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The West Wing Thing

Dec 28, 2020

Daniel Bessner is back for Inauguration Part 2, as we dive deep, deep, deep into Aaron Sorkin's rewrite of Rwandan genocide. 

Dec 21, 2020

We're joined by Bernie Sanders' foreign policy advisor to explain why Aaron Sorkin's handling of the genocide in Rwanda is less brilliant than you might think. Plus -  Jed Bartlet, Contra-lover!

Dec 14, 2020

In the middle of recording, a transporter accident sends Josh and Dave into a mirror universe where they find themselves hosts of The Star Trek Thing, a podcast in which Josh & Dave break down every episode of every Star Trek series and dissect them for their good politics. In this world, we're all still at brunch. 

Dec 7, 2020

The gang deals with an important foreign aid bill that will go nowhere, a situation with a soldier on foodstamps that will go nowhere, and the fact that voters are stupid, and only people who can read read the New York Times.  

Nov 30, 2020

Jewish gangsters! SATs! Israeli hardware stores AND the world famous, beloved Whiffenpoofs! Life doesn't get better than this. 

Here are the two articles Nathan wrote that we referenced in...