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Against the Rules with Michael Lewis

Journalist and bestselling author Michael Lewis (Liar's Poker, Moneyball) takes a searing look at what’s happened to fairness—in financial markets, newsrooms, basketball games, courts of law, and much more. And he asks what’s happening to a world where everyone loves to hate the referee.

Episodes

Podcast: Against the Rules with Michael Lewis: The Hand of Leonardo

The authenticator ref absolves everyone of blame. And sometimes generates money out of thin air.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jul 21 at 12:19 AM - 1 comment

Podcast: Against the Rules with Michael Lewis: The Alex Kogan Experience

Everyone hates grammar and ethics cops. Until they need one.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jul 10 at 9:26 PM - 2 comments

Podcast: Against the Rules with Michael Lewis: The Seven Minute Rule

The government protects us from some dangerous products, but not from others that, over time, ruin countless lives.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jun 24 at 11:04 PM - 1 comment

Podcast: Against the Rules with Michael Lewis: Ref, You Suck!

Rage at referees is all the rage in professional sports. Michael Lewis visits a replay center that's trying to do the impossible: adjudicate fairness.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jun 18 at 8:01 AM - 2 comments