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In episode 528, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and activist Francis Cronin to discuss the Apple Music Awards, William Barr not liking the investigative report he ordered, 2020 Democratic primary polls, Obama's thoughts on the current Democratic candidates, Kamala Harris suspending her campaign, the best pick up lines that work on men, the Peloton bike ad, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  1. Apple announces first ever Apple Music Awards
  2. Barr disputes key inspector general finding about FBI’s Russia investigation
  3. Waiting for Obama
  4. National 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary Polls
  5. I am suspending my campaign today
  6. What Pick-Up Lines Work Best (on Men)?
  7. Peloton's perplexing new holiday ad has incensed the internet
  8. WATCH: Menahan Street Band - The Contender

In episode 527, Jack and special guest host Caitlin Durante are joined by comedian Tamer Kattan to discuss the weekend box office, what impeachment polls mean, some Democratic candidates no one had heard of dropping out of the 2020 race, Jared Kushner taking over the border wall project, who will take over when Queen Elizabeth retires or passes on, more shady behavior from NBC after firing Gabrielle Union, inappropriate Christmas tree ornaments on Amazon, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  1. Weekend Box Office
  2. Top Judiciary Democrat dismisses poll showing declining support for impeachment: 'Our job is to follow the facts'
  3. The Winnowing Continues With Steve Bullock And Joe Sestak
  4. Jared Kushner’s new assignment: Overseeing the construction of Trump’s border wall
  5. Jared Kushner got help from ousted WeWork CEO on Middle East peace plan: report
  6. All It Takes Is a $100 Saw To Cut Through Trump’s Big Border Wall
  7. Kids Were Asked to Play 'Build the Wall' at a White House Halloween Party
  8. White House to use webcams to create live feed of border wall construction
  9. Democratic senators introduce bill to block funding for border wall live stream
  10. Camilla next Queen: Is Queen Elizabeth II grooming Camilla to step in to support Charles?
  11. Will the Queen Really Retire When She Turns 95?
  12. Gabrielle Union’s firing from ‘America’s Got Talent’ draws celebrity condemnation and an investigation
  13. Amazon pulls Auschwitz-themed Christmas ornaments, although other Holocaust merchandise remains on site
  14. Amazon Is Used to Promote White Supremacist Merchandise and Views, Report Says
  15. Dachau Nazi Concentration Camp Puzzle On Amazon Sparks Controversy (PHOTO) (UPDATE)
  16. WATCH: DYAN - Looking For Knives (Official Video)

In episode 526, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and podcast co-host of Who's Your God?, Views From The Vista, and The Male Gaze podcast's Steve Hernandez to discuss supermarkets adding gyms to get people out, impeachment polls, Texas republicans handing over their strategy plans to the democrats, Republicans hawking Russian talking points, the Nike Killshot shoe, working age Americans dying at higher rates, what being 'hangry' really means, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  1. Supermarkets are adding gyms because everyone loves stank while buying groceries
  2. Do Americans Support Impeaching Trump?
  3. Texas Republican Party’s 2020 election strategy document lands in Democrats’ hands
  4. Tucker Carlson is not "just joking" about rooting for Russia
  5. J Crew Nike Killshot 1
  6. Working-age Americans dying at higher rates, especially in economically hard-hit states
  7. Don’t Get Mad, but ‘Hangry’ Isn’t Really Angry
  8. WATCH: Homeshake - Just Like My (Official Video)

In episode 522, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and co-host of Best Friends podcast Sasheer Zamata to discuss the new Pretzel Pop Tart, Fiona Hill telling the GOP to stop pushing Russian conspiracy theories, if people support the impeachment, the Democratic debates, how the new Democratic candidates are doing, Mark Zuckerberg meeting privately with Trump and Peter Thiel, Trump's mental health, conservatives getting upset over Chick-Fil-A folding to the damn liberals demands, a weird anti-meth ad out of South Dakota, the end of milk, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  1. Kellogg's Just Added 2 Sweet & Savory Pretzel Pop-Tarts Flavors
  2. Fiona Hill Gets to the Heart of How Destructive the Ukraine Scandal Continues To Be for Democracy
  3. White House’s Former Top Russia Expert Calls Out GOP’s Pushing of Ukraine Conspiracy Theories
  4. Tidying up with Fiona Hill
  5. The GOP defense of Trump is in slow-motion collapse. It’s about to get worse.
  6. Do Americans Support Impeaching Trump?
  7. WATCH: Kamala Harris rips Tulsi Gabbard's Fox News appearances
  8. Booker criticizes Biden's opposition to legalizing marijuana: 'I thought you might have been high'
  9. Joe Biden Says There's No Excuse for Domestic Violence, Except Self-Defense
  10. Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg files papers to join Democratic race for president
  11. Deval Patrick would like to be president. Only two people showed up to his event at Morehouse.
  12. Trump hosted Zuckerberg for undisclosed dinner at the White House in October
  13. TRUMP REGULARLY 'CAN'T REMEMBER WHAT HE'S SAID OR BEEN TOLD,' WHITE HOUSE INSIDER SAYS
  14. Chick-Fil-A, Last Bastion Of Christian Values, Falls To Gay Agenda, America Over
  15. WATCH: Meth. We’re on it. South Dakota Meth Prevention 2019 (Short - A)
  16. South Dakota's 'Meth. We're on it.' campaign is funny but state officials say the meth problem is deadly serious
  17. ‘Meth. We’re on it.’ South Dakota spent $1.4M on these bizarre ads
  18. South Dakota ads group criticizes 'Meth. We're On It' campaign
  19. South Dakota Pulls ‘Don’t Jerk and Drive’ Ad Campaign
  20. How Dean Foods' bankruptcy is a 'warning sign' to the milk industry
  21. WATCH: Onra - Tea Vender On the Street

In episode 519, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Lydia Popovich to discuss Goop's absurd holiday gift ideas, impeachment updates, Trump's abnormal medical visit, Joe Biden trying to figure out marijuana, Trump begging Louisiana not to embarrass him, the vaping lobbyists getting to Trump, hip hop and politics, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  1. The Ridiculous but Awesome Gift Guide
  2. This is maybe the funniest thing he's ever said.
  3. Live updates: Trump says he will ‘strongly consider’ providing written testimony; McConnell ‘can’t imagine’ president being removed from office
  4. White House forced to deny Trump has serious health condition after ‘abnormal’ medical visit
  5. Joe Biden is still questioning if marijuana is a gateway drug, even though research doesn't support the idea
  6. Trump begged his followers in Louisiana: “You’ve got to give me a big win, okay?" 
  7. Steve Scalise: Trump doesn’t ‘look bad’ after Louisiana governor loss
  8. Trump Retreats From Flavor Ban for E-Cigarettes
  9. Pompeo ‘Feels Under Siege’ After Hitting Rough Patch With Trump
  10. MC/MASTER OF CEREMONIES (EMCEE)
  11. The 1977 NYC blackout and the hip-hop spark that ignited soon after
  12. The History of Rap in China, Part 1: Early Roots and Iron Mics (1993-2009)
  13. 'Tasteless, Vulgar and Obscene.' China Just Banned Hip-Hop Culture and Tattoos From Television
  14. Russia’s Youth Found Rap. The Kremlin Is Worried.
  15. Why Putin is learning to love rap
  16. Putin's war on rap unites Russia's hip hop artists
  17. WATCH: Orion Sun - "Stretch" (The Key Studio Sessions)

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 490, Jack and Miles are joined by Ridiculous History and Stuff They Don't Want You To Know's Ben Bowlin to discuss the GOP's flip flopping on Trump's call to China to investigate Biden, Trump blaming Ukraine call on Rick Perry, alcohol Tide Pods, James Harden apologizing to China, stories from the Joker screenings over the weekend, and more! Plus Robert Evan's joins to discuss Trump backing Turkey's plans to sweep the American-backed Kurdish forces.

FOOTNOTES:

1. GOP Can’t Seem To Get On Same Page On Trump’s Call For China To Probe Biden

2. This morning in the Florida Keys, @marcorubio was asked about the President calling on China to investigate @JoeBiden - see his answer

3. George Stephanopolous presses Republican Rep. Jim Jordan several times about whether he thought it was appropriate for Trump to ask China to investigate Joe Biden. Jordan would not directly respond.

4. Asked what he thought about Trump asking China to investigate the Bidens, @GOPLeader McCarthy gaslights: "You watch what the president said -- he's not saying China should investigate," he says.

5. Scoop: Trump pins Ukraine call on Energy Secretary Rick Perry

6. Profit, not politics: Trump allies sought Ukraine gas deal

7. America's Kurdish allies risk being wiped out – by Nato

8. President Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy

9. Glenlivet introduces alcoholic Tide Pods and we're all thinking the same thing

10. JAMES HARDEN APOLOGIZES TO CHINA After Rockets GM's Pro Hong Kong Tweets

11. WATCH: James Harden issues apology after tweet by team manager Daryl Morey

12. Box Office: ‘Joker’ Smashes October Record With $96 Million Debut

13. Moviegoer At Times Square Theater Reportedly Escorted Out Of ‘Joker’ Screening After Cheering On-Screen Murders

14. 2 men arrested during ‘Joker’ screening at AMC theater in Chicago

15. ‘Joker’ Audience Self-Evacuates Long Beach Theater Because Of “Suspicious Subject”

16. 'Noxious substance' released at Kitchener cinema where Joker, Downton Abbey playing

17. These Fake Joker Signs At Movie Theaters Are Getting Out Of Hand

18. WATCH: Little Simz - Venom