Stephen Spignesi – Celebrating the Icons of Pop Culture
We welcome Stephen Spignesi back to the show to continue the discussion and entertain us with intriguing facts and stories about some of your favorite celebrities. He will also talk about how he survived both COVID and Long COVID.
Stephen Spignesi is a writer and author of more than 60 books, and a retired Practitioner-in-Residence from the University of New Haven where he taught composition and literature for 10 years, including courses based on his books. He writes extensively about popular culture and is considered an authority on Stephen King, the Beatles, Elton John, Robin Williams, Woody Allen, The Sopranos, The Andy Griffith Show, ER, and other pop culture subjects and TV shows. His other areas of interest and expertise include American history, the U.S. presidents and Founding Founders, the Titanic, true crime, and the paranormal. Spignesi was christened “the world’s leading authority on Stephen King” by Entertainment Weekly magazine and taught the courses “The New Gothic Horror of Stephen King” and “The Legacy of the Titanic” at the University of New Haven. He appears in the A&E Biography of Stephen King and the ITV documentary Autopsy: Robin Williams. His first novel, Dialogues (Random House), was hailed as a “reinvention of the psychological thriller.” He lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with his quite extraordinary cat Chloe.
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