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Fantasy football at an elite level. Host Ian Hartitz breaks down all of the latest NFL news and gives you the analysis and unique insights you need to dominate your season-long fantasy football leagues and DFS contests. With cutting-edge stats and information from Pro Football Focus, get ready to take your game to another level. If you want to be the BEST, this fantasy football podcast is a must.
 
Talking PFAS contamination with those who live on or near it; with a wide range of experts who study PFAS and its health effects; with those who have worked with this toxic chemical; with those who are trying to remove it from the environment & people, and with the politicians and Government who have the power to fix this problem
 
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Host Ian Hartitz is joined by Cincinnati Bengals WR Tee Higgins to discuss his rookie season and what is in store for 2021. Tee discusses the difficulties with the 2020 offseason, but gives a ton of credit to Joe Burrow for the duo still performing as well as they did. Conversation continues with Tee pointing out how A.J. Green helped him learn and…
 
Why was the response of the UK and US to the coronavirus pandemic so bungled? How can we be better prepared when the next disaster strikes? These are the questions that historian Niall Ferguson discussed with Rana Mitter in this week's episode. Drawing from his new book 'Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe' he explains that while blaming populists li…
 
As we pass Joe Biden's first one hundred days in office as President of the United States, we're joined by The New Yorker's Evan Osnos author of the biography Joe Biden: American Dreamer to discuss who the real Biden is and how he will confront issues from China to climate change. He speaks to Mark Mardell to answer audience questions and more. To …
 
Today's 'Talking PFAS Feature' (recorded 30/4/2021) is a very open and insightful discussion with Boston Attorney, John Gardella, from CMBG3 Law. If you have any interest at all in PFAS Litigation, you don't want to miss this episode. In this episode we discuss litigation in detail in Michigan, Alaska, and we touch on recent litigation in Sweden. T…
 
Be angry, ambitious, profane, violent, attention-seeking, lustful, and powerful. These are the “seven necessary sins” that Egyptian writer and activist Mona Eltahawy says women and girls are not supposed to commit – but absolutely should. Eltahawy advocates a muscular, out-loud approach to teaching women and girls to harness their power. Eltahawy c…
 
Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF analyst Andrew Erickson to break down their top-five rookie rankings, veteran winners from the draft and much more. The guys agree that Justin Fields and Trey Lance should be prioritized over Trevor Lawrence in fantasy land. Ian chastises those ignoring Najee Harris because of the Steelers' offensive line before en…
 
It is so good to be back after a long season break, for Season 4 of Talking PFAS podcast. There is some important changes this season, as you might have noticed. Today's episode includes a short recap of Season 3 guests and also incorporates the NEW Talking PFAS News. There is so much PFAS news occurring that I decided to create news episodes to co…
 
Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF analyst Andrew Erickson to break down every skill-position player selected in the second and third rounds. Andrew is buying Elijah Moore as the No. 1 WR with the Jets, but the guys are less optimistic that Rondale Moore sees the sort of diverse role that a player of his caliber deserves. Ian and Andrew are in on Ja…
 
Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF analyst Andrew Erickson to break down every skill-position player selected in the first round. The guys are firing up Justin Fields as the most fantasy-friendly QB of the class, but only until Trey Lance manages to wrestle the starting job away from Jimmy G. Both Ian and Andrew agree that Zach Wilson would be the b…
 
In this week's episode Kate Raworth, Oxford University economist discusses what she calls Doughnut Economics, an idea she came up with to help humanity deal with the challenges we face today: financial crises, extreme wealth inequality and relentless pressure on the environment. The doughnut posits a world where we zero in on a sweet spot: all our …
 
Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF analyst Andrew Erickson to go through an offense only mock draft meant to make the most fantasy-friendly situations possible. The guys go through the potential landing spots for the QB position, inevitably concluding that Denver offers the easiest year one scenario for someone to take over. The Jets, Steelers and F…
 
In this week's episode Tristan Harris, star of Netflix hit documentary 'The Social Dilemma' speak to Helen Lewis about the the enormous power technology has in steering human attention and behaviour. They discuss how the business model of Big Tech impacts us on an individual level and collective level - and how we can rebalance this power to create…
 
Helen Lewis argues that feminism's success is down to complicated, contradictory, imperfect women, who fought each other as well as fighting for equal rights. Too many of these pioneers have been whitewashed or forgotten in our modern search for feel-good, inspirational heroines. It's time to reclaim the history of feminism as a history of difficul…
 
Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF director of content and co-host of the PFF Forecast George Chahrouri for 10 questions heavily focused on NFL draft props. The guys start off by looking at Justin Fields or Mac Jones to the 49ers at No. 3 before examining whether or not there could be a surprise selection inside the top-five picks. Ian notes that Tr…
 
This week's episode features a debate from Intelligence Squared Germany in partnership with the ECFR. Kerry Brown goes up against Anastasia Lin on the question of how the West should engage a more assertive and powerful China. The debate was moderated by Andrew Small and to find out more about the ECFR's work click here: https://ecfr.eu/ Support th…
 
Host Ian Hartitz welcomes on PFF analyst Andrew Erickson to break down recent news and continue to preview the draft. The guys kick things off by paying homage to recently retired Alex Smith and Jordan Reed before deep diving into the Steelers' potential rookie RB options. Ian is thrilled Cordarrelle Patterson landed on the Falcons, while Andrew is…
 
In this week's episode comedian and writer David Baddiel discusses his new book, Jews Don’t Count. He argues that the progressive movement which often prides itself on principles of equality, justice and protecting minorities overlooks these things when it comes to the Jews. He spoke to screenwriter and director Armando Iannucci about how and why J…
 
Host Ian Hartitz is joined by Senior PFF College Football analyst Anthony Treash for 10 questions related to the upcoming NFL draft. The guys start off by fantasizing over the Bears trading up for Justin Fields before predicting who might be the Packers' best second-round WR target. Fact or fiction ensues with Anthony not convinced the 49ers will b…
 
Walter Isaacson is the bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci, Einstein and Steve Jobs. His new book is The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human Race, a gripping account of how Nobel Prize-winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a scientific revolution that gives humanity the power to cure diseases, fe…
 
Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF analyst Andrew Erickson to break down news and ramifications of the upcoming NFL draft. Discussion begins with a look at how the James Conner signing impacts Chase Edmonds' fantasy value. The guys also discuss Giovani Bernard and the Buccaneers' horrific backfield before tipping their hats to both Julian Edelman an…
 
Geoffrey Robertson QC is one of Britain’s leading human rights champions. Twenty years ago he helped fuel the global justice movement with his groundbreaking book Crimes Against Humanity. In April 2021, alongside fellow human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and campaigner Bill Browder, he took part in a special Intelligence Squared online event in partn…
 
In this special bonus episode, brought to you in partnership with online trading platform IG, Joshua Mahoney, Senior Markets analyst at IG, speaks to Linda Yueh about how the pandemic has impacted trading and investing. From Netflix to Deliveroo, there have been winners and losers in the pandemic, but what will happen once we've all been vaccinated…
 
Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF_Mike for 10 questions mostly related to the upcoming NFL draft. The guys start off by looking at whether or not Trey Lance and Zach Wilson can serve as viable fantasy starters in 2021. Next Ian asks if either of Kellen Mond or Davis Mills are worth being intrigued about. Mike would sign up to give Javonte Williams …
 
In this week's episode ​international heritage charity World Monuments Fund Britain draws back the curtain to reveal the fascinating work involved when turning historic houses into fictitious screen locations. WMF Britain Executive Director John Darlington talks to actress Nell Hudson (Victoria, Outlander), director Julie Anne Robinson (Bridgerton)…
 
Host Ian Hartitz is joined by PFF analyst Andrew Erickson to break down NFL news and go over best-case scenario landing spots for some of the draft's top prospects. The guys start things off by breaking down the Sam Darnold trade and spoiler alert: they don't think he's good at football and likely won't get much better. Ian pays respect to Larry Fi…
 
Friends do it, strangers do it and so do chimpanzees - and it's not just deeply embedded in our history and culture, it may even be written in our DNA. The humble handshake, it turns out, has a rich and surprising history. In this week's episode palaeo-anthropologist Ella Al-Shamahi speaks to Helen Czerski about a funny and fascinating voyage of di…
 
Host Ian Hartitz is joined by Establish the Run analyst Pat Kerrane for a classic 10 questions pod. The guys start off by debating rookie strategy in best ball drafts that take place before the draft and also identify the most fantasy-friendly landing spots for incoming QBs. Pat thinks trading Davante Adams at the height of his powers in dynasty co…
 
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