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Fake The Nation

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

Negin rules!

By chili_palmer - Mar 29 2019
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Love the take on current events. Great guests.

iTunes Ratings

650 Ratings
Average Ratings
525
58
11
15
41

Get your news here

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

Negin rules!

By chili_palmer - Mar 29 2019
Read more
Love the take on current events. Great guests.
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Fake The Nation

Updated 12 days ago

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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.

Rank #1: AOC is A-OK (w/ Connie Wang, Christian Finnegan)

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Connie Wang and Christian Finnegan join Negin to talk about the problem with Joe Biden and if him running for president would be a good or bad thing. Then, why is AOC so famous and does her celeb status impact her ability to be a politician? Finally, social media influencers: who, exactly, are they influencing?


This episode is sponsored by Harper Collins - #IMomSoHard, Pact (www.wearpact.com code: FAKETHENATION), and LivingProof (www.livingproof.com/FAKE code: FAKE).

Apr 04 2019
1 hour 13 mins
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Rank #2: Unladylike Independence Day (w/ Cristen Conger, Caroline Ervin)

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Negin is joined by Unladylike hosts Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin to discuss dreaming about your ex. Then, an Unladylike pep talk from Negin about online dating.

Jul 04 2019
45 mins
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Rank #3: The Great Debates Debate (w/ Christian Finnegan, Dustin Chafin, Gaby Alter)

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Christian Finnegan, Dustin Chafin, and Gaby Alter join Negin to talk about the first democratic debate, a growing argument against college, and the UK’s ban on sexist ads. 



This episode is sponsored by PaintYourLife (text FAKE to 48-48-48) and Upstart (www.upstart.com/FAKE).

Jun 27 2019
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #4: Manhattan is Doing Great (w/ Hayes Davenport, Griffin Newman)

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Hayes Davenport and Griffin Newman join Negin to discuss as many of the Democratic presidential candidates as they can get through. Then they ask if America is actually “full” (it's not) and how should we deal with former DHC Secretary Nielson (the jail from the Dark Knight Rises)? 


This episode is sponsored by Harper Collins - #IMomSoHard, Paint Your Life (text FAKE to 48-48-48), and Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: FAKE50).

Apr 11 2019
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #5: Trade, Facebook, Dragons (w/ Jon Lovett, Sarah Pappalardo)

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Jon Lovett (Crooked Media) and Sarah Pappalardo (Reductress) join Negin to talk about the tariff war, digital monopolies, and the final season of Game of Thrones. Spoilers for all these subjects, by the way.


This episode is sponsored by Vistaprint (www.vistaprint.com code: FAKE) and LivingProof (www.livingproof.com/FAKE code: FAKE).

May 16 2019
57 mins
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Rank #6: How Do We Solve a Problem Like Twitter? (w/ Nick Wiger, Dave Holmes)

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Dave Holmes and Nick Wiger join Negin to dissect the Mueller Report, and give their takes on what should happen next. Then, the three talk about the difference between a Democrat and a Democrat on Twitter. Finally, the differences between moms running and dads running for office.



This episode is sponsored by Lola (www.mylola.com code: FAKE) and Living Proof (www.livingproof.com/FAKE code: FAKE).

Apr 25 2019
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #7: The The Mueller Report Report (w/ Benari Poulten, Gastor Almonte)

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Comedians Benari Poulten and Gastor Almonte join Negin to give their initial takes and takeaways from the recently released (and redacted) Mueller Report. Then they discuss how the Notre Dame fire reflects our own mortality, whether the rebuilding effort is a good use of resources, and one time Negin got stoned in France. 



This episode is sponsored by Pact (www.wearpact.com code: FakeTheNation) and ThirdLove (www.thirdlove.com/NATION).

Apr 18 2019
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #8: Can We Talk About Snitty? (w/ Cristen Conger, Caroline Ervin)

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Unladylike podcast hosts Caroline Ervin and Cristen Conger join Negin to discuss a grab bag of topics from the recent Barr testimony to Elizabeth Warren’s proposed student loan debt forgiveness plan and the pros of cons of doing nothing.


This episode is sponsored by Pact (www.wearpact.com code: FAKETHENATION) and Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: FAKE30).

May 02 2019
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #9: Whomst Are the Guzzlers? (w/ Amy S. Choi, Emily Yoshida)

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Emily Yoshida and Amy S. Choi join Negin to discuss Trump’s upcoming 2020 run, New York’s proposed decriminalization of sex work, and the pros and cons of the wellness industry.



This episode is sponsored by Green Chef (www.greenchef.us/fake75) and PaintYourLife (text FAKE to 48-48-48).

Jun 20 2019
1 hour 17 mins
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Rank #10: The Peen In Subpoena (w/ Marcia Belsky, Kaitlin Fontana)

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Marcia Belsky and Kaitlin Fontana join Negin to discuss how Democrats are losing the subpoena battle, partially because “subpoena” is such a boring word. Then, some good news as the group discusses the Equality Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Finally: are religious families more happy? Answer not guaranteed.


This episode is sponsored by OMGyes (www.omgyes.com code: FAKE).

May 23 2019
1 hour 10 mins
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