Tennis umpires may boycott Serena Williams. Movie props we’d like to own. $1100 iPhones. Norma Macdonald… ugh. Film chat on ‘Searching.’ Preview of dumb’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session
Molly shares her take on the rising progressivism seen in this election year’s Democratic primaries, from unexpected victories for certain candidates challenging the DNC establishment to prospects for the upcoming general election. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss what he’s looking for heading into November’s midterm elections, the potential devastation of Hurricane Florence, and how 9/11 altered U.S. politics in the years that followed.
Jesse Myerson is back to talk 2018 elections so far and the intersections of electoral politics and socialism, and Morning John on John Brennan.    Jesse Myerson Jesse Myerson, via Twitter.
Bryce Covert joins us to discuss how two court rulings in New Orleans will stop courts from funding themselves with poor people’s money, Morning John on Tuesday’s primaries, and listener mail.