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Manafort / Cohen News Breaks Fox News, Papa John: The Truth 8.23.18

In episode 218, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Guy Branum to discuss Olive Garden's new pasta pass, Papa John's personal website, the fall out of the Cohen plea and the Manafort trial plus the responses from Trump and Fox News, Duncan Hunter's indictment that went unnoticed, a New York woman who tricked a bunch of men on Tinder, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Gorge on fettuccini until you beg for sweet death with Olive Garden's year-long, unlimited Pasta Pass

2. Save Papa Johns

3. With Cohen Implicating Trump, a Presidency’s Fate Rests With Congress

4. Man Charged After Leading Investigators To Body Believed To Be Missing Iowa Woman

5. Turley on Cohen Plea Deal: Trump Could Be 'Unindicted Co-Conspirator' on Campaign Finance Violation

6. Lanny Davis: Trump "Corrupted Our Democracy," He "Directed" Michael Cohen To Do A "Criminal Act"

7. Who Is the Mysterious “Individual-1” Implicated by Michael Cohen?

8. Trump likely safe after Cohen guilty plea, but Mueller report will be fodder for foes

9. Trump Praises Manafort for Refusing to ‘Break,’ Unlike Cohen, His Former Fixer

10. Tucker Carlson guest Alan Dershowitz compares Micheal Cohen's campaign finance violation to jaywalking

11. Trump’s comparison of the Cohen allegations to Obama is entirely wrong

12. The difference between Michael Cohen and Barack Obama, explained for Donald Trump

13. The 30 most astounding moments in Rep. Duncan Hunter's 47-page indictment

14. Eagles’ ‘Greatest Hits’ Overtakes Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ as Best-Selling Album

15. A New York woman scammed dozens of men into doing a 'live Tinder'

16. My Life as a Goddess: A Memoir through (Un)Popular Culture By Guy Branum

17. WATCH: Bobby Oroza - This Love Pt. 1

Ayo For Diet Yayo, New Slaves 8.22.18

In episode 217, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Jackie Rae Aubel to discuss Michael Cohen taking a plea deal, highlights from the MTV Video Music Awards, Trump's addiction to Diet Coke, QAnon supporters wanting to sue the mainstream media, ICE's true plan to strip immigrants of their citizenship, prisoners on strike for unpaid labor and poor prison conditions, Microsoft accusing Russians of attempting to hack right-wing think tanks, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Trump’s Former Fixer, Michael Cohen, Reaches a Plea Agreement Over Payments to Women

2. Body found in search for missing Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, authorities say

3. MTV VMAs 2018: The 15 Best and Worst Moments

4. MTV VMAs: Madonna responds to 'self-indulgent' Aretha tribute

5. VMAs: Kevin Hart faces boycott threats from Trump supporters after 'kneeling' jab

6. The President Suffers From a Diet Coke Addiction, Owns 2 Guns and More Wackiness From Omarosa’s Book

7. INSIDE TRUMP’S HOUR-BY-HOUR BATTLE FOR SELF-PRESERVATION

8. Donald Trump Shouting ‘Get Me A Coke’ On Cohen Tape Sets Twitter Alight

9. A Brief History of Donald Trump's Love Affair With Coca-Cola

10. Diet Sodas Tied to Dementia and Stroke

11. Reported link between diet drinks and dementia and stroke is weak

12. President Trump Reportedly Drinks 12 Diet Cokes a Day. Here’s What That Does to Your Body

13. QAnon Geniuses Ready To Sue 'The MSM' For Making Them Look Stupid :(

14. Denaturalization, explained: how Trump can strip immigrants of their citizenship
15. A Nazi War Crimes Suspect Has Been Deported From the U.S. to Germany

16. Prisoners Launch National 19-Day Strike to Protest Unpaid Labor and Poor Prison Conditions

17. Microsoft thwarts Russian attempts to hack right-wing US think-tanks

18. WATCH: Onra - Secretly [Nobody Has To Know]

Big Wine Has Tricked You, Netflix Pisses Off The Internet 8.21.18

In episode 216, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Vanessa Gritton to discuss the Rosé conspiracy, Netflix starting to experiment with ads for their other shows, Men Right's Activist joy over the Asia Argento report, Michael Shannon's reaction to questions about Trump, Brett Kavanaugh's shady past, porn star's playing Fortnite, GOP senate candidate Kelli Ward touring with alt-righter Mike Cernovich, and more!


FOOTNOTES:

1. Smash Mouth Cusses Out Fans Throwing Bread

2. Smash mouth singer goes insane at Taste of Foco

3. Bribes, Backdoor Deals, and Pay to Play: How Bad Rosé Took Over

4. Netflix will now interrupt series binges with video ads for its other series

5. Netflix Is Betting Its Future on Exclusive Programming

6. Netflix is testing ads for Netflix original content on Netflix

7. Netflix Is Running Ads That It Insists Aren’t Ads

8. Relax, binge watchers. Netflix is not adding commercials

9. 20 NETFLIX HACKS YOU AREN'T USING (BUT SHOULD BE)

10. That bucket of KFC in 'Stranger Things' is not a coincidence: Why product placement is back in vogue

11. A company owned by Bill Gates is placing companies' products in Netflix and Amazon shows

12. The #MeToo Movement Is About More Than One Person: Asia Argento Settled With Sexual Assault Accuser

13. Michael Shannon will never, ever play Donald Trump

14. A Judge, a Renomination and the Cross-Burning Case That Won't End

15. BUSH SEATS JUDGE AFTER LONG FIGHT, BYPASSING SENATE

16. Porn Stars Turn To ‘Fortnite’ And Other Big Games As Brand Builders

17. Kelli Ward to tour with Pizzagate conspiracy theorist Mike Cernovich. No, really

18. MUST WATCH: When @kasie asks GOP Sen candidate Kelli Ward about having an alt-right figure on his state-wide bus tour

19. WATCH: Marlowe - Lost Arts

Asians Vs. Mark Wahlberg Part 2, Elon Musk Tweeting On Acid 8.17.18

In episode 214, Jack and Miles are joined by actor and writer Kirby Howell-Baptiste to discuss Elon Musk's absurd behavior, Trump revoking security clearances of certain officials, the cancelation of the military parade, Trump's fight with Vietnam veterans over 'agent orange,' more tapes from Omarosa, the ring of predatory priests in Pennsylvania in the seventies, Mark Walhberg's new film 'Mile 22,' Crazy Rich Asians reactions, and more!


FOOTNOTES:

1. Blue Zones – Places In the World Where People Live to 100 and Stay Healthy

2. WATCH: The Carolina Brogue: Outer Banks Vocabulary

3. Elon Musk Details ‘Excruciating’ Personal Toll of Tesla Turmoil

4. The billionaire house hostage saga of Azealia Banks, Elon Musk, and Grimes, explained

5. Trump gears up to strip more clearances from officials tied to Russia investigation

6. Trump blames D.C. officials for postponement of his military parade; Bowser responds his plan was ‘sad’

7. Trump and Omarosa Had a ‘F*cking Weird’ Fight With Vietnam Vets

8. WATCH: Ride of The Valkyries - Apocalypse Now (1979)

9. The Last Battle of the Vietnam War: Agent Orange and Its ‘Presumed Diseases’

10. Omarosa releases secret tape of Lara Trump offering her $15K-a-month campaign job

11. Grand jury report describes a 'ring of predatory priests' in Pittsburgh in the 1970s

12. ‘Mile 22’ Review: Mark Wahlberg Action Thriller Feels Like ‘InfoWars: The Movie’

13. Peter Berg asked Mark Wahlberg to tap into 'Bannon intensity' for 'Mile 22'

14. WATCH: Tidiani Kone et le T. P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou - Djanfa Magni

Awww Late Stage Capitalism, Long Live The Queen 8.16.18

In episode 213, Jack and Miles are joined by writer Amy Lam to discuss the legend Aretha Franklin, the new film Crazy Rich Asians, Jason Kessler being humiliated by his father, Alex Jones and InfoWars holding strong, how #MeToo comebacks may be here soon, heartwarming stories that are a disguise for late-stage capitalism, and more!

FOOTNOTES:
1. Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul,’ Dies at 76
2. WATCH: Aretha Franklin - Don't Play That Song You Lied
3. Crazy Rich Asians isn’t about money, it’s about entitlement—and that’s a good thing
4. The organizer of the Charlottesville rally just got humiliated by his own father
5. Bans don’t seem to be lessening reach of Alex Jones, InfoWars
6. Les Moonves and CBS Face Allegations of Sexual Misconduct
7. When Is Time Really Up? #MeToo Movement Grapples With Paths to Redemption
8. Men "Brought Down" by the #MeToo Movement Are Back
9. Charlie Rose Will Reportedly Host a Show About Men Brought Down by #MeToo
10. Matt Lauer still has ties at NBC News, where colleagues believe a professional comeback is possible
11. Casey Affleck’s Dark Secret: The Disturbing Allegations Against the Oscar Hopeful
12. FX boss on how Louis C.K. could return to TV
13. The Redemption Narrative in the 2017 Oscar Nominations
14. Mel Gibson has set the blueprint for a #MeToo comeback. Expect other men to follow it.
15. Where are they now? Why 'sh---- media men' keep getting second chances
16. Donating vacation time to new moms is a trendy co-worker baby shower gift
17. I'm Insanely Jealous of Sweden's Work-Family Policies. You Should Be, Too.
18. Trump's military parade is now estimated to cost $92 million – $80 million more than earlier estimate
19. WATCH: Aretha Franklin- I Never Loved A Man (Demo Version)

Trump’s “Funny” Indian Voice, Has WW3 Already Started? 8.14.18

In episode 211, Jack and Miles are joined by writer and Behind The Bastard's host Robert Evans to discuss the Paul Manafort trial, a recap of this past weekend's DefCon, Trump's lack of knowledge when it comes to time zones and how countries are pronounced, Bob Goodlatte's son calling him out, some stories Robert's been following including the state of the Kurds in Northern Iraq, how 'The Meg' has been a huge box office success, some drink related stories, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Behind The Bastards: No Matter How Much You Hate Paul Manafort, You Should Hate Him More (And Here’s Why) Part 1

2. Behind The Bastards: No Matter How Much You Hate Paul Manafort, You Should Hate Him More (And Here’s Why) Part 2

3. Manafort Lawyers Rest Without Calling Witnesses in Fraud Trial

4. The Most Terrifying Device Hacks From This Year’s Def Con

5. Trump’s diplomatic learning curve: Time zones, ‘Nambia’ and ‘Nipple’

6. In Politics, No One Can Call You Out Like Your Family

7. Up to 1,000 more U.S. troops could be headed to Afghanistan this spring

8. With ISIL gone, Iraqi Kurds still battle a weak economy

9. 6 Insanely Post-Apocalyptic Realities of the Ukraine Revolt

10. ‘The Meg’ Is a Surprise Box-Office Monster

11. Man fills water cup with soda and things go unnecessarily haywire from there

12. Why You Should Think Twice Before Ordering Coffee or Tea on a Plane (Video)

13. A Brief History of Vice: How Bad Behavior Built Civilization by Robert Evans

14. WATCH: Ravyn Lenae – Sleep Talking (Official Music Video)