Ricochet is a series of Conservative podcasts. Ricochet #200 at the Town and Gown Ballroom at the University of Southern California – 1/26/2014
Pat Sajak, Jonah Goldberg, Dennis Prager, and Andrew Klavan will be some of James Lileks, Peter Robinson, and Rob Long guests. Ricochet will celebrate with a few of their favorite guests in front of a live audience!!
Rob Long Bio: Hollywood writer and producer, started his career as a screenwriter for the TV show “Cheers.” You can find his musings on National Review, Newsweek International, and the Los Angeles Times. Rob’s weekly commentary “Martini Shot” is broadcast on L.A.’s KCRW and can be found on iTunes. Rob is editor-in-chief of Ricochet.
James Lileks Bio: Columnist / Online Editor / Blogger at Star Tribune
Peter Robinson Bio: Former Reagan speechwriter, wrote the historic Berlin Wall address in which President Reagan urged Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down this wall!” Peter Robinson is now a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and hosts the interview program “Uncommon Knowledge.” Peter is editor-in-chief of Ricochet.
Dave Carter Bio: He is a cross country truck driver, retired military veteran, former private detective, and radio show host. As a Security Forces member and Senior Historian in the US Air Force, he deployed throughout Asia, Europe & the Middle East. Author of over 40 volumes of Air Force histories, he also accompanied aircrews on combat missions in order to record combat events from a participant’s perspective. His military awards and decorations include, but are not limited to, the Air Force Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Force Achievment Medal, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award With Valor, and Expert Marksman with Rifle and Pistol. Weapons qualifications include the M-60 machine gun, M-203 grenade launcher, Light Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW Rocket), M-16 rifle, .38 cal. and 9mm pistols, plus sundry grenades and mines. Dave spends his time these days observing the country he defended from the relative comfort of an 18 wheeler.