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Guest Picks: Wim Wenders

Friday, August 28, 2015

We spoke to famed director Wim Wenders about his 40 year retrospective. He told us about a few of his favorite books, music, and food. Check it out!

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Guest Picks: Cara Nicoletti

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Cara Nicoletti came by the show to talk about her new book Voracious. She also told us about some of the books, and food, that she hungers for. 

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Recipe: 'The Little Friend' Peppermint Stick Ice Cream

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Cara Nicoletti's recipe for Peppermint Stick Ice Cream, from the book The Little Friend.

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Recipe: 'The Silence Of The Lambs' Crostini with Fava Bean and Chicken Liver Mousses

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A recipe by Cara Nicoletti based on the book The Silence of the Lambs

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Recipe: 'Little House in the Big Woods' Breakfast Sausage

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Like Ma Wilder’s, this version uses only salt, sage, and loads of black pepper, but it also includes a healthy dose of good maple syrup, which makes all the difference in the world.

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Recipe: 'Down And Out In Paris And London' Rib-Eye Steak

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Cara Nicoletti's classic rib-eye, taken from an Orwell classic. 

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Guest Picks: Jake Johnson and Joe Swanberg

Monday, August 24, 2015

On August 20, director Joe Swanberg and actor Jake Johnson were on the show to discuss the new film they wrote together, “Digging for Fire.” They also treated us to guest picks!

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Tribute: Julian Bond

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The key figure in the Civil Rights Movement served as a leader of S.N.C.C., president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, and chairman of the N.A.A.C.P. He died at the age of 75.

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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Randy Blythe, Al Roker, and Patrick Stewart!

Friday, August 14, 2015

Randy Blythe talks about getting jailed in Prague. Al Roker on a devastating storm in Texas. And Patrick Stewart's new TV show!

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Guest Picks: Al Roker

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Al Roker is vying for a spot on the A-Team.

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Guest Picks: Felicia Day

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Actress Felicia Day is into Tiny Houses, but just the eponymous tv show. 

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Tribute: Frank Gifford

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

In 2008, Frank Gifford came by the studio to talk about his career as a player for the New York Giants, his life as a sportscaster, and his book about the 1958 NFL Championship game.

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Guest Picks: Brian Regan

Monday, August 10, 2015

Comedian Brian Regan can't get enough of Chef Boyardee.

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Guest Picks: Salma Hayek

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Salma Hayek came on the show today talk about her new animated film "Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet." She told us about some of music and books that inspire her. Check it out!

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Guest Picks: Eleni Mandell

Monday, August 03, 2015

Singer/songwriter Eleni Mandell performed selections from her latest album, “Dark Lights Up” live in our studio. Check out some of her favorite films, music, and food! 

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Tribute: Theodore Bikel

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The Austrian-born actor created the role of Captain von Trapp on Broadway, and helped found the Newport Folk Festival. He died at the age of 91.

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Guest Picks: Cobie Smulders and Kris Swanberg

Friday, July 24, 2015

Cobie Smulders is starring in the new movie "Unexpected," which Kris Swanberg directed. Go figure... they both spend a lot of time catching up with their favorite podcasts! 

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Guest Picks: Jerome "Little Anthony" Gourdine

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Jerome Anthony Gourdine came on the show to discuss his storied music career. He told us about some of his musical inspirations. 

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Guest Picks: Penn Jillette

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Penn Jillette joined us to talk about coming back to Broadway with his partner Teller. He also let us in on some of his favorite music, TV shows, and foods.

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Tribute: E.L. Doctorow

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The author made the past come alive through novels like Ragtime and The Book of Daniel. Listen to some of his classic WNYC appearances here. 

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