Episode 83: Maira Kalman

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Food: Pomelo Fruit

Books: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert and Marcel Proust

Cake: Lemon Pound Cake

Music: Johann Sebastian Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion”

Films: Top Hat with Fred Astaire, Citizen Kane, Les Enfants du Paradis (Children of Paradise), Bringing Up Baby, and My Man Godfrey

Misc: Walking

Posted on April 23, 2018 .

Episode 82: Renée Fleming

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Music: Brad Mehldau’s Blues and Ballads and "Frauenliebe und -leben," (“Woman’s Love and Life”) song cycle by Robert Schumann

Food: Spiralizer to make veggie pasta

Book: Anything by Ann Patchett particularly Commonwealth

Film/Tv: Shape of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; and the tv show Ozark

Misc: Music meditation while walking and "my two fabulous daughters"

Posted on April 8, 2018 .

Episode 75: The Lumineers: Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites

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Music: Jeremiah: Jon Brion the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind soundtrack and Wesley: Leonard Cohen's The Future

Books: WS: David Foster Wallace's Consider the Lobster and the Harry Potter series and JF: From Dude to Dad by Chris Pegula and Frank Meyer

Food: J: Pepperoni Pizza in NJ or from Pizzeria Da Gino in Turin, Italy and W: sushi and chicken with rice gravy and cold applesauce w/ a glass of milk

Person: W: "my shrink Nancy" and J: "wife’s father Johnny"

Misc: J: "Break up Sweatpants" from Michael & Michael Have Issues
and W: dogs

Posted on December 29, 2017 .