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Season 8

31 Aug. 2017
Lyle Lovett
Lyle Lovett is a singer, composer and actor that has released 14 albums that fuse elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues. He has won four Grammy Awards, including Best Male Country Vocal Performance and Best country Album.
 
2 Oct. 2017
Al Franken
Al Franken is the U.S. Senator of Minnesota. Before running for the Senate, Sen. Franken spent 37 years as a comedy writer, author and radio talk show host. He is best known for his stint on Saturday Night Live during the 1970s and 1980s.
 
6 Oct. 2017
Katy Tur
Evan talks with Katy Tur, NBC News correspondent and an anchor for MSNBC Live. Tur received a 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. Her book, Unbelievable, reflects on her coverage of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
 
26 Oct. 2017
Ben Domenech
Evan talks with Benjamin Domenech, the publisher of The Federalist, host of The Federalist Radio Hour, and writer of The Transom, a daily subscription newsletter for political insiders. Domenech co-founded Redstate.
 
2 Nov. 2017
Jason Kander
Evan talks to Jason Kander, the president of Let America Vote, an organization that fights against voter suppression laws. Kander is a former Army Captain and Missouri's former Secretary of State.
 
25 Oct. 2017
Pete Buttigieg
Evan talks to Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana. Buttigieg was elected in 2011 at the age of 29, making him the youngest mayor of a city with over 100,000 residents in the United States.
 
2 Nov. 2017
Bob Schieffer
Evan talks to Bob Schieffer, CBS News political contributor and former host of Face the Nation. Schieffer has won eight Emmys, an Edward R. Murrow Award, a Paul White Award and in 2008 was named a living legend by the Library of Congress.
 
9 Nov. 2017
Jim Gaffigan
Evan talks with Jim Gaffigan, who is a Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer and two-time New York Times best-selling author. Gaffigan's latest film is Chappaquiddick.
 
10 Nov. 2017
Nicole Krauss
Nicole Krauss is the author of Great House; the New York Times bestseller The History of Love; and Man Walks into a Room and Forest Dark. She was named to The New Yorker's "Twenty Under Forty" list in 2010.
 
17 Nov. 2017
Helen Thorpe
Evan talks to Helen Thorpe, an author and journalist who has been a staff writer for the New York Observer, The New Yorker, and Texas Monthly. Her radio stories have aired on This American Life and Sound Print.
 
30 Nov. 2017
Richard Linklater (4th appearance)
Evan talks to writer/director Richard Linklater, best known for his films Dazed and Confused, Boyhood, Slacker and Everybody Wants Some. He has won a Golden Globe, Critics' Choice Movie Awards and BAFTAs for Best Director and Best Picture.
 
1 Nov. 2017
Kurt Andersen
Kurt Andersen is a critically acclaimed writer and host of the radio program Studio 360. His many novels include national bestseller and New York Times Notable Book of the year Turn of the Century, and the New York Times bestseller Heyday.
 
28 Nov. 2017
John Hodgman (2nd appearance)
John Hodgman is an author, comedian and actor. His books The Areas of My Expertise, More Information Than You Require and That Is All have all been New York Times best sellers. Hodgman has a weekly column in The New York Times Magazine.
 
14 Dec. 2017
Khizr Khan
Evan talks with Gold Star father, author, and Constitutional Rights Advocate Khizr Khan. Khan's latest book is titled An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice.
 
14 Dec. 2017
Peter Baker
Peter Baker is the chief White House correspondent for the New York Times and a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. He has covered the presidencies of Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Donald Trump.
 
1 Feb. 2018
Yamiche Alcindor
Yamiche Alcindor is the White House correspondent for the PBS NewsHour and a contributor for NBC and MSNBC. Before joining NewsHour, she worked as a national political reporter for The New York Times.
 
15 Feb. 2018
Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni is a poet, writer, activist and educator. She has received the Langston Hughes Medal, the Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award, the NAACP Image Award, and over 20 honorary degrees from national colleges and universities.
 
21 Feb. 2018
Joan Walsh
Joan Walsh is The Nation's National Affairs Correspondent and a CNN political analyst. She wrote What's the Matter With White People? Finding Our Way in the Next America. She was Salon magazine's first editor-in-chief for six years.
 
28 Feb. 2018
Amy Bloom
Evan talks to Amy Bloom, author of two New York Times best-sellers, three collections of short stories, a children's book and a collection of essays.
 
12 Mar. 2018
Sally Kohn
Evan talks to writer, activist and political commentator Sally Kohn. She hosts the State of Resistance podcast and frequently appears on CNN as a political commentator. She has given multiple TED talks, garnering over 3 million views.
 
26 Feb. 2018
Seth Moulton
Evan talks with U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, who served four tours in Iraq as an officer in the Marines. After returning home, Moulton earned joint graduate degrees in business and public policy before running for Congress in 2014.
 
11 Apr. 2018
Walter Mosley
Evan talks to best-selling author Walter Mosley. A Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America, he has won numerous awards, including a Grammy and several NAACP Image awards. His books have been translated into over twenty languages.
 
19 Apr. 2018
Ana Marie Cox
Evan talks with political columnist and culture critic, Ana Marie Cox. She conducts the "Talk" interviews featured in The New York Times Magazine and also hosts "With Friends Like These," a podcast from Crooked Media.
 
26 Apr. 2018
Jake Tapper
Evan talks to CNN Anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper. He currently hosts a one-hour weekday program, The Lead with Jake Tapper, as well as CNN's Sunday morning show, State of the Union.
 
2 May 2018
Sean Penn
Evan talks to actor, producer, director and writer Sean Penn, best known for his roles in Mystic River, I Am Sam and Milk. Penn has worked on over 100 theater and film productions and has won two Academy Awards.
 
9 May 2018
Bill de Blasio
Evan talks to 109th Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio. Previously, Mayor de Blasio served as regional director at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and as head of Hillary Clinton's 2000 campaign for the U.S. Senate.
 
17 May 2018
Michael Schmidt
Evan talks to The New York Times reporter and MSNBC contributor Michael Schmidt, who is known for his reporting and coverage of Trump. In 2015, Schmidt broke the news of Hillary Clinton's personal email usage for government business.
 
24 May 2018
Junot Díaz
Evan talks to Junot Díaz, author of the critically acclaimed Drown; The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and New York Times bestseller This Is How You Lose Her.
 
31 May 2018
Cecile Richards
Evan talks with Cecile Richards, who is a national leader for women's rights and social and economic justice. She was President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund for more than a decade.
 
7 Jun. 2018
Lee Ann Womack
Evan talks with Lee Ann Womack. She is a country music singer and songwriter who has won five Academy of Country Music Awards, six Country Music Association Awards, and one Grammy Award and has over six million album sales.
 
20 Jun. 2018
Amy Chozik
Evan talks to Amy Chozick. She is a New York-based writer-at-large for The New York Times and a frequent contributor to the Times Magazine, writing about the personalities and power struggles in business, politics and media.
 

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