A podcast featuring extended interviews and discussions from the Bookwaves and Arts-Waves programs on KPFA, interviews and discussions with KPFA producers and hosts, and extended archive interviews from the Probabilities series over the past thirty years. Literature, theater, film, the visual arts: in-depth interviews from a progressive and artistic viewpoint, with long-time KPFA/Pacifica host Richard Wolinsky. New podcasts are generally weekly, though not always.
Robert Macfarlane, whose latest book is “Underland: A Deep Time Journey” is interviewed by host Richard Wolinsky. The author of several books, including “Mountains of the Mind” and “The Old Ways,” Robert Macfarlane discusses his latest work, a travelogue through caves, glacial crevices, mines, and catacombs, as he examines the world below our feet.
Nora Ephron in conversation with Richard Wolinsky, recorded November 21, 2010, while on tour for her book, “I Remember Nothing.” Known as one of the finest screenplay writers Hollywood ever saw, she is best known for such films as Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally, and Sleepless in Seattle. Her final film was Julie & Julia, which she also directed. A playwright and essayist, her influence is still felt in the entertainment business.
Nathan Englander, whose latest novel is “kaddish.com,” in conversation with host Richard Wolinsky. The author of two other novels, including “Ministry of Special Cases,” and two acclaimed short story collections, “For the Relief of Unbearable Urges” and “What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank” talks about his latest book, which deals with the intersection of religion and technology
Barry Lopez, whose latest book is “Horizon” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic “Arctic Dreams,” a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters–human, animal, and natural–that have shaped an extraordinary life.