Against the Rules Podcast with Michael Lewis

Latest Episodes

Against the Rules Presents: Cautionary Tales

November 15, 2019
A new show from Pushkin Industries: Cautionary Tales. We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons,...

Bonus Live Episode: Michael Lewis and Malcolm Gladwell

May 21, 2019
Around the launch of Against the Rules, Michael spoke with his friend and co-producer, the author Malcolm Gladwell, at the 92Y in New...

The Magic Shoebox

May 14, 2019
Where is a millisecond worth a million dollars? The New York Stock Exchange.

About The Show

Journalist and bestselling author Michael Lewis (Liar's Poker, Moneyball) takes a searing look at what’s happened to fairness—in financial markets, newsrooms, basketball games, courts of law, and much more. And he asks what’s happening to a world where everyone loves to hate the referee.

More Episodes

Against the Rules Presents: Cautionary Tales

November 15, 2019
A new show from Pushkin Industries: Cautionary Tales. We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons,...

Bonus Live Episode: Michael Lewis and Malcolm Gladwell

May 21, 2019
Around the launch of Against the Rules, Michael spoke with his friend and co-producer, the author Malcolm Gladwell, at the 92Y in New...

The Magic Shoebox

May 14, 2019
Where is a millisecond worth a million dollars? The New York Stock Exchange.

Baby Judge School

May 7, 2019
Judges now want us to know they’re human. But maybe we’d be better off if we didn’t know.

The Neutral

April 30, 2019
What kind of person makes a neutral referee? It’s not the kind of person you think.

The Hand of Leonardo

April 23, 2019
The authenticator ref absolves everyone of blame. And sometimes generates money out of thin air.