A loose and chill hang out ep as we come to you from Atlantic City after our successful appearance at the FRQNCY1 festival. We pitch some of our concepts to revitalize AC and solve America’s Trump problem in one tidy package, lament the purging
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 Un
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.
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We discuss new developments around Saudi Arabia’s increasingly bizarre utopian megacity NEOM with writer Séamus Malekafzali. We then preview this week’s Biden inaugural ceremony, talk dem messaging around checks and wages, and examine one of th
We’re joined by Dave Anthony and Josh Olson of The West Wing Thing podcast to discuss Aarons Sorkin’s latest attempt to recontextualize American politics as people getting epically owned by logic in court rooms: The Trial of the Chicago 7.
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We discuss the murder of George Floyd by MPD officer Derek Chauvin, and the subsequent civil unrest in Minneapo
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 adequat
NYC mayoral elections are tomorrow so we give our final review of the candidates - not great! Then we check in with a Chapo favorite we’ve not discussed in quite a bit but are happy to return to, offering a tentative defense of perhaps The Base
Who were the U.S. Presidents? What did they do? How did they do it? Why should you care? Chapo Trap House's Matt Christman and Chris Wade will attempt to demystify all 46 U.S. Presidents in this new limited series podcast, discussing how these
Another triple reading series ep, we’re spoiling you listeners. We start off with a profile of Data For Progress’s new found clout with Dems in the drivers’ seat, but who’s data? And what progress? Then it’s on to the Federalist, for an author
The boys spend their last night in LA sitting around the fire pit, gazing at the Pacific Ocean, talking about animals and riffing about the dang politics.
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We’re joined by TrueAnon for a round table on Israel through two in-depth reading series. Can Americans have opinions on Israel and Palestine, despite it being outside our lived experiences? Is middle eastern peace calling out, siren-like, to J
Felix is joined by journalist for AJ+ Mohammad Alsaafin for a wide ranging discussion on Palestinian resistance and the future of Zionism and the Palestinian cause.
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We congratulate Felix on defeating the scary monsters of Dark Souls during his successful fundraiser stream over the weekend, and also note the tiny but noticeable fissures opening up in the usually stifling discourse on Palestine. We then take
Will catches up with lawyer Steven Donziger as the Chevron-backed case against him finally goes to trial.
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Topics for today include: Bustin’; The Junkie Horse; Elon SNL; Keir Starmer: Born To Lose; Ongoing Israeli assault on Palestinians (we will have a more in-depth interview on this topic after Eid); Elizabeth Warren persists; Return to the Workpl
Will and Felix report from their trip to the zoo. We review the woke CIA ad, and then discuss restaurants finding themselves hurting for employees when their lazy, entitled potential workers aren’t “economically coerced” to labor for “poverty w
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The first part of this show we have an interview with journalist Cerise Castle covering a fairly harrowing story she’s b
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