When I heard about the death of Jerry Springer at age 79 yesterday, I remembered a conversation I had with him in 1999. No matter what you thought of him and his show, I can tell you that he was a money-in-the-bank guest. Here’s proof.
Hearing about the death this weekend of Bill Zehme reminded me of two things: 1) now we’ll never get the Johnny Carson book he worked on for years; and 2) several great conversations I had with him on my radio show, including this one.
I have two very special things for you in honor of Burt Bacharach, the legendary songwriter who died Wednesday at 94.
With word that George Harrison’s sister, Louise, has died, here’s a conversation I had with her when she published a book called “My Kid Brother’s Band.”
With the news of the death at 84 of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, I dug into my audio archives to find a conversation I had with her in 2008 about her role in the Clinton presidency, issues with Iraq and Iran, and US policies towards Saudi Arabia.
On the occasion of his death at 95, I’ve dug into my archives for a conversation I had in 2002 with Bill Clotworthy, who shared some great stories about being NBC’s censor at “Saturday Night Live” from 1979 to 1990.