• CD 40 – Dale Ahlquist on G.K. Chesterton

    CD 40 – Dale Ahlquist on G.K. Chesterton

    My guest is Dale Ahlquist who has made the study and promotion of the works and ideas of G.K. Chesterton his life’s work. We preview the upcoming Chesterton Society Conference, the growth of the Chesterton School network, as well as the status of the…

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  • CD 39 – Ferenc Horcher On Roger Scruton

    CD 39 – Ferenc Horcher On Roger Scruton

    Ferenc Hörcher comes to us from Budapest where he is a professor of political science and philosophy. He is the author most recently of Art and Politics in Roger Scruton’s Conservative Philosophy from Palgrave Macmillan. He is a leading scholar on th…

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  • CD 38 – John Herreid & Contemporary Catholic Art

    CD 38 – John Herreid & Contemporary Catholic Art

    John Herreid is editor of a new art compilation from Ignatius Press titled The Catholic Home Gallery: Eighteen Works of Art by Contemporary Catholic Artists. We discuss the dying world of good used bookstores, what makes authentic art, and how to DIY…

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  • CD 37 – Eduard Habsburg & The Habsburg Way

    CD 37 – Eduard Habsburg & The Habsburg Way

    My guest is His Imperial and Royal Highness, His Excellency Eduard Habsburg. He is Archduke of Austria and Ambassador of Hungary to The Holy See and the Sovereign Order of Malta. He is also a member of perhaps Europe’s most famous family. Plus, he is…

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  • CD 36 – Kathryn Wehr On Dorothy Sayers and ’The Man Born to Be King’

    CD 36 – Kathryn Wehr On Dorothy Sayers and ’The Man Born to Be King’

    Kathryn Wehr is editor of the new Wade Annotated Edition of The Man Born to be King by Dorothy L. Sayers, which is published by IVP. We discuss Sayers’s challenges in realizing her vision for the work, the secretary who tried to change it, and Sayers…

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  • CD 35 – Eric Twardzik & American Ivy Style

    CD 35 – Eric Twardzik & American Ivy Style

    Eric Twardzik is a regular in such publications as the Robb Report, WM Brown, and Drake’s online. His focus is men’s clothing and the drinks scene. We discuss classic American Ivy Style, its expressions in such places as Italy and Japan, Eric’s visit…

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  • CD 34 – Holly Ordway & Sharing the Gospel Through Literature

    CD 34 – Holly Ordway & Sharing the Gospel Through Literature

    Holly Ordway is the first returning guest on Cultural Debris. Holly and I discuss her most recent book Tales of Faith: A Guide to Sharing the Gospel Through Literature. Holly and I discuss the value of literature, receiving vs using stories, why read…

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  • CD 33 – Kevin Gutzman on The Jeffersonians

    CD 33 – Kevin Gutzman on The Jeffersonians

    Kevin Gutzman is Professor of History at Western Connecticut State University. He has published half a dozen books on Jefferson, Madison, and the Constitution. His latest book is The Jeffersonians. Cultural Debris Patreon – Support the podcast!   Cul…

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  • CD 32 – Raj Bhakta & (Very) Old Armagnac

    CD 32 – Raj Bhakta & (Very) Old Armagnac

    My guest is Raj Bhakta. Raj is a true practitioner of the art of cultural debris. From founding one of the first premium whiskey brands, Whistle Pig—based out of Vermont, of all places—to buying an actual college at auction, Raj is not one to limit h…

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  • CD 31 – Os Guinness & The Great Quest

    CD 31 – Os Guinness & The Great Quest

    My guest is Os Guinness, long a resident of the Washington, D.C. area, Guinness was born in China and educated at Oxford. He is a prolific author, most recently of The Great Quest and Zero Hour America, both from IVP.  In our conversation we discuss …

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