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Guest Picks: Doug Green

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Award-winning Western musician Doug Green (a.k.a Ranger Doug) was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently, along with Vince Gill, to talk about their Western Swing band called The Time Jumpers. He told us that he's a fan of the Detroit Tigers. Find out what else Doug Green's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Vince Gill

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Country music star Vince Gill was on the Leonard Lopate Show -- along with Doug Green -- to talk about their Western Swing band, The Time Jumpers. The Nashville-based musician also told us about his favorite New York comfort food. Find out what else Vince Gill's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Phillip Lopate

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Leonard's brother Phillip Lopate was on the show recently to talk about his two latest books -- one is a collection of personal essays and the other is advice on writing and teaching. He also revealed his love of "Friday Night Lights."

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Guest Picks: Chris Terrio

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Chris Terrio was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about his Oscar-nominated screenplay for the film "Argo." He also told us what he's been reading, watching and listening to. Find out what Chris Terrio's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Bill and Judith Moyers

Monday, February 11, 2013

Bill Moyers and his wife Judith Moyers were on the Lopate Show with their son William C. Moyers to talk about confronting and treating William's addictions to drugs and alcohol and William's new book Now What? An Insider’s Guide to Addiction and Recovery. He shared a few of his favorite things with us.

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Guest Picks: William Cope Moyers

Monday, February 11, 2013

William C. Moyers came by with his parents, journalist Bill Moyers and Judith Moyers, to talk about confronting and treating William's addictions to drugs and alcohol. He's the author of the book Now What? An Insider’s Guide to Addiction and Recovery. He shared a few of his favorite things with us.

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Guest Picks: Lulu

Monday, February 11, 2013

British pop icon Lulu was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about her career; her hits, including "To Sir With Love" and "Shout;" and making her US debut. She also shared what she's been listening to recently.

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Guest Picks: Ciaran Hinds

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Ciaran Hinds was on the Lopate Show on February 7, 2013, with Benjamin Walker, to talk about their roles in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." He shares his guest picks with us.

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Guest Picks: Benjamin Walker

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Benjamin Walker was on the Lopate Show on February 7, 2013, with Ciaran Hinds, to talk about their roles in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." He shares his guest picks with us.

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Guest Picks: Tommy Mottola

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Music executive Tommy Mottola was here on February 7 to talk about his memoir, Hit Maker. He shares some of his music favorites.  Find out what he's listening to!

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Guest Picks: Michelle Rhee

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Education advocate Michelle Rhee was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about her experience as former chancellor of Washington, DC's public schools. She also told us what she's been reading and listening to these days!

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Guest Picks: Fisher Stevens

Friday, February 01, 2013

Fisher Stevens was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about directing Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, and Alan Arkin in "Stand Up Guys." He also told us what his favorite comfort food is. Should we be surprised it's popcorn?

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Guest Picks: America Ferrera

Friday, February 01, 2013

America Ferrera was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about starring in the off-Broadway play, "Bethany." We also asked her what she's been reading and listening to recently.

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Guest Picks: Alex Gibney

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Filmmaker Alex Gibney was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about his latest film, "Mea Maxima Culpa." He also told us what he's been reading and watching -- and his rather fishy favorite comfort food!

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Guest Picks: Dave Barry

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Dave Barry was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about his latest novel, Insane City, about a destination wedding that goes totally and hilariously awry. He also told us what he's been listening to recently, thanks to his daughter. Find out what else he's been reading, watching and eating!

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Guest Picks: Eddie Huang

Monday, January 28, 2013

Eddie Huang, the chef and co-owner of Baohaus and one of the food world's more colorful characters, was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently. He talked about his memoir, Fresh Off the Boat, and he also told what he's been listening to...and his favorite comfort food. (We have to say, it sounds pretty good.)

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Guest Picks: Mare Winningham

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Mare Winningham was here with her co-star Elizabeth Marvel to talk about the Roundabout Theatre Company’s new Broadway production of William Inge’s play “Picnic.” She shared a few of her favorite things with us.

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Guest Picks: Aaron Neville

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Grammy Award-winning singer Aaron Neville was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about his latest album, "My True Story." He also told us about a few of his favorite things. (His answer to our first question kind of blew us away -- and sounds incredible.) Find out Aaron Neville's fan of!

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Guest Picks: Zoe Perry

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Actor Zoe Perry and her mother Laurie Metcalf were on the Lopate Show recently to talk about playing mother and daughter in the new play, "The Other Place." She also told us about learning to knit and crochet with the help of YouTube. Find out what else Zoey Perry's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Laurie Metcalf

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Actor Laurie Metcalf and her daughter Zoe Perry were on the Lopate Show recently to discuss playing mother and daughter in the new play, "The Other Place." Laurie also told us what she's been reading and listening to recently. Find out what she's a fan of!

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