This week on The Anne Levine Show; Dino Luciano, WINNER of MasterChef Season 8, talks with Anne and Michael about cooking, dating, battling OCD & growing up Sicilian. Dino describes himself as “Androgynous. Rabbit. Vegan. Chef. Ballerina-in-training. Surfer. Skater. Wino. Cat. Human.” Also: Entertainment recommendations, the Days of Awe, The Emmys and the No-wine book-club. PLUS: PODCAST EXTRA, a few more minutes of our interview with DINO.
We look forward to the New Year with Anne’s conversation with H. Alan Scott: Television Writer, former Mormon, Gay Jewish Convert, and YouTube personality. Join us as we discover how you get from there to here and what happens along the way. Also: Oprah once said his name. Check out his website at www.halanscott.com!
Anne and Michael shine a light on Tennis Fashion, Maize Maizes (sic), Pete the Lobster, 2nd City at The Cape Playhouse, MDNA, New Guinness World Records, Hot Fuzz and Circularity. Also: Recommendations of the Week!
Liel Leibovitz speaks with Anne on everything from the delights of Provincetown and video games to politics, Zionism, language and vegan lasagna. Liel is an Israeli/American academic, philosopher and writer. He has published six scholarly works and innumerable articles. His work has appeared in The Nation, The Republic, Jewish Week, Wired Magazine and more. Liel has a PhD from Columbia and was a Professor of media, culture and communication at NYU. He is currently a senior writer and editor of Tablet Magazine and an anchor of the Unorthodox podcast on Slate’s Panoply Network. Liel is brilliant and hilarious. Enjoy!