The Fifth Column - Analysis, Commentary, Sedition
219 - w/ Anna Khachiyan "Double Impeachments, All the Balenciaga You Can Carry"
Guest: Anna Khachiyan @ "Red Scare" (Co-Host)Kinda CanceledHolding the MicOutrage BonerDirtbagsTight Sweaters, Tighter ShirtsMo' ImpeachmentsThe MAGA RiotsCulpabilityCultural Amnesia, Sweetest TaboosCanceling TrumpCanceling the Rest of Yall?Recorded Jan 13t, 2020Published Jan 14th, 2020
218 - "A Slovenly Rebellion (Pass The Tequila)"
Welcome to 2021A Coup d'état? An Insurrection? A dark beginning? A despicable bookend? A world of shit?We'll get to that -- but we're gonna need a lot more booze.Recorded Jan 6th, 2021Published Jan 7th, 2021
217 - "You Gon Learn, Hawley's Gamble"
- Kmele 2020 - AllyShip- Secret Shows- The Internet Never Forgets- Trap Lord- Burning the Witch (and maybe that annoying lady from down the street too) - Puritanism Without The Fun- Schadenfreude- Inconveniencing the Steal- Eviscerating Democracy (w/ Hyperbole)- Stop Laughing -- It's Not Funny- Thank YouRecorded Dec 30th, 2020Published Dec 31st, 2020
216 - w/ Greg Lukianoff "From Campus to Caliphate"
Guest: Greg Lukianoff @ Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (President). Co-Author, "The Coddling of the American Mind"🎁🎁🎁🎁🎁Recorded Dec 23rd, 2020Published Dec 25th, 2020
215 - "New in Town, Vax Populi"
New ViewsDemographic ConsiderationsWhat Seems to Be The Problem Officer?The Honorable MinisterVaccine RolloutCareful ReportingPost Trump News CycleThe FlagrancyPredicting ApocalypseRecorded Dec 17th, 2020Published Dec 19th, 2020
214 - w/Ben Dreyfuss "Another Dreyfuss Affair"
Look, you asked for it. Fifth fan favorite (ed - we really don't understand you people) and Mother Jones editorial director Ben Dreyfuss (né Gould) is back. And the results are wonderfully shambolic. But seriously: make sure the kids are in bed before press play....Ben is "on leave" from Mother JonesWhy Ben's editor blocked him on Twitter (and you should too)No ice in Hawaii, no avocados in WisconsinThe worst movie Ben's dad ever made (Or was it the best?)Why everyone in DC hates FacebookWhy people read dumb articles on Facebook Ben starts a Substack. Obviously.What Ben learned about Donald Trump in the suicide wardManipulating people on the internetAnd so much more...
213 - "Da Mystery Of Defunding the Police (while Stopin' the Steal)"
"The Toad style is immensely strong, and immune to nearly any weapon. When it's properly used, it's almost invincible." - Five Deadly VenomsWay Out Of LineThe Incredible Asshole MachineRelated Controversy A Stolen*** ElectionObama 💘 CopsWelcome to Murderapolis A Civil War, A Tent RevivalHan Obviously Shot First (Probably Doesn't Matter)Bothsidesing: Maybe Not a Bad IdeaRevivalist vs RedistributionistAmerican PieRecorded Dec 3nd, 2020Published Dec 4th, 2020
212 - "A Thanksgiving Miracle"
An issue with the mics. An inspired fix. A nearly aborted dispatch manages to slide into your feed just in time for the stranges Thanksgiving in decades.A Rolling StartWhen Moynihan Met OprahCoup d'é HAHAHAHAHA"I Told You"Salvaging the CultureCrisis of AuthorityCovid MasksMurder RatesGenerational DividesCalling it QuitsIt's A Job, Ain't It?Recorded Nov 24th, 2020Published Nov 26th, 2020
211 - w/ Glenn Greenwald "Leaving The Intercept, Crying Like a Baby"
Guest: Glenn Greenwald @ Co-Founder, The InterceptThe Move to Substack (https://greenwald.substack.com/)The Marvelousness of the Fifth ColumnThe Job MarketThe Reply to CriticsThe Blow by BlowThe CultureThe Hunter Biden Laptop SituationRecorded Oct 30th, 2020Published Nov 19th, 2020