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Interviews

Behind the booth with DJ Action

DJ Action is an artistic fixture at Toad’s Place, New Haven’s premier nightclub. He hails from Chicago and graduated from Colby College. By day he works as a physical...

Sitting down with Phil Klay

Yale Herald: Were there certain habits you developed in Iraq that were helpful when you sat down to write these stories? Phil Klay: I always took notes of things that...

Sitting down with David Remnick

David Remnick has been the editor of the New Yorker since 1998 and is the author of six books. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his first book, Lenin’s Tomb, about...

Sitting down with Braids

“It’s not like I’m feeling much different / Than a woman my age years ago / Liberated is what you wanna call it / How about unfairly choked?” These...

Sitting down with Andy Shauf

When I met Andy Shauf, he was standing outside of a small rental car with Saskatchewan plates, the back seat of which contains a guitar case, an amplifier and...

Sitting down with Ava Orphanoudakis

We traditionally associate the trek up Science Hill with Intro Physics or Issues Approach to Biology. But from Sept. 11 to Dec. 19, 2015, there’s a different reason to...

Talking to Donald Margulies

Donald Margulies is Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter and a professor of English and Theater Studies at Yale. His most recent project, The End of the Tour, is a...

Sitting down with Kishwar Rizvi

Associate Professor Kishwar Rizvi is a scholar of Islamic art and architecture and associate professor in Yale’s Department of the History of Art. A trained architect, Rizvi’s writings and...

Sitting down with Henrik Williams

Professor Henrik Williams is a professor in Scandinavian Languages at Uppsala University in Sweden. He has authored scholarly papers in both Swedish and English and published a variety of...

Sitting down with Angela Lorenz

Angela Lorenz leads the sort of life that reassures humanities majors that STEM is not the only option: She has a successful career as an artist, lives in Italy,...

Sitting down with Howard Markel

Howard Markel, a social and culture historian of medicine, is an expert on quarantine procedures in the United States. He has worked with the CDC and Department of Defense on issues...

Sitting down with P. Sainath

P. Sainath, the former Rural Affairs Editor of the Hindu, has won an outrageous number of awards for his journalism (over 40). He recently launched his latest project, the...

Sitting down with Ian McAllister

Ian McAllister, a conservationist and wildlife photographer, recently wandered from the depths of Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest to give a presentation at the School of Forestry. In addition to...

Sitting down with A.O. Scott

A.O. Scott is a chief film critic for the New York Times, where he has worked for 15 years. He thinks about culture from a lot of different angles:...

In conversation with Laurie Santos

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the Herald Laurie Santos over email about the freaky sexcapades of our primate cousins and the next frontier of hook-up culture. Santos is a...

Sitting down with Jason Garner

Jason Garner, former CEO of Global Music at Live Nation, a Fortune 500 concert booking firm, decided in 2010 that he needed to radically change his life. Though Garner...