The Big Interview

The Big Interview

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Episode 17 - Boris Blank
Jan 10, 2021 17 min

Episode 17 - Boris Blank

The iconic 80s track "Oh Yeah" became an instant pop culture classic after being featured in the infamous Ferrari scene from Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Boris Blank, one half of the band Yello, tells us what inspired the catchy song. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 16 - Eric Zala
Jan 03, 2021 24 min

Episode 16 - Eric Zala

When 12-year-old Eric Zala connected with his classmate Chris Strompolos over a shared love for Indiana Jones, he had no idea how a simple idea would change his life. Together, they embarked on a 7-year mission to recreate the Steven Spielberg blockbuster Raiders of the Lost Ark scene for scene. From setting himself on fire, to a dramatic filmmakers feud, he took us behind the scenes of the cult favorite adaptation that ultimately earned the praise of Spielberg himself. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 15 - Ness Knight
Dec 27, 2020 19 min

Episode 15 - Ness Knight

Ness Knight is an explorer and endurance adventurer. She has cycled solo and self supported across the Northern Namib desert, and was also the first woman in history to swim the Thames River from its source to London. She told us about the challenges she's faced along the way and what keeps her going. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 14 - Brendan McDonough
Dec 20, 2020 30 min

Episode 14 - Brendan McDonough

Brendan McDonough was the sole survivor among the 20 members of the elite firefighting group the Granite Mountain Hotshots during the fatal Yarnell Hill fire of 2013. As the crew battled a raging wildfire, 19 perished in a tragic event that was memorialized in the film Only the Brave. Brendan tells us how he escaped death and about his agonizing road to recovery. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 13 - The Greatest Footballer to Never Play a Game
Dec 13, 2020 20 min

Episode 13 - The Greatest Footballer to Never Play a Game

Told in the words of filmmaker and journalist Louis Myles, this is the ridiculous true story of Carlos Kaiser, a footballer who managed a 26-year professional career without playing a single game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 12 - David McMillan
Dec 06, 2020 30 min

Episode 12 - David McMillan

After being arrested at Don Muang airport, drug smuggler David McMillan spent over a year in Bangkok’s infamous Klong Prem prison. In this gripping account, he reveals the nightmare of existence in this notorious jail and explains how he did what no other Westerner has done: escape. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 11 - Jack Horner
Nov 29, 2020 25 min

Episode 11 - Jack Horner

The world's most famous paleontologist discovered the first dinosaur eggs in the Western Hemisphere, the first evidence of parental care among dinosaurs, and is the inspiration for the main character in the book and film Jurassic Park. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 10 - Bob Gale
Nov 22, 2020 28 min

Episode 10 - Bob Gale

Hollywood filmmaker Michael Robert Gale is best known as co-creator of the wildly popular Back to the Future trilogy. In this episode find out how the films got made, why they have endured, and the chances of seeing a sequel. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 9 - Claire Nelson
Nov 15, 2020 28 min

Episode 9 - Claire Nelson

In 2018, Claire Nelson took a lone hike in the desert. She shattered her pelvis in a fall and ran out of water. Here she retells the gripping account of her determination to survive. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 8 - Philippe Petit
Nov 08, 2020 23 min

Episode 8 - Philippe Petit

In 1974, Philippe Petit set out to achieve the unthinkable: a high-wire walk more than 1,300 feet in the air across New York City’s Twin Towers. The event that enthralled New Yorkers almost 50 years ago has been immortalized in an Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire and the 2015 filmThe Walk. He told us how he constructed the audacious plan and what it felt like to look down on the world below. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Big Interview
Episodes
17
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Weekly podcast
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Next episode Sunday, January 17
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