Helen Benedict, whose latest novel is “Wolf Season,” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. A journalist as well as novelist, Helen Benedict focuses on the effects of war, both on civilian and military populations. Her latest novel, “Wolf Season,” takes place in a small town near Albany, New York, where Iraq war veterans and Iraqi refugees both live and work. She is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky.

Legendary playwright, cabaret performer and drag superstar Charles Busch is interviewed by host Richard Wolinsky. Charles Busch, as a playwright, was nominated for the Tony Award for “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife.” Among his other works are “Red Scare on Sunset,” which has a production at San Francisco’s New Conservatory Theatre, Sept 21- Oct. 21, 2018, “The Divine Sister,” “The Lady in Question” and the long-running off-Broadway hit, “Vampire Lesbians of Sodom.”