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R&B Predator(s?), More like Bohemian Crap-City 1.8.19

In episode 304, Jack and special guest host Laci Mosley are joined by comedian Casey Ley to discuss the R. Kelly docuseries, Cynthoia Brown being granted clemency, the video of Drake bringing an underage woman on stage, the sonic attacks in Havana, the Golden Globes, Kevin Hart's lack of an apology, motherfucker-like insults from around the world, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Surviving R Kelly: what we can learn from the shocking new series

2. Gov. Haslam grants clemency to Cyntoia Brown, to be released Aug. 7

3. Drake Kisses, Caresses 17-Year-Old Fan Onstage In Newly Surfaced Video

4. 'Sonic attack' on US embassy in Havana could have been crickets, say scientists

5. The Best and Worst of the Golden Globes

6. Where Are Kevin Hart’s Past Apologies? An Investigation

7. Kevin Hart Responds to Don Lemon’s Comments Over ‘Ellen’ Interview

8. The 9 Most Devastating Insults From Around the World

9. WATCH: LA Priest - Oino (Official Video)

A Whole Cruz World, Resource Warz! 10.19.18

In episode 256, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Julian McCullough to discuss a profile on Heidi Cruz, Ted Cruz's wife, Facebook's inflated video metrics, the boost of racism in the GOP, how a group of black senior citizens were ordered off a Georgia bus taking them to vote, the mainstream media taking Trump's side in regards to Elizabeth Warren's DNA test, the parts of the world where the resource wars will be fought, updates on the murder of Saudi journalist Khashoggi, the saddest profession, Fran Drescher and Cardi B bringing back 'The Nanny,' a 'Real World' reboot, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. There's now a 'Golden Girls'-inspired cereal and it's flying off the shelves

2. Heidi Cruz Didn’t Plan for This

3. Facebook may have knowingly inflated its video metrics for over a year

4. Democrats mount a Midwestern comeback

5. Thomas Homan: “This caravan issue lays at the feet of the Democratic Party up on the Hill.”

6. Mary Ann Mendoza: “Until our politicians really make a stand…we’re going to continue to see these caravans of people because we have politicians like Nancy Pelosi who encourage them to keep making this trek.”

7. Black senior citizens ordered off Georgia bus taking them to vote

8. White? Black? A Murky Distinction Grows Still Murkier

9. Here’s Where the Post-Apocalyptic Water Wars Will Be Fought

10. When the (Empty) Apartment Next Door Is Owned by an Oligarch

11. Kelly, Bolton Get in Profane Shouting Match Outside the Oval Office

12. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin pulls out of investment conference, rebuking Saudi regime

13. What we know about the 15 Saudis said to have played a role in Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

14. Survey Finds Widespread 'Moral Distress' Among Veterinarians

15. Fran Drescher Says She's 'Talking' to Cardi B's Team About Casting Rapper in a Nanny Reboot

16. ‘Real World’ Reboot Coming to Facebook Watch

17. WATCH: Jordan Rakei - Midnight Mischief (Tom Misch Remix)

Alexa, Was My Life Good? JFK: Solved! 10.15.18

In episode 252, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast host Caitlin Durante to discuss new Amazon Echo devices, how Amazon found a way to screw over their warehouse workers, Trump wanting to replace Nikki Haley with a woman because of Kavanaugh, the fact that we are due for another financial crisis, Republican pair posing as communists to make Democratic donation, Democrats needing to push to adopt Australian voter laws, a Mad Max festival in the desert, a new theory about the JFK assassination, a women being kicked off a plane for bringing her emotional support squirrel aboard, bloidwatch, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Here are the five new Amazon Echo devices available now

2. Amazon Warehouse Workers Lose Bonuses, Stock Awards for Raises

3. Eyeing midterm gender gap, Trump aides seek woman for U.N. post

4. Republican pair apparently pose as communists to make Democratic donation

5. Australia election: Why is voting compulsory?

6. The Strangest Desert Festival In the World Makes Everyone’s Mad Max Dreams Come True

7. Lee Harvey Oswald’s little green book shows JFK wasn't the real target

8. Flight Delayed After Woman Brings An ‘Emotional Support Squirrel’ Onboard

9. WATCH: Mk.gee - You

Fox: KANYE > TAYLOR SWIFT, Banksy Banksy’s It Up On A Banksy 10.9.18

In episode 248, Jack and Miles are joined by Kinda Dating podcast host Natasha Chandel to discuss website traffic rankings, Venom and A Star Is Born crushing the box office, a new story that reveals that dogs aren't as smart as we thought, Taylor Swift finally getting political, all the state deadlines for registering to vote, Kanye West's clear mental health issues, a new poll showing the gender gap when it comes to party support, Banksy's newest Banksy idea, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Top Websites Ranking

2. 'Venom' breaks records, 'A Star Is Born' shines at the box office

3. Your Dog May Be Smart, but She’s Not Exceptional

4. What Made Taylor Swift Finally Get Political?

5. How to Register to Vote: Deadlines for Each State

6. Fox News guest @charliekirk11 loved when Kanye went on a pro-Trump rant—but now wants Taylor Swift to shut up? The hypocrisy is staggering

7. Pete Davidson Issues Mental Health Plea to Kanye West on SNL

8. Survey of battleground House districts shows Democrats with narrow edge

9. Why putting £1m through the shredder is Banksy’s greatest work

10. WATCH: Wayne Snow - Nothing Wrong

Brett-Ghazi, The Worst Candy Ever (Has Been Saved) 9.27.18

In episode 240, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Go Fact Yourself co-host's Helen Hong to discuss the real reason Bradley Cooper decided to make 'A Star Is Born,' Necco Wafers and Sweethearts being saved from candy extinction, Rod Rosenstein's big meeting with Trump, a new accuser coming forward about Brett Kavanaugh plus his weird calendar, an elite class spy giving us a view into rich folk's world, details about the film 'Life Itself,' and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Bradley Cooper reveals Eddie Vedder's surprising influence on 'A Star Is Born'

2. Necco wafers and Sweetheart candies saved from dusty extinction

3. Rod Rosenstein’s Job Is Safe, for Now: Inside His Dramatic Day

4. Avenatti client says Brett Kavanaugh was present while she was "gang raped" during high school

5. Arizona prosecutor Rachel Mitchell is GOP choice to question Kavanaugh and accuser at hearing

6. Kavanaugh’s 1982 calendar, annotated

7. Judicial Crisis Network chief counsel Carrie Severino responds to new allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

8. Beware Rich People Who Say They Want to Change the World

9. Life Itself

10. WORST WIDE OPENINGS

11. Melodrama Life Itself Died Gruesomely at the Box Office

12. Experts explain how Amazon movie 'Life Itself,' from the creator of 'This Is Us,' became the biggest box-office flop of 2018

13. ‘Life Itself’ Review: We Have Now Seen the Worst Movie of 2018

14. Film Review: Life Itself is So Bizarre It Has To Be Seen To Be Believed

15. From a Woman: Life Itself Sucks

16. Life Itself is a disaster of a movie, caught in a web of its own privilege

17. WATCH: DJ Harrison "Erykahs Gun"