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Alec Baldwin brings listeners into the lives of artists, policy makers and performers.

  • The Dual Life of SNL's Steve Higgins

    Sep 25, 2018
    Higgins writes for and produces Saturday Night Live. He helps decide who's hired and who's fired. But you probably know him as Jimmy Fallon's announcer and sidekick on the Tonight Show.
  • The Passion of Flynn McGarry

    Sep 11, 2018
    Called the "Justin Bieber of food." On the cover of NYT Mag at age 15. Don't roll your eyes; it's not all wine and roses. Alec talks to McGarry & the director of the new doc, Chef Flynn.
  • The Money Man Behind America's Biggest Concerts

    Aug 28, 2018
    Ron Delsener may be the most successful concert promoter of all time. He's made millions & hangs with the greatest names in music. With Alec, the consummate wheeler-dealer dishes freely.
  • Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, and Rethinking Vietnam

    Jul 3, 2018
    On weaving war stories, and why Ken Burns would never leave PBS for Netflix.  Plus, how to choose a topic when you know it's going to consume 10 years of your life.
  • A Fresh Look at the Death and Life of RFK

    Jun 5, 2018
    Patience, determination, and passion led Dawn Porter to wade through countless hours of archival footage of Robert Kennedy and turn it into a brilliant new documentary.