The Latest with Greg Ott

The Latest with Greg Ott

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A weekly comedy podcast about trending news and O.J. Simpson that’s shorter than a Dave Matthews Band song.


APPLE APP STORE & MCDONALD’S SEX SCANDAL | Unappetizing (featuring Walker, a five-year-old kindergarten student)
Aug 10 • 9 min
In the forty-eighth episode of The Latest, we try to understand why apps are being kicked out of Apple’s App Store and we fully understand why the former CEO of McDonald’s Restaurant was kicked out of the PlayPlace. A five-year-old kindergarten student…
KODAK INSIDER TRADING | Underexposed (featuring former Marine Michael Nordman)
Aug 6 • 7 min
In the forty-seventh episode of The Latest, we picture the developing Kodak insider trading scandal. Former Marine Michael Nordman joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
BIG TECH MONOPOLIES | The Gilded Webpage (featuring award-winning newspaper columnist and publisher Don Rush)
Jul 27 • 8 min
In the forty-sixth episode of The Latest, we try to determine whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google need to be rebooted for some critical updates. Don Rush, an award-winning newspaper columnist and the associate publisher of The Lake Orion Review,…
PORTLAND PROTESTS | Police Secretion (featuring an O.J. Simpson Special Report)
Jul 20 • 6 min
In the forty-fifth episode of The Latest, we tear gas an episode about protests in Portland before tear gassing other podcasts throughout the country. The program also features an O.J. Simpson Special Report addressing Mr. Simpson’s eleven-day (and…
PRESIDENT KANYE WEST | Our Collective Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (featuring event planner Megan Childers)
Jul 13 • 7 min
In the forty-fourth episode of The Latest, we donate Gap gift certificates to President Kanye West’s super PAC. Event planner Megan Childers joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
CONFEDERATE STATUES | Monumental Waste of Time (feat. “Anna Faris Is Unqualified” producer Jeph Porter)
Jul 6 • 7 min
In the forty-third episode of The Latest, we pull down the episode about confederate statues. TV, film, and podcast producer Jeph Porter, who currently works on “Anna Faris Is Unqualfied,” joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
4TH OF JULY | Grande Mocha Sweetened Land of Liberty (featuring fashion designer Anthony Oyer)
Jun 29 • 8 min
In the forty-second episode of The Latest, we celebrate Independence Day on DVD, Blu Ray, and U.S. Soil. Fashion designer Anthony Oyer (www.anthonyoyer.com) joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
“BACK TO NORMAL” | The Mask Flinger (featuring Francis Scott Key descendant and professional singer Desirée Dillon)
Jun 23 • 8 min
In the forty-first episode of The Latest, we explore whether Karen getting thrown out of a Red Lobster for not wearing a mask as coronavirus cases continue to rise counts returning to normal. Desirée Dillon, a descendant of Francis Scott Key and…
CELEBRITY CULTURE | I Fake Responsibility (featuring former PGA club professional Sean Sciba)
Jun 15 • 7 min
In the fortieth episode of The Latest, we analyze the bacteria that forms a live celebrity culture. Former PGA club professional Sean Sciba joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
MARK ZUCKERBERG | High Enragement (featuring professional NYC Abraham Lincoln impersonator Bill Warren)
Jun 8 • 8 min
In the thirty-ninth episode of The Latest, we de-friend Mark Zuckerberg. Bill Warren, a professional Abraham Lincoln impersonator (www.abelincolnnyc.com), joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
GEORGE FLOYD | One Nation, Indefensible (featuring diversity lead and conscious inclusion instructor Victoria Hill)
Jun 1 • 8 min
In the thirty-eighth episode of The Latest, we discuss George Floyd. Diversity lead and conscious inclusion instructor Victoria Hill joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
QANON | A Conspiracy of Dunces (featuring Halo Top Ice Cream commercial actor Tim de la Motte)
May 25 • 9 min
In the thirty-seventh episode of The Latest, we report on the rumor that we heard someone read something somewhere about QAnon. TV commercial actor Tim de la Motte joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
BIDEN ALLEGATIONS | Reade Carefully (featuring Cheese and Crack Snack Shop owner William Steuernagel)
May 18 • 8 min
In the thirty-sixth episode of The Latest, we dive into the hottest 90s throwback everyone can’t stop talking about: the sexual assault allegation against Joe Biden. William Steuernagel, the owner of the Cheese and Crack Snack Shop in Portland, OR, joins…
THIRD-PARTY CANDIDATES | Monster Amash (featuring Pastor Andrew Gray)
May 11 • 6 min
In the thirty-fifth episode of The Latest, we explore whether or not third-party presidential candidates like Justin Amash hold up as well as third-party game controllers. Pastor Andrew Gray of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Marengo, IA, joins the program…
PENTAGON UFO TAPES | All the Small Sightings (featuring former NCAA Division I football player Kevin Forsch)
May 4 • 6 min
In the thirty-fourth episode of The Latest, we spot an episode about UFO sighting tapes released by the Pentagon. Former NCAA Division I football player Kevin Forsch joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
DRINKING BLEACH | Life’s a Bleach (featuring history teacher Chase Moore)
Apr 27 • 6 min
In the thirty-third episode of The Latest, we pound bleach shots until bars are allowed to re-open. History teacher Chase Moore joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
CORONAVIRUS PROTESTS | Public Display of Infection (featuring “Real Estate Luke” Kendziorski)
Apr 20 • 6 min
In the thirty-second episode of The Latest, we get sick from and of coronavirus protests. Commercial and home renovation expert “Real Estate Luke” Kendziorski (https://bit.ly/realestateluke) joins the program for a special O.J. Simpson Twitter TikTok…
REOPENING THE ECONOMY | Open and Shut (featuring stylist and fashion expert Dennis Kenney)
Apr 13 • 5 min
On the thirty-first episode of The Latest, we explore whether we’ll discuss the coronavirus around the water cooler when the world gets back to normal. Stylist and fashion expert Dennis Kenney (www.stylewithden.com) joins the program for this week’s O.J.…
VOTE BY MAIL | Ballot Wound (featuring Oklahoma amateur exotic animal park visitor Emilio Velasco)
Apr 6 • 6 min
In the thirtieth episode of The Latest, we vote for the least diseased methods of voting. Emilio Velasco, a visitor of exotic animal parks in Oklahoma, joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
LABOR STRIKES | Get Delivery or Die Trying (featuring immunology expert Shaniya Khan Wojtas, PhD)
Apr 2 • 7 min
In the twenty-ninth episode of The Latest, we look at whether or not labor strikes at Amazon, Instacart, and Whole Foods will affect our La Croix deliveries. Immunology expert Shaniya Khan Wojtas, PhD, joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson…
EXCLUSIVE: O.J. Simpson Special Report (featuring digital marketing expert Taylor Brennan)
Mar 30 • 2 min
In an exclusive special report, The Latest explores O.J. Simpson’s mysterious eleven-day absence from Twitter. Digital marketing expert Taylor Brennan joins the program for expertise and analysis.
CORONAVIRUS TESTING | Getting Testy (featuring Woodlands Resort golf pro Cliff Forsch)
Mar 23 • 6 min
In the twenty-eighth episode of The Latest, we grade the lack of coronavirus testing on a curve. Woodlands Resort golf pro Cliff Forsch joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
CORONAVIRUS | COVID-19: The Squeakquel (featuring Miller Tai, whose family owns a Chinese restaurant in Wichita, KS)
Mar 16 • 6 min
In the twenty-seventh episode of The Latest, we quarantine ourselves from another episode about COVID-19. Miller Tai, whose family owns a Chinese restaurant in Wichita, KS, joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME | The Living Daylights (featuring Costco member Amanda Reiter)
Mar 9 • 4 min
In the twenty-sixth episode of The Latest, we lose an hour for Daylight Saving Time, and you lose five minutes for this program. Costco member Amanda Reiter joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY | Super Two (featuring refinery process operator Zach Coleman, member of the Union of Operating Engineers, Local 564)
Mar 2 • 6 min
In the twenty-fifth episode of The Latest, we vote for Super Tuesday before it turns into a regular Tuesday at midnight. Refinery process operator Zach Coleman, a member of the Union of Operating Engineers, Local 564, joins the program for this week’s…
BILL BARR | Low Barr (featuring compensation analyst August Pontois)
Feb 17 • 6 min
In the twenty-fourth episode of The Latest, we follow the recommendation of federal prosecutors and carry out five minutes on Attorney General WIlliam Barr. Compensation analyst August Pontois joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
IOWA CAUCUSES | Iowa.app (featuring attorney Frank Kerr)
Feb 10 • 5 min
In the twenty-third episode of The Latest, we caucus for Iowa in New Hampshire. Attorney Frank Kerr joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
CORONAVIRUS | Bud Light Syndrome (featuring Boston sports expert Josh Ottaviano)
Jan 27 • 5 min
In the twenty-second episode of The Latest, we put a face mask over our ears to listen to a show about the coronavirus. Boston sports expert Josh Ottaviano joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
HOUSTON ASTROS | Astrological Signs (featuring Tim Racine, owner of Young Ethel’s bar)
Jan 20 • 5 min
In the twenty-first episode of The Latest, we use podcast technology to help Houston cheat at winning. Tim Racine, the owner of Young Ethel’s bar, joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
737 MAX | Boeing Down (featuring film & TV critic Bob Pantalone)
Jan 13 • 5 min
In the twentieth episode of The Latest, the Boeing 737 Max remains grounded until it finishes its homework. Film & TV critic Bob Pantalone joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
BORIS JOHNSON | Nowhere Man (featuring personal trainer Ryan Lewandowski)
Dec 16, 2019 • 5 min
In the nineteenth episode of The Latest, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains. Personal trainer Ryan Lewandowski joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
ROBOCALLS | Call Me Maybe (featuring therapist Erica Steenbergen)
Dec 9, 2019 • 5 min
In the eighteenth episode of The Latest, we answer robocalls in the order they are received. Family and marriage therapist Erica Steenbergen joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
BLACK FRIDAY | Shop ‘Til You Shop (featuring Denver Ad School founder Jesse Alkire)
Dec 2, 2019 • 5 min
In the seventeenth episode of The Latest, we shop for Cyber Monday deals while waiting in line on Black Friday. Jesse Alkire, a Colorado-based creative director and founder of the Denver Ad School, joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter…
HONG KONG PROTESTS | Guns, Roses & Umbrellas (featuring hair stylist Chelsea Konarska)
Nov 25, 2019 • 4 min
In the sixteenth episode of The Latest, we vote for democracy in Hong Kong because it’s got to happen somewhere. Chelsea Konarska, a Los Angeles-based hair stylist, joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
KANYE WEST & JOEL OSTEEN | Gold Digger (featuring recruiter Tom Powell)
Nov 18, 2019 • 4 min
In the fifteenth episode of The Latest, we tithe 10% of our income to Kanye West and his friendship with Joel Osteen. Recruiter Tom Powell joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
SICK CELEBRITIES | Vanna Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum (featuring registered nurse Brooke Shaw)
Nov 11, 2019 • 4 min
In the fourteenth episode of The Latest, we discuss sick celebs. Registered nurse Brooke Shaw joins the program for the O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
SOCIAL MEDIA ADS | I Approve This Message Being Banned (featuring Sasha Kostyrko, an actor with ties to Ukraine)
Nov 4, 2019 • 5 min
In the thirteenth episode of The Latest, we vote for the social media platform that bans all political ads. Sasha Kostyrko, an actor with ties to Ukraine, joins the program for a spooky O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES | Fire Festival (featuring Michelson Found Animals Registry regional director Matt Ulrich)
Oct 28, 2019 • 4 min
In the twelfth episode of The Latest, we didn’t start the fires in California. Matt Ulrich of the Michelson Found Animals Registry (found.org) joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
GIG ECONOMY | American Gigalo (featuring investment banker and amateur historian Brad Holm)
Oct 21, 2019 • 4 min
In the eleventh episode of The Latest, we make no money exploring the gig economy. Brad Holm, a professional investment banker and amateur historian, joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
HONG KONG/NBA CONTROVERSY | People’s Republic of Houston (featuring Shannon Perkins, an attorney who works with Child Protective Services)
Oct 14, 2019 • 5 min
In the tenth episode of The Latest, we get banned in China for mentioning Hong Kong and the NBA. Shannon Perkins, an attorney who works with Child Protective Services, joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
COLUMBUS DAY | Jared Day (featuring Washington State University football coach Shane Ros)
Oct 7, 2019 • 5 min
In the ninth episode of The Latest, we try to remember whether or not we get the day off for Columbus Day on October 14. Washington State University football coach Shane Ros joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
IMPEACHMENT | Diatomaceous J. Earth (featuring actor/singer/director Katherine Yacko)
Sep 30, 2019 • 6 min
In the eighth episode of The Latest, we scroll through Articles of Impeachment on our phone. Katherine Yacko, a New York-based actor, singer, director, joins the program as our first female guest for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
FACEBOOK CONTENT MODERATION | Chief Justice Zuckerberg (featuring Coca-Cola micro-economist Eli Moore)
Sep 23, 2019 • 4 min
In the seventh episode of The Latest, we explore Facebook’s plans to form its own Supreme Court, which will likely rule it’s a crime to forget someone’s birthday. Eli Moore, a micro-economist who leads insights and analytics for The Coca-Cola Company,…
VAPING | Vape and/or Die (featuring former White House staff member Tim Doescher)
Sep 16, 2019 • 4 min
In the sixth episode of The Latest, we examine the emerging vaping emergency and potential ban on e-cigarette flavors like nacho cheese. Public policy analyst and former George W. Bush White House staff member Tim Doescher joins the program to discuss…
CHINESE SOCIAL CREDIT SYSTEM | Extra Credit (featuring bestselling author David Kadavy)
Sep 9, 2019 • 5 min
In the fifth episode of The Latest, we look at Chinese-style social credit systems being deep fried and served with your choice of two sides as they enter American society. Bestselling author (“The Heart to Start,” “Design for Hackers”) and “Love Your…
MASS SHOOTINGS | Bar Rescue (featuring fantasy football champion Matt Hays)
Sep 2, 2019 • 5 min
In the fourth episode of The Latest, we look at the latest mass shooting (which one?), and fantasy football champion Matt Hays joins the show for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
STAR WARS NOSTALGIA | Child’s Pose (featuring a real attorney)
Aug 26, 2019 • 5 min
In the third episode of The Latest, we look at Spider Man, Star Wars, and other things adult men won’t give up. We’re also joined by an actual attorney for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT | For The Birds (featuring Business Insider host and producer Joe Avella)
Aug 19, 2019 • 5 min
In the second episode of The Latest, we look at the Endangered Species Act and whether your garbage will turn into a ski slope. Joe Avella (Business Insider) also joins us for our first O.J. Simpson Twitter Update.
ANCIENT POLITICIANS | No Country For Old Men
Aug 11, 2019 • 3 min
In the first episode of The Latest, we look at whether politicians raised in the era of “Leave it to Beaver” are equipped to address problems like 8Chan or Alaska turning into a tropical resort.