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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.

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

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English


Episodes

34: Dr. Jeremy Levin on Developing Vaccines

1/14/2021
Dr. Jeremy Levin is the chairman of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization. He is also the CEO of OVID Therapeutics. Formerly, he was a member of the executive committee at Bristol-Myers Squibb and chairman and CEO of TEVA Pharmaceuticals—where he was personally recruited by the President of Israel. He is the scientist who introduced immuno-oncology to the world 10 years ago and has been called one of the most influential figures in the biopharmaceutical industry. On top of that, Dr....

Duration:00:55:26

33: Journalist Alec Klein on Losing a Career and Finding Faith

1/10/2021
Alec Klein is a best-selling author and award-winning journalist who formerly wrote for the Washington Post and Wall Street Journal. His investigations helped free prisoners who were wrongfully convicted of murder and other serious crimes. He has helped dozens of excessively sentenced prisoners gain their freedom through parole and commutation. Alec was also a professor at The Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the director of the Medill Justice Project. In 2018, Alec...

Duration:01:12:18

32: Kelly Carlin on Growing Up with George Carlin

12/27/2020
Kelly Carlin is a writer, actress, producer, and student of Jungian psychology. She created and performed a solo show, A Carlin Home Companion, detailing her experiences growing up with her father, the legendary comedian George Carlin. Kelly has worked as a producer for The Green Room with Paul Provenza, and hosted The Kelly Carlin Show on Sirius XM Radio's Raw Dog Comedy. She also hosts her own podcast, Waking From The American Dream. In 2015, she published her memoir, “A Carlin Home...

Duration:01:18:37

31: Randy Barnett on Supreme Court Cases Everyone Should Know

12/10/2020
Randy Barnett is the Patrick Hotung Professor of Constitutional Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches constitutional law and contracts, and is Director of the Georgetown Center for the Constitution. Professor Barnett has written eleven books, including Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty; Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People; and An Introduction to Constitutional Law: 100 Supreme Court Cases...

Duration:01:09:20

30: Krista Large on Maintaining Health During COVID

12/7/2020
Krista Large holds a BS in Dietetics and Nutrition from the University of Mississippi and is a certified nutritionist and personal trainer. She is also the owner of Living Large Wellness (https://livinglargewellness.com), where she provides virtual 1:1 coaching on health & fitness. Follow Krista on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/largekrista/ –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com

29: Chris Spangle on Libertarianism in 2020

11/22/2020
Chris Spangle is the host of the We are Libertarians and Hear This podcasts. He also co-hosts The Patdown podcast with comedienne Ms. Pat. Additionally, Chris served as the executive director of the Libertarian Party of Indiana and was actively involved in Libertarian candidate Donald Rainwater’s campaign for governor of Indiana. –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com

Duration:01:21:50

28: Ben Zornes on Civil Disobedience in a Pandemic

11/18/2020
Ben Zornes is the Executive Minister of Christ Church in Moscow, Idaho. On September 23, Ben organized a maskless psalm singing event in a city hall parking lot in violation of his town’s mask order. Three people were arrested at the event. –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC13h27HBHpqpHWtzxJF4jQAhttps://ericcervone.com

Duration:00:36:06

27: Army Veteran Mary Dague on Living with Battle Scars

11/16/2020
Mary Dague is an American hero and legitimate badass. She is a former Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist and veteran of the Global War on Terror. In 2007, Mary and her team were recovering an IED in Iraq when the bomb exploded, taking both of Mary’s arms. For this, Mary earned a Purple Heart. In our conversation, Mary talks about her time in Iraq, what it was like being injured, and the struggles she had when she returned home. Mary is hilarious, inspirational, and honest. It was...

Duration:02:28:48

26: Responding to Sam Harris on Trump's Appeal

11/6/2020
On his most recent episode of the Making Sense Podcast (#224 - The Key To Trump's Appeal), Sam Harris explained a revelation he believed he had regarding Trump's popularity. I appreciate Sam attempt, but I think he's way off. –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC13h27HBHpqpHWtzxJF4jQA

Duration:00:11:57

25: Tom Amenta on Going to War and Coming Home

11/2/2020
Tom Amenta is a former Army Ranger who served two tours in Afghanistan during the Global War on Terror. On top on that, he’s worked in radio, founded a successful lifestyle apparel brand, was a producer on Range 15 (the first all-veteran produced feature film), and most recently worked in marketing at Google. –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC13h27HBHpqpHWtzxJF4jQA

Duration:01:40:31

24: David Rubin on Owning a Gym During a Pandemic

10/25/2020
David Rubin is a 25-year veteran of the fitness industry. He has owned Courage Fitness Durham, a functional group fitness and personal training gym in Durham, North Carolina, since 2008. –––– Support the podcast and join the Honest Offense community at https://honestoffense.locals.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC13h27HBHpqpHWtzxJF4jQA

Duration:01:22:13

23: Lawrence Lessig on the Life and Legacy of Aaron Swartz

10/18/2020
Aaron Swartz was a programmer, entrepreneur, writer, and activist. He was deeply involved in the development of RSS and the organization Creative Commons. Aaron was also a co-founder of Reddit and an early contributor to Wikipedia. Because of his online activism, Aaron was prosecuted for multiple violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in 2011. During his prosecution, Aaron took his own life. He was 26 years old. Lawrence Lessig is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at...

Duration:01:13:49

22: Maxo Gaston on Doing Instead of Hoping

10/11/2020
Maxo Gaston is a civl rights and human rights lawyer. He served as an Assistant State’s Attorney for Cook County (Chicago), Illinois and as a legal consultant for the Human Rights Law Network in Delhi, India. Many people talk about changing the world for the better; Maxo has dedicated his career to actually doing it. His greatest accomplishment, however, remains his time as my roommate during law school. Jonathan Haidt's The Righteous Mind:...

Duration:01:01:57

21: Charles Negy & Samantha Harris on Standing Up for Academic Fredom

9/30/2020
Charles Negy is an Associate Professor in the University of Central Florida’s psychology department, where he teaches a variety of controversial subjects, including Cross-Cultural Psychology and Sexual Behavior. And he is currently the subject of a UCF investigation for a tweet he recently posted.Samantha Harris (https://samanthakharris.com) is Charles’ attorney. Samantha is a counsel with the law firm of Mudrick & Zucker, where she defends the rights of students and faculty on campus. She...

Duration:01:07:12

20: Dr. Timothy Jackson and Attorney Michael Thad Allen on Cancel Culture in Music Theory

9/10/2020
Timothy Jackson is a distinguished university research professor of music theory at the University of North Texas, whose faculty he joined in 1998. Professor Jackson founded the Center for Schenkerian Studies at UNT’s College of Music. He is currently embroiled in controversy due to his defense of notable theorist Heinrich Schenker, with critics calling for Jackson’s tenure to be revoked. Michael Thad Allen is the principal of Allen Law, LLC (https://allen-lawfirm.com), where he...

Duration:01:20:14

19: Former ACLU President Nadine Strossen on Hate Speech and Censorship

8/26/2020
Nadine Strossen is a professor at New York Law School. From 1991 through 2008, she served as President of the American Civil Liberties Union. Nadine is the author of “HATE: Why We Should Resist It With Free Speech, Not Censorship,” which has been praised by free speech advocates across the political spectrum. HATE on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/HATE-Should-Resist-Censorship-Inalienable/dp/0190859121 ——— Website: https://www.ericcervone.com Instagram:...

Duration:01:02:21

18: Professors Ron Collins and David Skover on Lenny Bruce and Free Speech

8/9/2020
Ron Collins and David Skover are two of America’s foremost legal scholars on free speech. Together, they are authors of The Trials of Lenny Bruce, in which they detail the legal troubles of Lenny Bruce–a standup comic and free-speech pioneer who paved the way for every comedian who came after him. Throughout his career, Lenny faced multiple obscenity charges–all based solely on words he said on stage. Lenny died a convict, but Ron and David worked tirelessly to clear his name; Lenny is now...

Duration:01:05:39

17: The Last Dance and Phil Jackson's Leadership

6/4/2020
Maybe the only good thing to come out of 2020 so far is ESPN's Chicago Bulls documentary, The Last Dance. I talk about the biggest takeaways from the show, primarily the great leadership of Phil Jackson. ——— Website: https://www.ericcervone.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC13h27HBHpqpHWtzxJF4jQA Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ericcervone Twitter: https://twitter.com/ericcervone

Duration:00:16:08

17: Dr. William Deresiewicz on the Miseducation of the American Elite

1/26/2020
Dr. William Deresiewicz is an author, essayist, and literary critic. He received his bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. from Columbia University and taught English at Yale University before becoming a full-time writer. In 2014, Dr. Deresiewicz wrote the best-selling book Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life. Excellent Sheep on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Excellent-Sheep-Miseducation-American-Meaningful/dp/1476702721 ——— Website:...

Duration:00:59:29

16: Dr. Peter Gray on Education Through Play

12/17/2019
Dr. Peter Gray is a psychologist and research professor at Boston College. His research focuses on how we can create learning environments that optimize rather than suppress children's instinctive drive to learn. Dr. Gray is the author of Free to Learn and writes a regular column for Psychology Today. ——— Free to Learn on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Free-Learn-Unleashing-Instinct-Self-Reliant/dp/0465025994 Dr. Gray's column at Psychology Today:...

Duration:00:58:55