Best Political Comedy podcasts — Political humor (Updated May 2018; image)
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Jon Lovett, former Obama speechwriter and co-host of Pod Save America, is joined by comedians, actors, journalists, and many, many renowned Friends of the Pod for a roundup of the week's top news. Rants! Games! Bad impressions! Nuanced discussion! Recorded in front of a live audience.
 
Stand-up comedian, TV host and former political adviser Matt Forde presents The Political Party, a weekly celebration of politics and its personalities.
 
Podcast by Top Hat
 
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Citizen Radio
Daily
 
Citizen Radio is hosted by Allison Kilkenny and is dedicated to covering the stories that the mainstream, corporate media ignores. It's like Democracy Now but with much more swearing. They have interviewed such distinct intellectuals, bands, and comics such as Noam Chomsky, Ralph Nader, Rachel Maddow, Melissa Harris-Perry, Tariq Ali, Howard Zinn, Matt Taibbi, Rise Against, System of a Down, Anti-Flag, Bad Religion, Jeremy Scahill, Robin Williams, Matt Besser, Janeane Garofalo, and more. “[Ci ...
 
Samantha Bee • Stephen Colbert • Conan O'Brien • James Corden • Jimmy Fallon • Jimmy Kimmel • Bill Maher • Seth Meyers • Trevor Noah • John Oliver • Colin Jost • Michael Che • Jim Jefferies
 
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Fake The Nation
Rare
 
Hosted by Negin Farsad, Fake the Nation is all the comedy about politics without any of the politics about politics. Every week Negin and a cast of her funniest, smartest and most politically astute friends (John Fugelsang, Lizz Winstead, Dean Obeidallah and others) gather 'round the political roundtable to break down the news, make you laugh, think, and deliver a gut punch to the American political system.Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on ...
 
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Street Fight Radio
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Podcast by Street Fight Radio
 
This is the backstage of "Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp" - A one-hour weekly podcast that tackles politics, comedy, and more with co-host John F. O'Donnell. The audio from each week's episode of "Redacted Tonight" is also played on every podcast episode. As The Herald called it "Jon Stewart with teeth." Also follow @LeeCamp on Twitter and www.LeeCamp.net.
 
A podcast of live political stand-up comedy. What a concept! Join Chris Coltrane as he shares the highlights from Lolitics, his friendly lefty comedy club at the Black Heart in Camden. If you like activism, libraries, compassion, and making the world a better place, then this is the podcast for you. Hours of free comedy from Chris, Josie Long, Robin Ince, Nish Kumar, Grace Petrie, Matthew Crosby, Liam Williams and more! PROTIP: Start at the most recent episode, and work backwards.
 
Partly Political Broadcast is a weekly comedy podcast dissecting the previous week's political news. Every show has in-depth looks at issues, interviews with people who know things and top level satirical commentary from comedian Tiernan Douieb who really doesn't understand politics all that much. ‘Very funny but fiercely political’ – Time Out www.tiernandouieb.co.uk
 
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Radio Dispatch
Daily
 
Radio Dispatch is a daily podcast covering progressive politics, hosted by siblings John and Molly Knefel. The show features journalists, authors, organizers, and artists, as well as John and Molly's own original reporting and analysis. From civil liberties and privacy to civil rights and intersectional feminism, Radio Dispatch covers the news from a point of view that values recognizing and discussing power and privilege. John and Molly's journalism can be found at Rolling Stone, Buzzfeed, ...
 
Join UCB Theatre veterans Cody Lindquist & Charlie Todd as they welcome a panel of NYC's most hilarious comedians, journalists, and politicians to chug two beers on stage and discuss the politics of the week. It's like Meet The Press, but funnier and with more alcohol. Theme song by Tyler Walker.
 
Conversations with the most powerful names in politics, business, and media.
 
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That Riot Show
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Slugnuts Radio Hour
Monthly
 
Political comedy and commentary from the creators of the political cartoon “The End Times”. Join Mike and Kyle every two weeks for a lighthearted and refreshing review of the latest political news.
 
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A bunch of corruption and collusion stories break and it’s very bad for the crime gang! Trump calls people animals and we debate how nuanced it was. The Peace Prize hits a snag on the Korean peninsula. And yes there’s a royal wedding but we stopped caring about that AT YORKTOWN IN 1781. Anyway, great show. Paul Scheer (check out his new podcast ...…
 
David Klion on Israel’s violence in Gaza and a better way to think about the Russia investigation. Also, Trump calls some undocumented immigrants “animals,” and a video of a Manhattan racist goes viral. David Klion photo courtesy of David Klion00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:28 - Racist goes viral13:07 - David Klion on RussiaGate and Gaza46 ...…
 
On this show Bryan and Bryan descended into workplace madness// Running From The Police // The Home Depot Experience // Employees Control The Music And The Thermostat // Customer Service Experts // When Home Depot Is All You Have // Wal-mart To Prison Pipeline // Chipotle Setup //By streetfightradio@gmail.com.
 
Comedian and writer Benari Poulten (The Nightly Show) and Franchesca Ramsey (MTV’s Decoded) join Negin to talk about the controversial decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Plus, the panel asks: Should Democrats be hopeful that a blue wave is coming in 2018? Lastly, the panel dives deep on liberal tactics and what it means t ...…
 
Jacobin Magazine’s Meagan Day joins us to discuss Bernie Sanders’ Workplace Democracy Act and the impacts of neoliberalism on the workforce. Also, Tuesday was a big night for Socialists in the United States, and Gina Haspel gets Senator Mark Warner’s approval to head the CIA. Meagan Day photo courtesy of Meagan Day00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispa ...…
 
Maysoon Zayid joins us to discuss Israel’s deadly use of force against Gazans and the US embassy’s opening in Jerusalem. And Emma Saltzberg from If Not Now joins us to talk about how young American Jews are acting to oppose the Israeli occupation and violence against Palestinians. Maysoon Zayid Photo courtesy of Maysoon Zayid00:00 - Welcome to ...…
 
Ben & Marcus recap the week's news and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By thelastpodcastnetwork@gmail.com (The Last Podcast Network).
 
On this show Bryan and Brett took calls in the WCRS studio// Car Salesmen // Carrying Columbus On Our Backs // Iowa Police Calls // Fighting Teens // Weed Scientist Blues // The Bulldogs In HR // Long Haul Trucking //// The Boy Scouts // Class In The Scouts // Checking Your Bank Account In The Bathroom // Irony Weapons //…
 
Ali Gharib joins us to discuss the US decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Also, a new study shows white people move to the right as they get richer, and Bloomberg’s disingenuous calls for decency. Ali Gharib Photo courtesy of Ali Gharib00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:28 - Israel kills scores in Gaza12:40 - Ali Gharib on the ...…
 
At just 54 years old, Niall Ferguson may well be the most famous history professor in the world today. In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the academic and prolific author talks about how the Trump administration is doing after a year in office, and discusses the state of the world, his influences and much more. Show Roadmap – Fe ...…
 
Episode 101 - Is there a Brexit plan yet? No! Of course not. Why would there be with only 10 months to go? Tiernan (@tiernandouieb) talks to Holger Hestermeyer (@hhesterm) on what various trade options would mean for the UK. Plus a look at the UN's report into the increase in racism post Brexit. All cheery stuff as per usual. Donate to the Patr ...…
 
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the end of Temporary Protected Status and corruption in Guatemala. Also, Iran and Israel exchange fire and a New York Times Op-Ed gets the reactionary right totally wrong. Jeff Abbott Photo courtesy of Jeff Abbott00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:28 - This week is a big week in the Middle East12:28 - Jeff Abbot ...…
 
Election Integrity Activist Lori Chamberlain discusses the flaws in our Election System! PLUS $21 trillion missing, Big Oil hires fake activists, CIA Veteran abused by the police and more!
 
Facebook and Twitter are transforming our politics. Marginalized voices can find an audience, but so can extremists. We've given up privacy while also taking down barriers that divide people and protect the powerful. This week, in a special episode that combines the best moments from our live shows in Baltimore and Columbus, Jon is joined by ex ...…
 
Micah Uetricht joins us to discuss the resurgent labor militancy taking hold across the country. Also, Gina Haspel testifies before Congress in her hearing to lead the CIA. Micah Uetricht Photo courtesy of Micah Uetricht00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:28 - Legacy of Ashes at the CIA14:50 - Micah Uetricht on labor militancy44:13 - Gina Haspe ...…
 
On this show Bryan and Brett went into the basement and recorded their first live broadcast of the show!// Talking About The Scouts With @sp0ka // Misogyny And Gender Essentialism // I Could Definitely Use A Weed Smelling Dog // George Zimmerman Is A Menace // The Muffin Man // “I Didn’t Want To Fire You” //…
 
Comedians John Fugelsang (Tell Me Everything) and John Hodgman (Judge John Hodgman) join Negin for a special live podcast taping in New York City. The panel asks: Has Rudy Giuliani gone completely rogue or is there a method to his madness? Plus, they chat all things Stormy, consider if universal basic income is the answer to automation, and dis ...…
 
In this bonus episode Ben takes... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By thelastpodcastnetwork@gmail.com (The Last Podcast Network).
 
Nima Shirazi joins us for the hour to discuss Trump’s decision to destroy the Iran nuclear deal. Nima Shirazi photo courtesy of Nima Shirazi00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:28 - So much news to catch up on03:00 - Nima Shirazi on the Iran deal58:34 - “Love Decline” Abbe May / Credits59:57 - Finish
 
A Marine who fought in World War II, a PhD economist, a successful businessman, and a Cabinet secretary four times over, George P. Shultz has lived an impressive life. In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, from the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, the 97-year-old former Secretary of State opens up on the prospects for pea ...…
 
Professor Angelia WilsonProfessor Angelia Wilson is Professor of Politics at the University of Manchester and Chair of the Political Studies Association. The daughter of a Texan preacher, she is an expert in the strategies of the Christian Right in America. In this thrilling interview, she discusses her own sexuality, her brilliant book 'Below ...…
 
Episode 100b - Because you asked for it: EVERY JINGLE OVER THE LAST 100 EPISODES* IN ONE GIANT MEGAMIX. Warning! If you are not a regular listener do not listen to this episode first, or infact, ever. If you are a regular listener, same advice probably applies. It is really really awful. But you know, popular demand and all that. *There are act ...…
 
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the Trump administration’s efforts to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients. Also, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns after four women accuse him of sexual assault, and US mission creep in Yemen. Alexis Goldstein photo courtesy of Alexis Goldstein 00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch0 ...…
 
Kanye Hear Me Now? • Conan O’Brien • Samantha Bee • James Corden • Seth Meyers • Jimmy Fallon • Jimmy Kimmel • John Oliver • Stephen Colbert • Trevor Noah • Jim Jefferies • Michael Che • Colin Jost • Joy Behar • Last Week In Politics, Sex & Entertainment • Joke Of The Week • Donald Trump • 2020 Presidential Election • 2018 Election Pun Of The W ...…
 
On this show Bryan and Brett took calls in the studio and talked about//The Columbus Podcast Festival // Getting Recognized // Redlining // Professional Development // Supportive Housing In Canada // Grove City Erika // Tight Liquor Laws // John From Mephis // ICE In Memphis // Peddle Cars // Insubordiantion //DARE Officer Sawing Dick’s Off // ...…
 
Author Lisa Pease discusses the REAL reason behind the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert F. Kennedy! Plus how Wall St. is a Ponzi Scheme, Fox News' most recent panic attack over Socialism and more! New Live Stand Up Comedy dates in LA, NYC, Burlington VT, Boston, Portland ME & more!…
 
Ben is in the Fox News Radio studios to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By thelastpodcastnetwork@gmail.com (The Last Podcast Network).
 
Evan Williams, a reporter and producer for Frontline’s new documentary “Myanmar’s Killing Fields,” joins us to discuss the atrocities being carried out against the Rohingya. Also, Trump ends Temporary Protected Status, Gina Haspel offered to withdraw her CIA nomination, and Molly gave birth to the newest little scoocher baby. Frontline00:00 - W ...…
 
Episode 100 - The podcast hits 100! Where's our letter from The Queen? No guest this week as Tiernan embraces 100 episodes by wondering why politics still isn't fixed, there's a look at local election results, anti-money laundering, Brexit and all the podcast descriptions of a few of your favourite political figures. Donate to the Patreon at ww ...…
 
Charlotte Shane joins us to discuss the problem with men and the bizarre framing of the incel phenomenon. Also, New York City moves to open a safer consumption site, and Trump’s supporters don’t care that he’s lying. Charlotte Shane photo courtesy of Charlotte Shane00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:28 - Trump supporters don’t care that he’s l ...…
 
Trump’s new legal eagle Rudy Giuliani collapsed under the withering questions of Sean Hannity. Kanye brought some free thinking to TMZ. Conservatives fled Michelle Wolf’s jokes in terror. And the teacher of the year takes on her toughest pupil: Donald Trump. Damon Young, Ziwe Fumudoh, and Wajahat Ali join Jon to break down the week’s news, reco ...…
 
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss the teachers’ strikes in Arizona and Puerto Rico, and what the age of austerity has meant for class solidarity. Also, Rudy Giuliani does a great job as a lawyer. Sarah Jaffe photo courtesy of Sarah Jaffe00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:28 - Douthat strikes again17:00 - Sarah Jaffe on teachers’ strikes43:54 - R ...…
 
On this show Bryan and Brett sat down in the basement to talk about// Scout Me In // Should There Be Girl Scouts And Boy Scouts // Pointing Guns At Kids // Violent Fantasies // We Should Take Guns Away From *Some* People // No More Brandishing // Disney Can Pay The People Who Make The Magic Happen // No Child Left Behind When It Comes To Disney ...…
 
Killing Kanye: The West Of The Story • Conan O’Brien • Samantha Bee • James Corden • Seth Meyers • Jimmy Fallon • Jimmy Kimmel • John Oliver • Stephen Colbert • Trevor Noah • Jim Jefferies • Michael Che • Colin Jost • Joy Behar • Last Week In Politics, Sex & Entertainment • Joke Of The Week • Donald Trump • 2020 Presidential Election • 2018 Ele ...…
 
Comedians Rhea Butcher (Take My Wife) and Alex Schmidt (Cracked) join Negin to chat about the Iran nuclear deal and the leaked Mueller questions for Trump. Plus, they talk about the proposal to break up California into three separate states and end up diving face-first into a discussion about the Electoral College and representation. Lastly, wh ...…
 
Robert Mueller told Trump’s lawyers that he could subpoena the president, a new study shows how school choice fuels school segregation, and TMZ turned awesome when Van Lathan schooled Kanye about slavery. Rudy Giuliani photo by Marc Nozell courtesy of Wikimedia Commons00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:30 - Did Mario Lopez fair best from the S ...…
 
Some crazy, homeless dude calls into Fox and Friends pretending to be the President. Eventually, the anchors catch on and cut him off after thirty short minutes in which he admits to the Stormy Daniels affair and ruins Michael Cohen’s legal strategy. We’ve got soundbites of the best part including the Toby Keith song that starts the whole thing ...…
 
This week Ben catches you up on the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By thelastpodcastnetwork@gmail.com (The Last Podcast Network).
 
The new school chancellor for New York City tweeted out an article critical of wealthy white parents opposed to an integration plan, Netanyahu tries to undermine the Iran deal, and listener mail. Benjamin Netanyahu photo by Gary Ackerman courtesy of Wikimedia Commons00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:30 - The politics of Teen Mom15:54 - The in ...…
 
Professor Anand Menon Forget every other discussion you've heard about Brexit because Professor Anand Menon is going to explain it all. In this engrossing dissection of modern British politics, the professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at Kings College doesn't just put the debate into a fascinating context, he also delivers various ...…
 
On this show Bryan and Brett took phone calls in the studio// Preferences // Anti Camping // The Big Guy Returns // Working At Jimmy Johns // May The Geologist // Landlord Questions Death // Dreaming About Easy Jobs // $35,000 In the Trash // Bank Fraud // Married To A Lib //By streetfightradio@gmail.com.
 
Michelle Wolf made fun of the Trump administration at the White House Correspondents Dinner and everyone, including the press, lost it. Michelle Wolf photo by Erin Nekervis courtesy of Wikimedia Commons00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:30 - What happened at the White House Correspondents Dinner29:55 - The political press identifies with power ...…
 
Episode 99 - Rudd gone! Javid in! A meaningful vote guaranteed! Yeah yeah yeah ok, but it's local elections too and the most important thing is who's in charge of the bins. A very croaky voiced (yes again) Tiernan (@tiernandouieb) speaks to Rose at The Democracy Club (@democlub) about who to find out who to vote for, plus some local election in ...…
 
ICE has been sending letters to New Yorkers who have been fingerprinted by the NYPD, a thoughtful Times op ed wonders what’s best to be done after men are accused of harassment and abuse, and Arizona teachers go Red for Ed. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Arrest photo by Police courtesy of Wikimedia Commons00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispat ...…
 
Former CIA Analyst and Whistleblower, John Kiriakou on Wikileaks, the War Movement and Russiagate! Plus how the banks are linked to War, an interview with a Starbuck witness, how MSNBC is a Corporate shill and so much more!
 
On this show Bryan and Brett descended into the basement to discuss// Mountain Man’s Pride // Macho Barbershop // CEO’ Don’t Work 1000x Harder // Ratchet Up The Trash // Steal From The Poor To Give To The Rich // Drug Use These Days // Talking To Your Kid About Drugs //By streetfightradio@gmail.com.
 
Trump calls his TV friends. Cosby is found guilty. Nunes can’t manage a scheme. Kanye is on his journey. A hand shake crosses the DMZ. And a debate about pizza gets VERY heated. Larry Wilmore, Negin Farsad, Grace Parra, Paul W. Downs, and Travis Helwig join Jon to break down the week. Also royal baby blah blah blah.…
 
Activists and progressive challengers are pushing the Democratic party to the left, two Colorado lawmakers want to jail teachers for striking, and catching up on listener mail. Democratic Socialists of America photo by Chris Engelsma courtesy of Wikimedia Commons00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:30 - Kanye and Trump30:24 - Leftist challengers ...…
 
Comedians Tom Brennan (Electoral Dysfunction) and Christian Finnegan (The Fun Part) join Negin to chat about the probes into EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s conduct and the allegations against Trump’s Veterans Affairs pick Ronny Jackson. Plus, they chat about Cynthia Nixon running for governor of New York and revisit their college admission essays. Th ...…
 
Mick Mulvaney admits to accepting bribes, Colorado lawmaker proposes jailing teachers who strike, Hank Azaria responds to the criticisms of Apu in a nearly unprecedentedly thoughtful way. Hank Azaria photo by Nick Aleck courtesy of Wikimedia Commons00:00 - Welcome to Radio Dispatch00:30 - Molly keeps falling into a deep sleep on the subway18:32 ...…
 
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