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Iowa-based news, politics, and culture podcast. Founded in August 2019 by Justin K Comer, Natalie Harwood, Evan Jones, and Chuck Yanda.

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Iowa-based news, politics, and culture podcast. Founded in August 2019 by Justin K Comer, Natalie Harwood, Evan Jones, and Chuck Yanda.

    45 - Sexual Harassment, Booze, and Barbecue with Aaron Calvin (11/10/2020)

    45 - Sexual Harassment, Booze, and Barbecue with Aaron Calvin (11/10/2020)

    Aaron Calvin joins us to discuss the state of journalism and politics in Iowa and his recent piece for the Iowa Informer investigating Bruce Gerleman, owner of the Jethro's BBQ restaurants in Des Moines.

    Read Aaron's piece here: https://iowainformer.com/society-culture/2020/10/jethros-bbq-splash-bruce-gerleman-sexual-harassment

    Find the rest of his work at https://aaroncalvin.com and follow him on twitter: @aaronpcalvin

    The music at the end of this episode is for a different Jethro's BBQ in New Mexico - apologies to them.

    Links to all of our podcast platforms and social media at https://rockhardcauc.us

    If you enjoy our free content, you might like what's available to subscribers at https://patreon.com/rockhardcaucus

    • 59 min
    44 - The Nightmare is Just Beginning (11/5/2020)

    44 - The Nightmare is Just Beginning (11/5/2020)

    Here's our "post"-election episode. Mid-election, really. Justin, Evan, and Chuck discuss Joe Biden's super convincing, awesome, mind-blowing victory and the impact his presidential campaign had on Iowa's democratic candidates.

    Go to our website for links to all podcast platforms and social media: rockhardcauc.us

    If you like the free episodes you'll probably like the patreon episodes too: patreon.com/rockhardcaucus

    • 1 hr 7 min
    TEASER - Rocktober Hardloween Carcass (10/30/2020)

    TEASER - Rocktober Hardloween Carcass (10/30/2020)

    Justin, Stella, and David discuss dragons.

    Full episode available to subscribers here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/43272772

    Go to our website for links to all podcast platforms and social media: rockhardcauc.us

    • 1 min
    TEASER - Speed Freak Read/Speak #4: He's in a Video Game (10/27/2020)

    TEASER - Speed Freak Read/Speak #4: He's in a Video Game (10/27/2020)

    Justin and Toni read a letter from Neil.

    Full episode available to subscribers here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/43234090

    Go to our website for links to all podcast platforms and social media: https://rockhardcauc.us

    • 58 sec
    43 - Workin' Folks! (10/25/2020)

    43 - Workin' Folks! (10/25/2020)

    Justin, Evan, and Stella review Borat 2 for about 90 minutes and discuss the election for about 2 minutes... NOT!!!!

    This is the long-awaited campaign ads episode.

    Go to our website for links to all podcast platforms and social media: https://rockhardcauc.us

    If you like the free episodes you'll probably like the patreon episodes too: https://patreon.com/rockhardcaucus

    • 1 hr 32 min
    42 - Write In Jaylen Cavil for Polk County Sheriff (10/15/2020)

    42 - Write In Jaylen Cavil for Polk County Sheriff (10/15/2020)

    Still talking about elections. But this time, we're interviewing a real life candidate. After a vigorous interview process with our editorial board, Rock Hard Caucus is proud to endorse Jaylen Cavil for Polk County Sheriff. Write him in if you live there!

    Follow Jaylen: https://twitter.com/jaylencavil

    Read the #BlackEmergencyIA press release: https://twitter.com/DesMoinesBLM/status/1316051067776331776

    Check out the DSM Rent Relief Fund: https://twitter.com/DesMoinesBLM/status/1314629120626692104

    Go to our website for links to all podcast platforms and social media: https://rockhardcauc.us

    We have more stuff on patreon if you want it: https://patreon.com/rockhardcaucus

    • 1 hr 4 min

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