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BTL #302 - Election Reflection [w/ Grant Sloss] - 11/12/18

BTL #302 - Election Reflection [w/ Grant Sloss] - 11/12/18

We brought podcast friend-extraordinaire Grant Sloss back into the studio to discuss the results (some still forthcoming!!) of the 2018 midterms. Fun was had by all! Then…the aftermath. We told you Trump would get a little crazy, right? We were right.

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 #291 - 1950s Toddler - 6/18/18

BTL #291 - 1950s Toddler - 6/18/18

This week on BTL, Trump tantrums his way around the G7, dictates his way through the U.S. - North Korea summit, and rips poor desperate immigrant families apart while we obsess about the California primaries! (Whose hobby is better? We’ll let you decide.) We’ve got results from CA and the other June 5th states, as well as some ire about the poor children being torn from their parents in the name of cruelty [cough]…sorry safety (?). All that plus visiting information if you want to get some facetime with Paul Manafort while he’s in jail. We all have a few things we’d like to say to his face, right?

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 #252 - Lesson Unlearned - 7/11/17

BTL #252 - Lesson Unlearned - 7/11/17

This week on BTL, we ONCE AGAIN try our hand at reporting late-breaking and oh-so-exciting news! #TrumpRussia is getting really delicious...and by that we mean scary.  Also we've got dispatches from America's president's trip to the G20 and our president's trip to the G20, as well as some thoughts on Mark Penn's failing-ness and the permanent tragedy that is Chris Christie.  Oh, and healthcare updates.  Duh!

BTL #221 - Multiple Choice Exams - 11/15/16

BTL #221 - Multiple Choice Exams - 11/15/16

This week on BTL, it's everything we didn't cover in our mid-week special election edition!  We've got the latest on President-Elect Trump's (ick it hurt to say that!) first week as a legitimate person, and he's already appointed a white nationalist to his cabinet so things are going predictably.  We do have a little good news too, though!  Come for the horrifying Trump update, stay for the local election results!  Keep on keepin' on, guys!  There's nothing else we can do.