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Weekly episodes of Ricochet's flagship podcast feature our hosts James Lileks, Rob Long, Peter Robinson, and guests discussing the issues of the week. Ricochet offers the best, smartest, most interesting conversations on the web. Both for your eyes and your ears.
||CleanEp. 425: Excelsior!||This week, Peter Robinson is off, but we still have plenty o' show for you: First, we go across the ...||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 424: Stone the Heretics!||Our traditional format is two guests per show, but when we have someone as smart and loquacious as B...||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 423: The Final Frontier||We're a day early, but certainly not a dollar short as we tackle another busy news week. First up, W...||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 422.5: Special R> Podcast: Republican Candidate for Governor of CA John Cox||This morning, we had the opportunity to chat for a few minutes with the Republican candidate for gov...||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 422: Caravan||This week, the bomber is apprehended and Rob Long is not surprised, there's a caravan headed our way...||10/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 421: Bad Blood||This week, some thoughts on the Khashoggi murder, a deep dive into the Catholic Church scandals with...||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 420: Don’t Tread On Ye||This week, another one guester as we call on Ricochet alumnus Mollie Hemingway to help us sort throu...||10/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 419: Seeking Cloture||Sometimes, people ask why we wait until Friday afternoons to publish the podcast. The last couple of...||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 418: A Supreme Moment||No guests this week, just our hosts reflecting on a week that will not soon, if ever, be forgotten. ...||9/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 417: Judging The Judge||We've reached peak news cycle. So much going on. And when that happens, we reach out to people who m...||9/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 416: Curtain Call||This week on the podcast, silly political controversies, a good old fashioned smear campaign, some e...||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 415: It’s All OK||Hugely busy week, which means a hugely busy podcast. This week, the invaluable Byron York stops by t...||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 414: State Fair||This week, we do a Rico-Centric show with our regular crew and our two trusty editors: Jon Gabriel (...||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 413: The One About Socialism||Well, this is a first for this fully operational podcast: we tackle Socialism, the newly hip, but al...||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 412: Ask The Founders||This week, Lileks is on vacation, so we forgo the guests and open the floor to you, our faithful Ric...||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 411: Space Force Cadets||Did someone say Space Force? That's just too irresistible a topic for this podcast not to tackle in ...||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 410: Flipping The Bird||This week, a super-sized episode featuring scooters, Nebraska's own Ben Sasse on trade, tariffs, Tru...||8/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 409: Life On Mars||This week, we visit with Republican candidate for Senate in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Beth L...||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 408: The Last Straw||This week, some rumination on Trump's tete a tete with Putin (along with a history lesson for Rob Lo...||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 407: No Deal Is A Good Deal||This week, we travel across the pond to talk with our good mate James Delingpole to get his very hot...||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 406: Red Hens and Dogs||As you'll hear, there were many possible titles for this episode, but we went with the simplest and ...||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 405: Bull Session||Another big news week and we've assembled the appropriate heavy hitters to help us parse it: first u...||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 404: The Things That Matter||We cribbed the title of this week's show from Charles Krauthammer's book as it perfectly describes ...||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 403: Star Power||This week, we take a bit of break from the politics of the day to delve into the culture a bit with ...||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 402: Advice to Grads?||This week, we wanted to do a show aimed at graduating students -- which is why we booked The WSJ's A...||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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This is a good show, with some really nice conversation and good issues discussed. I particularly liked the episode of 8/19/2016 with Heather MacDonald.
However, I find myself closing my ears every time Lileks speaks because I am convinced he is in the midst of a segue into an ad. And he usually is! Please cut these segues down. At the very least make them MUCH shorter. Every now and then it might be funny, but it comes so often that it feels like 40% of the content of the show. Too much, and not funny to anyone but the three of you.
Thank you for the show and please consider cutting back on the segues.