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This Week In Atrocity

This Week In Atrocity

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50 States of Blue's "Spectacle of Trump" Editor Jeb Lund and a rotating cast of fellow journalists and assorted comic-writer/attorneys discuss recent political and sports events through the prism of our broken and bizarre online discourse, talk to th...Show More
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1:32:47 | May 3rd

Guest host CHARLES STAR and RANDOLPH BRICKEY break down THE MUELLER REPORT, up to and including: The part everyone loves ... THEME ... Charles' intro ... A light 400 pages of high crimes ... No Collusion Section ... Cheating ships passing in the nigh...Show More

1:25:07 | Apr 15th

CHARLES STAR and RANDOLPH BRICKEY return for: Michael Avenatti's Empire Records ... THEME ... Speeding someone to their death ... Dunn (Alabama DOC) v. Domineque Ray: When your resources are out of imams ... Five days is a fast-enough legal response ...Show More
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1:10:08 | Mar 15th

CHARLES STAR returns and RANDOLPH BRICKEY appears for the first time for: Talking book ... THEME ... No collusion ... Wrong Garza ... Garza v. Idaho ... Case summary ... Screwing up a good deal for a bad plea ... Judicial resources ... A perfectly si...Show More

1:22:34 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Deadspin founder WILL LEITCH appears for the fifth installment of "Two Dads Talk Thanksgiving" and: Eponymous, not titular ... Layered flooring in apartments ... Load-bearing parlor ... Thanksgiving plans ... A sudden Thanksgiving death ... An active...Show More

1:06:13 | Sep 6th, 2018

ROBERT WHEEL returns for more mid-term election thinking and: Ted Cruz's relentless "Sexy Beto" ads ... The wave phenomenon is reversing of 2010 ... Will there be a surprise surge of unreliable voters? ... College-educated voter GOP exhaustion ... Th...Show More

1:01:36 | Jun 4th, 2018

ROBERT WHEEL returns to talk primary races and: Canadian hockey misery ... California's top-two primary and what isn't working ... California's 48th and replacing Dana Rohrabacher ... A bro-tastic stem-cell company ... Weak party machine policing mee...Show More

1:13:46 | May 1st, 2018

JESSE FARRAR and ROBERT SCHOBER return for the classic Demolition Man and: Children yelling at a machine, the future is now ... Demolition Man bona fides ... Dude, you need a VCR and racecar ... Caring for VHS ... Europe's at the combination Pizza Hu...Show More

1:30:41 | Apr 15th, 2018

KEITH BUCKLEY presents Hallmark's Lucky in Love (2014), with Jeb Lund, David Roth and guest Jessie Opoien, for: April Fool's bona fides ... Jessie's slide into Hallmark fandom ... Dave's "Lucky in Love" meet-cute ... Plot in 60 Seconds ... Good "Hall...Show More

1:10:08 | Apr 11th, 2018

KYLE SWENSON of the Washington Post talks about the role of race, policing and the justice system in his upcoming book about the wrongful murder conviction of three young black men in Cleveland, in 1975, and his role in the 39-year fight to exonerate...Show More

1:09:41 | Mar 20th, 2018

ROBERT WHEEL returns for: UVA heartbreak (interlude) ... Don't learn which athletes are Trumpkins ... Aubrey O'Day, Donnie Jr. and Tiffany's single ... Claude "TrueFactsStated" Taylor and the Trump d*ck pic that does not exist ... Rolling back the Ca...Show More

1:11:01 | Mar 16th, 2018

JESSE FARRAR is taking the odds on: A new segment called A New Segment ... What the F*ck Are You Feeding Me? ... Nut allergies ... The best of ersatz pad thai ... Water chestnut BS ... Noodle King ... The Fat Economist ... Uncle Jesse Has To Watch Hi...Show More

1:23:33 | Mar 12th, 2018

CHARLES STAR returns for: Logrolling in our time ... How many things can Trump be impeached for right now? ... "The problem with the Hatch Act is that we don't see this as a crime at all." ... Not even lying as craft ... Comic sans everything ... Leb...Show More

52:31 | Feb 14th, 2018

DAVE WEIGEL of the Washington Post joins for: Pruitt moment ... Letterman prelude ... Filler words ... Bueller and Ben Stein ... Email your groans! ... When does exhaustion set in? ... Tired of people "tired of politics" ... Palace intrigue, clone-st...Show More

1:17:53 | Jan 26th, 2018

ROBERT WHEEL joins us for a rundown of winnable seats for Democrats in 18, including: The prescience of the Unabomber ... Social media dunking for the powerless ... Roy Moore's descendants as pretenders to the throne ... Why compile this voting data?...Show More

1:10:51 | Dec 12th, 2017

CHARLES STAR is back for: Roy Moore, fruit salad ... Alabama Special Election predictions ... Poll paranoia ... The unlivable exhaustion of cynicism one-upmanship ... "The most manageably corrupt version of any Trump story" ... Paul Manafort's bail a...Show More

09:40 | Dec 8th, 2017

A quick look at our Patreon-exclusive series "Dave and Jeb Aren't Mean," in which Jeb and frequent co-host David J. Roth break down the kind, well-meaning and extremely Christmasy films of the Hallmark cinematic universe: movies made for the gentlest...Show More

1:14:44 | Dec 6th, 2017

MARIN COGAN is back for: Garrison Keillor's roaming hands and narrative ... Can Trump even calculate his racism? ... Capitol Hill reporters and harassment ... It's not the industry, it's the power ... Franken, the unnamed and politicizing the respons...Show More

1:12:22 | Nov 22nd, 2017

JESSE FARRAR is back for Simpsons S2E4 and: MacGruber ... The gig economy ... Rejected for customer service jobs ... TV dinner flashback ... Episode rundown ... Getting a billionaire creep candidate right and unavoidably wrong ... Deplorable Forever!...Show More

1:12:17 | Nov 17th, 2017

CHARLES STAR returns to learn: How is your kidnaped prime minister doing? ... Jared Kushner's ever-amending documents and Jeff Sessions' disappearing-reappearing memory ... Trump's bumbling his own transgender ban ... Sovereign citizen Jared Fogle me...Show More

1:09:04 | Nov 9th, 2017

DAIVD ROTH is back for: How was the World Series? ... Siri superstitious ... Vertically challenged Astros ... Old dead ballplayers ... Brazzers Presents: Chase Utley ... The Heart Is A Lonely Pitcher ... Joc Pederson's lovely family ... I need you to...Show More

1:18:23 | Oct 31st, 2017

CHARLES STAR is back for: The Manafort indictment rundown ... Incorrect indictment predictions ... Generic rental dads as cover for money launders ... Is there really pressure on Robert Mueller? ... Deep dive on the baffling Cosby ex-District Attorne...Show More

54:54 | Oct 27th, 2017

MOLLY KNIGHT joins for: Vindicating your own book ... Our first World Series Games ... Kershaw as one of the good guys ... In a weird place about Taylor Swift ... F*ck Trevor Bauer ... Believing you are the fittest survivor ... 'Wow, I'm experiencing...Show More

1:33:20 | Oct 25th, 2017

JESSE FARRAR returns for The Simpsons' first "Treehouse of Horror," Chili's fajita bowls, Halloween and: Value Vision … 'NO' on Halloween and seasonal decorations … Chain restaurants changing menus … Food review! … The ideal Chilis BOLD commercial … ...Show More

39:50 | Oct 24th, 2017

DAVID ROTH is back for a World Series preview in: The rattling old car of your dying body ... Kicking the Yankees' corpse ... Ryan Gosling's bullpen face ... Every year Brian McCann's in the majors is one he's not a police officer ... Farewell to Cub...Show More

1:01:19 | Oct 20th, 2017

MARIN COGAN joins for: Halloween convictions ...  Skittle bag lady ... Too-clever costumes ... Smart phones make you dumber ... Creating digital (in)dependency ... Learning to fear the phone ... Normalizing the Lie Cycle, 2012-2016 ... Should journal...Show More

1:15:42 | Oct 16th, 2017

DAVID ROTH returns for: Donald Trump's trip to Home Depot ... Shondaland with #queen ... Beefy Boy Matt Albers ... Cubs-Nats Game 5's gorgeous meltdown ... The liberatory nature of mass borking ... Postseason jankiness ... All libido to the Astros .....Show More

1:16:27 | Oct 10th, 2017

CHARLES STAR returns for: A brief PSA ... Trump: the ultimate test of Occam's Razor ... More hurricane aftermath ... Municipal disability ... Irma should've killed Limbaugh ... First class on FU Airways ... Pruitt's false flag ... 'I don't care about...Show More

1:17:26 | Sep 22nd, 2017

JESSE FARRAR returns to P. Piggly Hogswine's Super-Smog for: Listener letters ... Reversing the rules of analogy ... "My butt is already in the throes of death" ... When Tim Allen's TV dinner is unsettlingly good ... Meal rating! ... Fuck Berkshire H...Show More

1:16:07 | Sep 14th, 2017

JESSE FARRAR joins the show for TV dinners and S2E01 of The Simpsons ... Why are you a Simpsons fan‚ÄĒor not? ... What is The Whammy's motivation and gender? ... LET'S MEET THE MEALS ... Season One is off-limits ... A steak that eats like a mirror ... ...Show More

1:14:28 | Aug 21st, 2017

CHARLES STAR returns to meet Buff Davis and talk: Quoting Robert E. Lee ... Pricing Confederate statue demolition ... Former MAGA CHUDs cashing in on rejecting Nazism ... EXTRA: Jeff Sessions Does Job! ... How liberals weaponized "Alt Left" ... The B...Show More

1:28:44 | Aug 9th, 2017

Mr. PAUL F. TOMPKINS gets political about: Exquisite moustaches ... The fandom/apology cycle ... When RTs are endorsements ... "These Things I Believe" ... MAGA hatred OKs teeing off ... White-poverty safari thinkpieces ... How we learn about politic...Show More

1:15:33 | Jul 30th, 2017

DAVID ROTH and CHARLES STAR welcome you to unemployment and The Horse Whisperer ... 2:50:00 ... Mount Potato ... Discourse of Whisperer ... Horse synopsis, montage, torture, research ... Landline ... Tina Brown's Horse corpse road trip! ... ScarJo Su...Show More

57:16 | Jul 18th, 2017

DAVID ROTH returns for: People like a carving station ... White Alan! ... Hit the serotonin button for one (1) comedy unit ... Mike and the Mad Dog set the template for bickering assholes ... Nimby and the Blaze! ... Devour time for me ... Knights On...Show More

1:00:53 | Jul 7th, 2017

Operation Acoustic Toddler ... GLOW is great, the GLOW doc, 80s nostalgia ... Prestige drama discomfort ... Jeb's wrestling-fan nitpicking ... Trump's wrestling tweet ... Selling the Stunner ... Women's wrestling's slow progress ... GLOP heel turn .....Show More

1:15:26 | Jun 29th, 2017

Over 60 minutes of close inaction with CHARLES STAR on: Making A Murderer's Brendan Dassey's appeal ... How AEDPA keeps people like him in prison ... The Wisconsin gerrymandering case ... When a Supreme Court justice worries about legacy ... Deportin...Show More

1:14:19 | Jun 23rd, 2017

Robert Schober is back from China for: The Georgia 6th results from the Democrats' fifth moral victory! ... Build your own soccer mom! ... Making music videos for the Chinese Menudo ... The all-digital transaction economy ... You meet a stranger swin...Show More

1:15:02 | Jun 6th, 2017

David J. Roth (again) joins us for: The dispiriting inevitability of the Warriors ... LeBron, age and empathy ... Does a Warriors playoff sweep kill all but the bitterest memes? ... Clay Travis is the Vinnie Johnson of racism and other adventures in ...Show More

1:29:07 | May 30th, 2017

Attorney, comic and writer Charles Star joins for: Law expertise from one graf ... Russia fanfic as Russian lit. ... Putin/Trump is Ali/Frazier ... All The President's Men by Dr. Steve Brule ... The FISA Court does NOT do that ... The Cooper v. Harri...Show More

1:23:15 | May 18th, 2017

Dazza J. Roth joins Jezza for: Infantile internet nicknames ... The DailyKos Scumbag and 'Democrats Are Bae' Twitter ... The horror of predicting Trump ... Your favorite Russia armchair sleuths ... #Resisting while doing nothing ... How does James Co...Show More

1:28:56 | May 4th, 2017

Guest host Jessie Opoien of Wisconsin's CapTimes joins for: Talk therapy glossolalia ... Jeb Gorka's dried-dick bull session ... The DNC has no litmus test for anything ... Big Marv Zuckerberg strokes cows and sucks brats ... Terrorizing women online...Show More

1:20:01 | Apr 20th, 2017

PREMIUM BEEF ... The Chicken McNugget Hour of Power ... The tastiest Long John Silver's fryer effluent ... Overwhelmed by NBA and NHL postseason options ... Playoff triage... The nicest guy in sportswriting (it's Jon Bois) ... The ever-upward evoluti...Show More

1:21:03 | Apr 15th, 2017

BREAKING NEWS from the HOLOCAUST CENTER ... Chocolate cake with the plummy Money Honey ... The only Scorcese movie John Ritter is in ... Cucked by a warlock over General Foods International Coffees ... The perfect opportunism of the Syria strike ... ...Show More

1:33:33 | Apr 7th, 2017

For April Fool's Day it's our Pizzagate episode! ... The most savage April Fool's podcast derailment ... School mark ... Alex Jones and the archetypal cocksucker ... How do you not mainstream a conspiracy theory? ... I Was Born In A Kompromat ... New...Show More

1:26:41 | Mar 31st, 2017

The world’s greatest unapplied Bikram Yoga burn ... A screaming toilet poltergeist ... Johnny Rotten: Vacuous Punk Fascist Past as Prologue ... The 5 most insane theories of a British climate-change denialist ... User Questions! [Segment Title TDB] ....Show More

1:15:53 | Mar 30th, 2017

David J. Roth joins us again for: Grocery stores and erotic Alan Alda ... Testicle brassieres ... Clothes dryer privilege ... Scott Adams' isolated cat-shit chamber ... The humiliation of Sean Spicer at home ... March Madness ... The Charles Barkley ...Show More

1:13:39 | Mar 25th, 2017

Twitter's Canadian Girlfriend Karen Geier gets the rare double introduction ... Reliving the Rob Ford experience in the age of Trump ... Piss Tape callback ... The immersive emotional blackmail of Disney World ... The Extraordinarily Monochromatic St...Show More

57:28 | Mar 9th, 2017

Making Music Videos for Mastodon ... Orphaned by Trump ... Cambridge Analytica and Selling Political Nerve Tonic ... Sex Stuff ... Monster trucks... The boys have creative differences...

1:55:18 | Mar 6th, 2017

Intro Gulp ... Talking to an artist who's hustled on the internet forever ... Places where you can buy recycled pornography ... "Too Drunk To Fuck at the Centers for Disease Control" ... You are your search results ... Content creator: Public Librari...Show More

53:01 | Mar 5th, 2017

At the Melbourne airplane hanger with the Trump die hards ... The legacy of George Soros ... The Perfidious Sneak-Thief Jesse Farrar's Ignominious Farewell ... A loud and masculine rundown ... Wherefore art thou, Russia? ... Learning to hate end-of-e...Show More

1:32:51 | Feb 20th, 2017

TED LEO joins us after a brief news rundown. He's been touring America for over 25 years, playing punk and hardcore everywhere from the streets, to pubs with enough room in the corner, to 10,000 seat venues. You may know him from Chisel or Ted Leo an...Show More

1:16:54 | Feb 10th, 2017

Sportswriter David J. Roth joins Jeb to talk about the Super Bowl and the spiritual exhaustion of watching the Patriots ... The haunting Cheatriots Theme ... Jesse Farrar and the burden of the flawless podcast ... The NFL is slowly devouring itself.....Show More

2:03:17 | Feb 8th, 2017

Letters to the robot from "Small Wonder" ... Fear of news ... Super Bowl Illuminati ... Gaga game theory and the NFL ... Interview with Ryan Staake, director of Young Thug's "Wyclef Jean" video and why music videos are dead (again).

1:37:28 | Feb 1st, 2017

Trumpler: The First Ten Days ... Half-empty streets at the Inauguration ... Jubilation and the first steps at the Women's March ... Is Jesse Farrar employed? ... The Trump 2020 campaign's apocalyptic voicemails ... Interview with literal rocket scien...Show More

1:35:48 | Jan 18th, 2017

In a week already full of election foreboding, the eternal spirit of Alex Jones gallops to Washington for the inauguration. Jeb, Robert and political writer and dedicated Alex Jonesologist Dan O'Sullivan each share their lifelong soul-bonds with the ...Show More

1:18:02 | Jan 12th, 2017

Jeb and Robert read some bad news and explain why you're stuck here too. Donald Trump peed on some things...or did he? Employed or Unemployed? And filmmaker Matt Ornstein joins the podcast to talk about his new documentary Accidental Courtesy.