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Tune in weekly to Nick’s Far Middle Podcast. Episodes 1-14 walk through Nick’s thoughts on his book, The Leech, chapter by chapter. Hear his perspective on how the book came to be, expanded thoughts on key topics in the book, the interconnectivity of themes, and how many of the troubling trends in The Leech dominate life today.

Subsequent episodes of the Far Middle podcast will cover a range of timely and interesting topics spanning business, energy, sports, culture, politics, and policy. Each installment of the Far Middle podcast will offer the listener an entertaining stroll through a variety of subjects that Nick will tie together in a common theme at episode’s end. Never predictable, but always engaging, the Far Middle is a must-listen for those looking for straight talk in a world of facade.

Connections: Bernie to the Academia Monster to Freedom of Viewpoint

Connections: Bernie to the Academia Monster to Freedom of Viewpoint

Episode 18 of The Far Middle and the first day of fall 2021 arrive today. In this week’s episode, Nick ...
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Podcast #17 — Connections: Afghanistan to Swanky Doors to Culture Wars to American Pride

Podcast #17 — Connections: Afghanistan to Swanky Doors to Culture Wars to American Pride

In episode 17 of The Far Middle, Nick discusses America’s exit from Afghanistan, American credibility, and lack of leadership from ...
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Podcast #16 – Ode to James Burke’s Connections

Podcast #16 – Ode to James Burke’s Connections

In The Far Middle episode 16, Nick begins by reflecting on the BBC’s television series “Connections,” hosted by James Burke ...
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Podcast #15 – Connecting Dots: NFL Preseason Stinks, MLB Ruining Team Legacies and Energy Policy

Podcast #15 – Connecting Dots: NFL Preseason Stinks, MLB Ruining Team Legacies and Energy Policy

Episode 15 of The Far Middle marks the next phase of the podcast series as Nick moves on from episodes ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #14 – Author's Notes

The Far Middle Podcast #14 – Author’s Notes

This installment of The Far Middle marks a close to episodes previewing and covering The Leech chapter releases. In this ...
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The Far Middle Podcast  #13 - Epilogue

The Far Middle Podcast #13 – Epilogue

In this week’s The Far Middle episode, Nick dedicates this installment to The Leech’s epilogue. Nick discusses what he says ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #12 - Jeff Sachs

The Far Middle Podcast #12 – Jeff Sachs

Dr. Jeffrey Sachs is the focus of this week’s The Far Middle. While Nick notes his “begrudging admiration” for Sachs’ ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #11 - Bono

The Far Middle Podcast #11 – Bono

Nick, a decades-long fan of U2, discusses the group’s front man, Bono, in this week’s episode of The Far Middle ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #10: THE POPE

The Far Middle Podcast #10: THE POPE

Pope Francis is the focus of the 10th episode of The Far Middle. Nick asserts that the Catholic Church has ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #9: CITIES

The Far Middle Podcast #9: CITIES

Nick tackles the issues facing most American cities today in this installment of The Far Middle. “Today, in most major ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #8: PENSIONS

The Far Middle Podcast #8: PENSIONS

Public pension plans are the focus of this week’s The Far Middle podcast. Nick explains why public pension plans are ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #7: THE FED

The Far Middle Podcast #7: THE FED

In this episode of The Far Middle, Nick examines the critical role of the Federal Reserve and the epic power ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #6: STEM

The Far Middle Podcast #6: STEM

STEM education is the subject of this week’s The Far Middle episode. Right now, China has more universities ranked in ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #5: Academia

The Far Middle Podcast #5: Academia

"Academia is both a big issue as well as a personal one for me,” Nick explains in episode five of ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #4: Beyond Government

The Far Middle Podcast #4: Beyond Government

In this fourth episode of The Far Middle, Nick examines professions that have a proud history and play a vital ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #3: Big Government

The Far Middle Podcast #3: Big Government

In “The Far Middle” episode three, Nick discusses how the reach of government’s tentacles (a.k.a. the Deep State) are everywhere ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #2: Creators, Enablers, Servers, and Leeches

The Far Middle Podcast #2: Creators, Enablers, Servers, and Leeches

In this episode of “The Far Middle” podcast, Nick introduces the four different jobs and professions in society. On one ...
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The Far Middle Podcast #1: Introduction

The Far Middle Podcast #1: Introduction

In the first installment of the “Far Middle” podcast, Nick introduces the premise for the podcast series, and provides additional ...
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