TALK SHOW WITH HARPER SIMON

TALK SHOW is a weekly show on The Lip TV hosted by singer-songwriter and producer Harper Simon. Each week he talks to artists, writers, film and television luminaries, counterculture creatives and soulful misfits of all stripes and colors, examining the careers of unique talents and looking towards the future of art, politics and culture.


ALL EPISODES

Episode 65 Factory Girl & Cult Film Star Mary Woronov on LA Punk, Paintings & Drag Queens

Episode 65
Factory Girl & Cult Film Star Mary Woronov on LA Punk, Paintings & Drag Queens

Episode 64 Pink Floyd, LSD & Interconnected Music with David Gilmour

Episode 64
Pink Floyd, LSD & Interconnected Music with David Gilmour

Episode 63 Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips on Hillary Clinton, Galaxie 500 & Couples Collaboration

Episode 63
Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips on Hillary Clinton, Galaxie 500 & Couples Collaboration

Episode 62 Clea DuVall on Writing & Directing THE INTERVENTION + BUT I’M A CHEERLEADER

Episode 62
Clea DuVall on Writing & Directing THE INTERVENTION + BUT I’M A CHEERLEADER

Episode 61 Melanie Lynskey on the Duplass Brothers, Gay Cinema & Transitioning from Film to TV

Episode 61
Melanie Lynskey on the Duplass Brothers, Gay Cinema & Transitioning from Film to TV

Episode 60 The iPhone Transgender Odyssey TANGERINE with Sean Baker & PJ Ransone

Episode 60
The iPhone Transgender Odyssey TANGERINE with Sean Baker & PJ Ransone

Episode 59 FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, Art & Self Portraits with Director Sam Taylor-Johnson

Episode 59
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, Art & Self Portraits with Director Sam Taylor-Johnson

Episode 58 Inara George on Her Unexpected Musical Career, Solo Work + Collaborating with Artistic Geniuses

Episode 58
Inara George on Her Unexpected Musical Career, Solo Work + Collaborating with Artistic Geniuses

Episode 57 Psychedelic Pop, Psychic Gangsters + Stand-up Comedy with Connan Mockasin

Episode 57
Psychedelic Pop, Psychic Gangsters + Stand-up Comedy with Connan Mockasin

Episode 56 Jack Kerouac, Ben-Hur + the More Subtle Nuances of Acting with Jack Huston

Episode 56
Jack Kerouac, Ben-Hur + the More Subtle Nuances of Acting with Jack Huston

Episode 55 A Gentleman’s Rules for Comedy with Monty Python Co-Founder Eric Idle

Episode 55
A Gentleman’s Rules for Comedy with Monty Python Co-Founder Eric Idle

Episode 54 Real Life with the Rock N’ Roll Circus: Michael Lindsay-Hogg Talks the Beatles, Stones, and Other Explorations

Episode 54
Real Life with the Rock N’ Roll Circus: Michael Lindsay-Hogg Talks the Beatles, Stones, and Other Explorations

Episode 53 Designer Arden Wohl Talks Vegan Fashion + Finding Humane Style Inspiration

Episode 53
Designer Arden Wohl Talks Vegan Fashion + Finding Humane Style Inspiration

Episode 52 Sam Spiegel Talks Music, Genre Bending, N.A.S.A. & Jihad Love Squad

Episode 52
Sam Spiegel Talks Music, Genre Bending, N.A.S.A. & Jihad Love Squad

Episode 51 The Haas Brothers Talk Design + Challenging the Art Hierarchy

Episode 51
The Haas Brothers Talk Design + Challenging the Art Hierarchy

Episode 50 Filmmaker Liz Goldwyn on Equal Pay, Legalized Prostitution & Sporting Guide

Episode 50
Filmmaker Liz Goldwyn on Equal Pay, Legalized Prostitution & Sporting Guide

Episode 49 Chris Kattan on Love, Loss & Shitty TV

Episode 49
Chris Kattan on Love, Loss & Shitty TV

Episode 48 Ariana Delawari on Afghanistan, the Taliban & David Lynch

Episode 48
Ariana Delawari on Afghanistan, the Taliban & David Lynch

Episode 47 Sexiest Man Alive--Waris Ahluwalia on Harper Simon’s TALK SHOW

Episode 47
Sexiest Man Alive--Waris Ahluwalia on Harper Simon’s TALK SHOW

Episode 46 End of THE EXES, GUTS & David Mamet with Kristen Johnston

Episode 46
End of THE EXES, GUTS & David Mamet with Kristen Johnston

Episode 45 Drunk History & Another Period with Jeremy Konner on Harper Simon’s TALK SHOW  

Episode 45
Drunk History & Another Period with Jeremy Konner on Harper Simon’s TALK SHOW
 

Episode 44 Buck Henry talks SNL, Mike Nichols, Orson Welles + the Graduate - Harper Simon's TALK SHOW

Episode 44
Buck Henry talks SNL, Mike Nichols, Orson Welles + the Graduate - Harper Simon's TALK SHOW

Episode 43 AMNESIAC, Kerouac + David Lynch with Michael Polish - Harper Simon’s TALK SHOW

Episode 43
AMNESIAC, Kerouac + David Lynch with Michael Polish - Harper Simon’s TALK SHOW

Episode 42 Father Guido Sarducci talks Pope Francis, Elvis & UFOs at The Vatican on Harper Simon's TALK SHOW

Episode 42
Father Guido Sarducci talks Pope Francis, Elvis & UFOs at The Vatican on Harper Simon's TALK SHOW

Episode 41 Laura Kightlinger on Stand-Up, Family Dysfunction & the ‘Funny Gene’--Harper Simon’s TALK SHOW

Episode 41
Laura Kightlinger on Stand-Up, Family Dysfunction & the ‘Funny Gene’--Harper Simon’s TALK SHOW

Episode 40 Mark Mothersbaugh Talks Devo, David Bowie & SNL on Harper Simon's TALK SHOW

Episode 40
Mark Mothersbaugh Talks Devo, David Bowie & SNL on Harper Simon's TALK SHOW

Episode 39 OCD, Shirley Temple & the "Cool School" with Ed Moses

Episode 39
OCD, Shirley Temple & the "Cool School" with Ed Moses

Episode 38 Rose McGowan on Directing Her Short Film DAWN and Sexism in Hollywood

Episode 38
Rose McGowan on Directing Her Short Film DAWN and Sexism in Hollywood

Episode 37 2016 Presidential Election Meltdown with Ashley Parker of the New York Times

Episode 37
2016 Presidential Election Meltdown with Ashley Parker of the New York Times

Episode 36 High-Tech Assassins: The Rise of Drone Warfare & the Evolution of US Assassinations with Andrew Cockburn

Episode 36
High-Tech Assassins: The Rise of Drone Warfare & the Evolution of US Assassinations with Andrew Cockburn

Episode 35 Senator Al Franken on ISIS, Iraq, Hillary Clinton’s Campaign, Edward Snowden, & the History of SNL

Episode 35
Senator Al Franken on ISIS, Iraq, Hillary Clinton’s Campaign, Edward Snowden, & the History of SNL

Episode 34 Fmr. CIA Director James Woolsey on WMDs in Iraq, Obama, ISIS, and Edward Snowden

Episode 34
Fmr. CIA Director James Woolsey on WMDs in Iraq, Obama, ISIS, and Edward Snowden

Episode 33 The Roots of Psychedelic Drugs, Mass Extinction, and the Future of Evolution with Daniel Pinchbeck

Episode 33
The Roots of Psychedelic Drugs, Mass Extinction, and the Future of Evolution with Daniel Pinchbeck

Episode 32 Sadhguru on Unconsciously Dividing the Universe and the Spiritual Process  

Episode 32
Sadhguru on Unconsciously Dividing the Universe and the Spiritual Process
 

Episode 31 HUSTLER, GENERATION KILL, and PUNK ELEGIES with Evan Wright & Allan MacDonell

Episode 31
HUSTLER, GENERATION KILL, and PUNK ELEGIES with Evan Wright & Allan MacDonell

Episode 30 Mariel Hemingway on Woody Allen, MANHATTAN, Her Family, and Mental Illness

Episode 30
Mariel Hemingway on Woody Allen, MANHATTAN, Her Family, and Mental Illness

Episode 29 MC5’s Wayne Kramer on Garage Rock, Politics, and Life in Jail  

Episode 29
MC5’s Wayne Kramer on Garage Rock, Politics, and Life in Jail
 

Episode 28 Author Jerry Stahl on Drug Addiction, PERMANENT MIDNIGHT and His Latest Book OG DAD

Episode 28
Author Jerry Stahl on Drug Addiction, PERMANENT MIDNIGHT and His Latest Book OG DAD

Episode 27 Director Joe Wright on ANNA KARENINA, Keira Knightley, and Benedict Cumberbatch

Episode 27
Director Joe Wright on ANNA KARENINA, Keira Knightley, and Benedict Cumberbatch

Episode 26 Purple Magazine’s Olivier Zahm on Sex, Power, Models, and Photography  

Episode 26
Purple Magazine’s Olivier Zahm on Sex, Power, Models, and Photography
 

Episode 25 FEAR Frontman Lee Ving Talks Hardcore Punk and John Belushi  

Episode 25
FEAR Frontman Lee Ving Talks Hardcore Punk and John Belushi
 

Episode 24 Anjelica Huston on Steinbeck, Wes Anderson, Elephants, and Working with Her Father John Huston

Episode 24
Anjelica Huston on Steinbeck, Wes Anderson, Elephants, and Working with Her Father John Huston

Episode 23 Jena Malone Talks The Hunger Games, Her Music, and Witchy Love Spells  

Episode 23
Jena Malone Talks The Hunger Games, Her Music, and Witchy Love Spells
 

Episode 22 Growing Up with Judy Garland, Hollywood’s Swinging 60s & Joan Didion Doc with Griffin Dunne

Episode 22
Growing Up with Judy Garland, Hollywood’s Swinging 60s & Joan Didion Doc with Griffin Dunne

Episode 21 Energy Activist Nora Maccoby on How Politics & CIA Upbringing Sparked an Interest in Filmmaking

Episode 21
Energy Activist Nora Maccoby on How Politics & CIA Upbringing Sparked an Interest in Filmmaking

Episode 20 Actress/Producer Colleen Camp Reveals Her Hollywood Discovery as a Bird Trainer  

Episode 20
Actress/Producer Colleen Camp Reveals Her Hollywood Discovery as a Bird Trainer
 

Episode 19 Miguel Arteta Talks Making Movies & Bad Credit with Harper Simon  

Episode 19
Miguel Arteta Talks Making Movies & Bad Credit with Harper Simon
 

Episode 18 Rosanna Arquette on Acting, Documentary Filmmaking and Campaigning Against Rape

Episode 18
Rosanna Arquette on Acting, Documentary Filmmaking and Campaigning Against Rape

Episode 17 On-Air Germs Burn and Grammy Album Covers with Award-Winning Artist Brian Roettinger

Episode 17
On-Air Germs Burn and Grammy Album Covers with Award-Winning Artist Brian Roettinger

Episode 16 Molly Ringwald Talks SIXTEEN CANDLES, the Brat Pack & Singing Jazz with Harper Simon

Episode 16
Molly Ringwald Talks SIXTEEN CANDLES, the Brat Pack & Singing Jazz with Harper Simon

Episode 15 Geneva Jacuzzi Talks Art, Dating, Sex and Her Jehovah’s Witness Past

Episode 15
Geneva Jacuzzi Talks Art, Dating, Sex and Her Jehovah’s Witness Past

Episode 14 Internet Economy, Digital Shape Shifting and Future Philosophy with Jaron Lanier

Episode 14
Internet Economy, Digital Shape Shifting and Future Philosophy with Jaron Lanier

Episode 13 NEWSROOM Star Alison Pill Talks Cocaine, Lumbersexuals and North Korea

Episode 13
NEWSROOM Star Alison Pill Talks Cocaine, Lumbersexuals and North Korea

Episode 12 Breaking Away From Mainstream Filmmaking with Writer-Director Allison Anders

Episode 12
Breaking Away From Mainstream Filmmaking with Writer-Director Allison Anders

Episode 11 Artist Alex Israel on Pop Culture Inspiration and Dealing with Rapid Financial Success

Episode 11
Artist Alex Israel on Pop Culture Inspiration and Dealing with Rapid Financial Success

Episode 10 Breaking the Cycle of Sex Trafficking & Atrocities Inside India’s Brothels with Activist Ruchira Gupta

Episode 10
Breaking the Cycle of Sex Trafficking & Atrocities Inside India’s Brothels with Activist Ruchira Gupta

Episode 9 Actress and Former Teen Idol Ione Skye on Her Lasting Career and Writing Children’s Book

Episode 9
Actress and Former Teen Idol Ione Skye on Her Lasting Career and Writing Children’s Book

Episode 8 Filmmaker Nick Broomfield Investigates LA’s Most Wanted Killer in TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER

Episode 8
Filmmaker Nick Broomfield Investigates LA’s Most Wanted Killer in TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER

Episode 7 Writer Mandy Kahn on Melding Poetry and Music, Artistic Risks and Interpreting Barry Manilow

Episode 7
Writer Mandy Kahn on Melding Poetry and Music, Artistic Risks and Interpreting Barry Manilow

Episode 6 Ed Begley Jr. On Solar Living and How Going Green Makes Economic Sense

Episode 6
Ed Begley Jr. On Solar Living and How Going Green Makes Economic Sense

Episode 5 Natasha Lyonne Talks Relationships, Film Roots and Rebellion

Episode 5
Natasha Lyonne Talks Relationships, Film Roots and Rebellion

Episode 4 Brian Butler on Aleister Crowley Biopic and Collaborating with Kenneth Anger

Episode 4
Brian Butler on Aleister Crowley Biopic and Collaborating with Kenneth Anger

Episode 3 Aaron Rose on Skate Inspired Art, the Rise of Shepard Fairey and BEAUTIFUL LOSERS

Episode 3
Aaron Rose on Skate Inspired Art, the Rise of Shepard Fairey and BEAUTIFUL LOSERS

Episode 2 Acting Legend Harry Dean Stanton Reflects on Life, Love & The Void

Episode 2
Acting Legend Harry Dean Stanton Reflects on Life, Love & The Void

Episode 1 Fred Armisen Talks SNL, Portlandia & How John Waters Changed His Life

Episode 1
Fred Armisen Talks SNL, Portlandia & How John Waters Changed His Life