Who’s hosting: Georgetown University professor and MSNBC regular Neal Katyal, who was once acting solicitor general of the United States and has argued 50 cases at the Supreme Court.
What it’s about: Each week, Katyal breaks down a significant past Supreme Court case with a celebrity guest. The first season includes the likes of Katie Couric and John Mulaney.
Sample episode: Katyal and John Legend discuss the consequences of the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down key aspects of the Voting Rights Act in 2013.
Who’s hosting: Former New York Times public editor and Washington Post media writer Margaret Sullivan, currently a Duke professor and a columnist for Guardian US.
Sample episode: Sullivan talks to Carl Bernstein about how both of those events affected public perception of the media.
This article appears in the August 2023 issue of Washingtonian.