Jamal Khashoggi

2018 Year End Lists In Review 12.31.18

In episode 300, Jack and special guest co-host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian Yusef Roach to discuss defining events from the year: Walmart's bizarre top selling items in 2018, Time's person of the year list, Google trends from the year, top box office reports from the year, best films of the year, top billboard charts of 2018, top porn searches of 2018, top baby names, popular children's games of the year, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Walmart reveals the most bizarre top-selling items of 2018 in every state

2. THE GUARDIANS AND THE WAR ON TRUTH

3. Year in Search 2018

4. GIPHY's Top 25 GIFs of 2018

5. Yearly Box Office

6. 2018 DOMESTIC GROSSES

7. BEST OF 2018: FILM CRITIC TOP TEN LISTS

8. YouTube Top 10 Music Videos of 2018 Dominated by Spanish-Language Tracks

9. The Human Race Really Outdid Itself with Porn Searches in 2018

10. The Most Popular Baby Names of 2018 — And The Least

11. 100 most popular boys’ names so far in 2018

12. One of the hottest toys of 2018 is a $50 unicorn that poops glitter slime and it’s ridiculously fun

13. How pimples, poop, and brain goo became the hottest toys of 2018

14. WATCH: Ty Segall - Lowrider (War)

The Smoking Saw, Shop Til THEY Drop 12.5.18

In episode 287, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and frequent podcast guest Jamie Loftus to discuss a dating app for the right, how Netflix figuring out how to keep Friends on their streaming service, the White House correcting Trump's comments on the trade wars with China, how Robert Mueller is recommending little to none jail time for Michael Flynn, the Senate agreeing that MBS is behind Jamal Khashoggi's murder, the hacking of the GOP, pregnant women being discriminated against to the point of miscarrying in packing factories, a writer getting death threats over their critique of Ariana Grande's new music video, Sarah Hyland being attacked on Twitter for posting a GoFundMe page for her cousin's death, Kevin Hart stepping up to host the Oscars, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Righter: The Dating Site for Those Who Can’t Get Laid Because of Their Love of Trump

2. Netflix Will Keep ‘Friends’ Through Next Year in a $100 Million Agreement

3. White House corrects top aide on China negotiations timeline

4. Mueller Recommends No Prison Time For Flynn After His ‘Substantial’ Help

5. Saudi crown prince exchanged messages with aide alleged to have overseen Khashoggi killing

6. Khashoggi mystery fixes spotlight on Saudi official described as crown prince’s strategist, enforcer

7. GOP senators come out and say it: The Trump administration is covering up Khashoggi’s killing

8. Exclusive: Emails of top NRCC officials stolen in major 2018 hack

9. Miscarrying at Work: The Physical Toll of Pregnancy Discrimination

10. LGBT Site Writer Calls Ariana Grande’s New Video ‘Anti-Queer,’ Removes Byline After ‘Death Threats’

11. ‘Modern Family’ Star Sarah Hyland Calls Out People With ‘Negative Thoughts’ About Her Cousin’s Death: ‘How Dare You Attack’

12. Why Oscar Host Has Become the Least Wanted Job in Hollywood

13. Kevin Hart Confirms He’s Hosting the 2019 Academy Awards

14. WATCH: Radiant Children - Go Left (Official Audio)

The News Is A Tarantino Film, Make Groping Legal Again 10.24.18

In episode 259, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Brandon Johnson to discuss 2018 being the year of costumes for black children, Megyn Kelly's thoughts on black face, updates on the Jamal Khashoggi murder, the caravan that is scaring the right, Trump's new idea to give the middle class a tax cut, more GOP family members coming out and demanding we vote DEM, what the Trump organization really does, a man groping a woman on a plane and blaming Trump, Drake beating another Beatles record, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. 2018 Changed the Game for Halloween Costumes for Black Kids

2. Megyn Kelly wonders what the big deal is about blackface

3. How the man behind Khashoggi murder ran the killing via Skype

4. Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates

5. Surveillance footage shows Saudi 'body double' in Khashoggi's clothes after he was killed, Turkish source says

6. Saudi Royals Meet With Khashoggi’s Relatives

7. @LindseyGrahamSC condemns Saudi prince over death of Jamal Khashoggi

8. Trump and G.O.P. Candidates Escalate Race and Fear as Election Ploys

9. Trump’s Response to the Migrant Caravan Is Self-Defeating

10. Trump’s stump speech for Ted Cruz included his seemingly fake middle-class tax cut

11. 12 Laxalt family members oppose Laxalt for Nevada governor. Here's why, in their own words

12. Is Fraud Part of the Trump Organization’s Business Model?

13. Trump, Inc.

14. Pump and Trump

15. A Man Allegedly Groped a Woman on a Plane. He Told Investigators That Trump Says It’s OK.

16. Drake just eclipsed one of the Beatles' most impressive records

17. WATCH: Noname - Diddy Bop (ft. Raury & Cam O'bi)

Rihanna To NFL: Na Fam, Four Loko For Rich Whites 10.22.18

In episode 257, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Eric Lampaert to discuss a new cold brew with alcohol, how Netflix is finally starting to cancel shows, John Kelly and John Bolton's shouting match about immigration, the GOP taking up it's racism a notch with a new robo-call, the right's smear campaign of Jamal Khashoggi, Rihanna turning down the Super Bowl in support of Colin Kaepernick, bloidwatch, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Cafe Agave Turns Up The Heat With Launch Of New Spiked Cold Brew, First-Of-Its-Kind Gourmet Coffee Plus Alcohol, 12.5% abv
2. NETFLIX IS SO BIG IT'S FINALLY CANCELING SHOWS. GOOD
3. John Kelly and John Bolton Have Shouting Match Over Immigration
4. Trump: I can’t fix the immigration problem, so Republicans should demagogue it instead
5. Record number of families crossing U.S. border as Trump threatens new crackdown
6. The Trump administration reportedly wants to try family separation again
7. This is a real radio ad currently running in Arkansas in support of Republican Congressman French Hill on radio stations targeted to the African American community.
8. Black Americans for the President's Agenda
9. Fox's Outnumbered smears murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi as being "tied to the Muslim Brotherhood"
10. From travels with bin Laden to sparring with princes: Jamal Khashoggi’s provocative journey
11. For Khashoggi, a Tangled Mix of Royal Service and Islamist Sympathies
12. Trump Jr. Boosts Smear Tying Missing Journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Islamic Terrorism
13. America’s Dilemma: Censuring M.B.S. and Not Halting Saudi Reforms
14. Reconsidering the US-Saudi relationship
15. Rihanna turns down Super Bowl show, backs Kaepernick
16. WATCH: Topaz Jones - Toothache (Official Video)

A Whole Cruz World, Resource Warz! 10.19.18

In episode 256, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Julian McCullough to discuss a profile on Heidi Cruz, Ted Cruz's wife, Facebook's inflated video metrics, the boost of racism in the GOP, how a group of black senior citizens were ordered off a Georgia bus taking them to vote, the mainstream media taking Trump's side in regards to Elizabeth Warren's DNA test, the parts of the world where the resource wars will be fought, updates on the murder of Saudi journalist Khashoggi, the saddest profession, Fran Drescher and Cardi B bringing back 'The Nanny,' a 'Real World' reboot, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. There's now a 'Golden Girls'-inspired cereal and it's flying off the shelves

2. Heidi Cruz Didn’t Plan for This

3. Facebook may have knowingly inflated its video metrics for over a year

4. Democrats mount a Midwestern comeback

5. Thomas Homan: “This caravan issue lays at the feet of the Democratic Party up on the Hill.”

6. Mary Ann Mendoza: “Until our politicians really make a stand…we’re going to continue to see these caravans of people because we have politicians like Nancy Pelosi who encourage them to keep making this trek.”

7. Black senior citizens ordered off Georgia bus taking them to vote

8. White? Black? A Murky Distinction Grows Still Murkier

9. Here’s Where the Post-Apocalyptic Water Wars Will Be Fought

10. When the (Empty) Apartment Next Door Is Owned by an Oligarch

11. Kelly, Bolton Get in Profane Shouting Match Outside the Oval Office

12. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin pulls out of investment conference, rebuking Saudi regime

13. What we know about the 15 Saudis said to have played a role in Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

14. Survey Finds Widespread 'Moral Distress' Among Veterinarians

15. Fran Drescher Says She's 'Talking' to Cardi B's Team About Casting Rapper in a Nanny Reboot

16. ‘Real World’ Reboot Coming to Facebook Watch

17. WATCH: Jordan Rakei - Midnight Mischief (Tom Misch Remix)

Hollywood’s Longest Continuous Bender, Demo(n)crats 10.17.18

In episode 254, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Nick Vatterott to discuss Google trends with Amy Winehouse, Tara Reid, Lady Gaga's fiancé Christian Carino, and Nathan Fillion, a culture wars report, Tucker Carlson crying, the right believing in black magic, the push for a civil war, the NYPD covering for Proud Boys, Lindsay Graham's racist jokes, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Amy Winehouse is coming back as a ‘hologram’ for a 2019 world tour

2. Tara Reid, Dog Booted From Plane

3. Who Is Lady Gaga’s Fiancé, Christian Carino?

4. Tucker Carlson Says He Can No Longer Go To Restaurants Because Activists Keep Yelling At Him

5. Officials: NY Man Planned to Blow Self Up in DC Over Country's Direction

6. Nathan’s Story

7. Trump calls Kavanaugh accusations a 'hoax set up by the Democrats'

8. Witchcraft Spells Being Cast Following Kavanaugh Confirmation

9. Antifa attacks again — swords and vandalism at New York GOP office

10. Members Of The Proud Boys Violently Beat Up Protesters And Weren’t Arrested. New York Police Won’t Say Why.

11. In a now-deleted video, a Proud Boy could be heard shouting, "I had one of their heads and I was just smashing it into the pavement! I ripped that motherfucker's mask off and kicked him right in the head! That son of a bitch! He's a fucking foreigner!"

12. A Second American Civil War?

13. Armed protesters were on Portland rooftop in August, police now say

14. Lindsey Graham jokes about taking a DNA test: "I'll probably be Iranian. That'd be, like, terrible."

15. WATCH: The Left: An Unhinged Mob

16. Saudi crown prince vows wider probes into Khashoggi case but still denies knowledge of journalist’s fate, Trump says

17. WATCH: Dirty Art Club - I'll Meet You In Brasil

R.I.P.ete and Ariana, Psych! Rogue Killer 10.16.18

In episode 253, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Ryan Singer to discuss the break up of Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande, Meghan Markle's pregnancy, Trump's 60 Minutes interview, Elizabeth Warren's ancestry, Saudi Arabia possibly copping to killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the most and least efficient fast food restaurants, Tom Delonge's failing UFO project, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. And they said it wouldn’t last: Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande have broken up

2. Meghan Markle, Prince Harry announce pregnancy

3. Zurawik: Here's what really matters about Trump's '60 Minutes' interview

4. Lesley Stahl backing Trump into a corner on Kim Jong-un here is how every journalist should have been pressing him in every situation and needs to press him from now on.

5. When Lesley Stahl asks about why Trump never has a bad word to say about Putin, he goes off on everything he thinks he has done to stand up to him and immediately tries to distract with China.

6. President Trump to Lesley Stahl: "Lesley, it's okay. In the meantime, I'm president--and you're not."

7. Elizabeth Warren Fights Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ Taunt With DNA Test Proving Native American Roots

8. President says at debate he'll offer Warren $1 million to charity if she'll take DNA test, followed by him denying it just moments ago.

9. Trump Says He’ll Only Donate To Charity If He Can Test Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Himself

10. Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates

11. The Trail of Clues in the Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

12. Saudis Weigh Saying Journalist Was Killed by Mistake

13. The 2018 QSR Drive-Thru Study

14. All the dumb things? UFO project has $37 million deficit

15. WATCH: Mick Jenkins - Understood

Fox News Not Sure How Movies Work, Hail Little Caesar 10.12.18

In episode 251, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, Pop Culture Collaborative fellow, and #GoodMuslimBadMuslim co-host Zahra Noorbakhsh to discuss Google trends, Kanye West's meeting with Trump at the White House, how Georgia's Secretary of State Brian Kemp is blocking over 50k voter registrations as he runs for governor, Trump's call to Fox and Friends, Melania doubling down on her #Metoo comments, Bob Corker's comments on the missing Saudi journalist, Facebook shutting down Facebook accounts used to influence politics, LeBron James sharing wine with his sons, Little Caesars giving away pizza to the needy, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Selena Gomez has full support of her friends and family as she seeks treatment

2. Jamie Lee Curtis Claps Back At Fox News For Calling Her A Hypocrite On Gun Control

3. "That was quite something": Kanye West steals the show at the White House — live updates

4. Report: Georgia's Secretary of State Is Blocking 53,000 Voter Registrations as He Runs for Governor

5. The takeaways from Trump's 47-minute "Fox & Friends" call

6. Melania Trump: I’m one of the most bullied people in the world

7. Khashoggi was murdered, Saudis did it, leading Republican says

8. SAUDI CROWN PRINCE BOASTED THAT JARED KUSHNER WAS “IN HIS POCKET”

9. Americans are now copying Russia and making hundreds of fake Facebook accounts to influence politics

10. LeBron James says he shares wine with his sons — ages 11 and 14

11. North Dakota Little Caesars has handed out 142,000 slices of pizza to needy people

12. Obi Juan - Grand Exchange

Trump Admin’s Only Popular Member Quits, 12 Years Left? 10.10.18

In episode 249, Jack and Miles are joined by visual artist and The Soft Spot co-host Meg Molloy to discuss the effects of Taylor Swift's political post, Kanye West's meeting with Trump, the false narrative that the republicans outmaneuvered the democrats, Nikki Haley's resignation, the fact that we only have a twelve year window to deal with climate change according to scientists, the disappearance of a journalist at the hands of Saudi's government, conspiracy theorists embracing the microwave attacking diplomats theory, Pizza Hut and Cinnabon joining forces, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Taylor Swift: Voter Registration Spike Follows Star’s Political Awakening

2. Kanye West will meet with Trump at the White House to talk prison reform, violence in Chicago

3. Haley: Kushner Is ‘Such A Hidden Genius That No One Understands’

4. April 25, 2018 - Trump Gets Better Grades On North Korea, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; But Voters Say Trump Is Making World Less Safe

5. Is Nikki Haley the most popular politician in America?

6. Majority of top U.S. newspapers fail to mention landmark climate change report on their homepages

7. Khashoggi Disappearance Is Part of a Ruthless Saudi Campaign to Crush Dissent

8. Oprah, Rupert Murdoch, Harvard: Saudi Prince’s U.S. Tour

9. Trump’s Publisher Pal Puts Saudi Propaganda Magazine in U.S. Supermarkets

10. Saudi women's rights activist arrested as long-time driving ban lifted

11. Trump Gives Dictators the Green Light

12. Conspiracy Theorists Are Embracing A Microwave Theory About US Diplomats Injured In Cuba

13. Pizza Hut and Cinnabon combine forces to make home cinnamon-roll delivery a reality

14. WATCH: LION BABE - Rockets (Official Audio) ft. Moe Moks