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May 22, 2016 - Argo revealed, an ideal location, rereading the classics, cessation of mutilation, and the king of comedy.

Argo Revealed

Joining us is Robert Anders, a Foreign Service Officer who was hiding in Iran during the 1979 hostage crisis, and escaped with the help of the CIA.His odyssey in Tehran became the basis for the Academy Award winning movie Argo. We'll find out just how similar his experience was to that portrayed in the movie.

Location, Location, Location!

Paul Kostick is a location scout for television, movies and commercials. And, unlike other strangers, when he comes knocking, people are usually thrilled! Tune in to learn what makes an ideal location! 

Practical ClassicsRereading the Classics

In his book, Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched since High School, author Kevin Smokler guides us through books commonly assigned in high school English class. Kevin joins us to explain which books make the list and why they're worth picking up again now that we've "matured"!


However Long the NightCessation of Mutilation

Molly Melching has lived and worked in Senegal for almost 40 years, and she is the founder of Tostan, an educational organization that has had remarkable success in empowering African women and challenging a brutal tradition. Molly's story is chronicled in However Long the Night, by Aimee Molloy. Molly joins us to describe her journey of refusing to accept the violent status quo.

 

Carl Reiner

The King of Comedy

This week we Shoot the Breeze about our interview with comedy legend Carl Reiner. At 91 years young, Carl is going strong and enjoys nightly antics with his best friend Mel Brooks!


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