The Guest List

Norman B‘s interviews are legendary. Since the late 70’s he has chatted on air with rising stars to superstars, unexpected newsmakers to career politicians, revered celebrities to aspiring entrepreneurs. His guest list includes authors, musicians, actors, directors, comedians, artists, journalists, scientists, designers and more. Norman’s unique conversational approach, never confrontational but always inquisitive and thoughtful has earned him consistent accolades from guests and listeners alike.

Lynsey Addario photo-journalist, author Carrie Akre musician | Martin Atkins musician, producer, educator | Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson autism activist | Sebastian Anthony journalist | Sergey Armeyskov journalist, blogger | Erin Arvedlund journalist, author | Becky Aikman author

Nicholson Baker author | Barzin musician, poet | Jesse Bering author | Yudhijit Bhattacharjee author | Greg Barris comedian | Sandra Block author | Zac Bissonnette author | Audrey Bilger professor of literature, author | Bianca Bosker author | David Bowie musician, actor, Renaissance man | Bryan Burrough author | Jowita Bydlowska author | JohnByrne Cooke author, photographer, musician | Owen Benjamin actor, comedian  Vince Beiser author | Chloe Benjamin author | Jeremy K. Brown author | Steve Brodner caricaturist | Dr. Joseph H. Baskin psychiatrist, author

Sue Coe  artist, illustrator, activist | Matthew Collin author | David Cowles illustrator, graphic artist | Brian Cullman author, musician | Alan Connor author, TV producer | Gianni Couji  editor, creative director & founder Ubikwist Magazine | Kaiya Cade musician | Remy Carreiro journalist | Max Allan Collins author

Michael Des Barres musician, actor | Tim Dowling author, journalist | Stephen Duncombe author, activist | Sean Dunne documentary filmmaker | Jo Rae Di Menno press agent | Norman Doidge psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, researcher, author | Amy Dickinson author, humorist

Clark Elliott Ph.D. author | Jordan Eilenberg professor, author | Roben Farzad author | Rafe Esquith award-winning teacher, author | Meg Elison author | Ronny Elliott musician

James Fetzer journalist, professor | Lyndsay Faye author | Joseph Finder author | Fayette Fox author | Verlyn Flieger professor of history | Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni author | Tana French author | Marty Friedman musician | Lindsay Fulcher author, journalist, Lewis Carroll expert | Agustín Fuentes anthropologist, author | Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni author | Logan Farmer musician | Ron Fein author

Gillian Gaar author, journalist | Dana Gavanski musician | Masha Gessen author | Shelly Gitlow author | Spud Goodman talk show host | Jonathan Gottschall author | Lucia Graves journalist | Paul Greenberg Author | Heather Greene author, whiskey expert | Annabelle Gurwitch actress, author, humorist | Hugh Gusterson professor of anthropology, author | Lucia Graves journalist | Dana Gavanski musician | Eric Goulden musician | Gad Whip musicians 

Mark Haskell Smith author | Dave Hill comedian, author, musician, actor, radio host | Rachel Hills journalist | Lisa Hilton author | Richard Hill author, DNA expert | Beth Hoffman author | George Hodgkin author | Gail Honeyman author | John Hooper  author, journalist | Robert Hunziker environmental activist, author | Kameron Hurley author

Joshua Idehen musician, spoken word artist | David J musician

Glyn Johns record producer, engineer | Siv Jakobsen musician | Chip Jacobs author

Binoy Kampmark author, commentator | Carolyn Kellogg journalist | Jarett Kobek author | Nancy Kells musician | Jeffrey Kluger author | Chad Kultchen author | Philip Kennicott art & architecture critic, author | Robert Klitzman psychiatrist, bioethicist, author | Jeremy Kolosine musician, producer | Amy Kaufman author

Leaone musician | BJ Leiderman musician, composer | Larry Loftis author | Michelle LeClair author

Jon Mack comedy writer, author | Dr. Rogy Masri Doctors Without Borders | Andrew Matheson musician, author | Thomas McNamee author | Fraser McAlpine author | Peter Miller bookstore owner, author | Ian McLagan musician | Michelle Miller author | Sir Mix-A-Lot author | Maria Mutch author | Erin Moore author | Rebecca Makkai author | Christopher Mari author | Lynne Murphy author | Clare Mackintosh author | Ryan McIlvain author | Alanna Mitchell author | Jennifer Mercieca professor, writer

Robert Newman creative director | David Neiwert author

Stephen O’Connor author | Chris O’Leary author | Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz author | Arkady Ostrovsky author | Patrick O’Neil author | Tim Orchard author

Felicia Pennant magazine editor & founder | Clare Price author | Robert Priest creative director | Lydia Pyne author | Miriam Parker author | Katja Pantzar author | Camille Perri author

Adrian Raine author, psychologist | Amy Rigby musician, writer | Julie Rehmeyer author | Colin Robinson publisher | Augustus Rose author | Erin Robinsong poet | Matthew Rusnak author | Tom Rachman author | Sorcha Richardson musician | Bob Ross film & media critic | Gordon Raphael musician, producer

Candi Sary author | Rebecca Scherm author | Gene Sculatti journalist, author | Mark Haskell Smith author | Jerry Stahl author | Tracy Slater author | Emma Straub author | John Szwed author | Jim Steinmeyer author | Slippery Eyes musicians, band | Rat Scabies musician | Dava Sobel author | Karen Stabiner author | Miriam Seidel author | A Brad Schwartz author

Sonia Taitz author | Shira Tarrant author | Rudy Tambala musician | Elizabeth Tan author

David Ulin author | Craig Unger author

Karrin Vasby Anderson professor, commentator

Lynn Waddell author | Brandon Wallace author | Marilyn Wedge author, therapist | Yann Weymouth architect | Sam Wilkin author | Garry Wills author | Antoine Wilson author | Stephen Witt author | Martin Wolf author | Elaine Weiss author | Steven Watson Stack 

Ben Yagoda author | Martin “Youth” Glover musician, producer | Jason Yeomans filmaker, photographer | Anya Yurchyshyn author

Katherine Zoepf author