Interviews by Laura

When old pals Laura and Billy Corgan (The Smashing Pumpkins) get together, you never know what they’re going to talk about…

Diane Pernet (A Shaded View On Fashion) makes scents: The fashion icon speaks to Laura and ContentMode about her new perfumes, fashion, and her celebrated international film festival.

Actress Eloise Mumford (Fifty Shades of Grey) discusses her career and her commitment to “dispelling the notion that ‘other’ is bad or wrong” with Laura and ContentMode.

Yael Stone‘s Australian accent comes through as she talks to Laura and ContentMode about acting, fashion, prison reform, and her role on “Orange Is The New Black.”

Actor Andrew Rannells (“Girls”) speaks to Laura in this video interview — with music by West Coast beatmaster T Fiya!

Pride star Faye Marsay chats with Laura at ContentMode. Pride is set in Thatcher’s 1984 UK, when gay and lesbian activists joined the cause of striking coal miners in Wales!

Actress Lauren Cohan (“The Walking Dead”) stops fighting zombies long enough to answer questions from Laura and T Fiya at ContentMode.

Laura asks Taryn Manning (“Orange Is The New Black”) everything you always wanted to know about Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett’s teeth but were afraid to ask.

Laura interviews Costume National founder Ennio Capasa.

“Elephant Woman” meets “Elephant Man.”

Filmmaker Errol Morris (The Thin Blue Line, The Fog of War) speaks to Laura about Tabloid.

Artisan perfumer and author Mandy Aftel speaks to Laura about her book Fragrant: The Secret Life of Scent.

Novelist Adam Langer tells Laura about his latest thriller, The Salinger Contract.

Catherine Burns, Artistic Director of the story-telling series The Moth, tells her story to Laura.

Sex & Food are the topics when Laura interviews top Bay Area chefs Sascha Weiss (The Plant) and Justin Everett (Murray Circle).

Glass Magazine features Laura’s interview with creative polyglot Laurie Lynn Stark.

Andrea Lawson Gray, co-author of Celebraciones Mexicanas, talks to Laura about Mexican history, traditions, and recipes.

Freud is analyzed by Laura and Brenda Webster, author of The Vienna Triangle.

Jews, radicals, and rogues: The movers and shakers of Greenwich Village counterculture live again for Laura and author John Strausbaugh.

Laura interviews fashion designer Linda Loudermilk for Diane Pernet’s A Shaded View On Fashion.