Chapo Trap House

Chapo Trap House
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184 - The United States of Care Lords feat. Dino Guastella
Feb 11 • 85 min
This week we’re joined by Dino Guastella from the DSA medicare for all campaign. We begin by taking a look at the wide world of sports before talking about the new movement that’s sweeping the nation: the United States of Care. We also discuss ways to…
183 Teaser - GlenGreenwald Glen Ross
Feb 7 • 3 min
182 - Soup or Bowl?
Feb 5 • 85 min
The whole gang is re-united for this one, but first Felix must confront and defeat the final boss of Rockabillys before we reach the next level. Then, after a totally normal and planned break, we discuss the highs lows of Superbowl and its commercials.…
181 Teaser - Imgur Technical School
Feb 5 • 2 min
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Bonus: Virgil Interviews Kaniela Ing
Jan 31 • 61 min
An extra treat for you this week, Virgil interviews Kaniela Ing, Hawaiian state legislator and democratic socialist running for the U.S. House of Representatives. They discuss his beliefs, his campaign, and his feud with Mark Zuckerberg.
180 - D Triple C 6 Mafia feat. Ryan Grim (1/28/18)
Jan 28 • 65 min
Will, Felix and Virgil are joined by The Intercept’s Ryan Grim to discuss his and Lee Fang’s reporting about how the Democratic Party creates and reproduces itself through big money and consulting at the expense of potentially winning candidates. ​…
178 - Government Nutdown (1/22/18)
Jan 22 • 68 min
Due to the government shutdown Amber and Matt have been furloughed so Will, Felix and Virgil take the show in a strange new direction…topics include: the government shutdown, Trump voter letters to the NYT, Smokey the Bear: Hot or Not?, What “the economy…
176 - Any Port In a Stormy feat. Alex Pareene (1/13/18)
Jan 14 • 77 min
We’re joined by Alex Pareene of Splinter to discuss Shithole week, and the immigration deal the Democrats were ready to cut. Also, the House passing the extension of the NSA’s warrantless surveillance program, the barbaric new work requirements for…
174 - Ooohh Baby I Like It Raw (1/7/18)
Jan 7 • 71 min
This week we talk the latest messy bitch media gabfest about the Trump Administration contrasted against the opening of much of the US coastline to offshore drilling. Then we have a laugh about the new Philly DA Krasner firing a whole bunch of prosectors.…
173 Teaser - Officer Adam “Bright” Pachinko Machine
Jan 5 • 1 min
Orc Cop Adam Pachinko Machine walks the beat and takes down perps for Mother Subscribe to our newsletter:
172 - So It’s Come To This… (12/31/18)
Dec 31, 2017 • 86 min
… a Chapo clip show. A look back on the epic garbage dumpster trash shit tire fire year that was 2017 featuring some of our favorite moments, some new commentary and a special guest appearance from Brendan. Happy New Year!
171 Teaser - Danger People & Ghost Warriors
Dec 28, 2017 • 2 min
A reading from Steven Seagal’s new novel “The Way of the Shadow Wolves” subscribe to our newsletter to read our Sex Diaries:
Chapo Trap House presents: A Christman Carol
Dec 24, 2017 • 44 min
169 Teaser - Hot for Mueller
Dec 22, 2017 • 3 min
Felix shares his sex fantasies about Robert Mueller. Subscribe to get more content like this today!
168 - Nut Neutrality feat. Sam Seder (12/17/17)
Dec 17, 2017 • 73 min
Host of the Majority Report, Sam Seder joins us to talk about his recent ordeal with “Weird Mike” Cernovich and MSNBC, the weird world of YouTube, the repeal of Net Neutrality, and the loathsome Ajit Pai. Check out The Majority Report:
167 Teaser - Victory Virgil
Dec 15, 2017 • 2 min
Virgil takes a much deserved victory lap and dances in the end zone, stunting on Matt and all the haters.
166 - The Water Genious feat. Nomiki Konst (12/10/17)
Dec 10, 2017 • 78 min
This week we talk to Young Turk and Bernie surrogate Nomiki Konst about the DNC unity commission and its proposed reforms to the Democratic primary system, discuss the horrific Daniel Shaver murder video and the general problem with the cops, then lighten…
164 - The Deficit Rag (12/4/17)
Dec 4, 2017 • 77 min
Matt, Will, Virgil and Felix ponder the tax bill and many reasons for despair. Then, they lighten the mood by talking about Jared’s bar mitzvah at the Haim Saban forum and a new behind the scenes look at our president’s fast food based diet. Plus Trumpy…
162 - Arab Spring Breakers feat. GORKA (11/28/17)
Nov 28, 2017 • 69 min
This week we discuss the Sebastian Gorka profile in Recoil magazine with the man himself, who calls in to let us know a few more items in his everyday carry. Then we discuss about another brain dead tweet thread from #Resistance member and Brookings…
160 - Live at The Bell House (11/17/17)
Nov 20, 2017 • 83 min
Recorded live at the Brooklyn Pod Fest at The Bell House on 11/17/17
158 - Double Flynndemnity (11/13/17)
Nov 12, 2017 • 68 min
In this week’s episode we consider the Coen Bros worthy, father-son kidnap caper of Michael Flynn Jr. & Sr. and Gulen, break down all of Tuesday’s election results, each consider running for office, read about Greta Van Susteren’s new APP, and finally,…
157 Teaser - Marcia Fudge & Minyon Moore
Nov 10, 2017 • 1 min
In episode 157, we dive deep into Donna Brazile’s new 2016 campaign tell-all “Hacks” with David Roth and discover some extremely funny Democrat names. Become a Grey Wolf Today:
156 - 38 Ways to Fix Puerto Rico feat. Aída Chávez (11/6/17)
Nov 6, 2017 • 84 min
We’re joined by Aída Chávez of The Intercept to talk about the state of Puerto Rico post-Hurricane: their debt, the relief efforts, and the shady contracting going on in the reconstruction. Then we look at “38 Ways to Fix Democracy” courtesy of The…
155 Teaser - Super Soldier Serum
Nov 4, 2017 • 1 min
Matt receives feedback from patriots about his Nov. 4th plans. Listen to Full Episode:
154 - Listening Tour (10/30/17)
Oct 30, 2017 • 61 min
Sorry for the delay, we were busy preparing our Halloween costume as the NAtional Debt. We talk about today’s dud Russia news and a genuinely good piece in the Atlantic about Third Way weirdos. We also ask, what if Obama was the Joker… By the way please…
152 - Iran Off On the Plug Twice (10/22/17)
Oct 22, 2017 • 68 min
A full Chapo Trap House house discusses: the magical shoe-based Adam Sandler film ‘The Cobbler’, a fallen meme warrior, a stolen valor update, and war-game a possible US vs. Iran conflict. Pre-Order Will Menaker Book Club entry ‘Bad Jobs and Poor…
150 - Get Kony feat. Tim Heidecker (10/14/17)
Oct 15, 2017 • 53 min
Recorded last week on Columbus Day with Tim Heidecker; we talk about comedy legends Colonel Sanders, Hugh Hefner, at Joseph Kony.
148 - Lost In The Sauce feat. Patton Oswalt (10/9/17)
Oct 9, 2017 • 68 min
Brendan, Will and Matt imagine the Baseball Crank in an anime. Then the gang talks to Patton Oswalt about the Szechuan thing, explore Patton’s Lovecraft obsession, and pitch a pedophile Die Hard movie. Leon did a wonderful illustration of the Dragon…
146 - Better Ingredients, Better Healthcare, Chapo John’s feat. Tim Faust (10/1/17)
Oct 1, 2017 • 67 min
We talk Seagal, Tim and Amber’s DSA healthcare call, and tuck into a nice big bowl of Sunday gravy and macarone with Megan McArdle. We’re in LA next week for pod fest, at the Biltmore Hotel. The site is
145 Teaser - Global Strategy Art Of War Machiavelli
Sep 28, 2017 • 3 min
Derek educates us about Puerto Rico, North Korea, Iran deal stuff, and Saudi. We also interview Hillary Clinton Listen here:
144 - White Men Can’t Drumpf (9/24/17)
Sep 24, 2017 • 60 min
CHUDS are crying about black people protesting killer cops while Libs are trying to turn it into a Drumpf thing. Meanwhile we’re over here being good and correct
143 Teaser - The Da Vinci Load
Sep 21, 2017 • 2 min
Felix tried to turn the AC off and spilled a large coffee all over the floor like a stupid oaf. Amber gives us her dispatch from the Juggalo thing and then we talk about two horny articles from the Federalist and Rod Dreher’s blog. Listen here:…
142 - The Schlock Doctrine feat. Naomi Klein (9/17/17)
Sep 17, 2017 • 69 min
Naomi Klein comes by to talk shock, climate, resistance, and how smart we are. We then do a reading of Peggy Noonan’s column, written while she was high on anesthesia. Here are the new Chapo posters by our pal @Apocalizzy:…
141 Teaser - Ted Hardcore feat. James Adomian
Sep 15, 2017 • 5 min
Ted Cruz (James Adomian) calls. Then they talk about political cartoons, I barely had time to edit. Listen here:
140 - DACA Flocka Flame feat. Karina Moreno (9/9/17)
Sep 9, 2017 • 72 min
Our good pal Karina Moreno (@KaryinBrooklyn)comes by to talk DACA, immigration, and what to hope and dread about. Will’s Skype call fucked with the recording and we eventually lost him so we rambled about a restaurant for the troops, Staind, and Jeb Bush.
138 - Verrit Carefully… feat. Alex Nichols (9/5/17)
Sep 5, 2017 • 69 min
Folks, Matt is no longer Skyping into the show from Ohio. He’s officially moved to New York. But a funny thing happened… We talk about Verrit (this was recorded before Peter Daou shouted us out and we officially endorsed it), and conservative raps. Here’s…
137 Teaser - True Detectives Stated
Aug 29, 2017 • 4 min
Amber’s back, but still sick. We talk about the Texas flood, the Mensch Files, and read another selection of Dear Prudie. Lotta mispronounced words in this one. Listen here:
136 - Lullaby For Lanyards feat. Joe Prince (8/27/17)
Aug 27, 2017 • 62 min
Joe Prince is on to talk about Arpaio, Gorka, ComicView, and his days as a lanyard. We finish up with a vintage reading series from Ace of Spades’ Genghis X. He’s Felix’s Rich Piana obit: Oh…
135 Teaser - Deathstyle
Aug 23, 2017 • 3 min
Leslie Lee with us to talk Bannon, Barron, #Resistance bullshit, and a National Review reading series defending confederate statues. Listen here:
134 - Memento Maury feat. Joe Mande & James Adomian (8/20/17)
Aug 20, 2017 • 60 min
On this, August 20th, the national day of Hungary, founded in AD 1000, White House advisor and international supervillain Dr. Sebastian Gorka (James Adomian) transmits a message gloating over his recent victories pushing out rivals in the Trump cabinet.…
UNLOCKED: Episode 133 - Antifap feat. Shuja Haider (8/17/17)
Aug 18, 2017 • 57 min
Our buddy Shuja (@shujaxhaider) joins us to talk about Charlottesville; the bravery of the IWW, Black Lives Matter, Antifa, PSL, and DSA people there, the coming split of the soft and hardcore white supremacists, the solidarity growing on the left, and…
133 Teaser - Real Tankie Hours
Aug 17, 2017 • 4 min
UPDATE: After requests from subscribers, we have unlocked this for non-subscribers. Shuja (@shujaxhaider) comes over to talk about Charlottesville. Some things to donate to if you can: Medical bills for Dre Harris, beaten up at the rally:…
132 - Bloco’s Modern Life (8/12/17)
Aug 12, 2017 • 77 min
A special 3-part interview with a bunch of international left-wingers we met at the DSA Convention last week — Marcus Barnett of Momentum in the UK, Catarina Príncipe of Bloco de Esquerda in Portugal, and Djordje Kuzmanovic of La France Insoumise. Also —…
130 Teaser - Milk Brain
Aug 4, 2017 • 1 min
Brendan gets to the bottom of Trump’s deal mind. Listen to the whole thing:
129 - The Affordable Covfefe Act feat. Tim Faust (7/30/17)
Jul 30, 2017 • 66 min
Tim Faust (@crulge on Twitter) is back to break down the GOP’s failed healthcare push, what comes next, and how to seize the moment and push for single-payer and beyond. Subscribe to Tim’s newsletter:
127 - Dr. Dementia feat. Ricky Rawls (7/23/17)
Jul 23, 2017 • 69 min
Our pal T is back to talk Trump’s beautiful brain, Tony “The Braciole” Scaramuccioliado, the Democratic Party’s new slogan, and read from Rod Dreher’s mailbag. Salut Here’s T’s pod, Champagne Sharks: Get the premium…
UNLOCKED: Episode 76 - Tabletop Game Theory Pt. II (1/24/17)
Jul 17, 2017 • 59 min
NOTE: Ahead of this week’s premium episode, we are unlocking our first 2-part gaming episode, “The Pizza In The Gate.” It’s time to play the game. Time to play the game. [Laughter] It’s all about the game, and how you play it. All about control, and if…
UNLOCKED: Episode 74 - Tabletop Game Theory Pt. I (1/18/17)
Jul 17, 2017 • 63 min
NOTE: Ahead of this week’s premium episode, we are unlocking our first 2-part gaming episode, “The Pizza In The Gate.” This is the first of a two-part radio play/tabletop game run by Virgil, who locked us in a room to play Call of Cthulhu. Turning the…
125 - Fast And Furious: Toledo Drifter feat. Tim Heidecker (7/15/17)
Jul 15, 2017 • 55 min
Tim’s back. We talk about the classic New York slice, read more from John Kasich’s drifter diaries, and listen to more random excerpts of Gorilla Brain Mind. Get new Chapo t-shirts here:
123 - UBIsoft feat. Clio Chang (7/10/17)
Jul 10, 2017 • 60 min
Clio Chang (@cliomiso) joins us to talk Mark Zuccerberg, universal basic income, its popularity among libertarians and its limitations for the rest of us. For the second half of the show we read Dear Prudie letters to Amber, resident advice columnist.…
122 Teaser - Jaywalking
Jul 6, 2017 • 2 min
We talk about Jay Leno and Ben Shapiro. Listen here:
121 - These Things I Believe (7/4/17)
Jul 4, 2017 • 72 min
Unhappy 4th of Ju-LIE to the United Snakes Of Amerikkka. We talk about Jake Tapper credulously helping Felix steal valor, Matt’s family reunion, Joe Scarborough’s 9/11 mixtape, Jon Chait’s latest turd, Dissent magazine urging you not to dissent, and a…
120 Teaser - Blue Pills & Ham
Jun 30, 2017 • 4 min
Healthcare ultimatum and reading from Cernovich’s amazing self-narrated audiobook. Listen here:
119 - Bating For Gadot (6/25/17)
Jun 25, 2017 • 67 min
We open with a struggle session and own Felix for being too much of an actual dirtbag. The rest of the episode is our positive review of DC Comics’ Wonder Woman, why neoconservatives love it, why Lebanon really banned it, and the missed opportunity of…
Jeremy Scahill Exposed
Jun 20, 2017 • 4 min
Jeremy Scahill Exposed by Chapo Trap House
118 - From Russia With CHUD feat. Sarah Jones (6/18/17)
Jun 18, 2017 • 65 min
The New Republic’s Sarah Jones joins us to talk about The Resistance and how we’re in it, and actually lead it, so if you don’t like us you’re not part of it. We then read maybe the most openly evil reading series ever. Matt gets so mad that at 1 hour 1…
117 Teaser - Shitcarelords
Jun 14, 2017 • 1 min
Angela Nagle joins us again to talk about her book, Kill All Normies, the state of the anime Nazis, their fading horniness for Trump, real-world violence, and the future of disaffected rightwing shitposters. Listen here:…
116 - Jezz In My Pants (6/12/17)
Jun 12, 2017 • 60 min
Jezza turned Labour and the whole UK left around, in a historic upset. The Tories’ psycho leper government is doomed. The American Libs are shook. Jim Messina is in hiding. A spectre is haunting Britain — the spectre of the Boy.
115 Teaser - Ben’s Asse
Jun 7, 2017 • 1 min
We read from Ben Asse’s book about giving your children away to old people to teach them how to do the dishes. Listen here:
UK Election Special: God Save Our Jezza feat. Jonathan Shainin (6/6/17)
Jun 6, 2017 • 38 min
Special free extra episode this week to prepare for the Election Eve in the UK. We talk to old friend, Guardian editor, and London-based expat Jonathan Shainin about the Tory bedshitting, Jezza, whether he bout to do it, and what different outcomes could…
114 - Meat the Press feat. Alex Nichols (6/4/17)
Jun 4, 2017 • 57 min
Our buddy Alex Nichols joins us again to do our official Chapo survey and taxonomy of conservative media, from the ghouls of the Weekly Standard to the chuds of the Daily Caller. We also talk about the new cancelled Tim Allen show for about 15 minutes, I…
113 - Hit and Run feat. R.L. Stephens (5/31/17)
Jun 1, 2017 • 60 min
NOTE: Due to overwhelming public demand, we made this premium episode free. Writer and organizer R.L. Stephens is with us talking about the limits of liberal anti-racism, his critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates, organizing, pessimism, and why materialism…
113 Teaser - Pray for R.L.
May 31, 2017 • 3 min
Our pal R.L. Stephens joins us to talk about the limits of liberal anti-racism, his critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates, organizing, and getting hit by a car. Listen here:
112 - Orbsplainer feat. David Cross (5/25/17)
May 25, 2017 • 73 min
David Cross.
111 Teaser - The Room In Which This Happens
May 24, 2017 • 0 min
Our sequel to the West Wing episode. Listen to it here:
110 - The Rocktober Revolution feat. China Miéville (5/22/17)
May 22, 2017 • 72 min
We attempt to summon the magic reality-bending force of the show to cause Trump to get impeached and get off by testifying against Jared. Then we talk to novelist China Miéville about his new book “October,” and how Lenin was the first online guy. Get…
109 Teaser - Bret Stephens’s School For Goody Good Boys
May 19, 2017 • 2 min
Libby joins us for like 8 duck hunts.
108 - Night On Bald Mountain feat. Matt Bruenig (5/14/17)
May 14, 2017 • 82 min
We debut our trailer for the ripped-from-the-headlines thriller “The Fresh Connection.” We interview Matt Bruenig about his new policy shop. We check in on two special congressional elections. And we return to Ke7en. Here’s Matt’s patreon:…
107 Teaser - The People’s Sporps
May 10, 2017 • 1 min
Karim Zidan returns to talk Chechnya, Kadyrov, sports, propaganda, and Floyd Mayweather. Listen here:
106 - Work No Play feat. Miya Tokumitsu & Tim Faust (5/7/17)
May 7, 2017 • 87 min
It’s a jam-packed sode with special Chapo health correspondent Tim Faust returning to brief us on the dystopian Republican healthcare bill that passed in the House. Then we hop on the line with writer Miya Tokumitsu to talk about the tyranny of work over…
105 Teaser - Boss Ross After Dark
May 3, 2017 • 1 min
A peek into Douthat’s thirsty mind. Listen here:
104 - We’ve Always Been Here (4/30/17)
Apr 30, 2017 • 83 min
Audio of our live show benefit for the Center for Reproductive Rights on April 27th at Littlefield NYC. Sorry about the weird compression, but our voices are nice and clear, so take it, you pigs.
103 Teaser - Le Hardball
Apr 26, 2017 • 1 min
Jouons au hardball Listen here:
102 - Maintaining Emotional Control feat. Rob Delaney (4/23/17)
Apr 23, 2017 • 66 min
Rob Delaney stops by to talk healthcare, Bill O’Reilly, sniveling Democrats, and Gorilla Mindset. Then Matt tells us about the Juicero and Felix and Brendan reveal a new single by P.J. Dade, “U Give Me 3nergy.” Message from P.J. Dade below: I am an…
101 Teaser - Aaron Dorkchin
Apr 19, 2017 • 3 min
Ergo proctor hoc, you feckless thug. We talk about how the West Wing fatally poisoned the already deluded mind of American liberalism. Listen here:
100 - Chapo Goes To College (4/17/17)
Apr 17, 2017 • 104 min
Our live show at Harvard University, where we held a tournament to decide the most evil person to ever emerge from the institution.
Epsiode 99 Teaser - Beige Mirror
Apr 13, 2017 • 1 min
What if your mum was a mobile? Listen here:
98 - Gorka II: The Gorkaning feat. Alex Pareene & James Adomian (4/9/17)
Apr 9, 2017 • 66 min
The international supervillain Sebastian Gorka (James Adomian) calls into the show again, recently hampered by a conspiracy exposing him as a member of the Hungarian fascist Vitézi Rend. Will it stop his plans to push out all other top Trump advisers and…
97 - Hollywood Upstairs Medical College feat. Tim Faust (4/6/17)
Apr 7, 2017 • 79 min
We don’t normally do this, but we have UNLOCKED this week’s premium episode because our subscribers told us we should. It will never happen again so respect and appreciate this gracious gesture. Our friend Tim Faust (@crulge) talks healthcare: Obamacare,…
97 Teaser - This Guy Knows What I’m Talkin About
Apr 6, 2017 • 2 min
Tim Faust (@crulge) joins us to talk healthcare. Listen here:
96 - Night At The Museum feat. Alex Jones (4/2/17)
Apr 2, 2017 • 65 min
The show receives another celebrity call as a prominent broadcaster sets the record straight about the globalist demon media. The lads then discuss Mike Pence’s Rules For Dating Mother, the sad sacks at the DNC, why American health care sucks (more on…
95 Teaser - J.D. Rock
Mar 30, 2017 • 1 min
Commonweal editor Matt Sitman joins us to take apart everyone’s favorite new pathological study of the American yokel, “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance. Listen here:
94 - The Brian Johnstown Massacre feat. Jacob Bacharach (3/26/17)
Mar 26, 2017 • 76 min
In our last show of the Pittsburgh Era, we reunite with Jacob Bacharach (@jakebackpack) to talk Scott Adams, hypnosis, the time he met Glenn Beck, and whether Dilbert has fucked. Then we discuss PA’s long history of manmade disasters and conclude with an…
93 Teaser - Emperor Xanga
Mar 26, 2017 • 1 min
We talk about what we think is a founding cultural document of the contemporary alt-right, Zack Snyder’s first really shitty racist movie, 300. Get the whole thing here:
92 - No. 1 In Heaven (3/20/17)
Mar 20, 2017 • 49 min
For our special One Year Chapoversary, we take a look back on some of the most memorable moments on the show and reveal some never-before-heard clips like when Virgil committed a crime on tape and an extended cut of a “lost interview.” We also talk about…
91 Teaser - Garfield & Caleb
Mar 17, 2017 • 2 min
Virgil discusses some of the most controversial Garfield comic strips; later we revisit our favorite recurring Chapo character, Caleb. Listen here:
90 - Gorka’s Revenge feat. Sebastian Gorka (3/12/17)
Mar 12, 2017 • 61 min
Dr. Sebastian Gorka calls in to complain about last week’s show. We talk about a shitty article in the New Republic featuring the lib thought experiment of seceding from Red America, an even worse book by AEI’s Arthur Brooks. We sign off with a sequel to…
89 Teaser - How Not To Invade Russia
Mar 11, 2017 • 1 min
A smart episode about history is completely derailed by Felix’s obsession with his own piss. Listen to the whole thing here:
88 - Sebastian Goku feat. Derek Davison (3/5/17)
Mar 5, 2017 • 67 min
We talk to all-time Chapo guest returning champ Derek Davison (@dwdavison9318) about Dr. Sebastian Gorka, one of the many pygmy Strangeloves of the Trump foreign policy crew. Derek also takes us on a tour of the mideast and what to watch in Turkey’s…
87 Teaser - In Memory Of Gary Tasteman
Mar 2, 2017 • 3 min
In the middle of a dispatch from CPAC, Felix pays tribute to a Rockabilly legend. Subscribe to hear it tonight:
86 - Fash The Patriarchy feat. Angela Nagle (2/26/17)
Feb 26, 2017 • 51 min
We talk with writer Angela Nagle about her work studying the alt-right, its different stripes, divisions, and contradictions. Far before Milo fell from grace, Angela predicted that the alt-right would splinter and cannibalize sooner rather than later.…
85 Teaser - The Rogan Tapes
Feb 22, 2017 • 4 min
On the heels of Milo’s scandal, we have uncovered even more explosive tapes from the Joe Rogan Experience.
84 - President Wario (2/19/17)
Feb 19, 2017 • 73 min
The dry boys are back, recording from Felix’s new dirty disgusting apartment. We talk about Mike Flynn’s resignation, some dumb Trump shit, and WaPo’s moronic article about coughing that lound blount. Then Matt reviews the new show “ABP,” a program about…
82 - War Is Heck feat. @PissPigGranddad (2/13/17)
Feb 18, 2017 • 48 min
Update: This episode went offline for a little while last night after Brace got in contact with concerns about his security. We wanted to play things safe and took it down, but now it’s back up. A conversation with @PissPigGranddad.
83 Teaser - Talkin’ Shit On The Dunk
Feb 15, 2017 • 1 min
Felix gets defensive about Dunkin Donuts as we review Marky Mark and Peter Berg’s new bad terrorism movie Patriots Day. Drops tonight. Subscribe to hear:
81 - The Devil In Mother Jones feat. Shane Bauer (2/12/17)
Feb 12, 2017 • 60 min
2017 Magazine of the Year Award-winning journalist Shane Bauer (@Shane_Bauer) joins us to talk about the protests in Berkeley, his work embedding with rightwing militias, and his time spent as a prisoner in Iran. We took the award from him and now we are…
80 Teaser - Teenage Wasteland For Peace
Feb 9, 2017 • 2 min
Our pal Adam Friedland (@AdamFriedland) talks about his young life as a very passionate and horny pro-Israel teen, and how/why he started to drift away from the cause. Subscribe to hear it:
79 - Our Values Are Under Attack feat. Tim Heidecker (2/6/17)
Feb 6, 2017 • 57 min
The genius Tim Heidecker is on the show, we talk about Alex Jones selling out, comedy in the age of Trump, and President Hamburgler wandering around the White House in the dark with old cartoon-style pajamas and a candle. We conclude with a new entry of…
78 Teaser - JFK Every Day
Jan 31, 2017 • 19 min
UPDATE: We unlocked the whole episode, listen here. We’re releasing a section of this week’s premium episode because a shitload of protests have happened since we recorded our interview with Matt…
77 - No Country For Gorilla Men feat. Matt Taibbi (1/29/17)
Jan 29, 2017 • 71 min
Our old pal and first mega-guest Matt Taibbi returns to the trap to talk about Week Zero of Trump’s reign, his new book about the past year of campaigning, and causes for hope now that the liberal dream is over.
76 Teaser - The Moonshine Nerd
Jan 24, 2017 • 2 min
Wednesday night, subscribe to hear the thrilling conclusion to last week’s premium episode:
75 - Mr. Chapo Goes To Washington (1/22/17)
Jan 22, 2017 • 65 min
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The full trap in effect, plus special guest Sam Kriss (@sam_kriss), all of us covering the inauguration of President Wario. Weak chinned neo-Nazi Richard Spencer got his head caved in, protesters burned a limo, Colby became an…
74 Teaser - Capone Speakeasy
Jan 18, 2017 • 2 min
A taste of our new, apparently hit episode where Virgil made us all play Call of Cthulhu. Subscribe to hear it:
73 - Better Call Saul Alinsky feat. Bill Corbett (1/15/17)
Jan 15, 2017 • 64 min
Mystery Science Theater 3000’s Bill Corbett stops by the mansion to join us in pummeling the life out of conservative entrepreneur and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza’s stupid and bizarre documentary “Hillary’s America.” The movie is obviously racist and creepy…
72 Teaser - Pee Doors Down
Jan 13, 2017 • 1 min
Chait hate and hyping President Wario’s inaugural cover band lineup. Subscribe to hear it:
71 - Crapo Cat House: The Half-Lost Episode feat. Alex Nichols (1/9/17)
Jan 4, 2017 • 76 min
Brendan’s computer crashed so we lost half of our first recording for this episode, but all the good parts were mostly salvaged, as well as a bad part where Amber’s cat takes a wicked shit that smelled horrible and we whine about having to deal with it.…
70 Teaser - Will’s Disclaimer (1/4/17)
Jan 2, 2017 • 2 min
Podcasts are not politics. Politics is politics.
69 - Angela & Strawberry feat. James Adomian (1/2/17)
Dec 29, 2016 • 57 min
We’re all hungover from ringing in Year Zero and rusty from vacation but returning guest James Adomian (@JAdomian) stops by to put us off on the right foot. We talk about our callout on the Michael Rapaport podcast, Dan Nainan’s Tesla show, Mike…
68 - Applebee’s Christmas Spectacular feat. Kath Barbadoro (12/23/16)
Dec 23, 2016 • 69 min
In this magical Christmas episode Kath Barbadoro joins us again to talk about the Lynchian underbelly of New Hampshire, political economy, the embarrassing turn at Mother Jones, and the really just fantastic and affordable meals on offer at our favorite…
67 - The Swordfish Episode (12/18/16)
Dec 17, 2016 • 56 min
Nick got a new huge TV and we were all hungover so we leave Swordfish (2001) on during the recording. We talk about Battlefield Earth, the inane Eric Garland tweetstorm, and the DSA. In the middle of the episode, Nick makes another cameo by hovering…
66 Teaser - Enter The Chomo Promo Code
Dec 14, 2016 • 1 min
This week’s guest, author and conspiracy theory-enthusiast Jacob Bacharach, begins to explain the wild world of “Pizzagate” to the gang. Subscribe to hear it:
65 - No Future feat. Adam Curtis (12/12/16)
Dec 11, 2016 • 66 min
We got to interview one of Will’s favorite filmmakers Adam Curtis about his new movie HyperNormalisation. We talk about Trump, the curse of bloodless liberalism, science fiction, Escape From New York, living in the Zone, and tough medicine for the left.…
64 Teaser - The Ten Krackel Commandments
Dec 4, 2016 • 1 min
We read from the Caleb letters again. Matt laughs harder than any episode we’ve done. Subscribe to hear it:
63 - SuccessFail: The McMegan Story feat. @TheShrillest (12/4/16)
Dec 3, 2016 • 82 min
First we talk to Ezekiel Kweku of MTV about his diagnosis of the Democratic Party’s failure this year, how they can beat white nationalism next time around, and the Æon Flux animated series. Then the full Chapo team assembles to tackle the book “The Up…
62 Teaser - Do You Hear The Dirtbags Sing
Nov 27, 2016 • 1 min
As we walk through Rod Dreher’s criticism of the show, Amber makes fun of Felix’s love of Les Mis. Subscribe to hear it:
61 - Who Makes The Nazis? feat. @RickyRawls (11/24/16)
Nov 22, 2016 • 53 min
A Turkey Day treat for all! Our pal T (@RickyRawls) stops by the Park Slope Mansion to discuss his run-ins with the Anime Nazis/alt-right, their racial narcissism, and how Leon Festinger’s “When Prophecy Fails” applies to Democrats after the election…
60 - Off-Off-Broadway feat. Erin Gloria Ryan (11/20/16)
Nov 15, 2016 • 65 min
This is Chapo season 2. Erin Gloria Ryan (@morninggloria) of the Daily Beast stops by to chat about the Hamilton Incident, Trump and Chris Christie’s breakup, conservative protest and comedy, and martial arts in the age of Trump. Also we talk about our…
58 - We Live in The Zone Now (11/12/16)
Nov 11, 2016 • 60 min
Will, Matt, Felix and Virgil wake up in The Zone to take in the election results, process the shock, and accept Bill Mitchell as our new dad. More importantly, we discuss the failures of America’s expert/lanyard class, liberal ass-covering, the impotence…
56 - Under Seige 3: Before Year Zero (11/7/16)
Nov 5, 2016 • 61 min
On the eve of Year Zero, Will, Felix, Matt and Brendan make last minute predictions, discuss the 100% clean comedy of 35-year-old Dan Nainan, and throw the spotlight on the incriminating Satanic emails discovered in the Podesta leaks. We also discuss…
54 - Trap House of Horror: Tha Hanging Boyz feat. Kath Barbadoro (10/30/16)
Oct 27, 2016 • 48 min
It’s a very special, very spooky Halloween Chapo: Comedian Kath Barbadoro (@kathbarbadoro) joins us with a full deck of tarot cards to plug us into the dark spirit world and foretell the fate of Chapo, Hillary Clinton, Ron Fournier, and the world itself,…
52 - Dirty Wars 2: Rise of McRaven feat. Jeremy Scahill (10/23/16)
Oct 23, 2016 • 77 min
This is the story of a podcast. This week, the Intercept’s Jeremy Scahill (@jeremyscahill) joins Chapo to discuss the war in Yemen, Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy, drones, assassinations, and MSNBC green room gossip. But what the hosts of the show…
51 Teaser - Little League of the South
Oct 20, 2016 • 3 min
Joined by Katherine Krueger (@kath_krueger), we discuss bedwetter politics, Bill Mitchell’s Yahoo Answers and contribute new lyrics to the Hamilton canon. Subscribe for access to premium episodes:
50 - AKP 50th Episode Ergenekon Extravaganza feat. @KarpMJ (10/17/16)
Oct 14, 2016 • 77 min
Love those boys: On our 50th episode, we recall our humble beginnings and listen to messages of love and devotion from friends of the show. The meat of the show is a sprawling interview with historian Matt Karp, about America’s slaveholding empire,…
49 Teaser - Letter From Caleb
Oct 11, 2016 • 3 min
Will introduces us to Jeff Jacoby and his beloved son Caleb, whom the Boston Globe writer pens an open letter to each year in his newspaper column.
48 - A Problem From Heck feat. @ChMadar (10/9/16)
Oct 8, 2016 • 80 min
Enter the Trap, this week with Chase Madar (@ChMadar), civil rights attorney and writer as he talks about the inhumane side of the human rights industry. We talk about the botched Colombian referendum, the role of human rights experts in legitimizing war,…
46 - No Cucks In A Foxhole feat. @JAdomian (10/4/16)
Oct 2, 2016 • 59 min
Popular humorist James Adomian (@JAdomian) joins the Trap this week to discuss Chris Christie’s 9/11 Memorabilia Raffle, Jesse Ventura’s “Conspiracy Theory,” Dilbert, Garfield, and his impressions of Slavoj Zizek teaching sex ed and alt-right Paul…
44 - The Gowanus Ideas Festival (9/26/16)
Sep 23, 2016 • 82 min
2016, NEW YORK CITY — Flanked by Virgil Texas and Sam Kriss, the Chapo boys storm Genius HQ in New York, NY for a sold-out, anti-papist extravaganza. A night of revelry: Celebrity readings of David Brooks and Boss Douthat, the premiere of “Over the Top,”…
42 - Uber for Ubermenschen feat. @nkulw and @EdZitron (9/18/16)
Sep 17, 2016 • 90 min
Hello, I’m Chapo Cab. We’re taking you to the future in a very special tech show! First, Noah Kulwin (@nkulw) explains the rise and fall of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes and how to make a living camming in your part-time Uber gig. Next, Ed Zitron…
39 Teaser - Dance For Temujin
Sep 12, 2016 • 3 min
In this teaser for ‘sode 39, the gang reacts to the sheer wokeness of casting John Wayne as Temujin, a 50-year-old white man in the role of a 25-year-old Mongol. Tartars — it’s like the sauce, Pilgrim.
40 - Sborts Night feat. @GregHoward88 (9/12/16)
Sep 8, 2016 • 94 min
Oh say can you see, the New York Times Magazine’s Greg Howard (@GregHoward88) stops by the Trap to discuss sporpsballs, Colin Kaepernick, Marc Cuban, and questions surrounding Chuck Johnson shitting on the floor in college. Then the boys discuss the…
Frost/Christman-Episode 3- Olympia
Sep 6, 2016 • 46 min
On this episode Amber and Matt commemorate the end of another magical Summer Olympics by doing what comes natural: talking about Nazis. They discuss Leni Riefenstahl’s documentary about the 1936 Berlin games Olympia as well as Stephen Hopkins’ 2016 Jesse…
38 - Elevator To Heaven feat. @HengeveldMaria (9/5/16)
Sep 3, 2016 • 80 min
This week we talk to journalist Maria Hengeveld about her new piece in Slate covering Nike’s supply chain and embrace of the “Girl Effect,” which has allowed female Vietnamese workers to lean in without the distraction of a living wage. Later, we talk…
Frost/Christman-Episode 2- The Legend of Curly’s Gold
Aug 30, 2016 • 54 min
In this episode Amber and Matt go through some of their favorite movies and out themselves as Philistines. Camp! Action! Gremlins! Robotic Cops! The dark era of Quentin Tarantino rip-offs! Abandon all hope, cineastes!
36 - Dear Gulen feat. @Lfeatherz (8/29/16)
Aug 28, 2016 • 93 min
This week, we have a long chat with Liza Featherstone, journalist, advice-columnist and editor of “False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton.” Liza walks us through the Democrats tepid opposition to Trump and his band of Pepes,…
34 - Masculinity For Boys (8/22/16)
Aug 21, 2016 • 76 min
In this week’s adventure, we return to the Chapo Bends the World segment after a Trump adviser turns out to be a card carrying Pepe. Milo’s college scholarship ripoff provides another test for the Gorilla Mindset. And finally, a David French reading…
33 Teaser - Special Agent Steve Bannon
Aug 17, 2016 • 3 min
With guest Libby Watson (@libbycwatson): Donald Trump’s campaign is dying and he wants to be surrounded by loved ones; new campaign chair Steven Bannon cosplays being Lincoln; Wonkette drops some “thinkerings” on Juanita Broaddrick and rape; and the Cato…
Frost/Christman- Episode 1 - All the President’s Men/The Parallax View
Aug 16, 2016 • 63 min
On the inaugural episode of Frost/Christman, Amber and Matt discuss a time in America when rampant paranoia and distrust in government and corporate institutions generated a wave of thrillers about the malevolence of the Powers that Be. With special…
32 - Suicide Is Shameless feat. @MattVBrady (8/15/16)
Aug 13, 2016 • 64 min
In this suicode, the original Chapo Film Crew reunites with Matt V. Brady (@mattvbrady) and commits suicide over the sick, demented and flat-out twisted SuiCiDe sQuAd. The making of the film was Hollywood’s Vietnam; the plot of the film was written by a…
30 - FREEWAY ROSS DOUTHAT Pt. 2: Tha Harvard Plug
Aug 5, 2016 • 79 min
In episode 30 we rejoin the adventures of Ross Douthat Boy Detective with a little help from our producer, Brendan James aka @deep_beige. First we discuss the headlines that mattered this week, such as Rich Piana’s divorce, an article about us, and…
29 Teaser - Bourbonfinger
Aug 2, 2016 • 2 min
In these snippets from ‘Sode 29’s discussion of “London Has Fallen,” we discuss the failed homoerotic tension between Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart, the piss poor, and the brave choice to cast Jeremy Clarkson as the British prime minister. SUBSCRIBE TO…
28 Chapo Comes Alive! Teaser
Jul 31, 2016 • 2 min
Episode 28 Chapo Comes Alive! Teaser by Chapo Trap House
27 - Tomorrow Belongs To Them feat. @Bro_Pair (8/1/16)
Jul 30, 2016 • 86 min
After a week of fun in Philadelphia, we take sobering stock of what’s left of the presidential campaign after the conventions with Dan O’Sullivan (aka @Bro_Pair). What can Umberto Eco teach us about Donald Trump and fascism and why do the Democrats and…
26 - ReTHUGlican National CRIMEvention feat. @MurderBryan(7/25/16)
Jul 25, 2016 • 74 min
Hello Cleveland! In episode 26 we’re joined by Pod-Brother and Alpha Anarchist, Bryan Quinby of Street Fight to discuss the RNC. Matt and Bryan deliver on the ground reporting from Monday’s Alex Jones’ “America First” rally. We talk about the Gunslingers,…
25 Teaser - Give Your Money To Ghosts
Jul 22, 2016 • 2 min
In these snippets of premium episode 25, the Amber and the crew ridicule the naked consumerism fueling the Lady Ghostbusters PR campaign, debate the logical fallacies of the Ghostbuster universe continuity, and stir in anticipation of Lady Deadpool.…
24 - Gulens Gonna Gulen feat. @dwdavison9318 (7/18/16)
Jul 18, 2016 • 79 min
In episode 24 we return to our roots and discuss the failed coup attempt in Turkey against President Erdogon with Chapo Foreign Policy correspondent Derek Davison. We also preview the RNC in Cleveland and break down the doomed We Are The Left Manifesto.…
23 Teaser - Dad Rock Of Ages
Jul 15, 2016 • 1 min
In these snippets from Episode 23, the boys touch on the key aspects of Mike Binder’s 2007 opus, “Reign Over Me,” such as Adam Sandler’s manchild voice, lazy misogyny, poor writing, and the creator’s reliance on overwrought dad rock.
22 - The Trap Is A MESS Feat. @VicBergerIV (7/11/16)
Jul 11, 2016 • 91 min
*Air Horn* In episode 22, we talk to Vic Berger the vine auteur who has created the definitive portrait of the 2016 election and look back at some of the most classic moments he’s helped to immortalize: Jeb and the Moose, Martin O’Malley the Lifetime…
21 - Oaxaca Flacka Flame feat. @MexicAnarchist (7/8/16)
Jul 6, 2016 • 44 min
In this premium sode, the boys talk to Tony (@MexicAnarchist) about the Mexican government’s largely underreported crackdowns on labor strikes by teachers in Oaxaca. On the brighter side, they talk about the 4th of July and the Mexican right wing, from…
20 - Chapo vs. Sherdog, UFC 200 feat. @JordanBreen
Jul 5, 2016 • 87 min
We are joined by’s Jordan Breen, who along with Felix takes us on a journey through the culture and politics behind the weird world of MMA and the unique characters that populate this bloodsport. Then, the boys take an online quiz devised by…
18 - The Upset Guv’ner: De Crecio’s Brexit Bungle feat. @jonathanshainin (6/27/16)
Jun 26, 2016 • 85 min
Allo’ bruv…in episode 18 it’s gone up the apples ‘n pears, innit? We debut the De Crecio radio play and talk Brexit. Naill Ferguson compares leaving the EU to leaving his wife after a riding accident put her in a coma. Jonathan Shainin tells us what this…
16 - The Male/Female Radio Hour feat. @lhfang (6/20/16)
Jun 20, 2016 • 80 min
In episode 16, the Zoo Crew returns to prank call a fascist and the fallout from the alligator tweet threatens the future of another alpha male podcast. Then, we talk how to make it as a Washington lobbyist with Lee Fang of The Intercept and investigate…
14 - Chillin’ In Cedar Rapids Iowa (6/13/16)
Jun 12, 2016 • 66 min
In episode 14. we get breaking news that Al Giordano declares war on Chapo…then we reconcile ourselves with Her…Ezra Klein debases himself…Michelle Goldberg has a moment of clarity…Peter Thiel has a vision of the future….and a top Pentagon official is a…
13- Justified But Woke feat. @ckilpatrick (6/6/16)
Jun 5, 2016 • 79 min
In episode 13, we’re joined by Connor Kilpatrick, the H.B.B.I.C. (Head Bernie Bro In Charge) of Jacobin magazine to discuss his article on the abandonment of the white working class, the downward management of expectations by the Democratic party and…
Knuck If U Cuck (feat. Jadakiss)
Jun 2, 2016 • 1 min
Dem Whiny Boyz - Now That’s What I Call Volcel
12 - Love That Ron feat. @VirgilTexas (5/30/16)
May 29, 2016 • 60 min
Here Come Dat Ron! O shit waddup. In episode 12 we are joined by @VirgilTexas to take a look Behind the Diggler. We examine the unholy trinity that gave birth to America’s Most Accurate Political Pundit, Carl Diggler: Chris “The Fix” Cillizza, Mark…
11 - Cranking the Donkey feat. Matt Taibbi (5/22/16)
May 22, 2016 • 71 min
In episode 11, Felix finally gets a real microphone and we’re joined by Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi (@MTaibbi) to talk election stuff. Is the GOP dead? Or like ‘The Thing’ will it reform and spawn some new abomination? On the other side, why are Clinton…
10 - No FoPo, Fight the Blob feat. @dwdavison9318 (5/15/16)
May 15, 2016 • 80 min
In episode 10, we’re joined by Derek Davison (@dwdavison9318)who voxsplains to us what the Iran nuclear deal is and breaks down a juicy New York Times Magazine profile of White House literary savage Ben Rhodes and his war against the DC Foreign policy…
9 - Trump Stakes or Election 2016: Age of Apocalypse (5/8/16)
May 8, 2016 • 80 min
In episode 9, we check in on boy wonder Ben Shapiro, put the baseball crank meme to bed, and Milo gets mad. Then, we discuss the ultimate triumph of Trump over the weak failsons of the conservative right and game out the general election. Then two quick…
8- Children of Bruen feat. @ebruenig (5/1/16)
May 1, 2016 • 73 min
Baseball crank, Baseball crank, Baseball crank, Baseball crank, Baseball crank, Baseball crank, NYPD Dad, Baseball crank, Baseball crank, Baseball crank. In episode 8, Matt, Will and Felix are joined by Elizabeth Bruenig to talk #NerdProm, The Innovation…
7- The Prince and the Egg: An Anil Dash Adventure (4/25/16)
Apr 24, 2016 • 82 min
In a jam-packed episode 7, Matt, Felix and Will count down the top 40 most unbearable voices in the world and give the crown to Ben Shapiro, who is also confused by how public restrooms work. Then, the boyz break down the result of the NY State Primary…
6- Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Development feat. @MattVBrady (4/18/16)
Apr 17, 2016 • 71 min
In episode 6, Felix, Will, and Matt are joined by Matt “The Australian Plug” Brady (@MattVBrady) to call out snakes and haters like Steve Richter and DemocratMafia from the comment section of our Mediaite profile. (Our lawyers have been notified and we…
5 - What’s So Civil About War, Anyway? feat. @Carlbeijer (4/10/16)
Apr 10, 2016 • 78 min
In episode 5, Felix and Will go to the premiere of a television series, then Felix goes solo to a John Kasich event in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Then, we are joined by @CarlBeijer to game out the coming #tcot rebellion/Second Civil War and the possibility of…
4 - Bernie Blanco From The Bronx (4/3/16)
Apr 3, 2016 • 103 min
On Episode 4 @willmenaker, @cushbomb and @ByYourLogic discuss: -Felix’s on the ground reporting of the harassment he witnessed at the Bernie Sanders rally in the Bronx. -How Scalia’s gorging saved public sector unionism in America -Donald Trump: The…
3 - Freeway Ross Douthat Sailboat Dope (3/27/16)
Mar 26, 2016 • 91 min
On our Easter/Purim Episode we’re joined by Brendan James aka @deep_beige, media reporter for International Business Times to discuss his Hanni-date with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, a man who loves hitting the heavy bag, working on his core and his new 10pm…
2 - We Need to Talk About Kevin- aka Enta Tha Dungeon (3/19/16)
Mar 19, 2016 • 80 min
In episode 2 of CHAPO TRAP HOUSE… -Matt, Felix and Will talk about the end of everything fun in the 2016 election and the likely advent of Hell on Earth. -Matt goes to a Trump rally outside Cincinnati. -The National Review’s Kevin D. Williamson tells poor…
1 - THA SAGA BEGINS (3/12/16)
Mar 13, 2016 • 78 min
In the inaugural episode of the Chapo Trap House Podcast, Felix Biederman (@ByYourLogic), Matt Christman (@Cushbomb), and Will Menaker (@willmenaker) discuss logical fallacies and take a sideways glance at a wacky week in US politics that saw Bernie win…