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The Mary Trump Show

‘The Mary Trump Show’ is the essential new podcast hosted by polemicist and best-selling author, Mary Trump, discussing politics, pop culture and everything in between with her unique perspective and irreverent humour.Mary’s unfiltered view on the week’s events leverages her insider knowledge and valued relationships. The podcast will feature special guests each week to join Mary for an in-depth, lively discussion with fun and laughter along the way.

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‘The Mary Trump Show’ is the essential new podcast hosted by polemicist and best-selling author, Mary Trump, discussing politics, pop culture and everything in between with her unique perspective and irreverent humour.Mary’s unfiltered view on the week’s events leverages her insider knowledge and valued relationships. The podcast will feature special guests each week to join Mary for an in-depth, lively discussion with fun and laughter along the way.

72: Ruth Ben-Ghiat

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Mary Trump welcomes author and expert on authoritarianism Ruth Ben-Ghiat for a deep dive into the rise of strongmen (and women) in Europe, and the strategies they use to hijack democracies.  From gender washing candidates with extreme agendas to manufacturing threats that put minorities at risk, understanding the tactics used by Donald and others around the world is more important than ever.  Do we have the courage to defend our values when it matters most?

The Mary Trump Show Live In Los Angeles 10/21/22 @ Dynasty Typewriter
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Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

Get More From Ruth Ben-Ghiat:
TwitterNYU | Website | Substack | Author of “Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present” & Other Books

Sep 30 2022

1hr 14mins

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71: Fighting Fascism #NerdAvengers

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With democracy in a worldwide retreat following the election of a fascist in Italy and Russia’s continuing aggression, Mary Trump welcomes #NerdAvengers Norm Ornstein and Cliff Schechter to fight back.  In their conversation they lay out the impact of global events on our lives, the continuing assault on our liberties by Republicans, and why we need to stand up here and abroad so we aren’t fascism’s next victim.
‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

This Week’s Nerd Avengers:
Norm Ornstein- Twitter | AEI | The Atlantic | Author
Cliff Schechter- Twitter | Blue Amp Strategies | YouTube | UnPresidented Podcast | Author

Sep 28 2022

1hr 6mins

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70: Dahlia Lithwick - Lady Justice

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Mary Trump is joined by author and legal expert Dahlia Lithwick for a conversation about the catastrophic state of our institutions and whether it’s worth working within the system to reform them.  When they’re operating exactly as intended to benefit the few, what actions can be taken to reclaim our country for the benefit of all?  Thanks to empowered female activists, progress is being made, but more needs to be done– and quickly.  Is getting rid of the filibuster and the Electoral College where we should start?

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

Get More From Dahlia Lithwick:
Twitter | Slate | NewsWeek | Amicus Podcast | UVA Law | Author of “Lady Justice” & Other Books

Sep 23 2022

1hr 3mins

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69: #NerdAvengers Emergency Episode - NY AG Letitia James

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After the news dropped that NY AG Letitia James has filed a civil suit against Donald following a multi–year investigation into his business dealings, Mary brought in #NerdAvengers Norm Ornstein, Jen Taub, and Brian Karem for an emergency session.  They discuss Donald’s history of flaunting the law, the criminal referral of the case to the IRS, and if we can finally expect him to be brought down. 

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

This Episode’s Nerd Avengers:
Jen Taub- Twitter | Western New England University School of Law | Website | Author of “Big Dirty Money”
Brian Karem- Twitter | Just Ask The Question Podcast | Author 
Norm Ornstein- Twitter | AEI | The Atlantic | Author

Sep 22 2022

1hr 2mins

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68: Did Nazi That Coming #NerdAvengers

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Following Donald’s merger of MAGA and QAnon, Mary Trump summons a team of #NerdAvengers made up of Danielle Moodie, Jen Taub, Brian Karem, Dahlia Lithwick, and Dean Obeidallah to fight back against the Right’s march towards fascism and its devaluation of human life. Together, they lay out the threat posed to minorities and call upon institutions, from universities to the United Nations, to finally stand up for democracy and our rights.

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

This Week’s Nerd Avengers:
Dahlia Lithwick- Twitter | Slate | NewsWeek | Amicus Podcast | UVA Law | Author of “Lady Justice” & Other Books
Dean Obeidallah- Twitter | Website | MSNBC | CNN | Daily Beast
Jen Taub- Twitter | Western New England University School of Law | Website | Author of “Big Dirty Money”
Brian Karem- Twitter | Just Ask The Question Podcast | Author 
Danielle Moodie- Twitter | Woke AF Daily | DCP Entertainment | Daily Beast | Democracy-ish | Medium

Sep 21 2022

1hr 5mins

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67: David Corn

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David Corn, American Psychosis

Sep 16 2022

1hr

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66: Golf Shoes In DC? #NerdAvengers

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Mary Trump welcomes a team of #NerdAvengers consisting of Wajahat Ali, Danielle Moodie, Jen Taub, and Brian Karem to hold the media accountable for letting the Right dominate the national conversation and obsessing over the British Monarchy when our democracy is in peril.  What will it take for them to start focusing on the loss of justice and our rights at a time when Donald is still on the loose?

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

This Week’s Nerd Avengers included:
Jen Taub- Twitter | Western New England University School of Law | Website | Author of “Big Dirty Money”
Brian Karem- Twitter | Just Ask The Question Podcast | Author 
Danielle Moodie- Twitter | Woke AF Daily | DCP Entertainment | Daily Beast | Democracy-ish | Medium
Wajahat Ali- Twitter | Daily Beast | Website | | Democracy-ish | Author of “Go Back To Where You Came From”

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Sep 14 2022

1hr 20mins

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65: Politics & The Invisible Storm with Jason Kander

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Mary Trump brings on Afghanistan war veteran and Missouri State politician Jason Kander to talk about his career in politics and how his life has been changed by PTSD.  In their conversation, they explore the power of service and community to heal, the importance of facing your problems head on, and how dialogue and common ground can help us save our country and ourselves.

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

Get More From This Week’s Guest:
Jason Kander 
Twitter | Website | Instagram | Missouri.gov | Majority 54 Podcast | Veteran’s Community Project | Author of “Invisible Storm” & Other Books

Sep 09 2022

51mins

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64: Special Master #NerdAvengers

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Special Master #NerdAvengers

Sep 07 2022

1hr 25mins

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63: Who’s Side Are You On? #NerdAvengers

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Mary Trump is joined by a team of #NerdAvengers made up of George Hahn, Charlotte Clymer, and Jen Taub to break down the threat of MAGA to our democracy and discuss President Biden’s address to the nation over a livestream.  During it, they look at the strength of the President’s words after recent policy successes, and how the speech successfully called us to action while illuminating the path our politics need to take going forward.

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

This Week’s Nerd Avengers included:
Charlotte Clymer- Twitter | Substack | LPAC
George Hahn- Twitter | Website | Instagram | IMDB
Jen Taub- Twitter | Western New England University School of Law | Website | Author of “Big Dirty Money”

Sep 02 2022

1hr 20mins

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62: Dark Brandon Rising #NerdAvengers

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Mary Trump assembles a team of #NerdAvengers consisting of Elie Mystal, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Jen Taub, Brian Karem, Dahlia Lithwick, Charlotte Clymer, Dean Obeidallah, and Norm Ornstein to break down Donald’s increasingly crazy and criminal actions, and the growing threat of (not so semi) fascisom.  Despite it, they emphasize our power to take back our democracy through a focus on state and local elections, winning the midterms, and fighting for universal rights if we speak out.

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

This Week’s Nerd Avengers included:
Norm Ornstein- Twitter | AEI | The Atlantic | Author
Brian Karem- Twitter | Just Ask The Question Podcast | Author 
Elie Mystal- Twitter | The Nation | Above The Law Blog | Author of “Allow Me To Retort”
Ruth Ben-Ghiat- Twitter | Website | Substack | NYU | Author of “Strongmen” & Other Books
Dean Obeidallah- Twitter | Website | MSNBC | CNN | Daily Beast
Charlotte Clymer- Twitter | Substack | LPAC
Dahlia Lithwick- Twitter | Slate | NewsWeek | Amicus Podcast | UVA Law | Author of “Lady Justice” & Other Books
Jen Taub- Twitter | Western New England University School of Law | Website | Author of “Big Dirty Money”

Aug 31 2022

1hr 23mins

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61: Emergency Episode - The Affidavit

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Join Mary with the #NerdAvengers

@MaryLTrump

@Dahlialithwick

@jentaub

@DeeTwoCents

@BrianKarem

@WajahatAli

@NormOrnstein

@cliffschecter

Aug 29 2022

1hr 12mins

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60: Ask Mary Anything (Within Reason)

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Mary Trump celebrates Joe Biden’s recent accomplishments and draws on the most insightful and interesting questions listeners have submitted to the show to give her take on the hottest issues of the day.  In the episode, she shares her view on the most contested midterm elections, the future of Donald in politics, the importance of indicting him, and current events from student loan forgiveness to Ukraine– along with so much more.

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

Aug 26 2022

48mins

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59: #NerdAvengers and the Quality Candidates

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Mary Trump brings on a team of #NerdAvengers made up of Danielle Moodie, Jennifer Rubin, Wajahat Ali, Jen Taub, Brian Karem, Dahlia Lithwick, and Norm Ornstein for a deep dive into the media’s role in empowering criminality and undermining our elections.  Will its both-sidesism prevent Donald from being taken down after the search of Mar-a-Lago?  And if he isn’t made accountable now, will our democracy have any chance of surviving past the midterms?

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

This Week’s Nerd Avengers included:
Danielle Moodie- @DeeTwoCents
Norm Ornstein- @NormOrnstein
Wajahat Ali- @WajahatAli
Brian Karem- @BrianKarem
Dahlia Lithwick- @DahliaLithwick
Jen Taub- @Jentaub
Jennifer Rubin- @JRubinBlogger

Aug 24 2022

1hr 32mins

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58: Judy Gold

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Mary Trump is joined by podcast host and comedian Judy Gold for a conversation about the role of speech in preserving democracy and fighting extremism from the Right, the false equivalency between the parties presented by the media, and how humor can help win arguments.  Can we rehabilitate our democracy by taking action to defend our shared future and the planet we all rely on?

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

Get More From This Week’s Guest:

Judy Gold:
Twitter | IMDB | Website | Kill Me Now Podcast | Author

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Aug 19 2022

1hr 1min

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57: #NerdAvengers to the rescue

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Mary Trump brings together Jen Taub, Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Cliff Schechter, Brian Karem, and George Hahn to break down the effects of the raid on Mar-a-Lago, and what it means for the future of our country and Donald’s role in it.  From there they lay out the importance of indicting him to hold him accountable for his role in stoking extremism and the steps we need to take to protect our democracy.

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

This Week’s Nerd Avengers included:
Cliff Schecter- @CliffSchechter
Brian Karem- @BrianKarem
George Hahn- @GeorgeHahn
Jen Taub- @Jentaub
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy- @ProfCiara

Aug 17 2022

1hr 10mins

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56: Rosie O’Donnell

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Mary Trump is joined by activist and entertainment dynamo Rosie O’Donnell to look at the role extremism and Donald’s followers have played in corrupting the two party system.  In their talk, they look at the role women have in preserving our rights, the importance of continuing to pursue crimes against our democracy, and how action and authenticity can restore the principles that have kept our country together.

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM
Get More From This Week’s Guest:

Get More From Rosie O’Donnell:
Twitter | Website | IMDB | Instagram | TikTok | YouTube | American Gigolo

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Aug 12 2022

1hr 2mins

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55: The Raid with the #NerdAvengers

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Mary Trump is joined by Danielle Moodie, Cliff Schechter, Wajahat Ali, Jen Taub, Brian Karem, Norm Ornstein, Adam Parkhomenko, George Hahn, and Kurt Bardella to look at the political implications of the raid at Mar-a-Lago.  They also break down how it affects Donald’s future in governance, how to incorporate strong messaging into our arguments, and if the DOJ is finally stepping up going into the midterms.

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

This Week’s Nerd Avengers included:
Adam Parkhomenko- @AdamParkhomenko
Brian Karem- @BrianKarem
Cliff Schecter- @CliffSchechter
Danielle Moodie- @DeeTwoCents
George Hahn- @GeorgeHahn
Jen Taub- @Jentaub
Kurt Bardella- @KurtBardella
Norm Ornstein- @NormOrnstein
Wajahat Ali- @WajahatAli

Aug 10 2022

1hr 19mins

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54: This Week with Mary Trump

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Mary Trump relays the biggest breaking developments in the news this week and how each of them affect our country, our people and our future prospects.  In the episode, she covers the take down of Alex Jones, the medical emergencies putting us at risk, the danger of third parties, Brittney Griner’s imprisonment, and Donald’s latest shameful antics and insurrection culpability– along with much more.

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

Aug 05 2022

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53: #NerdAvengers Take On The Supreme Court

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Mary Trump is joined by Kimberly Atkins Stohr, Melissa Murray, Danielle Moodie, Jen Taub, Dorothy Roberts, Imani Gandy, and Dahlia Lithwick to dive into the threats to women’s rights and bodies posed by the Supreme Court and its Dobbs decision.  In their conversation, they lay out the history of reproductive control, how these attacks on our liberties threaten our country, and what needs to be done to protect us all from the Republican takeover of the justice system. 

‘Ask Mary Anything’
Email: MARY@POLITICON.COM

This Week’s Nerd Avengers included:
Jen Taub- @Jentaub
Dahlia Lithwick- @DahliaLithwick
Kimberly Atkins Stohr- @KimberlyEAtkins 
Dorothy Roberts- @DorothyERoberts
Imani Gandy- @AngryBlackLady
Melissa Murray- @ProfMMurray
Danielle Moodie- @DeeTwoCents

Aug 03 2022

1hr 3mins

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