Category: Authors

Unlike Trump’s Hair, Climate Change is Real

Kathy Griffin needs to apologize for apologizing. Donald Trump said he was pulling out of the Paris Climate accords because “the treaty is bad for the economy.” Know what else is bad for the economy? The polar ice caps melting, you brain dead Homunculus.

Today we talk Trump, the mortal threat to our planet, with Comic Tammer Kattan, David’s hero Burt Ross, Constitutional Law Professor Corey Brettschneider and Comic Tom McCaffrey.

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Professor Corey Brettschneider Talks Impeachment

Constitutional Scholar Corey Brettschneider talks to us about what Donald Trump’s impeachment would take, and why cynicism might be America’s worst enemy. Professor Brettschneider is author of “When The State Speaks.” On today’s show he tells David,

The Republican Party has a long tradition of caring about the Constitution. It’s not too long ago that the Tea Party’s main thing was careful reading or a strict reading of the Constitution, and I have to believe that there is some percentage of Republican members of the House of Representatives who still care about the Constitution. And if that’s right, and I’m sure it is, they’ve got to find the strength and the courage to stand up and say, “No.” If the president was deliberately impeding an investigation of himself by firing the FBI director then that’s an impeachable offense. That’s their obligation. And it’s not about party. The Republican Party cannot survive it if it’s just the party of Donald Trump. It’s also supposed to be, like the Democrats, a party of constitutional principle.

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Comics Jake Johannsen & Jackie Kashian

Jonathan Allen author of “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign.” And Professor Corey Brettschneider author of “When The State Speaks.”

On today’s show comedy legend Jake Johannsen. Jake has appeared on David Letterman 66 times. His podcast is called Jake This, and he’s at Hilarities in Cleveland June 15th through the 18th and the Pittsburgh Improv June 22 through the 25th. Also on the show, Comedian Jackie Kashian, host of Dork Forrest. Jackie’s at the Comedy Attic in Bloomington, Indiana tonight and tomorrow. Then, Jonathan Allen author of “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign.” It’s the runaway New York Times best-selling account of last November’s presidential election. We talk about Anthony Weiner, Huma, how big a liability Bill was to Hillary’s campaign, do the Clintons evoke loyalty, and after all is said and done, Why exactly did Hillary want to be president?

Then, the Fourth US circuit court of appeals ruled against Donald Trump’s travel ban saying it violated the constitution by specifically targeting Muslims. In their ruling the court cited an amicus brief co-written by Constitutional Scholar Corey Brettschneider, author of “When The State Speaks.” Professor Corey Brettschneider teaches constitutional law at Brown University and today we talk about what it will take to impeach Donald trump and why the most important thing we can do as citizens is not being cynical.

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Comics Greg Fitzsimmons & Joe DeVito

David talks to Greg Fitzsimmons about bringing your kids to see you do stand-up, Howard Stern, Greg’s father and having male friends.

David talks to Dave Juskow about his live productions of the Godfather, Mel Brooks’ and Carl Reiner’s shockingly horrible taste in Chinese food and living single in Manhattan.

Then comedian Joe DeVito joins Dave and David to discuss women, Saturday Night Fever, how cats are the root of all problems, nature being constantly at war with us, how men pets animals differently than women do, emotional triage in Manhattan, whether a dog can become an alpha and the dangers of young comics throwing away material.

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