FDR-Love Him or Hate Him

Of course, Steve has some thoughts on the presidential election and shares them during the course of this discussion: The legacy of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is still under discussion today. Most people believe that President Roosevelt not only led the...

Urban Workings

Steve starts with a story that begins with firing his secretary but it doesn’t end the way he expected. Then, High density city development is all the rage around the world. Taller buildings, smaller units, more people in less space, all within walking distance...

Mortgage Mess

Steve thinks the mortgage mess of the Great Recession was just a symptom of a larger and worse problem and so interviews David Smick, author of The World is Curved: Hidden Dangers to the Global Economy to find out how bad it could get and what we need to do...

Tastes Like Chicken

From the domestication of the chicken nearly ten thousand years ago to its current status as our favorite meat, the history of this seemingly commonplace bird is anything but ordinary. Steve interviews Emelyn Rude, author of Tastes Like Chicken: A History of America’s...

Happiest Place on Earth

Steve, a true believer in Disney Parks worldwide, talks with Kirsten Komoroske of the Walt Disney Company about, well what else, the Disney Theme Parks, their history and how best to enjoy them....