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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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May 28, 2017

Some people who've profoundly affected our cultural life are esteemed by their colleagues but little known to us civilians. Actor Michael Urie, admired by both groups, speaks movingly about one of them, James Houghton, Founder of the Signature Theater. Plus music from Patrick Farrell. A conversation in conjunction with...

May 14, 2017

Much admired for her novels, essays, and poems, she currently lectures in psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical Center. During our conversation at the Brooklyn Historical Society, she spoke abut "the Invisible College," the mind-body problem, and her love of Virginia Woolf, despite Woolf's lamentable ignorance of...

May 7, 2017

Rabbi Ellen Lippmann and Muslim activist Debbie Almontaser are united by their work for social justice and their affection for Kahlil Gibran. "You can't really tell if he's writing from a Christian perspective, a Muslim perspective, a Jewish perspective," says Debbie. "It's just so universal." A conversation about...