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Fraters Libertas' Brian Ward and Paul Happe of Nihilist in Golf Pants bring a unique upper-midwest point of view as they comment on current events. To listen, get our latest episodes automatically by subscribing on iTunes or through your mobile device on the Stitcher app. You can follow both Brian Ward (@bspward) and John Hinderaker (@jhinderaker) on Twitter.

Fraters Libertas' Brian Ward and Paul Happe of Nihilist in Golf Pants bring a unique upper-midwest point of view as they comment on current events. To listen, get our latest episodes automatically by subscribing on iTunes or through your mobile device on the Stitcher app. You can follow both Brian Ward (@bspward) and John Hinderaker (@jhinderaker) on Twitter.
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Fraters Libertas' Brian Ward and Paul Happe of Nihilist in Golf Pants bring a unique upper-midwest point of view as they comment on current events. To listen, get our latest episodes automatically by subscribing on iTunes or through your mobile device on the Stitcher app. You can follow both Brian Ward (@bspward) and John Hinderaker (@jhinderaker) on Twitter.

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@Ricochet

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Episodes

Ep. 137: A Very Special Musical Christmas

12/16/2018
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Brian Ward and Paul Happe are back with a very musical Christmas episode of the HWX podcast. Topics include: What were they drinking during the show? Stone Brewery's Bourbon Barrell Aged Arrogant Bastard and Destihl Brewery's Wild Sour Series: Here Gose Nothin'. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/hwx/a-very-special-musical-christmas/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a month! Join and see what...

Duration:00:59:06

Ep. 136: Thanksgiving HWX

11/18/2018
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Brian Ward and Paul Happe are in a thankful mood in this special Thanksgiving episode of the HWX podcast. Topics include: This HWX podcast goes well with Turkey! Happy Thanksgiving! More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/hwx/thanksgiving-hwx-2018/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing: https://ricochet.com/join/. Subscribe to HWX in iTunes (and leave a 5-star...

Duration:00:51:12

Ep. 135: HWX Haunted Halloween – 2018

10/28/2018
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Brian Ward and Paul Happe emerge from their crypt for a special Haunted Halloween Spooktacular Episode of the HWX podcast. Topics include: Have a happy Halloween! More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/hwx/hwx-haunted-halloween-2018/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing: https://ricochet.com/join/. Subscribe to HWX in iTunes (and leave a 5-star review,...

Duration:00:54:08

Ep. 134: Return of the HWX!

3/4/2018
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It's the triumphant return of HWX to the airwaves. Brian and Paul reconvene to discuss the critical issues of our times, including: All member feedback welcome in the comments section, hope you enjoy! More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/hwx/return-of-the-hwx/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing: https://ricochet.com/join/. Subscribe to HWX in iTunes (and...

Duration:00:51:49

Ep. 133: Thanksgiving Spectacular

11/22/2017
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It's a very special Thanksgiving edition of HWX. Brian Ward and Paul Happe gather to discuss all the critical holiday issues of the day. Topics addressed include: All member feedback welcome in the comments section. Hope you enjoy. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/hwx/thanksgiving-spectacular/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing:...

Duration:00:45:09

Ep. 132: Halloween Spooktacular 2017

10/25/2017
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It's a spooky, special episode of HWX, with Brian Ward and Paul Happe reincarnating to discuss the critical issues of our time. Topics addressed include: What were they drinking during the show? 20 Pounds of Pumpkin from Sam Adams and New Belgium's Voo Doo Ranger Atomic Pumpkin. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/hwx/hwx-halloween-spooktacular-2017/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a month! Join...

Duration:00:52:54

Ep. 132: What Happened?

9/21/2017
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It's a very special book club HWX episode, with Brian Ward and Paul Happe reconvening to discuss Hillary Clinton's latest masterpiece, What Happened. Topics addressed include: Alternate title suggestions, analysis of what's behind the Beatles like shrieking of her fans, suggestions on how to make Republican audiences shriek, and sound clips from Hillary's recent interview on CSPAN. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:48:46

Ep. 133: Gone with the Wind

9/7/2017
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Sponsored by Dollar Shave Club It's a very special episode of HWX, with Brian Ward and Paul Happe reconvening to discuss the critical issues of our time. Topics addressed include: * The NFL season is about to kick off, but it wouldn't be 2017 without a side dish of politics. The meaning of the Colin Kaepernick saga is investigated. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/hwx/gone-with-the-wind/. Podcast listeners: Now become a...

Duration:00:48:13

Ep. 132: Blank Your Own Blank

8/22/2017
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It's a very special episode of HWX, with Brian Ward and Paul Happe reconvening to discuss the critical issues of our times. Topics addressed include: All member feedback welcome in the comments section, hope you enjoy. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/hwx/blank-your-own-blank/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing: https://ricochet.com/join/. Subscribe...

Duration:00:46:46

Ep. 131: The Song Remains the Same

8/9/2017
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Sponsored by Dollar Shave Club It's a very special HWX with Brian Ward and Paul Happe reconvening to discuss the critical issues of our times. Topics addressed include: Our favorite memories of the Anthony Scaramucci era. Who was this clown and where did he come from? We have all the details. Plus a musical tribute to his departure, Nobody Does It Better than Scaramucci. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:46:11

Ep. 130: The Pretenders

7/26/2017
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Sponsored by Dollar Shave Club HWX is back this week by popular demand, with a special broadcast of Brian Ward and Paul Happe breaking down the critical issues of our time. Topics addressed include: It's the Summer of Fake News, we look back on how we got here, including a fond reminiscence of the father of Fake News, This Week in Gatekeeping. Also, since we don't watch CNN anymore, we review exclusive audio of a recent Anderson Cooper 360 promo and ascertain its veracity. More Join...

Duration:00:51:32

Ep. 129: Prognosis Negative

7/22/2017
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Sponsored by SimpliSafe It's a very special late July episode of HWX, with Brian Ward and Paul Happe reconvening to discuss the critical issues of our times. Topics addressed include: After 63 successful votes to repeal Obamacare while there was a Democrat in the White House, the Republicans strike out in their first attempt while having a President who might sign something. How does this happen? We break it down. Plus, the latest installment of This Week in Alternative Never Trump...

Duration:00:35:31

Ep. 128: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

7/14/2017
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Sponsored by Dollar Shave Club It's a special summer extravaganza for HWX, with Brian Ward and Paul Happe discussing the crucial issues of the season, including: * The plight of urban America. What's with the big cities doubling down on socialism this year? We analyze the issue in detail. Also, exclusive audio of a recent Minneapolis Traffic report, exposing the true state of the city. More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:45:45

Ep. 127: Making Shakespeare Great Again

6/29/2017
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Sponsored by Dollar Shave Club It's a special new episode of HWX, with Brian Ward and Paul Happe reconvening to discuss the critical issues of our times. Topics addressed include: * With Kathy Griffin and Shakespeare in the Park's Juliuis Caesar, lots of new Trump bashing in the news. Are these new levels of depravity or just the same old vitriol? Also, exclusive preview audio of this summer's next Broadway smash, Shakespeare in the Trump. More Join the conversation and comment on this...

Duration:00:51:22

Ep. 126: The Real World with Rep. Sean Duffy

6/8/2017
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Sponsored by Dollar Shave Club It's a very special episode of HWX, featuring commentary on the critical issues of our times. Topics addressed include: More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/hwx/real-world-rep-sen-duffy/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing: https://ricochet.com/join/. Subscribe to HWX in iTunes (and leave a 5-star review, please!), or by RSS...

Duration:01:21:34

Ep. 126: The Real World with Rep. Sen Duffy

6/8/2017
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Sponsored by Dollar Shave Club It's a very special episode of HWX, featuring commentary on the critical issues of our times. Topics addressed include: * It's the 25 Anniversary of The Real World on MTV. We discuss this seminal reality series, it's meaning for the culture and rehash our favorite highlights from the early years. Also, exclusive audio of the failed TV pilot from a few years ago, The Real World: Ricochet. * Our special guest is Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI). Not only is Sean an...

Duration:01:21:33

Ep. 125: Summa Cum Laude

5/25/2017
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Sponsored by Dollar Shave Club HWX returns with a Spring Spectacular episode, including discussion of: * Graduation day at Notre Dame featuring VP Mike Pence and a snowflake student walk out protest. We go In the Bubble with the protestors to analyze the action, including exclusive audio of the speech that proves the students were wise to get out while they could! More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/hwx/summa-cum-laude/. Podcast...

Duration:00:48:08

Ep. 124: Mike Nelson

5/17/2017
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Sponsored by Dollar Shave Club It's a very special episode of HWX with Brian Ward and Paul Happe reconvening to discuss the critical issues of our times. The highlight is special guest Mike Nelson of Mystery Science 3000 fame, and now of Rifftrax. We discuss his path to comedy stardom and what the early days of MST3K were like. Also discussed are the latest hijinx in progress at Rifftrax, including their upcoming LIVE show on June 15, in a movie theater near you. More Join the...

Duration:00:37:08

Ep. 124: Get Fired

5/9/2017
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Sponsored by Dollar Shave Club From the retail apocalypse to ESPN to Fox News, lots of people in the news of late are getting wacked from their jobs. Brian Ward and Paul Happe return to try and make sense of it all. Specific topics addressed include: Surly FestMango Blonde All member feedback welcome in the comments section. Hope you enjoy! More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/hwx/get-fired/. Podcast listeners: Now become a...

Duration:00:53:09

Ep. 123: Rotten Tax Paranoia

4/19/2017
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Sponsored by SimpliSafe HWX returns for a very special broadcast. Topics addressed include: * Tax Day filing musings More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/hwx/rotten-tax-paranoia/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing: https://ricochet.com/join/. Subscribe to HWX in iTunes (and leave a 5-star review, please!), or by RSS feed. For all our podcasts in one...

Duration:00:44:42