- Singer-songwriter Steve TyrellSinger-songwriter Steve Tyrell
Tavis: Steve Tyrell is a popular singer who is out now with his latest project. It’s called “I’ll Take Romance.” The disk is a collection of covers from the Great American Songbook featuring artists ranging from Etta James to Linda Ronstadt to Sam Cooke. From the new CD, some of the video now for the [...]
- Actor-writer Ayad AkhtarActor-writer Ayad Akhtar
The actor-writer talks about the real-life experiences that inspired his first novel, American Dervish, relates Islam to Christianity and discusses his challenges as a storyteller to expose new truths that readers would not normally consider.
- Author Judy BlumeAuthor Judy Blume
The award-winning and controversial author discusses book censorship in the Internet age, how she can continue to connect with children as she grows older and what’s next on her agenda.
- Writer Robert DraperWriter Robert Draper
The best-selling author explains the inspiration behind the title of his new book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do, comments on whether the media has an impact on Congress and shares his thoughts on this year’s “freshman class” on Capitol Hill.
- Actor-writer-director Clark GreggActor-writer-director Clark Gregg
The actor-writer-director discusses the development of his character in the much-buzzed-about feature The Avengers and relates his career to that of the NBA’s Jeremy Lin.
- Former NY Gov. George PatakiFormer NY Gov. George Pataki
The former three-term New York governor explains why he decided not to run in the 2012 presidential election, comments on Mitt Romney’s success on Wall Street in the wake of poverty and offers his views on the NY primary.
- Actor Frank LangellaActor Frank Langella
The Oscar nominee and three-time Tony winner discusses his memoir, Dropped Names, why he decided to tell his story through his relations with people and why he’s been particularly selective in the roles he’s chosen throughout his career.
- Actress Annie PottsActress Annie Potts
The Emmy-nominated actress explains how she navigated her career after Designing Women and the influence her Southern and church upbringing had in her decision to take the role in the new comedy-drama GCB.
- Journalist Noam ScheiberJournalist Noam Scheiber
The senior editor of The New Republic reflects on President Obama’s first term, assesses whether the present administration has learned lessons about the economy and discusses his book, The Escape Artist.
- Phil Donahue, Part 2Phil Donahue, Part 2
Turning over his host seat to the dean of the TV talk show genre, Tavis and Dr. Cornel West explain their new text The Rich & the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto.
- Phil Donahue, Part 1Phil Donahue, Part 1
The dean of the TV talk show genre turns the tables and questions Tavis—and Dr. Cornel West—about the new book, The Rich & the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto.
- Actor Guy PearceActor Guy Pearce
The Emmy-winning actor discusses his roles in the upcoming features Lockout and Prometheus and shares how he balances working on blockbuster films and low-budget projects.
- National Iranian American Council founder Trita ParsiNational Iranian American Council founder Trita Parsi
The founder-president of the National Iranian American Council—the largest Iranian American organization in the U.S.—describes his expectations for the upcoming U.S.-Iranian talks.
- Writer David TreuerWriter David Treuer
The college professor-novelist explains his latest text—his first full-length nonfiction work—Rez Life, and how growing up on the margins of a reservation was a metaphor for his life.
- Rep. Xavier BecerraRep. Xavier Becerra
The California Congressman and member of the Budget and Ways and Means committees offers his thoughts on how the deficit discussion will play out on the 2012 campaign trail.