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Host Gary Shapiro brings you interviews with best selling authors of fiction and non-fiction, graphic novelists, actors, photographers, and singer-songwriters discussing their works.

Host Gary Shapiro brings you interviews with best selling authors of fiction and non-fiction, graphic novelists, actors, photographers, and singer-songwriters discussing their works.
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Santa Cruz, CA

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Host Gary Shapiro brings you interviews with best selling authors of fiction and non-fiction, graphic novelists, actors, photographers, and singer-songwriters discussing their works.

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@KUSP

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English

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c/o KUSP 203 8th Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95062 831-476-2800


Episodes

Hilary Reyl and Kate Winkler Dawson

1/22/2018
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This week’s guests are novelist Hilary Reyl, author of Kids Like Us and journalist Kate Winkler Dawson, author of Death In The Air: The True Story Of A Serial Killer, The Great London Fog, And The Strangling Of A City.

Duration: 00:45:45


David Yaffe

1/8/2018
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Journalist David Yaffe discusses his new biography, Reckless Daughter: A Portrait Of Joni Mitchell.

Duration: 00:45:35


Mindy Johnson / Pat Thomas

12/18/2017
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This week’s guests are Mindy Johnson, author of Ink & Paint: The Women Of Walt Disney Animation and Pat Thomas, author of Did It! From Yuppie To Yuppy: Jerry Rubin, An American Revolutionary.

Duration: 00:45:31


Eric Lax

12/11/2017
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Eric Lax discusses his latest book, Start To Finish: Woody Allen and the Art of Moviemaking.

Duration: 00:45:31


Harlow Giles Unger Returns

12/4/2017
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The brilliant historian Harlow Giles Unger returns to discuss his latest book, First Founding Father: Richard Henry Lee and the Call to Independence.

Duration: 00:45:26


Ann Moses’ Groovy Life

11/27/2017
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From 1965 to 1972 Ann Moses was a writer and editor for teen idol magazine Tiger Beat. She covered The Monkees to David Cassidy. She tells her story on this week’s From The Bookshelf!

Duration: 00:45:36


Kent Hartman and Reed Tucker

11/20/2017
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This week Kent Hartman returns to discuss his Wrecking Crew sequel, Goodnight L.A: The Rise & Fall Of Classic Rock. Then Reed Tucker talks about his great new history of comic books, Slugfest: Inside the Epic 50-Year Battle Between Marvel and DC.

Duration: 00:45:33


Scott Eyman

11/13/2017
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Film historian Scott Eyman discusses his new book, Hank & Jim: The Fifty-Year Friendship of Henry Fonda & James Stewart.

Duration: 00:45:30


Anthony DeCurtis on Lou Reed

11/6/2017
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Grammy winning music historian Anthony DeCurtis discusses Lou Reed: A Life.

Duration: 00:45:33


Robert S. Bader on The Marx Brothers

10/30/2017
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Robert Bader returns to discuss his brilliant new book, Four Of The Three Musketeers: The Marx Brothers On Stage.

Duration: 00:45:31


Joshua Levine on Dunkirk

10/23/2017
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Historian Joshua Levine, who served as consultant on Christopher Nolan’s new film, discusses his book, Dunkirk: The History Behind The Major Motion Picture.

Duration: 00:45:27


Phil Proctor

10/16/2017
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Surrealist comedian Phil Proctor of Firesign Theater!

Duration: 00:45:23


Marcia Clark & Barry Livingston

10/2/2017
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Crime fiction writer Marcia Clark discusses her latest novel, Snap Judgment. Also actor Barry Livingston on Jerry Lewis and My Three Sons.

Duration: 00:45:33


Guests James Gleick and Loren Rhodes

9/25/2017
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James Gleick discusses Time Travel: A History, and Loren Rhodes tells us about 199 Cemeteries To See Before You Die.

Duration: 00:45:36


Richard Sandomir on a Film Classic

9/18/2017
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Richard Sandomir discusses his new book The Pride Of The Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making Of A Classic

Duration: 00:45:23


The Man Behind Marvel

9/4/2017
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Bob Batchelor discusses his biography of comic book legend Stan Lee: The Man Behind Marvel. ‘Nuff said.

Duration: 00:45:20


“Playboy Laughs” Plus Jerry Lewis Remembered

8/28/2017
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Patty Farmer returns to talk about her new book Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, And Cartoons Of Playboy! Plus we listen back to an interview with James Kaplan, co author with the late of Jerry Lewis of the memoir Dean And Me.

Duration: 00:45:36


James Curtis on Mort Saul

8/14/2017
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James Curtis returns to discuss his new book, Last Man Standing: Mort Saul and the Birth of Modern Comedy.

Duration: 00:45:31


Mark Bowden on Hue 1968

8/7/2017
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Mark Bowden, bestselling author of Blackhawk Down, discusses his new book, Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War In Vietnam.

Duration: 00:43:06


Michael Nesmith Remembers

7/10/2017
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Michael Nesmith discusses his new memoir Infinite Tuesday, and his career in music and on television as one of The Monkees.

Duration: 00:45:24

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