The Real O'Reilly Factor

Dan & Amy talk with Andrew Klavan about his most recent column, "The Real O'Reilly Factor." Klavan argues that the end of Bill O'Reilly signals the end of Fox News.

What is the quality of Conservative content? Why isn't there another Fox News? Dan & Amy discuss these questions and more with Klavan who is a screenwriter, essayist & author of “The Great Good Thing: A Secular Jew Comes to Faith in Christ.”


Father Scalia On His Dad And His Faith

Dan & Amy are joined by Father Paul Scalia, the son of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to discuss the importance of faith and family in his dad's life. Father Scalia discusses his dad's legacy and shares his thoughts on the search for truth, as well as his new book “That Nothing May Be Lost: Reflections on Catholic Doctrine and Devotion.” And they dismantle the myth that just because something is legal, it is good.


Is Corruption Worse Than You Think?

Ken Buck, Representative for the 4th Congressional District in Colorado and author of “Drain the Swamp: How Washington Corruption is Worse Than You Think” joins Dan & Amy to detail how the corruption in DC is deeper than we think and thus draining the swamp is more challenging than we think. And they discuss Peggy Noonan's most recent article.


The Hedgehog And The Fox

Are public intellectuals now just idea evangelists? Can they do anything besides tear down others' ideas? What are the implications of the democratization of media and the fragmentation of audiences? Daniel Drezner, Professor at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and author of “The Ideas Industry,”  discusses with Dan and Chicago Tribune editorial board member Kristen McQueary who sits in for Amy Jacobson.


Jack Barsky: Undercover In The U.S. For 10 Years

Dan & Amy explore 1970s covert operations in the U.S. with Jack Barsky, former KGB agent and author of ‘Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America.’ Barsky details his double life as a Soviet KGB agent and why honesty is one of the most important characteristics to look for when recruiting a spy.


Ernest Hemingway, Soviet Spy?

Dan & Amy are joined by Nicholas Reynolds, former CIA officer and curator of the CIA Museum, to discuss his new book "Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway’s Secret Adventures, 1935-1961."Reynolds details Ernest Hemingway's involvement with Soviet spies and what impact it had on his life and his work. And Dan shares his favorite Hemingway novel and passage.