Episode 72 After six seasons in the major leagues, Brad Thompson transitioned into television and radio broadcasting. He works as a color analyst for St. Louis Cardinals games for Bally Sports Midwest and is the co-host of The Fast Lane on 101 ESPN in St. Louis. Thompson was a member of the 2006 World Series champion Cardinals team, and played with Matt Holliday briefly in 2009. The two have remained friends ever since and Matt appears as a frequent guest on Thompson's radio show. He joins Matt and Leslee on Table Forty to talk about his career on and off the field, including stories of his Cardinals playing days and lessons he's learned about life and leadership along the way. Table Forty is part of the Sports Spectrum Podcast Network. -- If you enjoyed this conversation, we know you'll enjoy these as well: — Skip and Lindsey Schumaker – MLB Couple — Cardinals 3B Nolan Arenado & Wife Laura — Cardinals Manager Mike Shildt & Wife Michelle
The Book Club: Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler with Brad Thompson
The Book Club
George Orwell and Aldous Huxley warned of the evils of communism in the pages of 1984 and Brave New World; however, Arthur Koestler’s Darkness at Noon is a lesser-known but impactful novel that describes the horrors of the Stalinist USSR. Michael Knowles and Brad Thompson take you through this powerful literary work.In our fast-paced world, it’s tough to make reading a priority. At Thinkr.org, read or listen to hundreds of titles in a matter of minutes: start your free trial today at Thinkr.org.
Brad Thompson | Perspectives on Pursuing an Intellectual Career
Ayn Rand Institute Live!
As a professional intellectual or an “intellectual professional,” there is a wide variety of possible avenues for advancing Objectivism in your professional work. In this session, Brad Thompson talks about his work and career.C. Bradley Thompson teaches Political Philosophy at Clemson University and is the Executive Director of the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism. He received his Ph.D at Brown University, and he has been a visiting scholar at Princeton and Harvard universities and at the University of London.Professor Thompson has published five books, including: "America's Revolutionary Mind: A Moral History of the American Revolution and the Declaration that Defined It"; the award-winning "John Adams and the Spirit of Liberty"; "Neoconservatism: An Obituary for an Idea"; "The Revolutionary Writings of John Adams"; and "Antislavery Political Writings, 1833-1860: A Reader".
Successful Biotech Entrepreneur and Science Explainer-in-Chief with Brad Thompson, Ph.D.
When Science Speaks
As a PhD scientist and inventor, Brad has an extraordinary ability to effectively translate complex scientific topics into engaging language accessible to general audiences. On this week's episode we discuss: How Brad developed this unusual dual ability and how his experience with the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) sharpened his science "explainer" skills. How Brad uses that “translator” skill in his role as CEO and as an investor Why it's so challenging for many scientists to distill and clearly communicate their research in ways that resonate with non-experts What advice Brad has for listeners who want to sharpen their communication skills Brad's longstanding leadership in the biotech space for more than 30 years and his perspectives on how the industry has evolved since the early days when he was starting out in the industry What advice Brad has for listeners who may be conducting research in an academic setting right now but are interested in a career in biotech How can scientists, experts, and others who want to set the record straight can counter the flood of falsehood and deception around COVID If you could give one piece of advice to his younger self starting out in his career after getting the PhD, what would it be
Brad Thompson in Conversation with Camp Leaders from Across the US
In this week's episode of Faithfully Memphis, Brad Thompson, Executive Director of St. Columba Episcopal Retreat and Conference Center in Memphis, TN is joined by a robust panel of camp leaders from across the United States for a discussion of the role camps and outdoor experiences play in the lives of campers and youth staff. Learn how COVID has changed how camps will operate this summer! Brad is joined by: Matthew Arehart of Mud Camp and Camp Able at St. Columba: saintcolumbamemphis.org Marty Beck of Paradise Point Camp in Boise, Idaho: www.paradisepointcamp.org Julia Connelly of Camp Wright in Maryland: campwright.com Jimmy Haden of Camp Kanuga in Hendersonville, NC: campkanuga.org Joanne Kovac-Roberts of St. Crispin's Conference Center + Camp in Wewoka, OK: stcrispins.org Eleanor Reeves of Camp Beckwith in Fairhope, AL: BeckwithAL.com Featured Music: "Higher Ground" by Stevie Wonder "They Will Know We Are Christians" "Your Love Is Amazing"
Best Podcast in Baseball 9.05: Pujols 'magic,' pitching inside, and more with former Cardinals reliever Brad Thompson
Best Podcast in Baseball
Former Cardinals reliever and current broadcaster Brad Thompson joins the Best Podcast in Baseball to talk about what he was thinking on the mound in 2009 as he faced the New York Mets captain David Wright after two of his teammates had been hit with pitches. The art of pitching inside and the gray area of sending a message is where this brand new episode of the Best Podcast in Baseball begins. Thompson and St. Louis Post-Dispatch baseball writer Derrick Goold also discuss some reasons for all of the bruises in baseball this season, and of course they touch on whether Albert Pujols, about to be released by the Angels, is fit for a reunion with the Cardinals. Thompson tells tales of being on the team when Pujols as at his peak. The 2021 Cardinals finding their footing and what they're missing is also explored. The Best Podcast in Baseball, sponsored by Closets by Design of St. Louis, is a production of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, StlToday.com, and Derrick Goold.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Welcome to Cat’s Track Episode 133, with guest Dr. Brad Thompson. Subscribe to Cat's Track to make sure you never miss an interview: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFIl... Dr. Thompson is an experienced biotechnology company founder and company executive, currently CEO at Kickshaw Ventures Ltd., Wyvern Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Avamab Pharma Inc. He has served as Chairman, Director and Audit Committee member on a number of public company (NASDAQ, TSX, CDNX) boards of directors, and private company boards and industry groups (including Chairman and Chairman Emeritus of BIOTECanada). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.
Ep. 23 - Brad Thompson on the Philosophy of the Founding
Salon of the Refused
Rob Tracinski talks with Brad Thompson, author of America's Revolutionary Mind, about the philosophical ideas behind the founding of America. The conversation includes: the Declaration of Independence as an ideological road map to the founding of America, the Enlightenment religion of the founders, the meaning of equality, America's moral awakening on slavery, the actual "beau ideal" of communism, and the rise of illiberal conservatives and the "Bronze Age Pervert." For more commentary and analysis, visit The Tracinski Letter at www.TracinskiLetter.com. Support us at patreon.com/SalonoftheRefused.