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In episode 534, Jack and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by Hella In Your Thirties co-host Muriel Montgomery to discuss Time's 2019 person of the year, the Afghanistan papers, elections polls and Bernie blindness, the creep who keeps running against Maxine Waters, Elon Musk trying to destroy and kill a whistleblower, film critic's top ten lists of 2019, some great holiday films to look forward to, how canceled musicians streaming numbers do, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  1. Greta Thunberg, 16, is named Time's 2019 Person of the Year becoming the youngest ever recipient of the title
  2. THE AFGHANISTAN PAPERS A secret history of the war
  3. AT WAR WITH THE TRUTH
  4. My own realization that we were over our heads in Afghanistan came when I interviewed farmers who pretended to set up Taliban camps that the US would then bomb. The farmers would collect the remnants of millions of dollars worth of bombs and sell them for $100 as scrap metal.
  5. Who’s Leading The Democratic Primary In The First Four States?
  6. That Creep Who Keeps Running Against Maxine Waters Arrested For Stalking :/
  7. When Elon Musk Tried to Destroy a Tesla Whistleblower
  8. The previously restricted $TSLA Tripp police report has been released. It's stunning.
  9. BEST OF 2019: FILM CRITIC TOP TEN LISTS
  10. BEST OF 2019: MUSIC CRITIC TOP TEN LISTS
  11. A BEAUTY & THE BEAST CHRISTMAS
  12. BEST CHRISTMAS BALL EVER!
  13. These Musicians Were 'Canceled,' But People Kept Listening
  14. WATCH: Turbulence - Notorious Official Music Video

In episode 531, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Jamie Loftus to discuss how Trump employed undocumented immigrants, Gayle King's interview with Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg's time at McKinsey, Trump making sensitive calls on lines open to surveillance, Betsey DeVos scheming to hurt candidates who want to cancel student loans, William Barr coming up empty, UPS coming out to support the police who killed their own employee, Uber's horrible stats, the new Clint Eastwood movie Richard Jewell, that Peloton ad, and more!

FOOTNOES:

  1. How two housekeepers took on the president — and revealed that his company employed undocumented immigrants
  2. Former NYC Mayor @MikeBloomberg tells @GayleKing "nobody asked" him about stop & frisk until he started running for president.
  3. .@MikeBloomberg on candidates' diversity: "Don't complain to me that you're not in the race" 
  4. When Pete Buttigieg Was One of McKinsey’s ‘Whiz Kids’
  5. Trump 'routinely' made sensitive calls on lines open to Russian surveillance, White House officials say
  6. 'Flat-Out Corruption': DeVos Accused of Scheming to Stop Next President From Canceling Student Loan Debt
  7. Barr’s handpicked prosecutor tells inspector general he can’t back right-wing theory that Russia case was U.S. intelligence setup
  8. if I am ever killed at work I hope my employer thanks my killer
  9. 4 Dead After Armed Robbers Hijack UPS Truck
  10. As Uber Prepares to Go Public, This Man Is Racing to Clean It Up
  11. Uber’s first ever safety report discloses 3,045 sexual assaults and nine murders in the US last year
  12. ‘Richard Jewell’: Clint Eastwood Declares War on the ‘Corrupt’ Media and FBI
  13. Did Clint Eastwood Troll Pro-Impeachment Democrats With ‘Quid Pro Quo’ Line in ‘Richard Jewell’?
  14. Clint Eastwood on Donald Trump’s racism: “just fucking get over it”
  15. Peloton share prices plummet as spin bike brand unveils losses of $49.8 million
  16. Peloton loses $1.5bn in value over 'dystopian, sexist' exercise bike ad
  17. Peloton responds to ad criticism, says it’s ‘disappointed in how some have misinterpreted’ the spot
  18. WATCH: YUNG BAE - I Want Cha Back

In episode 516, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian Allen Strickland Williams to discuss Jason Bigg's vulgar tweeting history, how the right is handling the impeachment inquiry, Hillary Clinton considering another presidential run, the war on thanksgiving, Disney +, Moby's new tattoo, Chuck E. Cheese getting rid of their animatronic band, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  1. 21 Important Questions About This Photo Of Jason Biggs And Mr. Mucus
  2. Jason Biggs' vulgar tweets
  3. Jason Biggs's Ugly Twitter Rant Reveals That He's Kind of a Sh*tty Guy
  4. Diplomats detail Ukraine pressure campaign at first open impeachment hearing — live updates
  5. GOP counsel’s defense of back channel to Ukraine: ‘Not as outlandish as it could be’
  6. Fox Cuts To Commercial When Schiff Starts Asking Questions At Open Hearing
  7. Fox News cuts to commercial during the open impeachment hearing right when Adam Schiff begins asking questions
  8. GOP senator: Republicans don't have votes to dismiss impeachment articles
  9. Clinton says she is being urged by ‘many, many, many people’ to run in 2020
  10. A History of the War on Christmas
  11. The Environmental Impact Of Your Thanksgiving Dinner
  12. Despite what conservative media say, liberals are not trying to “cancel” Thanksgiving
  13. ‘Fox’ illustrates ‘American’ holiday with Mexican take on Thanksgiving dinner
  14. Disney+ already has over 10 million users
  15. Moby Really Fuckin' Loves Animals, Man
  16. Chuck E. Cheese’s is breaking up the animatronic band
  17. WATCH: Another Chuck E. Day | Chuck E. Cheese Songs

In episode 512, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Jamie Loftus to discuss Trump's new impeachment plan, Trump supporters saying he can do nothing wrong, Bill Gates coming for Elizabeth Warren, T.I. checking on his daughter's hymen, Four loko seltzer, Starbucks nixing the Gingerbread latte, a reddit thread analyzing James Harden's performance, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  1. Trump wanted Barr to hold news conference saying the president broke no laws in call with Ukrainian leader
  2. Trump impeachment: President fumes at report attorney general refused to endorse his Ukraine call
  3. Excerpts from Joint Deposition
  4. Poll: 62% of Trump supporters say nothing he could do would change opinion
  5. Trump Can Now Exit the Paris Accord. It's Still a Bad Idea
  6. Bill Gates Goes After Warren on Wealth Tax, Won’t Commit to Backing Her Over Trump: Voting for Whoever’s ‘More Professional’
  7. Fun fact about Bill Gates and capitalism. Decades ago he retired and began giving all his money away. He’s famous for that. Today he’s worth more money than the day he stopped working. Neat trick.
  8. so much backlash around corbyns stance on billionaires comes from a lack of understanding of just how much a billion really is. there is no justification for wealth like that
  9. T.I. Said He Goes To The Gynecologist With His Daughter Every Year To "Check Her Hymen"
  10. Four Loko Hard Seltzer and Bud Light Seltzer Are All Too Real
  11. Starbucks Isn’t Bringing Back The Gingerbread Latte This Holiday Season
  12. I analyzed James Harden's performance in every NBA city to see if there is a correlation between his box score and the city's average strip club rating.
  13. Study Affirms Altitude Boosts Denver Nuggets' Home Advantage, But Do Other Factors Blunt The Impact?
  14. WATCH: Vinyl Williams – Lansing (Official Video)

In episode 507, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Jamie Loftus to discuss whistleblower and impeachment updates, Trump's awkward comments about Melania, the most popular Halloween costumes, celebrity costumes from this year, Paris Hilton's Juicy tracksuit collection, Kurt Cobain's sweater being auctioned off, Apple laying the groundwork for an iPhone subscription, Game of Throne writers turning down Star Wars gig, and more!


FOOTNOTES:

  1. Top NSC Russia official confirms key testimony linking Trump to quid pro quo
  2. Senate GOP shifts tone on impeachment
  3. The Beltway's 'Whistleblower' Furor Obsesses Over One Name
  4. Trump’s joke about Melania is just one of their many awkward moments
  5. Film fans choose Captain Marvel and Joker as top movie-inspired Halloween costumes
  6. See the 2019 Halloween costumes from your favorite stars
  7. Is Owning 100 Juicy Tracksuits Too Much, Or Just Enough?
  8. Kurt Cobain’s ‘Unplugged’ Sweater Heads to Auction Again, Never Been Washed
  9. Apple is laying the groundwork for an iPhone subscription
  10. ‘Star Wars’ Setback: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Duo David Benioff & D.B. Weiss Exit Trilogy
  11. Divided Attention and Toxic Fandom: Why the 'Game of Thrones' Duo Bailed on 'Star Wars'
  12. The Game of Thrones Creators Finally Admit They Truly Didn't Know What They Were Doing
  13. HBO’s controversial Confederate series is canceled as showrunners ink Netflix deal
  14. WATCH: Dua Saleh - Warm Pants (Official Video)

In episode 484, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus is joined by Ethnically Ambiguous co-host Shereen Younes to discuss Hailey and Justin's wedding, the career of Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelensky, Trump administration slashing refugee numbers allowed in for resettlement, AOC's new plan for inequality, the American Library Association canceling Melvil Dewey, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. JUSTIN & HAILEY BIEBER WEDDING PISSING OFF HOTEL GUESTS ... Pool, Spa Off Limits!!!

2. Volodymyr Zelensky Plays Himself

3. What Zelenskyy’s prophetic “Servant of the People” TV show suggests for his further steps

4. Ukraine’s New Leading Man

5. Love in the Big City

6. Trump administration plans to slash number of refugees for U.S. resettlement

7. A JUST SOCIETY

8. Down With Dewey

9. TICKETS to see ETHNICALLY AMBIGUOUS at the CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL - October 16th!

9. WATCH: Azizi Gibson - High [Audio]

In episode 437, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian Kenny DeForest to discuss the Cats musical film trailer, Trump selling plastic straws on his website, John Delaney's staff asking him to drop out of 2020 presidential race, the protests in Puerto Rico, the problem with privacy and FaceApp, Jamie's trip to the MENSA convention, the Lou Perlman biopic, Netflix not doing well, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. CATS - Official Trailer [HD]

2. Now Trump Is Selling Overpriced Straws To Thirsty Fans Just To Own The Libs

3. WATCH: John Delaney Booed By California Democrats After Criticizing Universal Healthcare

4. Report: John Delaney's team asks him to drop out of 2020 race

5. Tear Gas Fired at Puerto Rico Protesters Amid Calls for Governor’s Resignation

6. Motorcyclists descend on Puerto Rican capital, call for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign

7. FaceApp security concerns: Russians now own all your old photos

8. High Cost of Aging? FaceApp Users Give Russian Developer ‘Perpetual’ License to Their Photos

9. FaceApp: Chuck Schumer asks for FBI investigation

10. Is FaceApp an evil plot by 'the Russians' to steal your data? Not quite

11. The FaceApp Furor Was Never About Privacy - It Was About Russia

12. Boy band svengali and convicted fraudster Lou Pearlman getting the biopic treatment

13. Mad About the Boys

14. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings may have missed the real reason why U.S. subscriber numbers plunged

15. WATCH: Y La Bamba - Something Wild

In episode 423, Jack and special guest host Sara June are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Jamie Loftus to discuss the Taco Bell hotel selling out in two minutes, a new Subway ad, the Democratic debates, The Office leaving Netflix, cocaine being BACK, and more!

NOTE FROM SARA: I said on this podcast that Warren does not support Medicare for All, that is INCORRECT, she does and she also supports abolishing private insurance. My bad!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Reservations for Taco Bell’s hotel sell out in 2 minutes

2. got another capitalism greatest hit. i will give you one hundred thousand dollars if you can guess the brand by the end

3. First Democratic debate 2019: Live updates from Night Two

4. 'The Office': Why NBCUniversal Is Paying $500M to Pull the Hit From Netflix

5. ‘The Office’ to Stream Exclusively on NBCUniversal Service Beginning in 2021

6. Why Is Gen Z Obsessed with The Office?

7. Why The Office, Now One of Netflix’s Biggest Hits, Still Resonates With Audiences

8. Cocaine Is Back. Blame Technology for It.

9. WATCH: Chronixx: “Majesty” (Official Music Video)