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Barstool Sports daily news podcast. A quick 30ish minute daily news suppository for people who think cable anchors don't scream at each other enough. Designed to give you just enough information to make you sound knowledgeable at the water cooler, but not knowledgeable enough to put you on a government no-fly list.

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Barstool Sports daily news podcast. A quick 30ish minute daily news suppository for people who think cable anchors don't scream at each other enough. Designed to give you just enough information to make you sound knowledgeable at the water cooler, but not knowledgeable enough to put you on a government no-fly list.

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Secondhand news you can basically trust

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Often inaccurate but always funny.

Go back to the news

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Funny stuff, but go back to covering the actual news instead of the random stories.

iTunes Ratings

3123 Ratings
Average Ratings
2968
23
14
14
104

Secondhand news you can basically trust

By Grant Addison - Feb 12 2020
Read more
Often inaccurate but always funny.

Go back to the news

By dbailey1990 - Feb 05 2020
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Funny stuff, but go back to covering the actual news instead of the random stories.
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Hard Factor

Latest release on Feb 18, 2020

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Rank #1: Hard Factor 2/6: Impeachment Acquittal after Odd SOTU, Iowa's a Mess, PETA and Meth-Heads in the SOFT CORNER

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- President Trump is acquitted by the Senate in his Impeachment trial, and it may not be the last time we see this during his administration. The guys discuss how it played out after a wild SOTU address the night before, and what the hell Mitt Romney is doing?

- PETA is back in the Soft Corner for asking you to call your pet a "companion" instead of a pet, since pet implies ownership and could hurt feelings...

- The Coronavirus is spreading quickly in China, and the globe is hoping they can lock it down

- The DNC absolutely bungled Iowa; we discuss what's going on there and how it sets things up in New Hampshire for PredcitIt BETTING MARKETS

- An insane woman and her meth using friends are in the Soft Corner for creating the house from hell for one little girl

- Is a lion cub being raised by a baboon in South Africa a good thing, or a TERRIBLE thing, you decide!

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Feb 06 2020

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Rank #2: Hard Factor 6/27: PFT Joins Us For A Democratic Debate Recap, Mueller To Testify Before Congress, How Do The Japanese Live So Long & Other Topics In The Lightning Round

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Join us as @PFTCommenter joins @HardFactorNews for a recap of the first night of Democratic debates.  We will let you know who we think got bitched, some looks roasting, who has no chance, some prop bet talk & what comes up when you search each candidate on twitter.  Be sure to tune in for a FRIDAY show where we will recap the second night of debates

Lightning Round:

-Japanese People Know How to Get Old

-Mueller To Testify

-Space X/Mining Asteroids For Gold

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Jun 27 2019

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Rank #3: Hard Factor 12/13: Michael Cohen Headed to the Slammer, Hemp Legalization, and a Hard Body Weight Loss Competition Update

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Michael Cohen is headed to minimum security prison for three years, and here's the real shocker… he blames it all on Trump. The USA has finally moved industrial hemp (a crop that can't get you high) off the list of Schedule I narcotics so it can finally be farmed again all across the country. We bring in Hard Factor's resident nutritionist Stefani from Root of Wellness to judge us on our weight loss performance so far; and a lightning round of other headlines, including Post Malone's new Crocs, Voyager 2 making it out of the solar system, and Nancy Pelosi humping the democratic party into submission.

Dec 13 2018

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Rank #4: Hard Factor 2/5: WTFW - Cult Authors Murder Spouses And Flee To Hawaii, A Couple of Dumb Mayors, Man Steals 17k On First Day Of Work, Lots of Exposed Genitals

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- A missing Idaho woman was found in Hawaii and the story involves multiple cults and multiple deaths

- There's a violent masturbator is on the loose tune in to find out who it is and where

- A man almost dies at McDonalds and it's not from the food or a fight with a patron; a deer trucked him at full sprint in the parking lot

- A New Jersey Mayor exposed himself to his staff while drunk at a company party at a female employees house

- An expiring Wisconsin Mayor is pulling out all the stops by filling out his constituents mailboxes with rolls of toilet paper and a message saying "get it done"

- Iowa still hasn't figured it out with the caucus winner

- A new hire at the 'Go On Gas' in CT stole $17,000 on his very first day of work inclusive of lottery tickets, cigarettes, cash, and his own personal employment file and he is currently unknown and on the lamb

- Bacon argument leads to attempted murder

- Man riding bicycle home from 'Chilis' tries to pay hooker with cheeseburger and gets arrested by undercover cop

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Feb 05 2020

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Rank #5: Hard Factor 7/11: White House Social Media Summit, The Acosta and Epstein Show, and a New Buffet of Other Headlines

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The White House is hosting a star-studded social media summit featuring a cast of attendees that gives a clue to the re-election strategy in 2020. Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta is facing demands to resign for cutting a sweetheart deal with alleged raping sociopath Jeffery Epstein. Finally, a news buffet of other headlines including a border update, hurricane season, and Megan Rapinoe's speech at the ticker tape parade.

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Jul 11 2019

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Rank #6: Hard Factor 5/2: Bill Barr Gets Grilled And Doesn't Care, Frats Get In Trouble For "Rape Attic", The Impossible Burger Is Made of What?

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Bill Barr was grilled by the Senate Judiciary Committee and he did not give a shit.  Just look at that picture.  In fact, he cared so little about being questioned, that he said "I'm not coming back" in regards to appearing again today.  Enjoy the scotch and day off, Bill.

A couple frats at Swathmore College in PA are in some hot water and are getting disbanded after their google docs was hacked and the term "Rape Attic" was discovered within the documents.

The Impossible Burger, which is a meatless alternative to the traditional beef burger is apparently so good that they are running out of them.  What makes them so good?  Hard Factor Pat may have your answer..

Lightening Round:

-Scientology cruise quarantined for Measles

-UNC Student is a hero

-Moby touched Trump with his dick

-Someone in TX hates bees

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May 02 2019

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Rank #7: Hard Factor 2/4: Stank On A Plane, Fireflies Are Disappearing, Super Weed Is Here, Eating Ass Could Give You The Coronavirus & Greyhound Buses Still Suck

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On today's episode....it's a LIGHTNING ROUND of topics including.....

- Fireflies will soon be just another thing that was cool that we killed off

- Iowa Caucus talk, too close to call at time of recording, but we hope for Mark's sake that Bernie took the win

- Some unfortunate souls were traveling via Greyhound Bus, and then they got shot, how bad does it get?

- Coronavirus can be spread through shit, and if you have diarrhea you may also have the Coronavirus

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- A Jewish couple was kicked off an American Airlines flight for being too stinky

- Italy just discovered a cannabinoid that is 30 times stronger than THC, so that's great.

- Butterfly conservationists in Mexico are dying at an alarming rate

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Feb 04 2020

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Rank #8: Hard Factor 5/7: The USA Is Whipping Its Big Warship Dick Out, Legal Shrooms, And Metal Chicken

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On today's episode...

The United States is moving ships and sucking tits. If you don't want to end up like a certain dragon then shape it up countries like Iran.

Denver is about to change the mother fucking game and legalize shrooms. Pretty sure Phish is going to be playing some extra shows there in 2020.

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May 07 2019

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Rank #9: Hard Factor 7/8: Judges in the Soft Corner for Cracking Down on Bikini Baristas, Earthquakes, Epstein, Iran, and Much More

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You'd probably like buying coffee from her more than your local chain store barista, but Federal judges are backing rulings that want to take that right away from you, and the baristas. Earthquakes rock the pacific rim, Jeffrey Epstein is a pedo, Iran wants to enrich more uranium, Floridian wild dogs, Mackenzie Bezos, and a naked home invasion on the 4th of July.

Jul 08 2019

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Rank #10: Hard Factor 8/23: Florida Man Friday!

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Hassan Piker goes off the deep end (we discuss), and a News Buffet of Florida Man stories, including: construction site masturbator, man on man castration, dump-truck revenge, man bitten by illegal animal, man attacked by sword, house of vultures, raccoon torture, evolving alligators, and new drug “Ventanol.”

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Aug 23 2019

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Rank #11: HARD FACTOR 5/13: Alyssa Milano's Sex Strike, Machete Murderer in Appalachia, and a Lightning Round of Other Headlines

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Alyssa Milano is calling for a nationwide sex strike from women in response to Georgia passing the “Heartbeat Bill” that essentially bans abortion.

A madman has been terrorizing hikers on the the Appalachian Trail for months, being arrested before and released, but his reign of insanity ended in a deadly attack.

President Trump is dealing with continued concerns that the trade war with China may end badly, and that much of the country wants him impeached, so lots of new stuff there… Elon is making more 420 jokes on Twitter, a dog makes a deal with a bear to exchange bones for trash in Canada, Amy Schumer makes questionable choices, new “Loquesha” think piece, and BIGTIME TOMMIE.President Trump is dealing with continued concerns that the trade war with China may end badly, and that much of the country wants him impeached, so lots of new stuff there… Elon is making more 420 jokes on Twitter, a dog makes a deal with a bear to exchange bones for trash in Canada, Amy Schumer makes questionable choices, new “Loquesha” think piece, and BIGTIME TOMMIE.

May 13 2019

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Rank #12: Hard Factor 6/26: The Border Is Hell On Earth, Democratic Presidential Debates Preview, San Fran Bans Vaping

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On Today's Episode of Hard Factor:

So, our country is objectively great. I can say that with confidence because there are literally tens of thousands of people who would rather be in the U.S. than their own countries; so badly that they are queued up outside of our souther borders like a family in middle America outside an Olive Garden, at 7:00pm on a Saturday night, with no buzzer; and they don't seem to care, they just want in. Whether we have room for them or not is inconsequential to the fact that the folks who made it into the proverbial lobby of said Olive Garden are often times children and should at least be allowed to wait for their table in humane conditions.

The hostess of this Olive Garden (abandoned Walmart) is a company called Wayfair. You may know them if you've ever heard your girlfriend say “you know what would be great in that corner? A mid-century modern blah blah blah.” Turns out that Wayfair makes the beds for most of the detention centers on our souther border. The employees at Wayfair recently asked their CEO to donate all of the profits from such beds to the cause. When the CEO said something to the effect of “no”, the employees thought it better to stage a walk out than continue to make comfortable bedding for tired and Hungry central American children.

Tonight is the first of many debates that will help determine the democratic candidate for president. The action kicks off at 9pm EST from Miami, the only city in the U.S. where 6 out of 10 residents aren't aware that their city is part of the country. .There are 20 total candidates who will be broken into groups of 10 each night. Tonight is truly the warm up round with Thursday being the real star studded event. We will be live tweeting throughout and drinking heavily.  Also we put some action on the debates through https://www.sportsbetting.ag/sportsbook/futures-and-props/politics-props. I've got $300 money line on Trump tweeting about Pocahontas. 

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-San Francisco ban's e-cigs much to tech bros dismay-Representative Duncan Hunter is not only a war criminal but he has also been embezzling campaign funds for family vacations

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Jun 26 2019

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Rank #13: Hard Factor 1/10: Stolen $10 Million Lottery Ticket, ANOTHER Dog Shoots its Owner, and a Showdown in the Ladies' Room

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A moron in California thought he had won $10K on a scratch-off, turns out is was actually $10 million, but he told his roommates about it and got it stolen, now he may be getting it back… listen to find out. Another dog has shot and severely injured its owner, this time it was a former LSU football player on a duck hunting trip. Two women in North Carolina are charged with kidnapping and sexual battery after confronting a transgender person in the ladies bathroom; and a Lightning Round of other headlines, including Jeff Bezos getting a divorce, billionaire Norwegian wife held ransom for $10 million, President Trump walking out of his meeting and cutting FEMA funding to California, and Johnny Bobbitt has been found.

Jan 10 2019

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Rank #14: Hard Factor 2/7: Virginia Governorship is a Dumpster Fire, Maduro Blocks Aid to Venezuela, and LIVE POWER HOUR HYPE

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The Attorney General of Virginia, Mark Herring, second in line to take over the Virginia governorship, took it upon himself to tell the world that he attended a party in 1980 in blackface, adding to the dumpster fire that is Virginia politics in 2019. President of Maduro in Venezuela has used a military blockade on a bridge to bock foreign aid coming from the US to feed the supporters of his challenger, Gauido. Finally a Lightning Round of other topics, including the suicide text girl, suitcase murder in Connecticut, Meghan Markle's “best friends,” NASA's climate report, a Hard Factor Hard Body Weight Loss Competition update, and details on the LIVE POWER HOUR on Periscope TONIGHT 9 PM ET.

Feb 07 2019

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Rank #15: Hard Factor 8/2: Attempted QAnon Explanation, Bicycle on Bicycle Murder in Houston, the $9 Million Cuck, and the SOFT CORNER

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QAnon shows up big at a Tampa MAGA rally and now the country grapples with how to understand 4chan, a man in Houston is at large after allegedly revenge killing the former cardiologist of George H.W. Bush, a North Carolina man wins a $9 million dollar settlement after finding out he had been cheated on with a man named Francisco for over a year, and parents who are buying Fortnite lessons for their kids are getting tossed in the soft corner.

Aug 02 2018

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Rank #16: Hard Factor 7/10: 'Cocaine Mitch' McConnell Has a Challenger in Kentucky & Her Name Is Bloodbath McGrath

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Mitch McConnell has a new challenger in his home state in the form of Marine Combat Aviator Amy “Blood Bath” McGrath. McGrath lost a close House race in 2018, and now she's stated her aims to take down the Big Kentucky Kahuna, Cocaine Mitch, in 2020.

Amy McGrath seems like a go getter, but she has about as much of a chance as a fish in the bourbon filled Kentucky river of surviving a political race with the master of Kentucky politics Mitch McConnell. Sounds things are getting yucky in Kentucky.

We're starting a new segment called Hard Memories where we honor True Americans that are no longer with us. I think the name is self explanatory, these memories are hard.

Texas Billionaire Philanthropist and America's favorite third candidate Ross Perot died yesterday at the age of 89 after a five month battle with Leukemia. Perot is perhaps best remembered for commanding an impressive 19% of the vote as an independent candidate in the 1992 presidential election. The most by far since Teddy Roosevelt's Bull Moose Party.

Perot was one of America's first Billionaires and gave no fucks about anything, anything that is, except America. He bought his own TV air time to campaign with infomercials. He was a veteran, and had a continuing commitment to supporting U.S. veterans, especially during the Vietnam War. His greatest nemesis was the deficit. He believed in higher taxes on the wealthy, while cutting government spending to chill out the national debt. He supported gay rights, planned parenthood, the assault rifle ban, and increased AIDS research. He was a great American, he will be missed. 

Jul 10 2019

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Rank #17: Hard Factor 6/19: How To Gerrymander Outer Space

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On today's Hard Factor we discuss Donald Trump's conscription of definitely the coolest sounding military branch: The Space Force. The World Health Organization officially recognizes being a nerd as a mental condition, and the Supreme Court swills their brandy vaguely in the direction of two Gerrymandering complaints. Plus the debut of Elonsworld

Jun 19 2018

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Rank #18: Hard Factor 3/14: Aunt Becky's Daughter Is A Smoke, Mark Zuckerberg Still Sucks, A Priest On The Molester List Is Found Shot To Death, And Trump Smacks Down Boeing

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The scandal that is shocking some, and not surprising to most who know how rich people operate, has many stars being named for paying off college coaches, as well as manipulating ACT and SAT scores to get their privledged kids into the college of their liking.  We take a look at just how this scheme was operated, who was involved and most importantly, what is the link to Olivia Jade's Instagram profile....

Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg are under yet another investigation involving two large cell phone companies, and once again selling our private data, FUCK  YOU FACEBOOK!!  It looks like Zuckerberg will again be in a lot of official looking rooms, staring at water like he has no idea what it is.  Also Facebook and Instagram were shut down yesterday, maybe still shut down, and everyone now knows just how addicted they are to those two social media sites.

John Capparelli, a priest who was previously named on a list with other child molesting Priests, was found dead in his Nevada home, and police think it may have been a crime of Karma/Homicide.  This guy had a long post being a creepy pedophile, including becoming a high school wresting coach where he forced his team to wear speedos during practice while showing them just how to perform certain moves, most of which ended with his crotch in their faces.  He also ran a website dedicated to erotic sweaty male wrestling.  What a peach, may you not rest in peace you piece of shit.

Lightning Round:

A Bomb Cyclone/Hurricane Blizzard is destroying Colorado and leaving hundreds of motorists stranded

President Trump finally grounds Boeings 737 Max plane, saving all of our lives

Another government shutdown seems imminent

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Mar 14 2019

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Rank #19: Hard Factor 7/1: Trump's Asian Adventure, & Election Odds Update

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President Trump became the first American President to step foot in North Korea over the weekend. He also attended the G-20 summit where he met with all the boys (Xi, Putin, MBS, etc.), hilarity ensued. The Democratic presidential nominee odds got a shake-up, a terrible plane crash in Texas, the CDC issued warnings not to make people sick with your butt in the pool, and much more.

Jul 01 2019

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Rank #20: Hard Factor 1/14: The Queen Has Spoken, Oscar Picks Are In, The Astros Get Fired, Japanese Billionaire Looking For Moon Mistress & Iran Update

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On todays show, its a lightning round of topics for your ears

- Update on the Iran situation

- Supermodel Gigi Hadid is a potential juror in the Harvey Weinstein trial and its hilarious

- A Japanese billionaire is looking for a woman who wants to die in a spaceship with him

- The Astros are cheaters and FIRED!

- The Queen is being surprisingly cool with Harry and Meghan

- Oscar picks are in

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Jan 14 2020

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