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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 ...
 
Tune in every Monday to If I Were You as Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld offer advice in areas they're qualified to talk about. Also in areas they're not qualified to talk about. Email them with your own sticky situations and they’ll find the solution: IfIWereYouShow@gmail.com.
 
Hosted by Kendra Cunningham (Sirius XM, Rooftop Records, Last Comic Standing), Listen as Kendra talks with fellow creative types and shares live performances. Kendra is a Boston-born stand-up comic, comedy writer, actress and filmmaker living in Brooklyn, where she owns a super comfortable bed. She also bartends and has an MA in Forensic Psychology. Patreon https://www.patreon.com/kendracunningham
 
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Grab a bottle of Trader Joe's wine and tuck into this episode on your way to Hooters after not cuddling your girlfriend, after all, everyday can't be her birthday. It's just what this undeniable classic intended! Guest: Carl Tart of fellow Headgum podcast, XOXO, Gossip Kings. Walk-in music: 'The Hallelujah Chorus' by The Roches; 'Poontang' by The U…
 
Negin is joined this week by comedian, Mary Houlihan, and journalist, Mike Pesca, to talk about everything from Joe Manchin, to teenagers getting jobs, to finally finding out how normal we are! ——Rate Fake The Nation 5-stars on Apple Podcasts and leave us a review! Follow Negin Farsad on Twitter Email Negin fakethenation@headgum.com Support her Pat…
 
Becky Feldman (Broad City, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Brooklyn 99) joins the 'boys to discuss nutria rats, Disneyland, and the Epley maneuver before a review of Nothing Bundt Cakes. Plus, a brand new segment, Eatin' 9 to 5. Sources for this week's intro: https://comicyears.com/gaming/xbox/history-of-halo-xbox-series/ https://www.foodandwine.com/news/brief…
 
Punch Up The Jam has been nominated for Best Music Podcast in The People's Choice Podcast Awards! You can vote by "saving your nomination" after you sign up here. Voting closes Sunday, July 31st, so vote while you can! Evan is joined by Rachel Green and Kirsten O’Brien of Boss Bitches to settle the question at the heart of most modern utilitarian p…
 
Negin's "Not Okay" director, Quinn Shephard, and co-star, Nadia Alexander, along with comedian, Gaby Dunn, all join in conversation to talk about all the things going on this week. What's going on with gay marriage bills? How is social media affecting our brain? And how should we feel about Bennifer being married? ——Rate Fake The Nation 5-stars on …
 
Brendan James (Blowback Season 3), joins the 'boys to talk Gru, Groot, Goop, and Grunty before a review of Pizza Hut. Plus, another edition of Slop Quiz. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063462/?ref_=nm_flmg_dr_11 https://www.britannica.com/biography/Mel-Brooks https://www.newsweek.com/spaceballs-star-wars-mel-brooks-sta…
 
Is this song a fun romp or barbaric atrocity? Evan enlists horror movie experts Sammy Smart and Emily Gonzales (Too Scary; Didn't Watch) to dissect and dismember this terrifying and insane dance hit. Diversions include: trademark lawsuits in which the judge gets very cheeky, haircuts shaped like eyebrows, and the mullet of pants. Guest: Sammy Smart…
 
Chris Gethard and Jeff Nussbaum join Negin this week to discuss Hershel Walker and why he sucks, some of history's most famous undelivered speeches of all time, and everything that makes up a terrible house guest. ——Thank you to this week’s sponsors: Athletic Greens - Athletic Greens is giving you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D…
 
Shaun Diston (Twisted Metal, Fairfax, Scott Hasn't Seen) joins the 'boys to discuss his distaste for subs before a review of the IHOP Minions menu. Plus, another edition of Slop Quiz. Sources for this week's intro: https://editorial.rottentomatoes.com/guide/all-movies-that-made-over-a-billion-dollars-ranked-by-tomatometer/ https://www.vox.com/2015/…
 
This song was slandered as “The Worst Song of the 80s”. Why?? It rocks! But as Andrew and Evan get way way into, it also sucks in unique and exciting and dumb ways. An absolutely devastating ep, with crucial insights into: what is hoopla; pre-boomer boomer attitudes, why you always go back to the mamba, calling in favors at MTV, and what is the dif…
 
Pete Dominick and Solomon Georgio join Negin to discuss Biden’s executive order on abortion, why air travel is having problems, and everything you need to know about the latest movie watching trend known as, "Gentleminions." ——Thank you to this week’s sponsors: TrueBill - Use this link or go to TrueBill.com/fakethenation to stop paying hundreds of …
 
Jon Gabrus and Adam Pally (101 Places To Party Before You Die) join the 'boys to discuss their new show and food on set before a review of Burger King. Plus, another edition of Last Meal. Sources for this week's intro: https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/all-we-can-eat/post/the-55-cent-whopper-and-the-evolution-of-burgers/2012/12/03/8dffc456-3d68-…
 
Negin is joined by Joel Kim Booster and Traci Thomas as they talk about the weird stuff on Wikipedia. In part 2, Negin is joined by Danielle Durschlag and Shalewa Sharpe as they give advice to a late bloomer. ——Thank you to this week’s sponsors: Audible - Use this link or go to audible.com/thebiglie to listen to Jon Hamm lead an all-star cast in Th…
 
John Early (Search Party, Would It Kill You to Laugh?) joins the 'boys to discuss recovery foods and favorite sauces before a review of Raising Canes. Plus, a brand new segment, Ruin My Day. Sources for this week's into: https://leitesculinaria.com/52349/writings-history-chicken-fingers.html https://www.texaschickenandburgers.com/blog/story-chicken…
 
Imagine a world that is in every possible respect different from our own. Yeah, just give it a whirl. It's easy if you TRY. ...So says history's biggest imagination bully, John Lennon. We rip off the uplifting latex face mask of this song and bare the dark soul within: this song thinks it's better than you. Our very very prepared guest Arthur Meyer…
 
Negin is back as host this week and is joined by Yedoye Travis and Justin Robert Young to discuss everything from SCOTUS overturning Roe to bringing party vibes to your political party. ——Thank you to this week’s sponsors: Athletic Greens - Athletic Greens is giving you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs wit…
 
Mookie Blaiklock (YOU ARE WORTHY with LilMookieB) joins the 'boys to discuss Boogie Nights and DALL-E before entering the Dough Zone. Plus, Drank or Stank with the Drop King. Recorded live at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle 6/11/22. Sources for this week's intro: https://moneyinc.com/okc-thunder-owner-clay-bennett/ https://theculturetrip.com/asia/ch…
 
Benari Poulten steps in as guest this week and is joined by panelists Justin Krebs and Keisha Zollar to discuss the continued January 6th hearings, the separation of church and state, and what films unite us a nation. ——Thank you to this week’s sponsors: Outschool - Head over to Outschool.com/fakethenation and use code fakethenation to learn all ab…
 
ARE YOU OKAY? Gianmarco Soresi stops by the podcast to discuss goths, outsized teenage emotions, music made in response to 9/11, debate the attractiveness of a sulky man, and much more. Read the bad, bad book that is this episode because unlike your jock boyfriend, this podcast just gets you. Guest: Gianmarco Soresi Walk-in music: 'Get Free' by The…
 
Mookie Blaiklock (YOU ARE WORTHY with LilMookieB) joins the 'boys to discuss their thoughts on seafood and their flight to Seattle before a review of Ivar's. Plus, another edition of Let Me Be Frank. Recorded live at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle 6/11/22. Sources for this week's intro: https://balladofamerica.org/old-settlers-song/ https://www.his…
 
In this episode we discuss jealousy, Only Fans, and musical theater. Advertise on If I Were You via Gumball.fm. Download the IMPACT by Interactive Brokers app today and use code IFIWEREYOU to get $30 of stock credit! Note: The podcast ad for the IMPACT app is unscripted and being recorded live. It may contain some slight differences. Please visit h…
 
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