Episode 13: Joshua Mercer (“It’s good that we make a big deal out of [Christmas]!”)

It’s Thanksgiving week, which marks the start of the pop-culture Christmas season. It’s the start of the Christian Christmas season, too: this weekend marks the first season of Advent. The Crummy Little Podcast kicks off this festive season with Joshua Mercer, Political Director of CatholicVote.org. Josh’s reservoir of knowledge is both deep and wide – you… Read More Episode 13: Joshua Mercer (“It’s good that we make a big deal out of [Christmas]!”)

Episode 12: Brian Franke (“The music industry is an interesting animal.”)

Award-winning independent singer and songwriter Brian Franke joins the Crummy Little Podcast this week. About six years ago, Brian quit his day job to become a full-time musician. Since then, he’s enjoyed success not only as a solo act, but also with Sara Davenport as part of the duo FarAway. Brian ain’t just some chump strumming his guitar… Read More Episode 12: Brian Franke (“The music industry is an interesting animal.”)

Episode 11: Matt Lewis (“You’re old enough to stay up late but you’re not going to get laid and you can’t get into a bar.”)

And we’re back! After a two-week hiatus, the Crummy Little Podcast returns to celebrate Saturday Night Live, which premiered 40 years ago this past weekend. Joining me to chat about it is friend of the program Matt Lewis. It’s especially topical for a political and cultural commentator like Matt, since this year’s season kicked off with a much-discussed… Read More Episode 11: Matt Lewis (“You’re old enough to stay up late but you’re not going to get laid and you can’t get into a bar.”)

Episode 10: Beverly Hallberg (“You have to start making your splash.”)

Beverly Hallberg returns triumphantly to the Crummy Little Podcast, summing up the aftermath of another Republican debate. Our conversation took place before Scott Walker surprised everyone and dropped out of the race, but Beverly was right about Republican candidates needing to start standing out from the crowded field. Walker can’t be the only candidate looking seriously at… Read More Episode 10: Beverly Hallberg (“You have to start making your splash.”)

Episode 9: Dave Swindle (“Just accept whatever ALF says as Gospel truth.”)

Thank you for being a friend and listening in this week, which marks the 30th anniversary of the debut of The Golden Girls. What better way to celebrate than to talk about sitcoms? And who better to have that discussion with than Dave Swindle, the West Coast Editor for the counter-culture publishing company Liberty Island? Listen/download it here… Read More Episode 9: Dave Swindle (“Just accept whatever ALF says as Gospel truth.”)

Episode 8: Robin Speer (“The longest campaign since 1872.”)

Canada is slogging through the second-longest campaign cycle in the country’s history: a whopping 78 days. Canadian Election Day is October 19, and our neighbors to the north are getting into their campaigns now. You think about that while you count how many stories you read or watched this weekend about the U.S. Presidential election, which… Read More Episode 8: Robin Speer (“The longest campaign since 1872.”)

Episode 7: Patricia Simpson (“I think the monetary reward would become a legal defense fund.”)

The Leadership Institute is notorious among conservative circles for training conservative political operatives and – here’s the important part – making sure they actually get jobs to put that training into action. Patricia Simpson, the Institute’s Director of Career Programs, is an important part of making that happen. She’s also this week’s guest on the Crummy… Read More Episode 7: Patricia Simpson (“I think the monetary reward would become a legal defense fund.”)

Episode 6: Chris Younce (“Under the gaze of the Bill Cosby mural at Ben’s Chili Bowl…”)

Chris Younce is one of the sharpest political minds in the liberty movement today. He’s also the talent for this week’s Crummy Little Podcast, chatting about the 2016 Democratic primary. Chris details exactly why, how, and to whom Hillary Clinton will lose the 2016 Democratic nomination. Listen/download it here or subscribe on iTunes. Extras: You can and should follow Chris on Twitter.… Read More Episode 6: Chris Younce (“Under the gaze of the Bill Cosby mural at Ben’s Chili Bowl…”)

Episode 5: Rob Bluey (“Do the stories other places don’t want to do.”)

Rob Bluey, Editor in Chief of the Daily Signal  joins the Crummy Little Podcast this week to chat about the sorry state of current political coverage and voters’ distrust for the political class. The Daily Signal is the Heritage Foundation‘s multimedia, digital news organization, which focuses on original reporting and analysis. In an effort to raise… Read More Episode 5: Rob Bluey (“Do the stories other places don’t want to do.”)

Episode 4: George Chidi (“FUBU on a Klansman!”)

Have you seen last week’s viral video of a Klansman wearing FUBU sneakers at a pro-confederate flag rally in Georgia? The reporter who questioned this confused person was George Chidi, an independent journalist, political commentator, Pine Lake City Council Member, and this week’s guest on the Crummy Little Podcast. It was quite a week for George, who also… Read More Episode 4: George Chidi (“FUBU on a Klansman!”)