Guest List: June 12, 2015

The Interview: 

Ed Begley, Jr. is an actor and environmentalist. He and his family star in the web series “On Begley Street,” which chronicles the process behind the building of their new house – “North America’s greenest, most sustainable home.” He received six Emmy awards nomination for his role as Dr. Victor Ehrlich on the show St. Elsewhere.

Twitter: @edbegleyjr


The Panel:

Ron Christie is a columnist for The Daily Beast and former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush for domestic policy. He is founder and President of Christie Strategies LLC of Christie Strategies, an independent media and political strategy firm. His latest article is “The Iraq Question Democrats Don’t Want the Media to Ask.”

Twitter: @Ron_Christie


Alexis Goldstein is Communications Director for The Other 98% and an organizer with The Debt Collective. She is also a contributing writer to’s Bull Market blog, where here latest post is “Student Debt Horror Story? This Consumer Agency Wants to Know.”

Twitter: @alexisgoldstein


Mike Pesca is the host of Slate’s podcast “The Gist.” He is a frequent contributor to PBS’s Newshour and also appears on CNN and MSNBC. Before joining Slate, he was a national correspondent for NPR, where he worked for nearly a decade covering a range of topics from sports and pop culture to politics and economics.

Twitter: @pescami


Mid-Show Interview: 

Jeff Ross is a stand-up comedian whose special, "Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals" airs June 13th on Comedy Central. Known as the “Roastmaster General,” Ross has produced and presided over several celebrity roasts – including the recent roast of Justin Bieber. He'll be performing at Amos Southend in Charlotte, NC on June 17th.

Twitter: @realjeffreyross


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