Posts Tagged ‘Interview’

Shakespeare And Politics


(Guardian Stage) – Mark Lawson:

Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek former finance minister talks about the lessons politicians could learn from Shakespeare. …

theguardian 2018/mar/19 shakespeare-politics



A Wrinkle in Time


(Guardian::Film) – Hadley Freeman:

Oprah Winfrey is perhaps the biggest draw in Ava DuVernay’s film adaptation of the children’s classic – but behind the scenes it’s the noticeably diverse cast and crew that make this film stand out. …

theguardian 2018/mar/15 wrinkle-in-time

A Wrinkle in Time, 2018 film

Frank Turner


(Patheos::ATP) – Jonathan MS Pearce:

I have featured Frank Turner on a couple of posts, mainly due to his rousing hymn to atheism, Glory Hallelujah. It’s incredible to think that some 12,000 people are singing the words “there is no God” in unison.

Frank is a local artist to me – we hail from the same county (Hampshire) in the south of the UK. I recently managed to get a little interview over the interweb with him. Enjoy! …

Frank Turner: Be More Kind

How we made “2001: A Space Odyssey”


(Guardian::Film) – Phil Hoad:

Rock Hudson walked out of the premiere, Hal was originally a cockney, and Stanley Kubrick used one of the model spaceships to pay his daughter’s tutor … the makers of the sci-fi classic share their memories. …

theguardian 2018/mar/12 2001

2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968 film

Dirty Money


(Guardian Film) – Killian Fox:

The documentary-maker Alex Gibney on his new Netflix series, Trump’s trail of slime and how tennis keeps him sane …

theguardian 2018/feb/04 dirty-money

Netflix: Dirty Money

Hayley Atwell


(Guardian Film) – Michael Hogan:

The actress talks about her return to the stage as a Wall Street villain, her debt to Emma Thompson and why she wouldn’t work with Woody Allen again. …

theguardian 2018/jan/28 hayley-atwell

Hayley Atwell: Dry Powder

Tim Minchin’s Worst Year


(Guardian Stage) – Steph Harmon:

Tim Minchin has segued from Donald Trump to homophobia, from race relations to nationalism. In his answer to a single question, he has woven together a stream of cohesive, progressive thought – taking in the UK, Australia and the US – before interrupting himself with a comedic double-take: “Should I go into politics?” …

theguardian 2018/jan/29 tim-minchin

Squinters, with Tim Minchin

Bad, Not Mad


(RawStory) – Kali Holloway:

In an age when the current White House occupant has inspired unprecedented levels of armchair psychiatry, Allen Frances remains one of the foremost authorities in the field.

I spoke with Allen, whose most recent book is Twilight of American Sanity: A Psychiatrist Analyzes the Age of Trump, about the problem that is Trump and how to end the distractions that keep us from solving it. …

rawstory 2018/01 trump-isnt-nuts

Allen Frances: Twilight of American Sanity: A Psychiatrist Analyzes the Age of Trump

LibreOffice QA


(TDF Blog) – Mike Saunders:

What has the QA community been working on in preparation for LibreOffice 6.0? …

documentfoundation 2018/01/17 qa

LibreOffice modules

Why Race Is Not a Thing


(National Geographic Book Talk) – Simon Worrall:

Today, scientists routinely map the genomes of the long dead, from Neanderthals to medieval kings. What they’re finding out, says British geneticist Adam Rutherford in A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived, rewrites the story of human life on Earth – with some unexpected twists. …

nationalgeographic 2017/10 genetics-history

Adam Rutherford: A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived - The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes