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Art Of The Fail, Nike Crushes Small Businessman 2.15.19

In episode 241, Jack and Miles are joined by Yo Is This Racist's co-host Andrew Ti to discuss a Colorado store closing down after they boycotted Nike cause of Colin Kaepernick ad, Amazon canceling their plans to build an HQ in New York City, Trump calling a state of emergency over the border wall, Paul Manafort lying while under cooperation agreement, Frozen 2 trailer dropping, an absurd Newsweek story, the Oscars upsetting everyone, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Colorado store that boycotted Nike after Colin Kaepernick ad will close

2. Amazon Cancels Plan For NYC Headquarter Location

3. The Art Of The Kneel: How Trump’s Tactics Kept Shrinking His Wall

4. If Trump declares a national emergency, Pelosi can jam Republicans. Here's how.

5. Fox host says if Trump supports bipartisan bill the shutdown will have been a "waste of time"

6. Document: Judge Rules Manafort Lied While Under Cooperation Agreement

7. Fox’s Andrew Napolitano: Paul Manafort lying to a grand jury means that “he’s exposed to more than 20 years in jail,” in turn meaning that “he might very well be a candidate for a pardon, and the public might accept the pardon.”

8. This clip never gets old.

9. Frozen 2 sets record for most watched animated trailer

10. SNAKE BITES MAN, MAN BITES WIFE SO THEY CAN DIE TOGETHER, WIFE SURVIVES

11. Oscar Intrigue: Did Lady Gaga Force Academy To Fix Song Snafu? Are Last Year’s Actor Winners Being Ignored As Presenters?

12. Allison Janney Will Present at the Oscars After All

13. ‘A fundamentally stupid decision’: Hollywood bashes Oscars’ move to give four awards during commercials

14. Sorry Academy, Oscars Ratings and Running Time Don’t Correlate (Opinion)

15. WATCH: Aso - Inside All Day

Collusion No Longer An Illusion, Manafort Lawyers Self-Own 1.10.19

In episode 306, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and writer Carmen Angelica to discuss Woodstock 2019, Paul Manafort and the Trump Administration's collusion with Russia, the stuff discussed in Trump's press conference this week, Angela Davis losing a civil rights award for boycotting Israel, the current surplus of cheese in the United States, a nudest restaurant closing down in France, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. We’re Getting Another Woodstock, Now With Glamping

2. Manafort Accused of Sharing Trump Polling Data With Russian Associate

3. Paul Manafort Does Indeed Have Gout

4. Marc Thiessen: Trump started the shutdown but Democrats are about to own it

5. What the President Could Do If He Declares a State of Emergency

6. Transcript: Trump's Address On Border Security And Democratic Response

7. Trump’s wall won’t do anything about the opioid epidemic

8. Drug-smuggling tunnel to Mexico found under abandoned KFC in Arizona

9. Trump Administration Finally Adds Drug Czar – But Will He Be Able to Do His Job?

10. Newest shutdown casualty: Trump’s own policies

11. How the shutdown is reaching a breaking point

12. Trump budget would effectively kill drug control office

13. Kellyanne Conway Suggests Ice Cream Can Help Avoid Drug Addiction

14. Angela Davis Says She’s ‘Stunned’ After Award Is Revoked Over Her Views on Israel

15. Statement on the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

16. Nobody Is Moving Our Cheese: American Surplus Reaches Record High

17. Nude restaurant in Paris clotheses citing lack of business

18. WATCH: The Heliocentrics - Space Time Girl

Bird Box Office Bonanza, Conservatives Catch Woman Dancing 1.4.19

In episode 302, Jack and special guest host Jamie Loftus is joined by comedian Caitlin Durante in this Bechdal Cast take over to discuss the Bird Box challenge, the Masked Singer television show, the video of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez that has offended conservatives, all the women who were sworn in to Congress this week, the government shut down, Trump's press briefing, the 2019 Coachella line up, Apple stock going down, a frozen remnant in the Solar System, the hacking of Migos, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Netflix warns against Bird Box challenge as dangerous trend goes viral

2. Who Are The Masked Singer Celebrity Contestants? These Are Our Best Guesses

3. Introducing 'The Masked Singer,' Featuring Television's Hottest Peacock-Hippo Battle

4. Conservatives Have Exposed AOC’s Incredibly Wholesome Past

5. What is the problem here? Do we live in Footloose Town? Was I unaware that we were living in Footloose Town this entire time?

6. New members sworn in to most diverse Congress ever – in pictures

7. Dirty parks, closed museums: The government shutdown grinds on

8. Mitt Romney Says Trump ‘Has Not Risen to the Mantle of the Office’

9. Poll: Iowa Republicans Would Reelect Trump, But They’d Also Welcome a Primary

10. President Trump makes surprise statement in White House briefing room

11. Coachella 2019 lineup: Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala to headline

12. ‘Idris Elba Performing at Coachella?’ The Story Behind His DJing Career

13. Apple and Samsung feel the sting of plateauing smartphones

14. A year and a half ago, I went on a crazy two and a half week odyssey in support of the @NASANewHorizonsmission. Four countries, two and two half Pacific crossings, two occultations, and two nights on Mauna Kea. #UltimaThule#UltimaFlyby#MU69occ

15. The Most Distant Place We’ve Visited

16. Did a Brockton man hack the Twitter page of Migos rapper Takeoff?

17. WATCH: Megapuss - Theme From Hollywood

One Hundred Percent Accurate Predictions for 2019

In this new year, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Laci Mosley and super producer Anna Hossnieh to make some super accurate predictions for the year of 2019. 

Keto Is King, Too-Early 2020 Dem Nominee Polls 12.13.18

In episode 293, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Sara June to discuss the most Googled foods, a preview of the 2020 candidates, the Google CEO sitting down to testify in front of congress, the fall out of the Trump/Pelosi/Schumer showdown, the silence of Mike Pence, Michael Cohen going to prison, Michael Flynn asking for leniency, Maria Butina flipping, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Foods we Googled in 2018: Unicorn cake, CBD gummies, keto everything

2. Whole Foods Ranked Worst on Cancer-Linked Package Chemicals

3. Bernie Sanders still says class is more important than race. He is still wrong

4. Bernie’s Plan for Racial Justice

5. Cynthia Nixon, like Bernie Sanders before her, has a problem with black Democrats

6. It’s time to end the myth that black voters don’t like Bernie Sanders

7. After @SteveKingIA raises inscrutable concerns about iPhones, Google CEO Sunday Pichai patiently informs him, "Congressman, iPhone is made by a different company."

8. Trump Springs Shutdown Stunt On Chuck and Nancy, Makes Everything Worse

9. Trump says he would be 'proud' to shut down the government over border wall funding

10. These Tweets About Mike Pence Are Joking That He's Taken A Vow of Silence

11. Everybody’s Wrong: Donald Trump Won the Chuck-n-Nancy Meeting, and Here’s Why

12. Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison

13. Michael Flynn's lawyers request no prison time, defend cooperation with Mueller team

14. Maria Butina, accused Russian agent, reaches plea deal with prosecutors

15. WATCH: Sam Gendel - Pure Imagination (Lo Fi)

Wall Til You Fall, Gig Economy Is KILLING It 12.12.18

In episode 292, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Sara Schaefer to discuss Nicki Minaj defending another sex offender, the business of location based tracking, Trump's showdown with Nancy Pelosi over the border wall, deaths that have occurred at Airbnb's, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Nicki Minaj Defends Another Sex Offender. This One Happens to Be Her Boyfriend

2. Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret

3. Trump Makes Misleading Border Wall Claims Before Meeting With Democrats

4. Pelosi, Schumer to meet with Trump, offer $1.3 billion for border as shutdown looms

5. Trump says he’s ‘proud’ to shut down government during fight with Pelosi and Schumer

6.No, Donald Trump can’t just use Pentagon money for his border wall

7. House Minority Leader Pelosi to President Trump on vote for border wall in the House

8. "I am proud to shut down the government for border security ... I will take the mantle. I will be the one to shut it down. I’m not going to blame you for it," President Trump tells Senate Minority Leader Schumer in the Oval Office.

9. Sen. Schumer: "When the president brags that he won North Dakota and Indiana, he's in real trouble."

10. WATCH: Fox legal analyst says he can’t imagine Trump not being indicted

11. ‘A Simple Private Transaction’: Trump Lays Out a Defense in a Campaign-Finance Case

12. Deaths at Airbnb rentals put spotlight on safety and security

13. Sara Schaefer's Easy Page

14. WATCH: Kiefer - aaaaa