In this trailer episode to The Al Franken Podcast, Al sits down with Amazon’s Alexa (Siri had other commitments) to review highlights of the upcoming episodes.
Welcome to AlFranken.com, the destination for cool people in the know. I wanted to make this website exciting. Like anticipating the thrill of a roller coaster ride. You’re on the website now. Are you excited? Good!
When we launched the website a few weeks ago, we featured our book drive for the new Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School. That went crazy nuts! You and people like you (well-educated liberals and open-minded, self-taught free thinkers), bought all 2,500 books which the school librarian had requested and donated another $78,000 on top of that so their library can fill its capacity of 20,000 books. Thank you!
And for those who didn’t give, I WILL SEE YOU IN HELL!
Just a joke from out of the blue. Like a sudden drop on a rollercoaster ride. See?
This week, I’m featuring the second episode of The Al Franken podcast. You might have noticed the classy, tasteful rollout of my podcast. First, we put up the compilation demo, which listeners really enjoyed. So, we’ll keep that up for you whenever you’re in the need of a lift. Which, if you think about it, is like a rollercoaster!
Last week’s podcast with Maria Teresa Kumar, president of Voto Latino, veered from funny to absorbing back to funny to heartbreaking to hopeful. Very much like a rollercoaster, you might be thinking – but now with not a little annoyance.
This week’s podcast is with Dahlia Lithwick, who writes for Slate on all things jurisprudential, and Matt Miller, former spokesman for Eric Holder, Obama’s Attorney General. After my rip-roaring opening monologue, Dahlia and Matt express some trepidation about my call for the House to go immediately to an impeachment inquiry. A lively discussion. You decide who wins the argument. Me.
Dahlia Lithwick, brilliant writer for Slate on all things jurisprudential, and Matt Miller, former spokesman for Attorney General Eric Holder, have a lively discussion with an impassioned Al who argues that it’s time for the House to go to an impeachment inquiry or get off the pot.
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