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    July 28, 2013 @ 10:52 pm

    Brain Trust Live #71 - POPULAR HATE - 7/29/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Another Anthony Weiner scandal brings exasperated calls for new Weiner puns

    2. Steve King says out loud what’s on the mind of all Republicans out there.  Hint: It’s racist

    3. We’re pivoting back to the economy!  Again!

    4. A rousing discussion of populism in presidential politics

    5. A triumvirate of hatred that would make even Steve King proud.

    6. Plus, an update on one Chinese city’s losing battle against sinkholes.

    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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    May 26, 2013 @ 10:06 pm

    Brain Trust Live #62 - ARIZONA ROUNDTABLE - 5/26/13

    In Which We Discuss (Live from Arizona!):

    1. Oklahoma tornadoes give Sen. Tom Coburn a chance to deny disaster relief funding to even his own constituents

    2. Continuing DOJ wire-tapping news confirms we are excellent scandal pickers

    3. Obama fed up with his own counterterrorism policies, outlines his plans to continue all of them

    4. Boy Scouts finally half heartedly accept gay youth, still holding strong to their homophobia towards adults

    5. Anthony Weiner accepts Brain Trust Live's nomination for the New York Mayor’s race

    6. Plus a pair of Arizona stories with our very special panel!

    And as always, check our Twitter @braintrustlive and Facebook pages throughout the week for links, musings and more!

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    April 21, 2013 @ 9:04 pm

    Brain Trust Live #58 - JESUS, THIS WEEK - 4/22/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. A Brain Trust Live exclusive on the Boston bombings.  Just kidding!  Only our unnecessary two cents...

    2. In a move that surprised no one, our one shot at ineffective gun control was shot down by an even more ineffective Senate

    3. News flash to Texans...don’t move next to fertilizer plants

    4. Mark Sanford, searching for Super Bowl with his cell phone flashlight, finds electoral defeat instead

    5. Ricin mail suspect soon to be doing the literal "Jailhouse Rock"

    6. GOP to Rubio: Just kidding, we’re still racist!

    7. And, as if this week wasn’t bad enough, there’s more disasters...a sinkhole!

    And as always, check our Twitter @braintrustlive and Facebook pages throughout the week for links, musings and more!

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    March 3, 2013 @ 10:11 pm

    Brain Trust Live #51 - SINKHOLES AND SEQUESTERS - 3/4/13

    Happy Birthday to us!  It's a very special one year anniversary for BTL in which we discuss:

    1.  You heard it here first!  The dangers of sinkholes are very real and this week totally proves it.

    2.  Everything we feared about the sequester happened, so...

    3.  Ahhhh...We’re Popeless!  Anyone looking for a direct line to god will have to speak to speak to Warren Jeffs.

    4.  SCOTUS Justice declares the end of racism.  Congratulations America!

    5.  GOP continues to answer to Todd Akin’s rape comments...by agreeing with them.

    6.  Plus guns, horsemeat, climate change and snakes where you’ll least expect them!

    Look out for our weekly blog post, coming Thursday, and as always, remember to follow us on Twitter @braintrustlive and find us on Facebook!

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    February 25, 2013 @ 1:28 am

    Brain Trust Live #50 - OSCARS EPISODE - 2/25/13

    In Which We Discuss:

    1) We both do better in our Oscar predictions than Nate Silver

    2) Sequester deadline looms again and lawmakers may or may not do anything about it

    3) Catholic church continues to do nothing to help itself in the area of scandal; slowly digging its own grave

    4) Is Obama pushing for a federal gay marriage law so that he can get gay married for a second time?

    5) Senator Cruz channels his inner Joe McCarthy

    6) State legislatures take up the important issues of the day, like human/animal hybrids and the need for access to quality road kill meat

    7) Plus Snakes, Killer robots, Sinkholes and the most terrifying of them all...Guy Fieri!

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    December 26, 2012 @ 9:58 pm

    Brain Trust Live #42 - BOXING DAY SPECIAL - 12/26/12

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. NRA holds press conference to divert attention from mass shootings happening at the exact same moment.  Advocates arming all humans, especially those around children.

    2. Most thinking people, and Republicans, think this is a “dumb-ass” idea

    3. Boehner forced to abort his fiscal cliff bill, ironically named “Plan B”

    4. John Kerry’s Secretary of State nomination leaves room for yet another special election in Massachusetts.

    5. Chuck Hagel’s being Susan Riced by angry gays and jews

    Plus more sinkholes, an in-depth review of Grey’s Anatomy, and so much more on the special Boxing Day edition of Brain Trust Live!

    As always, remember to follow us on Twitter @braintrustlive and find us on facebook!  Plus, even though the world didn't end, it's never a bad time to leave us a comment on iTunes.  Happy New Years!

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