15 Minutes, Six Episodes In: So far, & what's to come
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Six episodes in, here's what's happened so far (with links to listen below) and what's to come:
Episode 1: John Hodgman discusses varietals of fame, the pleasures of having nice things about you said to you, and other perks.
Episode 2: Tim Lockfeld posits his importance in World Cultural History and in the life of Sharon Stone.
Episode 3: Mark Berger (aka Dad) recalls meeting Muhammad Ali in the bathroom of Jack's Oyster Bar in Albany in '68.
Episode 4: Case Hudson tells a story of his father, artist Robert Hudson being surprised and charmed by his fame in Far-flung places.
Episode 5: Poker legend Annie Duke talks about walking away from the pursuit of celebrity, and of how fame helped and hindered her in getting to where she wanted to be.
Episode 6: The Feminist Psychiatrist Lois Parkison grills me: why fame? and discusses her new blog and the risks of being a public person as a shrink.
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In the coming weeks, tune in for various fascinating and fabulous but un-famous people, as well as . . .
- Carrie Bradley-Nieves (The Breeders, Ed's Redeeming Qualities, Hundred Watt Smile, The Great Auk. . . ),
- Monte Belmonte (radio host, community activist, mensch, WRSI)
- Matthew Latkiewicz (Lady Killigrew Cafe founder, author, Tru network's You Can Do Better - debutting in August! - TV host/creator),
- Penny Lane (documentary filmmaker)
- Tom Poppalardo (artist, musician, and then some)
- Karl Soehnlein, author of The Wold of
- Daniel Oppenheimer (author, "Exit Right")
- Daphne Gottlieb (poet/performer)
- Jessica Abel (graphic novelist, podcaster, mentor, guru . . . )
- Hearty White (soothsayer, sensei, humorist, and radio idol/icon host of Miracle Nutrition on WFMU)
- Sara Jaffee (retired rock god, current stellar novelist)
- Eugene Mirman (comedian, actor - Bob's Burgers et al)!
THANKS FOR LISTENING!
I couldn't be doing any of this without the amazing engineering and editing of Ed Patenaude, but he seems to like to fly under the radar, so I'll put it down here in little letters. THANKS ED!