We trade takes on a trade war with comedians Ramsay Badawi (KPCC), Jimmy O. Yang (HBO’s Silicon Valley) and panelists Jonathan Aronson (USC International Relations), Ian Henderson (writer for American Greatness), and Brian Peck (USC Law Center for Transnational Law and Business)! Hosted by Toby Muresianu and Faith Choyce.
We get to the bottom of what’s *really* going on with Adam Tod Brown (host of Conspiracy! the show), Tom Goss (of the Mean Boys podcast), and professors Gar Culbert (Cal State LA professor of Political Science), Richard Fox (author of iPolitics: Citizens, Elections, and Governing in the New Media Era), and Nigel Raab (Professor of Russian History at Loyola Marymount University). Hosted by Toby Muresianu and Faith Choyce.
We get the inside scoop on the mysterious kingdom with former diplomat and editor of 38North.org Joel S. Wit, Rorry Daniels of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, producer of The Rundown with Robin Thede Sachi Ezura, and former senior producer of the Nightly Show Benari Poulten!
Video clips: http://bit.ly/unsafespacenorthkorea
2:25 Toby Muresianu Standup
5:12 Sachi Ezura Standup
8:13 Benari Poulten Standup
13:31 Panel Discussion
We’re back in LA to talk about a topic that’s always hush hush – surveillance!
* Do intelligence agencies conduct too much domestic surveillance – and do we need to keep an eye on them?
* Why are they leaking – and is it spy vs. spy?
* Do they keep us safe – or is that just what they want you to think, man?
Featuring a fantastic cast who’s willing to wind up on a watch list:
* Professor James Harrigan, former dean of the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani who’s written for the Wall Street Journal, U.S. News and World Report, and more.
* Comedian and former NSA employee Bryan Vokey!
* Comedian Sammy Obeid – seen on Conan, America’s Got Talent and more!
As we approach Trump’s 100 day milestone, here’s a show recorded right before the inauguration with people’s predictions and outlook for the next four years. Recorded in Washington D.C., the show features comedian and Washington Post journalist Elahi Izadi, the Cato Institute’s Caleb Brown, Rare.us editor Jack Hunter, and comedians Chelsea Shorte and Matty Litwack.
3:20 Toby Muresianu Standup
7:50 Chelsea Shorte Standup
11:45 Matty Litwack Standup
15:45 Elahi Izade Standup
20:50 Panel Introductions
22:40 What do you think the biggest change will be over the next four years?
55:17 Is there too much relative comparison of politicians and partisans, as opposed to judging them on their merits?
1:08:50 Education, why can’t we agree on facts, and the media in the age of the internet.
1:27:45 How important are comedic news sources?
1:38:30 Is Trump anti-trans, and the line between opposing policies and opposing groups of people.
We visit New York City with NYU professor and director of “The Other Side of Immigration” Roy Germano, Trump-supporting comedian James Myers, The Federalist senior contributor Dave Marcus, and comedian and former US Marine Courtney Fearrington.
Comedians Jeremy McLellan of South Carolina and Eric Lampaert of France and England join Lou and Toby to discuss Trump’s cabinet, immigration, and how age of consent laws apply to jockeys.
02:18 Tweeting comedy in multiple languages.
12:57: Trump’s National Security Advisor Mike Flynn and Islam
26:50: Age of Consent.
32:53: Guns from a European perspective.
47:03: Developing pre-emptive insurgency tactics.
51:00: Dakota Access Pipeline and Guns.
1:02:50: Comparing experiences immigrating to the UK and US.
1:07:28: Becoming an American vs. becoming a European.
1:19:00: Brexit forcing expats to return.
We discuss what’s next after the election, why it happened and why they voted the way they did in often-heated, often-hilarious discussion with comedians Helen Hong (Inside Amy Schumer), Thai Rivera (Fusion’s Roast of America), Caroline Heldman (Occidental College Politics professor) and John L. Ray (Former DNC analyst).
The election will be over. The hangovers will be fading (maybe). But where do we go from here? Will our wounds heal? What countries should we consider moving to? What tires make the best barricades?
Unsafe Space seeks to answer these questions and more with standup from great comics, discussion with accomplished experts, and your very own questions.
As a special bonus – and to help the healing begin – we’re waiving ticket prices so it is FREE for everyone!
The lineup features comedians:
Helen Hong from Inside Amy Schumer and Last Call with Carson Daly!
Thai Rivera from Fusion’s Roast of America!
Caroline Heldman, Occidental College Political Science professor and author of “Rethinking Madame President: Are We Ready for a Woman in the White House?”
UCLA’s John Ray, former analyst for the DNC!
And hosted by Toby Muresianu and Lou Perez of We the Internet TV!
We return to Los Angeles to cover the industry that covers everybody: The Media. This was a funny and insightful show, as well as a contentious one – particularly around the topic of covering white supremacist movements. You can read some of the articles referenced on white nationalists, Trump and David Duke, and the fight between the KKK and counterprotestors here.
Christina Bellantoni – Assistant Managing Editor/Politics at the LA Times (subscribe to her newsletter at latimes.com/
Tamer Kattan – winner of the World Series of Comedy and finalist in MoveOn.org’s “Laughter Trumps Hate” competition!
Julianne Simitz – Producer of “Bad News Live” in Hollywood and veteran political worker!
Chriss Street – writer whose work has appeared in Breitbart, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Drudge Report, New York Times and many more!
Hope you enjoy it.