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Join guest host Elliott Forrest! Learn how English became the dominant global language. Then, the new novel Ilustrado. Plus, Glee’s Chris Colfer. And, the one and only John Waters!
In Globish: How the English Language Became the World’s Language, Robert McCrum looks at how England became the dominant world power of the nineteenth century and how the United States grew into the military and cultural colossus of the twentieth century.
Miguel Syjuco talks about his award-winning novel Ilustrado.
Fox’s show Glee has been the runaway hit of this television season. We’ll talk to one of the show’s stars, 20-year-old first-time TV actor Chris Colfer.
In Role Models, filmmaker John Waters profiles his favorite personalities—some famous, some unknown—who helped shape his unique worldview.
What is John Waters listening to right now? He let us know when he stopped by for an interview on The Leonard Lopate Show.
Miguel Syjuco stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about his award-winning novel Illustrado, and shared some of his favorite picks with us.
Glee's Chris Colfer is fan of ninjas! Chris tells us his favorite picks after his appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.
Leonard Lopate hosts the conversation New Yorkers turn to each afternoon for insight into contemporary art, theater, and literature, plus expert tips about the ever-important lunchtime topic: food.
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