Archive for July, 2018

Mike Reiss on ‘Springfield Confidential’

Mike Reiss is a former head writer for The Simpsons, a show for which he has won four Emmy Awards. He joins Matt to talk about his new book, Springfield ConfidentialDownload this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher. And please support this podcast on Patreon. This podcast is a BBL & BWL, LLC production.

Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging (Rebroadcast)

Bestselling author Sebastian Junger talks with Matt about his new book ‘Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging’. (Rebroadcast.) Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher. And please support this podcast on Patreon. This podcast is a BBL & BWL, LLC production.

Liz Mair

GOP strategist Liz Mair talks about her evolution from liberal Republican to libertarian, the travails of being a “Never Trumper,” why women intimidate Trump, and why Devin Nunes stinks. Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher. And please support this podcast on Patreon. This podcast is a BBL & BWL, LLC production.

Kaitlan Collins (Rebroadcast)

Before the White House banned her from covering an open press event in the Rose Garden–and before she became  a star White House reporter for CNN–Kaitlan Collins worked with me at the Daily Caller. (She also babysat my kids.)

NOTE: This podcast is from January of 2017–around the time of Donald Trump’s inauguration.

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The Rise of the Alt-Right

Thomas J. Main, professor at the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Baruch College, CUNY, talks about his new book The Rise of the Alt-RightDownload this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher. And please support this podcast on Patreon. This podcast is a BBL & BWL, LLC production.

Pilot episode of ‘Important Stuff’ (NSFW)

This is the pilot episode of IMPORTANT STUFF. If enough people like it, we may turn it into a week-in-review show with Shoshana Weissmann. Let me know what you think, and if you like it, please support us on Patreon. WARNING: Unlike Matt Lewis & The News, which I try to keep fairly G rated, some of the language here is not appropriate for young listeners.

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Didi Kuo

Didi Kuo is a research scholar at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University, and an Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow at New America. On his podcast episode, Didi and Matt discuss how to fix liberal democracy (at home and abroad) and the challenges facing political parties. Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher. And please support this podcast on Patreon. This podcast is a BBL & BWL, LLC production.


 

CNN’s Abby Phillip

Abby Phillip talks about her job as White House Correspondent for CNN. Download this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher. And please support this podcast on Patreon. This podcast is a BBL & BWL, LLC production.


The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division

Michael Cohen, a regular contributor at The Boston Globe, talks about his book, American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of DivisionDownload this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher. And please support this podcast on Patreon. This podcast is a BBL & BWL, LLC production.

Sarah Longwell on Trump, Santorum, and Log Cabin Republicans

Sarah Longwell’s story is pretty amazing. She came out of the closet while working as a press flak for then-Sen. Rick Santorum’s book tour. Despite opposing Trumpism, she tells me she never abandoned the GOP during the gay marriage debate, and is hesitant to do so over Trump. Today, she is National Chairman of the Log Cabin Republicans and Director of Republicans for the Rule of LawDownload this podcast discussion on iTunes or Stitcher. And please support this podcast on Patreon. This podcast is a BBL & BWL, LLC production.

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