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RIP MacKenzie Bezos’ DMs, Trump Shutdown Survival Guide 1.11.19

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

R&B Predator(s?), More like Bohemian Crap-City 1.8.19

In episode 304, Jack and special guest host Laci Mosley are joined by comedian Casey Ley to discuss the R. Kelly docuseries, Cynthoia Brown being granted clemency, the video of Drake bringing an underage woman on stage, the sonic attacks in Havana, the Golden Globes, Kevin Hart's lack of an apology, motherfucker-like insults from around the world, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Surviving R Kelly: what we can learn from the shocking new series

2. Gov. Haslam grants clemency to Cyntoia Brown, to be released Aug. 7

3. Drake Kisses, Caresses 17-Year-Old Fan Onstage In Newly Surfaced Video

4. 'Sonic attack' on US embassy in Havana could have been crickets, say scientists

5. The Best and Worst of the Golden Globes

6. Where Are Kevin Hart’s Past Apologies? An Investigation

7. Kevin Hart Responds to Don Lemon’s Comments Over ‘Ellen’ Interview

8. The 9 Most Devastating Insults From Around the World

9. WATCH: LA Priest - Oino (Official Video)

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)

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)

Ken Grifty Jr, Do We Live In A Pizza Bubble? 8.9.18

In episode 208, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Jamie Loftus to discuss more Papa John awkwardness, a survey for the best full-service restaurants, leaked audio of Devin Nunes from a private fundraiser, Omarosa's tapes, GOP's corrupt members Rep. Chris Collins and Wilbur Ross, free speech arguments about Alex Jones, Trump's following, how Jack would fix the Oscars, and more!

FOOTNOTES:
1. TAKEAWAYS FROM PAPA JOHN'S AWWWWKWARD EARNINGS REPORT

2. Top fast-food, full-service restaurants for customer satisfaction named in new ACSI survey

3. In leaked audio from a private fundraiser, Nunes concedes that that if candidate exploited stolen emails that were given to them by a foreign government, "then that's criminal."

4. At another point, Nunes suggests that Republicans would more aggressively pursue impeaching Rod Rosenstein, but if they did, "the Senate would have to drop everything they're doing, and then take the risk of not getting Kavanaugh confirmed... it's a matter of time."

5. NUNES explicitly links midterm elections w/GOP's ongoing efforts to aid Trump's coverup: "If Sessions won't unrecuse & Mueller won't clear the president, we're the only ones. Which is really the danger...we have to keep these seats. If we don't keep majority, all this goes away."

6. Omarosa Secretly Recorded Trump and Played the Audio to Others, Sources Say

7. Why Rep. Chris Collins’s insider trading arrest is a huge deal — and also totally unsurprising

8. New Details About Wilbur Ross’ Business Point To Pattern Of Grifting

9. Free Speech Scholars to Alex Jones: You’re Not Protected

10. Will Kicking Alex Jones Off Of Social Media Backfire?!? Nope.

11. Giuliani: This Case Isn't Going To Fizzle, It's Going To Blow Up On Mueller

12. For Most Trump Voters, ‘Very Warm’ Feelings for Him Endured

13. Trump's core support remains solid, but a significant minority of Republicans have soured, study finds

14. WATCH: DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS KAROKE

15. WATCH: Washed Out - It All Feels Right

A Baffling New Oscars Category, G.R.E.A.M. 8.8.18

In episode 207, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Atsuko Okatsuka to discuss a climate change update, the blue wave coming over the countries primaries, the Mar-A-Lago members running the VA, who Trump is playing golf with, the Oscar's changing it up, what happened to Shaun Weiss of the 'Mighty Duck's', theories about the new 'Mamma Mia!' and more!

FOOTNOTES:
1. The time Dave Matthews Band dropped raw sewage on 100 people in Chicago
2. California Fire Now the Largest in State History: ‘People Are on Edge’
3. Ohio 12 special election: No plan for O'Connor to concede in tight race
4. Democratic Party’s liberal insurgency hits a wall in Midwest primaries
5. Michigan Dems elect state's first all-female statewide ticket for midterms
6. The Shadow Rulers of the VA
7. Trump Welcomes Najib Razak, the Malaysian Leader, as President, and Owner of a Fine Hotel
8. Najib Razak charged over multibillion 1MDB corruption scandal
9. Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Negotiated $1.6 Million Settlement for Top Republican Fundraiser
10. TRUMP GOLF COUNT
11. Trump nominates some club members to plum government jobs
12. Help us identify Trump’s unknown golf partners
13. Oscars Won't Televise All Awards Live, Adds Popular Film Category
14. ‘Mighty Ducks’ Star Shaun Weiss’ Slow Fall From Grace
15. My my, what the hell is up with the Mamma Mia! timeline?
16. WAIT, WASN’T MERYL STREEP’S MOM DEAD IN THE FIRST ‘MAMMA MIA!’ MOVIE?
17. 10 THINGS ABOUT ‘MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN’ THAT MAKE NO SENSE
18. WATCH: Charlotte Dos Santos - Watching You - Sofie's SOS Tape

The “Woke” Oscars, Cadbury Eggs Season 3.5.18

In episode 97, Jack & Miles are joined by Stuff You Should Know's Josh Clark to discuss Cadbury chocolate eggs, West Virginia's teacher strike, trade wars, an Oscar recap with super producer Anna, plus a dildo inspired by The Shape of Water, & more!