Megan McArdle, columnist at the Washington Post and kitchen extraordinaire, offers her best tips and suggestions for kitchen gadget gift giving and your holiday meals. Domenech and McArdle also discuss the folding of The Weekly Standard and the future of journalism.
Jon Ward is a Senior Political Correspondent at Yahoo News and host of the podcast, "The Long Game." Ward recently interviewed Andrew Sullivan on his ideas on the decline of American Christianity. Ward and Domenech discuss the political impact of secularization, identity politics, and cultural attitudes toward free speech and race. Ward has a new book out next month called, "Camelot's End: Kennedy vs. Carter and the Fight that Broke the Democratic Party."
The feminist life script ignores the truth about what makes women happy and what's biologically achievable for women. Federalist Staff Writer Bre Payton interviews Inez Stepman, senior policy analyst at the Independent Women's Forum, about why it's important to have honest conversations about women's careers, dating, relationships and having children. They also discuss the recent news of shady origins behind The Women's March.
Dr. Robert Epstein is a longtime psychology researcher and professor. Bre Payton interviews Epstein on his studies of Internet user data, Google's censorship, online privacy, and how search engines can be used to shift opinions and votes. He has also found that Internet users are divulging nearly 40 % more personal information online than they would if knew more about how that information might be used.
Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi break down the latest media frenzy surrounding Michael Cohen's sentencing and the special counsel's investigation into the Trump campaign. Reporters are cobbling together pieces of information that are overstated, not connected, or insignificant to create conspiracy theories about Russia. They also discuss "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" and other current favorite TV series.
Saagar Enjeti is the White House Correspondent for The Daily Caller. He joins Emily Jashinsky on today's show to discuss the news of Trump's latest hires and his political media savvy. They also discuss how the outrage mob got Kevin Hart fired from his Oscars gig and the culture's increasing intolerance of anyone against progressive orthodoxy. Are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West the only celebrities who have been able to stand up to the mob?
Matt Bai is a political journalist, author, and now screenwriter. His book, "All The Truth Is Out," about the presidential candidate Gary Hart was the basis for the new movie, "The Front Runner," starring Hugh Jackman. Domenech and Bai discuss the historical transformation of political press and the movie-making process.
Ben Domenech interviews Jennifer A. Frey, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of South Carolina, on the work and life of Southern writer Walker Percy. They discuss the overlapping themes of his novels, his conversion to Catholicism, and the human desire to know ourselves.
Ramesh Ponnuru is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist and senior editor at National Review. Ponnuru and Domenech discuss the life and Presidency of George H.W. Bush, as well as the shifts we've seen in the Republican party since then. Ponnuru also talks current domestic policy issues, Senator Romney, and the state of conservatism.
This episode originally aired on January 28, 2018. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush sits down with host Ben Domenech on The Federalist Radio Hour to reflect on his presidential run in 2016 and to discuss the challenges of belonging to a political family.