Interviewers-Turned-Interviewees

Interviewers-Turned-Interviewees

05/31/2018, 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: Downtown Stage
Language:
English

D.L. Hughley, Alex Wagner, and Mika Brzezinski are all renowned broadcast hosts. Now, the tables are turned as James West of Mother Jones interviews them about their newest books and how they've been influenced by their lives spent in front of the camera and behind the microphone. 

Alex Wagner is the co-host of The Circus on Showtime and the author of her debut book, FutureFace: A Family Mystery, an Epic Quest and The Secret to Belonging. She is also a correspondent for CBS News and a contributing editor at the Atlantic.

D.L. Hughley is one of The Original Kings of Comedy. His comedy specials have appeared on HBO and Showtime. His latest book, Black Man, White House, hit the New York Times humor bestseller list. His satirical documentary special, DL Hughley: The Endangered List, received the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award in 2012. He also created and starred in the ABC sitcom The Hughleys and has hosted shows on BET, Comedy Central, TBS, and CNN. He currently hosts the nationally syndicated radio program The D.L. Hughley Show. His newest book, How Not To Get Shot, comes out in June 2018.  

Mika Brzezinski is cohost of MSNBCs Morning Joe, whose ratings have reached an all-time high, an MSNBC anchor, and a visiting fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics. She is also the founder of the Know Your Value movement, a conference series that is the foremost authority on women’s issues, bringing together thought leaders to discuss gender, women in the workforce, and equal pay. Know Your Value comes out in September.

Contributors

  • D.L. Hughley

    Panelist

    Hughley is one of The Original Kings of Comedy. His comedy specials have appeared on HBO and Showtime. His latest book, Black Man, White House, hit...

  • Alex Wagner

    Panelist

    ALEX WAGNER is co-host of Showtime’s The Circus and a contributor to CBS News and The Atlantic. She was formerly the host of MSNBC’s Emmy-nominated...

  • Mika Brzezinski

    Panelist

    Mika Brzezinski is cohost of MSNBCs Morning Joe, whose ratings have reached an all-time high, an MSNBC anchor, and a visiting fellow at the Harvard...

  • James West

    Moderator

    Mother Jones

Categories

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    Author Events
    • Author Stage Talks
    Education
    • Books & Authors
    Education
    • Books & Authors

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