Episode #62

Rosie O'Donnell

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Monday, March 03, 2014

Rosie’s childhood dream of performing on Broadway alongside Bette Midler never materialized. Instead, at 16 she delivered her first stand-up routine to an appreciative Long Island crowd. She tells Alec that she stole most of her jokes that night.

A decade later, the comedian broke into television as an unbeatable Star Search contestant. A multi-talented actress, author, activist and television personality, “The Queen of Nice,” has embraced motherhood, adopting five children. Whether advocating the rights of gay parents or speaking out on political issues, Rosie O’Donnell has never been afraid to speak her mind.

Comments [8]

Nan from Toronto

Loved this podcast! The banter is fantastic :)

Apr. 22 2015 11:33 AM

Heard this Christmas morning 2014. Thank you Rosie for bringing up 9/11.

Dec. 26 2014 02:06 AM

Its Christmas morning 2014 and i just heard "Here's the Thing" for the first time,,and with Rosie O'Donnell to boot!! OMG what a great interview and show..Totally a giant fan of both of them so glad to hear Alec B interviewing.. he is brilliant..and Rosie... sweet heaven-- THIS is the BEST Christmas ever!!! Alec's closing remarks made me cry and she restored hope in my world on this day... THANKS so very very much!!

Dec. 25 2014 11:56 AM
Vic from United States

I just happened to listen this interview riding in the car Thanksgiving morning...These days, I don't pay much attention to WNYC [I don't trust all of their corporate interests; know what I mean?]
Anyway, when I heard Alec Baldwin's voice, "Here's The Thing", (he's a radio dude) I wanted to hear what was going on with Rosie O'Donnell.
Great interview! & I had a fun drive into The City...

Nov. 28 2014 09:02 AM

Podcast won't download :(

Mar. 05 2014 03:20 PM
Mark Azali

please fix link

Mar. 04 2014 10:29 AM
David from Sydney

The link doesn't work

Mar. 03 2014 09:20 PM

download is broken

Mar. 03 2014 01:44 PM

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