Film director and screenwriter Ron Shelton talks about The Church of Baseball: The Making of Bull Durham: Home Runs, Bad Calls, Crazy Fights, Big Swings, and a Hit.
John Popper of Blues Traveler joins Matt and Corey Nathan to talk music, libertarian politics, fame, the writing process, and spirituality.
A.J. Jacobs, The New York Times bestselling author of The Year of Living Biblically, returns to the podcast to discuss his new book, The Puzzler: One Man’s Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life.
Matthew Continetti is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). During this conversation, he discusses his new book, The Right: The Hundred-Year War for American Conservatism. (Originally broadcast in April of 2022.)
Historian and author David Pietrusza joins Matt to discuss Washington’s Christmas crossing of the Delaware, the World War I Christmas truce, and Winston Churchill’s Christmas visit to Washington, DC, in 1941.
Presidential historian Tevi Troy returns to the podcast to talk with Matt about conservatives we lost in 2022. Sad losses included PJ O’Rourke, Midge Decter, Orrin Hatch, Laurence Silberman, Ken Starr, Lucianne Goldberg, and Meat Loaf.