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Friday, March 7th, 2014
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March 5, 2014
LQ Podcast 57: Daniil Kharms
Exploring the life and work of the early Russian surrealist with translators Anthony Anemone and Peter Scotto.
February 19, 2014
LQ Podcast 56: Doris Kearns Goodwin
Goodwin discusses her latest book, The Bully Pulpit, with our very own Lewis Lapham.
February 14, 2014
Lewis Lapham at Columbia Journalism School
Lewis Lapham gives the inaugural Delacorte Lecture at Columbia Journalism School.
February 5, 2014
LQ Podcast 55: Gillian Jacobs
Dirty French stories and poetry, and the complaints of a medieval Japanese courtier, all from our Comedy issue, as read by Community star Gillian Jacobs.
January 21, 2014
LQ Podcast 54: Dick Cavett
Dick Cavett and Lewis Lapham talk about the history of comedy, lessons learned from Mark Twain and Groucho Marx, and that time they both tried out for the same play at Yale.
January 3, 2014
LQ Podcast 53: Richard Pryor
Explore the genius of Richard Pryor’s comedy and the tragic life behind it with David and Joe Henry, authors of the new Pryor biography Furious Cool.
December 4, 2013
LQ Podcast 52: The Blood Telegram
In 1971 a military crackdown by the Pakistani government resulted in a horrific genocide against the people of East Pakistan, present-day Bangladesh. Professor Gary J. Bass recounts this dark chapter and explains why the United States bears some responsibility for the crimes.
November 20, 2013
LQ Podcast 51: Poe’s Terror of the Soul
Curators Declan Kiely and Isaac Gewirtz discuss the life and influence of Edgar Allan Poe, which they chart through manuscripts, letters, publications, and artwork in the new Morgan Library exhibit Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul.
November 6, 2013
LQ Podcast 50: John Hodgman
The deranged millionaire himself reads stories from our Death issue from Vladimir Nabokov, Petronius, and the London Society for the Prevention of Premature Burial.
October 23, 2013
LQ Podcast 49: Meet Nostradamus
The man behind the prophecies was a well-respected sixteenth-century doctor and astrologer. Nostradamus biographer Stéphane Gerson explains how he became a legendary “prophet of doom.”