midterms

Oprah vs Fox, Real Housewives Of The Vatican 11.5.18

In episode 267, Jack and Miles are joined by writer, activist, and co-host of the #GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast Tanzila "Taz" Ahmed to discuss Fox News being annoyed at Oprah for getting involved in Georgia, the UK possibly changing laws because too many people getting wasted at the airport, Nigerian security forces blaming Trump for their behavior, midterm polls, Steve King losing his mind on a questioner, the battle between the two Pope's, your first movie soundtrack love, bloidwatch and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Great to join my sweet friend @ainsleyearhardt on @foxandfriends this morning to discuss #Midtermsand what will resonate with the American family voter.

2. Roth: “I think the problem with celebrities…is that they are in a very different financial status than the people that are listening to them. Oprah Winfrey, is one of the wealthiest women in the world, is talking to people in Marietta, Georgia.”

3. U.K. might change laws because too many people are getting sloshed at the airport

4. Shia group says Nigeria security forces killed scores in protests

5. Nigerian army cites Trump's comments to justify shooting protesters

6. Go Back To Sleep, Kids: Only One-Third Of Millennials Say They're Definitely Going To Vote In 2018

7. Steve King blows up at questioner who pressed him on the Pittsburgh massacre

8. POPE VS. POPE: HOW FRANCIS AND BENEDICT’S SIMMERING CONFLICT COULD SPLIT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

9. What's the first movie soundtrack you loved?

10. WATCH: Swizz Beatz - Something Dirty/Pic Got Us (Audio) ft. Kendrick Lamar, Jadakiss, Styles P

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)

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)

Alex Jones vs Rubio, Kanye vs Drake: FIGHT! 9.6.18

In episode 226, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Caitlin Durante to discuss Kanye's apology to Drake, updates from Brett Kavanaugh's senate confirmation hearing, the Marco Rubio and Alex Jones spat, how the Republican Party is shrinking, some more take aways from Bob Woodward's book 'Fear,' incumbent Mike Capuano being beat by a progressive, the new Nike commercial with Colin Kaepernick, racist robocalls hitting Florida, how super-environmentalists don't vote, John Kyl replacing John McCain, and more!

FOOTNOTES:
1. Kanye apologizes to Drake, bringing peace to the earth
2. Brett Kavanaugh remains vague on Roe v. Wade, says loyalty is to Constitution -- live updates
3. Marco Rubio Clashes With Alex Jones In Capitol: 'I'll Take Care Of You Myself'
4. Kasich: ‘Our party is shrinking’
5. A lot of Americans spent 2017 bailing on the Republican Party
6. Data: Republican Party ID drops after Trump election
7. Bob Woodward’s new book reveals a ‘nervous breakdown’ of Trump’s presidency
8. 5 Takeaways From Bob Woodward’s Book on the Trump White House
9. Ayanna Pressley Upsets Capuano in Massachusetts House Race
10. Progressives Keep Making Pollsters Look Extremely Dumb
11. WATCH: Nike - Dream Crazy
12. Inside Twitter’s Long, Slow Struggle to Police Bad Actors
13. Racist Robocalls Target Andrew Gillum, Democratic Nominee for Florida Governor
14. White nationalist in Idaho using Iowa phone number to spread racist message about Mollie Tibbetts' death
15. A ‘jaw-dropping’ 15 million super-environmentalists don’t vote in the midterms
16. Arizona governor appoints ex-senator Jon Kyl to fill McCain’s seat
17. Chicago Podcast Festival
18. WATCH: E-40 - Carlos Rossi

Nike’s Profitable Wokeness, Justice KavanaUGHhhhhh 9.5.18

In episode 225, Jack and Miles are joined by Go Fact Yourself's J. Keith van Straaten to discuss Colin Kaepernick's Nike sponsorship, polls showing that Democrats are gaining advantage in midterms, the Kavanaugh hearing, Bob Woodward's new book 'Fear,' Crazy Rich Asians breaking records, the devastating museum fire in Brazil, the New Yorker Festival controversy, Damien Chazelle's new film 'First Man,' and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. @TuckerCarlson: Colin Kaepernick sitting during the national anthem is a way of making a generalized attack against the country that makes him and Nike rich

2. Outrage grows after #Nikepicks Colin Kaepernick as the new face of its #JustDoItcampaign – your thoughts?

3. The Senate races where Trump approval is losing ground

4. Poll: Democrats regain clear advantage in midterms shaping up as referendum on President Trump

5. The Kavanaugh hearing

6. Bob Woodward’s new book reveals a ‘nervous breakdown’ of Trump’s presidency

7. Trump called Attorney Jeff Sessions a 'traitor,' and said 'Everybody's trying to get me,' according to an explosive new Bob Woodward book

8. 'Crazy Rich Asians' Becomes Most Successful Studio Rom-Com in 9 Years at the U.S. Box Office

9. What Was Lost in Brazil’s Devastating Museum Fire

10. The Steve Bannon-New Yorker controversy, explained

11. 'First Man': Neil Armstrong film fails to fly flag for US patriotism

12. Marco Rubio and the Right’s Bogus Attacks on Ryan Gosling’s Neil Armstrong Movie ‘First Man’

13. Damien Chazelle defends 'First Man' amid flag controversy

14. WATCH: Robert Glasper Experiment - No One Like You (KAYTRANADA Remix/Audio) ft. Alex Isley

Cohen Claims Onion Headline Lied, ‘Veep’ Officially Less Ridiculous Than Trump 5.22.18

In episode 153, Jack and Miles are joined by podcast host and writer J. Keith van Straaten to discuss the McGurk effect, Trump's royal decree on Twitter and Rod Rosenstein's response, the new commemorative coin for the North Korea peace talks that hasn't happened yet, voting machines still having the ability to be hacked and no one in Congress seeming to care, how Michael Cohen thinks The Onion is real, Publix censoring their cakes, & more!