Monday, August 15, 2005

Sean Wilsey

McSweeney's editor at large and general literary guy Sean Wilsey visits to talk about his book Oh the Glory of It All.

Thursday, August 11, 2005

Chris Mooney and Alain Silver

What's behind all of the misinformationand nonsense going on about evolution, stem cells, missile defense, global warming? Journalist Chris Mooney, author of The Republican War on Science, elucidates.

then, author and producer Alain Silver talks about samurai films.

Saturday, August 6, 2005

John Pierson and Steve James

Indie film kingmaker John Pierson and filmmaker Steve James (Stevie, Hoop Dreams) visit the show to talk about James' latest film, Reel Paradise. In this film James follows Pierson and family as they live in Fiji and operate an old theater, bringing free independent film screenings to the Fijians.

Friday, August 5, 2005

Peter Whybrow and Amy Taubin

Peter Whybrow on his book "American Mania: When More Is Not Enough;" and
Amy Taubin, writer for Film Comment, on director Wong Kar-Wai's new film, 2046.


Recommended films etc.:
THE CONFORMIST, Bernardo Bertolucci's visually-stunning political thriller starring Jean-Louis Trintignant in the title role as a Fascist assassin, now at Film Forum through Thursday, August 11, in a new 35mm print of the original European version. For more information, links and showtimes, visit .