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News. Pop Culture. Politics. Weird stories. EVERYTHING that happened during the last week. Comedian Ben Gleib catches you up on it all, while making fun of basically everything. Some people tell him this podcast is the way they prefer to get the news. He thinks these people are geniuses. Sometimes he's joined by celebrity guests like comedians, actors, politicians, Four-Star Generals, and his parents. But mostly he talks to himself. If you've been in a coma for the last 7 days, this podcast should not be high on your list of things to tackle.
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    • 4.2 • 213 Ratings

News. Pop Culture. Politics. Weird stories. EVERYTHING that happened during the last week. Comedian Ben Gleib catches you up on it all, while making fun of basically everything. Some people tell him this podcast is the way they prefer to get the news. He thinks these people are geniuses. Sometimes he's joined by celebrity guests like comedians, actors, politicians, Four-Star Generals, and his parents. But mostly he talks to himself. If you've been in a coma for the last 7 days, this podcast should not be high on your list of things to tackle.
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    #243: Sklar Brothers & Dan Van Kirk: Dumb People Town Crossover Episode

    #243: Sklar Brothers & Dan Van Kirk: Dumb People Town Crossover Episode

    The Sklar Brothers & Daniel Van Kirk join Gleib for a special "Dumb People Town" crossover episode, on the day of the attempted coup when an angry Trump mob stormed the Capitol building. This capped off an insane Last Week with Trump's threatening call to the Georgia Secretary of State, Kim and Kanye probably getting divorced, scary robots getting their groove on, Whole Foods CEO saying people don't need health care, two babies named Baby, and a couple Florida Man stories. Support our Patreon at Patreon.com/BenGleib

    • 1 hr 53 min
    #242: 2020 in Review w/ Good News!

    #242: 2020 in Review w/ Good News!

    Gleib summarizes 2020 with the good news that happened throughout the bad. Plus news from the last week, COVID silver linings, a Florida woman and bread updates. Join the Patreon at Patreon.com/BenGleib

    • 1 hr 16 min
    #241: Granting Wishes & Guest Jessica Care Moore

    #241: Granting Wishes & Guest Jessica Care Moore

    Gleib shares the Braintrust's weird wishes. Poet & activist Jessica Care Moore joins to discuss working with Nas & Talib Kweli, White Privilege, what it's like being Black in America. Plus Putin respecting our elections more than Trump does, the smartest thing Florida has ever done, a judge who really values porn, and a log to the nards. Join the Patreon at Patreon.com/BenGleib

    • 1 hr 45 min
    #240: Conceding to Idiots

    #240: Conceding to Idiots

    The podcast is back! Gleib catches us up on Biden's election, Trump's ongoing coup attempt and bogus fraud claims, and the reasons we can't allow idiots to control the narrative. Plus Cardi B's purse, Hunter Biden's taxes, shocking billionaire news, hypocritical Anti-LGBTQ lawmakers caught having an orgy, marrying ghosts, and maskless bank robbers in the time of COVID. Check out Gleib's patreon at Patreon.com/bengleib

    • 1 hr 10 min
    #239: Socially Distant from Steve Hofstetter, Chris Bowers & Dr. Larry

    #239: Socially Distant from Steve Hofstetter, Chris Bowers & Dr. Larry

    Comedians Steve Hofstetter & Chris Bowers join Gleib to discuss the insane list of things Bowers doesn't like, and some very unpopular opinions. They cover what we all miss from normal life, hilarious reasons people are calling 911, the return of Jussie Smollett, a tiger with Coronavirus, Trump demanding appreciation from givernors and bragging about banging models while talking about people dying, an incredibly helpful fetish site, and Florida advising caution in a very special Florida way. Then Dr. Larry Burchett joins us again to give us an update from the E.R., put COVID-19 in perspective, share the most current info, and answer questions we are all wondering.Follow @SteveHofstetter @BowersComedy @DrLarryBurchett

    • 1 hr 43 min
    #238: No Sense of Smell with Aida Rodriguez

    #238: No Sense of Smell with Aida Rodriguez

    Comedian Aida Rodriguez joins Gleib to discuss why she shares her personal life and takes on social issues from the stage, why she started standup when she was homeless, why Cenk Uygur lost badly in his Congressional race, why she supports Bernie over Biden, and if strippers should be allowed to deliver food during the pandemic. Plus Gleib covers the Taylor Swift Kimye flare up, Congress' historic $2 Billion pandemic aid package, Jared Leto is now a cult leader, a huge toilet paper smuggling bust, Hulk Hogan settling his case, North Korea firing missles, Dr. Fauci wanting to push Trump to the ground, Trump pushing bogus Coronavirus cures, people ignoring stay at home orders, the Olympics being postponed, a theory about Greta Thunberg, why Florida exists, and the craziest things people have seen during quarantine times. Follow @FunnyAida on Twitter.

    • 1 hr 29 min

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213 Ratings

213 Ratings

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Bens awesome!

These episodes are keeping me entertained during this pandemic. Keep it up Ben.

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Future Daily Show Host!!!

The only funny show left in politics in the Trump era. Can’t wait to see Ben Gleib host The Daily Show one day!!!!

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