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The Big Event

Jul 26, 2018

Episode 36 of The Big Event podcast is a rebroadcast of the second episode with comedian and podcaster Greg Proops – originally recorded in July 2017. Hosted by Peter Hartlaub. In this episode, Proops discusses his Chronicle paper route, first Punch Line appearance in the 1980s and some unforgettable memories from...


Jul 19, 2018

Episode 35 of The Big Event podcast is a tribute to the 1992 San Francisco movie “Sister Act,” with Chronicle columnist Beth Spotswood and Style reporter Tony Bravo. They talk about the greatness of the “Sister Act” centerpiece song “Hail Holy Queen,” the wonderful montage work, and respond to editor Audrey...


Jul 13, 2018

Episode 34 of The Big Event podcast is an interview with writer/actors Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal. They talk about their new film “Blindspotting,” which was a project started by the longtime friends years before Diggs appeared in the hit Broadway show “Hamilton.” They talk about the recent Grand Lake...


Jul 5, 2018

Episode 33 of The Big Event podcast is a tribute to Bay Area drive-in movie theaters, with Chronicle style reporter Tony Bravo and education reporter Jill Tucker. Hosted by Peter Hartlaub. Coverage includes early Bay Area drive-in history (a drive-in on Mt. Sutro?), our eulogy for the dead drive-ins of the Bay Area...