“William H. Macy hasn’t been arrested because he turned state’s evidence and wore a wire, because he loathes Felicity Huffman, never approved of the way she was raising their daughters, and decided it would be best for everyone if she was sent away for 20 years,” according to several voices inside David’s head.

Also: When Kirstjen Nielsen leaves Donald Trump’s White House, she’ll finally know how it feels to be separated from a child.

Guests: Washington Post’s Helaine Olen, Down With Tyranny’s Howie Klein, and Comedians Dave Sirus and Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling.

Time Code: Helaine Olen 0:42 Howie Klein 51:01 Dave Sirus 1:20:54 Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling 1:59:47


Helaine Olen


Helaine Olen is a contributor to Washington Post Opinions and the author of “Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry” and co-author of “The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated.” Her work has appeared in Slate, the Nation, the New York Times, the Atlantic and many other publications. She serves on the advisory board of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and lives in New York City with her husband, sons and poodle daughter.


Dave Sirus

Comic, Writer and Pundit

Dave is a comedian who was hired for the forty-first season of Saturday Night Live for which he was nominated for an Emmy for Writing in a Variety Series, and won a WGA award for writing in a comedy/variety series. He is currently a screenwriter and writes for Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog.

Howie Klein

From Blue America and Down with Tyranny

Howie Klein is the founder and treasurer of the Blue America PAC, which raises money for Progressive candidates. He also writes Down With Tyranny.

Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling


Stand-up comedian, writer, radio personality, author, and actor. Jackie is best known as the former head writer for The Howard Stern Show from 1983 to 2001.


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