The Moment with Brian Koppelman
Filmmaker and Grantland contributor Brian Koppelman talks to people from the worlds of entertainment and sports about their lives and careers. Each show will focus on a pivotal moment in the interviewee's life. This podcast is part of Grantland, a sports and pop culture website founded by Bill Simmons and owned by ESPN.
The Moment - Eric Bogosian: 3/31/15
Legendary actor, playwright, and author Eric Bogosian on what keeps him inspired, the experience of becoming other people, and his new book, 'Operation Nemesis.'
The Moment - David Levien: 3/24/15
David Levien, Brian's filmmaking partner and author of 'Signature Kill,' on how grit beats talent in fighting and writing.
The Moment - Edward Burns: 3/17/15
Edward Burns, writer and filmmaker, on finding his creative voice, making compromises as an artist, and handling rejection like Kobe Bryant.
The Moment - James Altucher: 3/10/15
James Altucher, entrepreneur, author, and host of 'The James Altucher Show,' on striking it rich, going bust, and the daily practices he integrates into his life to do what he loves.
The Moment - Keith Robinson: 3/3/15
Keith Robinson, a linchpin in the New York comedy scene, on taking young comics under his wing and his first hour-long special on Comedy Central.
The Moment - Big Jay Oakerson pt. 1: 2/24/15
Big Jay Oakerson on the comedy high-wire act he does every night and the dark days that sometimes follow.
The Moment - Ivan "Ramen" Orkin: 2/17/15
Ivan Orkin, owner and founder of Ivan Ramen, talks about the formative experiences in his journey to being one of the top chefs in the world.
The Moment - Seth Meyers: 2/13/15
Brian Koppelman and Seth Meyers discuss Seth's departure from 'SNL,' how he feels about his rep as the nicest guy in Hollywood, and the debut of 'Late Night With Seth Meyers.' (Originally ran 02-04-14)
The Moment - Jason Isbell: 2/10/15
Jason Isbell, award-winning singer/songwriter, ex-member of Drive-By Truckers, on finally living up to his potential.
The Moment - Rob Morrow: 2/3/15
Rob Morrow, star of 'Quiz Show,' 'Numb3rs,' and 'Northern Exposure,' on how deep he needs to go for his art.
The Moment - Marc Maron: 1/30/15
WTF host Marc Maron joins Brian Koppelman to talk about the joy of telling intentionally unfunny jokes, last chances, and why Marc still hasn't had coffee with Jon Stewart. (Originally ran 02-18-14)
The Moment - Bill Hader: 1/27/15
Former 'SNL' star Bill Hader on what his real dream is, why movies matter, and how anxiety drives his creativity.
The Moment - Amy Schumer: 1/19/15
Amy Schumer, groundbreaking comedian, on what she loves and hates about her life right now.
The Moment - Russell Peters: 1/13/15
Russell Peters, world-renowned comedian, on what it feels like to be on the outside looking in despite all of his success.
The Moment - Danny Strong: 1/6/15
Danny Strong, Emmy award-winning screenwriter and actor, talks about redefining himself by chasing his creative curiosity.
The Moment - Jessi Klein: 12/30/14
Jessi Klein, executive producer and writer of 'Inside Amy Schumer,' discusses the long road to comedy success.
The Moment - Dave Ramsey: 12/23/14
Dave Ramsey, one of the most successful radio hosts on earth, on how he turned his life around. And how we all can.
The Moment - Lydia Loveless: 12/16/14
Lydia Loveless, country-music rebel and songwriter extraordinaire, on why she writes 'em so close to the bone.
The Moment - Vanessa Selbst: 12/9/14
Vanessa Selbst, the winningest female poker player in history, on reading people, making good decisions at the table, and why poker matters.
The Moment - Killer Mike: 12/2/14
Killer Mike, one half of Run The Jewels, on his duty as an artist to take risks, creatively and as a leader.
The Moment - Tony Robbins: 11/25/14
Tony Robbins on why he wrote his new no. 1 best-selling book, 'Money: Master the Game,' and how we can prime ourselves to win.
The Moment - Cary Elwes: 11/18/14
Cary Elwes, star of 'The Princess Bride' on what it feels like to be a part of cinema history.
The Moment - Phil Hellmuth: 11/11/14
Phil Hellmuth, the most famous poker player in the world, on why winning all those WSOP bracelets is still important to him and why he has become a people person.
The Moment - Marcus Lemonis: 11/4/14
Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC hit show 'The Profit,' on his secrets to making good decisions and why it's easier for him to give than to receive.
The Moment - Tony Gilroy: 10/28/14
Tony Gilroy, writer/director of 'Michael Clayton' and the 'Bourne' movies, on why and how he does his thing.
The Moment - Michael Rapaport: 10/21/14
Michael Rapaport, actor and filmmaker, on confidence, insecurity, getting expelled, and his ESPN 30 for 30, 'When the Garden Was Eden.'
The Moment - Alex Blumberg: 10/14/14
Alex Blumberg, "Planet Money" cofounder, former producer at "This American Life," and current host of the podcast StartUp, on managing the fear of chasing your dreams.
The Moment - Seth Godin: 10/6/14
Seth Godin - thought leader, Internet guru, best-selling author - on how he found his mission.
The Moment - Eddie Trunk: 9/29/14
Eddie Trunk, host of 'That Metal Show,' on why rock and roll still matters so much to him, and the pros and cons of living out your high school dream life.
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