Weekly Podcast #63: Syrian Chemical Weapons Deal Reached

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What a difference a few weeks makes. The last time the gang got together, a strike against Syria was days away, and now the country has agreed to turn over its chemical weapons to international management. Joe, Nick and Kathryn…

Weekly Podcast #62: Miley Cyrus, the Media, and Syria

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There’s an unusual title. Nick, Allison, and Joe discuss Miley Cyrus’s performance at the VMAs and what the attendant fallout says about the American media, gender double-standards, and rape culture. Then the panel discusses the likely inevitable strikes against Syria…

Weekly Podcast #61: Law Talk

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Nick and Joe take advantage of the legislative recess to discuss some legal issues, including the decision to strike down New York’s stop-and-frisk law and the new Department of Justice policy to take most non-violent drug offenders outside statutory mandatory…

Weekly Podcast #60: Sitcoms and Johnny Football

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It’s a slow news week so the conversation devolves from the congressional recess into old sitcoms and sports. If you wanted to be a fly on the wall for why we all know each other, this is a decent sample.…

Weekly Podcast #59: Danger. Carlos Danger.

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Nick and Joe discuss the NYC mayoral race and its most famous entrant, Fmr. Rep. Anthony “Carlos Danger” Weiner. What’s next for a political race after a frontrunner starts sexting everyone he can find? We also discuss the growing rift…

Weekly Podcast #58: Royal Babies and Sharknadoes

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Joe, Nick and Allison discuss the royal birth and the value of monarchies. Then, before a technical difficulty cuts off the podcast, Allison describes the genius of the film Sharknado.