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In episode 491, Jack and Miles are joined by Ridiculous History and Stuff They Don't Want You To Know's Noel Brown to discuss Betsey DeVos being a fuck up, Gordon Sondland being blocked from testifying, top military officials abandoning Trump, Republicans asking Mitt Romney to primary Trump, a Joker porn spike on PornHub, China continuing to shut down any support for Hong Kong, Ellen Degeneres defending sitting next to George W. Bush at a Cowboys game, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. BETSY DEVOS COULD FACE JAIL AFTER JUDGE RULES SHE VIOLATED 2018 ORDER ON STUDENT LOANS

2. No Wonder Trump Is So Desperate to Stop Gordon Sondland Testifying

3. Top Military Officers Unload on Trump

4. Why Trump’s Generals Have Abandoned Ship

5. “ROMNEY IS THE PRESSURE POINT IN THE IMPEACHMENT PROCESS”: MITT WON’T PRIMARY TRUMP—BUT HE’S TRYING TO BRING HIM DOWN

6. 'JOKER' FANS JOKING UP ... Odd Surge of Porn-Related Searches

7. Blizzard Suspends Hearthstone Player For Hong Kong Support, Pulls Prize Money

8. Yes, that was me at the Cowboys game with George W. Bush over the weekend. Here’s the whole story.

9. WATCH: Slipped Disc - Lizzy Mercier Descloux

In episode 490, Jack and Miles are joined by Ridiculous History and Stuff They Don't Want You To Know's Ben Bowlin to discuss the GOP's flip flopping on Trump's call to China to investigate Biden, Trump blaming Ukraine call on Rick Perry, alcohol Tide Pods, James Harden apologizing to China, stories from the Joker screenings over the weekend, and more! Plus Robert Evan's joins to discuss Trump backing Turkey's plans to sweep the American-backed Kurdish forces.

FOOTNOTES:

1. GOP Can’t Seem To Get On Same Page On Trump’s Call For China To Probe Biden

2. This morning in the Florida Keys, @marcorubio was asked about the President calling on China to investigate @JoeBiden - see his answer

3. George Stephanopolous presses Republican Rep. Jim Jordan several times about whether he thought it was appropriate for Trump to ask China to investigate Joe Biden. Jordan would not directly respond.

4. Asked what he thought about Trump asking China to investigate the Bidens, @GOPLeader McCarthy gaslights: "You watch what the president said -- he's not saying China should investigate," he says.

5. Scoop: Trump pins Ukraine call on Energy Secretary Rick Perry

6. Profit, not politics: Trump allies sought Ukraine gas deal

7. America's Kurdish allies risk being wiped out – by Nato

8. President Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy

9. Glenlivet introduces alcoholic Tide Pods and we're all thinking the same thing

10. JAMES HARDEN APOLOGIZES TO CHINA After Rockets GM's Pro Hong Kong Tweets

11. WATCH: James Harden issues apology after tweet by team manager Daryl Morey

12. Box Office: ‘Joker’ Smashes October Record With $96 Million Debut

13. Moviegoer At Times Square Theater Reportedly Escorted Out Of ‘Joker’ Screening After Cheering On-Screen Murders

14. 2 men arrested during ‘Joker’ screening at AMC theater in Chicago

15. ‘Joker’ Audience Self-Evacuates Long Beach Theater Because Of “Suspicious Subject”

16. 'Noxious substance' released at Kitchener cinema where Joker, Downton Abbey playing

17. These Fake Joker Signs At Movie Theaters Are Getting Out Of Hand

18. WATCH: Little Simz - Venom

In episode 460, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, author, and Noble Blood host Dana Schwartz to discuss the death of David Koch, the G7 Summit, Trump trying to go to war with China, Ruth Bader Ginsburg in treatment for a tumor, Fox New's thoughts on homelessness and marijuana, A$AP Rocky not thanking Trump, a giant volcano that could end human life, the new socialism-themed Monopoly game, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. David Koch, Billionaire Who Fueled Right-Wing Movement, Dies at 79

2. How the Koch brothers built the most powerful rightwing group you've never heard of

3. Covert Operations

4. Group of Eight

5. The World's Top 10 Largest Economies

6. Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations

7. Trump vows response to China tariffs on $75B of US goods

8. Escalation in U.S.-China trade war threatens global economy, poses Trump reelection risk

9. Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent treatment for tumor on pancreas, Supreme Court says

10. ON FOX NEWS, REPUBLICAN STRATEGIST LAMENTS PEOPLE LAYING ON THE STREET 'HAVING JUST SHOT UP WITH MARIJUANA'

11. On Fox News, Republican strategist David Avella indicates he thinks people inject themselves with marijuana

12. A$AP Rocky Didn't Let Trump Use Him

13. A Giant Volcano Could End Human Life on Earth as We Know It

14. Viral Thread Gets Very Deep Into Hasbro's New Socialism-Themed Monopoly Game

15. Here's Monopoly: Socialism, a primer on socialism by dipshits, for dipshits

16. WATCH: Make This Magic by Godriguez

In episode 459, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Chinedu Unaka to discuss the new Apple card, the fires burning in the Amazon, Sarah Sanders joining Fox News, Trump denying detainees vaccines, Joe Walsh possibly knocking Trump out of the race, the big business of scavenging, the Spider-man Sony / Marvel debacle, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. How to clean your Apple Card

2. Amazon fires: Bolsonaro says Brazil cannot fight them

3. Blame humans for starting the Amazon fires, environmentalists say

4. People are deliberately starting fires in the #AmazonRainforest to illegally deforest indigenous land for cattle ranching

5. Jair Bolsonaro claims NGOs behind Amazon forest fire surge – but provides no evidence

6. Fires in the Amazon, the planet at risk

7. Sarah Sanders becomes the latest ex-Trump official to join Fox News

8. Trump’s new press secretary was arrested for DUI while working on the 2016 campaign during her rocky rise to the White House

9. Opinion: Denying flu vaccinations to border detainees isn’t just cruel, it’s dangerous

10. If Joe Walsh Primaries Trump, Will We Stop Calling Him A Deadbeat Dad?

11. THE GOP SUICIDE SQUAD GEARS UP TO PRIMARY TRUMP

12. How China used Facebook and Twitter to spread disinformation about the Hong Kong protests

13. The Big Business of Scavenging in Postindustrial America

14. Disney-Sony Standoff Ends Marvel Studios & Kevin Feige’s Involvement In ‘Spider-Man’

15. The Secret History of Spider-ManMovies

16. Sony once turned down a chance to buy all of Marvel’s movie rights for only $25 million

17. WATCH: Black Taffy - Lantern Flies In Mist