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Episode 62: Battlefields of War and Markets

June 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Portfolio Manager, Author, Marine Vet: Dr. Wesley Gray Summary: Before launching his asset management firm Alpha Architect, Dr. Wesley Gray served as a Marine Corps officer in Iraq. Already a student of economics at the time he joined the Marine Corps after graduating from Penn’s prestigious [...view post...]
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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 51: Hyper-Scaling a Construction Business

February 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The $350,000 in a Knapsack and Hyper-Scaling a Construction Business An Interview with Isaac Lidsky, Speaker, Author, and CEO of ODC Construction Summary: Isaac Lidsky and his business partner bought a Florida-based construction company five years ago. Since, they’ve hyper-scaled the company [...view post...]
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Episode 47: The Richard Beck Interview

January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Author & N+1 Editor Richard Beck Summary: Joe Flood sits down with author Richard Beck to talk his book We Believe the Children about a modern day witch hunt for surrounding Satanism, child abuse and day care centers during the [...view post...]
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Episode 45 – The Andrew Lipman Interview

December 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Colonial historian Andrew Lipman Summary: Joe sits down with Barnard history professor Andrew Lipman to discuss his new book The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast, about 17th century Native and European coastal settlements from New York to Cape Cod. They delve into [...view post...]
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Episode 41 – The Mina Kimes Interview

November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mina Kimes – Senior Writer at ESPN The Magazine Summary: Joe sits down for a Thanksgiving football preview with former business reporter-turned-ESPN the Magazine sports columnist Mina Kimes to talk about how morally difficult watching the NFL is, and how much they each love doing it [...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...]

Episode 31 – The Chloe Zhao Interview

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chloe Zhao – Producer Summary: Joe talks with Chloe Zhao, writer and director of the critically acclaimed Sundance and Cannes-screened film Songs My Brothers Taught Me, about making independent movies, entrepreneurship, and the beauty of the Pine Ridge Indian [...view post...]

Episode 29 – The Jamin Warren Interview

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jamin Warren — Founder of Kill Screen Magazine Summary: Founder of video game magazine Kill Screen Jamin Warren talks with Joe about creative startups, curating at MoMa, and leaving the Wall Street Journal for a [...view post...]

Episode 26 – The Eliza Gray Interview

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Eliza Gray – Staff Writer at Time Magazine Summary: Eliza Gray discusses her Time cover story “Questions to Answer in the Age of Optimized Hiring” and goes in-depth on what personality testing for hiring means for job-seekers and society [...view post...]

Episode 21 – The Steven Ujifusa Interview

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Steven Ujifusa — Naval Historian Summary: Joe Flood discusses Steven’s book, “A Man and his Ship,” which was chosen by The Wall Street Journal as one of the top ten non fiction books of 2012 and received accolades from BookList, Publishers Weekly (starred review), The New York Times, [...view post...]
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