The West Wing Thing
The West Wing Thing
Dave Anthony & Josh Olson
Each week hosts Dave Anthony and Josh Olson watch and then discuss an episode of The West Wing.
Privateers w/Special Guest Tanya Turner
We're joined by the Trillbilly's Tanya Turner to discuss Aaron Sorkin's courage in pointing out that whistle blowers are terrible people. 
Jan 18
1 hr 46 min
Red Haven's On Fire w/Special Guest Wyatt Cenac
Slow news week. Not much to cover. Wyatt stopped by to talk sports.
Jan 11
2 hr 21 min
The California 47th w/Special Guest Aaron Thorpe
The gang flies to Orange County to help Rob Lowe exit the show gracefully. Plus, FUCK THE FRENCH, AM I RIGHT? THOSE GODDAM COWARDS!!!!
Jan 4
1 hr 50 min
Inauguration Pt 2: Over There w/Special Guest Daniel Bessner
Daniel Bessner is back for Inauguration Part 2, as we dive deep, deep, deep into Aaron Sorkin's rewrite of Rwandan genocide. 
Dec 28, 2020
1 hr 16 min
Inauguration Part 1 w/Special Guest Daniel Bessner
We're joined by Bernie Sanders' foreign policy advisor to explain why Aaron Sorkin's handling of the genocide in Rwanda is less brilliant than you might think. Plus -  Jed Bartlet, Contra-lover!
Dec 21, 2020
1 hr 30 min
The Long Goodbye/Past Tense
In the middle of recording, a transporter accident sends Josh and Dave into a mirror universe where they find themselves hosts of The Star Trek Thing, a podcast in which Josh & Dave break down every episode of every Star Trek series and dissect them for their good politics. In this world, we're all still at brunch. 
Dec 14, 2020
1 hr 33 min
Guns Not Butter w/Special Guest Rob Rousseau
The gang deals with an important foreign aid bill that will go nowhere, a situation with a soldier on foodstamps that will go nowhere, and the fact that voters are stupid, and only people who can read read the New York Times.  
Dec 7, 2020
1 hr 24 min
Holy Night w/Nathan J. Robinson
Jewish gangsters! SATs! Israeli hardware stores AND the world famous, beloved Whiffenpoofs! Life doesn't get better than this.  Here are the two articles Nathan wrote that we referenced in the show.
Nov 30, 2020
1 hr 28 min
Arctic Radar W/Special Guest Amber A'Lee Frost
Heavy on the misogyny this week, plus Star Trek content, AND Josh does a reading of some hot and steamy West Wing fanfic. This week has everything!
Nov 22, 2020
1 hr 34 min
Swiss Diplomacy
The West Wing gangs yoks it up over how backwards and stupid everyone who's not white and American is. Also, Josh and Dave discuss how right and proper it is to wish death on anyone who lives in a state your candidate didn't win. 
Nov 16, 2020
1 hr 21 min
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