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#WeThePeople LIVE

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In an era of thought bubbles, of talking points, of fake news and phony debate, #WeThePeople LIVE is a refreshing bar-room conversation about the biggest issues of our time. A place to reach across the conversational chasm. Pull up a stool, grab a cocktail, and help make debate healthy again. It's t… read more

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EP 139. IS THE USA UNDEMOCRATIC?

December 14th, 2018

1:21:51

Every chamber of the US Government is held by the party with fewer votes: the GOP. Now, Wisconsin Republicans are stripping further powers from the incoming Democratic governor. Is that "democracy"? Wisconsin Professor …

EP 138. IS CAMPUS RAPE WIDESPREAD?

December 5th, 2018

1:19:19

Bettina Arndt is lighting up university campuses by giving speeches analyzing the data about campus rape. She says she's empowering young women to be …

EP 137. WE'RE BACK! with SARAH HAIDER ​

November 26th, 2018

1:13:31

#WeThePeople LIVE returns after a hiatus with a favorite guest. Sarah Haider is the co-founder of Ex-Muslims of North America. She promotes religious dissent, women’s rights, liberalism and atheism, and she works to …

EP 136. SERENA WILLIAMS RUINED TWITTER

September 12th, 2018

44:36

James Valentine is one of Australia's most culturally insightful broadcasters. But he's confused. What happened with Serena Williams at the US Open? …

EP 135. IS ISRAEL RACIST?

September 5th, 2018

1:40:16

Chloé Valdary is an unlikely champion of Israel. A young black writer from New Orleans, she's been published in the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic and the New York Times, and is a fiercely independent thinker who …

EP 134. DR KARL - LIVE!

August 30th, 2018

1:20:14

Australia's greatest science communicator, Dr Karl, takes your questions LIVE at Giant Dwarf Theatre -- and answers Josh's musings about gravity, mouth bacteria, and whether potatoes are the worst vegetable in the world.

EP 133. "GODLESS SPELLCHECKER"

August 22nd, 2018

1:18:17

Stephen Knight, aka "The Godless Spellchecker", is a British atheist podcaster who counts Ricky Gervais and Richard Dawkins among his fans. His …

EP 132. SARAH JEONG & REVERSE RACISM

August 11th, 2018

1:18:59

Can an Asian American be "racist" against whites? Much of the American Left has been arguing an emphatic "No" ever since the New York Times appointed Sarah Jeong to its editorial board, despite her Twitter history of …

EP 131. TREVOR NOAH & RACE

July 29th, 2018

1:03:55

The French soccer team that won the World Cup was pretty black. Too black, apparently, for racists, white supremacists and... Daily Show host Trevor Noah? A brouhaha between Trevor Noah and the French Government gives …

EP 130. SCREW THE THAI CAVE BOYS

July 21st, 2018

56:09

Rachel Corbett is the Director of Podcasts for Mamamia and a panelist on the TV show The Project. In a refreshing absence of political news, she …

EP 129. KYLE KULINSKY

July 15th, 2018

51:24

Kyle Kulinski is progressive talk show host whose YouTube show, Secular Talk, has more than half a million subscribers and almost half a billion …

EP 128. IS "CIVILITY" BULLSHIT?

July 7th, 2018

1:16:23

How should we react to a government we despise? Is it moral for a restaurant to boot out a Trump administration official? Is it hypocritical for …

EP 127. YOU'RE GOING TO DIE OF BIRD FLU

May 30th, 2018

54:00

You probably eat chicken, right? You might even be eating some right now. But how did they go from scrawny fowl, scratching around in the wild, to the industrial commodity that they are now? Maryn McKenna is an American …

EP 126. CALL ME BY YOUR MEME

May 21st, 2018

52:24

What's better than a Royal Wedding, you ask? How about an all-new LIVE episode taped during the Royal Wedding with three of Australia’s most famous, …

EP 125. LALO DAGACH

May 15th, 2018

1:07:01

Are Muslims Arabs? Is criticism of Islam a form of racism? And what is the deal with the meteoric rise of Jordan Peterson and "the Intellectual Dark Web"? As a non-Muslim, the Arab commentator Lalo Dagach is a champion …

EP 124. NUCLEAR PHYSICS + COMEDY

May 7th, 2018

44:50

How many parallel universes do we live in? What exactly are subatomic particles? And why have we been colliding them beneath the border of …

EP 123. JOHANN HARI

April 29th, 2018

51:34

Why is this modern life so anxious? Why are we popping so much Prozac and Xanax? British journalist Johann Hari has a bombshell of a theory. You've seen him on Real Time with Bill Maher. His TED talk has been viewed …

EP 122. MICHAEL IAN BLACK

April 22nd, 2018

1:05:01

Michael Ian Black is famous for The State and Wet Hot American Summer. He is very funny. He is very thoughtful. He dislikes guns. He likes moose. …

EP 121. WAR!!!!! LIVE FROM SYDNEY

April 15th, 2018

59:32

WAR!!!! No, not just airstrikes on Syria, but a live show plumbing military history, the guts of sacrifice, and why millennials are rolling the dice …

EP 120. WHAT IS RACE?

April 8th, 2018

1:05:05

Josh takes a moment to talk about this thing we call race. Is it real? Or is it a social construct? Or is it both? And can you really tell if someone is Irish just by looking at them? Greg Smithsimon is a Professor of …

EP 119. WILL JOHN BOLTON DESTROY THE WORLD?

March 26th, 2018

54:37

A sea change is sweeping the White House. A new Secretary of State. A new CIA chief. And a new National Security Advisor, John Bolton. Will he …

EP 118. #METOO & CONSENT

March 20th, 2018

38:54

How can young people navigate the fraught waters of sex, consent and workplace courtships, now that Harvey Weinstein’s willy has ruined everything? Heidi Matthews is a Canadian law professor and a self-described …

EP 117. WHAT IS CHRISTIANITY?

March 11th, 2018

1:18:16

In a world fractured by fundamentalism, Josh steps back to ask some bigger questions. How did Christianity come to rule the world? How does Islam …

EP 116. MONEY! FREE MONEY FOR ALL!

March 3rd, 2018

1:08:28

Why is politics so partisan? Why is policy so dull? Why is the Left so bereft? And why isn't the government dropping cash out of helicopters? One man …

EP. 115 WENDY HARMER & RACHEL CORBETT

February 25th, 2018

1:04:02

Has #MeToo gone too far? Are we encouraging young women to be victims? In front of a live audience, two of Australia’s most successful women from …

EP 114. GUNS IN AMERICA

February 17th, 2018

59:00

Every time there's a mass shooting in America, Josh considers recording this monologue and then shies away. But in the wake of the second-deadliest …

EP 113. ARTIFICIAL MEAT

February 10th, 2018

1:01:21

By the time you’re old, the idea of eating a burger that was sliced off the body of a dead cow may seem as antiquated as using a whale’s fat to light …

EP 112. DR KARL KRUSZELNICKI

February 3rd, 2018

50:54

Why is there so much confusion about climate science? “Dr Karl” is the most popular face of science in Australia. He’s technically a Fellow at the …

EP 111. AUSTRALIA DAY: LIVE FROM SYDNEY!

January 28th, 2018

1:05:15

Happy Australia Day, America. We discuss why Australia's national day is so controversial (hint: lots of Aboriginal people got killed), what makes Aussies weird, what perplexes us about Americans, why some countries …

EP 110. RICHARD DAWKINS

January 22nd, 2018

1:04:16

Two days after Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the presidential election, Josh sat down with one of the world's greatest scientists and rationalists, Richard Dawkins, at a live event at Philadelphia's Penn Museum. …

EP. 109 WHO RUINED 2017?

January 14th, 2018

1:08:09

Welcome back, humans! After a holiday hiatus, Josh wants some meaty New Year’s insights. What did we do wrong in 2017? How might we do 2018 better? …

EP. 108 DAVID PAKMAN

November 14th, 2017

1:05:12

What's wrong with "liberal" podcasters? What's wrong with liberalism? What's wrong with America? David Pakman knows. He's the host of The David Pakman Show, a nationally syndicated progressive talk show, which can be …

EP. 107 LIVE IN BROOKLYN: Trump's First Year!

November 7th, 2017

1:05:22

Precisely three years before the Re-Election Of The Greatest President Ever, Josh and his favorite guests convene a blockbuster live show at Union Hall in New York. This may be the biggest, greatest, yugest, most …

EP. 106 DON'T CALL HIM "BLACK"

October 25th, 2017

1:16:33

Kmele Foster is a firebrand political debater and the host of The Fifth Column podcast. He was recently shouted down by students at a university …

EP. 105 BEN SHAPIRO

September 24th, 2017

1:43:42

Ben is the editor-in-chief of The Daily Wire and host of the "top conservative podcast in the nation", The Ben Shapiro Show. If you watch cable news, you’ve seen him. If you’re on Twitter, you’ve seen him. His books are …

EP. 104 SCOTT ADAMS OF “DILBERT”

September 5th, 2017

1:48:08

Scott is among Donald Trump’s most intriguing fans. He’s one of the world’s most successful cartoonists as the creator of “Dilbert”, the comic strip …

EP. 103 LOUIS THEROUX & JON RONSON

August 31st, 2017

51:28

It’s a special summer spectacular, “The Best of the Brits”, in which Josh brings you highlights from two of his favorite observers of human behavior. …

EP. 102 IS "WHITESPLAINING" BULLSHIT?

August 29th, 2017

1:40:26

Do you “mansplain”? Do you “whitesplain”? Josh gets into a robust argument about identity politics, free speech and political correctness with proud …

EP. 101 MAJORITY REPORT'S MICHAEL BROOKS

August 16th, 2017

1:49:31

MAJORITY REPORT'S MICHAEL BROOKSLeft-wing conversational bomb-thrower Michael Brooks is launching his own online talk show. But can he save the …

EP. 100 HOW TO BE HAPPY

August 5th, 2017

1:15:07

In turbulent times, we can lose sight of the little things—such as, for example, the meaning of life. Oliver Burkeman hasn’t. His weekly column in …

EP. 99 BRET WEINSTEIN: FREE SPEECH HERO, OR WHITE-PRIVILEGED DICK?

July 14th, 2017

1:40:20

Professor Bret Weinstein is the man at the center of the Evergreen College crisis. At this moment of national angst about racial equity, free speech …

EP. 98 “THE RED PILL” AND MEN’S RIGHTS

June 28th, 2017

1:01:05

What is male privilege? What is female empowerment? Is it misogynistic to criticize feminism? Is it wrong to care about “men’s rights”? The argument has erupted again in Australia amid protests over a new American …

EP. 97 L.S.D., NAZIS & NIXON

June 22nd, 2017

50:48

“America’s War on Drugs” is a new History Channel show that uncovers how the C.I.A. and the mafia stoked America’s appetite for illegal drugs. The show’s executive producer, Anthony Lappe, sits down with Josh to blow …

EP. 96 THE FUTURE OF ISLAM

June 15th, 2017

1:19:15

Ali Rizvi grew up in Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan, and moved to North America when he was 24. He now writes about atheism, secularism and Islam. …

EP. 95 THE ETHICS OF EATING MEAT

June 12th, 2017

47:47

Of all the things most of us do every day, one of the most morally significant is eating the flesh of other sentient creatures. Are you conflicted about it? Why? Is it only factory farming which is nasty? Or is it also …

EP 94. FREE SPEECH: BILL MAHER, KATHY GRIFFIN, CAMPUS PROTESTS *sigh*

June 7th, 2017

1:15:28

It’s been a big few weeks for the forces of anti-free-speech-ism. Bill Maher should be fired for saying the N-word, apparently. Kathy Griffin already …

EP. 93 VERY BAD ETHICS

June 5th, 2017

53:58

Dig deep into your brain juice, humans, and geek out about morality and the limits of reason.  It’s Part Two of Josh’s sit-down with the Very Bad …

EP. 92 THE VERY BAD WIZARDS

June 1st, 2017

1:23:27

Behold! The wizards speaketh! Tamler Sommers is a philosopher and David Pizarro is a psychologist who ponder human morality on their podcast, Very …

EP. 91 AMERICA NEEDS A STORY

May 30th, 2017

1:06:41

Put your history hats on, humans. It’s time for everyone's favorite charismatically-rumpled Professor of Democracy & Justice to make the case for, well… Democracy! And Justice! (It’s right there in his job title.) …

EP. 90 HE'S NOT GOING TO BE IMPEACHED

May 25th, 2017

58:09

If Josh had a penny for every time he's seen someone gushing breathlessly about "the i-word" in recent weeks, he'd have multiple pennies. And he'd be …

EP. 89 JAKE TAPPER WON’T LIKE THIS EPISODE

May 23rd, 2017

1:01:02

Kmele Foster of FreeThink Media is our guest this week. He doesn’t like Jake Tapper. Because Jake Tapper believes in objectivity. But doesn’t Kmele? Doesn’t Josh? Wait, what? Can’t journalism be objective? Josh and …

EP. 88 SAM HARRIS Part #2

May 16th, 2017

1:11:07

Sam Harris and Josh wrestle with such mind-expanding questions as what it means to be self-aware, whether computers will ever feel, and whether consciousness might be woven into the very fabric of the universe. Plus, …

EP. 87 WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS' DINNER

May 11th, 2017

1:19:42

James West and Ben Dreyfus are young renegade reporters who work as Senior Editors at the non-profit investigative news magazine Mother Jones. They recently attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner which …

EP. 86 SAM HARRIS Part #1

May 9th, 2017

1:10:42

Free speech. Campus protests. Black Lives Matter. Snowflakes. Sam Harris is one of America’s most insightful and controversial public intellectuals. …

EP. 85 LIVE FROM NEW YORK Part #2: Race, Feminism and Trump

May 1st, 2017

43:55

At a live Brooklyn lollapalooza, three commanding comics join Josh to discuss being black,female and/or just weird in the first 100 days of Trump's …

EP. 84 LIVE FROM NEW YORK: 100 Days of Drumpf!

April 26th, 2017

50:40

#WeThePeople LIVE has been picked up by Slate's Panoply network and we're celebrating with a return to our roots: Bantering live in a Brooklyn bar. 

EP. 83 W.T.F. IS UP IN EUROPE?

April 19th, 2017

1:12:23

Three big stories are coming out of EuropaLand this week, and Josh wants to figure out what they mean for you. First, the UK just announced a surprise early election; second, France goes to …

EP. 82 UNITED AIRLINES #BUMPGATE

April 14th, 2017

1:15:35

The world has gone gaga over a viral video of an innocent passenger being dragged violently off a plane. Why? Why are we …

EP. 81 WAR WITH SYRIA? YAY! (with Eli Lake)

April 9th, 2017

52:37

President Trump has fired missiles into Syria after its dictator, President Assad, gassed civilians. The alt-Right is furious. The Left is, too. Who better to burst the anti-Trump bubble than …

EP. 80 FRANK RICH : DEFENDING THE BUBBLE

March 29th, 2017

39:19

Should Democrats give a damn about hillbillies? They seem to feel they should. Since Trump, there’s been much …

EP.79 ANDY KINDLER VS TWITTER

March 24th, 2017

50:15

It's been a controversial week for comedy legend Andy Kindler. The Letterman alum kicked a hornet's nest by tweeting that Sam Harris is an anti-Muslim bigot... on what turned out to be the eve …

EP 78. LOUIS THEROUX

March 15th, 2017

55:54

Louis Theroux is one of the most important figures on British TV. His BBC documentaries have won him two BAFTAs, an Emmy nomination and superstar status across the pond (and Down Under). Louis …

EP.77 Eiynah, Pakistani Sex Blogger

March 7th, 2017

1:01:35

Amid all the chatter about Muslim bans, refugees and anti-discrimination, it can be tricky to know how to tread on the topic of Islam. Join Josh and Eiynah, the renowned ex-Muslim pro-sex …

EP. 76 DON'T CALL IT A STATE OF THE UNION

March 2nd, 2017

55:51

What does a sharp New York gal from a Trump-voting Wisconsin county think about the President's first speech to Congress? …

EP. 75 TRUMP & AUSTRALIA

February 22nd, 2017

48:06

Who cares about Australia? Well, Trump does, a bit. And Josh does, a lot. And so does Aussie journalist and all-round clever funny guy James West, of Mother Jones magazine in New York. …

EP. 74 DECONSTRUCTING MILO

February 18th, 2017

1:04:02

A Trump supporter and a anti-Trumper walk into a bar to discuss Milo Yiannopoulos, masculinity and the backlash from the …

EP. 73 MYQ KAPLAN THE PHILOSOPHER COMIC KING

February 12th, 2017

1:27:08

Free will! Marxism! Moral philosophy! Cruelty to animals! Cruelty to Nazis! Sam Harris! Peter Singer! This week, Josh …

EP. 72 IS TRUMP STAGING A COUP?

February 4th, 2017

53:29

Probably not. Who knows? Maybe Medium.com does. Several articles have gone viral on Facebook with titles like "“Trial balloon for a coup." Might the chaos of Trump's first two weeks be a …

BONUS: IMMIGRATION RANT

January 29th, 2017

12:27

Josh has a lot to say. About 13 minutes worth of thoughts.

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Ep. 71 IS IT OKAY TO PUNCH A NAZI?

January 25th, 2017

1:03:23

In such a crazy week debating really does need saving and luckily this week's guest made debate great again. Josh is joined by Sabrina Jalees, Josh Androsky and Eliza Skinner. @JOSHZEPPS …

EP. 70 TSAR TRUMP & OUR DOOMED MEDIA

January 15th, 2017

1:23:06

After a relaxing holiday hiatus, we're back! And so is America's political shitstorm. Amid sordid rumors about his links …

Ep. 69 JOSH GETS JADED

December 18th, 2016

40:41

Welcome back humans. Back when we were young, supple and innocent, Josh took the show to Philly. We have finally recovered from the disturbing news we received while there and are now ready …

Ep. 68 Andy Kindler & Josh Have a Ball

December 9th, 2016

1:01:28

Welcome back, humans. Do you need a break from the storm? Something personal and fun? Well, we did. So enjoy this conversation between legendary comic Andy Kindler and Josh. @WTP_LIVE …

Ep. 67 CARRIE & SAMHITA: A Republican Feminist & a Democratic Feminist Walk Into a Bar

December 2nd, 2016

58:15

Josh is joined by white Republican female human Carrie Sheffield and non-white Democratic female human Samhita Mukopadhyay. But we don't see labels, coz we're, like, so totes beyond identity. …

Ep. 66 FELIX SALMON's SOLEMN SONG

November 23rd, 2016

1:05:47

Welcome back humans! Fusion's financial megawhizz breaks down the breakdown of the American working class. Globalization? NAFTA? China? What to do? And what will Trumponomics look …

Ep. 65 Where To Now, Señor Trump?

November 17th, 2016

1:47:07

Welcome back humans! Now that the election dust has settled Josh delivers a 21 minute speech like you've never heard on this show before. Then our favorite socialist, Harvey Kaye, and our …

Ep. 64 DAVID PLOTZ: WILL AN ADULT BE IN CHARGE?

November 9th, 2016

37:44

Josh is joined by Slate's Political Gabfest host David Plotz. They take turns trying to calm …

Ep. 63 LIVE With Swingers

November 7th, 2016

42:16

Welcome back humans! This week Josh broke out of his elitist high tower and went deep into the heartland of a swing state! Well, he went to Philly and talked to a bunch of smug comics, but …

Ep. 62 Election Clock Ticks

November 4th, 2016

54:45

Welcome back humans! The countdown is on and Josh was able to wax and worry with our friends at the Majority Report. As always, Sam Seder and Michael Brooks help keep things healthy. …

Ep. 61 Trumped-Up!

October 28th, 2016

1:07:26

We are back with a live and HEATED debate humans! Josh was joined by three fan favorites, Akilah Hughes, Chris Hamilton and James Myers and debate got extra healthy. Strap yourself in for an …

Ep. 60 Bonus- Social Media Hangover!

October 18th, 2016

30:34

Welcome back humans! This is a bonus complain-fest with our crew from Ep. 57, Roger Sachar, Giluia Rozzi and Michael …

Ep. 59 MIKE PESCA ON TRUMP

October 11th, 2016

47:55

The day after one of the most fiery presidential debates in a generation -- after a week of Trumpian cataclysms and defections -- Josh dials in from an undisclosed location in Bangkok to riff …

Ep. 58 Zombie Spider

October 6th, 2016

59:38

Trump! Islam! Syria! Multiculturalism! Transgender words! Danish hot dogs! Devour it all as Josh pulls no punches with Gad …

Ep. 57 Debate Hangover

September 29th, 2016

41:43

Welcome back humans! Josh took the stage at Over the Eight with the lovely Roger Sachar, Michael Moynihan and Giulia …

Ep. 56 What You Wont Hear at the Debate

September 26th, 2016

56:28

Welcome back humans. Josh jumped on the Skype to talk to the wise Nick Gillespie about voices and topics that need to be a part of our debate...but won't be. #MakeDebateHealthyAgain …

Ep. 55 HILLARY’S OBITUARY: What's Up With Clinton?

September 21st, 2016

1:15:38

Donald and Hillary are now neck-and-neck in key battleground states. Is this a temporary blip, or is Clinton floundering? What is it about Hillary that makes her such a hard sell? HuffPost …

Ep. 54 Getting to "Wrecked"

September 16th, 2016

37:31

Welcome back humans! Josh sat down with "Wrecked" star Zach Cregger before the show became a hit. The two talk about the creative drive and the risks they take. Enjoy! @WTP_LIVE …

Ep. 53 More of Sam Harris! Joe Rogan! Hannibal Buress! A Conversation About Conversations, Part II

September 8th, 2016

1:14:32

Welcome to Part Deux of a difficult conversation about having difficult conversations. Three of Josh's favorites minds …

Ep. 52 Sam Harris! Joe Rogan! Hannibal Buress! A Conversation About Conversations, Part I

September 8th, 2016

1:49:24

Welcome, humans, to a difficult conversation about having difficult conversations. Three of Josh's favorites minds join …

Ep. 51 Getting Personal

September 5th, 2016

34:17

Welcome back humans! On this bonus episode we continue our conversation with Myq Kaplan, Corinne Fisher and James Myers, but this half hour takes a personal turn. It's about sex scandals, …

Ep. 50 What The Hell Is A Safe Space?

September 1st, 2016

52:14

Welcome back humans! This week Josh is joined by Myq Kaplan, Corinne Fisher, and James Myers live at Over the Eight Bar in Brooklyn. But, this episode isn't about hipster bars, it's about …

Ep. 49 Is It Really About Race?

August 26th, 2016

41:37

Welcome back humans! This week Josh has an in-depth conversation with Negin Farsad and Kmele Foster about racial profiling and personal identity. They laugh, they provoke one another, they …

Ep. 48 Getting Real & Uncomfortable

August 20th, 2016

48:36

Welcome back humans! We are damn near live at Majority FM with great guests Kmele Foster, Negin Farsad, and Krystyna Hutchinson! On this ep we discuss the horse race, take a brief reprieve …

We The Mentally Ill

August 12th, 2016

38:56

Welcome back humans! This country is very good at many things, for instance prescribing medications or labeling people. We are not so good at discussing mental illness in a personal and …

Ep. 47 LIVE: Democratic Conventionpalooza!

July 28th, 2016

47:21

Welcome back to another genuinely live show humans! This week Josh is joined by Kmele Foster, Kyle Ayers, and Samhita Mukhopadhyay. The four examine the DNC convention from top to bottom, …

A Socialist & a Republican go to a bar

July 23rd, 2016

33:21

Welcome to a post GOP convention show! Frequent guest Michael "Socialist" Brooks and Roger "Republican" Sachar sat down last month to talk the future the Republicans. We figured this is the …

Ep. 46 Which Lives Matter?

July 15th, 2016

55:45

Welcome back to a heated three person panel WTPL. This episode was recorded last night as the attacks in France were …

Dave Rubin and Josh Talk... Finally.

July 13th, 2016

56:45

You spoke, humans, and we listened. After much clamouring from their mutual fans, Josh finally caught up with Dave Rubin: comic, TV host, anti-regressive-leftist and Islamophobia-phobe. Tune …

AUSTRALIAN ELECTION #2: Charlie Pickering

July 8th, 2016

27:46

Welcome to Part II of our special Australian Election coverage. Josh jumped on the Skype with Charlie Pickering (basically Australia's John Oliver) to flesh out what the hell happened at the …

AUSTRALIAN ELECTION #1: Wil Anderson

July 8th, 2016

35:40

Guess what? There was an election in Australia! A big one! A weird one! In part #1 of our two-part …

BREXIT: Felix Salmon is Panicking

June 24th, 2016

22:26

Josh jumped on the phone with Felix Salmon to discuss BREXIT. @WTP_LIVE @JOSHZEPPS #MakeDebateHealthyAgain

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Ep. 45 Unlive- State of the Media Address

June 24th, 2016

38:23

Welcome back to a very not live but very we-the-people-ie conversation. Josh sat down with frequent smart-ass Anthony Lappé and WTPL rookie Sarah Aziza. Sarah is an up and coming journalist, …

Ep. 44 Is Hillary Clinton More like Mom or Stepmom?

June 21st, 2016

48:54

Welcome to another odd WeThePeople LIVE! Due to a last minute emergency Josh handed the reigns to beloved WTPL vet …

Tell Me About It- Kaddish

June 17th, 2016

19:12

Welcome to something totally different! This is a one on one with WTPL producer Grant Irving. Grant is releasing an intense story on the CBC's LOVEME podcast on Monday the 20th. Josh sat …

Excerpt-- How we talk about terrorism in wake of Orlando

June 12th, 2016

8:10

PODCAST’S PRESCIENT DEBATE ON ISLAMISM, HOMOPHOBIA & TERRORISM In a conversation that now feels tragically relevant, the most recent episode of #WeThePeople LIVE—released the day before …

Ep. 43 Polite Debate on Extremist and Horrible Actions

June 10th, 2016

52:59

Welcome back to a new and classic #WTPL episode! Josh is joined at Majority FM studios by Anthony Lappé, June Thomas, and …

Ep. 42 Disco Bloodbath

May 31st, 2016

42:24

Hello humans! Welcome back to another exciting live WTPL. Warning, this week is low on the funny, high on the murder, and fascinating as always! Our guest were Michele Lhooq and Michael …

WTPL- TELL US ABOUT IT

May 27th, 2016

23:15

Hello humans! Welcome to a whole new type of WeThePeople. We want to know you humans. We want to know what you …

Ep. 41 Ryan Singer- Home is Where the Toilet is

May 20th, 2016

43:16

Welcome back humans! During our trip to LA Josh and I looked for all the free coffee and bacon we could get and it led us …

Ep. 40 They Know What You Order

May 16th, 2016

37:52

We are back live, fresh off a trip from LA, and back at Over the Eight Bar in Brooklyn. And, we couldn't have come home …

Ep. 39 The Smuggest

May 6th, 2016

36:21

Welcome back humans! And, welcome our brilliant panelist back. John Opdycke, Jena Friedman, and Chemda stuck around to hear John's sales pitch. John is on a mission to reform the primary …

BONUS- Becky Deconstructed

April 29th, 2016

14:15

Humans! This is a bonus for episode 38. Our mentioned Resident Beyonce expert showed up. So here is the most important story will ever bring to you, an extra ten minutes on …

Ep. 38 The Perils of Hypotheticals

April 29th, 2016

42:18

Welcome back humans! We are live at Over the Eight in Brooklyn with a lovely panel taking on the array of topics you expect from us. Sincere thank you to John Opdycke, Chemda, and Jena …

Ep. 37 Limping to the Convention

April 22nd, 2016

52:24

Welcome to WTP un-live, but very topical humans! Here you go, you've been asking for it, a real head to head debate with a Hillary Hoe and a Bernie Bro. I mean, the incredibly intelligent …

36. Hillary Hoe

April 15th, 2016

15:59

Welcome back humans! We were joined in the Majority FM Studios last night by two heavy weights of political discourse, …

Ep. 35 So We Publicly Shame LIVE

April 8th, 2016

38:36

Welcome back humans! Welcome back our all-star panel from last week, Jon Ronson, Corinne Fisher, Kystyna Hutchinson, and …

Ep. 34 Extreme People Finding a Middle Ground

April 1st, 2016

42:29

Welcome back humans! Josh is back in the states. And we are back live, at our new home, Over The Eight in Brooklyn. And, we are livelier than ever with a power house guest list. Artie …

Ep. 33 Myq Kaplan On Jokes & Glass Blowing

March 25th, 2016

45:47

Welcome to a special WTPL! Josh was sitting down with veteran LIVE guest Myq Kaplan, and thought, "wait we are hanging out in a studio, lets give the fans something..." And, because Josh only …

Ep. 32 Australia VS. America

March 18th, 2016

52:55

Welcome back humans! The long running theme of comparing America to Josh's native land finally becomes it's own episode! Josh sits down in a bar with Aussie Ed Kavalee, and the two men cover …

Ep. 31 The Most Extreme Reasonable Debate We've Moderated...

March 11th, 2016

44:08

Hello Humans! Welcome back! Welcome to the most intense debate we've ever hosted! The most extreme discussion on …

Ep. 30 WTPL REWIND with Joe Rogan

March 5th, 2016

1:08:26

A very special hour long episode of #WTP LIVE! Host, Josh Zepps, sits down with the comic philosopher Joe Rogan. The two compare their world views on Bernie Sanders, inequality, …

Ep. 29 Election Coverage- Josh Vs. Lefties

February 26th, 2016

54:45

Welcome back humans! This week we continue our election coverage at Majority Fm Studios. Josh sits down with, Mr. Majority, Sam Seder, and Michael Brooks to discuss if one sided coverage is …

Ep. 28 A Real Bernie Bro

February 19th, 2016

48:53

Hello Humans! Welcome back to another election special. This weekJosh took it upon himself to make debate healthy while sitting down, one on one, with Harvey Kaye. Harvey is a bonafide …

Ep. 27 It's Adam & Eve Not Reason & Math

February 12th, 2016

31:04

Welcome back to a genuinely live #WeThePeople LIVE, and it is damn lively! Pine Box Rockshop was packed with a fantastic crowd and panel, dedicated to making debate healthy. Josh was joined …

Ep. 26 Unlive- But Should We Talk About It?

February 5th, 2016

59:49

Welcome back humans! This is an Unlive, and not even an Unlive at the bar-- wait don't feel betrayed.... We felt that …

Ep. 25 Do You Care What Lena Dunham Says?

January 29th, 2016

43:31

Welcome back to #WeThePeople LIVE, where once again we were live, and boozy, from the wonderful Pine Box Rock Shop! Josh …

Ep. 24 Unlive- An Italian Guy, A Black Guy, & A Gay Guy at a bar...

January 22nd, 2016

38:21

Live from the Pine Box Rock Shop, Josh Zepps sits down with Artie Lange, and Chris Hamilton to bullshit about comedy. …

Ep. 23 A Divided Nation & a Unified Divided Panel

January 15th, 2016

40:14

Welcome to a brand new #WeThePeople LIVE! Before I tell you about the episode, here's a quick note: We are now proud members of the Acast Platform! What's that mean for you? Well, it means …

Ep. 22 Un-Live: What America is Best At....

January 8th, 2016

39:00

Welcome to a WeThePeople doubleheader! Today, Josh had two seperate conversations about what America does best... incarerate people... (sigh). But as always, both of these serious …

Ep. 21 Un-live: America's 2016 Future Told By Non-Americans

December 31st, 2015

24:37

Happy New Years! We at #WTPL know that you like nothing more than hearing foreigners take shots at America. So, for this end of year wrap up, that's exactly what we give you! Josh hangs …

Bonus! As Merry As We Get

December 24th, 2015

14:40

What happens when Josh is joining by a Jew from California, a Catholic from Maryland, and an atheist from Australia? …

Ep. 20 But, Would You Eat Your Friend?

December 19th, 2015

34:49

This episode is worth the wait! I know you all have been anxiously staring at your feeds, but the time has come. Josh is joined by three brilliant guest at Pine Box Rock Shop. This week …

Ep. 19 Sex Ed, Knives, and Trump

December 11th, 2015

41:32

Hello humans! Thank you for joining Josh again for another forty minutes of political mayhem. This week Josh had the …

Ep. 18 Un-live series: We aren't a democracy? That's horse sh**!

December 4th, 2015

27:40

Warning: this episode contains less than perfect audio quality (the joys and pitfalls of being live) but soon you'll forget you're hearing a hum, because this episode is intense! Josh …

Ep. 17 Joe Rogan Speaks to We The People

November 24th, 2015

1:08:17

Here it is! A very special hour long episode of #WTP LIVE! Host, Josh Zepps, sits down with the comic philosopher Joe Rogan. The two compare their world views on Bernie Sanders, …

Ep. 16 College Campus Crazy & Roast Warmup

November 13th, 2015

35:11

Hellllllooooo! We are back live at Pine Box Rock Shop with some ideal guest for this week's lunacy. Josh was joined by Anthony Lappé and the hosts of Guys We Fucked, Krystyna Hutchinson and …

Ep. 15 UNLIVE series: POLITICAL CORRECT CULUTURE

November 5th, 2015

32:08

Welcome to WTPL-Unlive! Our pre-taped series where we tackle one issue for the full half hour! Our first subject up- …

Ep. 14 Halloween, Minority Report in the UK, Buzzfeed's Show Down

October 30th, 2015

36:04

Warning: this episode contains less than perfect audio quality because of a technical difficulty, but shut up and listen …

Ep. 13 Questionable touching by Bill, and Anarchy in the house

October 23rd, 2015

36:29

We are back! And Josh Zepps kicks it off with some wonderful guests, Michael Brooks, Kerryn Feehan, and Mark Gagliardi …

Ep.12 Akilah Hughes, Joe Zimmerman, John Opdycke

September 7th, 2015

37:48

Happy end of summer! Happy last episode of #WTP LIVE Season 1!!!! What a journey of Trump jokes, robots, and drunk-ness it has been. And this episode sends us out on a high note. Chill. We …

Ep.11 Derrick Clifton, Michael Brooks, Jeff Kreisler

August 31st, 2015

34:17

Yeah, we know 'live' is in the title, but these pre-recorded episodes are really kicking ass. Joining Josh at Pine Box Rock Shop was Michael Brooks, Jeff Kreisler, and Derrick Clifton, and …

Ep.10 Akilah Hughes, Joanna Rothkopf, Anthony Lappé

August 24th, 2015

38:05

Welcome to the double digits of #WTPL! Thank you for joining the people who listen to the people who bicker at Pine Box Rock Shop in front of the live people. You are them. Mr. Zepps …

Ep.9 Jimmy Dore, Debra Wilson, Jenny Churchhill

August 17th, 2015

30:29

Surprise, this episode was taped in LA. You didn't think we'd fly out to LA just to do one show did you? We are sorry that this is not live, but, paradoxically, we are not sorry because it's …

Ep.8 Jena Friedman, Myq Kaplan, Scott Rogowsky

August 10th, 2015

38:53

Back to Brooklyn! LA was great, but there's nothing like doing a live show back at Pine Box Rock Shop! What a week in news Josh had to discuss with Jena Friedman, Myq Kaplan, and Scott …

Ep.7 Greg Fitzsimmons, Fred Stoller, Zach Cregger

August 3rd, 2015

36:41

#WeThePeople LIVE went live to LA! And, what a worthwhile trip it was. Josh was joined by three very funny men. Greg …

Ep.6 Jamilah Lemieux, Pete Dominick, Michael Kayne

July 27th, 2015

34:01

Welcome back, thank you for stopping what you're doing, listening to this show and reading this description, you're the best. This episode is not quite 'live', it was recorded a week …

Ep.5 Dave Hill, Negin Farsad, Andrew Kirell

July 20th, 2015

34:26

Welcome back to a genuinely live #WeThePeople LIVE! Very proud and excited to bring you this great conversation. Josh was honored to quip with Dave Hill, Negin Farad, and Andrew Kirell in …

BONUS! Greeks Talking Greece

July 14th, 2015

4:07

Bonus Short! Josh was in Greece so he took sometime, literally between eating and drinking, to talk to some people. Enjoy …

Ep.4 Tea Hacic, Mychal Denzel Smith, Anthony Fisher

July 13th, 2015

34:45

Welcome back to #WeThePeople LIVE! As Josh is about to tell you, this is a prerecorded episode, so we took the opportunity to discuss some issues so constant that they get overlooked. Don't …

Ep.3 Jim Norton, Juan Thompson, Matt Welch

July 6th, 2015

36:00

Hello humans! Thanks for listening to the first pre-recorded episode of #WeThePeople LIVE! Yes, pre-recorded and a show with live in the title is a bit of a contradiction, but press play and …

Ep.2 Sam Seder, Natasha Lennard, James West

June 29th, 2015

33:44

Welcome back to #WeThePeople LIVE! What a week of news we had to discuss drunk and passionately. We were honored to have Sam Seder, Natasha Lennard, and James West join Josh and the lovely …

Ep.1 Jim Norton, Abbi Crutchfiled, Kevin Allison

June 22nd, 2015

30:46

The official first episode of #WeThePeople LIVE! We were honored to have Jim Norton, Abbi Crutchfield, and Kevin Allison as our guest. You'll here fervered debate on the shooting in South …

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