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Andrew Zimmern on Bizarre Foods and the Power of Travel

The creator of Travel Channel’s hit show talks about the decision he made to be himself rather than a character of himself on TV.

May 19 2016 12:17 PMHayes Carll on Lovers and LeaversThe singer-songwriter digs deep on his latest album and comes up with the best record of his career.
April 19 2016 3:22 PMKaryn Kusama on The Invitation and Being Comfortable in Her SkinThe gifted director talks about recognizing the strangeness in great works of art.
March 29 2016 3:04 PMChef Gabrielle Hamilton on How Writing Is a Lot Like CookingThe best-selling author and owner of Prune talks about why plates and paragraphs both need editors.
March 8 2016 10:50 AMMalin Akerman on Billions, Motherhood, and Making the JumpThe actress talks about sexual mores in America and how they affect her on and off set.
Feb. 23 2016 1:12 PMEthan Canin on A Doubter’s Almanac and the State of FictionThe masterful short story writer and novelist talks about building his stories with a mechanic’s eye and an empathic heart.
Feb. 9 2016 5:52 PMJohn Moreland on Connection, Self-Reflection, and Finding the WordsThe highly regarded singer-songwriter talks about writing music that will withstand the test of time.
Jan. 26 2016 1:05 PMDonny Deutsch on Fostering Creativity and Political AmbitionsThe ad executive turned TV personality explains why you should hire people who are just “2 percent off center.”
Jan. 12 2016 3:34 PMJustin Townes Earle on Loneliness, Songwriting, and ChangeThe renowned singer-songwriter talks about growing up as the son of Steve Earle and setting out to create a sound that’s uniquely his.
Dec. 22 2015 3:48 PMScott Rosenberg on Finding His Voice and the Hollywood MachineThe veteran screenwriter talks about the original version of Gone in 60 Seconds and what was lost in the machine.
Dec. 8 2015 5:40 PMJim James on Criticism and Finding the Love in the MusicMy Morning Jacket’s lead singer and songwriter talks about using his place in the world for a greater good.
Nov. 24 2015 11:15 AMJerry O’Connell on Stand by Me, Jerry Maguire, and ActingThe longtime actor reflects on his iconic role as Vern Tessio.
Nov. 10 2015 2:21 PMJesse Itzler on Living With a SEAL and ComplacencyThe entrepreneur and endurance athlete talks about why, in his life, there are no finish lines.
Oct. 27 2015 10:54 AMTom McCarthy on Journalism and His New Film SpotlightThe award-winning writer and director talks about bouncing back after the biggest failure of his career.
Oct. 13 2015 10:41 AMJohn Dahl on Pragmatism, Disappointments, and Making MoviesThe director of Rounders and The Last Seduction talks about his journey in filmmaking from Montana to Hollywood.
Sept. 29 2015 9:29 AMSalman Rushdie on Fiction, ISIS, and the War on PleasureThe celebrated author talks about his process and why fiction matters in a world gone mad.
May 4 2016 1:28 PMRyan Holiday Talks Stoicism and Why Ego Is the EnemyWhat’s holding you back from doing your best work?
April 12 2016 4:37 PMJane Rosenthal on Tribeca Films and Making Movies WorkThe co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival talks about finding her way to the work she was always meant to do.
March 15 2016 3:21 PMTom Rath on Impulse Control and Establishing Healthy HabitsThe best-selling author and researcher uses his cancer diagnosis to help us learn about the small changes we can make to improve our lives.
Feb. 29 2016 11:11 AMZach Quinto Talks Smokefall, Self-Examination, and SnowdenThe actor and producer reflects on how the death of his father shaped his worldview and craft.
Feb. 16 2016 4:21 PMJudd Apatow on Filmmaking Mentorship and What Fuels His WorkThe writer and director talks about finding hope in his movies even if there is an existential crisis at their core.
Feb. 2 2016 11:12 AMScott Frank Talks Shaker, Screenwriting, and GodlessA book and a script, both more than 15 years in the making, finally bear fruit for this veteran writer.
Jan. 19 2016 2:39 PMDavid Costabile on Billions, Breaking Bad, and Breaking the RulesThe lauded actor reflects on what it takes for him to become one of his characters.
Jan. 5 2016 6:12 PMRyan Fleck and Anna Boden on Their Partnership and Mississippi GrindThe filmmaking duo talk about the pleasures and frustrations of independent filmmaking.
Dec. 15 2015 1:29 PMSarah Kay on Art, Poetry, and Life on the RoadThe spoken word poet takes us behind the scenes of her world famous TED Talk.
Dec. 2 2015 10:39 AMMaggie Siff on Strong Female TV Roles and Building a CraftThe actress talks about her process and the Mad Men audition that changed her life.
Nov. 17 2015 5:24 PMDerek Haas on Chicago Fire, Screenwriting, and A Different LieThe co-creator of Chicago Fire talks about the joy of writing for the screen and the 
Nov. 3 2015 11:50 AMAmy Koppelman on Hesitation Wounds, I Smile Back, and Mental HealthThe novelist and screenwriter talks about writing as a way to combat depression.
Oct. 20 2015 10:39 AMJudah Friedlander on Character, Anxiety, and If the Raindrops UnitedThe comedian and star of 30 Rock talks about his new book and fighting through difficult times on his rise through the comedy scene.
Oct. 6 2015 10:50 AMPhil Rosenthal on Food, Show Business, and Writer’s BlockThe creator of Everybody Loves Raymond has a new show that wants you to explore the great foods of both the world and your own backyard.
Sept. 22 2015 10:33 AMNeil LaBute on Truth, Connection, and Raising the QuestionThe controversial writer and director talks about why critics and audiences often mistake his sense of morality with that of his characters.