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I Have to Ask: The Anthony Bourdain Edition

The late chef on his mistakes and the #MeToo movement, from an unaired 2017 conversation.

June 1 2018 9:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Harry Enten EditionThe CNN political expert on the state of play in the lead-up to November.
May 11 2018 7:30 AMI Have to Ask: The Maggie Haberman EditionHow the White House—and the White House beat—have changed since the inauguration.
April 27 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Amy Chozick EditionThe author of Chasing Hillary on covering the craziest election in recent memory.
April 13 2018 10:10 AMI Have to Ask: The Barbara Ehrenreich EditionThe author of Natural Causes on the “epidemic of wellness” she thinks is undermining America.
March 30 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Ross Douthat EditionThe New York Times columnist on life as a conservative at a liberal institution.
March 15 2018 7:04 AMI Have to Ask: The David Corn and Michael Isikoff EditionThe authors of Russian Roulette on the history of the Trump-Putin bromance.
March 2 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Benjamin Wittes EditionThe writer and national security expert on how to decipher the Mueller investigation.
Feb. 16 2018 7:45 AMI Have to Ask: The Steven Pinker EditionThe author of Enlightenment Now thinks the world is getting better—but we refuse to acknowledge it.
Feb. 2 2018 9:11 AMI Have to Ask: The Wesley Morris EditionThe New York Times critic on Woody Allen, Oprah for president, and the most overrated movie of 2017.
Jan. 19 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The David Frum EditionThe author of Trumpocracy on democracy after a year of Trump.
Jan. 4 2018 12:00 PMI Have to Ask: The A.O. Scott EditionThe New York Times film critic on watching movies in the post-Weinstein age.
Dec. 14 2017 7:15 AMI Have to Ask: The Stephen Kotkin EditionThe Stalin biographer on the secret to understanding the mind of an autocrat.
Nov. 30 2017 9:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Laura Kipnis EditionThe author and essayist on the importance of teaching women to fight back.
Nov. 16 2017 8:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Rebecca Traister EditionThe journalist on sexual misconduct stories—and the coming backlash to them.
Nov. 2 2017 7:30 AMI Have to Ask: The Ron Chernow EditionThe author of Alexander Hamilton and Grant on what biographies teach us about powerful men.
May 18 2018 10:05 AMI Have to Ask: The Cecilia Muñoz EditionThe former Obama official on how Trump is reshaping America’s immigration policy.
May 4 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Michelle Dean EditionWhat a group of 20th-century American female writers tells us about feminism today.
April 20 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Adam Davidson EditionThe New Yorker writer on whether the Trump business empire can survive the Trump presidency.
April 6 2018 8:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Parul Sehgal EditionThe New York Times book critic on the state of cultural criticism, and reading the novels of bad men.
March 23 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Judd Apatow EditionThe man behind Knocked Up and Trainwreck on Hollywood—and comedy—in the age of #MeToo.
March 9 2018 8:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Josh Barro EditionThe writer and podcast host on why so many Americans forgive Trump’s cruelty.
Feb. 23 2018 7:30 AMI Have to Ask: The Chuck Klosterman EditionThe writer and critic on whether the politicization of popular culture has gone too far.
Feb. 8 2018 8:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Katie Roiphe EditionThe controversial essayist explains why she thinks #MeToo has gone too far.
Jan. 26 2018 7:15 AMI Have to Ask: The Jia Tolentino EditionThe New Yorker writer on how the #MeToo backlash threatens to “infantilize” women.
Jan. 12 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Margaret Sullivan EditionThe Washington Post media critic grades a turbulent year of press coverage.
Dec. 21 2017 7:45 AMI Have to Ask: The Bill Kristol EditionThe conservative writer and editor examines his own past—and where the Republican Party went awry.
Dec. 7 2017 7:15 AMI Have to Ask: The Lawrence O’Donnell EditionThe MSNBC host and author on how the 1968 election changed American politics forever.
Nov. 22 2017 12:00 PMI Have to Ask: The Jelani Cobb EditionThe New Yorker writer on why Trumpism will survive Trump.
Nov. 9 2017 7:40 AMI Have to Ask: The Ta-Nehisi Coates EditionThe author tries to make sense of Trump’s America, and his place in it.
Oct. 26 2017 7:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Jennifer Egan EditionThe author of Manhattan Beach on why she hates memoirs.

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