102 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.

    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
    Adam Schiff on (You Guessed It) Impeachment

    Adam Schiff on (You Guessed It) Impeachment

    The lead manager of Impeachment #1 discusses Impeachment #2.

    • 56 min
    Super Bowl Edition: Journalist/Author Reid Forgrave on Football and Concussions

    Super Bowl Edition: Journalist/Author Reid Forgrave on Football and Concussions

    Forgrave tells the heartbreaking story of 24-year-old Zac Easter who committed suicide after struggling for years with traumatic brain injury. 

    • 42 min

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