Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Bookworm host Silverblatt talks to Maddin at News Café

  • Print

Radio broadcaster Michael Silverblatt has a reputation as one of America’s première literary correspondents as the host of the talk show Bookworm on KCRW in Los Angeles.

Silverblatt will be changing things up with an interview with Winnipeg filmmaker Guy Maddin on Friday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m., live at the Winnipeg Free Press News Café.

The subjects of the session will include film, reading, dreams and art.

Maddin admits he is an atypical subject for Silverblatt, who usually interviews authors.

"I sure didn’t write a book," Maddin says.

"I have been on Michael’s show once before. The pop group Sparks and I are on the only two Bookworm shows that don’t feature writers," Maddin says. "I’m very proud."

Bookworm is distributed to more than 50 radio stations across the U.S. Its theme song was created for the show by Sparks.

 

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Dustin Byfuglien reflects on season

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • June 24, 2012 - 120624  -  Amusement riders on the last day of The Ex Sunday June 24, 2012.    John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press
  • A goose flys defensively to protect their young Wednesday near Kenaston Blvd and Waverley -See Bryksa 30 Day goose challenge- Day 16 - May 23, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Do you agree with the province’s crackdown on flavoured tobacco products?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google