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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

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


Rock Historian Tom Doyle

7/3/2017
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Tom Doyle returns to the show to discuss his new biography, Captain Fantastic: Elton John’s Stellar Trip Through The ’70’s

Duration: 00:45:18


The Cake And The Rain

6/26/2017
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Songwriter Jimmy Webb discusses his new memoir The Cake And The Rain.

Duration: 00:45:27


Larry Tye on RFK

6/19/2017
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Larry Tye returns to discuss his latest book, Bobby Kennedy: The Making Of A Liberal Icon

Duration: 00:45:23


Novelist Scott Turrow

5/29/2017
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Novelist Scott Turrow, who 30 years ago published his first novel, Presumed Innocent, has just published a new one called Testimony. We talk all about it on this week’s show.

Duration: 00:35:27


Jeff Guinn on Jonestown

5/22/2017
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Jeff Guinn discusses his new book, The Road To Jonestown: Jim Jones & The Peoples Temple.

Duration: 00:46:30


Tab Hunter

5/15/2017
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Movie star, singing teen idol, writer, film maker, horseman, the legendary Tab Hunter is the guest.

Duration: 00:45:26


Sally Bedell Smith / Don Nunley

5/8/2017
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The first guest is Sally Bedell Smith discussing her new book, Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life. Then Don Nunley, a veteran Hollywood prop master tells the tale of the making of a classic in Steve McQueen: Le Mans in the Rearview Mirror.

Duration: 00:58:40


Lisa See

5/1/2017
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Lisa See returns to the show to discuss her new novel, The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane.

Duration: 00:45:22


Julia Lee on Our Gang

4/24/2017
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Julia Lee discusses her book, Our Gang: A Racial History Of The Little Rascals

Duration: 00:45:19


David Kaufman Jimmy Breslin

4/10/2017
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David Kaufman discusses his new biography of Mary Martin. Plus we remember the late Jimmy Breslin.

Duration: 00:45:24

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