LQ Podcast

#62 Robert Weide

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Curb Your Enthusiasm executive producer and documentary filmmaker Robert B. Weide has chronicled the Marx Brothers, W.C. Fields, Lenny Bruce, Mort Sahl, and Woody Allen. He has also spent thirty years on a documentary about LQ favorite Kurt Vonnegut, which is finally scheduled to come out next year. Weide talked to Aidan Flax-Clark about the decades he's spent getting to know Vonnegut as a man, writer, and humorist.

 

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