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#34 — Dave Weigel (Washington Post)

1:02:40 | Apr 9th

Dave Weigel covers Congress and grass-roots political movements for the Washington Post. He's the author of The Trailer newsletter, as well as "The Show That Never Ends," a history of progressive rock music.
#39 — Henry Abbott (TrueHoop)

1:20:30 | May 13th

Henry Abbott is the founder of the TrueHoop basketball blog and newsletter. He is one of the few sports investigative journalists tell us the truth about sports. Learn more about today's guest and everything discussed in the Inside The Newsroom newsl...Show More
#38 — Shane Morris

1:00:00 | May 7th

Shane Morris is former music label all-rounder for Sony, who now runs his own digital media company. He gave excellent insight into the Lil Nas X ordeal and whether country music is racist. Read more context of everything we talked about by subscribi...Show More
#37 — Josh Morgerman and Caroline Menzies (Hurricane Man)

1:01:49 | May 3rd

Josh Morgerman chases the biggest hurricanes around the world. Caroline Menzies is a filmmaker from the UK. Together they're the stars of the new TV show 'Hurricane Man'. Subscribe to this podcast's newsletter.
#36 — Sam Biddle (The Intercept)

52:06 | Apr 30th

Sam Biddle covers technological malfeasance and abuse of power at The Intercept. Check out this episode's newsletter below, where more context and post-game analysis will be given to everything discussed in this week's episode. Newsletter link: insid...Show More
#35 — Richard Deitsch (The Athletic)

58:29 | Apr 15th

Richard Deitsch is a sports journalist for The Athletic covering sports media, and a radio host for Sportsnet 590 in Toronto. He previously covered sports and its media for Sports Illustrated for more than 20 years.
#33 — Lauren Gambino (Guardian US)

1:03:59 | Apr 3rd

Lauren Gambino is a political correspondent for the Guardian US. She's covering the Democratic 2020 candidates in the lead up to the primaries.
#32 — Blues Music and Mississippi Special with Giles Robson and Aaron Phillips

1:06:59 | Mar 27th

Giles Robson is a blues musician currently touring in Europe and the US. His music can be found on Spotify. Aaron Phillips is a documentary journalist and filmmaker from Mississippi. His work on the state's bicentennial can be found at Blue Magnolia ...Show More
#31 — Max Read (New York Magazine)

54:41 | Mar 18th

Max Read is a senior editor and author of the 'Life In Pixels' column at New York Magazine. He is also former editor-in-chief of Gawker.
#30 — Art Markman (University of Texas)

1:00:38 | Mar 11th

Art Markman is a psychology professor at the University of Texas. He's written five books focusing on the brain and how to gain competitive advantage at work.
#29 — Adam Kelsey (ABC Politics)

1:03:55 | Feb 28th

Adam Kelsey is a political reporter for ABC and FiveThirtyEight. He's covering the Democratic 2020 Presidential candidates and everything else US politics.
#28 — Jonah Keri (The Athletic)

1:04:08 | Feb 20th

Jonah Keri is a two-time New York Times Best-Selling Author, and a writer/podcaster for The Athletic. He's written about sports for ESPN, Grantland, CBS and Sports Illustrated.
#27 — Stefan Szymanski (Soccernomics)

1:08:54 | Feb 13th

Stefan Szymanski is a professor in the Department of Sport Management at the University of Michigan. He is the co-author of the book, Soccernomics.
#26 — Jacob Bogage (Washington Post)

1:02:18 | Feb 7th

Jacob Bogage is a national sports reporter for the Washington Post focusing on society and race.
#25 — Alex Hern (The Guardian)

52:45 | Jan 31st

Alex Hern is the Guardian's UK technology editor.
#24 — Ben Hammersley

1:21:25 | Jan 23rd

Ben Hammersley is a futurist and works with clients around the world to prepare for technological change. He's a former journalist for the Guardian and the BBC.
#23 — Michael E. Mann

33:28 | Dec 6th, 2018

Michael E. Mann is a world-leading climate scientist and author of The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars, and The Madhouse Effect.
Best of October, 2018

31:44 | Nov 27th, 2018

October's guests included Rick Luettich, director of the Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of North Carolina; Marshall Shepherd, director of atmospheric sciences at the University of Georgia; Rodney Carmichael, hip hop writer for NPR; Ja...Show More
Best of September, 2018

42:48 | Nov 27th, 2018

September's guests included Juliette Foster, formerly of Bloomberg News, the BBC and Sky News; Jared Holt, the journalist responsible for "getting Alex Jones kicked off the Internet"; Ewen MacAskill, the former Guardian journalist who broke the Edwar...Show More
#22 — Ellen Bryan (WUSA9)

52:35 | Nov 23rd, 2018

Ellen Bryan is a journalist for WUSA9 in Washington D.C. and has a fascinating story of growing up in the Midwest, winning the Miss Ohio title and finding motivation from growing up with a sister who was struck by lightning.
#21 — Anna Soubry (MP for Broxtowe)

39:09 | Nov 15th, 2018

Anna Soubry is a Conservative MP for Broxtowe. She's been outspoken on Brexit and is a leading campaigner for a people's vote on the EU.
#20 — Daniel Dale (Toronto Star)

51:33 | Nov 9th, 2018

Daniel Dale is the Toronto Star's Washington correspondent. Daniel has fact-checked every single statement that Donald Trump has made.
#19 — Jack Armstrong (Toronto Raptors)

1:00:20 | Nov 8th, 2018

Jack Armstrong is a TV analyst for the Toronto Raptors and former head coach of the Niagara Purple Eagles.
#18 — Jody Avirgan (ESPN & FiveThirtyEight)

48:19 | Oct 31st, 2018

Jody Avirgan is host and producer of ESPN's 30for30 podcast and FiveThirtyEight's politics podcast.
#17 — James Spann (ABC 33/40)

56:10 | Oct 25th, 2018

James Spann is chief meteorologist at ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, Alabama. He's the host of the WeatherBrains Podcast and is celebrating 40 years in the business.
#16 — Rodney Carmichael (NPR)

1:06:16 | Oct 23rd, 2018

Rodney Carmichael is NPR's hip hop writer, and has chronicled Southern rap for more than a decade.
Best of August, 2018

21:56 | Oct 17th, 2018

August's guests included professional rugby player and mental health advocate, Matt Symons; social media skeptic and author B.J. Mendelson; data visualization specialist, Nadieh Bremer; and former drug dealer turned NYPD executive, Corey Pegues.
#15 — Marshall Shepherd (The Weather Channel & University of Georgia)

35:43 | Oct 10th, 2018

Dr. Marshall Shepherd is former president of the American Meteorological Society, current director of atmospheric sciences at the University of Georgia, and an international expert on severe weather.
#14 — Rick Luettich

1:08:56 | Oct 8th, 2018

Dr. Rick Luettich is a professor and director of the Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of North Carolina. His storm surge forecast model has been featured in multiple news outlets including the Guardian.
#13 — Jonathan Petramala (Accuweather)

1:08:56 | Sep 27th, 2018

Jonathan Petramala is a national weather reporter for Accuweather. He's been based in South Carolina for the past month covering Hurricane Florence.
Best of July, 2018

35:27 | Sep 23rd, 2018

July's guests included radio talk show host for TSN 1050, Scott MacArthur; chief meteorologist for KOCO in Oklahoma City, Damon Lane; former FiveThirtyEight.com chief culture writer, Walter Hickey; and senior NBA writer for ESPN and FiveThirtyEight.c...Show More
#12 — Andrea Jones-Rooy (FiveThirtyEight)

1:34:43 | Sep 20th, 2018

Andrea Jones-Rooy is a quantitative researcher for FiveThirtyEight and standup comedian.
#11 — Ewen MacAskill (The Guardian)

1:28:12 | Sep 14th, 2018

Ewen MacAskill is a former journalist for the Guardian. He's best known for helping Edward Snowden leak CIA documents in 2013.
#10 — Jared Holt

1:26:23 | Sep 7th, 2018

Jared Holt is a research associate for People For The American Way. He was profiled by Salon as the guy who got Alex Jones kicked off the internet.
#9 — Juliette Foster

1:48:45 | Sep 1st, 2018

Juliette Foster is a freelance journalist whose worked for Bloomberg, the BBC and Sky News. She is the founder of Magnus Communications.
#8 — Corey Pegues

1:19:26 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Corey Pegues is a retired NYPD officer, U.S. Army medical specialist and drug dealer for the infamous Supreme Team. He's now an author, motivational speaker and community leader.
#7 — Nadieh Bremer

55:09 | Aug 16th, 2018

Nadieh Bremer is one of the world's leading data visualization specialists and has worked with news outlets such as the Guardian and Scientific American. Nadieh runs her own business, Visual Cinnamon.   Bussed Out: How America moves its homeless
#6 — B.J. Mendelson

1:08:04 | Aug 10th, 2018

B.J. Mendelson is author of the book Social Media Is Bullshit, a comic book writer and marketing consultant. He plans on releasing an updated version of his book next year.
#5 — Matt Symons (Harlequins RFC)

58:47 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Matt Symons is a professional rugby player for Harlequins in England. He's been vocal on mental health in the game, and on the transition from playing to reitrement. Check his blog out here.
#4 — Chris Herring (FiveThirtyEight)

1:40:44 | Jul 25th, 2018

Chris Herring is a senior NBA writer for ESPN and FiveThirtyEight, and a professor at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
#3 — Walter Hickey (Numlock News)

1:08:59 | Jul 19th, 2018

Walter Hickey is former chief culture writer at FiveThirtyEight and recently started his own startup, Numlock News.
#2 — Damon Lane (KOCO)

57:39 | Jul 12th, 2018

Damon Lane is chief meteorologist at KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City. He covered two monster tornadoes in 2013 live on air, including the largest twister ever recorded in El Reno, and an EF-5 that ripped through his hometown of Moore.
#1 — Scott MacArthur (Sportsnet Fan 590)

1:44:16 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Scott MacArthur covers the Toronto Bluejays for Sportsnet Fan 590.