The New York Times Announces the Third Annual Sunday with The Magazine May 4
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Political Authors Christopher Hitchens, Noah Feldman and Mark Lilla; Best-Selling Author Michael Pollan; and Bravo TV's President Lauren Zalaznick with 'Project Runway' Fashion Guru Tim Gunn and 'Top Chef' Judge Gail Simmons are Scheduled to Appear NEW YORK--(Business Wire)-- The New York Times announced today the third annual Sunday with The Magazine, a daylong series of unique TimesTalks between editors and writers from The New York Times magazines and some of today's most fascinating talents and thinkers. The event will take place on May 4 at TheTimesCenter, The Times's performance venue in its new headquarters in Times Square. For more information or to purchase tickets, which are $27 for each TimesTalk, please visit www.SundaywithTheMagazine.com. The magazines of The New York Times, including The Times Magazine, PLAY and T, cover important social, cultural, political, sports and style topics. Among this year's guests currently scheduled to appear are best-selling author Michael Pollan; political and religious authors Christopher Hitchens, Noah Feldman and Mark Lilla; and Bravo TV's president Lauren Zalaznick, with fashion guru Tim Gunn and "Top Chef" judge Gail Simmons. "We're delighted that Sunday with The Magazine has become one of our signature events," said Alyse Myers, vice president, brand programs, The New York Times. "This is an exciting way to bring our Magazine to life and to highlight the extraordinary talent of our writers as they interview some of the most interesting people of our time." To date, scheduled TimesTalks include: 10 - 11:15 a.m. The Way We Eat Times Magazine editor Gerry Marzorati talks with Michael Pollan, best-selling author of "In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto" and "The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals," about America's national eating disorder and the dysfunction of the industrial food complex. 12 - 1:15 p.m. The Way We Believe Religion's role in today's politics comes under scrutiny by James Traub, Times Magazine contributing writer and author of "The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power"; Christopher Hitchens, author of "God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything"; Noah Feldman, author of "Divided by God: America's Church-State Problem - and What We Should Do about It"; and Mark Lilla, author of "The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West." 2 - 3:15 p.m. The Way We Watch Bravo TV's president Lauren Zalaznick, "Project Runway" fashion guru Tim Gunn and "Top Chef" judge Gail Simmons talk with The Magazine's media columnist, Virginia Heffernan, about the brave new world of television programming. Compelling conversations about such topics as How We Vote, What We Wear and How We Play are forthcoming. For an up-to-date schedule, please visit www.SundaywithTheMagazine.com. This year's lead sponsor for Sunday with The Magazine is the American Chemistry Council and WNBC-TV is the media sponsor. The New York Times Magazine ranked second in advertising pages for 2007, according to The Publishers Information Bureau (PIB). The Magazine is distributed in the Sunday New York Times. The Times reached 20.4 million unduplicated readers in the United States in February 2008 via the weekday and Sunday newspaper, and also via NYTimes.com (sources: Nielsen Online @Plan Spring 2008; Nielsen Online NetView, US Home and Work, February 2008; and MRI Fall 2007). About The New York Times Company The New York Times Company, a leading media company with 2007 revenues of $3.2 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily newspapers, WQXR-FM and more than 50 Web sites, including NYTimes.com, Boston.com and About.com. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment. This press release can be downloaded from www.nytco.com For The New York Times Company Pat Eisemann, 212-556-8719 email@example.com or Brett Oberman, 212-764-7900 firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright Business Wire 2008