Brain Trust Live header image 1
  • Connect With Us

    • Facebook
    • Stitcher
    • Twitter
  • Tags

    Archives

    August 7, 2016 @ 6:57 pm

    BTL #211 - BABIES WHO KNOW SARCASM - 8/8/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. The election year Olympics are upon us!  Who will win at swimming?  Who will win at vault?  Who will win at being president?  Stay tuned!

    2. Hillary experiences post-DNC bounce with voters and billionaires

    3. Donald Trump wishes babies understood sarcasm

    4. Scientists, can we find a way to make Marco Rubio pregnant so he can suffer at the hands of his own abortion beliefs?

    5. Jill Stein chooses anti-Beyonce running-mate

    6. Even Libertarians want to label GMOs

    7. Finally we have scientific proof that Trump is, in the most literal sense, a short-fingered vulgarian

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of honking cars who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!
    Share | Download
    June 12, 2016 @ 11:26 pm

    BTL #205 - KISS THE GOLD-PLATED RING - 6/13/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Literally just stop shooting people, you assholes!


    2. No wonder they never give California contested primaries.  We totally fucked it up.

    3. Now is the time for politicians who enjoy having jobs to kiss the ring...

    4. ...unless that ring is gaudy and gold-plated, in which case they’ll just wink at it

    5. Conspiracy theories are legitimately coming true in Clinton email-gate 2016

    6. Donald Trump ramps up for a windfall of establishment money, hypocrisy

    7. It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Bilderberg, the get-away for the wannabe-illuminati.  [Note: Beyonce will not be in attendance.]

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of circling helicopters who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!
    Share | Download
    May 8, 2016 @ 11:57 pm

    BTL #200 - WE’VE MADE 200 OF THESE!! - 5/9/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. It’s our 200th episode.  Celebrate us!

    2. Ted Cruz is unable to get the ball through the "basketball ring' in Indiana...or get people to vote for him

    3. Donald Trump currently feuding with an estimated 56% of Republican party.  Now using “to Cantor” as a verb.

    4. Conventional wisdom says 2016 is Clinton in a landslide, but when has she ever let conventional wisdom determine her fate?

    5. Delegate allocation on both sides of the aisle forces us to wonder: Will there ever be final results to this crazy primary?

    6. Donald Trump enacts part one of his genius one-part Latino outreach strategy: Eat a tostada bowl on Cinco de Mayo  

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of circling helicopters who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!
    Share | Download
    April 24, 2016 @ 10:29 pm

    BTL # 198 - ARCANIEST OF THE ARCANE - 4/25/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. It’s Proxy Armenian Battle Day in LA!  Come Google Armenia with us and find out if it still exists!

    2. Dispatches from the upcoming SuperTuesday (number 2 million): Pennsylvania’s arcane voting system is the arcaniest one in America

    3. Take a break from Trump as we bring you Brain Trust Live’s guide to this year’s most important Senate Races

    4. New York always wins, even if the competition is over who is the best at voter suppression

    5. Clinton’s Veepstakes, i.e. her latest plan to lose the youth vote, begins in earnest

    6. Trump’s goal: come up with as many “definitive” stances on transgender bathrooms as he did on abortion

    7. It was a great week for 90 year-olds

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of circling helicopters who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!

    Share | Download
    April 17, 2016 @ 11:00 pm

    BTL #197 - THE VATICAN HANDSHAKE - 4/18/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Brooklyn Debate blockbuster moments include Hillary Clinton coming out in favor of supporting what could be a $15/hour minimum wage if and only if we play our cards right

    2. If you’re cool and in New York right now, you’re probably at a Bernie Sanders rally

    3. Bernie bends the rules of time and space to be at both the Vatican and Coachella on Saturday

    4. Hiring a new campaign director somehow left no one in charge of Trump’s campaign operation

    5. Kasich’s New York Scorecard: Italian Food - 2, Pickles 1, Kasich - 0

    6. Christians in Mississippi better hope this whole afterlife thing is legit, because they’re all about to get shot at church

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of honking cars who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!

    Share | Download
    April 10, 2016 @ 10:48 pm

    BTL #196 - FIVE-SWIPE AND TOKEN-MAN V. THAT TURNSTYLE LIFE - 4/11/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. Sanders’ secret Wisconsin weapon…there are literally no young Republicans left. 

    2. The Daily News joins the ranks of the millions of Americans who aren’t quite sure what the difference between the Fed and the Treasury is

    3. Five-swipe Hillary takes on token-man Sanders in the most important showdown of the New York primary season

    4. Panama Papers are further proof that rich and powerful people are literally psychopaths.  (Even in Iceland.)

    5. This week in things that are cute: Ted Cruz thinks he can go to the Bronx and lecture New Yorkers on their sinful #NewYorkValues

    6. We agree with Trump on one thing.  “Tour de Trump” is a much better name for a shitty bike ride than “Tour de Jersey.”

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of loud sirens who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!
    Share | Download
    April 3, 2016 @ 8:38 pm

    BTL #195 - THE BATHROOM LINE - 4/4/16

    In Which We Discuss:


    1. Trump covers five abortion stances in a matter of hours.  Who even knew there were five different stances that are all 100% wrong?

    2. The only thing we currently know about the outcome of the GOP race, is that none of these three goons are going to vote for each other.

    3. Clinton is SO TIRED of Sanders telling the truth about her record that she refuses to debate him until he stops

    4. After seeing how well it went for Indiana, other states look to get in on the anti-LGBT law passing game.

    5. Bet you didn’t know there’s an entire list of 2016 GOP candidates who will make Trump or Cruz look like totally rational choices

    6. The return of Sinkhole Radio: Sinkholes are eating fish now.  Stop doing that!!

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of loud sirens who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!
    Share | Download
    March 20, 2016 @ 11:27 pm

    BTL # 193 - A HASHTAG PLAN DOESN’T MAKES YOU #BLESSED - 3/21/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. The oft-ignored Tuesday is waging an all-out campaign to usurp fan-favorite Saturday as Superiest day of the week

    2. Marco Rubio has delivered his final second-place “victory”speech of 2016.  And life.

    3. GOP’s plan to stop Trump now mostly comprised of hashtags and placing articles about how they have a plan to stop Trump

    4. Donald Trump upgrades rhetoric to include a threat to take America by force if necessary

    5. SCOTUS nominee-gate 2016: A case study in the art of Clintoning

    6. The paper of record is now acting more like Fox News than we are.  #Endtimes?

    7. Pope Francis joins Instagram.  [Insert #instablessed comment here.]

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of honking cars who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!

    Share | Download
    March 7, 2016 @ 5:59 am

    BTL #191 - THE EUPHAMISM - 3/7/16

    It's a Special Bi-Coastal Edition(!) in Which We Discuss:


    1. Sunday’s Democratic Debate reminds us of all the terrible things that snuck through in the 90s while America was transfixed by the Spice Girls

    2. “Super” moniker is now available to any day with between three and a million primaries.  Welcome to Super Sunday!  Enjoy Super Monday!

    3. A sad day for the Reagan family answers the every-present query: “Is Nancy Reagan still alive?”

    4. CPAC welcomes the failed aristocratic-rights activist Mitt Romney to deliver a highly dubious rebuke of the tacky rich

    5. Anti-Trump shadow attack PAC is finally getting some airtime

    6. Donald Trump promises worried Americans that the documented stubbiness of his fingers isn’t a euphemism

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of loud sirens who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!

    Share | Download
    February 21, 2016 @ 11:56 pm

    BTL #189 - GEORGE’S LITTLE BROTHER - 2/22/16

    In Which We Discuss:

    1. The Nevada Caucus: Another time caucuses made no sense

    2. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio win decisive non-first-place victories in the SC primary

    3. Jeb! has retired his exclamation point and can now go back to being called “George’s little brother”

    4. Mitt Romney will endorse ex-Mormon brethren Marco Rubio because the whole world is one giant conspiracy

    5. Trump picks a fight with the Pope over which one is the real Christian.  Of course only one of them was disowned by their childhood church...

    6. Obama is going to Cuba because he’s more fun than the rest of us

    7. A totally reliable source offers new definitive proof Obama murdered Justice Scalia

    *Plus don’t miss Carla Nordstrom’s editorial on the Democrats and their needed outreach to younger voters!

    Brain Trust Live is Lila Nordstrom and Brent Thornburg's look at the week in political news. Join the millions of honking cars who love our podcast and tell your friends about BTL!  Then rate us on iTunes or find us FacebookTwitterTumblrStitcher, or Instagram!

    Share | Download
    Brain Trust Live

    Subscribe

    • add to iTunes
    • add to google

    Feeds

    • rss2 podcast
    • atom feed

    Donate

    Currency:

    Amount:

    Website(Optional):


    Powered By Blogates

    Following

    Followers