Ricochet Podcast: We’re So Baked
This week, Rob and Peter (minus James) welcome Ricochet contributor Matthew Hennessy to discuss the Rolling Stone cover and religion and daily life, then welcome Joe Flaherty to reminisce about the early days of SCTV and how he became a conservative.
Need to Know: Brian Lamb & Broccoli
On this week’s episode, Mona and Jay welcome C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb to discuss the founding of the public-affairs channel — and a side story on Brenda Lee — then consider New York’s candidates and D.C.’s beef with Wal-Mart.
GLoP Culture: GLoPnado!
This week the GLoP crew discusses Eliot Spitzer, weird food in the heartland, expensive movies, the Egyptian conundrum, and Sharknado!
Law Talk: To the Moon
This week the professors discuss FISA courts, a battle over the Third Amendment, the Zimmerman trial, and national parks on the moon.
Ricochet Podcast: Get Me My Glasses
On this week’s podcast, Rob, James, and Peter welcome Brian Anderson to discuss his new book The Beholden State: California’s Lost Promise and How to Recapture It). Then it’s on to immigration, the Zimmerman trial, and the worst President ever.
Beltway Buzz: The Big Decision
On this week’s episode, Bob Costa and Andrew Stiles discuss John Boehner’s big decision on immigration, Rick Perry’s future, Eliot Spitzer’s return, and W. speaks out on immigration.
The Ricochet Podcast: Independence Day
On this week’s podcast, James and Peter talk Egypt with the Hoover Institute’s Fouad Ajami, and the Zimmerman trial and immigration reform with WSJLive’s Mary Kissel.
Need to Know: Second Term, Ozzy
On a special edition of Need To Know, Mona and Jay discuss whether the Washington Redskins should change their name, the recent SCOTUS decisions on gay marriage and the Voting Rights Act, and why they both became conservatives.
The Ricochet Podcast: Enforce the Law
On this week’s episode, Peter, Rob, and James welcome Senator John Hoeven to discuss immigration, plus the fallout from the Supreme Court’s DOMA ruling.
On this week’s episode, Rob, Jonah, and John discuss Edward Snowden, World War Z, SCOTUS, an unusual Alaskan summer, the Jewish Man of Steel, and Mad Men.
The Myth Busters
On this week’s Need To Know, Jay and Mona welcome National Review editor Rich Lowry to discuss his new book Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream — and How We Can Do It Again. Then, Lincoln versus Washington, is it time to get over Reagan, the supposed reset with Russia, and the SCOTUS decision on affirmative action.
Law Talk: Too Much Noise
On this week’s episide, the professors discuss all-things NSA: Rand Paul and the Fourth Amendment, the fate of Edward Snowden, and the legality of wiretapping. Plus, your DNA and the law.
Need to Know: The Planet and Ramesh Ponnuru
On this week’s Need To Know, Mona and Jay welcome Ramesh Ponnuru to discuss the NSA revelations, security versus freedom, and the recent college Republican survey. Also: protests in Turkey, elections in Iran, and Mona tries to get her hands around global warming.
The Ricochet Podcast: Lessons from Lincoln
On this week’s episode, Rob and James welcome National Review editor Rich Lowry, author of Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream — and How We Can Do It Again, to discuss his new book, the NSA, the IRS, Edward Snowden, and Abe Lincoln.
Need to Know: Vive La France
On this week’s Need To Know, Mona and Jay welcome Steve Malanga to discuss “Rise of The Republican Governors”; consider the Obama administration scandals; Mona details the problems with Hillary, Samantha Power, and Susan Rice; and Jay is impressed by … France. C’est magnifique!
The Ricochet Podcast: Listen Up
On this week’s episode, James, Rob, and Troy Senik (sitting in for Peter) welcome Michael Barone to discuss the administration scandals, immigration, Minnesota politics, and 2016; and Claire Berlinski reportds on the trouble in Turkey and Syria.
Need to Know: Fred Thompson
On this week’s Need To Know, Jay and Mona welcome Fred Thompson to discuss the Obama scandals, how to maximize their impact, and how they actually relate to the Watergate and Lewinsky scandals.
Goldberg, Long & Podhoretz: Make Websters
On this week’s episode, Rob, Jonah, and John discuss the Obama scandals, Behind The Candelabra, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Arrested Development, and the importance of making Webster.
The Ricochet Podcast: The Flat Heads
On this week’s podcast, Rob, James, and Peter welcome WaPo’s Jennifer Rubin and AEI’s James Pethokoukis. The discussion includes scandal-palooza, immigration reform, Michele Bachmann, Apple’s taxes, and the federal budget.
Need to Know: The Indispensable Man
On this week’s Need to Know, professor Robert George joins Mona and Jay to discuss attacks from the left on the First Amendment; the definition of marriage; the massive Congressional CYA over the IRS scandal; President Obama and the media; and why Republicans best not utter the “I” word.