October 15, 2019
Brian takes a walk around Central Park with the brilliant Liz Phair
October 15, 2019
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October 8, 2019
Robbie Robertson, music legend, on why the music still matters.
October 1, 2019
New Gary Gulman on how he beat The Great Depresh to headline his own hbo hour. W special guest, Sam Koppelman
September 24, 2019
Steve Gorman stops by to talk about his life with the Black Crowes, his current band Trigger Hippy and his new book, Hard to Handle: The Life and Death of the Black Crowes--A Memoir
September 17, 2019
The great and legendary Seth Godin
September 12, 2019
"Best of" from 12/23/14 - Dave Ramsey, one of the most successful radio hosts on earth, on how he turned his life around. And how we all can.
September 4, 2019
"Best of" from 10/18/16 - Daniel Negreanu is one of (if not the best) poker player in the world today. He has set all kinds of records in the poker community, but today he tells us how he did it. To kick things off, Brian and Daniel discuss their old spat from Tilt and how their relationship has changed since then, when Daniel decided to become a professional poker player, and how he observes people to pick up information Also, the two talk about how Daniel's definition of success has changed over the years, what he's interested in outside the poker table , and how the Rocky movies help get him ready to make a run at the WSOP Final Table every year
August 27, 2019
JJ Redick, basketball superstar, on how he willed himself to get here, what the challenges were along the way, and how the culture of the NBA has shifted over his years in the league.
August 20, 2019
"Best of" From 2/6/18, Craig Finn on the state of The Hold Steady, Small r redemption and how to find God in Chicago
August 14, 2019
Legendary songwriter Darrell Scott on finding his artist voice.
August 8, 2019
Ben Mezrich, best selling author, on finding your dream life.
July 30, 2019
In this "Best of" episode, PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, the hosts of Reply All, discuss their creative partnership and their meteoric rise. They also discuss their own worries for the show, the collective work it takes to put out an episode, and finding the sweet spot to maintain their outsider status as they become a part of the mainstream podcasting culture.
July 23, 2019
From Billions to Broadway, Brian talks to writer, actress and Broadway star Heidi Schreck. Her play, What the Constitution Means to Me, was a finalist or the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for writing.
July 16, 2019
Little Steven Van Zandt, legendary E St Band guitarist, great songwriter, all around inspiration on what keeps him going through the high and low times.
July 9, 2019
Brian talks to the whole band, his friends for 30 years, about how and why they still do what they do. Plus: great music!
July 2, 2019
Writer and author Jeff Gordinier on his book "Hungry" and much more.
June 25, 2019
Musician BJ Barham, founder and lead vocalist/guitarist of American Aquarium, won't stop till he's rocked every single person in the room.
June 18, 2019
WWE Superstar and Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch on her professional wrestling origin story and becoming “The Man”.
June 14, 2019
Author and food writer Ed Levine on his new book, “Serious Eater: A Food Lover's Perilous Quest for Pizza and Redemption”, and much more.
June 11, 2019
Chef and restaurateur Andrew Carmellini discusses food and craftsmanship.
June 4, 2019
Actor Seth Green discusses his feature directorial debut on the film “Changeland”, as well as his myriad roles on and off-screen over the years.
May 28, 2019
Georgetown University science professor and author, Cal Newport, on the intersection of technology and culture.
May 21, 2019
Musician Jay Farrar talks about his life in music, both as a solo artist and as a member of the critically-acclaimed groups Uncle Tupelo and Son Volt.
May 14, 2019
Actor Richard Thomas discusses his sixty year career in the entertainment business, including his Emmy-winning role as John-Boy on The Waltons.
May 7, 2019
Podcast, author, and retired Navy SEAL, Jocko Willink talks about his life and philosophy.
April 30, 2019
Legendary singer-songwriter Steve Earle on his life and forty-year career in the music business.
April 23, 2019
Legendary chef Ming Tsai on how being an athlete made him the chef he is now.
April 16, 2019
Anthony Mangieri, Una Pizza Napoletana pizza genius, and all around life genius, on how obsession fuels his work.
April 9, 2019
Singer, songwriter, musician, and author Amanda Palmer on allowing yourself to say what you have to say.
April 2, 2019
Television and film critics Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz on The Sopranos, Mad Men, and more.
March 26, 2019
Screenwriter and director Julian Fellowes on following his passion through to a career in film.
March 19, 2019
Damian Lewis on the road that got him to Billions!
March 12, 2019
Marc Andreessen, inventor of the web browser, on creativity and innovation.
March 5, 2019
Soman Chainani on how a year spent lost in the wilderness (of New York) saves him and put him on the path to writing the best selling School For Good and Evil series.
February 27, 2019
Novelist and memoirist Pam Houston on how she was saved by nature.
February 21, 2019
Brian answers your questions about how to be your most creative self.
February 12, 2019
Will Guidara, world famous restaurateur of Eleven Madison Park, on how and why to dream big.
February 5, 2019
Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, the filmmaking partners responsible for the movies Half Nelson, Sugar, and Mississippi Grind, look back at how they started making movies together, talk about their creative partnership, and discuss Mississippi Grind.
January 29, 2019
Steven Pressfield on fighting resistance and finding your best self
January 22, 2019
Josh Groban on how he found his voice.
January 8, 2019
Tommy Tomlinson, author, on how to finally deal with being 460 LBS.
January 1, 2019
Seth Godin on an all new episode to get us ready for 2019!
December 19, 2018
Rock icon Geddy Lee on being, Geddy Lee
December 13, 2018
Legendary comedian and actor Kevin Pollak on how he took huge risks to break into the business exactly the way he wanted to.
December 4, 2018
Rosanne Cash on knowing yourself through writing
November 27, 2018
Tony Gilroy, writer/director of 'Michael Clayton' and the 'Bourne' movies and Scott Frank, distinguished screenwriter best known for movies such as Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Minority Report, and A Walk Among the Tombstones.​
November 20, 2018
This week on The Moment, Brian Koppelman talks to his wife, Amy Koppelman, a novelist and screenwriter, about her book Hesitation Wounds and her recent film I Smile Back. The two discuss Amy’s lifelong battle with depression, the themes and characters of her stories, and how writing has, in many ways, saved her life. Plus, Amy talks about the letter she wrote to Philip Roth, why Per Petterson is one of her favorite authors, and how she overcame resistance from publishers and peers throughout her career.
November 13, 2018
Mike Birbiglia and his poet wife Jen Hope Stein, on the challenges and rewards of working and parenting together as they created his hit one man broadway show, The New One.
November 6, 2018
Brin Jonathan-Butler on how writing saved his life.
October 30, 2018
General Stanley Mchrystal on waging war with honor, leading with strength and heart, and the value of emotional restraint.
October 23, 2018
Nick McDonnell, war correspondent, novelist, former child prodigy, on where to find honor in dangerous times.
October 16, 2018
Brian Koppelman talks to Sarah Kay, the world famous spoken word poet
October 9, 2018
Nicholas Morgenstern, the Willy Wonka of ice cream, on risking everything to chase a childhood dream.
October 2, 2018
Maggie Haberman, NY Times Trump expert, on what it means to be a reporter in 2018.
September 25, 2018
Justine Bateman on what fame feels like, and the dagger of feeling it erode.
September 18, 2018
Nicole Holofcener, one of Brian’s creative heroes, on why she and how she makes her groundbreaking films
September 11, 2018
Bradley Tusk, entrepreneur and author, on how he scored at the intersection of tech and politics.
September 4, 2018
Dee Snider, legendary rocker, on the power of believing in an impossible dream.
August 28, 2018
David Levien, Brian's film making partner and author of 'Signature Kill,' on how grit beats talent in fighting and writing.
August 21, 2018
Doc Mcstuffins creator Chris Nee on defining yourself as an artist and businessperson.
August 14, 2018
Espn’s Pablo Torre on finding his purpose
August 7, 2018
Steve Almond on recognizing bad stories
July 31, 2018
Jemele Hill on what matters more than success.
July 24, 2018
The great and wise Seth Godin returns! ​
July 17, 2018
Comedy legend Allan Havey returns to talk about his third act as an actor on Mad Men, Billions and more.
July 10, 2018
Penn Jillette, on how to stay sane in insane times.
July 4, 2018
Ed Solomon, screenwriter of Men In Black and Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, on how to have a long career.
June 26, 2018
Brian welcomes Stephen Kunken, who plays Ari Spyros on the Showtime series Billions, to the show.
June 20, 2018
Pod Save America’s Dan Pfeiffer on how to find hope for America.
June 13, 2018
Brian talks to Armen Keteyen and Jeff Benedict about Tiger Woods, race and the obligations of the biographer. ​
June 5, 2018
Ken Auletta, legendary journalist and writer, on why curiosity saved him.
May 29, 2018
In 2015 Aimee Mann, one of the best songwriters of our generation, joined Brian to discuss the evolution of her music, the time she spent with ‘Til Tuesday, and the way Aimee thinks about creating songs.
May 22, 2018
Paul Schrader, maybe the best living screenwriter, on making the best movie of his career at 71. (Warning: some spoilers of First Reformed).
May 16, 2018
Eric Heisserer, Arrival screenwriter, on how to keep going when everyone in your life tells you to give up
May 8, 2018
Paul Giamatti, the well respected, award-winning actor who stars along side Damian Lewis in Showtime's series, Billions, joins Brian to discuss working together on the set of the show.
May 1, 2018
Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and Brian in a wide ranging convo about food, life and living up to impossible expectations.
April 24, 2018
Dan Richer on how his pursuit of excellence led to him being named New York’s best pizza chef—while living in New Jersey!
April 17, 2018
Jeffrey DeMunn, from Billions and Walking Dead, on a lifetime as an actor. 
April 10, 2018
Food Network legend Guy Fieri on how to harness your personal power.
April 3, 2018
The legend Tony Gilroy is back.
March 27, 2018
Brian answers your questions about how to be your most creative self.
March 20, 2018
Wylie Dufresne, legendary, groundbreaking chef, on his reason why.
March 13, 2018
Asia Kate Dillon, trailblazer, Taylor Mason on Billions, on making the decision to come back to New York after it had beaten them the first time.
March 6, 2018
Tom McCarthy, from when Spotlight came out, on the highs and lows of the creative life
February 27, 2018
Clancy Brown on what it felt like up on that roof in Shawshank. And how surprised he was when Highlander became a cult classic.
February 20, 2018
Ruben Santiago Hudson, actor, playwright and director on his almost impossible journey from welfare rooming house to the Tony Awards.
February 13, 2018
John August, screenwriter of Big Fish, Go and Charlie's Angels, on the rewards of always pushing yourself into new fields, as he did with his first middle grades novel, Arlo Finch in the Valley Of Fire.
February 6, 2018
Craig Finn on the state of The Hold Steady, Small r redemption and how to find God in Chicago
January 30, 2018
It's the first ever, Ask Me Anything in The Moment. Brian answers your questions and talks about how to live a creative life, process, and bumps along the way. ​
January 23, 2018
Seth Godin, best selling author and certified genius, on the pursuit of excellence and how to actually do the work you dream of doing
January 16, 2018
Adam Carolla is back for a second visit. He and Brian get into all of it!
January 9, 2018
Jon Bon Jovi, newly elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in his first ever no holds barred podcast interview
January 2, 2018
AJ Jacobs, the immersion journalist, talks about how treating your life as an experiment can lead to an interesting and fulfilling life
December 19, 2017
Peter Buck (REM) and Corin Tucker (Sleater-Kinney) talk to Brian about their new, amazing band
December 12, 2017
Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon on what it took to turn their life story into the movie of the year
December 5, 2017
Danny Meyer, the world’s most successful restaurateur on how and when to trust your gut
November 28, 2017
Eric Heisserer, Arrival screenwriter, on how to keep going when everyone in your life tells you to give up
November 21, 2017
Jenna Fischer joins Brian to discuss breaking in, staying in, and how to be a professional
November 14, 2017
Brian talks to the genius behind Milk Bar about fighting for your place at the table, how to create blinding innovations, and the value of a sweet tooth.
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