The Moment with Brian Koppelman

Zach Quinto: 2/29/16

Zach Quinto: 2/29/16

The Moment with Brian Koppelman - February 29, 2016 - 59:28

Zach Quinto is an actor and a producer best known for his roles in Heroes, Margin Call, and in the Star Trek films as Spock. Today, Zach discusses how the death of his father shaped his childhood and career (2:00), how he landed in Noah Haidle’s Smokefall (16:00), and the years of self examination that helped him better understand his goals as an artist (27:00). Plus, Zach reflects on how the plant medicine, ayahuasca, helped him release a character that lingered from Angels in America (38:00) and looks forward to his upcoming role as Glenn Greenwald in Oliver Stone’s Snowden (43:00). To get tickets to see Smokefall click here. Topics mentioned:SmokefallMargin CallAngels in AmericaStar Trek BeyondCarnegie Mellon School of DramaThe Immaculate Reception a short film by Charlotte GlynnSnowdenCitizenFourCity of Thieves by David BenioffWhat I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki MurakamiFranny and Zooey by J.D. SalingerJitterbug Perfume by Tom RobbinsEven Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom RobbinsJust Kids by Patti SmithM-Train by Patti SmithHorsesThe Year of Magical Thinking by Joan DidionPeople mentioned:Zach QuintoNoah HaidleTony KushnerCharlotte GlynnAl PacinoJohn CazaleGlenn GreenwaldOliver StoneMelissa LeoTom WilkinsonJoseph Gordon LevittJ.C. ChandorNeal DodsonCorey MoosaChristine VachonTim FerrissThe Moment is brought to you by A&E’s hit series Bates Motel. Catch the new season when it returns Monday March 7th at 9 p.m. Eastern Time on A&E.Email: themomentbk@gmail.comTwitter: @BrianKoppelmaniTunes: production by Jayson De Leon.

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Interviews about the pivotal moments that fueled fascinating creative careers. Hosted by Brian Koppelman.