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Where journalists, comedians and storytellers discuss current events, pop culture and American manners, hosted by Christopher Piatt and Ali Weiss Klingler.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 24 Ratings

Where journalists, comedians and storytellers discuss current events, pop culture and American manners, hosted by Christopher Piatt and Ali Weiss Klingler.

    Womb and Penis Transplants, Gay Marriage, and Islam in the News

    Womb and Penis Transplants, Gay Marriage, and Islam in the News

    Erika Price brings us medical news about womb and penis transplants. Next Katie Kershaw’s character Tam MacDonald talks about the losing battle of traditional marriage. Finally, JC Aevaliotis tells us about the panel discussion on Islam turned Thanksgiving-dinner-level awkwardness on Real Time with Bill Maher.

    • 29 min
    Reality Constructed on Social Media, a Word from the NFL Commissioner, and the Skull of Richard III

    Reality Constructed on Social Media, a Word from the NFL Commissioner, and the Skull of Richard III

    Jennifer Peepas (Captain Awkward) tells us about the dating experts hired to construct social media reality. Next, Andrew Knox (iO) gives NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s perspective. Finally, Caitlin Parrish tells us what science found about Richard the Third after his skull is exhumed.
    [Image credit: University of Leicester]

    • 26 min
    Apple Tech Update, Olive Garden Pasta Pass, and the Anniversary of Pres. Nixon’s Pardon [Explicit]

    Apple Tech Update, Olive Garden Pasta Pass, and the Anniversary of Pres. Nixon’s Pardon [Explicit]

    Katie McVay starts us off with an Apple technology update. Tim Ryder and Rebecca Hanson give us the suburban Olive Garden Pasta Pass experience. Finally, Peter-John Byrnes talks on the anniversary of the pardon of President Nixon.

    [Image via Olive Garden]

    • 28 min
    Albino Cobra on the Loose, Bed Bugs, and the Nude Celebrity Photo Leak [Explicit]

    Albino Cobra on the Loose, Bed Bugs, and the Nude Celebrity Photo Leak [Explicit]

    Dave Hill updates us on the albino cobra loose in LA. Christ Hauser tells us about the New York bed bug infestation from a different perspective. Finally, Samantha Irby gives the lowdown on the nude celebrity photo leak.

    • 29 min
    Burger King’s tax evasion, the Napa Valley earthquake, and Joan Rivers’ improv stories [Explicit]

    Burger King’s tax evasion, the Napa Valley earthquake, and Joan Rivers’ improv stories [Explicit]

    Chandler Goodman gives details about U.S. and Canada’s outrage at Burger King’s tax evasion scandal. Tim Mason gives us a personal perspective on the Napa Valley earthquake. Finally, Jordan Klepper (The Daily Show) tells us about Joan Rivers’ improv years.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

nilesfrantz ,

Love love love this podcast

Wide range of hysterically funny satirists, comedians and improvisers skewering society, politics and pop culture. I'm really happy when a new one emerges in my iTunes.

Jtreske ,

A Chicago Treasure

Whether it is the clever writing or the deft ad-lib, this show will always offer something hilarious or poignant. You are guaranteed to leave slightly more informed than when you walked in.

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carmen

finally you f**kers find somebody that can sing

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