RUMBLE with MICHAEL MOORE

RUMBLE with MICHAEL MOORE

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Academy Award-winning filmmaker and political provocateur Michael Moore offers his subversive and humorous take on the issues of the day and talks to a wide range of people from comedians and politicians to the people who’ve tried to kill him. Plus various mischief with Mike’s friends, family and the neighbors who don’t work for the NSA.


57: EMERGENCY PODCAST SYSTEM — Kill Bill
Mar 25 • 26 min
The U.S. Senate is on the brink of passing a massive corporate giveaway that will be yet another transfer of wealth from the American people to the wealthy. It was described by HuffPost’s Zach Carter like this: “It is not an economic rescue package, but a…
56: Living Isn’t Everything, It’s The Only Thing (feat. John M. Barry)
Mar 23 • 55 min
One of the great studies on the history of pandemics is John M. Barry’s 2004 book “The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History,” a study of the 1918 flu pandemic. In addition to being a journalist and author, Barry is also a…
55: Cash Now (feat. Stephanie Kelton)
Mar 22 • 78 min
The coronavirus pandemic and all of the economic and social crises that it has exposed has politicians of all stripes calling for massive government intervention. And, funny enough, no pundit or politician is whining about how “WE CAN’T AFFORD THIS!” But…
54: Don’t Panic. PANIC.
Mar 21 • 62 min
Overnight the hospitals in New York began to drown. ICUs are filling up. There aren’t enough ventilators. Only a few masks are left. Many doctors and nurses already have the virus, and too many are being hospitalized themselves. A woman in Michael’s…
53: EMERGENCY PODCAST SYSTEM — The First Million Dead
Mar 18 • 79 min
Michael Moore sounds the alarm like never before. We don’t have days — we have HOURS left to act. Trump’s weeks of inaction and leading the public to believe this virus is “a hoax” will now cost millions of people their lives. Perhaps we can save some of…
52: O Government, Where Art Thou? (feat. Dr. Abdul El-Sayed)
Mar 15 • 60 min
In a modern, functioning, democratic society, how should a public health crisis be handled? And what would America’s response to the coronavirus pandemic look like if we had a universal healthcare system such as Medicare For All? Michael discusses this…
51: EMERGENCY PODCAST SYSTEM — The Awful Truth
Mar 13 • 57 min
Michael Moore reveals conversations he’s had with public health and security experts, foreign journalists and government officials (plus one source directly in contact with President Trump) to share the awful truth: we may lose multiple times more…
50: What They Know About Uncle Joe
Mar 12 • 37 min
There is one reason why Joe Biden has emerged as the Democratic frontrunner - the concept of “electability.” While all of the exit polls show that Bernie Sanders’ policy ideas are the most popular among voters, Joe Biden is winning races on the strength…
49: Michigan and Again and Again and Again
Mar 9 • 59 min
On the day of the Michigan primary, Michael Moore speaks directly to his fellow Michigan voters (along with voters in Idaho, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota and Washington, who will also be voting). He also reveals details of an intense and unexpected…
48: Wolverine (feat. Krystal Ball)
Mar 8 • 53 min
The Democratic nominating contest is down to Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders. The Biden campaign’s plan appears to be to hide Biden from the voters as much as possible and allow nostalgia for the Obama years and positive media coverage…
47: The Christopher Nolan/Memento Primary
Mar 6 • 62 min
What if the sun rose on the West? What if, on Tuesday night at 8pm ET, the first Super Tuesday results had been announced from the largest and most diverse state in the country, California? ”Huge win for Bernie Sanders! A huge delegate lead!” An hour…
46: Super Tuesday Preview, Part 4 - Fight The Power
Mar 3 • 61 min
The corporatist, centrist wing of the Democratic Party has gotten in formation. Joe Biden is their man. The mainstream media is endlessly promoting him and not hiding their bias. Sadly, many of them would rather have Donald Trump in the White House than…
45: Super Tuesday Preview, Part 3 - Sneaky Pete
Mar 2 • 55 min
In Part 3 or the RUMBLE Super Tuesday preview series, Michael wonders about the timing of Pete Buttigieg dropping out of the race and what role the coronavirus may play during campaign season. —- Send in a voice message:…
44: Super Tuesday Preview, Part 2 - The Establishment Strikes Back
Mar 1 • 36 min
The Democratic political, corporate and media establishment were giddy on Saturday night as the South Carolina election returns showed a big victory for Joe Biden. They appear to have found their candidate to take on Bernie Sanders. With Super Tuesday…
43: Super Tuesday Preview, Part 1 - Coronavirus Don
Feb 29 • 39 min
Four days until Super Tuesday, Michael lays out the stakes of how important Tuesday’s elections are what role coronavirus will play in shaping our views of this election. We are only as safe as the human being who has no health insurance or access to…
42: Ilana Glazer Is Horny For The Polls (feat. Ilana Glazer)
Feb 26 • 97 min
Ilana Glazer is a comedian who’s work has brilliantly landed at the intersection of comedy and politics. She and Abbi Jacobson created the smash hit TV show “Broad City,” which came to an end in 2019 and she most recently performed her first stand-up…
41: A Rebel Just For Kicks (feat Portugal. The Man)
Feb 24 • 56 min
Recorded backstage at the Sioux City Convention Center in Sioux City, Iowa last month after a Bernie Sanders for President rally, Michael is joined by John Gourley, Eric Howk and Zachary Carothers of the rock band Portugal. The Man. After speeches by…
40: EMERGENCY PODCAST SYSTEM — Russian Bot Bros
Feb 22 • 47 min
Senator Bernie Sanders issued a forceful statement on Friday against Russian attempts to meddle in the 2020 election, as he has done in the past. This came in response to a Washington Post story that Sanders was recently briefed by U.S. intelligence…
39: Bloomberg And His Own “Kids In Cages”
Feb 19 • 52 min
Michael Bloomberg’s commandeering of the 2020 Democratic party nomination campaign is a dangerous moment for the party and the country. If Democrats give in, it will have horrific consequences. Michael Moore lays out the truth of Bloomberg’s record and…
38: There’s More Of Us Than There Are Of Them (feat. Rachel Bitecofer)
Feb 17 • 87 min
Why do so many Democrats keep making the mistake of running to the so-called “middle” or apologizing for being Democrats every election cycle? And why do Republicans - an unpopular political party that enacts awful and discredited policies, continue to…
37: If The System Doesn’t Want You, Invent Your Own System (feat. John Sayles)
Feb 17 • 95 min
John Sayles is a writer, director and indie film legend behind such films as Return of the Secaucus Seven, The Brother from Another Planet, Passion Fish, Lone Star, Matewan and 8 Men Out. He joins Michael to discuss how movies get made, race, class and…
36: A Tear In The Matrix (feat. RuPaul)
Feb 12 • 87 min
RuPaul is a cultural icon, actor, model, songwriter and 4-time Emmy Award-winning drag queen who has left an indelible impact on American culture. He joined Michael for a thoughtful conversation about fear, sobriety, Bugs Bunny, the opioid crisis, the…
35: Live in New Hampshire with Chapo Trap House
Feb 10 • 107 min
For the first RUMBLE with Michael Moore live audience podcast taping, Michael is joined by Will Menaker, Matt Christman and Chris Wade of Chapo Trap House at Shaskeen Irish Pub in Manchester, New Hampshire. 48 hours before the New Hampshire primary, they…
34: Manchester By The Sea Change
Feb 8 • 50 min
A day after the New Hampshire Democratic debate and two days before the primary, and in a week in which the U.S. Senate crowned a Mad King with powers heretofore denied a Roman Emperor, Michael Moore shares his thoughts on where things stand from outside…
33: EMERGENCY PODCAST SYSTEM — The Senate Has Seceded From The Union
Feb 5 • 10 min
“So here’s what’s going to happen. Trump is a recidivist (a serial con man, serial rapist, serial liar). He will take the Senate’s vote today as permission to keep breaking the law — but in ways that will shock even you & me — and frighten the entire…
32: EMERGENCY PODCAST SYSTEM — ‘Till The Last Dog Dies
Feb 5 • 43 min
With the Iowa debacle still unresolved, this is no time to sink into despair or succumb to cynicism. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/rumble-with-michael-moore/message
31: The World Does Not Have To Suck (feat. Naomi Klein)
Feb 4 • 83 min
Michael Moore and Naomi Klein have an in-depth conversation about climate barbarism, Say Yes To The Dress, sadism, the unlocked Canadian door scene in Bowling For Columbine and the re-awakening of revolutionary movements in the U.S. and around the world.…
30: The Final Words From The Smokey Row
Feb 3 • 30 min
In our final episode in advance of the Iowa Caucuses, Michael turned the microphone over to the people he ran into at the Smokey Row Coffee Shop in Des Moines. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/rumble-with-michael-moore/message
29: No Hallmark Card (feat. Jane Sanders)
Feb 2 • 37 min
On the eve of the Iowa Caucuses, Michael Moore sits down with Dr. Jane Sanders, an educator, activist, and the wife of Bernie Sanders. They discuss how fragile democracy is, Trump’s fake populism versus Bernie’s real populism and whether, unlike the New…
28: The “Bernie Bros” of Iowa
Feb 1 • 22 min
During Michael Moore’s 12-day tour of Iowa, a trope used against the Sanders campaign was constantly being upended - the myth of the “Bernie Bro.” The majority of Sanders supporters are women, and during a stop at the M and M independent bookstore in…
27: How To Use A Hammer (feat. Ben & Jerry)
Jan 31 • 57 min
America’s most beloved ice cream makers, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield met up with Michael on the campaign trail in Fairfield, Iowa. They discussed how the Vermont duo built their business while maintaining their values, dead peasant insurance, where…
26: Will The Real Americans Please Stand Up (feat. Tim Robbins)
Jan 29 • 93 min
Michael is joined by actor, writer, director, playwright and Academy Award-winner Tim Robbins. They discuss how a theater teacher saved Tim’s life, the time Michael got mugged in New York City, Clint Eastwood, the unique power of live theater, Bob Roberts…
25: OK, Boomers…Late Night Thoughts From The Hotel Bar In South Des Moines
Jan 28 • 45 min
Michael Moore shares his thoughts on what he’s witnessed on the road during his 12-day swing through Iowa and makes a plea to his fellow baby boomers. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/rumble-with-michael-moore/message
24: On The Road In Iowa City (feat. Phillip Agnew, Stacey Walker & Mike Posner)
Jan 25 • 51 min
Minutes before they all took the stage at an Iowa for Bernie rally at the University of Iowa, Michael sat down with Phillip Agnew, Stacey Walker and Mike Posner to discuss the movements that are fueling this historic campaign. Agnew is an activist and…
23: There’s A Jew On The Stage (feat. Katie Halper)
Jan 23 • 73 min
Michael is joined by comedian and writer Katie Halper. They discuss the Senate impeachment trial, Fiddler on the Roof, the weaponization of identity politics, colonoscopies and the dangers of anti-Semitism. ****************** IOWA - COME SEE MICHAEL…
22: EMERGENCY PODCAST SYSTEM — Senate Trial to Begin — WITHOUT WITNESSES
Jan 21 • 13 min
The Senate is set to begin the impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump and the Republicans have devised a plan to prevent any witnesses from appearing. Call your Senator and demand that witnesses - especially John Bolton - be called to testify. This will be…
21: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Democratic Socialist Dream
Jan 20 • 72 min
Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy has been sanitized by mainstream American society, erasing his fierce anti-capitalist and anti-war advocacy. Before he was assassinated, King was forcefully denouncing the “three evils” in America — racism, militarism and a…
20: The Half Baked Politics of Half Measures (feat. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor)
Jan 17 • 80 min
The failures of liberal half measures, compromise and “third way” politics has opened the door for right-wing demagogues to take power. It has also re-awakened a militant and energized left to combat both the wackadoodle right and the tepid center. We’re…
19: The Sad Downfall of Elizabeth Warren
Jan 15 • 68 min
Michael Moore shares his personal history with both Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, who both starred in 2009’s “Capitalism: A Love Story.” In very personal terms, he addresses the possible fracture within the progressive movement and why we must move…
18: Assassins
Jan 13 • 48 min
176 passengers on a Ukrainian passenger jet were all killed after it was shot down this weekend. The government of Iran admitted that they mistakenly shot it down, days after Donald Trump ordered the assassination a top Iranian leader who was in Iraq,…
17: Re-education Camp (feat. Francesca Fiorentini)
Jan 10 • 66 min
Almost 10 years after Obamacare was passed, medical bills are still the leading cause of bankruptcy in the U.S., 30 million Americans are uninsured, and those who have insurance are dealing with the most expensive health care costs in the world. Michael…
16: Centrism Kills. Misogyny Does Too. (feat. Emily Ratajkowski)
Jan 8 • 68 min
Emily Ratajkowski is an actress, supermodel and fiercely dedicated citizen. She joins Michael for a conversation about radicalism, capitalism, privilege, power, Bernie, Biden and #MeToo. *************************** The New Yorker cartoon Emily mentioned…
15: How to Convict Trump in the U.S. Senate
Jan 6 • 40 min
Michael Moore lays out the case for how and why the Senate can convict and remove Donald Trump from office. It requires us demanding there be witnesses — there is no trial in a free country without witnesses. John Bolton holds the secret. YOU and this…
14: EMERGENCY PODCAST SYSTEM — An Open Letter From Michael Moore To The Government of Iran
Jan 4 • 19 min
Michael Moore asks the Ayatollah and the leaders of Iran to not respond to Trump’s crime with more violence. Instead, he appeals to the Iranian government to let him and millions of Americans fix the problem with Trump either by trial in the Senate or the…
13: EMERGENCY PODCAST SYSTEM — Trump Assassinates Soleimani — “An Act of War”
Jan 3 • 28 min
We are pre-empting today’s scheduled podcast due to Donald Trump ordering the assassination of the #2 leader of Iran last night. Michael lays out the truth behind this and why Trump did it. And what we need to about it. Recorded in the middle of the…
12: Rumble 2020 Declarations
Jan 1 • 79 min
On New Year’s Eve, Michael Moore asked for your 2020 Declarations. In this episode, we hear them. Follow Michael Moore on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/MMFlint Follow Executive Producer Basel Hamdan here: https://twitter.com/BaselYHamdan Subscribe to…
11: Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rumblin’ Eve
Dec 31, 2019 • 60 min
Michael Moore reflects on the past year and the past decade and asks YOU to make DECLARATIONS for the year 2020. A declaration is something like “I declare that in 2020 I’m going to help get the minimum wage raised to $20 an hour!” or “I declare that I’m…
10: Reconsidering Ralph (feat. Ralph Nader)
Dec 30, 2019 • 53 min
Michael Moore and Ralph Nader have a complicated relationship. So during his trip to D.C. to witness the impeachment of Donald Trump, Michael was surprised when he bumped into Ralph while visiting the office of Flint’s representative in Congress. They…
9: Please Let Me Rob You, I’m Woke (feat. Anand Giridharadas)
Dec 28, 2019 • 109 min
While the majority of Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck and one emergency away from financial peril, a new study shows that the 500 richest people in the world gained a combined $1.2 trillion in wealth in 2019. In the U.S., the richest 0.1% now control…
8: Follow The Yellow Brick Road (feat. Alex Press)
Dec 27, 2019 • 86 min
Since the economic crash of 2008, polling has consistently showed that young Americans are embracing socialism more than capitalism. Media outlets like Jacobin and organizations like DSA have emerged and they are mobilizing and informing new generations…
7: A Very Rumble Christmas
Dec 25, 2019 • 12 min
Join Michael Moore for a RUMBLE Christmas sing-along! The lyrics are below and are slightly altered to match the times we live in. Merry Christmas! 1. Rudy, the Red-Nosed Reindeer Rudy, the red nosed lawyer Had a very shiny nose That’s cause of where he…
6: Everything Must Go (feat. Todd Phillips)
Dec 23, 2019 • 96 min
“Joker” Director Todd Phillips joins Michael Moore for a wide-ranging conversation about how movies get made, Joker, and the responsibility of artists during times of chaos. From this episode: Michael’s Facebook post on “Joker”…
5: Free Dental - A Conversation With My Dentist
Dec 22, 2019 • 30 min
Michael has always enjoyed talking politics with his dentist, so he decided to record an episode right from his dentist’s chair. The show includes novocaine, drilling and some Medicare For All talk. —- Send in a voice message:…
4: Now Yous Can’t Leave (feat. Robert De Niro)
Dec 20, 2019 • 68 min
Michael Moore sits down with acting legend Robert De Niro. The conversation, recorded in De Niro’s office in Lower Manhattan, was raw, unfiltered and provocative. De Niro said he’s never listened to a podcast and has never appeared on one, until now. —-…
3: Last Train Out of DC… Reflections From The Front Row of An Impeachment, As Recorded on the Late Night Amtrak
Dec 19, 2019 • 29 min
Recorded late last night on the last train out of Washington D.C., Michael Moore reflects on his impromptu trip to the Capitol and his front row seat in the U.S. House to witness the impeachment of Donald J. Trump. —- Send in a voice message:…
2: We ARE The Wrong Side (feat. Daniel Ellsberg)
Dec 17, 2019 • 58 min
On the eve of Donald Trump’s impeachment by the U.S House of Representatives, Michael is joined by a man who’s bravery in exposing the lies about the Vietnam War led to him being personally targeted by President Nixon…leading directly to Nixon’s…
1: Let’s Rumble
Dec 17, 2019 • 38 min
Michael Moore introduces his new podcast and sets civilization back on course. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/rumble-with-michael-moore/message