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The Political Orphanage

Sep 30, 2020

You can't truly understand last night's Trump vs. Biden debate without hearing from comedians, because so much of the train wreck was performative or outright heckling.

Comedians Turner Sparks, Andrea Jones-Rooy, Michael Kaplan, and Heaton discuss: Was there an actual strategy behind last night's antics? What's the...

Sep 25, 2020

Comedian Darryl Charles and sex expert Dr. Timaree Leigh, hosts of DTF: Darryl & Timaree Fun Hour, join the program to sort out the week's underserved headlines. Including: Snake orgies! In defense of pandas! And penis gun antics

Sep 23, 2020

Dr. Loretta Breuning of the Inner Mammal Institute joins the show to discuss how status and neurochemicals prompt us to fight in politics, and the evolutionary roots of tribalism.

Sep 18, 2020

Jeremy Kareken and Joe Terwilliger join Heaton to sort out the week's best, under served headlines, including stories about:

* Dennis Rodman

* Bear bone vodka

* Priests blessing nuclear weapons

Sep 16, 2020

Political satirist and personal hero P.J. O'Rourke triumphantly returns to discuss his latest book, "A Cry From the Far Middle: Dispatches from a Divided Land." In which he makes stirring defense of: classical liberalism, temperamental moderates, and governing through math instead of throwing wads of cash at...