On today’s show we talk with Democrat Mike Siegel, US House candidate for Texas’ 10th congressional district. Helaine Olen, columnist for The Washington Post, whose latest piece is entitled, “The High Cost of Lotteries.” Zack Ford, the LGBTQ editor for Think Progress. Comedy Writer Colleen Werthmann from “The Daily Show,” “Mark Twain Prize,” and “The Oscars.” Comic Kevin Bartini whose two albums are “The Unintentional White Album” and “Showing The Horses Who’s Boss.” Comedy Writer Steve Skrovan, cohost of “The Ralph Nader Radio Hour.”
We take a bone saw to Saudi Arabia as their crown prince opens the oil spigots and gaslights America. Plus Andrew Gillum is going to be Florida’s next Governor, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump make hate sweet hate, and Amy Schumer gets pregnant after watching Sarah Silverman watch Louis CK masturbate. With midterms only two weeks away, Constitutional Law Professor Corey Brettschneider warns of a catastrophic constitutional crises if Democrats don’t take back the house. But don’t worry, says Down With Tyranny’s Howie Klein, pay no attention to those polls, the Democrats own the house and the senate is still in play. Emil Guillermo hosts The PETA Podcast, we talk laboratory monkeys and Nyack the Lion, who was living peacefully at the Indianapolis Zoo with his wife and three cubs until she snapped, and then snapped his neck. What does that say about the future of men and women? Plus, Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling tells 26 of the funniest jokes you’ll ever hear in your life.
Why Snow White’s Prince Charming was the real bad apple. Plus, Is Powerball a smarter play than Wall Street? Washington Post Financial Columnist Helaine Olen talks wealth inequality, and why a majority of Americans can’t afford to have any skin in the personal finance game. Think Progress LGBTQ Editor Zack Ford talks Proud Boys and why Gavin McInnes, the latest face of white nationalism, is way more dangerous than he is clever. Comedy Writer and Actor Colleen Werthmann talks Iceland, pop music and why she’s not afraid to eat fermented shark or broiled baby chicks. Dave Sirus talks Saudi Arabia, fascism, and why Trump will be facing jail time after the midterms. And Kevin Bartini talks Kristen Bell, Snow White and why Prince Charming should let sleeping dogs lie.
Comic Aaron Berg insists Meghan Markle’s carrying one of his male stripper buddy’s babies. Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling with 20 of the funniest jokes ever told. Down With Tyranny’s Howie Klein talks Elizabeth Warren’s DNA. Reverend Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, on Saudi Arabia, Focus On Family and Pornography. PETA Podcast’s Emil Guillermo on why wool is evil, and who’s really behind that Asian American lawsuit against Harvard admissions. Doctor Samir Selmanovic, Co-chair of Vote Common Good,on his efforts to flip American evangelicals from red to blue in time for the midterms.
Kanye doesn’t care about black people. Comedy Writer Colleen Werthmann from The Daily Show, The Nightly Show, and The Oscars is back. Comedian Kevin Bartini talks Kanye’s meeting with Trump, plus Zack Ford, the LGBTQ editor for Think Progress.
Sandor Katz is the world’s leading expert on sauerkraut. He is the author of “The Art of Fermentation” where he explains why cold cooking is one of the healthiest ways to prepare your food. Constitutional Law Professor Corey Brettschneider talks about the Kavanaugh debacle. And Down With Tyranny’s Howie Klein on why things are looking even better for Democrats this November. Comedian Sam Tripoli performs at the Philly Punchline on October 12, 2018.