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The fine line between fame and madness

Apr 7, 2011

Rolling Stone journalist Neil Strauss has been called the Mike Tyson of interviewers. He does indeed have a way of wrestling with his subjects darkest sides. He made Lady Gaga cry, goes to the Church of Scientology with Tom Cruise, and gets kidnapped by Courtney Love. He has gathered highlights from some 3,000 interviews he’s done and weaves them into an analysis of pop culture today. He joins guest host David Lazarus to discuss how he got Ike Turner to talk about his father’s gruesome death at the hands of a white mob and how Hugh Hefner didn't get enough hugs from his mom.

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