Guest List: May 10, 2013

The Interview:

Mark Bittman is a food columnist for The New York Times, where he also hosts a weekly cooking demonstration. His latest book is VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health...for Good. Bittman explained the basics of his new eating plan in a recent interview with Dujour.

Twitter: @bittman

The Panel:

Charles Cooke writes for the National Review and the National Review Online, covering topics including Anglo-American history, British liberty, free speech, the Second Amendment, and American exceptionalism. This week he likened liberals' desire to keep children away from firearms to conservatives' push for abstinence-only education.

Twitter: @charlescwcooke

Glenn Greenwald is a columnist and blogger for The Guardian and author of With Liberty and Justice for Some. In his column on the Israeli bombing of Syria, he asserts that the attack wasn't justified, unless one subscribes to the notion that "My Side is superior, and therefore we are entitled to do things that Our Enemies are not."

Twitter: @ggreenwald

Joy Reid is the managing editor of, as well as a contributor to MSNBC and columnist for The Miami Herald. Last week, she wrote about how conservative Washington has created a culture that values conspiracy theories over difficult truths. Reid blogs daily at The Reid Report.

Twitter: @TheReidReport

Joining the panel mid-show is Zachary Quinto, an actor and activist whose latest film, Star Trek: Into Darkness, opens May 16th. He will be reprising his role as Tom Wingfield in a Broadway production of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams this fall. His website is

Twitter: @ZacharyQuinto