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In this interview Matt Crawford speaks with author Chares Dellheim about his book Belonging and Betrayal. During WWII we all know that the Nazis attempted to exterminate Jewish people and that they pillaged Jewish property along with uncounted
In this interview I speak with author and Ideas Roadshow creator and host Howard Burton. Howard and I discuss the current information climate and how it is distorted, skewed and deliberately tailored to illicit the desired response by those pro
In this interview Matt Crawford speaks with author Andres Resendez about his book Conquering the Pacific. Covering 30% of the Earth's surface and about 50% larger than the Atlantic the Pacific Ocean was the brass ring of exploration. It also wa
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with author Marc J. Straus about his book, One Legged Mongoose. Straus takes us back to 1953 and recounts his experiences in a two year period using his amazing ability of recollection. We explore what life
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with award winning author Nathaniel Philbrick about his book, Travels with George. When Washington became president, the United States was a fractured and divided country. Washington decided to tour the ex-c
In this interview I switch seats with my friend Mario Mergola and the questions are asked of me. My father Robert J. Crawford was a NYC Firefighter who was murdered on Sept 11th. His death and that day has impacted me and so many others in a wa
In this interview Matt Crawford speaks with author William Hazelgrove about his book, One Hundred and Sixty Minutes. Hazelgrove does it again, he tackles a subject that is well known and turns the mythology on its head. We all think we know the
Matt Crawford speaks with co-author and artist Christina Conklin about her book The Atlas of Disappearing Places. Our world is in danger from multiple fronts, seas are rising, ice is melting, coasts are eroding and species are dying. Yet, most
In this interview Matt Crawford speaks with author William Sargent about his book Crab Wars. Who knew Horseshoe Crabs were so integral to the healthcare industry? 450 million years old these creatures have blood that is the building block for t
In this interview Matt Crawford speaks with author Jessica Dulong about her book Saved at the Seawall. A seaborn evacuation which rivaled that of Dunkirk and yet too few know this story. Dulong curates the stories of that day, from the mariners
In this interview Matt Crawford speaks with Meteorologist and Co-Author Jay Anderson about his book the Peterson Field Guide to Weather. We all pay attention to the weather when we plan our day, weekends or vacations but many of us stop there.
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with Co-Author Casey McFarland about his book The Peterson Field Guide to North American Bird nests. McFarland and I speak about what a field guide actually is, what type of field work is involved in the wri
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with author Michelle Elman about her book The Joy of Being Selfish. What does it mean to be selfish and what is the difference between that and practicing self-love? Michelle and I dive into those questions
In this interview Matt Crawford speaks with author Arthur Herman about his book The Viking Heart. We all think we know Vikings, but what do we actually know about them? For most I believe it is a caricatured version of an amazing people. Herman
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with author Daniel Sherrell about his book Warmth. A very interesting take on climate change, Sherrell is brutally honest about the affect his work in this field has had on him. Imagining future generations
In this interview Matt Crawford speaks with author Eric Garcia about his book We’re Not Broken. Autism is such a complex disorder with many gradations and too many of us know little about it and how it affects the people who live with it. Garci
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with author Derek Miller about his book How to Find Your Way In The Dark. I really loved this one folks. A deep and rich story about loss, revenge, love and hope, all set with the backdrop of WWII, a hurrica
In this interview Matt Crawford speaks with authors Scott Peters and Daniel O'Connell about their book In The Struggle. Peters and O'Connell highlight the stories of eight scholars that put their hands in the dirt and got politically engaged in
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with author Judy Scott about her book Leonard, Marianne and Me. Judy takes us back in time and describes her time on the Greek island of Hydra over the past forty years. An artist community, there is no shor
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with Dr. Gale Sinatra and Dr. Barbara Hofer about their book Science Denial. Why do some people believe the science behind, vaccines, climate change or the efficacy of mask wearing? Both Sinatra and Hofer di
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with author Jeremy Lent about his book The Web of Meaning. How do we truly connect with one and other? We have many social media apps and technology to assist but is that actually nurturing a deep and meanin
In this interview Matt Crawford speaks with Sara Gorman PhD and Jack Gorman MD about their book Denying to the Grave. Why do some parents refuse to vaccinate their children? Why do some feel that the COVID-19 is not a serious threat despite the
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with Entrepreneur, Coach, Motivational speaker and Author Alan Lucas about his book You Don't Need Therapy: 7 Steps To Sort Your Sh*t Out. This is a great book for those looking for some guidance in this cra
 Matt Crawford speaks with Independent Book Editor Alexandra Shelley about her work over the past 35 years working with authors to bring the best story possible to their readers. Some of those she has worked with include: Kathryn Stockett on Th
In this interview Matt Crawford speaks with author Heather Haldeman about her book Kids and Cocktails Don't Mix: A Memoir. I loved this book and it stirred so many emotions in me. Growing up in an exclusive gated community in L.A the granddaugh
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