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Fake the Nation

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Fake the Nation

Headgum & Negin Farsad

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Hosted by Negin Farsad, everyone's favorite Iranian American Muslim Comedian Podcast Host with Black Hair and Red Glasses, Fake the Nation is a comedy show that isn't afraid to talk about news, culture, and humanity’s weirdness. Every week Negin is joined by her funniest, smartest, and most politically astute friends. People like Samantha Bee, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Paula Poundstone, Margaret Cho, Larry Wilmore and others. They’ll make you laugh, think, and deliver a gut punch to the country w ...
 
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Quitters Podcast

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Quitters Podcast

Chad Sanders, Julie Bowen

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Quitters follows hosts Julie Bowen and Chad Sanders as they explore what people have left behind to move forward. Each week, Julie and Chad sit down with guests from all walks of life and get into the nitty gritty of their quitting journeys. Whether the guest’s quit is in the past, ongoing, or in the hopeful future, our hosts encourage guests to be open and authentic. Quitting doesn’t always have to be negative. Let Julie and Chad walk with you through addition by subtraction. Come quit with us.
 
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Larry is joined by Emmy Award-winning writer and director Craig Mazin to talk about his newest venture 'The Last of Us' on HBO. They begin their conversation by breaking down the synopsis of both the series and the popular video game it's based on while also touching on Craig's relationship with the two. Next, they discuss the obstacles and advanta…
 
Today! We're talking about the state of police reform, ask if you should feel incredible liberal guilt over your gas stove, and question if for the first time in forever, are Americans working less? And to discuss all of these things, we have returning guests: host of the Unlady Like podcast, Cristen Conger, and host of The Smartest Man in the Worl…
 
Today’s guest is SNL’s Kenan Thompson! Julie and Chad have been fans of Kenan for decades and he opens up to us about missing funerals for work, dealing with overly competitive SNL hosts, dreaming in jokes and the difference between being smart and funny. They walk through Kenan’s journey from his All That days to unemployment to his relationship w…
 
Larry is joined by comedian and host of 'Pod Save America' and 'Lovett or Leave It', Jon Lovett. They begin their conversation by discussing the progressive network he co-founded, Crooked Media, and the tumultuous political landscape that inspired its genesis. Next, they dive into the nature of the political system and the success of some of its ar…
 
Today, we're chatting about the debt ceiling, updates on Biden's classified documents, George Santos, and the joys of lying. Negin is joined by a star-studded panel of returning guests: Sam Sanders and Margaret Cho! ——Thank you to this week’s sponsors: Athletic Greens - Athletic Greens is giving you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin…
 
Today Julie and Chad speak with former Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe. She tells them about quitting a poisonous relationship in Germany, quitting her addiction to valium and she lets us in on her conflicts with The Bachelorette franchise. She shares something she’s never spoken about publicly and tells them when she realized she had to change her l…
 
Larry is joined by journalist, Ringer contributor, and Academy Award–winning producer Van Lathan Jr. to discuss his book ‘Fat, Crazy, and Tired: Tales from the Trenches of Transformation.’ They start their conversation by reviewing some of their personal experiences from the past couple of years and discussing the importance of perseverance when na…
 
In today's episode, Negin is talking all about the border crisis, Noma and the future of fine dining, and The Slut Era and whether or not we're currently in it. Joining the conversation this week is host of Fraudsters and producer at Zerocool, Seena Ghaznavi, and on-air host and journalist, Alex Berg! ——Rate Fake The Nation 5-stars on Apple Podcast…
 
This week’s Quitter is Mayan Lopez, star of Lopez vs Lopez. Mayan talks about growing up with her family in headlines as the daughter of George Lopez, quitting college and how TikTok led her to starring in her own NBC show. She also reveals how her fathers very public scandal impacted her life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/a…
 
Author of An American Martyr in Persia, Reza Aslan, and founder of Abortion Access Front and co-creator of The Daily Show, Lizz Winstead, join Negin in conversation this week to discuss what's happening in Brazil, Orlando, & Iran. We're also talking about making a case for social climbing and we elevate the discourse on "poop." ——Thank you to this …
 
This week, Chad and Julie interview Stanley Cup Champion Daniel Carcillo. Daniel walks us through everything he’s gone through to surviving intense brain trauma caused by his pro hockey career and how he walked away from the game that once ruled his life. This conversation touches on a few serious topics including suicide and the medicinal use of p…
 
Larry weighs in on the new year, the Speaker of the House race, and 'Harry & Meghan'. He is then joined by sports writer and analyst for ESPN's 'NFL Live', Mina Kimes. They begin their conversation by discussing the Damar Hamlin tragedy and the complications it presents, both institutionally within the NFL and ethically for the fanbase (11:17). The…
 
Ringing in the new year, Negin is joined by past guest and filmmaker, Danielle Durchslag, as well as new guest and drag superstar, Eureka O'Hara, to talk all about the new AI that has everyone freaking out, if the men of pop music have dismantled masculinity, and we ask the age-old question, "are single men smellier than married men?" ——Thank you t…
 
Happy Taint Week* to all that celebrate (*The week between the holidays and the new year)! In this two-part episode, Negin is joined by Subhah Argarwal and Judy Gold as they discuss whether or not you should let your child quit a sport. In part two, Adam Conover and Traci Thomas join Negin to discuss "breakup school" and how to combat ghosting. ——T…
 
V Interesting is a series form our friends at friends at Lemonada Media that we think you’ll love. Be sure to check out this special episode featuring our own Negin Farsad. Sometimes TikTok superstar V Spehar needs more than a minute to bring you the news. The Under the Desk News anchor is bringing their sharp outfits and sharper commentary to a we…
 
We wish you a very, merry Muslim Christmas! This week, we're so grateful to be joined by stand-up comic and lawyer, Andrea Coleman, as well as the host of Tell Me Everything, John Fugelsang! We're discussing if Instagram is over, book bans and how they've been popping up all over the country, and we're ending the episode with a very special holiday…
 
Larry begins the pod by resharing a lovely discussion he had with his daughter Lauren from an episode in 2020 where they dissect the lyrical intricacies of "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and examine how the song has evolved over time. He's then joined by award-winning playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to discuss his new television show 'K…
 
Negin is joined this week by comedians, Ophira Eisenberg and Randy Rainbow, to discuss what to do with your own dead body, what's been happening with Kyrsten Sinema, and a question for the ages: should friends be honest or offer unconditional support? ——Thank you to this week’s sponsors: Brooklinen - Go to brooklinen.com out Brooklinen's luxurious …
 
This week's guest is Emmy award winning writer and producer Larry Wilmore. Larry describes creating The Bernie Mack Show and then getting fired in the middle of the show’s Emmy winning mega success, finding new life on The Daily Show and the unique challenges Black writers face in Hollywood. He also explains how he shifted his emotional relationshi…
 
Larry weighs on the recent anti-semitic rhetoric being advertised from celebrities like Kanye West, Kyrie Irving, and Dave Chapelle before answering some of your mailbag questions. He's then joined by television writer and producer Phil Rosenthal to discuss his new book 'Somebody Feed Phil the Book', which serves as a companion to his ongoing Netfl…
 
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