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Episode 196: Jon Favreau

Jun 8th, 20161:06:13

Jon Favreau, former chief speechwriter for President Obama, is a columnist at The Ringer and co-host of Keepin’ It 1600. “And then Obama comes over to my desk with the speech, and he has a few edits. And he’s like, ‘I just want to go through some of these edits and make sure you’re ok with this. I did this for this reason. Are you ok with that?’ And I’m like, ‘Yeah, buddy. You’re Barack Obama.’” Thanks to MailChimp's Freddie and Co., Freshbooks, Audible, and Squarespace for sponsoring this week's episode. Show Notes: @jonfavs [1:00] Keepin’ It 1600 [1:00] Favreau’s Ringer Archive [5:00] "Ep. 75: Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer" (The Bill Simmons Podcast • Apr 2016) [6:00] Favreau's 2003 Holy Cross commencement speech (College of the Holy Cross • May 2003) [13:00] "John Kerry’s 2004 concessi... Show More

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