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Thursday, May 13th – Guest: Stephen Spignesi

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.

GUEST BIO:

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.

BOOKS:

Stephen King, American Master

Elton John: Fifty Years On

#TIL Today I Learned: Hilarious, Entertaining & Educational Trivia

Robin Williams, American Master

The 100 Best Beatles Songs

The Big Book of UFO Facts

WEBSITE:

StephenSpignesi.com

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All music by The Rentals featuring special remixes from their album Q36.
For more info on The Rentals and Q36 visit: https://therentals.bandcamp.com/

APPLE MUSIC: https://music.apple.com/us/album/q36/1509863328

 

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Tuesday, May 12th – Guest: Stephen Spignesi

Stephen Spignesi – The World of Stephen King and More