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The Political Orphanage

Jan 29, 2021

Negin Farsad of "Fake the Nation" and Cheddar's Congressional Correspondent JD Durkin join the show to kick around the week's best, funniest headlines. Including: rave in the bathroom, stripper mishaps, chastity belts gone awry, and ugly crocs.

Jan 27, 2021

Should the state interpolate itself into online QAnon conspiracy boards? Who gets the first vaccines? Are pardons a net benefit or vestigial monarchism?

The World's Smartest Podcast Network reconvenes to discuss! Turner Sparks, Michael Ira Kaplan, Andrea Jones-Rooy, and Andrew Heaton.


Jan 22, 2021

Comedian Gianmarco Soresi joins the show to dive into the week's best, underserved headlines, including: Mexican love tunnels, aggressive squirrels, bed bugs, aggressive Facebook invites, and Viagra mixups.
Gianmarco's new comedy album is "Shelf Life", available here:

Jan 21, 2021

In 1989 East Germans punctured through the Berlin Wall, reuniting the country after decades of bitter separation. In this episode we follow the creation and and destruction of the Berlin Wall--and look for its meaning in our own era.


Jan 15, 2021

Alice Vaughn and Yvette d’Entremont return to explore the week's best, underserved headlines, including stuff about cannons, 90s video games, and pregnancy tests.

You can watch this on YouTube! Head to:

"Inspired by Kevin MacLeod"