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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Buckwheat Pancakes with Sliced Peaches and Cardamom Cream Syrup

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Melissa Clark makes these pancakes all year round, so she says don’t wait for peach season!

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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Pan-Roasted Radish and Anchovy Crostini

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Melissa Clark says, "The anchovy sauce is absolutely amazing on nearly everything, so even if you hate radishes, try making the sauce at least once."

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Tribute: Michael Blake

Friday, May 15, 2015

Michael Blake spent several years living out of his car and on friends' couches while writing a novel that was unsuccessful, until it became a film starring his friend Kevin Costner. 

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Tribute: Jim Wright

Friday, May 15, 2015

Texas Democrat Jim Wright, the former House Speaker, rose to power in what Ralph Nader called “the most important congressional [leadership] election in the last 30 years.” 

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Guest Picks: Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy

Friday, May 15, 2015

The co-stars of the new Broadway production of “Skylight” share a love of Marmite... although slightly disagree on its best vehicle. Find out what else they're fans of!

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Guest Picks: Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, and Beth Malone

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

When it comes to comfort food, two out of three stars of the hit Broadway musical "Fun Home" reach for spaghetti and meatballs! 

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Guest Picks: Anne Enright

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The internationally acclaimed Irish author is a fan of American bands, and early episodes of Cheers! "Shelly Long, say no more," she says.

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Video: "It's All In the Books, You Know?" Getting to Know Karl Ove Knausgaard

Monday, May 11, 2015

Karl Ove Knausgaard on the music he loves, his inability to paint, the Scandinavian authors to watch out for, and the exact number of coffee cups he keeps his writing desk.

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Tribute: Ruth Rendell

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The world of carefully plotted mystery novels has lost another key practitioner of the genre: Baroness Rendell of Babergh, otherwise known as Ruth Rendell died at age 85. 

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Guest Picks: Greg Proops

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Find out what the comedian and self-proclaimed "Smartest Man in the World" is reading, watching, and listening to!

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Guest Picks: Atticus Lish

Monday, May 04, 2015

The 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction winner enjoys the music of Taylor Swift! 

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Guest Picks: Austin Pendleton

Friday, May 01, 2015

The director was on the show to talk about his new staging of "Hamlet." We were glad to see that he's retained his love of milkshakes. 

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Guest Picks: Susan Graham

Thursday, April 30, 2015

We were surprised to learn that the Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano is a fan of classic rock, and sports movies!

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Recipe: Charlie Palmer's Porchetta

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Charlie Palmer's Porchetta from Charlie Palmer's American Fare

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Recipe: Charlie Palmer's Pear Tarte Tatin

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Charlie Palmer's Pear Tarte Tatin from Charlie Palmer's American Fare

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Recipe: Charlie Palmer's Reed Bruschetta

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Charlie Palmer's Reed's Bruschetta from Charlie Palmer's American Fare

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Tribute: Richard Corliss

Friday, April 24, 2015

Richard Corliss was TIME magazine’s longest-serving movie critic -- for 35 years.

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Guest Picks: Eric Bogosian

Friday, April 24, 2015

The actor, playwright, and novelist of Armenian descent spoke to Leonard about his latest book, Operation Nemesis. He also told what he's been watching and listening to lately.

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Guest Picks: Rose Byrne

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The actress is starring in "Adult Beginners." While visiting our studio, she also took a moment to tell us about some of her favorite foods, books, and plays. 

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Guest Picks: Neil deGrasse Tyson

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The astrophysicist joined us for our Please Explain series, gave us a new name for dark matter (Fred), and told us a few of the things he's a fan of that aren't in space!

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