LeVar Burton is an American actor, presenter, director, producer, and author best known for the TV miniseries Roots and the children’s show Reading Rainbow. He also hosts the podcast LeVar Burton Reads.
Actor, director and author LeVar Burton joins Andy Richter to talk about transplanting from West Germany to Sacramento, getting cast in Roots right out of college, and engaging kids with literature on Reading Rainbow. Plus, LeVar discusses his work on Star Trek: The Next Generation, his…Listen
Books: they’re almost definitely supposed to do something besides decorate wall space. After all, there’s a whole class about them every year in school. Also various scientific studies say our brains get concrete benefits from reading the written word. But what do…Listen
Actor and activist LeVar Burton (LeVar Burton Reads, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Reading Rainbow) joins Andrew and Tawny to discuss if it’s racist to use the word “ghetto” when referring to cheaply made things, if a caller should step in and…Listen
Paul F. Tompkins lovingly welcomes all back to Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special guest is LeVar Burton of LeVar Burton Reads, Reading Rainbow, Roots, and Star Trek: The Next Generation! LeVar chats about what he thinks of Lyft drivers, witnessing a…Listen