Episodes

Eliza Griswold (@elizagriswold) joins us to discuss her new book, Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America. On today’s show: Sam calls out libertarian Tim Carney for his disingenuous concern-trolling re: ICE’s family separation policy. Poet and journalist Eliza Griswold joins us to discuss her new book, Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of […]

June 19, 2018

Journalist and author Alfredo Corchado joins us to discuss his new book, Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration. On today’s show: “Leading Republicans” like Laura Bush oppose separating kids from parents. Protesters interrupt Mike Pence speech in Columbus, OH. Alfredo Corchado joins us to discuss his book, Homelands: Four Friends, Two […]

June 18, 2018

Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter ) and Judy Gold (@JewdyGold ) join us. On today’s show: Donald Trump CONFIRMS that Peter Doocy is the son of Steve Doocy. Cliff Schecter joins us to discuss latest news from Washington. Paul Manafort is going to jail, Michael Cohen lost his legal team, New York has filed a civil suit against three of […]

June 15, 2018

Good morning everyone, on today’s show, journalist Jay Cassano, joins us to discuss his new piece, Pentagon’s Top Official For East Asia Led Think Tank Funded By Defense Contractors And Foreign Governments. Cassano shares the history of Project 2049 and how defense contractors and arms dealers are funneling their influence through a bevy of think […]

June 14, 2018

Author Nomi Prins (@nomiprins) joins us to discuss her new book, Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World. On today’s show: 74-year-old Rudy Giuliani’s still got it, had an affair with a married New Hampshire hospital administrator. High school pitcher Ty Koehn strikes out childhood friend, gives him a hug afterwards. Wisconsin Democrats win special election […]

June 13, 2018

On today’s show: A summary of the “four point peace pledge” and why it does basically nothing. Will the talks nonetheless lead to a loosening of tensions with North Korea? Lindsey Graham “violently disagrees” with Trump’s military concessions. Trump gives Kim the thumbs up at press conference, says he trusts him. SCOTUS rules in favor […]

June 12, 2018

Reporter and author Guy Lawson joins us to discuss his recent article for The New York Times, “First Canada Tried To Charm Trump. Now It’s Fighting Back.” On today’s show: Larry Kudlow is drunk (or something) on CNN. Guy Lawson (@GuyLawson2) joins us to discuss the trade war brewing with Canada. How his research began […]

June 11, 2018

Digby (@digby56) & Isabel Gillies  (@isabelgillies) join us for Casual Friday. On today’s show: Trump says “I don’t think I have to prepare very much” for North Korea summit. Gorka mocks “clown” Dennis Rodman for attending Singapore summit, is possibly just jealous. Heather Parton aka Digby (@digby56), of Salon.com and Digby’s Hullabaloo (digbysblog.blogspot.com) joins us to break […]

June 8, 2018

Corey Pein (@CoreyPein) joins us to discuss his new book, Live Work Work Work Die: A Journey into the Savage Heart of Silicon Valley and how tech is not the utopian industry we made it out to be less than a decade ago. Pein gets into his personal history in Silicon Valley, from working for […]

June 7, 2018

Good morning everyone, on today’s show Washington Post’s Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) joins us to talk about the primaries in California, New Jersey, Alabama, and Montana. We break down where the Democratic Party stands as we move towards the November ballot box and whether or not the Overton window is shifting to the left. On the fun […]

June 6, 2018