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Show #303 Jewels. Genes. Gifted. Curator, Stanton Thomas explains Radiant Masterworks By Jean Schlumberger From The Mellon Collection at The Museum of Fine Art, St. Petersburg, Florida + author, Robin Cook talks about, Pandemic his latest novel & the problems with health care in the USA
Show #301 Samuel Katz co-author of Beirut Rules: The Murder Of A CIA Station Chief & Hezbollah’s War Against America + Hamish McKenzie on Insane Mode: How Elon Musk’s Tesla Sparked An Electric Revolution To End the Age of Oil + new music from Londoner Arlo Parks
Show #300 David Shields on his new book, Nobody Hates Trump More than Trump: An Intervention + Gillian Gaar on her latest, World Domination – The Sub Pop Records Story
Show #298 Graphic Design In The Age Of Unrest + Dispelling The Myths Of Thomas Cromwell Political graphics discussed by acclaimed creative director Robert Newman & Diarmaid MacCulloch on his new book Thomas Cromwell: A Revolutionary Life
Show #297 Real Life Zombies + An Absorbing Saga + New Music Science writer, Matt Simon on Plight Of the Living Dead – What Real-Life Zombies Reveal About Our World & Ourselves, Natasha Solomons on her historical novel, House Of Gold plus new music from London three-piece, The Loss Adjusters
Show #296 A Conversation With Walter Lure, the guitarist from the infamous 1970’s New York band, The Heartbreakers talks about sex & drugs & rock ‘n’ roll. Plus music from his new album, Wacka Lacka Boom Bop A Loom Bam Boo
Show #294 Puzzling Electorial Behaviour, Explained + Tom Petty Karaoke By Amy Rigby Award-winning journalist, Ben Bradlee Jr. on his new book, The Forgotten: How the People of One Pennsylvania County Elected Donald Trump and Changed America + The highly-acclaimed singer-songwriter, Amy Rigby on her tribute song Tom Petty Karaoke.
Show #292 Obstructing Justice + The Man With A Very, Very Big Brain + A Passion & An Obsession with Ron Fein on The Constitution Demands It – The Case For The Impeachment Of Donald Trump, Dr Justin Frank on Trump On The Couch & Madeline Puckette on Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide
Show #291 Escaping Scientology + Ten Pillars Of Fascism + Satu with Michelle LeClair on her memoir, Perfectly Clear – Escaping Scientology & Fighting For The Woman I Love. Yale professor, Jason Stanly on How Fascism Works – The Politics Of Us & Them. Plus new music from Londoner, Satu
Show #290 Capone & Ness Vs. Trump Mueller + Gad Whip Authors Max Allan Collins and A. Brad Schwartz suggest there are parallels. Plus Pete & Lee from UK alternative band Gad Whip talk about music, influences & politics
Show #288 An intimate and candid conversation with famed bass-player of Bauhaus and Love & Rockets fame, David J
Show #287 The Russian Asset + The Inner Life Of Sci-Fi Fans with Craig Unger on House Of Trump, House Of Putin:The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia & Miriam Seidel on The Speed Of Clouds
Show #286 Serious. Seriously. Seriousness. Ron Fein on The Constitution Demands It – The Case For The Impeachment Of Donald Trump. Vince Beiser on The World In A Grain – The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization. Becky Aikman on Off The Cliff – How the Making of Thelma & Louise Drove Hollywood to the Edge
Show #285 Two Experts On Two Important Topics Dr. Binoy Kampmark warns of nefarious use of medical data on the dark web. Psychiatrist, Dr. Joseph H. Baskin on suicide in the age of Trump. New music from m1nk and Christopher Port
Show #286 Serious. Seriously. Seriously.
Show #284 Guilty Pleasure & Starting Over Amy Kaufman on her book, Bachelor Nation: Inside the World of America’s Favorite Guilty Pleasure & Miriam Parker on her debut novel, The Shortest Way Home. New music from Soach
Show #283 Conversations With Paul Greenberg & Slippery Eyes The best-selling author of Four Fish and American Catch, Paul Greenberg talks about his latest book, The Omega Principle – Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet. Portland-based, Slippery Eyes on their debut EP, Take Care, Be Well
Show #282 A New Age Of Protest & For My Next Trick – Nathaniel Popkin co-author of Who Will Speak For America? Jim Steinmeyer, co-author of The Secret History of Magic: The True Story Of The Deceptive Art
Show #280 Chloe Benjamin on her brilliant novel, The Immortalists, Katja Pantzar on her new helpful book, The Finnish Way & Rebecca Makkai on the powerful novel, The Great Believers chronicling the AIDS epidemic from its initial outbreak to the present. Plus new music from Slippery Eyes
Show #276 The Brain + Math + Natasha Tells All! with Norman Doidge, on The Brain’s Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity, Jordan Ellenberg on How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking and Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni on After Andy – Adventures In Warhol Land
Show #272 A Compelling Story Explained + A Vulnerable & Insightful Voice with Philadelphia-based author, Nathanial Popkin and new singer-songwriter, Rosie Peppin
Show #271 The Artful Storyteller Avoids Disclosing The Plot Twist with best-selling author Tom Rachman. Plus Itanianesque music from Dizzyride
Show #270 The Poet, The Author & The Eccentric Physician with Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz on her new collection of poems, How To Love The Empty Air & her compelling non-fiction book, Dr. Mütter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine.
Show #266 The Human Condition with Clare Mackintosh on her new psychological thriller, Let Me Lie, Ellen Weinstien on her new book, Recipes For Good Luck – The Superstitions, Rituals, and Practices of Extraordinary People. Plus a review and examples of Wreckless Eric’s latest album, Construction Time & Demolition.
Show #265 A Cavalcade Of Curiosities Eclipse An Untimely Death A conversation with Dr. Binoy Kampmark on the death of hacker Adrian Lamo and a look at recent headlines
Show #264 The Marquis & A Cat With A Fetish musician, actor, & radio host Michael Des Barres gives his opinions & author Thomas McNamee on The Inner Life of Cats – The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions
Show #258 Reality That Reads Like Science Fiction & Fiction That Reads Like Eccentric Reality with authors, Alanna Mitchell & Tim Orchard, plus new music from Stick In The Wheel
Show #255 Shithole = Weaponized Communications with Dr. Jennifer Mercieca Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Texas A & M University and Dr. Rogy Masri of Doctors Without Borders
Show #249 Journalist Remy Carrerio on How Misogynistic Male Reporters Shaped The Coverage Of The 2016 Election. Plus new music from Stella Donnelly, Aces, Bobby Kakouris
Show #245 Deborah Parker & Mark Parker on Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy, Amy Dickinson on her new book, Strangers Tend To Tell Me Things: A Memoir Of Love, Loss, & Coming Home. Plus new music from Londoner’s Majik
Show #243 The Real Tony Montana(s) with Roben Farzad author of Hotel Scarface Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami & Spud Goodman on The Really Real Spud Goodman plus new music from Grayson Gilmour
Show #197 A Conversation With Barzin Toronto-based singer-songwriter-poet, Barzin on the death of Leonard Cohen, his own music, poetry and writing the soundtrack for a movie. Plus, the always cool, mild-mannered Barzin offers a glimpse into the Canadian view of recent political events south of the border.
Show #189 A Female Demagogue + Trumpery Dr. Jennifer Mercieca, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Texas A & M University answers the question, can a female be a demagogue? Plus, Bryan Kozlowski, on his new book, What The Dickens?! Distinctly Dickensian Words And How To Use Them