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The Political Orphanage

Jan 22, 2020

How do people wind up with their deepest political convictions? How and when do they change? Dr. Andrea Jones-Rooy is a political scientist, standup comedian, and occasional circus performer. She joins Heaton to talk about where political beliefs come from, and better tools to understand them than the standard "left or...


Jan 14, 2020

Ep. 28 Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington are two notorious comedians, famous for "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!" and the character Neil Hamburger, respectively. They star in the show "On Cinema," and recently released a political satire mockumentary, "Mister America." They join Heaton to talk about their film,...


Jan 9, 2020

Ep. 27 So are we going to war with Iran or not? Why did we blow up some guy, and was it a good idea to do so? What about legal? Matt Welch, host of "The Fifth Column" and Reason editor-at-large joins Heaton to sort out our foreign policy. Interview at 15:30


Jan 2, 2020

Ep. 26 John McAfee is a cybersecurity expert, international fugitive, and political activist. He joins Heaton to discuss his 2020 presidential campaign, and more. Much more. Lots more. 


Dec 23, 2019

The Political Orphanage's oldest and most enthusiastic show sponsor, Snuffy's Off Route 44, has kindly offered to pay for this year's Christmas special. On the condition that the staff of Snuffy's write it in its entirety. Merry Christmas!

Featuring: Josh Jennings, Austin Bragg, Justin Robert Young, and Brian Brushwood.