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Digital Studios: Blank on Blank

Vintage interview tapes. New animations. Our mission is simple: curate and transform journalists' unheard interviews with American icons. The future of journalism is remixing the past. Executive Producer: David Gerlach.

Episodes

Season 1
Episode 79
"We're going to investigate every single one of these hypotheses, and we'll tell you what...
Season 1
Episode 77
"I’m very interested in how people adapt to extremes” - Oliver Sacks on July 28, 1996
Season 1
Episode 74
“I don’t feel any compulsion just to stand under the spotlight night after night unless I...
Season 1
Episode 69
"I have never used my body. I have played roles where the legs were used and the body was...
Season 1
Episode 68
"It’s okay being a woman now. I like it. Try it some time.” - Nora Ephron, in a 1975...
Season 1
Episode 67
“I‘m never going to become rich and famous” - Bob Dylan in 1962.
Season 1
Episode 66
"I don‘t think that there‘s a girl around that would fit in with what we do" - Frank...
Season 1
Episode 65
”The most unfettered imagination belongs to young people, and they don’t walk through...
Season 1
Episode 64
“I’m a cookie-decorating mom. I don’t bake them. I decorate them.“ - Cher in 1999, as...
Season 1
Episode 63
"Sometimes when it all comes together ... you become the film you’re making." - Martin...
Season 1
Episode 62
"A literal reading of the Bible simply is a mistake; I mean it’s just wrong" - Carl Sagan...
Season 1
Episode 61
"The key was somehow to know what was important and what was not important, what was...
Season 1
Episode 60
"I must reorganize the environment of man by which then greater numbers of men can...
Season 1
Episode 59
"I have to make my life worth saving, and each day you spend as if it would be your last...
Season 1
Episode 58
"Animals were my passion from even before I could speak apparently. When I was about 10,...
Season 1
Episode 57
"Everything in my mind works like a search engine set for the image function." - Temple...
Season 1
Episode 56
“Any man who really has faith in himself will be dubbed arrogant by his fellows” - Frank...
Season 1
Episode 55
“I wish that there had been another woman on my flight. I think it would have been a lot...
Season 1
Episode 54
“My family was shocked when I came home with a volume of Hemingway … There was a price to...
Season 1
Episode 53
"I feel more alive now than I ever have in my life. I have a chance to live, as I've...
Season 1
Episode 52
In November 1970, Kurt Vonnegut walked into a class room at NYU. He was a guest speaker...
Season 1
Episode 51
"I‘m just an obnoxious guy who can make it appear charming, that’s what they pay me to do...
Season 1
Episode 50
"I'm sorry, I‘m a coward. I didn’t want to die." - Patty Hearst in 1982 in the first...
Season 1
Episode 49
"He’s a natural raconteur. A great one. You just get out of the way and let him do his...
Season 1
Episode 48
In the 1960s, Hunter S. Thompson spent more than a year living and drinking with members...
Season 1
Episode 47
"I did as much as I could do at that time in my life ... I tried as hard as I could and I...
Season 1
Episode 46
"I have innate confidence that I am right. Partially out of conviction and partially as a...
Season 1
Episode 45
"My singing… i'll just say it simple as possible: it's just godly." - Michael Jackson in...
Season 1
Episode 44
"It's very humbling to imagine somebody else's, really life and their pain ... It's my...
Season 1
Episode 43
"I was not the son he wanted to have." - Tim Gunn Interview by Danielle Sacks, Fast...
Season 1
Episode 42
Interview by Howard Smith, September 30, 1970. By phone, TheSmithTapes.com
Season 1
Episode 41
"If this Revolution falls, what we will have here in Cuba is a hell. Hell itself." -...
Season 1
Episode 40
"I've got on these stiletto heels aimed for his face." - Farrah Fawcett
Season 1
Episode 39
Interview by Howard Smith, TheSmithTapes.com / Villagevoice.com, Los Angeles, 1969
Season 1
Episode 38
"If I told you all the stories about what happened to people if they were caught...
Season 1
Episode 37
Liberace in 1968 as told to Jay Kent Hackleman
Season 1
Episode 36
Jimi Hendrix in his final interview
Season 1
Episode 35
"I think men have got to change an awful lot. They still prefer the little woman." -...
Season 1
Episode 34
Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips in 2002
Season 1
Episode 33
Joni Mitchell in 1986, as told to Joe Smith.
Season 1
Episode 32
Ayn Rand on February 25, 1959, as told to Mike Wallace.
Season 1
Episode 31
John Coltrane in 1966, as told Frank Kofsky.
Season 1
Episode 30
Elliott Smith in 1998, as told to Barney Hoskyns
Season 1
Episode 29
"Nobody else is going to give a damn what you're doing, so you need a few other people...
Season 1
Episode 28
Dolly Parton was not your typical model to appear on the cover of Playboy magazine. But...
Season 1
Episode 27
Lou Reed. Lou Reed. Here we bring you a rarely heard interview Lou recored in 1987. It's...
Season 1
Episode 26
Mr. B.B. King. The blues legend says he played 300 nights a year for four-plus decades....
Season 1
Episode 25
Tom Robbins, author of classics like Still Life of Woodpecker, Jitterbug Perfume, and...
Season 1
Episode 24
"Comedy is there to basically show us we fart, we laugh. To make us realize we still are...
Season 1
Episode 23
"The only way you can be a mark is if you want something for nothing. If you're greedy,...
Season 1
Episode 22
"Learning how to die is therefore learning how to live." - Philip Seymour Hoffman...
Season 1
Episode 21
"I never really felt like a rock singer or a rock star. I always felt a little bit out of...
Season 1
Episode 20
"On stage or in the movies I could do whatever I wanted to. I was free." - Gene Wilder...
Season 1
Episode 19
"It's all true, folks: all you need is love." - John Lennon, 1969 Interviews by...
Season 1
Episode 18
"I just hope and pray I can die with my boots on." - Johnny Cash, 1996 Interview by...
Season 1
Episode 17
"My nervous energy is usually the easiest form of energy to tap into" - Heath Ledger...
Season 1
Episode 16
"I've done some dastardly things, but what can I do except make amends and apologize...
Season 1
Episode 15
"He turned to me suddenly and asked: 'Is that a Givenchy you're wearing?' And I said, '...
Season 1
Episode 14
"When I looked in his eyes, he was there. He was home... I had a dad." - Carol Burnett...
Season 1
Episode 13
"When a man is making love, the last thing he thinks about is war." - Barry White...
Season 1
Episode 12
"There is the fear that you somehow neglected to say what was really yours to say" - John...
Season 1
Episode 11
"If I was white I would have been like John Wayne... I feel like a tragic hero in a...
Season 1
Episode 10
"When we fell in with the Acid Tests we a started having the most fun we had ever had...
Season 1
Episode 9
"I even thought that I was gay. I thought that might be the solution to my problem." -...
Season 1
Episode 8
"If somebody don't like something that I do, that's his or her prerogative. Just like it'...
Season 1
Episode 7
"You've got to be good or as bad as the devil... Even if we had two, three days off I...
Season 1
Episode 6
Interview by Andrew Romano and Ramin Seetodeh 2009. Sendak's home in Connecticut
Season 1
Episode 5
Interview by Rocci Fisch 1984. Washington, D.C. Convention Center Originally recorded...
Season 1
Episode 4
"There's a way we talk and it includes profanity. We never figured we'd be arrested for...
Season 1
Episode 3
Interview by Leonard Lopate, WNYC, March 4, 1996
Season 1
Episode 2
"I think a lot of ladies found me so attractive because I was different." - Wilt...
Season 1
Episode 1
Larry King recalls a moment of "radio interruptus". From a lost 2001 Esquire interview.

Specials

Season 1
Episode 72
"How did I get over being poor? I got a job as a sports announcer and it led to...
Season 1
Episode 71
"If God didn‘t want me to sing it, he wouldn‘t have given me the talent to do it“ -...
Season 1
Episode 70
"If you want to preserve your power indefinitely, you have to get the consent of the...


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