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Alec Baldwin

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Stacy Keach

Monday, May 27, 2013

When Stacy Keach first pursued a career in acting, he started with Shakespeare, which took him from a festival in Oregon to studying classical theater in England.  

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Elaine Stritch

Monday, May 13, 2013

Elaine Stritch was known recently as Alec Baldwin's mother on TV's "30 Rock." In this extensive conversation from 2013, the two showbiz legends discuss Stritch's seven-decade career.

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Martin Horn

Monday, April 29, 2013

"It was a fascinating career. I am absolutely glad I’m done," says former New York City Commissioner of Correction and Probation, Martin Horn.

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Debbie Reynolds

Monday, April 15, 2013

Debbie Reynolds sits down with Alec to look back on her over six decades in show business and talks about her big break in "Singing in the Rain."

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Thom Yorke

Monday, April 01, 2013

Even after over 25 years in the business, Thom Yorke, Radiohead and Atoms for Peace frontman, admits performing is “either wicked fun or really awful.”  

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Andrew Luck

Monday, March 18, 2013

In 2012, Luck was in his final year at Stanford when he learned he was the top NFL draft pick. He tells Alec, "You try sitting in a lecture after you've been drafted by a team."

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Brian Williams

Monday, March 04, 2013

"No one needs another blowhard yelling at them. No one gives a rat’s patootie about my opinion," the NBC Nightly News anchor tells Alec.

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Patti LuPone

Monday, February 18, 2013

Patti LuPone was only four years old when she realized she belonged on stage. LuPone entertained her audience—even if they were only family members in her Long Island living room.

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Jill Abramson

Monday, February 04, 2013

Some media critics have speculated that this 2013 interview may have been a factor in the former New York Times executive editor's dismissal.

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Lena Dunham

Monday, January 21, 2013

Dunham thought she’d be a “weird Gender and Women’s Studies teacher who occasionally showed movies at film festivals,” and never imagined she’d encounter the success she has.

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Judd Apatow

Monday, January 07, 2013

Filmmaker Judd Apatow thinks each of his movies is "a letter to myself telling me something that I need to know about how to live my life."

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Pushing the Limits

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Guest host John Lithgow raises the curtain on five comic tales, classic and cutting-edge. 

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Alex and Jamie Bernstein

Monday, December 24, 2012

Jamie and Alex Bernstein speak to Alec about their maestro father, Leonard Bernstein. They knew him in the tux and tails, but they also knew him as the dad who loved games.

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Lewis Lapham

Monday, December 10, 2012

Lewis Lapham tells Alec Baldwin about being a rookie reporter at The Examiner and what it was like to go to India with The Beatles.

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Paula Pell

Monday, November 26, 2012

Paula Pell was singing and dancing at a Florida theme park when she got a call from SNL. She moved to New York, and two decades later, Pell became the show’s head writer.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Here's the Thing Marathon

Thursday, November 22, 2012

The Leonard Lopate Show won't be heard today. Instead, WNYC brings you one-hour specials of Alec Baldwin's Here's The Thing. Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at the Leonard Lopate Show! We'll be back tomorrow with an episode of favorite recent interviews.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Here's The Thing Marathon

Thursday, November 22, 2012

The Brian Lehrer Show won't be heard today. Instead, WNYC brings you a selection of Alec Baldwin's Here's The Thing. More information about the Here's The Thing specials here. Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at the BL Show, and we'll see you back on the radio tomorrow!

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Andrew McCarthy

Monday, November 05, 2012

Most people know Andrew McCarthy for his roles in "St. Elmo’s Fire" and "Pretty in Pink" as a member of the Brat Pack, but those movies were only one stop on Andrew McCarthy’s journey.

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Peter Beard and Richard Ruggiero

Monday, October 22, 2012

Photographer Peter Beard has documented the destruction of wildlife in Africa, including the plight of the African Elephant, the very topic of Richard Ruggiero’s doctoral dissertation.  

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Top Five Famous Classical Music Fans

Thursday, October 11, 2012

As tennis player Novak Djokovic faces off against Andy Murray for the Wimbledon trophy today, find out more about his interest in classical music.

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