Kickass News

Mathis Entertainment, Inc.

News & Politics, TV & Film, Technology

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Hosted by Hollywood producer and political media strategist Ben Mathis, KickAss News is a twice weekly podcast that features the most interesting personalities and thought leaders in politics, entertainment, tech, business, science, and more. Enjoy the podcast? Then please support the show and help keep us on the air by making a donation to our GoFundMe campaign at www.gofundme.com/kickassnews. Another way you can support the show is to subscribe to the podcast and leave us a review on iTunes to help keep us ranking strong on the top podcasts charts. For more information visit www.kickassnews.com. Thanks for listening!


Theformer Supreme Allied Commander of NATO Admiral James Stavridis spent 35 years sailing the seven seas and talks about his love of the ocean and the strategic importance of America's naval power. He takes us on an ocean by ocean tour, discussing his experiences and his concerns about geopolitical events in every region of the world, from...

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Emmy and Sundance Award-winning documentary filmmaker Jeff Orlowski discusses his new film CHASING CORAL. He’ll explain the extraordinary ecosystems that form around coral and how the health of our ocean’s coral is an early indicator of the health of the planet as a whole. We discuss some of the technical and logistical hurdles that Jeff and his...

Senator Al Franken talksabout his journeyfrom Saturday Night Live to the Senate and his new book AL FRANKEN: GIANT OF THE SENATE. He shares his memories of SNL cast members like Chris Farley and John Belushi, and why he's glad Lorne Michaels didn't cast him as theanchor on Weekend Update. He discusses how he won over a reluctant Democratic...

Science writer Mary Roach talksabout her new book GRUNT: THE CURIOUS SCIENCE OF HUMANS AT WAR which explores theoften ignored aspects of modern warfare that relate not to the killing, but to keeping soldiers alive. She talks about various oddball military research projects with names like “The Chicken Gun” and “Stench Soup,why diareah is enemy...