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Guest Picks: Tracie Thoms

Friday, December 05, 2014

Tracie Thoms and John Hawkes joined us to talk about their new play, "Lost Lake." Tracie is a fan of Alice Smith and The Walking Dead. Find out what else she's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: John Hawkes

Friday, December 05, 2014

John Hawkes and Tracie Thoms talked to us about their new play, Lost Lake. John told us that he is a fan of Carole King and Tom Drury. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Kara Lynn Joyce

Monday, November 24, 2014

Kara Lynn Joyce was on the show on November 24, 2014 to talk about the documentary Touch the Wall. She is a fan of Baseball and Mac and Cheese. Find out what else she's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Christo Brock

Monday, November 24, 2014

Christo Brock was on the show on November 24. 2014 to discuss his film Touch The Wall. He's a fan of Loretta Lynn and Jared Diamond. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Sara Schaefer

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Sara Schaefer was on the show today, November 6, 2014, to talk about her new WNYC podcast LIES. She's a fan of Taylor Swift and John Green. Find out what else she's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Tony Gilroy

Friday, October 31, 2014

Tony and Dan Gilroy were on the show on October 31 to discuss their film, Nightcrawler. We found out that Tony Gilroy is a fan of Game of Thrones. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Michael Sheen

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Michael Sheen was on the show October 23 to discuss his revival of "Under Milk Wood" at the 92nd Street Y. He is a fan of Murakami and Neil Gaiman. Find out what else he is a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Hossein Amini

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Screenwriter and director Hossein Amini was on the Lopate show with Viggo Mortensen to talk about making the film "The Two Faces of January."

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Guest Picks: Viggo Mortensen

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Actor Viggo Mortensen spoke with Leonard about his role in the new movie "The Two Faces of January."

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Guest Picks: Ned Benson

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Ned Benson, writer and director of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby  was on The Leonard Lopate Show September 11, 2014. He told us that he is a fan of James Salter and the Giants. 

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Guest Picks: Marty Stuart

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Marty Stuart was on the Lopate show August 14, 2014 to talk about his new book of photography, American Ballads. He's a fan of Tony Bennett. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Rivka Galchen

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Rivka Galchen tells us what she's eating, reading, and listening to!

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Guest Picks: Andrew Jewell

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Andrew Jewell, one of the subjects of the film "Rich Hill," was on the show July 30, 2014. He's a fan of Bob Marley. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Tracy Droz Tragos

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Tracy Droz Tragos was on the show July 30, 2014 to discuss her new film "Rich Hill." She's a fan of T.S. Eliot and Dr. Seuss. Find out what else she's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Alex Goldman

Monday, July 28, 2014

The co-host of TLDR tells us what isn't too long for him to read. 

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Guest Picks: PJ Vogt

Monday, July 28, 2014

PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman from TLDR were on the show July 28, 2014 to talk about internet culture and the influence of social media. PJ Vogt is a fan of apocalyptic detective fiction. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Audrey Tautou

Friday, July 18, 2014

French actress Audrey Tautou was on the Lopate Show July 17, 2014, to talk about her role in the movie "Mood Indigo," along with director Michel Gondry.

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Guest Picks: Michel Gondry

Friday, July 18, 2014

French filmmaker Michel Gondry was on the Lopate Show July 17, 2014, to talk about his movie "Mood Indigo," along with Audrey Tautou. He's a fan of the writer Gogol. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Ken Griffey, Sr.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Inspired by a road trip, and listening to James Brown.

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Guest Picks: Lee Grant

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Actress Lee Grant was on the Lopate Show on July 10, 2014, to discuss her life and her memoir, I Said Yes to Everything. She shared a few of her favorite things with us.

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