Interview

RIP H. Ross Perot - Interview with Brian Brushwood

Brian Brushwood is a podcaster and YouTube star but back in 1992 he was a volunteer for Ross Perot's landmark bid for the presidency that netted him 19% of the popular vote. He joins us to talk about Perot's political achievements, his insane life and if we will ever see anyone like him again.

"What is a political consultant?" - Interview with Adam Sheingate

Our guest is Adam Sheingate he is the author of the book Building a Business of Politics: The Rise of Political Consulting and the Transformation of American Democracy. We discuss the economy of political consultants, how important they are, what they do day to day and how they get hired.

Also, Justin goes off all crazy and confronts a professional who wrote a book on the subject if consultants seduce rich people into running for office so they can cash a paycheck.

Trump / Shrek: the wild world of political fanfiction - Interview with Anne Jamison

Anne Jamison is a professor of English at the University of Utah. She is the author of Fic: Why Fanfiction is Taking Over the World. She explains the rich history of political fanfiction from ancient Roman murder mysteries to bawdy Victorian romps. And of course, our modern political fanfiction including, but not limited to, Brexit escapes! Biden and Obama solving crimes! Bill Clinton being a loving husband! And yes... Trump / Shrek.

Be aware: Mature themes (like Trump having sex with Shrek) are discussed.