Lovett or Leave It

Charlie and the Unnecessary Prequel Factory

Charlie and the Unnecessary Prequel Factory

Lovett or Leave It - October 16, 2021 - 1:01:02

Young Wonka, played by Brandon Wardell, stops by to lament America’s Great Resignation. We quiz the audience on the media’s coverage of the reconciliation bill...and what the hell is actually in it. Solomon Georgio and Akilah Hughes weigh in on the best parts of fall and the worst parts of Dave Chappelle’s special, while we heat up the stage with a fiery round of Hot Takes.Support the Children's Law Center of CaliforniaFor a closed-captioned version of this episode, please visit For a transcript of this episode, please email and include the name of the podcast.

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Former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett and a panel of comedians, actors, journalists, and some of the many famous Friends of the Pod appear before a live audience to break down the week’s biggest news. Quizzes! Impressions! Shouting at cable news clips! And everyone’s favorite: nuanced discussion. New episodes every Saturday.

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