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At THE LATEST, we pull together news stories from reputable sources from all across the web – and then we organize it all by topic – making it quick and easy for you to keep up with it all. Our podcast will mirror our website. Every week we’ll discuss politics, tech, sports, entertainment, culture, lifestyle – whatever’s “the latest” each week. THE LATEST PODCAST is a natural extension of TheLatest.com – the best news aggregator ever built (in our humble opinion.)

At THE LATEST, we pull together news stories from reputable sources from all across the web – and then we organize it all by topic – making it quick and easy for you to keep up with it all. Our podcast will mirror our website. Every week we’ll discuss politics, tech, sports, entertainment, culture, lifestyle – whatever’s “the latest” each week. THE LATEST PODCAST is a natural extension of TheLatest.com – the best news aggregator ever built (in our humble opinion.)

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United States

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At THE LATEST, we pull together news stories from reputable sources from all across the web – and then we organize it all by topic – making it quick and easy for you to keep up with it all. Our podcast will mirror our website. Every week we’ll discuss politics, tech, sports, entertainment, culture, lifestyle – whatever’s “the latest” each week. THE LATEST PODCAST is a natural extension of TheLatest.com – the best news aggregator ever built (in our humble opinion.)

Language:

English


Episodes

58. The James Bond Franchise Experience with Steve Rubin

10/12/2021
Steve Rubin, the author of The James Bond Experience Encyclopedia, delves into the history of the James Bond franchise to get everyone ready for the new James Bond film, No Time to Die. Potential future castings and projects concerning the James Bond franchise are discussed. Listen to the podcast for expert writing and film experience from Steve Rubin! Recorded Sunday, October 10, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:32:02

57. Local Recall Effort In Los Angeles and The Backfire Results of Vandalism

9/25/2021
We are back with more politics and news in Los Angeles! This week we talk to activists Nico Ruderman and Katrina Schmitt who are leading the effort to recall Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin. We discuss how their efforts are going, why they are doing it, and what results have occurred since they started. Listen to find out more! Recorded Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:50:36

56. Can Politics In LA Really Be Changed?

7/27/2021
This week's episode features Craig Greiwe, founder of RiseTogether.la, who discusses a political movement he hopes will bring sweeping changes to politics in Los Angeles. Listen to find out more! Recorded Wednesday, July 23rd, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:48:30

55. Haaven: A Project Of Shared Housing To Immediately Relieve Homelessness

6/27/2021
In a continuing series of homelessness in Los Angeles, we discuss Haaven - a company started by Heidi Roberts and her husband to relieve homelessness and provide safe, reliable, and shared housing for those who need it. In this episode, we discuss the benefits and reasoning behind Haaven with Heidi and how homelessness is changing, "one building at a time" - www.haaven.org Recorded Wednesday, June 18th, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:45:43

54. Venice Beach and The Homeless-Industrial Complex

5/22/2021
Homelessness in Los Angeles is a burning issue, and we are continuing to fuel the topic for a need for change. In this episode, we discuss the Venice Beach area of California with Soledad Ursula and how the situation can be combated by all residents and homeowners. Recorded Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:37:52

53. Hope of The Valley and The Battle Against Homelessness

5/16/2021
We are back to the topic of homelessness and what we can do to help. In this week's episode, we talk to Ken Craft, CEO of Hope of The Valley in North Hollywood. Here we discuss what is going on in Los Angeles and how places are working to help homeless services. Listen for more information on how! Recorded Friday, May 14th, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:44:51

52. Homelessness on LA's Skid Row: How Union Rescue Mission Helps

5/9/2021
"It is absolutely the biggest man-made disaster in the United States... and it was intentional," - Andy Bales on Skid Row. In this episode, we talk to Reverend Andy Bales, Head of LA's Union Rescue Mission. We discuss the dangerous living arrangements for homelessness on Skid Row, and how the mission attempts to help. Recorded May 7th, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:50:26

51. Till the App: Student Creation Battles Food Waste In San Diego

5/3/2021
We sit down to talk to the creators of Till the App, a new mobile app based in San Diego that lets restaurants sell unsold food at the end of the day for major discounts. This invention prevents food waste and helps those who might not be able to afford the original price. Recorded Friday, April 30, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:28:41

50. Creativity and Innovation: How We Can Better Ourselves and The World

4/18/2021
It's our 50th Episode, so let's get creative! In this week's episode, we discuss with Josh Linkner the power of innovation and how every person can tap their unlocked creative potential to better the world. Recorded Friday, April 16, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:31:42

49: Immigration on The Southern Border: What You Need To Know

4/4/2021
In this week's episode, we discuss a hot topic in the news lately: immigration on the southern border. Our guest Ruben Navarrette Jr. from the Washington Post shares insight on immigration reform, covering immigration, and what we need to know is happening on the border lately. Recorded Saturday, April 3, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:37:48

49. Immigration at The Border: Whats Happening and Why You Should Care

3/28/2021
This week's episode features Washington Post writer Ruben Navarrette as we discuss with him what is happening with immigration at the border. Under the new administration, immigration has been a hot topic in the news, and in this episode, we cover all you need to know and more! Recorded Friday, March. 26, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:30:33

48. Lets Talk Cannabis With Joyce Gerber

3/22/2021
"Everything we were taught about Cannabis is wrong!" - Joyce Gerber. In this episode, we profile Joyce Gerber on all things Cannabis! Tune in to listen about Joyce Gerber's The Canna Mom show, Cannabis news, and more Cannabis content! Recorded Friday, March. 19, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:27:44

47. The DemAWKracy Podcast: Political Conversations, New Points of View, and Why You Should Listen

2/28/2021
"Democracy... it can be awkward." - Lana Delasanta. In this day and age, talking about politics can be awkward! In this episode, we talk to two small-town friends Lana Delasanta and Ronak Patel who just started their new podcast - DemAWKracy. Lana and Ronak created this podcast to emphasize how the country is not unified, and having these conversations is a step in the right direction. Listen to their first episode here: https://anchor.fm/demawkracy Recorded Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 Check...

Duration:00:35:15

46. Presidents Day and Presidents Throughout US History

2/13/2021
Happy President's Day Weekend. In this episode, we sit down with David Webster, presidential minutiae expert, and discuss Presidents Day and presidents throughout US history. Tune in to listen! Recorded Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:33:09

45. Village For Vets: Key Services for Homeless and At-Risk Veterans in Greater Los Angeles

2/1/2021
"Through programs providing meals, emergency grants, support for basic needs, social support, and links to additional services, Village for Vets helps ensure Los Angeles’ homeless and at-risk veterans don’t fall through the cracks." - taken from https://www.villageforvets.org/about In this week's episode, we interview Marcie Polier Swartz and her non-profit organization - Village for Vets. We learn about what influenced her to create this organization, how it has changed over the years, and...

Duration:00:32:55

44. NFL Playoffs Round Two: Big Week For the Little Seeds

1/16/2021
Sportswriter and expert Millard Woods takes over again this week to discuss weekend two of the NFL Playoffs. He is joined by football enthusiasts Aiden Merrill-Skoloff, Deaven Rector, and Marco Wertheimer. It’s the second round of playoffs, there were a couple of big upsets last weekend, where lower-seeded teams beat higher-seeded ones. This weekend the two teams that had byes are now gonna play and whoever wins games this weekend will go to the conference finals. Here we discuss this...

Duration:00:26:42

43. The First Round of NFL Playoffs: What You Need To Know This Weekend

1/9/2021
It's Playoff Season! On this week's episode, Host Jeff Hall passes the mic to The Latest's football expert: Millard Woods. He is joined by football fans Brian Taylor and Aiden Merrill-Skoloff to discuss the pre-season, first-weekend playoff games, and their upcoming predictions in preparation for this year's Superbowl. Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic, this year's NFL season has been different compared to the past and this playoff season is predicted to be intense. Recorded 9 a.m. PST...

Duration:00:32:18

42. The Impact of Food Waste Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic

12/29/2020
Just in time for the holidays and the new year, in this episode, we discuss the food waste dilemma in the United States and how college students Jack Samuel Rehnborg and Stella Bush do their part in informing the public and aspiring to make a change. Recorded on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:39:27

41. A Look At Georgia Politics in 2020

12/5/2020
in this week's episode, we talk to Georgia residents Cindy Brown and Deaven Rector about what is happening in the peach state after the 2020 presidential elections and what is next to come. Recorded on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:31:49

40. Presidential Election: Discussions on Leadership and Country Division

11/7/2020
Recorded Before Election Results Were Posted. Since Election Day turned into Election Week, we discuss with Keri Thompson and David Iglesias the country's voting strategy, presidential campaigns, and what makes a great leader in a politically divided country. Recorded on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 Check out our website: TheLatest.com Send us feedback: podcast@thelatest.com

Duration:00:30:14