Give and Take

Give and Take


Latest Episodes

Episode 232: Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk, with Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke
July 03, 2020

My guests are Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke. Their new book is "Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk." We are all guilty of it. We call people terrible names in conversation or online. We vilify those with whom we disagree, and make bolder clai

Episode 231: In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism, with Scott Shay
June 24, 2020

My guest is Scott Shay. Scott's second book, "In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism," has been recognized as one of the best books of 2018 by Mosaic Authors and earned a finalist award from National Jewish Books. Scott gives talks around the co

Episode 230: Corona Means Kissing Sports Goodbye...For Now, with Bradley Klein
June 21, 2020

My guest is Bradley Klein. He's a political scientist turned renowned sports writer and golf consultant. We talk about a piece he recently wrote about the future of sports in the age of Corona.

Episode 229: Taking Children, with Laura Briggs
June 10, 2020

My guest is Laura Briggs. Her new book is Taking Children: A History of American Terror. In these unprecedented times, one thing remains true--those who wish to enact racist and discriminatory practices will find a way to do so, often taking advantage of

Episode 228: The Way Up Is Down, with Marlena Graves
June 09, 2020

My guest is Marlena Graves. Her newest book is "The Way Down Is Up." "Now, with God's help, I shall become myself." These words from Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard resonate deeply with Marlena Graves, a Puerto Rican writer, professor, and activist.

Episode 227: Lost In Thought, with Zena Hitz
June 07, 2020

My guest is Zena Hitz. She's the author of "The Intellectual Life." In an overloaded, superficial, technological world, in which almost everything and everybody is judged by its usefulness, where can we turn for escape, lasting pleasure, contemplation, or

Episode 226: Monetizing Your Podcast, with Satish Gaire
June 07, 2020

My guest is Satish Gaire. Satish has also started many companies to help businesses. This includes DirectPay, WooAgents, myDentalWebsite, BookSmartr and many more. Satish’s mission is to help humanity by spreading the knowledge that he has gained from his

Episode 225: Not Forsaken, with Jennifer Michelle Greenberg
June 05, 2020

My guest is Jennifer Michelle Greenberg. She's the author of "Not Forsaken." Jenn Greenberg was abused by her church-going father. Yet she is still a Christian. In this courageous, compelling book, she reflects on how God brought life and hope in the dark

Episode 224: The Economics of Health Care in the midst of a Pandemic, with Jordan Al-Zu’Bi
May 31, 2020

My guest is Jordan Al-Zu’Bi. He's an economist who focuses on the health insurance industry. We talk about the health insurance industry and how the pandemic will impact it.

Episode 223: Pre and Post President Trump, with Bradley S. Klein and David Shields
May 30, 2020

My guests are Bradley S. Klein and David Shields. Klein has played golf with Trump, written about him as a sports journalist and consulted on his golf courses. David Shields has written one of the most provocative and revealing books about Trump, Nobody H