In 1961, a photo of James Zwerg’s battered face went around the world after he was severely beaten when the Freedom Rides arrived in Montgomery, Alabama on their crusade to end segregation. This Civil Rights hero joins Jonathon Van Maren to tell his story.
Carol Everett is a former abortion provider who served as the director of four abortion clinics. She now works to expose the sham of “reproductive rights”–and joins Jonathon to explain how abortion salespeople use sex education to drum up business.
Lynn Johnston, a Canadian cartoonist, is best known for her newspaper comic strip For Better or For Worse. She was the first woman and first Canadian to win the National Cartoonist Society’s Reuben Award, and has been nominated for a Pulitzer. She joined Jonathon to discuss the world of cartooning, writing, and storytelling.
A hilarious writer who started off at age 12 with This Can’t Be Happening At McDonald Hall, Gordon Korman has since branched out to other genres, including his excellent and popular series’ Everest, Dive, and Island. Korman has written over 85 books and sold over 17 million copies. He joined Jonathon to discuss the life…
Acclaimed author Kit Pearson joins Jonathon Van Maren on The Bridgehead for the second installment in our Children’s Literature series. Author of novels like A Handful of Time, Awake and Dreaming, and The Sky is Falling, Pearson produces literature of a rare quality. In this interview, she explains how.
For the first in our Christmas season literature series, Jonathon Van Maren chats with award-winning Canadian author Jean Little on children’s literature, writing, and how her life translates into her writing.
Rev. Douglas Wilson joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss the state of free speech, the endgame of the Left, and the insanity of today’s campus culture.
Frank Schaeffer is a New York Times best-selling author–but in Christian circles, he is known as the son of the great theologian Francis Schaeffer. After his father died, Franky Schaeffer turned on the Christian Right and has spent much of his career since then repudiating what he once advocated. He joined me to discuss his…
Jonathon Van Maren interviews former CIA operative Matt Osborne, the Senior Vice President of Rescue Operations for Operation Underground Railroad. He describes what it’s like to go undercover to rescue trafficked children and put modern-day slavers behind bars. Check them out online here: ourrescue.org/
Jonathon chatted with Hyeonseo Lee, a North Korean defector and activist who now lives in South Korea, where she is a student. She escaped from North Korea, and later personally guided her family to freedom from the country through China and Laos.