A Fresh Look at History’s Great Personalities with Claudia Kalb: March 3rd, 2016

Inside the minds of history's greatest personalities with science and medical journalist Claudia Kalb Did you know that Andy Warhol was a hoarder? That Charles Darwin suffered from social anxiety? Medical and science journalist Claudia Kalb takes us behind the curtain and into the lives of some of history’s greatest personalities in our chat, and gives us a better understanding of what they went … [Read more...]

Bestselling Author Kristin Hannah: September 17th, 2015

Kristin Hannah talks about Her acclaimed novel The Nightingale Kristin Hannah took a departure from her normal bestselling novels to write The Nightingale, a story of two sisters living in France in WWII, and the paths they choose. It's a wildly popular book that Tri-Star has optioned to make into a feature film. We talk with Kristin about why she chose to write the book, who inspired her, and … [Read more...]

Historical Novelist Eve Karlin: August 6th, 2015

America's first murder trial City of Liars and Thieves with Eve Karlin It was the first recorded murder trial in American history, a case that changed the course of our legal system … and it involved Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr! We talk with historical novelist Eve Karlin about City of Liars and Thieves, a story of hidden love, rivalry and violence, centered around a murdered woman found … [Read more...]

The 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination with James L. Swanson: April 16th, 2015

The 150th Anniversary of the Assassination of President Lincoln Presidential Historian and Bestselling Author James L. Swanson guests Bestselling author James L. Swanson shares President Lincoln's birthday and became obsessed with the President at the age of 10. He has one of the largest collections of Lincoln memorabilia and is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Manhunt: The 12-Day … [Read more...]

L.A. Civic Leader Steve Soboroff and his Historic Typewriter Collection: November 13th, 2014

The Brangelina wedding gift that almost was - Hemingway's typewriter Typewriter Collector (and LA Civic leader) Steve Soboroff guests You may have read this week about how Angelina Jolie attempted to purchase Ernest Hemingway’s typewriter as a wedding gift for Brad Pitt. The guy with the typewriter is Steve Soboroff. The President of the Los Angeles Police Commission and a civic leader in Los … [Read more...]

Retronaut Founder Chris Wild: October 2nd, 2014

Retronaut Founder and Curator Chris Wild If you haven’t visited Retronaut, stop reading and go to the website RIGHT NOW!  The site is full of photos from the past that will give your head a spin. This week we talk to Chris Wild, the founder and curator of Retronaut, about why he created the site, how some photos from the past really show us a different view of the present, and how the experience … [Read more...]