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.
Matt Lewis & the News
Christopher Heath is an investigative and political reporter for WFTV in Central Florida. During this podcast, he answers Matt’s questions about whether Florida is trending Republican, Ron DeSantis’s political fortunes, and the controversy over revoking Disney’s special tax status.
Mona Charen, Policy Editor of The Bulwark and host of The Bulwark’s Beg to Differ podcast, talks with Matt about her column on the crisis of masculinity.
David Frum, staff writer for The Atlantic and author of Trumpocalypse, joins Matt Lewis to talk about Ukraine and the debate over masculinity. They also talk about Taylor Lorentz and the Libs of TikTok story, Mike Lee’s texts, and whether Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is as dangerous as Donald Trump.
Megan McArdle talks with Matt Lewis about why Republicans should win a policy mandate before governing. She suggests that the GOP’s anti-“woke” policies could be grouped under the “cultural antitrust” umbrella. McArdle also discusses her several columns on women’s sports and Trans swimmer Lia Thomas.
Ilya Shaprio, author of Supreme Disorder, talks with Matt Lewis about his in-artful “lesser black woman” tweet, and what it’s like when the world turns against you.