Feb 27, 2020 • 1HR 13M

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In “The Remnant," Jonah Goldberg, the founder and editor-in-chief of The Dispatch, syndicated columnist, best-selling author, and AEI/NRI Fellow enlists a “Cannonball Run”-style cast of stars, has-beens, and never-weres to address the most pressing issues of the day and of all-time. Is Western Civilization doomed? Is nationalism the wave of the future? Is the Pope Catholic? Will they ever find a new place to put cheese on a pizza? Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Who is hotter: Ginger or Mary-Ann? Was Plato really endorsing the Republic as the ideal state? Mixing history, pop culture, rank-punditry, political philosophy, and, at times, shameless book-plugging, Goldberg and guests will have the kinds of conversations we wish they had on cable-TV shout shows. And the nudity will (almost) always be tasteful.
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In a return to normal Remnant-y quirkiness, we have on “the oldest young person” that Jonah knows, Andrew Egger. There’s rank punditry, far-afield movie references, and an unnerving amount of Midwest-bashing; it has everything!


Show Notes:

-Andrew Egger

-Huey Long: “Enough money to burn a wet mule”

-Andrew’s piece on Bloomberg

-“Blue Million”

-NYT accent identifier

-Wag the Dog

-Suicide of the West, now in paperback

-Minnesota Nice

-Midnight Run

-Bernie supporting Castro, Sandinistas in 1985

-Andrew’s piece on the wall

-Roger Stone gets 40 months

-The Dispatch Podcast

-The Dispatch

-UnTuckIt.com promo code dingo

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