This American Life host Ira Glass remembers his friend David Rakoff, and shares his personal iPhone footage of David recording the audio book of his posthumously published Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish.
On the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Alex von Tunzelmann (author of Red Heat) talks about the dramatic thirteen-day stand-off during which the world came the closest it ever has to nuclear conflict.
On the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Alex von Tunzelmann (author of Red Heat) talks about how the secret machinations of the United States and the Soviet Union played out in the Caribbean.
Emily Schultz visits the locations of her bestselling novel The Blondes, the story of New York grad student Hazel Hayes, who witnesses the beginnings of a rabies-like plague that only affects blonde women.
Irvine Welsh drinks a Lowenbrau. Interviewer Robert Dayton’s suit matches the salt lamp. Discussed: raves, the recently published Trainspotting-prequel Skagboys, and whether Canadians are boring. Directed by Scott Cudmore. This is the first episode of Pagelicker, Hazlitt’s film interview series. Minor language advisory.