Media appearances

There are 19 entries in this Category.

Interview with DP and Aaron Renier

Publishers Weekly has a great new interview with Daniel and illustrator Aaron Renier. The two have collaborated on four books thus far: 2020’s Vampires of Blinsh and Adventures of a Dwergish Girl, and 2022’s Kat Hats and Crazy in Poughkeepsie (both coming soon!).

A special treat- Lizard Music live!

Reader Ruth Palileo sent us this great tip.

Lifeline Theatre in Chicago, who produced Lizard Music in 1992, made a tiny clip from the show available on Youtube this week. They are doing trips down memory lane because COVID has shut the theatre down.

Daniel Pinkwater is no dummy

Daniel is appearing on the latest episode of Conversations with My Dummy, hosted by Steve Charney.

New: an organized list of NPR appearances!

Our friends at NPR have revamped their website, and now you can access many of Daniel’s old commentaries in one convenient location:

How Daniel Pinkwater became my personal guru

From The Jewish Daily Forward:

Daniel Pinkwater, 72, is a onetime Fumetti model, an art therapy school dropout, a former Zen Buddhist, a former cult member, a former NPR commentator, a former sculptor, the alleged destructor of Harvey Kurtzman’s Help! Magazine, a gentleman farmer, a decent chess player, a bad minder of friends’ girlfriends, a surrealist, a bohemian, and an old schoolmate of Errol Flynn’s son. He looks like a bald Allan Sherman, if that means anything to you. (It doesn’t mean much to him. “I do remember Alan Sherman. Mildly amusing,” he told me.) His father was a Jewish gangster from Warsaw, about his mother he has mostly bad things to say, his wife Jill Pinkwater is a writer, and he has the greatest radio voice you’ve ever heard, Carl Kasell included.

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Dog essays on the Bob Edwards Show

Daniel has recently been reading some of his classic dog essays on SiriusXM’s The Bob Edwards Show. Want to read the text or hear them again? You’ve got options!

A new interview with Daniel Pinkwater

Interviewer Don Merrill spoke with Daniel recently about books, current affairs, and other illuminating matters. Read his blog post about the interview, or listen to the interview on SoundCloud.


DP on CarTalk

cartalkCheck out Daniel’s latest piece for CarTalk, entitled Kidnapped

DP on the Bob Edwards Show

BobEdwards2009[1]Daniel will be on the Bob Edwards Show on Tuesday, July 16 to talk about a new children’s book by Chris Raschka. Stay tuned to SiriusXM Radio on Tuesday for the full interview!

More DP on CarTalk

cartalkCheck out Daniel’s latest piece for CarTalk, entitled It’s a Doozy!