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May 4, 2020

Molly Lambert (writer, Night Call) scoops up one of the most prestigious blocks in an election year: the Public Affairs Agency that represents Joe Biden and many others, after she discovers one of their prime tactics for “managing crisis” (it’s dumb and bad). It’s some serious political talk, but we manage to temper that with our usual silliness, as the Blocked Boys get into elementary school Sports Day, creating weird beverage combos as kids, and a brand-new Patreon tier: John drinks the Ben Bartch chaos smoothie. We also tackle Canadian television, Megan McArdle’s insane coronavirus theory, and John ends the show with another one of his classic “bad food opinions”.

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Molly Lambert is a writer and podcaster who hosts the very popular Night Call podcast with Tess Lynch and Emily Yoshida. She can be found on Twitter at @mollylambert.