Past Remnant guests Charles Murray and Steve Hayward join Jonah for an unprecedented recording of the Remnant with a live studio audience. They discuss their own lives and take questions from an audience of young people seeking direction about their futures.
In another trial run at a special All Rank Punditry edition of the Remnant, Jonah and his Sancho Panza tackle the Windmills in the news this week, from Hillary's gaffe, Tillerson's defenestration and the augurs of PA-18.
In the latest Remnant, Weekly Standard managing editor Christine Rosen lends her varied expertise to a far-ranging discussion on eugenics, Hollywood, the “Me Too” movement, the future of capitalism, and more.
Can a president break the law? Is intelligence from the Steele Dossier actionable for FISA warrant? Should we let lawyers make all of our decisions for us? Former federal prosecutor and senior National Review Institute fellow Andrew McCarthy joins The Remnant to answer these and other pressing legal questions of the day.
Pressed for time and fighting technical glitches, Jonah takes the Remnant into the perilous field of podcast rank punditry, opining at moderate length about this week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the Parkland shooting, and the Russia investigation.
George Mason University economics professor Bryan Caplan joins The Remnant to discuss his latest book, The Case Against Education. While agreeing with much of Caplan’s case, Jonah spends a good portion of the podcast in the difficult task of trying to prove a smart libertarian wrong.
In an homage to the star-stuffed 70s disaster movies they both know and love so well, Jonah invites Commentary magazine editor and GLoP Culture co-host John Podhoretz on for a wide-ranging discussion on movies, TV, New York, neoconservatism, and much more. In fitting '70s disaster movie fashion, a special guest star makes a surprise cameo. When Worlds Collide? More like When Mad, Mad, Mad Worlds Collide!
Bloomberg View columnist Megan McArdle joins Jonah in the latest Remnant to offer a sensible libertarian’s perspective on whether dogs are Marxist, whether drugs should be legalized, whether libertarians should be classified by their preferred subway stop, and whether you should go to that party or not.
In this guest-free free-for-all Jonah and Co attempt to answer listener questions, but end up mostly talking about alcohol, Star Trek, and (caution to listeners with kids in the car) telling slightly bawdy jokes.
In the latest Remnant, Jonah surveys the public opinion landscape with pollster extraordinaire Kristen Soltis Anderson. They talk fecal craters and 2018 midterms, with a bonus aside about the #MeToo movement. Meanwhile, Jonah may have found his signoff phrase.
Charles Murray comes to the Remnant with the wisdom of a decades-long career and now 75 years of life for a fascinating conversation with Jonah. They cover the bases . . . if your bases are social science, the future of America, and whether there can be such a thing as a “vodka martini.” The Remnant crew also helps Jonah search for a new catchphrase. Intro and closing music is from “The Wrong Side of the Road” by Remnant listener Patterico, as covered by Steve Bertrand.
Jonah rocks the casbah in the latest Remnant, with Middle East scholar Michael Rubin, who helps him assess the condition of the regimes of Iran and Turkey and the status of the Middle East and Islam generally. Podcast intro and closing music is “March of the Elephants” by Remnant listener Craig Robison.
Fox News's Chris Stirewalt joins Jonah for the latest Remnant to discuss the decrepit state of our media and politics. Also, Jonah and co wrap up the show with a highly self-indulgent year in review. New podcast music by Rob Alley.
Jonah climbs high into the (metaphorical) Himalayas in this week’s Remnant, in search of advice from Arthur Brooks, the guru-like president of the American Enterprise Institute. They meditate upon various topics, including but not limited to finding meaning in life, what’s next for American politics, and what’s so special about the French horn. New podcast … Continue reading "Episode Fourteen: Arthur Brooks’s The Meaning of Life"
Jonah goes guest-free in this week’s Remnant, allowing him to engage in some rank punditry about Roy Moore’s defeat in Alabama and answer listener questions. The show runs the gamut from veganism, best conservative books, and best Twitter accounts, to trade deficits, Al Gore’s inhuman presence, advice for motivating bright but lazy teenage boys, and more. We close with a live reading of something that arguably outdoes sasquatch romance. New podcast music by Roy Lee Nelson.
In the latest Remnant, Jonah talks with Steve Hayward, currently a visiting professor at University of California, Berkeley -- and a conservative. They discuss how what conservatives can do to make more inroads into higher education, and why elite schools should welcome the effort.
As the Remnant enters double digits, Jonah journeys into the international marketplace, with Cato Institute trade scholar and trade lawyer Scott Lincicome as his guide. Jonah and Scott defend free trade, and try to answer its critics.
Jonah invites fellow conservative history geek Matt Continetti of the Washington Free Beacon to explore the past, present, and future of conservatism as an ideology and as a movement. They pick up heaping helpings of neoconservatism, paleoconservatism, libertarianism, and Reaganism en route to a dessert of denouncing Sonny Bunch.
Breaking away from the shackles of the guest-interview format, our host discourses on the sexual misconduct wave moving through Washington, and explains how it’s all Bill Clinton’s fault. If that doesn’t hook you, then stick around for the Bigfoot erotica at the end.
Joined this time by Vulcan extraordinaire Ramesh Ponnuru, our hangover-defying host travels to such far-flung worlds as the Virginia gubernatorial elections, the prospects for tax reform, and the history of neoconservatism.