The National Podcast of Texas

By Texas Monthly

Hosted by Andy Langer, the National Podcast of Texas features weekly interviews with prominent Texas thinkers, leaders, and newsmakers.

  1. 1.
    #123 Paul Begala Wrote the Book on Defeating Donald Trump
    47:50
  2. 2.
    #122 Dr. Rebecca Fischer: "With Students Returning this Fall, Contact Tracing is Key"
    45:19
  3. 3.
    #121 Dr. Peter J. Hotez on How the Federal Government Failed Texas
    37:25
  4. 4.
    #120 Tavel Bristol-Joseph Wants the Culinary World to Have a Hard Conversation about Racism
    49:17
  5. 5.
    #119 Peniel Joseph on Black Power and the Struggle for America’s Soul
    43:12
  6. 6.
    #118 Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly Yearns for the Days We Argued About Reclining Seats
    42:54
  7. 7.
    #117 Congressman Michael C. Burgess on Balancing Public Health and the Economy
    39:16
  8. 8.
    #116 José Ralat Believes the Taco is Pandemic-Proof
    24:40
  1. 9.
    #115 Dr. Hana El Sahly on Remdesivir and How Little We Still Know About COVID-19 Itself
    26:32
  2. 10.
    #114 Mattress Mack Believes Houston Can Pull Together and Persevere. Again.
    25:42
  3. 11.
    #113 Yoga With Adriene in the Time of Quarantine
    34:00
  4. 12.
    #112 Boomtown Host Christian Wallace on a New Reckoning for Texas Oil
    40:30
  5. 13.
    #111 Dr. Peter J. Hotez on Why a COVID-19 Vaccine Might Not Be Enough
    39:40
  6. 14.
    #110 Tim Ferriss on Using Quarantine to Methodically Confront Your Fears and Desires
    39:22
  7. 15.
    #109 Chris Shepherd’s Dream is That There’s Actually Restaurants Left For Workers to Return to
    26:54
  8. 16.
    #108 Dan Rather Believes in the Good Sense of the American People
    30:41
  9. 17.
    #107 Austin Mayor Steve Adler: Why I Cancelled SXSW
    30:07
  10. 18.
    #106 Geneticist Spencer Wells on COVID-19 as “Evolution in Action"
    32:05
  11. 19.
    #105 Fox News Analyst Jehmu Greene On Her Plan to Swing “The Movable Middle” Towards the Left
    1:01:20
  12. 20.
    #104 Dr. Daina Ramey Berry on the Courageous and Complex Contributions of Black Women
    58:38
  13. 21.
    #103 Kate Murphy on the Lost Art of Listening
    57:55
  14. 22.
    #102 Michael Lind on Class Warfare and Why Populism Can’t Last
    49:13
  15. 23.
    #101 The Real Housewives of Dallas’ Stephanie Hollman and Brandi Redmond on Balancing Mental Health and Reality Television Stardom
    51:26
  16. 24.
    #100 The Defined Dish’s Alex Snodgrass and the Pursuit of a Healthier King Ranch Casserole
    36:54
  17. 25.
    #99 Thor in West Texas? Marvel Comics Phenom Donny Cates on His Plan to Relocate the God of Thunder
    55:22
  18. 26.
    #98 Turk Pipkin: “Christmas is What Holds Families Together Across the Generations”
    55:32
  19. 27.
    #97 Aarón Sánchez: “You Can Judge a Mexican Restaurant On Three Things: Tortillas, Margaritas, Guacamole.”
    55:56
  20. 28.
    #96 MJ Hegar: “Texans Have Very Sensitive BS Meters”
    56:56
  21. 29.
    #95 Texas Traditions’ Lee and Carrlyn Miller on the Tao of the Perfect Cowboy Boot
    56:34
  22. 30.
    #94 Ryan Holiday’s New Book About Achieving Stillness Is Not At All About Meditation
    1:02:56
  23. 31.
    The West Memphis 3’s Jason Baldwin Fights For The “Hopelessly Innocent” After 18 Years in Prison
    1:07:52
  24. 32.
    #92 Austin Mayor Steve Adler On The City’s Polarizing Debate Over Homelessness
    1:03:44
  25. 33.
    #91 The Texas Tribune’s Evan Smith Celebrates 10 Years of Nonprofit Journalism
    1:09:04
  26. 34.
    #90 United Tacos Of America’s Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece
    43:12
  27. 35.
    #89 Lara Prescott: “Literature Has Lost None Of Its Power To Change Hearts and Minds.”
    50:07
  28. 36.
    #88 Shawn Colvin: “Since I Was Five Years Old, Music Saved My Life, Over and Over”
    50:39
  29. 37.
    #87 Jackie Sherrill and Bonnie Bishop: Lessons From Football and the Music Business
    1:11:39
  30. 38.
    #86 Austin Kleon: "Scumbags and Lowlifes Can Create Beautiful Art”
    52:13
  31. 39.
    #85 Kimberly King Parsons: “Maybe We Call What I Do Queer Psychedelic Texas Fiction"
    49:49
  32. 40.
    #84 An Hour With Sen. Ted Cruz On Guns, Civility, Trump and Alex Jones
    1:00:41
  33. 41.
    #83 Janice Engel: “For Molly Ivins, Politics Was About Who’s Getting Screwed And Who’s Doing The Screwing”
    36:42
  34. 42.
    #82 Tanya Tucker: “You’re Gonna Love Me Or I’m Gonna Kick Your Ass”
    54:28
  35. 43.
    #81 Katherine Center: “I Don’t Want To Write Depressing Fiction”
    46:14
  36. 44.
    #80 Delbert McClinton: “I’ve Always Been a Fugitive From the Law Of Averages”
    45:49
  37. 45.
    #79 Chandler Baker: “Even With #MeToo, Speaking Out Can Be Risky”
    48:55
  38. 46.
    #78 Russell Gold: “Texas Has Become an Incredible Leader In Renewable Energy.”
    56:32
  39. 47.
    #77 Meredith Walker: “There’s a New Generation Unafraid to Fight For The Common Good”
    29:25
  40. 48.
    #76 Willie Nelson & Friends: Live From Luck Texas
    26:11
  41. 49.
    #75 Adrianne Palicki: “I Miss the Hell Out Of Friday Night Lights. But You Really Can’t Bring It Back.”
    50:54
  42. 50.
    #74 Lee Ann Womack: “Huge Country Music Success Didn’t Feed My Soul”
    35:58

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