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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
322 - Second Dark Age feat. Alan Moore (6/10/19)

1:08:59 | Jun 10th

We're joined by legendary author Alan Moore to discuss evil architecture, magic & political power, fate & free will, and the enduring appeal of Lovecraft.
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.
340 - A Big Bowl of Strawberry Ice Cream (8/12/19)

1:12:43 | Aug 13th

We catch up on Jeffrey Epstein's curious fate, discuss Joe Biden's wonderful brain, introduce a new character into Chapo canon, and describe what a "fair" is for our listeners who might not know. Thanks to @betaOdork for the Biden comp: https://twit...Show More
338 - Live From Traverse City: Michael and We feat. Michael Moore (8/5/19)

1:35:07 | Aug 5th

Our live show from the Traverse City Film Festival, featuring Michael Moore, director of Roger and Me, Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11, Sicko, and Capitalism: a Love Story. Tickets to our show in Des Moines, Iowa next Tuesday, Aug 13th: http...Show More
336 - Neom 2049 feat. Glenn Greenwald (7/29/19)

1:28:58 | Jul 29th

We hear from Glenn Greenwald about the Intercept's work uncovering a massive judicial corruption scandal at the heart of the Bolsonaro regime in Brazil. Then to lighten things up, we take a look at Mohammed bin Salman's plan to do both the Jetsons AN...Show More
334 - American Mids (7/22/19)

1:14:32 | Jul 22nd

We're trying to beat the heat ovah here in New York City, #1 city in temperatures baby! We talk Amber's trip to the Durham Miner's Gala, the Qanon vigilante who assassinated Gambino family crime boss Franky Boy Cali, and Josh Hawley's deranged bluep...Show More
Bonus: The Andrew Yang Interview

1:03:46 | Jul 18th

In the latest installment of Chapo’s Presidential candidate interview series, Virgil sits down with entrepreneur Andrew Yang. The two tackle Yang's views on entrepreneurship, automation, whether Virgil is good, and socialist critiques of his Universa...Show More
332 - Fear of a Netroots Nation feat. Brendan James (7/15/19)

1:32:05 | Jul 15th

We here at your favorite politics/fast food review podcast went to Netroots Nation this past weekend in Philadelphia. Here is our report on what we saw. Catch our live show at the Traverse City Film Festival: https://secure.traversecityfilmfest.org/...Show More
330 - Hunter on the Loose feat. Will Sommer (7/8/19)

1:29:50 | Jul 8th

We check in with Will Sommer for a first-hand account of Trump's wet 'n wild Tank Day celebration. We then spend the majority of the episode introducing Hunter Biden, a noble & troubled soul fighting to bring light into this dark world. Tickets to o...Show More
328 - Dios, Patria, Fueros, Rod (7/1/18)

1:27:41 | Jul 2nd

It's an overstuffed classic Dry Boys™ ep, with dem debates wrap up, dem leadership incompetence, Bret Stephens' laziness, David Brooks' horniness, Sheldon Adelson's disgusting body, and the ever-bedeviled Rod Dreher.
Bonus: Gremlins 2 feat. Joe Dante

39:59 | Jul 1st

Our talk with legendary film director Joe Dante from our May 16th screening of Gremlins 2: The New Batch at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood California.
Bonus: The Marianne Williamson Interview

52:45 | Jun 26th

Thanks to a positive mental attitude and the power of good vibes, Chapo has landed its first ever interview with a Presidential candidate. Virgil and Matt have a spirited dialogue with fellow bestselling author Marianne Williamson about Marxist mater...Show More
326 - Beltway Garage: Infinity Candidates (6/25/19)

1:14:57 | Jun 25th

Virgil and Matt take a look under the candidates' hoods, check their polling oil, and preview the first of the democratic primary debates, while examining the whole fleet for lemons. Which make and model democrat will run like a champ and will perfor...Show More
Bonus: Virgil Interviews Tiffany Cabán

21:26 | Jun 20th

From Mike's Diner in Astoria Queens, Virgil talks to public defender and candidate for Queens District Attorney Tiffany Cabán. There are no jokes. To support Cabán's campaign, go to: http://bit.ly/cabangotv https://www.cabanforqueens.com/
324 - Live from Dublin: Irish Valor (6/17/19)

1:18:13 | Jun 17th

Our June 9th live show from Liberty Hall Theater in Dublin. Settle down.
320 - Live from Berlin: Der Fonkybeatz (6/3/19)

1:25:21 | Jun 3rd

Our June 1st live show from Berlin, the heart of Germany's wonderful PLUR culture. We talk funky beats, the antideutsche political tendency, Austria's far-right government self-owning itself out of existence (also involves funky beats), and the Jewis...Show More
318 - Rahm Emmanuelle: The Joys of a Neolib feat. Ryan Grim (5/27/29)

1:21:06 | May 27th

We talk to The Intercept's Ryan Grim about his new book "We've Got People," discussing the Democrats' reliance on big money and how it might be broken by mass-movement based politics. Rahm Emanuel is a central figure in Ryan's book, so we read from R...Show More
316 - PBS: Permanent Revolution feat. Hasan Piker (5/19/19)

1:20:55 | May 20th

We're joined by Twitch star Hasan Piker @hasanthehun to discuss draconian new abortion laws, the looming prospect of war with Iran, and using gaming streams to spread leftist views online. Finally, we read about from an old friend about the perpetua...Show More
314 - What, Us Worry? feat. James Adomian (5/12/19)

1:14:59 | May 13th

Our friend James Adomian makes a rare in-person appearance to discuss Mad Magazine, Ben Shapiro being owned by an ancient British Tory, Biden's polls, UFO's and Peggy Noonan's musings on division. Check out James' new podcast The Underculture here: ...Show More
312 - Kenneth Friendly's Scorpio Smiling feat. Yael Bridge and Morgan Spector (5/6/19)

1:17:58 | May 6th

We talk to filmmakers Yael Bridge and Morgan Spector about their upcoming documentary "Socialism: An American Story." We also discuss the ongoing failed coup in Venezuela, Nancy Pelosi & Joe Biden, and Trump's assertion that PC culture is ruining ho...Show More
310 - Marianne Mindset (4/29/19)

1:03:46 | Apr 30th

We take a good vibes tour through the most recently declared candidates in the Democratic primary, and discuss how Bernie's big money is wigging out the Wall Street squares. Tickets still available for our shows in Manchester (6/7) and Dublin (6/9 [...Show More
Bonus: Virgil Interviews John Cameron Mitchell on "Anthem: Homunculus"

35:05 | Apr 29th

Virgil talks to John Cameron Mitchell, creator of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and "Shortbus," to discuss his new musical narrative podcast, "Anthem: Homunculus". They also discuss being extremely online, the end of sex, and William S. Burroughs. You...Show More
Bonus: Amber Interviews Vivek Chibber on "The ABC's of Capitalism"

49:51 | Apr 29th

Amber talks to writer and professor of sociology Vivek Chibber about "The ABC's of Capitalism," his new series of pamphlets for Jacobin. Vivek Chibber is the editor of Catalyst: A Journal of Theory and Strategy, which is published by Jacobin, along ...Show More
308 - There's Nothing Like a Dame feat. Nick Hayes (4/21/19)

1:27:41 | Apr 21st

Virgil corrects the record; we riff on the church thing from a week ago; we crow over two Grey Lady articles about the anti-Bernie crowd running scared; and Nick Hayes (@nickfromdetroit) sits in to talk about Means TV (@means_tv), a leftist streaming...Show More
306 - 2 Cities, 1 Cup (4/14/19)

1:27:53 | Apr 15th

We review Ben Shapiro's book "The Right Side of History". Tickets for our Cornell show on 4/26: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/union-days-2019-presents-chapo-trap-house-live-at-cornell-tickets-60348589255 Come see our May 1 Trivia Night at Housing Wo...Show More
304 - Moby Dick Energy (4/8/19)

1:21:33 | Apr 9th

From time to time we deign to open our doors to you, dear listeners, to ply us with your burning questions. About the show, about the politics, about life and the future and I don't know about what ever other bullshit. This is one of those times. It'...Show More
302 - The Russia House feat. Matt Taibbi (4/1/19)

1:21:14 | Apr 1st

We're joined by Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi to discuss his new serial book "Hate Inc.", and the political media's many failings in covering Russiagate. Check out Hate Inc. here: https://taibbi.substack.com/
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
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 John's 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 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. 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 materialism m...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