Filmmakers interact with each other and with you, their peers.To become a screening series member → register here charts how Albert Einstein, an imaginative, rebellious patent clerk who struggled to land an academic post in his early years, went on to become the greatest scientific mind of the 20th century, all while juggling volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships.Jewish Humor Central is a blog to start your day with news of the Jewish world that's likely to produce a knowing smile and some Yiddishe nachas. In his New York theatrical debut at the Bleecker Street Theatre starting November 11 (Previews start November 2), comedian Yisrael Campbell will take the audience on a hysterically funny and intensely personal journey through his struggles with drugs and alcohol and his eventual salvation in the Jewish faith.It's also a collection of sources of Jewish humor--anything that brings a grin, chuckle, laugh, guffaw, or just a warm feeling to readers. Though he was born Catholic, Yisrael (who changed his name from Christopher) charts an extraordinary spiritual, creative, and hilarious journey that includes three circumcisions along the way.His broadcast work includes two prime-time interview shows on CNBC, a hosting role at BET and three years of political analysis at CNN, where he covered the 2004 presidential elections.Watson has interviewed everyone from Oprah Winfrey and Heidi Klum to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Hillary Clinton.In her second novel, the daughter of Al and Tipper Gore moves deeper into the heart of American politics and provides a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a young researcher.Join in a conversation with the author about her experiences in the White House and how they inspired her fiction - Commonwealth Club of California Kristin Gore was born in 1977 and graduated from Harvard, where she was an editor of the Harvard Lampoon.
According to his son, Bruce Sadler, "Dad remembers the opening up of train cars at Dachau, with the dead bodies falling out and the stench."The awful memories kept Paul Sadler from talking about the war until about five years ago.She has written for several television shows, including Futurama and Saturday Night Live, for which she received an Emmy nomination and a Writer's Guild Award.Her first novel, Sammy's Hill, was a New York Times bestseller and is currently being adapted for the screen by Columbia Pictures.In addition to the centerpiece interview, Star Talk episodes feature a panel of comedians and experts who analyze the conversation in front of a studio audience at the American Museum of Natural Historys Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City where Tyson serves as the Frederick P. Comedian co-hosts include Chuck Nice, Scott Adsit, Godfrey, Eugene Mirman, Sasheer Zamata and Maeve Higgins.Occasionally, Tyson calls on his friend Bill Nye the Science Guy to weigh in on the weeks theme, while other influencers across pop culture and science join via live video.