What it's about
From their enclave in midtown Manhattan, Michael Moynihan (Vice), Matt Welch (Reason), and Kmele Foster (Freethink) dissect the news, interrogate guests, and question just about everything. The topics are broad, the insights are deep, and the jokes are off color. Reform the system, or burn it to the ground? They discuss…
Episode 179: "A Most Racist Pandemic, Failure to Test"
April 8, 2020 at 2:53 pm
"When America catches a cold, black America... " -- well, we should maybe talk about that.- Welch Makes a Baseball Analogy- Moynihan helps Governor Cuomo shame the traitorous scum who refuse to STAY IN DOORS- Amid growing concern about the disproportionate impact COVID-19 may be having on black folks in America -- Kmele has thoughts- When Billionaires Give Money Away (it's never enough -- and […]
Episode 178: "The Great American Shut In, Authoritarianism and Liberty Fetishism"
April 2, 2020 at 3:02 am
With more than 80% of Americans under some form of movement restrictions, civil liberties are in retreat, authoritarians are gaining ground, and Kmele is feeling positively messianic.PLUS "The Fifth Column's Pandemic Shopping Guide: How to beat the system, score hard to find paper products, and avoid deadly CHINESE pathogens"- Keep Buggering OnRecorded: March 31st, 2020Released: April 2ndth, 2020 […]
Episode 177: "More COVIDAPALOOZA, We're Inside the Plane, Matt Lovingly Fingers His Axe"
March 27, 2020 at 12:08 pm
- The lads are losing it in quarantine- New York is "authentic" again / full of crackhead zombies- Being entrepreneurial in a time of crisis- So what's happening in COVID world- And what does Kmele think *now*?- Is this all capitalism's fault?- More studies, more confusion- The shitty media is even shittier than ever- Hating on De Blasio- Manufacturing scientific consent- It's MH370. And we're […]
UNLOCKED - Patreon Dispatch #14 🎁
March 20, 2020 at 8:33 pm
The quarantine continues...the Fifth Columnists have thoughts...- Kmele is the Kurtz/Lauren Hill of Virginia- Some listener mail- We have the results! (Calm down Todd)- Updates on the COVID- Is it all going to fall apart? Probably- Are we are at war? Not really- Some more listener mail- Some audiobooks to listen to while quarantined- Some more sports to watch while no sports is happening- Kmele […]
Episode 176: "My Corona; Pat Foster, Armed and in the Wilderness; and Delicious Miami Floor Drugs"
March 17, 2020 at 3:10 am
UPDATE: The original version of this episode was uploaded out of sync. It has been replaced with a corrected version. We regret the error. But stop complaining. It's free. The bat virus apocalypse continues. The Fifth Column soldiers on, shouting ¡No pasarán!- Kmele is in the woods, Matt is in South Brooklyn, Moynihan is in hiding- All COVID, all the time!- Wait, so does he have it […]