072214bpr.mp3

  • John King — host of Inside Politicson CNN — talked about immigration, the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the Ukraine-Russia crisis, and why Massachusetts seems to produce so many presidential also-rans. (Starts at 1:00)
  • Mass. Education Secretary Matt Malone joined Jim and Margery for Ask the Secretary. Malone talked about a recent fundraiser he did which involved rappelling down the side of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Boston. (Starts at 27:30)
  • Harvard Business School historian Nancy Koehntalked about travel site AirBnb. Koehn is the author of Ernest Shackleton Exploring Leadership. (Starts at 1:01:49)
  • After Koehn left, Jim and Margery opened the lines to listeners to ask about Airbnb, Uber and the "shared economy" — are we getting used to using other people's stuff? (Starts at 1:26:22)
  • Lesley and David Solmonson talked about their new book, 12 Bottle BarThe two described only the essential 12 bottles needed to stock your bar. They also made a "Clipper" cocktail for Jim and Margery to try. (Starts at 1:36:28)