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.
An abundance of inspiration, Politics/Not Politics, What Michael made for Supper, The Serbian HOT DOG GUY, Melania’s Pink Pant Suit and A NEW THING for CATS. Also: GO TO THE BOG, Ask Annie, I Have a Friend, GIANT Pumpkins and No More Charlie Brown Tree. Plus: Living in Miami!
Stanley’s real name, What to do with 10 lbs of strawberries, The Show Handler, Watching all the Cooking Shows and These Balls are Dry. Plus: The Supremes do their thing, Heebie Jeebies, Melissa McCarthy’s Fashion Empire, Misusing Language and The WORST MOVIE EVER.
Celebrate the Festival of Lights and learn the True Meaning of Chanukah, what to do when your arm is hopelessly pinned by a boulder, what not to say if you’re in a gay bar talking to Tom Coleman and why is Anne clicking her pen? PLUS: Anne talks with Auntie Frenchy about Chicken and stuffing, the demise of the Edaville Railroad, the Queen of BBQ, going to New York to see Bette Midler and why you shouldn’t eat chopped liver & egg salad sandwiches when traveling. ALSO: Zeitl Dreidelstein’s newly released single from her latest album, supporting Community Radio, Miguel calls to discuss Chanukah and other ways of celebrating the “season”, Lewis Black tells the truth about Glenn Beck and hideous Christmas decorations.
Songs include: The Chanukah Song and Hava Negilha
Independence Day on Cape Cod is an amazing thing made even more spectacular when you spend some time with Anne Levine. Anne creates audio fireworks interviewing and Amy Pole, Brain Cancer survivor and activist – creator of the new COOKSTRONG cookbook and Anne’s 2 1/2 year old nephew Jack. Also sparkling amongst these glittering subjects are: Bristol Palin’s acting debut, Chelsea Clinton’s upcoming nuptials and what it’s really like to spend the 4th of July in the land where our country was founded. Plus, Anne suggests that Michael wear a helmet, a competitive eating “champion” goes berserk and Canada Day.
Songs include: Baseball Boogie
Anne and (the lovely and talented) Michael spend some quality time talking about how you should NOT introduce yourself, the welcome appearance of spring, the Icelandic volcano messing up Europe and stuff about the new season of Glee. Also, Anne makes Michael take a time out for bad behavior, Jay-Z brings a lawsuit against Big Papi, Crystal Bowersox almost quits American Idol, Charles gets a free ride home after walking over 1300 miles and a cookbook recipe with a rather odd ingredient. Plus, why do so-called food providers associate themselves with diseases? Ick.
Songs included: Highway to Hell, Saved and Runaway Boys.