Interviews

Interview with Bryan Bishop, Podcast Host and Sidekick on The Adam Carolla Show

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Interview with Bryan Bishop, Podcast Host and Sidekick on The Adam Carolla Show

Bryan Bishop, affectionately nicknamed Bald Bryan, is the on-air sound effects guy/co-host/comedic foil on The Adam Carolla Show, a wildly popular daily podcast. In May 2011, the show became the Guiness Book of World Records holder for the most downloaded podcast ever, amassing 59,574,843 unique downloads between March 2009 and March 2011. Bishop and his effects often serve as a quick-witted comedic undercut for Carolla’s acerbic take on current events. Before becoming an on-air talent, Bishop worked his way through various phone...

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Interview with Gillian McCain, Co-Author of Please Kill Me: An Uncensored Oral History of Punk

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Interview with Gillian McCain, Co-Author of Please Kill Me: An Uncensored Oral History of Punk

Gillian McCain has had a colorful career, to say the least. She currently serves as the president of the Board of Directors of The Poetry Project in New York City. She has curated an exhibition of found photography. But she is best known as the co-author, along with Punk Magazine founder Legs McNeil, of the seminal cult smash Please Kill Me: An Uncensored Oral History of Punk. The book traces punk music from its primordial form in Andy Warhol’s late 1960s Factory scene through to its eventual commercialization in the 1980s. The book is...

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An Interview with Jeff Pearlman, Author of Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton

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An Interview with Jeff Pearlman, Author of Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton

Jeff Pearlman is a former Sports Illustrated staff writer who has written five wildly entertaining (and frequently controversial) books about colorful athletes and teams, including biographies of Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds, and investigative histories of both the 1986 Mets and 1990s Dallas Cowboys dynasty. His insistence on slipping behind the popular mythology of star athletes has made his books required reading for sports fans. His latest book, Sweetness: the Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton, a biography of legendary Chicago Bears running...

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An Interview with David Talbot Pt. 2, Salon.com Founder and Author of Brothers: the Hidden History of the Kennedy Years

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An Interview with David Talbot Pt. 2, Salon.com Founder and Author of Brothers: the Hidden History of the Kennedy Years

To read part one of the interview, click here. In a way, your book will serve as the last statement for a lot of these men. What was it like for you asking them these questions? You essentially knew you were offering these men their final word on the assassination. In some cases it was a very emotional interview for both of us. These men, I think, had also covered up the crime for a long time, emotionally and politically. They had decided to get on with their careers and not confront this terrible, obviously dark moment in their lives. Many of...

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An Interview with David Talbot Pt. 1, Salon.com Founder and Author of Brothers: the Hidden History of the Kennedy Years

Posted by on Oct 24, 2011 in Interviews | 0 comments

An Interview with David Talbot Pt. 1, Salon.com Founder and Author of Brothers: the Hidden History of the Kennedy Years

In 1995, David Talbot jumped ship from traditional print publications into the then-uncharted waters of the web. The result: Salon.com.  Salon was an intelligent online tabloid that frequently tangled in culture and politics, quickly becoming a bastion of quality journalism in the early Wild West hinterland of internet reporting. However, he left his post as editor-in-chief and CEO of Salon in 2005 to pursue a passion project: a book examining the Kennedy assassination through the eyes (and the investigation) of his pugnacious Attorney...

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