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For four seasons, The High Bar reached nearly 3 million homes in Washington state via KBTC and UWTV and many more via those stations' websites and our own (, picking up an Emmy®-nomination for Best Interview Program and winning a Gold National Communicator Award for Best News-Entertainment program. 
On each episode of The High Bar, an artist, author, activist or filmmaker joins host Warren Etheredge to raise a toast to and raise the bar for a subject about which she or he is passionate, whether it be Jodie Foster examining mental health, Gary Oldman decoding trust, Miranda July exploring connectivity, Tavis Smiley & Dr. Cornel West championing economic justice, Top Chef's Gail Simmons extolling the virtues of eating professionally, comedian/curmudgeon Lewis Black reviving theater or legendary sci-fi writer William Gibson demystifying atemporality. To date, The High Bar has welcomed over 100 guests.
For our fifth season, The High Bar is rebooting as a podcast under the supervision of award-winning producer Tina Nole, with episodes recorded in Los Angeles, Seattle and New York. Guests likely to appear include: David Arquette, George Karl, Tom Everett Scott, Linsay Pulsipher and more! 

Jun 8, 2017

What's his name? You know, the guy in the thing with the face.
Often, this is what character actors are reduced to, vague associations and cloudy memories. However, the best shine as brightly as any star, they just may be further away from the camera. They can have a few lines yet still make or break a movie. You...

May 4, 2017

Prejudice isn't binary. It's nuanced, complex. Oppression isn't singular, it encompasses many factors. Intersectionality recognizes the confluence of challenges facing those who fit into multiple minority categories. It makes sense but it's often overlooked. That's why we invited author/activist Ijeoma Oluo to visit The...

Apr 6, 2017

Do you ever feel like you see the world differently than everyone else? Well, TRUE BLOOD’s Lindsay Pulsipher actually does. She has synesthesia, an uncommon condition by which people experience life with interwoven senses. The star of series such as JUSTIFIED and HATFIELDS & MCCOYS, sees time graphically. Host...

Mar 30, 2017

No one likes a stereotype, but actors have to live with them daily. Johnny Depp is the oddball. Tom Cruise is the Scientologist. Tom Everett Scott… is NOT a dick. He’s made a living, a healthy one, playing nice guys, nice drummers, nice dads. (Look out, Wimpy Kid, you’re about to be smothered in niceness...

Mar 17, 2017

What if your greatest regrets as well as your accomplishments were immediately discoverable by search engine? This is a trade-off actors and athletes and politicians make regularly. David Arquette has every reason to be proud of his resume, yet still cautions his kids: Don't Google Daddy!