Jan 26 • 2HR 4M
#392 "Tanks for Victory, Oscars So Boring, and Ben Dreyfuss Is Here to Offend You"
Your weekly rhetorical assault on the on the news cycle, the people who make it, and occasionally ourselves. Kmele Foster (Freethink), Michael Moynihan (Vice), and Matt Welch (Reason) talk and laugh and drink their way to at least quasi-sanity in a world gone mad, often with the aid of clean and articulate guests. Weekly Members Only subscription edition often comes with listener mail and professional-quality (if inappropriate) singing. Analysis. Commentary. Sedition.
A sober first segment about war and death is interrupted by our chaotic and fatphobic friend Ben Dreyfuss, who joins the Fifth to discuss his insane Twitter account and why he keeps making people really mad.
We haven’t seen many of these Oscar movies
German Leopards for Ukraine
The arrival of “Jaws star Richard Dreyfuss' actor son Ben, 36, [who was] slammed for saying he'd never have sex 'with a fat person’”
That Daily Mail article / We read Ben some of the comments
Wait, why did Ben get fired from Mother Jones again?
Will there ever be a deal-breaking sex scandal again?
Peter Falk, gay icon?
An important conversation about Rocky
Trump can come back to Facebook
The government is suing Google