On the October 19th episode of The Rachel Maddow Show, Rachel interviewed former Bush communications chief and senior advisor to the McCain campaign in 2008 Nicolle Wallace. Her new book is a novel of political intrigue that surrounds the first female President of the United States of America.
This post is just plain fun for me. I’ve long been an observer of the Church of the Subgenius and their surreal performance art. On the October 1st episode of The Rachel Maddow Show, Rachel did a piece comparing the gubernatorial candidacy of Carl Paladino in New York to the stencil campaigns of Subgenius art and Shepard Fairey pieces in the 1990s. The classic first sacred book of the Church is now available in ebook format. Every Kindle and Nook needs a little slack, dear friends.
On the September 21st episode of The Rachel Maddow Show, history professor and author Nathaniel Frank appeared to discuss the the congressional vote on the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. His book is a full-length treatment of the policy, discussing its history and effects on the current military.
On September 15th The Rachel Maddow Show was an extra long edition for coverage of some primary election results. In a piece on Delaware’s primary victory by Christine O’Donnell, she spoke with senior writer for the Philadelphia Daily News, Will Bunch. His newest book is an examination of the current far right in American politics.
On the September 9 episode of The Rachel Maddow Show, New York Times columnist Gail Collins appeared to talk about the rising prominence of fringe thinking in modern American political discourse. Her most recent book is an examination of the last 50 years of feminism and how the role of women in public life has changed over that time.
On the June 23rd episode of the Rachel Maddow Show, Rachel interviewed Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington, the journalists behind the award-winning documentary Restrepo about the war in Afghanistan. In addition to the documentary, Junger has recently published a book about the same time he spent in Afghanistan as that of the documentary.