Paul A. Cantor talks about “The Invisible Hand in Popular Culture: Liberty vs. Authority in American Film and TV.” (Rebroadcast.)
Posted by Matt Lewis on Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 7:16 AM
On day three of the DNC, Matt talks Trump’s presser, his call to Russia and what to expect from Tim Kaine.
Posted by Matt Lewis on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 12:43 PM
Currently on the ground at the Democratic National Convention, Matt compares conventions, disunity in the City of Brotherly Love, what to expect from Bill Clinton and the Bernie revolution.
Posted by Matt Lewis on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 1:52 PM
After a crazy day of disunity, Democrats managed to pull it together on the first night of their convention. As I noted on CNN’s “New Day,” it seems like we have two dysfunctional “political” families in America. The difference is that Democrats managed to put on a good face and pull it together during prime time.
The most popular speech of the night, of course, came from First Lady Michelle Obama. Although it was a terrific speech, one part did strike me as especially audacious and hypocritical.
Posted by Matt Lewis on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 5:37 AM
New York Times columnist Ross Douthat talks about “Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics.” (Rebroadcast.)
Posted by Matt Lewis on Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 7:31 AM
Greetings from Philadelphia, on the eve of the Democratic National Convention. I’m here to cover the events, which look to be possibly just as controversial as last week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Speaking of which, I wanted to share a couple of videos from last week. This first one is my response to Donald Trump’s RNC “law and order” speech:
Also, after wrongly picking Newt Gingrich to be Donald Trump’s running mate, I correctly predicted Hillary Clinton would tap Tim Kaine for veep. Here’s a video showing part of my rationale for that:
Posted by Matt Lewis on Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:36 AM
Author Bee Wilson discusses her book First Bite: How We Learn to Eat. (Rebroadcast.)
Posted by Matt Lewis on Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 7:10 AM
Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord talks with Matt about going from a supporter of RFK to becoming a prominent Trump backer.
Posted by Matt Lewis on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 3:21 PM
Matt Lewis, currently on the ground at the Republican National Convention, sat down today to discuss the energy in Cleveland, Melania Trump’s speech, what to expect tonight and what really goes on behind the scenes at a convention.
Posted by Matt Lewis on Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 at 12:03 PM
Brian Kinchen, subject of the book, The Long Snapper: A Second Chance, a Super Bowl, a Lesson for Life, talks about going from being a seventh-grade Bible teacher to playing in the Super Bowl for the New England Patriots. (Rebroadcast.)
Posted by Matt Lewis on Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 7:09 AM