Laura Leishman Podcast
By Laura Leishman
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From Beirut to Berlin and beyond, the Laura Leishman Podcast travels the globe to bring you conversations with some of the world's most interesting humans, whether they be musicians, comedians, journalists or my mom.
||ExplicitDavid Frum Bonus: Media and Hip-Hop||In this bonus episode, David Frum discusses media in the age of Facebook and Twitter, how he became persona non grata at Fox News, and recites some Grandmaster Flash from memory. Be sure to check out the original full interview here: David Frum LLP||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDavid Frum||David Frum is the leader of the Anti-Trump resistance on the right. He has been ringing the alarm bell for democracy throughout the last year and his hugely successful cover article for The Atlantic, "How to Build an Autocracy",||2/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNemr||Known as "Lebanon's King of Comedy" and the man who pioneered stand-up comedy in the Middle East, Nemr was born in Beirut, grew up in San Diego and moved back to Lebanon when he was still a kid. I caught up with him at the Just For Laughs festival in M.||1/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAngelique Kidjo||Legendary world music diva and devoted humanitarian, Angelique Kidjo's journey from her home country of Benin to the top of the world music charts is as extraordinary as her talent. I sat down with her at the Montreux Jazz Festival for a wide ranging d||12/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitArwa Damon||An award-winning senior international reporter for CNN and founder of the INARA charitable foundation, Arwa Damon is a war correspondent with a heart of gold. From her charity’s offices in Beirut, she tells me about her unlikely journey from selling d||12/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Teaser||It's time...the LLP is soon to rise again! One of my disciples joins me for the big announcement.||12/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
The best music around! So happy
BACK IN ACTION
LAURA LEISHMAN IS A FORCE. smart, funny, intuitive as an interviewer, with great guests. a billion stars for LL, i am so glad to see her back in action.
Personable and engaging host, fantastic guests!
As a follower of David Frum's work, I stumbled upon the episode featuring him and was very impressed. Laura Leishman, who I'd never heard of until this point, displayed excellent rapport with her guests, and was keen to pose questions which really conveyed her interest in the guests she'd brought on, which was greatly appreciated. I'll be sure to listen to more of these podcasts. 5 stars!