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Episode 129 - The Affordable Covfefe Act feat. Tim Faust (7/30/17)

1:06:33 | Jul 30th, 2017

Tim Faust (@crulge on Twitter) is back to break down the GOP's failed healthcare push, what comes next, and how to seize the moment and push for single-payer and beyond. Subscribe to Tim's newsletter: http://tinyletter.com/error

Episode 106 - Work No Play feat. Miya Tokumitsu & Tim Faust (5/7/17)

1:27:54 | May 8th, 2017

It's a jam-packed sode with special Chapo health correspondent Tim Faust returning to brief us on the dystopian Republican healthcare bill that passed in the House. Then we hop on the line with writer Miya Tokumitsu to talk about the tyranny of work ...Show More

Episode 164 - The Deficit Rag (12/4/17)

1:17:39 | Dec 4th, 2017

Matt, Will, Virgil and Felix ponder the tax bill and many reasons for despair. Then, they lighten the mood by talking about Jared's bar mitzvah at the Haim Saban forum and a new behind the scenes look at our president's fast food based diet. Plus Tru...Show More

Episode 97 - Hollywood Upstairs Medical College feat. Tim Faust (4/6/17)

1:19:39 | Apr 7th, 2017

We don't normally do this, but we have UNLOCKED this week's premium episode because our subscribers told us we should. It will never happen again so respect and appreciate this gracious gesture. Our friend Tim Faust (@crulge) talks healthcare: Obama...Show More

Bonus: Virgil Interviews Geneviéve Jones-Wright

56:25 | Apr 30th, 2018

Virgil talks to Geneviéve Jones-Wright, a public defender running for District Attorney of San Diego County. They discuss restorative justice, the criminalization of homelessness, dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline, and those strange burritos ...Show More

Bonus: Virgil Interviews Dan Canon

50:37 | Apr 24th, 2018

Virgil sits down with Dan Canon, candidate for Congress in Indiana's 9th district. They discuss Dan's background as a civil rights attorney litigating some cases you -may- have heard of, his thoughts on dismantling ICE, and his plans to defeat the mi...Show More

Episode 148 - Lost In The Sauce feat. Patton Oswalt (10/9/17)

1:08:23 | Oct 10th, 2017

Brendan, Will and Matt imagine the Baseball Crank in an anime. Then the gang talks to Patton Oswalt about the Szechuan thing, explore Patton's Lovecraft obsession, and pitch a pedophile Die Hard movie. Leon did a wonderful illustration of the Dragon...Show More

Episode 134 - Memento Maury feat. Joe Mande & James Adomian (8/20/17)

1:00:23 | Aug 20th, 2017

On this, August 20th, the national day of Hungary, founded in AD 1000, White House advisor and international supervillain Dr. Sebastian Gorka (James Adomian) transmits a message gloating over his recent victories pushing out rivals in the Trump cabin...Show More

Episode 116 - Jezz In My Pants (6/12/17)

1:00:11 | Jun 13th, 2017

Jezza turned Labour and the whole UK left around, in a historic upset. The Tories' psycho leper government is doomed. The American Libs are shook. Jim Messina is in hiding. A spectre is haunting Britain — the spectre of the Boy.

Episode 82 - War Is Heck feat. @PissPigGranddad (2/13/17)

48:57 | Feb 18th, 2017

Update: This episode went offline for a little while last night after Brace got in contact with concerns about his security. We wanted to play things safe and took it down, but now it's back up. A conversation with @PissPigGranddad.

Bonus: Will Interviews Kim Stanley Robinson with The Antifada

1:30:34 | Mar 21st

Will guest-hosts on The Antifada to interview legendary sci fi author Kim Stanley Robinson about: Fredric Jameson, Ursula Le Guin, Philip K Dick, post-capitalist futures, utopia, and psychedelic experiences Listen to The Antifada: https://podtail.c...Show More

298 - The Israel Nerd feat. Eli Valley (3/18/19)

58:20 | Mar 19th

Eli Valley stops by to talk Ilhan Omar, Meghan McCain, Chelsea Clinton, and the latest act of fascist mass murder in Christchurch, NZ. Also Virgil solves the Israel-Palestine conflict. https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/christchurch-shooting-victims-f...Show More

Bonus: This Is Where I Leave EU

55:22 | Mar 15th

Amber interviews economist and author Costas Lapavitsas about the European Union, how it works, its problems, how it relates to Brexit, and how we might think of it from a leftist perspective.

296 - The Unsullied (3/11/19)

1:09:10 | Mar 12th

Topics include: Tucker Carlson, Redd Foxx, Meghan McCain, Mrs. Maisel, Yang Gang shit, Miami Pool Boys, 2 Samuel, and the Chinese Hand Job Scandal.

292 - Hats Off to Larry feat. Larry Charles (2/25/19)

1:08:44 | Feb 25th

Larry Charles (Seinfeld, Borat, Curb Your Enthusiasm) stops by the trap to discuss his new docuseries, "Dangerous World of Comedy".

290 - Maximum Boot feat. Lyle Jeremy Rubin and Lyndon LaRouche (2/17/19)

1:09:15 | Feb 18th

Possibly deceased politician, economist, philosopher and musicologist Lyndon LaRouche* calls in to explain the secret KGB-House of Windsor population reduction cabal. We're then joined by writer Lyle Jeremy Rubin to fully dissect the resurrection of ...Show More

UNLOCKED 287 - Killy Elliott feat. Jon Schwarz (2/7/19)

1:11:37 | Feb 11th

UNLOCKED Matt and Will discuss the life and career of Elliot Abrams, the newly appoints "special envoy" to Venezuela who may be the most evil person to ever serve in the US government, with The Intercept's Jon Schwarz Read Jonathan's piece here: ...Show More

288 - So You Want To Start A Union feat. Brace Belden (2/10/19)

1:19:00 | Feb 11th

Longtime friend of the show Brace stops by to tell us about his work unionizing Anchor Steam brewing in San Francisco. We also talk about Amy Klobuchar's unique brand of "Minnesota Nice" and dealing with the latest round of attacks on Jeremy Corbyn. ...Show More

286 - Soul Man (2/4/19)

1:08:49 | Feb 5th

We talk healthcare, the growing field of Democratic presidential candidates, and the gobsmacking prevalence of blackface in American culture. To support local theater, please subscribe: www.twitch.tv/chapotraphouse

Big Game Live Stream Promo

02:52 | Feb 3rd

Tune in to twitch.tv/chapotraphouse this Sunday, Feb. 3rd for Chapo's first ever Big Game Halftime Show and Live Stream. Stream starts at whenever halftime is. Like 8:30ish? 9? I don't know, whenever the other one starts, don't ask us to clarify.

Bonus: Venti Schultz Roast (1/28/19)

20:02 | Jan 29th

In honor of his potential 2020 bid, here's our segment reading from billionaire bean man Howard Schultz's books, way back at our live show at the Vera Project in Seattle on March 30, 2018.

284 - Dave & Busters feat. Dave Weigel (1/27/19)

1:26:42 | Jan 28th

Maverick political reporter Dave Weigel drops by to discuss Trump's shutdown cave-in, Roger Stone's arrest, the potential candidacies of Bernie and Howard Schultz, and of course, Pizza Ranch.

282 - Syzygy of a Down feat. Gillian Russom and Karla Griego (1/21/19)

1:23:31 | Jan 21st

Happy Blood Moon, all. Matt and Virgil break down reactions to the rude MAGA teen, and cover new entries into the rapidly growing 2020 Democratic Primary field. We're also joined by Gillian Russom and Karla Griego, two Los Angeles teachers, to disc...Show More

Episode 280 - MacKenzie's 60 Billion Dollar Challenge (1/14/19)

1:14:17 | Jan 15th

It's Bernie, Bitch. We talk Amber's new piece arguing the need to get behind Bernie. We also fantasize about what we'd do if WE were getting divorced from Jeff Bezos and end with another dark trip to Carcosa. Read Amber's Baffler article here: htt...Show More

Episode 278 - Vision 2020 (1/6/19)

1:08:59 | Jan 7th

What has happened before will happen again. What has been done before will be done again. There is nothing new under the sun. - Ecclesiastes 1:9 Welcome to 2019!

Episode 276 - Under the Hood at the Beltway Garage (12/30/18)

1:08:56 | Dec 31st, 2018

Chapo News Network senior political analysts Franklin Darrow and Taft Hartley run down the winners and losers of DC in 2018. Then, Matt and Virgil engage in a freewheeling discussion of predictions for 2019. New Years, baby, gimme dat new ass year.

Episode 274 - Chapo Trap House Presents: It's A Willderful Life (12/24/18)

50:32 | Dec 24th, 2018

Merry Christmas! Here's our gift to the world: "It's A Willderful Life" A Radio Play By Chapo Trap House featuring the voices of: Will Menaker as Himself Virgil Texas as Himself/Clarence the Angel Amber Frost as Herself/God Matt Christman as Him...Show More

Episode 272 - The Butterfly Effect (12/17/18)

1:11:26 | Dec 18th, 2018

We examine Matt’s SNL martyrdom, continue to dance on the grave of the Weekly Standard, then ask: will anyone think of the butterflies?

270 - Beto Males feat. Liz Bruenig (12/9/18)

1:24:32 | Dec 10th, 2018

We coordinate with fellow operator in the Brotherhood of Bernard, Liz Bruenig, to derail the political aspirations of a certain Texan politician. We also mourn the losses of the Weakly Standard and our benevolent WASP ruling class.

Bonus: Virgil Interviews Yanis Varoufakis

26:30 | Dec 6th, 2018

Virgil talks to former Greek minister of Finance and academic Yanis Varoufakis about DiEM25, his new project to build a pan-European leftist movement. DiEM25: https://diem25.org/ European Spring: https://europeanspring.net Progressive International:...Show More

Episode 268 - Condom Depot Presents: Fighting in the Age of Horniness feat. Jon Bois (12/2/18)

1:09:00 | Dec 3rd, 2018

We talk to documentary filmmakers Jon Bois and Felix Biederman about their triumphant new film on mixed martial arts, politics and society, "Fighting in the Age of Loneliness". Watch Fighting in the Age of Loneliness here: https://www.youtube.com/wa...Show More

266 - Rod Friended Me (11/27/18)

1:22:00 | Nov 27th, 2018

In a triple-stuffed Chapo, we got: - A call from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo* - A look at our beloved friend Rod Dreher's porn collection - Another edition of Pre-Taped Call-In Show, featuring your calls to our special 1-800 number (1-800-420-LMA...Show More

Bonus: Chris Talks Hurricane Relief & "Disaster Socialism" with Tallahassee DSA

43:56 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Here's a little Thanksgiving bonus for you all: Producer Chris talks to members of the Tallahassee DSA about their disaster relief efforts after Hurricane Michael. They discuss their idea of "disaster socialism": the opportunity to bring networks of ...Show More

Episode 264 - The Golden Ones feat. Natalie Wynn a.k.a. ContraPoints (11/18/18)

1:16:28 | Nov 19th, 2018

Natalie Wynn a.k.a. ContraPoints stops by the Trap to discuss deprogramming incels, Swedish Muscle Nazis, small king Ben Shapiro, Jordan Peterson's messiah complex, and of course, the Immutable Law of Bone. please check out all the great ContraPoint...Show More

Bonus: Chris Discusses U.S. Navy Bombing of the Mariana Islands

36:43 | Nov 16th, 2018

U.S. Pacific territories: What are they? Why do we have them? And why is the U.S. Navy trying to drop bombs on a tiny, inhabited, volcanic island? Producer Chris discusses territorial activism on the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and ...Show More

262 - Blood and Cheesecake (11/12/18)

1:23:48 | Nov 12th, 2018

Matt, Will & Chris sum up the aftermath of the midterm elections, defend Western civilization from those who would destroy it, and check in on insufferable public intellectual Bernard Henri Levy's one twat show.

Bonus: Ham Man Bad

52:56 | Nov 5th, 2018

A SPECIAL PRE-ELECTION DAY BONUS EP!!!! In case you live in Wisconsin and needed any further motivation to vote Scott Walker out of office, here is our honey-baked roast of Scott Walker and his unbearable book "Unintimidated", live from the Barrymor...Show More

260 - Wonk The Pain Away: An Election Special feat. Will Sommer (11/4/18)

1:51:06 | Nov 4th, 2018

It's Midterms, baby! Gotta love da Midterms. We start off today's show getting our Wohls filled by Will Sommer with the story of Trump-worshipping wunderkind Jacob Wohl's sad attempt to frame Robert Mueller. Then Virgil takes the wheel and guides us ...Show More

Episode 258 - Lesko's Lament (10/29/18)

1:05:37 | Oct 30th, 2018

We do our best to unpack the last week's numerous tragic instances of creeping fash. It may be a hellworld, but at least we've Celebrity Death Match! Watch the walnut head cracking videos referenced here: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-62...Show More

Bonus: Brazil feat. Ben Fogel (10/26/18)

50:30 | Oct 26th, 2018

Amber talks to author and editor Ben Fogel about Brazil's current political crisis, its contemporary political history, and how the left should approach "anti-corruption". Against Anti-Corruption: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/10/corruption-bolson...Show More

Episode 256 - Ass, Grass or Sasse(10/22/18)

1:05:00 | Oct 23rd, 2018

...no one caravans for free We talk caravans, Khashoggi, and Ben Sasse. (Editor's Note: I really didn't want to make Ben Sasse's stupid face the episode image, so here's a spooky image instead)

Episode 254 - Best of the Midwest: Columbus & Chicago feat. Brett Payne and Bryan Quinby (10/15/18)

1:42:10 | Oct 16th, 2018

In the first part of this double shot of recent Midwest live shows, we're joined by Street Fight's Brett and Bryan at The Columbus Athenaeum for a dive into Charlie Kirk's extremely shitty new book "Campus Battlefield: How Conservatives Can WIN the B...Show More

Episode 252 - Rod Dreher’s The Exorcist feat. Brett Payne and Bryan Quinby (10/9/18)

1:31:46 | Oct 9th, 2018

Recorded in our spiritual 2nd home of Columbus, Ohio, we're joined by Street Fight Radio's Brett and Bryan to discuss being good boys online, an unjustly incarcerated hero of the NYC public transit system and Blue Lives Magic. In the second act, we b...Show More

Episode 250 - Big Dickinson Energy feat. Alena Smith (10/1/18)

1:28:28 | Oct 1st, 2018

We're joined by showrunner Alena Smith to make wild, baseless assertions about Gen X and their place in American society and culture. We then turn to the New York Times' Frank Bruni to digest a delectable morsel of news: the possible 2020 democratic ...Show More

Episode 248 - Too Many Bretts! (9/24/18)

1:19:47 | Sep 25th, 2018

Matt, Virgil, and Will break down all the latest in the Kavanaugh saga including Ed Whelan and his DOA"doppleganger theory" but sadly all before we knew he was a virgin in HS. We then talk Beto vs Ted and issue a call to arms to the movie theaters, e...Show More

Bonus - Unions: They're Good Folks! An Interview with Bhaskar Sunkara

34:16 | Sep 22nd, 2018

Amber interviews Bhaskar Sunkara on the centrality of trade unions in socialism, and the role of organized labor in the fight against sexism and racism.

Episode 246 - Best of New England Live, Part 2 (9/19/18)

1:06:20 | Sep 20th, 2018

Live from The Bell House in Brooklyn we shovel dirt on Brett Kavanaugh and his many defenders and then from The Met in Pawtucket, RI we discuss the life and times of Providence native son, H.P. Lovecraft, aka the Poster Out of Time MIDWEST WE'RE COM...Show More

Episode 246 - Best of New England Live, Part 1 (9/18/18)

1:45:09 | Sep 18th, 2018

In Part One of our 'Best of the Tour' compilation, in Boston we revisit the Caleb Jacoby saga and do a brief retrospective on the recent writings of his dad and world-class asshole Jeff. In Hamden, CT we count down the most evil shitheads ever produ...Show More

Episode 244 - A Nice Chill Show (9/11/18)

56:54 | Sep 11th, 2018

Here's a nice, relaxed episode of your favorite podcasters just hanging out and having a nice time. Felix and Will show up later to join the show. We're in between legs of the tour and saving our best material for the stage so, for anyone who has won...Show More

Episode 242 - Touched by a Funeral (9/3/18)

1:06:12 | Sep 4th, 2018

Well folks, we worked on Labor Day to own the Libs: We discuss the McCain funeral and how you really got to hand it to these #resistance folks for how hard they're working to prove Trump right about the swamp. Then, we check in with Donna Brazile to ...Show More

Episode 239 Teaser - Prison Strike

08:17 | Aug 25th, 2018

SUPPORT THE NATIONAL PRISON STRIKE AUG 21- SEPT 9 AND THE INCARCERATED WORKERS ORGANIZING COMMITTEE https://incarceratedworkers.org/phone-zaps/support-prisoners-who-vowed-strike https://incarceratedworkers.org/get-involved READ LIST OF DEMANDS ...Show More

Bonus: Chris Talks To Stonybrook Apartments Activists

33:45 | Aug 24th, 2018

Producer Chris is back talking to more activists, this time with Crystal, head of the Stonybrook Tenant Association, and Grant, from the Palm Beach County Tenants Union, about their fight against managerial neglect and dangerous living conditions in ...Show More

Episode 238 - The Mueller's Tale (8/20/18)

1:26:04 | Aug 21st, 2018

AKA - No Sons Seeing my Shirtless Men President Trump is mad at windmills and has seen "that movie." Two muscular brothers defend a buff and nude Mueller. Media's most preeminent treat boy attempts to secure his legacy. Even Baseball Crank is back. ...Show More

Bonus: Interview with Parquet Courts' A. Savage

56:59 | Aug 18th, 2018

Amber, Will and Chris talk to A. Savage, vocalist and guitarist for the rock and roll band Parquet Courts. Pick up their new album, Wide Awake!, here: https://www.roughtrade.com/us/music/parquet-courts-wide-awake

UNLOCKED - Amber Interviews Aaron J. Leonard

38:38 | Aug 16th, 2018

Amber interviews author Aaron J. Leonard to discuss his book "A Threat of the First Magnitude: Counterintelligence & Infiltration From the Communist Party to the Revolutionary Union — 1962-1974" You can find A Threat of the First Magnitude here: htt...Show More

Episode 236 - Space Force: Mobile Infantry (8/13/18)

1:15:27 | Aug 13th, 2018

After Matt reports on some meatspace QAnon art and we all agree we could go for a Wendell's Hammed Burger, we have a rare triple header reading series for you this week. We touch on Trump's Space Force, whether socialism will provide an adequate supp...Show More

Episode 234 - Congrat's (8/5/18)

1:08:13 | Aug 6th, 2018

​Papa Menaker is away moving this weekend, so three of his chocolate-smeared children are allowed to get their grubby little mitts all over the pod. Matt, Felix and Amber congratulate Apple for becoming the first trillion dollar company, Paul Manafor...Show More

Episode 232 - America, You Sexy Bigfoot! (7/30/18)

1:23:02 | Jul 31st, 2018

America's got Bigfoot fever, and so do we! After spending some time discussing white rappers, gaming, and hunting sexy Bigfoot, we discuss Meghan McCain's recent tirade against socialism, and further explore her thoughts on Faith, Wealth, Privilege a...Show More

Episode 230 - A Colossal Wreck (7/22/18)

1:08:27 | Jul 23rd, 2018

​Look on my Fest, ye Mighty, and despair....Will and Matt report on Fear and Loathing at Ozyfest. To get your free e-book copy of "Chapo Trap House Presents TALES FROM THE DARK LOOKING GLASS" email a copy of your receipt for "The Chapo Guide to Revo...Show More

Bonus: SEX! Now that we have your attention: Work

1:00:45 | Jul 17th, 2018

Will and Virgil talk to writer, podcaster and sex workers' rights advocate Conner Habib and Tai, a self-described "whore of all trades". They discuss sex workers' labor issues, the atrocious SESTA/FOSTA bill, various models of sex work decriminalizat...Show More

UNLOCKED episode 225 - The Poster's Crusade (7/6/18)

1:15:21 | Jul 16th, 2018

In a special unlocked episode that we was too good to keep to ourselves, we thoroughly annihilate Dan Pfieffer's new book "Yes We Still Can" along with the entire universe of ex-Obama admin comm guys who also have a podcast you may have heard of. Pl...Show More

Episode 228 - Supreme Clientele feat. Elon Musk* and Ashley Feinberg (7/15/18)

1:22:13 | Jul 15th, 2018

Genius humanitarian and humble dreamer Elon Musk* calls in to talk about rescuing all those kids trapped in a cave and what else he plans to do to humanity. Then we're joined by Ashley Feinberg to talk about the Trump family standing techniques and D...Show More

Bonus: Chris talks to Occupy ICE Portland

12:27 | Jul 12th, 2018

Producer Chris steps out from behind the 1s and 2s and talks to Jordan, an activist with Portland's Occupy ICE movement, about their goals, strategies, and how the occupation is functioning on a day-to-day basis. Occupy ICE Portland on twitter: http...Show More

Bonus: Virgil Interviews Julia Salazar, LIVE!

59:00 | Jul 10th, 2018

On July 3rd, Virgil interviewed candidate for New York State Senate Julia Salazar in front of a sold out crowd at Brooklyn's Starr Bar. They discuss housing and justice reform, and how her potential Democratic Socialist caucus of one might begin tran...Show More

Episode 226 - Islands in the Stream (7/9/18)

1:27:42 | Jul 9th, 2018

Matt, Will and Felix take a belated 4th of July look at why, in Axios' opinion, we should be proud to be Americans. We then examine Alan Dershowitz' floundering social life and discuss why he ACTUALLY should be ostracized from society. Finally, we tu...Show More

Episode 224 - Cortez the Killer feat. Trevor Beaulieu and Katherine Krueger (7/2/18)

1:23:36 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Pulling at a thread from last week's episode, we look at a round up of panicked and outraged takes on how Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's victory will spell doom for socialism, doom for democrats and/or an all out race war, depending on which crank you as...Show More

BONUS - Behind the Laughter: Mike Reiss

1:02:00 | Jun 29th, 2018

Virgil and Matt sit down with longtime Simpsons writer Mike Reiss to discuss his new book "Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets and Outright Lies From a Lifetime of Writing For The Simpsons". Also the co-creator of The Critic and creator of Queer...Show More

222 - RESPECT. feat. Adam Friedland and Mike Recine (6/24/18)

1:15:26 | Jun 25th, 2018

We talk to some friends of ours about the extraordinary film 'Gotti', but above all we must be loyle to our capos.

Episode 220 - Camp Donald feat. Libby Watson (6/17/18)

1:19:09 | Jun 18th, 2018

Felix gamed so dang hard on the new Chapo Twitch Stream he overslept our crack-of-3 p.m. call time, so a skeleton crew of Will and Matt are joined by Chapo associate and fan favorite Libby Watson to discuss the delightful topics of America's child co...Show More

Episode 218 - The President's Neck Is Missing feat. David Roth (6/10/18)

1:29:09 | Jun 11th, 2018

David Roth returns so we can discuss a very special horse & our Big Wet Leader's ongoing feud with the NFL. This leads into a discussion of the particular national psychosis induced by American Protestantism, and how the Puritans formed the country's...Show More

Episode 216 - First Time, Long Time feat. PFT Commenter (6/3/18)

1:27:54 | Jun 4th, 2018

It's sports night here on Chapo! We're go deep into the Red Zone with local radio call-in favorite, PFT Commenter. We go around the horn and take a tour through the wide world of sports takes: Is Lebron overrated? Should we play the National Anthem b...Show More

UNLOCKED - In Conclusion, Palestine is a Land of Contrasts feat. @Intifadarling (5/23/18)

55:33 | Jun 1st, 2018

Due to overwhelming popular demand, we've unlocked this recent episode... Felix talks with @intifadarling, a Palestinian-American activist based in Ramallah. They discuss the context of the May 14 massacre of Palestinian protesters in Gaza, the poli...Show More

Episode 214 - 6 Weird Election Tricks That ACTUALLY Work! feat. David Faris (5/27/18)

1:10:19 | May 28th, 2018

​Will and Virgil peel back the curtain to give an intimate backstage look at their recent media hit with Jesse "The Body" Ventura on RT.* They're then joined by political scientist David Faris to discuss his book "It's Time To Fight Dirty". Faris out...Show More

Bonus: Matt and Mike Duncan Talk "Revolutions"

54:22 | May 23rd, 2018

Matt is joined by the Revolutions Podcast's Mike Duncan to discuss 1848, Louis-Napoleon and his modern-day equivalent, what we can learn from history, and the future of revolutions. Mike's Podcast: http://www.revolutionspodcast.com/ Mike's Book: ht...Show More

Episode 212 - Borderline feat. Brendan James (5/21/18)

1:26:37 | May 21st, 2018

It's been a miserable and grim week in terms of the news so we brought Chapo fam and extended universe associate Brendan James back and after a long shaggy dog story about Virgil and Matt going to a video game expo at NYU (seriously the real show sta...Show More

Episode 210 - ICE to See You feat. Jake Flores (5/13/18)

1:10:22 | May 13th, 2018

We take a moment to salute the life and achievements of Sen. John McCain, and then are joined by comedian Jake Flores (@feraljokes) to hear all about his run-in with the Department of Homeland Security. For Jake's Tour Dates check his twitter accoun...Show More

208 - Donnie's World Tour feat. Derek Davison (5/6/18)

1:04:15 | May 7th, 2018

As Will's strike continues, Matt and Felix are joined by Derek Davison for a tour of news out of the Middle East and the Korean Peninsula. Derek's Patreon https://www.patreon.com/davisond13 Derek's blog https://attwiw.com

207 Teaser - Trump Hires The Best People

04:42 | May 4th, 2018

207 Teaser - Trump Hires The Best People by Chapo Trap House

Episode 206 - Dry Boys Ride Again (5/1/18)

1:02:57 | May 1st, 2018

It's a real throwback ep as the original Dry Boys record the way it all started to discuss the idiotic non-controversy around the White House Correspondents Dinner that has consumed media discourse over the last week.​

Episode 204 - Comey the Clown feat. Katherine Krueger (4/23/18)

1:21:35 | Apr 23rd, 2018

This week we're joined by Splinter's Katherine Krueger to do a book report on James Comey's "A Higher Loyalty" and learn about ethical leadership from the former FBI director. Read Katherine's piece about Comey's Barnes & Noble event: https://splint...Show More

Episode 202 - Sgt. Anne Marie Slaughter feat. Dan Finn & Eric Blanc (4/15/18)

1:36:57 | Apr 16th, 2018

A double dose of interviews for this week: First, Daniel Finn on the allegations of anti-semitism being leveled at Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/04/jeremy-corbyn-antisemitism-labour-party Then, we talk to Eric Blanc...Show More

Episode 201 Teaser - #ICleanUpGood-Gate

02:18 | Apr 12th, 2018

Zuckerberg gets grilled by congress about the REAL problem with the Facebook Subscribe today for access to all premium episodes! www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse West Coast Tour Posters by Jon White Available Here: https://american-scraps.myshopify...Show More

Episode 200 - The Jeffrey Goldberg Variations (3/9/18)

1:17:30 | Apr 9th, 2018

In our 200th episode we interview regular normal one-haver Kurt Eichenwald* about his ongoing lawsuits against everyone who makes fun of him online and his normal interest in hentai. Then we go through Atlantic Magazine editor in chief Jeffrey Goldbe...Show More

Episode 199 Teaser - Matt V. Brady's Ready Player One Review

03:13 | Apr 6th, 2018

@MattVBrady reviews "Ready Player One" Subscribe today for access to all premium episodes! www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 198 - Asked & Answered (4/3/18)

1:06:12 | Apr 3rd, 2018

A very tired gang prepares to return home from their West Coast conquest and takes listener questions culled from the Chapo subreddit

UNLOCKED - Episode 197 - The YIMBY Failing Project feat. Shanti Singh (3/28/18)

1:11:04 | Apr 2nd, 2018

UNLOCKED The gang takes a break in the middle of their West Coast tour to talk urban housing with Shanti Singh (@uhshanti), co-chair of the DSA SF Housing Committee and steering committee member. While Will cooks up a banquet they discuss the sancti...Show More

Episode 196 Crazy Joe's Folly

1:13:58 | Mar 26th, 2018

The boys make use of Jack Wagner and Brandon Wardell's podcasting compound in one of our dumbest episodes yet because John Bolton is going to kill everyone

Episode 194 - F*ck 12 feat. Shuja Haider and Elon Musk (3/18/18)

1:19:32 | Mar 19th, 2018

Elon Musk* calls in to recruit us into his Star Child program. Then we're joined by Shuja Haider to go through all of Jordan B. Peterson's 12 Rules for Life. *(James Adomian) Shuja's article in viewpoint: https://www.viewpointmag.com/2018/01/23/pos...Show More

Episode 192 - Spice World feat. Jacob Bacharach (3/10/18)

1:20:53 | Mar 12th, 2018

The Spice Must Flow - We look at a new paper that claims reviving overdosing heroin users is a moral hazard because it encourages junkies to just do more heroin. - We encourage the budding friendship between big square boys Donald Trump and Kim Jong ...Show More

Episode 190 - School's Out feat. Michael Mochaidean (3/4/18)

1:17:23 | Mar 4th, 2018

SUPPORT AND SOLIDARITY WITH THE W VA TEACHERS https://www.youcaring.com/industrialworkersoftheworld-1111923 https://www.gofundme.com/wv-teachers-strike-fund On this week's show we discuss the West Virginia teachers' strike and other issues of labor...Show More

Episode 188 - Menaker Facts Stated feat. Daniel Menaker (2/25/18)

1:14:23 | Feb 26th, 2018

Author...Editor...Father -We finally peel away the layers of rumor and intrigue and get to the bottom of Will's secret family history with the help of his father, Daniel Menaker - Felix brings us Dana Loesch's Harsh Normie Tweets, and we examine the...Show More

Episode 186 - Executive Producer feat. Richard Wolff (2/18/18)

1:17:17 | Feb 19th, 2018

Will, Amber, and Matt sit down with Professor Richard Wolff to talk Boss Baby and Marx in the 21st Century Tix for West Coast Tour available at http://chapotraphouse.com/ Pre Order The Chapo Guide to Revolution: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/th...Show More

Episode 184 - The United States of Care Lords feat. Dino Guastella

1:25:51 | Feb 12th, 2018

This week we're joined by Dino Guastella from the DSA medicare for all campaign. We begin by taking a look at the wide world of sports before talking about the new movement that's sweeping the nation: the United States of Care. We also discuss ways t...Show More

Episode 182 - Soup or Bowl?

1:25:45 | Feb 6th, 2018

The whole gang is re-united for this one, but first Felix must confront and defeat the final boss of Rockabillys before we reach the next level. Then, after a totally normal and planned break, we discuss the highs lows of Superbowl and its commercia...Show More

Bonus: Virgil Interviews Kaniela Ing

1:01:49 | Jan 31st, 2018

An extra treat for you this week, Virgil interviews Kaniela Ing, Hawaiian state legislator and democratic socialist running for the U.S. House of Representatives. They discuss his beliefs, his campaign, and his feud with Mark Zuckerberg.

Episode 180 - D Triple C 6 Mafia feat. Ryan Grim (1/28/18)

1:05:18 | Jan 29th, 2018

Will, Felix and Virgil are joined by The Intercept's Ryan Grim to discuss his and Lee Fang's reporting about how the Democratic Party creates and reproduces itself through big money and consulting at the expense of potentially winning candidates. ​ h...Show More

Episode 178 - Government Nutdown (1/22/18)

1:08:46 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Due to the government shutdown Amber and Matt have been furloughed so Will, Felix and Virgil take the show in a strange new direction...topics include: the government shutdown, Trump voter letters to the NYT, Smokey the Bear: Hot or Not?, What "the e...Show More

Episode 176 - Any Port In a Stormy feat. Alex Pareene (1/13/18)

1:17:43 | Jan 15th, 2018

We're joined by Alex Pareene of Splinter to discuss Shithole week, and the immigration deal the Democrats were ready to cut. Also, the House passing the extension of the NSA's warrantless surveillance program, the barbaric new work requirements for M...Show More

Episode 174 - Ooohh Baby I Like It Raw (1/7/18)

1:11:46 | Jan 8th, 2018

This week we talk the latest messy bitch media gabfest about the Trump Administration contrasted against the opening of much of the US coastline to offshore drilling. Then we have a laugh about the new Philly DA Krasner firing a whole bunch of prosec...Show More

Episode 172 - So It's Come To This... (12/31/18)

1:26:56 | Dec 31st, 2017

... a Chapo clip show. A look back on the epic garbage dumpster trash shit tire fire year that was 2017 featuring some of our favorite moments, some new commentary and a special guest appearance from Brendan. Happy New Year!

Episode 171 Teaser - Danger People & Ghost Warriors

02:35 | Dec 28th, 2017

A reading from Steven Seagal's new novel "The Way of the Shadow Wolves" subscribe to our newsletter to read our Sex Diaries: https://chapotraphouse.us17.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=8e5c6079155c6d17d65bb0a32&id=eaf859b922

Chapo Trap House presents: A Christman Carol

44:26 | Dec 25th, 2017

CHAPO TRAP HOUSE presents "A CHRISTMAN CAROL" starring MATT CHRISTMAN, WILL MENAKER, FELIX BIEDERMAN, VIRGIL TEXAS, AMBER A'LEE FROST, and JAMES ADOMIAN, with CHRIS WADE, BRENDAN JAMES, and special guests ROB WHISMAN and STEFAN HECK. Produced by CHRI...Show More

Episode 169 Teaser - Hot for Mueller

03:41 | Dec 22nd, 2017

Felix shares his sex fantasies about Robert Mueller. Subscribe to get more content like this today! https://www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 168 - Nut Neutrality feat. Sam Seder (12/17/17)

1:13:59 | Dec 18th, 2017

Host of the Majority Report, Sam Seder joins us to talk about his recent ordeal with "Weird Mike" Cernovich and MSNBC, the weird world of YouTube, the repeal of Net Neutrality, and the loathsome Ajit Pai. Check out The Majority Report: https://major...Show More

Episode 167 Teaser - Victory Virgil

02:42 | Dec 15th, 2017

Virgil takes a much deserved victory lap and dances in the end zone, stunting on Matt and all the haters.

Episode 166 - The Water Genious feat. Nomiki Konst (12/10/17)

1:18:08 | Dec 11th, 2017

This week we talk to Young Turk and Bernie surrogate Nomiki Konst about the DNC unity commission and its proposed reforms to the Democratic primary system, discuss the horrific Daniel Shaver murder video and the general problem with the cops, then li...Show More

Episode 162 - Arab Spring Breakers feat. GORKA (11/28/17)

1:09:36 | Nov 28th, 2017

This week we discuss the Sebastian Gorka profile in Recoil magazine with the man himself, who calls in to let us know a few more items in his everyday carry. Then we discuss about another brain dead tweet thread from #Resistance member and Brookings ...Show More

Episode 160 - Live at The Bell House (11/17/17)

1:23:00 | Nov 20th, 2017

Recorded live at the Brooklyn Pod Fest at The Bell House on 11/17/17

Episode 158 - Double Flynndemnity (11/13/17)

1:08:35 | Nov 13th, 2017

In this week's episode we consider the Coen Bros worthy, father-son kidnap caper of Michael Flynn Jr. & Sr. and Gulen, break down all of Tuesday's election results, each consider running for office, read about Greta Van Susteren's new APP, and finall...Show More

Episode 157 Teaser - Marcia Fudge & Minyon Moore

01:44 | Nov 10th, 2017

In episode 157, we dive deep into Donna Brazile's new 2016 campaign tell-all "Hacks" with David Roth and discover some extremely funny Democrat names. Become a Grey Wolf Today: https://www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 156 - 38 Ways to Fix Puerto Rico feat. Aída Chávez (11/6/17)

1:24:56 | Nov 6th, 2017

We're joined by Aída Chávez of The Intercept to talk about the state of Puerto Rico post-Hurricane: their debt, the relief efforts, and the shady contracting going on in the reconstruction. Then we look at "38 Ways to Fix Democracy" courtesy of The W...Show More

Episode 155 Teaser - Super Soldier Serum

01:33 | Nov 4th, 2017

Matt receives feedback from patriots about his Nov. 4th plans. Listen to Full Episode: https://www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 154 - Listening Tour (10/30/17)

1:01:21 | Oct 31st, 2017

Sorry for the delay, we were busy preparing our Halloween costume as the NAtional Debt. We talk about today's dud Russia news and a genuinely good piece in the Atlantic about Third Way weirdos. We also ask, what if Obama was the Joker... By the way ...Show More

Episode 152 - Iran Off On the Plug Twice (10/22/17)

1:08:39 | Oct 23rd, 2017

A full Chapo Trap House house discusses: the magical shoe-based Adam Sandler film 'The Cobbler', a fallen meme warrior, a stolen valor update, and war-game a possible US vs. Iran conflict. Pre-Order Will Menaker Book Club entry 'Bad Jobs and Poor De...Show More

Episode 150 - Get Kony feat. Tim Heidecker (10/14/17)

53:20 | Oct 15th, 2017

Recorded last week on Columbus Day with Tim Heidecker; we talk about comedy legends Colonel Sanders, Hugh Hefner, at Joseph Kony.

Episode 146 - Better Ingredients, Better Healthcare, Chapo Johns feat. Tim Faust (10/1/17)

1:07:21 | Oct 2nd, 2017

We talk Seagal, Tim and Amber's DSA healthcare call, and tuck into a nice big bowl of Sunday gravy and macarone with Megan McArdle. We're in LA next week for pod fest, at the Biltmore Hotel. The site is http://www.lapodfest.com/

Episode 145 Teaser - Global Strategy Art Of War Machiavelli

03:37 | Sep 28th, 2017

Derek educates us about Puerto Rico, North Korea, Iran deal stuff, and Saudi. We also interview Hillary Clinton Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-145-of-9-14595866

Episode 144 - White Men Can't Drumpf (9/24/17)

1:00:12 | Sep 25th, 2017

CHUDS are crying about black people protesting killer cops while Libs are trying to turn it into a Drumpf thing. Meanwhile we're over here being good and correct

Episode 143 Teaser - The Da Vinci Load

02:53 | Sep 21st, 2017

Felix tried to turn the AC off and spilled a large coffee all over the floor like a stupid oaf. Amber gives us her dispatch from the Juggalo thing and then we talk about two horny articles from the Federalist and Rod Dreher's blog. Listen here: http...Show More

Episode 142 - The Schlock Doctrine feat. Naomi Klein (9/17/17)

1:09:31 | Sep 18th, 2017

Naomi Klein comes by to talk shock, climate, resistance, and how smart we are. We then do a reading of Peggy Noonan's column, written while she was high on anesthesia. Here are the new Chapo posters by our pal @Apocalizzy: https://represent.com/cha...Show More

Episode 141 Teaser - Ted Hardcore feat. James Adomian

05:59 | Sep 15th, 2017

Ted Cruz (James Adomian) calls. Then they talk about political cartoons, I barely had time to edit. Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-141-9-14-14384796

Episode 140 - DACA Flocka Flame feat. Karina Moreno (9/9/17)

1:12:22 | Sep 10th, 2017

Our good pal Karina Moreno (@KaryinBrooklyn)comes by to talk DACA, immigration, and what to hope and dread about. Will's Skype call fucked with the recording and we eventually lost him so we rambled about a restaurant for the troops, Staind, and Je...Show More

Episode 138 - Verrit Carefully... feat. Alex Nichols (9/5/17)

1:09:15 | Sep 6th, 2017

Folks, Matt is no longer Skyping into the show from Ohio. He's officially moved to New York. But a funny thing happened... We talk about Verrit (this was recorded before Peter Daou shouted us out and we officially endorsed it), and conservative raps...Show More

Episode 137 Teaser - True Detectives Stated

04:47 | Aug 30th, 2017

Amber's back, but still sick. We talk about the Texas flood, the Mensch Files, and read another selection of Dear Prudie. Lotta mispronounced words in this one. Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-137-8-29-14114256

Episode 136 - Lullaby For Lanyards feat. Joe Prince (8/27/17)

1:02:11 | Aug 28th, 2017

Joe Prince is on to talk about Arpaio, Gorka, ComicView, and his days as a lanyard. We finish up with a vintage reading series from Ace of Spades' Genghis X. He's Felix's Rich Piana obit: http://deadspin.com/rich-piana-lived-as-big-as-he-was-1798428...Show More

Episode 135 Teaser - Deathstyle

03:38 | Aug 23rd, 2017

Leslie Lee with us to talk Bannon, Barron, #Resistance bullshit, and a National Review reading series defending confederate statues. Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-135-feat-14017903

UNLOCKED: Episode 133 - Antifap feat. Shuja Haider (8/17/17)

57:59 | Aug 18th, 2017

Our buddy Shuja (@shujaxhaider) joins us to talk about Charlottesville; the bravery of the IWW, Black Lives Matter, Antifa, PSL, and DSA people there, the coming split of the soft and hardcore white supremacists, the solidarity growing on the left, a...Show More

Episode 133 Teaser - Real Tankie Hours

04:23 | Aug 18th, 2017

UPDATE: After requests from subscribers, we have unlocked this for non-subscribers. Shuja (@shujaxhaider) comes over to talk about Charlottesville. Some things to donate to if you can: Medical bills for Dre Harris, beaten up at the rally: https:/...Show More

Episode 132 - Bloco's Modern Life (8/12/17)

1:17:02 | Aug 13th, 2017

A special 3-part interview with a bunch of international left-wingers we met at the DSA Convention last week — Marcus Barnett of Momentum in the UK, Catarina Príncipe of Bloco de Esquerda in Portugal, and Djordje Kuzmanovic of La France Insoumise. A...Show More

Episode 130 Teaser - Milk Brain

01:24 | Aug 4th, 2017

Brendan gets to the bottom of Trump's deal mind. Listen to the whole thing: https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-130-milk-13660172

Episode 127 - Dr. Dementia feat. Ricky Rawls (7/23/17)

1:09:08 | Jul 23rd, 2017

Our pal T is back to talk Trump's beautiful brain, Tony "The Braciole" Scaramuccioliado, the Democratic Party's new slogan, and read from Rod Dreher's mailbag. Salut Here's T's pod, Champagne Sharks: https://soundcloud.com/champagnesharks Get the p...Show More

UNLOCKED: Episode 76 - Tabletop Game Theory Pt. II (1/24/17)

59:53 | Jul 17th, 2017

NOTE: Ahead of this week's premium episode, we are unlocking our first 2-part gaming episode, "The Pizza In The Gate." It's time to play the game. Time to play the game. [Laughter] It's all about the game, and how you play it. All about control, and...Show More

UNLOCKED: Episode 74 - Tabletop Game Theory Pt. I (1/18/17)

1:03:42 | Jul 17th, 2017

NOTE: Ahead of this week's premium episode, we are unlocking our first 2-part gaming episode, "The Pizza In The Gate." This is the first of a two-part radio play/tabletop game run by Virgil, who locked us in a room to play Call of Cthulhu. Turning t...Show More

Episode 125 - Fast And Furious: Toledo Drifter feat. Tim Heidecker (7/15/17)

55:20 | Jul 15th, 2017

Tim's back. We talk about the classic New York slice, read more from John Kasich's drifter diaries, and listen to more random excerpts of Gorilla Brain Mind. Get new Chapo t-shirts here: https://represent.com/chapo

Episode 123 - UBIsoft feat. Clio Chang (7/10/17)

1:00:05 | Jul 10th, 2017

Clio Chang (@cliomiso) joins us to talk Mark Zuccerberg, universal basic income, its popularity among libertarians and its limitations for the rest of us. For the second half of the show we read Dear Prudie letters to Amber, resident advice columnist...Show More

Episode 121 - These Things I Believe (7/4/17)

1:12:30 | Jul 5th, 2017

Unhappy 4th of Ju-LIE to the United Snakes Of Amerikkka. We talk about Jake Tapper credulously helping Felix steal valor, Matt's family reunion, Joe Scarborough's 9/11 mixtape, Jon Chait's latest turd, Dissent magazine urging you not to dissent, and ...Show More

Episode 120 Teaser - Blue Pills & Ham

04:18 | Jun 30th, 2017

Healthcare ultimatum and reading from Cernovich's amazing self-narrated audiobook. Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-120-6-28-12243908

Episode 119 - Bating For Gadot (6/25/17)

1:07:54 | Jun 26th, 2017

We open with a struggle session and own Felix for being too much of an actual dirtbag. The rest of the episode is our positive review of DC Comics' Wonder Woman, why neoconservatives love it, why Lebanon really banned it, and the missed opportunity o...Show More

Jeremy Scahill Exposed

04:39 | Jun 20th, 2017

Jeremy Scahill Exposed by Chapo Trap House

Episode 118 - From Russia With CHUD feat. Sarah Jones (6/18/17)

1:05:04 | Jun 19th, 2017

The New Republic's Sarah Jones joins us to talk about The Resistance and how we're in it, and actually lead it, so if you don't like us you're not part of it. We then read maybe the most openly evil reading series ever. Matt gets so mad that at 1 ho...Show More

Episode 117 Teaser - Shitcarelords

01:39 | Jun 14th, 2017

Angela Nagle joins us again to talk about her book, Kill All Normies, the state of the anime Nazis, their fading horniness for Trump, real-world violence, and the future of disaffected rightwing shitposters. Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/post...Show More

Episode 115 Teaser - Ben's Asse

01:05 | Jun 7th, 2017

We read from Ben Asse's book about giving your children away to old people to teach them how to do the dishes. Listen here: www.patreon.com/posts/episode-115-feat-11618494

UK Election Special: God Save Our Jezza feat. Jonathan Shainin (6/6/17)

38:31 | Jun 7th, 2017

Special free extra episode this week to prepare for the Election Eve in the UK. We talk to old friend, Guardian editor, and London-based expat Jonathan Shainin about the Tory bedshitting, Jezza, whether he bout to do it, and what different outcomes c...Show More

Episode 114 - Meat the Press feat. Alex Nichols (6/4/17)

57:17 | Jun 5th, 2017

Our buddy Alex Nichols joins us again to do our official Chapo survey and taxonomy of conservative media, from the ghouls of the Weekly Standard to the chuds of the Daily Caller. We also talk about the new cancelled Tim Allen show for about 15 minute...Show More

Episode 113 - Hit and Run feat. R.L. Stephens (5/31/17)

1:00:07 | Jun 1st, 2017

NOTE: Due to overwhelming public demand, we made this premium episode free. Our pal, writer and organizer R.L. Stephens is with us talking about the limits of liberal anti-racism, his critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates, organizing, pessimism, and why mate...Show More

Episode 113 Teaser - Pray for R.L.

03:41 | Jun 1st, 2017

Our pal R.L. Stephens joins us to talk about the limits of liberal anti-racism, his critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates, organizing, and getting hit by a car. Listen here: www.patreon.com/posts/episode-113-hit-11501358

Episode 110 - The Rocktober Revolution feat. China Miéville (5/22/17)

1:12:07 | May 22nd, 2017

We attempt to summon the magic reality-bending force of the show to cause Trump to get impeached and get off by testifying against Jared. Then we talk to novelist China Miéville about his new book “October,” and how Lenin was the first online guy. ...Show More

Episode 108 - Night On Bald Mountain feat. Matt Bruenig (5/14/17)

1:22:08 | May 14th, 2017

We debut our trailer for the ripped-from-the-headlines thriller "The Fresh Connection." We interview Matt Bruenig about his new policy shop. We check in on two special congressional elections. And we return to Ke7en. Here's Matt's patreon: https:/...Show More

Episode 107 Teaser - The People's Sporps

01:38 | May 10th, 2017

Karim Zidan returns to talk Chechnya, Kadyrov, sports, propaganda, and Floyd Mayweather. Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-107-club-11120723

Episode 104 - We've Always Been Here (4/30/17)

1:23:01 | Apr 30th, 2017

Audio of our live show benefit for the Center for Reproductive Rights on April 27th at Littlefield NYC. Sorry about the weird compression, but our voices are nice and clear, so take it, you pigs.

Episode 102 - Maintaining Emotional Control feat. Rob Delaney (4/23/17)

1:06:54 | Apr 24th, 2017

Rob Delaney stops by to talk healthcare, Bill O'Reilly, sniveling Democrats, and Gorilla Mindset. Then Matt tells us about the Juicero and Felix and Brendan reveal a new single by P.J. Dade, "U Give Me 3nergy." Message from P.J. Dade below: I am an...Show More

Episode 101 Teaser - Aaron Dorkchin

03:07 | Apr 19th, 2017

Ergo proctor hoc, you feckless thug. We talk about how the West Wing fatally poisoned the already deluded mind of American liberalism. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBCTtnRXIjI Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-101-post-8933747

Episode 100 - Chapo Goes To College (4/17/17)

1:44:51 | Apr 17th, 2017

Our live show at Harvard University, where we held a tournament to decide the most evil person to ever emerge from the institution.

Episode 98 - Gorka II: The Gorkaning feat. Alex Pareene & James Adomian (4/9/17)

1:06:39 | Apr 10th, 2017

The international supervillain Sebastian Gorka (James Adomian) calls into the show again, recently hampered by a conspiracy exposing him as a member of the Hungarian fascist Vitézi Rend. Will it stop his plans to push out all other top Trump advisers...Show More

Episode 96 - Night At The Museum feat. Alex Jones (4/2/17)

1:05:53 | Apr 2nd, 2017

The show receives another celebrity call as a prominent broadcaster sets the record straight about the globalist demon media. The lads then discuss Mike Pence’s Rules For Dating Mother, the sad sacks at the DNC, why American health care sucks (more...Show More

Episode 95 Teaser - J.D. Rock

01:20 | Mar 30th, 2017

Commonweal editor Matt Sitman joins us to take apart everyone’s favorite new pathological study of the American yokel, “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance. Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-95-feat-8630426

Episode 94 - The Brian Johnstown Massacre feat. Jacob Bacharach (3/26/17)

1:16:38 | Mar 26th, 2017

In our last show of the Pittsburgh Era, we reunite with Jacob Bacharach (@jakebackpack) to talk Scott Adams, hypnosis, the time he met Glenn Beck, and whether Dilbert has fucked. Then we discuss PA's long history of manmade disasters and conclude w...Show More

Episode 93 Teaser - Emperor Xanga

01:39 | Mar 26th, 2017

We talk about what we think is a founding cultural document of the contemporary alt-right, Zack Snyder’s first really shitty racist movie, 300. Get the whole thing here: https://www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 92 - No. 1 In Heaven (3/20/17)

49:56 | Mar 21st, 2017

For our special One Year Chapoversary, we take a look back on some of the most memorable moments on the show and reveal some never-before-heard clips like when Virgil committed a crime on tape and an extended cut of a "lost interview." We also talk...Show More

Episode 91 Teaser - Garfield & Caleb

02:59 | Mar 17th, 2017

Virgil discusses some of the most controversial Garfield comic strips; later we revisit our favorite recurring Chapo character, Caleb. Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-91-code-8469006

Episode 90 - Gorka's Revenge feat. Sebastian Gorka (3/12/17)

1:01:43 | Mar 12th, 2017

Dr. Sebastian Gorka calls in to complain about last week's show. We talk about a shitty article in the New Republic featuring the lib thought experiment of seceding from Red America, an even worse book by AEI's Arthur Brooks. We sign off with a seq...Show More

Episode 89 Teaser - How Not To Invade Russia

01:51 | Mar 12th, 2017

A smart episode about history is completely derailed by Felix's obsession with his own piss. Listen to the whole thing here: https://www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 88 - Sebastian Goku feat. Derek Davison (3/5/17)

1:07:50 | Mar 6th, 2017

We talk to all-time Chapo guest returning champ Derek Davison (@dwdavison9318) about Dr. Sebastian Gorka, one of the many pygmy Strangeloves of the Trump foreign policy crew. Derek also takes us on a tour of the mideast and what to watch in Turkey's ...Show More

Episode 87 Teaser - In Memory Of Gary Tasteman

03:28 | Mar 2nd, 2017

In the middle of a dispatch from CPAC, Felix pays tribute to a Rockabilly legend. Subscribe to hear it tonight: https://www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 86 - Fash The Patriarchy feat. Angela Nagle (2/26/17)

51:40 | Feb 27th, 2017

We talk with writer Angela Nagle about her work studying the alt-right, its different stripes, divisions, and contradictions. Far before Milo fell from grace, Angela predicted that the alt-right would splinter and cannibalize sooner rather than later...Show More

Episode 85 Teaser - The Rogan Tapes

04:39 | Feb 23rd, 2017

On the heels of Milo's scandal, we have uncovered even more explosive tapes from the Joe Rogan Experience.

Episode 84 - President Wario (2/19/17)

1:13:12 | Feb 20th, 2017

The dry boys are back, recording from Felix's new dirty disgusting apartment. We talk about Mike Flynn's resignation, some dumb Trump shit, and WaPo's moronic article about coughing that lound blount. Then Matt reviews the new show "ABP," a program...Show More

Episode 83 Teaser - Talkin' Shit On The Dunk

01:51 | Feb 15th, 2017

Felix gets defensive about Dunkin Donuts as we review Marky Mark and Peter Berg's new bad terrorism movie Patriots Day. Drops tonight. Subscribe to hear: https://www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 81 - The Devil In Mother Jones feat. Shane Bauer (2/12/17)

1:00:30 | Feb 13th, 2017

2017 Magazine of the Year Award-winning journalist Shane Bauer (@Shane_Bauer) joins us to talk about the protests in Berkeley, his work embedding with rightwing militias, and his time spent as a prisoner in Iran. We took the award from him and now we...Show More

Episode 80 Teaser - Teenage Wasteland For Peace

02:09 | Feb 9th, 2017

Our pal Adam Friedland (@AdamFriedland) talks about his young life as a very passionate and horny pro-Israel teen, and how/why he started to drift away from the cause. Subscribe to hear it: https://www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 79 - Our Values Are Under Attack feat. Tim Heidecker (2/6/17)

57:16 | Feb 7th, 2017

The genius Tim Heidecker is on the show, we talk about Alex Jones selling out, comedy in the age of Trump, and President Hamburgler wandering around the White House in the dark with old cartoon-style pajamas and a candle. We conclude with a new entry...Show More

Episode 78 Teaser - JFK Every Day

19:07 | Jan 31st, 2017

UPDATE: We unlocked the whole episode, listen here. https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-78-1-31-7941890 We're releasing a section of this week's premium episode because a shitload of protests have happened since we recorded our interview with Matt...Show More

Episode 77 - No Country For Gorilla Men feat. Matt Taibbi (1/29/17)

1:11:08 | Jan 29th, 2017

Our old pal and first mega-guest Matt Taibbi returns to the trap to talk about Week Zero of Trump's reign, his new book about the past year of campaigning, and causes for hope now that the liberal dream is over.

Episode 76 Teaser - The Moonshine Nerd

02:28 | Jan 24th, 2017

Wednesday night, subscribe to hear the thrilling conclusion to last week's premium episode: https://www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 75 - Mr. Chapo Goes To Washington (1/22/17)

1:05:09 | Jan 23rd, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The full trap in effect, plus special guest Sam Kriss (@sam_kriss), all of us covering the inauguration of President Wario. Weak chinned neo-Nazi Richard Spencer got his head caved in, protesters burned a limo, Colby became an a...Show More

Episode 74 Teaser - Capone Speakeasy

02:09 | Jan 19th, 2017

A taste of our new, apparently hit episode where Virgil made us all play Call of Cthulhu. Subscribe to hear it: https://www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 73 - Better Call Saul Alinsky feat. Bill Corbett (1/15/17)

1:04:49 | Jan 16th, 2017

Mystery Science Theater 3000’s Bill Corbett stops by the mansion to join us in pummeling the life out of conservative entrepreneur and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza's stupid and bizarre documentary "Hillary's America." The movie is obviously racist and cr...Show More

Episode 72 Teaser - Pee Doors Down

01:50 | Jan 14th, 2017

Chait hate and hyping President Wario's inaugural cover band lineup. Subscribe to hear it: https://www.patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 71 - Crapo Cat House: The Half-Lost Episode feat. Alex Nichols (1/9/17)

1:16:56 | Jan 5th, 2017

Brendan’s computer crashed so we lost half of our first recording for this episode, but all the good parts were mostly salvaged, as well as a bad part where Amber’s cat takes a wicked shit that smelled horrible and we whine about having to deal with ...Show More

Episode 70 Teaser - Will's Disclaimer (1/4/17)

02:22 | Jan 3rd, 2017

Podcasts are not politics. Politics is politics.

Episode 69 - Angela & Strawberry feat. James Adomian (1/2/17)

57:34 | Dec 30th, 2016

We're all hungover from ringing in Year Zero and rusty from vacation but returning guest James Adomian (@JAdomian) stops by to put us off on the right foot. We talk about our callout on the Michael Rapaport podcast, Dan Nainan's Tesla show, Mike Cern...Show More

Episode 68 - Applebee's Christmas Spectacular feat. Kath Barbadoro (12/23/16)

1:09:27 | Dec 23rd, 2016

In this magical Christmas episode Kath Barbadoro joins us again to talk about the Lynchian underbelly of New Hampshire, political economy, the embarrassing turn at Mother Jones, and the really just fantastic and affordable meals on offer at our favor...Show More

Episode 67 - The Swordfish Episode (12/18/16)

56:24 | Dec 18th, 2016

Nick got a new huge TV and we were all hungover so we leave Swordfish (2001) on during the recording. We talk about Battlefield Earth, the inane Eric Garland tweetstorm, and the DSA. In the middle of the episode, Nick makes another cameo by hoverin...Show More

Episode 66 Teaser - Enter The Chomo Promo Code

01:45 | Dec 15th, 2016

This week's guest, author and conspiracy theory-enthusiast Jacob Bacharach, begins to explain the wild world of "Pizzagate" to the gang. Subscribe to hear it: patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 65 - No Future feat. Adam Curtis (12/12/16)

1:06:39 | Dec 12th, 2016

We got to interview one of Will’s favorite filmmakers Adam Curtis about his new movie HyperNormalisation. We talk about Trump, the curse of bloodless liberalism, science fiction, Escape From New York, living in the Zone, and tough medicine for the le...Show More

Episode 64 Teaser - The Ten Krackel Commandments

01:55 | Dec 5th, 2016

We read from the Caleb letters again. Matt laughs harder than any episode we've done. Subscribe to hear it: patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 63 - SuccessFail: The McMegan Story feat. @TheShrillest (12/4/16)

1:22:04 | Dec 4th, 2016

First we talk to Ezekiel Kweku of MTV about his diagnosis of the Democratic Party's failure this year, how they can beat white nationalism next time around, and the Æon Flux animated series. Then the full Chapo team assembles to tackle the book "The ...Show More

Episode 62 Teaser - Do You Hear The Dirtbags Sing

01:39 | Nov 28th, 2016

As we walk through Rod Dreher's criticism of the show, Amber makes fun of Felix's love of Les Mis. Subscribe to hear it: patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 61 - Who Makes The Nazis? feat. @RickyRawls (11/24/16)

53:19 | Nov 23rd, 2016

A Turkey Day treat for all! Our pal T (@RickyRawls) stops by the Park Slope Mansion to discuss his run-ins with the Anime Nazis/alt-right, their racial narcissism, and how Leon Festinger's "When Prophecy Fails" applies to Democrats after the election...Show More

Episode 60 - Off-Off-Broadway feat. Erin Gloria Ryan (11/20/16)

1:05:41 | Nov 16th, 2016

This is Chapo season 2. Erin Gloria Ryan (@morninggloria) of the Daily Beast stops by to chat about the Hamilton Incident, Trump and Chris Christie's breakup, conservative protest and comedy, and martial arts in the age of Trump. Also we talk about ...Show More

Episode 58 - We Live in The Zone Now (11/12/16)

1:00:44 | Nov 12th, 2016

Will, Matt, Felix and Virgil wake up in The Zone to take in the election results, process the shock, and accept Bill Mitchell as our new dad. More importantly, we discuss the failures of America’s expert/lanyard class, liberal ass-covering, the impot...Show More

Episode 56 - Under Seige 3: Before Year Zero (11/7/16)

1:01:27 | Nov 6th, 2016

On the eve of Year Zero, Will, Felix, Matt and Brendan make last minute predictions, discuss the 100% clean comedy of 35-year-old Dan Nainan, and throw the spotlight on the incriminating Satanic emails discovered in the Podesta leaks. We also discus...Show More

Episode 54 - Trap House of Horror: Tha Hanging Boyz feat. Kath Barbadoro (10/30/16)

48:21 | Oct 28th, 2016

It’s a very special, very spooky Halloween Chapo: Comedian Kath Barbadoro (@kathbarbadoro) joins us with a full deck of tarot cards to plug us into the dark spirit world and foretell the fate of Chapo, Hillary Clinton, Ron Fournier, and the world its...Show More

Episode 52 - Dirty Wars 2: Rise of McRaven feat. Jeremy Scahill (10/23/16)

1:17:11 | Oct 24th, 2016

This is the story of a podcast. This week, the Intercept’s Jeremy Scahill (@jeremyscahill) joins Chapo to discuss the war in Yemen, Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy, drones, assassinations, and MSNBC green room gossip. But what the hosts of the show...Show More

Episode 51 Teaser - Little League of the South

03:25 | Oct 21st, 2016

Joined by Katherine Krueger (@kath_krueger), we discuss bedwetter politics, Bill Mitchell's Yahoo Answers and contribute new lyrics to the Hamilton canon. Subscribe for access to premium episodes: patreon.com/chapotraphouse

Episode 50 - AKP 50th Episode Ergenekon Extravaganza feat. @KarpMJ (10/17/16)

1:17:51 | Oct 15th, 2016

Love those boys: On our 50th episode, we recall our humble beginnings and listen to messages of love and devotion from friends of the show. The meat of the show is a sprawling interview with historian Matt Karp, about America's slaveholding empire, h...Show More

Episode 49 Teaser - Letter From Caleb

03:47 | Oct 12th, 2016

Will introduces us to Jeff Jacoby and his beloved son Caleb, whom the Boston Globe writer pens an open letter to each year in his newspaper column.

Episode 48 - A Problem From Heck feat. @ChMadar (10/9/16)

1:20:57 | Oct 9th, 2016

Enter the Trap, this week with Chase Madar (@ChMadar), civil rights attorney and writer as he talks about the inhumane side of the human rights industry. We talk about the botched Colombian referendum, the role of human rights experts in legitimizing...Show More

Episode 46 - No Cucks In A Foxhole feat. @JAdomian (10/4/16)

59:07 | Oct 3rd, 2016

Popular humorist James Adomian (@JAdomian) joins the Trap this week to discuss Chris Christie's 9/11 Memorabilia Raffle, Jesse Ventura's "Conspiracy Theory," Dilbert, Garfield, and his impressions of Slavoj Zizek teaching sex ed and alt-right Paul Gi...Show More

Episode 44 - The Gowanus Ideas Festival (9/26/16)

1:22:33 | Sep 24th, 2016

2016, NEW YORK CITY -- Flanked by Virgil Texas and Sam Kriss, the Chapo boys storm Genius HQ in New York, NY for a sold-out, anti-papist extravaganza. A night of revelry: Celebrity readings of David Brooks and Boss Douthat, the premiere of "Over the...Show More

Episode 42 - Uber for Ubermenschen feat. @nkulw and @EdZitron (9/18/16)

1:30:43 | Sep 18th, 2016

Hello, I'm Chapo Cab. We're taking you to the future in a very special tech show! First, Noah Kulwin (@nkulw) explains the rise and fall of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes and how to make a living camming in your part-time Uber gig. Next, Ed Zitron (@E...Show More

Episode 39 Teaser - Dance For Temujin

03:35 | Sep 13th, 2016

In this teaser for 'sode 39, the gang reacts to the sheer wokeness of casting John Wayne as Temujin, a 50-year-old white man in the role of a 25-year-old Mongol. Tartars -- it's like the sauce, Pilgrim.

Episode 40 - Sborts Night feat. @GregHoward88 (9/12/16)

1:34:47 | Sep 9th, 2016

Oh say can you see, the New York Times Magazine's Greg Howard (@GregHoward88) stops by the Trap to discuss sporpsballs, Colin Kaepernick, Marc Cuban, and questions surrounding Chuck Johnson shitting on the floor in college. Then the boys discuss the...Show More

Frost/Christman-Episode 3- Olympia

46:27 | Sep 6th, 2016

On this episode Amber and Matt commemorate the end of another magical Summer Olympics by doing what comes natural: talking about Nazis. They discuss Leni Riefenstahl's documentary about the 1936 Berlin games Olympia as well as Stephen Hopkins' 2016 J...Show More

Episode 38 - Elevator To Heaven feat. @HengeveldMaria (9/5/16)

1:20:23 | Sep 4th, 2016

This week we talk to journalist Maria Hengeveld about her new piece in Slate covering Nike's supply chain and embrace of the "Girl Effect," which has allowed female Vietnamese workers to lean in without the distraction of a living wage. Later, we t...Show More

Frost/Christman-Episode 2- The Legend of Curly's Gold

54:49 | Aug 30th, 2016

In this episode Amber and Matt go through some of their favorite movies and out themselves as Philistines. Camp! Action! Gremlins! Robotic Cops! The dark era of Quentin Tarantino rip-offs! Abandon all hope, cineastes!

Episode 36 - Dear Gulen feat. @Lfeatherz (8/29/16)

1:33:29 | Aug 29th, 2016

This week, we have a long chat with Liza Featherstone, journalist, advice-columnist and editor of "False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton." Liza walks us through the Democrats tepid opposition to Trump and his band of Pepes, trick...Show More

Episode 34 - Masculinity For Boys (8/22/16)

1:16:25 | Aug 22nd, 2016

In this week's adventure, we return to the Chapo Bends the World segment after a Trump adviser turns out to be a card carrying Pepe. Milo's college scholarship ripoff provides another test for the Gorilla Mindset. And finally, a David French reading ...Show More

Episode 33 Teaser - Special Agent Steve Bannon

03:28 | Aug 18th, 2016

With guest Libby Watson (@libbycwatson): Donald Trump's campaign is dying and he wants to be surrounded by loved ones; new campaign chair Steven Bannon cosplays being Lincoln; Wonkette drops some "thinkerings" on Juanita Broaddrick and rape; and the ...Show More

Frost/Christman- Episode 1 - All the President's Men/The Parallax View

1:03:17 | Aug 16th, 2016

On the inaugural episode of Frost/Christman, Amber and Matt discuss a time in America when rampant paranoia and distrust in government and corporate institutions generated a wave of thrillers about the malevolence of the Powers that Be. With special ...Show More

Episode 32 - Suicide Is Shameless feat. @MattVBrady (8/15/16)

1:04:40 | Aug 14th, 2016

In this suicode, the original Chapo Film Crew reunites with Matt V. Brady (@mattvbrady) and commits suicide over the sick, demented and flat-out twisted SuiCiDe sQuAd. The making of the film was Hollywood's Vietnam; the plot of the film was written b...Show More

Episode 30 - FREEWAY ROSS DOUTHAT Pt. 2: Tha Harvard Plug

1:19:03 | Aug 6th, 2016

In episode 30 we rejoin the adventures of Ross Douthat Boy Detective with a little help from our producer, Brendan James aka @deep_beige. First we discuss the headlines that mattered this week, such as Rich Piana's divorce, an article about us, and B...Show More

Episode 29 Teaser - Bourbonfinger

02:42 | Aug 3rd, 2016

In these snippets from 'Sode 29's discussion of "London Has Fallen," we discuss the failed homoerotic tension between Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart, the piss poor, and the brave choice to cast Jeremy Clarkson as the British prime minister. SUBSCRI...Show More

Episode 28 Chapo Comes Alive! Teaser

02:33 | Aug 1st, 2016

Episode 28 Chapo Comes Alive! Teaser by Chapo Trap House

Episode 27 - Tomorrow Belongs To Them feat. @Bro_Pair (8/1/16)

1:26:44 | Jul 31st, 2016

After a week of fun in Philadelphia, we take sobering stock of what's left of the presidential campaign after the conventions with Dan O'Sullivan (aka @Bro_Pair). What can Umberto Eco teach us about Donald Trump and fascism and why do the Democrats a...Show More

Episode 26 - ReTHUGlican National CRIMEvention feat. @MurderBryan(7/25/16)

1:14:43 | Jul 25th, 2016

Hello Cleveland! In episode 26 we're joined by Pod-Brother and Alpha Anarchist, Bryan Quinby of Street Fight to discuss the RNC. Matt and Bryan deliver on the ground reporting from Monday's Alex Jones' "America First" rally. We talk about the Gunslin...Show More

Episode 25 Teaser - Give Your Money To Ghosts

02:24 | Jul 22nd, 2016

In these snippets of premium episode 25, the Amber and the crew ridicule the naked consumerism fueling the Lady Ghostbusters PR campaign, debate the logical fallacies of the Ghostbuster universe continuity, and stir in anticipation of Lady Deadpool. ...Show More

Episode 24 - Gulens Gonna Gulen feat. @dwdavison9318 (7/18/16)

1:19:04 | Jul 18th, 2016

In episode 24 we return to our roots and discuss the failed coup attempt in Turkey against President Erdogon with Chapo Foreign Policy correspondent Derek Davison. We also preview the RNC in Cleveland and break down the doomed We Are The Left Manifes...Show More

Episode 23 Teaser - Dad Rock Of Ages

01:55 | Jul 15th, 2016

In these snippets from Episode 23, the boys touch on the key aspects of Mike Binder's 2007 opus, "Reign Over Me," such as Adam Sandler's manchild voice, lazy misogyny, poor writing, and the creator's reliance on overwrought dad rock.

Episode 22 - The Trap Is A MESS Feat. @VicBergerIV (7/11/16)

1:31:09 | Jul 11th, 2016

*Air Horn* In episode 22, we talk to Vic Berger the vine auteur who has created the definitive portrait of the 2016 election and look back at some of the most classic moments he's helped to immortalize: Jeb and the Moose, Martin O'Malley the Lifetime...Show More

Episode 21 - Oaxaca Flacka Flame feat. @MexicAnarchist (7/8/16)

44:40 | Jul 7th, 2016

In this premium sode, the boys talk to Tony (@MexicAnarchist) about the Mexican government's largely underreported crackdowns on labor strikes by teachers in Oaxaca. On the brighter side, they talk about the 4th of July and the Mexican right wing, fr...Show More

Episode 20 - Chapo vs. Sherdog, UFC 200 feat. @JordanBreen

1:27:30 | Jul 5th, 2016

We are joined by Sherdog.com's Jordan Breen, who along with Felix takes us on a journey through the culture and politics behind the weird world of MMA and the unique characters that populate this bloodsport. Then, the boys take an online quiz devis...Show More

Episode 18 - The Upset Guv'ner: De Crecio's Brexit Bungle feat. @jonathanshainin (6/27/16)

1:25:00 | Jun 27th, 2016

Allo' bruv...in episode 18 it's gone up the apples 'n pears, innit? We debut the De Crecio radio play and talk Brexit. Naill Ferguson compares leaving the EU to leaving his wife after a riding accident put her in a coma. Jonathan Shainin tells us wha...Show More

Episode 16 - The Male/Female Radio Hour feat. @lhfang (6/20/16)

1:20:56 | Jun 20th, 2016

In episode 16, the Zoo Crew returns to prank call a fascist and the fallout from the alligator tweet threatens the future of another alpha male podcast. Then, we talk how to make it as a Washington lobbyist with Lee Fang of The Intercept and investig...Show More

Episode 14 - Chillin' In Cedar Rapids Iowa (6/13/16)

1:06:09 | Jun 13th, 2016

In episode 14. we get breaking news that Al Giordano declares war on Chapo...then we reconcile ourselves with Her...Ezra Klein debases himself...Michelle Goldberg has a moment of clarity...Peter Thiel has a vision of the future....and a top Pentagon ...Show More

Episode 13- Justified But Woke feat. @ckilpatrick (6/6/16)

1:19:47 | Jun 6th, 2016

In episode 13, we're joined by Connor Kilpatrick, the H.B.B.I.C. (Head Bernie Bro In Charge) of Jacobin magazine to discuss his article on the abandonment of the white working class, the downward management of expectations by the Democratic party and...Show More

Knuck If U Cuck (feat. Jadakiss)

01:47 | Jun 2nd, 2016

Dem Whiny Boyz - Now That's What I Call Volcel

Episode 12 - Love That Ron feat. @VirgilTexas (5/30/16)

1:00:14 | May 30th, 2016

Here Come Dat Ron! O shit waddup. In episode 12 we are joined by @VirgilTexas to take a look Behind the Diggler. We examine the unholy trinity that gave birth to America's Most Accurate Political Pundit, Carl Diggler: Chris "The Fix" Cillizza, Mark ...Show More

Episode 11 - Cranking the Donkey feat. Matt Taibbi (5/22/16)

1:11:59 | May 23rd, 2016

In episode 11, Felix finally gets a real microphone and we're joined by Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi (@MTaibbi) to talk election stuff. Is the GOP dead? Or like 'The Thing' will it reform and spawn some new abomination? On the other side, why are Clin...Show More

Episode 10 - No FoPo, Fight the Blob feat. @dwdavison9318 (5/15/16)

1:20:01 | May 16th, 2016

In episode 10, we're joined by Derek Davison (@dwdavison9318)who voxsplains to us what the Iran nuclear deal is and breaks down a juicy New York Times Magazine profile of White House literary savage Ben Rhodes and his war against the DC Foreign polic...Show More

Episode 9 - Trump Stakes or Election 2016: Age of Apocalypse (5/8/16)

1:20:53 | May 9th, 2016

In episode 9, we check in on boy wonder Ben Shapiro, put the baseball crank meme to bed, and Milo gets mad. Then, we discuss the ultimate triumph of Trump over the weak failsons of the conservative right and game out the general election. Then two q...Show More

Episode 8- Children of Bruen feat. @ebruenig (5/1/16)

1:13:17 | May 2nd, 2016

Baseball crank, Baseball crank, Baseball crank, Baseball crank, Baseball crank, Baseball crank, NYPD Dad, Baseball crank, Baseball crank, Baseball crank. In episode 8, Matt, Will and Felix are joined by Elizabeth Bruenig to talk #NerdProm, The Innova...Show More

Episode 7- The Prince and the Egg: An Anil Dash Adventure (4/25/16)

1:22:52 | Apr 25th, 2016

In a jam-packed episode 7, Matt, Felix and Will count down the top 40 most unbearable voices in the world and give the crown to Ben Shapiro, who is also confused by how public restrooms work. Then, the boyz break down the result of the NY State Prima...Show More

Episode 6- Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Development feat. @MattVBrady (4/18/16)

1:11:06 | Apr 18th, 2016

In episode 6, Felix, Will, and Matt are joined by Matt "The Australian Plug" Brady (@MattVBrady) to call out snakes and haters like Steve Richter and DemocratMafia from the comment section of our Mediaite profile. (Our lawyers have been notified and ...Show More

Episode 5 - What's So Civil About War, Anyway? feat. @Carlbeijer (4/10/16)

1:18:04 | Apr 11th, 2016

In episode 5, Felix and Will go to the premiere of a television series, then Felix goes solo to a John Kasich event in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Then, we are joined by @CarlBeijer to game out the coming #tcot rebellion/Second Civil War and the possibilit...Show More

Episode 4 - Bernie Blanco From The Bronx (4/3/16)

1:43:54 | Apr 4th, 2016

On Episode 4 @willmenaker, @cushbomb and @ByYourLogic discuss: -Felix's on the ground reporting of the harassment he witnessed at the Bernie Sanders rally in the Bronx. -How Scalia's gorging saved public sector unionism in America -Donald Trump: The ...Show More

Episode 3 - Freeway Ross Douthat Sailboat Dope (3/27/16)

1:31:27 | Mar 28th, 2016

On our Easter/Purim Episode we're joined by Brendan James aka @deep_beige, media reporter for International Business Times to discuss his Hanni-date with Fox News' Sean Hannity, a man who loves hitting the heavy bag, working on his core and his new 1...Show More

Episode 2 - We Need to Talk About Kevin- aka Enta Tha Dungeon (3/19/16)

1:20:49 | Mar 20th, 2016

In episode 2 of CHAPO TRAP HOUSE... -Matt, Felix and Will talk about the end of everything fun in the 2016 election and the likely advent of Hell on Earth. -Matt goes to a Trump rally outside Cincinnati. -The National Review's Kevin D. Williamson t...Show More

Episode 1 - THA SAGA BEGINS (3/12/16)

1:18:35 | Mar 14th, 2016

In the inaugural episode of the Chapo Trap House Podcast, Felix Biederman (@ByYourLogic), Matt Christman (@Cushbomb), and Will Menaker (@willmenaker) discuss logical fallacies and take a sideways glance at a wacky week in US politics that saw Bernie ...Show More