Sun, 5 July 2015
Hosted by Ben Mankiewicz and Mark Thompson. Cenk appeared on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, the guys discuss how funny that show is and the impact of losing Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart at the same time. Ben discusses a book he recently read about Hollywood’s cooperation with the US government during World War II. Ben discusses the work involved in prepping for his TCM job and how busy he is in general which leads to a discussion about how terrible Magic Mike XXL is and the new Terminator surprised him. Mark discusses his podcast The Edge. Ben tells a story about experiences his Dad had with Steve McQueen and Joan Collins. Donald Trump’s campaign for President is discussed, along with this history of saying stupid things. Ben and Mark discuss the most recent celebrity divorce Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. Mark tells a story about Sean Penn that isn’t exactly favorable to Sean which leads to a story from Ben about Jeff Goldblum and Guy Ferrari. The guys discuss getting feedback from fans.