Episode 65: Conner Habib



Conner Habib has performed in nearly 200 gay adult films. But he also founded a punk rock record label, studied organismic and evolutionary biology and creative writing in graduate school, taught college English courses, worked as a sex workers’ rights activist, and published essays in dozens of print and online publications, including The Stranger, Vice, Salon, and Slate. He hosts the web series Against Everyone with Conner Habib, featuring lectures and conversations about sex, the occult, and philosophy.
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Episode 62: Emily Horowitz



Emily Horowitz is a professor of sociology and criminal justice at St. Francis College (Brooklyn, NY). She also directs the Institute for Peace and Justice, and founded and co-directs the post-prison college program. She is the author of Protecting Our Kids? How Sex Offender Laws Are Failing Us.
For full show notes, go to: thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/62


Episode 60: Kevin Williamson



Kevin Williamson is an author and journalist who was fired from his position at The Atlantic shortly after his hiring. According to the magazine’s editor, Williamson was let go because language he had used in the past was “callous and violent” and “runs contrary to The Atlantic’s tradition of respectful, well-reasoned debate, and to the values of our workplace.” Williamson was previously deputy managing editor and roving correspondent for National Review.
For full show notes, go to: thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/60


Episode 57: Renegade University Live from New Orleans



Renegade University continued the revolution in higher education in New Orleans earlier this month. Brett Veinotte of the School Sucks Project helps me host a live podcast at the end of our third weekend. Big ideas and great people are such a wonderful mix, I can’t wait for the next one.
For full show notes, go to: thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/57


Episode 56: Shayne Lee



Shayne Lee is a professor of sociology at the University of Houston and the author of four books: Tyler Perry’s America: Inside His Films; Erotic Revolutionaries: Black Women, Sexuality and Popular Culture; Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace; and T.D. Jakes: America’s New Preacher. He has appeared as a guest on CNN, ABC, and Fox, while also providing commentary in the New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Atlantic, Huffington Post, U.S.A. Today, CNN.com, Christian Science Monitor, and numerous other periodicals.
For full show notes, go to: thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/56