BRAIN TRUST LIVE
By Lila Nordstrom/Brent Thornburg
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Brent Thornburg and Lila Nordstrom take you through the political news of the week...in between comedic digressions. A millennial focused weekly chat with a special focus on election tomfoolery, Washingtonian shenanigans, and anything that proves that nature is hilarious/terrifying.
||CleanBTL #284 - CASTING THE WHITE HOUSE - 4/2/18||In Which We Discuss: 1. Easter: Miracle or confusing pagan tradition? We investigate. 2. Trump’s personal doctor now leads the government’s biggest bureaucracy. In other news, I’m ...||4/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #283 - MUSTACHE UNKNOWNS - 3/27/18||In Which We Discuss: 1. Daring teenagers to do anything is your funeral, a PSA from Brain Trust Live 2. "60 Minutes" gets its ratings money shot ...||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #282 - A SINGULARLY EVIL WOMAN - 3/19/18||In Which We Discuss: 1. Puerto Rico still has no power. But don’t worry, nobody died...right? Guys? Right? 2. Turns out Democrats can win when they bother ...||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #281 - GOT A TWEET - 3/14/18||In Which We Discuss: 1. Today in weird Trumpisms, Rex Tillerson “got a Tweet” and now the Kochs control the entire world 2. It’s better to just ...||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #280 - JUNGLE PREDATORS - 2/26/18||In Which We Discuss: 1. Random hip hop singers claim they too could have turned the lights on in Puerto Rico faster than the US government ...||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #279 - THE TYRANNY OF FLORIDA ADULTS - 2/19/18||In Which We Discuss: 1. Puerto Rico is being held hostage by...a public utility? 2. Florida teens are sick of living under the tyranny of Florida adults, ...||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #278 - THE ANTI-MEMO - 2/12/18||In Which We Discuss: 1. The anti-Nunes Memo has too many words and not enough illustrations for public release, says White House 2. Dems in Congress win ...||2/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #277 - SMOKELESS GUN - 2/5/18||In Which We Discuss: 1. Trump’s first SOTU address is the most watched 6th most watched SOTU ever! 2. Nunes Memo contains one major smoking gun: that ...||2/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #276 - A SIDE OF WATERGATE - 1/28/18||In Which We Discuss: 1. The government is now open, so it’s time to re-record the voicemail at the White House comment line! 2. Enjoy Tuesday’s SOTU ...||1/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #275 - SCHUMER SNACKS™ - 1/22/18||In Which We Discuss: 1. The Women’s March was on again, almost as if one year of Trump has had no positive impact on our lives ...||1/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #274 - SENATE FELONS - 1/15/18||In Which We Discuss: 1. Is it better to be a s******e or an a*****e or is it, in fact, the same? An in depth discussion. 2. ...||1/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL 273 - LIZARD BLIZZARD - 1/10/18||In Which We Discuss: 1. Fire and Fury paints Donald Trump as exactly the kind of lazy, incompetent federal employee he most fears 2. 45 definitely isn’t a ...||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #272 - CAN’T STOP, WON’T STOP - 12/17/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. Alabamians proved they are only 50% outright monsters 2. Net Neutrality is dead, much like the free flow of information is ...||12/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #271 - RAINS OF FIRE - 12/11/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. The 64th and 1,052nd person have died in Puerto Rico due to the hurricane. Ask us about our math! 2. This week’s rundown ...||12/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #270 - THE LAND OF MENTAL VACATIONS - 12/4/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. Puerto Rico is now both without power and...a foreign nation? 2. GOP Tax Reform: It’s as narcissistic and self-absorbed as Donald Trump ...||12/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #269 - JUST AS PREDICTED - 11/20/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. For once the House passed bill moderately more tolerable than the Senate version 2. Senate tax bill FINALLY does something for the ...||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #268 - YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU DO KNOW - 11/13/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. You know s**t is bad when local election results in Virginia can make California progressives this happy 2. Roy Moore is a pederast. ...||11/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #267 - THE REAL BOWLING GREEN MASSACRE - 11/6/17 [Election Day 2017 is Tuesday!]||In Which We Discuss: 1. TOMORROW IS ELECTION DAY. Elections! 2. Donna Brazile’s explosive new book details shocking revelations literally every Sanders supporter knew from just being ...||11/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #266 - UN-FAT MEDIA CHILDREN - 10/31/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. Puerto Rico - they still have no power 2. Indictments are coming down in the Russia probe, so a nuclear war is ...||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #265 - BREAKOUT HATS - 10/23/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. Alexander-Murray healthcare bill is the will they/wont they breakout hit of the congressional season 2. There is a chance you understand Trump’s ...||10/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
episode 1 - looking forward to more!
i really enjoied the first episode of this podcast. it was a funny, refreshing means of recapping the top stories in usa politics for the week. i reccommend!
Episode 1…Yes more please
Always love fresh commentaries and perspectives on contemporary issues. Looking forward to listening to episode 2…!
Funny, insightful, with plenty of snark (much like politics). As far as political discussions go, the two hosts really know their stuff, and don't talk over the listener's head.
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