It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma speak with Ryan Grim, DC Bureau Chief at The Intercept, to round up the week in news and discuss his new book The Squad: AOC and the Hope of a Political Revolution. Then, they’re joined by Matthew Film Guy! Check out Ryan’s book here: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250869074/thesquad Check out Matthew’s Letterboxd here: https://letterboxd.com/langdonboom/ Check out Matthew’s […]

December 1, 2023

It’s ESVN OT! Emma and Bradley give their week 13 picks, and discuss David Tepper’s post-Frank Reich press conference, and the…strange rumors surrounding Corey Perry and the Blackhawks. Follow Emma and Bradley on Twitter: @EmmaVigeland @BradKAlsop EMMA AND BRADLEY’S PICKS OF THE WEEK: Emma (16-20): Seahawks +9 vs. Cowboys Dolphins -9.5 vs. Commanders Saints +4.5 […]

November 30, 2023

It’s an EmMajority Report Thursday! Emma speaks with writer Tim Shorrock to discuss the legacy of Henry Kissinger, who died last night. Then, she speaks with Adam Federman, reporting fellow at Type Investigations, to discuss his recent piece in In These Times entitled “The New Cold War in the Arctic.” First, Emma runs through updates on […]

November 30, 2023

It’s Hump Day! Sam speaks with Kate Aronoff, staff writer focusing on climate at the New Republic, to discuss the upcoming COP28 climate summit. First, Sam runs through updates on Israel and Hamas’ tenuous truce, Saudi Arabia-Iran relations, growing aid for Gaza, the potential for the US conditioning aid to Israel, the martyrdom of George Santos, Nikki Haley’s […]

November 29, 2023

It’s News Day Tuesday! Sam and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day. After a reflection on Sam’s birthday (today!) and the anniversary of Mike Cernovich’s attempted cancellation of Sam, he and Emma take a look at a report, first seen on an Israeli public broadcast then translated by the Times of Israel, […]

November 28, 2023

It’s ESVN week #63! Emma and Bradley break down the exciting slate of week 12 NFL action, and react to the Carolina Panthers firing Frank Reich. Follow Emma and Bradley on Twitter: @EmmaVigeland @BradKAlsop TIME CODES: 0:58-4:46-A recap of Black Friday football-how’d that go for Bradley?? 4:47-11:05-Thanksgiving game roundup! Jordan Love shines against the Lions, […]

November 27, 2023

Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak with Naomi Klein, professor of Climate Justice at the University of British Columbia, to discuss her recent book Doppelganger: A Trip into the Mirror World. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Israel and Hamas’ prisoner exchanges and ceasefire, the arrest of an individual over the shooting of three Palestinian men […]

November 27, 2023

It’s Casual Black Friday! The MR Crew is off today, so they’re going back to the archives and bringing you some throwback interviews! First, Emma spoke to independent journalist Antony Loewenstein back in June to discuss his book The Palestine Laboratory: How Israel Exports the Technology of Occupation Around the World. Then, in an interview from August 2021, Sam […]

November 24, 2023

Happy Hump Day! Emma speaks with Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), to discuss the recent victories pro-public education candidates have had over right wing candidates in the most recent school board races. Then, Emma speaks with AMQuickie co-writer Jacob Silverman to discuss his recent piece in The Nation on Sam Altman’s […]

November 22, 2023

It’s News Day Tuesday! But first, Sam and Emma speak with Jacob Sugarman, lifestyle editor at the Buenos Aires Herald and writer at The Nation, to discuss Javier Milei’s recent victory in Argentina’s presidential election. First, Sam and Emma react to the absolute shock from the crew over at “The Daily”, the New York Times podcast, and CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, […]

November 21, 2023