On this week's episode, Stephen calls up Jon to discuss Hulk v. Gawker, Batman v. Superman, LaRoche v. Chicago White Sox, the week's NFL news, a new installment of Boss or Not Boss, and a brief discussion of the terrorist attacks in Belgium.

The National Podcast, Episode 8: Buggin’ Out

March 25, 2016 / by , / 0 Comment

The National Podcast is back to complete the 2-month streak, with Stephen joining Jon on the phone to pay homage to Phife Dawg and Gary Shandling on this week’s episode!

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Recap and review of the Bachelor Season 20 finale

The Bachelor Season 20, Finale Recap: Leave (Get Out)

March 14, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

After a long, protracted battle, only two women remain! Welcome to our weekly recap of The Bachelor: finale edition.

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Jon and Stephen rehash the rise of Donald Trump, Bernie and Hillary's protracted nomination fight, the return of Game of Thrones, the state of the NBA, and NFL free agency.

The National Podcast, Episode 6: Lies, Damn Lies, and Michigan Primary Polling

March 10, 2016 / by , / 0 Comment

Get hyped, not just for the impending end of the nomination season, not just for the Warriors’ frenzied assault on 72-10, not just for Bernie’s upset primary victory, BUT FOR THE RETURN OF GAME OF THRONES TOO!!!

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Honoring the new University of Illinois football coach with a look back on his many varied facial expressions

The Many Facial Expressions of Lovie Smith

March 07, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Following the news that the University of Illinois football program had hired Lovie Smith as its upcoming coach to dejectedly stare into the distance on their sideline, we wanted to celebrate the former NFL coach by looking back at his many varied facial expressions.

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On episode 5 of The National Podcast, Jon and Stephen discuss a super Tuesday and a rocky Oscars celebration

The National Podcast, Episode 5: SpotLIT

March 04, 2016 / by , / 0 Comment

Welcome back to episode 5 of The National Podcast, a podcast that has been described by Tech Insider as “the best culture podcast in iTunes made by and for younger millenials — 90s kids too young to actually remember the 90s” and by Soundcloud spambot commentators as “AINDA nao haha eh no extremo sul! Mas eh um dos sonhos..”

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The National Podcast, Episode 4: Oscar Mega-Preview

February 26, 2016 / by , / 0 Comment

The National Podcast is back with its Oscar Mega-Preview and our first guest, Caroline Siede! You can subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher, and/or stream it on SoundCloud as well.

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48 Things I’d Stick In My Urethra Rather Than See “Gods of Egypt”

February 23, 2016 / by , / 0 Comment

Gods of Egypt comes out this weekend, and if trailers, reviews, and common sense are any indication, it’s going to be an absolutely shit movie. 

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It's time for the hometown visits, where we find out what bundle of neuroses brought these women onto The Bachelor!

The Bachelor Season 20, Episode 8 Recap: Take Me Home Tonight

February 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Get ready for the hometown visits, where we find out what bundle of resentments brought these women onto The Bachelor! Welcome to our weekly recap of The Bachelor.

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Jon Schneidman and Stephen Rees discuss Kanye West's new album, Peyton Manning's sexual assault allegations, the 2016 presidential election, Scalia's replacement, and the name for a pasta strainer.

The National Podcast, Episode 3: The Life of Pablo and Death of Scalia

February 19, 2016 / by , / 1 Comment

The National Podcast is back for episode 3, featuring money vocab words, pasta strainers, and perhaps the hottest take yet.

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The Bachelor Season 20 Episode 7 Recap: Back Home in Indiana

February 15, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

L.A., Mexico City, and the Bahamas are fine and all, but know what’s really the sexiest place on Earth? North-Central Indiana. Welcome to our weekly recap of The Bachelor.

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