Leonard Lopate Weekend: Office Christmas Party, Fake News, Nia Vardalos & Thomas Kail

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L-R: T.J. Miller as Clay Vanstone, Jason Bateman as Josh Parker in OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY by Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures, and Reliance Entertainment

Directors Will Speck and Josh Gordon join us to talk about the new comedy “Office Christmas Party” starring Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, TJ Miller and Olivia Munn. Journalists Sheera Frenkel and Terrence McCoy discuss their investigations into the rise of fake news, the people behind it, the people who share it and why it went viral. Academy Award-nominated actress and writer Nia Vardalos and Tony Award-winning director Thomas Kail discuss “Tiny Beautiful Things” running at the Public Theater. The play was adapted from the bestselling book by Cheryl Strayed.