Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at the Federalist, and Lisa Bonos, editor of the Solo-ish column at the Washington Post host a conversation on relationships, dating in the age of social media, and the infamous 'Bachelorette.'
John McAfee is a businessman, cybersecurity innovator, exile, and potentially the Libertarian Party nominee for 2020. McAfee calls in from Central American to discuss cybersecurity, big government, socialism, and his conflict with the authorities in Belize. Matt Welch, editor at large at Reason, also joins the show to share his thoughts on McAfee and the direction of the Libertarian Party.
Sean McFate is an 82nd Airborne veteran, former private military contractor, and professor of war studies at the National Defense University. McFate provides a real world perspective on how corporations, mercenaries, and rogue states often have more power than "nation states." His new book, "The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder," explores the future of military engagement and what we must know if we want to win.
The National Football League was not always the dominating organization that it is today. John Eisenberg is a Baltimore Ravens columnist and author of "The League: How Five Rivals Created the NFL and Launched a Sports Empire." They discuss the history of the NFL through its tumultuous early decades, where it's going now, and how sports journalism has changed.
Here's the good and the bad from Sunday night's Grammys award show, and what to expect from the upcoming Oscars in a few weeks. Federalist writers Ellie Bufkin, Emily Jashinsky, and Madeline Osburn discuss the best performances, the anticipated politics, and the unfolding celebrity drama of award season.
James Hohmann, national political reporter at the Washington Post, joins Ben to discuss a heavy news week including Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal, the future of the Democratic Party in Virginia, and the billionaires at Davos.
Where does the concept of social justice come from and what happens when social justice begins to govern a society? Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor at Commentary Magazine and author of the new book, "Unjust: Social Justice and the Unmaking of America." He joins Ben Domenech to discuss how social justice has changed not just our academic culture, but our businesses, personal interactions and everyday life.
What is a "classical education" and what are the benefits of "school choice?" Executive Editor Joy Pullmann interviews educators Tom Cox and Nathanael Rea about the nexus between freedom and education, what parents should look for in their child's school, and ways adults can engage in classical learning later in life.
Matthew Kroenig joins Ben Domenech for a discussion on nuclear strategy, CIA director Gina Haspel, missile defense, and the situation in Venezuela. Kroenig is the Deputy Director for Strategy, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at Georgetown University.
Mark Leibovich joins Ben Domenech on the podcast to discuss the upcoming Super Bowl game and other reflections on this year's NFL season. They discuss coaches, owners, and the NFL feud with Barstool Sports. Leibovich is Chief National Correspondent for New York Times Magazine and author of "Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times."
Michele Tafoya, broadcast sports journalist for NBC Sports, dishes to Ben Domenech about what it's like to chase down players and coaches on the sideline. They talk football, her journalism career, overtime rules, and her predictions for the Super Bowl game this Sunday.