Brian Naylor 10.13.22

Long-time NPR correspondent Brian Naylor talked with us about his career and the importance of the humanities in education. Brian will join Dr. Heather Cox Richardson at the Collins Center on Friday to discuss “The Future of the Humanities” as part of the celebration of the first decade of the McGuillicuddy Humanities Center.


David Roth 10.13.22

David Roth of Defector and The Distraction Podcast returned to the show this afternoon.


Heather Cox Richardson 10.12.22

Historian Heather Cox Richardson returned to Downtown this afternoon. She’ll discuss “The Future of the Humanities” with Brian Naylor at 3:00 pm Friday at the Collins Center, as part of the celebration of the first decade of the McGillicuddy Humanities Center.


Glen Bailey 8.25.22

Glen Bailey of Carbon Clean joined us to discuss new climate legislation, carbon capture technology, and what it could mean for manufacturing here in New England.


David Roth 8.25.22

David Roth of Defector and co-host of The Distraction returned to the show this afternoon.


Jason Reid 8.3.22

Journalist Jason Reid joined us this afternoon to discuss his new book, RISE OF THE BLACK QUARTERBACK:  WHAT IT MEANS FOR AMERICA.


David Roth 5.16.22

David Roth of Defector and The Distraction Podcast returned to Downtown this afternoon.


Kyle Draper 5.9.22

Voice of the Sacramento Kings, Kyle Draper, joined us to discuss the NBA Playoffs.


Jim Kaat 4.25.22

Jim Kaat, who will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this summer, shared stories from his book, “Good As Gold: My Eight Decades In Baseball”, written with Douglas Lyons.


Al Melchior 3.17.22

Al Melchior of The Athletic joined us to talk fantasy baseball on today’s Downtown.


David Roth 3.3.22

David Roth of Defector and The Distraction Podcast joined us on today’s Downtown.


Kyle Draper 2.23.22

Sacramento Kings broadcaster Kyle Draper returned to Downtown this afternoon to discuss the home stretch of the NBA regular season.


Michael Socolow 2.3.22

University of Maine professor and historian Michael Socolow joined us to discuss the upcoming Beijing Olympics.


David Roth 1.21.22

David Roth of Defector and The Distraction Podcast joined us to discuss the NFL, the magic of Mike McCarthy, favorite baseball utility guys, and the state of the nation.


Jay Jaffe 12.13.21

Jay Jaffe of Fangraphs, author of THE COOPERSTOWN CASEBOOK, talked with us about his year’s Baseball Hall of Fame candidates.