Season 15

Film Reviews

Family Plot: Alfred Hitchcock's last film. Talking with Shaun Chang of the Hill Place Movie and TV Blog.

June 30, 2022

A light hearted thriller set in San Francisco in the mid-1970s.

Guest: Shaun Chang

Tik Tok: Will Apple and Google remove the popular app from their stores ?

June 29, 2022

FCC Commissioner Carr has called on the two tech giants to drop the Tik Tok app from their stores on security grounds.

Guest: Jim Herlihy
News Analysis

Roe versus Wade overturned. In conversation with Associate Professor of Constitutional Law Luke Boso at University of San Francisco School of Law.

June 25, 2022

The United States Supreme Court overturned this 49 year landmark precedent which gave a woman the right to an abortion. As a result of this decision, regulation of abortion will be de-constitutionalized and returned to the s…

International Relations

Prisoners of Geography : 10 maps that explain everything about the world. By Tim Marshall. A Review by Jim Herlihy

June 21, 2022

A country’s physical geography still largely determines its global power and either advantages or disadvantages the geopolitical decisions of its leader.

Guest: Jim Herlihy

Power to change lives: How to leverage life's obstacles to reach financial success. Talking with author Helen Chong.

June 17, 2022

In her memoir, Helen illustrates the power of the Chinese word for Crisis: the two characters for the word are Danger and Opportunity. She seems to have found opportunities where others might have stepped away. --- Send in a…

Guest: Helen Chong

Woke Inc. Inside America's Social Justice Scam by Vivek Ramaswamy. Talking with Justin Danhof of Strive Asset Management

June 16, 2022

Stakeholder Capitalism ESG or Vivek’s alternate philosophy of Excellence , Opportunity and Civility.

Guest: Justin Danhof
News Analysis

Patriot Front plot to disrupt Gay Pride March is foiled. Talking with Quinn Welsch, reporter for the Spokane Spokesman Review

June 16, 2022

The white supremacist group the Patriot Front, planned a riot in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho on Saturday, June 11 during the Gay Pride Parade. They were apprehended and arrested and charged before they could carry out their plan. Q…

Guest: Quinn Welsch
Book Reviews

Under a Broken Sky: talking with award winning author, Kris Calvin

June 14, 2022

A mystery set in Sacramento. Multilayered plot lines with finely drawn characters from award winning author Kris Calvin.

Guest: Kris Calvin

The Chesa Boudin Recall and the Los Angeles Mayor's Race: Talking with Professor David McCuan, Chair of Political Science at Sonoma State University.

June 8, 2022

Political analysis of the June 7th California Primary by Professor David McCuan, Chair of Political Science at Sonoma State University.