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Brett Kavanaugh: Mayor Of Keg City, ‘Apprentice’ Creator Literally Fights Tom Arnold 9.18.18

Brett Kavanaugh: Mayor Of Keg City, ‘Apprentice’ Creator Literally Fights Tom Arnold 9.18.18

Update: 2018-09-183


In episode 234, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Wayne Federman to discuss Tom Arnold's fight with Mark Burnett, Senators on both sides delaying the vote on Kavanaugh because of the recent discovery, Trump's war against women, Roger Stone's associate Randy Credico, a new study that finds four distinct personality 'types,' Mark Wahlberg's morning schedule, and more!


1. Tom Arnold and Mark Burnett in Physical Altercation at Evening Before Emmy Party
2. LAPD on Tom Arnold-Mark Burnett Dispute: ‘No Police Report Filed’
3. 'The Hunt for the Trump Tapes With Tom Arnold' takes aim at 'Apprentice' producer Mark Burnett
4. Trump’s Apprentice Producer Once Did Business With Putin
5. 'Bible' Producers Cut Satan Scenes From 'Son of God' Following Obama Controversy (Video)
6. Kavanaugh, accuser say they’re ready to testify, but how?
7. Dianne Feinstein Refers a Kavanaugh Matter to Federal Investigators
8. California professor, writer of confidential Brett Kavanaugh letter, speaks out about her allegation of sexual assault
9. Brett Kavanaugh’s High School Friend Isn’t Helping the Nominee’s Case
10. Kellyanne Conway: Accuser should not be ignored
11. The Ezra Klein Show: Martha C. Nussbaum on how fear deforms our politics
12. Roger Stone associate Randy Credico meets with Mueller grand jury in Russia probe
13. Roger Stone to Associate: “Prepare to Die”
14. Mueller’s Office Will Grill Him About Roger Stone. He Will Respond With Comedy.
15. Study: people tend to cluster into four distinct personality “types”
16. Mark Wahlberg wakes up at 2:30 a.m. to start his day with a workout
17. WATCH: Dirty Art Club - Queen Persephone

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Genie Body Is Goals, Coke’s Being Thirsty 2.12.19
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MoviePass Going Strong? Bezos vs. The National Enquirer 2.11.19
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President Hamberder Is V Busy, Moonwalker Shocker 2.5.19
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Mueller Can’t Save Us From Schultz, ‘Ariana’ Means ‘Idiot’ In Japanese 2.1.19
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KFCheeto’s, Gwyneth Paltrow: Ski Bully 1.31.19
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2 Cold 2 Breathe, Wokest Dude Awards 1.30.19
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Giuliani Drunk Driving The News Cycle? The Kids Are All White 1.24.19
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Trump Made Cohen Do Lies? THE Personality Test 1.22.19
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Late Life With Mike Huckabee, Netflix And Bill 1.17.19
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In episode 309, Jack and Miles are joined by Reality Bytes co-host Courtney Kocak to discuss fake news about The Rock, the weekend box office, Trump's popularity level, Mueller looking into Trump's working relationship with Russia, the LA Unified School District going on strike, the egg that won Instagram, the real story behind the Havana Embassy attacks, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Box Office Mojo - Escape Room2. Box Office Mojo - The Intouchables (U.S.-only)3. Kevin Hart's The Upside unseats Aquaman in unexpected box office victory4. Mueller Is Investigating Trump As a Russian Asset5. Fox News Alert: Jeanine Pirro Asked Trump if He's a Russian Agent 1/12/2019 THE FULL 7 Minutes6. F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia7. There’s a Pretty Good Chance President Trump Is Being Blackmailed8. A dozen problems with charter schools9. Tens Of Thousands Of Los Angeles Teachers Strike After Contract Talks Fail10. Charters are Cash Cows11. This is what the Los Angeles teacher strike means for schools across the country12. Egg picture beats Kylie Jenner as most-liked Instagram post of all time13. The Real Story Behind the Havana Embassy Mystery14. WATCH: Foxwarren - "Everything Apart"Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit
Dwayne “The Right” Johnson, Wall > Wheel? 1.14.19
In episode 308, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Amy Miller to discuss how The Rock is a few more quotes away from being a Fox News pundit, Mueller putting the final touches on the report, Trump's iron clad wall argument, the Jayme Closs story, Coming To America 2 and more!FOOTNOTES:1. The Rock slams snowflakes as 'looking for reasons to be offended'2. As Robert Mueller writes his report, a potential battle brews over obstruction of justice3. If the shutdown lasts two more weeks, the cost to the economy will exceed price of Trump's wall4. John Lasseter left Pixar after a sexual harassment scandal. He’s now heading another animation studio.5.  Nine Days After Leaving Disney, John Lasseter Is Named Head Of Skydance Animation6.Missing teen Jayme Closs found alive7. COMING TO AMERICA 2 is happening 8. Millennials Are Killing Golf Courses9. Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen will testify publicly to House Oversight Committee before entering prison10. Trump: Wall=Wheel11. Trump not clear on how money works/MEXICO WILL a way12. John Lasseter Taking Leave of Absence From Pixar Amid "Missteps"13. Skydance Animators Grill CEO David Ellison on John Lasseter Hire14. Yeek - SolsticeLearn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit
RIP MacKenzie Bezos’ DMs, Trump Shutdown Survival Guide 1.11.19
In episode 307, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Candice Thompson to discuss the Bezos divorce, the government shutdown continuing and the Trump Administrations lack of understanding about it, Steve King's idiotic comments about white nationalism, the prediction that the US will drop to the third biggest economy, Facebook no longer being the best place to work, the Oscars deciding to go host-less, Taco Bell cleaning up their act, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. THE INNER BEZOS2. Why the Bezos Divorce Is So Riveting3. Jeff Bezos, Newly Divorcing, Now Seeing Lauren Sanchez-Whitesell4. Who Is Lauren Sanchez? All About the News Anchor Dating Billionaire Jeff Bezos5. Trump walks out of shutdown negotiations after Democrats reject wall money, calls meeting ‘total waste of time’6. The 'doomsday' scenario: Here's what happens if the shutdown drags on7. Before Trump, Steve King Set the Agenda for the Wall and Anti-Immigrant Politics8. United States will drop to become the world's THIRD biggest economy behind China and India by 2030, new financial rankings suggest9. Projected GDP Ranking (2018-2023)10. Facebook employees are reportedly outraged at exec appearing at Kavanaugh hearing11. Facebook is no longer the 'Best Place to Work,' according to new Glassdoor survey12. After Kevin Hart Debacle, Oscars Forge Ahead Hostless13. A Hostless Oscars? The Last Time the Academy Tried That, Things Got Ugly14. Oscars Team Scrambling to Reunite 'Avengers' on Telecast (Exclusive)15. WATCH: The 11 minutes that ruined Hollywood producer Allan Carr's career forever16. Taco Bell to test vegetarian menu this year 17. WATCH: Kaina - CryLearn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit
Collusion No Longer An Illusion, Manafort Lawyers Self-Own 1.10.19
In episode 306, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and writer Carmen Angelica to discuss Woodstock 2019, Paul Manafort and the Trump Administration's collusion with Russia, the stuff discussed in Trump's press conference this week, Angela Davis losing a civil rights award for boycotting Israel, the current surplus of cheese in the United States, a nudest restaurant closing down in France, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. We’re Getting Another Woodstock, Now With Glamping2. Manafort Accused of Sharing Trump Polling Data With Russian Associate3. Paul Manafort Does Indeed Have Gout4. Marc Thiessen: Trump started the shutdown but Democrats are about to own it5. What the President Could Do If He Declares a State of Emergency6. Transcript: Trump's Address On Border Security And Democratic Response7. Trump’s wall won’t do anything about the opioid epidemic8. Drug-smuggling tunnel to Mexico found under abandoned KFC in Arizona9. Trump Administration Finally Adds Drug Czar – But Will He Be Able to Do His Job?10. Newest shutdown casualty: Trump’s own policies11. How the shutdown is reaching a breaking point12. Trump budget would effectively kill drug control office13. Kellyanne Conway Suggests Ice Cream Can Help Avoid Drug Addiction14. Angela Davis Says She’s ‘Stunned’ After Award Is Revoked Over Her Views on Israel15. Statement on the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute16. Nobody Is Moving Our Cheese: American Surplus Reaches Record High17. Nude restaurant in Paris clotheses citing lack of business18. WATCH: The Heliocentrics - Space Time GirlLearn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit
Millennials Ruining Exhaustion, Mike Pence School Of Bad Improv 1.9.19
In episode 305, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Megan Gailey to discuss the burnout generation, Trump's lack of knowledge about how the government shut down goes who it impacts, the continuous push for a border wall by the right, the lie Trump told about Syria, Kevin Spacey's delusional come back plan, pizza math, and more! Plus Behind The Bastards Robert Evans and super producer Anna Hossnieh join to discuss the story of the young Saudi woman trying to escape her family.FOOTNOTES: 1. How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation2. My Family Abducted And Tricked Me Into A Forced Marriage3. Saudi teenager who fled her family allowed to stay in Thailand for now4. Flying without a man: The mysterious case of Dina Ali5. “Which former presidents told President Trump, as he said, that he should’ve built a wall? All their representatives have denied that that was the case.” @halliejackson to @VPMike Pence6. OH: TRUMP DIDN’T REALIZE A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN WOULD SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT7. Millions face delayed tax refunds, cuts to food stamps as White House scrambles to deal with shutdown’s consequences8. Delta, United, and JetBlue pilots are warning that flying will become more dangerous as government shutdown continues9. To build the wall, Trump is sacrificing airport security during the government shutdown10. ‘No different from my original statements’: Trump denies changes to Syria exit plan11. Fox News host fact-checks Sarah Sanders12. Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty in Nantucket court to indecent assault13. Kevin Spacey pulled over for speeding hours after appearing in court14. Kevin Spacey is plotting a comeback — and ‘is still getting acting offers’15. An 18-inch pizza has more pizza than two 12-inch pizzas, and people are losing it16. WATCH: Saba - SIRENS ft. theMIND (Official Video)Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit
Bird Box Office Bonanza, Conservatives Catch Woman Dancing 1.4.19
In episode 302, Jack and special guest host Jamie Loftus is joined by comedian Caitlin Durante in this Bechdal Cast take over to discuss the Bird Box challenge, the Masked Singer television show, the video of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez that has offended conservatives, all the women who were sworn in to Congress this week, the government shut down, Trump's press briefing, the 2019 Coachella line up, Apple stock going down, a frozen remnant in the Solar System, the hacking of Migos, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. Netflix warns against Bird Box challenge as dangerous trend goes viral2. Who Are The Masked Singer Celebrity Contestants? These Are Our Best Guesses3. Introducing 'The Masked Singer,' Featuring Television's Hottest Peacock-Hippo Battle4. Conservatives Have Exposed AOC’s Incredibly Wholesome Past5. What is the problem here? Do we live in Footloose Town? Was I unaware that we were living in Footloose Town this entire time?6. New members sworn in to most diverse Congress ever – in pictures7. Dirty parks, closed museums: The government shutdown grinds on8. Mitt Romney Says Trump ‘Has Not Risen to the Mantle of the Office’9. Poll: Iowa Republicans Would Reelect Trump, But They’d Also Welcome a Primary10. President Trump makes surprise statement in White House briefing room11. Coachella 2019 lineup: Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala to headline12. ‘Idris Elba Performing at Coachella?’ The Story Behind His DJing Career13. Apple and Samsung feel the sting of plateauing smartphones14. A year and a half ago, I went on a crazy two and a half week odyssey in support of the @NASANewHorizonsmission. Four countries, two and two half Pacific crossings, two occultations, and two nights on Mauna Kea. #UltimaThule#UltimaFlyby#MU69occ 15. The Most Distant Place We’ve Visited16. Did a Brockton man hack the Twitter page of Migos rapper Takeoff?17. WATCH: Megapuss - Theme From HollywoodLearn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit
Louis C(old ta)K(es), Twinning App Makes Dystopia Fun 1.3.19
In episode 301, Jack and special guest host Ever Mainard are joined by comedian Jenny Zigrino to discuss Kanye West and Kim Kardashian expecting baby number four, Kanye's anger at Drake, Louis CK's new problematic comedy set, Popsugar's Twinning app leaking people's photos, Trump's pseudo-press conference, Mitt Romney's op-ed in The Washington Post, what movies predicted about 2019, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. Kanye West Slams Drake (Again) for Following Kim Kardashian on Instagram: ‘I Feel a Public Apology in Order’2. Kim Kardashian West is expecting baby No. 4 via surrogate3. Louis C.K. Mocks Parkland School Shooting Survivors in Recent Set4. Yes. Every idiot saying “Uh, this is what Louie’s material has always been like, he’s not doing anything different now” is missing the point.5. Popsugar’s Twinning app was leaking everyone’s uploaded photos6. Trump's chaotic post-midterms press conference – video highlights7. Poll: Iowa Republicans Would Reelect Trump, But They’d Also Welcome a Primary8. Trump’s International Ratings Remain Low, Especially Among Key Allies9. Mitt Romney: The president shapes the public character of the nation. Trump’s character falls short.10. 'They're coming:' Flying cars may appear in urban skies by 202311. Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab—Get the Facts12. 6 THINGS MOVIES PREDICT WILL HAPPEN IN 201913. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics Were Predicted 30 Years Ago by Akira 14. Bob Einstein Dies: ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Actor Who Also Played Super Dave Osborne Was 7615. WATCH: Amber Mark - Lose My Cool (Franc Moody Remix)Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit
Noted Hotness Expert Michael Rapaport, Trump Hiding Bad News In The Holidays? 12.21.18
In episode 299, Jack and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe hosts Daniel Whiteson and Jorge Cham to discuss Michelle Obama's Balenciaga boots, Michael Rapaport's comments about Ariana Grande, Trump's decision on Syria, women leaving Trump's camp, a Vanity Fair article about the culture of sexual assault at Georgetown Prep, products being ditched by big brands, Rachel McAdams glamorous breast pumping photos, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. Michelle Obama's Balenciaga Thigh-High Boots Are Metallic, $4000, And Absolutely Perfect2. This Actor's Sexist Tweet About Ariana Grande Is Getting Major Backlash Online3. No one knows what’s happening with Trump’s Syria decision4. Trump Administration to Lift Sanctions on Russian Oligarch’s Companies5. Women Who Love Trump6. “MEN FOR OTHERS, MY ASS”: AFTER KAVANAUGH, INSIDE GEORGETOWN PREP’S CULTURE OF OMERTÀ7. Chick-fil-A, Chevy, Apple are among the companies ditching merch next year8. What’s missing in all the praise of Rachel McAdams’s high-fashion breast pump photo shoot9. One-Quarter Of Mothers Return To Work Less Than 2 Weeks After Giving Birth, Report Finds10. WATCH: Reverie - Black HeartsLearn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit
President Christmas-Movie-Villain, Giuliani May Just Be Drunk 12.20.18
In episode 298, Jack and Miles are joined by Stuff You Should Know co-host and The End Of The World host Josh Clark to discuss Twitter trends including Will Smith as the Genie, the Carlton dance coming from Bruce Springsteen,  Paul Ryan's final speech, James Harden, some more absurd Rudy Giuliani comments about Trump's Russia connections, Trumps disdain for Christmas, Tucker Carlson losing sponsors, Steph Curry's response to his moon landing comments, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Take Your First Look at Will Smith as Aladdin's Live-Action Genie2. We Can Thank Bruce Springsteen for the Gift That Is Alfonso Ribeiro's Carlton Dance3. Ryan reflects on 'great and lasting difference' in farewell address to Congress4. The 6 funniest things about James Harden’s double-step-back travel that wasn’t called5. Giuliani indicates conversations with Trump on Trump Tower Moscow occurred later than previously known6. The Damning, Damning Letter7. Rudy Giuliani Is Definitely Losing It8. War on Christmas? Trump Was For ‘Happy Holidays’ Before He Was Against it, and Ivanka Still Is9. Trump Is Milking the War on Christmas for Every Last Penny10. Donald Trump Hates Christmas Parties11. Donald Trump Jr. says his dad ‘regifted’ monogrammed presents — including one that he gave him12. In the 1980s, Donald Trump banned Christmas decorations to harass his elderly tenants13. NEW YORK; DONALD HUMBUG14. "Obviously, they’re men": Tucker Carlson, guest kvetch about "gingerbread people."15. Advertisers are dropping Tucker Carlson's Fox News show after he said immigration makes the US 'dirtier'16. Here Are The Advertisers Boycotting Tucker Carlson’s Show17. Kyrie Irving Responds to Outcry over Stephen Curry's Moon Landing Comments18. The End Of The World with Josh Clark19. WATCH: Sam Gendel & Sam Wilkes - BOALearn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit
Trump’s Day Of L’s, Carlton Makes ‘Em Pay 12.19.18
In episode 297, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Alison Stevenson to discuss a new advertisement asking people to give Trump some love, the Trump administration's weird attempts to raise money, Michael Flynn's delayed sentencing, the dissolution of the Trump Foundation, how Russian social media hacking was aimed towards black voters, Alronso Ribeiro suing Fortnite and NBA2K for stealing his dance, the passing of Penny Marshall, the new Brexit film, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. Trump’s campaign manager asks people to call hotline to say, ‘Thank you, President Trump!’2. Eric Trump’s Attempt To Hawk Christmas Ornaments Leads To Holiday Jeers3. Roger Stone Is Selling ‘Roger’ Stones4. Michael Flynn Is Owed an Apology5. WATCH: Judge Jeanine's EPIC Opening Statement on General Flynn6. Judge Postpones Sentencing of Michael Flynn After Harshly Rebuking Him7. Trump charity agrees to dissolve amid allegations of a 'shocking pattern of illegality'8. Russian 2016 Influence Operation Targeted African-Americans on Social Media9. ALFONSO RIBEIRO Sues Fortnite and NBA 2K Creators ... FOR STEALING CARLTON DANCE10. Remembering Penny Marshall: The Joy of A League of Their Own11. WATCH: Brexit (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO12. Benedict Cumberbatch will star in an HBO movie about Brexit. Here’s why the film is controversial.13. Music's Mystery Mogul: Len Blavatnik, Trump and Their Russian Friends14. WATCH: Parliament - BackwoodsLearn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit
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Brett Kavanaugh: Mayor Of Keg City, ‘Apprentice’ Creator Literally Fights Tom Arnold 9.18.18

Brett Kavanaugh: Mayor Of Keg City, ‘Apprentice’ Creator Literally Fights Tom Arnold 9.18.18