The Dinner Party Download
About This Show
Welcome to The Dinner Party Download from American Public Media - a smart and funny show about everything excellent in culture. In each episode, hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam talk with some of the world's most interesting celebrities, and along the way equip you with bad jokes, fresh drink recipes, hot food finds, odd news stories... and etiquette tips from the likes of Henry Rollins and Eric Idle. It's all you need to get an edge in your weekend conversations. Past guests include Jaime Foxx, Michelle Williams, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anjelica Huston. Wallpaper magazine calls The Dinner Party "One of the Top 40 Reasons To Live in The USA.”
Most Recent Episode
Episode 271: Bill Hader, Hiss Golden Messenger, and Betty Halbreich
2 days ago
Actor Bill Hader shows off his drama schooling â¦ Bergdorf's Betty Halbreich dresses down America, while endorsing wearing hats on your face ... Biographer Mark Whitaker reflects on Bill Cosby's comedy and complicated identity ... Alt-country musician MC Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger crafts a party playlist for introverts ... Marlon James' novel imagines an intimate peek into the life of Bob Marley ... Would you pay for a restaurant reservation? Rico gets in (somehow) to L.A. hot-spot Bestia for some table talk ... Smells and the City with The Paris Review's Sadie Stein ... The botched roll-out of the Vietnam draft lottery ... Math for poets ... And some 'Pom Pom' pop (pop) ...