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Rank #12 in Government & Organizations category

Government & Organizations

Hard Factor

By Barstool Sports

Rank #12 in Government & Organizations category

Government & Organizations
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A quick 15ish 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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A quick 15ish 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.  

iTunes Ratings

1057 Ratings
Average Ratings
984
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6
51

Every day mon-Thurs

By TokenBrownsFan - Jan 15 2019
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Amazing quick quirky news stories and by far one of the greatest intro songs

Simply the best!!

By Jonesy342822 - Jan 11 2019
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Awesome Pod, the guys do a great job.

iTunes Ratings

1057 Ratings
Average Ratings
984
8
8
6
51

Every day mon-Thurs

By TokenBrownsFan - Jan 15 2019
Read more

Amazing quick quirky news stories and by far one of the greatest intro songs

Simply the best!!

By Jonesy342822 - Jan 11 2019
Read more

Awesome Pod, the guys do a great job.

Top 10 Episode of Hard Factor

Rank #1: Hard Factor 12/6: Bear Mace Explosion at Amazon, Japan Giving Away Houses, and the Triumphant Return of the XFL

Dec 06 2018
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A robot at an Amazon factory punctured a can of bear mace and sent over 20 workers to the hospital. Japan's population is projected to shrink in the coming years, so they're giving away free houses to families who are willing to settle down in the country. The XFL is making a comeback in eight cities, we give an update on the Hard Body Weight Loss Competition; and other headlines, including George HW Bush's funeral, Wisconsin Republicans pulling a fast one, France cancels the gas tax, and Rudy Giuliani doesn't know how to work a phone.    

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Rank #2: Hard Factor 12/5: Roger Stone and Robert Mueller are Headed for a Steel Cage, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Mixes Up Her Facts Again, and a Lightning Round of Other Headlines

Dec 05 2018
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Roger Stone is adamant that he will be pleading the 5th if called for questioning in the Mueller investigation, while Michael Flynn gets a pass from any jail time for his cooperation. Kate joins the show to discuss Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claiming that $21 Trillion in accounting errors over 20+ years could have paid for two thirds of universal Medicare. A lightning round of other headlines, including mob arrests in Sicily, Burger King's thirsty ad campaign, Eddie Murphy having his 9th kid, Seattle gets an NHL team, Avenatti isn't running for president, and the stock market takes a dip.    

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Rank #3: Hard Factor 6/19: How To Gerrymander Outer Space

Jun 19 2018
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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  

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Rank #4: Hard Factor 12/4: The Dangerous and Arousing World of Deep Fakes, A Racist Christmas Tree in Minnesota, and a Lightning Round of Other Headlines

Dec 04 2018
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Take a trip down the frightening, and potentially arousing, rabbit hole that is Deep Fakes: computer generated videos made to look and sound like recognizable figures. Some cops in Minnesota are in hot water after deciding to decorate their precinct Christmas tree with racist decorations, including malt liquor cans, chip wrappers, Popeyes stuff and Newport cigs. Finally, a Lightning Round of other headlines, including serving Pine-Sol to kids, a crazy man's plans to flip Trump's limo with a forklift, trade war with China, big day for SpaceX, and pot brownies in school.    

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Rank #5: Hard Factor 8/21: Asia Argento Exposed, State Watch: South Carolina, Man on Man Peeing, and Midterm Madness in FloridaHard Factor 8/21: Asia Argento Exposed, State Watch: South Carolina, Man on Man Peeing, and Midterm Madness in Florida

Aug 21 2018
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Harvey Weinstein victim and former girlfriend of the late Anthony Bourdain, Asia Argento, may actually be a sexual predator herself. State Watch: South Carolina, with several hilarious headlines from the Palmetto State. Drunk American man peed on a Japanese man on a flight from Chicago to Japan. Midterm Madness: Florida congressional candidate Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera claims she was abducted by aliens as a child and has had follow-up telepathic contact with the aliens.  

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Rank #6: Hard Factor 8/2: Attempted QAnon Explanation, Bicycle on Bicycle Murder in Houston, the $9 Million Cuck, and the SOFT CORNER

Aug 02 2018
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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.  

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Rank #7: Hard Factor 6/20: Diaper Don Says, "Smoke a Spliff, Piss Your Pants, and Film a Porno"

Jun 20 2018
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There's a new book coming out about how hard Don Jr. partied in college, Canada votes to legalize weed, two firefighters in Akron get caught filming a porno, and Jeff Bezos is officially the richest man in the world.

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Rank #8: Hard Factor 6/21: PFT Commenter Joins Us, and Donald Trump Is Separating Congresspeople's Families From Their Picnics

Jun 21 2018
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In today's episode we examine the new executive order ending the separation of illegally immigrating children from their parents, Trump's decision to cancel the White House Congressional Picnic, a restaurant in China that sold monthly buffet subscriptions, and an Amazon update.  

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Rank #9: Hard Factor 12/3: Updates from an Action Packed G20 Summit, In Memoriam: George HW Bush, and The Huffington Post in the Soft Corner (again)

Dec 03 2018
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President Trump's wild ride at the G20, including a signed trade deal (USMCA), powerful handshakes, climate change denial, and a temporary halt to the US-China trade war. Former US President George HW Bush has passed away, and we take a look at some of his greatest achievements. The Huffington Post lands in the Soft Corner thanks to calling Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer problematic; and other headlines, including the What's App messages that got Khashoggi caught, mute swan murders in England, and much more.    

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Rank #10: Hard Factor 7/17: Helsinki Reactions, Papa John's PR Tour, Crocodile Massacre, and Elon's World

Jul 17 2018
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America erupts with emotional reactions after President Trump got big-timed by Putin in Helsinki, Papa John get's “officially” kicked out of the Papa John's offices, a village in Indonesia goes on a revenge killing spree at a crocodile sanctuary, and we take another trip to Elon's world where he's making calculated attacks on a hero from the Thailand cave rescue.     

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