Category Archives: Henry Porter

Is the US Gripped by Civil War? The Most Surprising Infamous Trial Verdict? World Cup Surprises?

Screen Shot 2014-06-17 at 6.01.20 PMA lot of questions in the latest edition of Life Elsewhere. Trial consultant Richard Gabriel talks about the behind-the-scene details of trials he consulted on, including, O.J.Simpson, Phil Spector, Heidi Fleiss and Casey Anthony. Gabriel’s answer to the question, “What verdict surprised you the most?”, will surprise you. You’ll hear more intriguing exposés from Gabriel’s new book, Acquittal: An Insider Reveals the Stories and Strategies Behind Today’s Most Infamous Verdicts

Henry Porter, the London editor of Vanity Fair, has a challenging and controversial perspective on gun use in America. Norman B asked the writer who focuses on  liberty and civil rights, to explain his unsettling article titled, American Gun Use Is Out Of Control.

Finally, in this edition of Life Elsewhere, our dream-team soccer experts, Caitlin O’Connell of World Soccer Talk and Phil Schoen of beIN Sports answer questions about the World Cup in Brazil so far.

You have two options to download the latest edition of Life Elsewhere, here and here

We enjoy your questions and comments, we also encourage you to tell us what you would like to hear on the program. Perhaps there is a topic you think we should visit? Maybe an issue you believe needs more exposure? Or there could be an author, musician, actor or creative person you want to let the world know about? Share your thoughts at

American Gun Use Is Out Of Control!

“American gun use is out of control. Shouldn’t the world intervene? The death toll from firearms in the US suggests that the country is gripped by civil war.”  This was the headline of an article authored by Henry Porter, in The Observer, from September 2013. Mr Porter is a writer and journalist specializing in liberty and civil rights, he is also the London editor of Vanity Fair magazine. Make sure you do not miss the next edition of Life Elsewhere and Norman B’s interview with the author of a much-needed and controversial opinion on gun use in America.

Life Elsewhere airs 9.00am ET, Monday, June 16

wmnf 88.5fm


Read Henry Porter’s Observer article here