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    March 9, 2014 @ 11:00 pm

    BRAIN TRUST LIVE #100 - SCI-FI CLOWN TROLLEYS - 3/10/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Brent Mulder and Lila Scully offer their take on the Malaysia Air alien conspiracy


    2. Winston Clinton eyes Adolf Putin’s plans to re-Sovietize the Russian border


    3. BERNIE!  It’s happening.


    4. CPAC offers answers to an America struggling with a disastrous clown shortage


    5. Democrats’ subpar basic math skills to cause yet another Obamacare delay


    6. Kirsten Gillibrand assembles the greatest/weirdest coalition ever know


    7. “Upskirting” and trolleys are both things people in Massachusetts enjoy


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    February 10, 2014 @ 12:05 am

    BTL #96 - LETS TALK OLYMPICS - 2/10/14

    In Which We Discuss:


    1.  Most hated Winter Olympics in recent memory wins us over with extra figure skating events.


    2.  Republicans vow to do nothing in 2014, still think you’re lazy for wanting health insurance.


    3.  Los Angeles congressional primary to pit the vaguely “spiritual” against the fully exasperating  (#whitepeopleproblems)


    4. Charlie Crist runs in gubernatorial election on the hope that Florida will get less horrible over time.


    5. Women no longer have to worry about their libidos after hearing Mike Huckabee say “sexual drive” on national television.


    6. New evidence proves that God didn’t do much historical research before penning the Bible.


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    December 16, 2013 @ 12:47 am

    BTL #90 - AFFLUENCING AFFLUENZA - 12/16/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Bipartisan budget deal draws enough criticism from both parties to pass the House going away


    2. When it comes to sign language interpreters in South Africa, you really get what you pay for


    3. Colorado residents should no longer expect staying alive to be one of the perks of living near all that fresh mountain air


    4. Do you know someone who suffers from Affluenza?  Get them help immediately before their inevitable crime spree goes unpunished!


    5. Brain Trust Live tells you the future in a segment on the 2016 primaries


    6. Megyn Kelly really needs you to know that Santa Claus is white.  Because children!


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    November 3, 2013 @ 11:20 pm

    BTL #85 - ERROR TERROR - 11/4/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Healthcare.gov now just one giant error message, but this time on purpose


    2. America wishes Ted Cruz’s father would follow own advice and go back to home country (and/or Mars)


    3. Everything you’ve always thought about Michele Bachmann’s hair is true


    4. On this week’s Hillary Pillory: Schuming commences for Hillary 2016


    5. Professional snow shoveler Cory Booker makes his way to Washington.  Worried swampy weather may diminish his appeal


    6. As if removing your shoes isn’t already annoying, now you might get shot on your way to security


    7. Buying yourself lung cancer now significantly more expensive and difficult for New York City teenagers trying to look aloof

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    September 23, 2013 @ 8:06 am

    BTL #79 - THE SELFIE AWARDS - 9/23/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. A roundup of the inconsequential un-newsy news of the week!  Did anybody say Emmys?  IPhone?


    2. Republican strategy to defund Obamacare...now with more confusing twists!


    3. Sadly, mass shootings surpass Miley Cyrus twerking videos as America’s hottest trend


    4. President and Vice President of “selfie-town” get together to talk smack about weiners


    5. GOP politicians, after several incomplete Bible reads, certain that Jesus would starve the poor and hate the gays


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    September 15, 2013 @ 8:50 pm

    BTL #78 - OUT OF DANGER (W/ GUEST: ERICA BARDIN) - 9/16/13

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. After a spectacular De Blasio victory, Carlos Danger's mayoral campaign ends on an entirely predictable note


    2. Putin flexes his muscles, both literally and figuratively, to reach Syria chemical weapons deal


    3. Tea Party not content with just ruining the Democratic party, hellbent on ruining GOP as well


    4. Proposed state of Jefferson intent on becoming a lawless, insurance-less, perma-stoned hell-hole


    5. Cuban Canadians apparently don’t move tickets with Iowa GOP


    6. Floridians trying to decide which fate is worse: being overrun with George Zimmermans or herpes monkeys


    Plus, please check out the page for our guest Erica's short film "Clave" and donate if you can! It's at http://bit.ly/ClaveFilm.

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    September 9, 2013 @ 9:35 pm

    BRAIN TRUST LIVE #77 - THE FRENCH EGO - 9/10/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. A look at the direct correlation between our indecisive Syria policy and the French ego

    2. Revisionist histories of 9/11 are all the rage as the three stooges of the Tea Party hit the airwaves live from Egypt

    4. We’ve got this months job numbers.  Stay tuned for next month’s report that these reports were false.

    5. As the primary campaigns in New York hit their final stride, Bloomberg announces that most of the electorate are just a bunch of moochers anyway

    6. This week in secessionist movements

    7. Gun rights are blindly taken to their logical extreme in Iowa


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    July 14, 2013 @ 10:06 pm

    Brain Trust Live #69 - BROKEN JUSTICE AND BROKEN BONES - 7/15/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Committing murder now officially legal in Florida.

    2. And while carrying a concealed weapon into the texas statehouse may be fine, carrying a tampon is crossing the line

    3. Canadian Senator Ted Cruz clearly begins his pre-presidential goodwill tour...not realizing he’s in the wrong country.

    4. Harry Reid revives talk of the nuclear option, after previously agreeing it wasn’t needed.

    5. Prominent conservative accidentally endorses single payer health care plan...again

    6. Seriously...what’s going on with tv news?

    And now we're on Instagram!  Think of the excitement!  Look us up at "braintrustlive," and as always, check us out on Twitter (@braintrustlive) and Facebook pages throughout the week for links, musings and more!

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    July 7, 2013 @ 11:06 pm

    Brain Trust Live #68 - BELATED BLOWBACK - 7/8/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1.  Finding inspiration in Texas’ legislators, hundreds of GOP politicians decide they don’t like having female supporters either

    2. North Carolina takes on the biggest threats of them all, Sharia law... and voting

    3. Obama’s doing what he does best, chipping away at his one achievement.

    4. A tragic human interest story tailor made for CNN and the podcast BBF Jill takes up all 24 hours of the news cycle

    5. Egypt stages a military coup in order to save democracy

    6. Brazil’s experiments with the Olympics continue, meanwhile, Tulsa’s experiment is just getting started

    7. And some tips and tricks that will come in handy during your next transit strike experience

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    June 30, 2013 @ 8:59 pm

    Brain Trust Live #67 - GAY MARRIED TO ARGLE-BARGLE - 6/30/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. The end of DOMA, Prop 8, Texas SB5, and...racism?

    2. Senate passes immigration reform bill now sentenced to “ash heap of history”

    3. Senate congratulates itself on immigration reform, forgets to pass student loan debt releif

    4. Wendy Davis is a frigging badass

    5. Southwestern heatwave proves global warming is 100% real

    6. NSA not only spying on American Citizens, but also on our EU allies!

    7. Plus, the continued saga of Edward Snowden, an on the scene update on the NYC Mayor’s race, and an unusual “tourism” PR campaign for an entire nation that you’ll probably only see on Fox News...

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