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Just In News

A progressive comedy and news podcast hosted by Writer and Comedian Justin Cross. Justin talks with politicians, journalists, activists, comedians, musicians, and cool people who care about the issues that impact all of us, from healthcare to education to recycling condoms.

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“Tweets From Deadbeats: Tomi Lahren Edition”

Justin plays Tweets From Deadbeats with Kristin Friis on the latest Just In News. Kristen quizzes Justin on the latest tweets from Fox News hosts and other terrible people and discusses her latest move to the Big Apple. The post “Tweets From Deadbeats: Tomi Lahren Edition” appeared first on Just In News Podcast.

25mins

5 Mar 2021

Rank #1

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“Protesting CPAC” (+Screenwriter Jackie Penn)

Justin talks with Just In News Executive Producer Corey Hill about what it was like to protest outside CPAC in Orlando. Corey talks about the wildest thing he saw and why activists and reasonable people should put efforts into pushing for solutions instead of arguing with Trump supporters. Corey also talks with author and screenwriter Jackie Penn. Jackie talks about the need for diversity in Hollywood, the impact of Covid on movies, and more. The post “Protesting CPAC” (+Screenwriter Jackie Penn) appeared first on Just In News Podcast.

1hr

2 Mar 2021

Rank #2

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“Shin Splints and Guitar Riffs” (with Mike Stocksdale)

Musician Mike Stocksdale joins the Just In News Podcast. Mike riffs with Justin about getting into running, teaching students during a pandemic, and his new album, “If You Ask Me I’ll Tell You.” Mike, who is also the audio engineer on the Just In News Podcast, shoots the shit about the need to make music no matter the size of the audience, as well as his enormously large quads. You’ll have to listen to learn more on that one. The post “Shin Splints and Guitar Riffs” (with Mike Stocksdale) appeared first on Just In News Podcast.

1hr 22mins

19 Feb 2021

Rank #3

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“Jamie Raskin vs. The Incoherent-Thoughts-Guy Representing Trump”

On this week’s Just In News Podcast, Justin talks about the sequel to Donald Trump’s first impeachment trial. He talks about Rep. Jamie Raskin’s moving opening argument in contrast to whatever the hell Trump’s guy, Bruce Castor Jr., was talking about. Justin also debuts the first ever “3 Luke Warm Takes,” where he talks about why Biden is bringing about real unity, Republican infighting, and the Administration’s sweeping list of executive actions. The post “Jamie Raskin vs. The Incoherent-Thoughts-Guy Representing Trump” appeared first on Just In News Podcast.

24mins

10 Feb 2021

Rank #4

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“Chuck Tingle Spreads the Love”

Chuck Tingle, the world’s greatest author, talks with Corey Hill about why love will ultimately win. The two talk about Chuck’s erotic romance shorts, including his most recent entitled, “Pounded In The Butt By The Handsome Physical Manifestation Of Tromp’s [sic] Twitter Ban That Should’ve Come Years Sooner But Fine Now That It’s Here High Five.” This is the greatest interview you’ll ever here with the world’s greatest author. The post “Chuck Tingle Spreads the Love” appeared first on Just In News Podcast.

36mins

3 Feb 2021

Rank #5

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“Laughing During a Crisis” (with TV Writer Nell Scovell)

Just In News’ Corey Hill talks with Writer Nell Scovell. Nell talks about the role of art and comedy during a societal crisis and what it’s like to behind the scenes at shows like The Simpsons, Murphy Brown, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, and others. She also discusses the lack of female writers in Hollywood, jokes she held back on in her book, “Just the Funny Parts: … And a Few Hard Truths About Sneaking into the Hollywood Boys’ Club”, separating the artist from the art, where’s the line in joke telling, cancel culture, and much more. The post “Laughing During a Crisis” (with TV Writer Nell Scovell) appeared first on Just In News Podcast.

40mins

29 Jan 2021

Rank #6

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“Biden is President!” (with Director Matt Toronto)

On this week’s Just In News, Justin celebrates Joe Biden becoming the 46th U.S. President and offers up 5 observations from Inauguration Day. Also, Corey Hill talks with Writer and Director Matt Toronto about the state of the film industry, what goes into movie making, and Matt’s various projects including Face 2 Face. Oh, and one more time: Biden is president! The post “Biden is President!” (with Director Matt Toronto) appeared first on Just In News Podcast.

1hr 10mins

21 Jan 2021

Rank #7

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“A Skidmark on Democracy” (with Noel Casler)

Comedian and former Celebrity Apprentice staffer Noel Casler joins the Just In News Podcast to talk about Donald Trump’s second impeachment and gives his prediction on whether Trump will be convicted in the Senate. He also discusses what’s next for Trump and Trumpism, what will happen to the Republican Party, his optimism for the Biden Administration, and a very graphic memory of Trump in Depends on the set of Celebrity Apprentice. The post “A Skidmark on Democracy” (with Noel Casler) appeared first on Just In News Podcast.

48mins

13 Jan 2021

Rank #8

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“Impeaching Trump (the sequel)”

The Just In News team kicks off 2021 by recapping a week that may very well surpasses the insanity of 2020. Justin, Corey, Kristen, Jake, and Mike talk about Trump supporters violently storming the U.S. Capitol, why impeaching Trump (again) is the right move, and optimism from the Georgia Senate runoffs. They also play a round of Tweets from Deadbeats, where Eric Trump’s birthday makes an appearance. The post “Impeaching Trump (the sequel)” appeared first on Just In News Podcast.

1hr 20mins

9 Jan 2021

Rank #9

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“Republicans Love Socialism” (with Brent Simons)

Justin wraps up the election results and looks ahead to the Georgia runoffs with Just In News’s own Corey Hill. Justin and Corey talk about what went right and wrong for the Democrats, why Democrats should brand themselves with popular policies like raising the minimum wage (because Republicans secretly love socialism), the possibility that an out-of-shape high school classmate is leaving death threat notes at the Jacksonville DNC headquarters, and more. Plus, Corey talks with Screenwriter of Megamind and Penguins of Madagascar, Brent Simons. The post “Republicans Love Socialism” (with Brent Simons) appeared first on Just In News Podcast.

1hr 1min

18 Dec 2020

Rank #10