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Host, Gary Naylor, is joined by Pat Murphy, Mike Selvey and the man who held up The Urn at The Oval, the one and only David Gower. They look back to 1985 when Ian Botham swung the bat and Richard Ellison swung the ball and we thought it might always be this way. Our Player of the Pod is Phil DeFreitas, a supremely gifted cricketer whom England mana…
 
Maggie Smith is the author of Good Bones and many, many other amazing poems. We talk more about craft, read one of her poems and discuss what it means to peak as an artist. https://www.miamibookfair.com Buy The Life, By Carrie Fountain: https://www.amazon.com/Life-Penguin-Poets-Carrie-Fountain/dp/0143136011 Buy Goldenrod, by Maggie Smith: https://w…
 
Maggie Smith is the author of Good Bones and many, many other amazing poems. We talk about craft, musicals, enjambment, and about Carrie Fountain's amazing book of poetry: The Life. We also discover that we are members of the same religion. https://www.miamibookfair.com Buy The Life, By Carrie Fountain: https://www.amazon.com/Life-Penguin-Poets-Car…
 
Host, Gary Naylor, is joined by Derek Pringle, Rob Smyth and Rob Steen to look back on the 1989 Nehru Cup, a seven nation event that anticipated both the Champions Trophy and Pakistan's World Cup triumph still three years in the future. In the second innings, the panel choose their England Nearly Men XIs, the players who didn't quite make it and th…
 
Tiokasin and I discuss archeology, the academy, language, quantum physics, history, and gig we once did at the Met in NYC. it's a pretty interesting one. Listen to More Tiokasin: https://firstvoicesindigenousradio.org Tiokasin's Website: https://www.akantuinstitute.org Tiokasin's Book: https://www.amazon.com/Butterfly-Against-Wind-Jadina-Lilien/dp/…
 
Magician and author Joshua Jay and I discuss David Byrne's How Music Works. I slightly nerd out about Joshua's magic accomplishments. MIAMI BOOK FAIR Info: miamibookfair.com access the author conversations, avail. for free at miamibookfaironline.com How Magicians Think by Joshua Jay (which I can't recommend highly enough) https://www.amazon.com/Mis…
 
Magician and author Joshua Jay and I discuss David Byrne's How Music Works. I slightly nerd out about Joshua's magic accomplishments. MIAMI BOOK FAIR Info: miamibookfair.com access the author conversations, avail. for free at miamibookfaironline.com How Magicians Think by Joshua Jay (which I can't recommend highly enough) https://www.amazon.com/Mis…
 
The 80s and 90s Cricket Show (sponsored by Mark Sellek of Anderton Law) is back for Season 2 with old favourites and new guests to look back on the good, the bad and the ugly over a couple of decades of English cricket. In Episode 2, host Gary Naylor is joined by Mike Selvey, Derek Pringle and Rob Smyth to give the old warhorse, Angus Fraser, anoth…
 
The 80s and 90s Cricket Show (sponsored by Mark Sellek of Anderton Law) is back for Season 2 with old favourites and new guests to look back on the good, the bad and the ugly over a couple of decades of English cricket. In Episode 1, host Gary Naylor is joined by Peter Hayter, Mike Selvey and Pat Murphy to stand up to the stumps with the eccentric …
 
Joie and I talk about Smoke, by Ivan Turgenev and about her book, An Unofficial Marriage. Buy Smoke: https://www.amazon.com/Smoke-Alma-Classics-Ivan-Turgenev/dp/1847493165/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3QD34D4CD6BW6&dchild=1&keywords=smoke%2C+ivan+turgenev&qid=1634162167&sr=8-1 Buy The Unofficial Marriage: https://www.amazon.com/Unofficial-Marriage-Novel-Joie-Da…
 
Dr. Lisa Bitel walks me through the ancient Irish Epic, The Tain. This book is also called "the Irish Iliad". I'd recommend reading this one AFTER listening to the episode. The Tain: https://www.amazon.com/Tain-Translated-Irish-Epic-Cuailnge/dp/0192803735 More Info about Dr. Bitel: https://dornsife.usc.edu/cf/faculty-and-staff/faculty.cfm?pid=10031…
 
We talk about Karl Popper, the fallacy of science, the purpose of literature, and brain scanners... ya know... nice lite accessible stuff. Buy Angus's book WonderWorks! It is truly fantastic! https://www.amazon.com/Wonderworks-Powerful-Inventions-History-Literature/dp/B08CY951JM/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1K3FT80K81QM2&dchild=1&keywords=wonderworks+book&qid=1…
 
Angus and I talk about the neuroscience of how Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers secretly turns your brain into the brain of an outlier. This is a book society first! We did an episode about Angus's book with author Judith Dupreé, here's that if you want to hear it: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/judith-dupré/id1565589623?i=1000524195954 Also, Buy…
 
Zach and I conclude our discussion about the books of Mosses. We talk about weird, sexy things that the old testament god created. Is the bible total non-sense? One 19th Century Chautauqua speaker certainly thought so. Some Mistakes Of Moses: https://www.amazon.com/Some-Mistakes-Moses-Classic-Reprint/dp/1330756118 Free Ebook Version: https://www.gu…
 
Is the bible total non-sense? One 19th Century Chautauqua speaker certainly thought so. Some Mistakes Of Moses: https://www.amazon.com/Some-Mistakes-Moses-Classic-Reprint/dp/1330756118 Free Ebook Version: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/38099/38099-h/38099-h.htm Free Audiobook: https://librivox.org/mistakes-of-moses-by-robert-g-ingersoll/…
 
Flynn and I talk about native poetry, intersectionality, genocide and meeting strangers on airplanes. Buy Flynn's Book: https://flynncoleman.community/my-book Buy When The Light Of The World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: https://www.amazon.com/Light-World-Subdued-Songs-Through/dp/0393356809/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2ODN3G2FI9TQX&dchild=1&keywords=whe…
 
Robert and I talk about The Dodgers and 1950s propaganda films. I gush about his podcast The Hidden History of LA. Buy Stealing Home: https://www.amazon.com/Stealing-Home-Angeles-Dodgers-Between/dp/1541742214/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1625870716&sr=8-3 HHLA Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hidden-history-of-los-angel…
 
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