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Daily Dose: 10/5/16

Tim Kaine clearly does not like Mike Pence at all

3:00 PMAnother podcast episode in the books, kiddos. This week we talked about Luke Cage, Kim Kardashian’s scary robbery and talked with colleague Michael Fletcher about Loretta Lynch working with the Dallas Cowboys.

Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate was like watching two dads argue passive aggressively at the community cookout. Democratic nominee Tim Kaine got flustered with Republican nominee Mike Pence’s nonsense and decided he was going to go full attack dog to make as many things stick to Donald Trump as possible. Many people found that off-putting and thus declared Pence the winner of the proceedings. However, apparently, The Donald himself wasn’t particularly pleased with the fact that his running mate did not often defend him. ABC News highlights the event’s most memorable lines.

There are still questions to be answered in Charlotte, North Carolina. After the shooting and subsequent death of Keith Lamont Scott, protestors demanded to see the full-length police video of the entire incident, in which authorities said Scott was armed at the time of his death. It’s nearly 40 minutes long. Needless to say, it’s very tough to watch. There doesn’t appear to be a gun near his body and officers keep him cuffed for nearly 10 minutes before trying to administer CPR. ABC News reports on the latest.

If you’re over 35, you know who Michael Dukakis is. He’s the guy who ruined his presidential campaign by riding around in a tank, a move that made him look silly and was used against him in ad campaigns by George H.W. Bush, who eventually beat him soundly. But the question is: Do we really know when those moments are happening in real time? Sometimes, it’s not that easy to tell. Back in August, FiveThirtyEight made a movie called How To Destroy A Candidate that is as relevant as ever right now.

If you were a conspiracy theorist, you’d say the NFL is cracking down on celebrations as a way to get back at players kneeling during the national anthem. Of course, we’re nowhere near that cynical around here, so we’ll just say that the renewed emphasis on taunting and celebration penalties is due to a crackdown on trying to keep games moving rather than a way of targeting certain players who are getting too big for their britches or whatever. ESPN’s Kevin Seifert reports that the league is going to be more clear going forward.

Free Food

Coffee Break: Somehow, the BET Hip Hop Awards were Tuesday night, and I didn’t watch one second of it. The signature bit of these shows has become the cyphers which feature large ranges of rappers in their simplest form. This year, even Jidenna showed up to kick a few lines. Big K.R.I.T. had an important moment, too.

Snack Time: If you don’t think that football players talk about politics beyond whether or not they take a knee, you’re wrong. Check out this story on how Trump is tearing apart the NFL.

Dessert: No. The kids in Haiti are not causing deforestation because they are eating the trees. Stop.

Trump hotel vandalized in Washington, D.C.

It was caught on video and Twitter is like …

3:00 PMAnother podcast episode in the books, kiddos. This week we talked about Luke Cage, Kim Kardashian’s scary robbery and talked with colleague Michael Fletcher about Loretta Lynch working with the Dallas Cowboys.

Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate was like watching two dads argue passive aggressively at the community cookout. Democratic nominee Tim Kaine got flustered with Republican nominee Mike Pence’s nonsense and decided he was going to go full attack dog to make as many things stick to Donald Trump as possible. Many people found that off-putting and thus declared Pence the winner of the proceedings. However, apparently, The Donald himself wasn’t particularly pleased with the fact that his running mate did not often defend him. ABC News highlights the event’s most memorable lines.

There are still questions to be answered in Charlotte, North Carolina. After the shooting and subsequent death of Keith Lamont Scott, protestors demanded to see the full-length police video of the entire incident, in which authorities said Scott was armed at the time of his death. It’s nearly 40 minutes long. Needless to say, it’s very tough to watch. There doesn’t appear to be a gun near his body and officers keep him cuffed for nearly 10 minutes before trying to administer CPR. ABC News reports on the latest.

If you’re over 35, you know who Michael Dukakis is. He’s the guy who ruined his presidential campaign by riding around in a tank, a move that made him look silly and was used against him in ad campaigns by George H.W. Bush, who eventually beat him soundly. But the question is: Do we really know when those moments are happening in real time? Sometimes, it’s not that easy to tell. Back in August, FiveThirtyEight made a movie called How To Destroy A Candidate that is as relevant as ever right now.

If you were a conspiracy theorist, you’d say the NFL is cracking down on celebrations as a way to get back at players kneeling during the national anthem. Of course, we’re nowhere near that cynical around here, so we’ll just say that the renewed emphasis on taunting and celebration penalties is due to a crackdown on trying to keep games moving rather than a way of targeting certain players who are getting too big for their britches or whatever. ESPN’s Kevin Seifert reports that the league is going to be more clear going forward.

Free Food

Coffee Break: Somehow, the BET Hip Hop Awards were Tuesday night, and I didn’t watch one second of it. The signature bit of these shows has become the cyphers which feature large ranges of rappers in their simplest form. This year, even Jidenna showed up to kick a few lines. Big K.R.I.T. had an important moment, too.

Snack Time: If you don’t think that football players talk about politics beyond whether or not they take a knee, you’re wrong. Check out this story on how Trump is tearing apart the NFL.

Dessert: No. The kids in Haiti are not causing deforestation because they are eating the trees. Stop.

Daily Dose: 10/3/16

Master P was a mogul, but a horrible sports representative

3:00 PMAnother podcast episode in the books, kiddos. This week we talked about Luke Cage, Kim Kardashian’s scary robbery and talked with colleague Michael Fletcher about Loretta Lynch working with the Dallas Cowboys.

Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate was like watching two dads argue passive aggressively at the community cookout. Democratic nominee Tim Kaine got flustered with Republican nominee Mike Pence’s nonsense and decided he was going to go full attack dog to make as many things stick to Donald Trump as possible. Many people found that off-putting and thus declared Pence the winner of the proceedings. However, apparently, The Donald himself wasn’t particularly pleased with the fact that his running mate did not often defend him. ABC News highlights the event’s most memorable lines.

There are still questions to be answered in Charlotte, North Carolina. After the shooting and subsequent death of Keith Lamont Scott, protestors demanded to see the full-length police video of the entire incident, in which authorities said Scott was armed at the time of his death. It’s nearly 40 minutes long. Needless to say, it’s very tough to watch. There doesn’t appear to be a gun near his body and officers keep him cuffed for nearly 10 minutes before trying to administer CPR. ABC News reports on the latest.

If you’re over 35, you know who Michael Dukakis is. He’s the guy who ruined his presidential campaign by riding around in a tank, a move that made him look silly and was used against him in ad campaigns by George H.W. Bush, who eventually beat him soundly. But the question is: Do we really know when those moments are happening in real time? Sometimes, it’s not that easy to tell. Back in August, FiveThirtyEight made a movie called How To Destroy A Candidate that is as relevant as ever right now.

If you were a conspiracy theorist, you’d say the NFL is cracking down on celebrations as a way to get back at players kneeling during the national anthem. Of course, we’re nowhere near that cynical around here, so we’ll just say that the renewed emphasis on taunting and celebration penalties is due to a crackdown on trying to keep games moving rather than a way of targeting certain players who are getting too big for their britches or whatever. ESPN’s Kevin Seifert reports that the league is going to be more clear going forward.

Free Food

Coffee Break: Somehow, the BET Hip Hop Awards were Tuesday night, and I didn’t watch one second of it. The signature bit of these shows has become the cyphers which feature large ranges of rappers in their simplest form. This year, even Jidenna showed up to kick a few lines. Big K.R.I.T. had an important moment, too.

Snack Time: If you don’t think that football players talk about politics beyond whether or not they take a knee, you’re wrong. Check out this story on how Trump is tearing apart the NFL.

Dessert: No. The kids in Haiti are not causing deforestation because they are eating the trees. Stop.

Daily Dose: 9/30/16

A week from being eligible to return to playing, Josh Gordon is entering rehab

3:00 PMAnother podcast episode in the books, kiddos. This week we talked about Luke Cage, Kim Kardashian’s scary robbery and talked with colleague Michael Fletcher about Loretta Lynch working with the Dallas Cowboys.

Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate was like watching two dads argue passive aggressively at the community cookout. Democratic nominee Tim Kaine got flustered with Republican nominee Mike Pence’s nonsense and decided he was going to go full attack dog to make as many things stick to Donald Trump as possible. Many people found that off-putting and thus declared Pence the winner of the proceedings. However, apparently, The Donald himself wasn’t particularly pleased with the fact that his running mate did not often defend him. ABC News highlights the event’s most memorable lines.

There are still questions to be answered in Charlotte, North Carolina. After the shooting and subsequent death of Keith Lamont Scott, protestors demanded to see the full-length police video of the entire incident, in which authorities said Scott was armed at the time of his death. It’s nearly 40 minutes long. Needless to say, it’s very tough to watch. There doesn’t appear to be a gun near his body and officers keep him cuffed for nearly 10 minutes before trying to administer CPR. ABC News reports on the latest.

If you’re over 35, you know who Michael Dukakis is. He’s the guy who ruined his presidential campaign by riding around in a tank, a move that made him look silly and was used against him in ad campaigns by George H.W. Bush, who eventually beat him soundly. But the question is: Do we really know when those moments are happening in real time? Sometimes, it’s not that easy to tell. Back in August, FiveThirtyEight made a movie called How To Destroy A Candidate that is as relevant as ever right now.

If you were a conspiracy theorist, you’d say the NFL is cracking down on celebrations as a way to get back at players kneeling during the national anthem. Of course, we’re nowhere near that cynical around here, so we’ll just say that the renewed emphasis on taunting and celebration penalties is due to a crackdown on trying to keep games moving rather than a way of targeting certain players who are getting too big for their britches or whatever. ESPN’s Kevin Seifert reports that the league is going to be more clear going forward.

Free Food

Coffee Break: Somehow, the BET Hip Hop Awards were Tuesday night, and I didn’t watch one second of it. The signature bit of these shows has become the cyphers which feature large ranges of rappers in their simplest form. This year, even Jidenna showed up to kick a few lines. Big K.R.I.T. had an important moment, too.

Snack Time: If you don’t think that football players talk about politics beyond whether or not they take a knee, you’re wrong. Check out this story on how Trump is tearing apart the NFL.

Dessert: No. The kids in Haiti are not causing deforestation because they are eating the trees. Stop.

Daily Dose: 9/29/16

Dateline, Southern California — the protests continue

3:00 PMAnother podcast episode in the books, kiddos. This week we talked about Luke Cage, Kim Kardashian’s scary robbery and talked with colleague Michael Fletcher about Loretta Lynch working with the Dallas Cowboys.

Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate was like watching two dads argue passive aggressively at the community cookout. Democratic nominee Tim Kaine got flustered with Republican nominee Mike Pence’s nonsense and decided he was going to go full attack dog to make as many things stick to Donald Trump as possible. Many people found that off-putting and thus declared Pence the winner of the proceedings. However, apparently, The Donald himself wasn’t particularly pleased with the fact that his running mate did not often defend him. ABC News highlights the event’s most memorable lines.

There are still questions to be answered in Charlotte, North Carolina. After the shooting and subsequent death of Keith Lamont Scott, protestors demanded to see the full-length police video of the entire incident, in which authorities said Scott was armed at the time of his death. It’s nearly 40 minutes long. Needless to say, it’s very tough to watch. There doesn’t appear to be a gun near his body and officers keep him cuffed for nearly 10 minutes before trying to administer CPR. ABC News reports on the latest.

If you’re over 35, you know who Michael Dukakis is. He’s the guy who ruined his presidential campaign by riding around in a tank, a move that made him look silly and was used against him in ad campaigns by George H.W. Bush, who eventually beat him soundly. But the question is: Do we really know when those moments are happening in real time? Sometimes, it’s not that easy to tell. Back in August, FiveThirtyEight made a movie called How To Destroy A Candidate that is as relevant as ever right now.

If you were a conspiracy theorist, you’d say the NFL is cracking down on celebrations as a way to get back at players kneeling during the national anthem. Of course, we’re nowhere near that cynical around here, so we’ll just say that the renewed emphasis on taunting and celebration penalties is due to a crackdown on trying to keep games moving rather than a way of targeting certain players who are getting too big for their britches or whatever. ESPN’s Kevin Seifert reports that the league is going to be more clear going forward.

Free Food

Coffee Break: Somehow, the BET Hip Hop Awards were Tuesday night, and I didn’t watch one second of it. The signature bit of these shows has become the cyphers which feature large ranges of rappers in their simplest form. This year, even Jidenna showed up to kick a few lines. Big K.R.I.T. had an important moment, too.

Snack Time: If you don’t think that football players talk about politics beyond whether or not they take a knee, you’re wrong. Check out this story on how Trump is tearing apart the NFL.

Dessert: No. The kids in Haiti are not causing deforestation because they are eating the trees. Stop.