Sunday with The Magazine
Sunday, May 4 at The Times Center
10:00 – 11:15 a.m. – What We Eat
Michael Pollan Gerry Marzorati
New York Times Magazine editor Gerry Marzorati talks with best-selling author Michael Pollan (“In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto,” “The Omnivore’s Dilemma”) about America’s national food disorder, the dysfunction of the industrial food complex and how we can bring health and pleasure back to eating.
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. – What We Believe
Noah Feldman Christopher Hitchens Mark Lilla James Traub
Religion’s role in today’s politics comes under scrutiny by Times Magazine contributing writer James Traub (“The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the U.N. in the Era of American World Power”), best-selling author Christopher Hitchens (“God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything”) and Magazine contributors Noah Feldman (“Divided by God: America’s Church-State Problem”) and Mark Lilla (“The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West”).
2:00 – 3:15 p.m. – What We Watch
Gail Simmons Lauren Zalaznick Tim Gunn Virginia Heffernan
Bravo TV’s president Lauren Zalaznick, “Project Runway” fashion guru Tim Gunn (also “Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style”) and “Top Chef” judge Gail Simmons talk with The Magazine media columnist, Virginia Heffernan, about the brave new world of television programming and what we are watching now.
4:00 – 5:15 p.m. – How We Govern
David A. Patterson Matt Bai
David A. Paterson — sworn in as the 55th governor of New York just a few weeks ago — discusses the social and economic challenges facing the state, the Democratic party and our country with New York Times Magazine contributing writer Matt Bai, author of “The Argument: Billionaires, Bloggers, and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics.”
6:00 – 7:15 p.m. – What We Wear
Donatella Versace Stefano Tonchi
Acclaimed international designer Donatella Versace, one of Italy’s most powerful women, discusses fashion, design, style and celebrity with T Magazine editor Stefano Tonchi.
8:00 – 9:15 p.m. – What Makes Us Laugh
Tracey Ullman Deborah Solomon
The multiple comedic personality that is seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, star of Showtime’s “Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union,” talks with The New York Times Magazine’s “Questions for… ” columnist, Deborah Solomon.