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Joe Virgillito
Eric Schumacher joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the link between daydreaming and creativity.
This year's Fall Classic has been insane. Tune in before it's too late.
BTRtoday Editor-in-Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss Joe's Halloween candy rankings, from leaving out Kit Kats to crowning Twix.
Enjoy Halloween knowing which candies are great and which are awful.
In Part II, Matt Bruenig discusses some of PPP's current projects and response to the think tank's launch.
Matt Bruenig joins the show to discuss the difficulties of starting a think tank, the crowdfunding business model, and where a progressive think thank fits into the D.C. environment.
Flake’s anti-Trump statements mean nothing if there’s nothing at stake.
Sean Sullivan joins the show to discuss why playoff baseball is so much better, the grind of following a full 162-game season, and the potential bright future for the New York Yankees.
Sean Sullivan joins the show to discuss the upcoming World Series, working in sports television, and baseball's growing regionality.
John Briney joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring drug use among surveyed youth.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders touted a $4,000 tax rebate on Twitter. Twitter users expressed their doubts.
On the weekly rundown, Joe discusses his favorite podcaster's hiatus and why hatred among countrymen is the biggest problem America faces today.
The account @TrumpNewYorker spins Trump's social media lunacy into cartoon caption gold.
Michael Siegel joins the show to discuss his newly published study exploring the link between weak concealed carry laws and higher homicide rates.
James O'Malley joins the show to discuss his creation of the New Yorker Trump Bot (@TrumpNewYorker) on Twitter.
Dr. Steve Billet joins the show to discuss Trump's comments on the Iran nuclear agreement, the administration's heavy rhetoric with North Korea and growing fear and dissension within the Republican Party.
When Joe Virgillito awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a sexy bikini model named REBEKAH.
Levi Boxell joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the internet's role in political polarization.
When Rick and Morty fans stormed fast food joints in search of sauce, Mickey D’s employees experienced the full depravity of nostalgia capitalism.
Taia Handlin joins Joe to discuss Sheriff Steve Prator's racist remarks and the Rick and Morty Szechuan sauce debacle.
Katy Collin discusses why Americans should care about the independence referendum in Catalonia.
The United States was embarrassed on the global stage, and this time it had nothing to do with Donald Trump.
Katy Collin joins the show to discuss the independence referendum in Catalonia and how it fits into the wave of separatism (and indirectly, populism) sweeping Europe.
In Part II, David Broockman says it's overkill to assume no persuasion works and says the wealth of new ideas in political science will change future campaigns.
David Broockman joins the show to discuss his recent study about the persuasiveness--or lack thereof--of political campaigning.
Dan Lane joins the show to discuss his recent study on slacktivism and whether posting online has any positive correlation with real world activism.
Michael Siegel joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring intimate partner violence firearm laws and homicide rates, and where domestic violence fits into the gun control debate.
Before it became a lumbering monster fighting for the rights of mass shooters, the NRA had different, saner goals.
Joel Penney joins the show to discuss the importance of virality for political campaigns, the role of memes in politics, and whether Donald Trump's Twitter usage will change how future campaigns are run.
Joe revisits an interview with Stanford University's David Studdert, who conducted a study on handgun sales in the state of California following mass shootings. He also discusses the resistance to gun registries and the gun feedback loop.
Dr. Steve Billet joins the show to discuss the reaction to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the NRA's lobbying influence, the role of gun manufacturers, and more.
Thanks to Milk Leaks unearthing the things he doesn’t want us to remember, we can explore the full scope of Baked Alaska’s depravity.

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