Apr 6, 2021 • 1HR 12M

The Six Million Dollar Riggleman

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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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Denver Riggleman, former congressman for Virginia’s 5th District and noted Bigfoot enthusiast, joins Jonah on today’s episode for a colorful discussion of Americans’ freedom to believe anything they want. Sometimes, the consequences can be tragic, as in the case of January 6. But they can also be truly spectacular, and for proof, look no further than those who believe Bigfoot is an interdimensional traveler, psychedelic prophet, and alien scout. Before diving headfirst into Sasquatch lore, the pair also explore fine liquor, what it’s really like inside the House Freedom Caucus, and Denver’s experiences running for office. It’s a Remnant André the Giant wouldn’t want you to miss.

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Show Notes:

-Denver’s website

-Denver, QAnon, and Bigfoot erotica

-"The QAnon Conspiracy: Destroying Families, Dividing Communities, Undermining Democracy" - a report co-authored by Denver

-Denver’s new book, Bigfoot… It’s Complicated

-The Patterson-Gimlin Bigfoot film

-9/11 truthers

-NYT: “One Republican’s Lonely Fight Against a Flood of Misinformation”

-Mick Mulvaney on The Dispatch Podcast

-Denver and the church parking lot

-Silverback Distillery

-Is Bigfoot an interdimensional traveler?

-The Nashville bomber believed in lizard people

-Giuliani’s insane voter fraud claims

-Judean People’s Front vs. People’s Front of Judea

-The Six Million Dollar Man vs. Bigfoot