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The Latest is a weekly five-minute comedy editorial about trending news, politics, and entertainment stories. It's shorter than most Dave Matthews Band songs.

The Latest is a weekly five-minute comedy editorial about trending news, politics, and entertainment stories. It's shorter than most Dave Matthews Band songs.
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The Latest is a weekly five-minute comedy editorial about trending news, politics, and entertainment stories. It's shorter than most Dave Matthews Band songs.

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English


Episodes

Shop ‘Til You Shop (featuring Denver Ad School founder Jesse Alkire)

12/2/2019
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Episode Notes In the seventeenth episode of The Latest, we shop for Cyber Monday deals while waiting in line on Black Friday. Jesse Alkire, a Colorado-based creative director and founder of the Denver Ad School (www.denveradschool.com), joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:05:17

Guns, Roses & Umbrellas (featuring hair stylist Chelsea Konarska)

11/25/2019
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Episode Notes In the sixteenth episode of The Latest, we vote for democracy in Hong Kong because it’s got to happen somewhere. Chelsea Konarska, a Los Angeles-based hair stylist, joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:04:17

Gold Digger (featuring recruiter Tom Powell)

11/18/2019
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Episode Notes In the fifteenth episode of The Latest, we tithe 10% of our income to Kanye West. Recruiter Tom Powell joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:04:38

Vanna Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum (featuring registered nurse Brooke Shaw)

11/11/2019
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Episode Notes In the fourteenth episode of The Latest, we discuss sick celebs. Registered nurse Brooke Shaw joins the program for the O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:04:59

I Approve This Message Being Banned (featuring Sasha Kostyrko, an actor with ties to Ukraine)

11/4/2019
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Episode Notes In the thirteenth episode of The Latest, we vote for the social media platform that bans all political ads. Sasha Kostyrko, an actor with ties to Ukraine, joins the program for a spooky O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:05:05

Fire Festival (featuring Michelson Found Animals Registry regional director Matt Ulrich)

10/28/2019
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Episode Notes In the twelfth episode of The Latest, we didn’t start the fires in California. Matt Ulrich of the Michelson Found Animals Registry (found.org) joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:04:43

American Gigalo (featuring professional investment banker and amateur historian Brad Holm)

10/21/2019
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Episode Notes In the eleventh episode of The Latest, we make no money exploring the gig economy. Brad Holm, a professional investment banker and amateur historian, joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:04:55

People’s Republic of Houston (featuring Shannon Perkins, an attorney who works with Child Protective Services)

10/14/2019
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Episode Notes In the tenth episode of The Latest, we get banned in China for mentioning Hong Kong and the NBA. Shannon Perkins, an attorney who works with Child Protective Services, joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Transcript: https://medium.com/@gregott/peoples-republic-of-houston-b867d8165978?source=friends_link&sk=2db97948a3070f5d383f90f11510afec Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:05:04

Jared Day (featuring Washington State University football coach Shane Ros)

10/7/2019
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Episode Notes In the ninth episode of The Latest, we try to remember whether or not we get the day off for Columbus Day on October 14. Washington State University football coach Shane Ros joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:05:20

Diatomaceous J. Earth (featuring actor/singer/director Katherine Yacko)

9/30/2019
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Episode Notes In the eighth episode of The Latest, we scroll through Articles of Impeachment on our phone. Katherine Yacko, a New York-based actor, singer, director, joins the program as our first female guest for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:06:06

Chief Justice Zuckerberg (featuring Coca-Cola micro-economist Eli Moore)

9/23/2019
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Episode Notes In the seventh episode of The Latest, we explore Facebook’s plans to form its own Supreme Court, which will likely rule it’s a crime to forget someone’s birthday. Eli Moore, a micro-economist who leads insights and analytics for The Coca-Cola Company, joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:04:44

Vape and/or Die (featuring former White House staff member Tim Doescher)

9/16/2019
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Episode Notes In the sixth episode of The Latest, we examine the emerging vaping emergency and potential ban on e-cigarette flavors like nacho cheese. Public policy analyst and former George W. Bush White House staff member Tim Doescher joins the program to discuss O.J. Simpson’s 9/11 tribute in this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:04:54

Extra Credit (featuring bestselling author David Kadavy)

9/9/2019
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Episode Notes In the fifth episode of The Latest, we look at Chinese-style social credit systems being deep fried and served with your choice of two sides as they enter American society. Bestselling author (“The Heart to Start,” “Design for Hackers”) and “Love Your Work” host David Kadavy (www.kadavy.net) joins the program for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:05:08

Bar Rescue (featuring fantasy football champion Matt Hays)

9/2/2019
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Episode Notes In the fourth episode of The Latest, we look at the latest mass shooting (which one?), and fantasy football champion Matt Hays joins the show for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:05:34

Child’s Pose (featuring a real attorney)

8/26/2019
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Episode Notes In the third episode of The Latest, we look at Spider Man, Star Wars, and other things adult men won’t give up. We’re also joined by an actual attorney for this week’s O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:05:55

For The Birds (featuring Business Insider host and producer Joe Avella)

8/19/2019
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Episode Notes In the second episode of The Latest, we look at the Endangered Species Act and whether your garbage will turn into a ski slope. Joe Avella (Business Insider) also joins us for our first O.J. Simpson Twitter Update. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:05:08

No Country For Old Men

8/11/2019
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Episode Notes In the first episode of The Latest, we look at whether politicians raised in the era of “Leave it to Beaver” are equipped to address problems like 8Chan or Alaska turning into a tropical resort. Thoughts on The Latest? @_gregott on Twitter

Duration:00:05:15