Podcasts

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 51: The Savior Podcasters, With Victor Davis Hanson [BUMPED]

Featured image If you missed Episode 51 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience over the weekend, here is another chance to catch up with Brian Ward and me. If you are new to podcasting, or just new to the HWX, I hope you will check it out. It is, I think, a very entertaining podcast, with a guest appearance by Victor Davis Hanson. This is how I described Episode 51 on Saturday: Brian Ward »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 51: The Savior Podcasters, With Victor Davis Hanson

Featured image Brian Ward and I recorded Episode 51 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience this morning. Topics include: Detroit’s bankruptcy, and why it is the GOP’s fault, despite the city’s having no Republican officeholders for half a century; the sequelae to the George Zimmerman trial, including Juror B29, and why juror remorse is not unusual; the return of Anthony Weiner, and what is the deal, anyway, with his wife? And, of course, the »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 50: Zimmerman and More

Featured image Brian Ward and I taped Episode 50 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience a few hours ago. With the George Zimmerman jury still deliberating, we recapped the case and its cultural and political, as well as legal, significance. We had a fun conversation with guest Jeff Johnson, who is seeking the Republican nomination to take on Minnesota’s appalling governor, Mark Dayton. Our Loon of the Week was a poet–well, you can be »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 49: Men On Strike

Featured image This morning Brian Ward and I recorded Episode 49 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience. It was a busy week in the news: Supreme Court decisions, immigration, the George Zimmerman trial. We covered it all. We also had as a guest Dr. Helen Smith, Mrs. InstaPundit, to talk about her new book Men on Strike: Why Men Are Boycotting Marriage, Fatherhood, and the American Dream – and Why It Matters. Helen was »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 48: Stood Up!

Featured image This is how Brian Ward described tonight’s podcast on Ricochet: The Hinderaker-Ward Experience (HWX) returns for another special Friday night broadcast. John Hinderaker of Power Line and Brian Ward of Fraters Libertas discussing all the news that’s fit to discuss, including: * the newest freshly minted Obama scandals of the day, revelations of massive government Internet and post office surveillance * the meaning of a ‘right to privacy’ in modern »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 47: Starring Adam Carolla

Featured image Brian Ward and I return with a special Memorial Day episode of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience. We talk about the scandals of the day and award our Loon of the Week prize to a dim-witted Democratic senator. But the highlight is our interview with guest Adam Carolla–actor, comedian and the number one podcaster in America. (We are hoping some of that will rub off on us.) Carolla talks about what it »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 46: 100% Cotton. Or, Will Bob Goodlatte Save America?

Featured image Brian Ward and I convened on the first real Spring day here in Minnesota. Congressman Tom Cotton was our guest; you shouldn’t miss this episode of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience, as we talked with Tom about the Boston Marathon massacre, immigration and gun control. Tom’s view of what the House is likely to do with the immigration issue gives me more optimism about our country’s future than I have had for »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 45: Breaking Point

Featured image After a rare and well deserved break, the Hinderaker-Ward Experience (HWX) returns for a very special episode. Topics of discussion include: * the weather outside (frightful)

 * the life and legacy of Margaret Thatcher * sequestration
 theater
 * illegal immigrants, or rather, dreamers
 * Loon of the Week (Martin Bashir)

 * This Week in Gatekeeping (New York Times on the meaning of Easter, take 2) We were also joined by »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 44: Springtime For Harry

Featured image After a brief hiatus attributable to Brian Ward’s lavish vacation schedule, Brian and I recorded Episode 44 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience last night. We discussed the issues of the day, including: * The weather (cold)
 * The election of Pope Francis and papal naming conventions * The recently concluded CPAC convention in DC 
 * Rand Paul and illegal immigration
 * Loon of the Week (a double shot of sequestration »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 43: The Horse Whisperers

Featured image Last night, Brian Ward and I recorded Episode 43 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience. We were guest-free, so it was just Brian and I riffing on the news of the day, along with other topics–high school dance, the weather and meteors, with more than a dash of horse meat. Serious topics included the State of the Union, the ongoing mystery of Barack Obama, and the Pope’s resignation. We wrapped up with »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 42: InstaPundit

Featured image Last night, Brian Ward and I recorded Episode 42 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience, featuring the Super Bowl, President Obama’s visit to Minnesota to plug his gun control proposals, the Listener/Ricochet Member of the Week, Lydens Cheng, who increased the average IQ of the program considerably, and Glenn Reynolds, who stopped by to talk about his latest book, The K-12 Implosion. Given that Glenn was the first person (as far as »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 41: Simon, Teo and Armstrong [Bumped]

Featured image If you missed it over the weekend, Episode 41 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience is a fun show, and still timely. I posted this on Saturday: Last night, Brian Ward and I covered the good–a terrific interview with Roger Simon and his wife Sheryl Longin–the bad–Lance Armstrong–and the ugly–the bizarre controversy over Manti Teo’s nonexistent girlfriend. This is how Brian described the podcast over at Ricochet: The Hinderaker-Ward Experience (HWX) podcast »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 41: Simon, Teo and Armstrong

Featured image Last night, Brian Ward and I covered the good–a terrific interview with Roger Simon and his wife Sheryl Longin–the bad–Lance Armstrong–and the ugly–the bizarre controversy over Manti Teo’s nonexistent girlfriend. This is how Brian described the podcast over at Ricochet: The Hinderaker-Ward Experience (HWX) podcast returns for a special Friday night edition. Over some Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye and a hardcore brandy and eggnog, the boys bump their heads up »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 40: Off the Cliff

Featured image This morning Brian Ward and I recorded Episode 40 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience. This is how Brian described the show on Ricochet: This week on the The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Powerline’s John Hinderaker and Fraters Libertas’ Brian Ward discuss the fiscal cliff negotiations, Al Gore becomes Al-Jazeera, NR’s Kevin Williamson stops by to talk about the economy and where the Republican party should go from here, and Ricochet member Jeff Petraska »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 39: All I Want For Christmas

Featured image This morning Brian Ward and I recorded Episode 39 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience, a special Christmas Eve edition. This is how Brian described the show on Ricochet: The Hinderaker Ward Experience (HWX) returns for a very special Christmas Eve podcast. John Hinderaker of Power Line and Brian Ward of Fraters Libertas conspire as they dream by the fire at the nexus of Christmas and politics. They begin with a review »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 38: Jake Tapper and The Outpost

Featured image In Episode 38, Brian Ward and I talk about cliffs, fiscal and real–Brian likened us to Thelma and Louise–and awarded our This Week In Gatekeeping prize. But most of the show was devoted to an interview with Jake Tapper, ABC News White House Correspondent and the author of The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor. I wrote about The Outpost here, when I was only half-way through it. Having »

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 37: Live With John Thune and Michael Barone

Featured image This morning Brian Ward and I recorded Episode 37 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience. It was our first-ever live podcast broadcast, and it went smoothly except for a minute or two when we lost Brian. The interviews with John Thune and Michael Barone are not to be missed; we talked about the aftermath of last week’s election and the impending negotiations over taxes and spending. We concluded with two This Week »