Throwback Thursday 39: Forever Young

Fans of the Rocky movies might enjoy the 39th Throwback Thursday — an afternoon with actor Burt Young (Paulie from the boxing film series) in Port Washington, New York, in October 2011. Burt talked about his lengthy acting career, but also discussed his other loves of painting and writing. Before…

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Steve Hayes: With A ‘Hitch’

Steve Hayes, the 118th dinner stranger and best known for his YouTube series “Tired Old Queen at the Movies,” knows how to tell a good story about Hollywood’s yesteryear. He’s also an accomplished actor, and will be putting both those skills to use in a one-night one-man show in New…

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On The Road With Jonathan Blum

Portrait painter (and 102nd stranger featured on this site) Jonathan Blum has announced his travel plans for November and December, so if you’re looking to meet him and buy some of his unique art here’s your chance. He’ll be at festivals and other events in New York and Washington, DC….

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Throwback Thursday 37: The Doctor Is In

Quick reminder to sign up for the Dining With Strangers mailing list and get notified every time I post a new dinner interview. To subscribe, just enter your email address in the box on the right column. Now back to the regularly scheduled Throwback Thursday. The 37th dinner with a…

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Throwback Thursday 36: Celebrating Charleston

Before getting into the 36th Throwback Thursday, a reminder to sign up for my mailing list to get notified when I post a new interview (including the 123rd, coming Monday). The subscription box is top of the right-hand column on the site’s main page. My 36th dinner was the second…

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Stephen Tobolowsky’s Spanish Prayer Book

If you’ve ever wanted to see actor and writer Stephen Tobolowsky (the 66th dinner stranger) perform, you’ve got a great chance to do so next month in Los Angeles at one of his six performances in a play. Stephen, perhaps best known as insurance salesman Ned Ryerson in the movie…

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