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If Books Could Kill
If Books Could Kill
Michael Hobbes & Peter Shamshiri

The airport bestsellers that captured our hearts and ruined our minds

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Pundit Portraits: Kathleen Parker and Chris Cillizza [TEASER]

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28 Nov 2023 · 29 minutes
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

You stare, mouth agape, at the bookstore display. It’s a self-help book, but with curse words in the title?! This... more

21 Nov 2023 · 45 minutes
The 48 Laws of Power

In 1996, a frustrated screenwriter got a fellowship in Italy. Twenty years later, Beyoncé released "Lemonade." Content warning: This episode includes... more

02 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
The "Organized Retail Crime" Panic [TEASER]

Retailers have been sounding the alarm about a shoplifting epidemic driven by organized criminal syndicates. In a shocking twist, it... more

26 Oct 2023 · 31 minutes
San Fransicko

This week we're tackling "San Fransicko: Why Progressives Ruin Cities," a book that dares to ask: What if everything that... more

19 Oct 2023 · 1 hour,
The 4-Hour Workweek

Have you ever wanted to escape the grind and follow your dreams? This week we're discussing "The 4-Hour Workweek," which... more

21 Sep 2023 · 56 minutes
The Clinton E-Mail Scandal [TEASER]

But her e-mails! Michael explains the non-scandal that captivated the mainstream media in 2016 while Peter attempts to sow the... more

14 Sep 2023 · 28 minutes
God And Man At Yale

Oops all grievance.Support us on Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/IfBooksPodWhere to find us: TwitterPeter's other podcast, 5-4Mike's other podcast, Maintenance PhaseSources:No Ivory Tower : Mccarthyism... more

07 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
'On Bullsh*t' and the Pundit Industrial Complex [TEASER]

For this month's bonus episode we dissected Harry Frankfurt's gloriously brief bestseller and applied the concept to our favorite op-ed... more

10 Aug 2023 · 16 minutes
Liberal Fascism

Who poses the greatest threat to democracy? Is it the movement that openly identifies with the symbols, goals and policies... more

27 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
If Books Could Kill
Pundit Portraits: Kathleen Parker and Chris Cillizza [TEASER]
If Books Could Kill