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Dec 22, 2021
Talk shows often follow a typical track: Stars peddling a new song, book or movie are rolled out. A few light-hearted jokes, then cut to commercials. The Carlos Watson Show is a little bit different. Welcome to a new breed of talk show where we're having meaningful conversations with the game-changers and change-makers who are ahead of their time, and worthy of yours. Emmy-winning journalist Carlos Watson, co-founder and CEO of OZY, has brought to camera everyone from presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush to Jameela Jamil, Heidi Klum and Bill Gates. So in today’s Daily Dose we’re highlighting some of our favorite interviews and personalities from over 200 interviews. What are some of your favorite episodes of The Carlos Watson Show? Let us know at: email@example.com. For now, dig in and enjoy.
The Stars of 'The Carlos Watson Show'
1 - Dr. Anthony Fauci
The man who needs no introduction, and the subject of the most-viewed episode of The Carlos Watson Show ever, speaks candidly on everything from coping with the stress of working round-the-clock at the age of 80 (he’ll be 81 on Friday), the threats he receives when he makes comments about the previous administration and the rise of COVID variants, to the racial disparity in health in the U.S. Don’t miss his bold prediction for the next scientific breakthrough that could result from the COVID vaccine race: an HIV vaccine. To listen to the full, unedited conversation between Carlos and Anthony Fauci, subscribe to the podcast version of the show here: http://podcasts.iheartradio.com/s_34Zjdh
We are joined by a Hollywood mega-star, one of the country’s most acclaimed actresses: Scarlett Johansson. The multi-Oscar nominee takes us behind the scenes of the Black Widow movie and how she physically prepares for the hardcore action. As one of Hollywood’s most busy actors, she talks about how she overcomes burnout and shares who she would love to invite to a dinner. To listen to the full, unedited conversation between Carlos and Scarlett, subscribe to the podcast version of the show here.
The scientist who needs no introduction, Neil deGrasse Tyson joins Carlos for a tour around the cosmos — and why a young Neil fell in love with it at the age of nine. Discover why your daily life is more connected to space than you think, and learn about Tyson’s surprising skills in wrestling and martial arts. Tune in for the backstory on how a kid from the Bronx became a global star, helping us understand big, complicated issues, and how much of our lives depends on space.
Music superstar H.E.R. discusses the importance of trusting your instincts. With an Academy Award and multiple Grammys in the bag, R&B wunderkind H.E.R. joined Carlos for an open conversation about her early success and meeting the moment, and she shares a shocking revelation about a band that could have been … featuring herself, Kehlani and Zendaya. Plus, she shares insights into her journey to success, and the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement in her music.
One of the best known entrepreneurs in the world returns to the show. Mark Cuban — star of Shark Tank and owner of the Dallas Mavericks — sits down with Carlos to discuss everything from the dogecoin trading tips he shares with his basketball team, to how AI will revolutionize the world of personalized medicine. Plus, he finally makes a definitive statement about whether he’ll follow Trump as the next billionaire presidential candidate. To listen to the full, unedited conversation between Carlos and Mark Cuban, subscribe to the podcast version of the show here.
This is one you definitely don’t want to miss. Ann Coulter is known for a lot of things but holding back is not one of them. The lawyer turned political pundit and best-selling author came into the scene while heavily involved in the scandal that engulfed President Bill Clinton in the 1990s. Carlos sits with Ann for an interview diving deep into her upbringing, her favorite politicians, her opinion on President Donald Trump (her words: he didn’t deliver on a host of promises, and won’t win the Republican presidential nomination for 2024) and much more!
She's changing the male gaze in Hollywood. Legendary filmmaker Ava DuVernay is no stranger to making statements with her work, but over the past two years she's been especially busy behind the lens. She tells Carlos about how she's flipping the script with new projects like ARRAY, her production company that amplifies the stories of women and people of color, and LEAP, her new initiative to hold law enforcement accountable through art. Find out why she's "anxious but hopeful" about the world, and hear the surprising controversy behind her biggest regret.
Take a peek into the wild world of Werner. Carlos is joined by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Werner Herzog who shares stand-out stories from his unique career, speaks to how fearlessness has always driven his ambition, and gives insight into the topic he might tackle in his next film. Key insight? He only goes after difficult to make films. For the full, unedited conversation between Carlos and Herzog, subscribe to the podcast version of the show here.
Meet The Hustler. The reality star who sold her company for $100M. Bethenny Frankel tells Carlos the story behind her relationship with boyfriend Paul Bernon, as well as her tumultuous childhood and the journey to becoming an entrepreneur in Los Angeles. Her big break came as the runner-up on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart in 2005, before becoming a central cast member of The Real Housewives of New York City. Those appearances led to a series of shows built around her dynamic character, as the author of four self-help books and the founder of both Skinnygirl, a lifestyle brand, and Bstrong, a disaster relief organization.
You might have seen him in 24, FX’s Legion or even Homeland. Now, Iranian American actor Navid Negahban is embarking on his second season of Tehran on Apple TV and … building an artist haven in LA. Join him in this episode of The Carlos Watson Show as the “man of a thousand faces” himself discusses leaving Iran for Hollywood, his latest adventure and finding true happiness. You can find excerpts below or listen to the full interview on the show’s podcast feed.
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