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Best podcasts about last week tonight

Latest podcast episodes about last week tonight

FriendsLikeUs
Early Detection Is Your Best Friend

FriendsLikeUs

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 93:33


Jenny Saldana, Onika McClean and Shauna Lane visit Friends and discuss Breast Cancer Prevention, celebrating survival, and more with host Marina Franklin. Onika McLean, born in North Carolina, and raised in East New York Brooklyn, is a single mother of two, legal professional, and a sharp comedian whose no-nonsense perspective on life, love, single motherhood, and her mid life crisis is taking the comedy arena by storm. She was the fan favorite on Bravo Television's, The Single's Project. She is the winner of the Sloshed Comedy Competition and the Rising Stars Comedy Competition in London. Onika preforms regularly at LOL and Times Square and passed at Comic Strip Live and has Dangerfield's, New York Comedy Club, New York Stand, Broadway Comedy, Village Underground, and the.   She runs a monthly show entitled Cosmic Comedy.   Jenny Saldana is a writer, actress, and stand-up comedian and a Breast Cancer Rock STAR and all around hotness. She wrote, produced and starred in Happy Cancer Chick, a web series inspired by her own battle with breast cancer. She recently appeared in HBO's High Maintenance. Her video series, The Little Brown Girl Show can be found on Youtube and Facebook Live. Shauna Lane is a New York City based actor and comedian known for her goofy, lovable characters and comedy. As an actor she has been in several national commercials and is in the feature film Creedmoria on Netflix. As a comedian she has appeared on Comedy Central, MTV, and Sirius XM. Shauna studied acting with the legendary Wynn Handman and has graced the stages of the New York Comedy Festival, The 10,000 Laughs Festival in Minneapolis, The Ct. Comedy Festival, and the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. She was the co-host of The Gone Girls Podcast (free on iTunes) from 2016-2020 and ran a monthly comedy show at New York Comedy Club called "We Share A Void." Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), TBS's The Last O.G, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.

Science Salon
241. Jeff Maurer — I Might Be Wrong

Science Salon

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022 96:57


Michael Shermer speaks with writer, comedian, and five-time Emmy winning Senior Writer for John Oliver's Last Week Tonight, Jeff Maurer, about the nature of creativity, comedy, politics, culture, and how the television business really works! Jeff Maurer won two Peabody Awards, five Writers Guild Awards, and four Television Critics Association awards. He was one of the original writers of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, where he was promoted to Senior Writer. He left the show to write a political comedy called I Might Be Wrong: a podcast and several-times-weekly Substack column that covers politics and economics with a comedic voice. Instead of trying to interpret the world from a single viewpoint, Jeff picks apart the thinking behind the viewpoints and digs deep into policy.

FriendsLikeUs
Rob Kirkland From 'Mayor Of Kingstown' and 'Yellowstone'

FriendsLikeUs

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 111:18


Rob Kirkland visits friends and discuss his roles on 'Yellowstone' and 'Mayor of Kingstown' with Zainab Johnson, Nonye-Brown West and host Marina Franklin. Robert Kirkland is an actor, author, and award winning film-maker. He is best known for his roles on Criminal Minds as Doug Fuller and the current season of Paramount Network's mega-hit series Yellowstone as the no-nonsense ‘Bill Ramsey'. He also recurs opposite Jeremy Renner as ‘Police Captain Walter' in the Paramount drama series Mayor Of Kingstown which follows the McLusky family, power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan, where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Rob has also won writing and producing awards from the New York Ind. Film Fest. for his work on the film F8. Zainab Johnson, a stand-up comedian, actress, and writer is being propelled as one of the most unique and engaging performers on stage and screen. In 2019, Zainab was named one of Variety's Top 10 Comics To Watch. Recently, she was one of the hosts for Netflix's new show "100 Humans". You can also catch her as Aleesha on the new comedy series "Upload" on Amazon Prime. Zainab made her first late night stand up appearance on NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers, and has also had appearances on HBO's All Def Comedy and NBC's Last Comic Standing. Zainab is a regular at the Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, and Improv Comedy Clubs in LA and the Comedy Cellar in NY, and has performed in the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival as one of the 2014 New Faces of Comedy and returned numerous times since. Nonye Brown-West is a New York-based Nigerian-American comedian and writer. She has been featured in the Boston Globe's Rise column as a Comic to Watch, as well as in NPR, PBS, ABC, Sway In The Morning, and the New York Comedy Festival. In 2019, Nonye made her acting debut in The Sympathy Card. Look out for her two new web series, Fairytales with Nonye and Gayby Jesus. Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), TBS's The Last O.G, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.

FriendsLikeUs
The Critic's Choice

FriendsLikeUs

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 107:20


Joyelle Johnson and Leighann Lord visit Friends and discuss Joyelle's Critic's Choice Award and Leighann's appearance on Showtime's "Even More Women Of A Certain Age" with host Marina Franklin Joyelle Nicole Johnson is a Brooklyn-based stand-up comedian, writer, and actress. She made her network TV debut on Late Night with Seth Meyers and most recently performed as the warm-up act for Hasan Minhaj's Patriot Act. She wrote for the final season of Broad City, and has performed on Comedy Central's digital series Comics to Watch, Wyatt Cenac's Night Train for Seeso, Laff Tracks for TruTV as well as being a panelist for Refinery 29/Facebook Watch's After After Party and MTV News. And while transitioning to the headliner that she is today she regularly features for Hannibal Buress and has opened for Dave Chappelle, Maria Bamford & Russell Peters. She also combines her dream of comedy and activism by touring with Daily Show creator Lizz Winstead's Lady Parts Justice League. Her comedy special Love Joy on Peacock has been nominated for the Critic's Choice Award Best Comedy Special Leighann Lord is a veteran standup comedian who has appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, The View, and is a former co-host of the Emmy-nominated StarTalk with Neil de Grasse Tyson. She has performed for the troops in the Middle East and is a recipient of the AHA Humanist Arts Award. Leighann can be seen in her recent Dry Bar comedy special, I Mean Business and Showtime's Even More Funny Women of a Certain Age. She is the author of several humor books including: Dict Jokes and Real Women Do it Standing Up, available on Amazon.  Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), TBS's The Last O.G, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.    

Men In Blazers
Men in Blazers 12/29/21: Extended John Oliver Pod Special

Men In Blazers

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 50:29


In an extended, director's cut of our ninth annual John Oliver Boxing Day TV special, the "Last Week Tonight" host joins Rog and Davo to talk his beloved Liverpool, the biggest stories of the Premier League season, and Qatar 2022.

FriendsLikeUs
A Pulitzer Prize Biography On The Life Of Malcom X

FriendsLikeUs

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 104:32


Tamara Payne visits Friends Like Us, in a one-on-one with host Marina Franklin, discussing her Pulitzer Prize biography on Malcom X Co-Authored with her father Les Payne. Tamara Payne is the co-author of The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X written with her father, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Les Payne. Prior to working on the book, Tamara graduated from William Smith College, Geneva, NY. After graduating, she worked at McNeil/Lehrer News Hour on channel Thirteen for about a year. She then moved to China where she taught English for two years in Shandong Province. After returning from China, Les Payne, her father, brought her on to work on the project about the life of Malcolm X. Tamara was the principal researcher while working in commercial real estate. After Les Payne's sudden passing in 2018, Tamara made it her purpose to finish his life's work. The Dead Are Arising has won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for biography, the 71st National Book Award for nonfiction and the 52nd NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - biography. The Dead Are Arising is available wherever books are sold. Tamara's Father -Les Payne - Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, columnist and former Newsday editor responsible for national/state/foreign and health & science news at the paper for a quarter century. Payne also served as the Editor of New York Newsday. His news staffs won every major award in journalism, including six Pulitzer Prizes. The Inaugural Professor for the David Laventhol Chair, at Columbia U. Graduate School of Journalism, Payne received 4 honorary doctorate degrees, including the 2012 honor from Old Dominion University; and from his alma mater, the University of Connecticut, where he delivered the Commencement Address. Some of Payne's major investigations as a Newsday reporter included: migrant farm laborers on Long Island; involuntary sterilization of minority women; U.S. Atomic testing in Nevada; illegal immigrants; The Black Panther Party, the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Payne is also the author of the ``The Life and Death of the Symbionese Liberation Army,” the radical group that kidnapped newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst and terrorized the West Coast. As a correspondent for Newsday, Payne reported extensively from Africa, Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, and the United Nations. In the wake of the 1976 Soweto uprising, he traveled throughout South Africa and wrote an 11-part Newsday series that the Pulitzer Prize jury selected for the 1978 award in international reporting; it would have been his second Pulitzer in four years, an accomplishment unprecedented for a reporter at that time. The Review Board overturned the committee's selection and, without explanation, gave it to the jury's 4th choice, the New York Times.  As a founder, and the 4th president, of the National Association of Black Journalists, Payne worked diligently to improve media fairness and employment practices and to expand the coverage of black and Third World communities. He also co-founded the “TrotterGroup,” a national organization of newspaper writers of commentary. Payne served six years as a Ranger in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of captain. He commanded a Nike-Hercules anti-aircraft missile battery, and during an assignment in Vietnam, ran the command newspaper as an army journalist, and wrote messages and speeches for Commanding Gen. William C. Westmoreland. Born in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Payne grew up in Hartford, CT, graduating from high school, with honors, and from the University of Connecticut, with a BA degree in English. Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), TBS's The Last O.G, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.

Public Power Underground
Holiday Special!

Public Power Underground

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 93:21


It's the finale for Season 3 and our Holiday Special! We welcomed special celebrity guests Crystal Ball, Emeka Anyanwu, Russ Mantifel, and NewsData's Mark Ohrenschall to do a 2021 Energy News Countdown and 2022 prognostication. The episode is interspersed with Energy Carols! 08:06 Careful ‘cause it's time change 46:04 Silver Generators 1:08:54 Simply forming a wonderful western market 1:18:52 O Power Plan 1:24:52 Ridiculous Things [a Daryl Wayne Dasher original and fitting tribute to public power underground] The 2021 Energy News Countdown includes a discussion of each of the celebrity guests' top 5 energy news stories. Each of us had our own list with our own reasons, it's a great conversation. My top 10 is included here for your enjoyment! Spoiler alert, my list wasn't the best list! #10 WRAP Phase 3A #9 BPA Rate Decrease #8 Ted Lasso/Dolly Parton/Energy Twitter cross-over #7 The Power Grid makes John Oliver's “Last Week Tonight” #6 Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act #5 Heat Dome event #4 Texas blackout #3 European energy crisis driven by Natural gas ^$  #2 Iron Air, Long Duration Batteries #1 F150 EV Public Power Underground, for electric utility enthusiasts! Public Power Underground, it's work to watch!

FriendsLikeUs
Favorite Episode Of 2021: Against White Feminism with Rafia Zakaria

FriendsLikeUs

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 74:19


Marina talks with Rafia Zakaria about her book : Against White Feminism. Rafia Zakariais an author, attorney, and human rights activist who has just released her newest book, Against White Feminism. Zakaria was born and raised in Karachi before moving to the United States. She formerly served as a board member for Amnesty International USA. An accomplished writer, she has two previous books, The Upstairs Wife, An Intimate History of Pakistan and Veil, and is a columnist for BafflerMag and Dawn in Pakistan. Her articles have also been featured in The Guardian, CNN, The Boston Globe, The Boston Review, and The Times of India. Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), TBS's The Last O.G, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.

Arroe Collins
Jill Twiss Releases The Book Major Makes History

Arroe Collins

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 9:03


Jill Twiss has won multiple Emmys, WGA Awards and Peabody Awards for her work as a writer on HBO's acclaimed hit series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In addition, Jill is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the children's picture books Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents: A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, The Someone New and Everyone Gets a Say. Now, Jill's latest book – Major Makes History: From the Shelter to the White House -- tells the tale of President Biden's friendship with Major, the first shelter dog in the White House. Hilarious and filled with heart, Major Makes History is written in the dog's voice, and offers his perspective on adjusting to the White House and his urgent calling in life—to support and care for the president. When President Biden adopted his Major from the Delaware Humane Association in 2018, their bond was immediate. President Biden rescued Major and provided him with a loving home. What he didn't know is that Major would also rescue him too.

Arroe Collins
Jill Twiss Releases The Book Major Makes History

Arroe Collins

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 9:03


Jill Twiss has won multiple Emmys, WGA Awards and Peabody Awards for her work as a writer on HBO's acclaimed hit series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In addition, Jill is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the children's picture books Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents: A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, The Someone New and Everyone Gets a Say. Now, Jill's latest book – Major Makes History: From the Shelter to the White House -- tells the tale of President Biden's friendship with Major, the first shelter dog in the White House. Hilarious and filled with heart, Major Makes History is written in the dog's voice, and offers his perspective on adjusting to the White House and his urgent calling in life—to support and care for the president. When President Biden adopted his Major from the Delaware Humane Association in 2018, their bond was immediate. President Biden rescued Major and provided him with a loving home. What he didn't know is that Major would also rescue him too.

Arroe Collins
Jill Twiss Releases The Book Major Makes History

Arroe Collins

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 9:03


Jill Twiss has won multiple Emmys, WGA Awards and Peabody Awards for her work as a writer on HBO's acclaimed hit series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In addition, Jill is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the children's picture books Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents: A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, The Someone New and Everyone Gets a Say. Now, Jill's latest book – Major Makes History: From the Shelter to the White House -- tells the tale of President Biden's friendship with Major, the first shelter dog in the White House. Hilarious and filled with heart, Major Makes History is written in the dog's voice, and offers his perspective on adjusting to the White House and his urgent calling in life—to support and care for the president. When President Biden adopted his Major from the Delaware Humane Association in 2018, their bond was immediate. President Biden rescued Major and provided him with a loving home. What he didn't know is that Major would also rescue him too.

FriendsLikeUs
Stop The Excuses

FriendsLikeUs

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 115:34


Von Decarlo and Onika McLean visit Friends and discuss people making excuses for bad behavior, Vaccine Mandates and more with host Marina Franklin. Von Decarlo is a New York based stand up comedian with global ad campaigns, and national commercials for Disney, GNC, Match, and Carnival Cruise Lines. She performed at the Just For Laughs comedy festival for Kevin Hart's LOL Network, as well as, the Lil' Rel and Friends show, and has been a featured comedian on HBO's innovative talk show Pause with Sam Jay, Laff Mobb's Laff Tracks on Tru TV and HBO Max, CNN's talking head year end wrap up special, BuzzFeed, The Jerry O Show on FOX, Fox Soul, The Breakfast Club, and more. In addition to hosting The Power Hour and The Godfrey Complex on Sirius XM‘s Urban View, she was also the first woman, and first comedian, to host her own show on the SiriusXM NBA channel. Von Decarlo is the Executive Producer of the Patrice O'Neal documentary, Killing Is Easy, on Comedy Central, and the producer of three posthumous comedy albums Mr. P, Unreleased, and The Lost Files. Her debut comedy album, A Draggable Offense, is available on all major platforms, and can be heard on the She So Funny and Laugh Out Loud radio stations on Sirius XM. Onika McLean, born in North Carolina, and raised in East New York Brooklyn, is a single mother of two, legal professional, and a sharp comedian whose no-nonsense perspective on life, love, single motherhood, and her mid life crisis is taking the comedy arena by storm. She was the fan favorite on Bravo Television's, The Single's Project. She is the winner of the Sloshed Comedy Competition and the Rising Stars Comedy Competition in London. Onika preforms regularly at LOL and Times Square and passed at Comic Strip Live and has Dangerfield's, New York Comedy Club, New York Stand, Broadway Comedy, Village Underground, and the.   She runs a monthly show entitled Cosmic Comedy. Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), TBS's The Last O.G, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.

Modern Minorities
Dr. Ali Mattu (psychs) social anxiety

Modern Minorities

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 70:34


“The thing I learned was that fear that I had — everyone else had. And that changed everything for me.” Dr. Ali is a clinical psychologist specializing in social anxiety — probably best known for The Psych Show (YouTube), where he breaks down and explains the importance of mental health in a fun, accessible way. Dr. Ali is ALSO clinical advisor at LOOP - the only social-based mental health app designed for those who experience social anxiety and want to overcome it. Loop provides the space and support folks need to learn new skills and build up the reflexes to tackle our most anxiety-inducing moments. Both of these ventures represent Dr. Ali's mission to make mental health accessible to all — something he's super passionate about, given his own personal history with social anxiety, from growing up a mute Pakistani American in California. Dr. Ali has been seen by millions - through his YouTube videos, and having been featured on HBO, PBS, Buzzfeed, Netflix, and many more places. He's a BIG nerd about all things comics + sci-fi, and has the honor of being referenced (and not made fun of) by John Oliver on HBO's Last Week Tonight. Through fun and not-so-fun stories of growing up - that we can all relate to - you'll understand what drives Dr. Ali, and why mental health affects all of us, and needs to be talked about - and understood - more. LEARN ABOUT DR. ALI AliMattu.com The Psych Show (YouTube) Self-Evident (PBS, 2020) FOLLOW DR. ALI ON SOCIAL Instagram: @alimattu Twitter: @alimattu LEARN ABOUT LOOP Website: Loop.co Instagram: @looptogether MENTIONS PARTITION: wikipedia.org/wiki/Partition_of_India FILM: Gattaca (1997) - imdb.com/title/tt0119177 FILM: In Time (2011) - imdb.com/title/tt1637688 CHARACTER: Kamala Khan (Ms. Marvel): wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamala_Khan PERSON / BOOK: Kay Redfield Jamison (an Unquiet Mind): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kay_Redfield_Jamison

FriendsLikeUs
Wave A Magic Wand

FriendsLikeUs

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 113:34


Troy A LaRaviere and Jon Laster visit Friends Like Us to discuss public school systems- Chicago public schools, unions, anti-union propaganda, and it's beginning to a little like Christmas! Shop with BLAPP! Troy A. LaRaviere is an American school administrator, educator and current President of the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association. Prior to assuming his role as president, LaRaviere served as a Chicago Public Schools (CPS) principal. He began his teacher career at CPS in 1997. LaRaviere received both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Education from the University of Illinois. LaRaviere served in the United States Navy in the late 80's. LaRaviere advocates for Progressivism and has appeared in ads for Bernie Sanders and was a candidate for the 2019 Chicago mayoral election. Jon Laster is a New York City based comedian. He taped three season's of BET's Comic View, hosted the first and second Underground Comedy Festival held in New York City, appeared on Comedy Central. You can see John regularly at the world famous Comedy Cellar as well as check out his app! Shop Black Owned for this holiday with BLAPP! Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.

Following Films Podcast
David Kaye on Marvels The Eternals, Beast Wars, and X-Men: Evolution

Following Films Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 42:50


While the Marvel Cinematic Universe's latest outing has enough outsized star power to go around, one of its sharpest casting decisions had zilch to do with that. For the voice-only role of Arishem the Judge, the Celestial who shepherds the Eternals and sends them on the mission that opens the film, director Chloé Zhao and casting directors Sarah Finn and Anna Tenney made the eminently commendable decision to hire an actual voice actor. And, while this actor may not be as much of a household name as his fellow castmates, he's certainly a superstar in his own field. David Kaye. He's one of the few performers to have played both Optimus Prime and Megatron in some of the Transformers animated shows, while he also lent his voice to both Professor X and Apocalypse in X-Men: Evolution. He's played several more Marvel characters in the past, as well as Clank in the Ratchet & Clank games. He also serves as the announcer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/followingfilms/support

ScamWow
145: Sextortion Scam Club with Josh Gondelman

ScamWow

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2021 44:18


Josh Gondelman joins Caity to discuss the ever popular sextortion scams that are probably sitting in your junk folder as you read this. Josh is a comedian, writer, kind human, and quite possibly the perfect guest. His other credits include being a writer and producer for Desus & Mero on Showtime, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, as a staff writer. He's earned four Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards, and three WGA Awards, and has performed on Conan (TBS), Late Night With Seth Meyers (NBC) and The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS). Also get yourself an early gift and grab his hysterical book, an essay collection Nice Try: Stories of Best Intentions and Mixed Results ! RESOURCES: https://edition.cnn.com/2020/11/11/media/jeffrey-toobin-fired-new-yorker/index.html https://computing.which.co.uk/hc/en-gb/articles/360001317945-How-to-respond-to-a-sextortion-email https://securityboulevard.com/2021/02/sextortion-email-scams-avast/ https://www.netsafe.org.nz/faketortian-email-scam/ https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/17/email-sextortion-scams-on-the-rise-says-fbi.html https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/17/email-sextortion-scams-on-the-rise-says-fbi.html https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2020/04/scam-emails-demand-bitcoin-threaten-blackmail @caitybrodnick  @scamwowpodcast Scamwowpodcast.com https://www.hashtaghistory-pod.com/  DISCLAIMER: We are comedians and this is satire. C'mon Send us your scams! scamwowpodcast@gmail.com Or call: 347-509-9414 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Bachelor Zone
Week 7: "Hometowns" w/ Special Guest Ali Barthwell

The Bachelor Zone

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 67:58


In "Hometowns Week" on The Bachelorette, Brandon proves to be a terrible skater but one hell of a dater, Rodney reverts to running the apple offense, but this time around, it's just not quite Michelle's taste, Joe runs unopposed for prom king as he continues to reign over the competition, and Nayte keeps his balance on the paddle board but leaves Michelle worried he might falter in the face of an engagement. With the fantasy suites waiting just around the corner, which of the guys look like they hold the key to Michelle's heart? Emmy-winning writer/Bachelor columnist Ali Barthwell ("Last Week Tonight with John Oliver"/Vulture) returns to the program to break down the high-flying Final Four!Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=9J9V5TLKG5VFE&source=url)

FriendsLikeUs
Don't Quote Me On That

FriendsLikeUs

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 89:22


Marc Theobald and Nonye Brown-West visit Friends Like Us and discuss The Last OG, vaccine hesitancy, pharmaceutical companies, Holiday Spending and more with host Marina Franklin Marc Theobald is a stand-up, writer, and producer known for The Last O.G. (2018), Delocated (2018), and the 2019 ESPY Awards. He has performed in a number of New York's hot spots, including the "New York Comedy Club", "Catch a Rising Star", "Stand-Up New York", and "Uptown Comedy Club", He also has been featured on "Comic View" and "The Chappelle Show". True to form, Theobald keeps the crowd in stitches with his sketch artist talents and physical style.  Nonye Brown-West is a New York-based Nigerian-American comedian and writer. She has been featured in the Boston Globe's Rise column as a Comic to Watch, as well as in NPR, PBS, ABC, Sway In The Morning, and the New York Comedy Festival. In 2019, Nonye made her acting debut in The Sympathy Card. Look out for her two new web series, Fairytales with Nonye and Gayby Jesus. Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.

Union City Radio
Union City Radio John Oliver on union-busting

Union City Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 2:10


The Last Week Tonight host discusses the mechanics of union busting and why the companies who do it face so few consequences. Click here to watch the full segment. Today's labor quote: John Oliver. Today's labor history: Boston Stores workers' Christmas strike. @wpfwdc #1u #unions #LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @iamjohnoliver @LastWeekTonight @TheDailyShow Proud founding member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network.

Funny In Failure
#146: Lindsey Broad - Resilience and Brilliance

Funny In Failure

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 97:57


Lindsey Broad is an actor who you might recognize from her many roles such as 21 Jump Street, The Office, Benders, Hello Ladies, American Crime Story, In the Dark, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Don Jon, Till Death, Get Him to the Greek, Baked in Brooklyn and more! We chat about The New York Diaper Derby championship, confidence, being true to yourself, happiness, age and ageism, transformation and growth, success, Silicon Valley & The Office, Déjà vu and social media. Check Lindsey out on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindseybroad/ ---------------------------------------------- Follow @Funny in Failure on Instagram and Facebook https://www.instagram.com/funnyinfailure/ https://www.facebook.com/funnyinfailure/ and @Michael_Kahan on Insta & Twitter to keep up to date with the latest info. https://www.instagram.com/michael_kahan/ https://twitter.com/Michael_Kahan

Asian, Not Asian
Staten Island Asians (w/ Mark Kramer)

Asian, Not Asian

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 57:39


This week, TV writer for Last Week Tonight w/ John Oliver, Mark Kramer joined the boys to talk growing up Asian in Staten Island, quitting KPMG to purse comedy, and Sesame Street's new Asian muppet!It's all right here on Asian Not Asian! F O L L O W https://www.instagram.com/asiannotasianpod https://www.instagram.com/thefumiabe https://www.instagram.com/nicepantsbro W A T C H https://www.youtube.com/asiannotasianpodcast U P C O M I N G E V E N T S ! HACK CITY COMEDY 12/16 7:30pm @ Union Hall Brooklynhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/hack-city-comedy-with-fumi-abe-and-mic-nguyen-tickets-207985418987?aff=erelexpmlt M E R C H- WE ARE SELLING ANA MERCH NOW https://www.asiannotasianpod.com/merch --- P A R T N E R S - Helix Sleep Mattress: $125 off ALL mattress orders for ANALs at helixsleep.com/asian - Hawthorne.co is offering 10% off of your first purchase! Visit hawthorne.co and use PROMO CODE “NOTASIAN” - TUSHY Bidets: Go to hellotushy.com/ANA for 10% off!- THE SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE: www.joinallofus.org/asiannotasian- HBO MAX: http://hbom.ax/ana2- BETTER HELP: Get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at BetterHelp.com/asian- EXPRESS VPN: 3 Months free at expressvpn.com/asian- FUNDRISE: Fundrise.com/asian- SANZO: DrinkSanzo.com and use promo code “ASIANNOTASIAN”- TruBill: Truebill.com/Asian- Quip: GetQuip.com/Asian- Athletic Greens: Athleticgreens.com/asiannotasian - Shopify: Shopify.com/asian See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Net Assessment
America and the Arctic: A Song of Fire and Ice

Net Assessment

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 56:26


Chris, Zack, and Melanie get together to talk about ongoing developments in the Arctic. Climate change is causing flooding and environmental damage, but it is also providing new opportunities for navigation, mining, fishing, tourism, and defense. How can America's national security and economic interests best be protected in the face of increasing Russian and Chinese activity there? How should we prioritize the region when we have other critical threats to address? Have we and our partners that border the Arctic missed chances for influence there that we cannot recover? Is it possible for the United States to strengthen its position there without appearing to encourage an arms race? Chris wishes we could consider the merits of arguments instead of personally attacking those making them, Zack condemns the Chinese government's treatment of Olympian Peng Shuai, and Melanie looks at the hypocrisy of governors who claim to support free markets but want to prohibit businesses from imposing vaccine mandates. Links: Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend, Partners, Competitors, or a Little of Both?: Russia and China in the Arctic, Center for a New American Security, March 2021, https://www.cnas.org/publications/reports/partners-competitors-or-a-little-of-both. Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Lawson W. Brigham, and Nick Lokker, Navigating Relations with Russia in the Arctic: A Roadmap for Stability, Center for a New American Security, Nov. 18, 2021, https://www.cnas.org/publications/reports/navigating-relations-with-russia-in-the-arctic. Berkeley Lovelace, Jr., “Pfizer says its Covid pill with HIV drug cuts the risk of hospitalization or death by 89%,” CNBC, Nov. 5, 2021, https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/05/pfizer-says-its-covid-pill-with-hiv-drug-cuts-the-risk-of-hospitalization-or-death-by-89percent.html. David Auerswald, “A U.S. Security Strategy for the Arctic,” War on the Rocks, May 27, 2021, https://warontherocks.com/2021/05/a-u-s-security-strategy-for-the-arctic/. Frank Jordans, “Vaccine maker BioNTech to use mRNA tech to target malaria,” Associated Press, July 26, 2021, https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/vaccine-maker-biontech-mrna-tech-target-malaria-79064005. Future Foreign Policy Series: Reinvigorating US diplomacy, New American Engagement Initiative, Nov. 29, 2021, https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/event/future-foreign-policy-series-reinvigorating-us-diplomacy/. NAEI Annual Student Competition, https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/programs/scowcroft-center-for-strategy-and-security/new-american-engagement-initiative/naei-annual-student-competition/. Rebecca Hersman and Eric Brewer, Deep Dive Debrief: Strategic Stability and Competition in the Arctic, Jan. 6, 2021, https://www.csis.org/analysis/deep-dive-debrief-strategic-stability-and-competition-arctic. Steve Contorno, “Florida Special Session begins as DeSantis Continues Battle against Vaccine Mandates,” CNN, Nov. 15, 2021, https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/15/politics/desantis-florida-legislature-vaccine-mandates/index.html. "Taiwan," Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Oct. 25, 2021, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y18-07g39g. Will Quinn, Tweet thread, Nov. 11, 2021, https://twitter.com/wc_quinn/status/1458891500344029189?t=l7ugkXe7tuA75d7XbjYd5Q&s=15. "WTA says Peng Shuai's call with Olympic officials does not alleviate concerns about her well-being," ESPN, Nov. 22, 2021, https://www.espn.com/tennis/story/_/id/32688106/wta-says-peng-shuai-call-olympic-officials-not-enough. Zahra Ullah and Fred Pleitgen, “As the US and Russia Spar Over the Arctic, Putin Creates New Facts on the Ground,” CNN, May 21, 2021, https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/21/europe/russia-arctic-military-intl-cmd/index.html.

FriendsLikeUs
Democrats Message In A Bottle

FriendsLikeUs

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 86:59


Christina Greer, Abbi Crutchfield, and Zainab Johnson visit Friends and discuss democrats message issue, New York's new Mayor and more with host Marina Franklin Abbi Crutchfield is the host of Up Early Tonight on Hulu and co-host of the podcast “Flameout” on Spotify. She's been on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee on TBS, Broad City on Comedy Central, and she hosted You Can Do Better on TruTV. Her jokes on Twitter are consistently featured on best-of lists by publications such as Paste Magazine and The Huffington Post, who named her one of the 18 comedians you must follow on Twitter. She has trained at the renowned Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre, taught at the People's Improv Theater, and she tours nationally with her stand-up. Christina M. Greer, PhD is an Associate Professor of Political Science and American Studies at Fordham University (Lincoln Center Campus). She was the 2018 Fellow for the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University Silver School of Social Work, and co-host of the "What's in it for Us" podcast. Her primary research and teaching interests are racial and ethnic politics, American urban centers, presidential politics, and campaigns and elections. Her additional research interests also include transportation, mayors and public policy in urban centers. Her previous work has compared criminal activity and political responses in Boston and Baltimore as well as Baltimore and St. Louis. Prof. Greer's book Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream (Oxford University Press, 2013 ) investigates the increasingly ethnically diverse black populations in the US from Africa and the Caribbean and was the recipient of the WEB du Bois Best Book Award in 2014 given by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists. Professor Greer is currently working on a manuscript detailing the political contributions of Barbara Jordan, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Stacey Abrams. She recently co-edited Black Politics in Transition, which explores gentrification, suburbanization, and immigration of Blacks in America. She is a member of the board of The Tenement Museum in NYC, the Center for Community Change, and serves on the Advisory Board at Tufts University.  She is also an ardent supporter of FIERCE in NYC and Project South in Atlanta, GA, and a former board member of BAJI (Black Alliance for Just Immigration), the Riders Alliance of New York, and the Human Services Council.She is a frequent political commentator on several media outlets, primarily MSNBC, WNYC, and NY1, and is often quoted in media outlets such as the NYTimes, Wall Street Journal, and the AP. She is the co-host of the New York centered podcast FAQ-NYC and co-host of the Black centered podcast What's In It For Us podcast, is the politics editor at thegrio.com, is the producer and host of The Aftermath and The Contender on Ozy.com as well as their editor-at-large, is a frequent author and narrator for the TedEd educational series, and also writes a weekly column for The Amsterdam News, one of the oldest black newspapers in the U.S.Greer received her B. A. from Tufts University and her M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University.  Zainab Johnson, a stand-up comedian, actress, and writer is quickly being propelled as one of the most unique and engaging performers on stage and screen. In 2019, Zainab was named one of Variety's Top 10 Comics To Watch. Recently, she was one of the hosts for Netflix's new show "100 Humans". You can also catch her as Aleesha on the new comedy series "Upload" on Amazon Prime. Zainab made her first late night stand up appearance on NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers, and has also had appearances on HBO's All Def Comedy (2017), NBC's Last Comic Standing (2014), Arsenio (2014), BET's Comic View (2014), AXSTV's Gotham Comedy Live! She also just recently starred in a new web series titled Avant-Guardians. Zainab is a regular at the Improv Comedy Club in LA and the Comedy Cellar in NY, and has performed in the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival as one of the 2014 New Faces of Comedy and returned numerous times since. Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.

Talking Taiwan
Ep 158 | Esther Chen Tries her Fortune at Standup Comedy in Taiwan and the U.S.

Talking Taiwan

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 68:28


A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin:   Esther Chen is a Taiwanese American actress and comedian. We spoke about how she got into doing standup comedy, worked with Jerry Seinfeld, and ended up back in Taiwan during the pandemic. Esther shared how she's had to adjust her standup comedy material to suit the different tastes of audiences in Taiwan, other parts of Asia, and the U.S.   While in Taiwan Esther started doing standup comedy more regularly and got recognized by fans. She also talked about the very Taiwanese experiences of going to see a fortune teller for advice about her career in acting and comedy, and the criticism that she and her family have received from Taiwanese discussion forums in response to her comedy.   **A quick note to listeners about the audio quality of this episode. There were some issues with the first 8-9 minutes of this interview. We tried our best to improve them so please bear with us and know that the issues resolve at around the 10 minute mark.**   Here's a little preview of what we talked about in this podcast episode: How she got interested in doing standup comedy What it was like for her to work with Jerry Seinfeld How she comes up with material for her standup comedy Why she moved back to Taiwan during the pandemic and what she did while she was there Her Chinese Mandarin language podcast 好戲開場: It's Showtime! How humor in English is different than humor in Mandarin Chinese How she had to adjust her standup comedy for audiences in Taiwan vs. New York How her jokes about China were received outside of Taiwan i.e. Malaysia How she hears Taiwan-related news from Ken and Kylie, the hosts of the 百靈果New Podcast  How she hears Taiwan-related news from Ken and Kylie, the hosts of the 百靈果New Podcast (aka, K.K. Show) The segment that John Oliver did on his HBO show, Last Week Tonight about Taiwan Enes Kanter's tweet boycotting the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and the Freedom Shoes with the words “No Beijing 2022” “Move the Games” “No Rights No Games” on them How moving back to Taiwan during the pandemic pushed Esther to try new things with her standup comedy How working in Taiwan compares with working in New York or the U.S. When she's going to be performing standup in New York How she handles stress and anxiety The criticism Esther and her family has received from Taiwanese discussion forums in response to her comedy How her parents have reacted to her work as an actress and comedian What happened when Esther went to see a fortune teller and asked if she should continue with a career in acting and comedy What advice Esther has for anyone thinking of doing standup comedy The standup comedy bit that Esther did about the Atlanta Spa Shootings     Related Links: To view all related links for this article, click link below: https://talkingtaiwan.com/esther-chen-tries-her-fortune-at-standup-comedy-in-taiwan-and-the-u-s-ep-158/

FriendsLikeUs
Black Trans Lives Matter

FriendsLikeUs

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 115:58


B-Phlat and Violet Gray visit Friends Like Us and talk DIY, roleplaying games, and how Black Trans Lives Matter with host Marina Franklin. B-phlat is a comedian with incredible credits like Showtime at the Apollo, Four seasons of BET's Comicview, a writer for ESPN Magazine, hosting several celebrity events such as the Russell Simmon's Phat Farm Fashion Show & Def Comedy Jam in Negril, Jamaica, FUBU International Okwaku Festival in Amsterdam and most recently corporate sponsorship by Donyell Marshall's Triple D Productions. Violet Gray is a stand-up comic, podcaster, and proud Dungeons & Dragons player based in Baltimore, MD. She has won the Pearl Next Superstar Comedian contest and was featured on Night Train w/ Wyatt Cenac. Her comedy is best characterized as observations about everything from race, gender and politics, to sci-fi, fantasy, and tabletop roleplaying games.  Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf

Faithful Politics
"MAGA Sine Laude" - w/Tristan Snell, Fmr. Assistant AG for New York

Faithful Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 66:31


Many have wondered if President Trump could ever be held accountable for his actions either while president or even before he held the highest office in America. It's no secret that Donald Trump is notoriously known as Teflon-Don for his savviness to evade civil or criminal liability for the many things he's been accused of, but this week we speak with a person who knows a thing or two about prosecuting Trump and his organization. Tristan Snell is the former Assistant Attorney General for New York, and successfully prosecuted Trump University which lead  to a $25 million settlement; the largest settlement against the Trump family.  They talk about the similarities between this case and the existing civil and criminal cases brought forth by New York AG, Letitia James, as well as the status of the January 6th commission investigation and how that might play out. Article referenced in the show:Unpacking the Civil Case That May Destroy the Trump Organization: https://www.smerconish.com/exclusive-content/unpacking-the-civil-case-that-may-destroy-the-trump-organizationProsecution of Trump University: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2021/07/03/trump-weisselberg-indictment-documents/New Jan. 6th Subpoenas: https://www.npr.org/2021/11/08/1053632748/jan-6-committee-subpoenas-trump-officials-michael-flynnNew York Prosecutions: https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/trump-still-faces-a-reckoning-in-new-yorkGuest Bio:Tristan's work includes successes in some of the most high-profile legal matters of the century – including the prosecution of Trump University (leading to a $25 million settlement), the Broadcom v. Qualcomm patent litigation (the largest in US history at the time, with a $1.2 billion victory for Broadcom), and landmark deals with Chase, Wells Fargo, and Walmart, among others.He has also started three businesses and served as a startup Product Manager, General Counsel, COO, and CEO, and he has represented dozens of startups and small to medium sized businesses, as well as early-stage venture funds, giving him a deep understanding of the special challenges facing high-growth businesses.Tristan graduated from Princeton University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, then received his law degree from the University of Virginia, where he was an editor of the Virginia Law Review.  He later worked in the renowned intellectual property, appellate, and venture practices at WilmerHale, where he also worked on the Boumediene v. Bush team that won the first habeas writs for detainees at Guantanamo Bay.  He served as a law clerk to the Hon. Eric N. Vitaliano, U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York, and as Assistant Attorney General for the State of New York as a civil prosecutor and investigator in consumer protection.Tristan has appeared as a commentator on CNN and Cheddar, and as a contributing writer for CNN and the Washington Post.  His work as a lawyer and founder has been featured in a wide array of media outlets, from the New Yorker to the Atlantic to Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tristansnell/Law firm: https://www.mainstreet.lawTwitter: @TristanSnellSupport the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/faithpolitics)

The Chip Franklin Show
November 8, 2021: Chip Franklin - John Oliver on PGE

The Chip Franklin Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 13:55


The latest episode of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" doesn't pull any punches on the role of Pacific Gas & Electric in 2018's deadly Camp Fire in Butte County. The extended segment on power grids discusses everything from Nikola Tesla to the potential of wind power to the logistical nightmare of extending power lines across the country, but perhaps the most damning criticism of our power system is aimed at the California energy provider. Oliver asserts that one of the biggest issues with our current power grid is the old age of existing infrastructure. He states that most power lines were built in the 1950s and 60s and have a 50-year life expectancy. Combined with climate change causing more extreme weather events, these aging lines pose a dire threat, Oliver says. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Krisha & Frank Show
Frank & Friends Show 0007

Krisha & Frank Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 30:19


Frank thinks Kathryn looks well-rested after a night in a hotel. Kathryn and her husband went to a hotel when a swarm of bees or yellow jackets got into their HVAC unit. Frank would consider being a beekeeper if he had time. Frank has been busy with three TV shows: East Tennessee PBS Scholars' Bowl; Up Close; and Living East Tennessee. Frank recently recorded interviews with singer Logan Murrell and sports broadcaster Dr. Jerry Punch. Frank guest hosted several episodes of Living East Tennessee on WATE-TV. The opening of their Halloween episode was used in a segment on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on October 31. Frank heard from several old friends who were surprised to see him on HBO. On Halloween, one of the families in Frank's neighborhood went trick or treating as nocturnal animals. The kids were dressed as a sugar glider and a bat. The mom was a fox. Kathryn's brother and family dressed as Jurassic Park characters. Frank's grandson Artie dressed as Voldemort and wanted an authentic-looking wand. This episode is sponsored by Steve's Tree Service. They have excellent ratings on Facebook, Google, Yelp, and neighborhood apps. Steve's Tree Service serves Knox, Sevier, Blount, Anderson, Loudon, and Jefferson Counties. Call 865-257-6214. Find us online https://www.FrankAndFriendsShow.com/  Please subscribe to our YouTube channel at https://YouTube.com/FrankAndFriendsShow  and hit the bell for notifications. Find the audio of the show on major podcast apps including Apple, Spotify, iHeart, and now Facebook. Find us on social media:  https://www.facebook.com/FrankAndFriendsShow  https://www.instagram.com/FrankAndFriendsShow  https://www.twitter.com/FrankNFriendsSh  Thanks!

Taiwan Talk
Taiwan in the International Perspective

Taiwan Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 13:51


Brian Hioe is a founding member of New Bloom Magazine, and a regular correspondent for news agencies including Taiwan Plus and ICRT. ICRT's Trevor Tortomasi speaks to Brian about his recent contribution to an extensive feature story on Taiwan by HBO's "Last Week Tonight", hosted by John Oliver, which is some of the most mainstream coverage of Taiwan by the U.S. in recent years. You can find more from Brian on New Bloom: https://newbloommag.net/ And you can follow Brian on social media: https://twitter.com/brianhioe Thanks for listening!

Pop Break TV
TV Break: November 2021 - HBO's Succession & Insecure; Netflix's Colin in Black & White & The Great British Baking Show; & The Dave Chappelle Hate Speech Controversy

Pop Break TV

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 85:44


Welcome to TV Break, where Pop Break's Podcasts Editor Alex Marcus is joined by editor-in-chief Bill Bodkin, and TV Columnist Josh Sarnecky to talk about the happenings in television. Here's the format of the show: The Best Thing I Saw on TV Last Month – Alex, Bill, and Josh talk about a show/episode/event they liked from the last month including HBO's Succession & Insecure; Netflix's The Great British Baking Show; and the classic anime series Cowboy Bebop. News Break – Alex, Bill, and Josh discuss the latest in the Dave Chappelle controversy at Netflix, including a round up of how the Netflix CEO spent much of the last month defending Chappelle's anti-trans hate speech and allegedly firing and harassing the LGBT employees who stood up to him and organized a walk out on October 20th. Streaming Wars – Alex, Bill, and Josh pick a streamer they think “won the month” based on new shows airing/upcoming shows announced etc. This month, Bill & Josh gave the honor to Disney Plus in anticipation of the streamers Disney Plus Day on November 12th, along with the recently dropped Book of Boba Fet trailer. Meanwhile, Alex threw his lot in with the Fremen as he selected HBOMAX as the winner thanks to the huge debut of Dune and the return of Succession, Insecure, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Last Week Tonight. Series Spotlight – Alex, Bill, and Josh watched Netflix's Colin in Black & White, a new half hour docuseries from acclaimed director Ava DuVernay (The 13th; When They See Us) charting the life of former NFL Quarterback and current Civil Rights Activist Colin Kaepernick as he grew up (played as a teen by Jaden Michael) in suburban Wisconsin raised by his white adopted parents, played by Weeds' Mary Louise Parker & Parks & Rec's Nick Offerman. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/popbreaktv/message

The Viall Files
E338 Bachelorette Recap With Ali Barthwell

The Viall Files

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 104:21


We're breaking down all the Bachelorette drama with Ali Barthwell, comedian and staff writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Vulture! On this episode we dive into how Michelle feels like a Bachelorette really in control of the situation, a Top Gun date that ends in a wet disaster, and the liars of the Slam Poetry date. We also talk about who the next villain will be after the rose ceremony, the low bar of standards when dating straight men, the explosive toxicity, and issuing an official apology to Rodney regarding the blind apple taste test.  “They think they're playing a competition of airtime versus actually winning the Bachelorette.” Please make sure to subscribe so you don't miss an episode and as always send in your relationship questions to asknick@kastmedia.com to be a part of our Monday episodes.  For merch please visit http://www.viallfiles.com today! THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS: BetterHelp: Go to http://www.betterhelp.com/ViallFiles and unload the stress. Rothy's: Head to http://www.rothys.com/VIALL to find your new favorites today! RumHaven: Discover more recipes that will help you Sip into Paradise at http://www.RumHaven.com ZocDoc: Go to http://www.Zocdoc.com/VIALL and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. Many are available as soon as today. Episode Socials:  @viallfiles @nickviall @wtflanksteak See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Making Margin
Cryptomania

Making Margin

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 23:49


Making Margin PodcastEpisode 29 - CryptomaniaMeet the voices behind this episode of Making Margin:NickNatalieJeffDrewCrypto is all the rage. Clients, friends, everyone asks about it.So what do we think?"Everything you don't understand about money combined with everything you don't understand about computers.”—HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, March 11, 2018In this episode we help you understand what crypto is and answer the questions:What are our expectations for the future of crypto?Does it have a place in portfolios?

Critical Nonsense
147! "Spooky Season" and Halloween Costumes

Critical Nonsense

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 60:04


How come we're now calling this time of year "Spooky Season"? And what makes a Halloween costume special? [29:44] This week, special guest and SYLVAIN Halloween expert Xahra Gilbert joins Joey and Jess to talk about candy corn, Cuffing Season, Fill-in-the-Blank Season, Halloween costumes, recognizability vs. the exclusive club of getting it, and facial contouring. Thankfully, they don't talk about Korn. references Slate: When Did This Time of Year Become “Spooky Season”? Last Week Tonight's And Now This: Halloween vs. Local News, 2020 Edition (Nailed it!) Reply All podcast on Adrian's Kickback Also, what in the hell is a "kickback" anyway? While we're at it, "Cuffing Season"? The Gospel According to Fabo For the Golden Girls fans among us: The Best of Stan Zbornak Pretty Woman shopping scene Corrections Department: Ocean Spray longboard guy video was indeed from last year Corrections Department: Hawai'i became a state in 1959 College Humor: Girls's Costume Warehouse David Lindsay-Abaire's Rabbit Hole and his famous Halloween House in Brooklyn

Jake's Take with Jacob Elyachar
Voice Actor David Kaye Visits! | Jake's Take with Jacob Elyachar Podcast Halloween Special #1

Jake's Take with Jacob Elyachar

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 32:20


We will highlight performers who portrayed some of the nastiest villains in pop culture during our yearly Halloween specials. I am thrilled to welcome voice actor David Kaye to the podcast. Transformers fans will recognize him as the voice of Megatron (Beast Wars: Transformers, Beast Machines: Transformers, Robot Chicken, Transformers: Armada, Transformers: Energon, and Transformers: Cybertron) and Optimus Prime, Grimlock, and Highbrow (Transformers: Animated). He also voiced some of Marvel's most sinister characters in both video games and cartoons, including Apocalypse (X-Men: Evolution), Corvus Glaive (Guardians of the Galaxy – Cartoon series & Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order), Mysterio (Disney Infinity 3.0 and Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions ), the Supreme Intelligence (The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes), and Ultron (Avengers Assemble). David also voiced some of Marvel's top heroes, including Captain America (Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2), Iron Man (Fantastic Four: Worlds' Greatest Heroes and Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects ), and Vision (Avengers Assemble).He also lent his voice to characters in countless anime series, including Dragon Ball Z, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, MegaMan NT Warrior, and Monster Rancher. In addition, he voiced Sesshomaru in three different chapters of InuYasha: The Movie. David also starred in several live-action films and TV shows such as Battlestar Galactica, Happy Gilmore, The Quest, The X-Files, and X2: X-Men United. In this special edition of The Jake's Take with Jacob Elyachar Podcast, David Kaye opened up about Beast Wars: Transformers' impact on pop culture and his role as Last Week Tonight with John Oliver's announcer.

Medspectives
PFAS - The Harmful "Forever Chemical" in Our Every Day Lives, with Dr. Jamie DeWitt, Toxicologist.

Medspectives

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 33:02


Today we're joined by one of my past professors, Dr. Jamie Dewitt, a toxicologist who has a focus on a particular group of environmental contaminants called PFAS. Consisting of more than 5,000 substances, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are found in all kinds of commercial products, including nonstick cookware, waterproof jackets, firefighting foams, food packaging, and more. However, studies have shown that PFAS is considered a "forever chemical" meaning it can take thousands of years to breakdown. This can cause it to buildup in the body, and there are studies that show that these substances are associated with reproductive harm, developmental effects, increased risk of certain cancers, and decreased immune function. Dr. DeWitt's research focuses on studying the effects of PFAS on the immune system. Dr. DeWitt also has extensive experience in increasing public awareness about PFAS. She's testified to Congress multiple times, and she even provided guidance in the creation of the PFAS episode of the John Oliver's Last Week Tonight. Dr. DeWitt truly is an expert in the field, and she talks about the fascinating history of PFAS, what it's like to testify in front of Congress as a scientist, and what we can do on an individual level to address PFAS contamination. You can find more information about PFAS and what you can do to stay safe here: https://pfas-exchange.org/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medspectives/message

Freedom of Species
Are Vegan Products Always Ethical? (Part 2)

Freedom of Species

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021


In this episode "Are Vegan Products Always Ethical? (Part 2)" Jade joins Davita And Trev to talk about different business models used for some vegan products. We discuss MLM (Multi Level Marketing) schemes: What are they? How do they work? What are some of the criticisms that have been raised? Links: Are Vegan Products Always Ethical? (Part 1): https://www.3cr.org.au/freedomofspecies/episode-202102071300/are-vegan-products-always-ethical Food Empowerment Project: https://foodispower.org/human-labor-slavery/slavery-chocolate/ Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6MwGeOm8iI Music Played: Architects ‘Animals' - https://architects.bandcamp.com/album/for-those-that-wish-to-exist Moby 'Everloving' - https://open.spotify.com/album/1xB1tmm50ZhXwrNs89u7Jx Kee'ahn 'Man On The Moon' - https://open.spotify.com/album/3HbD4RrguyiwyqVPo8ZfMY

Gadget Lab: Weekly Tech News
Facebook's Uncertain Future

Gadget Lab: Weekly Tech News

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 39:10


Facebook has once again found itself in the hot seat. Things heated up for the company after a whistleblower shared thousands of pages of Facebook internal documents with The Wall Street Journal and Congress last month. The documents reveal that the company had researched how its apps affect the people who use them—and that Facebook often chooses to put its business interests ahead of the wellbeing of its users. This week on Gadget Lab, we talk with WIRED politics writer Gilad Edelman about the overall impact of the whistleblower's revelations, whether anything will change internally at Facebook, and how plausible it is that even big, sweeping changes to the platform here in the US could fix Facebook's issues overseas.  Show Notes:  Read The Wall Street Journal's Facebook Files series. Read Gilad's story about the Facebook whistleblower. He also wrote about why Facebook is not too big to moderate. Here's Gilad's story about Section 230 (and also our episode of this show about it). And here's how you can permanently delete your Facebook account. Recommendations:  Gilad recommends listening to CDs. Mike recommends the segment from Last Week Tonight about misinformation. Lauren recommends swiping right on dates (the fruit, that is) and also Kara Swisher's Sway podcast, particularly the episodes with Monica Lewinsky and Matthew McConaughey. Gilad Edelman can be found on Twitter @GiladEdelman. Lauren Goode is @LaurenGoode. Michael Calore is @snackfight. Bling the main hotline at @GadgetLab. The show is produced by Boone Ashworth (@booneashworth). Our theme music is by Solar Keys. If you have feedback about the show, or just want to enter to win a $50 gift card, take our brief listener survey here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Magic Mics Podcast
YATA! - New World Champion, Historic Bannings, New Babies, $1.5M Silliness & Much More!

Magic Mics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 52:01


Support the show! http://patreon.com/magicmics Visit our sponsor: http://www.coolstuffinc.com/ Check out the twitch channel: http://twitch.tv/magicmics Visit our subreddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/magicmics Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/magicmicscast Like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/magicmics Co-Sponsors: http://www.cardhoarder.com/ http://www.alteredsleeves.com/ (use code MAGICMICS ) http://www.cubeks.com/ AirDate - 10/14/2021 First Pick   Banned and Restricted and Errata'd Announcement: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/october-13-2021-banned-and-restricted-announcement https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/410942703623208960/897892880440500234/unknown.png https://twitter.com/fireshoes/status/1448650021340004354 Gather the Townsfolk World Championship Roundup Yata!: https://clips.twitch.tv/GiantZanySwallowPJSugar-29OBPGro-XmENZ0m Top 4: https://twitter.com/MagicEsports/status/1446980092857499651?s=20 Ondřej Stráský Eliminated: https://twitter.com/OndrejStrasky/status/1447286788255535111 World Champion: https://twitter.com/magicesports/status/1447340937768669185?s=21 https://twitter.com/katuobusi717/status/1447693990770266118 Playing to Your Outs: https://clips.twitch.tv/ResourcefulVenomousElkHotPokket-quA9cDTI5slvCfjo Kai Congratulates Yuta: https://twitter.com/Vendilion/status/1447356831416811523 https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/410942703623208960/897161556352196718/Screenshot_2021-10-11_at_17.38.37.png   Crimson Vow Debut Day: https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/368893442362834945/897341347516801054/xhjl2vcxaws71.png   Ellie Joins WotC: https://twitter.com/ellieoftheveil/status/1447718355176153089?s=20 https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/368893442362834945/897281250593763328/unknown.png   LSV and Gaby Welcome Santi: https://twitter.com/lsv/status/1447742773549887488   HASBRO CEO Brian Goldner passes away https://twitter.com/Hasbro/status/1448035837975932938?s=20    Desperate Ravings   Will the Wise Snafu: https://twitter.com/atebbel/status/1448784926300467217 RC Committee on Stranger Things https://mtgcommander.net/index.php/2021/10/14/rc-statement-on-secret-lair-stranger-things/    Crimson Vow Product Delays: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/innistrad-crimson-vow-product-delays-affecting-north-america-2021-10-11   Heritage Auctions' High-End Sealed Booster Boxes: https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/49497/high-end-sealed-booster-boxes-will-hit-block-heritage-auctions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvLFEh7V18A   String of LGS Robberies Across Midwest: https://twitter.com/missourimtg/status/1447630177660461057?s=21 https://twitter.com/lessalex/status/1447621503638441984?s=21 https://twitter.com/MissouriMTG/status/1447642959533547526?s=20 https://twitter.com/MissouriMTG/status/1448327599755780101?s=20 https://twitter.com/MissouriMTG/status/1448658856502915072?s=20   The Risk of Buying Magic on Amazon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFl8i6tcIw4   Zan Syed Steps in It: https://twitter.com/zan_syed/status/1448441451872804869?s=21   A Look at What Fetchlands Could Have Been: https://twitter.com/mtghistory/status/1448350326822735873?s=21 Flesh & Blood, and Alpha Investments: https://youtu.be/tfiUaNCRbyM   Jason Kaus Mixes Magic and Last Week Tonight: https://twitter.com/Kaus_Jason/status/1447991169397391360?s=20   United Paizo Workers: https://twitter.com/PaizoWorkers/status/1448698340745486364?t=Dhdc8d_qQeSVBoz39Vk1wg&s=19   GIVEAWAY & THANKS https://streamlabs.com/dashboard#/subscribers

Authors on the Air Global Radio Network
Major Makes History: Jill Twiss on First Dog Major Biden on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher

Authors on the Air Global Radio Network

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 19:30


Shannon welcomes New York Times Bestselling Author Jill Twiss to discuss her new book, MAJOR MAKES HISTORY – FROM THE SHELTER TO THE WHITE HOUSE, a children's book about the journey of the famous first dog from the shelter to the limelight. Twiss has won Emmys, WGA Awards, and Peabody Awards for her work as Senior Writer on HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and her first children's book, A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo was a New York Times Bestseller. Our Lives with Shannon Fisher explores personal, political, and societal perspectives of the American experience. The show delves deeply into the worlds of writers, artists, celebrities, and community leaders and offers listeners food for thought about the world in which they live. Follow Shannon on Twitter: @MsShannonFisher. Copyrighted podcast solely owned by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network, LLC.

American Birding Podcast
05-39: This Month in Birding - September 2021

American Birding Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 52:02


It's the last episode of September 2021, and to add to this fall birding bounty comes a super panel featuring Birds Canada's Jody Allair, the Finch Research Network's Ryan Mandelbaum, and Jordan Rutter of the American Birding Conservancy. We're excited to chat about this winter's finch forecast, cutthroat birding, and some analysis of the Covid pandemic pause on birds in urban areas. Links to topics discussed this month: Last Week Tonight satirizes the Duck Stamp Contest (language warning) Birding is a Cutthroat Test of Skill, Strategy, and Endurance The 2021-22 Winter Finch Forecast is out! Birders on their (Expensive) Habit Lockdowns are for the birds Peru adds Marvelous Spatuletail to 100 soles denomination Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Google Podcasts, and please leave a rating or a review if you are so inclined! We appreciate it!

TV Tan Podcast
TV Tan 0381: Ridin' the Knob

TV Tan Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 44:19


Bill Frost (SLUGMag.com & X96 Radio From Hell) and Tommy Milagro (SlamWrestling.net) talk Breaking Emmys News, Fall TV premieres (Big Leap, NCIS: Hawaii, Ordinary Joe, The Wonder Years -- a meh lot), the glorious returns of Doom Patrol and Creepshow, Foundation, Goliath, BMF, Tony Awards, the Dick (Wolf) Domination, Movie Korner: Nightbooks and Circle of Iron, and What to Watch Harder (City on a Hill, Archer, What We Do in the Shadows, What If ...?, and The Other Two). Drinking: Sir-Veza Mexican Lager from OFFICIAL TV Tan sponsor Bohemian Brewery.* Yell at us: @TVTanPodcast Twitter, Facebook, Gmail.* Rate us: Spotify, Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, YouTube, Amazon Podcasts, Audible, etc.

Financially Naked
RIP Medical Debt

Financially Naked

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 28:14


On this episode of Financially Naked: Stories from The Financial Gym, our host is Brianna Phillips, a Brooklyn-based Financial Trainer, and she is joined by Allison Sesso, Executive Director of RIP Medical Debt. They are going to talk about medical debt and what to look out for, helpful hints in handling it and the amazing work they do.   RIP Medical Debt is an organization that takes donation dollars and uses them to buy medical debt and provide relief for as many people as they can. Allison explains a little more about their process, some misconceptions on medical debt, and strategies for dealing with it.   Mentioned in the Episode Emergency Medical Services: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) RIP Medical Debt on HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Connect with RIP Medical Debt Website: https://ripmedicaldebt.org/ Twitter: @RIPMedicalDebt Instagram: @ripmedicaldebt   Meet The Trainer Brianna Phillips - NYC

You Can't Laugh At That
Ep. 73 - Immigrants Ft. Brian Parise

You Can't Laugh At That

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 76:11


NYC Comedian Brian Parise (JFL, Last Week Tonight, Patriot Act) proves you CAN laugh at immigrants by layering his bit with jokes about his Italian immigrant father, parodying absurd perceptions of immigrants, and discovering the true meaning behind a classic American folk song. We also talk about: -Moving to New York with 6 years of comedy experience and a JFL credit. -Brian's decision to release his album on Election Day 2020. -Brian's bit about his Italian dad. -Doing the bit in liberal and conservative rooms. -When a joke distracts from a bit. -Dads sleeping during movies. -Getting touchy about Italian pride. -Gheramy's theory as to why Italian immigrants are more widely accepted than Mexican immigrants. -Humanizing instead of painting immigrants with broad strokes. -Brian's bit about the meaning behind a classic American folk song. -When an audience member falls asleep and has night terrors during your album recording. -Finding the balance of framing a bit around making a point and hitting punchlines. -Being honest vs. telling the truth onstage. -Forcing jokes just to be edgy. And more! Learn more about Brian at brianparise.com Follow Brian on Instagram & Twitter: @parisecomedy Get Brian's album: https://amzn.to/3A6UCkH Support our podcast and gain access to hours of bonus footage, including 10 extra minutes from this episode at patreon.com/youcantlaughpod Follow us on Twitter @Youcantlaughpod Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/youcantlaughatthat Follow David on Twitter & Instagram: @thedavidhorning Follow Gheramy on Twitter: @demerygheramy Follow Gheramy on Instagram: @gheramy_demery Brought to you by Water Cooler Comedy - watercoolercomedy.org Produced by Golden Ox Studio - goldenoxstudio.com Music: Producedbyzip Support this podcast

Things Are Going Great For Me with J. Claude Deering
Episode 13 - Writer & Comedian Kevin Avery (Last Week Tonight) / Writer & Comedian Hanna Dickinson (Comedy Central)

Things Are Going Great For Me with J. Claude Deering

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 141:12


J. Claude Deering (Twitter/Instagram) spoke with comedian and Emmy winning television writer, Kevin Avery (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver). Kevin served as head writer for the TV series, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Kevin and Kamau also had a popular podcast on Earwolf, called Denzel Washington Is The Greatest Actor Of All Time Period. Kevin currently writes for the FOX animated series, The Great North. He chats day jobs, stand up, being part of the Emmy winning team at Last Week Tonight, and running a writers room. Followed by a second interview with comedian Hanna Dickinson (Get Money/Comedy Central). Hanna is a comedian and a breakout star of Comedy Central's Inaugural Creators Program. Where she was creating sketch videos, doing stand up spots, and hosting The Comedy Central Roast red carpets. Comedy Central also produced her Snapchat series, Get Money, a satire of a gig economy worker. Hanna's debut half hour comedy special is on Epix's Unexpected Sets series. Hanna chats about her stand up, strict parents, sobriety, and being on the team at Comedy Central. Also, Winston Carter (Twitter/Instagram) and Claude chat the 20th anniversary of September 11th. If you like any of what you hear today, do us a BIG kindness - subscribe to the show. Leave us a nice comment. Tell your aunt about us! Give us those five stars wherever you're getting your podcasts from today. And subscribe to our Patreon for all our extras! We've got NEW episodes premiering every Thursday! Featuring interviews with Sarah Levy, Jim O'Heir, Corbin Reid, Joe Tippett, Alyshia Ochse, Pej Vahdat, Joan Ford, Madison Shepard, and Shelly Bhalla. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thingsaregoinggreatforme/support

The Viall Files
E315 Bachelor In Paradise Recap With Ali Barthwell

The Viall Files

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 97:06


We're breaking down all the BIP drama with Ali Barthwell, comedian, staff writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Vulture! Ali brings the hottest of takes and has a lot to say...per usual. “Here it is like the tinder is walking amongst you …” Please make sure to subscribe so you don't miss an episode and as always send in your relationship questions to asknick@kastmedia.com to be a part of our Monday episodes.  For merch please visit www.viallfiles.com today! THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS: ShipStation- http://www.shipstation.com enter code VIALL to get aa 60 day free trial  Obe Fitness- http://www.obefitness.com use code VIALL for a FREE one-month trial.  Rothys- http://www.rothys.com/VIALL to find your new warm weather favorites today Wondery - Even The Rich: Mariah Carey: Listen to Even the Rich on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or you can listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app. Episode Socials:  @viallfiles @nickviall @wtflanksteak See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Story Worthy
Adopting A Dog with Comic/Writer Josh Gondelman

Story Worthy

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 68:10


Comic Josh Gondelman, (Make My Day Podcast, Author of Nice Try: Stories of Best Intentions & Mixed Results, Writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Desus & Mero) decided to adopt a dog with his wife, but there were none available in the NYC shelters. So Josh trusted a guy on Twitter, who turned out not to be who he said was. Watch Story Smash the Storytelling Game Show on YouTube anytime! https://bit.ly/39OoTdw With your host Christine Blackburn and comedian Blaine Capatch, writer Danny Zuker and many more talented people like Wayne Federman, MaryLynn Rajskub, Melissa Peterman, Ed Crasnick, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Greg Proops! Four comedians spin the Story Worthy Wheel of Truth and tell a true 1 or 2 minute story on the topic they land. The "expert judges" comment and everyone laughs their ass off. Story Smash sold-out consistently at the Hollywood Improv for 3 years and is back! Come! It's a blast! Check out the Story Smash website here- https://www.storysmashshow.com The Story Worthy Hour & 1/2 Of Power is now once a month on the third Sunday at 7:00pm PST, at Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank California! More info on the website- https://www.storyworthypodcast.com Please follow for free, rate, and review Story Worthy on Apple Podcasts here- http://apple.co/1MceZ2Q It really helps. Follow Christine and Story Worthy on Social Media- Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/storyworthy/ Twitter-https://twitter.com/StoryWorthy Facebook- https://facebook.com/StoryWorthy/ and at ChristineBlackburn.com. Thanks guys! Christine

Back Issue
That Time The Clownery Came Back To Bite

Back Issue

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 51:41


Reality TV dating shows are a subgenre of “reality” that seem to get weirder by the year. Josh and Tracy have watched their fair share of trash reality TV but could never get into nor get the appeal of the most popular reality dating hell show franchise of all: The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Why do shows like this exist and what keeps people coming back for 25 seasons straight? We'll hear from Ali Barthwell, a writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Vulture Magazine's Bachelor recap columnist, as she breaks it all down for us, and maybe convinces our hosts to join the Bachelor Nation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Healthcare Entrepreneur Academy Podcast
Bonus - Champions of Charity: Allison Sesso: Eradicating Medical Debt

Healthcare Entrepreneur Academy Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 41:00


OVERVIEW: Jason A. Duprat, Entrepreneur, Healthcare Practitioner, and Host of the Healthcare Entrepreneur Academy podcast chats with Allison Sesso, Executive Director of RIP Medical Debt. She talks about the issue of medical debt, how RIP Medical Debt was established, and what model it operates on. She also offers advice to people who want to donate to a nonprofit or are looking to start one. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: Allison is a born and bred New Yorker with a background in political science and public administration. She worked with 200 nonprofits during her tenure at the Human Services Council of New York. She joined RIP Medical Debt in January 2020—just before the pandemic started. People don't have enough money to pay their medical bills, but the healthcare industry expects them to pay these bills out of their pocket. We tend to spend a lot on healthcare but not on the social determinants of health. Craig Antico and Jerry Ashton leveraged their expertise in debt collection and started RIP Medical Debt in 2014. The company has a “debt engine” that pairs donor dollars to the available debt.  A key donation came from MacKenzie Scott, one of the richest women in the world, who generously donated $50 million.   One in five Americans has medical debt. The total amount of medical debt is around $1 trillion and it's the top cause of bankruptcy. Allison talks about how COVID affected the healthcare system and medical debt. She also shares her thoughts on the Affordable Care Act. About 70% of hospitals do not sell their debt at the risk of getting a bad reputation. 501(c)(3) organizations do not pay taxes and there are strict rules that must be followed. A few of these include you must have a board of directors to oversee operations. You cannot support for-profit entities and you must remain nonpartisan. Allison shares the difficulties of fundraising and what people should do when trying to raise money. John Oliver, host of the Last Week Tonight show on HBO did an episode on medical debt and mentioned RIP Medical Debt. The day after, their website crashed and donations skyrocketed.  You can't be shy about asking for money. Articulate the vision and how the money will be used. If you're excited about the mission, people will get behind your charity.  Allison warns people against starting a charity on their own. There are nonprofit associations—within each state and at a national scale—that can help. 3 KEY POINTS: RIP Medical Debt is a charitable mission-driven organization that uses donations to buy portfolios of bad debt from hospitals. It's abolished $4.9 billion of debt to date. Be aware of nonprofits with unusually low overhead rates, and take note of who's donated to the charity you're interested in. If you want to start a 501(c)(3), make sure your idea is new. Know what you're getting into and prepare yourself for the work that needs to be done.   TWEETABLE QUOTES: “Starting a nonprofit is very labor-intensive and it takes time.” - Allison Sesso “Keep being motivated by how you're going to change the world.” - Allison Sesso RESOURCES: RIP Medical Debt website: https://ripmedicaldebt.org/ RIP Medical Debt on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RIPMedicalDebt/ RIP Medical Debt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RIPMedicalDebt RIP Medical Debt on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ripmedicaldebt End Medical Debt book by Jerry Ashton and Craig Antico: https://www.amazon.com/End-Medical-Debt-Unpayable-Healthcare/dp/0989224120 National Council of Nonprofits website: https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/ Do you enjoy our podcast? Leave a rating and review: https://lovethepodcast.com/hea Want to be notified of new episodes: Subscribe and follow: https://followthepodcast.com/hea   #HealthcareEntrepreneurAcademy #healthcare #entrepreneur #entrepreneurship #podcast #medicaldebt #nonprofit #fundraising #charity  

Here To Make Friends - A Bachelor Recap Show
‘Paradise' S7 Week 1 with Ali Barthwell

Here To Make Friends - A Bachelor Recap Show

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 108:38


Welcome to Paradise! We are vaxed and ready to watch some waxed people have a long-awaited hot Bach summer.  From our couches, with air conditioning. And chilled rosé.  Paradise 2021 kicked off Monday night, bringing fan faves like Serena P, Ivan, Abigail, and Brendan to the beach. Also Queen Victoria and Karl. Here to help us get settled on the beaches of Sayulita is friend of the pod, Vulture recapper, and Last Week Tonight writer Ali Barthwell! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Drew and Mike Show
Drew And Mike – June 8, 2021

Drew and Mike Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 176:54


The Church of Kwame, Emily Ratajkowski's baby prop, TJ Hockenson's mushroom, Bill Gates loves ladies & NDAs, "The Bachelorette sans Harrison" returns, and Maz checks in about the Class Maztion Lawsuit.The Detroit Tigers can finally cram all the fans they want into Comerica Park.Kwame Kilpatrick breaks his post prison silence. He reveals to Deadline Detroit that he's getting married and is now a man of the cloth. Check out ML Soul of Detroit for more info.Meghan Markle's new book is terrible and NOT a best-seller. Kate Middleton's book is way better and successful. Thomas Markle has broken his postpartum silence.Bachelor Nation: Drew is crushed that Chris Harrison is BLOWN OUT for good. He'll be collecting about $25 million. Colton Underwood has his back. We check out the tearful preview for this season.Kid Rock is in trouble for using homophobic language.Emily Ratajkowski looks amazing, but doesn't know how to hold a baby. Many people wish they were her child.Alyssa Milano is considering a run for Congress. She also has hairy armpits.Billionaire Robert Kraft receives birthday presents from other rich people.The Pam and Tommy film looks perfectly dumb. So much so that the real Pam Anderson is upset that it exists.Drew builds his ultimate all-female rock supergroup.We listen to far too many live performances of Don't Dream It's Over.The Detroit Lions showed everybody TJ Hockenson's mushroom tip.Marc tries to explain the FBI's Trojan Shield, but it's probably better if we just wait for the documentary to explain it to us.David Lee Roth's early outfits allowed him to show off his weiner.Concerts are coming back.RIP Clarence Williams III.Christie Brinkley loves musicians and people that she survives helicopter crashes with.Rob Schneider still hates us and he's coming to do a show in Lansing, Michigan. Melinda Gates is destroying Bill in the divorce battle for billions.Many brave people are stepping forward and telling us their horror stories with Tom Mazawey. We dial him up to get a comment on a new allegation. Slippery Pete is brought into the conflict.Mike Valenti is really mad at Jim Harbaugh and mad at the Detroit Free Press for putting the story behind a paywall.The Hunter Biden laptop is the gift that keeps on giving.Boston Police Commissioner, Dennis White, has been BLOWN OUT for something he did 22 years ago. Brandon and Marc apologize for thinking he was Caucasian. This guy is black too. And this guy. Her too.BranDon and Marc also apologize for bringing up Last Week Tonight.Eric Haase is red hot and we may chat with his father tomorrow.Former Megadeth bassist, David Ellefson, is suing because his FB j/o "encounters" were shared.NYT/MSNBC commentator, Mara Gay, hates American flags and knows what everyone is thinking.Kamala Harris does not want any Guatemalans in America.BranDon is sleepy.Social media is dumb but we're on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (Drew and Mike Show, Marc Fellhauer, Trudi Daniels and BranDon).