Fake The Nation

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Jon Lovett (Crooked Media) and Sarah Pappalardo (Reductress) join Negin to talk about the tariff war, digital monopolies, and the final season of Game of Thrones. Spoilers for all these subjects, by the way.This episode is sponsored by Vistaprint (…
Dan Taberski and Aaron Jackson join Negin to discuss the cesspool of White House, Trump’s billion dollar loss, and the continuously expanding 2020 race.This episode is sponsored by ThirdLove (www.thirdlove.com/NATION) and Upstart (www.upstart.com/F…
Unladylike podcast hosts Caroline Ervin and Cristen Conger join Negin to discuss a grab bag of topics from the recent Barr testimony to Elizabeth Warren’s proposed student loan debt forgiveness plan and the pros of cons of doing nothing.This episod…
Dave Holmes and Nick Wiger join Negin to dissect the Mueller Report, and give their takes on what should happen next. Then, the three talk about the difference between a Democrat and a Democrat on Twitter. Finally, the differences between moms runn…
Comedians Benari Poulten and Gastor Almonte join Negin to give their initial takes and takeaways from the recently released (and redacted) Mueller Report. Then they discuss how the Notre Dame fire reflects our own mortality, whether the rebuilding …
Hayes Davenport and Griffin Newman join Negin to discuss as many of the Democratic presidential candidates as they can get through. Then they ask if America is actually “full” (it's not) and how should we deal with former DHC Secretary Nielson (the…
Connie Wang and Christian Finnegan join Negin to talk about the problem with Joe Biden and if him running for president would be a good or bad thing. Then, why is AOC so famous and does her celeb status impact her ability to be a politician? Finall…
From a train station in Boston, Negin is joined by Benari Poulten and Seena Ghaznavi for a discussion on the release of the Mueller Report, expectations versus realities and what democrats should do next. Then, we open the Fake the Nation Vault and…
Negin is joined by Open Mike Eagle and Jessie Gaskell for Fake the Nation’s first “trimulcast.” The three discuss the right-wing internet echo chamber and how it relates to recent tragedy in New Zealand. Then they ask: Why is Beto jumping on tables…
Comedians Paul F. Tompkins and Rhea Butcher join Negin to discuss the recent celebrity college admissions scandal, if firing Tucker Carlson would actually matter, then give their take on which superhero has the least personality. The answer might s…
Jenny Kaplan (Wonder Media Network) and Cody Lindquist (Our Cartoon President) join Negin to discuss Trump’s seemingly endless CPAC speech, death on Facebook, Facebook’s death and lastly, confidence; what is it and how do you get it?This episode is…
Negin is joined by comedian J.R. Havlan and rapper MC Frontalot to discuss Trump’s trip to North Korea and Warren's campaign forgoing traditional fundraising methods. Then they examine the merits of quantifying women's achievements, particularly in…
Negin is joined by comedians Dave Hill and Jena Friedman to discuss a recent white-haired addition to the 2020 presidential race, updates on the Mueller investigation, and Amazon’s recent decision to no longer move to NYC. https://twitter.com/JenaF…
Negin is joined by comedians Seena Ghaznavi and Selena Coppock to talk about the proposed Green New Deal, Valentine’s Day, and three powerful women in the news: Amy Klobuchar, Kamala Harris, and Ilhan Omar.This episode is sponsored by Vistaprint (w…
Negin is back (hooray!) and joined by Fake the Nation favorites Baratunde Thurston and John Fugelsang. They tackle Trump’s SOTU & crooked tie, then turn to the recent deluge of incriminating photos from the past and why “cancelling” a human being i…
Guest host Benari Poulten is joined by Fake the Nation regulars Christian Finnegan and Leah Bonnema for Negin’s final show away on maternity leave. Topics include Roger Stone’s recent indictment, if anything can be done about America’s desensitizat…
This week, Earwolf's "Yo, Is This Racist" hosts Andrew Ti and Tawny Newsome take over for Negin. They're joined by Joel Kim Booster (Big Mouth) to find some unexpected sympathy for TSA workers affected by Trump's shutdown, rage about the trans mili…
While Negin continues her maternity leave & masters the art of strategic napping, guest host Jody Avirgan (ESPN's 30 for 30) chats with Maeve Higgins and Josie Long for a big think on how the rest of the world views the USA. Then, the three do thei…
Guest host Kaitlin Fontana (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) chats with Michael Cruz Kayne and Catie Lazarus about the ongoing government shutdown and who its real victims are. Then, the trio looks ahead to the looming 2020 election and back at 2018…
Negin is joined by Matt Rogers, Leah Bonnema, Baratunde Thurston, Jody Avirgan, Jason Selvig, and Davram Stiefler to consider questions such as: What does it mean for people to be charming? Will millennials save the institution of marriage? Are we …
Negin is joined by Dan Pashman who presents a tale of identity, politics, and food. This story of a woman searching for her roots through the meals of her home country originally aired as episode 255 of The Sporkful on Stitcher.This episode is spon…
Negin begins a much needed a holiday break in this episode featuring an cast of Fake The Nation All Stars. Negin is joined by Catie Lazarus, Benari Poulten, Carolyn Castiglia, Sydnee Washington, and Alissa Walker to talk about the beautifully compl…
Aaron Jackson (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper) and Maeve Higgins (New York Times) join Negin to discuss the possible impending government shutdown and Trump’s recent clash with Nancy Pelosi’s burnt orange power jacket. Then, they do their best …
Sydnee Washington (Unofficial Expert) and Carolyn Castiglia (Laugh Exchange) join Negin to discuss the recent power grab in Wisconsin, the future of the GOP, and what it actually means to be conservative in this day and age. Then, the three discuss…
Matt Rogers (Las Culturistas) and Leah Bonnema (Comedy Drop) join Negin to discuss Paul Manafort’s 2016 meeting with Julian Assange and if new developments in the Russia probe will affect Trump politically. Then, they talk maternity leave in the U.…
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Podcast Details
Started
Jan 1st, 1970
Latest Episode
May 9th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
153
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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