104 episodes

A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.

The Al Franken Podcas‪t‬ District Productive

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A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.

    WaPo Columnist Catherine Rampell Wonks Out w/Al on Economics, Race, Healthcare – You Name It!

    WaPo Columnist Catherine Rampell Wonks Out w/Al on Economics, Race, Healthcare – You Name It!

    A wide-ranging conversation on a wide range of issues. It’s wide-ranging!

    • 1 hr
    Nobel Climate Scientist Michael Mann on Denier Tactics and Idiocy

    Nobel Climate Scientist Michael Mann on Denier Tactics and Idiocy

    Mann Discusses his new book The New Climate War.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Dr. Anthony Fauci Answers the Questions You’ve Been Wanting to Ask

    Dr. Anthony Fauci Answers the Questions You’ve Been Wanting to Ask

    When will we be back to normal? Will we be able to find a vaccine for a contagious variant? Now that I’ve been vaccinated, can I see my grandchildren?

    • 42 min
    Al Recreates McConnell’s Post-Acquittal Impeachment Speech

    Al Recreates McConnell’s Post-Acquittal Impeachment Speech

    In case you missed the original!

    • 9 min
    3 Heroes in the DC Public Schools (One’s My Daughter)

    3 Heroes in the DC Public Schools (One’s My Daughter)

    Chancellor Lewis Ferebee, Jackie Iloh, and Thomasin Franken on addressing the enormous challenges facing students in DCPS as a result of the pandemic.

    • 45 min
    Al Gives His Closing Argument for the Impeachment Trial

    Al Gives His Closing Argument for the Impeachment Trial

    Any intellectually honest Republican Senator would vote to convict after hearing this. Unfortunately, that’s not near enough.

    • 17 min

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