The Fifth Column - Analysis, Commentary, Sedition
204 w/ Steve Kornacki "What's Up With These Polls?"
Guest: Steve Kornacki, National Political Corespondent @NBC News / MSNBC
- Making TV News During a Pandemic
- Doing Your Own Makeup
- Last Man in Midtown
- We're All You Tubers Now
- It'll Be a Blow-Out, Or It'll Be Close
- Polls You Can Trust
- Black Voters, Impeachment, Collusion
- State of the Parties
- State of the Union
- State of the Media
- Paper or Plastic
Recorded Sept 11, 2020
Published Sept 13, 2020
202 w / Tina Nguyen "Trump on Twitch, Jacob Blake, Kyle Rittenhouse"
w / Tina Nguyen (White House Reporter @ Politico)Watching the RNCTrump's on TwitchNasty EmojisThe Fire Next Time (Kenosha Edition)"What's the big deal? Your insurance will pay for it?"Total Failure of Political LeadershipMatt Welch: Snowflake?Marines in Portland?Libertarian Enough?Leaping to Conclusions, Outright LyingIndependent InvestigationsJacob Blake: Things We Don't KnowKyle Rittenhouse: Things We Don't KnowRecorded Aug 31, 2020Published Sept 1, 2020
201 w / Coleman Hughes "DNC COVID CON, QAnon Don, Canceling Kmele"
w / Coleman Hughes🤫Recorded Aug 21, 2020Published Aug 23, 2020
200 w / Andrew Sullivan "Uncancellable Andrew and the Great Media Miasma"
We can't believe it. Neither can you. It's our 200th episode!! (Well, not including the thirty-plus, subscriber-only Patreon episodes, which are looser, bawdier, and even more problematic...so stop freeloading and subscribe!). In celebration of this momentous anniversary, we called up our old friend Andrew Sullivan, fresh from his separation with New York magazine and joining from his Provincetown whirlpool, to discuss:- Daddys, bears, and pervs...oh my!- Andrew has a conversation with some younger gays- A generation without tragedy- BTW: No one actually says LGBTQ+- And you're not suppose to like being oppressed- Why did Andrew leave New York magazine and what is the "mysterious miasma"?- Sully starts his own thing, quickly realizes he was underpaid- The drunk brilliance of old-school British journalism- FWIW, Andrew didn't write The Bell Curve- The anti-Sullivan fatwa issued by a former employer- Michael Kinsley's two rules of writing- The future of magazines, the future of media- Why you should read, listen to, and befriend people with bad ideas- Kmele, Kamala, and the prostitutes- Andrew convinces us to...changeRecorded Aug 13, 2020Published Aug 14, 2020