Guest Interviews

Guest Interviews

GUSTAVO ARELLANO Longtime Leykis regular guest, Los Angeles Times reporter Gustavo Arellano, returns to talk about everything that's going on in our quarantined world right now as well as everything that's happened in his life since bolting from his previous gig as Editor of OC Weekly.

Visit Gustavo's website and sign up for his newsletter.

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FORMER BE FUNNY STAR NOW ON THE CORONAVIRUS FRONTLINE You may not know the name Abubakr Al Faouri, but longtime Leykis listeners remember a regular caller named "Baker", a longtime P1 and creator of the Be Funny classic, New Normal Nights. Our boy is now fulfilling a very different role: he finished medical school and he's now in the thick of the coronavirus fight in Passaic County, New Jersey. Learn about COVID-19 from one of our own!<--break->

Read about our hero in this story from NorthJersey.comTesting begins as cars line up at William Paterson University coronavirus testing site.

Drop Baker a line and say congrats on his graduation frrom medical school and thanks for all he's doing by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAMED PSYCHOLOGY PROFESSOR GIVES HIS ANALYSIS OF TRUMP Haven't you always wondered what a mental health expert would say about the personality of our president? Tom talks to Professor Dan McAdams about what makes Donald Trump tick!<--break->

Read this story about Professor McAdams' analysis.

Get a copy of the book and read Professor Dan McAdams amazing analysis of Donald J. Trump for yourself.

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WHAT DOES A SUPERSTAR SPORTSWRITER DO WITHOUT ANY SPORTS TO WRITE ABOUT?  Los Angeles Times sports columnist Arash Markazi worked for years to get his dream job: he's the Times's Page 3 sports columnist. And now, because of the coronavirus pandemic, he has no sports to write about! How does this top sportswriter deal?

 

THIS GROUP OF REPUBLICANS IS PUSHING TO OUST TRUMP Tom talks to Reed Galen, one of the founders of the Lincoln Project, a super PAC created by George Conway (husband of Kellyanne Conway), along with political strategists Steve Schmidt & John Weaver and media consultant Rick Wilson.

WARNING: this episode contains a discussion of politics. If you don't like politics, or if you just don't like Tom's political opinions, don't torture yourself. Just don't press the play button on this episode!

GEORGE CONWAY, OTHER REPUBLICANS DECLARE 'WE ARE REPUBLICANS,' ANNOUNCE LINCOLN PROJECT TO 'DEFEAT TRUMPISM'

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL WANTS TO DISSOLVE 42 MINOR LEAGUE TEAMS Why should we care? Ryan Keur, President of the Daytona Tortugas Florida State League baseball team tells us why. It's an issue that even got Senator Bernie Sanders to weigh in with the Commissioner of Baseball, Rob Manfred!

Read about why Senator Bernie Sanders cares about this issue.

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Ryan Keur, President of the Daytona Tortugas minor league baseball franchise

 

Senator Bernie Sanders

 

WHY IS PROSTITUTION STILL ILLEGAL? Or, for that matter, pornography or S&M or any other kind of sex work? And what's being done about it? Could legalizing these kinds of professions make society better or make women safer? Find out from Tom's guest, sex worker and activist Kaytlin Bailey, communications director of the organization Decriminalizing Sex Work. Hear about Robert Kraft, Jeffrey Epstein, and more!

The website for Decriminalizing Sex Work is www.dswork.org.

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RALPH NADER talks with Tom in this exclusive interview about what's wrong with politics and politicians today and what you could be doing about it. Many of you have asked us to talk more about politics. Click and hear this iconic guest! Find out if you agree or disagree!

Click here to visit Ralph Nader's own website.

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NOT AFRAID OF BURNING IN HELL Ron Reagan Jr. tells the story of how his 5-year-old commercial proclaiming his atheism appeared in a CNN Democratic debate and suddenly catapulted him to the top position in Google searches. Tom and Ron talk about atheism, separation of church and state, why Ron thinks Trump's actions in the Middle East constitute a "clusterfuck" and more!

Here's the New York Post's take on Ron Reagan's atheism commercial.

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Here's the commercial that caused all the fuss:

 

IS ANYONE WORTH $750K? That's what a North Carolina man was ordered to pay another man whose wife he "stole"! What does that say about marriage in the 21st Century? North Carolina attorney Ashley-Nicole Russell joins Tom to talk about the damage divorce can cause and how "collaborative divorce" can produce better results.

Here is the original story that started it all from the Washington Post.

Take a look at guest Ashley-Nicole Russell's book:

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