"...through a combination of smart storytelling and Lewis's wry presenting style, it's accessible and entertaining." -- The Financial Times
“…it’s snappy and smart, with Lewis powering the whole thing with dry wit and common sense.” --The Guardian
About the show
Journalist and bestselling author Michael Lewis (Liar's Poker, Moneyball) takes a searing look at what’s happened to fairness. It feels like there's less of it every day—whether it comes to lending practices, college admissions, professional sports, or psychological well-being. Who are the people trying to level the playing field, and are they making an impact? Lewis interviews referees (Season 1) and coaches (Season 2) from many walks of life, bringing his trademark insight and wry humor to their stories of (in)equality today.Sign up for email updates on Against the Rules and other shows from Pushkin Industries at pushkin.fm.iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
Michael Lewis has published many New York Times bestselling books including The Fifth Risk, Flash Boys , and The Big Short. Movie versions of The Blind Side, Moneyball, and The Big Short were all nominated for Academy Awards. He grew up in New Orleans and remains deeply interested and involved in the city but now lives in Berkeley, California with his wife, Tabitha Soren, and their three children. Against the Rules is his first podcast.