Media Coverage & Events

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New York Review of Books (review)

Los Angeles Review of Books (review)

The New Republic (review)

Contemporary Sociology (review)


June 11 — Featured guest on Brad Friedman’s syndicated KPFK radio show. [Listen.]

June 8 — Instagram Live with journalist Jesse Mechanic (no relation)

June 7 — Video chat with The Giving Review, Part 1 & Part II

June 3 — Cover story/excerpt in Monterey County Weekly.

May 31 — Interview with FrankNews: “The Poor Subsidize the Giving of the Rich

May 21 — Guest on “Stand Up! With Pete Dominick” podcast. (My segment starts ~29 min.)

May 19 — “The Sit-Down,” with DJ Sixsmith, for CBS Local.

May 18 — Featured guest on weekly podcast “Back to School with Maz Jobrani,” hosted by comedian extraordinaire and “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me” guest host Maz Jobrani.

May 13 — Review/interview & book excerpt in Red Canary Magazine.

May 13 — “It’s the Economy,” with host Claudia Cragg, on KGNU-FM Community Radio (Denver/Boulder, Colorado).

May 6 — Guest on syndicated radio program The Rick Ungar Show, in which we talk about the gutting of the IRS’s ability to pursue wealthy tax cheats.

May 5 — Profile in Oakland’s weekly East Bay Express

May 3 — Featured guest for “On Point” with Megna Chakrabarti. This syndicated radio program, from Boston’s WBUR, airs on hundreds of NPR stations.

April 29 — Featured guest on “Background Briefing with Ian Masters,” KPFK-FM (Los Angeles)

April 28 — New York Times review!

April 27 — “Late Mornings with Jeff Schechtman” on KVON radio (Napa, California).

April 27 — Featured guest on The Majority Report” with Sam Seder.

April 22 — Mike talks Jackpot with Dashka Slater, author of nonfiction best-seller The 57 Bus, via A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland, California.

April 20 — A write-up in The Daily Beast from Lewis Beale.

April 20 — Live chat with #1 bestselling author and veteran DC political reporter David Corn via Labyrinth Books (Princeton, NJ).

April 19 — Featured guest on “Get Up!” with host Michael Causey, WOWD-FM (Takoma Park, Maryland)

April 14 — Featured guest on The Mother Jones Podcast, hosted by Jamilah King.

April 14 — Interview in Good Times Santa Cruz, and a shout-out in the editor’s column.

April 13 — Yahoo Finance TV, my first ever TV appearance! (I’ll get the hang of it.)

April 13 — SF Chronicle‘s “It’s All Political” podcast, with host Joe Garofoli.

April 12 — Review from Michael Millenson, former Chicago Tribune investigative reporter.

April 9 — Jackpot appears in Esquire‘s “The 20 Best Books of Spring 2021” and “The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2021 (So Far)

April 7 — Author profile in Town Topics (Princeton, NJ)

April 7 — “Oakland Writes” arts editor’s column in the East Bay Express.

April 4 — The Atlantic runs an excerpt that ranks among its reader’s favorite stories.

March 2 — Town & Country magazine’s “The 42 Must-Read Books of Spring 2021

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