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The Bugle
Weekly
 
It’s the trans-global satiricast that leaves no hot potato unbuttered. Andy Zaltzman breaks down the news with comedians from across the world including Wyatt Cenac, Hari Kondabolu, John Oliver, Nish Kumar, Anuvab Pal and his sister Helen.
 
NPR's weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what's real and what we've made up.
 
Download the best new comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show, Dead Ringers and The Museum of Curiosity.
 
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#WeThePeople LIVE
Monthly+
 
In an era of thought bubbles, of talking points, of fake news and phony debate, #WeThePeople LIVE is a refreshing bar-room conversation about the biggest issues of our time. A place to reach across the conversational chasm. Pull up a stool, grab a cocktail, and help make debate healthy again. It's the discussion show for planet earth.Join the conversation: @WTP_Live.
 
This is the Drunken Peasants podcast. Bringing you the latest in news, entertainment, politics from an altered perspective.
 
Jim Jefferies and co-host Forrest Shaw sit down with guests to discuss news, politics, and all the things he couldn’t, wouldn’t, and shouldn’t say on TV. From Comedy Central's Podcast Network.
 
How do we survive in the age of Trump? Kamau and Hari are here for you. In season 2 of Politically Re-Active, comedians and longtime friends W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu navigate the dumpster fire that is the US political landscape. The hosts answer questions and separate fact from fake news with help from today’s most fascinating artists, activists, writers, journalists and political thinkers. Join Kamau and Hari as they discuss how to move forward, how to be an active part of the resis ...
 
There’s more news and less comprehension today than any historical period that didn’t involve literal witch trials, and trying to stay on top of it all can feel like playing a game of telephone with 30 people, except everyone’s speaking at the same time and like a third of them are openly racist for some reason. From Cracked co-founder Jack O’Brien, THE DAILY ZEITGEIST is stepping into that fray with some of the funniest and smartest comedic and journalistic minds around. Jack and co-host Mi ...
 
Listen to A Closer Look and more in the audio edition of Late Night with Seth Meyers, weeknights at 12:35/11:35c on NBC.
 
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News Quiz Extra
Daily+
 
Extended version of the topical panel show, featuring extra content you won't have heard in The News Quiz
 
Because News is Canada's news quiz. Host Gavin Crawford quizzes comedians and celebrities about the headlines. Subscribe to get Members Only bonus episodes every Wednesday.
 
The Roundtable of Gentlemen is a weekly podcast that discusses in illuminating detail the events of our time. TRTG are Ed Larson, Kevin Barnett, Jackie Zebrowski, Holden McNeely, and Ben Kissel with newsman Marcus Parks. Tune in every week to hear what The Roundtable of Gentlemen are stinking on!
 
Hosted by award winning comedian Jimmy Dore, this is an irreverent and humorous take on todays headlines and hypocrites.
 
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Newsjack
Weekly
 
The week's news stories lovingly bashed, mashed and moulded into sketches and one-liners by the public.
 
Sick and Wrong Podcast Offical Site
 
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News With Jokes
Monthly
 
Some comedians read the newspapers and make jokes about what they see
 
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Stop The Posts
Monthly
 
Comedians James Colley and Nick Fischer keep you up to date with this week's news by reading the insane, bizarre and hilarious comments on all major news sites.
 
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Fluff Piece
Monthly+
 
A sarcastic, frequently tastless, and if you're lucky - amusing look at the News nobody cares about!
 
Topical comedy show. Join Bobby Mair, Harriet Kemsley, Tim Renkow and producer Stu Rochards as they go head-to-head and decide who came out on top in the most bloodiest battles in Transatlantic news this week.
 
A daily comedy podcast using late-night monologue-style jokes to give you a twisted view of what's happening in the world, and giving you a few laughs in the process. Written and performed by Jim Barach, the most prolific joke writer on the planet.
 
Your Monday morning current events comedy podcast hosted by comics Raquelle Jason, Jeff May and a weekly guest. It’s mostly jokes and filler.
 
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Every chamber of the US Government is held by the party with fewer votes: the GOP. Now, Wisconsin Republicans are stripping further powers from the incoming Democratic governor. Is that "democracy"? Wisconsin Professor Harvey Kaye says "NYET!" But he knows how Democrats can wrestle power back. Put on your Che Guevara T-shirt and enjoy this enli ...…
 
Andy corrals together Nish Kumar, Tiff Stevenson and Matt Forde to look at a baffling week in a baffling year in a baffling decade for UK politics. With @HelloBuglers Nish Kumar Tiff Stevenson Matt Forde @ProducerChris More episodes and info on our website: http://thebuglepodcast.com
 
The government continues to provide plenty of employment to satire writers.
 
Steve Patterson, Grace Lynn Kung and Ashley Botting takes the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.
 
In episode 294, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian the Reality Bytes podcast co-host Sofiya Alexandra to discuss a 'high-tech' robot in Russia that's just a man in a costume, earthquakes in the Midwest, Trump's love for Adderall, David Pecker and AMI flipping on Trump, the Senate passing a resolution to stop support for the Saudi-led coaliti ...…
 
Seth takes a closer look at President Trump's interview in which he desperately tried to rebut allegations that he broke campaign finance laws. Then, Kate Bosworth talks about tackling the subject of human trafficking in the film Nona and shares the story about the tattoo her husband got for her three weeks into dating. After that, she takes a ...…
 
The best comedy podcast anywhere! Dozens of late night TV monologue style topical jokes as written and performed by Jim Barach, the most prolific joke writer on the planet. Feel free to subscribe and tell all your friends. Then just sit back, listen and enjoy!By Jim Barach.
 
Clinton & Obama staffers want you to die without healthcare! Celebrities and their stupid responses to Bush's funeral! Pointless Posturing? -- Spineless Showdown in the Oval Office! Phone calls from Chuck Schumer, Jeb Bush, Rick Perry, and Bernie Sanders. with Stef Zamorano, Ron Placone, and Mike MacRae.…
 
Short-form show from the same team behind the long-running Newsjack show on BBC Radio 4 Extra.
 
In episode 293, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Sara June to discuss the most Googled foods, a preview of the 2020 candidates, the Google CEO sitting down to testify in front of congress, the fall out of the Trump/Pelosi/Schumer showdown, the silence of Mike Pence, Michael Cohen going to prison, Michael Flynn asking for leniency, Maria Bu ...…
 
The best comedy podcast anywhere! Dozens of late night TV monologue style topical jokes as written and performed by Jim Barach, the most prolific joke writer on the planet. Feel free to subscribe and make sure to tell all your friends about the podcast so they can join in as well. Then just sit back, listen and enjoy!…
 
Amos Gill (@abitofamosgill) joins Jim and Forrest on the road in Australia to talk about polo matches, absent parents and a mystery man's first time masturbating.
 
A round about discoveries in the news with our favourite broadcaster, Peter Mansbridge.
 
In episode 292, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Sara Schaefer to discuss Nicki Minaj defending another sex offender, the business of location based tracking, Trump's showdown with Nancy Pelosi over the border wall, deaths that have occurred at Airbnb's, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Nicki Minaj Defends Another Sex Offender. This One Happens to ...…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the Justice Department effectively calling the President of the United States a criminal and Trump announcing the departure of his chief of staff. Representative-elect Jahana Hayes talks about what pushed her to run for office, what orientation in Congress is like and her first impressions of the inefficiencies on Ca ...…
 
The best comedy podcast anywhere! Dozens of late night TV monologue style topical jokes as written and performed by Jim Barach, the most prolific joke writer on the planet. Please subscribe and make sure to tell all your friends about the podcast. Then just sit back, listen and enjoy!By Jim Barach.
 
On this week's episode, Faith talks with the show's staff about job hazards, and we discover Peter's favorite day of the week. With Ian Chillag, Michael Danforth, Robert Neuhaus, Lorna White, Philip Goedicke, Miles Doornbos, Jennifer Mills, and Doug Berman.
 
In episode 291, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Paige Weldon to discuss Steph Curry's theory on the moon landing, two jobs we can't fill in the US (Oscars host AND White House Chief of Staff), the failing of an Alt-right convention, Russian spy Matina Butina possibly flipping, Individual 1 starting to panic, a woman divorcing her ghost hu ...…
 
The best comedy podcast anywhere. Dozens of late night TV monologue style topical jokes as written and performed by Jim Barach, the most prolific joke writer on the planet. Feel free to subscribe and tell all your friends about it. Then just sit back, listen and enjoy!By Jim Barach.
 
Tonight, our hosts are joined by Pimpmunk and Modern Medusa, we talk about the ongoing Paris protests, we hear about Cohen being paid hush money, we learn about Facebook drama, and much more!From the strangest corners of the internet, here to bring you opinions of the world from an altered perspective, The Drunken Peasants!#Paris #Cohen #Facebo ...…
 
In episode 290, Jack and Miles are joined by Stuff Mom Never Told You's host Anney Reese to discuss the new Avengers trailer, how Chipotle is ruining fast food, Ecuador trying to break up with Julian Assange, more on Trump's White House behavior as Mueller get's ready to turn in his reports, John Kelly's resignation, that a fake Facebook accoun ...…
 
Tonight, our hosts are joined by Pimpmunk, we talk about the Trump and China trade war, we hear about Biden running against Beto, learn about a rogue border agent, and more!From the strangest corners of the internet, here to bring you opinions of the world from an altered perspective, The Drunken Peasants!#PETA #CHINA #NewsSUPPORT US:►https://p ...…
 
On this Monday’s episode hosts Raquelle Jason and Jeff May talk with comic Danny Palumbo (@Palumbros) about Jeff’s poorly-chosen backyard wrestler name, a listener gifts us a personal story spawned from the sexbots debate way back in episode two and we delve into the often dark and twisted origin stories of your favorite Christmas Songs. Plus, ...…
 
Harrison’s friend Jarett Kobek comes on the show to discuss his new book about the violent life and versatile works of rapper XXXTentacion. Florida Men Killed Roommate Over PlayStation Theft. Colorado Man Claims Teenager Hired Him on Craigslist to Kill Her. Phone calls. Sign up for the Sick and Wrong Patreon to access bonus news stories, phone ...…
 
The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 60 (12/3/18-12/7/18.) Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
 
The best comedy podcast anywhere! Dozens of late night TV monologue style topical jokes as written and performed by Jim Barach, the most prolific joke writer on the planet. Feel free to subscribe and make sure to tell all your friends about it. Then just sit back, listen and enjoy!By Jim Barach.
 
Candice Bergen, actor, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Faith Salie, and Peter Grosz.
 
Andy is with Helen Zaltzman and Hari Kondabolu to look at Mike Pence’s new approach to problems, the Queen’s (possible) take on Brexit and whether or not it’s better to pretend you’re older or younger than you actually are. With @HelloBuglers Hari Kondabolu Helen Zaltzman @ProducerChris More episodes and info on our website: http://thebuglepodc ...…
 
A special Christmas episode with no mention of Christmas
 
Jonny Harris, Tom Howell and Martha Chaves take this week's news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.
 
Tonight, our hosts are joined by Mike Mozart and TheMedsPeds, we talk about Neil Degrasse Tyson being in hot water, we talk about the impending trade war, we learned about all the food being recalled, and more!#NeilDegrasseTyson #Trade #RecallFrom the strangest corners of the internet, here to bring you opinions of the world from an altered per ...…
 
In episode 289, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Kyle Ayers to discuss Trump blaming Mueller for his low approval rating, Trump eyeing his new attorney general, Tucker Carlson coming for Trump, Saudi Arabia helping out Trump's hotels, Golden Globe nominations, Kevin Hart's twitter controversy, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Trump blames Mueller p ...…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the how Donald Trump along with Republicans in Michigan and Wisconsin pose a threat to democracy. Then, journalist Mehdi Hasan talks about his unique advantage in interviewing Trump's proxies and the main difference between the British and American press. After that, Hasan takes a few more questions backstage from La ...…
 
The best comedy podcast anywhere! Dozens of late night TV monologue style jokes as written and performed by Jim Barach, the most prolific joke writer on the planet. Feel free to subscribe and pass the word along to all your friends. Then just sit back, listen and enjoy!By Jim Barach.
 
The Guardian duped by Intelligence Agency propagandists! Obama brags that he sped up Climate Change! Hillary & Bill Clinton speaking tour -- Nobody shows up! Phone calls from Jeb Bush, Rick Perry, Chuck Schumer, Barrack Obama, and Benjamin Netanyahu. with Stef Zamorano, Ron Placone, and Mike MacRae.
 
Made for 4 Extra. Short-form show from the same team behind the long-running scrapbook sketch show, hosted this week by Kiri Pritchard McLean with Kiell Smith Bynoe as her guest.
 
In episode 288, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Guy Montgomery to discuss Fortnite emotes attracting lawsuits, the break up of Cardi B and Offset, Trump and Michael Cohen's obstruction of justice, the right trying to downplay the Mueller investigation, more on the North Carolinas voter fraud, a new study on French fries, Christmas music t ...…
 
The best comedy podcast anywhere! Dozens of late night TV monologue style topical jokes as written and performed by Jim Barach, the most prolific joke writer on the planet. Make sure to subscribe and tell all your friends to join in the fun. Then just sit back, listen and enjoy!By Jim Barach.
 
Bettina Arndt is lighting up university campuses by giving speeches analyzing the data about campus rape. She says she's empowering young women to be bold and unafraid. Her critics say she dangerously downplays the risk posed by men. Arndt is a celebrity sex adviser who has written for the biggest newspapers, hosted a radio show, and even inter ...…
 
One of our favourite panellists describes all the weird art stuff she did as a kid, how she got into comedy later in life, and Gavin's Because News audition.
 
In episode 287, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and frequent podcast guest Jamie Loftus to discuss a dating app for the right, how Netflix figuring out how to keep Friends on their streaming service, the White House correcting Trump's comments on the trade wars with China, how Robert Mueller is recommending little to none jail time for Mi ...…
 
Seth takes a closer look at President Trump freaking out about the Russia investigation after returning from a very awkward international summit. Then, Seth talks to CNN's Jake Tapper, who sticks around for a few questions backstage at Studio 8G. LATE NIGHT ON SOCIAL Rate the Late Night Podcast on Apple Podcasts: applepodcasts.com/LateNightSeth ...…
 
Brian Moses, host of Roast Battle (@RoastBattle) joins the guys to chat about their favorite sex positions, which race has the heaviest periods and Bollywood.
 
The best comedy podcast anywhere! Dozens of late night TV monologue style topical jokes as written and performed by Jim Barach, the most prolific joke writer on the planet. Feel free to subscribe and pass the word along to all your friends. Then just sit back, listen and enjoy!By Jim Barach.
 
Tonight, our hosts are joined by Pimpmunk and Marshal Manson, we learn about the potential of designer babies, we say goodbye to another Bush, we look at the damage in Alaska, see heightened tensions in France, and more!#Bush41 #France #NewsFrom the strangest corners of the internet, here to bring you opinions of the world from an altered persp ...…
 
In episode 286, Jack and Miles are joined by Behind the Bastards host Robert Evans to discuss bronze Nick Offerman, Ariana Grande's music video "Thank U, Next," the death of George H.W. Bush, aggressive voter fraud in North Carolina, the most influential films, directors, and actors of all time according to science, the debt of Milo Yiannopoulo ...…
 
The best comedy podcast anywhere! Dozens of late night TV monologue style topical jokes as written and performed by Jim Barach, the most prolific joke writer on the planet. Feel free to subscribe and share with your friends. Then just sit back, listen and enjoy!By Jim Barach.
 
In episode 285, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Culture King Edgar Momplaisir to discuss Laura Loomer and her alt-right activism, how Airbnb is moving on to building houses, the MBS and Putin handshake, an ethnics agency coming down on federal workers over saying anything negative about the current administration, Trump and Michael Co ...…
 
George H.W. Bush’s recent passing prompts Dee and Harrison to discuss the mad science of Vladimir Demikhov, the Soviet Dr. Moreau. Utah woman shot dead by husband’s ex-wife as she decorated Christmas tree with his kids. Glasses fetishist forced woman to put on shades then pleasured himself in Cardiff. Phone calls. Sign up for the Sick and Wrong ...…
 
This Monday’s episode Raquelle and Jeff welcome back comic Danny Palumbo (@palumbros) to talk about mostly deeply personal stuff, like our gross pets, why Jeff’s love for black Santa is being bah-humbugged this year and weird (apparently) baths. We were so excited to have Danny Palumbo back we didn’t have time to get to the mainstream news medi ...…
 
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