Notebook on Cities and Culture
(Formerly The Marketplace of Ideas.) Colin Marshall sits down for in-depth conversations with cultural creators, internationalists, and observers of the urban scene all around Los Angeles and beyond.
Novelist Joshua Henkin A conversation about college towns, the importance of story and MFA programs with novelist Joshua Henkin, author of Matrimony.
Direct download: MOI_Joshua_Henkin.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:01am UTC

The Smart Set editor Jason Wilson A conversation about online journalism, travel writing and H.L. Mencken with Jason Wilson, editor of The Smart Set from Drexel University and The Best American Travel Writing series.
Direct download: MOI_Jason_Wilson.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:58am UTC

Evolutionary biologist David P. Barash A conversation about consciousness, free will and toilet training with David P. Barash, professor of psychology at the University of Washington and author of Natural Selections: Selfish Altruists, Honest Liars and Other Realities of Evolution.
Direct download: MOI_David_Barash.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:35am UTC

Law professor and economist Ian Ayres A conversation about the revolution in decisionmaking brought about by large-scale quantitative analysis with Yale law professor and economist Ian Ayres, author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking by Numbers is the New Way to Be Smart.
Direct download: MOI_Ian_Ayres.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:40pm UTC

On political division with David Starkey A conversation about voting one way and living in a place that votes another with David Starkey, poet, playwright, professor of English at Santa Barbara City College and editor of Living Blue in the Red States.
Direct download: MOI_David_Starkey.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:30pm UTC

On 20 years of The Closing of the American Mind with Roger Kimball A conversation about Allan Bloom's The Closing of the American Mind on the 20th anniversary of its publication with Roger Kimball, editor of The New Criterion.
Direct download: MOI_Roger_Kimball.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:22am UTC