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Annabelle Gurwitch, author of the new book I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50, is the former host of “Dinner and a Movie” on TBS, she co-authored You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up, now a play receiving its third national tour and Fired! inspired by her firing by Woody Allen, which became an acclaimed documentary and Showtime Comedy Special.

Her acting credits include "Seinfeld," "Dexter" and "Boston Legal;" she has been a regular commentator on NPR and her essays have appeared in MORE, Glamour, Marie Claire, the Los Angeles Times and elsewhere.

This talk is part of our Person Place Thing series, and will be recorded for later podcast and broadcast on WAMC.


Can't make it to the event? Leave your questions for our guests below, and they might be used on stage during the Q&A. Keep an eye on 92Y On Demand after the event for any video clips we might share! You might see your question used on stage.


Something interesting happens when people speak not about themselves but about something they care about. Randy Cohen talks to guests about a person, a place and a thing they find meaningful. The result: surprising stories from great talkers. Enjoy the podcast, listen on WAMC Northeast Public Radio and join for monthly live shows at 92Y. Hear previous episodes here. Person Place Thing is a co-production of 92Y, sponsored by WAMC Northeast Public Radio. It is broadcast on WAMC and its 23 affiliated stations the first Sunday of each month at 6:30 pm and weekly on WAMC’s HD channel Thursdays at 6:30 pm, and weekly podcasts are available online  here.


Support for Person Place Thing comes from the New York Council for the Humanities.

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