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In this new kind of interview show, Randy Cohen talks to guests about a person, a place, and a thing they feel strongly about. The result: some great talkers tell stories they never have before. Visit

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Mar 28, 2015

Lev Grossman is a journalist, a book for Time, and a novelist, best known for The Magicians series which he calls "Harry Potter for adults."  We spoke at the Brooklyn Historical Society.

Mar 14, 2015

The splendid actor Kathleen Chalfant is perhaps best known for her work in Wit and Angels in America. She has recurring roles in The Affair, The Americans, and House of Cards.  We spoke at the National Black Theater, an event produced with Epic Theater Ensemble.

Mar 2, 2015

In 1985, he became the youngest world chess champion in history at the age of 5. OK, he was 22, and it was an extraordinary achievement.  He subsequently emerget an an anti-putin activist and now heads the New York-based Human Rights Foundation. A conversation on computers, chess, secret codes, and Russian foreign...