We talk with David Dayen who writes for The Intercept. David Dayen is a contributor to The Intercept, and also writes for Salon, the Fiscal Times, the New Republic, and more. His first book, Chain of Title, about three ordinary Americans who uncover Wall Street’s foreclosure fraud, will be released in May 2016.
Comedians Andrew Goldstein and Kristen Buckels discuss wrestling, guilt over what we do with their free time, artificially inflating social media numbers, independent auditors, our obligation to be apart of the culture, clickbait, their TV show diets, Colin Quinn, and the merits to hiring a male divorce attorney.
Lewis Friedman is an American screenwriter and speechwriter. Friedman is two-time Emmy nominee and has written for television and films, such as The Comedian, BASEketball and An American Carol, the Music in High Places documentary series, and television specials such as the Kennedy Center Honors.
Comedians Frank Conniff and Kristen Buckels discuss cats, David's first stand-up bit, the thrill of being in a fight, Russian hackings, revenge porn, mafia ties to Trump, Kanye West, Trump tech meetings, normalizing faulty technology, defending Romney, and understanding the difference between evil and stupid.
Actor, comedian & broadcaster John Fugelsang is the host 'Tell Me Everything" weekdays on SiriusXM Insight #121. His new film "Dream On," a road trip in search of the American Dream, was named "Best Documentary" at the NY Independent Film Festival. John discusses his career arc, turning down work, seeing George Carlin for the first time, Trump fatigue, the value of joy, his family's background, Catholicism, Pope Francis, the thin line between religion and politics and not giving into darkness.
Judah Grunstein, editor-in-chief of World Politics Review, on Trump and the rise of nationalism in Europe. David defends the politics of personal destruction and why anyone who supports Trump needs to be humiliated and shamed.
First, Pat Dixon and Dave Sirus discuss the intricacies of relationships, marriage and sex. Then, David talks to Professor David Faris about the Democrats fighting dirty. And finally, David is joined by John Egan, the publisher of the Burrard Street Journal, to examine the dangers of fake news.
Shydner recently released his new book, “Kicking Through The Ashes: My Life as a Stand-up in the 1980s Comedy Explosion.” Ritch Shydner is a stand-up comedian who has made numerous appearances on TV, including Late Night with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno. He did an HBO half-hour special, “One Night Stand”, played Al Bundy’s co-worker on “Married with Children”, and made guest appearances on many other TV shows, such as “Designing Women” and “Roseanne.”
Comedian Frank Santorelli from the Sopranos talks about working on the greatest show in television history. Jeet Heer, senior editor of the New Republic, talks about bigotry masquerading as comedy. Jeet Heer is a senior editor at the New Republic who has published in a wide array of journals including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and VQR. He is the author of two books: In Love With Art: Francoise Mouly’s Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman (Coach House Books) and Sweet Lechery: Essays, Profiles and Reviews (Porcupine’s Quill). He has co-edited eight books and served as a contributing editor on another eight volumes. With Kent Worcester, Heer co-edited A Comics Studies Reader (University Press of Mississippi), which won the Peter C. Rollins Book Award given annually to the best book in American Studies or Cultural Studies. He’s been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship.