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Fake The Nation

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Hosted by Negin Farsad, Fake the Nation is all the comedy about politics without any of the politics about politics. Every week Negin and a cast of her funniest, smartest and most politically astute friends (John Fugelsang, Lizz Winstead, Dean Obeidallah and others) gather 'round the political roundtable to break down the news, make you laugh, think, and deliver a gut punch to the American political system.

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Hosted by Negin Farsad, Fake the Nation is all the comedy about politics without any of the politics about politics. Every week Negin and a cast of her funniest, smartest and most politically astute friends (John Fugelsang, Lizz Winstead, Dean Obeidallah and others) gather 'round the political roundtable to break down the news, make you laugh, think, and deliver a gut punch to the American political system.

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Ding ding ding!!

By A Dove - Nov 22 2019
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Negin's ability to balance analysis, comedy, and depth is unparalleled!

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By Sanbrook - Jul 27 2019
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This show is awesome! Thank you!

iTunes Ratings

718 Ratings
Average Ratings
571
68
12
17
50

Ding ding ding!!

By A Dove - Nov 22 2019
Read more
Negin's ability to balance analysis, comedy, and depth is unparalleled!

Get your news here

By Sanbrook - Jul 27 2019
Read more
This show is awesome! Thank you!
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Fake The Nation

Latest release on Apr 02, 2020

All 31 episodes from oldest to newest

Destroy Your Life Hacks (w/ Joyelle Johnson, John F. O'Donnell)

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Joyelle Johnson and John F. O'Donnell join Negin to talk about why US unemployment is so high compared to other countries in the age of coronavirus and how Joyelle is going to get some of Jeff Bezos' money. To get dressed or not? They get to the bottom of it and more dumb debates.

Apr 02 2020

1hr 2mins

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Love is Quarantined (w/ Seena Ghaznavi, Evan Siegfried)

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Seena Ghaznavi and Evan Siegfried join Negin to discuss the politics of coronavirus and tips on how to stay sane during self isolation. They also share how they've been navigating romance and dating in this strange new reality.

Mar 26 2020

1hr 5mins

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Jowls Flapping in the Wind (w/ Sarah Pappalardo, Sam Dingman)

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Sarah Pappalardo and Sam Dingman join Negin for a fully remote episode of Fake the Nation. They get into how Coronavirus is affecting everyday life politically and personally, plus the latest on the Democratic primary.

Mar 19 2020

1hr 2mins

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Feelings Aren’t Facts (w/ Ashley C. Ford, Shalewa Sharpe)

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Ashley C. Ford and Shalewa Sharpe join Negin to break down the latest on the Democratic primary, the possible effect of coronavirus on voter turnout, and the baby boomer generation versus everyone else. They also discuss why being a Tomboy was empowering back in the day.  

Mar 12 2020

1hr 8mins

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Bonus the Nation: Boner Adjacent

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Maeve Higgins and Danielle Durchslag join Negin to discuss the awkwardness of shooting sex scenes and how intimacy coordinators are making it better. Listen to more Bonus The Nation episodes by signing up for Stitcher Premium! Use the promo code [FAKE] for a free one month trial.

Mar 06 2020

26mins

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Alpha Women (w/ Weston Wamp, Ophira Eisenberg)

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Weston Wamp and Ophira Eisenberg join Negin to analyze what happened on Super Tuesday, the Harvey Weinstein verdict, and why the Census matters. Today's episode also includes real time reactions to Elizabeth Warren suspending her campaign, and Negin has some thoughts.

Mar 05 2020

1hr 5mins

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Bastions of Light (w/ Alex Schmidt, Jody Avirgan)

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Alex Schmidt and Jody Avirgan join Negin to discuss Tuesday's Debate drama, global reactions to the coronavirus, and what role corporations should have regarding climate change. They also examine their relationships with darkness, which isn't as dark as it sounds.

Feb 27 2020

1hr 1min

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Any F*cking Clown 2020 (w/ Katie Compa, Gastor Almonte)

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Katie Compa and Gastor Almonte join Negin to break down the best and worst moments of Wednesday's Debate and weigh in on Trump’s Pardons. They also talk about what it takes to be a female lead in today's cinematic landscape.

Feb 20 2020

56mins

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Monster in the White House (w/ Seena Ghaznavi, Elie Mystal)

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Seena Ghaznavi and Elie Mystal join Negin to discuss the New Hampshire primary results, the problem with Pete Buttigieg, and the 'American Dirt' book controversy. They also get into why Idris Elba should be the next James Bond.

Feb 13 2020

1hr 1min

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Podcast Poetry (w/ Tanael Joachim and Sally Kohn)

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Tanael "TJ" Joachim and Sally Kohn join Negin to get into the nitty-gritty of this week's State of the Union address and Iowa Caucus chaos. They also share their thoughts on Bernie Sanders embracing an endorsement from Joe Rogan.

Feb 06 2020

1hr 1min

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