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John Ziegler on Hannity, Cohen, Comey … and David Foster Wallace

Mediaite columnist John Ziegler talks with Matt about Sean Hannity, Michael Cohen, and James Comey. They also discuss David Foster Wallace’s 1995 profile of Zig. Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher.

Ron Fournier (Rebroadcast)

Veteran journalist Ron Fournier talks about journalism and growing up the son of a Detroit cop. (Rebroadcast.)

Is Reason Overrated?

Yoram Hazony talks with Matt about his controversial new Wall Street Journal essay, “The Dark Side of the Enlightenment.” Hazony argues that tradition, religion, and nationalism have made bigger contributions to civilization. And speaking of nationalism, Harzony’s  sure-to-be controversial forthcoming book, “The Virtue of Nationalism,” is available for pre-order.

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Bruce Mehlman on The Age of Disruption

Bruce Mehlman returns to the podcast to discuss his new quarterly powerpoint analysis, “EMPOWERED AMERICA: Why the Age of Disruption May Usher in an Era of Reform.” Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher.

Am I ‘Temperamentally Liberal’?

On a recent episode of Matt Lewis & The News, Jordan Peterson described himself as “temperamentally liberal,” while allowing for the fact that experience has made him conservative. On today’s episode, author and entrepreneur James Strock and Matt discuss whether this description also applies to them. They also delve into Donald Trump’s ability to see the collapse of the establishment, and his inability to adhere to basic leadership principles–and whether a new political movement could unite us. Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher.

The Real Nancy Reagan

Sheila Tate, who served as press secretary to First Lady Nancy Reagan from 1981-1985, talks about her new book: “Lady in Red: An Intimate Portrait of Nancy Reagan.” Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher.

‘Fraud and Fiction’

The Washington Examiner’s Eddie Scarry talks with Matt about his new book, “Fraud and Fiction: The Real Truth Behind Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.” Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher.

Tim Alberta and The Art of The Political Profile

Whether it’s about Senator Tim Scott, former Speaker John Boehner, financial guru Dave Ramsey, or Pat Buchanan, nobody writes a political profile like Tim Alberta. In this long-form podcast discussion, Tim shares with Matt the secrets that helped make him one of the most trusted and respected young journalists in America. Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher.

‘Chappaquiddick’

Mark Ciardi, producer of the new movie “Chappaquiddick” (in theaters Friday), talks with Matt about why there was pressure in Hollywood to drop the film, what Mary Jo Kopechne’s family thinks of it, how Ed Helms’s character (Kennedy cousin Joe Gargan) is the moral conscience of the movie, and more!

Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher–and go see the movie this weekend! Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher.

Daniel H. Pink on ‘When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing’

Miles Davis said “Time isn’t the main thing it’s the only thing.” He was right. And Daniel Pink’s new book “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing” explains the science behind why we should be thinking more about when we do things. Want to know why you should never schedule a medical procedure in the afternoon, what time of day you should exercise, or why rock bands should always finish with their best song? Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher–and get the book.

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