Aug 11 • 1HR 17M

Going Bananas

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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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With his faithful canine in tow, Kevin Williamson saddles up for another Remnant escapade. This time, he and Jonah explore the Mar-a-Lago raid, the problem with new ideas in politics, and the Texas midterm elections. Plus, there’s plenty of dingo discussion mixed in for your edification. Is the president above the law? Should dog shows be banned? And can Kevin’s neighbors convince him to vote for Beto O’Rourke?

Show Notes:

- Kevin’s page at National Review

- The Remnant: AMA edition

- Jonah: “Westminster Eugenics Show”

- Kevin: “Do We Believe Our Own Dogma?”

- An emergency Advisory Opinions on the Mar-a-Lago raid

- Mike Huckabee’s crazy argument

- This week’s Dispatch Live

- Kevin: “Big Lies Matter”

- Jonah: “Bonfire of the Asininities”

- Jonah: “The Descent of Men”

- Kevin: “Thanks For the ‘Memory’”

- Jonah: “All Quiet on the Black-Ops Front”

- The Remnant with David Bernstein

- Hillary’s cows