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BTL #300 - Politicon 2018 / The Stress Is Getting To Us - 10/22/18

BTL #300 - Politicon 2018 / The Stress Is Getting To Us - 10/22/18

This week on the podcast, we celebrate a major milestone and we do it AT POLITICON. That’s right, our 300th episode coincided with our favorite yearly gathering of shouting policy wonks and talking heads. Our thoughts on that, plus some polls and political shenanigans from the week in this very caffeinated special episode of BTL! Also Inside: our Cal Props Voter Guide.

BTL #296 - Rants - 9/24/18

BTL #296 - Rants - 9/24/18

This week…well...we've been away for a month so it’s mostly rants!  We’ll be ranting Kavanaugh, primaries, hurricanes and everything you need to know before next week, when we go back to our covering one week of news at a time.

BTL #293 - Balloon Baby [w/ guest host Grant Sloss] - 7/16/18

BTL #293 - Balloon Baby [w/ guest host Grant Sloss] - 7/16/18

This week on BTL, Grant Sloss, our first ever guest host, returns to the studio as this week’s special guest co-host! We talk the SCOTUS Bachelorette, Trump’s horrible behavior at the NATO meeting, the UK’s superior sense of insult-crafting, and so much more! In the midst of the world ending, some good news even sneaks it’s way in. Tune in to find out what happened and why a family of Wisconsin woodchucks are this week’s American heroes!

California Primary Election Prop Cheatsheet (June 2018)

California Primary Election Prop Cheatsheet (June 2018)

Jungle primaries are confusing enough. That's why we've put together this handy cheat sheet, along with our reasons for taking the positions we did.  Now you can sound informed at dinner parties AND avoid screwing up on Election Day.  

BTL #273 - Lizard Blizzard - 1/10/18

BTL #273 - Lizard Blizzard - 1/10/18

This week on BTL...we're back after a long winter break, during which we had time to relax, then speed-read Fire and Fury and obsess over every last detail. We bring all that directly to your ears! Plus, 2012 is back! Bachmann, Romney, Kucinich (okay, wrong year) oh my! All that plus destructive men and their destructive buttons, Lizard Blizzards, and more!

BTL #266 - Un-Fat Media Children - 10/31/17

BTL #266 - Un-Fat Media Children - 10/31/17

This week on BTL, giggle attacks try to thwart us from talking indictment, but we persevere! Plus, an update on the GOP budget situation, a look at some surprise turns for 2018, new sexual assault allegations abound, and we take a very important look at Donald Trump interacting with some kids in costume. Also: Puerto Rico has no power. Still.

BTL #264 - Agent Orange [w/ Esteban Gast]

BTL #264 - Agent Orange [w/ Esteban Gast]

This week on the podcast, the hilarious and charming Esteban Gast joins us in the studio to talk Puerto Rico, Trumpcare, Iran, and the giant clusterfuck nonsense blob that is Harvey Weinstein.  Plus we've got dispatches from the Value Voters Summit/ie a real life hate group, thoughts on the upcoming California senate primary, more natural disasters, and so much more. 

BTL #263 - An Education [w/ West Hollywood Mayor John Heilman] - 10/9/17

BTL #263 - An Education [w/ West Hollywood Mayor John Heilman] - 10/9/17

This week on the podcast, West Hollywood Mayor John Heilman stops by amidst the chaos to talk about resistance at the local level. Plus we've got updates on the gun control discussion (or lack thereof) post-Vegas, some weird new story elements in the reality show that is life with Donald Trump, a look at the chaos in Catalonia, and more!