Monthly Archives: January 2015

Episode #181: Cal Peternell (Chef, “Twelve Recipes”)

Cal Peternell (Chef at Chez Panisse, “Twelve Recipes”) joins the show. We discuss how the chef’s new book brings cooking back to the basics, and provides an indispensable guide for everyone: from beginners to seasoned pros.   Show Notes You

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Episode #180: Neil Sagebiel (Golf Journalist, “Draw in the Dunes”)

Neil Sagebiel (“Draw in the Dunes: The 1969 Ryder Cup and the Finish That Shocked the World”) joins the show. Coming into the 1969 Ryder Cup, the British were losers of fourteen of the first seventeenĀ outings. Some American golfers like

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Episode #179: Laurence Gonzales (“Flight 232”)

Laurence Gonzales (“Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival”) joins the show. We examine the drama, tragedy, and ultimately the hope brought about by an airline crash.     Show Notes You can purchase Flight 232 wherever books are

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Roc Nation’s throne boxing series crowns new champion

Chris van Heerden reigned in Roc Nation’s throne boxing series debut with a split decision victory over Cecil McCalla (97-93, 96-94, 91-99). Van Heerden, originally from South Africa, is now the IBF International Welterweight Champion. The 27 year oldĀ felt he

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Episode #178: Alexandra Popoff (“Tolstoy’s False Disciple”)

Alexandra Popoff (“Tolstoy’s False Disciple: The Untold Story of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov”) joins the show. We discuss the fascinating and strange relationship of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov that has been clouded in mystery for over a century.

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Episode #177: Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly (co-founder of Wired, “Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities”) joins the show. We discuss what exactly a cool tool is and how it can be beneficial to everyday life. We also examine Kevin’s background with technology and what

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