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Commentary on today’s news and events—with plenty of humor mixed in. Sometimes accompanied by guests from the worlds of music and politics.

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Commentary on today’s news and events—with plenty of humor mixed in. Sometimes accompanied by guests from the worlds of music and politics.

    Millions, Misdeeds, and Media Mayhem

    Millions, Misdeeds, and Media Mayhem

    Donald Trump's bank account is feeling lighter than his hairdo after a New York judge slapped him with a $355 million penalty for inflating his wealth.



    And former FBI informant Alexander Smirnov is accused of fabricating a bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden and Hunter Biden. Plus, the FCC is putting its foot down on AI-generated robocalls, and George Santos is suing Jimmy Kimmel over some Cameo video pranks.


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    • 52 min
    Guest: Jason Lamb, and more

    Guest: Jason Lamb, and more

    The courts have ruled against Donald Trump, declaring he cannot claim presidential immunity to avoid prosecution for his efforts to overturn the 2020 election results. This pivotal decision not only puts Trump's legal strategy in jeopardy but also primes the stage for a potential Supreme Court battle that could redefine the scope of executive power. 

    Plus, a critical Atlantic Ocean current system is showing early signs of collapse, Ozzy takes on Kayne West, and guest Jason Lamb, author of the book NoMeansNo: From Obscurity to Oblivion, which details the journey of the best punk and most influential bands you’ve probably never heard of.


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    Crowns, Courts, Crisis, and Guest Jefferey Everett

    Crowns, Courts, Crisis, and Guest Jefferey Everett

    Multifaceted designer, illustrator, and writer, Jefferey Everett. Under the alias Rockets are Red, Jeffrey has crafted designs for bands like Social Distortion, Flogging Molly, Foo Fighters, Jason Mraz, Flight of the Conchords, Gaslight Anthem, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, The Bouncing Souls, New Found Glory, A Day to Remember, among others.



    Plus…



    King Charles III is donning his bravest face as he embarks on a cancer treatment journey, proving that even monarchs aren't immune to life's curveballs.



    Switching scenes to the U.S. Supreme Court, where the legal drama over Donald Trump's ballot eligibility turns into an episode of "Law & Order: Presidential Unit." Thanks to a long-forgotten constitutional clause, we're on the edge of our seats waiting to see if insurrection is a no-go for presidential hopefuls.



    Plus, a tale of teenage tomfoolery turns serious with a 17-year-old's swatting spree goes awry, a sleep apnea machine is more nightmare than dream-catcher, and more.


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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Trump's Legal Fall and Vince McMahon's Career Stall

    Trump's Legal Fall and Vince McMahon's Career Stall

    First up, we examine the landmark legal battle involving former President Donald Trump and writer E. Jean Carroll, where Trump is ordered to pay a staggering $83.3 million in defamation damages. We then pivot to the shocking developments in Vince McMahon's career, following serious allegations that have led to his resignation from TKO, and more.


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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Political Retreats, AI Threats, and Medical Feats

    Political Retreats, AI Threats, and Medical Feats

    A bombshell about AI impacting 40% of jobs and deepening inequality. Plus, more AI news in New Hampshire with a Biden deepfake robocall asking voters not to show up at the polls. And for a dose of hope, we explore a groundbreaking cancer vaccine making strides in clinical trials.


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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Doc Coyle of Bad Wolves and The Latest Headlines

    Doc Coyle of Bad Wolves and The Latest Headlines

    Guest Doc Coyle from rock group Bad Wolves, and all the latest headlines, including: Adam Schiff's bold plan to transform American democracy and the controversial decision by some states to skip summer food assistance for children.


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    • 1 hr 36 min

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