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In episode 319, Jack and Miles are joined by Smart Mouth podcast host Katherine Spiers to discuss the all time coldest temperatures hitting the country, the FaceTime bug allowing users to eavesdrop, the government shutdown slowing down the investigation into the Trump administration, Black Panther playing for free, Pepsi's new nitro version, Baby Shark, and more! Plus super producer Anna Hossnieh joins to discuss the UAE giving out gender equality awards to only men.

FOOTNOTES:

1. Special report: A 30-year alarm on the reality of climate change

2. More-Persistent Weak Stratospheric Polar Vortex States Linked to Cold Extremes

3. ARCTIC CHANGE AND POSSIBLE INFLUENCE ON MID-LATITUDE CLIMATE AND WEATHER

4. 'Minimize talking' outside: Polar vortex bears down on North as Deep South braces for snow

5. Washington Park Apartment Building Residents Say Their Heat, Hot Water Have Been Out For Months

6. FaceTime Bug Lets iPhone Users Eavesdrop, in a Stumble for Apple

7. UAE's gender equality awards won entirely by men

8. UAE releases pictures of disappeared princess Sheikha Latifa

9. Dithering GOP Stalls House’s New Trump-Russia Probe

10. Here’s how to catch ‘Black Panther’ for free in theaters this week

11. Pepsi to launch nitro version for people who think soda is too dang carbonated

12. Gassed Up: Pepsi To Launch Nitro Soda

13. WATCH: Baby Shark Dance | Sing and Dance! | Animal Songs | PINKFONG Songs for Children

14. Investors Are Singing Along to ‘Baby Shark’

15. Baby Shark (Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo) Billboard Chart (Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo)

16. How Death, Dismemberment, and Jesus Helped ‘Baby Shark’ Become a Hit

17. The long, complicated history of Baby Shark — and the artist fighting for credit

18. How the Bermuda Triangle Works

19. WATCH: Sunken - Over The Days

In episode 311, Jack and Miles are joined by Yo Is This Racist host Andrew Ti to discuss the new Gillette ad, Mike Huckabee's new weekly show, Brexit and Theresa May surviving the no-confidence vote, Trump losing support, Karen Pence's new job at an anti-LGBTQ school, Travis Scott and Big Boi agreeing to the Super Bowl half time show, Netflix raising their subscription prices, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. 'You just alienated about half of your customers': Hundreds of British men threaten to boycott Gillette over #MeToo-inspired advert as they share angry #GetWokeGoBroke tweets

2. An Open Letter To Men Irreparably Traumatized By The Recent Gillette Ad

3. Why Nike’s Woke Ad Campaign Works and Gillette’s Doesn’t

4. Mike Huckabee's youtube show is—and i cannot possibly overstate this—the least funny thing that has ever existed by any conceivable metric.

5. He had this guest "comedian" on recently. from what i can tell, this first bit is just him saying the word "doile" a bunch of times in a row.

6. I'm so glad that some guy tried to steal a bike because it lead to mike huckabee doing the best 15 seconds of comedy that there is. i take back everything that i said. this one is so fucking good.

7. WATCH: Jeb Bush: "Please clap"

8. Labour rebuffs May offer of plan B Brexit talks after no-confidence motion fails – Politics live

9. Trump Is Losing. His Nativist Message Is Winning.

10. Trump loses support from key constituency of white people without a college degree: poll

11. Karen Pence Is Working At A School That Bans LGBTQ Employees And Kids

12. SUPER BOWL 2019 HALFTIME SHOW: TRAVIS SCOTT AGREED TO PERFORM ONLY AFTER NFL DONATED TO SOCIAL INJUSTICE CHARITY

13. Disney’s new streaming service will be called Disney+, chief executive says

14. Netflix raises prices to pay for original content

15. Inside Netflix’s all-out blitz to win a Best Picture Oscar for Roma

16. WATCH: Makaya McCraven - Black Lion

In episode 307, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Candice Thompson to discuss the Bezos divorce, the government shutdown continuing and the Trump Administrations lack of understanding about it, Steve King's idiotic comments about white nationalism, the prediction that the US will drop to the third biggest economy, Facebook no longer being the best place to work, the Oscars deciding to go host-less, Taco Bell cleaning up their act, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. THE INNER BEZOS

2. Why the Bezos Divorce Is So Riveting

3. Jeff Bezos, Newly Divorcing, Now Seeing Lauren Sanchez-Whitesell

4. Who Is Lauren Sanchez? All About the News Anchor Dating Billionaire Jeff Bezos

5. Trump walks out of shutdown negotiations after Democrats reject wall money, calls meeting ‘total waste of time’

6. The 'doomsday' scenario: Here's what happens if the shutdown drags on

7. Before Trump, Steve King Set the Agenda for the Wall and Anti-Immigrant Politics

8. United States will drop to become the world's THIRD biggest economy behind China and India by 2030, new financial rankings suggest

9. Projected GDP Ranking (2018-2023)

10. Facebook employees are reportedly outraged at exec appearing at Kavanaugh hearing

11. Facebook is no longer the 'Best Place to Work,' according to new Glassdoor survey

12. After Kevin Hart Debacle, Oscars Forge Ahead Hostless

13. A Hostless Oscars? The Last Time the Academy Tried That, Things Got Ugly

14. Oscars Team Scrambling to Reunite 'Avengers' on Telecast (Exclusive)

15. WATCH: The 11 minutes that ruined Hollywood producer Allan Carr's career forever

16. Taco Bell to test vegetarian menu this year

17. WATCH: Kaina - Cry

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