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Racism Is The Real Virus

July 10th, 2020


Unfortunately, This Week In Racism keeps getting bigger and bigger each week. We also discuss the recent Supreme Court rulings and the fallout from …

Ain't No Party Like A COVID Party

July 3rd, 2020


Coronavirus cases are rising again, and so are the number of COVID news stories to talk about, including the youth of Tuscaloosa attending COVID parties. Donald Trump does an about-face on masks, and may or may not have …

Better Dead Than Red

June 25th, 2020


This episode, we welcome 2022 Florida Senate candidate, Carlos Barberena. We discuss his background, the state of Florida (and the nation), and his upcoming campaign against incumbent Sen. Marco Rubio. We review the new …

Juneteenth In Tulsa

June 19th, 2020


We bring back Our Horrible History so Brian can learn about Juneteenth and the Tulsa Race Massacre. Brian talks about donating his plasma, and …

This Is America (Still)?

June 9th, 2020


We throw away the usual format to discuss what's been going on in America the last couple of weeks. Protests over the death of George Floyd have …

Political Point/Counterpoint

May 27th, 2020


This week we're joined by Ron & Brian Senior News Correspondent, Scott K., to give us the conservative point of view on today's issues! We …

Grand Re(Opening), Grand Closing

May 22nd, 2020


As areas around the country start to re-open, some are finding that's not a great idea. Churches are finding you can't pray the COVID away, 5 sailors seem to have been re-infected, lockdown protests may have helped to …

Special Episode: The Newlywed Game

May 18th, 2020


Just like all of the cool kids, we're getting into the game show world! Ron and his wife take on two celebrity couples in our version of the classic …

Brian Conquers COVID

May 14th, 2020


Brian fought corona, and corona didn't win! The toughest man in podcasting tells you about his amazing antibodies, while we update you on the latest COVID stories. COVID may be causing Kawasaki disease symptoms in kids, …

PlanDemic, Shamdemic

May 8th, 2020


We're celebrating our 2-year anniversary by debunking the latest COVID-19 conspiracy video, PlanDemic! Penn Gillette pays his regards, we review the Celebrity Obits for the week, and talk about What We're Watching. And …

Liberate America

April 30th, 2020


Yeah, yeah...we got more coronavirus this week - you literally can't get away from it anywhere! A Brooklyn funeral home found a new use for U-haul …

Wet Market Bingo

April 23rd, 2020


The Canada mass shooting distracted us a bit, but then we got back into our coronavirus groove! Trump punished the head of BARDA, a pastor almost ran over a protestor with a church bus, and an Ohio man who said that …

Wrestling the Virus

April 17th, 2020


Bringing you the most important news of the day - that's right, we give you an update on how both of our quarantine beards are coming along! Lots of pro wrestling this week, between The Big Show Show, the Dark Side of …

Episode 100: Started At The Bottom, And Still Pretty Close To It

April 7th, 2020


Top of the world, ma! Our 100th episode almost makes you forget about the global pandemic raging right outside your front door! Our Drink of the Week intern took some bad presidential medical advice, we discuss how …

We Saw Tiger King, And Brian Saw Fork Lifts

March 31st, 2020


There's so much horribleness in the world right now - let us help you escape for an hour or so! Everyone is hooked on Netflix's Tiger King, and we're no exception! We give you our thoughts on the Documentary of the …

Tripping The Light Pandemic

March 23rd, 2020


Brian might have a touch of the COVID-19, but he wanted to make sure you were all entertained! We've got beefs, racism, and a shocking Drink of the Week from PBR. You (literally) can't escape coronavirus wherever you …

It's The End Of The World As We Know It

March 13th, 2020


We're socially distanced and bringing you entertainment in these troubling times! This Week In Racism makes a return, and of course we've got our drinks and our beefs. Coronavirus is the topic once again, as everything …

Mo' Better Coronavirus

March 6th, 2020


Super Tuesday lived up to his name, and we break it down for you, while Liz Warren breaks into our podcast studio again. Coronavirus continued to dominate the news, Spike Lee went head-to-head with the Knicks, and we …

Please God, Not Another Debate

February 27th, 2020


There was yet another Democratic debate this week, while Ron did the smart thing and went to see the Trump vs. Bernie comedy tour instead! The coronavirus keeps sticking around - what are the chances you'll get it, and …

Warren Busts Bloomie

February 21st, 2020


There's no debate about it - Elizabeth Warren was on fire in Vegas! We discuss the latest Democratic Debate, Roger Stone's sentencing, and the latest presidential pardons. Anchorage Brewing makes a return in Drink of …

Say Nay to Chardonnay (Beer)

February 14th, 2020


The Drink of the Week poll may be finally fixed, but this week's winner definitely needs some help. Coronavirus keep hanging around, as does Mike …

Screwed By A Huge Caucus

February 8th, 2020


It was quite a week in politics, between the State of the Union, the Impeachment Vote, the Iowa Caucuses, and the latest Democratic Debate! We …


January 31st, 2020


Just like everyone else, we're talking about Kobe Bryant. Will this tragedy encourage Brian to settle his differences with Ryan Seacrest? Listen and find out! Coronavirus is still so hot right now, and we make our Super …

There's No Virus Like Coronavirus

January 24th, 2020


Between the coronavirus and the Doomsday Clock moving closer to midnight, we're all pretty much screwed. Spend the precious few moments you have with Ron & Brian! We talk beer, racism, and beefs, while Jeff Bezos …

Houston Astros Are Trash

January 19th, 2020


We give you an amazingly objective rundown on the Astros sign-stealing scandal! We also say goodbye to "Soul Man" Rocky Johnson, give you our NFL …

Iran On Jeopardy

January 10th, 2020


What a crazy week! Jeopardy is going to crown The Greatest of All Time, Meghan Markle & Price Harry are stepping away from the Royal Family, and we discuss everyone we lost this past week in Celebrity Obituaries. …

Lavender Pubes

January 2nd, 2020


It's our first episode of 2020, and it's time to celebrate with the most contentious Drink of the Week yet! We review the stats for our new Death …

Obolon Brewing Presents Racist of the Year

December 27th, 2019


The votes have been tallied and a champion has been crowned! Listen to find out the winner and recap those One Hate-Filled Moments of the year in racism. We give you our final NFL Locks of the Week before the playoffs, …

Brian's Flaming Perineum

December 20th, 2019


Brian's had yet another medical mishap, so Ron's flying solo! We've got the latest results from the Racist of the Year Tournament, and our …

Don't Be A Vick

December 10th, 2019


Michael Vick is one of the honorary captains of the Pro Bowl, and people have a lot of feelings about it. We discuss it, and one of us keep a …

Impeachment, Indictment & The Irishman

December 5th, 2019


We had a wild first week in our Racist of the Year Tournament (sponsored by Obolon)! Find out who survived the first round, as we review the coming …

Live at the Philadelphia Podcast Festival

November 28th, 2019


Previously unavailable to the public, it's our live show from this year's Philadelphia Podcast Festival! Recorded at Tattooed Mom on South Street, we have the audience choose our Drink of the Week, talk about weird …

Racism Madness 2019

November 26th, 2019


The season you've been waiting for is finally here - the 2019 Racist of the Year Tournament (sponsored by Obolon)! See who the Bracketology Committee …

Epstein Didn't Kill Himself

November 20th, 2019


Unlike the man himself, the Epstein story just won't die. Prince Andrew had a cringe-worthy interview about Epstein, and the guards that were supposed to be watching over him were arrested this week. Our NFL Locks of …

Viva Ron Vegas

November 14th, 2019


Ron is on the road again - this time it's Sin City! We discuss why he's there, and why he was listening to a speech by Colin Powell. We've got two …

Brian Pisses His Pants

November 8th, 2019


This week, Ron was on another continent and Brian was incontinent. This Week In Racism makes a triumphant return, Mike Bloomberg might run for President, and T.I. is way too interested in his daughter's hymen. We've got …

Vengeance Is Ours

October 30th, 2019


Sports is on tap this week, with the firing at the Astros, the flashing at the Nationals, and the booing at the Trump. If that isn't enough, we also give you our patented NFL Locks of the Week! We review two new Netflix …

Pierre Delecto

October 24th, 2019


Pierre Delecto isn't just a lurker account, it's a state of mind. We discuss this, as well as what the best pseudonym in viral history is. Mark Zuckerberg was back in front of Congress, we lost more celebrities in the …

Check Your Calendar

October 17th, 2019


Don't double-book yourself - you'll want to make sure you're here to listen to the whole episode! Brian doesn't understand what's so bad about …

Joker's Not Wild

October 8th, 2019


Like most of America, Ron went to see the Joker movie this weekend, and he's got his no-holds-barred review! We also review the new Life of Agony …

Dead Men Don't Laugh

October 1st, 2019


We curse less this week than on the Trump-Zelensky call, but more than Robert De Niro on CNN this weekend. We continue our hot streak with NFL Locks of the Week, discuss what celebrities passed away this week, and stand …

The Trump-Zelensky Call

September 27th, 2019


It's a battle of bad impersonations as we read the transcript of the Trump-Zelensky phone call. Do we take creative license with it? Maybe. Is it as factual as the copy the White House released? Definitely! Oh, and this …

Wet Your Whistleblower

September 27th, 2019


The whistleblower complaint is so hot right now, and Ron & Brian break it down along with the now-infamous Trump Ukraine phone call! The only thing more important that that are our NFL Locks of the Week, and we also …

Roasts and Racists

September 18th, 2019


It was a week of celebrity deaths and celebrity roasts, and, oh yeah, that whole Shane Gillis thing. Jean Cramer stood tall in This Week In Racism - …

Ron's Looking Sharpie

September 12th, 2019


What a week! Hurricane Dorian made it's way to the US, Trump had his hands all over a weather map, and the Taliban had an invite to Camp David. Brian spoils The Notebook, the NFL season kicked off, and we've got our …

Law & Order: SUV

September 4th, 2019


We discuss our Labor Day weekend celebrations, while most of the country was fixated on following Hurricane Dorian. Street justice was handed out …

Episode 69 (Nice)

August 28th, 2019


A very special episode! We've got our most insane audio yet for This Week In Racism, Ron discusses the Jimmy John's boycott and his days as a Quiznos owner, and Brian gives a very special goodbye to David Koch. Brian …

The Big Apple Card

August 22nd, 2019


The boys get basic this week with hard seltzer and the new Apple Card. Ron & Brian talk about their recent NYC rendezvous which included drinking, karaoke, and a trip to the highest point in the city! Spider Man has …

The Religious Ain't Right

August 15th, 2019


Be bougie like Ron & Brian and grab a chocolate martini to enjoy this episode with! We catch up on the past week, with Brian hitting up both a …

Ron's Roid Rage

August 9th, 2019


Ron is all 'roided up and ready to talk about the topics of the week! Mass shootings, climate change, medical conditions, and a whole bunch of …

Joe 30330??

August 2nd, 2019


We try to decipher what the hell Joe Biden (and the rest of the field) were talking about at this week's Democratic Debates. Grade That Death is …

Clinton's Tingly Body Count

July 26th, 2019


Prolific author Chuck Tingle released his first lesbian Tingler this week, and Brian has his exclusive review! We're still living off of the high of …

Who Let The Blackout?

July 16th, 2019


It was a wild weekend, with Ron attending the Weird Al concert and Brian surviving the NYC Blackout! We've got a full set of Celebrity Obits (and a …

Pedos and Presidents

July 10th, 2019


Jeff Epstein was arrested this week, and we wait to see who else he takes down with him. US Women's Soccer won the World Cup, but can they win the battle for equal pay? The UK Ambassador gave his two cents on Trump, …

Uh Oh, Brian's Drunk

July 4th, 2019


Brian started his Independence Day celebrating early with our Drink of the Week! Trump is taking over July 4th and the 2020 Census, we check the …

Master Debaters

June 28th, 2019


Night 1 of the Democratic Debates was as exciting as we could have hoped and we decirte nuestros pensamientos! Brian attended the Yankees Old Timers …

Nothing To Cough At

June 20th, 2019


We learned this week not to cough in front of Trump or Ron - you've been warned! Our Horrible History looks back at Operation Wetback, our country's last mass deportation initiative. We lost Gloria Vanderbilt, but Brian …

You Can't Stop The Music

June 13th, 2019


We lost two music legends this week - Dr. John and Bushwick Bill - but only one of them can get Brian's patented Slow Jam Obituary! We also release our latest soon-to-be-hit single, Fly Me To The Moon. Alabama approved …

God Save The Queen

June 6th, 2019


Trump and the family circus took their act on the road to the UK this week, and we've got thoughts (but no prayers). Save your prayers for the …

City of Podcasterly Love

May 29th, 2019


We've got exciting news about our inclusion in the Philadelphia Podcast Festival! (Hopefully they'll be as excited when they receive our performance …


May 23rd, 2019


There are a number of states passing new anti-abortion laws, but are they really about the children? (Spoiler alert: they're not) We look at these states and how they fail children once they come out of the womb. We …

Broken Horrible History

May 14th, 2019


Brian and Ron were out at the Life of Agony show at Broken Goblet Brewing, while Ron made it weird for everyone involved. We drink craft beer in …

Healing The World

May 7th, 2019


We start year two by doing what we do best - bringing the people of the world back together! Ron geeks out over the new Spider Man:Far From Home trailer, while Brian's got issues with the latest episode of Game of …

One Year, Bitches!

May 2nd, 2019


How better to celebrate our one year anniversary than with a super-sized episode! The champagne is flowing as we update our Game of Thrones pool, …

Marvel Less

April 23rd, 2019


As disappointed as you were with the sound quality of last week's episode is how disappointed Brian was with Captain Marvel. We discuss that and the rest of the MCU to get you ready for Avengers: End Game. We've got a …

GoT Picks

April 18th, 2019


The audio gods were frowning upon us again, so excuse some of the crackles as we go through this tequila-fueled episode! Game of Thrones was everywhere this past week, and you won't escape it here either. We give you …

All Charged Up

April 12th, 2019


Law enforcement was handing out charges this week like they were Oprah. Julian Assange - you get some charges! Michael Avenatti - you get some …


April 4th, 2019


Due to the measles outbreak near NYC, Brian is quarantined in his hyperbolic chamber, but the show must go on! Joe Biden doesn't understand why he …

Muellering It Over

March 27th, 2019


Our drink this week is the No Collusion Cocktail, which leaves as bad a taste in your mouth at the Mueller Report. What's in the report? We don't …

Drinking & Dropping Bombs

March 21st, 2019


We're dropping truth bombs while enjoying our Drink of the Week, the Irish Car Bomb! John McCain is living rent-free in Trump's head, we revisit the …

$chool Day$

March 14th, 2019


The bonds of our friendship are tested as we have a lengthy discussion on The Edge College Bribery Scandal. We complete our application for the …

I Believe I Can Lie

March 7th, 2019


Sexual abusers (allegedly) are on the agenda again, as we review Leaving Neverland and R Kelly's insane interview with Gayle King. We lost a number of celebrities this week, and Brian says goodbye to Luke Perry the only …

Trump's Cohen To Jail

February 28th, 2019


Everything's coming up Cohen, as we discuss his testimony in front of the House Oversight Committee. R. Kelly and Robert Kraft brought the sexual …

No Jussie, No Relief

February 22nd, 2019


We discuss two crazy stories this week - the Jussie Smollett saga and the Abducted in Plain Sight documentary. Speaking of crazy, Roseanne is back …

The Chosen Podcast

February 14th, 2019


All  roads lead back to Virginia, as we discuss This Week In Racism, blackface in entertainment, and sexual assault. Rep. Omar got into hot water for …

Who's Afraid Of Virginia Blackface?

February 7th, 2019


Virginia is for lovers, and (for some reason) people who like to wear blackface. We settle up our Super Bowl prop bets, review the State of the Union, and celebrate our first blocking on Twitter! Inmates at the MDC …

Fyre & Ice

February 1st, 2019


The polar vortex can't stop us from enjoying our Drink of the Week, the White Russian! The government shutdown is over (but the damage still …

Enter Sandmann

January 24th, 2019


We've got news, weather, and sports this week! The government shutdown slogs on, while Trump and Pelosi battle over SOTU. Ron's got Glass in his …

You Want Fries With That?

January 16th, 2019


Trump put out a buffet of fast food, and we're serving up a buffet of entertainment! Clemson got a super-sized visit to the White House, Steve King is still a racist, and Gillette put out a commercial encouraging us to …

Mentally Challenged

January 10th, 2019


It was a rough week in the celebrity world, with the passing of Mean Gene Okerlund, Bob Epstein, and the Captain, Daryl Dragon. Drink of the Week is on hiatus while Brian's on the road, but we still have Beef of the …

Live From Times Square

January 2nd, 2019


We're live in Times Square to ring in the New Year! Learn the history of the ball drop and check out the new challenger in This Week In Racism. We review Bird Box and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, and discuss the latest …

One Hate-Filled Moment

December 26th, 2018


We end the year on a high note with the winner of Racist of the Year and the debut of our tournament anthem, One Hate-Filled Moment! Brian slow jams Laverne, while Kevin Spacey posts a creepy video. We review our 2018 …

Two Piece & A Biscuit

December 18th, 2018


Christmas is almost here and Brian wanted to share one of his favorite holiday tunes! We're down to the finals of Racist of the Year - listen and …

Hot Buttered Shutdown

December 12th, 2018


Our drink of the week butters us up while we talk about the Trump-Pelosi-Schumer Shutdown Summit. CEO talk is on tap, as we discuss Elon Musk, Les Moonves, and Sundar Pichai. The NYPD showed how not to handle a baby, …

Tariff Man

December 5th, 2018


It's a music extravaganza, between Brian's slow jam obituary for our 41st President and the debut of our hot new single, Tariff Man! We've got the …

Live Bracketology Special

November 30th, 2018


The committee has spoken and the brackets are set! If you didn't catch our live broadcast, listen to the episode and head to our Facebook page to vote. And thank you to our friends at Baltika for sponsoring Racism …

Zero Point Zero

November 26th, 2018


We're thankful - for each other, and for Uncle Freddie, who helps us break another tie in This Week In Racism! Drink of the Week fizzles, Beef of the …

Nobody Likes A Sloppy Snowjob

November 16th, 2018


The winter weather can't stop a new episode, as we roll out the new Doppler 6900 technology! We follow up on Election Night results and discuss the …

Election Night Live!

November 7th, 2018


Our live Election Night broadcast! On top of racism, beefs, and drinks, we track the races to watch across the country. All this, and a guest appearance by Matt from the Day Drinking Saved My Life podcast? You're …

What The Hell Is Wrong With America?

October 30th, 2018


It's the question many people around the world are asking. We review a very sad week for our country, with hopes for a better tomorrow. The Prairie Fire Shot brings the heat in Drink of the Week, beefs are shared, and …

Caravan Wilder

October 24th, 2018


We reflect on 25 episodes and 25 years, and talk about the Central America caravan. Brian tries to quit slow jamming celebrity obituaries, but it's a tough habit to kick when you have a taste! We attended Hoppy …

We Hardly Knew Ye

October 16th, 2018


Brian slow jams the celebrity obituaries, and your world may never be the same again! We're all about Kanye this week, as we break down the Kanye-Trump summit and his weekend rant on Twitter. All of your weekly …

Damn Yankees

October 11th, 2018


The results of the Yankees-Red Sox series has Ron & Brian down, but the show must go on! Drink of the Week returns with a classic, Beef of the …

The Re-Education of Brian

October 2nd, 2018


Brian's been laid up recovering for the past week, so he needed to be brought up to speed on all things Kavanaugh and Musk. He also serves his punishment for besmirching Drink of the Week. We've got This Week In Racism …

Racism Recap

September 27th, 2018


Ron is on his own this week and asking for your thoughts & prayers for #BriansTitaniumTaint. This Week in Racism takes us out to the ballgame, and we review our TWIR winners so far. Brian's punishment drinks are …

State of the Union

September 19th, 2018


Our long-awaited State of the Union Address! We discuss politics, media, the environment, religion, technology, celebrity, and entertainment. We …

That Voodoo That You Do

September 12th, 2018


We take a trip down one of the weirder conspiracy rabbit holes - that Portland's Voodoo Doughnut is a front for Child Sex Trafficking. Brian drops …

Dogs and Catfights

September 4th, 2018


There's no rest for Ron & Brian this Labor Day - the show must go on! We've got drinks, beefs and racism, as well as watching the internet go …

Of Mavericks & Masturbaters

August 29th, 2018


We reflect on the life of John McCain and discuss the murder of Mollie Tibbetts. The Pope visited Ireland, a Texas man hates women drivers, and Louis …

Wrestling With Truth

August 22nd, 2018


So many topics, you won't believe we fit them all in one episode! Senator Michael Williams does and doesn't think the use of the n-word matters, Brian talks about his day of wrestling, and we give a couple of celebrity …

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