Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The acclaimed actress died Tuesday at the age of 89. When she spoke with Leonard Lopate in 2006, she brought her dog Sophie to the studio. She reminisced about her career, her friendship with Katharine Hepburn, idolizing Bette Davis and being "Bogey's wife."
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Throughout his life, Robin Williams electrified the screen with his wit, humor, compassion, and kindness. He was a man that touched America, and will be missed by the world. Help us say goodbye to Robin Williams. Leave a comment with your tribute, or give us a call at 1-877-869-8253.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Brando — “a man who could’ve been an icon but chose to be a character,” in the words of biographer Susan L. Mizruchi — collected four thousand books, promoted Indian and Civil Rights, and refused an Oscar. He also kept acting until he could barely breathe.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The French director and actress talk about their new film, based on Boris Vian's novel of the same name.
Friday, July 11, 2014
The film's director and stars on how you can’t escape yourself, no matter how far you travel.
Friday, July 11, 2014
A conversation about ‘Boyhood’ with director Richard Linklater and star Ellar Coltrane, who grew from 6 to 18 over the course of filming. “It felt like the biggest decision I’d ever made, artistically,” Linklater said.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Actress Swoosie Kurtz looks back on her life and career. Her new memoir, Part Swan, Part Goose is a combination of personal misadventure and showbiz lore. She candidly reflects on the right choices that empowered her, the wrong choices that enlightened her, and her experience caring for an aging parent.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Andy Borowitz fills in for Leonard Lopate. On today’s show: we’ll find out what happens to the children’s brains when they’re exposed to pesticides. Anna Chlumsky talks about her role on the HBO show, “Veep.” Isla Morley discusses her new novel, Above. And this week’s Please Explain is about dreams and nightmares.
Friday, March 07, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Margulies talks about the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of his play “Dinner with Friends.” He’s joined by Darren Pettie and Jeremy Shamos, who star in it. “Dinner with Friends” is playing at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre.
Monday, March 03, 2014
Noah Emmerich talks about his role as FBI agent Stan Beeman in the television series “The Americans,” about Soviet spies in the United States during the Reagan administration.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Debra Messing and Brian F. O’Byrne talk about their roles in John Patrick Shanley’s play “Outside Mullingar.” They play Anthony and Rosemary, two introverted misfits. Anthony has spent his entire life on a cattle farm in rural Ireland, which suits him well because he’s painfully shy. His neighbor Rosemary is determined to have him but is watching the years slip away. “Outside Mullingar” is playing at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.