Today, Explained

Today, Explained

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Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
The mother of all elections 00:23:20 2019-05-22 00:49
How to kill a gram 00:22:48 2019-05-20 18:32
All shows must die 00:24:46 2019-05-17 21:17
The race to ban abortion 00:23:37 2019-05-17 00:24
Make America Trade Again 00:19:01 2019-05-15 23:04
The fight for your face 00:17:10 2019-05-14 21:16
Life sentence, no trial 00:24:25 2019-05-13 19:18
Missile in a bottle 00:22:33 2019-05-10 23:11
Uber but for strikes 00:23:28 2019-05-09 23:08
Who framed Mayor Pete? 00:20:34 2019-05-08 22:38
“Awwww, Shucky Ducky!” 00:23:57 2019-05-07 22:07
Sarah Kliff vs. Zuckerberg General 00:23:22 2019-05-06 22:36
A Mueller walks into a Barr 00:22:14 2019-05-03 20:51
Track and Female 00:24:58 2019-05-03 02:06
Bovine intervention 00:23:16 2019-05-01 22:17
After the smoke clears 00:24:08 2019-04-30 22:52
Standoff at the NRA 00:17:21 2019-04-30 00:20
Subpoena season 00:21:59 2019-04-26 22:53
Tuition: Impossible 00:22:07 2019-04-25 20:03
Follow the drugs 00:21:56 2019-04-24 21:47
Martin Sheen 2020? 00:22:53 2019-04-24 00:20
Sri Lanka's Easter attacks 00:23:22 2019-04-23 00:58
Frankenswine 00:22:46 2019-04-20 00:26
It's Robert Time! 00:21:48 2019-04-19 00:22
The Jeffrey Epstein scandal isn't over 00:24:13 2019-04-17 22:23
My lovely lady pumps 00:20:40 2019-04-16 22:50
It's a great time to cheat on your taxes 00:20:57 2019-04-15 22:51
Maximum Pressure 00:21:56 2019-04-12 21:31
They called it (a revolution) 00:21:10 2019-04-11 18:50
Medicare Bears 00:25:17 2019-04-10 22:50
Achy Breaky Charts 00:25:47 2019-04-09 23:35
A brutal new law in Brunei 00:19:23 2019-04-08 22:59
The Art of the Green New Deal 00:23:05 2019-04-05 23:42
Banned: Aid 00:19:04 2019-04-04 22:45
RU$H HOUR 00:20:59 2019-04-03 23:23
What women really want 00:20:07 2019-04-02 23:18
The right to refuse 00:23:37 2019-04-01 22:41
Once, twice, three times a Brexit 00:24:18 2019-03-29 21:50
Grounded 00:19:28 2019-03-28 22:32
I got 5G on it 00:24:55 2019-03-27 19:43
The Golan Heights 00:19:11 2019-03-26 21:36
The report on the report 00:23:02 2019-03-25 21:27
Jacinda 00:25:15 2019-03-22 22:44
Electoral College dropout 00:20:35 2019-03-21 21:16
Tried six times for the same crime 00:23:41 2019-03-20 21:12
CBD? TBD. 00:22:50 2019-03-19 22:09
American hate 00:25:01 2019-03-18 23:12
A mass shooting, live-streamed 00:16:13 2019-03-15 23:21
Boeing 737 Max 00:23:46 2019-03-14 22:37
Becky with the bad grades 00:21:15 2019-03-13 21:10
For all eyes only 00:17:04 2019-03-12 21:01
Sailing a boat on an alien sea 00:24:37 2019-03-11 21:29
Trump's money man 00:24:39 2019-03-08 21:26
The Title X factor 00:18:35 2019-03-07 20:31
Uh-oh, Trudeau! 00:22:09 2019-03-06 23:11
Outbreak 00:23:34 2019-03-05 21:22
Michael Jackson, allegedly 00:27:21 2019-03-04 19:33
Friends without benefits 00:25:31 2019-03-01 20:02
Terrorism, airstrikes, tea 00:24:15 2019-02-28 23:38
Michael Cohen LIVE 00:22:28 2019-02-27 23:21
Your money is under arrest 00:22:05 2019-02-26 20:33
Aiding chaos 00:17:18 2019-02-26 00:02
Jussie Smollett's worst enemy 00:25:35 2019-02-22 22:32
Train takes a bullet 00:20:19 2019-02-21 23:42
HQ2-1 00:24:46 2019-02-20 22:06
A little privacy, please 00:20:11 2019-02-19 22:14
2020 vision 00:20:17 2019-02-18 22:50
Emergency podcast! 00:22:12 2019-02-15 23:35
The 400% interest rate 00:19:53 2019-02-15 00:26
Race runs through it 00:18:29 2019-02-13 22:33
Killing Sears 00:21:33 2019-02-12 21:59
Virginia is for scandals 00:22:25 2019-02-11 22:52
Alexa, disable camera 00:21:43 2019-02-08 23:37
Inauguration investigation 00:20:36 2019-02-07 22:40
Pushing opioids over lunch 00:20:22 2019-02-06 23:01
The State of the World 00:19:40 2019-02-05 20:27
The Shadow Rulers 00:22:14 2019-02-04 22:52
Written in blood 00:24:52 2019-02-01 19:10
They're calling it a revolution 00:20:32 2019-01-31 22:34
All your data for $20 00:18:41 2019-01-30 22:26
Peace with the Taliban 00:18:58 2019-01-29 22:00
Grounding the shutdown 00:19:09 2019-01-28 22:42
The Man with the Nixon Tattoo 00:25:39 2019-01-25 23:48
Venezuela's two presidents 00:19:24 2019-01-24 22:53
Ebola is back 00:19:56 2019-01-23 22:11
SHUTDATE UPDOWN 00:18:44 2019-01-22 23:57
28 Days Later 00:21:08 2019-01-18 21:19
When your power company is a felon 00:23:31 2019-01-17 23:44
The Roberts Court 00:21:58 2019-01-16 22:37
The $600 EpiPen 00:23:10 2019-01-15 22:05
Chapo Big House 00:28:31 2019-01-14 22:56
The shutdown gets very, very real 00:23:03 2019-01-11 22:28
What can the president do during a national emergency? 00:23:21 2019-01-10 22:31
Let's talk about tax, baby. Let's talk about AOC. 00:22:45 2019-01-09 22:21
The troop withdrawal withdrawal 00:22:28 2019-01-08 22:03
The nine lives of Obamacare 00:23:15 2019-01-07 22:49
You should not throw away your shot 00:21:14 2019-01-04 17:11
Who is Paul Whelan and why does Russia think he’s a spy? 00:18:28 2019-01-03 22:14
Shutdown 00:17:54 2019-01-02 21:27
All my friends are robocalls 00:22:57 2018-12-28 17:00
The Stanford Prison Correction 00:23:29 2018-12-27 17:00
Black Panther is (still) the most important movie of 2018 00:17:30 2018-12-26 17:14
"A horrible miscarriage of justice" 00:23:01 2018-12-21 17:03
The most powerful woman in the world 00:22:45 2018-12-20 21:16
Take a penny, take a penny 00:25:58 2018-12-19 15:47
The World in 2018 00:22:28 2018-12-18 18:21
Tumblr's war on sex 00:18:03 2018-12-17 18:26
This episode is unrated 00:22:48 2018-12-14 18:32
Paul Ryan vs. himself 00:20:35 2018-12-13 21:58
Fraud, actually 00:18:01 2018-12-12 20:53
The Replacements 00:22:54 2018-12-11 22:49
"Totally clears the President. Thank you!" 00:19:41 2018-12-10 22:13
Wait, why did Canada arrest a Chinese CFO? 00:17:57 2018-12-07 20:45
Don Jr. 00:22:41 2018-12-07 00:22
Power, stripped 00:18:42 2018-12-05 21:44
Is it time to delete Facebook? 00:18:12 2018-12-04 21:56
One-term wonder 00:20:23 2018-12-03 22:03
Humans 2.0 00:24:18 2018-11-30 18:59
Madam Speaker 00:25:45 2018-11-29 22:47
Mandatory minimums 00:25:16 2018-11-28 22:26
Battleship: Russia vs. Ukraine 00:20:18 2018-11-27 23:28
From bad to worse at the border 00:18:04 2018-11-27 00:26
When dogs fly 00:20:24 2018-11-21 16:38
Those weird Cuban attacks 00:21:46 2018-11-21 00:28
Still burning 00:18:20 2018-11-19 20:14
Do it for the gram 00:25:03 2018-11-16 20:08
The simplest way to fix our gun laws 00:21:18 2018-11-15 20:17
The citizenship question 00:20:21 2018-11-14 21:26
Sit in a circle. Save your baby’s life. 00:24:27 2018-11-13 21:01
Total Recount 00:22:56 2018-11-12 21:43
Could one man’s death change the conflict in Yemen? 00:22:42 2018-11-09 17:50
thank u, next (Attorney General remix) 00:22:52 2018-11-08 22:22
What now? 00:22:03 2018-11-07 18:53
Why is voting optional? 00:22:16 2018-11-06 19:41
Everything you need to know about tomorrow’s midterms 00:25:53 2018-11-05 22:22
Can I hack it? (Yes, you can.) 00:21:30 2018-11-02 17:19
$$ FREE MONEY FREE MONEY $$ 00:21:22 2018-11-01 19:39
What the frack is up with Colorado 00:23:06 2018-10-31 22:27
One week to midterms, 5000 troops to border 00:22:54 2018-10-30 22:26
Tree of Life 00:24:31 2018-10-29 22:31
The Purge 00:23:05 2018-10-26 19:46
Bombs in the mail 00:17:42 2018-10-25 22:08
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Kill the Treaty 00:22:53 2018-10-24 21:42
What the transgender memo means 00:20:56 2018-10-23 21:27
We're gonna need a bigger vote 00:19:16 2018-10-22 21:51
FW: FW: FW: SECRETS TO BOOST YOUR METABOLISM 00:17:49 2018-10-19 22:57
Consequences 00:21:39 2018-10-19 00:04
Affirmative reaction 00:21:30 2018-10-17 20:51
Beto and Ted's Excellent Adventure 00:20:32 2018-10-16 20:34
Remember, remember the 6th of November 00:24:45 2018-10-15 22:54
The $629 Band-Aid 00:23:48 2018-10-12 18:31
Disappeared 00:21:42 2018-10-11 22:38
Earth is cancelled due to weather 00:20:37 2018-10-10 20:58
Nikki out 00:11:06 2018-10-09 22:25
The death penalty and the gopher frog 00:22:05 2018-10-08 23:51
All my friends are robocalls 00:23:58 2018-10-05 15:16
The Kavanaugh report is here and no, you can't see it 00:17:43 2018-10-05 00:23
How to run for president from a hospital bed 00:22:30 2018-10-04 00:24
Good news for Canadians who like milk 00:23:21 2018-10-02 22:17
Internet fist fight 00:21:28 2018-10-01 22:40
"Somebody's gotta explain this to Trump" 00:19:28 2018-09-29 00:38
Testimony (Part 2 of 2) 00:13:26 2018-09-28 01:56
Testimony (Part 1 of 2) 00:17:24 2018-09-27 23:48
The ghost of Florence 00:23:09 2018-09-26 22:13
Red light, green card 00:19:19 2018-09-25 22:02
Accusers, plural 00:20:05 2018-09-24 22:55
Chicago on trial 00:23:43 2018-09-21 22:20
elon r u ok 00:28:35 2018-09-20 22:59
China's concentration camps 00:24:07 2018-09-19 18:47
Now’s a great time to commit some white-collar crime 00:23:53 2018-09-18 22:20
What the letter said 00:21:40 2018-09-17 21:03
Back to Juul 00:22:42 2018-09-14 16:50
Have you talked to God about this? 00:24:31 2018-09-13 23:43
CAROLINAS, PLEASE EVACUATE 00:20:14 2018-09-12 22:05
Deadname 00:20:07 2018-09-11 19:28
Game, Upset, Match 00:29:57 2018-09-11 02:25
Arrested for reporting a massacre 00:23:58 2018-09-07 23:45
But his emails! 00:20:50 2018-09-07 00:25
Bad blood 00:21:53 2018-09-06 00:21
Confirmation screamings 00:21:26 2018-09-05 01:10
America's worst defense attorney 00:20:54 2018-08-31 17:26
Don't call it a comeback 00:21:01 2018-08-30 23:34
Take a penny, take a penny 00:26:47 2018-08-29 22:20
False profit 00:22:04 2018-08-28 22:23
The empty seat in Arizona 00:26:27 2018-08-27 23:07
Kill me maybe 00:19:40 2018-08-24 20:32
Insecurity complex 00:22:23 2018-08-23 21:32
Guilty. Guilty. Guilty? 00:21:52 2018-08-22 22:25
19 cents per hour 00:19:48 2018-08-21 23:08
No fair, ride share 00:20:26 2018-08-20 18:28
Never tweet 00:22:40 2018-08-17 21:52
Saw something, said nothing 00:23:21 2018-08-16 23:20
Crazy. Rich. And finally seen. 00:21:32 2018-08-15 23:47
Democracy Dies in Daylight 00:21:00 2018-08-14 22:31
NASA shoots a billion dollars at the sun 00:19:27 2018-08-13 22:14
"These bastards tried to kill me" 00:20:40 2018-08-10 22:49
This too shall MoviePass 00:21:18 2018-08-09 21:30
When a season lasts a year 00:19:02 2018-08-08 22:35
Wrestling with Ohio State 00:20:56 2018-08-07 23:31
HQ2 00:22:57 2018-08-06 23:07
Is the economy great again? 00:20:00 2018-08-03 22:43
You must sign here 00:19:04 2018-08-02 20:48
Ready, print, fire 00:20:16 2018-08-01 22:50
How to solve the opioid crisis 00:23:22 2018-07-31 19:09
Manafort, day in court 00:20:40 2018-07-30 22:09
Delete your account 00:22:05 2018-07-27 21:37
Cricketer-in-Chief 00:20:07 2018-07-26 23:05
Soy Story 00:17:48 2018-07-25 23:19
Graduating Marjory Stoneman Douglas High 00:18:22 2018-07-24 22:58
The Endangered Endangered Species Act 00:22:13 2018-07-23 22:55
Mr. Trump's wild week 00:20:22 2018-07-21 01:05
The Stanford Prison Correction 00:25:29 2018-07-19 23:27
Open casket, reopened case 00:21:16 2018-07-18 22:36
Does America need Sacha Baron Cohen? 00:18:55 2018-07-17 22:14
Vladimir's best day ever 00:21:11 2018-07-17 00:36
What are Democrats doing even? 00:22:14 2018-07-13 20:07
I can't believe it's not breastmilk 00:21:45 2018-07-12 22:46
Brexiting is hard to do 00:19:48 2018-07-11 22:08
The New Justice 00:18:26 2018-07-10 22:46
Roe v. Wade v. Trump 00:28:37 2018-07-09 23:09
Say goodbye to Pruitt 00:19:49 2018-07-06 21:47
Tonight. Midnight. Trade war. 00:18:45 2018-07-05 22:37
Abolish ICE? 00:23:19 2018-07-03 22:14
They call him AMLO 00:21:08 2018-07-02 23:30
We need to talk about Yemen 00:21:54 2018-06-29 21:13
Born to run 00:17:59 2018-06-28 21:39
The most powerful man in America retires 00:20:12 2018-06-27 23:19
Yes we ban 00:16:30 2018-06-26 21:51
Controversy for controversy's sake 00:19:31 2018-06-25 22:59
Redesigning life on Earth 00:20:53 2018-06-22 20:03
What the executive order doesn't fix 00:22:15 2018-06-21 22:42
UNHRC ya later 00:19:49 2018-06-20 22:05
Happy Juneteenth! 00:19:09 2018-06-20 00:37
2,000 00:19:23 2018-06-18 23:18
Little summer vampires 00:20:38 2018-06-15 20:06
Mo Salah will make you care about soccer 00:21:29 2018-06-14 22:33
The Sessions Doctrine 00:18:44 2018-06-13 22:22
How do you solve a problem like Korea? 00:24:11 2018-06-12 22:30
Will work for healthcare 00:20:38 2018-06-11 23:40
Riding in cars without boys 00:21:49 2018-06-08 19:01
You're tariffing us apart 00:22:09 2018-06-07 21:17
Pardon me 00:23:16 2018-06-06 21:59
When your president acts like a dictator 00:18:29 2018-06-05 19:27
You can't have your cake 00:18:56 2018-06-04 23:03
2 Big 2 Fail 00:23:04 2018-06-01 22:54
Why does everyone hate George Soros? 00:18:19 2018-05-31 22:34
Roseanne gets canned 00:18:10 2018-05-30 20:30
We've updated our privacy policy 00:16:20 2018-05-29 18:18
The poorest rich country in the world 00:21:51 2018-05-25 20:17
We'll never have Singapore 00:16:37 2018-05-24 22:03
Kneecapped 00:17:00 2018-05-24 01:11
Arbitration Nation 00:19:46 2018-05-22 23:37
Ireland's great divide 00:22:47 2018-05-22 00:18
A cynic's guide to the royal wedding 00:22:54 2018-05-18 18:43
Go ahead. Legalize it. 00:20:32 2018-05-17 22:34
Hawaii versus the volcano 00:18:07 2018-05-16 23:39
What you need to know about Gaza 00:21:10 2018-05-16 01:19
Jordan Peterson explains himself 00:25:50 2018-05-14 23:09
#MeToo's big betrayal 00:21:16 2018-05-11 20:59
Dial C for Cohen 00:16:07 2018-05-10 22:09
No deal! 00:17:52 2018-05-09 23:14
"We tortured some folks" 00:20:13 2018-05-08 23:46
This is America 00:20:40 2018-05-08 00:19
The $5,751 ice pack 00:23:11 2018-05-04 21:47
Too Juul for school 00:25:15 2018-05-03 22:34
Nowhere to go 00:21:31 2018-05-02 23:21
Golden State Killer opens Pandora's box 00:19:30 2018-05-01 21:51
There's something about Sean 00:24:47 2018-04-30 23:13
Just call us "Korea" 00:18:55 2018-04-27 23:15
Oh, SNAP! 00:21:24 2018-04-27 00:03
Don't drink the water 00:23:18 2018-04-25 22:50
SEE YOU IN COURT 00:20:42 2018-04-24 23:33
Too little, too latte? 00:19:22 2018-04-24 00:30
Yes we cannabis 00:21:44 2018-04-20 23:22
"I don't get confused" 00:19:15 2018-04-19 22:03
Congress just broke the Internet 00:18:52 2018-04-18 22:55
The $43,000 phone booth 00:23:04 2018-04-17 22:04
Why did the U.S. just bomb Syria? 00:20:18 2018-04-17 00:35
Mile-high mutiny 00:24:05 2018-04-13 23:23
He said, she said, she said, she said.... 00:17:39 2018-04-12 22:50
The raid 00:23:53 2018-04-11 22:19
What's my wage again? 00:21:57 2018-04-10 22:10
1, 2, 3, 4... I declare a trade war 00:19:43 2018-04-09 21:49
It’s never too late to understand the war in Syria 00:22:39 2018-04-06 22:11
They're not gonna take it 00:20:35 2018-04-05 23:31
20 shots and a cell phone 00:25:59 2018-04-05 00:08
Mark Zuckerberg Explains Himself 00:22:00 2018-04-03 22:41
Gerrymandering 101 00:23:46 2018-04-03 00:14
Quitting the Border Patrol 00:19:06 2018-03-30 21:00
Chief Wahoo Strikes Out 00:18:40 2018-03-29 21:22
The New Abortion Wars 00:18:50 2018-03-28 22:31
Bolton's Back 00:17:41 2018-03-27 21:44
The Survivors 00:25:04 2018-03-26 23:29
Flagrant Foul 00:20:43 2018-03-23 21:46
Me Too, Mr. Trump 00:19:16 2018-03-22 21:51
Cambridge Analytica 00:20:57 2018-03-21 23:07
It's Been Six Months 00:17:40 2018-03-20 21:22
One Man vs. InfoWars 00:19:34 2018-03-19 21:28
Lady and the Trump 00:19:32 2018-03-16 20:47
The Colder War 00:19:22 2018-03-15 18:34
Default in Our Loans 00:21:06 2018-03-14 21:37
Rexit 00:21:27 2018-03-13 22:16
The United States vs. California 00:16:42 2018-03-12 22:42
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? 00:16:36 2018-03-09 22:14
The Disability Belt 00:19:53 2018-03-08 20:57
That'll Teach 'Em 00:18:09 2018-03-07 23:02
What's the Deal with Steel? 00:20:10 2018-03-06 23:01
Inclusion Riders, Explained 00:03:22 2018-03-05 22:28
President for Life 00:19:44 2018-03-05 22:19
The Gun Problem No One Wants to Talk About 00:19:13 2018-03-02 23:14
The Deep Fake 00:19:06 2018-03-01 22:16
The Quiet War on Obamacare 00:17:56 2018-02-28 22:48
Mueller 101 00:19:19 2018-02-27 22:09
Give Us Your No One 00:17:58 2018-02-26 22:20
This Time Could Be Different 00:24:40 2018-02-23 23:16
Countdown to Day Zero 00:20:14 2018-02-22 21:57
Breaking the Ice with North Korea 00:17:25 2018-02-21 21:53
Black Panther Is the Most Important Movie of 2018 00:16:35 2018-02-20 22:31
Six Easy Steps to Nuclear War 00:21:03 2018-02-19 21:50
Let's Explain "Today, Explained" 00:01:46 2018-02-07 21:00