Episodes

Episode 25: Gloria Steinem – A conversation with the feminist icon

Jan. 31, 2016

Steinem has been an outspoken champion of women’s rights since the 1970s and has just released her new memoir ‘My Life of The Road’. Her work has been an inspiration to us personally and to a whole generation of women in pop…

Episode 24: Creating Carol with Screenwriter Phyllis Nagy

Jan. 31, 2016

Gorgeous, moving and subtle – ‘Carol’ is a beauti…

Episode 23: Mad as Hell - The Journalism Genre in Hollywood

Jan. 17, 2016

From Citizen Kane, All The Presidents Men, Anchor…

Episode 22: The Star Wars Episode

Jan. 2, 2016

We are thrilled to speak with Roger Christian who…

Episode 21: Creating the Costumes of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Kurt and Bart

Nov. 20, 2015

This weeks guests have created some of the most i…

Episode 20: Listen to Me Marlon

Nov. 20, 2015

Marlon Brando was one of the most acclaimed and i…

Episode 19: ‘The Leftovers’ Carrie Coon & the Science of Good TV

Nov. 6, 2015

Carrie Coon burst onto the scene in 2014 with two remarkable performances in David Fincher’s Gone Girl and HBO’s The Leftovers. We are honored to speak with her! How would you react if 2% of the world’s population suddenly d…

Episode 18: Behind the Scenes of Narcos - Escobar and the Blow Business

Oct. 29, 2015

By 1982, cocaine made up 30% of all Colombian exp…

Episode 17: From Friday Night Lights to Cailtin Jenner - Buzz Bissinger

Oct. 29, 2015

Twenty-five years ago Buzz Bissinger went in sear…

Episode 16: Priyanka Chopra - From Bollywood Superstar to Hollywood Rising Star

Oct. 20, 2015

Guest: Priyanka Chopra This week we interview one of the world’s biggest movie stars. She acts, she sings, she dances, and as an FBI agent in the new ABC drama “Quantico” she kicks some serious butt! Priyanka Chopra, the Bol…

Episode 15: Making the Impossible Possible – The Visual Effects of The Walk

Oct. 20, 2015

Guest: Kevin Baillie Even a death-defying high-wi…

Episode 14: Superagent Sue Mengers & the Groundbreaking Showrunners of TV and their heirs.

Sept. 28, 2015

In the 1970s, there wasn’t a Hollywood agent more…

Episode 13: Spotlight on Boston with Black Mass & The Oscar Race Continues

Sept. 28, 2015

Black Mass, starring Johnny Depp and directed by …

Episode 12: The Pop Culture Confidential Emmy Special

Sept. 11, 2015

Guest: Debra Birnbaum, Variety With the Emmy’s ju…

Episode 11: Project UROK – Destigmatizing mental illness through comedy and community.

Sept. 11, 2015

Guest: Jenny Jaffe Funny, fearless and passionate…

Episode 10: Goodfellas to Forrest Gump - Legendary Casting by Ellen Lewis

Sept. 11, 2015

Guest: Ellen Lewis The iconic performances in Goodfellas, Scent of a Woman, Forrest Gump, The Devil Wears Prada, Wolf of Wall Street and close to 70 other films have one thing in common - renowned casting director Ellen Lewi…

Episode 9: Show Me A Hero

Sept. 11, 2015

Guest: Lisa Belkin Race, community and politics –…

Episode 8: The Geopolitics of Funny - Aasif Mandvi, The Daily Show to The Brink

Aug. 5, 2015

As correspondent on The Daily Show or on HBOs hit…

Episode 7: Summer TV wrap up special and early Oscar gold!

Aug. 5, 2015

It’s the TV season mid-year mark and we round up …

Episode 6: Kevin McEnroe & Our Town

June 11, 2015

Our Town, the critically acclaimed debut novel by…

Episode 5: Groundbreakers & Side Splitters

May 28, 2015

Episode 5: Groundbreakers & Side Splitters by Pop…

Episode 4: The Letterman Late Night Legacy

May 15, 2015

Guests: Mary McNamara & Joe Toplyn After 6,028 ep…

Episode 3: The Art of Game of Thrones and the Swede who conquered television.

May 15, 2015

Guests: Rob Feng & Henrik Bastin Whether it’s fro…

Episode 2: Clinton to Colbert - The Unbreakable Relationship Between Pop Culture and Politics

April 25, 2015

We dive into the intersection of politics and pop…