The New Yorker Festival: Conversations

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photoToday we bring you Day Two of our Thanksgiving holiday special, sharing readings and conversations from the annual New Yorker Festival. In this hour, you'll hear plenty of humor and humorists, and a little something about shoes.

New Yorker editor David Remnick talks with the Daily Show's Jon Stewart about American media culture. Hollywood actor, comedian, and author Steve Martin mixes it up with one of his favorite cartoonists, Roz Chast. And New Yorker writer Michael Specter sits down with the celebrated shoe designer who became an icon of "Sex and the City" girl talk, Manolo Blahnik.

This hour On Point: conversations from the seventh annual New Yorker Festival.


Michael Specter, staff writer, The New Yorker talks with celebrated shoe designer, Manolo Blahnik

David Remnick, editor, The New Yorker talks wtih the Daily Show's Jon Stewart

Actor, comedian, and writer Steve Martin talks with cartoonist Roz Chast.

This program aired on November 24, 2006.


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