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This is Mooch FM, a brand new weekly podcast to debate and explore the top stories of the week, with the biggest names in media, business, politics and beyond. Your host is self-made entrepreneur Anthony ‘The Mooch’ Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capital and the prestigious SALT conference. He famously served as Donald Trump’s Communications Director for just 11 days before being unceremoniously sacked. Now a vocal critic of the President, he is also the author of four books.
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In this episode, Anthony is joined by Zachary Karabell, acclaimed historian, author, and former financial executive to share the story of legendary private investment firm Brown Brothers Harriman, and the role it played in America’s rise to global power. Hollie McKay is a foreign affairs expert and investigative journalist and joins Anthony to discuss her new book ‘Only Cry for the Living: Memos from Inside the ISIS Battlefield’ which gives a raw, on-the-ground journey chronicling the rise of ISIS in Iraq, exposing the group's vast impact - and how and why it sought to wage terror on civilians. Finally, Gavin Hewitt, writer, broadcaster, former BBC chief correspondent and European editor talks with Anthony about his time covering the Trump administration - and how much the former president was in control of the news agenda.Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/zacharykarabell https://twitter.com/holliesmckay https://twitter.com/gavinhewitt01 Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm  https://twitter.com/scaramucci  Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony is joined by Frank Figliuzzi, former assistant director of counterintelligence for the FBI; Yuri Shvets, former KGB major; and Craig Unger, bestselling author and former national security correspondent for Vanity Fair. Together, they take a deep dive into Russian infiltration into the United States, discussing Craig’s latest book ‘American Kompromat’ which shows how, “from Trump to Jeffrey Epstein, kompromat was used in operations far more sinister than the public could ever imagine;” address the unanswered question of whether Donald Trump was a Russian asset; and consider Putin’s recent decline, his potential successors - and what every American needs to know about him. Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/FrankFigliuzzi1 https://twitter.com/craigunger Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm  https://twitter.com/scaramucci  Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony talks with Felix Marquardt, author and columnist to discuss the genesis behind his latest book ‘The New Nomads: How the Migration Revolution is Making the World a Better Place’ which looks at why our view of migration needs to be re-evaluated.  Anthony is joined by No.1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva, to discuss his new thriller ‘The Cellist’ which features legendary spy Gabriel Allon, and explores the preeminent threats facing the West today - “the corrupting influence of dirty money wielded by a revanchist and reckless Russia.” Finally, Hugh Campbell is co-founder and managing partner of tech advisory and investment firm GP Bullhound, and joins Anthony to reminisce on his time at Goldman Sachs - and why great businesses are built in adversity. Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/Feleaks https://twitter.com/danielsilvabook ​​https://twitter.com/hugh_gpb Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm  https://twitter.com/scaramucci  Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony is joined by Edan Yago, co-founder of Sovryn, a decentralized bitcoin trading and lending platform, to discuss all things DeFi, why he dropped everything to focus on bitcoin - and how he is driven by the opportunity to create a new, open economic system that empowers individuals globally. Anthony talks with Vicky Pryce, renowned economist and business consultant, to get the latest on Brexit, the economic impact of Covid - and her latest book ‘Women Vs. Capitalism: Why We Can't Have It All in a Free Market Economy.’Finally, Dr Curly Moloney is chief executive and co-founder of The Cambridge Code and joins Anthony to reflect on where her fascination with brain function came from, and the importance of educating people about mental health. Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/EdanYago https://twitter.com/realVickyPryce Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm  https://twitter.com/scaramucci  Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony talks with Elie Honig, former federal and state prosecutor, and CNN senior legal analyst to discuss his new book, ‘’Hatchet Man: How Bill Barr Broke the Prosecutor's Code and Corrupted the Justice Department,’ which exposes William Barr as the most corrupt attorney general in modern U.S. history. Merryn Somerset Webb, editor-in-chief of MoneyWeek and columnist for the Financial Times, joins Anthony to discuss the recent crypto crackdown, the changing face of private equity - and the highlights of her 21 years as editor of the UK’s best-selling financial magazine. Finally, Anthony is joined by Lieutenant General Russel Honoré, a decorated 37-year army veteran, former Commander of Joint Task Force-Katrina, and leader of the U.S. Capitol Complex Security Review to draw on his in-the-trenches experience managing conflicts - and shares his no-nonsense approach to getting the job done by showing organizations how to successfully lead and execute a mission.Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/eliehonig https://twitter.com/MerrynSW https://twitter.com/ltgrusselhonore Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm  https://twitter.com/scaramucci  Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony is joined by Kate Fagan, Emmy award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author to talk about her latest book, 'All the Colors Came Out: A Father, a Daughter, and a Lifetime of Lessons' which details Kate’s changing relationship with her dad as he battled ALS  - and shares her coming out journey. Anthony talks with Skye Wallin, director of 'American Gadfly' - a documentary on the life and legacy of former US Senator Mike Gravel, to discuss how a group of teenagers convinced Mike to run for President aged 89 - and why he has been “underappreciated” in American history.  Finally, Philip Collins, British political journalist, bestselling author, and former chief speechwriter to Prime Minister Tony Blair, gives Anthony the latest from across the pond - and how we can all master the art of argument and persuasion.Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/katefagan3 https://twitter.com/SkyeWallin https://twitter.com/PhilipJCollins1 Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm  https://twitter.com/scaramucci  Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony is joined by Bill Bratton, former police commissioner for New York City and Boston, and chief of the Los Angeles Police Department to talk about the “defund the police” reform - and discuss his latest book, ‘The Profession: A Memoir of Community, Race and the Arc of Policing in America.’Anthony talks with Penny Richards, managing director of Aspen UK, to explore the role the institution plays in encouraging civic discourse - and reflects on her twenty year career covering warzones for the BBC.Finally, Andy Vesey is an award-winning energy executive, entrepreneur and investor and joins Anthony to examine the recent G7 discussions, and the vision for a net zero future. Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/CommissBratton https://twitter.com/PennyRichards1 https://twitter.com/Andy_Vesey Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm  https://twitter.com/scaramucci  Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this special episode, Anthony is joined by Vijay Boyapati, author of ‘The Bullish Case for Bitcoin.’ First published as a long-form article in 2018, it is one of the most-read and insightful pieces on Bitcoin - he has recently updated and expanded upon the ideas presented in the original article, and published it as a book. In this conversation, they explore the volatility of Bitcoin, and why some see it as an opportunity, discuss where people should start when looking to invest in cryptocurrencies - and give their view on whether Satoshi will ever rip off the mask. Follow our guest on Twitter:https://twitter.com/real_vijay Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm  https://twitter.com/scaramucci  Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode ‘special,’ Anthony is joined by Sandy Alderson, president of the New York Mets; Chelsea Janes, national baseball reporter for the Washington Post; and Steve Kettmann, author of several critically acclaimed baseball books - and most recently, editor of ‘Remember Who You Are: What Pedro Gomez Showed Us About Baseball and Life.’ In this in-depth conversation, guests delve into Steve’s new book, discussing Pedro’s phenomenal 35-year career covering more than 25 World Series and over 20 All-Star Games, and his great life philosophies; give their take on steroids and baseball - and whether any of the “juicers” from that era will make it into the Hall of Fame; explore the games Cuban legacy and what to expect as US-Cuba relations improve; and finally, Sandy gives Anthony the latest on Steve Cohen and the Mets. Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/MetsGM https://twitter.com/chelsea_janes https://twitter.com/SteveKettmann Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm  https://twitter.com/scaramucci  Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony is joined by Alayna Treene, congressional reporter at Axios to get the latest from Congress this week, and her take on how the Biden-Harris Administration is faring so far. Jeff Joseph is editorial director and publisher of Luckbox Magazine, and talks with Anthony about the many troubles facing Amazon - and how Luckbox will make you a wiser investor. Finally, Anthony talks with Matt Rees, award-winning author and head of the Editorial Unit at the European Investment Bank about the future of green finance, and what everyone can do to reduce their carbon footprint. Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/alaynatreene https://twitter.com/luckboxmag https://twitter.com/EIBMatt Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm  https://twitter.com/scaramucci  Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony talks with Susan Del Percio, Republican strategist and MSNBC political analyst, about the January 6 commission, the rise of China - and the future of the GOP. Jeffrey Max is chairman and chief executive of Agile Space Industries and joins Anthony to tell us more about the incredible technology created by Agile - and why they decided to secure funding from more modest investors, rather than the usual gaggle of billionaires. Finally, Anthony is joined by Jon Najarian, professional investor, market analyst and co-founder of Market Rebellion, to discuss his life philosophy, how he deals with failure - and all things investing. Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/DelPercioS https://twitter.com/JeffreyMax_ https://twitter.com/jonnajarian Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm https://twitter.com/scaramucci  Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony is joined by award-winning author and journalist Nina Burleigh, to discuss her new book ‘Virus: Vaccinations, the CDC and the Hijacking of America’s Response to the Pandemic,’ and what she’d say to the many people resisting the coronavirus vaccine.Walter Isaacson is a renowned author, journalist and professor and talks with Anthony about his new book, ‘The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race,’ his career as a biographer - and the common traits found in groundbreaking people. Finally, Tim Robinson, partner at Schillings and former major general in the British Army, illustrates how skills required in a war zone such as “action-oriented” leadership can be applied to the boardroom, and what steps we can take to deal with the impending threat of disinformation.  Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/ninaburleigh https://twitter.com/WalterIsaacson Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm https://twitter.com/scaramucci  Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony talks with Meltem Demirors, chief strategy officer at digital investment firm CoinShares, to review Elon Musk’s eventful week - and debate what the future holds for crypto. Eldra Jackson III is co-executive director of Inside Circle and joins Anthony to tell his story - and discuss the life-changing work of the non-profit, in helping empower system-impacted people to lead change from within. Finally, can soccer rival NFL and baseball in America? James Keston, owner of Orange County Soccer Club has a conversation with Anthony about innovation in sport, and the ways in which things might start to look different on the pitch. Follow our guests on Twitter:@Melt_Dem @Inside_Circle_ @orangecountysc Follow us:@moochfm@scaramucci Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony is joined by entrepreneur and philanthropist Michael Dorf to discuss the impact digital is having on human interaction - and his experience founding the iconic music venue, the Knitting Factory in the 80s. What does the future hold for the theatre? Anthony chats with Francis Hellyer, founder of London Theatre Direct, to explore the reopening of the industry and the role blockchain could play in its future. Finally, world-renowned business leader and serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk joins Anthony to talk all things NFT investing, and how best to deal with negativity on social media.Follow our guests on Twitter:@Michaeldorf @FrancisHellyer @garyvee Follow us:@moochfm@scaramucci Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony talks with Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding, award-winning epidemiologist and health economist about the current situation in India, and why it was so hard to raise the alarm bells on the Covid-19 pandemic. Peter McCormack, entrepreneur and host of the hit podcast ‘What Bitcoin Did’ gives Anthony his take on the recent volatility in the crypto markets - and all things Bitcoin and investing. Finally, Louise Linton, actress, producer and philanthropist joins Anthony to discuss her new film ‘Me, You, Madness’, how she juggled every aspect of the filmmaking process - and her important work with PETA and Social Compassion in Legislation. Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/DrEricDing https://twitter.com/PeterMcCormack https://twitter.com/LouiseLinton Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm https://twitter.com/scaramucci Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode and as the world reacts to Chauvin’s verdict, Anthony is joined by John Bresnahan, co-founder of Punchbowl News to get his thoughts on the trial - and what this means for the American people and its legal system.Simon Litter, entrepreneur, philanthropist and wine expert gives his take on what wine we should be drinking this spring, its ability to connect people, and together they discuss the work of the Inside Circle Foundation - a rehabilitation program for the currently incarcerated. Finally, William D. Cohan, former investment banker, business writer and bestselling author has a conversation with Anthony reflecting on Wall Street’s glory days, and they delve into his many books, the latest ‘Four Friends: Promising Lives Cut Short’ -  and what we can expect from him next.  Follow our guests on Twitter:@bresreports @Simonwines @WilliamCohan Follow us:@moochfm @scaramucci Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony talks with Scott Kitun, entrepreneur, investor and chief executive of Technori - Chicago’s largest and most diverse startup community, to get his take on the recent Coinbase IPO, and where the startup landscape is heading. Paul Tweed, international media lawyer and celebrity reputation manager joins Anthony to reflect on the recent passing of Prince Phillip, and explore the ongoing battle public figures have between privacy and press freedom. Finally, Ksenija Pavlovic McAteer, independent White House Correspondent, author and political scientist, discusses the rise of social media and cancel culture - and why America must continue to fight for its democracy. Follow our guests on Twitter:@kitun  @Paul_Tweed @ksenijapavlovic Follow us:@moochfm @scaramucci Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony is joined by Jeff Immelt, former chief executive of General Electric and venture partner at NEA, to talk about his new book ‘Hot Seat: What I Learned Leading a Great American Company’ - and why he was troubled by the lack of ideas and preparation when taking the reins from his predecessor Jack Welch. Caroline Casey is an award-winning activist, and joins Anthony to explain the stigma surrounding disability in the corporate world, and discuss the founding story of The Valuable 500 - a global initiative which calls on major corporations to put disability inclusion on the leadership agenda. Finally, Peter Dickson, entrepreneur, author and the UK’s most prolific voice-over artist, gives Anthony the inside track on what it's like to be the voice behind so many infamous shows and campaigns, and the latest Brexit developments across the pond. Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/JeffImmelt https://twitter.com/CarolineBinc https://twitter.com/peterdickson Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm https://twitter.com/scaramucci Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode, Anthony talks with Zerlina Maxwell, host of ‘Zerlina.’ on Peacock and author of ‘The End of White Politics’ to get her take on Lindsey Graham’s recent threat to use the talking filibuster rule to block voting rights legislation - and why 2020 was a “political awakening” for America. President Biden has vowed to take “common-sense steps” to crack down on firearms, Anthony examines the possible policy solutions to gun control with Richard Helppie, entrepreneur, policy expert and founder of ‘The Common Bridge’, an organisation that aims to ignore extremism and encourage smart discussions. Finally, what does Shakespeare have to do with a divided America? Anthony is joined by world renowned Shakespearean scholar James Shapiro to discuss his bestselling book ‘Shakespeare in a Divided America’, and why President Lincoln would not have been assassinated had it not been for Shakespeare. Follow our guests on Twitter:@ZerlinaMaxwell @RHCommonBridge Follow us:@moochfm @scaramucci Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
In this episode political commentator Steve Kettmann, editor of ‘Now What?: The Voters Have Spoken - Essays on Life After Trump’ gives Anthony his take on whether Trump has lost his relevancy, and how the Biden administration is faring so far. Dr. Peter A. Wish, psychologist and author of the bestseller ‘The Candidate’s 7 Deadly Sins’ examines what makes a good Presidential candidate - and who he’ll be looking out for in 2024. Finally, ‘CNN Tonight’ anchor Don Lemon talks about his new bestselling book ‘This Is The Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism’ which pairs current events with history, and anecdotes from his own life, to discuss race in America.Follow our guests on Twitter:https://twitter.com/SteveKettmann https://twitter.com/Politicalcoach1 https://twitter.com/donlemon Follow us:https://twitter.com/moochfm https://twitter.com/scaramucci Sign up for our newsletter at:www.mooch.fm Created & produced by Podcast Partners:www.podcastpartners.com 
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