TOPIC – AltFight. We discuss the various cracks and fissures appearing in the AltRight as fights break out following Trump’s victory.
TOPIC – 2017: Moby Dick or Beached Whale? Using superstar mermaid Lena Dunham as our metaphor for the cultural left, we ponder whether the losers can regroup in the new year and become a formidable force, or remain a beached whale.
TOPIC: First We Take Manhattan. Subhed: The Gloating Episode. Take a look at our archives and you’ll notice that this podcast has been supporting Trump from its beginning. So we’re going to gloat. But we also want to take a moment to remember and salute Canadian songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen. Coincidentally, on Nov. 8, co-host Kevin Grace tweeted out his choice for a Trump victory song. He chose “First We Take Manhattan” not knowing Cohen had died the day before. Though the news broke on Thursday night, the world didn’t find out until Friday, Nov. 11, that Cohen had passed away the previous Monday. (We use two short excerpts from that song to open and close the show, claiming Fair Use.)
TOPIC: The Dam Breaks. The final days of the American presidential campaign have been as wild as expected. But Hillary’s long history of misdeeds have come flooding back all at once. The pressure has caused the dam to break and her people can do nothing but tread water. Continue reading
TOPICS: 1. Spilling Beans. We take a look at the Oct. 31 issue of the National Enquirer “Hillary Hitman Tells All” and use it as a springboard to a discussion about the muckraking media nexus between celebrity gossip and political secrets. 2. (1h 2m 3s) Grace & Steel Tech Talk. We explain what’s up with our recording schedule and various problems we’ve had over the last couple of months.