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!
We’re just ABUZZ! Anne starts the show on a very upbeat note, Hoo-F’n-Ray, Hollywood and the 2017 Golden Globes, LIBERAL ELITES, Michael and Gustavo should form a club, Pharrell’s Get-Up, Writing Down Stuff, Best and Worst Dressed, CRANKY MICHAEL and What Did Carrie Fisher Get Buried In? Also, More Globes, MERYL STREEP, Some French Girl, Some movie we can’t remember, Strategery, MORE CRAP, BE CAREFUL OUT THERE and Israel’s right to exist.
An education on Israel and Palestine, Anne feels better about German, Speaking Yiddish, The Bird Report™, Dump Dinners, Tracy Morgan and Larry David is Bernie Sanders.
Real Jews, Racist salt and pepper shakers, AWE, Congressman Clawson “loves” their country and How Keith Urban destroys lives. Plus: The Do Not Call List, The Internet is watching you and New Autumn Colors?
This week’s Anne Levine show is extra special: Tonight, The First Supper, one of many dinner parties/conversations with terribly interesting people. Guests include Drummer Jeff Brillinger, Author Holly LeCraw, Exceptional Salad Maker Theresa Howe and The Traeger Brothers, Hollis & Hamilton. Topics include Immigration, Israel and Gaza, Infrastructure, Medieval Food, President Obama and Social Media.