Guest Picks: Chris Hayes

Chris Hayes in the WNYC studios

MSNBC host Chris Hayes was on the Lopate Show to explain why Americans are more skeptical of our national institutions than ever. He also told us what his favorite comfort food is -- it sounds so good, it might be ours now, too!

What have you read or seen lately (book, play, film, etc.) that moved or surprised you?

        Loved "Venus in Fur" on Broadway


What are you listening to right now?

        Alabama Shakes


What’s the last great book you read?

        Why Nations Fail - Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson


What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

         Basketball – love, love, love

What’s your favorite comfort food?      

         Manicotti, fresh mozzarella, broccoli di rabe