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W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu are comedians who take politics seriously — and longtime friends, trying to help keep each other sane. Join them as they pull the alarm on the dumpster fire that is American politics, and talk to the creators, thinkers, and leaders doing the work to defend and reinvent our democracy.
 
Every Tuesday and Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics. They make bold predictions, pick winners and losers, and bicker and banter like no one else. After all, with great power comes great scrutiny. From New York Magazine and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
The official podcast for HBO’s Between The World And Me. Each week, host and Executive Producer Susan Kelechi Watson leads in-depth discussions with thought leaders and creatives to extend the conversation, unpack the film, and relive key moments from the landmark work. Stream HBO’s Between The World And Me, starting November 21st at 8pm on HBO Max.
 
Welcome to The Plot Thickens, a documentary podcast from Turner Classic Movies. Each season we'll bring you a story about the movies and the people who make them. Our first season is about a young cinephile who quickly rose to become one of Hollywood's top directors. But Peter Bogdanovich soon found himself a victim of jealousy, hubris, public scorn - and a devastating crime. Along with host Ben Mankiewicz, Peter looks back on his life and tries to make sense of fame and failure. "I'm Still ...
 
Coffee Break w/ NYWICI is a career-oriented podcast featuring casual conversations with compelling women who work within the communications industry. Host and career expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich chats with successful, passionate women in various roles at different stages in their careers. During these conversations, Julie asks guests to share thoughts and experiences on universal career topics, such as mastering the job interview, managing up, workplace fashion, personal finances, entrep ...
 
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Kara and Scott talk about the second impeachment of Donald Trump. They also discuss a roundup of more businesses and platforms banning Trump his alt-right supporters. Airbnb is cancelling its DC area reservations ahead of next week's inauguration. In listener mail, Kara and Scott answer how to save America's brand. And a prediction on the consumer …
 
Join Ashley and Dylan as they discuss the Explosion Network’s Best Movie of 2020: Sound of Metal. Hear their thoughts on Darius Marder’s debut feature and discuss the amazing performances of Riz Ahmed and Paul Raci. Sound of Metal Directed by: Darius Marder Screenplay by: Darius Marder, Abraham Marder Story by: Darius Marder, Derek Cianfrance Starr…
 
Ashley and Dylan discuss everything they've been watching, including The Dry, Emma, Bad Education and Doctor Who: Revolution of The Daleks. They discuss their Trakt Year in Review before revealing their personal Top 10 TV Shows of 2020. 00:00 - Intro 01:47 - What’s in Our Watch History? 27:31 - The Mandatory Netflix Segment 29:59 - Trakt Year in Re…
 
Joe Scarborough had his first media experience hosting a call-in show on public access television to raise his political profile during a run for Congress. He won that 1994 Congressional race and held the Florida seat until 2001 before returning to television full-time. Now the co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, he joined David to discuss the violence…
 
Hari and Kamau can't help noticing that Blue Lives Matter, except when they try to defend the Capitol. Cat Brooks of the Anti Police-Terror Project and Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff of the Center for Policing Equity unpack what it means to "defund the police" — and why it's so damn hard. Plus, the ACLU's Kate Ruane is concerned about Twitter's Trump ban, …
 
Kara and Scott talk about how an alt-right social media app got shut down. They also discuss Trump's permanent ban from Twitter. In Friend of Pivot, we talk to NYU Professor Ruth Ben-Ghiat about the history of fascists, how they rise to power, and where Trump fits into that context. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Jackie Fields has a dream job. As the senior style and beauty editor at People magazine, she gets to interview celebs, attend big events (such as the launch of Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty), and get the inside scoop on all the latest trends. Naturally, we were thrilled to have her on the podcast! After sharing her passion for ice coffee all year round, J…
 
Kara and guest hosts Casey Newton and Louie Swisher talk about the insurrection on the US Capitol and the de-platforming of Donald Trump. They also discuss the future of FCC, Section 230, and antitrust now that the Senate, House, and White House will all be blue. In predictions, Casey Newton says this will be Sheryl Sandberg's last year at Facebook…
 
Rep. Ayanna Pressley got her start in progressive politics at a young age, watching as her mother fought for tenants’ rights as an organizer in Chicago. When Rep. Pressley left college to care for her ailing mother, it didn’t stop her political trajectory. After serving as the first woman of color on the Boston City Council, she beat out a long-tim…
 
Just when Kamau and Hari thought they could breathe and take in the Democratic victories in Georgia's Senate runoff, an armed right-wing mob storms the Capitol. Hear their reaction to the chaos in DC and their conversation with Nse Ufot of the New Georgia Project and The Intercept's Ryan Grim about how Democrats can make the most of their power (an…
 
Kara and guest host MSNBC Anchor Stephanie Ruhle talk about the Georgia special Senate election and the leaked tapes of Trump asking to doctor votes. They also discuss the major sales of Tesla vehicles in 2020 despite the downturn of the auto industry as a whole. In Friend of Pivot, we talk to Kara's brother, Dr. Jeffrey Swisher, about his experien…
 
Join Ashley and Dylan as they discuss the Explosion Network’s Best TV Series of 2020: Ted Lasso. Hear their thoughts on the football comedy and what the love about it. Ted Lasso: Season 1 (2020) Directed by: Tom Marshall, Zach Braff, Elliot Hegarty, Declan Lowney, MJ Delaney Written by: Jason Sudeikis, Bill Lawrence, Brendan Hunt, Joe Kelly, Jane B…
 
Ashley and Dylan discuss everything they've been watching, including Soul, Wonder Woman 1984, Monster Hunter and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. The crew also cover the latest media news, including the Golden Globes eligibility controversy, before revealing their personal Top 10 TV Shows of 2020. 00:00 - Intro 01:51 - What’s in Our Watch History? 31:27 -…
 
This week we’re bringing you an episode of Silence is Not an Option, a CNN podcast hosted by Don Lemon. A record number of Black candidates ran for office this year, representing not only their constituencies, but also the diversity of perspectives that exist among Black Americans. Don talks to two newly elected representatives, Mondaire Jones (D-N…
 
Kara and guest host Hilary Rosen talk about Wonder Woman and the future of streaming. They also talk about the stimulus package, the January 5th Georgia run off election, and how the media and political landscape will look in a Post Trump America. Wins and fails include Joe Biden and the Americans who still aren't taking this pandemic seriously. Ol…
 
Join Ashley and Dylan as they discuss the latest film in the DCEU: Wonder Woman 1984. Is the film a worthy successor to the 2017 movie or does it fail to capture the same magic? Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Directed by: Patty Jenkins Screenplay by: Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns, Dave Callaham Story by: Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns Based on Wonder Woman by: …
 
Antony "Tony" Blinken, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for Secretary of State, first met Biden more than 15 years ago when he served as staff director for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which Biden chaired. Blinken went on to serve as Deputy National Security Advisor and Deputy Secretary of State during the Obama administration, cement…
 
Kara and Scott are joined by a slew of Friends of Pivot to look ahead at what to expect in markets, acquisitions, automation, work culture, healthcare, and media. Thank you to our friends: Andrew Ross Sorkin, founder, and editor of New York Times Dealbook Aminatou Sow, creator of Crème de la Crème newsletter, and author of the bestselling book Big …
 
In this special bonus episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston are back to discuss the HBO’s new film “Between The World And Me,” based on the 2015 book by Ta-Nehisi Coates and the 2018 stage adaptation directed by Kamilah Forbes at the Apollo Theater, as well as the companion podcast produced by HBO, Spoke Media…
 
Kara and Scott talk about Facebook's ad campaign going after Apple as both companies face antitrust lawsuits. They also discuss the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth filing a complaint against Robinhood. In listener mail, we get a question about whether podcasters will go behind paywalls. Scott has a prediction for Zoom Send us your Liste…
 
Ashley and Dylan are joined by Radio Watson’s Buddy Watson to discuss everything they've been watching, including Sound of Metal, Promising Young Woman, Big Mouth and Mank. The crew also cover the latest media news, including Warnermedia’s big 2021 plans and the best announcements from Disney Investors Day, before discussing the film they ended up …
 
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took the House by storm when she beat out 10-term incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley, winning on a staunchly progressive platform. She is often portrayed as the embodiment of the liberal left, both by the media and her GOP adversaries who hold her up as a warning of how far left the Democrats have gone. Now in her second …
 
The multitalented Daveed Diggs joins Hari and Kamau to talk about translating Blindspotting for TV, James McBride's liberating take on Frederick Douglass, and rich people loopholes in the time of COVID. Plus: Advanced-level Oakland shit, from Dope Era to Children's Fairyland. Find our guest: Daveed Diggs (@DaveedDiggs) And mentioned in the episode:…
 
Kara and Scott talk about the covid-19 vaccine being distributed in the United States and the apps that will trace who has gotten the vaccine. They also discuss Roblox delaying its IPO until 2021 after Airbnb and Doordash's blockbuster market debuts. Then MSNBC Anchor Stephanie Ruhle joins to talk about her own experience with the coronavirus and h…
 
In this special final episode of HBO’s Between The World And Me Podcast, we hear from writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, director Kamilah Forbes, producer, Alisa Payne, scholar Dr. Salamishah Tillet, as well as conversations with the communities from The Apollo Theater (Deirdre Hollman, Rich Blint, Abimbola Kai Lewis, Kai Green), The Kennedy Center (Marc Bam…
 
Kara and Scott discuss the FTC and 48 states bringing a lawsuit to Facebook, alleging it is a social media monopoly. They also discuss the future of vaccine distribution, starting in the UK. In listener mail, Kara and Scott answer a question about Apple's new chip. And in predictions, Scott and Kara talk Airbnb. Send us your Listener Mail questions…
 
As a young reporter, Dan Rather was no stranger to getting the story by any means necessary, whether that meant sneaking off to use the office phone at Lyndon B. Johnson’s ranch or chaining himself to a tree during Hurricane Carla. The legendary broadcaster joined David to talk about his storied career, why covering civil rights changed him persona…
 
Hari and Kamau are ejected from their post-election malaise by LaTosha Brown, the unstoppable co-founder of Black Voters Matter. She's on fire to build electoral power in Black communities and has her sights set on Democrats winning both seats in the Georgia Senate runoff. She's also got a message for progressives: If you want to win, time to root …
 
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