- Cartoonist Scott AdamsCartoonist Scott Adams
Adams explains the backstory of his Dilbert character and of his text, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big.
- Actor Dennis HaysbertActor Dennis Haysbert
Haysbert shares lessons learned from his participation as host of a moving documentary miniseries that explores the Civil War.
- Jazz vocalist Al JarreauJazz vocalist Al Jarreau
One of the most innovative vocalists in the music world, Jarreau gives an update on his recent projects.
- Writer Anne LamottWriter Anne Lamott
The inspirational writer delves into how to find meaning and peace in these loud and frantic times.
- Tower of Power’s Stephen “Doc” Kupka & Emilio CastilloTower of Power’s Stephen “Doc” Kupka & Emilio Castillo
Sax players, composers and founding members of the R&B-based Tower of Power band, Kupka and Castillo talk about their 40+ years in the music business.
- Veteran comedian George WallaceVeteran comedian George Wallace
A humorist who’s entertained audiences for more than three decades, Wallace describes his latest project, the book Laff It Off!
- Actress Mary SteenburgenActress Mary Steenburgen
The stage, screen and television star discusses her role in the new film comedy, Last Vegas.
- Producer-director J.J. AbramsProducer-director J.J. Abrams
The Emmy winner offers a peek inside his latest creation, the provocative interactive novel, S.
- Filmmaker William FriedkinFilmmaker William Friedkin
Friedkin, a maverick of American cinema and the creative force behind many iconic, award-winning films, reflects on his extraordinary life and career.
- Best-selling author T.C. BoyleBest-selling author T.C. Boyle
Known as a master of short fiction, the award-winning author talks about his new collection, T.C. Boyle Stories II.
- Barnard College president Debora L. SparBarnard College president Debora L. Spar
A leading figure in business academics, Spar uses new research to examine the complex challenges facing today’s women.
- Political journalist John NicholsPolitical journalist John Nichols
The pioneering political blogger unpacks Dollarocracy, the text in which he looks at how unbridled campaign spending defines U.S. politics.
- L.A. Philharmonic conductor laureate Esa-Pekka SalonenL.A. Philharmonic conductor laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen
Salonen reflects on his illustrious career and shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall.
- Jazz musician Herb AlpertJazz musician Herb Alpert
The prolific musician, whose recordings (both with the Tijuana Brass and as a solo artist) have sold over 72 million copies, reflects on his 50+ years in the music business.
- “The Nation” poverty correspondent Greg Kaufmann“The Nation” poverty correspondent Greg Kaufmann
Called “one of the most consistent voices on poverty in America,” Kaufmann weighs in on hunger, politics and policy.