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The TARFU Report

Sep 28, 2017

Ana Marie Cox (@AnaMarieCox) joins us to discuss the culture war lit by Trump's bull-headed response to NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem to bring attention to issues of racial justice. Check out Ana Marie's podcast, With Friends Like These.
Also, a new edition of Guess the...

Sep 22, 2017

  David Rees (@david_rees) joins The TARFU Report this week as Matt calls in from an undisclosed location. Topics: Trump christens Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man,' the odd Alabama senate race pitting a Bannon-backed candidate against one endorsed by Trump, Curt Schilling continues his escapades in amateur disaster response,...

Sep 15, 2017

In this week's episode, Alex and Matt discuss an email from Gallagher, Ted Cruz liking porn on twitter, ESPN's Jemele Hill controversy, Hillary's book and political books in general, audio political cartoons, and another edition of Guess the Pundit.

Sep 8, 2017

Drew Magary (@drewmagary) of Deadspin & GQ joins us to discuss his yearly “Your Team Sucks” series. Why he self-censored his Houston Texans section. Further topics include Tom Brady, Drew’s nascent Washington-fan son, Will 2017 be an especially dismal NFL season? & the best schadenfreude story of 2017. 

Sep 1, 2017

Will Menaker (@willmenaker) of Chapo Trap House joins us in studio this week to drink malt liquor and react to Donald Trump pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio to ride the Hurricane Harvey ratings boost, Joel Osteen, boxing, cop humor: "we only shoot black people," as well as join our David Brooks reading club.
We also...