The Professional Left Podcast logo Listen to The Professional Left Podcast Episodes

  • Ep 334 The Saddest SOB You Ever Met And Trump

    Fri 3:00am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Boehner tells the truth we liberals have been telling for years. Donald Trump and Manhattan as Rome. And we read your stories in Science Fiction University. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 333 Escape From New York

    Apr 22, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The New York Primary is over - Donald Trump is still unqualified to be President. Why liberals shouldn’t necessarily want open primaries and primary “reform.” There is no Tea Party. Review of just how bad things are in Illinois. Plus Science Fiction…
  • Ep 332 It's All In Your Perspective

    Apr 15, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Everyone faces something that humanizes them, except maybe Ted Cruz? Why Donald Trump is winning, and we can't re-litigate 2009. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 331 Sully, Kristol, Coulter on MSNBC

    Apr 8, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    It's a conspiracy and MSNBC just gave up. Sanders and (Bill?) Clinton have a rough week. Also, Harvard, abortion, and tax dodges are for the rich, And finally, a look at the Klan-bake Convention of 1924. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 330 The April Fools

    Apr 1, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Donald Trump “messes with the levels” of the GOP Forced Birthers. Governors in states with anti-gay bigots discover the power of “money as speech” means something completely different. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 329 The Long Good Friday Political Podcast

    Mar 25, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We are running mostly rough audio this week! An hour of politics followed by 30 minutes of your stories submitted to Science Fiction University. Happy Easter and/or Happy Spring to all of our listeners! More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 328 Illinois Votes. Obama nominates for SCOTUS. Stop Trump?

    Mar 18, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The week in review. We vote in the Illinois primary, Hillary visits Springfield, Lindsey Graham endorses...CRUZ? And more. See our website professionalleft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 327 Trump Steaks and Trump Stakes

    Mar 11, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Donald Trump walks into the old Vatican like Martin Luther and realizes everyone is at least as corrupt as he is? Perfect! Plus, Marco Rubio's last stand and Joe Scarborough comes to Jesus on Trickle Down. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 326 They're All Liberals Now?

    Mar 4, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Republican "Establishment" -- particularly Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, attempt to save the GOP from Donald Trump. Another GOP debate, this time about the size of what's in their pants, no, really. In Science Fiction University, we have the quiz, remind…
  • Ep 325 Trumpenfreude

    Feb 26, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The center scrambles to deal with the inevitability of Trump. Part 2 of podcast recorded after the Houston GOP debate. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 324 : Republicans Are Told The Past Actually Happened!

    Feb 19, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Perfect justice for the Bush family, via Donald Trump, Oprah, Apple, Illinois Budget crisis, and Science Fiction University holds a short story workshop. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 323 Be Excellent To Each Other!

    Feb 12, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Buh Bye Rand, Christie, and Carly; OMG Robot Rubio; Obama comes to Springfield; New Hampshire wrap up. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 322 Rubio Makes Three Equal One

    Feb 5, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Rubio is the savior for scared-of-Trump conservative pundits. The family fight in the Democratic Party. Rodeos we have been to already. And Bible Bitch and Science Fiction University. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 321 Trump No Trump

    Jan 29, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Recorded before the GOP Debate. What IS conservatism, anyway? Also, Flint and White Privilege. And in Science Fiction University, our quiz and also book recommendations for 2016.
  • Ep 320 I Quit Endorses You're Fired

    Jan 22, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Republican and Democratic races. Self image in politics. and in Science Fiction University we talk weapons in sci fi. Pew! Pew! More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 319 Bowie, Rickman, SOTU, and GOP Debate

    Jan 15, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The loss of two working actors, Obama’s State of the Union Vs. The Republican Travesty Debate. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 318 Our 6th Anniversary Show, Historical Perspective

    Jan 8, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Looking back on a show from 2010; Gun Control now and when the Black Panthers needed some; Trump reruns Willie Horton; Rahm Emmanuel has a very bad month. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 317 Institutional Failure At The Movies

    Jan 1, 2016, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    How “Spotlight” and “The Big Short” point to other institutional failures, like the Tamir Rice lynching and the Media’s failure to document the Republican bigotry / Donald Trump Bubble. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 316 Don't Say the R Word

    Dec 25, 2015, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The real word cable news analysts won't discuss when explaining Trump is "Republican." Merry Christmas to all who celebrate and may a wonderful 2016 lie ahead! More at professionalleft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 315 -Trump and the Poop Emoji. Also Star Wars.

    Dec 18, 2015, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    No spoilers! DG takes the boys to see Star Wars; Wapo scolds those who want to block Donald Trump supporters on Facebook, and Blue Gal asks if Hugh Hewitt can moderate a debate, why not Driftglass? Science Fiction University includes reviews of Childhood’s…
  • Ep 314 Fascism in the Political Spin Cycle

    Dec 11, 2015, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We discuss how "special" the South Carolina Republican Party is, and the shocking news that Liberals were right all along. But since Money is the only speech, we never get to hear about that. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 313 Shooting, Prayer Shaming, and Chicago

    Dec 4, 2015, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The shootings at San Bernadino and the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic. Bible Bitch notes that the media's claim of "prayer shaming" is bunk (she didn't say bunk) and Driftglass talks about Rahm not being Daley (just being Daley) is again his main…
  • Ep 312 Happy Thanksgiving!

    Nov 25, 2015, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    A short review of the week’s politics and your terrific letters about what you’re grateful for. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 311 The Republican Party is Automated

    Nov 20, 2015, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    It gets very predictable how the Republican Party will respond to crisis: Racism, fear, and bigotry. Visit our website at professionalleft.blogspot.com, and don't forget to support the show by shopping our Amazon link at our website. Thanks!
  • Ep 310 A Fact-Free Debate, Killing Baby Hitler

    Nov 13, 2015, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The GOP holds a fact-free debate, Jeb gets bold on killing Baby Hitler, and the Christmas Lights are on in Illinois, thanks to union thugs... more at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 309 The End of the Republican Party

    Nov 6, 2015, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We discuss why Kentucky’s governor makes no sense, the end of the Republican Party, and why Mannatech and Ben Carson appeal to Evangelicals.
  • Ep 308 Marco Lies, Jeb Dies!

    Oct 30, 2015, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    GOP Debate Re-Cap, Happy Birthday Driftglass, Halloween Sci Fi University! More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 307 Reality Bites

    Oct 23, 2015, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Reality bites the Benghazi Committee, Jeb! Bush and the brother who kept us safe, and Paul Ryan's Work-Life Balance. Note: this podcast was recorded Friday morning and is released with less polishing than usual. Audio glitches are the fault of the…
  • Ep 306 David Brooks, Dem Debate, and Sully

    Oct 16, 2015, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Did David Brooks go full Driftglass? Not exactly. The democrats debated each other the way both sides (oops) should debate. And Andrew Sullivan marked his place in the political pundit litterbox. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 305 No, Really, Both Sides Don't!

    Oct 9, 2015, 3:00 am By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The collapse of the House Republicans, but will the Beltway press notice? Our guess is this week will be an orgy of both siderism and false equivalence. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com