Veteran Congressional reporter Matt Laslo talks about his Playboy profile of Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner, as well as his career freelancing for outlets like VICE, WIRED, NPR, Rolling Stone, and others.
Matt Lewis & the News
During a recent Zoom call with supporters of the podcast, Arthur Brooks, Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and Arthur C. Patterson Faculty Fellow at the Harvard Business School, talked about how to be happy amid coronavirus and social distancing.
Sarah Longwell, publisher of the Bulwark, talks about whether the coronavirus pandemic will hurt (or help) Donald Trump’s re-election chances.
Did you miss our first Zoom chat with historian and author David Pietrusza? Never fear, the audio is here. David and Matt talked about the Spanish flu (which ties in to David’s book on 1920). Then, David takes questions from supporters of the Pod. Sign up to support us on Patreon, and get invited to all our Zoom meetings while we are quarantined!
Olga Khazan, staff writer for the Atlantic, talks about her new book, Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World.
Award-winning writer Will Storr talks about his new book, The Science of Storytelling.