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Dec 29, 2014

Admired for his work as a judge on "Chopped," chef Marc Murphy has cooked at La Miraville in Paris, Louis XV in Monte Carlo, Le Cirque in New York and at his own Landmarc. Murphy proposes lowering the drinking age to 12. He's got my vote.

Dec 16, 2014

The Tony-winning director of Raisin in the Sun, he was the artistic director of Atlanta's Alliance Theater and has directed at Washington's Arena Stage, Boston's Huntington and Chicago's Goodman. Among his film and TV credits: a remake of Steel Magnolias and a musical built on the work of Tupac Skakur. I'm...

Dec 6, 2014

The lawyer and historian speaks movingly about her late friend Christopher Hitchens in a  segment recorded just one day after his death on 12/15/11.

Nov 28, 2014

He is a Harvard law professor, known both for his legal work and his staunch defense of Israel. Among his clients - Leona Helmsley, Mike Tyson, Michael Milken, Claus von Bulow, O.J. Simpson. We met last summer at a gamelan concert, that old Indonesian meet-cute.

Nov 15, 2014

Although regularly matched against bigger players, including Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem Abdul-Jabaar, the Celtics great won championships, MVP awards and in 1991 was inducted into the basketball hall of fame.