A show about news, politics and pop culture. Every episode, your hosts talk about their favorite stories of the week … and probably at least one random current event that has nothing to do with anything. Hosted by Gillian Parker and Quinn Rose.
52: Woo! Teddy Roosevelt
Dec 7 • 47 min
Topics include: reduction of national parks, scientific uterus advancements, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
51: I Disavow Everyone
Dec 1 • 46 min
Topics include: HQ Trivia and Sweetgreen, net neutrality, and Meghan Markle.
50: Different Kind of Pie
Nov 23 • 43 min
Topics include: new tax plans, regional power, shame and public sexual assault accusations, and Thanksgiving.
49: Don’t Blame Me
Nov 17 • 44 min
Topics include: marriage equality in Australia, Election Day 2017, and Taylor Swift.
48: TL;DR We Have No Solution
Nov 9 • 43 min
Topics include: political shifts in the Middle East, climate change and pollution, and YouTube for kids.
47: Friedman and Gandhi
Nov 3 • 49 min
Topics include: attacks in New York, collusion with foreign powers, Kevin Spacey, and Apple’s recent PR choices.
46: Right Here With Me
Oct 19 • 43 min
Topics include: terrorist attacks in Somalia, the #metoo and #itwasme campaigns, and a conspiracy meme.
45: We Should Stop Now
Oct 12 • 45 min
Topics include: Harvey Weinstein, the abuse of power, role models, and trusting people. Okay, the whole episode is about the Harvey Weinstein story.
44: Non-Controversial, Everyone Definitely Agrees
Oct 6 • 42 min
Topics include: gun control and gun culture, abortion laws, and if birth order affects your personality.
43: Economics Woman and Sociology Girl
Sep 28 • 50 min
Topics include: #TakeAKnee, women drivers in Saudi Arabia, female professors, and Kylie Jenner’s pregnancy.
42: Probably Unimpressed
Sep 22 • 46 min
Topics include: climate change, Toys “R” Us, Bodega, and the Emmys.
41: I Must Be Stopped
Sep 14 • 39 min
Topics include: the debt ceiling, new iPhones, and Fenty Beauty.
40: So Much Cooler Than Me
Sep 7 • 47 min
Topics include: the DACA repeal, branded teachers, and Indonesian heavy metal rockers.
39: I Live on Earth
Aug 31 • 50 min
Topics include: flooding across the world, sperm count studies, experimental stem cell treatments, and Taylor Swift.
38: These Bros Ain’t Loyal
Aug 24 • 46 min
Topics include: the solar eclipse, Steve Bannon, confederate statues, and Joss Whedon.
37: Your Racist Uncle
Aug 17 • 45 min
Topics include: White supremacy in Charlottesville and the initial fallout, Taylor Swift’s sexual assault trial.
36: Lactose Intolerance is a Social Construct
Aug 10 • 60 min
Topics include: mosque attacks and presidential responses, New York public transportation crisis, and the Google diversity memo.
35: Maybe She’s Born With It
Aug 3 • 58 min
Topics include: gene editing, immigration, creative prison escape, and alternate history television shows.
34: Libertarian Land
Jul 27 • 60 min
Topics include: Scaramucci, eugenics, universal basic income, middle class stores, and plastic surgery.
33: Bring Everything Crumbling Down
Jul 20 • 40 min
Topics include: salaries at the BBC, modesty laws in Saudi Arabia, and Doctor Who.
32: Fighting Mode, 100% of the Time
Jul 13 • 48 min
Topics include: Donald Trump Jr. and Russia, Hobby Lobby, and Philando Castile.
31: Get On My Level, Mom
Jun 22 • 52 min
We had to prerecord an episode this week, so we went full meta. Topics include: the 2016 election and fallout since, partisanship in news and in conversation, and the responsibilities of a news podcast.
30: Snap Crackle Pop Election
Jun 15 • 49 min
Topics include: the UK election, GOP shooting, Uber, and the Tony Awards.
29: Most Beautiful Person to Walk This Earth
Jun 8 • 48 min
Topics include: WWDC, attacks in London, and Wonder Woman.
28: 500 BC
Jun 2 • 45 min
Topics include: follow-up on Manchester, murders in Portland, and the Paris Climate Agreement.
27: Always Apologize, Never Be Sorry
May 25 • 51 min
Topics include: the attack in Manchester, Roger Ailes, Ancestry.com, and The Bachelorette.
26: Hope It’s Not Dominos
May 18 • 35 min
Topics include: continued coverage of the Russia investigation, Chelsea Manning, and Miss USA.
25: A Saucy Twitter
May 11 • 46 min
Topics include: Comey’s firing, the French election, and Nicki Minaj’s impromptu scholarship fund.
24: Time To Cry: A Memoir
May 4 • 53 min
Topics include: healthcare, religious liberty, Facebook, and the Met Gala.
23: Humans Are Irrational
Apr 27 • 47 min
Topics include: Trump’s tax plan, the march for science, and the death penalty.
22: This Is a Nihilist Podcast
Apr 20 • 45 min
Topics include: close races in the House, famous men and sexual assault, and Thirteen Reasons Why.
21: The Jetlagged Episode
Apr 13 • 59 min
Topics include: U.S. action in Syria, United Airlines, Chechnya, and societal perception of bodies.
20: Aesthetically Pleasing Protest
Apr 6 • 44 min
Topics include: expansion of civil rights legislation, chemical warfare in Syria, Bill O’Reilly, and a tone-deaf Pepsi commercial.
19: Aggressively Mediocre
Mar 30 • 48 min
We discuss internet privacy, missing girls in Washington DC, and equal pay in Iceland.
18: Do I Look Relaxed?
Mar 23 • 52 min
Topics include Brexit and the attack in London, Tomi Lahren, and what’s going on with Trump this week.
17: Honda Tax
Mar 9 • 45 min
This week we dive back into the US healthcare system before discussing International Women’s Day and Ed Sheeran.
16: Got Some Good Mass
Mar 2 • 39 min
We discuss Trump’s “presidential” speech, transgender bathroom laws, and the Academy Awards.
15: PewDiePie Voice
Feb 23 • 54 min
This week we cover Milo Yiannopoulos, PewDiePie, anti-Semitic threats, and deportation.
14: It’s Been a Long Semester
Feb 16 • 44 min
On this week’s agenda: national security issues, Henrietta Lacks, and the Grammys.
13: Nevertheless, She Persisted
Feb 9 • 45 min
Topics this week include cabinet confirmation hearings, Betsy DeVos and the United States public education system, and Beyoncé.
12: Hug a Groundhog
Feb 2 • 51 min
We talk about the Muslim ban and Quebec shooting, the Supreme Court, and the future of the United States government.
11: Panic Schism
Jan 26 • 58 min
After a week that seemed impossibly full of news, we tackle the women’s march, some of Trump’s first actions, Brazil prison riots, and the Oscar nominations.
10: Sad Burrito With No Guac
Jan 19 • 41 min
This week we talk about the inauguration, Affordable Care Act, and Chelsea Manning, all while mourning the end of Obama’s America.
9: John Jay is Bae
Jan 5 • 54 min
We discuss a new organ, Megyn Kelly, the Office of Congressional Ethics, and the Kardashians.
8: Too Much Glitter
Dec 30, 2016 • 47 min
In our last episode of the year, we update our conversation on the presidential election and fake news before looking ahead to 2017.
7: Your Libertarian Right
Dec 22, 2016 • 47 min
We talk about the attacks on the Russian ambassador to Turkey and the marketplace in Berlin, and then consider filter bubbles in social media and real life.
6: McCain is Adorable
Dec 15, 2016 • 57 min
Topics this week include Syria, the Russian influence in the US election, and Teen Vogue.
5: Batman Reference
Dec 8, 2016 • 53 min
We discuss the Dakota Access Pipeline, some of Trump’s activity from this week, Pizzagate, and then gush about the Grammy nominations.
4: No I in Team
Dec 1, 2016 • 48 min
This week we talk about Trump’s cabinet picks, the election recount, Fidel Castro, and double standards for women.
3: Sugar Mountain
Nov 17, 2016 • 48 min
We cover some of the highlights from week one of the Trumpocalypse, and then talk about Facebook and Kim Kardashian.
2: We All Need Each Other
Nov 10, 2016 • 36 min
Quinn and Gillian process some of their emotions from the 2016 election and speak about their hopes for this show. They also make each other laugh, because friends are important right now.
1: Legally Dubious Methods
Nov 3, 2016 • 46 min
In our first episode, Quinn and Gillian discuss this train wreck of an election, the end of Vine, birth control double standards, and Hilary Duff’s Halloween costume.
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