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Pele talks to the WSJ Speakeasy Podcast about his new biopic "Pele: Birth of a Legend," his coming auction, and the Olympics in Brazil...
Three-time World Cup Champion, FIFA Player of the Century and Brazilian soccer icon Pelé discusses FIFA, the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, his highly anticipated sports auction Julien's Auctions, and the new film about his life, "Pelé: Birth of a Legend."
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Actress/playwright Danai Gurira (aka Michonne on "The Walking Dead") is doing an event with me to talk about her acclaimed all-female Broadway show "Eclipsed" ( which stars Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o). She's also going to talk about the season finale of "The Walking Dead," which is sure to break the internet when it airs on Sunday.
See the show and speak with playwright and actress Danai Gurira about the all-female production that stars Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o
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"Davedevil" co-star Deborah Ann Woll stopped by the Wall Street Journal's WSJ Cafe to talk about the second season of the show.
Deborah Ann Woll, who co-stars as Karen Page on the Netflix superhero series “Daredevil,” stops by the WSJ Cafe to talk about season two of the show and its links to the larger Marvel comic book universe. Photo: WSJ
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Why did Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerton make a movie about one of biggest losers in Olympic history? The two actors stopped by the WSJ Cafe to talk about their new film “Eddie the Eagle,” and Jackman offered a few clues about his coming “Wolverine” sequel.
Actors Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerton stop by the WSJ Cafe to chat about their movie "Eddie the Eagle," and Jackman drops some clues about his coming Wolverine sequel.
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"Ride Along 2" star Kevin Hart stops by the Wall Street Journal's WSJ Cafe to talk about the serious business of comedy.
Actor and comic Kevin Hart stops by the WSJ Cafe to talk about his new movie "Ride Along 2" and why he needs a laugh every 30 seconds. Photo: Associated Press
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Director David O. Russell stopped by the Wall Street Journal to talk about  Jennifer Lawrence and "Joy."
Filmmaker David O. Russell stops by the WSJ Cafe to talk about directing Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro and Bradley Cooper in "Joy." Photo: Twentieth Century Fox
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Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons and director Matthew Brown stopped by the WSJ Cafe to talk about the new movie "The Man Who Knew Infinity" and the legacy of the math genius Ramanujan.
Stars Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons and director Matthew Brown stop by the WSJ Cafe to share the inside story of the new movie "The Man Who Knew Infinity" and discuss why the story of the Indian math genius Ramanujan is more important now than ever.
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Sophie Turner, who co-stars as Sansa Stark on "Game of Thrones," stopped by WSJ+ in London to preview the new season--and talk about how she'd like her character to die.
Actress Sophie Turner, who co-stars as Sansa Stark on HBO's "Game of Thrones," stops by the WSJ Cafe in London to talk about the sixth season of her show—and why she wants her character to die.
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"Hamilton" co-star Renée Elise Goldsberry stopped by the WSJ Cafe to chat about the show...
Renée Elise Goldsberry, one of the stars of Broadway’s “Hamilton,” stops by the WSJ Cafe to talk about “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, getting tickets to the show, and the real Alexander Hamilton’s “emotional” affair with sister-in-law Angelica Schuyler.
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Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams stopped by the Wall Street Journal's WSJ Cafe to talk about her new album "The Ghosts of Highway 20" and to perform some intimate acoustic numbers.
Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams stops by the WSJ Cafe for an intimate acoustic performance and to reveal some of the secrets of her album “The Ghosts of Highway 20.”
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Here's my interview with poet Staceyann Chin about her new one-person show "MotherStruck!"
Christopher John Farley speaks with spoken-word poet Staceyann Chin about her one woman show MotherStruck!, produced by Rosie O'Donnell, about a lesbian immigrant's profound journey to motherhood.
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Kurt Russell stopped by the Wall Street Journal's WSJ Cafe to chat about "The Hateful Eight," 'Star Wars," and the chatter about his possible appearance in the "Guardians of the Galaxy" sequel...
Actor Kurt Russell stops by the WSJ Cafe to discuss his new Quentin Tarantino movie "The Hateful Eight," auditioning for "Star Wars" in the 1970s, and reports he may join the "Guardians of the Galaxy" sequel. Photo: The Weinstein Company
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Novelist and Editor
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  • Wall Street Journal
    Senior Editorial Director of Digital Features
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Novelist and WSJ Senior Editor, Blogger, Columnist
Introduction
I'm Senior Editorial Director, Features at the Wall Street Journal, and the host and founder of the WSJ Cafe, the WSJ's live arts and culture series. I'm the author of a number of nonfiction books, including "Before the Legend: The Rise of Bob Marley," and three novels, "Kingston By Starlight," "My Favorite War" and "Game World."
Education
  • Harvard University