Craig Fahle / Deadline Detroit presents
The Craig Fahle show on Deadline Detroit
A mix of interviews and commentary, The Craig Fahle Show is a daily 30 minute podcast telling the important political, business, and cultural stories that matter to Detroit and Michigan. Hosted by Craig Fahle, an award winning journalist and talk show host who for years hosted his eponymous talk show on WDET, Detroit's Public Radio station.
May 6, 2021
What Are NFT's, and Why Are They So Popular?
Craig's guest is Bill Shea, reporter for . Bill has covered the business side of sports for many years, previously with Crain's Detroit Business, and now with The Athletic. Recently, his work has focused on the spiking interest in so called NFT's (non-fungible tokens) and how this new crypto currency based digital art and collectibles market is impacting sports, sports collectibles, the art world, and more. Fascinating stuff.
April 30, 2021
The Week That Was - 04/30/2021 - Biden's Speech To Congress, The Republican Response, Rudy G and the FBI, and our Schmuck Nominees!
Join Craig and his panel as they break down the big stories of the week, including President Biden's address to Congress, and the Republican response; Rudy Giuliani's visit from the FBI; fights over COVID relief funding and rules in Lansing; Bobby Ferguson's early release from Prison, and more. Don't forget, there will also be the nominees for "schmuck of the week"! Craig's panel this week includes Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit; attorney Todd Perkins; and political consultant and 910 AM host Adolph Mongo.
April 27, 2021
Michigan's Constitution Needs Some Updates...The Referendum Process is Broken
Craig's guest is longtime Michigan Capitol journalist John Lindstrom, former publisher of Gongwer News Service. They discuss Michigan's referendum law, and how it allows a small percentage of voters and oversized say on state policy, and how it sometimes circumvents the will of the voters.
April 26, 2021
A Conversation with Darci McConnell of the Grosse Pointe Park City Council
Craig's guest is Darci McConnell, longtime communications professional and journalist, who was appointed to the Grosse Pointe Park City Council in November of 2020. She is now seeking a full term on the council in this year's election. McConnell's appointment made history last year as she is the first African-American to ever hold a position on the Grosse Pointe Park City Council. The east side suburb has been in the news over the years for a number of reasons, including policing tactics, and it's sometimes contentious relationship with it's neighbor Detroit.
April 23, 2021
The Week That Was - 04/23/2021 - The Chauvin Verdict, Covid, Whitmer's Travels, Detroit Politics and Schmucks
Join Craig and his pundits of the round table as they break down the big stories of the week. This week, they discuss the aftermath of the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, and other recent cases of violence involving police; the ongoing fight against Covid -19, and the political fight that goes along with it; Detroit gets ready for a big election; and of course, nominees for "Schmuck of the Week." This week's expanded panel includes regular guests Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit, plus special guests: psychologist Lynn Walsh, PR consultant and civil rights activist Greg Bowens, plus lawyer Steve Fishman.
April 20, 2021
April is Stress Awareness Month - How to Cope in These Bizarre Times
Craig's guest is Dr. Charlie Bloom, Chief Medical Officer for Health Alliance Plan of Michigan. The two discuss the elevated stress levels many of us are feeling in the wake of the Pandemic, and strategies for recognizing and managing that stress.
April 16, 2021
The Week That Was 04/16/2021 - Guns, Cops, Covid, and Schmucks.
Craig and his panel will break down the big stories of the week, including the ongoing trial of Derek Chauvin, accused of murdering George Floyd; another police shooting in Minnesota has the community protesting; President Biden pledges to withdraw from Afghanistan after 20 years; COVID marches on in Michigan; and of course, nominees for "schmuck of the week." This week's panel includes regulars Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit, plus special guests, attorney Todd Perkins, and Wayne State Lecturer Saeed Khan!
April 15, 2021
Michigan Is Making Changes to Its Juvenile Justice System - What More Needs to Be Done?
Craig's guest is of the His organization has played a key role in advocating for some major changes to the Michigan juvenile justice system, such as the "Raise the age" bills, record expungement for juveniles, and improving conditions for those in youth facilities, especially after the . The two discuss all of that, and what work still needs to be done to ensure better outcomes for those in the juvenile system in Michigan.
April 14, 2021
Former U.S. Attorney Barb McQuade on the Chauvin Trial, Kwame Kilpatrick and More
Craig's guest today is Former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern district of Michigan, Barb McQuade. She currently serves as a Professor at the University of Michigan School of Law, and is a contributor for MSNBC. She also is a cohost of a new podcast, #Sisters In Law. On the show, they discuss the changes at the top of the Justice Department, the commutation of Kwame Kilpatrick, and the ongoing trial of Derek Chauvin, accused of murder in death of George Floyd.
April 9, 2021
The Week That Was - 04/09/2021 - Guns, Votes, and Schmucks.
Craig and his panel have a lively discussion on the big stories of the week, including: President Biden unveils plans to try and reduce gun violence; Senator Manchin shuts down any plans to weaken the filibuster; Michigan is again a hotspot for Covid infections; Rep. Matt Gaetz is still in trouble; and former house speaker John Boehner's new memoir looks like it might be a fun read. As always, the panelists will have their nominations for "schmuck of the week." Panelists this week include Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit, plus special guests Stephen Henderson of WDET, and former member of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission and former Co-chair of the Michigan GOP, Jeff Sakwa.