Best interviews of 2019

From actors to authors, 2019 has been a great year of interviews. Here is a breakdown of this year’s most-read interviews.


10 questions with Jewel Staite

Jewel Staite is best known for her performances in Firefly and Stargate: Atlantis. Her 10 questions interview was auto-recommended to Google Chrome readers for good reason: it’s awesome!

Jewel Staite addresses fans at a comic convention.

Joe Mallozzi on the legacy of ‘Stargate: Atlantis’

Sci-fi producer Joe Mallozzi returned to 10 questions to talk about the legacy of Stargate: Atlantis for the show’s 15th anniversary. This was also the first-ever FromtheDesk interview that was auto-recommended to Google Chrome readers.

Joe Flanigan (left) and Joe Mallozzi (right) on the set of ‘Stargate: Atlantis.’ Credit: Joe Mallozzi.

10 questions with David James Elliott

This talented actor joined 10 questions for the first time to talk about the legacy of JAG and discuss his guest role on NCIS: LA. He also talks about his relationship with Catherine Bell and the possibility of a JAG revival.

David James Elliott starred as Harm Rabb Jr. on ‘JAG.’ Credit: AGPR.

10 questions with David Hewlett

The second “David” to appear on this year’s most-read list, Hewlett is best known for his role as Rodney McKay on Stargate: Atlantis.

David Hewlett on the set of ‘Stargate: Atlantis.’ Credit: Joe Mallozzi.

10 questions with Robert Picardo

Another actor well-known for his time on Stargate (in addition to Star Trek: Voyager) rounds out the Top 5.

Robert Picardo and Jewel Staite on the set of ‘Stargate: Atlantis.’

History and Religion

10 questions with Thomas Wayment

This interview with the noted BYU scholar is packed full of information. Learn about his new translation of the New Testament, the work he’s doing on an Old Testament Translation, and his groundbreaking research on the Joseph Smith Translation.

Thomas Wayment working on a papyrus at BYU’s Harold B. Lee Library Special Collections. This particular papyrus is a Christian commentary on the book of Psalms. Credit: Jordan Christensen, © 2018 BYU Religious Studies Center

10 questions with Susan Easton Black

Join Susan Easton Black as she discusses her biography of Martin Harris.

Susan Easton Black is a retired professor of Church History and Doctrine at BYU. She is the co-author of ‘Martin Harris: Uncompromising Witness of the Book of Mormon.’ Credit: Susan Easton Black.

10 questions with N. T. Wright

Sponsored by BYU Studies—One of today’s most well-known and well-respected scholars of the New Testament, N. T. Wright discusses his latest book and expounds of the relevance of the bible to modern Christians.

N.T. Wright on location in the Holy Land while filming video curriculum for his new book, ‘The New Testament in Its World’ (Zondervan Academic, 2019). Credit: Jana Muntsinger.

10 questions with Tad Callister

Sponsored by BYU Studies—The former Sunday School General President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints discusses faith and doubt, insights he has gained since publishing The Infinite Atonement, and his latest book, A Case for the Book of Mormon.

Tad R. Callister is the author of ‘A Case for the Book of Mormon.’ He recently served as Sunday School General President for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Photo provided by Deseret Book.

10 questions with Grant Hardy

One of today’s leading scholars on the Book of Mormon, Grant Hardy discusses the groundbreaking edition of the Book of Mormon Study Edition published by the Maxwell Institute at BYU.

Grant Hardy is a professor of history and religious studies, and director of the humanities program at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Credit: Grant Hardy.

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