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Encounter Archive

January 4, 2010
108 Minutes With Maggie Gyllenhaal

At home for the holidays, with lots of delicious gooey cheese, way too many books, and a general sense of nouveau-Brooklyn well-being.

January 18, 2010
52 Minutes With Paul Bettany

The evolution of the actor who can’t find God, plays Darwin, and put on 45 extra pounds without his wife, Jennifer Connelly, noticing.

February 1, 2010
240 Minutes With Joshua Ferris

His first book was about the many ways in which the marketing Establishment tormented its cubicle slaves. The second shows that torment can just as easily come from within.

February 8, 2010
94 Minutes With Neil Barofsky

Munching on veggie pizza and contemplating Washington popularity with the TARP cop, the day after his findings helped Congress beat up on Tim Geithner and Hank Paulson.

February 15, 2010
183 Minutes With Heidi Rodewald and Stew

They were a couple when they wrote Passing Strange, but split up before it got to Broadway. Now they’ve got a new show … about breaking up.

November 9, 2009
93 Minutes With Lynn Redgrave

Monday in the park with the veteran actress, as she prepares for the one-woman show she wrote about her grandmother and fends off reports of her being ill.

November 2, 2009
95 Minutes With Edward Norton

Cabbing out to JFK to pick up the three Maasai warriors the actor and ecological activist invited to run the New York City Marathon with him.

October 26, 2009
76 Minutes With Jonathan Safran Foer

Dog-walking with the novelist and vegetarian polemicist, as he wrestles with questions of cruelty, identity, and Anthony Bourdain’s unethical shtickiness.

October 19, 2009
64 Minutes With Lenny Kravitz

At 45, he’s still gonna “Let Love Rule,” with five nights at Irving Plaza. But these days, he has to watch his carbs. By the way, anybody want to buy his $15 million Soho pad?

October 12, 2009
93 Minutes With Corey Glover and Vernon Reid

Twenty-one years after “Cult of Personality,” Living Colour has a new album, a few regrets, and no intention of ever wearing neon spandex again.

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