Episodes

Browse our most recent and favorite podcasts.

Darth Pollinator with Sam (s5e2)

Jordi and Taylor record an outdoor pod with returning champion, Sam Pearson! This wide-ranging conversation covers local election news stories from the recent 2023 primaries, RGGI, and a wild letter to the editor from the Daily Item. In addition, find out our ‘Darth’ name and favorite springtime plants! Bank Robberies in Denmark

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Previewing Shapiro’s Budget Preview, Heterodoxies, and Season 5

DISCLAIMER: We are only speaking for ourselves and none of the opinions here reflect the positions of any other organization or entity. Taylor and Jordi launch the long-awaited and seldom-solicited Season 5! Governor Shapiro’s first budget address was just the prompt we needed to record some thoughts and do some real damage to economic policy…

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Denise Maris (s4e29)

Denise Maris comes on the pod to talk about her candidacy for State Rep.

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Amanda Waldman for Congress Interview (S4E28

Amanda Waldman is on the pod — she’s running to represent PA’s 9th in the US Congress. Waldman introduces her brand of unapologetic and un-bossed politics and brings this perspective to topics like healthcare, inflation, and ag policy. We also talk about the complexities of campaigning in a highly-polarized environment and how she would lead…

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Our John Fetterman Interview (s4e27)

We’re re-airing our John Fetterman interview at Knoebel’s Grove in Elysburg, PA from 2018. Plus, some additional retrospective commentary!

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The Worst Crudité I Ever Had (s4e26)

Terryane Myricks, Jenna Henry, Jordi Comas, and Taylor Lightman are back recording after a nice summer break. They begin with some show and tell about summer break then discuss a piece in The Atlantic by Elaine Godfrey from December 2021 on 5 pathways the Democrats can take to salvaging their 2022 election odds. They end…

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Susquehanna Valley Community Education Project (s4e25)

Taylor and Jordi are joined by Meghan Beck and Le Paliulis to talk about the Susquehanna Valley Community Education Project. This project is seeking to establish a new community college to Union, Snyder, Northumberland, and Montour Counties. Together, they envision a future where there are cost-effective, local opportunities for training/up-skilling, associate degrees, and workforce development….

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PA Prim-a-pallooza 2022- Fetterman’s Stroke, Barnette’s Rise, and a Quiz!

An all-star cast of returning champs, newcomers, and even a “doctor in the house” joined us for a review of the 2022 PA Primary- one of 538’s “Top 16 GOP Primaries to Watch” (yo, the Dem side is interesting too, ya number nerds). We are joined by Terrayne Myricks of Alcoholitics, Jess Brittain (long time…

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PA Senate Democratic Debate Reactions Part Two (s4e23)

Dwayne Heisler, Jordi Comas, and Taylor Lightman share thoughts on one of the more recent PA Democratic Senate Debates. After some headlines, they listen and respond to clips from the debate. The first clip is about whether or not the candidates would support ending the gas tax in response to inflation and high gas taxes….

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PA Senate Debate Reactions- Many Good Choices Make Tough Decision (s4e22)

We listen to highlights from the Democratic Senate Primary debate with Terrayne Myricks, the laughing and wry host of Alcoholitics (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/alcoholitics/id1403073002). We focus on key moments from Rep Conor Lamb (https://www.conorlamb.com/) , State Rep Malcolm Kenyatta (https://www.malcolmkenyatta.com/), and Lt. Governor John Fetterman (https://johnfetterman.com/). We discuss the amazing idea that a simply safe magic prize would…

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