Guest Picks: Tony Walker

Friday, January 04, 2013

Tony Walker, one of the 14 subjects of the "7 Up" series, and filmmaker Michael Apted (Melissa Eagan)

Tony Walker, one of the people who's the subject of Michael Apted's 7 Up series, was on the Lopate Show to discuss "56 Up," the 7th installment of the project. Apted has been following 14 men and women since the age of 7, checking in with them every 7 years. Tony is now a cab driver in London and he told us what he's been reading and listening to -- and his favorite comfort food, which is a classic.

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

          The Little Prince, a James Dean biography


What are you listening to right now?

          Speeches by JFK and Martin Luther King


What’s the last great book you read?

           The Life and Times of Joe Meek (music producer)


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

           Learning great speeches from great men


What’s your favorite comfort food?

           Fish and chips


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