Unregistered with Thaddeus Russell

Unregistered with Thaddeus Russell


Latest Episodes

Unregistered 137: Stephen Wertheim
October 26, 2020

Stephen Wertheim, a fellow U.S. history PhD from Columbia and a director of the anti-war Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, engaged me in a wonderful debate over the history of American imperialism and the pivotal era of World War II,

Unregistered 136: JJ Boogie
October 20, 2020

I spoke with Jason “JJ Boogie” Reichert about his life of transgressing racial boundaries while trafficking in joy. The recipient of a 2019 Black Music Honors Award, Jay is the guitarist as well as a producer and writer for the historic hip-hop group A...

Unregistered 135: Jesse Walker
October 13, 2020

Jesse Walker has studied conspiracy theories, fringe political movements, moral panics, and mass hysterias for most of his life. He is the books editor at Reason magazine and the author of The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory.

Unregistered 134: David Harsanyi
October 05, 2020

I sat down with a nice Jewish boy from New York City who grew up to become a champion of gun rights and an opponent of democracy: David Harsanyi, senior writer at National Review, former founding editor of The Federalist,

Unregistered 133: Tom Woods
September 28, 2020

I finally sat down with Tom Woods, author of numerous bestselling books, host of the long-running and enormously successful Tom Woods Show podcast, arguably the most important living libertarian other than Ron Paul,

Unregistered 132: Barbara Fields and Adam Rothman
September 22, 2020

I was joined by two old friends and colleagues, the eminent historians Barbara Fields of Columbia University and Adam Rothman of Georgetown University, who in my mind are two of the most brilliant analysts of the history and politics of race and racism...

Unregistered 131: Ask Me Anything
September 14, 2020

In this AMA episode hosted by Landry Harmon, we discuss my history of hating teachers, why libertarians are hostile to postmodernism, the dishonesty of Black Lives Matter, my ever-growing dislike of democracy,

Unregistered 130: Michael Bell Sr.
September 08, 2020

In November 2004 Michael Bell Jr., a blond-haired and blue-eyed 21-year-old son of an Air Force lieutenant colonel, was murdered execution-style by police officers in Kenosha, WI. I talked with Michael Bell Sr.

Unregistered 129: Lily Forester
August 31, 2020

A few weeks before her first appearance on Unregistered, Lily Forester’s husband John Galt was shot to death at their home in Acapulco, Mexico. They had been on the run from felony cannabis charges in Ohio and had fled across the border into Mexico,

Unregistered 128: Jack the Perfume Nationalist
August 24, 2020

I spoke with Jack, the co-host of the uniquely provocative podcast The Perfume Nationalist, about aesthetics and politics, Camille Paglia, my mother’s perfume, the myth of misogyny, the decline of McDonald’s, and “the 2010s,