25 episodes

The former White House aide to President Obama is back. Known for entertaining and mobilizing millions of young people, Jenkins is firing up audiences with an insider’s view into the hearts and minds of political leaders, artists, influencers, and everyday heroes. In these 1-on-1, long form interviews, Jenkins and his guests dig deep to explore the things that get them fired-up to love, laugh, and inspire.

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The former White House aide to President Obama is back. Known for entertaining and mobilizing millions of young people, Jenkins is firing up audiences with an insider’s view into the hearts and minds of political leaders, artists, influencers, and everyday heroes. In these 1-on-1, long form interviews, Jenkins and his guests dig deep to explore the things that get them fired-up to love, laugh, and inspire.

    Brittany Shepherd is Fired Up About Frasier!

    Brittany Shepherd is Fired Up About Frasier!

    Brittany Shepherd is the National Politics Reporter for Yahoo News where she focuses on the intersection of politics, culture, and the 2020 presidential election / the youth vote. Brittany is also a former White House reporter who loves nothing more than the hit tv show from the 90's: FRASIER! Brad and Brittany talk about the sadly overlooked classic sitcom going deep on Frasier history, the impact on the culture, favorite episodes, and Brittany's hilarious and inspiring journey to Washington DC from Long Island.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    2020 MAILBAG EPISODE

    2020 MAILBAG EPISODE

    Brad answers your questions on Kamala Harris's sudden departure, what the media is missing about the 2020 campaign, Bloomberg/Steyer's billionaire campaigns, and who Brad thinks has the best shot at winning the primary if the election were held today.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Marina Jenkins is Fired Up About Gerrymandering

    Marina Jenkins is Fired Up About Gerrymandering

    Marina Jenkins is Litigation Director for the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, where she leads national and state-based litigation efforts to combat gerrymandered districts -- in other words, saving democracy! Oh! And, Marina also happens to be Brad's wife! Brad and Marina take a break unpacking boxes, share a beer, and disagree on most everything: what's worth being fired-up about, do people actually use twitter, the 2020 race, and whether it's appropriate to mention their dog's flatulence on a podcast!

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Patrick Gaspard is Fired Up About The New York Mets and The Obama Legacy

    Patrick Gaspard is Fired Up About The New York Mets and The Obama Legacy

    Patrick Gaspard is President of the Open Society Foundations, Former Senior Aide to President Obama, Director of the Obama White House Political Office, and U.S. Ambassador to South Africa. Brad and Patrick talk about their shared love of the New York Mets, what it was like directing the political office for President Obama in the midst of the Great Recession, and the greatest Obama parting gift ever -- courtesy of Marvel.

    • 49 min
    Sarah Hurwitz Is Fired Up About Judaism

    Sarah Hurwitz Is Fired Up About Judaism

    Sarah Hurwitz was head speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama, senior speechwriter for President Barack Obama, chief speechwriter for Hillary Clinton, and deputy chief for Senator John Kerry and General Wesley Clark. Brad and Sarah talk about her legendary speeches and her inspiring new book, "Here All Along: A Reintroduction to Judaism."

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Sophia Chang Is Fired Up About Being The "Baddest Bitch In The Room"

    Sophia Chang Is Fired Up About Being The "Baddest Bitch In The Room"

    Sophia Chang, also known as the Wu-Tang Clan's muse -- managed the careers of legendary artists: RZA, ODB, GZA, Q-Tip, A Tribe Called Quest, D'Angelo, and Raphael Saadiq. Brad and Sophia talk about Sophia's epic new book (Baddest Bitch In The Room), the golden era of hip-hop, representation, and the business of creating and curating a cultural phenomenon.

    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

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Great interviewer!

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Favourite new podcast is Fired Up!

We love this podcast. The energy and humour. We can’t wait for the next episode. Fired Up!

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Great!

I hope brad interviews all kinds of people. Politicians are boring

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