Season 7

Wrestling with Sexual Harassment (Ep. 345)

June 20, 2022

This week, Joe and Ward discuss the latest sports controversy that saw WWE wrestling empresario Vince McMahon fired over accusations of sexual misconduct. Yes – sexual harassment in the wrestling workplace!

Pride & Prejudice (Ep. 344)

June 13, 2022

This week's show covers June Pride Month, the first January 6 hearing, the Brett Kavanaugh assasssination threat, and new entertainment releases Top Gun and Ms. Marvel.

America's Active Shooter Craze (Ep. 343)

May 28, 2022

This week the MPU gang looks at the aftermath of the Uvaldi school shooting, the latest kerfuffles over Dave Chappelle and Ricky Gervais, and Kevin breaks some big news.

The Abortion Contortion (Ep 342)

May 16, 2022

This week the gang is rejoined by filmmaker Jennifer Peterson as they discuss the Buffalo mass shooting, Justice Alito's leaked decision to overturn Roe v Wade, Kendrick Lamar's new album, and the streaming TV series Severen…

DC Follies: Funny Is Back (Ep. 341)

May 3, 2022

This week the MPU gang discusses the White House Correspondent's Dinner, Elon Musk buying Twitter, the push for student debt forgiveness, the HBO show Winning Time (about the rise of the LA Lakers dynasty) and the new comic …

Tiny Dancer: Jessica's Ballet Story (Ep. 340)

April 17, 2022

On this week's MPU podcast, Kevin interviews his fiancée, Jessica Wallraff, about what it's like to be an international ballerina at the age of 16. It's a very personal and revealing look at the life of a young woman driven …

The Butcher of Bucha (Ep. 339)

April 11, 2022

This week's podcast looks at the latest in the Russian war on Ukraine, truths and falsehoods about the Hunter Biden laptop controversy, the confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, and some thoughts about …

West Side Story (Ep. 338)

April 2, 2022

This week, AFI writer-director Jennifer Peterson joins the gang to discuss the slap heard 'round the world, plus a look at streaming series "After Life" and "Better Things," and a side-by-side analysis of West Side Story" 1 …

Basic Instinct at 30 (Ep.337)

March 21, 2022

This week the gang looks at the continuing war in Ukraine, the potential for a sustained new cold war, and the detention of WNBA player Brittany Griner. They also look at Covid's second birthday, the new HBO series "Minx," a…

Russian Tanks, Chinese Tires (Ep. 336)

March 12, 2022

This week, military logistics expert J.R. Roloff joins a discussion of the military chess game with Putin, Sean Hannity's rambling interview with Donald Trump, the silly and sad "People's Convoy" trucker protests, and the ne…

The Polina Connection (Ep. 335)

Feb. 26, 2022

This week, we hear what someone living inside Russia thinks of her country's invasion of Ukraine and take a look at how the war is being covered on American media.

From Rams to Reacher (Ep. 334)

Feb. 14, 2022

This week the MPU gang look at the Super Bowl, the lack of diversity among NFL coaches, the fall of the Canadian trucker convoy, why Democrats should be nervous about replacing SCOTUS Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, and th…