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Friday, March 09, 2012

Senior editor of The New Republic Noam Scheiber discusses what he calls the "fumbles" of the Obama Administration's economic team. Then, Andy Borowitz joins us to talk about his new satirical memoir about an intestinal ailment called An Unexpected Twist. Also, A History of the World in 100 Objects continues with a look at a Roman mosaic of Christ. Plus, Please Explain is all about the norovirus.

 

The Escape Artists

Senior editor of The New Republic Noam Scheiber looks at President Obama's handling of the economy in his new book The Escape Artists: How Obama's Team Fumbled the Recovery.

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Andy Borowitz on An Unexpected Twist

The very funny Andy Borowitz joins us to take a look at a very serious intestinal ailment that almost killed him. His first ever memoir is called An Unexpected Twist.

 

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Please Explain: Norovirus

Please Explain is all about the Norovirus, which is the leading cause of outbreaks of food-borne illness. We'll speak with Dr. Aaron Margolin and Dr. Christine Moe.

 

 

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