to learn that the Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano is a fan of classic rock, and sports movies!

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Guest Picks: Eric Bogosian

Friday, April 24, 2015

The actor, playwright, and novelist of Armenian descent spoke to Leonard about his latest book, Operation Nemesis. He also told what he's been watching and listening to lately.

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Guest Picks: Rose Byrne

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The actress is starring in "Adult Beginners." While visiting our studio, she also took a moment to tell us about some of her favorite foods, books, and plays. 

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Guest Picks: Neil deGrasse Tyson

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The astrophysicist joined us for our Please Explain series, gave us a new name for dark matter (Fred), and told us a few of the things he's a fan of that aren't in space!

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Guest Picks: Lesley Manville

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Olivier Award-winning actress is both a fan and friend of Lulu! 

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Guest Picks: Peter Coyote

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The activist/actor discussed the experiences and mentors that informed his career and Zen practice. He also told us he's a fan of country music, welding, and his 1952 Dodge Power Wagon!

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Guest Picks: Kate Mulgrew

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Captain Janeway prefers her chicken and potatoes fried.

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Guest Picks: David Hallberg

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The acclaimed ballet star loves Bjork & saltines! 

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Guest Picks: Candice Bergen

Friday, April 10, 2015

The Murphy Brown star is a fan of rodeo and grilled cheese sandwiches.

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Guest Picks: T.C. Boyle

Friday, April 10, 2015

The novelist just released a new book based on a true story, The Harder They Come. He told us that when he's hungry, he prefers salt-free pistachios and deep-fried dogs' lips.

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Guest Picks: Mary Norris

Monday, April 06, 2015

Mary Norris was on our show April 6, 2015 to talk about her decades at The New Yorker and her new book, Between You & Me. Here are a few of her favorite things!

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Guest Picks: Scott Simon

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The NPR host spoke about his relationship with his mother, and his memoir about her, Unforgettable. Find out what he reads, watches, and listens to below!

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Guest Picks: Melissa Manchester

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Grammy Award-winning performer and songwriter spoke to Leonard about her first studio album in over 10 years, "You Gotta Love the Life." Find out what else she's been up to below!

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Guest Picks: Andy Summers

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The lead guitarist for The Police tells us what he reads and listens to! 

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