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Episode 61: Political Historian Louisa Thomas

May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Former Grantland Editor and Historian Louisa Thomas Summary: Historian Louisa Thomas joins Joe Flood to talk about her new book, Louisa, on the life of Louisa Catherine Adams, wife of president John Quincy Adams.  A woman both ahead, and very much of, her times, Louisa is a fascinating history [...view post...]
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Episode 57: Radiolab’s Simon Adler

April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Simon Adler on Hunting Endangered Animals SUMMARY: Our interview is with Simon Adler, a producer and reporter for the fantastic NPR show and podcast Radiolab. Simon reported and produced a story about an American millionaire who recently hunted and killed a black rhino—one of the most endangered [...view post...]
Episode 52: Jody Avirgan of FiveThrityEight.com

Episode 52: Five Thirty Eight

February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

An interview with Jody Avirgan of FivethirtyEight.com Summary: Five thirty eight. That is the number of delegates up for grabs in US Presidential elections and the professional home, FiveThirtyEight.com, of guest Jody Avirgan, podcast host and producer for the Nate Silver website that dives into [...view post...]

Episode 40 – The Phaedra Chrousos Interview

November 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

Phaedra Chrousos – Government Tech Innovator and 2x Startup Founder Summary: Phaedra Chrousos is on a mission to bring innovative thinking and leading-edge technology and technologists to the US Government. From her position as head of the office of citizen services for the Government Services [...view post...]

Episode 39 — Joe Flood on 538 Podcast

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Joe Flood — Author and Co-host Summary: Co-host Joe Flood goes on the www.fivethirtyeight.com podcast What’s the Point to talk about his book, The Fires, and what happens when the marriage of stats and public policy goes terribly [...view post...]
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