Nick Blanford

David speaks with Nick Blanford, a reporter for the Christian Science Monitor in Lebanon, about Iranian President Ahmadinejad’s recent visit to Lebanon and the current situation in the Middle East.

Original Air Date: 10-27-2010


Lisa Birnbach – The Preppie

David speaks with Lisa Birnbach a maven of that most particular of American styles, “the preppie.” In 1980, Birnbach wrote a book that would be come a literary and stylistic phenomenon called, The Preppy Handbook. Now, 30 years later, she has put together an update to account for shifts in taste and advances in technology in a book called, True Prep.

Original Air Date: 10-26-2010


Dean Robert Feldman

David speaks with Professor and Dean Robert Feldman of the University of Massachusetts, an expert in deception and lying. He has a new book about the pervasiveness of lying in our society and our culture in all its many forms called, The Liar in Your Life: The Way to Truthful Relationships.

Original Air Date: 10-25-2010


Dana Eden – One Israeli’s Perspective, After the War

Dana Eden, a prominent Israeli film and television producer shares her perspective on living in Israel, just after the war.

Original air date, 2006

Jacqueline Novogratz – The Blue Sweater

David speaks with Jacqueline Novogratz author of the The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in An Interconnected World. Novogratz, a former Wall Street banker, is the founder of the Acumen Fund which tries to find an intermediate way between philanthropy and the market system.

Original Air Date: 10-21-2010


Dan Senor – Start Up Nation

David speaks with Dan Senor about his new book Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle. The book explores the lessons and wider applications of Israel’s unique creative, innovative, and adventurous economic culture.

Original Air Date: 10-18-2010


Arianna Huffington

David speaks with Arianna Huffington, the founder and editor of the hugely influential blog and news aggregator The Huffington Post. She has just published a new book, Third World America: How Our Politicians Are Abandoning the Middle Class And Betraying the American Dream.

Original Air Date: 10-14-2010


Shawn Mullins

David hosts Atlanta singer-songwriter Shawn Mullins for an in-studio performance. Mullins rose to national prominence with his chart-topping hit “Lullaby” in 1998. He has recorded numerous albums since then including a live performance album from a sold out show at the Variety Playhouse. This performance and interview followed the release of his album Honeydew, released in 2008.

Original Air Date: 10-12-2010


Jerrold Post – Profile of Kim Jong Il

David speaks with Jerrold Post, the former CIA officer who founded the Center for the Analysis of Personality and Political Behavior. He was tasked by the CIA with writing a a psychological profile for some of the world’s most dangerous and illusive leaders, including North Korean leader Kim Jung Il. Now as Kim Jung-Il’s health deteriorates and as the regime signals its plans for succession (rumored now to be Kim Jung Il’s youngest son Kim Jung Eun), Post helps us understand the singular mind and motivation of the man known throughout North Korea as “Dear Leader.”

Original Air Date: 10-11-2010

Bernie Schein

With the release of the documentary “Waiting For Superman,” the state of the public education system once again takes center stage in the American conscience. Legendary Atlanta middle school teacher Bernie Schein speaks with David Lewis about his latest book, “If Holden Caulfield Were In My Classroom”, a lesson on methods of inspiring children to be interested in education and growing their intelligence.

Original Air Date: 10-7-2010