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Podcasts

America Dissected: Coronavirus

The coronavirus is now a global pandemic. How did we get here? What went wrong? What do we do about it now? In season 2, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a physician and former city health commissioner, will keep you updated on what you need to know...

Crooked Minis

Crooked Minis takes a step back from the chaotic breaking news to offer a new series every month that explores an issue or event that reflects cultural, political, or societal changes in America and need more than a 10-minute...

Hall of Shame

Fox Sports host and comic Rachel Bonnetta (“Lock It In”, “@Buzzer”) and comedy writer Rachna Fruchbom (“Fresh Off the Boat”, “Parks and Recreation”) are here to share their love for two things: sports and DRAMA. Sure, they obsessively...

Keep It!

Movies! Music! Celebrities embarrassing themselves! KEEP IT has it all. Each week, Ira Madison III, Louis Virtel, and Aida Osman are joined by comedians, journalists, actors, musicians, activists, politicians and more to discuss the...

Lovett or Leave It

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...

Pod Save America

Four former aides to President Obama—Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor—are joined by journalists, politicians, activists, and more for a no-b******t conversation about politics. They cut through the noise to break...

Pod Save the People

Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe and writer Clint Smith III. DeRay also dives in deep with experts,...

Pod Save the World

“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy...

Six Feet Apart with Alex Wagner

Crooked Media's new series Six Feet Apart with Alex Wagner (journalist and co-host of Showtime's The Circus) will offer a window into the hidden worlds of this pandemic: the chaos and fear, the resilience and innovation — all of which...

The Wilderness

What will it take to defeat Donald Trump in November? In season 2 of The Wilderness, Jon Favreau looks for the path to victory in 2020 by talking to voters, strategists, organizers, and candidates in the battleground states that will...

This Land

An 1839 assassination of a Cherokee leader. A 1999 small town murder. Two crimes collide in a Supreme Court case that will decide the fate of one man and nearly half of the land in Oklahoma. Hosted by Rebecca Nagle, Oklahoma journalist...

What A Day

What A Day cuts through all the chaos and crimes to help you understand what matters and how you can fix it—all in just 15 minutes. Comedian Akilah Hughes and reporter Gideon Resnick break down the biggest news of the day, share...

Episodes

The Anti-anti-vax-vaccine

America Dissected: Coronavirus - September 30, 2019 - 34:40
We almost eradicated measles in the U.S., but anti-vaxxers had to go and ruin it for everyone. WTF? Dr. Abdul El-Sayed walks us through the history and science of vaccines and the growing anti-vax movement. We meet the people affected,...

Quack To The Future

America Dissected: Coronavirus - September 30, 2019 - 30:19
Traditional science-based medicine has some gaps—but what happens when grifters and scammers take advantage? Dr. Abdul El-Sayed leads us inside the underbelly of the cult of wellness. Dr. Jen Gunter, Twitter’s “Resident Gynecologist,”...

Pharmageddon

America Dissected: Coronavirus - October 7, 2019 - 29:00
American scientists are on the leading edge of drug research and development—often funded by taxpayer dollars. So why are we overpaying for life-saving drugs? How did we get to this point? Dr. Abdul El-Sayed walks us through the story...

Superbugging Out

America Dissected: Coronavirus - October 14, 2019 - 29:18
Winter means snow, cuddly rom-coms...and brutal head colds. Nothing a little Z-Pak won’t fix...WRONG. That’s exactly what the superbugs want you to do. Our antibiotic misuse is contributing to the global rise of an unseen, deadly force:...

A Tale of Two Crises: Opiates vs. Crack

America Dissected: Coronavirus - October 21, 2019 - 25:05
The Opioid Crisis has wreaked havoc across America, taking lives and devastating families, neighborhoods, and communities. But this isn't the first time we've suffered a deadly drug crisis. In today's episode, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed tells...

All the Lonely People, Where Do They All Belong?

America Dissected: Coronavirus - October 28, 2019 - 28:46
We all spend time, money, and energy to "take care of ourselves." We exercise, eat right, and meditate. But what if we can't actually do it alone—what if being healthy is more about taking care of each other? Our world feels more...

Baghdadi and Blackouts

What A Day - October 28, 2019 - 17:38
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died in a raid by U.S. special forces in Syria. President Trump announced the success his favorite way: a press conference that will haunt our dreams. California wildfires are causing massive evacuations...

Impeachment Rules and Facebook Drools

What A Day - October 29, 2019 - 17:30
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces a resolution that will formalize the impeachment inquiry. Expect more Rudy. You know who else isn’t cool with Facebook’s policy of allowing politicians to lie in paid ads? Facebook employees. We...

Boeing 737 Max, NCAA Fat Stacks

What A Day - October 30, 2019 - 15:56
The NCAA votes to start the process of allowing college athletes to get money while they get an education. We get presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s take on the news. Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg faces the Senate Commerce Committee to...

Morrison Talks and Deadspin Walks

What A Day - October 31, 2019 - 18:44
Big impeachment updates: Alexander Vindman tells Congress that the White House hid details of Trump’s perfect call, and we tell you what’s to come in must-see T (T is testimonies). Deadspin writers resign en masse following a letter...

It's a Pandemic, Now What?

America Dissected: Coronavirus - March 13, 2020 - 11:46
The Coronavirus is now a global pandemic. How did we get here? What went wrong? What do we do about it now? Twice a week, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a physician and former city health commissioner, will keep you updated on what you need to...

A Public/Private Health Emergency

America Dissected: Coronavirus - March 17, 2020 - 29:56
Abdul dissects President Trump’s State of Emergency Declaration and the true number of cases in America. And we explore how the American public health system’s organized (and what went wrong) with Jon Auerbach, a former state and local...

“Go the Social Distance”

Keep It! - March 18, 2020 - 1:08:15
In the first episode of Keep It: Social Distancing Edition, Ira, Louis, and Aida discuss how they’ve coped with not leaving their homes. Plus, the movie industry grinds to a halt, listeners share what culture they’ve consumed, Fiona...

Plandemic: How the World is Treating Coronavirus

America Dissected: Coronavirus - March 20, 2020 - 26:36
Abdul dissects the news of a vaccine, the concept of “flattening the curve,” and the notion of herd immunity. Ben Rhodes, former Deputy National Security Advisor, joins to dissect the Global Pandemic response and what went wrong.

The Tweetment: Why Science Matters Now

America Dissected: Coronavirus - March 24, 2020 - 25:55
Host Abdul El-Sayed dissects the claim of a possible cure for COVID-19, and then we talk to Dr. Alison Galvani, an epidemiologist and infectious diseases modeler at Yale, about how long the current outbreak could last.

Life Support: Congress and COVID (with Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal)

America Dissected: Coronavirus - March 27, 2020 - 24:29
This week the Senate passed a historic, $2 trillion stimulus bill aimed at easing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The legislation, which is expected to pass the House of Representatives on Friday, will grant financial assistance...

Introducing: Six Feet Apart with Alex Wagner

Six Feet Apart with Alex Wagner - March 27, 2020 - 01:24
Crooked Media's new series Six Feet Apart with Alex Wagner (journalist and co-host of Showtime's The Circus) will offer a window into the hidden worlds of this pandemic: the chaos and fear, the resilience and innovation — all of which...

Emergency Room: A dispatch from the Front Lines

America Dissected: Coronavirus - March 31, 2020 - 25:02
As doctors, nurses, and hospital staff do battle on the front lines, how is the growing pandemic affecting these people and how are they coping? Abdul will talk with Dr. Aakash Shah, an emergency room doctor in New Jersey.

Groceries

Six Feet Apart with Alex Wagner - April 2, 2020 - 37:45
In the first episode, Alex talks to two essential workers about what it takes to bring you your groceries in the middle of a global pandemic. Jeff Dunn is the CEO of Bolthouse Farms. He's had to come up with big, bold solutions to keep...