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This is Mooch FM, a brand new weekly podcast to debate and explore the top stories of the week, with the biggest names in media, business, politics and beyond. Your host is self-made entrepreneur Anthony ‘The Mooch’ Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capital and the prestigious SALT conference. He famously served as Donald Trump’s Communications Director for just 11 days before being unceremoniously sacked. Now a vocal critic of the President, he is also the author of four books.

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This is Mooch FM, a brand new weekly podcast to debate and explore the top stories of the week, with the biggest names in media, business, politics and beyond. Your host is self-made entrepreneur Anthony ‘The Mooch’ Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capital and the prestigious SALT conference. He famously served as Donald Trump’s Communications Director for just 11 days before being unceremoniously sacked. Now a vocal critic of the President, he is also the author of four books.

    Episode 49: Zachary Karabell, Hollie McKay & Gavin Hewitt

    Episode 49: Zachary Karabell, Hollie McKay & Gavin Hewitt

    In this episode, Anthony is joined by Zachary Karabell, acclaimed historian, author, and former financial executive to share the story of legendary private investment firm Brown Brothers Harriman, and the role it played in America’s rise to global power. 
    Hollie McKay is a foreign affairs expert and investigative journalist and joins Anthony to discuss her new book ‘Only Cry for the Living: Memos from Inside the ISIS Battlefield’ which gives a raw, on-the-ground journey chronicling the rise of ISIS in Iraq, exposing the group's vast impact - and how and why it sought to wage terror on civilians. 
    Finally, Gavin Hewitt, writer, broadcaster, former BBC chief correspondent and European editor talks with Anthony about his time covering the Trump administration - and how much the former president was in control of the news agenda.
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Episode 48: Frank Figliuzzi, Yuri Shvets & Craig Unger

    Episode 48: Frank Figliuzzi, Yuri Shvets & Craig Unger

    In this episode, Anthony is joined by Frank Figliuzzi, former assistant director of counterintelligence for the FBI; Yuri Shvets, former KGB major; and Craig Unger, bestselling author and former national security correspondent for Vanity Fair. Together, they take a deep dive into Russian infiltration into the United States, discussing Craig’s latest book ‘American Kompromat’ which shows how, “from Trump to Jeffrey Epstein, kompromat was used in operations far more sinister than the public could ever imagine;” address the unanswered question of whether Donald Trump was a Russian asset; and consider Putin’s recent decline, his potential successors - and what every American needs to know about him. 


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    • 46 min
    Episode 47: Felix Marquardt, Daniel Silva & Hugh Campbell

    Episode 47: Felix Marquardt, Daniel Silva & Hugh Campbell

    In this episode, Anthony talks with Felix Marquardt, author and columnist to discuss the genesis behind his latest book ‘The New Nomads: How the Migration Revolution is Making the World a Better Place’ which looks at why our view of migration needs to be re-evaluated.  
    Anthony is joined by No.1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva, to discuss his new thriller ‘The Cellist’ which features legendary spy Gabriel Allon, and explores the preeminent threats facing the West today - “the corrupting influence of dirty money wielded by a revanchist and reckless Russia.” 
    Finally, Hugh Campbell is co-founder and managing partner of tech advisory and investment firm GP Bullhound, and joins Anthony to reminisce on his time at Goldman Sachs - and why great businesses are built in adversity. 


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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 46: Edan Yago, Vicky Pryce & Dr Curly Moloney

    Episode 46: Edan Yago, Vicky Pryce & Dr Curly Moloney

    In this episode, Anthony is joined by Edan Yago, co-founder of Sovryn, a decentralized bitcoin trading and lending platform, to discuss all things DeFi, why he dropped everything to focus on bitcoin - and how he is driven by the opportunity to create a new, open economic system that empowers individuals globally. 
    Anthony talks with Vicky Pryce, renowned economist and business consultant, to get the latest on Brexit, the economic impact of Covid - and her latest book ‘Women Vs. Capitalism: Why We Can't Have It All in a Free Market Economy.’
    Finally, Dr Curly Moloney is chief executive and co-founder of The Cambridge Code and joins Anthony to reflect on where her fascination with brain function came from, and the importance of educating people about mental health. 


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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 45: Elie Honig, Merryn Somerset Webb & Lieutenant General Russel Honoré

    Episode 45: Elie Honig, Merryn Somerset Webb & Lieutenant General Russel Honoré

    In this episode, Anthony talks with Elie Honig, former federal and state prosecutor, and CNN senior legal analyst to discuss his new book, ‘’Hatchet Man: How Bill Barr Broke the Prosecutor's Code and Corrupted the Justice Department,’ which exposes William Barr as the most corrupt attorney general in modern U.S. history. 
    Merryn Somerset Webb, editor-in-chief of MoneyWeek and columnist for the Financial Times, joins Anthony to discuss the recent crypto crackdown, the changing face of private equity - and the highlights of her 21 years as editor of the UK’s best-selling financial magazine. 
    Finally, Anthony is joined by Lieutenant General Russel Honoré, a decorated 37-year army veteran, former Commander of Joint Task Force-Katrina, and leader of the U.S. Capitol Complex Security Review to draw on his in-the-trenches experience managing conflicts - and shares his no-nonsense approach to getting the job done by showing organizations how to successfully lead and execute a mission.


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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 44: Kate Fagan, Skye Wallin & Philip Collins

    Episode 44: Kate Fagan, Skye Wallin & Philip Collins

    In this episode, Anthony is joined by Kate Fagan, Emmy award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author to talk about her latest book, 'All the Colors Came Out: A Father, a Daughter, and a Lifetime of Lessons' which details Kate’s changing relationship with her dad as he battled ALS  - and shares her coming out journey. 
    Anthony talks with Skye Wallin, director of 'American Gadfly' - a documentary on the life and legacy of former US Senator Mike Gravel, to discuss how a group of teenagers convinced Mike to run for President aged 89 - and why he has been “underappreciated” in American history.  
    Finally, Philip Collins, British political journalist, bestselling author, and former chief speechwriter to Prime Minister Tony Blair, gives Anthony the latest from across the pond - and how we can all master the art of argument and persuasion.



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    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

SussexTN22 ,

Listener from the UK

Loving the calibre of the guests and the depth of information I am getting in a broad range of subjects. Eager for the next episode each week. Keep up the great work Anthony!

luvblissjoy ,

Mooch FM

Think Anthony and his crew are brilliant on this podcast.. I’m astounded at the racism in the USA😢love this guy..greetings from a woman of colour Liverpool uk 🇬🇧

Mcandy64 ,

Superb!

The Mooch, is just brilliant. When I first saw him on British tv with Maitlis as she tried to interview him, I thought, I don’t like this guy but by the end of the interview, I realised this guy is smart, engaging, funny, and way too cool for Trump!

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