John Leland

John Leland


John Leland is a Metro reporter for The New York Times. Since joining The Times in 2000, he has covered topics ranging from the poetry of rock lyrics to the housing crisis. Before joining The Times, Mr. Leland was a senior editor at Newsweek, editor in chief at Details, music critic at Newsday and an original columnist at SPIN magazine. Mr. Leland is a graduate of Columbia College and a dropout from the Monster Factory, a school for aspiring professional wrestlers. He did not last long, but he got a story.



Past Shows:

  • Energetic Exorcisms/ Aging & Wisdom

    Secular exorcist Rachel Stavis discussed various entities she helps banish. Followed by reporter John Leland on the resilient lives of the elderly.More »

Last Night

AI & Sentient Machines / Dealing with Demons
AI & Sentient Machines / Dealing with Demons
Author James Barrat discussed a Google engineer's claim that the company may have created a sentient neural network. Followed by paranormal investigator Keith Johnson on dispelling demons and negative entities.
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