144 episodes

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 • 212 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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    #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
    #237: Quarantined with Maz Jobrani

    #237: Quarantined with Maz Jobrani

    Comedian Maz Jobrani joins Gleib during the global quarantine to discuss finding your voice, the infallibility of Trump, identity comedy, how he got to the next level in his career, and the risk of going political. Plus Gleib covers Jared Leto’s obliviousness, Vanessa Hudgens indifference to death, horrible airplane snack boxes, a weed shop sued by a bank, how rich people misinterpret Bernie, and how swimming pools can make you pregnant. Follow @MazJobrani and support the podcast at patreon.com/bengleib

    • 1 hr 19 min
    #236: Coronavirus Lizzo Style with Dr. Larry Burchett

    #236: Coronavirus Lizzo Style with Dr. Larry Burchett

    Dr. Larry Burchett joins Gleib to discuss what the real situation with the Coronavirus is, how much we should really panic & how best to protect ourselves. Plus, a new planet that rains metal. Trump declares national emergency. Everything closes from the NBA to Broadway to Tom Hanks. Lizzo helps guide us through. The Bachelor Peter is a mess. A study shows weed reduces crime. Afghanistan has 2 presidents. And is Body Spray Pepper Spray? Follow @DrLarryBurchett and become a podcast patron at Patreon.com/BenGleib

    • 1 hr 23 min
    #235: Biggest in History with Tone Bell

    #235: Biggest in History with Tone Bell

    Comedian & Actor Tone Bell joins Gleib to discuss their shirtless Mexico moped gang & if they'd rather their daughter be a stripper or go on The Bachelor. Plus everyone dropped out of the presidential race. The biggest explosion in history. (Not Biden’s campaign resurgence, but in outer space.) Gleib announces who he endorses now that Warren is out. His personal Coronavirus hysteria update. Taylor Swift is now a man. Flavor Flav came for Bernie Sanders. We discuss "Manspreading". Chrissy Teigan and Tristan Thompson news. A Bachelor update. Some nostalgia for things we miss. A kid wins a bunch of cannabis. A sort of maybe successful peace deal with the Taliban while still attacking each other. A rare rebuke from the Supreme Court. A Dinosaur skull with preserved DNA in it. And someone made a really really bad pot of coffee. Follow @ToneBell

    • 2 hr 13 min
    #234: The 30 Trillion Dollar Question with Guest Aura Vasquez

    #234: The 30 Trillion Dollar Question with Guest Aura Vasquez

    Gleib summarizes the last week and is joined by LA City Council candidate Aura Vasquez to answer the 30 trillion dollar question: Is Bernie electable? Plus Kanye did a bad thing leaving an elevator. A unique way to make alcohol. Pentagon pledges to not use AI for evil. Bees turn on the Police. Two Presidential Debates in one week as Bernie becomes frontrunner. Secret Identities. Bad Jobs. A cool way to stop crime. Is a tampon tax a good idea? Warren makes a big reversal. Bill Gates annoys Elon Musk. What's 911 even for? A Cheesecake scandal. Plus Kazoos in the News. Follow @AuraMVasquez on Twitter and check out Aura2020.com

    • 1 hr 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
212 Ratings

212 Ratings

Kevdogg3160 ,

Bens awesome!

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

Insert another nickname here ,

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!!!!

LRae007 ,

Chauvinistic Pig

Doesn’t support his friends or stand up for women. Thinks sexist jokes are okay for men to make in the workplace.

On top of it all he’s not funny in the least bit. My kids started to watch idiot test and I had to make them change it. His voice is grating on the ears and his “one-liners” are moronic.

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