EPISODES

Latin America has been plagued with drug use, human and drug trafficking, organized crime, violence, corruption, gangs, and much more. On today's show, I was glad to welcome Jonathan D. Rosen to share exactly what has been taking place, and what can be done to fix it.Bio: I am an Assistant Professor at New Jersey City University. Prior to this,...

61) Big Data

11/23/2021
Big data is a big deal! Today, I was glad to welcome Viktor Mayer-Schönbergeroday on the show to discuss how impactful data information and security is, along with how our mental frames change the world.Bio: Viktor Mayer-Schönberger is the Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford. His research focuses on the role of information in...
Catherine Baab-Muguira recently finished her book, "Poe for Your Problems: Uncommon Advice from History's Least Likely Self-Help Guru." Today, we talked about Edgar Allan Poe's life story, along with what life lessons we can all take from a man whose life was filled with disaster.Catherine's Bio: I grew up in South Carolina and Richmond, Virginia,...
It was a pleasure to talk with Tim Tate about the story of America's best spy; Micahel Goleniewski. Author of the book "The Spy Who Was Left In The Cold" (soon to be released in America titled "Agent Sniper"), Tim Tate read hundreds of once-classified CIA documents, and interviewed many to truly understand Goleniewski's story. Goleniewski, a.k.a....
America is reeling; Al-Qaeda has struck and thousands are dead. The country scrambles to respond, but the Pentagon has no plan for Afghanistan-where Osama bin Laden masterminded the attack and is protected by the Taliban. Instead, the CIA steps forward and launches "Operation Enduring Freedom" to spearhead the war. Eight CIA officers are dropped...

57) Anger

10/19/2021
Dr. Ryan Martin researches and writes on healthy and unhealthy expressions of anger. His book, Why We Get Mad: How to Use Your Anger for Positive Change, explores why people become angry, some of the common consequences of anger, and how people can use their anger in productive ways. Ryan's website, All the Rage, offers practical anger management...
Over the last 20 years, Simon Anholt has advised Presidents, Prime Ministers, Monarchs, and Governments of over 60 countries. He's written six books including The Good Country Equation: How We Can Repair the World in One Generation. Simon has created the Good Country Index which takes a number of factors to rank the "goodness" of each country and...

55) Star Wars

10/05/2021
Glad to welcome Dr. Cyrus R.K. Patell on the show to discuss the philosophies that surround Star Wars. Dr. Patell is the author of "Lucasfilm: Filmmaking, Philosophy, and the Star Wars Universe," which is part of the Philosophical Filmmakers series.