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The Moment with Brian Koppelman

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Rank #108 in TV & Film category

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Interviews about the pivotal moments that fueled fascinating creative careers. Hosted by Brian Koppelman.

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Interviews about the pivotal moments that fueled fascinating creative careers. Hosted by Brian Koppelman.

iTunes Ratings

899 Ratings
Average Ratings
708
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22
48

Outstanding gift to the listeners

By VEL Institute - Jul 15 2019
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Thanks for your generosity Brian. Your podcasts are excellent work and art!

Less name dropping!

By jwspiess - Jun 26 2019
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Brian name drops a little too frequently, but still a good show

iTunes Ratings

899 Ratings
Average Ratings
708
81
40
22
48

Outstanding gift to the listeners

By VEL Institute - Jul 15 2019
Read more
Thanks for your generosity Brian. Your podcasts are excellent work and art!

Less name dropping!

By jwspiess - Jun 26 2019
Read more
Brian name drops a little too frequently, but still a good show
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The Moment with Brian Koppelman

Latest release on Jul 07, 2020

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Interviews about the pivotal moments that fueled fascinating creative careers. Hosted by Brian Koppelman.

Rank #1: Bill Simmons - 04/21/20

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Bill Simmons, legend, in his longest one on one interview ever. 


Also, don't forget to get your own "The Royale" coffee mug. All proceeds go to the Food Bank for New York City

Apr 21 2020

1hr 39mins

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Rank #2: Chuck Klosterman: 2/25/14

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Chuck Klosterman and Brian Koppelman discuss how Chuck deals with the consequences of being 'The Ethicist', how he handles negative reaction to his work, and the nature of cool.

Feb 25 2014

1hr 9mins

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Rank #3: John Hamburg: 5/20/14

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John Hamburg, writer/director of 'I Love You, Man,' talks about fitting in, being funny, and his rules for writing good scenes.

May 20 2014

1hr 12mins

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Rank #4: Judd Apatow: 2/16/16

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Judd Apatow is a writer, director, and producer of, more than likely, one of your favorite movies or shows. Today, Judd discusses the impact of Steve Martin on his career (2:00) and the existential conflict that fuels his work (13:00). Plus, Judd talks about his role as a mentor for Amy Schumer and Lena Dunham (22:00), how he manages a writer’s room (30:00), and why he may be looking to do something different on his next big project (36:00).

Judd’s new series, Love, is available this Friday (2/19) on Netflix. And Girls returns on HBO this Sunday (2/21).

Topics mentioned:

Love on Netflix

Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy by Judd Apatow

Girls on HBO

Stripes

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

Crimes and Misdemeanors

Hannah and Her Sisters

The Purple Rose of Cairo

Freaks and Geeks

Philadelphia

Roseanne

Tiny Furniture

Metropolitan

Everybody Love Raymond

The Ben Stiller Show

Cape Fear

Funny People

This is 40

Groundhog Day

People mentioned:

Judd Apatow

Adam McKay

Garry Shandling

Albert Brooks

Steve Martin

Michael Che

Bob Shad

Tony Robbins

Paul Lynde

Mike Nichols

Mel Brooks

Harold Ramis

Samuel Beckett

Paul Feig

Bill Cosby

Al Franken

Kristen Wiig

Lena Dunham

Amy Schumer

Leslie Mann

Phil Rosenthal

David Cross

Dino Stamatopoulos

Steve Carell

Email: themomentbk@gmail.com

Twitter: @BrianKoppelman

iTunes: itunes.com/themoment

Feb 16 2016

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Rank #5: Amy Schumer: (1/19/15)

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Note: This episode was produced and aired by Grantland in January 2015.

Amy Schumer, groundbreaking comedian, on what she loves and hates about her life right now.

Email: themomentbk@gmail.comTwitter: @briankoppelmanRate us on iTunes: itunes.com/themoment

Dec 29 2015

1hr 39mins

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Rank #6: Paul Giamatti: 7/20/15

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Paul Giamatti, the well respected, award-winning actor who stars along side Damian Lewis in Showtime's latest series, Billions, joins Brian this week to discuss working together on the set of the show (Brian is a co-creator and executive producer of Billions). Also, Paul talks about his complicated relationship with acting, revisits his roles in Donnie Brasco, Sideways, John Adams, and Cinderella Man. And Paul reflects on his time as a young actor and how, after more than 20 years, he keeps the work fresh and alive for himself.
 
Topics this week:

Billions
Yale School of Drama
Donnie Brasco
Safe Men
Cinderella Man
John Adams
Choate Rosemary Hall
Peer Gynt a play by Henrik Ibsen
Glengarry Glen Ross a play by David Mamet
Speed-The-Plow a play by David Mamet
Man on the Moon
Sideways
American Splendor
Election
“Hurt So Good” – John Cougar Mellencamp
People this week:

Paul Giamatti
Sophia Loren
Johnny Depp
Russell Crowe
Maggie Siff
Marcus Giamatti
Kenny Aronoff
Alexander Payne
Thomas Haden Church
Twitter: @briankoppelman
Email: themomentbk@gmail.com

Rate us on iTunes: itunes.com/themoment

Jul 20 2015

1hr 6mins

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Rank #7: Marc Maron: 2/18/14

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WTF host Marc Maron joins Brian Koppelman to talk about the joy of telling intentionally unfunny jokes, last chances, and why Marc still hasn't had coffee with Jon Stewart.

Feb 18 2014

1hr 8mins

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Rank #8: Chris McQuarrie - 11/06/19

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Academy award winning screenwriter and director Chris McQuarrie answers all. 

Nov 06 2019

1hr 26mins

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Rank #9: Bill Hader: 1/27/15

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Former 'SNL' star Bill Hader on what his real dream is, why movies matter, and how anxiety drives his creativity.

Jan 27 2015

1hr 36mins

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Rank #10: Tony Robbins: 11/25/14

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Tony Robbins on why he wrote his new no. 1 best-selling book, 'Money: Master the Game,' and how we can prime ourselves to win.

Nov 25 2014

1hr 6mins

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Rank #11: Jon Bon Jovi 1/9/18

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Jon Bon Jovi, newly elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in his first ever no holds barred podcast interview

Jan 09 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #12: Tim Ferriss: 7/29/14

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Tim Ferriss, life hacker and author of 'The 4-Hour Body,' shares his expertise and thought process with Brian.

Jul 29 2014

1hr 9mins

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Rank #13: Paul Giamatti 5/8/18

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Paul Giamatti, the well respected, award-winning actor who stars along side Damian Lewis in Showtime's series, Billions, joins Brian to discuss working together on the set of the show.

May 08 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #14: Marcus Lemonis: 11/4/14

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Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC hit show 'The Profit,' on his secrets to making good decisions and why it's easier for him to give than to receive.

Nov 04 2014

1hr 15mins

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Rank #15: Justine Bateman 9/25/18

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Justine Bateman on what fame feels like, and the dagger of feeling it erode.

Sep 25 2018

1hr 7mins

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Rank #16: Salman Rushdie: 9/29/15

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Salman Rushdie, the distinguished author of books such as Midnight’s Children, The Satanic Verses, and Joseph Anton: A Memoir, joins Brian this week to discuss his latest novel Two Years Eight Months and Twenty Eight Nights, the themes of alienation and truth that often lie beneath the surface in his work, and why, in a world gone mad, fiction matters. Plus, Salman talks about his rocky start as a writer, an unforgettable night at Madison Square Garden, and how religious fascists are waging a war on pleasure.
 
Topics mentioned on today’s show include:

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie
Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
Joseph Anton: A Memoir by Salman Rushdie
The Moor’s Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie
Candide by Voltaire
Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie
The Arabian Knights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
The animal fables of The Panchatantra
The Hamzanama
Ocean of the Streams of Stories
Grimus by Salman Rushdie
Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie slams critics of PEN’s Charlie Hebdo tribute
Tenth of December by George Saunders
The Illusionist
Eisenheim the Illusionist by Steven Millhauser
Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer by Steven Millhauser
“One” by U2
ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape by Rukmini Callimachi
People mentioned on today's show:

Christopher Hitchens
Joyce Carol Oates
Joan Didion
Ibn Rushd
Kierkegaard
Gustave Flaubert
Thorstein Veblen
Ian McEwan
Martin Amis
Julian Barnes
Kazuo Ishiguro
Jane Austen
Walt Whitman
Penn Jillette
Jonathan Franzen
Steven Milhauser
William Kennedy
James Salter
H.L. Mencken
This episode of The Moment is brought to you by Open Account, a podcast series created by SuChin Pak and Umpqua Bank. Open Account explores, through honest and sometimes comical interviews, our uncomfortable silence around money.  Open Account is available now on iTunes.
 
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Email: themomentbk@gmail.com 
Twitter: @BrianKoppelman
iTunes: itunes.com/themoment

Sep 29 2015

1hr 3mins

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Rank #17: Marc Andreessen 3/12/19

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Marc Andreessen, inventor of the web browser, on creativity and innovation.

Mar 12 2019

1hr 13mins

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Rank #18: Bomani Jones 7/25/17

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Note: This is the last episode of The Moment in collaboration with Slate. The Moment will continue, and if you're already subscribed to this feed, you will continue to receive new episodes when they are released.

Brian sits down with sportscaster Bomani Jones of ESPN's The Right Time, The Evening Jones, and until recently, the show Highly Questionable, about being "the smartest man in sports", his background in economics, and how he checks himself.

Support for this podcast comes from Prudential. Their new podcast Everyday Bravery brings inspiring and personal stories about finding the courage that brings out the best in us. Go to EverydayBravery.com or subscribe to Everyday Bravery wherever podcasts are available. 

Jul 25 2017

1hr 14mins

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Rank #19: Doug Ellin: 4/22/14

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'Entourage' creator Doug Ellin and Brian Koppelman explore the value of lifelong friendships and why Long Island still matters to both of them.

Apr 22 2014

1hr 4mins

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Rank #20: Edward Norton - 11/12/19

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Edward Norton and Brian on 22 years of friendship and films. 

Nov 12 2019

1hr 24mins

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Shane McAnally - 07/07/20

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Shane McAnally, American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer

Jul 07 2020

1hr 7mins

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Condola Rashad - 06/30/20

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Condola Rashad, actor, singer, director, superstar. 

Jun 30 2020

1hr 2mins

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David Koepp - 06/23/20

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David Koepp, legendary screenwriter/director, on Spielberg and directing.

Jun 23 2020

1hr 1min

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Judd Apatow - 06/16/20

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Judd Apatow on creating as the world’s aflame


The King of Staten Island on demand now

Jun 16 2020

1hr

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Corb Lund - 06/09/20

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Songwriter and singer Corb Lund on writing about the North American west and making his best ever album.

Jun 09 2020

1hr 1min

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Jason Rosenthal - 05/26/20

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Jason Rosenthal on how to survive the unthinkable. 

May 26 2020

54mins

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Jocko Willink - 5/19/20

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Podcast, author, and retired Navy SEAL, Jocko Willink talks about his life and philosophy.





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May 19 2020

1hr 17mins

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Jason Isbell - 05/12/20

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Jason Isbell on his new album Reunions and being the standard bearer of the American Male.


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May 12 2020

1hr 9mins

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Brian answers your questions - 05/06/20

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Brian answers your questions. 

Also, don't forget to get your own "The Royale" coffee mug. All proceeds go to the Food Bank for New York City

May 06 2020

26mins

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Damian Lewis - 04/29/20

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Damian Lewis on the road that got him to Billions! 

Billions new season premiere's this Sunday on Showtime!

Also, don't forget to get your own "The Royale" coffee mug. All proceeds go to the Food Bank for New York City

Apr 29 2020

1hr 19mins

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Bill Simmons - 04/21/20

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Bill Simmons, legend, in his longest one on one interview ever. 


Also, don't forget to get your own "The Royale" coffee mug. All proceeds go to the Food Bank for New York City

Apr 21 2020

1hr 39mins

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Melissa Villaseñor - 04/14/20

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SNL's Melissa Villaseñor on how she made the most of her moment.


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Apr 14 2020

49mins

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Ezra Koenig (Vampire Weekend) - 04/07/20

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Vampire Weekend Singer/songwriter/bandleader on The Moments that got him here.


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Apr 07 2020

1hr 11mins

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Michael Bamberger - 04/01/20

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Michael Bamberger on what Tiger Woods means to all of us

Apr 01 2020

1hr 23mins

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Anna Koppelman - 03/25/20

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Brian, with some help from Anna, answers your questions.

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Mar 25 2020

46mins

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Seth Godin - 03/17/20

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Seth explains why this is a time to stop day trading in emotions. 

Mar 17 2020

50mins

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CC Sabathia - 03/10/20

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Brian talks to CC Sabathia about his life before and after baseball.

Mar 11 2020

56mins

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Thomas Chatterton Williams - 03/03/20

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Thomas Chatterton Williams, author and professor, on the joys and dangers of being a memoirist. 

Mar 03 2020

1hr 1min

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Ben Horowitz - 02/25/20

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Ben Horowitz, venture capitalist and author, on what it really takes to succeed.

Feb 25 2020

1hr 17mins

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Richard Marx - 02/17/20

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Legendary Richard Marx on why quitting school and moving to California changed his life.

Feb 18 2020

1hr 2mins

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iTunes Ratings

899 Ratings
Average Ratings
708
81
40
22
48

Outstanding gift to the listeners

By VEL Institute - Jul 15 2019
Read more
Thanks for your generosity Brian. Your podcasts are excellent work and art!

Less name dropping!

By jwspiess - Jun 26 2019
Read more
Brian name drops a little too frequently, but still a good show