Interview with the Artist is a radio show which airs on 102.5 WBAZ-FM on Long Island. On this new series, radio host and former actor Walker Vreeland lets you in on a different kind of celebrity interview. Featuring conversations with an impressive roster of guests from all facets of the entertainment industry, this series invites actors, director, writers, musicians, comedians, designers and visual artists to talk about their lives, the evolution of their careers, their creative process, and their ideological views. Interview with the Artist is a show that brings you illuminating, honest conversation between artists.
By Walker Vreeland
Unfiltered stories and lessons from unconventional life-explorers. These include entrepreneurs, adventurers, travelers and artists –- fellow misfits who are exploring the many less-traveled paths in life. Their openness and vulnerability leads to captivating conversations.
By Chris Plough
iBooks and the Apple Store have teamed up to bring you an incredible mix of interesting authors talking about the biggest books. Subscribe and you'll hear fiction and nonfiction authors from Neil Gaiman to Jeff Kinney to Clive Davis to Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson to Mario Batali discuss their latest books. If you like what you hear, download the books on iBooks.
"The movie was born in the laboratory and reared in the counting-house. It is a benevolent monster of four I's: Inventor, Investor, Impresario, Imperialist." So begins Harry Alan Potamkin's The Eyes of the Movie, a posthumously published indictment of Hollywood. It is a savage socialist critique of the film industry, its practices, and products. Potamkin takes aim at the "conservative element" infiltrating Hollywood's dream factory, investigating mainstream cinema's double function as propaganda and "passing amusement." (Summary by ChuckW)
<p>Jonathan Swift almost defines satire in this biting and brutal pamphlet in which he suggests that poor (Catholic) Irish families should fatten up their children and sell them to the rich (Protestant) land owners, thus solving the twin problems of starving children and poverty in one blow. When the “Proposal” was published in 1729, Swift was quickly attacked, and even accused of barbarity – the exact state the “Proposal” was written to expose. (Summary by Hugh)</p>