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Hosted by Bob Cesca, the popular Salon.com contributor and editor for The Daily Banter, the Bob Cesca Show combines funny liberal political talk from podcasters knee-deep in the trenches of the American political debate. Brought to you by BubbleGenius.com bath and body products. Download our free weekly audio podcast in the iTunes Store and be sure to Rate and Review the show in iTunes.

Hosted by Bob Cesca, the popular Salon.com contributor and editor for The Daily Banter, the Bob Cesca Show combines funny liberal political talk from podcasters knee-deep in the trenches of the American political debate. Brought to you by BubbleGenius.com bath and body products. Download our free weekly audio podcast in the iTunes Store and be sure to Rate and Review the show in iTunes.

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Dumfries, VA

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Hosted by Bob Cesca, the popular Salon.com contributor and editor for The Daily Banter, the Bob Cesca Show combines funny liberal political talk from podcasters knee-deep in the trenches of the American political debate. Brought to you by BubbleGenius.com bath and body products. Download our free weekly audio podcast in the iTunes Store and be sure to Rate and Review the show in iTunes.

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@bobcesca_go

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English


Episodes

Andy Parker

8/10/2022
In 2015, Andy's daughter Alison was shot and killed on live television while she was reporting the news for WDBJ-7 in Roanoke, Virginia. Now, Andy's formed a PAC called Andy's Fight to raise money for candidates who support both gun safety laws and reforming social media. AndysFight.com. His book is called For Alison: The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father's Fight for Gun Safety. And you can follow Andy on Twitter here. Meantime, if you like what you hear, please help support this...

Duration:01:13:04

Third World Bullsh*t

8/9/2022
[Explicit Language] Our coverage of the FBI's raid at Mar-a-lago. The Red Hat heads exploding. Trump's enthusiastic praise of Christopher Wray, plus Wray's connections to Trump and other Republicans. Kevin McCarthy's threat against Merrick Garland. Outrage and threats of violence don't supersede the rule of law. Defunding the FBI. Dan Bongino's rant on Fox News. The possible statutes violated by Trump. Trump wanted generals like Hitler's generals. Evidence proving Trump flushed documents....

Duration:01:10:04

Your Perry Mason Moment

8/4/2022
[Explicit Content] Alex Jones is having a terrible time in court, and we're here for it. Complete coverage of Jones's lies under oath, his childish behavior, and, as always, the gay frogs. The January 6 committee and the DOJ are subpoenaing Jones's text messages. This is the first of four times he'll have to go through this. Crazies in Cars Getting Conspiracies. Alex Jones confessing to working with Secret Service on Jan. 6. Justice Department subpoenaed Pat Cipollone. More on the fake...

Duration:01:15:20

Carlos Alazraqui on the Dirtbag Left

8/3/2022
[Explicit Language] Actor/comedian Carlos Alazraqui joins us to discuss the so-called dirtbag left -- alleged liberals who reject party unity in lieu of personal agendas, while attacking everyone else as corporatist Dems and party apologists. You might know Carlos from from the Stephanie Miller Show, Reno 911 as "Garcia," Rocko's Modern Life, Spongebob Square Pants, The Fairly OddParents -- so many roles that there are two Wikipedia pages to cover all of his things. Carlos has been on a...

Duration:00:45:38

Not Interested In Food, Just Violence

8/2/2022
[Explicit Language] Aggressive monkeys in Yamaguchi, Japan. Big vote in Kansas today on abortion rights. Biden authorized a drone strike that killed al-Qaeda leader Al-Zawahiri. Republicans have abandoned the troops. The Republican lies about the PACT Act. Trump's "Sir!" stories. Fist-bumping on the Senate floor. The Inflation Reduction Act. Republicans push closer to having a constitutional convention. The Liberty Amendments. Trump is a 9/11 Truther. Ivana Trump's cheap gravesite is a tax...

Duration:01:11:02

The Scream Of The Turtle

7/28/2022
[Explicit Content] It's 'Good News Day' on the show. The new and sweaty photo of Trump. Senate Democrats on the verge of passing major legislation on the climate crisis, the deficit, and taxation on corporate profits. Manchin screwed Mitch McConnell on the CHIPS bill. It's happening! The Justice Department is, in fact, criminally investigating Donald Trump for seditious conspiracy. The dumbest crooks ever used the word "fake" in their emails. Mnuchin, Pompeo, Ratcliffe, and Wolf from the...

Duration:01:11:22

Donna Halper and The Trees

7/27/2022
My great friend Donna Halper returns to the show to talk about the 1/6 committee, talk radio, and the latest news from the Justice Department. Plus we analyze Neil Peart's lyrics to a classic song by Rush called "The Trees," and how, even though it's a great Rush song, the lyrics warn that equality has unintended consequences. Donna is a professor of media analysis, a prolific writer, and a former broadcaster who introduced American radio audiences to Rush (the band). You can find her work...

Duration:01:26:18

Maximum Security Retirement Home

7/26/2022
[Explicit Language] Happy anniversary to the Burbanks! Thursday's 1/6 committee hearings. Trump will never criticize his fanboys. Red Hat media whines about Josh Hawley running video. Live by the bullying, die by the bullying. G. Gordon Liddy Easter egg in Trading Places. Trump's handwritten edits on his remarks. The Bannon verdict. Mike Pence's chief of staff testified to the DOJ's grand jury. Brian Kemp will testify before Fani Willis's grand jury. Kansas ballot initiative on abortion....

Duration:01:12:18

The Camera Is His Butt Plug

7/21/2022
[Explicit Content] Mushrooms! President Biden tests positive for COVID. Someone contracted polio in Rockland, New York while anti-vaxerism is soaring. The 1/6 committee will play outtakes from Trump's 1/6 video to the insurrectionists. What do we know about DOJ investigations involving Trump? Merrick Garland's most recent statements and his May 2022 memo. Jody's Ivana Trump conspiracy theory. The Bill O'Reilly Neck Lift. Pete Buttigieg wins! Flawless victory! With Spicy Jody Hamilton, David...

Duration:01:09:15

Robbie Pickering on Gaslit

7/20/2022
[Explicit Language] Robbie Pickering is the co-writer, creator, and executive producer of the amazing Gaslit series on Starz about Watergate, Martha Mitchell, G. Gordon Liddy, John Mitchell, and John Dean. We talked about the creative themes of the series as well as lots of Gordon Liddy stories. Not only did Robbie create the series but he wrote several of the episodes, including one of the greatest scenes in TV history involving Liddy, Dean, and a pencil. You can find Gaslit on the Starz...

Duration:01:25:38

Our Favorite Maniac

7/19/2022
[Explicit Language] The leaked Merrick Garland memo about investigations before the midterms. DOJ is running out of time given Trump's stalling tactics. DOJ has added more prosecutors to handle Trump's involvement in the insurrection. Trump likely violated five different laws. Pushing back without undermining Democrats in the midterms. Ronny Jackson threatened to shoot the president. Another insane North Carolina abortion bill. The craziest talking point ever. Gulag states sent 5,700 demands...

Duration:01:04:15

George Tiller the Baby Killer

7/14/2022
[Explicit Content] Tuesday's 1/6 committee hearings. Trump's fake executive orders. Trump's witness tampering. Newsmax says he butt-dialed.Steve Bannon and Mark Meadows are going to prison. Trump's fetish for chaos. Rapist confesses to assaulting 10-year-old Ohio girl. Fox News and the Republicans are targeting the Indiana doctor who helped the child. "I own your body now." Rep. Ralph Norman thinks women are murdering their newborn babies. Biden administration will provide emergency medical...

Duration:01:13:22

Cliff Schecter and Trump's Stooges

7/13/2022
[Explicit Language] All new show! We were supposed to talk with Robbie Pickering, creator of the Gaslit series on Starz, but we had to postpone to next week. Instead, Cliff Schecter returns for his month drop-in. Today, we talked about abortion, ballot initiatives, the Ohio Senate race, the latest from the 1/6 committee hearings, and more. Don't forget to subscribe to Cliff's YouTube channel where he's posting daily barnburner videos. Meantime, if you like what you hear, please help support...

Duration:00:57:57

Patsy Baloney

7/12/2022
[Explicit Content] We're back from the break with all news shows! The rise of theocratic idiocracy. Sarah Palin reloaded. We're paying too much attention to 2024 and the presidency. Today's 1/6 committee hearings. Cassidy Hutchinson forced into hiding. Patsy Baloney's 98-hour testimony. Bannon and his liver spots agree to testify. Buzz recaps the hearings so far. Trump's IRS audited political enemies. Near-term solutions to help women in gulag states. Exceptions in the Hyde Amendment. State...

Duration:01:14:50

Interview Encore: Mary Trump

7/7/2022
[Explicit Content] Today's interview goes back to September 2021 when Bob and Mary talked about her must-read new book, The Reckoning: Our Nation's Trauma and Finding a Way to Heal, about America's battle with PTSD following the Trump presidency. Plus, there's some Star Trek in there, too. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:10:32

Interview Encore: Wajahat Ali

7/6/2022
[Explicit Content] Today, we're going back to May 25 when I talked with the great Wajahat Ali, author of the best selling book "Go Back To Where You Came From” and he's the cohost of the Democracy-ish podcast. The topic was the mass shooting in Uvalde and what we can do about tearing down the gun culture brick by brick. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:54:48

Interview Encore: Frangela

7/5/2022
[Explicit Content] We're replaying my May 4th conversation with two of the funniest smartest women around – the comedy team of Frangela – Angela V. Shelton and Frances Collier. Not only are they veterans of the Stephanie Miller Extended Cinematic Universe, they also have a podcast of their own called, The Final Word and Idiot of the Week. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:02:45

Interview Encore: Jen Kirkman

6/30/2022
Bob will be back with new shows starting July 12, but meanwhile we're rewinding back to June 2021 and Bob's chat with the great Jen Kirkman about returning to life after COVID, anxiety disorders, Twitter trolls, and more. Meantime, if you like what you hear, please help support this show by subscribing to our bonus content at patreon.com/bobcescashow. With additional music by Antiquity. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:01:10:43

Interview Encore: Brian Karem

6/29/2022
While we're taking a short break, we're replaying some of our favorite interviews, like this one from January 2022 with journalist Brian Karem about his book "Free The Press," and more. Meantime, if you like what you hear, please help support this show by subscribing to our bonus content at patreon.com/bobcescashow. With additional music by Richard Turgeon. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:52:11

Interview Encore: Dr. Leah Torres

6/28/2022
We're taking a short break until July 12, but in the meantime, we're rewinding to Bob's May 11 interview with Dr. Leah Torres, an OB/GYN and abortion rights activist. Bob and Dr. Torres discussed the leaked Supreme Court decision which will overturn the 50 year old Roe decision. If you like what you hear, please help support this show by subscribing to our bonus content at patreon.com/bobcescashow. With additional music by CC Grace. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and...

Duration:00:46:52