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
Cyber War w/ National Security Journalist Fred ...
Cyber War, Cyber Security, Espionage, N.S.A., C.I.A., Stuxnet, Internet, China,
51 min
Jacob Weisberg, Editor-in-Chief of Slate Magazi...
Slate Magazine, Donald Trump, Never Trump, #NeverTrump, Trumpcast, election, politics, GOP primary,
35 min
Innovation Expert Alec Ross on The Industries o...
Technology, Business, Investments, Investing, Careers, Future, Robotics, Genomics, Big Data, Cyber-security, Industry, Jobs, Economy,
35 min
War Correspondent Michael Ware On The War In Ir...
Iraq, CNN, Zarqawi, ISIS, Al Qaeda, Falluja, terrorism, war, journalism, marines,
37 min
Part 2: Futurist Dr. Michio Kaku On Amazing Inv...
Science, Science Fiction, Technology, Inventions, Genomics, Brain, Robots, nanotechnology, Physics,
40 min
Part 1: Dr. Michio Kaku, Theoretical Physicist ...
Unified Theory, string theory, Einstein, science, string field theory, theoretical physics, gravity waves, science fiction, scifi, inventions, Star Trek, parallel universes, quantum theory, space time,
46 min
Steve Forbes, Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Magazin...
Forbes, Magazine, Financial, Investing, Economy, Election, Flat Tax, IRS, Federal Reserve, healthcare, policy
43 min
Bill Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard On ...
conservative, Republican, GOP, primary, election, neo-con, Trump, Rubio, campaign,
39 min
Debunking Conspiracy Theories w/ Dr. Michael Sh...
conspiracy theories, skeptic, science, rational, reason, Alex Jones, New World Order, critical thinking, Skeptical, Scientific American,
58 min
General Michael Hayden, Former Head of CIA & NSA
CIA, Intelligence, NSA, National Security, surveillance, espionage, cyber war, Guantanamo, Al Qaeda, spy, James Bond,
41 min
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Political Cartoonist Mic...
Political, editorial, satire, cartoons, comics, conservative, Republican, IBD, Investors,
47 min
Donald Rumsfeld On Modernizing The Military, Sa...
National Defense, Iraq, Pentagon, Military, Gerald Ford, Leadership, Churchill, Central Asia, Middle East,
51 min
Oscar-Nominee Evgeny Afineevsky On His Document...
Ukraine, Maidon Square, Kiev, Revolution, Protest, Democracy, Putin, Yanukovych, Crimea
47 min
Doug Schoen, Pollster & Fox News Political Anal...
Fox News, Polls, Richard Nixon, Presidency, China, Clinton, Politics, Campaigns, Strategy, Polling, Republican, Democrat, Silent Majority, Conservative, Newsmax
34 min
Iconic Photographer Platon On Shooting World Le...
Photography, Presidents, Leaders, Power, Human, Rights, Time Magazine, Magazines, New Yorker, News, Politics, Putin, Clinton,
39 min
Mark McKinnon, Co-Host of Showtime's Political ...
Presidential Primary, New Hampshire, President, Election, 2016, documentary, campaign, strategy, Trump, Sanders, Rubio, Clinton, Cruz, McCain
42 min
Greg Barker, Director of HBO's "Homegrown: The ...
terrorism, jihad, radical, islam, FBI, counter-terror, San Bernadino, muslim, homegrown, domestic, terrorism
41 min
What's an Iowa Caucus? w/ Congressman Steve Kin...
Iowa, Caucus, Election, Primary, Ethanol, Biofuel, Trump, Ted Cruz, Voting, Presidential, Campaign, Grassley,
50 min
Senators Trent Lott & Tom Daschle on Fixing the...
Senate, Partisan, Bipartisan, Congress, Legislation, Compromise, Politics, Leadership, Government,
38 min
Rich Lowry, Editor of National Review, on Donal...
Against Trump, National Review, Donald Trump, GOP, Establishment, Republican, Debate,
47 min
Congressman Michael McCaul, Chair of the House ...
terrorism, homeland, security, bio-terror, cyber-attack, China, Russia, Iran, ISIS, Al-Qaeda, dirty bomb, border,
39 min
Criminal Justice Reform w/ Sen. Rob Portman, Ju...
prison, criminal, corrections, jail, mandatory, minimums, reform, Libertarian, Conservative, Congress,
58 min
(Rebroadcast) Part 2: The Political Genius of G...
George Washington, history, America, Patriot, Revolutionary War, President, Politics, Conservative, Republican, Libertarian, Government, Tea Party, Founding, Fathers, Liberty, Constitution
27 min
(Rebroadcast) Part 1: The Political Genius of G...
George, Washington, history, America, Patriot, Revolutionary, War, President, Politics, Conservative, Republican, Libertarian, Government, Tea Party, Founding Fathers, Constitution, Liberty,
27 min
(Rebroadcast) Pt. 2: E.M.P. - The Day the Eart...
EMP, electromagnetic, pulse, nuke, nuclear, Iran, North, Korea, Russia, defense, neocon, electric, grid, NORAD, national, security,
33 min