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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

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2950 Ratings
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2093
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172
114
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Joshua was non partisan

By pisatowski - Jan 06 2020
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I listened to the first show of the new year. All of the panelists, especially Simon, were extremely liberal. Joshua brought in both sides like when Byron York was a panelist, As a conservative, bring in open minded panelists that are not all Anti Trump. Joshua even went to talk to Conservative voters to listen to their points

One sided

By Socobluesky - Jan 05 2020
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Your Should Homeschooling be Regulated show was such a farce! Totally biased with no counter speakers to discuss other aspects of what makes homeschooling great. Also, stats? Bring me facts and stats not your socialist government intrusion loving idiot guests!

iTunes Ratings

2950 Ratings
Average Ratings
2093
374
172
114
197

Joshua was non partisan

By pisatowski - Jan 06 2020
Read more
I listened to the first show of the new year. All of the panelists, especially Simon, were extremely liberal. Joshua brought in both sides like when Byron York was a panelist, As a conservative, bring in open minded panelists that are not all Anti Trump. Joshua even went to talk to Conservative voters to listen to their points

One sided

By Socobluesky - Jan 05 2020
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Your Should Homeschooling be Regulated show was such a farce! Totally biased with no counter speakers to discuss other aspects of what makes homeschooling great. Also, stats? Bring me facts and stats not your socialist government intrusion loving idiot guests!
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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

Rank #1: The News Roundup for January 3, 2020

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The Pentagon confirmed the death of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani. What happens now?

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Jan 03 2020

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Rank #2: The 1619 Project

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"We really tried to select stories that would go across the spectrum of American life," journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones told us.

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Aug 22 2019

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Rank #3: The News Roundup for October 25, 2019

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The Justice Department is reportedly investigating itself. Major fires burn in California. And the Washington Nationals play the Houston Astros.

Around the world, Justin Trudeau survives re-election. This week was the first ever Russia-Africa Summit. And Carrie Lam and Benjamin Netanyahu are on their way out.

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Oct 25 2019

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Rank #4: The New Rhythm Of Rhythm And Blues

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"Classic, funk, neo-soul ... It's all R&B music," professor Gabrielle Goodman told us.

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Oct 15 2019

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Rank #5: When Prices Increase, But The Minimum Wage Has Not

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The federal minimum wage is $7.25, and that hasn't changed in over 10 years. Is it enough to make ends meet?

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Jan 06 2020

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Rank #6: The Friday News Roundup for April 12, 2019

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Arrests in the U.K. and Sudan, administrative shakeups at the Department of Homeland Security and elections in Israel and India.

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Apr 12 2019

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Rank #7: The Friday News Roundup for July 5, 2019

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Justin Amash says "adios" to his party. The printers start rolling on the new census forms. And the car world loses a legend.

Around the world, protesters smash up the parliament in Hong Kong. President Trump crosses a line in Korea. And there's change at the top of the European Union and Central Bank.

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Jul 05 2019

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Rank #8: The News Roundup for December 27, 2019

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Questions remain about where the articles of a presidential impeachment go from here. Protests continue to rock France, India and Iran. And Cuba has a prime minister for the first time in 43 years.

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Dec 27 2019

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Rank #9: The Friday News Roundup for March 15, 2019

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A bad week for Boeing. Beto joins the race for the White House. And a bribery scandal hits some of the nation's elite colleges.

Around the world, America withdraws its diplomatic staff from Venezuela. Wonder Woman calls out Israel's Prime Minister. And the Brits prepare to check out of the EU anytime they like — but can they ever leave?

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Mar 15 2019

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Rank #10: The News Roundup for December 6, 2019

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House Democrats will begin drafting articles of impeachment. Attorney General William Barr weighs in on protests against police. And Sen. Kamala Harris drops out of the presidential race.

Around the world, world leaders convened in London for a NATO summit. The House steps up pressure on China for its treatment of the Uighurs. And Crimea shows up as being part of Russia on some of Apple's apps.

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Dec 06 2019

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Rank #11: The Friday News Roundup for April 26, 2019

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A record high for stocks and for cases of measles. Democrats embrace a familiar face. And the Federal Reserve gets political.

Around the world, Sri Lanka recovers from a series of deadly bombings. An epic story dominates India's election. And Ukraine elects a comedian.

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Apr 26 2019

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Rank #12: The Friday News Roundup for June 21, 2019

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President Trump will run for a second term. Meanwhile, the first Democratic debates are around the corner.

Around the world, tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue. Hong Kong fights with Beijing. And thousands are fleeing the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Jun 21 2019

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Rank #13: The News Roundup for September 20, 2019

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There are new whistleblower allegations, autoworkers go on strike and NPR loses one of its Founding Mothers.

Around the world, millions are rallying today for climate change, Saudi Arabia is under attack and Iran is on the defensive.

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Sep 20 2019

1hr 31mins

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Rank #14: The News Roundup for July 19, 2019

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The Trump administration moved forward with plans to end asylum protections. Protesters in Puerto Rico are calling for their governor to resign. And racist tweets from the president generated backlash.

Around the world, the Ebola outbreak is deemed a global health emergency. Ursula von der Leyen is the first woman elected president of the European Commission. And the United States is planning to send hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia.

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Jul 19 2019

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Rank #15: The Friday News Roundup for February 22, 2019

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Rumor has it that Robert Mueller's big reveal on Russia might be just days away. One former acting FBI director says he can't rule out that the president is a Russian asset. President Trump says it's all lies. Meanwhile, Bernie's back. Putin warns the West. President Trump warns those who are still supporting Venezuela's old guard. And what's next for the wives and children caught up in the failed fight for an Islamic state?

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Feb 22 2019

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Rank #16: The News Roundup for July 12, 2019

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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced his resignation. Billionaire Tom Steyer is running for president. And America's soccer champions came home.

Around the world, there was confrontation between Britain and Iran. Hong Kong could see more protests. And Britain's ambassador to the U.S. resigned.

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Jul 12 2019

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Rank #17: Inside The Minds Of The Mega-Rich

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Wealth is a touchy subject. On one hand, your ability to build wealth as you see fit has been part of our democracy. On the other, the power of the "one percent" infuriates many people.

What impact does wealth have on one's mind and morals? And what's the role of the wealthy in easing inequality?

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Mar 28 2019

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Rank #18: The Friday News Roundup for May 24, 2019

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The battles over abortion continue. McDonald's workers go on strike. And President Trump gave the Attorney General new powers.

Around the world, India and Australia re-elect their prime ministers. Also, U.S. lawmakers are working across the aisle in an effort to keep Syria in the headlines, but it's Iran that continues to be the prime target for the White House.

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May 24 2019

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Rank #19: How Should We Regulate Homeschooling?

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As many as 1.5 million families homeschool their kids. Who gets to decide how homeschooling should happen? And how are the rules enforced?

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Jan 02 2020

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Rank #20: The News Roundup for November 15, 2019

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The House held the first public hearings of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Another candidate joined the 2020 presidential race. And the Supreme Court weighed the fate of about 700,000 immigrants.

Around the world, protests rage on in Iraq, Hong Kong and Chile. And President Evo Morales of Bolivia is out.

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rep. Zoe Lofgren On Impeachment, Then And Now

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"Witnesses can be clever in their answers," says impeachment manager Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California. "But the documents don't lie."

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Jan 18 2020

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The News Roundup For January 17, 2020

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President Trump's impeachment trial begins while candidates debate in Iowa. A Russian cabinet resigns. And protests continue in Iran over a downed flight.

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Jan 17 2020

1hr 31mins

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Decrypting The Decryption Dilemma

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Recode's Kara Swisher on the clash between Apple and the Department of Justice: "If you want a surveillance state, that's where this is headed."

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Jan 16 2020

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1A Across America: 2020, The View From Michigan

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"Democrats are shooting themselves in the foot," says Kathleen VanPopplen, a former Republican who left the party because of President Trump. "If you don't want Trump getting reelected, you have to give us somebody that we can vote for."

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Jan 15 2020

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Calling The Shots In The Year Of The Nurse And Midwife

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"When we have less acute conditions, most of the public can get care quickly and economically," one of our guests says. "Clinics are an important part of addressing that, but nurses can provide a variety of primary care."

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Jan 14 2020

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Two Wheels, Lots Of Controversy: Electric Scooters And Urban Space

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"Any time that a physical environment in a city is not set up to allow for a new type of vehicle, you're in trouble," journalist Clive Thompson. "If you want that vehicle there, you've got to change the shape of the city."

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Jan 13 2020

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The 1A Movie Club Sees 'Little Women'

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One listener said he went to see 'Little Women' without his wife. "I was happy to be a single male alone in the movie, and it was great."

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Jan 11 2020

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The News Roundup For January 10, 2020

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The Senate Majority Leader takes impeachment into his own hands. Fires continue to rage in Australia. And fallout continues over the assassination of Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani.

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Jan 10 2020

1hr 31mins

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Unplugged: When Governments Cut Internet Access

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"Internet blackouts are more like a hammer, they don't take that much sophistication, but there are other censorship techniques that are more like a scalpel," says cyber security policy expert Justin Sherman.

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Jan 09 2020

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On The Trail: It's An Election Year, Charlie Brown

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"It is clear in polling that Democrats believe [former Vice President Joe] Biden is the candidate can beat Trump. It is not clear in fundraising standards," says The Hill's Reid Wilson.

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Jan 08 2020

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The Iranian American Perspective On The U.S. And Iran

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"Were these U.S. citizens, sleeping on the floor of the detention center in Washington state, free to leave? It doesn't sound like it. This was a detention," says immigration attorney David Leopold.

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Jan 07 2020

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When Prices Increase, But The Minimum Wage Has Not

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The federal minimum wage is $7.25, and that hasn't changed in over 10 years. Is it enough to make ends meet?

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Jan 06 2020

35mins

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The News Roundup for January 3, 2020

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The Pentagon confirmed the death of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani. What happens now?

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Jan 03 2020

1hr 30mins

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How Should We Regulate Homeschooling?

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As many as 1.5 million families homeschool their kids. Who gets to decide how homeschooling should happen? And how are the rules enforced?

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Jan 02 2020

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From Texas To Minnesota: 1A Across America In 2019

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"If we are not able to have conversations across the aisle as Gen Z or Millennials, it's going to make it harder and harder as we get more entrenched in our beliefs," student Republican MyChale Cooper told us.

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Jan 01 2020

47mins

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Writing Feeling Into Song With Sharon Van Etten

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"I feel like over the course of ten years, I've found writing music my form of therapy," Van Etten told us.

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Dec 31 2019

19mins

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Changing The Game? The NCAA Opens The Door For Athletes To Profit

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"The NCAA maintains as a legal fiction that the reason people care about college sports is that they are true college students," says economist Andy Schwarz.

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Dec 30 2019

34mins

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The News Roundup for December 27, 2019

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Questions remain about where the articles of a presidential impeachment go from here. Protests continue to rock France, India and Iran. And Cuba has a prime minister for the first time in 43 years.

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Dec 27 2019

1hr 27mins

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'She Had Me, I Had Her:' Robyn Crawford Opens Up

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Robyn Crawford said that she and Whitney Houston "just were," and their love was bigger than anything imaginable.

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Dec 26 2019

35mins

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Jingle Sells, But Who's Buying?

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What is it that makes so many artists want to sing about Christmas? And after decades of holiday hits, is there anything new to do with the genre?

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Dec 25 2019

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iTunes Ratings

2950 Ratings
Average Ratings
2093
374
172
114
197

Joshua was non partisan

By pisatowski - Jan 06 2020
Read more
I listened to the first show of the new year. All of the panelists, especially Simon, were extremely liberal. Joshua brought in both sides like when Byron York was a panelist, As a conservative, bring in open minded panelists that are not all Anti Trump. Joshua even went to talk to Conservative voters to listen to their points

One sided

By Socobluesky - Jan 05 2020
Read more
Your Should Homeschooling be Regulated show was such a farce! Totally biased with no counter speakers to discuss other aspects of what makes homeschooling great. Also, stats? Bring me facts and stats not your socialist government intrusion loving idiot guests!