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Live Talks Los Angeles

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A series of onstage conversations featuring writers, actors, musicians, humorists, chefs, scientists and thought leaders in business. For upcoming events, visit livetalksla.org.

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A series of onstage conversations featuring writers, actors, musicians, humorists, chefs, scientists and thought leaders in business. For upcoming events, visit livetalksla.org.

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11 Ratings
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The best

By Jukie K - Mar 28 2018
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I discovered this podcast on a road trip. I extended the trip an extra day just to hear more of these talks. Planning on visiting LA to attend one of these in person.

This Show is a Hidden Gem

By DanHall773 - Oct 26 2017
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Amazing show. You don’t have to be from Los Angeles to enjoy this show. This is one of the best talk shows I never heard of until a friend told me about it. Insightful and candid conversations with amazing guests. Make sure to add this one to your queue you won’t skip it!

iTunes Ratings

11 Ratings
Average Ratings
9
1
0
0
1

The best

By Jukie K - Mar 28 2018
Read more
I discovered this podcast on a road trip. I extended the trip an extra day just to hear more of these talks. Planning on visiting LA to attend one of these in person.

This Show is a Hidden Gem

By DanHall773 - Oct 26 2017
Read more
Amazing show. You don’t have to be from Los Angeles to enjoy this show. This is one of the best talk shows I never heard of until a friend told me about it. Insightful and candid conversations with amazing guests. Make sure to add this one to your queue you won’t skip it!
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Live Talks Los Angeles

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A series of onstage conversations featuring writers, actors, musicians, humorists, chefs, scientists and thought leaders in business. For upcoming events, visit livetalksla.org.

Rank #1: Dan Rather in conversation with Larry Wilmore

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Dan Rather in conversation with Larry Wilmore at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism.  The talk took place on December 5, 2017 and is part of the Live Talks at the Fox series held at the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside, CA.  For more in formation on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 27 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #2: David Frum in conversation with Larry Wilmore

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David Frum in conversation with Larry Wilmore at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic The talk took place on February 1, 2018 at the Moss Theatre in Santa Monica,CA.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 27 2018

1hr 15mins

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Rank #3: Amy Tan in conversation with Charmaine Craig

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Amy Tan in conversation with Charmaine Craig at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing her book, Where the Past Begins: A Writer’s Memoir. The talk took place on March 8, 2018 at The Writers Guild Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 27 2018

1hr 9mins

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Rank #4: Al Gore in conversation with Eric Garcetti

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Former Vice President Al Gore in conversation with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.  The talk which included clips from the documentary took place on July 29, 2017 at the Moss Theatre in Santa Monica, CA.  For more information visit: www.livetalksla.org

Mar 27 2018

53mins

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Rank #5: Russell Brand in conversation with Dr. Drew Pinsky  

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Russell Brand in conversation with Dr. Drew Pinsky at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions. The talk took place on October 6, 2017 at the Moss Theatre in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 27 2018

56mins

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Rank #6: James Syhabout in conversation with Roy Choi

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James Syhabout in conversation with Roy Choi at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, Hawker Fare: Stories & Recipes from a Refugee Chef’s Isan Thai & Lao Roots. The talk took place on January 25, 2018 at the Moss Theatre in Santa Monica, CA.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 27 2018

1hr 14mins

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Rank #7: Patton Oswalt in conversation with Clarissa Cruz

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Patton Oswalt in conversation with Clarissa Cruz at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his late wife Michelle McNamara’s book,  I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer. Later in the conversation they are joined on stage by Billy Jensen and Paul Haynes who helped complete the book. The talk took place on March 5, 2018 at The Writers Guild Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA.

Mar 27 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #8: Marc Maron in conversation with Brendan McDonald

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Marc Maron in conversation with Brendan McDonald at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, Waiting for the Punch: Words to Live by from the WTF Podcast. The Talk took place on October 29, 2017 at the Moss Theatre in Santa Monica, CA.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 27 2018

1hr 18mins

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Rank #9: Bryan Cranston in conversation with Sam Rubin

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Bryan Cranston in conversation with Sam Rubin discussing his memoir, A Life in Parts at Live Talks Los Angeles -- in the Live Talks at the Fox series at the Fox Performing Arts Center in in Riverside, CA. The talk took place on September 10, 2017.  

For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksl.org

Mar 27 2018

1hr 26mins

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Rank #10: Denis Leary in conversation with Peter Tolan

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Denis Leary in conversation with Peter Tolan at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his upcoming book, Why We Don’t Suck: And How All of Us Need to Stop Being Such Partisan Little Bitches. The talk took place on December 6, 2017 at the Bootleg Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 27 2018

1hr 17mins

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Rank #11: Sean Penn in conversation with Jane Smiley

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Sean Penn in conversation with Jane Smiley at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his debut novel, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff. The talk took place on April 2, 2018 at The Moss Theatre, Santa Monica, CA.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

May 19 2018

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Rank #12: Daniel Pink in conversation with Irwin Miller

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Daniel H. Pink n conversation with Irwin Miller at Live Talks Los Angeles Business Forum discussing his novel, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing The talk took place on April 11, 2018 at Gensler in downtown Los Angeles.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksbusiness.com

May 23 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #13: Ambassador Susan Rice in conversation with Mayor Eric Garcetti

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Ambassador Susan Rice in conversation with Mayor Eric Garcetti at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing her memoir, "Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For." The talk took place on October 17, 2019 at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. To learn more about Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events, videos and podcast -- visit our website at livetalksla.org

Mar 15 2020

1hr 2mins

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Rank #14: Andrew Friedman in conversation with Ruth Reichl

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Andrew Friedman in conversation with Ruth Reichl at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, "Chefs, Drugs and Rock & Roll:  How Food Lovers, Free Spirits, Misfits and Wanderers Created a New American Profession The talk took place on April 2, 2018 at The Moss Theatre, Santa Monica, CA.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

May 19 2018

1hr 23mins

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Rank #15: Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh in conversation with Amy Scattergood

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Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh in conversation with Amy Scattergood at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing their cookbook, "Sweet."  The talk took place on October 2, 2017 at the Moss Theatre in Santa Monica, CA.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 27 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #16: Robert Iger in conversation with Brian Grazer

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Robert Iger in conversation with Brian Grazer at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his novel, "The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company."  The talk took place on October 1, 2019. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 19 2020

1hr 8mins

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Rank #17: Dan Rather in conversation with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Dan Rather in conversation with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discussing his book, What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism. The talk took place on December 4, 2017 at The Novo at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 27 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #18: Louie Anderson in conversation with Lori Greiner

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Louie Anderson in conversation with Lori Greiner at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his memoir, Hey Mom: Stories for My Mother, But You Can Read Them Too The talk took place on April 4, 2018 at The Moss Theatre, Santa Monica, CA.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

May 23 2018

1hr 21mins

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Rank #19: Daniel Pink in conversation with Daniel Levitin

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Daniel Pink in conversation with Daniel Levitin at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. The talk took place on April 10, 2018 at The Moss Theatre, Santa Monica, CA.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

May 19 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #20: Richard Powers in conversation with Scott Timberg

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Richard Powers in conversation with Scott Timberg at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his novel, The Overstory The talk took place on April 23, 2018 at The Moss Theatre, Santa Monica, CA.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit www.livetalksla.org

May 23 2018

1hr 7mins

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Jessica Simpson in conversation with Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt

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Jessica Simpson in conversation with Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing her memoir, "Open Book." The talk took place on February 10, 2020 at the Aratani Theatre in Los Angeles. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events, videos and podcast -- visit livetalksla.org and subscribe to this podcast.

Mar 25 2020

1hr 3mins

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John Hodgman in conversation with Aimee Mann

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John Hodgman in conversation with Aimee Mann at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, "Medallion Status: True Stories from Secret Rooms." The talk took place on October 24, 2019.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit livetalksla.org and subscribe to this podcast.

Mar 20 2020

1hr 27mins

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Guy Kawasaki in conversation with Ted Habte-Gabr

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Guy Kawasaki in conversation with Ted Habte-Gabr at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, "Wise Guy: Lessons from a Life." The talk took place on June 25th, 2019.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit livetalksla.org and subscribe to this podcast.

Mar 19 2020

1hr 12mins

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Jim Acosta in conversation with Larry Wilmore

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Jim Acosta in conversation with Larry Wilmore at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America." The talk took place on June 5th, 2019.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit livetalksla.org and subscribe to this podcast.

Mar 19 2020

1hr 11mins

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Celeste Barber in conversation with Jameela Jamil

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Celeste Barber in conversation with Jameela Jamil at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing her book, "Challenge Accepted!: 253 Steps to Becoming an Anti-It Girl." The talk took place on June 5th, 2019.  For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit livetalksla.org and subscribe to this podcast.

Mar 19 2020

1hr 3mins

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Nathan Gardels and Nicolas Berggruen in conversation with Mayor Eric Garcetti

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Nathan Gardels and Nicolas Berggruen in conversation with Mayor Eric Garcetti at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing their book, "Renovating Democracy: Governing in the Age of Globalization and Digital Capitalism.  The talk took place on April 24, 2019. To learn more about Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit livetalksla.org and subscribe to this podcast. 

Mar 19 2020

1hr 15mins

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Walter Mosley in conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen

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Walter Mosley in conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, "Elements of Fiction."  The talk took place on September 5, 2019. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 19 2020

1hr 12mins

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Robert Iger in conversation with Brian Grazer

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Robert Iger in conversation with Brian Grazer at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his novel, "The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company."  The talk took place on October 1, 2019. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 19 2020

1hr 8mins

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Pico Iyer in conversation with Aimee Liu

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Pico Iyer in conversation with Aimee Liu at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his novel, "Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving."  The talk took place on October 6, 2019. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 19 2020

1hr 9mins

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Mo Rocca in conversation with Adam Felber

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Mo Rocca in conversation with Adam Felber at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his novel, "Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving."  The talk took place on November 13, 2019. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 19 2020

1hr 1min

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Emma Donoghue in conversation with Marisa Matarazzo

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Emma Donoghue in conversation with Marisa Matarazzo at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his novel, "Akin."  The talk took place on September 10, 2019. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 19 2020

57mins

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David Koepp in conversation with Andrew Kevin Walker

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David Koepp in conversation with Andrew Kevin Walker at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his novel, "Cold Storage."  The talk took place on September 11, 2019. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 19 2020

1hr 3mins

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Brad Smith in conversation with David Kirkpatrick

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Brad Smith, President of Microsoft in conversation with David Kirkpatrick, founder of Techonomy at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, "Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age."  The talk took place on October 4, 2019. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 19 2020

1hr

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Booker T. Jones in conversation with Scott Timberg

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Booker T. Jones in conversation with Scott Timberg at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his memoir, "Time Is Tight: My Life, Note by Note."  The talk took place on November 5, 2019. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 19 2020

55mins

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Amber Tamblyn in conversation with Amy Poehler

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Amber Tamblyn in conversation with Amy Poehler at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing her book, "Era of Ignition: Coming of Age in a Time of Rage and Revolution."  The talk took place on February 7, 2020. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events and videos -- visit www.livetalksla.org

Mar 16 2020

1hr 21mins

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Dr. Mark Hyman in conversation with Paul Hawken

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Dr. Mark Hyman in conversation with Paul Hawken at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, "Food Fix: How to Save Our Health, Our Economy, Our Communities, and Our Planet–One Bite at a Time." The talk took place on March 5, 2020. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events, more videos and podcast -- visit livetalksla.org

Mar 16 2020

1hr 9mins

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Steven Pinker in conversation with Terrence McNally

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Steven Pinker in conversation with Terrence McNally at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, "Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress." The talk took place on January 16, 2019 at the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events, more videos and podcast -- visit livetalksla.org

Mar 15 2020

1hr 8mins

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Marc Freedman in conversation with Michael Eisner

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Marc Freedman in conversation with Michael Eisner at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, "How to Live Forever: The Enduring Power of Connecting the Generations." The talk took place on January 24, 2019 at the Moss Theatre in Santa Monica, CA. To learn more about Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events, more videos and podcast -- visit livetalksla.org

Mar 15 2020

59mins

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Jason Rezaian in conversation with Maz Jobrani

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Jason Rezaian in conversation with Maz Jobrani at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book,"Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison—Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-Stakes Diplomacy, and the Extraordinary Efforts It Took to Get Me Out." The talk took place on January 31, 2019 in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events, more videos and podcast -- visit livetalksla.org

Mar 15 2020

1hr 6mins

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Bernard-Henri Lévy in conversation with Terrence McNally

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Bernard-Henri Lévy in conversation with Terrence McNally at Live Talks Los Angeles discussing his book, "The Empire and the Five Kings: America’s Abdication and the Fate of the World." The talk took place on February 22, 2019 at Gensler, downtown Los Angeles. To learn more about Live Talks Los Angeles -- upcoming events, more videos, podcast -- visit livetalksla.org

Mar 15 2020

57mins

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iTunes Ratings

11 Ratings
Average Ratings
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1
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The best

By Jukie K - Mar 28 2018
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I discovered this podcast on a road trip. I extended the trip an extra day just to hear more of these talks. Planning on visiting LA to attend one of these in person.

This Show is a Hidden Gem

By DanHall773 - Oct 26 2017
Read more
Amazing show. You don’t have to be from Los Angeles to enjoy this show. This is one of the best talk shows I never heard of until a friend told me about it. Insightful and candid conversations with amazing guests. Make sure to add this one to your queue you won’t skip it!