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John Ealer, Executive Producer/Director, joins the podcast to discuss his CNN Original (now on HBO Max) documentary, "The Story of Late Night." John and Ben talk about the history of late-night television, the rise of Johnny Carson, network/host beef, under appreciated talent like Arsenio Hall & Wanda Sykes, the origin of The Tonight Show, hosts fi…
 
Actress Nina Bergman joins the podcast to talk about her upcoming World War II thriller, Hell Hath No Fury. Ben and Nina discuss the Fury-Wilder fight, filming during the pandemic, her travels from Europe, breaking into the entertainment industry at 16, finding fulfillment in your work, and more! Make sure to follow @bennakhaima to stay up to date.…
 
Hannah Giorgis, staff writer at The Atlantic, joins the podcast to discuss her cover story, "NOT ENOUGH HAS CHANGED SINCE SANFORD AND SON, The unwritten rules of Black TV." Hannah and Ben talk about the history of modern black television, who & what determines blackness, and the influence of shows like Sanford and Son and The Cosby Show. Make sure …
 
Edward-Isaac Dovere, staff writer at The Atlantic, speaks with Ben about his new book, Battle for the Soul: Inside the Democrats' Campaigns to Defeat Trump. Ben and Isaac discuss what happened behind the scenes with President Obama's push of Secretary Clinton to get her to concede in 2016, the very real heated rivalries of the 2020 democratic presi…
 
Pat Kondelis, an Emmy award-winning director and producer, joins the podcast to discuss his 2020 project, HBO documentary film 'The Scheme.' Ben and Pat discuss the morality of the FBI's investigation into Christian Dawkins and the corrupt world of college basketball. Make sure to follow @bennakhaima to stay up to date. Visit FullDisclosureWithBen.…
 
Dr. Monica Muñoz Martinez, award-winning author, educator, historian, and current Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin joins the podcast to discuss her book, "The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas." Ben and Monica discuss the vicious history of the Texas Rangers, President Trump's strong perfo…
 
On this episode of Full Disclosure, Oscar-winning actor and New York Times #1 best-selling author joins the podcast to discuss his new unconventional memoir, "Greenlights." Matthew discusses the values instilled in him by his mother and father, Trump, stories from his adolescent time in Australia, fatherhood, guiding children to be individuals, the…
 
Ben is joined by NYT-best selling author Jeff Pearlman to discuss his newest book, ‘Three-Ring Circus: Kobe, Shaq, Phil, and the Crazy Years of the Lakers Dynasty.’ The book is centered on the 1996-2004 Lakers run, that was rife with scandal, determination, and championships. Make sure to follow @bennakhaima to stay up to date. Visit FullDisclosure…
 
On this episode of Full Disclosure, New York Times best-selling author and Texas Monthly contributor Stephen Harrigan talks everything Texas. Ben and Stephen discuss his book, "Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas," dark moments in Texas history, heroic transplants, and mythologies in Texas that still live on today. Make sure to follow @bennakha…
 
CNN contributor, Former Tallahassee Mayor, and 2018 Democratic nominee for Governor in Florida Andrew Gillum joins the podcast. Ben and Andrew discuss seeing more melanin on CNN panels, stories from Gillum’s run for Governor, how the Florida Democratic Party can cut the gains of the Florida GOP in minority communities, voting rights being under ass…
 
Texas Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia joins the podcast to discuss her upbringing in rural Texas, moving forward with impeaching Trump should the evidence lead there, working/getting started in politics, and more! Make sure to follow @bennakhaima to stay up to date. Visit FullDisclosureWithBen.com to listen to every episode of the podcast. Subscribe to…
 
Austin chief executive, Mayor Steve Adler, joins the podcast to discuss his endorsement of Mayor Pete Buttigieg for President, his early law and political career, Silicon Valley movement to Austin, and more! Article recommendation: ‘Will You Stay With Me Until I Die?’ "My patient had a simple, devastating request. To honor it meant grappling with h…
 
Meritocracy and the Incentive to do Nothing PLUS Nick Norris is back. Ben and Nick discuss their lives, what happened since our last episode, and the American workplace. Make sure to follow @bennakhaima to stay up to date. Visit FullDisclosureWithBen.com to listen to every episode of the podcast. Subscribe to the podcast via: Apple Podcasts Spotify…
 
Award winning historian, author, and NYU professor Linda Gordon joins the podcast to discuss her nationally acclaimed book, "The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition." Ben and Linda also discuss the staggering political and social power the Klan had in middle America, how the Klan was organize…
 
On this episode of Full Disclosure, Ben speaks to Former CIA Director General Michael Hayden about his new book, "The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies." They also discuss our post truth society, the war in Afghanistan, leadership differences between Presidents’ Obama and Bush, the war against ISIS, why it’s heal…
 
On this episode of Full Disclosure, Ben speaks with Jieun Pyun, Manager for the Human Freedom Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute in Dallas. They discuss Jieun’s journey to the United States, her work with the Bush Institute, the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Burma with the Rohingya people, as well as what needs to be done to help the peopl…
 
On this episode of Full Disclosure with Ben Nakhaima, Ben and Nick Norris attempt to review Diversity Day on The Office, but the first half of the episode is more of a psychological analysis of Michael Scott. Ben and Nick eventually run out of gas and in the expletive-filled second half of this episode, they discuss moving to Austin, life lessons l…
 
New York Times best-selling author, historian, and professor at The University of Texas at Austin, H.W. Brands, author of Reagan: The Life, joins Ben to talk about the 40th president of the U.S, Ronald Reagan. Brands also discusses the character of a U.S. president and how the office and those who hold it have changed over the decades. Also, Get It…
 
Texas State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. joins Ben on the third episode of Full Disclosure to discuss the events that have influenced his personal and professional life. The Senator from Brownsville, TX, explains the large influence of the Catholic church on his life and how, in his opinion, everyone should trust God’s plan for them. We also discuss hi…
 
On the second episode of Full Disclosure, Ben sits down with Austin Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo of District 9. Tovo worked as an educator before being elected to Austin City Council in 2011. She and Ben discuss the challenges of campaigning, as well as what inspired her to become involved in local politics, plus some of the social issues she cares ab…
 
Texas State Rep. Gina Hinojosa left a career in law to run for local office in 2012. She currently serves the constituents of District 49 in Austin. On the first episode of Full Disclosure, Ben talks to the Democratic freshman legislator about changing careers, overcoming adversity in life, the values she holds, and more! Make sure to follow @benna…
 
Welcome to Full Disclosure, an interview podcast hosted by Ben Nakhaima, from Austin, TX. This is an introduction to the show, which will go beyond the talking points to discover the deeper social and political journeys of Texas political figures. Visit FullDisclosureWithBen.com to listen to every episode of the podcast. Subscribe to the podcast vi…
 
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