Russian Journalist Oleg Kashin On Putin And A Boycott of Sochi Olympics
An inside look at contemporary Russian politics.
Steve Hindy in Conversation with Sebastian Junger
War Correspondents at the Brooklyn Brewery Speaker Series
The renowned author, journalist, and documentarian discusses his career in combat zones, the loss of Tim Hethernigton, and the start of RISC.
From Aspiring Nun to Fiction Writer
National Book Award finalist Patricia Henley talks about her writing career.
“You’re Writing a Fucking Memoir”: Daniel Smith on his New Book “Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety”
The author talks about writing in the confessional mode.
Nicolle Wallace Talks Bush, Palin, and Re-imagining the White House
An interview with author, commentator, and former communications director for the Bush Administration.
On the Ground in Bamako: What’s next for Mali?
Anthropologist Bruce Whitehouse discusses the coup from an insider perspective.
Finding His Way: Jacob Slichter of Semisonic (Part II)
Semisonic’s drummer on aging, marketing, and collaborating with Carole King.
Finding His Way: Jacob Slichter of Semisonic (Part I)
How Semisonic’s drummer dealt with being in a famous band.
In Conversation with Joan Acocella
The New Yorker’s dance and book critic, Joan Acocella, talks about writing, editing, and the political constraints of criticism.
The Man Who Stood Up to Bob Knight
Author Murray Sperber on the problems with the NCAA, the decline of the public university, and memories of Allen Ginsberg.
From the Assassination of Sadat to the Birth of Brooklyn’s Empire
Steve Hindy talks about his time as an AP War Correspondent in Egypt, his run-in with the mob, and the creation of the Brooklyn Brewery.