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Dinner Party Download: On Princeton




Dinner Party Download hosts Rico Gagliano (upper right) and Brendan Newnam (lower left, back to camera) fete Norma Shearer at a dinner party at the Biltmore in 1936.
Dinner Party Download hosts Rico Gagliano (upper right) and Brendan Newnam (lower left, back to camera) fete Norma Shearer at a dinner party at the Biltmore in 1936.
L.A. Public Library/Herald-Examiner collection

This week, Dinner Party Download co-host Rico Gagliano talks with Jesse Kivel, of the band Princeton.

Dinner Party Download is a fast and funny 12-minute "cheat sheet" of news and culture... designed to give you enough conversational firepower to dazzle friends and family at this weekend's dinner party.

This week: New York Times columnist David Carr threatens to kick our butt... Lolita turns fifty but she's still too young... Tips on how to pretend you know about wine... Our song of the week features a guy from the seventies who sounds like another guy from the seventies.