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KATG 2943: #MeToo w/ Marcia Belsky

Yom Kippur, religion, and family; Maroon 5 to head 2019 Super Bowl halftime show; Keith and Chemda: Good Cop/Bad Cop; Sean Penn, Brett Kavanaugh, Les Moonves, and the #MeToo movement; Roseanne Barr on Dr. Oz; Bert and Ernie: gay lovers September 21, 2018

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Show Notes

  • — Yom Kippur: Marcia Belsky is in studio to discuss if it's possible to honor your father and mother AND not bare false witness
  • — The Exposure: Maroon 5 is slated to perform at the Super Bowl 2019 halftime show
  • — All Cops Are Bad: Listeners voted that Chemda is the Good Cop to Keith's Bad Cop, while Keith explains how it's actually the opposite
  • — Old Man Opinions: Sean Penn says that the #MeToo movement was created to divide men and women
  • — Disrupted Entitlement: Christine Ford, a California professor, is accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault
  • — Second Chances: Roseanne Barr was interviewed on Dr. Oz to discuss her most controversial racist tweet
  • — Stand By Your Man: The gang discusses how to treat the women who stand next to accused predators and the grey areas of #MeToo
  • — I Created Bert: Sesame Street writer Mark Saltzman made a statement saying that Bert and Ernie were gay partners that were based on his own gay relationship. Sesame Street creator Frank Oz vehemently disagrees that the puppets are gay.
  • — Sorry You're 40: The gang discusses how close-mindedness is a choice that you make as you age

Guests

Marcia BelskyMarcia Belsky

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Marcia Belsky
Marcia Belsky
Maroon 5
Maroon 5
Cardi B
Cardi B
Sean Penn
Sean Penn
Brett Kavanaugh and attemped rape accuser Christine Ford
Brett Kavanaugh and attemped rape accuser Christine Ford
Roseanne Barr
Roseanne Barr
Dr. Oz
Dr. Oz
Julie Chen and Les Moonves
Julie Chen and Les Moonves
Bill and Camille Cosby
Bill and Camille Cosby
Bert and Ernie
Bert and Ernie
Bert and Ernie writer Mark Saltzman
Bert and Ernie writer Mark Saltzman
Muppet/Seseme Street creator Frank Oz
Muppet/Seseme Street creator Frank Oz
The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale

KATG 2942: The Good Fight w/ Mehran Khaghani

The dating scene then and now; Keith takes poppers; Keith & Mehran; token gay friends; Mehran's drinking and nose surgery; self-sabotage; 2018 Emmy Awards; feminism throughout history; Julie Chen Moonves; celebrating BlacKkKlansman September 20, 2018

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Show Notes

  • — Tumultuous Times: We have Mehran Khaghani in studio during Hurricane Florence to give us an update on his health
  • — The Wagon: Mehran discusses his drinking habits and whether or not they're problematic
  • — Viral Load: Mehran compares the dating scene now to when he was younger
  • — No Cyanide Poisoning For Keith: Keith recently inhaled poppers
  • — Sweep In Like A Vampire: Mehran discusses his desires to hook up with Keith
  • — Tokenism: People often try and make Mehran their “gay friend as if he were a clothing accessory
  • — Take A Punch: Mehran recounts the incident that lead to him breaking his nose and the subsequent surgery
  • — Burn It To The Ground: The gang discusses the various impulses and desires to wreck their own lives
  • — Emmy Roundup: Keith lists the winners of the 2018 Emmy Awards, and the gang discusses the show and the included wedding proposal
  • — Women Had Voices: Mehran discusses the previous historical periods of feminism and his problem with current feminist rhetoric
  • — Julie Chen Moonves: Big Brother host Julie Chen has made the decision to publicly stand by her husband, accused sexual assaulter Les Moonves
  • — Brutal: Keith and Mehran discuss their love for the movie BlacKkKlansman

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Mehran ready for the weather
Mehran ready for the weather
Staying dry and fabulous
Staying dry and fabulous
Poppers
Poppers
Rotten Tomatoes: 8%
Rotten Tomatoes: 8%

Director Glenn Weiss proposing to Jan Svendsen at the Emmys
Director Glenn Weiss proposing to Jan Svendsen at the Emmys
Les Moonves and his wife Julie Chen
Les Moonves and his wife Julie Chen

KATG 2941: Spidey Sense w/ Connor Creagan

Poland syndrome; first dates; coming out; the Dine-and-Dash Dater; Spider-Man PS4's awkward marriage proposal; man caught fucking beaver; WikiFreakz September 19, 2018

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Show Notes

  • — Special Parking Spot: Connor Creagan is in studio explaining what it’s like to have Poland syndrome, which causes him to have one hand much smaller than the other
  • — 50/50: Connor discusses his fascination with straight men, and the gang talks about how they are on first dates with Bianca Brady
  • — Who's The Girl?: Connor describes coming out to his parents, and the gang discusses how it's strange that gay people have to talk about their sex lives with their families. 53% of listeners say they are friends with their parent(s).
  • — Date And Dash: Paul Gonzales, dubbed the Dine-and-Dash Dater, pleaded not guilty to extortion, grand theft, and other charges. He faces up to 13 years in prison.
  • — A Tangled Web: Tyler Schultz asked the creators of the new Spider-Man PS4 game to put an easter egg in the game to help him propose to his girlfriend. They obliged in a dramatic way. By the time the game was released, the couple had broken up.
  • — Necrophilia and Beastiality: Richard Delp, 35, was arrested on an animal cruelty charge and possession of methamphetamine after a woman caught him attempting to have sex with a dying beaver
  • — WikiFreakz: Connor hosts a podcast where the hosts learn new things every week from Wikipedia

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Connor Creagan
Connor Creagan
Bianca Brady
Bianca Brady
Paul Gonzales
Paul Gonzales
 Tyler Schultz and Maddie before the breakup
Tyler Schultz and Maddie before the breakup
Tyler's plea
Tyler's plea
The easter egg proposal
The easter egg proposal
Richard Delp, dead beaver fucker
Richard Delp, dead beaver fucker
Connor's podcast
Connor's podcast

KATG 2940: Good Cops w/ John Murray

KATG's Good Cop/Bad Cop Dynamic; loving Bruce Springsteen; crazy parental deaths; in vitro fertilisation; Spider-Man PS4's rainbow flag; The Predator and The Nun reviewed; sperm from your favorite celebrity; First Man American flag controversy September 18, 2018

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Show Notes

  • — Read The Wiki: We have John Murray in studio, who never heard the show before. It's okay; his publicist warned him about Keith and Chemda’s Bad Cop/Good Cop Dynamic.
  • — The Bosscast: John hosts a podcast all about the beloved Bruce Springsteen
  • — Left Turn: 3 years ago, John’s mother got lost after a New Year's Eve party and froze to death in the woods by her home. John found the body. In 2001, John's father passed away in Tower 2 during the 9/11 attacks.
  • — What Are The Odds: John and his wife struggled to have children, did in vitro fertilisation, and ended up having twins, only later to be surprised soon after by a third child
  • — Inclusion: The new Spider-Man PS4 video game includes a rainbow flag in its virtual city
  • — Was He Always The Predator?: Keith gives his reviews of The Predator and The Nun after Chemda guesses at their stories
  • — Darwinism: A sperm bank in California is offering women a service where they can choose their sperm donor from men who resemble their favorite celebrities
  • — You Had Me At Moon: Dumb Americans are upset that the Neil Armstrong biopic First Man, which has not yet been released, supposedly doesn't include a scene with the planting of the American flag on the moon

Guests

John MurrayJohn Murray

Pictures

John Murray
John Murray
Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen
John's podcast
John's podcast
Tower 2
Tower 2
The Donald paying his respects
The Donald paying his respects
Honoring the dead
Honoring the dead

Arnold and the original Predator
Arnold and the original Predator
Arnold's early work
Arnold's early work

Ryan Gosling and Neil Armstrong
Ryan Gosling and Neil Armstrong

KATG 2939: Nike & Colin Kaepernick w/ Liz Miele and Calvin Cato

Keith's girlfriend's friends; Kellogg's' sexist slogans; Runner's World high; how your porn is racist; Senator John McCain, RIP; Your President, Nike, Kaepernick, and the Black Lives Matter movement September 17, 2018

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Show Notes

  • — Kyle’s Friends: Liz Miele and Calvin Cato are in studio. Liz is friends with Kyle Ocasio, so she’s okay; however, the jury is still out on Calvin.
  • — International Section: 10-year-old English girl Hannah-Marie Clayton wrote Kellogg's to complain that the slogan, Loved by Kids, Approved by Mums, excludes dads. The company is reworking the slogan.
  • — Bad Runner: Despite being featured in Runner's World, Liz still thinks she’s just okay at running. The gang discusses the differences between the mythical runners high and being high on drugs.
  • — Institutionalized: Calvin despises porn that makes black people the animals
  • — Disgraceful: Colonel Tran Trong Duyet, McCain's former Vietnamese jailer, praised Senator John McCain so much more than President Donald Trump ever did, even in death
  • — The Country: Nike endorsed quarterback Colin Kaepernick for kneeling in protest of civil rights violations in America. People across the country have been protesting by defacing their Nike products and trying to ban Nike from being carried in stores across entire cities. Keith explains the origins of Kaepernick’s movement.
  • — Black Lives Matter. Police officer Amber Guyger murdered black civilian Botham Jean when she supposedly mistakenly entered his apartment thinking it was her own. Meanwhile, Carla Maloney, a Republican official in Pennsylvania, made several racist Facebook posts in response to the NFL players kneeling, calling them baboons. Mark Knight, a cartoonist for The Herald Sun, put out an incredibly racist and sexist cartoon depicting tennis player Serena Williams.
  • — A Million Seasons: The television series Law & Order is coming up with the new spin-off show Law & Order: Hate Crimes

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Liz Miele
Liz Miele
Calvin Cato
Calvin Cato
Hannah-Marie Clayton
Hannah-Marie Clayton
Liz not being good at running
Liz not being good at running
The late Senator John McCain
The late Senator John McCain
McCain's jailer, Colonel Tran Trong Duyet
McCain's jailer, Colonel Tran Trong Duyet
Colin Kaepernick
Colin Kaepernick
Colin's Nike campaign
Colin's Nike campaign
Ben Zahn, mayor of Kenner, Louisiana
Ben Zahn, mayor of Kenner, Louisiana
The late Botham Jean and the police officer who murdered him: Amber Guyger
The late Botham Jean and the police officer who murdered him: Amber Guyger
Carla Maloney, GOP official who calls black NFL players baboons
Carla Maloney, GOP official who calls black NFL players baboons
Cartoonist Mark Knight
Cartoonist Mark Knight
Mark Knight's racist depiction of Serena Williams
Mark Knight's racist depiction of Serena Williams
Keith's reaction to Mark's work
Keith's reaction to Mark's work

KATG 2938: Louis C.K. Returns w/ Andrea Allan

Norm McDonald defends Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr; Louis' return to stand-up and the public's reaction; #MeToo; the sexual allegations against CBS CEO Les Moonves September 14, 2018

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Show Notes

  • — Doing Time: We have Andrea Allan in studio discussing Norm McDonald’s commentary on the disgraced Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr, Louis’ standing ovation at his return to stand-up, and the flood of sexual allegations against CBS CEO Les Moonves

Guests

Andrea AllanAndrea Allan

Pictures

Andrea Allan
Andrea Allan
Norm Macdonald
Norm Macdonald
Roseanne Barr
Roseanne Barr
Louis C.K.
Louis C.K.
Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov, victims of Louis C.K.
Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov, victims of Louis C.K.
Abby Schachner, victim of Louis C.K.
Abby Schachner, victim of Louis C.K.
Rebecca Corry, victim of Louis C.K.
Rebecca Corry, victim of Louis C.K.
Hateful tweets directed at victim Rebecca Corry
Hateful tweets directed at victim Rebecca Corry


Rae Sanni
Rae Sanni
Alison Klemp
Alison Klemp
Jen Kirkman
Jen Kirkman
Ian Karmel - Twitter name Bris Farley
Ian Karmel - Twitter name Bris Farley
Noam Dworman
Noam Dworman
Rob Schneider
Rob Schneider
Ronan Farrow
Ronan Farrow
Les Moonves
Les Moonves
Phyllis Golden-Gottlieb, 1 of the women accusing Les Moonves of sexual assault
Phyllis Golden-Gottlieb, 1 of the women accusing Les Moonves of sexual assault

KATG 2937: Swim Fan w/ Matthew Broussard

Being a fan of swimming; becoming a comic; comedians navigating social media; listener cheats, lies, and wants happiness September 13, 2018

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Show Notes

  • — Slip And Slide: We have Matthew Broussard in studio explaining how he slid into his girlfriend’s DMs as a fan of her swimming career
  • — Applied Comedy: Matthew received a degree in Applied Math and then worked in finance for a year before deciding to become a comedian
  • — The Audacity To Speak: The gang discusses the tense climate and how comedians feel attacked for making public commentary on social media
  • — Feeling Suffocated: The gang reads a letter from listener Nix888, who is seeking advice on how to be happy in a relationship where she constantly cheats and lies

Pictures

Matthew Broussard
Matthew Broussard
Matthew's homemade figurines
Matthew's homemade figurines
Matthew's weekly puns
Matthew's weekly puns

KATG 2936: Keith’s New Fiancée w/ Kyle Ocasio

Keith's new relationship; firing employees; dating Keith; Keith's family; dementia, night terrors, and fatherly advice September 12, 2018

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Show Notes

  • — A Chorus Line: We have Kyle Ocasio in studio recounting the beginnings of her and Keith’s new relationship
  • — Dear Kyle: The gang hears a scathing resignation letter that an employee at the gym Kyle manages wrote to her
  • — Malleyisms: Kyle and Chemda compare notes on dating Keith
  • — Homeland: Keith and Kyle visited The Malleys

Guests

Kyle OcasioKyle Ocasio

Pictures

Chemda with Keith & Kyle
Chemda with Keith & Kyle
Oh God...
Oh God...
Kill me...
Kill me...
Kyle's favorite movie
Kyle's favorite movie
Mom and Dad’s beautiful framed photo
Mom and Dad’s beautiful framed photo
Kyle’s Room of Protection
Kyle’s Room of Protection

Misleading photo: Kyle on the thrilling kiddie ride Auto Race
Misleading photo: Kyle on the thrilling kiddie ride Auto Race
The Phantom's Revenge
The Phantom's Revenge
Peach Rings
Peach Rings

KATG 2935: Silent Treatment w/ Rojo Perez

The fate of the 9/11 terrorists; Vipassana: Chemda's 10-day silent retreat; when it's okay to break a broom over your son's back September 11, 2018

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Show Notes

  • — Inside Job: We have Rojo Perez in studio on 9/11 discussing the fate of the 2001 terrorists
  • — Silence Is Golden?: Chemda recounts the rigid rules and her experiences at the 10-day Vipassana silent meditation retreat
  • — Revelations: Chemda shares the struggles and realizations that she came to on the retreat including repressed memories of men who sexually assaulted her
  • — Finishing Moves: Rojo recounts seeing his aunt break a broom on his cousin’s back when he disobeyed her

Guests

Rojo PerezRojo Perez

Pictures

Rojo Perez
Rojo Perez
Oh Louis....
Oh Louis....
Chemda's 10-day living quarters
Chemda's 10-day living quarters

The Washcloth
The Washcloth
The Toothbrush
The Toothbrush
The Rules
The Rules

Dhamma Hall
Dhamma Hall
The Gong
The Gong

KATG 2934: Amor, Risas, y Pablo Escobar w/ Luisa Díez

Comedy in different cities; working for Pablo Escobar; having 3 husbands, all dead; IDing bodies for the 9/11 Museum; dating strategies and negotiating boundaries September 5, 2018

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  • — Comedy: We have Luisa Díez in studio explaining what it’s like to navigate the comedy scene as a taste-maker
  • — Do The Work: Luisa explains her views of comedians in different cities
  • — Narcos: Luisa’s father was Pablo Escobar's business partner and was killed by an uncle in a rival cartel. Her mom had 3 husbands, all of which had died. She recounts her unusual childhood and reflects on how it's shaped her.
  • — Persistent Existential Anxiety: Luisa was the head of the Memorial Exhibit at the 9/11 Museum where she would ID the dead
  • — Good, Giving, Game: Luisa explains her dating strategies and how she negotiates her boundaries with potential sexual partners

Guests

Luisa DíezLuisa Díez

Pictures

Luisa Díez
Luisa Díez
The 9/11 Museum
The 9/11 Museum
The late Pablo Escobar
The late Pablo Escobar
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