The Craig Fahle show on Deadline Detroit

The Craig Fahle show on Deadline Detroit

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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 sho…


The Week That Was - I Guess We Are Really Doing This.
Dec 13 • 40 min
Craig is joined by regular co-hosts Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit, and by special guest, attorney Todd Perkins to discuss the week’s bit stories. Impeachment, Time’s “Person of the Year”, brexit, and even 140 year old fr…
Impeachment…its ugly, but can we afford not to?
Dec 12 • 24 min
Today, Craig has some thoughts on the impeachment proceedings.
The Week That Was: Impeachment, Kid Rock, And Other Big Fun.
Dec 6 • 42 min
Craig is joined by regular contributors Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel to discuss the big stories of the week. Impeachment, Kid Rock’s break up with his hometown, the notorious fatberg from Macomb County, and more.
A Wide Ranging Conversation with Coleman Young II
Dec 5 • 30 min
Craig’s guest is former Michigan Legislator and Detroit Mayoral Candidate Coleman Young II. They discuss everything from blight to gerrymandering, to housing and inclusion.
Our Continued Fascination With Jimmy Hoffa: Steve Garagiola Talks About Season Four of the “Shattered” Podcast
Dec 3 • 28 min
WDIV’s Steve Garagiola joins Craig to discuss the newest season of their podcast “Shattered”. Season four focuses on the life, legacy, and the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa. His disappearance in 1975 has captured our attention for decades…
The “Football Follies” - Is There Any Other Name for What We Have In Michigan Right Now?
Dec 2 • 24 min
Craig is joined by regular Monday football friend Pat Batcheller of WDET to discuss the sad state of affairs for the Wolverine, Lions and Spartans…but also to talk about the bit of good news that does exist for our gridiron heroes.
“Sins of Detroit” - George Hunter of the Detroit News Talks About His New Crime Podcast
Nov 25 • 26 min
Craig is joined by George Hunter, longtime Detroit News crime reporter, about his new podcast “Sins of Detroit.” Season one focuses on people who were wrongfully convicted in Detroit, and explores the roots on why it happens more often than we…
The Week That Was: Everybody Is In On It Edition
Nov 22 • 32 min
Craig is joined by Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit, along with defense attorney Steve Fishman to break down the news of the week. Not surprisingly, the impeachment proceedings are front and center. Other topics inclu…
A Big Boost For Indigent Defense in Wayne County - Neighborhood Defender Service Opens Their Detroit Office
Nov 21 • 25 min
Craig sits down with Chantá Parker of Neighborhood Defender Service and James Heath, Corp Counsel for Wayne County to discuss a new partnership between the County and NDS that loo…
Cool People Doing Cool Things: A conversation with photojournalist Kenny Karpov.
Nov 20 • 28 min
Craig is joined by Photographer and storyteller Kenny Karpov to discuss his upcoming exhibition “Despite it All We Never Learn”. The book and photo / audio exhibit is an in depth look at his four years spent working with NGOs that help asylum …
May You Live in Interesting Times: Wayne State Edition; plus, Pat Batcheller and I Whine About the Lions. Again.
Nov 18 • 37 min
Craig is joined by Ned Staebler, President and CEO of Techtown, also VP of Economic Development for Wayne State University to talk about the latest news at WSU. With all of the attention focused on the Board of Governors, a lot of really good …
The Week That Was: A Crack in the Gun Lobby’s Firewall? Also, Impeachment Proceedings Are On.
Nov 15 • 40 min
Craig is joined for his weekly news roundup by Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit, and longtime attorneys Joel Sklar and Steve Fishman. Topics include the latest school shooting, and the Supreme Court’s decision to allow a case against gun make…
Another School Shooting…When Will We Actually Try To Deal With This? Plus, Thoughts on Day 1
Nov 14 • 29 min
Craig discusses the latest school shooting, and how the Supreme Court decision may give some hope to victim’s families. In segment two, Craig reacts to day 1 of public testimony in the impeachment inquiry, and looks at some of the claims…
Craig and Pat Batcheller…Lions and Spartans and Gophers, Oh My.
Nov 11 • 24 min
Craig and WDET’s Pat Batcheller break down the weekend in football.
The Week That Was - Unlike Lindsay Graham, We Actually READ the Testimony!
Nov 8 • 36 min
Craig is joined by his regular co hosts Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit to break down the big stories of the week. Impeachment, problems at Wayne State, the demise of Kmar…
Cool People Doing Cool Things - Emily Schaller and Her Mission to Fight CF
Nov 5 • 22 min
Craig is joined by Emily Schaller of the Rock CF Foundation to discuss the news of a BIG breakthrough on treatments for those with Cystic Fibrosis. The news is indeed a game changer, but it is not a cure.&n…
We Get “Lionized”…again. Craig and Pat Talk About the Latest “Lionesque” Loss
Nov 4 • 20 min
Craig and Pat Chew The Football Fat
The Week That Was - Impeachment is Upon Us.
Nov 1 • 33 min
Craig is joined by his regular Friday co-hosts, Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit to discuss the big stories of the week. Impeachment, denial, bad PR, and a lot more. Also…don’t be stingy with the Halloween candy!&nb…
Cool People doing Cool Things - A conversation about talent with Ned Staebler, CEO of TechTown Detroit
Oct 31 • 21 min
Craig travels to TechTown Detroit to discuss the issue of talent. Amazon says we don’t have enough. UofM and Dan Gilbert want to expand to Detroit to help grow the talent pipeline. That sa…
The Week That Was - We Got a Lawyer To Help Today. - Special Guest, Attorney Steve Fishman
Oct 25 • 36 min
Craig is joined by noted attorney Steve Fishman to talk about the big stories in the news this week…which again was dominated by the impeachment hearings taking place in Washington. They also touch on deleted emails, bad PR for a Michigan br…
How Do We Prevent Tax Foreclosure In an Effective Way? A Conversation with Louis Piszker, CEO of Wayne Metro Community Action Agency
Oct 22 • 23 min
Craig talks with Louis Piszker of Wayne Metro Community Action Agency. They are involved in a whole host of problem solving activities for those in need of assistance. Topics include foreclosure prevention and refugee resettlement, among…
Want to Know What’s Happening with Regional Transit? We Can Help With That. Plus, the Lions Remain the Lions.
Oct 21 • 39 min
Craig sits down with Megan Owens of Transportation Riders United to discuss the latest on transit, mobility, and equity in transit in advance of their informational
The Week That Was - Get Over it!
Oct 18 • 37 min
Today, Craig and guests Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit, and attorney Joel Sklar discuss the news of the week, including Mick Mulvaney’s telling the media and Americans to “get over it” when it comes to a quid pro quo; President Trump’s decision to…
Television Has Changed Since the Reagan Era…For the Good, or Bad? Maybe Both? A conversation with TV Critic and Author James Poniewozik
Oct 17 • 24 min
Craig talks with New York Times Television Critic and author James Poniewozik about the history of Television, and his new book “Audience of One: Donald Trump,…
Fellow Detroit History Nerds (or Buffs, if You Prefer) A New Book Just for Us!
Oct 16 • 25 min
Craig speaks with DBusiness Editor RJ King about his new book, “Detroit: Engine of America”
Forward Down the Field! Unless the Refs Decide Otherwise. Craig and Pat Chew The Lions Fat.
Oct 15 • 18 min
Craig is joined by regular post Lions guest Pat Batcheller of WDET for the weekly roundup of the Lions game. Perhaps we shouldn’t be shocked, but the Lions were once again involved in a close game that the refer…
Cool People Doing Cool Things - A Conversation With Ultra Runner and Iditarod Champion Peter Ripmaster
Oct 14 • 26 min
Today, Craig speaks with Peter Ripmaster, 2018 Iditarod Trail International foot race champion. Think about running over 30 miles per day, in winter, in Alaska, for nearly 30 days straight…all the way from Anchorage to Nome; 1000 miles, by y…
The Week That Was - Washington Weirdness, Mysterious Demolitions, and More!
Oct 11 • 35 min
The Week that Was is our weekly discussion about the big stories on DeadlineDetroit.com.
Cool People Doing Cool Things: Dr. Paul Thomas on a new model for affordable health care.
Oct 10 • 26 min
Craig is joined by Dr. Paul Thomas of Plum Health in Detroit about his practice, and how it’s different. It follows a model called Direct Primary Care, which is bringing transparency and affordabili…
Cool People Doing Cool Things: A conversation with Kettering University President and astrophysicist Dr. Robert McMahan.
Oct 9 • 35 min
Craig and Dr. McMahan discuss Kettering University’s 100 anniversary, talk about the importance of science, the intersection of art and science, and really deep stuff about space.
The President’s “great and unmatched wisdom” on withdrawing troops from Syria…what’s at stake?
Oct 8 • 23 min
Craig is joined by WSU Lecturer and Middle East expert Saeed Khan about the situation in Syria, as the President says he will withdraw U.S. Troops that have been aiding Kurdish fighters there. The move surprised everyone, including the top bra…
The State looks at changes to licensing for professional mental health counselors…and caregivers are worried about the impact.
Oct 7 • 21 min
Craig talks about proposes changes in licensing requirements for Licensed Professional Counselors, or LPC’s, in Michigan. Some argue the proposals could decimate the mental health safety net in our state. Craig’s guest is Carol Zuniga, E…
The Week That Was - quid pro quo edition: listen to this show, or we’re sending Rudy G your way.
Oct 4 • 34 min
Craig, Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel break down the big stories of the week. Impeachment; budgets; Elizabeth Warren as a “cougar”; and of course, something called “hockey butt.”
Airbnb responds to Detroit Short Term Rental Ordinance - is it negotiable?
Oct 2 • 24 min
Craig talks about the proposed short term rental ordinance in Detroit with Airbnb.
Look, It’s a Coup! It’s Treason! NO, it’s a legal procedure. Plus, the Lions.
Sep 30 • 34 min
Craig discusses the weekends fireworks over impeachment, and reminds us to pay attention to the big picture. Also, Pat Batcheller joins us for our weekly Lions recap…a great game yesterday, but not a win for the gridiron heroes. …
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit: Trouble with Trumples!
Sep 27 • 32 min
Craig is joined by Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit, and special guest, Attorney Steve Fishman to discuss this week’s big stories. Of course, the beginning of impeachment proceedings dominates.
A tale of Two Susans: Susan Demas on the State Budget, and Susan Whitall on Berry Gordy’s Retirement.
Sep 25 • 36 min
Craig is joined by Susan Demas of Michigan Advance to discuss the budget situation in Lansing, and also by longtime music journalist Susan Whitall to talk about Motown Founder Berry Gordy’s decision to …
A talk with an AirBnB owner about the business, and the proposed new regulations on short term rentals in Detroit.
Sep 24 • 21 min
Craig chats with Suzanne Scoville about her AirBnB business, what it’s meant for her neighborhood in Detroit, and how proposed new rules threaten her livelihood.
So…any new ideas on how to fix the roads? Sort of, i guess…and Pat Batcheller joins us to talk about the undefeated Lions!
Sep 23 • 31 min
Craig discusses some updated information on how the Republican majority may tackle the road funding issue here in Michigan…and it might include just not fixing some of them at all. And, Pat Batcheller of WDET joins us to talk about the weeke…
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit - “Fun with The Ukraine!”
Sep 20 • 38 min
Craig is joined by regular panelists Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit, and special guest, attorney Joel Sklar to break down the big stories of the week. Trump in trouble over a …
Why is the President messing with California’s air quality rules? Also…what’s behind those annoying TV ads about “surprise billing?”
Sep 19 • 33 min
Craig talks about the Trump administration’s attempt to keep California for setting its own rules on air quality and auto emissions standards. Also, the ads are everywhere, warning about insurance companies, price fixing, and hospital cl…
More sabre rattling in the Middle East…what’s responsible this time? Saeed Khan is our guest to discuss it.
Sep 17 • 29 min
Craig speaks with Wayne State Senior Lecturer Saeed Khan about the latest tensions in the Middle East, following the bombing of a Saudi oil field this past week. Is the U.S. going to involve itself further in the conflict in Yemen? &nbsp…
This is not your father’s GM strike…and we celebrate the return of Pat Batcheller to the Craig Fahle show, at least on Mondays.
Sep 16 • 33 min
Craig is joined by Paul Eisenstein of TheDetroitBureau.com to discuss the UAW strike against GM. Also, WDET news anchor Pat Batcheller returns! He and Craig …
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit - “A Tale of Two Presidents”
Sep 13 • 36 min
The Week that Was is our weekly discussion about the big stories on DeadlineDetroit.com.
The City Council is mulling over some changes for dog owners, and AirBnB operators. Overkill, or the right approach?
Sep 11 • 25 min
Craig discusses two proposals in front of the Detroit City Council…one that changes ordinances for dog ownership in the city, and another that would regulate AirBnB operators in Detroit. These will be potential hot button issues for them thi…
What Will Happen First? A Deal to Fix the Damn Roads, or a Lions Super Bowl Win?
Sep 9 • 28 min
Craig talks with Chad Livengood of Crain’s Detroit Business about the news today that a road funding plan is being kicked down the road, for now. Also, some thoughts on the less than satisfying perf…
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit: Sharpies, Vaping and Brexit, Oh My!
Sep 6 • 35 min
Craig breaks down the news of the week with regular panelists Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit. Topics include hurricane Dorian, sharpies, a ban on flavored vape products, …
The Governor Wants to Ban Flavored Vape Products…and the arguments have started. Are we discussing the right things?
Sep 5 • 16 min
Craig discusses the proposal to ban flavored vape products, and tells us to remember what’s really going on with the vape craze.
It’s Double Coupon Wednesday! Two shows for the price of one (it’s all free anyway.)
Sep 4 • 50 min
It’s a double dose of the CF show on Deadline Detroit today…first, a conversation on design and retail with Hugh’s Joe Posch, who is opening a new popup business in honor of Detroit Design Month. Then…
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit - Nuke the Hurricanes Edition!
Aug 30 • 34 min
Craig is joined once again by Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel from Deadline Detroit to break down the week’s news. Will we fix the damn roads? They also discuss President Trump and the Fed,GM,and yes, dropping nukes into hurricanes.&nbs…
Hey Wisconsin and Foxconn…keep your mitts off Lake Michigan. A conversation with author Anna Clark
Aug 29 • 27 min
Craig is joined by Anna Clark, author of
Cobo Center is renamed to TCF Center…why it matters. Also, a tribute to Nkenge Zola.
Aug 27 • 16 min
Craig has highlights from today’s renaming ceremony, where Cobo Center was officially dubbed TCF Center. We will here from Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer, and the Rev. Wendell Anthony from the NAACP on why it’s an important day in Detroit. …
A conversation about the ADOS movement with Greg Bowens…what is it, and how is it playing out in society?
Aug 26 • 37 min
Craig speaks with Greg Bowens about the ADOS movement- American Descendants of Slavery. It’s goal is to seek redress for the injustices they argue are unique to black people who can trace their ancestry back to slaves on American soil.&n…
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit - “We Are the Chosen Show!” edition 8/23/19
Aug 23 • 34 min
Craig is joined by regular Week That Was contributors Allan Lengel and Nancy Derringer of Deadline Detroit. Subjects this episode include the erratic week of President Trump, car emissions, guns, d…
So…are we any closer to fixing the damn roads? Time’s a’wasting!
Aug 22 • 23 min
Craig catches up with Susan Demas of Michigan Advance to talk about the Legislature returning to Lansing to work on the coming year’s budget…but are they any closer to any kind of deal on road fu…
Are we headed for a recession? The President says all is well…but is acting like it isn’t.
Aug 21 • 24 min
Craig is joined by Wayne State Economics Chair Kevin Cotter to discuss what’s happening with the economy, what steps should be taken, and whether or not the President is helping or hurting the situation.
Are CEO’s developing a social conscience? A new letter suggest maybe so. Also, Oakland County has new leadership…can they make any changes?
Aug 19 • 24 min
Craig discusses a new letter from the Business Rountable, a collection of the most powerful CEOs in America, in which they suggest it may be time to think about more than just shareholder value. Also, Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter is the n…
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit - “Operation Greenland Liberation” edition 8-16-19
Aug 16 • 35 min
Craig is joined by Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit to discuss the big stories of the week. Topics include the jockeying for position in Oakland County, Rashida Tlaib’s clashes with President Trump and Israel, and a lot mor…
Taking a look at Hong Kong from inside mainland China, and what happened to all the librarians?
Aug 15 • 23 min
Craig talks with Tom Watkins, who has spent much of the past few decades in China about how the Chinese media and people are talking about the protests in Hong Kong. You can read his take
“Delete, Delete, Delete!” The fight for the interim Oakland County exec is getting silly.
Aug 14 • 18 min
Craig discusses the latest infighting happening as the parties in Oakland County jockey for power in the wake of the death of L. Brooks Patterson.
Michigan, and the rest of the country have a severe shortage of home care providers. What can we do about it?
Aug 13 • 26 min
Craig has a conversation with Mary Muliett, Vice President of Community Services for Samaritas about the shortage of qualified home care providers in Michigan. Also, a quick progress update on the new FCA assembly plant in Detroit.
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit - August 9, 2019
Aug 9 • 33 min
Craig, Allan Lengel and Nancy Derringer discuss the big stories of the week, including the response so far to the shootings in El Paso and Dayton; the fight for L.Brooks Patterson’s seat in Oakland County, and a lot more.
Coffee is big business…Biggby business,in this case. A conversation with Biggby Coffee CEO Michael McFall
Aug 8 • 26 min
Craig speaks with Biggby Coffee Co-CEO Michael McFall about his new book, and life in the coffee business.
Alert! Michigan Municipal Finance Talk Ahead! I promise, it’s more interesting than you think.
Aug 7 • 21 min
Craig speaks with Wayne State University Law Professor John Mogk about the split ruling at the Michigan Court of Appeals on a case that could majorly change how much money cities get from the State.
We are here once again. Anybody else ready to demand action?
Aug 5 • 29 min
Craig discusses the mass violence in Dayton and the domestic terror incident in El Paso, and our responses to it so far. Also, some thoughts on the passing of L. Brooks Patterson, longtime leader of Oakland County.
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit: Democratic invasion!
Aug 2 • 32 min
Craig is joined by Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel for their regular Friday roundup of the weeks news.
Day 2 of Mortal Komb…er…the Democratic Debates
Aug 1 • 30 min
Craig is joined by Allan Lengel and Nancy Derringer of Deadline Detroit to discuss the second night of debates here in Detroit.
It’s halftime…in the debates. Deadline breaks down the first half action.
Jul 31 • 28 min
Yes, that show title is tongue in cheek. We talk about the format, and what we learned (or didn’t) about the candidates in last night’s Democratic debate at the Fox Theater.
Social Media Influencers…How Do They Work? A cautionary tale about people who are “internet famous.”
Jul 29 • 24 min
Craig speaks with Bailey Sisoy Isgro of Detroit History Tours about her recent experience with a social media “influencer” that threatened her with a bad review if she didn’t give a bunch of fre…
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit: Mueller Speaks!
Jul 26 • 38 min
Craig is joined by regular contributors Allan Lengel and Nancy Derringer to discuss the happenings of the week.
Auto companies looking forward, not back on MPG standards…and why the Mueller hearings were worth more than the clickbait headline analysis we got
Jul 25 • 25 min
Craig discusses the secret deal hashed out between California and four companies; Ford,VW,Honda and BMW, to bypass Trump on mileage standards. Also, we actually did hear important things in the Mueller hearings yesterday…the media shouldn’t …
Mueller testifies! Now what? Paul Mitchell bails on Congress, and the Democrats are here.
Jul 24 • 19 min
Craig discusses the testimony of Robert Mueller, the announcement by Congressman Paul Mitchell (R-10) that he will not seek reelection, the NAACP convention and the Democratic Presidential Candidates who have gathered to speak, and how it all fits t…
What we can learn from our past when it comes to the dehumanization of “the other”.
Jul 23 • 27 min
Craig talks with Deadline Detroit’s Allan Lengel about his
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit - The Democrats are Coming! The Democrats are Coming!
Jul 19 • 33 min
Craig and Nancy Derringer break down the news of the week. Topics include the upcoming Democratic debates in Detroit, reaction to the President’s recent comments about “The Squad”, and apparently, its safe to go back in the water, at least for…
How about something good to talk about? Pop Up Mobile Grocery stores are a cool thing helping people who need it in SE Michigan.
Jul 18 • 23 min
Craig speaks with Julie Beamer of Gleaners Community Food Bank about their “My Neighborhood Mobile Grocery” program, and how it’s helping those with food security and transportation issues eat healthier, and for less money.
While we were distracted, the rest of the world churns on…the latest on what’s happening in the Middle East.
Jul 17 • 29 min
Craig is joined by Wayne State Senior Lecturer Saeed Khan to discuss what’s going on with Iran, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and more. He also reacts to President Trump’s tweet telling four members of Congress to “go back where they came from.”&nbsp…
Ford has a major problem on its hands, there’s a new ‘Vette coming, and Formula E racing is a thing.
Jul 16 • 31 min
Craig speaks with Paul Eisenstein of The Detroit Bureau.com to talk about Ford’s troubles surrounding bad transmissions on Focus and Fiesta models, the next generation Corvette, and a a new circuit…
A Monday rant: Republicans, it’s not up to Democrats to clean up your mess.
Jul 15 • 23 min
Craig discusses the latest tweets from the President that target four minoritywomen members of Congress, and suggests that its time for the Republicans to figure out what they stand for…and clean up their own house rather than wait on the Democrat…
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit - July 12, 2019
Jul 12 • 40 min
Craig is joined by regulars Allan Lengel and Nancy Derringer from Deadline Detroit, and by special guest, attorney Joel Sklar. Topics this week include a special “Trump vs Democrat” survey, the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta over t…
“Why Michigan Can’t Have Nice Things”: Great Lakes Edition
Jul 10 • 30 min
Craig talks with environmental law expert Nick Schroek of the University of Detroit Mercy about a number of issues important to the Great Lakes, including Line 5, Asian Carp, water diversions for Foxconn, and the high water levels in the lakes.&nbsp…
Another discussion in my series, “This is Why Michigan Can’t Have Nice Things” - school funding edition
Jul 9 • 29 min
Craig is joined by former State Superintendent Tom Watkins to discuss the ongoing fiscal problems faced by school districts all across the state.
President Trump says it may be time for his administration to “intercede” when it comes to the homeless. Rev. Faith Fowler has ideas on what that should look like.
Jul 8 • 29 min
Craig speaks with the Reverend Faith Fowler of Cass Community Social Services about best practices for helping those that are homeless. The discussion comes on the heels of President Trump saying it may be time for the Federal Government to “i…
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit - “airport liberation day” edition. (That’s a joke, people.)
Jul 5 • 37 min
Craig is joined by Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit to discuss the big stories of the week. Topics include twitter fun with the President; Congressman Justin Amash decides to leave the GOP; fun on the Lodge freeway, and some say …
The True Meaning of Independence Day…hint: it’s about equality.
Jul 3 • 15 min
Craig has some thoughts on what he believes we should focus on as we celebrate the 4th of July. It’s always about the work we still have to do.
The Rocket Mortgage Classic has come and gone…was it a big deal for Detroit? A chat with Bill Shea of the Athletic
Jul 1 • 17 min
Craig is joined by Bill Shea, formerly of Crain’s Detroit Business, now with The Athletic talking about the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic, the first regular PGA tour event in Michigan since 2009. The …
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit - The Dems squabble, Trump mocks, and Lansing stalls.
Jun 28 • 36 min
The Week that Was is our weekly discussion about the big stories on DeadlineDetroit.com.
Cities in Michigan have been cutting…and cutting…and they are still falling behind. One organization is fighting tooth and nail to figure out a better way.
Jun 27 • 25 min
Craig sits down with Anthony Minghine of the Michigan Municipal League to talk about their SaveMiCity initiative. They are advocating for major changes in how we fund our cities, villages and townships,…
The first Democratic debate is tonight…will we actually learn anything about the candidates? And…Mueller is coming to Capitol Hill: why it matters.
Jun 26 • 30 min
Craig discusses the Democratic party debates scheduled over the next two nights, and gives his thoughts on the news that Robert Mueller will testify in open session on Capitol Hill next month. It’s a big deal.
More stuff on how your cities and townships raise money…”Ad Valorem” special assessments. It’s in latin, so it must be important.
Jun 25 • 23 min
Craig speaks with Eric Lupher of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan about Ad Valorem Special Assessments. Normally, they pay for infrastructure projects…but more and more places are using them to fund basic city services, while gettin…
The saga of Rick Wershe, aka “White Boy Rick” - and one FBI agent’s crusade to tell the whole story, and get him out of prison.
Jun 24 • 32 min
Craig speaks with Gregg Schwarz, a retired Supervisory Special Investigator with the FBI about his 30 year attempt to help Rick Wershe, aka “White Boy Rick”. Wershe was sentenced to life in prison without parole for drug dealing when he was st…
“The Week That Was” on Deadline Detroit!
Jun 21 • 36 min
Craig’s weekly discussion with Allan Lengel and Nancy Derringer of Deadline Detroit. Topics this week include President Trump’s decision not to retaliate against Iran, his renewed threats against journalists, Joe Biden’s comments about working…
Citizen patrols are active in Detroit…how far should they be able to go in helping fight crime?
Jun 19 • 25 min
Craig speaks with Deadline Detroit journalist Violet Ikanomova about Detroit 300, a citizen patrol group that works with Detroit Police to combat crime in the city. There are questions about how big a role they should play. When does cit…
Local governments are hurting for revenue…is the State shortchanging them? One lawsuit says yes, and it could blow a big hole in the state budget.
Jun 18 • 29 min
As part of a larger discussion on how Michigan pays for stuff, Craig speaks to Wayne State Law Professor John Mogk about a lawsuit he has filed on behalf of the group “Taxpayers for Michigan Constitutional Government”. The suit alleges that th…
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit - June 14, 2019
Jun 14 • 35 min
The Week that Was is our weekly discussion about the big stories on DeadlineDetroit.com.
Justin Amash finds himself on Trump’s bad side…and apparently doesn’t care. Also, what’s going on with road funding? Nothing serious, apparently.
Jun 13 • 18 min
Craig talks with Susan Demas of Michigan Advance about the latest happenings in State politics. Topics include Justin Amash’s continuing opposition to President Trump, the lack of realistic discussions on road and infrastructure spending, and …
Land use, and how it figures into every part of what Detroit will look like…and how do we make sure The Detroit Public Schools have the resources they need?
Jun 12 • 36 min
Craig speaks with Anika Goss of Detroit Future City, and also Pamela Moore of the Detroit Public Schools Foundation.
Where are our major utilities when it comes to quitting coal? Conversations with the leaders of both DTE and Consumer’s Energy
Jun 11 • 31 min
Craig speaks with Gerry Anderson, President and CEO of DTE Energy, and Patti Poppe, CEO of CMS and Consumer’s Energy.
Sticker shock? How much we are paying, and for how long when it comes to new cars.
Jun 10 • 28 min
Craig talks with Paul Eisenstein of TheDetroitBureau.com about how much Americans are spending on new cars and trucks…and also about the failed partnership (so far) between FCA and Renault. Also, a chat with Rachel Alternative of the Altern…
“The Week That Was” - Trump in Europe, Kwame does his best Smithers impression,John James is running again, and Warren politics are still weird.
Jun 7 • 28 min
Craig is joined by Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit to talk about the big stories of the week.
Not one, but two U.S. Senators on the show today.
Jun 6 • 26 min
Craig talks with U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters about tariffs, the opioid crisis, the President, Mitch McConnell, the swift pace of judicial hearings and more…it’s eye opening stuff. Take a listen!
What’s going on in higher education? Lots of talk about STEM education and mobility at Kettering, and now “stems and seeds?” programs at Northern Michigan University.
Jun 5 • 31 min
Craig talks higher education with the Presidents of Kettering University in Flint, and Northern Michigan University in Marquette. Kettering is all about STEM, while Northern is offering a new major in Cannabis…while at the same time wiring t…
Oh Fudge! part deux: More Mackinac coverage, with Congresswoman Debbie Dingell and Rip Rapson of the Kresge Foundation
Jun 4 • 29 min
Craig speaks with Congresswoman Debbie Dingell about asian carp, bipartisanship, and of course, President Trump. Then, Craig talks with Kresge Foundation President Rip Rapson, about recent grants for early childhood education, and the bigger r…
Oh Fudge! The best of our Mackinac coverage. Interviews with AG Dana Nessel, Sen. Marshall Bullock on Auto Insurance, and big news on the river.
Jun 3 • 37 min
Craig interviews Attorney General Dana Nessel, State Senator Marshall Bullock talks auto insurance and roads, and Mark Wallace of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy discusses a big gift that means a BIG playground for kids in Detroit.
Wait…what? We actually have a deal on auto insurance? The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit!
May 24 • 37 min
Craig is joined by Allan Lengel and Nancy Derringer to discuss the big stories this week on Deadline Detroit. Topics this week include a new deal on car insurance in Michigan;Trump and Pelosi squar…
New development is supposed to be good news…instead, people are peeved. They have their reasons.
May 23 • 22 min
Craig talks with Detroit Free Press reporter John Gallagher about the big development news in Detroit…the new FCA plant on the east side, and the city’s new tougher stance with the Ilitch family about slow development in “The District.” &nbsp…
The Week That Was on Deadline Detroit
May 17 • 35 min
The Week that Was is our weekly discussion about the big stories on DeadlineDetroit.com.
Alabama: making Michigan look good in comparison. Sort of.
May 16 • 32 min
Craig talks with Susan Demas of Michigan Advance about the latest abortion bills to go through the Capitol in Lansing, and also about the indictment handed down to Representative Larry Inman (R-Wil…
Calling all Detroit History Nerds! This one is for you…author Paul Vachon talks about his new book, “Detroit: an Illustrated Timeline.” :
May 14 • 22 min
Craig talks with Author Paul Vachon about his latest Detroit History book, Detroit, an Illustrated Timeline.
The Monday Fahles! Florida’s House Speaker steps in it with women voters; Giuliani is up to his usual madcap antics, and his boss follows suit.
May 13 • 32 min
Craig is joined by Chato Hill and Alok Sharma for this week’s satirical news roundup.
The Week That Was: auto insurance, towing shenanigans, and bum streetlights…plus more.
May 10 • 35 min
Craig speaks with Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel about the big stories this week at Deadline Detroit. Subjects include whether Lansing will find away to yet again not do auto insurance reform, ba…
The State House is open past closing time, and a remembrance of Bob Berg.
May 9 • 27 min
Craig discusses the latest on the debate over auto insurance reform in Michigan with Susan Demas, editor at Michigan Advance. Plus, Craig talks about the loss of Bob Berg, who was the longtime spokesman for the late Coleman Young. …
The auto insurance debate is in familiar territory…neither side agrees on a fix. Also, was the fix in between a towing company and an auto theft ring in Detroit? The Detroit Police think so.
May 8 • 25 min
Craig talks about the Michigan Senate’s version of an auto insurance fix, and how it seems like both sides are once again digging in for a fight. Also, the Detroit Police argues that car theft went down dramatically after a certain towing comp…
Former Prosecutor Barb McQuade argues that if it were anyone other than the President, obstruction charges would be filed. She is my guest.
May 7 • 46 min
Craig speaks with former US Attorney Barb McQuade about a letter that she and over 600 other former federal prosecutors signed arguing that if it were anyone but the President, obstruction charges would have been brought. We also talk about Al…
The Monday Fahles! Trump wants a do-over, and says too much political correctness caused the controversy at the “Kentuky” Derby. Okay then.
May 6 • 41 min
The Monday Fahles, our weekly satirical look at the news.
“The Week That Was” political dysfunction in Detroit, Macomb County’s former clerk, foreclosures and more.
May 3 • 29 min
Craig sits down with Nancy Derringer and Violet Ikanomova of Deadline Detroit to talk about the stories that our readers cared about this week.
Distrust, anger, and screaming arguments? Yep…you made it to the Charter Commission meeting.
May 1 • 20 min
Craig speaks with Deadline Detroit reporter Violet Ikanomova about the fractured Detroit Charter commission.
What happens next in the Gerrymandering case? And…we discuss some serious political sleaze.
Apr 30 • 27 min
Craig talks with Susan Demas, editor of The Michigan Advance about what happens now that the Courts have ruled that Michigan was illegally gerrymandered after the 2010 elections. Plus, Craig …
The Monday Fahles! Trump hits a milestone, and people do odd things when they are in love…
Apr 29 • 40 min
Craig is joined by Greg Bowens and Joel Sklar discuss the news of the week with a satirical slant. Topics this week include President Trump reaching a new milestone…in the number of falsehoods spoken.
The Week That Was: the courts whack Republicans on gerrymandering, Warren continues to be weird, and for some reason, we talk about Marion Barry.
Apr 26 • 33 min
The Week that Was is our weekly discussion about the big stories on DeadlineDetroit.com.
Franklin Graham says Mayor Pete needs to repent for being gay. Maybe it’s time for people like Graham to repent for trying to suggest morality belongs to one side of the political equation.
Apr 25 • 27 min
Craig speaks with Methodist Minister and author Jerry Herships about the intersection of faith and politics, and what gets lost when the two mix.
Why exactly are we tight with Saudi Arabia? A discussion on what’s happening in foreign affairs.
Apr 24 • 30 min
Craig discusses the middle east with expert Saeed Khan.
We talk about gentrification…but is that the real issue neighborhoods are facing? A new study says we might be focused on the wrong problem.
Apr 23 • 25 min
Craig speaks with William Stancil of the University of Minnesota about his new study that suggests the real problem in America’s neighborhoods is not gentrification, but rather a concent…
Are we on the same page when it comes to fixing the roads? I don’t think we are even reading the same book.
Apr 22 • 21 min
Craig talks road funding, and whether the Legislature in Lansing can figure it out.
“The Week That Was” - Mueller, Yzerman, and more! Big stuff.
Apr 19 • 36 min
Craig talks with fellow Deadline Detroiters Nancy Derringer and Allan Lengel about the week in news, which of course included the drop of the Mueller report, and news that Steve Yzerman is headed back to Detroit and the Red Wings. …
The Mueller report is out…and it’s pretty messy. My initial thoughts.
Apr 18 • 21 min
Craig discusses the fist read through of the redacted Mueller report.
Fox News: feelin’ the Bern? Plus, Winter is coming…well, at least the Mueller Report, anyway.
Apr 16 • 26 min
Craig talks about Bernie Sander’s appearance on Fox News, about the ACLU lawsuit against 36th district court, and the anticipation of Thursday’s release of the most awaited political document in decades, the Mueller report.
Grand Rapids is growing…and so is the number of people exposed to lead. Also, Tiger’s win at Augusta was big, no matter how you feel about him.
Apr 15 • 22 min
Craig speaks with Nick Manes of Michigan Advance about his story discussing Grand Rapids and what could be a costly fix for an uptick in lead exposure. Also, Craig has some thoughts on …
Deadline’s “Week That Was”: one investigation closes, another one opens.
Apr 12 • 33 min
Craig, Allan Lengel, and Nancy Derringer talk about the big stories that were featured this week on Deadline Detroit.
A crummy weather day, coupled with a visit to the SOS office makes for a somewhat cranky show…but I still think its worth a listen.
Apr 11 • 26 min
Craig discusses the media’s reaction to the news that no elected officials or appointees will be charged in the demolition investigation…plus, the Secretary of State is vowing to reduce wait times at their offices…let’s hope.
I think I can talk about demolition now. It’s about time.
Apr 10 • 16 min
Craig discusses the winding down of the Federal investigation into the city’s demolition program, the toll it takes, and what he has learned from the experience.
What’s really going on with your recycling program? Also…can we finally admit that teachers are underpaid?
Apr 9 • 26 min
Craig talks with Lester Graham of Michigan Radio’s Environment Report about what’s going on with municipal recycling programs. How much is actually going to the landfill? Plus, education site Chalkbeat,org shows us what we all know…te…
It’s the Monday Fahles, lucky episode #13! Trump, Biden and so much more.
Apr 8 • 28 min
The Monday Fahles, lucky episode 13! Our weekly satirical look at the news.
A new segment! The Week That Was at Deadline Detroit!
Apr 5 • 33 min
Craig, Nancy Derringer, and Allan Lengel break down Deadline’s coverage of the week.
A conversation about what makes good PR…probably the opposite of what happened yesterday for a reporter here at Deadline.
Apr 4 • 16 min
Craig talks with Deadline Detroit’s Violet Ikanomova about an interesting interaction with the Detroit Police Department on Wednesday. Plus…you knew it was just a matter of time before Meuller’s team started chiming in on the Barr memo. &nbs…
Hiya Hiya Hiya! A remembrance of the Ghoul. Plus, Opening day is coming. Please behave.
Apr 3 • 25 min
Craig talks with Rob St. Mary about the Ghoul.
Trump says “trust me” on health care until after the next election. Seriously?
Apr 2 • 26 min
Craig talks about President Trump’s announcement that we’ll get “great health care”, but he won’t tell us about his plans until after the 2020 election.
It’s the MONDAY Follies! These are the jokes, people.
Apr 1 • 38 min
The Monday Fahles, our weekly satirical look at the news.
The President visits the Great Lakes State…did his remarks have “record deepness?”
Mar 29 • 19 min
Craig chats with Michigan Advance reporter Nick Manes about President Trump’s visit to Grand Rapids.
Today: Garbage and Art. Actually, two separate conversations on the incinerator and the Knight Arts Challenge!
Mar 28 • 43 min
Craig discusses the closure of the Detroit garbage incinerator, and about this year’s Knight Arts Challenge
A busy day in Washington: Betsy DeVos gets roasted over funding for the Special Olympics; the Supremes talk gerrymandering, and the President decides to again touch the third rail.
Mar 27 • 31 min
Craig discusses gerrymandering, Betsy DeVos, and President Trump’s call to eliminate Obamacare once and for all.
We haven’t seen the Mueller report. We have seen the Barr report. What’s next?
Mar 25 • 28 min
Craig and Allan Lengel of Deadline Detroit discuss the Mueller report summary released by AG Bill Barr
Not getting into an Ivy League school won’t kill you, even if your folks think it might kill them.
Mar 22 • 29 min
Craig talks college amissions with two experienced guidance counselors.
Engler steps in it (again); Lansing leans towards transparency (kind of); and Spring arrives (March Madness)!
Mar 20 • 24 min
Craig talks about MSU, John Engler, and ongoing PR problems there; plus, a conversation on Michigan’s FOIA laws, and whether the legislature is making a good effort at transparency.
Sheesh…is it 2020 already? Also,be ready for perhaps THE Facebook election (ugh.)
Mar 19 • 30 min
Craig and Susan Demas of MichiganAdvance.com discuss the attention being focused on our state’s role in advance of the 2020 election
The Monday Fahles! President Trump’s airing of grievances, Beto-Mania comes to Michigan, College cheaters and more!
Mar 18 • 33 min
The Monday Fahles, our weekly satirical look at the news.
Thoughts on New Zealand. This has to stop. WE together can stop it.
Mar 15 • 16 min
Craig offers up his thoughts on the terrorism attacks in New Zealand, and what we can do to confront bigotry, ignorance, and fear.
Connecticut’s Supreme Court cracks the door on suing gun companies; and the Democrat’s presidential field keeps growing.
Mar 14 • 23 min
Craig gives an update on a lawsuit brought by the Sandy Hook parents against Remington, and has some questions for you on this massive field of candidates that is seeking the right to take on Donald Trump in 2020.
A funny thing happened on the way to the show today; plus, a conversation with an organization that is doing a lot more than people realize.
Mar 13 • 22 min
Craig talks college admissions, and community service organizations
It’s a ranting Tuesday. Tucker Carlson, Judge Jeanine Pirro, and indicted helicopter parents are on my mind.
Mar 12 • 24 min
Craig discusses Fox News and their hosts’ remarks; and a huge indictment in the college admissions world ensnares some celebrities.
The Monday Fahles! Florida plays a prominent role in this week’s fun.
Mar 11 • 32 min
The Monday Fahles, our weekly satirical look at the news.
Should the Great Lakes have individual rights? Toledo voters think so! Also…let the kids play! It’s actually good for them.
Mar 8 • 33 min
Craig talks about the Lake Erie “bill of rights”, and the importance of giving children actual time to play in between all of the testing.
The importance of teaching history…ALL of it. And, what impact is the opioid crisis having on children?
Mar 7 • 20 min
Craig talks about the Charles H. Wright museum, and the impact of opioids on children in our region.
Did you really think it wouldn’t cost anything to fix the darn roads? Plus, a conversation with Focus: Hope CEO Portia Roberson
Mar 6 • 29 min
Craig speaks to Susan Demas of Michigan Advance about the Governor’s budget proposal, and gets a glimpse into the future of Focus: Hope as they are in the second half of a century in operation.
It’s speech night for Mayor Duggan. What is the state of the city? A conversation with Sheila Cockrel of Citizen Detroit about what we need to do to make Detroiters a part of the process.
Mar 5 • 25 min
Craig talks to Citizen Detroit CEO Sheila Cockrel about the state of the city of Detroit.
The MONDAY Fahles????
Mar 4 • 35 min
The “Monday Fahles”, our attempt at some humor at the expense of the newsmakers of the week.
An apology.
Mar 1 • 4 min
Craig issues an apology to the community.
While we are all watching Cohen today, who’s watching the Ilitches?
Feb 27 • 25 min
Craig talks with Deadline Detroit’s Violet Ikanomova about whether the Ilitch family is living up to their development agreements in Detroit, and Craig has some thoughts on today’s testimony by former Trump “fixer” Michael Cohen.
HUGE news for Detroit and Fiat Chrysler…and just how are we supposed to pay to “fix the damn roads?”
Feb 26 • 27 min
Craig talks about FCA’s big announcement of a new assembly plant in Detroit, and also talks to Eric Lupher of the Citizen’s Research Council about how much it will cost to fix the roads, and how we might actually pay for it…we ALL will pay.
The Judges will judge on gerrymandering, the Republicans promise a huge brawl in 2020, and Shinola gets punched in the eye for being mentioned at the Oscars. Just another day in Detroit.
Feb 25 • 28 min
Craig talks about the gerrymandering trial going to the judges, this past weekend’s Republican convention in Michigan, and Shinola’s suprise shout out at the Oscars.
It’s the Friday Fahles! Guests are Nancy Kaffer of the Detroit Free Press, and local PR/Media relations guru Greg Bowens!
Feb 22 • 34 min
Topics today…Jus!sie Smolett, “Florida Man” returns, and much more!
Can we still be friends in Lansing? Also…community engagement can be tricky, even if you are spending money there.
Feb 21 • 28 min
Craig speaks with Michael Gerstein from Michigan Advance about the DEQ changes, and then talks to Michael Betzold of Deadline Detroit about a less than enthusiastic reception to the city’s plans to revitalize the Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood.
The auto companies are freaking out…because Trump.
Feb 20 • 25 min
Craig talks to Paul Eisenstein of TheDetroitBureau.com about Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and his report on whether our reliance on imports in the auto industry represent a “national security threat”, and how it will impact the companies, and consumers.
Are you “feelin’ the Bern” this time around?
Feb 19 • 22 min
Bernie is back in…let’s see how you all feel about that.
Whitmer says no to a private detention center for immigrants; teachers will be in short supply soon; and what New York’s hair proposal shows us about where Michigan really is when it comes to equal rights.
Feb 18 • 24 min
Craig gives his thoughts on the moral questions surrounding privatized prisons; a new study looks at how fewer people are getting into teaching, and New York moves to ban discrimination based on hairstyles.
Today, on a very special Friday Fahles, we declare a national emergency, or at least see if we can’t make one up.
Feb 15 • 31 min
Craig’s guests are Nancy Derringer of Deadline Detroit, and Nick Rowley, talking the news of the week, from Trump’s “emergency” to the County Treasurer, Gretchen Whitmer’s clothes, and much more.
Congress makes a move on background checks, and another vacant Detroit building could see new life soon!
Feb 14 • 31 min
Craig talks about Congressional action on gun control on the Parkland anniversary, and also talks about the likely renovation of one of Detroit’s most notorious vacant buildings, the Lee Plaza.
Yep, we have stuff to fix in Michigan…anybody up for paying for it? A look a the State of the State Address
Feb 13 • 32 min
Craig and Susan Demas of MichiganAdvance.com discuss last night’s State of the State Address by Governor Gretchen Whitmer
What will Whitmer Say? Also, what’s up with the Wayne County Treasurer?
Feb 12 • 25 min
Craig previews Governor Whitmer’s first State of the State Address, talks about the Treasurer’s problems, and where’s the transparency in Lansing?
Auto Insurance reform…why is it so hard? I’ll try to explain. Plus, Booger gives a gift to Oakland U!
Feb 11 • 21 min
Craig discusses who wants what in the auto insurance reform debate, and talks about the wonderful gift from Curtis Armstrong, aka Booger, to his Alma Mater.
It’s the Friday Fahles! Special State of the Union edition! There are some laughs in here.
Feb 8 • 34 min
It’s the Friday Fahles! Guests include Saeed Khan and Darryl Dawsey.
A chat with John Dingell, the longest serving member in Congressional History.
Feb 7 • 21 min
Craig digs through the archives to find the last interview he did with Congressman John Dingell, as he was preparing for his final year in office.
The state of our union is…disjointed? A conversation about the State of the Union with Nolan Finley
Feb 6 • 29 min
Craig’s guest is Nolan Finley of the Detroit News. The two of them break down last night’s speech by President Trump.
Another name change for the DEQ (or is it DNR? Wait…now its EGLE?)
Feb 5 • 27 min
Craig talks to environmental law expert Nick Schroeck about the changes coming to the state department responsible for the environment, and also with Mike Wilkinson of Bridge Michigan about the gerrymandering trial, which began today.
“Old Virginny” just doesn’t sound as good these days…just ask Governor Northam. Also, thoughts on the “meh” bowl.
Feb 4 • 24 min
Craig discusses the controversy around VA Governor Northam, what’s happening in Lansing, and the Super Bowl, which was more like the “meh” bowl.
Time for the Friday Fahles! Funny stuff for funny times.
Feb 1 • 33 min
Craig’s guests for our weekly fun filled trip around the news world are Comedian/Radio/TV personality Ed Kelly, and publicist Spencer Hayes!
The Foxconn lesson: is it time to rethink our reliance on incentives to lure business? Also…can’t we all just get along? As a region, that is.
Jan 31 • 29 min
Craig talks about incentives for luring businesses to Michigan, whether Detroit should watch St. Louis when it comes to regional cooperation, and when we might emerge from our deep freeze.
Pay attention to what happens in Lansing! A conversation with Susan Demas of Michigan Advance. Also, Dearborn wrestles with its past again.
Jan 30 • 29 min
Craig talks with Susan Demas of Michigan Advance, a new website dedicated to covering the happenings at the State Capitol; and Dearborn’s mayor makes a curious decision to kill a story about Henry Ford’s anti-semitism.
Whitney sang that children are the future…so why doesn’t Michigan invest in them? Also, breaking news…its cold and snowy in January.
Jan 29 • 31 min
Craig speaks to Chalkbeat Detroit reporter Lori Higgins about per pupil spending in Michigan, and Craig discusses how stingy the state is when it comes to helping working parents with child care expenses…plus, SNOW DAY FREAKOUT!
“Et tu, Tom Brokaw” or “What does assimilation really mean?”
Jan 28 • 27 min
Craig talks about the immigration debate, and why Tom Brokaw finds himself apologizing for his comments on assimilation; and, do we actually have a settlement on the gerrymandering suit?
The Friday Fahles, in which we talk about Roger Stone, Joe Biden, and the WienerMobile. Coincidence?
Jan 25 • 32 min
The Friday Fahles, with guests Ashley Woods and Nancy Derringer.
Pot is legal…but is it available legally? A conversation on where we stand on medical and recreational Marijuana
Jan 24 • 34 min
Craig talks with Butzel Long Attorney Michelle Donovan about the latest information on where things stand when it comes to Michigan’s emerging legal pot economy.
An interview with Actor, Comedian, Improv guy, and local guy done good, Marc Evan Jackson
Jan 23 • 31 min
Craig talks to special guest Marc Evan Jackson, and discusses Michigan’s decision to bow out of a suit against the EPA.
Are we approaching “Peak Outrage”? Take a deep breath, everyone.
Jan 22 • 34 min
Craig discusses the Covington kids’ trip to D.C., the gerrymandering battle on the horizon, and is upbeat about what’s happening downtown.
The Friday Fahles…political commentary with some good laughs, with a pinch of sarcasm tossed in for flavor.
Jan 18 • 31 min
Topics today include Donald Trump, fast food, John Engler, Auto Prom, Michael Cohen, Rudy Giuliani, and more!
Loudmouths, Racists, and Insurance, Oh My!
Jan 17 • 23 min
Craig talks about Engler at MSU, and Car insurance.
The Craig Fahle Show on Deadline Detroit - Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Jan 15 • 28 min
Craig discusses two politicians that simply need to stop talking.
The Craig Fahle Show on Deadline Detroit - Monday, January 14, 2019
Jan 14 • 34 min
Craig talks about why he is cautiously optimistic in 2019, even when it comes to Washington.
The Friday Fahles - 1/11/2019
Jan 11 • 34 min
The Friday Fahles!
The Craig Fahle Show on Deadline Detroit - Thursday, January 10, 2019
Jan 10 • 32 min
Craig talks Ford, a “tsunami of waste” in Macomb County, and change in power in Oakland County.
The Craig Fahle Show on Deadline Detroit - Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Jan 9 • 24 min
Craig has thoughts on President Trump’s prime time speech about his wall and the Government Shutdown.
The Craig Fahle Show on Deadline Detroit - Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Jan 8 • 29 min
Craig talks Trump, the shutdown, border walls, LGBTQ rights and more.
The Craig Fahle Show on Deadline Detroit - Monday, January 7, 2019
Jan 7 • 29 min
Craig discusses the first days of the Whitmer administration, the “outrage” over Rashida Tlaib’s use of profanity in describing President Trump, and the need for real action on auto insurance reform in Michigan.
The Friday Fahles - 01/04/19
Jan 4 • 33 min
The Craig Fahle Show on Deadline Detroit - The Friday Fahles, a satirical look at the news and newsmakers of the week.
The Craig Fahle Show - Episode 161
Dec 3, 2018 • 31 min
December 3, 2018. Craig discusses the current “lame duck” session of the Michigan legislature. Today’s guest is Zack Gorchow, Editor of Gongwer News Service, which covers the State Capitol.
The Craig Fahle Show - Episode 159
Dec 2, 2018 • 31 min
November 30, 2018. The People’s Panel making its debut as its own show!