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POLITICS AS UNUSUAL

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With breaking news breaks into breaking news, it’s getting exhausting. There’s a need for an entertaining ‘seventh-inning stretch’ in the 24/7 news cycle to ask unusual questions from not-your-average guests, like: What can political candidates learn from professional wrestlers? How can politicians get a laugh and not get laughed at? How can you turn a losing candidate into a winner? Host Michael Sheehan's ability to help people communicate at the highest possible level was dubbed by New York Magazine as "the Sheehan effect." It's politics, policy, and people through the looking glass on Politics as Unusual.

With breaking news breaks into breaking news, it’s getting exhausting. There’s a need for an entertaining ‘seventh-inning stretch’ in the 24/7 news cycle to ask unusual questions from not-your-average guests, like: What can political candidates learn from professional wrestlers? How can politicians get a laugh and not get laughed at? How can you turn a losing candidate into a winner? Host Michael Sheehan's ability to help people communicate at the highest possible level was dubbed by New York Magazine as "the Sheehan effect." It's politics, policy, and people through the looking glass on Politics as Unusual.
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United States

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Cadence13

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With breaking news breaks into breaking news, it’s getting exhausting. There’s a need for an entertaining ‘seventh-inning stretch’ in the 24/7 news cycle to ask unusual questions from not-your-average guests, like: What can political candidates learn from professional wrestlers? How can politicians get a laugh and not get laughed at? How can you turn a losing candidate into a winner? Host Michael Sheehan's ability to help people communicate at the highest possible level was dubbed by New York Magazine as "the Sheehan effect." It's politics, policy, and people through the looking glass on Politics as Unusual.

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English


Episodes

How can a politician be funny on purpose?

9/20/2018
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Death is easy, but comedy is hard” goes the old saying. So how can you get a laugh and not get laughed at? The secrets of ‘funny’ are revealed for you by Everybody Loves Raymond Creator/Executive Producer Phil Rosenthal and Host Michael Sheehan.

Duration:00:50:10

What can political candidates learn from professional wrestlers?

9/13/2018
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Political campaigns these days have been compared to WrestleMania. That may be truer than you think. SNL and Coming To America/The Nutty Professor writer Barry Blaustein and Host Michael Sheehan take us through a fascinating and funny comparison of what candidates need to do and professional wrestlers are so good at.

Duration:00:37:34

Historically speaking, are we doomed?

9/6/2018
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If the old saying ‘those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it,” are we all in deep trouble? International stand-up star Eddie Izzard takes us through a funny, irreverent, and informative look at today’s politics through the lens of the past.

Duration:00:45:52

Introduction to Politics as Unusual

8/29/2018
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Host Michael Sheehan's ability to help people communicate at the highest level was dubbed by New York Magazine as "the Sheehan effect." With breaking news happening constantly, Sheehan looks outside the 24/7 news cycle to wonder what politicians can learn from professional wrestlers. How politicians can get laughs, intentionally, with advice from renowned comedians. And how losing candidates can be turned into winning ones with insight from legendary professional sports coaches. It's...

Duration:00:01:21