Here's The Thing


Bi-weekly podcast

In association with Killer Content

Killer Content is a creative digital incubator, producing Award-winning, multi-platform entertainment and disruptive technologies to support production, marketing and distribution advantages for select creators.


Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin gives the listener unique entrée into the lives of artists, policy makers and performers.

Alec sidesteps the predictable by taking listeners inside the dressing rooms, apartments, and offices of people such as comedian Chris Rock, political strategist Ed Rollins and Oscar winner Michael Douglas. Alec pursues great conversations in unexpected places to find out what motivates his guests, how they feel about what they do and what keeps them up at night. Here’s The Thing: Listen to what happens when a man you think you know surprises you.

Here's the Thing has its roots in public radio. In 2009, Alec joined with producers Lu Olkowski, Trey Kay, Kathie Russo, and Emily Botein to find fresh ways to engage in conversation on the radio. The group developed the idea of a new show that at its heart would look at what makes interesting people tick and create a platform for new and emerging ideas to be presented.

Here's the Thing: Listen to what happens when someone who's used to being the guest finds himself in chair of the host.

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Show Staff

  • Alec Baldwin - Host, Here's The Thing

    Alec Baldwin is a graduate of New York University (BFA-Tisch, 94) and was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from NYU in 2010.

  • Kathie Russo - Producer, Here's The Thing

  • Emily Botein - Executive Producer, Content Development and Production