Writer's Block, Book Burnout and Podcasts

I periodically get in funks where nothing quite seems to "work" for me and I find myself reading three or four books at one time looking for something that will connect or get the juices flowing again; something that compels me to write because I want to get my opinion down rather than writing because I haven't written anything here for awhile.

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Peter Schweizer on Congress, Insider Trading and Sweetheart deals for public officials

UPDATE: Sorry, here is a direct link to the podcast. On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and I are joined by Peter Schweizer to discuss his book Throw Them All Out detailing how politicians get away with insider trading, sleazy land deals and more. Related articles SCHWEIZER: Warren Buffett’s Also Cashing In On Congress Insider Trading (businessinsider.com) NightSide – Peter Schweizer Author Of “Throw Them All Out” (boston.cbslocal.com)

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Peter Schweizer on Congress, Insider Trading and Sweetheart deals for public officials

UPDATE: Sorry, here is a direct link to the podcast. On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and I are joined by Peter Schweizer to discuss his book Throw Them All Out detailing how politicians get away with insider trading, sleazy land deals and more. Related articles SCHWEIZER: Warren Buffett’s Also Cashing In On Congress Insider Trading (businessinsider.com) NightSide – Peter Schweizer Author Of “Throw Them All Out” (boston.cbslocal.com)

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Podcast: The Legacy of the New Deal

Ahem … On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Hillsdale professor and author Burt Folsom joins Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry to discuss his book, New Deal or Raw Deal? How FDR’s Economic Legacy Has Damaged America. Seriously, if you are interested in FDR and/or economic history – particularly Keynesian – then click over and give a listen.

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In the Mail: What Would Rob Do?

What Would Rob Do: An Irreverent Guide to Surviving Life’s Daily Indignities by Rob Sachs Publishers Weekly A producer, reporter and director for popular NPR programs like Morning Edition and All Things Considered, Sachs found a personal connection to his audience through his quirky advice podcast series, “What Would Rob Do?” Expanding on that series, Sachs presents a guide to dealing with daily dilemmas and embarrassing snafus, from parenting (“Annoying Kids’...

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