The Long Run of Terrorism

With Christopher Dickey

Christopher Dickey, son of the great American poet and a leading international journalist, wrote a book in 2009 predicting much more terrorism to come. He was, to say the least, prescient and his analysis remains most relevant down to the present time of escalated Islamist assault upon the West and its national cultures.


The John Carradine Story

With John Carradine

A number of listeners, over the years, have remembered this one and asked that we put it up on podcast. Here, in conversation with John Anderson of the Tribune, we are recounting the great actor’s visit to the program on a decidedly wet St. Patrick’s Day.


The Philosophy and Science of Baseball

With Carrie Muscat, Phil Rogers, David Kaplan

Three veteran journalistic observers of the great game sat down one night in 2002 to share their wisdom. Here is the fascinating outcome—a general treatise about the game that is definitely not a mere set of predictions about the then-current season (in which the Cubs did not particularly distinguish themselves).


The Times and Convictions of a Conservative Publisher

With Alfred S. Regnery

We bandy about the words “liberal” and “conservative” as we discuss just about anything in the realm of public policy or private preference. In this conversation from 2008 we examine the history of conservative thought from Edmund Burke to the present. Our guide ran the leading conservative publishing house (simply “Regnery”) for many years.