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Against the Rules with Michael Lewis

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Rank #35 in Society & Culture category

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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.

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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.

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Brilliant

By ssheiner1 - Jun 07 2019
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Thought provoking, entertaining and memorable. A must listen.

Brilliant

By ssheiner1 - Jun 07 2019
Read more
Thought provoking, entertaining and memorable. A must listen.

iTunes Ratings

4694 Ratings
Average Ratings
3490
456
281
225
242

Brilliant

By ssheiner1 - Jun 07 2019
Read more
Thought provoking, entertaining and memorable. A must listen.

Brilliant

By ssheiner1 - Jun 07 2019
Read more
Thought provoking, entertaining and memorable. A must listen.
Cover image of Against the Rules with Michael Lewis

Against the Rules with Michael Lewis

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #35 in Society & Culture category

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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.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: Introducing Against the Rules with Michael Lewis

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Get ready for the launch of Michael Lewis's first podcast, where he takes listeners from student-loan call centers to the courts of Uzbekistan to the new trading hubs of Wall Street (in New Jersey).  What happens when fairness can't be enforced?
Mar 22 2019
2 mins
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Rank #2: Ref, You Suck!

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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.
Apr 02 2019
40 mins
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Rank #3: The Seven Minute Rule

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The government protects us from some dangerous products, but not from others that, over time, ruin countless lives.

Michael has started a Go Fund Me campaign to help Katie finally be free of her student loan burden. If you would like to contribute, visit Katie's Go Fund Me.
Apr 09 2019
49 mins
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Rank #4: The Alex Kogan Experience

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Everyone hates grammar and ethics cops. Until they need one.
Apr 16 2019
45 mins
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Rank #5: The Hand of Leonardo

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The authenticator ref absolves everyone of blame. And sometimes generates money out of thin air.
Apr 23 2019
46 mins
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Rank #6: The Neutral

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What kind of person makes a neutral referee? It’s not the kind of person you think.
Apr 30 2019
42 mins
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Rank #7: Baby Judge School

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Judges now want us to know they’re human. But maybe we’d be better off if we didn’t know.
May 07 2019
43 mins
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Rank #8: The Magic Shoebox

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Where is a millisecond worth a million dollars? The New York Stock Exchange.
May 14 2019
57 mins
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Rank #9: Bonus Live Episode: Michael Lewis and Malcolm Gladwell

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Around the launch of Against the Rules, Michael spoke with his friend and co-producer, the author Malcolm Gladwell, at the 92Y in New York. Hear them talk about podcasting, referees, and the magic of “conversational delight.”
May 21 2019
57 mins
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