After pausing to reminisce about our respective Thanksgiving days, Bill McCormick and I discussed income inequality, going out of your way to be offended, why there’s never a private audience on the Internet, FaceTime sessions with A-list celebs, working with James Brown, and where are Oprah’s Pontiacs now?Follow @bigwakeupcall
Lynn Whitfield is an Emmy Award-winning actress who is currently starring in the new original drama series “Greenleaf,” which premieres tonight at 9c on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. We discussed the concept of the series, how the amazing cast quickly developed their chemistry, and what it’s like to work with Oprah for the third time.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Nate Berkus is celebrating 20 years of his design firm, Nake Berkus Associates, and is also rolling out a specially designed line of appliances for LG Studio. We talked about his basic design philosophy, why he jumped at the chance to put his own stamp on the latest technology in appliances, and why Chicago still means so much to him.
Glenn Kenny is a film critic for Roger Ebert’s website and also the author of “Anatomy of An Actor: Robert DeNiro.” Glenn called in to share his thought’s on last night’s ceremonies, and agreed with me that while Neil Patrick Harris generally did well, it’s not wise to mess with The Oprah.Follow @bigwakeupcall