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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.