The President Ruined My Week
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Best-selling sports author and noted Trump antagonist, Molly Knight, gives listeners a humorous, informative, and cathartic space to deal with all the ways in which Donald Trump is wreaking havoc on their lives. It will feature guests ranging from celebrities, to physicians, to professional athletes, to Molly’s next door neighbors. Molly promises to provide a platform for rational human beings to laugh until they cry, and cry until they laugh, until Trump and Pence are out of the White House. Each episode will do a quick review of the terrible things the president did in the previous seven days, and focus on a specific topic personal to the guest. Such topics will include what it's like to be gay in the age of Trump, what it's like to be a parent in the age of Trump, what it's like to be a pro athlete in the age of Trump, and how to handle insomnia, depression, anxiety, and sudden nihilistic urges. There are many political podcasts that review the news and talk to policy wonks. This podcast will delve into how this administration is affecting our everyday lives in ways we might not yet understand, and serve as a place to primal scream as we re-build the strength necessary to take our country back from the lunatic in charge.
||ExplicitBarbara Boxer - "I thought brave Republicans would step up and save us."||Molly talks to former California Senator Barbara Boxer about the worst night of her life, what Republican Senators say about Donald Trump behind closed doors, and what the United States would look like if there were fifty female senators instead of twenty-two.||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIke Barinholtz - If you're listening, congrats on surviving 2017!||Molly does a year-end review with actor Ike Barinholtz, and they make their predictions for 2018.||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIra Madison - "Should I Have Called Him an A*****e or Just Walked Away?"||Molly and Daily Beast culture writer Ira Madison talk about sexual harassment and casual racism in the workplace, and their mutual obsession with Gabrielle Union and Call Me By Your Name.||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTori Amos - Building a Wall to Keep Trump out of our Nervous Systems||Molly talks to legendary singer songwriter Tori Amos about surviving and thriving creatively during America’s Trump-induced nervous breakdown, and our long overdue reckoning for sexual abusers in positions of power.||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit"The President Ruined My Week" Trailer||"The President Ruined My Week" launches Wednesday 12/6!||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Incredibly excited for this
Molly is dope
That is all
The last thing I need is one more podcast that dwells on all the terrible crap Trump did over the past 7 days. Much better to listen to people who can relate to how the terrible crap makes me FEEL -- exhausted, anxious, and overwhelmed -- and then hear advice about how to cope/process/function. Molly is a fantastic host, and I'm excited to see which guests she brings on and what they talk about!