Here's The Thing: Lorne Michaels

Monday, January 30, 2012

Lorne Michaels is one of the most influential figures in American entertainment. Alec goes to Rockefeller Center to visit Michaels in his office – the same office he’s had since 1975, when he created Saturday Night Live

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Here's The Thing: Joe Berlinger

Monday, January 16, 2012

Alec talks with director Joe Berlinger about his latest film for HBO Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory -- the third film in a series of documentaries about a crime that took place 18 years ago in rural Arkansas.

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Here's The Thing: Erica Jong and Molly Jong-Fast

Monday, January 02, 2012

Alec talks with writer Erica Jong and her daughter Molly Jong-Fast about sex, divorce and the impact on sexuality on young women today.

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Here's The Thing: Stephen Daldry

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Alec sits down with director Stephen Daldry, whose new movie, "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," opens on Christmas Day.

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Here's The Thing: Chris Rock

Monday, December 05, 2011

Chris Rock says he "wanted [his] acting to grow." So what did he do?  He took a job on Broadway. Alec goes backstage with Rock after a matinee of The Mother F**ker With The Hat to hear about what it was like for Rock to be in his first play. Rock says rehearsal was the hardest thing he's ever gone through in his life.

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Here's The Thing: Kris Kardashian Jenner

Monday, November 21, 2011

Alec talks with Kris Kardashian Jenner, the self-described “momager” of the Kardashian clan. Kris explains what it’s like to live and work with her family: “you can’t get more controlling than that.”

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Here's The Thing: Ed Rollins

Monday, November 07, 2011

Alec Baldwin talks with political strategist Ed Rollins.  A boxing phenom as a kid, Rollins went on to work on six presidential campaigns.  He talks to Alec about his recent work with Michele Bachmann, offers new insight into Ronald Reagan’s legacy and shares some of his personal history – of a Democratic bent.

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Here's The Thing: Michael Douglas

Monday, October 24, 2011

Michael Douglas invites host Alec Baldwin into his New York apartment for a compelling conversation about what makes a great director, a smart producer, and why playing the villain is so wonderful.

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

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