"Judging" Amy Brenneman Rules on Etiquette - at Public Radio's The Dinner Party by The Dinner Party Download published on 2012-03-06T00:34:28Z Actress Amy Brenneman broke into the limelight with her Emmy-nominated work on the groundbreaking cop drama “NYPD Blue.” She created and starred in “Judging Amy,” a courtroom saga partly based on her mother’s real-life career. And she currently co-stars on “Private Practice,” the hit spin-off of the series “Grey’s Anatomy.” This week, she offers us judicious advice on parenting, celebrity worship, and ‘auditory processing.’ (Note to LA Listeners: Amy premieres a documentary about The Chime Institute and its hyper-inclusive education Saturday, March 10th, at CSUN. For more info and tickets to the “Chimeapalooza” fundraising event, head here.) -- "The Dinner Party" (www.dinnerpartydownload.com) is a smart, funny public radio show about everything excellent in culture, from the company that brings you "Marketplace." Think NPR meets Vanity Fair. In each episode, hosts Rico Gagliano & Brendan Francis Newnam talk with some of the world's most interesting celebrities, and along the way equip you with bad jokes, fresh drink recipes, hot food finds, odd news items... and etiquette tips from the likes of Henry Rollins and Dick Cavett. Past guests include Michelle Williams, Judd Apatow, Kid Cudi, Sir Richard Branson and others. Wallpaper magazine calls us one of their "30 Reasons To Live In The USA."