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Rant on a RollThis is a pure Rant Episode because sometimes you just get fed up! From the neverending presence of Donald Trump in our lives to the neverending support, the Republican Party has actions that are destroying our country nothing is off the table. Buckle up it's gonna be a bumpy ride!Hosted by Caroline Aaron and Steve Saporito. Produced …
 
EP 81 - "Thanks For Popping My Balloon!"Steve and Caroline talk about the NYC mayoral race and ranked choice voting and Caroline takes the pulpit to rant about how misinformation has contributed to a lower vaccination rate. Finally, we chat with Nathan Schneider, a journalist, author and professor of media studies at University of Colorado - Boulde…
 
The Absence of ShameSpecial episode dropping this week - While Caroline wraps up shooting on Mrs. Maisel, Steve sat down with David Bender, Political Director for the Progressive Voices Network and one of the legendary people behind the late, great Air America Radio. David lends his insight into the existential threats facing the United States, the…
 
Vax in the Saddle AgainCaroline and Steve head outside for their first in-person interviews in 16 months! First up, a trip to the Bronx Music Heritage Center to talk with Co-Artistic Director Elena Martinez about the rich musical legacy of the Bronx, how the arts recover from COVID, and what their new facility brings to the community. Then, Carolin…
 
Even Rand Paul's Neighbor Hates Him...Caroline is off shooting this week, so Steve and Producer Eric got together for a mini-sode to talk about the Liz Cheney of it all, whether honest Republicans can actually still be a part of a GOP party that embraces "the Big Lie", and whether Gavin Newsom can fend off a recall now that California is nearing he…
 
The Consequence of the CircumstanceSpecial Sunday Pod - In a raw, unfiltered chat after watching the Derek Chauvin trial, Caroline and Steve explore what level of consequence is needed to force law enforcement to address the rampant racism, fear, harassment, and violence they are perpetuating in communities of color. It is incumbent on elected offi…
 
Bipartisan Book ClubAfter technical snafus and scheduling delays, we're finally able to present the first Bipartisan Book Club - a series of episodes we'll present throughout the year, where we explore literature from both sides of the political spectrum and debate the issues with our resident Zoomer Sydney Foreman and our good friend Dave the Repu…
 
"Casting a Benjamin Franklin Shadow..."We're back, we're vaccinated and we had the wonderful opportunity to come together safely to record a mini-sode while Caroline is on break from shooting Mrs. Maisel. Steve and Caroline debate who is driving the latest "cancel culture" phenomenon, and the difference between willful ignorance and a need to learn…
 
Like most of us, Caroline is in need of some political therapy. Fresh off the set of Mrs. Maisel, she takes a seat on Steve's virtual couch to vent about the impeachment and why the mainstream media continues to give credibility to the GOP's lies and obstruction. How do we shape the narrative in a positive direction when the country is becoming mor…
 
Truth or Consequences, Because Apparently You Can't Have BothThis week's episode is all about truth and consequences. First, Caroline speaks poignantly about the responsibility she has to continue practicing proper COVID safety as Mrs. Maisel returns to film their next season. Then, the truth finally sunk in that he was no longer Majority Leader, M…
 
On this week's episode, Steve baked an Inauguration cake, Caroline flips out over Michelle Obama's pansuit, they both rave about Amanda Gorman's stirring oration, and Steve rants about the hypocrisy behind so many of the insurrectionists being released on house arrest. After that, Steve and Caroline talk to Iris Cruet-Rubio, a Licensed Marriage and…
 
Recorded just before New Years Eve - before we won the Senate, and before the horrific events on January 6 - we chat with Dave the Republican, and Caroline's daughter Sydney, about new year's resolutions, pandemic takeout, and how the Democrats and Republicans should evolve as parties. Come for the bubbly, stay for the spirited discussion about uni…
 
In the first of two special episodes to start 2021, Steve and Caroline reflect on the failed insurrection, Trump's second impeachment, and what we need to do to restore integrity into our politics. Has the line finally been crossed where enough of the GOP says it's had enough of the Big Lie? Based on the number of Representatives who refused to wea…
 
We finally have reached the end of this unending year, with some light at the end of the tunnel indicating a better, happier, more humane one lies ahead. To celebrate, Steve and Caroline threw their version of a virtual holiday party, and they've invited some of our their favorite past guests to check in and look ahead to the new year. First up, Jo…
 
This week, we're exploring the idea of gratitude. For four years, our country has been missing a leader capable of showing empathy and gratitude. What impact has that had on our society? What is the state of generosity during the pandemic? Steve and Caroline explore these questions, Producer Eric walks us through the #GivingTuesday movement, we all…
 
On today's episode, is there a chance the Supreme Court might actually uphold the ACA? Would it be fun to be a supreme court justice? And what other dirty tricks are up Trump's sleeve as we inch closer to Biden's Inauguration? Steve and Caroline try to answer these questions as they dive into the week's headlines. Plus, Steve talks about how we can…
 
We have a new President and Vice-President Elect! Congratulations to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for their decisive victory. This week's episode is now a time capsule of sorts - Caroline and Steve recorded conversations on Election Day and 48 hours later (when the race still hadn't been called.) They give their impressions of their impressions of m…
 
On this week's episode, the Pope approved same sex civil unions, the Director of National Intelligence claimed Iran is conducting a disinformation campaign to hurt the President, COVID is on the rise while the Senate still hasn't approved additional stimulus, and Rudy Guiliani got caught with his hands down his pants. Just a normal week in Trump To…
 
A Crisis of Comprehension:In this week's episode, Caroline and Steve discuss the Amy Covid Barrett confirmation hearings, the GOP's public motivations vs private opinions caught on tape (#HypocrisyInAction). Caroline gets inspired by Stacey Abrams (we call that Tuesday around here!). Plus, Steve's going Poll Watching on Election Day and Caroline at…
 
Dave the Republican -- Convention EditionSomewhere in the middle of the right side of center politics sits our good friend, Dave the Republican. While we all know he is no Trump fan, he's still holding onto the (unreasonable) belief that Donald Trump is an aberration and not the future of the Republican Party (boy is he in for a rude awakening!) It…
 
#DontBuyJohnBoltonsBook #FuckZucAs the reality of the ongoing pandemic curtails our activities we talk through some things you can still do to create the change you want from your couch.Discussions of who should be the vice-presidential candidate for the democrats are balanced with growing animosity of the complete cowardice of the Republican Party…
 
Back on the CouchToday's episode deals with the effects of the pandemic on the Presidential Race and politics in general. We wonder... "Will Joe Biden ever get out of his basement?" This week's essays are bout Deleting your Facebook Account and Caroline's free-floating ANXIETY!Meddlesome Priest Productions tarafından oluşturuldu
 
It's All About the VP, Whoever She May Be!After a sad sack start to the show because Steve couldn't go on a planned trip to The Grand Canyon there is a lengthy discussion about who are the potential VP picks for Joe Biden. We talk about the 10 top "candidates" for the job and learn a little about each! That's why we ran over an hour today (I really…
 
An Interview With Ron Steslow of The Lincoln ProjectWe met Ron when we went to The Lincoln Project's lecture at The Great Hall at Cooper Union. We wanted to have Ron on the show to remind ourselves that we Americans have more in common than what separates us. The show runs long but the conversation was informative, engaging, informative and most im…
 
The Return of Sister SusanOur most inspiring guest, Sister Susan Wilcox, is back to offer us some inspiration about how we can remain activists and how to put the most positive view and vision for our time. It's time to create the world we want for when we get through this epidemic and a vision of solidarity is Sister Susan's essential message; aft…
 
Notes From the Couch Vol. IIWhile the Virus rages outside on the street in NYC, Caroline and Steve talk about being cooped up, how the national shutdown has impacted the political landscape and recitation of their essays of observations in the time of quarantine....Meddlesome Priest Productions tarafından oluşturuldu
 
Back to the Couch: Podcasting in the Age of Social Distancing.With the onset of the CoronaVirus going out to the street just isn't an option. In Fact with New York City's Stay at Home Order, we had to go to virtual recording and had to use the internet to get the show recorded. And while what's going on with the political landscape is still importa…
 
Let The Inquiry BeginOn the day after the historic vote to set the rules for the Trump Impeachment proceedings, Caroline and Steve go through the process both where it's at and where it may be headed... The show ended with our co-hosts catching each other up on what they have been doing (rather than making this podcast!)…
 
And the Children Shall Lead UsWhile Caroline was on her way to the Emmy Awards (she's so glamorous) A&D's Millennial Correspondent, Sydney Foreman (Caroline's daughter, and all-around awesome person!) went with Steve to the Climate Strike March in NYC. We recorded this episode in the street during the March. Thanks Sydney for doing an awesome job w…
 
Mueller: Don't Believe the Hype!This show is all about the perception of what happened when Rober Mueller testified before Congress versus what actually transpired. Because of her work schedule, Caroline could only listen to pundits and see clips of testimony until she sat down to do prep for this recording and watched the full video. It was a less…
 
The Investigation, The Debates, and The WardrobeSometimes work gets in the way of podcasting, but in this case, it made a great episode! Caroline interviews Steve about his experiences producing a reading of the Mueller Report at historic Riverside Church. Excerpts are played and discussed. Then we move onto talk about the two Democratic debates an…
 
It's Debate Season Already? Caroline and Steve talk about the upcoming Democratic Debate, how does a candidate get in, who's in, who's on the bubble, and who's in trouble! In our continuing Candidate Profile segments, Julian Castro and Elizabeth Warren get the full A&D treatment, and we discuss the experience of Outrage Fatigue ending with a brief …
 
Do We Have a Country or Not?As the Trump Administration gives rise to the greatest example of the Unitary Executive in American history, Congressional subpoenas go unanswered, the Attorney General contemptuously snubs any Congressional oversite and Caroline's head was about to explode so we had to go through it for her. Steve told her not to expect…
 
Pee Pee Tapes Are Just Fun: The Return of Dave the RepublicanIt's the return of one of our favorite guests, Dave the Republican and we pepper him with questions and comments about the current Republican Administration. We play the game "I'm OK With That" with Dave to see what actions by the Trump administration is and isn't OK with Dave! The good t…
 
I Can't Believe We're Talking About the Election Already!With over a year to go until the first vote is cast in the primaries, we have to start talking about the election already! With 12 declared candidates on the Democrats side, such a consideration is necessary and we start out by getting to know two of the lesser known candidates: Pete Buttigie…
 
Virginia, Virginia, Virginia....After recounting some personal travel stories, this week's episode is about how we respond to both the State of the Union and the widening events in the State of Virginia. We don't go down the "EVERYONE MUST RESIGN!" rabbit hole.... It's complicated! We give each other homework to learn about the people running to be…
 
Witness: Tornillo, a Christmas StoryIn one of our more upsetting episodes, Caroline and Steve speak, via Skype, to friend of the Cast Sister Susan Wilcox from outside the internment/concentration camp for children in Tornillo, Texas on the Mexico border. After a brief explanation Sister Susan introduces us to Josh Rubin, who started Witness: Tornil…
 
It's the End of the Year so Let's Look Forward Not Back!In the penultimate episode for the year, we want to concentrate on things we can do moving forward, and though we try our best we ultimately talk a lot about the moral decay in the support of the current administration. In this episode, Caroline does most of the ranting, though Steve does take…
 
"It's Like Political Porn.... It's Fantastic!"As election day is just a week away Caroline and Steve take a moment to talk about the devastating events of the past two weeks. This episode is about rants and passion, and there's a lot of both... In the end, it's all about getting out and voting...Meddlesome Priest Productions tarafından oluşturuldu
 
We Are Really Bad Podcasters.... After a very busy week for Caroline and Steve's vacation in the wilderness (unplugged and off-line) Steve calls in the Cast's favorite liberal lady, Suzi Dietz, to catch him up on the events of the past few weeks while he was away. From Trump Tweets, to the Manafort Flip, to the ups and downs of the Brett Kavanaugh …
 
It Was Really Loud at the Gun Range, or Whatever You Call It In this episode, our two friends stay on the couch to go over recent events. Steve tells Caroline all about his trip to the gun range to fire an AK-47 (Caroline is not happy about any of this). There is a discussion about how "Truth Isn't Truth" (Just ask our friend "Dave the Republican")…
 
The Gun Show Loop-Hole In our never ending quest to understand the other side (well, at least Caroline does anyway) we travel out to Pennsylvania to attend our first gun show! We recount our experiences, talk about the people we met and try and figure out the motivations and rationale behind gun culture. In the end we went for the guns and bought s…
 
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