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Last Week on Earth with Ben Gleib

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News. Pop Culture. Politics. Weird stories. EVERYTHING that happened during the last week. Comedian Ben Gleib catches you up on it all, while making fun of basically everything. Some people tell him this podcast is the way they prefer to get the news. He thinks these people are geniuses. Sometimes he's joined by celebrity guests like comedians, actors, politicians, Four-Star Generals, and his parents. But mostly he talks to himself. If you've been in a coma for the last 7 days, this podcast should not be high on your list of things to tackle. Join the #braintrust

News. Pop Culture. Politics. Weird stories. EVERYTHING that happened during the last week. Comedian Ben Gleib catches you up on it all, while making fun of basically everything. Some people tell him this podcast is the way they prefer to get the news. He thinks these people are geniuses. Sometimes he's joined by celebrity guests like comedians, actors, politicians, Four-Star Generals, and his parents. But mostly he talks to himself. If you've been in a coma for the last 7 days, this podcast should not be high on your list of things to tackle. Join the #braintrust

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Los Angeles, CA

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News. Pop Culture. Politics. Weird stories. EVERYTHING that happened during the last week. Comedian Ben Gleib catches you up on it all, while making fun of basically everything. Some people tell him this podcast is the way they prefer to get the news. He thinks these people are geniuses. Sometimes he's joined by celebrity guests like comedians, actors, politicians, Four-Star Generals, and his parents. But mostly he talks to himself. If you've been in a coma for the last 7 days, this podcast should not be high on your list of things to tackle. Join the #braintrust

Twitter:

@bengleib

Language:

English

Contact:

2660 W. Olive Ave. Burbank, CA 91505 818-295-5000


Episodes

#239: Socially Distant from Steve Hofstetter, Chris Bowers & Dr. Larry

4/8/2020
Comedians Steve Hofstetter & Chris Bowers join Gleib to discuss the insane list of things Bowers doesn't like, and some very unpopular opinions. They cover what we all miss from normal life, hilarious reasons people are calling 911, the return of Jussie Smollett, a tiger with Coronavirus, Trump demanding appreciation from givernors and bragging about banging models while talking about people dying, an incredibly helpful fetish site, and Florida advising caution in a very special Florida way....

Duration:01:43:36

#238: No Sense of Smell with Aida Rodriguez

3/26/2020
Comedian Aida Rodriguez joins Gleib to discuss why she shares her personal life and takes on social issues from the stage, why she started standup when she was homeless, why Cenk Uygur lost badly in his Congressional race, why she supports Bernie over Biden, and if strippers should be allowed to deliver food during the pandemic. Plus Gleib covers the Taylor Swift Kimye flare up, Congress' historic $2 Billion pandemic aid package, Jared Leto is now a cult leader, a huge toilet paper smuggling...

Duration:01:29:52

#238: No Sense of Smell with Aida Rodriguez

3/26/2020
Comedian Maz Jobrani joins Gleib during the global quarantine to discuss finding your voice, the infallibility of Trump, identity comedy, how he got to the next level in his career, and the risk of going political. Plus Gleib covers Jared Leto’s obliviousness, Vanessa Hudgens indifference to death, horrible airplane snack boxes, a weed shop sued by a bank, how rich people misinterpret Bernie, and how swimming pools can make you pregnant. Follow @MazJobrani and support the podcast at...

Duration:01:29:52

#237: Quarantined with Maz Jobrani

3/20/2020
Comedian Maz Jobrani joins Gleib during the global quarantine to discuss finding your voice, the infallibility of Trump, identity comedy, how he got to the next level in his career, and the risk of going political. Plus Gleib covers Jared Leto’s obliviousness, Vanessa Hudgens indifference to death, horrible airplane snack boxes, a weed shop sued by a bank, how rich people misinterpret Bernie, and how swimming pools can make you pregnant. Follow @MazJobrani and support the podcast at...

Duration:01:19:14

#236: Coronavirus Lizzo Style with Dr. Larry Burchett

3/15/2020
Dr. Larry Burchett joins Gleib to discuss what the real situation with the Coronavirus is, how much we should really panic & how best to protect ourselves. Plus, a new planet that rains metal. Trump declares national emergency. Everything closes from the NBA to Broadway to Tom Hanks. Lizzo helps guide us through. The Bachelor Peter is a mess. A study shows weed reduces crime. Afghanistan has 2 presidents. And is Body Spray Pepper Spray? Follow @DrLarryBurchett and become a podcast patron at...

Duration:01:23:56

#235: Biggest in History with Tone Bell

3/6/2020
Comedian & Actor Tone Bell joins Gleib to discuss their shirtless Mexico moped gang & if they'd rather their daughter be a stripper or go on The Bachelor. Plus everyone dropped out of the presidential race. The biggest explosion in history. (Not Biden’s campaign resurgence, but in outer space.) Gleib announces who he endorses now that Warren is out. His personal Coronavirus hysteria update. Taylor Swift is now a man. Flavor Flav came for Bernie Sanders. We discuss "Manspreading". Chrissy...

Duration:02:13:17

#234: The 30 Trillion Dollar Question with Guest Aura Vasquez

2/28/2020
Gleib summarizes the last week and is joined by LA City Council candidate Aura Vasquez to answer the 30 trillion dollar question: Is Bernie electable? Plus Kanye did a bad thing leaving an elevator. A unique way to make alcohol. Pentagon pledges to not use AI for evil. Bees turn on the Police. Two Presidential Debates in one week as Bernie becomes frontrunner. Secret Identities. Bad Jobs. A cool way to stop crime. Is a tampon tax a good idea? Warren makes a big reversal. Bill Gates annoys...

Duration:01:25:41

#233: Brad WIlliams & Chris Porter: 1942uesdays

2/19/2020
Comedians Brad Williams & Chris Porter join Gleib for some 1942 Tequila while discussing sex tapes, nip slips, Brad's new baby, Chris' extreme love for farm animals, if the bass is a necessary instrument, the new mile high jet pack, the return of Rick Moranis, Hookers for Jesus, Trump pardoning Blogojevich and Michael Milken, Attorneys resigning over Trump getting Roger Stone's sentence reduced, and the new Snake Police Drama. Follow @iamchrisporter & @FunnyBrad.

Duration:01:06:57

#232: Guest Alison Rosen: Lying Dog-Faced Pony Soldier

2/14/2020
Podcast rockstar Alison Rosen joins Gleib to discuss pet peeves, plus... If celebs should be allowed to have babies. Biden calling a voter a "lying dog-faced pony soldier". Taryn Manning being weird with Britney Spears. Televangelists selling fake Coronavirus cures. Comparing "OK Boomer" to the N word. John Kelly saying Vindman was right to report Trump's illegal act. Jim Carrey called a sleazebag for a joke. Free porn. Dumb criminals. And High Bees. -Follow @alisonrosen and subscribe to her...

Duration:01:24:32

#231: An Exposé on Avocado Crime

2/7/2020
Gleib does an Exposé on Avocado Crime. And covers the J Lo Shakira Halftime Show. Iowa Caucus debacle. Butt Eyes. Impeachment Trial verdict. State of the Union - Reality Show style! Meatless Chicken. Hot Sauce Donuts. Robot Jellyfish. Pet Peeves. Hunter Biden Investigation. AND MORE!

Duration:00:55:48

#230: Guest Nadine Rajabi: Ear Holes

1/31/2020
Comedian & Showrunner of the "Below Deck" TV shows Nadine Rajabi joins Gleib to discuss if reality TV is real, what life is like in Iran, the highest she's ever been & how she went from standup to big time TV producer. Gleib shares his Chappelle story. Plus Kobe's passing, Ari Shaffir's comments, the rigged Grammys and Astros cheating scandal, Impeachment Trial winding down, Coronavirus spreading, more high stories, the arrest of penis man, and so much more. Follow @NadineRajabi and watch...

Duration:01:27:54

#229: Liars Liars

1/22/2020
Gleib covers Warren and Sanders calling each other liars, Pete Davidson's dating life, Trump lying about imminent embassy attacks, backlash to Oscar nomination backlash, Kelly Clarkson's sex life, a deaf man suing Pornhub, Cardboard Olympian beds, NY Times' weird double endorsement, square tipped knives, thugs stalking Ambassador Yovanovitch, Trump's likely sham senate trial, and lots of drunk stories. Follow @bengleib on social media

Duration:01:15:36

#228: Guest Tomi Lahren: Harry & Meghan

1/12/2020
Gleib challenges guest Tomi Lahren on many of the issues facing us. Climate, Immigration, Trump's lies & more. He calls her out on talking trash about him on a recent podcast & reveals the real reason he stormed off FOX News. Plus, of course the weeks news: Meghan and Harry no longer Royal, US kills Suleimani, Gweneth Paltrow vagina scented candles, Selena Gomez not being sexual anymore, gold covered chicken wings, if ADHD causes promiscuity, AOC not paying her dues, and more!

Duration:01:51:50

#227: Decade & Campaign Wrap-Up

1/4/2020
Gleib summarizes the decade of 2010-2019, then shares takeaways from his campaign for president, while reading the first draft of his concession speech and sharing what he cut and why. Plus, a woman who doesn't need to eat or drink.

Duration:01:36:46

#226: Woke to Impeachment

10/23/2019
Gleib brings us an all-star panel from the Hollywood Improv for another "We the People" with Wait Wait Don't Tell Me's Helen Hong, famed Time Magazine columnist Joel Stein, Reagan Award winner Kassy Dillon, and KFI host Bryan Suits, discussing the Impeachment Inquiry, if Biden can get woke, or should he step down, and the debacle of Trump abandoning the Kurds in Syria.

Duration:01:25:06

#225: Doug Stanhope & 20 Issues for 2020

9/11/2019
Gleib updates us on the campaign trail & shares the 20 issues for 2020 that the campaign stands for. Then Doug Stanhope and Gleib talk from Doug‘s hotel room, on the day the campaign launched four months ago. Also full audio of Gleibs speech to the Iowa AFL-CIO where he got a standing ovation following Biden, Warren, Sanders and Buttigieg. Gleib 2020 Senior Strategist Ken Garr also joins Gleib up top.

Duration:02:11:22

#224: Running Driving Podcasting

8/14/2019
Gleib fills us in on what the first three months of running for President of the United States has been like. And gives us a pretty darn exciting bit of news.

Duration:00:44:25

LWOE #223: Gleib Runs for President

5/27/2019
The podcast is back with a big announcement. Gleib is running for President of the United States. Listen to this episode to learn all about it, hear his first campaign speech, and the GLEIB 2020 campaign theme song. And please donate whatever you can, even $1 at gleib2020.com so he can qualify for the debates. #braintrust

Duration:00:51:18

#222: I Break for Telethons

11/26/2018
Gleib is back from doing the Telethon for America, he tells how it happened, then we bring you a brand new “We The People” discussing if Democrats should cooperate with Republicans now that Dems took the house, or if they should stick it to them. Plus California Fires, Trump, and if people should vote with their feelings. Panelists are Aida Rodriguez, Michael Malone, Adam Yenser and Irina Skaya.

Duration:01:46:29

#221: Believe in Podcasting

9/8/2018
Nike runs Kaepernick ad. People are sabotaging Trump from inside. Kanye doesn’t apologize. Kavanaugh hearing turns into chaos. Catholic church does it again. A tribute to John McCain. Syria approaching last battle. Cartoon characters. Plus Meghan Markle news!

Duration:01:06:05