Behind the Scenes

March 31, 2013

Ever wonder what it’s like behind on the scenes on TTBOOK?  Being in studio while the energy and imagination of Sherman Alexie bounces off the wall? Or watching E.O. Wilson, one of the world’s preeminent biologists unfold the beauty of his mind and the ideas that keep him in love with the world? Or listening to a former divinity student, turned jazz singer explain the mysterious force that sings through him?  This hour, we go back to some of our most powerful interviews and take you along for the ride. 

  1. TTBOOK'S first interview with Sherman Alexie

    Sherman Alexie is a one-man culture industry.  He's also pretty much a rock star guest.  Steve Paulson and Veronica Rueckert look back on his first interview with TTBOOK.

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  2. TTBOOK looks back at Amy-Wallace Havens on her brother David Foster Wallace

    In this look behind the scenes, producer Veronica Rueckert and Anne Strainchamps remember our interview with Amy Wallace-Havens, the sister of the late David Foster Wallace. 

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  3. TTBOOK reflects on David Foster Wallace's Commencent Speech

    In 2005, David Foster Wallace addressed the graduating class at Kenyon College in California.  Anne Strainchamps looks back at this recording and what it's come to mean to her and her family.

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  4. TTBOOK's first interview with biologist E.O. Wilson

    The nexus of science and religion has become a point of passion for interviewer Steve Paulson.  In this segment, Steve looks back at TTBOOK's first interview with biologist E.O. Wilson.

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  5. TTBOOK looks back at jazz singer Kurt Elling

    Jazz singer Kurt Elling inspires with his passion for music and the mysterious.  Jim Fleming looks back at this illuminating interview with jazz singer Kurt Elling.

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