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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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Jan 31, 2016

His novels include the much admired Netherland and The Dog, long-listed for the Man Booker Prize. We spoke at the American Irish Historical Society.

Jan 24, 2016

Her website, Man Repeller, offers witty and insightful ideas about fashion, not just as what we wear but as who we are: clothing as a window onto the larger culture. Although who'd want a window made of cotton? The rain would soak through, and you couldn't see out. Metaphors: they only take you so far, but they take her...

Jan 12, 2016

The writer-producers of Law and Order SVU describe the pains and pleasures of shooting in New York - mostly pleasures... no, pains... no, pleasures derived from pains - and make this astute observation: it's not just that an actor shapes a character but that playing a character transforms the actor herself. In this...