Sir Roger Scruton argues that Europe needs to rediscover its Christian roots.
How Texas has managed to take control of its own energy needs.
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At the top of the podcast, Adam recalls a recent visit to Malibu. The guys then talk more about price gouging during a time of desperation, and Adam explains why he typically will take the opposite viewpoint of a politician. Economist Russ Roberts then calls in and talks further with Adam about how supply and demand is affected by natural disasters. They also discuss how to incentivize people, and the situation in Venezuela. Later, Adam shares his observations about soda cans, and takes fan phone calls about doing shows in Australia, why cops and firefighters retire young with lots of money, and more thoughts on price gouging.
Jay Mohr is in studio next, and the guys talk about their upcoming Live Show together which will air as an episode of Mohr Stories this Monday. Jay then tells a story about an eccentric high school teacher, and chats with Adam about his place in Malibu. Jay then does an incredible Droopy Dog impression, and Adam shows him a clip of The Specialist. As the show wraps up, Gina reads news stories about Richard Simmons possibly coming out of seclusion, statistics about the age of new fathers, and Jay does a great Tony Bennett impression.
For more info on today’s guest, visit http://jaymohr.com, and follow him on Twitter @JayMohr37
Producers: Mike August, Mike Lynch, and Mike Dawson
Co-Producers: Gary Smith, Chris Laxamana, Matt Fondiler, and Caelan Biehn
Newsgirl: Gina Grad
Sound Effects: Bryan Bishop
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This week, singer-songwriter Josh Garrels discusses the songs that changed his life. We also talk with author and relationship expert Emerson Eggerichs about his new book, Before You Hit Send.
The gang also debates the merits of Lyft’s new partnership with Taco Bell, learns about a pair of Russian prank callers, hears your ideas for Christian soap operas and a lot more!
Merlin stops by to talk about finding a job that fits you, prototyping your future, and manufacturing care. Then we have a lot of rapid fire questions for him.
The new book Democracy in Chains paints Nobel Laureate and Cato Distinguished Senior Fellow James Buchanan as the scholar who would help bring down democracy using the methods of public choice. Michael Munger of Duke University comments.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the rural protest movement in America’s Gilded Age.
On today’s episode Nate, Gene, and Logan laugh their way through another skit entitled: “Stolen”. They identify the underlying worldview of comments that actress Debra Winger made about marriage in the latest Worldview Analysis segment. And they chat with Dr. Holly Ordway of Houston Baptist University about her important book: Apologetics and the Christian Imagination.
Some links mentioned on this episode:
“How to Keep Marriage Interesting, According to Debra Winger”“You Are What You Promise”
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Ep. 60: Apologetics and the Christian Imagination with Dr. Holly Ordway
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Nick Offerman returns to the podcast because he just can’t get enough. He talks about his new book Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious
The amazing Nick Offerman sits down with Chris to talk about how the character of Ron Swanson came to be, starting his career in the theater, and what it means
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