Tonight's show (at 7:30; repeated on Friday night at 10:30) is a metaphysical revisitation of a program that first aired back in January. It features my conversation with the visceral Po Bronson, author of (most recently) Why Do I Love These People?: Honest and Amazing Stories of Real Families .
As a recovering copy editor, I had a little trouble with a title that follows a question mark with a colon -- but once I got over that, the book itself knocked me for a loop. It's intense, like Po; it's incredibly moving as well.
Speaking of Po: some people have told me he looks like a groovy '70s-era leading man -- an aesthetic judgment that I feel unqualified to assess, especially as I myself look like a mutant citizen from a future century. ...
May 22nd, 2006