Thirty-five years ago this summer, Bull Durham hit the theaters. On this episode, film director and screenwriter Ron Shelton talks about his book, The Church of Baseball: The Making of Bull Durham: Home Runs, Bad Calls, Crazy Fights, Big Swings, and a Hit. (This podcast episode first aired on September 22, 2022.)
Matt Lewis & the News
New York Times columnist Ross Douthat talks with Matt about his new book, The Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and Discovery.
Addiction expert Dr. Nicholas Kardaras talks with Matt about his new book, Digital Madness: How Social Media Is Driving Our Mental Health Crisis–and How to Restore Our Sanity. (This episode was originally broadcast on October 14, 2022.)
Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty talks about her new book, The Triumph of Nancy Reagan. (This was originally broadcast on April 27, 2021.)
Legal scholar Daniel S. Medwed talks with Matt about his new book, Barred: Why the Innocent Can’t Get Out of Prison. (This episode first aired on October 10, 2022.)
GOP Strategist Mike Murphy, co-host of the “Hacks on Tap” podcast, joins Matt to discuss the state of the GOP field, and why he still doesn’t think Donald Trump will be the nominee. He also talks about the Biden’s other granddaughter, the writer’s strike, and the importance of finding a hobby that isn’t politics. Enjoy!