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Spoiler Alert and Bookwaves

Spoiler Alert Radio presents engaging conversations with host Toni Pennacchia provides engaging retrospective conversations with independent artists in filmmaking: directors, cinematographers, composers, writers, and animators from across the globe.

They may not be household words, but they all have notable achievements in their respective fields. Many have participated in top-level film festivals such as Sundance, Berlin, and Annecy. They have won festival awards and other prestigious awards like BAFTAs, Oscars, and Goyas.

Featuring casual conversation that is both entertaining and educational, Spoiler Alert Radio is for anyone interested in the state of independent film today, from film festival lovers to film students to international film professionals.

Bookwaves is a radio program about books featuring program host Richard Wolinsky’s stimulating conversations with the world’s leading authors.

Memorable interviews have included Gore Vidal, Stephen Sondheim, Norman Mailer, Joyce Carol Oates, Arthur Laurents, Joseph Heller, Carol Channing, Isaac Asimov, Molly Ivins, Ray Bradbury, Leonard Nimoy, Anna Deavere Smith, John Irving, Louis L’Amour, Margaret Atwood, James Ellroy, Salman Rushdie, Paul Theroux, and Peter Carey.