Episode 6: On Trump’s Deep Roots In The GOP

October 14, 2016

Josh interviews Jeet Heer, a senior editor at the New Republic, historian, and prolific tweeter. Josh and Jeet discuss Jeet's expertise in the history of populist conservatism, and they analyze how Trump fits into the narrative and what will likely come next if he were to lose the election.

Episode 5: On The Bronze Age And The Year Civilization Collapsed

October 7, 2016

This episode features Eric Cline, an ancient historian, archaeologist and professor at George Washington University. Josh and Eric discuss Cline's book 1177 B.C.: THE YEAR CIVILIZATION COLLAPSED, and also what it's like to be an archaeologist in 2016.

Episode 4: On Polls, Polls, Polls

September 30, 2016

This episode features Charles Franklin, a nationally-renowned political pollster. Josh and Charles discuss polling during this unique election cycle, the psychology of polls, online polling, and more.

Episode 3: On Clinton ‘08 and Steve Bannon

September 22, 2016

This episode features Josh Stevens of Bloomberg Businessweek. Josh and Josh discuss the differences between Clinton's '08 and '16 campaigns, and they talk about Steve Bannon and Breitbart.

Episode 2: On The Future Of The Democratic Party

September 16, 2016

Josh Marshall is the Editor and Publisher of TPM and host of The Josh Marshall show podcast. The podcast is mainly about politics, except when it's not. History, culture and science too. In this episode Josh chats with Chris Hayes, host of MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes. They discuss Chris's career path, and the media in general, and dive into a fascinating discussion on Trump, Sanders and the future of the Democratic party.

Episode 1: On How Trump Happened

September 8, 2016

Josh Marshall is the Editor and Publisher of TPM and host of The Josh Marshall show podcast. The show is mainly about politics, except when it's not. History, culture and science too. In this episode Josh chats with Stuart Stevens, a former top campaign strategist for Mitt Romney. They discuss Stuart's many careers, including travel and television writing, his work on political campaigns, and of course, they analyze the Trump phenomenon.