CLBR #328: Patrick McGilligan author of Funny Man – Mel Brooks

Patrick McGilligan, Author of Funny Man – Mel Brooks LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Patrick McGilligan’s Funny Man: Mel Brooks tells the story of Mel Brooks, the legendary comic, writer, director and producer of TV shows such as Get Smart, movies such as Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein and plays such… Read More CLBR #328: Patrick McGilligan author of Funny Man – Mel Brooks

EPILOGUE: Sarah Kendzior Releasing New Book “Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America

One of our more interesting Miami Book Fair Authors from last year was Sarah Kendzior who spoke with us about the paperback release of her 2015 book The View from Flyover Country: Dispatches From the Forgotten America. She has just announced that her new book, “Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion… Read More EPILOGUE: Sarah Kendzior Releasing New Book “Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America

Epilogue: Stephen Kinzer Releases New Book – “Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control”

In January 2017, we had a riveting conversation with author Stephen Kinzer on his book, The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain and the Birth of an American Empire”. Kinzer’s new book, “Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control” has just been released to favorable reviews. My new book, "Poisoner in… Read More Epilogue: Stephen Kinzer Releases New Book – “Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control”

Epilogue: Big Pharma Starts to Pay the Price for its Role in Opioid Crisis

While CLBR remains on hiatus, we do like to provide updates on stories that we covered over the years.  Last fall we spoke with Beth Macy, author of “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America” – which was a groundbreaking work on the origins and impact of the opioid crisis. This week, an Oklahoma judge… Read More Epilogue: Big Pharma Starts to Pay the Price for its Role in Opioid Crisis

Epilogue: Darieth Chisolm Wins Revenge Porn Case and is Releasing Documentary

While CLBR remains on hiatus, we do like to provide updates on stories that we covered over the years.  In March 2018, we heard from Darieth Chisolm, an Emmy Award-winning TV host and victim of revenge porn at the hands of her former boyfriend in Jamaica.  “After months of isolation, suffering in shame and silence,” Darieth… Read More Epilogue: Darieth Chisolm Wins Revenge Porn Case and is Releasing Documentary

CLBR #327: Alissa Quart, Author of Squeezed – Why Our Families Can’t Afford America

Alissa Quart, Author of Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher We are belatedly posting the final segment from our Miami Book Fair author’s series with my discussion taped this fall with Alissa Quart, author of Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America.  Nearly a… Read More CLBR #327: Alissa Quart, Author of Squeezed – Why Our Families Can’t Afford America