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 #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|
||CleanBTL #264 - AGENT ORANGE [w/ ESTEBAN GAST] - 10/15/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. Trump is furious that his gifted roll of paper towels wasn’t enough to clean up all of Puerto Rico 2. You can ...||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #263 - AN EDUCATION (w/ WEST HOLLYWOOD MAYOR JOHN HEILMAN) - 10/9/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. Coastal liberal elites everywhere furious about this week’s education in horrifying and bizarre gun accessories 2. Trump, clearly studying the elements of ...||10/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #262 - NORTH KOREA TO KEVIN BACON [w/ RITZA BLOOM] - 10/2/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. Trump will save the middle class by lowering his own taxes. For America! 2. Trump finally settles on a response strategy for ...||10/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #261 - A DOTARD IN NAMBIA [w/ THOMAS DALE] - 9/25/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. Trump uses the UN gathering to threaten nuclear war and thank the great nation of Nambia for making his friends so ...||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #260 - WILDCARD SOCIALISM [w/ RAMY YOUSSEF] - 9/18/17||In Which We (and special guest comedian Ramy Youssef!) Discuss: 1. Senate enters a bonus round of healthcare warring with the wildcard addition of some socialism 2. The only ...||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #295 - A PERSON THAT IS STILL HERE. TALKING. - 9/11/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. The weather endtimes cause an excess of stupid newsmen in raincoats standing in 150 mph winds. 2. Has anybody ever wondered if ...||9/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #258 - WHAT. A. MESS. - 9/4/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. Having failed at ramming healthcare reform down our throats, Trump sets his eyes on an equally unpopular and cruel repeal - ...||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPOLITICON 2017||Mid-Week Special! When we promise you we’ll post something, you can count on us to post it…weeks later! That’s right, we’re putting up a supercut of ...||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #257 - IN ID WE TRUST - 8/28/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. Trump plan on Monday: pilfer Obama’s Afghanistan speech, remove all the details 2. Trump plan on Tuesday: pilfer Trump’s id, remove all ...||8/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #256 - WHEN EVEN THE “BEST WORDS” FAIL - 8/21/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. Hapless White Nationalists fail to grasp the irony of carrying tiki torches while marching against people of color. The Tiki torch ...||8/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #255 - POLITICON 2017: TOO MANY THOUGHTS - 7/31/17||In Which We Discuss: We're flying rundown-free because we snuck this recording in after a packed weekend at Politicon, but tune in for our reactions to ...||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #254 - BRANDING MEDIOCRITY - 7/24/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. The new Sean Spicer is a Nickelodeon villain who donated to Barack Obama 2. Russia actually called us thugs this week, which ...||7/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTL #253 - THE HANDSHAKE - 7/17/17||In Which We Discuss: 1. Trump and McConnell have hurt John McCain’s brain so badly at this point that it literally clogged 2. Not even the health ...||7/16/2017||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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