Episode 14: Where Have All The Mugwumps Gone?


Ken and Mike return with a spirited back-and-forth about North Carolina’s bathroom bill, a bit about Bernie, and a diatribe about Trump and the justice system. You know, the usual.

Ken refers to the excellent Dana Gould Hour podcast episode Left & Right, and this piece by Anna Garvey defining the Oregon Trail Generation.

And for those of you who fell asleep during U.S. History 1865-1945, here’s a refresher on the Mugwumps.

Episode 11: Ken Hates Ted Cruz


Seriously. He hates Ted Cruz and unleashes lots of vitriol and cursing (oh, the cursing) at the senator. The guys also talked about Bernie, women’s cards, and the Nerd Prom.

Here’s the link to Ted’s Indiana speech and the Carly announcement. Check out Alexandra Petri’s excellent column here. And finally, watch the White House Correspondents’ Dinner here


Episode 10: Double Digits!

Well, despite some technical difficultieIMG_3037s (who knew you could fill up a MacBook Air so quick?) here’s episode 10! Our heroes talk about the Acela Primary (and correctly predicted a Trump sweep) and the veep stakes. Here’s the clip of Trump “acting” presidential that we referenced.

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Episode 9: For What It’s Worth


We’re back! Ken and Mike discuss the state of the race, make several archaic references to songs from their youth, and make broad sweeping generalizations about “these kids today”.

The essay Ken referred to in today’s episode was originally published in Harper’s, and is called “On The Uses Of A Liberal Education” by Mark Edmundson.

You can watch Putin’s call in show here.