Joe Flood

Ep 63: New Orleans Street Artist Entrepreneurs

July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

    Joe Flood brings the recording gear on a trip to New Orleans to talk to French Quarter street artists and performers. He starts with his old friend and former teaching colleague, Jenelle Campion to talk about how Jackson Square artists work together to bring their individual artwork [...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 59: Tyler Winklevoss

May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tyler Winklevoss on Bitcoin, Opportunity, and Investing. Summary: Not many people get the idea for a financial-technology on the beach in Ibiza, but not many people come up with some of the formative ideas for Facebook, either. Entrepreneur, Olympic rower, and co-founder of the bitcoin investment [...view post...]
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Episode 58: Babiators Sunglasses

April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Babiators Sunglasses Founders Molly and Ted Fienning Summary: In this interview, Babiators co-founders Ted and Molly Fienning share the story of their company, from the moment the idea first struck Molly to their fast international success. Now a leading brand of children’s sunglasses, Babiators [...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...]
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Episode 49: Football Nonsense

February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Super Bowl Götterdämmerung with Joe and Jesse Summary: For their final football pod, Joe Flood and screenwriter Jesse Andrews discuss the crushing loss their Patriots and Steelers suffered at the benumbed hand of Peyton Manning, misbehavior by key players, and their continuing obsession with [...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...]

Episode 43 – Urban Planning Quant Alex Pudlin

December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summary: Joe talks with Alex Pudlin, quant, urban planner, and the man behind the data-tastic site www.igotcharts.com to talk about quantitative urban planning, the deep importance of data silliness, and how LA doesn’t get enough credit for its planning and transportation [...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 19 – The Dan Rosenheck Interview

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dan Rosenheck — Professional Services Correspondent at The Economist Summary: Sports and Data editor at the Economist Dan Rosenheck joins Joe to talk NBA Finals, quantifying Lebron James, and the story Joe wrote for Dan on NBA home court advantage, questionable trends, and the perils of [...view post...]
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