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The Dinner Party Download featuring Cary Fukunaga

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Director Carey Fukunaga
Director Carey Fukunaga
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Icebreaker: Annie Costello Brown
Jewelry designer Annie Costello Brown, just back from Paris' Fashion Week, gives us a glittering recipe for laffs. 

Small Talk: Aaron Britt
Aaron Britt -- Senior Editor for Dwell Magazine -- drives our conversation to the airport. 

A History Lesson with Booze: The Birth of Aspirin & "Bloody Mary Shooters"
This week in 1897, a young chemist named Felix Hoffman invented aspirin as we know it. For a healthy heart, listen to that history once a day, and then mix the cocktail version of a painkiller: The Bloody Mary Shooter, created by Brian O'Korn of the Brillobox in Pittsburgh, PA. 

Guest of Honor: Cary Fukunaga
Director Carey Fukunaga turned heads with his incredibly assured feature filmmaking debut - the harrowing immigrant drama "Sin Nombre." That film won him a Best Director nod at Sundance.  Now he's confounding expectations again with his choice for a follow-up: a lush new adaption of the 19th century gothic romance novel "Jane Eyre."  It hits theaters this weekend.  Cary chats with Rico about pigeonholes, the frustrations of good weather, and his lead actor's equine allure.

To hear more from Carey Fukunaga  -- and catch a new tune from Dutch indie-modrocker M-JO -- head to http://www.dinnerpartydownload.org.