Pals with Bill Wadman

Infrequent Interviews With People I Know

About the show

I'm Bill Wadman, a commercial portrait photographer in New York City with a lot of amazing and accomplished friends. Occasionally I'll record an hour long interview with one of them about what they do, how they got here, and why it's important to them

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  • Episode 8: Liz Hara - Puppet Builder / TV Writer

    August 5th, 2018  |  1 hr 8 mins

    My old friend Liz Hara is at the kitchen table at the end of a short trip from LA where she writes for the CBS show "Life In Pieces". A job Liz got after years as a puppet builder and writer at the perenial favorite "Sesame Street". She knows Big Bird for real.

  • Episode 7: Kent Miller - Photographer

    August 3rd, 2018  |  1 hr 25 mins

    Fellow photographer Kent Miller stops by to talk about his love of expired film, the experience of being part of the shift to digital, and his BMX racing skills (who knew!).

  • Episode 6: Ali Mattu - Psychologist

    July 26th, 2018  |  2 hrs 17 mins

    Psychologist Dr Ali Mattu and I have a sprawling two and a half hour conversation about the origins of his Star Trek affliction, being a slacker in high school, and how the death of his brother changed his life. It's a good one, so don't miss it.

  • Episode 5: Michael Malice - Writer, Host

    July 23rd, 2018  |  1 hr 30 mins
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    Author, troll, and fashion plate Michael Malice is at the dining room table for a long discussion about North Korea, why going to college for business is the only sensible choice, and how takes Congress critters down a peg on a regular basis.

  • Episode 4: Bun Cheam - Chef

    July 9th, 2018  |  1 hr 24 mins
    brooklyn, chef, new york city, restaurant

    Chef Bun Cheam has had quite the jounrey, from Cambodian refuge camps as a child to being Executive Chef at multiple New York restuarants. Join me as Bun tries to explain a French kitchen, what knives to use, and why he's a big fan of MSG on this episode of Pals with Bill Wadman

  • Episode 3: Mollie Goldstein - Film Editor

    July 3rd, 2018  |  1 hr 19 mins
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    Film Editor Mollie Goldstein

  • Episode 2: Kristen Gaylord - Museum Curator

    June 14th, 2018  |  1 hr 5 mins
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    This episode we chat with photo curator Kristen Gaylord about what it's like to help put together the giant Stephen Shore show at MoMA and what's next for her at the Amon Carter Museum in Texas.

  • Episode 1: Francisco Graciano - Modern Dancer

    May 17th, 2018  |  1 hr 11 mins

    An hour long interview with my friend Francisco Graciano, who spent 13 years on tour with the legendary Paul Taylor Dance Company and found his love for dance photography along the way.