Nick Eicher

The World and Everything in It — November 11, 2019

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Good morning! Can a state prosecute illegal immigrants who use stolen Social Security numbers to get a job? A straightforward question with no simple answer. SCHMIDT: Respondents were convicted because they stole other people’s personal information with intent to defraud. But in respondents’ view, these state criminal laws that govern everybody else do not...

Monday Moneybeat: Wall Street records

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming next on The World and Everything in It, the Monday Moneybeat. NICK EICHER, HOST: The stock market last week set a slew of new records: The Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index is on its longest weekly winning streak in two years, five weeks in a row, and along with the Nasdaq, set...

Kicker: Faith and football

NICK EICHER, HOST: Faith and sports can bring out the best in us, and on Friday, a remarkable moment went viral online.  It happened during a high school football game in Texas, at Sherman High School.  Sherman’s team captain Gage Smith grabbed the shoulder of opposing player and star running back Ty Jordan at the 40...

The World and Everything in It — November 8, 2019

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Good morning! Darwinian evolution had a formidable foe in Phillip Johnson, a lawyer who read all the books and poked gaping holes in their logic. He died this week and today we remember him. JOHNSON: I like to think of myself as the reader for whom all those books were intended and I’m...

Culture Friday: An intelligent design pioneer

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: It’s Friday, November 8th, 2019.  Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Megan Basham. MARY REICHARD, HOST: I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher.  We’ll add a fourth voice in just a moment, that of John Stonestreet, who’s back from a...

Kicker: Paying for parking tickets with PB&J

NICK EICHER, HOST: Here’s some news that might help you get out of a jam … especially if you have some jam or some jelly, and you’ll get my meaning in a minute. At the University of Alaska, officials there have an innovative program for satisfying parking tickets. You can pay cash, check, credit card...

Listener Feedback

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Today is Friday, November 8th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Megan Basham. NICK EICHER, HOST: I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. It’s time now for your listener feedback! EICHER: Alright, let’s jump right in with a few corrections.  I’ll start with...

The World and Everything in It — November 7, 2019

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Good morning! Television content for kids has more and more profanity and violence in it and the T-V ratings stay the same.  But that’s exactly the way Hollywood likes it. WINTERS: What we’ve learned is that of the 24 members of the oversight monitoring board, 19 are from the television industry. NICK EICHER,...

Kicker: Pumpkin spice Spam

NICK EICHER, HOST: So you’re probably looking forward to turkey and dressing, you know, the traditional Thanksgiving meal, some Pumpkin pie at the end.  But how about a little Pumpkin-spice Spam with it? That’s got Spam in it … I don’t like Spam! Graham Chapman of the Monty Python troupe would be stunned to know this...

The World and Everything in It — November 6, 2019

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Good morning! The U.S. Commission on Religious Freedom helps safeguard this liberty around the world. But it’s at risk for change that could threaten its mission. NICK EICHER, HOST: That’s ahead on Washington Wednesday. Also today, World Tour and The Olasky Interview. Today a conversation on the nature of evil in the world. PECKHAM: The...