Honest Offense with Eric Cervone-logo

Honest Offense with Eric Cervone

Podcasts

Honest Offense features conversations with diverse and iconoclastic thinkers united by their desire for an open exchange of ideas.

Honest Offense features conversations with diverse and iconoclastic thinkers united by their desire for an open exchange of ideas.

Location:

United States

Genres:

Podcasts

Description:

Honest Offense features conversations with diverse and iconoclastic thinkers united by their desire for an open exchange of ideas.

Language:

English


Episodes

56: Marine Veteran Matthew Bradford on Service and Sacrifice

4/14/2021
Matthew Bradford enlisted in the Marine Corps out of high school. In September 2006, his unit was deployed to Haditha, Iraq. In January 2007, Matt was severely wounded after stepping on an Improvised Explosive Device in Haditha. Matt lost his vision and both of his legs. After a long rehab, Matt was able to realize his dream of reenlisting in the Marines. Matt continues to service as an inspiration through his message of #NoLegsNoVisionNoProblem. Matt’s website:...

Duration:01:16:09

55: Alfred Regnery on Publishing Controversial Books

4/11/2021
Alfred Regnery spent nearly 20 years as president and publisher of Regnery Publishing, which was founded by his father in 1947. Regnery Publishing is responsible for some of the most significant books in conservative thought, including William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “God and Man at Yale,” and Russel Kirk’s “The Conservative Mind.” During Alfred's tenure, Regnery published 23 New York Times bestsellers. Alfred currently serves as President of Republic Book Publishers. We talk about the history of...

Duration:00:39:32

54: Comedian Lou Perez on Freedom and Funny

4/8/2021
Lou Perez was the Head Writer and Producer of the comedy channel We the Internet TV. He now hosts The Lou Perez Podcast in addition to producing sketch comedy, stand-up, and opinion writing. We talk about some of Lou’s sketch work, including the great "Wolverine's Claws Suck"; the personality of comedians; comedy being dangerous again; the value of intellectual curiosity; the link between libertarianism and comedy; and tech censorship. Lou Perez website: https://www.thelouperez.com/ Lou...

Duration:01:00:53

53: Staying Sane While Following the News

4/4/2021
Answering some listener questions about what to do in the current culture and highlighting a few good voices in the media. –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com​​​​ Other ways to support the podcast: https://www.ericcervone.com/contribute

Duration:00:37:06

52: Attorney Kellie Miller on Legal Challenges to Critical Race Theory

3/28/2021
Kellie Miller is an attorney who currently serves as director of the SchoolHouse Rights Project, which supports civil rights litigation in defense of students’ freedom of conscience in public education. SchoolHouse Rights is currently representing high school senior William Clark in federal court. Clark alleges that his charter school violated his First Amendment rights by “repeatedly compelling his speech involving intimate matters of race, gender, sexuality and religion” during a required...

Duration:00:19:19

51: Reed Kuhn on MMA Analytics

3/25/2021
Reed Kuhn is a Silicon Valley executive who moonlights as an MMA analytics expert. He has been known as the Fight Scientist, writes a weekly MMA analysis column for ESPN, and authored the book "Fightnomics: the Hidden Numbers in Mixed Martial Arts and Why There's No Such Thing as a Fair Fight." In this episode, we talk about Reed's experience with MMA analytics and gambling, the growth of MMA, and the upcoming UFC 260 and 261 cards. We also tried to figure out why I’m so bad at MMA...

Duration:01:33:13

50: Charles Kesler on the Crisis of the Two Constitutions

3/22/2021
Charles Kesler is a professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute, Editor of the Claremont Review of Books, and host of Claremont’s "The American Mind" video series. His new book is “Crisis of the Two Constitutions: The Rise, Decline, and Recovery of American Greatness.” Get the book: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/crisis-of-the-two-constitutions-charles-r-kesler/1132542616 Claremont Institute:...

Duration:00:53:33

49: The Battle for the Soul of the Internet

3/17/2021
Why online censorship is the issue of our time, the woke takeover of the military, and celebrity apologies. –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com​ Other ways to support the podcast: https://www.ericcervone.com/contribute

Duration:00:26:41

48: Former CIA Director James Woolsey on Who Really Killed Kennedy

3/13/2021
R. James Woolsey is a lawyer and diplomat who has served as the former director of the CIA, former undersecretary of the Navy, and former ambassador to the Negotiations on Conventional Armed forces in Europe. His recent book is "Operation Dragon: Inside the Kremlin’s Secret War on America," which he co-wrote with Ion Mihai Pacepa, a Former two-star general in communist Romania and the highest-ranking defector from the Eastern Bloc. In the book, Woolsey and Pacepa detail how it was the Soviet...

Duration:00:56:01

47: John Lindsey on the Sexy Side of Self-Storage and Entrepreneurship

3/5/2021
John Lindsey is the co-founder and president of the Lindsey Self Storage Group. He is also the author of the upcoming book, "The Sexy Side of Self-Storage: An Insider's Guide to a Necessary Commodity." Lindsey Self Storage Group: https://lindseyselfstoragegroup.com/ –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com​ Other ways to support the podcast: https://www.ericcervone.com/contribute

Duration:00:51:45

46: Donald Rainwater on Bringing Liberty into Office

3/4/2021
Donald Rainwater was the Libertarian Party candidate for Indiana governor in 2020. He set an Indiana Libertarian Party record by earning over 11% of the vote (in the same year that the Libertarian presidential ticket earned just 1%). He recently launched the Liberty is Essential PAC, whose goal is to elect government officials in Indiana who promote individual liberty and constitutionally limited government. Liberty is Essential PAC: https://libertyisessential.us​ –––– Support the podcast...

Duration:01:21:27

45: The Chilling Effect of the Word "Controversial"

3/2/2021
A recent discussion on the Joe Rogan Experience serves as a perfect lesson in how individual words can be used to subvert the free exchange of ideas. –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com​ Other ways to support the podcast: https://www.ericcervone.com/contribute

Duration:00:13:03

44: Marc Clair on Politics Everywhere

2/21/2021
Marc Clair is the founder, host and producer of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, where he conducts interviews with leading libertarian minds. Lions of Liberty: https://www.lionsofliberty.com/ Find Marc on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MarcDClair –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com Other ways to support the podcast: https://www.ericcervone.com/contribute

Duration:00:53:29

43: Dorian Abbot on Cancel Culture Victory, Academic Freedom, and Aliens

2/20/2021
Dorian Abbot is an associate professor of geophysics at the University of Chicago. He recorded a series of videos explaining his concerns about how his department was implementing diversity initiatives. In response, students submitted a letter asking for him to be sanctioned. Dorian on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dorianabbot Dorian's explanation and links: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1J_vf46R100Q84PBcScdoD0Z7QVfKC7gy/view Dorian's article in Quillette:...

Duration:01:40:45

42: Remembering Rush Limbaugh

2/18/2021
A few quick thoughts on Rush Limbaugh's legacy. –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com​ Other ways to support the podcast: https://www.ericcervone.com/contribute​

Duration:00:11:22

41: Paul Matzko on Censorship and the Fairness Doctrine

2/15/2021
Paul Matzko is a historian and the editor for technology and innovation at Lib​er​tar​i​an​ism​.org. He's also the host of the podcast Building Tomorrow. His first book, "The Radio Right: How a Band of Broadcasters Took on the Federal Government and Built the Modern Conservative Movement," was published by Oxford University Press in 2020. He has written articles for the New York Times, Washington Post, New York Daily News, Christianity Today, and the Knight First Amendment Institute. He...

Duration:01:08:19

40: Wil Willis on Military Service, Hollywood, and Manhood

2/13/2021
For 15 years, Wil Willis served as an Army Ranger and Air Force Pararescueman. He has appeared in TV and movies since 2005, including the all-time classic Beerfest. From 2015 to 2020, he hosted the hit History Channel competition reality show Forged in Fire. He is also a writer and producer and a graduate of the New York Filmmaking Academy. Wil Willis on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/whiskey2whiskey/ –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at...

Duration:01:49:42

39: Avery Dellinger on the Business of Comedy

2/10/2021
Avery Dellinger is the General Manger of Helium Comedy Club in Indianapolis and has been a part of the comedy industry for over 20 years. Get tickets to a Helium show at https://indianapolis.heliumcomedy.com –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com

Duration:00:58:12

38: Casey Mulligan on Advising the Trump White House

2/3/2021
Casey Mulligan is an economist and author. Currently, he is a Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago. From July 2018 to June 2019, he served as chief economist for the Council of Economic Advisers in the Trump Administration. In 2020, Casey published his most recent book, “You’re Hired!: Untold Successes and Failures of a Populist President.” Get the book: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/youre-hired-casey-b-mulligan/1136740990?ean=9781645720133 Visit Casey's website:...

Duration:01:05:15

37: John Cribb on Abraham Lincoln, Unity, and Censorship

1/28/2021
John Cribb is a bestselling author who has written about subjects ranging from history to education. His previous work includes coauthoring "The American Patriot’s Almanac" and "The Educated Child," both New York Times bestsellers; co-editing The Human Odyssey, a 3-volume world history text, and developing on-line history courses. John also worked as former Secretary of Education Bill Bennett’s collaborator on the New York Times #1 bestseller "The Book of Virtues." His writing has been...

Duration:01:00:11