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The Moment with Brian Koppelman

Interviews about the pivotal moments that fueled fascinating creative careers. Hosted by Brian Koppelman.

TV & Film
1
Richard Marx - 02/17/20
60 min
2
Mike Cooley (Drive By Truckers) - 02/11/20
47 min
3
Missy Robbins & Sean Feeney - 02/04/20
66 min
4
Wondery Presents WeCrashed
5 min
5
John Heilemann - 01/28/20
76 min
6
Michael Deluca - 1/21/20
60 min
7
Seth Godin - 01/14/20
78 min
8
Brian answers your questions
34 min
9
Request from Brian for your questions
1 min
10
New - Dan Soder - 12/11/19
82 min
11
Jeff Garlin - 12/03/19
59 min
12
Sam Koppelman - 11/26/19
55 min
13
David Plouffe - 11/19/19
53 min
14
Edward Norton - 11/12/19
84 min
15
Chris McQuarrie - 11/06/19
86 min
16
Pete Wells - 11/05/19
63 min
17
NEW - Colin Quinn 10/29/19
66 min
18
Brian answers your questions
34 min
19
Request from Brian for Questions
1 min
20
Liz Phair - 10/15/19
44 min
21
Robbie Robertson - 10/08/19
55 min
22
Gary Gulman - 10/1/19
64 min
23
Steve Gorman - 09/24/19
63 min
24
NEW - Seth Godin 9/17/19
57 min
25
Best of: Dave Ramsey 09/12/19
66 min
26
Best of: Daniel Negreanu 09/04/19
63 min
27
JJ Redick 08/27/19
76 min
28
Best of: Craig Finn 8/20/19
57 min
29
Darrell Scott 08/14/19
63 min
30
Ben Mezrich 8/8/19
60 min
31
Best of: PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman 7/30/19
73 min
32
Heidi Schreck 7/23/19
59 min
33
Little Steven Van Zandt 7/16/19
Little Steven Van Zandt 7/16/19
68 min
34
Toad the Wet Sprocket - New Episode 7/9/19
67 min
35
Jeff Gordinier 7/2/19
79 min
36
BJ Barham 6/25/19
65 min
37
Becky Lynch 6/18/19
77 min
38
Ed Levine 6/14/19
53 min
39
Andrew Carmellini 6/11/19
57 min
40
Seth Green 6/4/19
71 min
41
Cal Newport 5/28/19
57 min
42
Jar Farrar 5/21/19
54 min
43
Richard Thomas 5/14/19
65 min
44
Jocko Willink 5/7/19
78 min
45
Steve Earle 4/30/19
65 min
46
Ming Tsai 4/23/19
55 min
47
Anthony Mangieri 4/16/19
62 min
48
Amanda Palmer 4/9/19
59 min
49
Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz 4/2/19
Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz 4/2/19
72 min
50
Julian Fellowes 3/26/19
Julian Fellowes 3/26/19
56 min
51
Damian Lewis 3/19/19
Damian Lewis 3/19/19
76 min
52
Marc Andreessen 3/12/19
Marc Andreessen 3/12/19
71 min
53
Soman Chainani 3/5/19
Soman Chainani 3/5/19
64 min
54
Pam Houston 2/27/19
Novelist and memoirist Pam Houston on how she was saved by nature.
63 min
55
Brian Koppelman 2/21/19
Brian answers your questions about how to be your most creative self.
36 min
56
Will Guidara 2/12/19
Will Guidara, world famous restaurateur of Eleven Madison Park, on how and why to dream big.
64 min
57
Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden 2/5/19
Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, the filmmaking partners responsible for the movies Half Nelson, Sugar, and Mississippi Grind, look back at how they started making movies together, talk about their creative partnership, and discuss Mississippi Grind.
66 min
58
Steven Pressfield 1/29/19
Steven Pressfield on fighting resistance and finding your best self
61 min
59
Josh Groban 1/22/19
Josh Groban on how he found his voice.
64 min
60
Tommy Tomlinson 1/8/19
Tommy Tomlinson, author, on how to finally deal with being 460 LBS.
59 min
61
Seth Godin 1/1/19
Seth Godin on an all new episode to get us ready for 2019!
78 min
62
Geddy Lee 12/19/18
Rock icon Geddy Lee on being, Geddy Lee
66 min
63
Kevin Pollak 12/13/18
Legendary comedian and actor Kevin Pollak on how he took huge risks to break into the business exactly the way he wanted to.
87 min
64
Rosanne Cash 12/4/18
Rosanne Cash on knowing yourself through writing
60 min
65
Tony Gilroy & Scott Frank 11/27/18
133 min
66
Amy Koppelman 11/20/18
This week on The Moment, Brian Koppelman talks to his wife, Amy Koppelman.
62 min
67
Mike Birbiglia and Jen Stein 11/13/18
Mike Birbiglia and his poet wife Jen Hope Stein, on the challenges and rewards of working and parenting together as they created his hit one man broadway show, The New One.
65 min
68
Brin Jonathan-Butler 11/6/18
Brin Jonathan-Butler on how writing saved his life.
60 min
69
General Stanley McChrystal 10/30/18
General Stanley Mchrystal on waging war with honor, leading with strength and heart, and the value of emotional restraint.
69 min
70
Nick McDonnell 10/23/18
Nick McDonnell, war correspondent, novelist, former child prodigy, on where to find honor in dangerous times.
67 min
71
Sarah Kay 10/16/18
Brian Koppelman talks to Sarah Kay, the world famous spoken word poet
78 min
72
Nicholas Morgenstern 10/9/18
Nicholas Morgenstern, the Willy Wonka of ice cream, on risking everything to chase a childhood dream.
60 min
73
Maggie Haberman 10/2/18
Maggie Haberman, NY Times Trump expert, on what it means to be a reporter in 2018.
62 min
74
Justine Bateman 9/25/18
Justine Bateman on what fame feels like, and the dagger of feeling it erode.
66 min
75
Nicole Holofcener 9/18/18
Nicole Holofcener, one of Brian’s creative heroes, on why she and how she makes her groundbreaking films
55 min
76
Bradley Tusk 9/11/18
Bradley Tusk, entrepreneur and author, on how he scored at the intersection of tech and politics.
71 min
77
Dee Snider 9/4/18
Dee Snider, legendary rocker, on the power of believing in an impossible dream.
69 min
78
David Levien 8/28/18
David Levien, Brian's film making partner and author of 'Signature Kill,' on how grit beats talent in fighting and writing.
80 min
79
Chris Nee 8/21/18
Doc Mcstuffins creator Chris Nee on defining yourself as an artist and businessperson.
62 min
80
Pablo Torre 8/14/18
Espn’s Pablo Torre on finding his purpose
72 min
81
Steve Almond 8/7/18
Steve Almond on recognizing bad stories
71 min
82
Jemele Hill 7/31/18
Jemele Hill on what matters more than success.
66 min
83
Seth Godin 7/24/18
The great and wise Seth Godin returns! ​
60 min
84
Allan Havey 7/17/18
Comedy legend Allan Havey returns to talk about his third act as an actor on Mad Men, Billions and more.
54 min
85
Penn Jillette 7/10/18
106 min
86
Ed Solomon 7/4/18
Ed Solomon, screenwriter of Men In Black and Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, on how to have a long career.
79 min
87
Stephen Kunken 6/26/18
Brian welcomes Stephen Kunken, who plays Ari Spyros on the Showtime series Billions, to the show.
62 min
88
Dan Pfeiffer 6/20/18
Pod Save America’s Dan Pfeiffer on how to find hope for America.
71 min
89
Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian 6/13/18
Brian talks to Armen Keteyen and Jeff Benedict about Tiger Woods, race and the obligations of the biographer. ​
62 min
90
Ken Auletta 6/5/18
Ken Auletta, legendary journalist and writer, on why curiosity saved him.
63 min
91
Aimee Mann 5/29/18
In 2015 Aimee Mann, one of the best songwriters of our generation, joined Brian to discuss the evolution of her music, the time she spent with ‘Til Tuesday, and the way Aimee thinks about creating songs.
67 min
92
Paul Schrader 5/22/18
Paul Schrader, maybe the best living screenwriter, on making the best movie of his career at 71. (Warning: some spoilers of First Reformed).
54 min
93
Eric Heisserer 5/16/18
Eric Heisserer, Arrival screenwriter, on how to keep going when everyone in your life tells you to give up
67 min
94
Paul Giamatti 5/8/18
Paul Giamatti, the well respected, award-winning actor who stars along side Damian Lewis in Showtime's series, Billions, joins Brian to discuss working together on the set of the show.
64 min
95
Alex Guarnaschelli 5/1/18
Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and Brian in a wide ranging convo about food, life and living up to impossible expectations.
59 min
96
Dan Richer 4/24/18
Dan Richer on how his pursuit of excellence led to him being named New York’s best pizza chef—while living in New Jersey!
67 min
97
Jeffrey DeMunn 4/17/18
Jeffrey DeMunn, from Billions and Walking Dead, on a lifetime as an actor.
65 min
98
Guy Fieri 4/10/18
Food Network legend Guy Fieri on how to harness your personal power.
76 min
99
Tony Gilroy 4/3/18
The legend Tony Gilroy is back.
58 min
100
Brian Koppelman 3/27/18
Brian answers your questions about how to be your most creative self.
49 min