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Man In The Mirror, GOP Not Anti-Anti-Semitism 3.11.19

In episode 345, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Eric Lampaert to discuss why it is so hard for people to cancel Michael Jackson, Captain Marvel breaking box office records, the sentencing of Paul Manafort, the house passing a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim discrimination, Trump taking a selfie with alleged sex trafficker Cindy Yang, Alex Trebek's cancer diagnosis, the hate speech towards Meghan Markle, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. 'Too big to cancel': can we still listen to Michael Jackson?

2. 'Captain Marvel' Breaks Box Office Records With $21M Thursday

3. Manafort’s ‘mind-boggling’ 47-month sentence prompts debate over judicial system’s ‘blatant inequities’

4. House passes resolution condemning anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim discrimination

5. Trump says Democrats "anti-Jewish" party

6. Trump cheered Patriots to Super Bowl victory with founder of spa where Kraft was busted

7. Alex Trebek announces he has stage 4 cancer

8. Today we have published guidelines for interacting with The @RoyalFamily, @ClarenceHouse and Kensington Palace social media channels.

9. WATCH: Wiley, Sean Paul, Stefflon Don - Boasty ft. Idris Elba

RIP Malls & Cable LOL, Jedi Delusion Syndrome 3.8.19

In episode 344, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Culture Kings co-host Jacquis Neal to discuss people cutting their cable service, the decline of the mall, Kristjen Nielsen being questioned by the Oversight Committee, Elijah Cummings coming for Brian Kemp, the crisis between Democrats over Ilhan Omar's comments about Israel, Jane Meyer's revealing article about Fox News, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge coming to Disneyland and Disney World, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Nearly 3M Pay-TV Subscribers Cut Service In 2018, Double 2017 Total – Study

2. Store Closures Ramping Back Up

3. Under questioning from @RepUnderwood, Nielsen admits she was broadly unfamiliar with research indicating kids are traumatized by being separated from their parents before DHS implemented its "zero tolerance" policy

4. During heated exchange w/@RepKathleenRice, Nielsen justifies family separations: "The consequence of any adult going to jail is being separated from their child"

5. Elijah Cummings COMING For Election Brian Kemp Stole From Stacey Abrams

6. Omar uproar swamps Pelosi

7. The Making of the Fox News White House

8. Disney announces opening dates for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

9. WATCH: Arima Ederra - Free Again

cOhEN iS A LiAr tHo!!! Got Beer? 2.28.19

In episode 338, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Jason Burke and our local counsel Lauren Manso to discuss a man tea bagging some salsa, Representative Matt Gaetz's thoughts on Michael Cohen, Cohen's testimony, Trump's banning some journalists from his meeting with Kim Jong Un, a directors cut of A Star Is Born coming to theaters, beer becoming less popular, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Area man teabags salsa

2. Question: "Congressman, does your tweet amount to witness tampering?:"

3. Rep. Matt Gaetz Repeats Cohen Threat on House Floor: ‘Does He Lie to His Own Family?’

4. Michael Cohen's most fiery accusations against Trump

5. White House Bars 4 U.S. Journalists From Trump’s Dinner With Kim in Hanoi

6. A Star Is Born Extended Cut Coming to Theaters So We Can All Take Another Look

7. "Drink more beer" campaign from big brewers probably not happening

8. WATCH: Anika - I Go To Sleep

Is It Mueller Time? Space Jam Save Us 2.25.19

In episode 335, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by actor and Winnetka podcast host Jessica Harper to discuss Steve King planning to run again, Times Up CEO resigning over her son's misconduct, Space Jam 2, the Mueller report coming soon, Michael Cohen testifying soon, Roger Stone being told to shut up, Adam Schiff;s letter to Republicans, North Carolina getting a do-over election, reparations gaining popularity with democratic presidential candidates, Pinterest taking down anti-vaxer material, a man offering marijuana for fast food on Facebook, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Steve King: 'I have nothing to apologize for,' plans to run for re-election

2. Time's Up CEO Resigned Because Her Son Was Accused of Sexual Misconduct

3. 'Space Jam 2' will slam dunk into theaters in 2021

4. Original Space Jam website

5. The Mueller Report Is Coming. Here’s What to Expect.

6. Michael Cohen to testify before House panel on Feb. 27

7. Judge Orders Roger Stone to Shut Up

8. Adam Schiff: An open letter to my Republican colleagues

9. North Carolina Is Getting A Do-Over Election

10. 2020 Democrats Embrace Race-Conscious Policies, Including Reparations

11. Pinterest Is Trying to Curb Anti-Vaxxer Misinformation

12. Police: Local man's Facebook offer to trade marijuana wax for fast food lands him in jail

13. Winnetka: A Memoir by Jessica Harper

14. WATCH: Video Age - Pop Therapy

LGBTrump, RIP Space Farce 2.21.19

In episode 333, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian and scam queen Laci Mosley to discuss people trolling Captain Marvel, Emma Thompson leaving a project involving John Lasseter, Ariana Grande's zamboni past, a student selling drugs through a mobile gaming app, the Trump administration's plans to launch a global effort to end criminalization of homosexuality, Trump meddling with the DOJ's investigation, Trump's failed space force, Andy King of the Fyre Festival speaking out about his infamous storyline from the documentary, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. The morons are already out here trying to tank Captain Marvel on Rotten Tomatoes

2. Emma Thompson quits film after John Lasseter joins production

3. Behold, 5-Year-Old Ariana Grande Enthusiastically Riding a Zamboni

4. UC Santa Cruz Student Sold Drugs Through Mobile Gaming App, Feds Say

5. Trump administration launches global effort to end criminalization of homosexuality

6. First 100 Days: How President Trump Has Impacted LGBTQ Rights

7. Trump’s transgender military service ban just got a big win from the Supreme Court

8. Trump Praises Karen Pence For Teaching Job After LGBTQ Backlash

9. Intimidation, Pressure and Humiliation: Inside Trump’s Two-Year War on the Investigations Encircling Him

10. Bowing to Congress, Trump scales back proposed ‘space force’

11. WATCH: Andy King from 'Fyre' Documentary Glad Oral Sex Story Wasn't Edited Out | TMZ

12. WATCH: Mothers - "PINK"

Art Of The Fail, Nike Crushes Small Businessman 2.15.19

In episode 330, 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