Overheard with Evan Smith

Matt Lewis

Matt Lewis is a senior columnist at The Daily Beast and a CNN political commentator. Lewis has written for GQ, The Washington Post, Politico and many more. Previously, Lewis worked as a senior contributor for The Daily Caller and a columnist for AOL’s Politics Daily. He has been named one of the “50 Best Conservative Columnists” by RightWingNews for the past four years.

Air Date 4/21/17

 
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OVERHEARD WITH EVAN SMITH brings you in-depth interviews with today's most fascinating public figures. You'll meet politicians, authors, artists, actors, journalists, business people - anyone who's at the center of things. Join us for smart interviews with the country's most interesting people, always with an eye toward the news and always with a sense of humor.
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  • #725 — David Brown, Retired Dallas Police Chief |
    Saturday, Jul 29 at 4:30pm TPT LIFE
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    Wednesday, Aug 2 at 12pm TPT LIFE
  • #725 — David Brown, Retired Dallas Police Chief |
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  • #605 — Margaret Atwood, Award-Winning Author |
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    Wednesday, Aug 9 at 12pm TPT LIFE
  • #603 — Mary Lynn Rajskub, Comedian and Actress
    Mary Lynn Rajskub is a comedian and actress, best known for playing Chloe on Fox's super-popular series 24. She has also appeared on 2 Broke Girls, Californication, Arrested Development, Mr. Show, and as a regular panelist on Chelsea Lately. Rajskub has also been seen in movies, including Safety Not Guaranteed and The Kings of Summer.
    Saturday, Aug 19 at 4:30pm TPT LIFE
    Wednesday, Aug 23 at 12pm TPT LIFE
    Thursday, Aug 24 at 5:30am TPT LIFE
  • #605 — Margaret Atwood, Award-Winning Author
    Margaret Atwood is an award-winning author of more than 40 volumes of poetry, children's literature, fiction, and nonfiction. She's best known for her novels, including The Edible Woman, The Handmaid's Tale, and The Blind Assassin, which won the Booker Prize in 2000. Her newest novel, The Heart Goes Last, was published in September.
    Saturday, Aug 5 at 4:30pm TPT LIFE
    Wednesday, Aug 9 at 12pm TPT LIFE
    Thursday, Aug 10 at 5:30am TPT LIFE
  • #610 — Ethan Hawke, Actor & Author
    Ethan Hawke is an Academy Award-nominated actor and screenwriter. He's also an author of three novels, including his most recent Rules for a Knight, which The New Yorker called "a hybrid parenting guide and self-help book." Hawke was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role last year for his performance in Boyhood. In his newest film, Born to be Blue, he plays legendary jazz musician Chet Baker. That film will be released March 25th.
    Wednesday, Aug 16 at 12pm TPT LIFE
    Thursday, Aug 17 at 5:30am TPT LIFE
  • #621 — Steve Case, Venture Capitalist & Co-Founder, AOL
    Steve Case is Co-Founder of AOL and a venture capitalist. As CEO of Revolution he has backed companies like Zipcar, Sweetgreen and Living Social. He's known as one of America's most successful entrepreneurs and executives, focused on supporting startups. Case is also a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship and was a member of President Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. He is author of a new book entitled The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future.
    Saturday, Aug 26 at 4:30pm TPT LIFE
    Wednesday, Aug 30 at 12pm TPT LIFE
    Thursday, Aug 31 at 5:30am TPT LIFE
  • #710 — T.C. Boyle, Author
    In this episode of Overheard, author T.C. Boyle talks about his latest novel The Terranauts, having his books adapted for the big screen and much more. Boyle has published fifteen novels and ten volumes of short stories, including the PEN/Faulkner Award-winning World's End; The Tortilla Curtain, which was awarded France's prestigious Prix Medici etranger and the New York Times bestseller The Harder They Come. His novel The Terranauts was released in October of 2016.
    Saturday, Sep 2 at 4:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #725 — David Brown, Retired Dallas Police Chief
    David Brown is a thirty-three-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department, from which he retired as chief in October 2016. Now a correspondent for ABC News, he is also an adviser for Texas organizations focused on positively influencing early childhood education efforts, mental health awareness and treatment, and assistance for formerly incarcerated persons. His first book titled Called to Rise hits shelves this June.
    Saturday, Jul 29 at 4:30pm TPT LIFE
    Wednesday, Aug 2 at 12pm TPT LIFE
    Thursday, Aug 3 at 5:30am TPT LIFE

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