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Geoff Edgers

October 19, Copley Square
Geoff Edgers is a journalist, documentarian, podcast host, and the national arts reporter for the Washington Post. Formerly an arts reporter for the Boston Globe, Edgers has also been a correspondent for the Boston Phoenix and Raleigh News and Observer, and has had work appear in GQ and Wired. Currently the host of the Edge of Fame podcast, in partnership with the Washington Post and Boston’s WBUR-FM, he produced and starred in the 2010 documentary, Do It Again, about Edgers’ quest to reunite the rock band The Kinks. In 2013, Edgers hosted a Travel Channel reality series and was awarded a New England Emmy for a Boston Globe video. His latest release, Walk This Way, is a deep dive into the history behind Aerosmith and Run-DMC’s legendary collaboration. Director Ava DuVernay says “Edgers chronicles the fascinating life of a song that changed the story forever.”