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208 EpisodesProduced by Devon Handy and Varsha VenkatWebsite

Hellbent Podcast is a twice weekly political news and commentary podcast by Devon Handy and Varsha Venkat. They aim to bring a heavy intersectional feminist lens to the male-dominated political commentary space. They are funny, fierce, and unyielding. Their conversational style and penchant for swea… read more


63: "Nothing Shines Up a Halo Faster Than Death"

Devon and Varsha discuss John McCain's passing, another mass shooting in Florida, a gaslighting piece of trash healthcare legislation put forth by 10 GOP senators, and failed voter suppression in Georgia. 

They also announce that Hellbent Media is producing 2 new shows with amazing organizations. 

Hellbent Presents Crush the Midterms is in conjunction with and will focus on how to be the best possible activist and volunteer in the run up to the 2018 midterm elections. 

Candid(ate): Real Conversations with Women Running for Office is in partnership with Emily's List and offers weekly interviews with women running in the 2018 midterms. You'll hear their stories, their issues and their plans to shape the political landscape in 2019 and beyond.

Both shows are produced by Devon Handy and Varsha Venkatasubramanian. Look for the shows next week and every Tuesday until the midterm elections on November 6, 2018!

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