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From the right, its Mark Hard, and from the left its Pete Hard! Join the Hard Brothers (Mike Still and Paul Welsh) for a bare-knuckle political brawl that will leave you with an America-shaped bruise on your brain. Featuring your favorite comedians performing as your (least) favorite politicians.

From the right, its Mark Hard, and from the left its Pete Hard! Join the Hard Brothers (Mike Still and Paul Welsh) for a bare-knuckle political brawl that will leave you with an America-shaped bruise on your brain. Featuring your favorite comedians performing as your (least) favorite politicians.
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From the right, its Mark Hard, and from the left its Pete Hard! Join the Hard Brothers (Mike Still and Paul Welsh) for a bare-knuckle political brawl that will leave you with an America-shaped bruise on your brain. Featuring your favorite comedians performing as your (least) favorite politicians.

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Episodes

85. Richard Painter Knows What An Emolument Is (w/ Paul Brittain)

11/15/2017
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Richard Painter (Paul Brittain), one of the lawyers suing Donald Trump for ethics violations, gets into the nitty gritty on Hard Nation; why he no longer eats Cap'n Crunch, what makes a Courtyard Marriott different then a regular Marriott, and his favorite Gerry Rafferty song. Plus: Mark attempts to destroy his Keurig. This episode is brought to you by Casper (www.casper.com/HARD code: HARD).

Duration: 00:47:51


84. Mario and Cappy Have An Existential Crisis (w/ Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino)

11/8/2017
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It’s a Hard Nation Odyssey, as video game legend Mario and his sidekick Cappy (Jessica McKenna & Zach Reino) visit Mark & Pete to discuss their latest adventure. They discuss the ethics of “capturing” an enemy, what hats eat, Mario’s addiction to psychedelics, and Luigi’s shady real estate scheme. Plus: Mark & Pete decide who’s the Mario and who’s the Luigi of their relationship.

Duration: 00:44:55


83. Paul Manafort Drinks Feta Cheese (w/ Dan Black)

11/1/2017
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Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort (Dan Black) is preparing to go under house arrest when Mark & Pete catch him for Hard Nation. The man Pete calls “evil Roald Dahl” obsesses over his daughter’s boyfriends and discovers Rick Lazio is the Zodiac Killer. Plus: Mark blows his school board debate.

Duration: 00:48:11


82. Roger Clinton Is The First Brother of America (w/ Jacob Womack)

10/25/2017
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Roger Clinton (Jacob Womack), the half brother of former president Bill Clinton, already has a nosebleed when he joins Mark & Pete on Hard Nation. He spills what he learned about Paul Giamatti on the set of Fred Claus, and explains why his favorite vitamin is meth. Plus: Mark makes creative use of the Halloween season to boost his run for school board.

Duration: 00:47:57


81. Erik Prince Wants All the Boys (w/ George Basil)

10/18/2017
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Erik Prince (George Basil), founder of the “private military services” firm Blackwater/Academi, thoroughly terrifies Mark & Pete on this week’s Hard Nation. While chowing down on octopus tartar, he discusses creating human/Great Dane hybrid soldiers and his favorite movie Snow Dogs. Plus: Mark makes a major announcement.

Duration: 00:49:41


80. Sarah Huckabee Sanders Can Bench 550 (w/ Pamela Murphy)

10/11/2017
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Pamela Murphy) brings her skateboard and a bucket of mashed potatoes to the shores of Hard Nation. After reading some heartwarming letters to the president from children named Scallop and Scaliwag, she plays Mark & Pete her heavy metal mixtape. Plus: Pete is vaping again.

Duration: 00:46:41


79. Miguel Wargo Stands for the Star Spangled Banner (w/ Craig Rowin)

10/4/2017
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Patriotic singer and possible hobo Miguel Wargo (Craig Rowin) brings his beautiful voice to Hard Nation to discuss the NFL protests. You wont want to miss his tribute to Tom Petty, or his renditions of American standards like Battle Hymn Of The Republic and the Chili's Baby Back Ribs song. Plus: Pete remembers his days as the owner of "Top Secret Massage"

Duration: 00:50:40


78. Stephen Miller Is The Three Eyed Raven (w/ Zac Oyama)

9/27/2017
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32 year-old White House policy adviser Stephen Miller (Zac Oyama) opens up to Mark & Pete about growing up on the mean streets of Santa Monica, littering to make a point, and stabbing Cesar Milan. Plus: Is Stephen more like Tommy Bahama or Tom Bombadil?

Duration: 00:44:55


77. Jim Mattis Can’t Be Cornered (w/ Lou Wilson)

9/20/2017
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Defense Secretary James “Mad Dog” Mattis (Lou Wilson) is famously private, but on Hard Nation he opens up about everything from why he likes visiting IKEA late at night to his 44 year relationship with a prostitute named Strawberry. Plus: Mark thinks he can control Trump with his mind.This episode is brought to you by Hello Fresh (www.hellofresh.com code: HARDNATION30).

Duration: 00:51:09


76. Salma Hayek Has Theresa May’s Insulin (w/ Alice Wetterlund, Veronica Osorio)

9/13/2017
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British Prime Minister Theresa May (Alice Wetterlund) and actress Salma Hayek (Veronica Osorio) are fast friends on this week’s Hard Nation. Theresa reveals she loves hacking the mainframe and threatening her husband with a cane, Salma plugs her movie Batteries Not Included, and yes, they go deep on Brexit. Plus: Mark and Pete both love that scene from My Girl with the bees.This episode is brought to you by Hello Fresh (www.hellofresh.com code: HARDNATION30).

Duration: 00:52:02


75. Eric Bolling & Lilith Are All Out Of Faith (w/ Devin Field, Rose O’Shea)

9/6/2017
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Fox News personality Eric Bolling (Devin Field) and Fox’s HR representative Lilith (Rose O’Shea) thought they were on Hard Nation to discuss the sexual harassment allegations against Bolling, but that just scratches the surface of Eric’s dick pic addiction and Lilith’s methamphetamine-laden past. Mark & Pete lead Eric & Lilith on a journey of body-shaming, falafels, Natalie Imbruglia, and love.This episode is brought to you by Hello Fresh (www.hellofresh.com code: HARDNATION30).

Duration: 00:42:44


74. Hope Hicks Modeled For Ralph Lauren (w/ Laura Willcox)

8/30/2017
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White House Communications Director Hope Hicks (Laura Willcox) takes a break from assisting Mr. Donald President Trump to talk to the Hard brothers. She reveals which former staffer she called Polly Pocket, how Trump’s brain cured AIDS, and her plan to become a Real Housewife of DC. Plus: Mark, Dick Durbin and Newt Gingrich are prepping for Burning Man!

Duration: 00:46:11


73. Eric Trump Doesn’t See Color (w/ Casey Feigh)

8/23/2017
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Eric Trump (Casey Feigh) stops by Hard Nation to talk about managing Trump Wineries, touring with the String Cheese Incident, and being Reese Witherspoon. Plus: Pete explains what makes a great key party.

Duration: 00:44:35


72 Summer Vibes with Jill Stein and Jimmy Buffett (w/ D’Arcy Carden, Geoff Garlock)

8/16/2017
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Green Party candidate and Harvard-educated doctor Jill Stein (D'Arcy Carden) returns to Hard Nation, where she avoids answering whether she's responsible for Donald Trump by playing Never Have I Ever and Zip Zap Kraut. Later, Jimmy Buffett (Geoff Garlock) calls in to preach the gospel of island livin' and keeping the bad people out. Plus: Mark thinks Nazis are bad!This episode is brought to you by Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/HARD).

Duration: 01:05:52


71. Sean Spicer Binds His Penis (w/ Will Hines)

8/9/2017
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Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer (Will Hines) discusses his upcoming “transition” from the Trump administration and why he couldn’t get a photo with Spiderman on Hollywood Blvd, in between punching himself in the crotch. Plus: Mark is going to Burning Man!

Duration: 00:45:20


70. Mark Hard’s Conservative Summer Jam! (Live from Politicon ft. Donald Trump)

8/2/2017
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Live from Politicon in Pasadena, CA, Mark has rounded up a trio of his favorite conservative thinkers! Anthony Scaramucci (Craig Rowin) insists everything he says on this podcast is off the record. Velveteen Carter (Carl Tart) returns to explain why she hasn’t gotten her period since Trump was elected. Betsy Ross (Christine Nangle) is visiting from the past, and angry about the price of thread. And a certain President of the United States (Anthony Atamanuik) just might stop by...This...

Duration: 00:55:07


69. Tim Allen Thinks Jared Kushner's A Weenie (w/ Adam Lustick, Billy Scafuri)

7/26/2017
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On this week's episode of HARD NATION, odd couple Jared Kushner (Adam Lustick) and Tim Allen (Billy Scafuri) join the brothers for a wild conversation about "Devil's Dust", coconut balls, and dinosaurs. Plus, an in-depth look at Kushner's "teen mustache"!

Duration: 00:51:34


68. Arnold Schwarzenegger Has A Ferret (w/ Ryan Stanger)

7/19/2017
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Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (Ryan Stanger) stops by Hard Nation to clarify that he and Donald Trump are not “hanging out pals,” stump for for the right to keep exotic pets and recite his favorite poems. Plus: Mark is learning to boogie board.

Duration: 00:46:06


67. Nick Nolte Is On His Seventh Throat (w/ Ed Larson)

7/12/2017
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People Magazine’s "Sexiest Man Alive" of 1992, Nick Nolte (Ed Larson) comes on Hard Nation to promote his new show Graves, explain how he lost his looks in a game of baccarat, and redefine oral sex. Plus: Mark and Pete debate the best movie presidents.

Duration: 00:41:02


66. Lynne Patton Is Garry Marshall (w/ Diona Reasonover)

7/5/2017
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On a special post-July 4th episode of Hard Nation, newly appointed head of Region II of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development / wedding planner extraordinaire Lynne Patton (Diona Reasonover) joins the guys to chat about "HUD-ing", how to plan the best celebrity golf tournament, and her secret life as a rom-com screenwriter.

Duration: 00:46:03

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