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Tribute: Steve Post

Monday, August 04, 2014

Former WNYC host and world-class curmudgeon Steve Post died Sunday, August 3, at age 70. His program "Morning Music” ran for two decades. He left the station in 2001, but returned to host a weekly program called “The No Show.” Post was known for his pointed asides on everything from politics to station management. Leonard spoke with Steve Post on the Leonard Lopate Show in 2008 and in 1995.

Steve Post and John Schaefer talk with Leonard Lopate about their time at WNYC in March 2008

  

Steve Post and Leonard Lopate Talk about a New York Times article about Post in August 1995

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Guest Picks: Stephen Adly Guirgis

Friday, August 01, 2014

Stephen Adly Guirgis was on the show August 1, 2014 to talk about his new play, Between Riverside and Crazy. He's a fan of hip-hop and the Mets. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Stephen McKinley Henderson

Friday, August 01, 2014

Stephen McKinley Henderson was on the show August 1, 2014 to talk about starring in the play Between Riverside and Crazy. Find out what books and music he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Austin Pendleton

Friday, August 01, 2014

Austin Pendleton was on the show August 1, 2014 to talk about directing Between Riverside and Crazy. He's a fan of milkshakes and tequila. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Tribute: Robert Drew

Friday, August 01, 2014

The pioneer of cinema verite died this week. Listen to him speak with Leonard about his work making documentary films.

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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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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Roasted Eggplant with Basil Green Goddess Dressing

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A quick and easy recipe for this summer's eggplant and fresh herbs. 

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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Tomatoes in Peanut Sauce

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Made with coconut milk, ginger, and Thai basil, and peanuts.

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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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Tribute: Margot Adler

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Reporter Margot Adler’s mellifluous voice has been heard on National Public Radio for 35 years, where she covered everything from budget cuts in education to the arts to Occupy Wall Street. She died yesterday at the age of 68, after battling cancer for three-and-a-half years.In addition to being ...

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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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Tribute: James MacGregor Burns

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

James MacGregor Burns was one of our country’s most important political historians. He won the Pulitzer for his book on Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1970, and spent his life writing about the nature of leadership in general, and the presidency in particular. He died at the age of 95. But you can still hear Leonard’s interview with him from 2003.

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Questions for Akhil Sharma

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The author of Family Life, the Leonard Lopate Show Book Club's June selection, shared some of the books and authors he loves to read again and again.

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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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Tribute: Lorin Maazel

Monday, July 14, 2014

The internationally renowned Lorin Maazel started at the podium quite young: he had been invited by Arturo Toscanini to conduct the NBC Symphony at the age of seven, and by 15, was leading several of the most important American orchestras. During his career, he conducted over 150 orchestras (including the New York Philharmonic and the Cleveland Orchestra), and at least 5,000 opera and concert performances. He died at the age of 84 in Virginia, where he had been rehearsing the annual Castleton Festival, which he had founded. You can hear his interview with Leonard from 2009 about his rich, musical career.

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Tribute: Charlie Haden

Monday, July 14, 2014

Time magazine described Charlie Haden as "one of the most restless, gifted and intrepid players in all of jazz." The multiple Grammy-winning bassist was a member of the revolutionary Ornette Coleman Quartet, and he continued to push the boundaries of jazz for over 5 decades. He contracted polio at the age of 15, and in 2010 developed post-polio syndrome. He was on the Leonard Lopate Show in 2004, when his album “Land of the Sun” had been released. 

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