Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Journalist George Packer discussed his latest book, Our Man: Richard Holbrook and the End of the American Century.
  • Emily Rooney joined the show for her famous list of fixations and fulminations.
  • Corby Kummer broke down why we become snack maniacs at work.
  • Shirley Leung, business columnist at the Boston Globe, discussed the status of sports betting in Massachusetts.
  • Tech writer, blogger and podcaster Andy Ihnatko discussed after the news that YouTube has stopped conservative pundit Steven Crowder from running ads on his channel after a tweet thread from Vox host Carlos Maza showed instances of Crowder using homophobic language.
  • Susan Solomont, author of Lost and Found In Spain: Tales of An Ambassador's Wife, and her husband Alan Solomont, former U.S. Ambassador to Spain under Barack Obama, joined us for the weekly news quiz.