28 episodes

Hosted by Negin Farsad, Fake the Nation is all the comedy about politics without any of the politics about politics. Every week Negin and a cast of her funniest, smartest and most politically astute friends (John Fugelsang, Lizz Winstead, Dean Obeidallah and others) gather 'round the political roundtable to break down the news, make you laugh, think, and deliver a gut punch to the American political system.

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Hosted by Negin Farsad, Fake the Nation is all the comedy about politics without any of the politics about politics. Every week Negin and a cast of her funniest, smartest and most politically astute friends (John Fugelsang, Lizz Winstead, Dean Obeidallah and others) gather 'round the political roundtable to break down the news, make you laugh, think, and deliver a gut punch to the American political system.

    Women Emit Carbon (w/ Maeve Higgins, Danielle Durchslag)

    Women Emit Carbon (w/ Maeve Higgins, Danielle Durchslag)

    Maeve Higgins and Danielle Durchslag join Negin to weigh in on the Lev Parnas controversy and discuss Hillary Clinton's comments on Bernie Sanders. They also break down the importance of the Equal Rights Amendment.

    • 56 min
    Sex Toys or Dog Toys? (w/ Lou Gonzalez, Jeff Kreisler)

    Sex Toys or Dog Toys? (w/ Lou Gonzalez, Jeff Kreisler)

    Lou Gonzalez and Jeff Kreisler join Negin to discuss Tuesday's Democratic debate, the latest on impeachment proceedings and what's going on in Iran. They also get into the good and bad effects of complaining.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    All Is Well (w/ Benari Poulten, Judy Gold, Catie Lazarus)

    All Is Well (w/ Benari Poulten, Judy Gold, Catie Lazarus)

    Today on Fake the Nation, Judy Gold and Catie Lazarus join guest host Benari Poulten to unpack what's happening in Iran, and the latest impeachment drama. They also dive into Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's decision to "consciously uncouple" from the Royal Family.

    • 59 min
    Cheers to the Algae (w/ Peter Grosz, Justin Krebs, Myq Kaplan, Jody Avirgan)

    Cheers to the Algae (w/ Peter Grosz, Justin Krebs, Myq Kaplan, Jody Avirgan)

    Description: In this first episode of 2020, Negin talks with Peter Grosz and Justin Krebs about the highs and lows of the last decade. She also dissects a "Secret Concierge Service" with Myq Kaplan, and Jody Avirgan.

    • 43 min
    Holliest and Jolliest (w/ John Hodgman, Selena Coppock, Benari Poulten, John F. O'Donnell)

    Holliest and Jolliest (w/ John Hodgman, Selena Coppock, Benari Poulten, John F. O'Donnell)

    This boxing day, Negin is joined by John Hodgman and Selena Coppock to discuss whether AI should be doing our menial tasks. Then she talks holiday traditions with Benari Poulten and John F. O'Donnell. 

    • 46 min
    Spicening of the American Palate (w/ Dan Pashman, Dustin Chafin)

    Spicening of the American Palate (w/ Dan Pashman, Dustin Chafin)

    Dan Pashman and Dustin Chafin join Negin to discuss the latest on the Afghanistan Papers and how civility has changed during the Trump Era. Then they ask: should the United States should be more like the capitalist paradise Finland?

    • 1 hr 17 min

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The Crazy World of American Politics

Negin is pure joy - insightful, informed and very funny. Thank you from Australia 🇦🇺. Xx

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