Icebreaker: Forrest Day
San Francisco's arty party-rockin' maestro Forrest Day, whose self-titled album drops in October, fishes for a joke.
Small Talk: Adam Felber
Adam Felber, writer for "Real Time with Bill Maher" and a regular panelist on NPR's "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me," tells us how the law rained down on one British youth's battle plans.
A History Lesson with Booze: Liberating Da Vinci & "The Mona Lisa in Florence"
This week back in 1911, the most famous painting in the world turned up missing. Learn about the brazen thief who claimed to have done it all for his mother country, then celebrate art with a champagne cocktail from Francesco Roccato at Fusion Bar in Florence, Italy.
Guest of Honor: Miranda July
Performance artist, writer, director and actor Miranda July's new movie is called "The Future" — in which she portrays a 30-something LA-ite paralyzed creatively and emotionally. It's clearly not autobiographical. July tells Brendan about the first film she's made since the acclaimed "Me, You And Everyone We Know," panic attacks, and her childhood name.
To hear much more from July — and a song from Lana Del Rey — head to www.dinnerpartydownload.org for the full show.