Interview

Trump / Shrek: the wild world of political fanfiction - Interview with Anne Jamison

Anne Jamison is a professor of English at the University of Utah. She is the author of Fic: Why Fanfiction is Taking Over the World. She explains the rich history of political fanfiction from ancient Roman murder mysteries to bawdy Victorian romps. And of course, our modern political fanfiction including, but not limited to, Brexit escapes! Biden and Obama solving crimes! Bill Clinton being a loving husband! And yes... Trump / Shrek.

Be aware: Mature themes (like Trump having sex with Shrek) are discussed.

How journalism works and why it's breaking - Interview with Professor Mike Socolow

Mike Socolow is an associate professor at the University of Maine and a Fulbright Scholar at the News and Media Research Center at the University of Canberra. He has written for a number of print and newspaper outlets as well as CNN.
We talk about how the business of journalism has changed and why understanding how the news is made explains a lot about why it's been broken lately. 
Layoffs! Retail collapse! OJ Simpson! Justin's vicious bias against television news! Twitter! The longevity of radio and more!

Decoding the politics of fashion (Interview with Professor Jo-Ellen Pozner)

Melania's "I Don't Really Care" coat, Kamala Harris' weird aunt jacket and Beto's aging hipster lewks. Politicians are saying more with fashion today than ever and Jo-Ellen Pozner of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University breaks it all down for us.

Everyone wears something (or doesn't wear something in the case of Jim Jordan) for a reason, find out what it is in this interview.

Interview: Andrew Heaton

The host of Something's Off with Andrew Heaton tells his story from mock government to real government and why he wound up running tours in Scotland instead of running for State Senate. Also discussed, restrictions in writing for Fox News and the Blaze and why 90's MTV was a sleeper cell of libertarian thought.