46 episodes

A wry and pointed take on politics, media and society from Bob Garfield.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 140 Ratings

A wry and pointed take on politics, media and society from Bob Garfield.

bullypulpit.substack.com

    Off the Air

    Off the Air

    After nearly four decades of commentary, interviews and storytelling, Bob hangs up his headset. But because he is not yet technically dead, he gets to write his own radio obituary. Like much of his work, it’s a saga, 1400 hours rolled into 80 minutes — some of it kind of dramatic, and some just plain flabbergasting.

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    What Future?

    What Future?

    Bob speaks to his youngest daughter about the despair of her generation.

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    • 31 min
    May You Suffer for Your Crimes

    May You Suffer for Your Crimes

    Bob promised good faith arguments. He promised never to become “a spasm of id.”

    Then they massacred the children. Again.

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    • 5 min
    Tarring the Coal

    Tarring the Coal

    David Michael Slater has written 22 books without breaking out on the bestseller lists. His next — The Vanishing, out this fall — may increase his visibility.

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    What's Russian for 'Lie'?

    What's Russian for 'Lie'?

    We observe in horror and astonishment Putin’s poisonous, preposterous, obvious lies. But we needn’t look eastward for that.

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    • 14 min
    Bully Pulp

    Bully Pulp

    Journalist Mark Leibovich has a suggestion for the craven Republicans who cower before the domineering ex-president.

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    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
140 Ratings

140 Ratings

allnicknamestakenalready1 ,

Farewell

Just read your latest blog post. You started in radio before I was even born, but I feel blessed to have discovered OTM long enough ago to have your voice play surreptitiously in my head as I read the BP column from here on out.

Thank you for actually explaining what went down with WNYC. Felt very disrespectful to the fanbase to boot you off with no real explanation and then just suddenly have a totally different vibe to the show.

I’m hustling to make enough money to actually support the independent content creators I admire, so hopefully I can subscribe at some point in the near future. Wishing you good health, Bob! Thank you for the thought-provoking commentary over the years. Will miss the audio but looking forward to the weekly blog! 💚

Grateful listener in Hawaii ,

Thank you Bob!

So glad to find Bully Pulpit. OTM was really good, but not the same without you. Great name for the podcast!

Waste my time why don't you ,

Hey deadbeats copping a feel for free

You love Bob. Pony up the $ to keep bully pulpit alive. What’s 50$ over the course of a year for what Bob Garfield gives you? If he’s good enough to listen to Bob is good enough to support.

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