Kickass News

Hosted by Hollywood producer and political media strategist Ben Mathis, KickAss News is a twice weekly podcast that features the most interesting personalities and thought leaders in politics, entertainment, tech, business, science, and more. Enjoy the podcast? Then please support the show and help keep us on the air by making a donation to our GoFundMe campaign at Another way you can support the show is to subscribe to the podcast and leave us a review on iTunes to help keep us ranking strong on the top podcasts charts. For more information visit Thanks for listening!

Society & Culture
The Holdouts - Prominent Republicans Against Trump
Republican, Conservative, Trump, Jeb, Romney, Libertarian, National Review, Free the Delegates, GOP, RNC, NeverTrump,
74 min
The Dawn of Driverless Cars
Automotive, Tech, Autonomous, Vehicles, Self-Driving, Connected, Cars, Uber, GM, Tesla, Tech, Google, Driving,
38 min
Alan Alda on Making Scientists & Doctors Better...
Science, Medicine, Communication, MASH, improv, Doctors, acting, Teaching, Physics, Hospitals, ER, television, Emmy, TV,
41 min
Dana Loesch Stands Up for Flyover Country
Conservative, Republican, Flyover, Blue Collar, Walmart, Guns, Second Amendment, Trump, Texas, The Blaze, Glenn Beck,
35 min
Glenn Beck Talks Trump, Libertarianism, & Orson...
Conservative, Libertarian, The Blaze, Fox News, Trump, NeverTrump, Orson Wells, Radio, Republican, Glenn Beck Program,
38 min
The Hilarious Gilbert Gottfried
Comedy, Hollywood, Entertainment, Movies, Stand-up, Comedians, Funny, Amazing Colossal Podcast, SNL, Saturday Night Live, Friar's Club, Comedy Central, Roasts,
45 min
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Trump...
Senate, Senator, Congress, Republican, Obamacare, Trump, Conservative, Kentucky, Elections, Campaigns,
34 min
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Talks Beer,...
Colorado, Denver, Beer, DNC, Democrat, Election, 2016, marijuana, legalization, fracking, energy, bipartisan, politics, Hillary Clinton, brewing,
37 min
Comedian David Steinberg Talks Comedy, Carson &...
Comedy, Comedians, Funny, Humor, Improv, Stand-up, Jokes, Tonight Show, Johnny Carson, Second City, Curb Your Enthusiasm, David Steinberg, Larry David,
51 min
Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Suing the Preside...
Texas, Greg Abbott, Austin, Governor, state, Constitution, Bill of Rights, Tea Party, Obamacare, Supreme Court, law, lawyer, paraplegic, disabled, inspiration,
40 min
General Wesley Clark on Vietnam, the Wars in Bo...
Bosnia, War, Kosovo, Serbs, Albanians, Yugoslavia, military, NATO, Eisenhower, Vietnam, army, Democrat, strategy, Clinton,
43 min
Parag Khanna Explains Why Globalism Is Great fo...
Globalism, free trade, immigration, markets, business, travel, international, connectivity
47 min
Dr. Francis Collins, Director of NIH & Head of ...
genomics, genetics, medicine, science, Genome Project, HapLap, pharmaceuticals, research, DNA,
36 min
Director Jay Roach Goes ALL THE WAY with LBJ
Lyndon Johnson, Politics, Civil Rights, LBJ, President, History, Elections, Campaign, Democrat, Movies, Martin Luther King, Freedom Summer,
46 min
Paul Wolfowitz on Fighting Dictators, Encouragi...
Conservative, Hawk, Foreign Policy, neocon, neoconservative, Republican, Reagan, Bush, International Affairs, Defense, Iraq, Indonesia, poverty, development, bank,
43 min
Campaign Advance Man Josh King On White House S...
campaign, media, production, Dukakis, stagecraft, Clinton, President, events, politics, optics, press, photography,
43 min
Vicente Fox Unloads on Trump, Trade, & The Wall
Mexico, immigration, trade, wall, Trump, border, NAFTA, drugs, education, election, 2016
53 min
Disaster Response w/ Steven McAndrew, Head of E...
disaster, response, Red Cross, ebola, pandemic, Syrian, refugee, crisis, emergency, humanitarian, relief,
40 min
AOL Co-founder Steve Case on the Third Wave of ...
AOL, business, America Online, tech, entrepreneur, start-up, internet, future, Toffler, innovation,
41 min
Juan Williams of Fox News on the Modern-Day Fo...
Fox News, The Five, founding fathers, America, civil rights, constitution, Thurgood Marshall, Kennedy, Reagan, JFK, history, NPR,
48 min
Nominate KICKASS POLITICS for the 2016 Podcast ...
Special Announcement from KickAss Politics podcast
1 min
Arianna Huffington Says Go To Bed!
Huffington Post, Sleep, Rest, Health, Brain, Medicine, Meditation, Productivity, REM, dreams
33 min
Comedy Legend Carl Reiner
Comedy, Humor, Television, TV, funny, sitcoms, film, Reiner, Dick Van Dyke, Mel Brooks, Steve Martin,
46 min
China's One Child Policy w/ Mei Fong, Pulitzer-...
China, One Child, Population, Chinese, Communism, Social Engineering, Big Brother, Manufacturing,
53 min
Documentary Filmmaker Ken Burns
American History, Documentary, Film, Director, Baseball, Jackie Robinson, Civil Rights
42 min