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Guest Picks: Michael Shannon

Friday, July 20, 2012

Michael Shannon was on the Lopate Show to discuss starring in the new adaptation of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" at the SoHo Rep. He also shared his, um,  unusual pairing of comfort foods.

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Guest Picks: Bob Massie

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Activist, environmental leader, and priest Bob Massie was on the Lopate Show to talk about his remarkable life. He also told us what he's reading and listening to these days!

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Guest Picks: Chris Hayes

Friday, July 13, 2012

MSNBC host Chris Hayes was on the Lopate Show to explain why Americans are more skeptical of our national institutions than ever. He also told us what his favorite comfort food is -- it sounds so good, it might be ours now, too!

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Guest Picks: Janet Groth

Friday, July 13, 2012

Janet Groth was on the Lopate Show recently to talk about her 2 decades working at The New Yorker. She also told us that she's fan of popcorn -- as long as it's made her way. Find out what else she's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Stan Greenberg

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Pollster Stan Greenberg was on the Lopate Show, along with political strategist James Carville, to talk about how the middle class is getting squeezed in today's economy. He also told us he's a fan of the TV show "Homeland." Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: James Carville

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Political strategist James Carville was on the Lopate Show, along with pollster Stan Greenberg, to discuss how the middle class is getting squeezed in today's economy. He also told us that he's a fan of the weather. Find out what else James Carville's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Jason Schwartzman

Friday, June 29, 2012

"Moonrise Kingdom"'s Jason Schwartzman shares a few of his favorite movies, books, and foods with us!

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Guest Picks: Dave Hill

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Dave Hill is in love with Chilli from TLC and death metal by Swedish Satanists! Find out what else he likes!

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Guest Picks: Jeff Dupre

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Find out what Jeff Dupre, producer and co-director of "Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present," has been watching, reading, and listening to lately.

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Guest Picks: Matthew Akers

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Filmmaker Matthew Akers, co-director of the documentary "Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present" recommends the documentary "Tchoupitoulas." Find out what else he recommends.

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Guest Picks: Marina Abramovic

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Performance artist Marina Abromovic likes dirty jokes. Find out what else she likes.

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Guest Picks: László Krasznahorkai

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Celebrated Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai was on the Lopate Show recently to discuss a new translation of his novel, Satantango. He also told us what he's been reading, listening to and looking at.

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Guest Picks: Boris Johnson

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

London Mayor Boris Johnson was on the show to talk about his city, and how it's remained a world capital for centuries. He also told us what he does when he's not running London.

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Guest Picks: Buddy Guy

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy was on the Lopate Show recently to talk about his fascinating life and his long career singing and playing the blues. He also told us about singing "Sweet Home Chicago" with Pres. Obama. Find out what else he's listening to!

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Guest Picks: Joan Rivers

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

The one and only Joan Rivers was on the Lopate Show to explain why she hates everything...starting with herself. But she also told us some of the things she likes, including chocolate!

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Guest Picks: Alex Hassle

Friday, June 01, 2012

Alex Hassle was on the Lopate Show recently, along with co-stars Jonathan Pryce and Alan Cox to talk about starring in Harold Pinter's "The Caretaker." He also told us he's a fan of the ukelele. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Alan Cox

Friday, June 01, 2012

Alan Cox was on the Lopate Show recently, along with co-stars Jonathan Pryce and Alex Hassle, to talk about his work in Harold Pinter's "The Caretaker." He also told us what he's been reading recently.

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Guest Picks: Jonathan Pryce

Friday, June 01, 2012

Jonathan Pryce was on the Lopate Show, along with co-stars Alan Cox and Alex Hassle, to talk about starring in Harold Pinter's "The Caretaker." He also told us what he's listening to these days.

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Guest Picks: Crystal Dickinson

Friday, June 01, 2012

Crystal Dickinson was on the Lopate Show recently, along with co-star Jeremy Shamos, to discuss her role in the Broadway play, "Clybourne Park." She also told us what she's been listening to recently.

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Guest Picks: Jeremy Shamos

Friday, June 01, 2012

Jeremy Shamos was on the Lopate Show, along with co-star Crystal Dickinson, to talk about starring in the Broadway play, "Clybourne Park." He also told us he's a fan of Radiolab. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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