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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


14: This is Going to Make One Hell of a Book f/ Shannon Watts

Devon and Drexel discuss the indictments Mueller's office handed down on Friday and how 16 Russians and 3 Russian companies ended up creating an ad that said: "Hillary is a Satan, and her crimes and lies had proved just how evil she is." Varsha does not approve of the poor grammar.

Devon also sat down with Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Common Sense Gun Reform, on Saturday morning to discuss what the hell happened in Parkland, FL and what we can do to prevent school shootings going forward.


Shannon Watts @shannonrwatts 

Moms Demand Action @MomsDemand

Devon @DevonHandy / Drexel @drexelheard

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