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David Pakman Interview: Up-Close and Personal with a Popular Political Pundit

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David Pakman

Progressive political commentator David Pakman was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1984, and he immigrated to the United States with his family at age five. He grew up in Northampton, Massachusetts, graduated from Northampton High School and attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he majored in economics and communications. He also earned an MBA degree from Bentley University.

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Craig Unger Interview: How the KGB Cultivated Trump as an Asset

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Craig Unger

Craig Unger is the author of seven books, including the New York Times bestsellers American Kompromat: How the KGB Cultivated Donald Trump, and Related Tales of Sex, Greed, Power, and TreacheryHouse of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia, and House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties. He appears frequently as an analyst on CNN, the ABC Radio Network and other broadcast outlets. He is a former deputy editor of the New York Observer, editor-in-chief of Boston Magazine and has written for the New Yorker, Esquire and has been a longtime contributor to Vanity Fair.

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Tuesday

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February 2021

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Rick Springfield Interview: "Keep Music in School. Get Rid of Frigging Math Because Math Sucks"

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Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield is a Grammy Award-winning musician, songwriter, actor and bestselling author. He had a No. 1 hit with “Jessie’s Girl” in 1981, in both Australia and the United States. Four more top US hits followed: “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “Affair of the Heart,” and “Love Somebody.” His two US top 10 albums are Working Class Dog (1981) and Success Hasn’t Spoiled Me Yet (1982).

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January 2021

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Leland Sklar Interview: Legendary Bassist Chronicles Finger Flips from Fans and the Famous in "Everybody Loves Me"

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Leland Sklar

Leland Sklar is revered as one of the greatest bassists in modern music and has contributed to over 2,000 albums as a session musician, including records by Olivia Newton-John, Bette Midler, Reba McEntire, Jimmy Buffett, Steven Curtis Chapman, Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, The Doors, Clint Black, Art Garfunkel, Rod Stewart, Carole King, Bee Gees, Crosby, Stills & Nash, James Taylor, Dolly Parton and Barbra Streisand, just to name a very few.

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