Wednesday, May 07, 2014
We talk with co-stars Zach Braff and Marin Mazzie about the musical Bullets Over Broadway, based on the 1994 Woody Allen film of the same name. The two join us to talk about the early 20th century songs that make up the score -- and we get a few details about Zach Braff's upcoming film "Wish I Was Here."
Friday, April 04, 2014
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
Almost 30 years after it opened, "Les Miserables" is back on Broadway, and it comes in the middle of a packed and eclectic musical season. Here are picks from two top critics.
Friday, February 07, 2014
As the controversy around Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow continues, it's hard to determine the facts in any particular case of sexual assault. What we know for certain is that many cases of sexual abuse go unreported and un-prosecuted. Sasha Weiss, an editor at NewYorker.com, and Dr. Margaret Moon, Assistant Professor in Pediatrics and Clinical Medical Ethics at Johns Hopkins University discuss what the Farrow-Allen case has to teach us about the boundaries between private life and politics.
Friday, August 02, 2013
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon are joined by special guest Todd Purdum, contributing editor for Vanity Fair and senior writer at Politico. They discuss the Bradley Manning verdict and the latest news about Edward Snowden and the NSA. Then, they discuss how the Justice Department plans to regain its oversight of Texas election law after the Supreme Court’s June ruling on the Voting Rights Act.
Friday, July 28, 2006
Kurt Andersen talks with Woody Allen about Scoop, which reunites the New York filmmaker with Scarlett Johansson and the city of London. Singer and pianist Lisa Germano performs in the studio. And Jack Handey, the creator of Saturday Night Live’s “Deep Thoughts,” offers our listeners some sure-fire ideas for paintings.
Saturday, August 11, 2001
Kurt Andersen and filmmaker Woody Allen talk about Allen's new movie The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, set in the 1940s, and our modern-day attraction to the decade's unforgettable music, movies, and history. Allen has averaged a film a year for the last 25 years, winning Oscars for his writing and directing ...
Saturday, August 11, 2001
Kurt Andersen and filmmaker Woody Allen talk about the indelible impact of the 1940s on American art and culture. Our cover story takes us back to the era of fast-talking dames, the Zoot Suit riots, and the artistic life in Japanese internment camps. We also visit Jacob Lawrence's powerful paintings ...