Tag Archives: Jeff Sharlet

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Top Ten Shows of 2011

Tahmima Anam
Teju Cole

We hear clips from five of the top ten shows of 2011, including novelists Tahmima Anam, and Teju Cole, journalist James Kaplan, memoirist Susan Rosenberg and marine ecologist Carl Safina. We also tell you about five other show episodes that made the list.

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Gail Levin, John van Sickle & Jeff Sharlet

Gail Levin
John van Sickle

Art historian Gail Levin talks about her acclaimed LEE KRASNER: A Biography; John Van Sickle talks about his translation of VIRGIL’S BOOK OF BUCOLICS, and WV airs a brief excerpt from an upcoming interview with Jeff Sharlet about his book, SWEET HEAVEN WHEN I DIE.

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LIFE, INC. and Washington Sex Scandals, too

Douglas Rushkoff
Douglas Rushkoff
jeff-sharlet
Jeff Sharlet

Media critic Doug Rushkoff talks about LIFE, INC. and Jeff Sharlet, author of THE FAMILY, returns for another interview, updating us on how the sex scandals in Washington are splitting the Christian Right.
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Web Extras

Web Extra: Jeff Sharet Extended Interview

Jeff Sharlet
Jeff Sharlet

Jeff Sharlet’s journalistic beat is the inroads the Christian Right is making into the established instititions that govern our society.  His latest article is about how Christian extremists are embedding firmly into the highest ranks of the military. It’s called “Jesus Killed Mohammed: the Crusade for a Christian military”. It’s just out in the May issue of Harper’s.

Listen to the Web exclusive extended interview with Sharet.

You can listen to the full show here.

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Pandemic Flu, Thrity Umrigar, and Jeff Sharlet

Jeff Sharlet
Jeff Sharlet
Thrity Umrigar
Thrity Umrigar

We talk with writer Howard Friel and Dr. Harvey Lederman in this rebroadcast of a 2006 interview about avian flu. Also, Thrity Umrigar on her new novel, THE WEIGHT OF HEAVEN. And Jeff Sharlet talks about the crusade for a Christian military.

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Slow Money/Fast Money…and Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast

Woody Tasch
Woody Tasch
Katy Lederer
Katy Lederer

We talk with investor, venture capitalist and philanthropist Woody Tasch about INQUIRIES INTO THE NATURE OF SLOW MONEY. Then poet and former hedge fund executive Katy Lederer tells us about her collection, THE HEAVEN-SENT LEAF. And journalist Jeff Sharlet (THE FAMILY) gives us the context to President Obama’s appearance at the National Prayer Breakfast on February 5. Continue reading

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The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power

Jeff Sharlet
Jeff Sharlet

Host Francesca Rheannon talks with journalist Jeff Sharlet about his bestselling new book, The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power. It’s about the real “New World Order” of elite fundamentalism that threatens our democracy. Continue reading