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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss California Representative Adam Schiff’s statement at the impeachment trial (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (20:30), the hacking of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (23:15), the case of journalist Glenn Greenwald (29:15), and more.... Read more

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker look at the New York Times editorial board’s endorsement for president (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (22:15), content from the Major League Baseball cheating scandal (24:00), Donald Trump’s Senate trial (39:15), Drew Pearson gett... Read more

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the impeachment trial of Donald Trump (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (18:30), the upcoming bidding war for NFL announcer Tony Romo (20:45), the legacy of 'SportsCenter' anchor Stuart Scott (43:00), and more.

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker break down the latest round of the Democratic debates, including the back-and-forth between the Sanders and Warren campaigns (00:22), Tom Steyer getting in on the memes (21:17), and Biden's, Klobuchar's, and Buttigieg's performances (27... Read more

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepping back as senior members of the Royal family (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (18:00), how Twitter may have saved us from war with Iran (20:30), and how Facebook is protecting the integr... Read more

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the media fallout from the airstrike that killed Iranian spymaster Qassem Soleimani (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (24:45), the obituaries for the late, great NBA commissioner David Stern (28:00), the first weekend of the ... Read more

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss all things media from 2019 (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (20:00), Thursday night’s events in Iraq (22:00), the end of Julián Castro’s presidential campaign (28:45), the passing of Don Imus (36:15), and listener mail (46:3... Read more

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss Pete Buttigieg coming under fire from the other candidates during the debate (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (22:45), the terrible reviews for the new movie ‘Cats’ (25:00), the SEC leaving CBS (33:00), the winter vacations ... Read more

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker talk about the impeachment proceedings of Donald Trump (03:05), the stakes of the upcoming Democratic debates (26:38), the new 'Star Wars' film dividing critics and fans alike (33:20), and more.

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the newest impeachment mini-drama (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (24:30), another Spygate scandal for the Patriots (28:15), the film ‘Bombshell’ and the making of cable news-based content (44:30), and more.

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the way we consume impeachment news now vs. during the Clinton presidency (4:07), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (18:42), updates on Olivia Wilde’s comments regarding female reporter stereotypes (32:06), and more.


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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the latest in impeachment news (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (24:30), Richard Jewell and the media (28:15), an update on the 2020 Democratic race (44:30), and more.

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss how Trump considers impeachment something of a foregone conclusion (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (24:30), the beginning of the attacks on Pete Buttigieg (27:30), year-end and decade-end top-10 lists (36:00), and more.

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss Kamala Harris dropping out of the 2020 race (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (18:15), Martin Scorsese’s gangster epic 'The Irishman' (23:45), and pay tribute to the late, great critic Clive James (33:30).


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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker  discuss Michael Bloomberg announcing candidacy for the Democratic nomination (03;00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (16:00), an attempt to rescue Sports Illustrated from The Maven (18:30), Devin Nunes and the Ukraine scandal (26:30), Dev... Read more

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker break down the fifth Democratic debate and the performances of Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, and Joe Biden.



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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the latest on the possible impeachment Donald Trump (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (21:15), Stephen A. Smith on Colin Kaepernick (24:00), the Myles Garrett takefest (36:00), the newspaper scandal involving the so-called Hi... Read more

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker look at Wednesday’s impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump (02:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (20:00), Northwestern’s student newspaper controversy (22:15), a journalist's favorite go-to phrase (32:30), listener ma... Read more

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss Mike Bloomberg running for president (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (22:30), Donald Trump’s sports stadium tour (24:15), what happens when you mistranscribe the tape of a presidential candidate (30:00), and more.

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the latest on the possible impeachment of President Trump (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (22:00), subscribing to Charlie Pierce (33:00), the art of looking back at the Lamar Jackson haters (40:00), and more.


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