Tag: television

Jennifer Weiner IV (BSS #469)

Jennifer Weiner is most recently the author of The Next Best Thing. This episode of The Bat Segundo Show is brought to you by Audible.com. If you want to listen to Jennifer Weiner’s The Next Best Thing, and help keep this show going, sign up for a free audiobook and a 30 day trial. Use Read More

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Dick Cavett (BSS #305)

Dick Cavett’s column, “Talk Show,” regularly appears at the New York Times. (PROGRAM NOTE: During the course of our conversation, a “Professor Robert Castelli from John Jay College” — who apparently has a background in law enforcement — pushed in Mr. Cavett’s chair, causing Mr. Cavett to accost him. This unusual social moment, which was Read More

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Kathleen Collins (BSS #290)

Kathleen Collins is most recently the author of Watching What We Eat. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Contending with traumatic cooking show associations. Author: Kathleen Collins Subjects Discussed: Understandable fears of Rachael Ray, shifting from the extremes of quiet 1940s home economists to Food Network bombast, Graham Kerr and The Galloping Gourmet, Julia Child’s charisma, the Read More

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Wayne Shannon (BSS #186)

Wayne Shannon is a legendary broadcast commentator. This particular conversation relates to this 2006 post from Return of the Reluctant. You can find a 1980 clip of Shannon’s work here. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Absent. Guest: Wayne Shannon Subjects Discussed: Reading teleprompter from thirty feet away, being a “troubleshooter,” the proprietary address of “Our Wayne Read More

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