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Worst Year Ever

167 episodes - English - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★ - 1.9K ratings

2020 isn't going to be fun for anybody, left, right, or center. What many call the Most Important Election of Our Lifetime is going to be exhausting, ugly, angry, and probably at least a little racist. Listen as Robert Evans, Katy Stoll, and Cody Johnston try to keep level heads covering the election while traveling the country, from the Iowa Caucus to gun shows and anti-vaccine conventions, finding out what Real America really wants and thinks during the, “Worst Year Ever.”

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Episodes

The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by the Coward Bernie Sanders

May 05, 2022 02:00 - 35 minutes - 33 MB

Here is another episode in a long series of episodes that will continue beyond this episode, which is not the last episode. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Introducing: Ghost Church by Jamie Loftus

April 25, 2022 19:41 - 3 minutes - 2.87 MB

Hi, Worst Year Ever fans! Ghost Church is a weekly podcast hosted by Jamie Loftus, where she investigates American spiritualism, a tradition of communing with the dead that takes place in camps full of mediums across the country. About Ghost Church:  In this limited series, Jamie Loftus investigates and interrogates American spiritualism, a century-old tradition of communing with the dead that takes place in camps full of mediums across the country. Who is drawn to these camps, how did the r...

Breakdown of Davis Aurini's Matrix 4 Review

April 14, 2022 02:00 - 57 minutes - 52.5 MB

Today we mostly talk about Davis Aurini and his review of the Matrix Resurrections, for some reason.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Robert Finally Watches Patriot And Other News

April 07, 2022 02:00 - 1 hour - 55.8 MB

Did Katy traumatize Sophie's mom, or does the fault lie with Robert? Also, how about that climate report. Woo boy.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The F***ing Slap and Other News

March 31, 2022 02:00 - 55 minutes - 50.8 MB

Digging into the slap discourse just in time for the discourse to wane. We also talk about some other stuff. It's a fun episode! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Supremely Frustrating Hearings, Myanmar Genocide and PeaceMaker

March 24, 2022 02:00 - 41 minutes - 38.3 MB

Today we look at the senate's very serious and reasonable look at Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, and Biden's acknowledgement of genocide in Myanmar. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Supremely Frustrating Hearings, Myanmar Genocide and PeaceMaker

March 24, 2022 02:00 - 50 minutes

Today we look at the senate's very serious and reasonable look at Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, and Biden's acknowledgement of genocide in Myanmar. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Russia Mostly

March 17, 2022 02:00 - 52 minutes - 47.8 MB

Look this episode is pretty good...we discuss no-fly zones, daylight savings, and more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Breaking Down Burnout with Eve Ettinger

March 10, 2022 03:00 - 50 minutes - 46.8 MB

The team is joined by Eve Ettinger to discuss burnout, Complex PTSD and National Strikes. https://www.bustle.com/wellness/burnout-definition-what-we-get-wrong Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Breaking Down Burnout with Eve Ettinger

March 10, 2022 03:00 - 59 minutes

The team is joined by Eve Ettinger to discuss burnout, Complex PTSD and National Strikes. https://www.bustle.com/wellness/burnout-definition-what-we-get-wrong Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

The Ukraine Episode: Featuring Boba Fett

March 03, 2022 07:26 - 1 hour - 63.3 MB

In today's episode we examine war propaganda, presidential fandoms, and also Boba Fett for some reason. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Musk Monkey Microchip Good

February 17, 2022 03:00 - 48 minutes - 44.2 MB

This week we talk about what's going on, news-wise. Some of it is about things like Ukraine and Crypto Ads. Some of it is about Elon Musk bringing a little South America apartheid into his factories. Some of it, is other stuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A Whole Buncha News

February 10, 2022 03:00 - 50 minutes - 46.7 MB

We heard your complaints, we barely talk about Ben this week. Mostly news stories. Which news stories? Listen to find out Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A Bit of News and the End of Ben's Bad Book

February 03, 2022 03:00 - 1 hour - 57.7 MB

Maybe A Little News And The Thrilling Conclusion To Ben's Terrible Dystopia Short Story Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A Bit of News and the End of Ben's Bad Book

February 03, 2022 03:00 - 1 hour

Maybe A Little News And The Thrilling Conclusion To Ben's Terrible Dystopia Short Story Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

The Crisis in Ukraine (and also Ben Shapiro's Terrible Short Story)

January 27, 2022 03:00 - 53 minutes - 49.3 MB

A little bit of news and a little bit of Ben - what more could you want? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Reading The Beginning Of Ben's Absolutely Worst Short Story

January 20, 2022 03:00 - 58 minutes - 53.4 MB

Today we continue our journey through the terrible short stories of Ben Shapiro, who apparently saved the worst for last. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Ben Shapiro Book Club Part 5: The Big Finale

January 13, 2022 03:00 - 1 hour - 56.1 MB

We finish one of Ben Shapiro's horrible short stories. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Discovering The Nonsensical Allegory Of One of Ben's Terrible Short Stories

January 06, 2022 07:26 - 1 hour - 59.9 MB

Cody continues to read one of Ben Shapiro's terrible short stories. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Reading Even More Of Ben Shapiro's Terrible Short Stories

December 23, 2021 03:00 - 56 minutes - 51.5 MB

The last episode of 2021... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Finishing One Of Ben Shapiro's Terrible Short Stories

December 16, 2021 03:00 - 53 minutes - 49.5 MB

Cody continues to read the team Ben Shapiro's horrible book of short stories. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Cody Reads Ben Shapiro's Short Stories

December 09, 2021 03:00 - 1 hour

A Christmas Miracle!!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Cody Reads Ben Shapiro's Short Stories

December 09, 2021 03:00 - 54 minutes - 50.2 MB

A Christmas Miracle!!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

NFT Shows Vs. Quality, Creator Economy Vs. Art, and COVID Variants Vs. Us

December 02, 2021 01:00 - 53 minutes - 49.1 MB

Today we talk about the topics in the title, as well as the Ahmaud Arbery case and some secret good news at the end of the episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Robert Pills The Gang on NFTs

November 18, 2021 03:00 - 49 minutes - 45.4 MB

This crude drawing of an ape is the new Securities Trading! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Astroworld, The Political Manosphere, and Fake Colleges

November 11, 2021 03:00 - 57 minutes - 53.1 MB

This week we discuss manly men, anti woke degrees and the Astroworld tragedy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

JFK Jr., Elon Musk, and Some Guy Named Brandon Walk Into The Discourse...

November 04, 2021 02:00 - 45 minutes - 42 MB

Elon Musk trolls the UN, JFK Jr doesn't show and something a about a guy named Brandon. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Rust Shooting, Facebook Papers and Other Grim Things

October 28, 2021 02:00 - 51 minutes - 47 MB

We talk about the things in the title and more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Colin Powell Dies, Betty White Survives

October 21, 2021 02:00 - 50 minutes - 46.6 MB

Donald Trump is jealous of Colin Powell, updates on ISATSE, and Kanye West meets with Michael Cohen of all people  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Bisexual Superman Is (not) Destroying America

October 14, 2021 02:00 - 47 minutes - 43.8 MB

In a profound indictment of our current political landscape, the homophobia of politicians and pundits forces us to discuss bisexual Superman instead of like a hundred more important things. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Harass Politicians On The Potty

October 07, 2021 02:00 - 51 minutes - 47.2 MB

Today we talk about the deal politicians make with the public if they want to poop in peace, and the deal Facebook made with the devil to exist. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Anti-Woke Bills, Pro-Assassination CIA, and Neutral-Metaverse

September 30, 2021 02:00 - 58 minutes - 53.3 MB

Today we talk about the CIA's action movie fantasies, the brand-centric architects of the looming metaverse, and the illusion of corporate wokeness. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Missing People, Missing Borders

September 23, 2021 02:00 - 46 minutes - 42.9 MB

Today we talk about missing people around the country, the treatment of migrants at the edge of the country and, more importantly, how whips are not the same as cords used as whips. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

California’s Rigged Recall and the Potential IATSE Strike

September 16, 2021 02:00 - 54 minutes - 49.7 MB

Larry Elder is a sore pre-loser and what the potential IATSE strike means for the entertainment industry. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Abortion in Texas, Bolsonaro in Brazil, and Fentanyl in Your Drugs

September 09, 2021 00:00 - 53 minutes - 48.8 MB

Today we talk about stuff in other stuff. Read the title, the topics are all there! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Recalling Newsom and Our Troops

September 02, 2021 00:00 - 1 hour

In today's episode we talk about what recalling Newsom would do, what recalling our troops did, and how recalling past hurricanes makes us think about current hurricanes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Recalling Newsom and Our Troops

September 02, 2021 00:00 - 52 minutes - 48 MB

In today's episode we talk about what recalling Newsom would do, what recalling our troops did, and how recalling past hurricanes makes us think about current hurricanes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Only Fans Flip Flop

August 26, 2021 01:00 - 42 minutes - 39 MB

Today we are joined by Courtney Kocak to discuss losing trust in Only Fans and then we get Portland updates from Robert . Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The War In Afghanistan Was Just One Hideous Grift

August 19, 2021 03:21 - 1 hour - 59.8 MB

Today we say everything there is to possibly say about a 20-year war in just about an hour. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Very Bad and the Slightly Less Very Bad of the New Climate Change Report

August 11, 2021 22:00 - 1 hour - 56.4 MB

Why your children may or may not choke to death on the dust that was once a river. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Cuomo, Commodities and the Eviction Moratorium with Chelsea Manning

August 05, 2021 00:00 - 1 hour - 55.4 MB

Today we're joined by Chelsea Manning to talk about how apparently sexual harassment is okay if it's not discriminatory, how evictions are still happening, and how what if they weren't. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Olympics is a Crime Against Humanity

July 29, 2021 03:05 - 1 hour

The Olympics Shouldn't Exist, with Molly Lambert from NOlympics LA Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

The Olympics is a Crime Against Humanity

July 29, 2021 03:05 - 57 minutes - 53.1 MB

The Olympics Shouldn't Exist, with Molly Lambert from NOlympics LA Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jeff Bezos Rides His Space Penis

July 22, 2021 01:00 - 1 hour - 58.5 MB

We talk Bezos failure to fully penetrate space, and his new genius plan to pollute the moon. Plus media's roll in manufacturing the rising crime rate narrative, and the FritoLay/PepsiCo worker strike. Relief Fund: https://seveneightfive.com/local-218-utility-relief-fund/  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Tucker Carlson: A Study in Fascism (also more cum talk)

July 15, 2021 00:15 - 57 minutes - 53 MB

We should really do something about Tucker Carlson, who seems to be prepping his viewers for mass violence. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Burn Back Better: Evaluating Biden’s Popularity and Our Dying Planet

July 07, 2021 23:00 - 59 minutes - 54.5 MB

Today we discuss Exxon-Mobil’s secrets we already knew about, The Kingmaker Joe Manchin, and, Surprisingly, Matthew McConaughey Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Introducing Aack Cast by Jamie Loftus

July 01, 2021 12:00 - 2 minutes

Hey, Worst Year Ever fans! We know you enjoy comedy, so we think you'll love Aack Cast by Jamie Loftus. Check out this out and see for yourself! About Aack Cast: Aack! Cathy, the iconic and much-maligned comic strip by Cathy Guisewite, chronicled the day-to-day tribulations of its titular working woman for 35 years, met with equal praise and derision. In this podcast, Jamie Loftus (Lolita Podcast, My Year in Mensa) weaves between reporting and fiction, putting a cruelly treated cartoon everyw...

The Infrastructure Episode

July 01, 2021 01:00 - 58 minutes - 53.9 MB

In which we talk about Biden's infrastructure plan, the crumbling of society under climate change, and whether or not we're all screwed. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Biden's Policy on Domestic Terror And Other Things

June 24, 2021 02:00 - 59 minutes - 54.1 MB

The gang talks about how shit is going in Biden Land. Bidenopolis. Bidengrad. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Unpacking Alabama Union Busting with Kim Kelly

June 17, 2021 01:00 - 1 hour

Today we talk about the coal miners strike in Alabama, a little bit of Amazon union-busting, and unions in general. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Guests

Amy Klobuchar
1 Episode
Kim Kelly
1 Episode
Pete Buttigieg
1 Episode

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