Episode 48: Michael Lewis

Food: Clancy's Restaurant in New Orleans: “start by having a sazerac on the rocks and end with their peppermint ice cream, and in between just tell the waiter to give you the best stuff”

Music: Listen to "Jessie's Girl" by Rick Springfield and “Stacy’s Mom” by Fountains of Wayne back to back

Book: The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov and The Strangler Vine by M.J. Carter

TV: Vice Principals on HBO and Transparent

Misc: In San Francisco go to Mike’s Bikes in Berkeley and ride to Mt. Diablo

Posted on January 7, 2017 .

Episode 30: Max Brooks

Book: Red Army, a 1989 Cold War-era military novel written by U.S. Army intelligence analyst Ralph Peters

Film: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, directed by Terry Gilliam

Music: Social Distortion “I was Wrong”

Food: "My aunt Joan’s Italian cooking--good spaghetti and meatballs"

Misc: A thought “Every generation has the job of changing their thinking and not poisoning the next generation”

Posted on May 21, 2016 .

Episode 29: Suzy Favor Hamilton

Film: Star Wars

Books: An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison and The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Music: B52’s Rock Lobster album & Paul Cardall

Food: Green M&Ms

Misc: Hike the Grand Canyon and stay in the cabin at the bottom and get the $50 steak dinner

Posted on May 1, 2016 .