Jim Obergefell Joins Family Equality

Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in the U.S. Supreme Court case from 2015 that backed same-sex marriages, has joined the organization Family Equality which provides legal support and other assistance to LGBTQ+ families across the United States. According to a recent press release from the group, “Obergefell will be lending…

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See A Swingin’ Little Christmas

Jane Lynch and Kate Flannery (my dining companions for the 117th dinner interview in January) are hitting the road with their annual festive concert “A Swingin’ Little Christmas” in California, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan and New York. They’ll be joined at each of the shows with singer Tim Davis, who was…

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Jim Piddock’s Off To The Races

Actor, writer and producer Jim Piddock (the second stranger featured on this site) is off to the races after writing the script for an upcoming movie starring Jeremy Irons about the legendary British horse racing trainer Sir Henry Cecil. Screen Daily broke the news of the production, quoting producers Andrew Berg…

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Kate Flannery Dances With The Stars

Kate Flannery, featured in the 117th dinner interview and perhaps known as Meredith from the U.S. version of The Office, will be one of the contestants on the next series of Dancing With The Stars. The full cast of 12 celebrities taking part also includes NFL Hall of Famer Ray Lewis,…

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Alex English’s Underground Comedy

Want a good laugh? Check out comedian Alex English on his visit to Washington, DC, this weekend. Alex was the 113th stranger featured on this site; we met in his hometown of New York last October for a lengthy breakfast chat about how he first got interested in standup comedy…

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Seeking More Strangers

Oh goodness, the last update on this site was in February. I’m more active on a day-to-day basis on the Dining With Strangers Twitter account and Facebook page. But I realize it’s been a long time since I featured a dinner interview (the point of the site), and I have…

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