entertainment http://kuow.org en Rob Sheffield On The Fascinating World Of Karaoke http://kuow.org/post/rob-sheffield-fascinating-world-karaoke <p>Karaoke fascinates some and leave other baffled. Rob Sheffield is in the former category. The Rolling Stone contributing editor has written a memoir about love and karaoke and he sits down to take Ross Reynolds into the fascinating and often strange world of karaoke.&nbsp; Fri, 16 Aug 2013 16:10:28 +0000 the conversation with ross reynolds 18653 at http://kuow.org Rob Sheffield On The Fascinating World Of Karaoke Why Are The Mariners Getting Into The Television Business? http://kuow.org/post/why-are-mariners-getting-television-business <p>The Seattle Mariners are likely to see an increase in future revenue now that they’ve purchased a controlling interest in ROOT Sports Northwest — the cable network that broadcasts their games. Up until now, the Mariners have been required to share their TV revenue with other major league baseball teams. By controlling their TV rights the Mariners will be able to keep much of that revenue for themselves.</p><p>So how will this impact their success on the field? How has this worked out for other teams? Ross Reynolds talks with sports editor for The Nation, Dave Zirin.</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 19:17:05 +0000 The Conversation With Ross Reynolds 11626 at http://kuow.org Why Are The Mariners Getting Into The Television Business? Favorite Interviews: Comedian David Alan Grier And Chef Eddie Huang http://kuow.org/post/favorite-interviews-comedian-david-alan-grier-and-chef-eddie-huang <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our </span><a href="http://kuow.org/pledge" style="line-height: 1.5;">spring membership drive</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> continues with two of our favorite recent interviews. First, we listen back to our conversation with actor and comedian David Alan </span>Grier<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He joined us in the studio to talk about his 30-year career in entertainment, from the theater to television's "In Living Color" to Broadway. Then, we revisit our talk with restaurateur Eddie Huang&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">about food, hip-hop and the experience of growing up a first-generation immigrant in the US.</span></p><p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday with Steve Scher 10837 at http://kuow.org Favorite Interviews: Comedian David Alan Grier And Chef Eddie Huang Nick Offerman Both Is And Isn't Ron Swanson http://kuow.org/post/nick-offerman-both-and-isnt-ron-swanson <p>Nick Offerman plays Ron Swanson, the libertarian government official on the TV show <em>Parks and Recreation</em>. Ross Reynolds talks to actor Nick Offerman about libertarianism, Hempfest, acting and cupcakes — kind of.</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:10:04 +0000 Producer 9754 at http://kuow.org Nick Offerman Both Is And Isn't Ron Swanson Frank Rich And Sean Wilentz On The Oscars And African-American History http://kuow.org/post/frank-rich-and-sean-wilentz-oscars-and-african-american-history <p>David Hyde talks with Frank Rich about the historical significance of Quentin Tarantino’s "Django Unchained" and why Rich thinks it deserves to win an Academy Award for best picture. Then he turns to historian Sean Wilentz who thinks it is not "Django Unchained" but Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" that is the historically accurate and significant film that deserves the Oscar.</p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:37:00 +0000 David Hyde 7931 at http://kuow.org Frank Rich And Sean Wilentz On The Oscars And African-American History Cerveza At The Cinema? Lawmakers Push For Beer And Wine In Theaters http://kuow.org/post/cerveza-cinema-lawmakers-push-beer-and-wine-theaters <p>Some Olympia lawmakers are backing a bill to let movie theaters and live performance venues apply for liquor licenses to serve beer and wine. The bill is sponsored by Democrat Jim Moeller, who represents Vancouver. Ross Reynolds finds out the likelihood of moviegoers cracking a cold one at a theater near you.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:10:00 +0000 Ross Reynolds 6739 at http://kuow.org Cerveza At The Cinema? Lawmakers Push For Beer And Wine In Theaters