Bernie Sanders

Donald Trump is actually fucking beating Hillary in the polls. Time to freak the living shit out.

Trump’s up in the polls. Let’s freak the fuck out.

July 25, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

It’s happening. Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton in the race for president, according to a whole shit ton of polls released after the GOP convention.

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The most unique part of Bernie Sanders' presidential candidate wasn't his positions, but the way his campaign reflected and informed our internet lives.

Bernie Sanders, The Internet’s First Presidential Candidate

June 16, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

In many ways, Bernie Sanders’ 2016 bid for the Democratic presidential nomination was a surprisingly straightforward primary campaign — he ran as an outsider candidate to the farther end of the ideological spectrum than his centrist opponent, energized and increased the voice of a previously underrepresented/disillusioned demographic group, and even lost the good old fashioned way, failing (as Nate Silver catalogued exhaustively) to win as many votes as his opponent.

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It is straight up galling to see suggestions in the media that Bernie’s supporters won’t back Hillary once she is officially the Democratic nominee.

The idea that Bernie supporters won’t back Hillary is insulting

June 09, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Let me start by saying that I proudly voted for Hillary Clinton in my state’s primary, and I’ve actively supported her throughout the campaign.

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Trying to figure out what it means to be post-hipster now that hipster is so 2009.

What Is Post-Hipster?

May 27, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

“Hipster” is rapidly in decline, a far cry from its cultural prominence in the halcyon days of the Bush and early Obama administration. But what does it mean to be “post-hipster?”

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Episode 10 of the National Podcast

The National Podcast, Episode 10: Unscrew The Pooch

April 08, 2016 / by , / 0 Comment

We’re 10 episodes in to The National Podcast, and even though the NCAA has a new champion and Rogue One has its first trailer out, neither party has a presidential nominee. 

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It’s easier to excoriate Sgt. Bergdahl than it is to reckon with the wisdom of the war in Afghanistan, or, for that matter, the War on Terror.

Serial Season 2 Episode 11 Recap: Powerlessness and the Blame Game

March 31, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Welcome to National Ave’s weekly Serial recaps. This recap covers “Present For Duty,” the Season 2 Finale.

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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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It's just too little too late for Old News Hillary. She may have the “delegate math” (

Hot Takes In Your Area: Bernie’s Got It In The Bag

March 10, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

NOTE: Hot Takes In Your Area should be considered satire at all points unless you agree with it in which case it’s totally serious.

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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 National Podcast episode 2

The National Podcast, Episode 2: The Super Bowl, Kanye West, and 2016 Presidential Election get down

February 12, 2016 / by , / 0 Comment

The National Podcast rumbles ahead with our second installment, a bacchanal of Super Bowl, Beyonce, Kanye, and political coverage! You can subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher, and/or stream it on SoundCloud as well.

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