Chapo Trap House
Chapo Trap House
Chapo Trap House
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Podcast by Chapo Trap House
We talk about a lot of shit in here, from Biden and Harris' flailing campaigns to Les Wexner's trust issues, and we even read some poetry. But mostly they requested I cut some potentially embarrassing moments and cursed ideas that I just didn't cut. Enjoy. COME SEE US PLAY CALL OF CTHULHU LIVE IN PROVIDENCE THIS FRIDAY: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chapo-trap-house-plays-call-of-cthulhu-live-tickets-62234533164

Come see Tabletop Game Theory live in Providence this Friday, Aug 23rd: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chapo-trap-house-plays-call-of-cthulhu-live-tickets-62234533164 whats up hoes. here to save your post christmas and new year's blues with part two of our Cthulu campaign. forget if this is the one where I display all time great rolling ability. oh yeah if you're Serbian or Armenian and your Christmas is in a few days enjoy this with your Yuletide joy. everywhere is Serbia or Armenia. let's go!

Come see Tabletop Game Theory live in Providence this Friday, Aug 23rd: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chapo-trap-house-plays-call-of-cthulhu-live-tickets-62234533164 Merry Gamesmas featuring James Adomian, David Kresses, Stavros Halkias, and Simone Norman

We catch up on Jeffrey Epstein's curious fate, discuss Joe Biden's wonderful brain, introduce a new character into Chapo canon, and describe what a "fair" is for our listeners who might not know. Thanks to @betaOdork for the Biden comp: https://twitter.com/BetaODork/status/1160648971037155329 Tickets to our Call of Cthulhu live play in Providence on Aug. 23rd here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chapo-trap-house-plays-call-of-cthulhu-live-tickets-62234533164

Come, contract Epstein Brain with us. Listen to Liz and Brace's new podcast here: https://soundcloud.com/trueanonpod/the-ep-files

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Our live show from the Traverse City Film Festival, featuring Michael Moore, director of Roger and Me, Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11, Sicko, and Capitalism: a Love Story. Tickets to our show in Des Moines, Iowa next Tuesday, Aug 13th: https://app.tikly.co/events/3859 and Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/877660579271138

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We hear from Glenn Greenwald about the Intercept's work uncovering a massive judicial corruption scandal at the heart of the Bolsonaro regime in Brazil. Then to lighten things up, we take a look at Mohammed bin Salman's plan to do both the Jetsons AND the Flintstones in the middle of the Saudi desert, and read Toby Young's paean to the overt manliness of Boris Johnson. Show notes: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUy5cuM4P28TeMlA2V_KDVw/videos https://twitter.com/Lowenaffchen/status/1129270085397426176 Plugs: Catch our live show at the Traverse City Film Festival: https://secure.traversecityfilmfest.org/websales/pages/info.aspx?evtinfo=460935~4d61cd53-466a-4a38-9b0c-5dd9c77930d9&epguid=8fc1333c-62a3-467a-b51c-ada73714212e& We'll also be covering the 2nd Democratic Debates live from TCFF: https://secure.traversecityfilmfest.org/websales/pages/info.aspx?evtinfo=460934~4d61cd53-466a-4a38-9b0c-5dd9c77930d9&epguid=5d6845f7-fad1-45f4-a148-d6945b2debaa& Finally, come to Providence R.I. to see our live play of Call of Cthulhu there: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chapo-trap-house-plays-call-of-cthulhu-live-tickets-62234533164 Amber's Article in CJR: https://www.cjr.org/special_report/monday-interview-lionel-barber.php

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We're trying to beat the heat ovah here in New York City, #1 city in temperatures baby! We talk Amber's trip to the Durham Miner's Gala, the Qanon vigilante who assassinated Gambino family crime boss Franky Boy Cali, and Josh Hawley's deranged blueprint for "National Conservatism". Catch our live show at the Traverse City Film Festival: https://secure.traversecityfilmfest.org/websales/pages/info.aspx?evtinfo=460935~4d61cd53-466a-4a38-9b0c-5dd9c77930d9&epguid=8fc1333c-62a3-467a-b51c-ada73714212e& We'll also be covering the 2nd Democratic Debates live from TCFF: https://secure.traversecityfilmfest.org/websales/pages/info.aspx?evtinfo=460934~4d61cd53-466a-4a38-9b0c-5dd9c77930d9&epguid=5d6845f7-fad1-45f4-a148-d6945b2debaa& Finally, come to Providence R.I. to see our live play of Call of Cthulhu there: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chapo-trap-house-plays-call-of-cthulhu-live-tickets-62234533164

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In the latest installment of Chapo’s Presidential candidate interview series, Virgil sits down with entrepreneur Andrew Yang. The two tackle Yang's views on entrepreneurship, automation, whether Virgil is good, and socialist critiques of his Universal Basic Income proposal.

We here at your favorite politics/fast food review podcast went to Netroots Nation this past weekend in Philadelphia. Here is our report on what we saw. Catch our live show at the Traverse City Film Festival: https://secure.traversecityfilmfest.org/websales/pages/info.aspx?evtinfo=460935~4d61cd53-466a-4a38-9b0c-5dd9c77930d9&epguid=8fc1333c-62a3-467a-b51c-ada73714212e& We'll also be covering the 2nd Democratic Debates live from TCFF: https://secure.traversecityfilmfest.org/websales/pages/info.aspx?evtinfo=460934~4d61cd53-466a-4a38-9b0c-5dd9c77930d9&epguid=5d6845f7-fad1-45f4-a148-d6945b2debaa& Finally, come to Providence R.I. to see our live play of Call of Cthulhu there: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chapo-trap-house-plays-call-of-cthulhu-live-tickets-62234533164

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We check in with Will Sommer for a first-hand account of Trump's wet 'n wild Tank Day celebration. We then spend the majority of the episode introducing Hunter Biden, a noble & troubled soul fighting to bring light into this dark world. Tickets to our August 23rd live play of Call of Cthulhu at Necronomicon in Providence, R.I. on sale now! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chapo-trap-house-plays-call-of-cthulhu-live-tickets-62234533164

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It's an overstuffed classic Dry Boys™ ep, with dem debates wrap up, dem leadership incompetence, Bret Stephens' laziness, David Brooks' horniness, Sheldon Adelson's disgusting body, and the ever-bedeviled Rod Dreher.

Our talk with legendary film director Joe Dante from our May 16th screening of Gremlins 2: The New Batch at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood California.

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Thanks to a positive mental attitude and the power of good vibes, Chapo has landed its first ever interview with a Presidential candidate. Virgil and Matt have a spirited dialogue with fellow bestselling author Marianne Williamson about Marxist materialism versus the idealism in her campaign book A Politics of Love: A Handbook for a New American Revolution.

Virgil and Matt take a look under the candidates' hoods, check their polling oil, and preview the first of the democratic primary debates, while examining the whole fleet for lemons. Which make and model democrat will run like a champ and will perform like there's sugar in their gas tanks? Find out in todays wonkomotive extravaganza. For live coverage of the actual debates, check out twitch.tv/chapotraphouse

From Mike's Diner in Astoria Queens, Virgil talks to public defender and candidate for Queens District Attorney Tiffany Cabán. There are no jokes. To support Cabán's campaign, go to: http://bit.ly/cabangotv https://www.cabanforqueens.com/

Our June 9th live show from Liberty Hall Theater in Dublin. Settle down. For reference, video of the cop badge wall discussed in this show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bxk2silqq4Y

We're joined by legendary author Alan Moore to discuss evil architecture, magic & political power, fate & free will, and the enduring appeal of Lovecraft.

Our June 1st live show from Berlin, the heart of Germany's wonderful PLUR culture. We talk funky beats, the antideutsche political tendency, Austria's far-right government self-owning itself out of existence (also involves funky beats), and the Jewishness of Joe Biden.

We talk to The Intercept's Ryan Grim about his new book "We've Got People," discussing the Democrats' reliance on big money and how it might be broken by mass-movement based politics. Rahm Emanuel is a central figure in Ryan's book, so we read from Rahm's new column in The Atlantic, ironically called "It's Time To Hold American Elites Accountable for Their Abuses." Finally, we introduce a new character into Chapo canon, NJ representative Josh Gottheimer. Few tickets left for our UK shows in Glasgow (6/3), London Early (6/5) and Manchester (6/7). Go to www.chapotraphouse.com/tour or https://www.gigsandtours.com/tour/chapo-trap-house for tickets.

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We're joined by Twitch star Hasan Piker @hasanthehun to discuss draconian new abortion laws, the looming prospect of war with Iran, and using gaming streams to spread leftist views online. Finally, we read about from an old friend about the perpetual cultural revolution being forced on America by the rodents at PBS.

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Our friend James Adomian makes a rare in-person appearance to discuss Mad Magazine, Ben Shapiro being owned by an ancient British Tory, Biden's polls, UFO's and Peggy Noonan's musings on division. Check out James' new podcast The Underculture here: https://foreverdogproductions.com/fdpn/podcasts/the-underculture/ And see the return of Trump vs. Bernie at The Creek and the Cave in Long Island City this Saturday, May 18: http://creeklic.com/events/trump-vs-bernie-live-debate/ Tickets still available for our shows in London and Manchester: www.chapotraphouse.com/tour

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We talk to filmmakers Yael Bridge and Morgan Spector about their upcoming documentary "Socialism: An American Story." We also discuss the ongoing failed coup in Venezuela, Nancy Pelosi & Joe Biden, and Trump's assertion that PC culture is ruining horse racing. Support Socialism: An American Story here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/socialismmovie/socialism-an-american-story-post-production?ref=user_menu Tickets for the May 16th screening of Gremlins 2 with director Joe Dante here: http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/gremlins-2-the-new-batch-1 Tickets on sale for our European tour here: www.chapotraphouse.com/tour

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We take a good vibes tour through the most recently declared candidates in the Democratic primary, and discuss how Bernie's big money is wigging out the Wall Street squares. Tickets still available for our shows in Manchester (6/7) and Dublin (6/9 [nice]). And keep an eye out for a 2nd late show in London, all at chapotraphouse.com/tour Join the Marianne Mindset Movement here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIfw9kAbMlc

Amber talks to writer and professor of sociology Vivek Chibber about "The ABC's of Capitalism," his new series of pamphlets for Jacobin. Vivek Chibber is the editor of Catalyst: A Journal of Theory and Strategy, which is published by Jacobin, along with The ABCs of Capitalism. You can pick up a copy of the ABC's of Capitalism here: https://www.jacobinmag.com/store/product/56 Tickets still available for our upcoming shows in Berlin, Glasgow, Manchester and Dublin at: http://chapotraphouse.com/tour

Virgil talks to John Cameron Mitchell, creator of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and "Shortbus," to discuss his new musical narrative podcast, "Anthem: Homunculus". They also discuss being extremely online, the end of sex, and William S. Burroughs. You can find Anthem: Homunculus here: https://luminarypodcasts.com/listen/john-cameron-mitchell-and-bryan-weller-topic/anthem-homunculus-luminary-exclusive/ab4fffb8-7835-4482-8b48-c9898818768f?country=US Tickets still available for our upcoming shows in Berlin, Glasgow, Manchester and Dublin at: http://chapotraphouse.com/tour

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Virgil corrects the record; we riff on the church thing from a week ago; we crow over two Grey Lady articles about the anti-Bernie crowd running scared; and Nick Hayes (@nickfromdetroit) sits in to talk about Means TV (@means_tv), a leftist streaming service. Means TV: http://means.media Donate to Means TV: https://actionnetwork.org/fundraising/lets-build-means-tv DecrimNY Fundraiser: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/decriminalize-sex-work-in-new-york1 Ithaca Show (4/26): https://www.facebook.com/events/2289071681420039/ Housing Works Trivia (5/1): https://chapomaydaytrivia.splashthat.com/ European Tour (ON SALE FRIDAY): http://chapotraphouse.com/tour Sign Up For Our Newsletter: https://chapotraphouse.us17.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=8e5c6079155c6d17d65bb0a32&id=eaf859b922

We review Ben Shapiro's book "The Right Side of History". Tickets for our Cornell show on 4/26: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/union-days-2019-presents-chapo-trap-house-live-at-cornell-tickets-60348589255 Come see our May 1 Trivia Night at Housing Works in NYC: https://chapomaydaytrivia.splashthat.com/ Dates, venues and tickets for our European tour will be posted soon at: http://www.chapotraphouse.com/tour/

From time to time we deign to open our doors to you, dear listeners, to ply us with your burning questions. About the show, about the politics, about life and the future and I don't know about what ever other bullshit. This is one of those times. It's a Q&A episode folks, we love it!

We're joined by Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi to discuss his new serial book "Hate Inc.", and the political media's many failings in covering Russiagate. Check out Hate Inc. here: https://taibbi.substack.com/

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It's motherflippin' Mueller Time.

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Will guest-hosts on The Antifada to interview legendary sci fi author Kim Stanley Robinson about: Fredric Jameson, Ursula Le Guin, Philip K Dick, post-capitalist futures, utopia, and psychedelic experiences Listen to The Antifada: https://podtail.com/en/podcast/the-antifada/ Subscribe to The Antifada on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theantifada Follow The Antifada: https://twitter.com/the_antifada

Eli Valley stops by to talk Ilhan Omar, Meghan McCain, Chelsea Clinton, and the latest act of fascist mass murder in Christchurch, NZ. Also Virgil solves the Israel-Palestine conflict. https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/christchurch-shooting-victims-fund

Amber interviews economist and author Costas Lapavitsas about the European Union, how it works, its problems, how it relates to Brexit, and how we might think of it from a leftist perspective.

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Topics include: Tucker Carlson, Redd Foxx, Meghan McCain, Mrs. Maisel, Yang Gang shit, Miami Pool Boys, 2 Samuel, and the Chinese Hand Job Scandal.