This week on the show: Nazis, Taylor Swift, and cats—the Unorthodox trifecta.
Our Jewish guest is Chicago native Jeff Aeder, who founded the online Jewish Baseball Museum. The Cubs fan tells us about some of the lesser-known Jewish figures in America’s national pastime, why he thinks we need a museum dedicated to Jews in baseball, and when we can expect a brick-and-mortar outpost. Our Gentile of the Week is Carrie Poppy—writer, actress, and co-host of the podcast Oh No Ross and Carrie, which investigates fringe science and religious groups. She tells us the wackiest movement she’s encountered and what she thinks draws people to these kinds of groups.
This week on The Moment, Brian Koppelman talks to John Dahl who directed Rounders and gave Brian his first big break in movies. John is also known for directing movies such as The Last Seduction, You Kill Me, and Red Rock West. The two talk about John’s
Many pop stars have causes - but when are they really able to make a difference? RS editors run down the most successful examples of rock activism, from the No Nukes concert to Bruce Springsteen's North Carolina boycott. Plus: D.R.A.M., Cate Le Bon