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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.

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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.

    Former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance Discusses Trump's Myriad Civil & Criminal Vulnerabilities

    Former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance Discusses Trump's Myriad Civil & Criminal Vulnerabilities

    Federal Pridon? Rikers? NY State Prison? Georgia State Prison? Perjury?

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    • 57 min
    Andy Slavitt and Laurie Garrett Discuss Disturbing New COVID Realities

    Andy Slavitt and Laurie Garrett Discuss Disturbing New COVID Realities

    Turns Out This is Harder Than We Thought!

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Michael Harriot, Acerbic (Funny, Biting, and Funny) Black Writer Talks About (Yikes!) Race

    Michael Harriot, Acerbic (Funny, Biting, and Funny) Black Writer Talks About (Yikes!) Race

    We’re repeating this one because you should hear what Michael has to say

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    • 51 min
    David Letterman! Top Ten Reasons We’re Repeating This One: #1 – WE CAN!!!

    David Letterman! Top Ten Reasons We’re Repeating This One: #1 – WE CAN!!!

    Dave and Al discuss everything!

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Jim Gaffigan and Al Discuss Stand-up & Netflix’s Release of his 9th Hour Special, Comedy Monster

    Jim Gaffigan and Al Discuss Stand-up & Netflix’s Release of his 9th Hour Special, Comedy Monster

    The comic, who makes Trumpers AND Liberals laugh, discusses his decision to speak out in 2020 

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    • 59 min
    Dahlia Lithwick & Sarah Stoesz, CEO of Planned Parenthood in the Upper Midwest, on Abortion.

    Dahlia Lithwick & Sarah Stoesz, CEO of Planned Parenthood in the Upper Midwest, on Abortion.

    Dahlia on SCOTUS – Sarah on the reality on the ground. And the Future. Not pretty.

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    • 1 hr 10 min

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