Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Thank you for supporting UPR’s fall member drive! We are still working on the final stretch to reach our goal. Help us get there! GIVE NOW

Ali G: Fooling Serious Interviewees, All for a Laugh

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Sasha Baron Cohen -- aka Ali G, host of Da Ali G Show on HBO. Cohen, in the character of a Cockney-accented, dim-witted wannabe "wiseguy," regularly fools government officials and other interview subjects who believe he's a popular but unorthodox British "hip-hop journalist."

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Robert Siegel
Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.