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Best Joe Posnanski podcasts we could find (updated April 2020)
Best Joe Posnanski podcasts we could find
Updated April 2020
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EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Host Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and the Hoover Institution, draws you in with lively guests and creative repartee. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book r ...
 
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Host Joe Posnanski brings back favorite guest hosts Brandon McCarthy and Ellen Adair to chat about how they're surviving the sports-less quarantine right now in America. They discuss whether re-watching old games is satisfying the sports void and Brandon plays teacher as he talks about what pitchers can do to make hitters' lives a nightmare.The cre…
 
Deborah Dash Moore, editor in chief of the Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, talks about the Library’s recently published sixth volume in its series on Jewish culture and civilization, “Confronting Modernity 1750 to 1880.” Moore is the Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of History and Professor of Judaic Studies at the University of…
 
Israel is at the forefront of innovative research and treatment when it comes to coronavirus. Yoel HarEven, the director of the international division and resource development at Sheba Medical Center in Israel, joins CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin on the B’nai B’rith International Podcast for a discussion on the coronavirus response at his hospital, in I…
 
Host Joe Posnanski welcomes back in co-host Michael Schur and recurring super-guest Nick Offerman for what would have been the 2020 MLB Preview show but given the current situation in America and the lack of actual baseball, they turn to discussing nonsense instead.Mike breaks down how a selfless charitable donation could become a months-long ordea…
 
When you think of spies, what comes to mind? Daniel Craig dressed in a tuxedo ordering a martini shaken, not stirred? Or perhaps Tom Cruise dangling from a wire in a pressure sensitive room? Today we are talking about the slightly less dramatic, but just as incredible history of real world espionage. My guest today is BBC security correspondent Gor…
 
The coronavirus is being used as an excuse by some to spread anti-Semitism around the world. B’nai B’rith Deputy Director of the International Center for Human Rights and Public Policy Eric Fusfield joins the B’nai B’rith International Podcast for a discussion on coronavirus and anti-Semitism in this uncertain time. In a discussion with CEO Daniel …
 
Baseball season may be on hold, but the PosCast rolls on for a third consecutive week! Former MLB Pitcher Brandon McCarthy and Rolling Stone's Chief TV Critic Alan Sepinwall join host Joe Posnanski for a trio of entertainment to help you get through your COVID-19 quarantine.This three-headed monster talks about how the coronavirus outbreak will imp…
 
I am joined today on Alternate Histories by Gretchen Berg. "Gretche was was born on the East Coast, raised in the Midwest, and spent a number of years in the Pacific Northwest. She has taught English in South Korea and in Northern Iraq and has traveled to all the other continents." She joins me on the podcast from Chicago via Skype to discuss her d…
 
Joe Posnanski welcomes on guest host Ellen Adair as they get you ready for everything baseball as Opening Day approaches (5:29)!Ellen shares her feelings on the baseball offseason and expresses some excitement about her 2020 Phillies despite the team's addition of former Yankees Didi Gregorius and Joe Girardi (25:43)The pair then drafts their favor…
 
Economist and author Richard Davies talks about his book Extreme Economies with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. The conversation explores economic life in extreme situations. Examples discussed are the Angola State Penitentiary in Louisiana, two Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, the rain forest in the Darien Gap in Panama, and Kinshasa, the largest city …
 
Hosts Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur reunite for their first PosCast episode as part of The Athletic podcast family.The pair recap the last couple of months in the baseball world, talking about the impact of the Astros scandal and the Red Sox decision to deal Mookie Betts.We pick our least favorite things about the month of March and give some mea…
 
Philosopher and author Peter Singer of Princeton University talks about his book, The Life You Can Save with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Singer argues that those of us in the developed world with a high standard of living can and should give/forgo some luxuries and donate instead to reduce poverty and suffering in poor countries. This is a wide-ran…
 
Physician and author Marty Makary of Johns Hopkins University talks about his book The Price We Pay with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Makary highlights some of the stranger aspects of our current health care system including the encouragement of unnecessary or even harmful procedures and the predatory behavior of some hospitals who sue patients and …
 
Economist, author, and Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller of Yale University discusses his book Narrative Economics with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Shiller proposes a novel idea--that the narratives that people believe and use to understand the world affect their economic behavior and in turn affect the macroeconomy. Shiller argues that taking these ps…
 
Hosts Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur return to congratulate Derek Jeter and Larry Walker's election into the 2020 class of the National Baseball Hall of Fame! Michael pretends like Jeter isn't a Hall of Famer for a moment, raising eyebrows across the Twitterverse that he might have been the one that didn't vote for Jeter (it wasn't really him!) Th…
 
Author and professor Janine Barchas of the University of Texas talks about her book, The Lost Books of Jane Austen, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. The conversation explores Austen's enduring reputation, how the cheap reprints of her work allowed that reputation to thrive, the links between Shakespeare and Austen, how Austen has thrived despite th…
 
Computer Scientist and author Melanie Mitchell of Portland State University and the Santa Fe Institute talks about her book Artificial Intelligence with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Mitchell explains where we are today in the world of artificial intelligence (AI) and where we might be going. Despite the hype and excitement surrounding AI, Mitchell a…
 
Economist and author Kimberly Clausing of Reed College talks about her book Open with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Clausing, a self-described progressive, argues that the United States should continue to embrace free trade but she argues for other interventions to soften the impact of trade on workers and communities.…
 
Journalist and author Joe Posnanski talks about his book, The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Posnanski explores the enduring fame of Houdini who remains an iconic cultural figure almost a century after his death. Topics discussed include the nature of celebrity, the nature of ambition, parenting, magic, and th…
 
Recently, the United Nations General Assembly committee voted to move forward with renewing the mandate of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Founded in 1949, UNRWA has a long history of supporting anti-Israel incitement. On this episode to discuss what the renewal of UNRWA’s mandate means fo…
 
It's the annual PosCast Holiday Blowout Show, featuring everyone's favorite guests of the PosCast! Hosts Joe Posnanski & Michael Schur are joined by Nick Offerman, Brandon McCarthy, Alan Sepinwall, Mike Dicenzo, Linda Holmes and Michael even serves as a proxy for Megan Amram! Tune in as this holiday-themed food draft spirals off into a deep dive ab…
 
Thank you to everyone who has made Season 2 of the podcast a fantastic success! With this being our last episode of 2019, I have stepped aside and let the show's Patreon Patrons decide who I should invite on the podcast, and they made an excellent choice. My guest today is New York Times bestselling author and journalist Julia Flynn Siler. A gradua…
 
Journalist and author Binyamin Appelbaum of the New York Times talks about his book, The Economists' Hour, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Appelbaum blames the triumph of free-market ideology for the rise in inequality and the decline in growth rates over the last half-century. The result is a lively, civil conversation about the economic events o…
 
Political Scientist and author Terry Moe of Stanford University talks about his book, The Politics of Institutional Reform with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Moe explores the politics and effectiveness of educational reform in the New Orleans public school system in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Moe finds that policy-makers turned to charter sc…
 
Harry Houdini. Nearly a century after his death, he remains a household name that is synonymous with magic. In fact, Houdini has become a verb in our common vernacular meaning "to vanish, or escape a difficult situation quickly." Today, I am joined by bestselling author Joe Posnanski to discuss his new book, "The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini…
 
The PosCast is back with another episode -- and we're talking about everybody's favorite autumnal debate...warm fruit vs cold fruit. Yes, it's back! So are the shirts! So go to https://cottonbureau.com/people/joe-posnanski to buy the type of fruit you prefer, it's for a good cause! Joe & Mike join forces to talk about how great Lamar Jackson has lo…
 
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