25 episodes

Fraters Libertas' Brian Ward and Paul Happe of Nihilist in Golf Pants bring a unique upper-midwest point of view as they comment on current events in the news and the culture.

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    • 4.9 • 28 Ratings

Fraters Libertas' Brian Ward and Paul Happe of Nihilist in Golf Pants bring a unique upper-midwest point of view as they comment on current events in the news and the culture.

    The Omega Men

    The Omega Men

    The HWX podcast is back in quarantined form! Paul and Brian pay tribute to the Charlton Heston camp thriller that somehow seems to parallel the events of 2020. What are they drinking? Brian has the old reliable All Day IPA from Founders Brewery, while Paul has a Summit Grapefruit Supreme. Then the boys settle in […]

    • 38 min
    Thanksgiving Spectacular 2019

    Thanksgiving Spectacular 2019

    Brian Ward and Paul Happe are in a thankful mood in this special Thanksgiving episode of the HWX podcast. Topics include: Bernie Sanders’ favorite things A lot of political and media figures are thankful; you might be surprised why Billy Bragg is in the Bubble No one is thankful for the impeachment proceedings We couldn’t […]

    • 48 min
    Hallowe’en Spooktacular 2019

    Hallowe’en Spooktacular 2019

    It’s time for the HWX Halloween Spooktacular as Brian Ward and Paul Happe gather to discuss all the things that frighten them, including: Greta Thunberg’s “Tales of Terror” Democratic candidates are being frighteningly disingenuous Is there anything scarier than “grabbing a beer with Elizabeth Warren” or hanging out in Mayor Pete’s crime ridden, urban decaying […]

    • 50 min
    A Very Special Musical Christmas

    A Very Special Musical Christmas

    Brian Ward and Paul Happe are back with a very musical Christmas episode of the HWX podcast. Topics include: Discussion of the Christmas blockbuster film “Vice,” along with spooky similarities to an earlier film about a different VPOTUS A Christmas carol that’s becoming a new favorite Introduction of a new, certain to be recurring bit, […]

    • 59 min
    Thanksgiving HWX

    Thanksgiving HWX

    Brian Ward and Paul Happe are in a thankful mood in this special Thanksgiving episode of the HWX podcast. Topics include: You will be thankful for Thanksgiving drinking tips from the pros Linguistics Professor John McWhorter may or may not be thankful that Brian corresponded with him on the linguistic issue of the day – […]

    • 51 min
    HWX Haunted Halloween – 2018

    HWX Haunted Halloween – 2018

    Brian Ward and Paul Happe emerge from their crypt for a special Haunted Halloween Spooktacular Episode of the HWX podcast. Topics include: Monstrous old news around the Kavanaugh hearings Frightening solipsism from In The Bubble featuring Sam Harris, Bill Maher, and Larry Charles A haunting interview with the ghost of Senator Ted Kennedy Nate Silver’s […]

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Stephen Volkswagen ,

Yes, do come back...

The show is so atypical and fresh that I go out of my way to listen when a rare new episode is revealed.

bcs1988 ,

Come back!

Love the show, despite the terrible singing!

Robert Henry Holtz ,

Light and Fun Center Right Politics

Funny show.

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