Episodes

Virtual Intimacy (Ep. 311)

June 14, 2021

This week, Kevin and Greg are joined once again by comedian Lily Khuu and first-time guest Eric Robinson, an associate professor of psychology at Baylor University, as the gang discusses everything from critical race theory to the Pentagon Papers to...

Fast & Furious About Taiwan (Ep. 310)

June 7, 2021

In this compilation episode the MPU gang talks about the controversy over Fast & Furious actor John Cena's comments about Taiwan and other news stories knocking around in the zeitgeist.

The One With The Friends Reunion (Ep. 309)

May 31, 2021

Asian-Latina American comedian Lily Khuu joins the round table again for a lively discussion about the Friends reunion TV special and other events in the news this week.

The Disinformation Highway (Ep. 308)

May 24, 2021

This week documentary producer Robyn Rosenfeld joins the gang to discuss misinformation, disinformation, and the global war on science. Other topics include President Obama's talk show hints about UFOs, and Rick Santorum getting fired from CNN.

The Great Unmasking (Ep. 307)

May 17, 2021

This episode introduces comedian Lily Khuu, a queer, multicultural, millennial who is hell-bent on providing more unique and relevant voices to the current pop culture climate. Lily and the guys discuss the latest CDC mask guidance, the wisdom of the...

Elon's Comin' Hide Your Heart Girl (Ep. 306)

May 10, 2021

This week the gang looks at Elon's Musk's turn as the host of SNL, the decision to keep Trump banned from Facebook, and whether the Biden infrastructure bill can be passed in its present form.

First Hundred Days and Years (Ep. 305)

May 3, 2021

This week the MPU hosts are joined by comedian Emily Galati in a wide-ranging conversation that covers life expectancy, the first hundred days of the Biden administration, Elizabeth Warren's new book, and the metamorphosis of the television sitcom.

Do Not Buy His Book! (Ep. 304)

April 19, 2021

This week's episode covers Bernie Madoff's legacy, John Boehner's book tour, and the twin pandemics of covid-19 and mass shootings.

The Whitest Hip Hop Episode Ever (Ep. 303)

April 12, 2021

This week the podcasters look at the week in the news, including the passing of DMX and the legacy of his music, the passing of Prince Phillip, the rights of transgender athletes, and how royalties and publishing rights have changed the music industry.

Bewitched vs. I Dream Of Jeannie (Ep. 302)

April 5, 2021

This week the guys talk about classic TV shows as well as current events involving Matt Gaetz, the Biden infrastructure plan, the MLB all-star game boycott of Georgia, the death of G. Gordon Liddy, and how to kill a man with a pencil. (Ooops!)

Roaring Twenties (Ep. 301)

March 29, 2021

This week the MPU gang looks at Donald Trump's return to the public eye, the sad uptick in mass shootings, Republican attempts at voter suppression, and what it all portends for the 2020s and beyond.

Episode 300!!!

March 22, 2021

The MPU gang celebrates their 300th episode with some memories from the past, then look at the issues of the week, including violence against Asian Americans, the influx of unaccompanied minors at the border, staffers fired from the White House for...

Everybody Loves Covid (Ep. 299)

March 15, 2021

This week's podcast marks the one year anniversary of the Covid crisis and lockdowns. The gang also looks at President Biden's approval ratings, the competition for college admissions in the post-Covid era, the GOP's assault on voting rights, where we...

Dr. Seuss Abuse (Ep. 298)

March 8, 2021

This week's podcast covers the Dr. Seuss kerfuffle, whether Andrew Cuomo should resign or not, the good and the bad in the Covid-19 Relief package, mask burning rallies in Idaho, the hosts' stories of trying to get their Covid vaccines, and what...

Cancel Culture (Ep. 297)

March 1, 2021

This week, comedian Larry XL joins the gang again to discuss CPAC, Woody Allen versus Mia Farrow, cancel culture, and the nebulous future of the $15/hour minimum wage.

Black History Month (Ep. 296)

Feb. 22, 2021

This week the gang is joined by comedian Larry Nichols (aka Larry XL) to discuss Black History Month. Also covered: the big freeze that hit Texas and other states, the politics of energy, the passing of Rush Limbaugh, and ex-President Trump's return...

Fired By Robocall (Ep. 295)

Feb. 8, 2021

This week's podcast looks ahead to the senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump, a discussion of who should be in line to get the coronavirus vaccine next, some joy over Lou Dobbs being dumped by Fox Business News, and the best and worst ways to find...

Space Lasers (Ep. 294)

Feb. 1, 2021

This week's podcast covers the Myanmar coup and what it means for the USA, the Covid-19 relief package negotiations, the upcoming impeachment trial, the death battle between Reddit and hedge funds, and the one issue that seems to create true...