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Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 178 - Government Nutdown (1/22/18)

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 economy is good" means in regards to Americans' actual lives, Chelsea Manning at Freedom Night, the right wing musical stylings of Milk n Cook and Mark Steyn's Putty Tat song. They also give their congrats to this weekend's winning NFL teams. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Jan 21, 2018 - 2 comments

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 176 - Any Port In a Stormy feat. Alex Pareene (1/13/18)

The boys + Amber 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 Medicaid in states like Kentucky, and what would have been the epoch defining scandal of another timeline. In the reading series they pay tribute to the Tarfu Report by dipping into David Brook's latest with Alex. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Jan 15, 2018 - 1 comment

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 174 - Ooohh Baby I Like It Raw (1/7/18)

This week they 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 have a laugh about the new Philly DA Krasner firing a whole bunch of prosecutors. Matt gives us the rundown in the big Intercept interview with James Risen, and takes a trip down memory lane to the Plamegate fiasco. We close with Felix's fever dream nightmare of Elon Musk's Rockabilly Martian colony and the "Raw Water" craze sweeping Silicon Valley. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Jan 8, 2018 - 2 comments

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 172 - So It's Come To This... (12/31/18)

... 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! [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Jan 2, 2018 - 1 comment

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Chapo Trap House presents: A Christman Carol

"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. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Dec 24, 2017 - 1 comment

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 168 - Nut Neutrality feat. Sam Seder (12/17/17)

Host of the Majority Report, Sam Seder joins Will, Felix, Matt and Amber 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. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Dec 18, 2017 - 1 comment

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 166 - The Water Genious feat. Nomiki Konst (12/10/17)

This week they 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 lighten the mood by examining the savage AF super lit teen YouTube sensation Jake Paul and close by putting Virgil Texas' disdain for tap water to the test with a blind water tasting. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Dec 11, 2017 - 1 comment

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 162 - Arab Spring Breakers feat. GORKA (11/28/17)

This week they 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 they discuss about another brain dead tweet thread from #Resistance member and Brookings senior fellow Benjamin Wittes, and trigger Felix by breaking down Thomas Friedman's latest press release about M.B.S., a reformer with results cleaning up Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Nov 28, 2017 - 2 comments

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 158 - Double Flynndemnity (11/13/17)

In this week's episode they 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 finally, Matt and Virgil make another bet. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Nov 12, 2017 - 1 comment

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 156 - 38 Ways to Fix Puerto Rico feat. Aída Chávez (11/6/17)

Guest Aída Chávez of The Intercept talks about the state of Puerto Rico post-Hurricane: their debt, the relief efforts, and the shady contracting going on in the reconstruction. Then look at "38 Ways to Fix Democracy" courtesy of The Washington Post, preview Tuesday's elections, and pay tribute to Brendan James. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Nov 6, 2017 - 1 comment

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 148 - Lost In The Sauce feat. Patton Oswalt (10/9/17)

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. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Oct 10, 2017 - 4 comments

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 146 - Better Ingredients, Better Healthcare (10/1/17)

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. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Oct 1, 2017 - 2 comments

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 144 - White Men Can't Drumpf (9/24/17)

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 [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Sep 24, 2017 - 1 comment

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 142 - The Schlock Doctrine feat. Naomi Klein (9/17/17)

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. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Sep 17, 2017 - 2 comments

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 140 - DACA Flocka Flame feat. Karina Moreno (9/9/17)

"Our good pal Karina Moreno (@KaryinBrooklyn)comes by to talk DACA, immigration, and what to hope and dread about." This was especially informative about the history of the U.S. recruiting Mexican farm workers in the 1960s. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Sep 10, 2017 - 2 comments

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 133 - Antifap feat. Shuja Haider

Episode 133 Unlocked due to the positive response it gog. Shuja Haider joins the boys 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, and the post-lib future staring us all in the face. [more inside]
posted by Space Coyote on Aug 19, 2017 - 1 comment

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