Tom Papa

9781250144386Tom Papa called in for a fun chat about his new book Your Dad Stole My Rake…and Other Family Dilemmas.  We discussed why he wanted to put down his thoughts into convenient book form, writing for a specific audience, dealing with “wacky” morning radio shows, and the eternal dilemma of juggling work and family.

Chris Matthews

bobby-kennedy-9781501111860_hrMSNBC’s Chris Matthews called in to talk about his new book Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit.  We discussed his personal memory of Kennedy’s assassination, how America would be different with Kennedy instead of Nixon, and why he likes to be nearly camera-ready even for radio appearances.

 

Hacking a Fish Tank with the World News Center

Screen Shot 2018-06-12 at 4.18.00 PMBill McCormick from the World News Center called in for his weekly visit and this time we chatted about hacking a fish tank, Alexa stealing your identity, changing the password on your nanny cam, and the unexpected advantages of a late ’90s garage door opener.  Plus: mutant superpowers and a public service announcement.