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Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor John Heilemann and Culture Correspondent Will Leitch discuss the intersection of politics and popular culture with guests from the worlds of politics, entertainment, tech, sports, business, and beyond.

Latest Episodes

18: A Comedian’s View of 2016 with George Lopez

This week George Lopez joins John Heilemann and Will Leitch to give his thoughts on Donald Trump, the evolving electorate and the culture of Hollywood.

55 MIN2016 NOV 4
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18: A Comedian’s View of 2016 with George Lopez

17: Hip-Hop and The 2016 Election with Fab 5 Freddy

Fab 5 Freddy of "Yo! MTV Raps" fame joins John Heilemann and Will Leitch to talk about his career at the center of hip-hop culture and his take on The 2016 Election.

65 MIN2016 OCT 28
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17: Hip-Hop and The 2016 Election with Fab 5 Freddy

David Axelrod on the Election of a Lifetime, Three Weeks Out

On this week's Culture Caucus podcast, a discussion of the state of our democracy in the final days of an historic, head-spinning campaign. (And the Chicago Cubs.)

71 MIN2016 OCT 20
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David Axelrod on the Election of a Lifetime, Three Weeks Out

EPISODE 15: How Samantha Bee conquered late night

This week Will Leitch and John Heilemann are joined by Variety media critic Maureen Ryan to discuss how Samantha Bee, Saturday Night Live and the rest of late night comedy are handling the Trump campaign.

46 MIN2016 OCT 14
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EPISODE 15: How Samantha Bee conquered late night

Episode 14: Reviewing Debate Theatrics with Rory O'Malley

This week Rory O’Malley, who plays King George in Hamilton, gives Will Leitch and John Heilemann an actor’s view on how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump performed in the first presidential debate.

60 MIN2016 SEP 30
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Episode 14: Reviewing Debate Theatrics with Rory O'Malley

EPISODE 13: Protest and professional sports, with the NFL's Joe

John Heilemann and Will Leitch discuss the fallout from Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest with guest Joe Lockhart, a top communications official for the NFL and a former White House press secretary.

39 MIN2016 SEP 23
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EPISODE 13: Protest and professional sports, with the NFL's Joe

Episode 12: Director Jay Roach

In the 12th episode of Bloomberg Politics' Culture Caucus podcast, from the Cleveland Convention Center, John Heilemann and Will Leitch talk politics, movies and the Republican National Convention with Jay Roach, director of Game Change, Trumbo, Recount, All the Way and, of course, Austin Powers and Meet the Parents.

47 MIN2016 JUL 21
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Episode 12: Director Jay Roach

Episode 11: Ezra Edelman, director of OJ: Made in America

John Heilemann and Will Leitch discuss O.J.: Made in America with director Ezra Edelman. The seven-and-half-hour series premieres on ABC on June 11 at 9 p.m. ET.

62 MIN2016 JUN 3
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Episode 11: Ezra Edelman, director of OJ: Made in America

Episode 10: Anthony Weiner, a documentary and Barbara Morgan

John Heilemann and Will Leitch discuss "Weiner," a documentary about Fmr. New York Rep. Anthony Weiner's failed New York mayoral run. They are joined by Barbara Morgan, who served as communications director for Weiner's campaign.

70 MIN2016 MAY 20
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Episode 10: Anthony Weiner, a documentary and Barbara Morgan

Episode 8: Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas and "Confirmation"

Journalist Jane Mayer, who co-wrote "Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas" joins John Heilemann and Will Leitch to discuss the HBO film Confirmation, a dramatic exploration of the infamous Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings of 1991.

44 MIN2016 APR 22
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Episode 8: Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas and "Confirmation"

Latest Episodes

18: A Comedian’s View of 2016 with George Lopez

This week George Lopez joins John Heilemann and Will Leitch to give his thoughts on Donald Trump, the evolving electorate and the culture of Hollywood.

55 MIN2016 NOV 4
Comments
18: A Comedian’s View of 2016 with George Lopez

17: Hip-Hop and The 2016 Election with Fab 5 Freddy

Fab 5 Freddy of "Yo! MTV Raps" fame joins John Heilemann and Will Leitch to talk about his career at the center of hip-hop culture and his take on The 2016 Election.

65 MIN2016 OCT 28
Comments
17: Hip-Hop and The 2016 Election with Fab 5 Freddy

David Axelrod on the Election of a Lifetime, Three Weeks Out

On this week's Culture Caucus podcast, a discussion of the state of our democracy in the final days of an historic, head-spinning campaign. (And the Chicago Cubs.)

71 MIN2016 OCT 20
Comments
David Axelrod on the Election of a Lifetime, Three Weeks Out

EPISODE 15: How Samantha Bee conquered late night

This week Will Leitch and John Heilemann are joined by Variety media critic Maureen Ryan to discuss how Samantha Bee, Saturday Night Live and the rest of late night comedy are handling the Trump campaign.

46 MIN2016 OCT 14
Comments
EPISODE 15: How Samantha Bee conquered late night

Episode 14: Reviewing Debate Theatrics with Rory O'Malley

This week Rory O’Malley, who plays King George in Hamilton, gives Will Leitch and John Heilemann an actor’s view on how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump performed in the first presidential debate.

60 MIN2016 SEP 30
Comments
Episode 14: Reviewing Debate Theatrics with Rory O'Malley

EPISODE 13: Protest and professional sports, with the NFL's Joe

John Heilemann and Will Leitch discuss the fallout from Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest with guest Joe Lockhart, a top communications official for the NFL and a former White House press secretary.

39 MIN2016 SEP 23
Comments
EPISODE 13: Protest and professional sports, with the NFL's Joe

Episode 12: Director Jay Roach

In the 12th episode of Bloomberg Politics' Culture Caucus podcast, from the Cleveland Convention Center, John Heilemann and Will Leitch talk politics, movies and the Republican National Convention with Jay Roach, director of Game Change, Trumbo, Recount, All the Way and, of course, Austin Powers and Meet the Parents.

47 MIN2016 JUL 21
Comments
Episode 12: Director Jay Roach

Episode 11: Ezra Edelman, director of OJ: Made in America

John Heilemann and Will Leitch discuss O.J.: Made in America with director Ezra Edelman. The seven-and-half-hour series premieres on ABC on June 11 at 9 p.m. ET.

62 MIN2016 JUN 3
Comments
Episode 11: Ezra Edelman, director of OJ: Made in America

Episode 10: Anthony Weiner, a documentary and Barbara Morgan

John Heilemann and Will Leitch discuss "Weiner," a documentary about Fmr. New York Rep. Anthony Weiner's failed New York mayoral run. They are joined by Barbara Morgan, who served as communications director for Weiner's campaign.

70 MIN2016 MAY 20
Comments
Episode 10: Anthony Weiner, a documentary and Barbara Morgan

Episode 8: Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas and "Confirmation"

Journalist Jane Mayer, who co-wrote "Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas" joins John Heilemann and Will Leitch to discuss the HBO film Confirmation, a dramatic exploration of the infamous Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings of 1991.

44 MIN2016 APR 22
Comments
Episode 8: Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas and "Confirmation"