Do you like game shows? Do you like politics? Whatever, you will LOVE The Ciquizza anyway. Each week the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza puts two supposedly smart guests to the test with questions on news, politics, entertainment. The winner will be covered in glory. The loser will be subject to public shaming. For real. [This podcast is no longer releasing new episodes.]
The one where Chris leaves
Chris makes a bittersweet announcement.
The one with the champions
Ciquizza alum and former champions go head to head in a battle that includes past DNC chairs, solving news haiku and president attacking rabbits.
The one where the media reviews the media
Two of WaPo's media columnists, Margaret Sullivan and Erik Wemple face off in a competition of quotes about the media, politics at the Oscars and ... Jelly Bellys?
The one where Chris sings too much
The Hill's Reid Wilson battles WaPo's Matea Gold over baby pandas, Presidential facial hair and fruity anagrams.
The one with the fact checkers
Lauren Carroll of PolitiFact and WaPo's Michelle Ye Hee Lee put their fact checking skills to the test as they try to figure out real or fake headlines and who said which quote.
The one with Elizabeth Warren
Host of Press Pool on Sirius XM, Julie Mason goes against WaPo's Dana Milbank. They try to figure out Betsy DeVos's real first name and bond over their mutual love of CNN's Jake Tapper.
I've been listening now for a few weeks--it's fast-moving and entertaining. It doesn't take itself too seriously, which is exactly what we need right now. Great pace, great guests, tight editing. Highly recommended.
Cilliza who seems to always set the bar as low as he can for each venture has outdid himself again
Chris Cillizza is the worst of America. The only good thing about this podcast was when it ended.