Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Diana Preston

Historian Diana Preston discusses the Manhattan Project and the people involved in it, amongst other topics. Her latest book is Before The Fallout : From Marie Curie to Hiroshima.

Monday, July 18, 2005

Abbott Gleason and T.C. Boyle

Abbott Gleason, Professor of History at Brown University, talk about On Nineteen Eighty-Four: Orwell and Our Future
author T.C. Boyle on Kinsey

Monday, July 11, 2005

Roberta Bayley and David Godlis; Les Blank

Photographers David Godlis and Roberta Bayley talk about the early days of CBGB. A show of their work (and others') is up at CBGB Gallery 313 and the book, CBGB and OMFUG : Thirty Years from the Home of Underground Rock.
In the second half hour, director Les Blank discusses his classic film BURDEN OF DREAMS, which documents the making of Werner Herzog's film Fitzcarraldo.