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Almost overnight, the coronavirus has changed everything. Grocery stores are open; schools, bars and restaurants are closed. At $37, round-trip airfare from Tampa to Las Vegas is cheaper than alcohol-based hand sanitizer ($51, available on Amazon in 10 days). The public demands information, then short circuits like the New York Stock Exchange when too much of it is bad. Shoppers are emptying shelves of disinfectants, which at least makes some degree of sense, and toilet paper, which makes no ...
 
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Will Carless, journalist at USA Today, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss his latest story about how the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol on January 6 are crowdfunding their legal fees and the debate that erupted online over the piece. Also on the patron half of the show: Matt Gaetz's bizarre interview with Tucker Carlson, gross Nick Fu…
 
Assistant Coach Alex Binder joined the bench for this episode and teamed up with Dan to face Eric Walling and Scott in a game hosted by Matt. In the episode, we find out if Walling gets his first L or continues his winning streak, what basketball number is best, whether or not Matt goes for the banana in the tail pipe again, and that Flogging Molly…
 
In this episode, Assistant Coach Trevor Hogg teams up with Scott to face Assistant Coach Byron Grubman and Mason in this Josh-hosted game. Josh tricks the contestants during Pre and Post Game, one team gets two lucky guesses during halftime, and the 4th quarter has a footy theme. https://www.patreon.com/benchwarmerstp https://www.facebook.com/bench…
 
In an all wrestling themed episode, Markkus teams with newcomer James Lewis to battle newcomer Dashawn Byron and Matt from Triviality. In it we learn that Dashawn knows every wrestlers real name, that James has an obsession with the Undertaker, and whether or not Matt truly is the cream of the crop. https://www.patreon.com/benchwarmerstp https://ww…
 
Lil Nas X sneakers, Potato Head, Dr. Seuss, and more; right-wing media in the U.S. has spent the Biden era so far hopping from manufactured outrage to manufactured outrage, riling up their audiences along the way. What was once a hallmark of YouTube grifters seeking clicks has seemingly consumed the mainstream GOP. Media Matters editor-at-large Par…
 
Equipment Manager Andy Barry joins the bench and teams up with Scott to face Eric Walling & Josh in this Matt-hosted game. In it, we learn who or what Voldemort Griffin is, Walling enjoys the old "banana in the tailpipe" bit, and even though it was controversial, the players were very knowledgeable about sports doppelgangers. https://www.patreon.co…
 
Imran Ahmed, the founder of the Center for Countering Digital Hate, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to break down his organization's new report which found that 12 individuals are responsible for most of the anti-vaxxer disinformation and conspiracies theories on social media. Also on the patron half of the show: Michael Tracey's bizarre "masculinity…
 
Equipment Manager Ian Hollenberg joined the bench to guest host this episode. Dan and Scott tried to get off the L train and faced Markkus and Matt. In the episode, we learned that Gerardo of Rico Suave fame was not a Spanish striker, people really valued race horses in the 20th century and no one knows that midfielder on the US Women's National te…
 
Amazon Fulfillment Center in Baltimore, Maryland. (Credit: Joe Andrucyk via Flickr Commons) In Bessemer, Alabama, employees at an Amazon fulfilment center have been fighting to unionize their workplace, hoping to secure better working conditions and pay. If successful, the action will mark one of the largest labor victories of modern times and coul…
 
Guest Joe O'Brien joined the bench for this episode and teamed up with Dan to face off against Josh & Scott in a game written and hosted by Eric Ede. In it, we learned some valuable details about the teams Eric hates, Scott shows off his current country music knowledge, Goose Gossage might have hit home runs against his own team, and Dan reminisces…
 
Journalist David Bixenspan joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to break down his investigation into the spreading rumor that '80s pro wrestling star "Sweet" Stan Lane is actually Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert's father. Also, the latest updates on WWE's QAnon-promoting referee. Plus on the patron half of the show: David Bixenspan joins us again …
 
Assistant Coach Marc Grenier joins the bench and teams up with Matt to face Dan & Eric in this game hosted by Scott. Marc heard Matt previously ask for people to team up with him and Marc wanted the challenge of facing Eric & Dan. In the game, we learn that writing questions specifically for Matt rarely works in his favor, one team tries to set a r…
 
Heather, Mac, and Tim from the Hometown Crowd Podcast rejoined the bench to take on Josh, Mason, and Scott in this game hosted by Eric. In this episode, Eric is very lenient in favor of the Benchwarmers, Elle Fanning's dad might have coached the Expos, Mason knows a bit about grits, and Dick and Pete Weber make a profanity-laden appearance at halft…
 
Devin Burghart of the Institute for Research & Education on Human Rights joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the groypers and their gathering from last month during CPAC, the rise of Nick Fuentes, what's making him standout among the sea of failed right wing personalities, and more! This is Part 2 of my discussion with Devin, Catch Part 1 (epi…
 
Devin Burghart of the Institute for Research & Education on Human Rights joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the anti-vaxxers, anti-mask, anti-lockdown conspiracies and their relationship with the far right one year since everything changed on March 11, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, in Part 2 of the discussion with Devin (episode 15…
 
Guest and Assistant Coach Chris Shen joined the bench and teamed up with Scott to face Eric & Matt in this Dan-hosted game. In it, we found out about how there's bad blood between Eric and Chris, Dan has a tricky fourth quarter, and Scott is a fan of poetry. https://www.patreon.com/benchwarmerstp https://www.facebook.com/benchwarmerstp https://www.…
 
Jared is joined by TechFuture adjunct fellow Ari Cohn to examine some of the regulation proposals on the horizon headed toward Big Tech. Ari argues that most of these proposals fail to meaningfully solve the complaints they seek to answer, and some could even have adverse effects across the broader internet. Follow Ari Cohn on Twitter: https://twit…
 
Guest Adam Speas joins the bench, pairing up with Dan to take on the team of Markkus and Scott in a game hosted by Josh. One team decides to go with two team names, Dan pulls out a brand new D12 after he set up an old D12 to fail (but will it work this time?), and the teams reminisce about early 2010s 3-point leaders. https://www.patreon.com/benchw…
 
Friend of the show Neal E. Fischer joined the bench for this Home Court Advantage game all about sports movies hosted by Dan. He faced off against Markkus and Eric and in the match, we learned that Neal has a book coming out probably next year, the celebrities he has ran into are pretty cool and he knows A LOT about movies! https://www.patreon.com/…
 
Adventures in HellwQrld host Mike Rains (aka @PokerPolitics on Twitter) joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss why QAnon believers were looking forward to March 4 as the day Donald Trump would be inaugurated as President of the United States once again, the history behind the March 4 date, QAnon's next big date on March 20, what's next for QAnon …
 
Guest and Assistant Coach Trevor Hogg joined the bench and teamed up with Markkus to face Eric & Josh for this game hosted by guest Hugh Gitlin. In it, we learned at the very end what Josh has in his mind junk drawer, Markkus alienates Jeff Cirillo from being a possible listener, Eric has new shoes, and Josh breaks out his trademark often in Pre an…
 
New York Assemblyman Ron Kim joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the hostile phone call he had with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the threats Cuomo made against him and his career for pursuing New York's COVID-19 nursing home scandal, the governor downplaying the number of COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes, Cuomo's long history with corruptio…
 
Guest Tucker Warner joined the bench and teamed up with Scott against Eric and Matt for this game hosted by Head Coach Eric Walling. In it we learned about a Kazakhstani boxer, the name of the team in Major League 3, and the heavyweight lineal champions.By The Benchwarmers Trivia Podcast Crew
 
Jared is joined by Forensic News founder Scott Stedman to detail the implosion of The Lincoln Project, an anti-Trump PAC once adored by MSNBC anchors and #Resistance liberals online. How did a group that raised and spent tens of millions of dollars in the 2020 election self-destruct so unceremoniously? Did it accomplish what it set out to do? That,…
 
Equipment Manager Tim Simplot & Assistant Coach Josh North joined the bench for this game hosted by Mason. Tim teamed up with his fellow Golden Gopher alum Bohmbach and Josh North with his roommate Markkus. In the episode, we had a southerner teach northerners about a winter sport, the northerners start ice cold, and one team constantly professes t…
 
Angelo Carusone, president and CEO of Media Matters and creator of the "Stop Rush" campaign, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the death of the biggest name in conservative talk radio...Rush Limbaugh, the horrific legacy he leaves behind, how he created the medium and used it to lead the conservative movement, the "Rush Baby," how Donald Tru…
 
Guest Jake Manne joins the bench and teams up with Mason to face off against Scott and Matt in this game hosted by Dan. In it, the players and the host go back and forth making puns about glass, one team struggles with Pre and Post Game, and Matt fails to capitalize on a bunch of Minnesota heavy questions.…
 
Nicolle Neulist joins the bench and teams up with Dan to face off against Josh and Mason in this game hosted by Matt. The two math wizards, Josh & Mason, stood no chance against the power of Dan's dice. When Dan & Nicolle were presented with two good answers, they used the dice to decide their fate. And, the show dramatically ends with yet another …
 
Head Coach Eric Walling joined the bench and teamed up with Eric Ede against Dan and Mason in this game hosted by Scott. In it we discussed Scottie Pippen's short lived Juice drink, what the requirements are to graduate high school in Texas, and why that Chicago nun gave up winning for lent.By The Benchwarmers Trivia Podcast Crew
 
Jared Holt of The Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab and host of the SH!TPOST podcast joins DOOMED with Matt Binder for a very special CROSSOVER episode discussing the second Trump impeachment trial...where the Senate just voted to acquit the former President mere hours ago. Matt and Jared discuss January 6, details of the trial, how …
 
Back again, it’s another SH!TPOST x DOOMED crossover episode! This one’s about former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial and its anticlimactic end. DOOMEDs Matt Binder and host Jared Holt share reactions to the trial, reflect on the four days of arguments, and ponder what Trump’s acquittal could mean going forward. This episode was r…
 
Ryan Meyers joins the bench, teaming up with pal Markkus against the Benchwarmer team of Eric and Scott in a game hosted by Josh. Eric and Scott propose a new Olympic event, Josh gives out a free use of his trademark, Eric doesn’t pay attention to a question (again), and the 4th quarter categories may have been catered to our guest just a little.…
 
Journalist Andray Domise, a contributing editor at McLean's Magazine, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss what happened with GameStop stock over the past two weeks, Reddit and the subreddit Wall Street Bets' role, how did this affect hedge funds and shortsellers, the response from the very serious financial people, what the stock trading app R…
 
Ryan, Trey and Michael of the College Football Bros podcast join the bench to face the Benchwarmer team of Mason, Matt and Markkus for a game hosted by Eric. In it, the Eric timed tailgate is back by popular demand, he also included some Husker-related questions not knowing the guests are all huge Husker fans, yet another missing link that challeng…
 
The United States financial market temporarily turned upside-down after Reddit users collectively raised the value of GameStop (GME) shares and screwed over a Wall Street hedge fund in the process. Dan From The Internet joins SH!TPOST to explain what happened, lessons learned, and the democratization of finance. Follow Dan on Twitter: https://twitt…
 
Guest Taylor Schroll re-joins the bench and teams up with Eric to face Josh & Scott in a Markkus hosted game. In this game, we learn about 90's era NBA players who wanted to cross over into the music industry, Abe Lincoln wasn't a bare knuckles boxer (but was a good wrestler), and Eric struggles with a wrestling/NFL draft question.…
 
Moumita Ahmed is running for NYC City Council in District 24 located in Queens. Why are Trump supporting billionaires pouring money into this local Special Election to defeat her? Moumita, a former Bernie Sanders organizer, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss her campaign, how she's the only renter in the race, the attacks, smears, and controv…
 
Guest Nick Gonzalez joins the bench once again, this time teaming up with Scott against Dan and Josh in a game hosted by Eric. One team CONSTANTLY reminds us of their home state, Josh states he doesn't have feelings...and then proceeds to feel bad for getting a question right, Dan uses a D4 to choose an answer, and everyone is well aware that Eric …
 
Patreon Head Coach John Pina joins the bench and teams up with Matt (poor guy) against Markkus & Scott for this game hosted by Dan. In it we learn a little bit about Ziebart Tidy Car for some reason, both teams struggle with a WNBA/NBA crossover coach, and both teams struggle with another well-crafted Missing Link round.…
 
Josh comes in hot for this all-Benchwarmer match, the first recording in 2021! Eric & Matt team up against Scott & Mason for a game where TJ Yoshi (spelling incorrectly intentionally) comes up again, Matt gets Babe Didrikson and Marlene Dietrich confused to answer a question incorrectly anyway, the third quarter features some Pick & Roll gamesmansh…
 
In our effort to create more content for your ear holes, we have a new pod! It's called BTP OT. This twice monthly pod will cover the past four episodes, include a guest from one of those pods to discuss their experience and wrap up with some trivia. These shows will feature hosts Eric Walling and Matt Dougherty. Soon we'll how our own rss feed for…
 
It's the Inauguration episode of DOOMED with Matt Binder! Jared Holt, host of the SH!TPOST podcast and researcher at the Digital Forensic Research Lab joins the show to discuss Joe Biden's inauguration, The Storm never coming for QAnon, how the right is handling Trump going off into the sunset (for now), and much more! Also on the patron half of th…
 
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