Sonny Bunch, executive editor at The Washington Free Beacon, and Robby Soave, associate editor at Reason Magazine, join Ben in studio for a full hour of "Game Of Thrones" discussion. They debate characters, plot twists, the show's cross-cultural popularity, and its place in our entertainment landscape.
Jillian Anderson was a contestant on season 19 of "The Bachelor" and season 2 of "Bachelor in Paradise." She joins Emily Jashinsky on the podcast to discuss her experience on the show, why the cameras are always rolling, and how reality TV has changed her life.
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi react to William Barr's press conference prior to the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russian collusion. They also discuss the calls to investigative obstruction, hysterical media reactions, and their latest music and television consumption.
Christopher Bedford, Editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller News Foundation, joins Emily Jashinsky to discuss the historical significance of Notre Dame, what it's loss means to Catholics, and what we can expect as the French look to rebuild. They also discuss the forthcoming Mueller report and the predictable media reaction to it's contents.
Samir Khullar, better known as Sugar Sammy, is a Canadian comedian who performs comedy in multiple languages and cultures. Sugar Sammy joins Ben Domenech for discussion on joke writing, the art of the "Special," Canadian politics, and the future of comedy.
Charles Lane is an editorial writer for The Washington Post and author of the new book, "Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America's First War on Terror." Lane and Domenech discuss post Civil War American history, the disruption of traditional news media, and the role of opinion pages in politics.
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr is knocking down Mark Zuckerberg's proposal for the government to regulate "divisive speech." Carr joins Ben Domenech on the podcast to discuss hate speech, the future of 5G, and regulating the Internet and online privacy.
Josh Rogin joins Ben Domenech to discuss the direction of U.S. relations with Israel, Trump's Syria policy, and the threat of China. Rogin is a columnist for the Global Opinions section of the Washington Post and a political analyst with CNN.
In his new memoir, Sohrab Ahmari shares his story of growing up in Iran, coming to America, and his conversion from a Marxist atheist to a devout Catholic. Domenech and Ahmari discuss the writers who influenced Ahmari during his spiritual awakening and how his conversion was received by his colleagues. Ahmari is the op-ed editor at the New York Post and his new book is "From Fire, by Water: My Journey to the Catholic Faith."
Tim Alberta, chief political correspondent at Politico Magazine, joins Ben Domenech to discuss the current prospects for 2020 candidates, the shift of woke white liberals in the Democratic Party, and how the GOP lost the fight against porn. Technology and the porn content producers made the industry impossible to regulate. What now?