Joseph Hansen (1923-2004), gay pioneer in the field of detective fiction, whose books are now coming back into print, in conversation with Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff, recorded in 1990.
Singer/songwriter Janis Ian, whose most recent album, which she says is her last solo studio work, came out last month, talking with Richard Wolinsky about her memoir, “Society’s Child,” recorded in 2008.
Theater Review: “Heroes of the Fourth Turning,” at San Francisco Playhouse.


Art Spiegelman discusses MAUS and the role of comics in education in this 2000 interview with the late Richard A. Lupoff. Honoring Black History Month: A 1983 interview with the late Octavia Butler, with Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff. Plus: Reviews of “Freestyle Love Supreme” at ACT’s Geary Theater and “Swept Away” at Berkeley Rep’s Peets Theater. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.


Itamar Moses, playwright and librettist for “The Band’s Visit,” in conversation with host Richard Wolinsky, recorded January 10, 2021. Itamar Moses has written several plays, including “Yellowjackets,” which was performed in 2008 at Berkeley Rep, and the books for three musicals. He won a Tony Award for “The Band’s Visit,” which plays at SF Broadway’s Golden Gate Theater through February 6, 2021.


The great Broadway composer lyricist Stephen Sondheim died on Friday, November 26, 2021 at the age of 91. Today’s program starts with a 2011 interview with the Broadway legend, recorded for the second volume of his collection of lyrics, “Look! I Made a Hat.” That’s followed by an interview with Broadway performer Nancy Opel, who is currently in “A Christmas Carol” at the Golden Gate Theatre. The weekly theater review looks at “Georgiana and Kitty: Christmas at Pemberley,” now at Marin Theatre Company. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.