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Fantasyland

Press

Watch

The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell

Aspen Ideas Festival

BBC Newsnight

Big Think: The Fantasy-Industrial Complex

Big Think: The Fantasy Chronology

Bloomberg
CBS News #1

CBS News #2
Charlie Rose #1

Charlie Rose #2
genConnect U

Morning Joe, MSNBC

The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper #1

The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper #2

Big Think Videos

How America Got Divorced from Reality: Christian Utopias, Anti-Elitism, and the Media Circus (the 8th most popular Big Think video of 2017)

Fantasy-Industrial Complex: How America Got Lost Inside a Dream

How Religion Turned American Politics Into A Bizarre Anti-science Spectacle

Listen

Big Think/Think Again podcast

The Book Show, public radio WAMC

The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC

The Colin McEnroe Show, WNPR
ideastream

L.A. Times

Midpoint, WMNF, Tampa

Nerdette, WBEZ podcast

NPR's All Things Considered

NY Public Library, w/ Kwame Anthony Appiah

Penn's Sunday School w/ Penn Jillette

Public radio interview on Radio West
Radio Atlantic

Radio New Zealand

Reader's Corner

The Record with Bill Radke, KUOW

Rock and Roles w/ Danny Goldberg

Scratching the Surface podcast

Slate's The Gist

Slate's Trumpcast

CBC's Sunday Edition

Utah Public Radio

Waking Up podcast w/ Sam Harris

WTF with Marc Maron

Read

USC Annenberg's Religion Dispatches

Chicago Tribune Column

Chicago Tribune Q&A

L.A. Review of Books

Library Journal

Der Spiegel

Slate

Truthout

The Village Voice

Vox

Q&As, Profiles, and Interviews

Columbia Journalism Review, roundtable discussion of journalists who've started media businesses


Sidney Blumenthal
London Review of Bookson Kurt's imaginary 1989 Trump novel , February 2017

 

With All Due Respect, MSNBC’s & Bloomberg, about Trump, December 2016


Omaha World-Herald, about Spy (and Trump), October 2016


Trumpcast, August and October


The Daily Beast, about Esquire‘s “pop-up” Spy (and Trump), October 2016


Recode, about my work (and Trump), October 2016


The Takeaway, about the merger of entertainment and politics have merged (and Spy and Trump), September 2016

 

Morning Joe, about politics  (and Trump),  January March, another March and September 2016


The Last Word, about politics (and Trump), AprilAugust and another August and December 2016


Slate, discussion of Willa Cather’s My Antonia, June 2016


NPR Morning Edition, about Donald Trump, March 2016


The New York Times
, about Kurt's office, February 2016

Longform, Q&A, November 2015


Person Place Thing, Q&A, September 2015


Salon, about Donald Trump, September 2015


Chicago Sun-Times, about Donald Trump, August 2015


20×200, five pictures I like, Q&A about art in general, July 2015


The Art of the Interview, January 2015

Now With Alex Wagner, about politics, November 2014 and July 2013


Carnegie Council, conversation on ethics in professional life, October 2013


Diners, magazine (Colombia), on the impacts of technology, October 2013


Brooklyn Magazine, about the writing life in a digital age, January 2013

Greater Boston, WGBH, about our cultural ice age, October 2012


The L Magazine, about Kings County, June 2012


Brooklyn Based, about Kings County, June 2012

Page by Page, Aspen Public Radio, December 2011


Charlie Rose, December 2011


TechCrunch: Keen On, part 2, December 2011


TechCrunch: Keen On, part 1, December 2011


PBS’ Need to Know: Fixing Government, December 2011


It’s Called “The Technik of Flotzy”, April 2011

Cazenovia Republican, September 2010


The Desk, September 2010


Brooklyn Book Festival, September 2010


PopTech, July 2010


Fortune, February 2010


Mr. Media, February 2010

Los Angeles Times, March 2009


American Management Association, October 2009


The Onion, September 2009


Bloomberg, September 2009


Charlie Rose, August 2009


The Colbert Report, August 2009


Bloggingheads.tv, August 2009 


Change Observer, August 2009


Mediaite, August 2009


Morning Joe, July 2009


Today show, July 2009 


Los Angeles Times, April 2009


LA Weekly, March 2009

Huffington Post, August 2008


Plum TV, July 2008


Charlie Rose, May 2008


Design Matters, February 2008


Mr NYC, January 2008


Omaha World-Herald, November 2007


Gateway, November 2007


Big Think, July 2007 (video interviews about the history of transformative technologythe future of journalismcultural journalismSpy magazine, impact on audienceswritingwriting novels, and creative process)


Metropolis, April 2006


MarketWatch, January 2006


New York Times Magazine, July 2005


Associated Press, June 2004


New York Sun, June 2004


Variety, March 2004


Minneapolis Star-Tribune, May 2003


Rake, May 2003


New York, April 2003


New York Press, October 2002


I Want Media, November 2001


Washington Post, May 2000


Current, June 2001


New York Times Magazine, April 2000