Episode 23
Alec Baldwin & Frank Bruni

From backstage at Saturday Night Live, Alec Baldwin talks with New York Times columnist and bestselling author Frank Bruni about the power and limitations of satire. The need for empathy. What's wrong with political correctness. Favorite restaurants. Weinstein. Toback. Asia Argento. Baldwin's new book with Kurt Anderson, You Can't Spell America Without Me. DeBlasio. Brando. NYPD. Why talking about Trump makes him nervous. The best sushi in NYC. Gender equality. The role that got away. Carmela Soprano. What Baldwin's getting for Christmas, and for his 60th birthday... plus a very special Madeleine Moment.

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Alec Baldwin & Frank Bruni

From backstage at Saturday Night Live, Alec Baldwin talks with New York Times columnist and bestselling author Frank Bruni about the power and limitations of satire. The need for empathy. What's wrong with political correctness. Favorite restaurants. Weinstein. Toback. Asia Argento. Baldwin's new book with Kurt Anderson, You Can't Spell America Without Me. DeBlasio. Brando. NYPD. Why talking about Trump makes him nervous. The best sushi in NYC. Gender equality. The role that got away. Carmela Soprano. What Baldwin's getting for Christmas, and for his 60th birthday... plus a very special Madeleine Moment.

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Alec Baldwin & Frank Bruni

Alec Baldwin & Frank Bruni

Podcast
06 November 2017

November 2017

Executive Producer: Charles Finch

Producer: Elisabeth Robinson

Segment Producer: Rob Corso

Associate Producer: Matilda Holst

Special thanks to Jesse Stormo

 

Editor in Chief: Howie Kahn



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Episode music
Dave Brubeck, ‘Nomad’

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