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The Big Event

Feb 26, 2018

Episode 19 of The Big Event podcast features host Peter Hartlaub interviewing Jordan Peele about the 2017 hit “Get Out,” which overcame the odds (being released in February, being a horror film) and was nominated for a best picture Academy Award, along with best original screenplay and director nominations for...


Feb 23, 2018

Episode 18 of The Big Event podcast features host Peter Hartlaub and Chronicle columnist Heather Knight interviewing Larry Baer about his 1980 college-era “Total Muni Experience” stunt, where he and friend Andy Coblentz rode every Muni line in one day. Baer tries to convince Hartlaub and Knight to try repeating the...


Feb 19, 2018

Episode 17 of The Big Event podcast is a celebration of “The Birds,” the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock thriller starring Tippi Hedren as a San Francisco socialite who finds avian terror in Bodega Bay. San Francisco style reporter Tony Bravo and Chronicle columnist and Alta Journal digital editor/writer Beth Spotswood are...


Feb 8, 2018

Episode 16 of The Big Event podcast is a conversation with San Francisco Chronicle photographers Scott Strazzante and Carlos Avila Gonzalez about their stunning work photographing the Golden State Warriors. Hosted by Peter Hartlaub. In this episode, we talk about the challenges, fun and bodily harm inflicted while...