Steven Spierer/ 12/3/16

Back on July 23, 2011 Steve interviewed noted Economist Gary Shilling, author of the landmark 2010 book The Age of Deleveraging: Investment Strategies for a Decade of Slow Growth and Deflation. Now, Steve talks again with Gary Shilling, whose predictions turned out to be very accurate, about what comes next for investments and the economy […]

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Steven Spierer, 11/12/16

Of course, Steve has some thoughts on the presidential election and shares them during the course of this discussion: The legacy of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is still under discussion today. Most people believe that President Roosevelt not only led the United States through World War II but also saved the country from ruin in […]

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Steven Spierer, 11/5/16

Steve starts with a story that begins with firing his secretary but it doesn’t end the way he expected. Then, High density city development is all the rage around the world. Taller buildings, smaller units, more people in less space, all within walking distance of work, play and sleep. But that may not be what’s […]

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Steven Spierer, 10/22/16

Steve thinks the mortgage mess of the Great Recession was just a symptom of a larger and worse problem and so interviews David Smick, author of The World is Curved: Hidden Dangers to the Global Economy to find out how bad it could get and what we need to do individually to protect ourselves. var […]

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Steven Spierer, 10/15/16

From the domestication of the chicken nearly ten thousand years ago to its current status as our favorite meat, the history of this seemingly commonplace bird is anything but ordinary. Steve interviews Emelyn Rude, author of Tastes Like Chicken: A History of America’s Favorite Bird. Then, from his perspective as a real estate attorney and […]

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Steven Spierer, 10/1/16

Steve, a true believer in Disney Parks worldwide, talks with Kirsten Komoroske of the Walt Disney Company about, well what else, the Disney Theme Parks, their history and how best to enjoy them.

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Steven Spierer, 8/20/16

From negotiating with loved ones over what to have for dinner to life and death hostage negotiations, the skills needed are similar. Steve interviews Chris Voss, author of Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended on it.

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Steven Spierer, 8/13/16

What’s wrong with kids today? Steve talks with Leonard Sax, M.D., PhD., author of The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups.

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Steven Spierer, 7/30/16

Steve interviews Dayna Martin, the mother of four children who have never been to school, an advocate for non-traditional way to raise children, and the author of Radical Unschooling: A Revolution Has Begun

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Steven Spierer, 7/16/16

The Beatles, the most popular, influential and important band of all time, have been the subject of countless books, biographies, photography and commentary, but nothing has been devoted to the long and winding road of the cascade of lawsuits that engulfed them from their earliest days to now. Steve interviews Stan Soocher, author of Baby, […]

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