Monthly Archives: March 2015

March 29

Dr. John Patrick, business executive and innovation leader, talks about his new book Health Attitude: Unravelling & Solving the Complexities of Healthcare.

 

Bill Kleinert, President & Executive Producer of Tillinghast Reid WorldWide, discusses his documentary, PROJECT: ICE which was recently featured at the Environmental Film Festival in Washington, DC.

 

 

Blake Hall, Iraq combat veteran and Army Ranger, talks about his business venture ID.me for which he is co-founder & CEO.

 

 

Dave Zirin from Edge of Sports gives us a March Madness update as we approach the Final Four in the NCAA Basketball Tournament, again touching on the hypocrisy of the NCAA.

 

03-26-15 Edge of Sports

Episode 252: BOOM! Dave, Mark and Coach dissect why Mark is still a fan of the NFL, but no longer his beloved Chicago Bears with the signing of Ray McDonald. Author, lawyer and basketball commentator Richard Kent previews the Sweet 16 and tells you which remaining teams could take down Kentucky in the men’s bracket or UConn in the women’s tournament. Andy Schwarz, Economist & Partner at OSKA, gives you a fresh perspective on college athletes getting paid. “The question isn’t about if the should get paid, it’s if they would if the NCAA wasn’t colluding. They would.”

03-26-15 Edge of Sports

March 22

Carol Graham, Senior Fellow at Brookings and University of Maryland professor, researches the economics of happiness and well-being metrics/policy. She helps us answer the questions: Who believes that hard work gets you ahead? And how do we calculate the economics of happiness?

 

 

 

Timothy Westmoreland, professor at Georgetown Law and Judy Feder, professor of public policy and, from 1999 to 2008, served as dean of what is now the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University — they talk about smoke and mirrors of the GOPs budget that seeks to repeal Obamacare.

 

 

Jacob Silverman, journalist and author of Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection, insists that we should all take better control of our digital lives.

 

Dave Zirin from Edge of Sports talks about March Madness and the hypocrisy of the NCAA.

 

 

Collin Friesen, Hollywood screenwriter and contributor to The Frame on KPCC, talks about Jinx turning from documentary to real live crime investigation with built-in confession — the role that productions such as Jinx and Serial (the podcast) play in crossing the line between entertainment and reality. Also: how transgender actors are the the new hot thing. Plus: LebowskiFest!