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RIP Malls & Cable LOL, Jedi Delusion Syndrome 3.8.19

In episode 255, 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

#1 King Of All Fun, Lil Tay OK? 3.4.19

In episode 251, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Hana Michels to discuss Instagram flexer Lil Tay breaking her silence, CPAC being a conservative open mic, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry choosing to raise their child with fluid approach, the man Trump hired to bid on his portrait, Sean Hannity denying any working relationship with Michael Cohen, Amazon selling many conspiracy theory literature, fake Amazon reviews, fast food being as unhealthy as ever, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Lil Tay Breaks Her Silence: ‘I’m in a Bad Situation’

2. WATCH: LIL TAY's Brother telling her what to say (EXSPOSED) behind the scenes

3. Who Was Lil Tay? The making, and marketing, of a 9-year-old meme machine.

4. At CPAC, Don Jr makes a "me too" joke while discussing guns and transgender people

5. Meghan Markle has revealed to friends that she and Prince Harry 'plan to raise their child with a fluid approach to gender' and won't impose stereotypes on their royal baby, magazine claims

6. Meet The No. 1 King Of All Fun, AKA The Fake Bidder On A Trump Painting

7. Hannity insists Cohen "was never my attorney" - Cohen said in court Hannity was 1 of his 3 clients - then says Cohen told him he decided to make hush payments on his own

8. Robert De Niro pulls anti-vaccine film from Tribeca after controversy

9. Anti-vaccination conspiracy theories thrive on Amazon

10. A Global Government Is Waiting in the Wings

11. Amazon and Hulu's algorithms are recommending conspiracy theory films, and the consequences could be more serious than you might think

12. Is It Really Five Stars? How to Spot Fake Amazon Reviews

13. Thirty years of fast food: Greater variety, but more salt, larger portions, and added calories

14. WATCH: Part Time - I Can Treat You Better (feat. Ariel Pink)

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

In episode 249, 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 246, 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

So(ber)cial Media, The Great Fry Debate 2.19.19

In episode 242, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Kenny DeForest to discuss how millennials are drinking less cause of social media, official French fries rankings, Trump's physical exams results, Trump's state of emergency announcement, Andrew McCabe's revealing information on Jeff Sessions and Trump, Putin being floored by female Judo champ, Trump's misleading comments about Virginia's new abortion bill, the Irn Bru drink, the U.S. Copyright Office claiming the Milly Rock and Carlton dance aren't copyrightable, Apple starting a streaming service, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Are millennials and Gen-Z avoiding alcohol because of social media?

2. The official fast food French fry power rankings

3. Fast-Food Fries, Ranked From Cardboard to Crispy Perfection

4. Trump in 'very good health overall' but obese, according to physical exam results

5. In a bizarre sing-song cadence, Trump acknowledges that his national emergency will face legal challenges, but expresses hope that SCOTUS will eventually rule in his favor.

6. Key moment from Trump's remarks today: He accidentally admits "I didn't need to do this" with regard to his national emergency declaration.

7. Andrew McCabe’s disturbing account of working for Sessions and Trump

8. The woman who floored Putin! Olympic judo medallist sends Russian leader flying in practice session - but pictures of his defeat are 'censored'

9. Trump’s misleading comments about Gov. Ralph Northam and infanticide, explained

10. The controversy around Virginia’s new abortion bill, explained

11. Abortion

12. Irn Bru 32

13. U.S. Copyright Office shades the "Carlton dance" while refusing Alfonso Ribeiro's ownership claim

14. How Alfonso Ribeiro came up with "The Carlton Dance"

15. Netflix Spent $12 Billion on Content in 2018. Analysts Expect That to Grow to $15 Billion This Year

16. Apple will reportedly launch its new video-streaming service at March 25 event

17. WATCH: Beau Peep - 97's