J.D. Vance (Rebroadcast)

J.D. Vance talks about his huge bestselling book Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture In Crisis. (Rebroadcast)

Why 2018 Will Make 2017 Seem Tame

Bruce Mehlman is a Republican strategist who has worked on Capitol Hill, the Bush Administration, at a national political party committee and in industry. The founding partner of bipartisan government relations firm Mehlman Castagnetti, Bruce also circulates widely-shared and eagerly-anticipated quarterly powerpoint analyses.  Bruce believes that as wild a ride as last year was, 2018 will make 2017 seem tame.

Jeremy Peters on Steve Bannon Leaving Breitbart.com

New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters joins us to discuss his breaking news story about Steve Bannon being out at Breitbart News.

The Tech-Wise Family

Andy Crouch talks with Matt about his new book “The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place”–and the 10 commitments every family should make.

The Democrats’ ‘Invisible Primary’

Which Democrat presidential hopeful won 2017? Bill Scher weighs in on his latest column at Politico Magazine.

2017 Awards: Winners & Losers

Mediaite columnist John Ziegler and Matt weigh in on the winners and losers of 2017 in their first annual ‘Best of 2017: End-of-Year Awards,;

Jamie Weinstein

Jamie Weinstein, host of The Jamie Weinstein Show podcast, weighs in on Trump’s first year, what it means to be a “Never Trumper” in 2017, and the decision to move the embassy to Jerusalem. (Note: This episode was taped right before Christmas.)

The Christmas Virtues (Rebroadcast)

Jonathan V. Last talks about his new book ‘The Christmas Virtues.’ We also discuss his interesting theory about ‘Star Wars.’ (Rebroadcast.)

Did Dickens ‘Invent’ Christmas?

Historian David Pietrusza and Matt talk about whether Charles Dickens really “invented” Christmas, the Christmas Truce of 1914, and how Washington crossed the Delaware on Christmas.

FDR’s Last 100 Days

David B. Wooner, Senior Fellow and Hyde Park Resident Historian at the Roosevelt Institute, discusses his new book “The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and at Peace.”

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