Season 19

Season 19 (2013)

Episodes List

Ep.1 Bill O'Reilly

Air Date: 2013-09-30

Republicans threaten to shutter the government if their Obamacare demands go unmet, and Bill O'Reilly talks Syria and "Killing Jesus".

Ep.2 David Mitchell

Air Date: 2013-10-01

Fox News weathers the government shutdown, Jason Jones surveys Obamacare supporters and opponents, and David Mitchell discusses "The Reason I Jump".

Ep.3 Sandra Bullock

Air Date: 2013-10-02

Congressional Republicans show signs of shutdown remorse, Lewis Black sets his sights on Barilla Pasta, and Sandra Bullock talks zero-gravity projectile vomit.

Ep.4 Kerry Washington

Air Date: 2013-10-03

Fox News investigates the liberal shutdown, Smokey the Bear gets furloughed, Sam Bee interviews a rebellious Republican, and Kerry Washington discusses "Scandal".

Ep.5 Kathleen Sebelius

Air Date: 2013-10-07

Obamacare commences, Democratic incompetence battles Republican nihilism, and Kathleen Sebelius clarifies the finer points of the Affordable Care Act.

Ep.6 Malala Yousafzai

Air Date: 2013-10-08

Republicans deny responsibility for the shutdown and Malala Yousafzai talks fighting the Taliban.

Ep.7 Michael Fassbender

Air Date: 2013-10-09

Moderate Republicans remain in hiding and Michael Fassbender plays a really bad guy.

Ep.8 Brian Jay Jones

Air Date: 2013-10-10

A Medicaid expansion encounters Republican turbulence and Brian Jay Jones talks Jim Henson.

Ep.9 Alan Greenspan

Air Date: 2013-10-21

The government's health care technology sputters and Alan Greenspan reconsiders Wall Street.

Ep.10 Malcolm Gladwell

Air Date: 2013-10-22

Mainstream Republicans battle the Tea Party and Malcolm Gladwell discusses "David and Goliath".

Ep.11 Charles Krauthammer

Air Date: 2013-10-23

JP Morgan Chase reaches a settlement with the government and Charles Krauthammer talks health care.

Ep.12 Chiwetel Ejiofor

Air Date: 2013-10-24

Europe takes exception to America's attentions and Chiwetel Ejiofor turns out to be British.

Ep.13 Nick Offerman

Air Date: 2013-10-28

Congress rides to's rescue, and Nick Offerman discusses "Paddle Your Own Canoe".

Ep.14 Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Air Date: 2013-10-29

CNN asks the question that really matters and Debbie Wasserman Schultz champions Obamacare.

Ep.15 Diane Ravitch

Air Date: 2013-10-30

The NSA goes on the defensive and Diane Ravitch offers solutions to public school woes.

Ep.16 Mark Fainaru-Wada

Air Date: 2013-10-31

Kathleen Sebelius takes the rap for and Mark Fainaru-Wada talks "League of Denial".

Ep.17 Bob Woodruff

Air Date: 2013-11-04

Toronto's Mayor Rob Ford learns crack is wack, and Bob Woodruff raises money for vets.

Ep.18 John Goodman

Air Date: 2013-11-05

Toronto enables Rob Ford and John Goodman works with Garry Trudeau in "Alpha House".

Ep.19 Monique Brinson Demery

Air Date: 2013-11-06

Indecision 2013 concludes and Monique Brinson Demery talks "Finding the Dragon Lady".

Ep.20 Patrick Stewart

Air Date: 2013-11-07

A Second Rob Ford video emerges, NFL players defend Richie Incognito, Rand Paul is accused of plagiarism, and Patrick Stewart sheds light on his lobster costume.

Ep.21 Doris Kearns Goodwin

Air Date: 2013-11-11

"60 Minutes" acknowledges errors in its Benghazi report, Jason Jones motivates voters in Colorado, and Doris Kearns Goodwin talks "The Bully Pulpit".

Ep.22 Joe Scarborough

Air Date: 2013-11-12

John Kerry nearly pulls off a landmark nuclear deal with Iran, Fox News meshes medical opinion and talking points, and Joe Scarborough diagnoses Republican extremism.

Ep.23 Key & Peele

Air Date: 2013-11-13

The media struggles to identify racism, New York and Chicago share a not-so-polite disagreement, and Key and Peele detail their comedy beginnings.

Ep.24 Geoffrey Rush

Air Date: 2013-11-14

President Obama takes responsibility for the ACA's failings, Rob Ford appears before the Toronto city council, and Geoffrey Rush promotes "The Book Thief".

Ep.25 Elizabeth Olsen

Air Date: 2013-11-18

Obamacare suffers in comparison to Hurricane Katrina, Liz Cheney assumes her father's mantle, and Elizabeth Olsen shows how not to be a Hollywood mess.

Ep.26 Bill Cosby

Air Date: 2013-11-19

Toronto strips Rob Ford of his mayoral powers, Qatar constructs the country's largest steel vagina, and Bill Cosby talks "Far From Finished".

Ep.27 Tom Brokaw

Air Date: 2013-11-20

Peace is declared in the pizza war between New York and Chicago, a Republican legislator enjoys hip hop and cocaine, and Tom Brokaw remembers the day JFK was killed.

Ep.28 Jennifer Lawrence

Air Date: 2013-11-21

The Senate actually does something, Jessica Williams offers Black Friday shopping tips, and Jennifer Lawrence promotes "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire".

Ep.29 Ian McKellen

Air Date: 2013-12-02

The Obama administration fixes, Black Friday shoppers turn violent, Christian B&B owners reject a gay couple, and Ian McKellen discusses "The Hobbit".

Ep.30 Jared Leto

Air Date: 2013-12-03

Sarah Palin fights back in the war on Christmas, the RNC marks the end of racism in America, and Jared Leto returns to acting after a six-year hiatus.

Ep.31 Jehane Noujaim

Air Date: 2013-12-04

Corporations differ from people after all, Samantha Bee sheds light on shady, legal business practices, and Jehane Noujaim talks "The Square".

Ep.32 Jorge Ramos

Air Date: 2013-12-05

Fast food workers go on strike, John Hodgman warns of deranged millionaire flight from New York City, and Jorge Ramos predicts a Latino president.

Ep.33 Husain Haqqani

Air Date: 2013-12-09

The N.S.A. wiretaps the World of Warcraft, world leaders pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, and Husain Haqqani untangles Pakistani-U.S. relations.

Ep.34 Amy Adams

Air Date: 2013-12-10

Congress outdoes itself, Jason Jones embraces the art of gerrymandering, President Obama shakes hands with Raul Castro, and Amy Adams dishes on "American Hustle".

Ep.35 Reza Aslan

Air Date: 2013-12-11

Congress whips up a bipartisan budget agreement, Jason Jones refuses to abandon the budget battle, and Reza Aslan addresses the Iranian nuclear agreement.

Ep.36 Evangeline Lilly

Air Date: 2013-12-12

Fox News confirms Santa Claus's whiteness, Lewis Black finds the future underwhelming, and Evangeline Lilly discusses "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug".

Ep.37 Haifaa al-Mansour

Air Date: 2013-12-16

Megyn Kelly clears up the white Santa misunderstanding, the media again spotlights a dangerous new trend, and Haifaa Al Mansour discusses the making of "Wadjda".

Ep.38 Erik Prince

Air Date: 2013-12-17

John Boehner and Paul Ryan face conservative backlash over the budget deal, "The Hunger Games" gets real, and Erik Prince shares details from his book, "Civilian Warriors".

Ep.39 Steve Carell, Will Ferrell, David Koechner & Paul Rudd

Air Date: 2013-12-18

Former E.P.A. official John Beale finally tells the truth, IKEA spies on its employees, and the stars of "Anchorman 2" cause a ruckus.

Ep.40 Jonah Hill

Air Date: 2013-12-19

The Queen gets angry, John Oliver says goodbye to the Daily Show, and "The Wolf of Wall Street" star Jonah Hill shares his deep admiration for Martin Scorsese.

Ep.41 Oscar Isaac

Air Date: 2014-01-06

Harsh winter conditions disprove global warming, the White House takes on the nuns, and "Inside Llewyn Davis" star Oscar Isaac remembers his punk rock roots.

Ep.42 Steve Coogan

Air Date: 2014-01-07

Colorado opens for recreational weed business, beer advertisers earn America's trust with snow bikini parties, and Steve Coogan discusses "Philomena".

Ep.43 Richard Cordray

Air Date: 2014-01-08

Chris Christie gets jammed by traffic, Aasif Mandvi learns about "brosurance", and Richard Cordray discusses the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Ep.44 Scarlett Johansson

Air Date: 2014-01-09

Long-term unemployment benefits lapse, Chris Christie addresses his role in the "Bridgegate" scandal, and Scarlett Johansson talks post-modern dating in "Her".

Ep.45 Roger Ross Williams

Air Date: 2014-01-13

A chemical spill leaves thousands without water in West Virginia, Bill de Blasio shames New York pizza, and Roger Ross Williams discusses "God Loves Uganda".

Ep.46 Tim Gunn

Air Date: 2014-01-14

New evidence emerges in Chris Christie's bridge scandal, Brit Hume decries America's feminization, The Fox Five is a love story, and Tim Gunn hosts "Under the Gunn".

Ep.47 Robert Gates

Air Date: 2014-01-15

Justin Bieber bothers his neighbors, Congress threatens to nuke a nuclear deal with Iran, and former Defense Secretary Robert Gates discusses his memoir, "Duty".

Ep.48 Steven Brill

Air Date: 2014-01-16

Women breach the glass ceiling, Utah and Oklahoma grapple with marriage equality, and Steven Brill weighs in on unreasonably high health care costs.

Ep.49 Marilynne Roach

Air Date: 2014-01-20

President Obama imposes self-enforced guidelines on secret government surveillance, bacon shortages haunt the Super Bowl, and Marilynne Roach explains the Salem witch trials.

Ep.50 Theresa Payton

Air Date: 2014-01-21

The 2014 Sochi Homophobic Olympics heats up, Jason Jones deals with untreated PTSD symptoms, and Theresa Payton talks "Privacy in the Age of Big Data."

Ep.51 Hari Sreenivasan

Air Date: 2014-01-22

Bob McDonnell fails to heed his own financial advice, the Christie administration runs afoul of Hoboken's mayor, and Hari Sreenivasan discusses the art of real news.

Ep.52 Anjan Sundaram

Air Date: 2014-01-23

A Syrian peace conference erupts in a word war, the world's billionaires descend on Davos to fight income inequality, and Anjan Sundaram explains "Stringer."

Ep.53 Jeff Garlin

Air Date: 2014-01-27

Andrew Cuomo offends Sean Hannity, Justin Bieber supplants real news, Ted Cruz knows who's to blame for the government shutdown, and Jeff Garlin talks "The Goldbergs."

Ep.54 Louis C.K.

Air Date: 2014-01-28

President Obama updates America on the State of the Union, Sam Bee investigates minimum wage protests, and Louis C.K. reveals details of his film, "Tomorrow Night".

Ep.55 Johnny Knoxville

Air Date: 2014-01-29

President Obama offends sensitive Republican souls by abandoning bipartisanship in his State of the Union, and Johnny Knoxville talks "Bad Grandpa."

Ep.56 Nancy Pelosi

Air Date: 2014-01-30

Atlanta shuts down following a massive two-inch blizzard, Justin Bieber and Rob Ford keep Canada in the news, and Nancy Pelosi talks government inefficiencies.

Ep.57 Bill de Blasio

Air Date: 2014-02-03

The Best F#@king News Team Ever surveys New York's winter snowscape, Chris Christie employs high school tactics, and Bill de Blasio addresses the pizza controversy.

Ep.58 Elizabeth Banks

Air Date: 2014-02-04

Bill O'Reilly interviews President Obama before the Super Bowl, China's lunar rover says goodbye, and Elizabeth Banks talks "The Lego Movie."

Ep.59 George Clooney

Air Date: 2014-02-05

Al Qaeda fights an insurgency within its insurgency, Jason Jones investigates conservative Super PAC spending in Iowa, and George Clooney talks "The Monuments Men."

Ep.60 Robyn Doolittle

Air Date: 2014-02-06

Fox News trumpets the CBO report's imaginary condemnation of Obamacare, Coca-Cola upsets American America, and Robyn Doolittle reveals the real Rob Ford.

Ep.61 Ty Burrell

Air Date: 2014-02-10

Jason Jones kicks off the Sochi Olympics in Moscow, an NFL prospect comes out as gay, and "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" star Ty Burrell reflects on working with Stephen Colbert.

Ep.62 Elizabeth Kolbert

Air Date: 2014-02-11

The Daily Show fills in for Bob Costas at the Olympics, Francois Hollande breaches state dinner etiquette, and Elizabeth Kolbert discusses "The Sixth Extinction."

Ep.63 Joel Kinnaman

Air Date: 2014-02-12

Jason Jones takes the pulse of gay Russia, Democrats prove they're not immune to political corruption, and Joel Kinnaman talks "RoboCop."

Ep.64 Kevin Spacey

Air Date: 2014-02-18

Another Florida man stands his ground against an unarmed black teenager, Republicans fight capitalism, and Kevin Spacey reveals the politics behind "House of Cards."

Ep.65 David O. Russell

Air Date: 2014-02-19

The Obama administration gets philosophical on drone policy, Jason Jones discovers an unlikely conservative wonderland, and David O. Russell talks "American Hustle."

Ep.66 Ronan Farrow

Air Date: 2014-02-20

Kansas Child-Hitting Law, Missouri Creationism Law, Food Recalls at Subway, Kraft and Hot Pockets, Ronan Farrow, "Ronan Farrow Daily"

Ep.67 Hooman Majd

Air Date: 2014-02-24

The Sochi Games come to a close, Jason Jones discovers an important Russian adage, Larry Wilmore defends Lincoln, and Hooman Majd talks about life in Iran.

Ep.68 Michio Kaku

Air Date: 2014-02-25

Ukrainians depose President Viktor Yanukovych, Mexican police apprehend a notorious drug lord, and physicist Michio Kaku talks "The Future of the Mind."

Ep.69 Liam Neeson

Air Date: 2014-02-26

Arizona preemptively fends off the gay agenda, Chuck Hagel announces cuts to American military spending, and Liam Neeson explains his beef with Bill de Blasio.

Ep.70 Kevin Roose

Air Date: 2014-02-27

The corruption of financial institutions is revealed, Al Madrigal explains some problems with Medicaid expansion, and Kevin Roose reflects on morose young Wall Street bankers.

Ep.71 Seth MacFarlane

Air Date: 2014-03-03

Russian forces threaten to storm Ukranian bases, Jordan Klepper reports from Crimea, and Seth MacFarlane novelizes "A Million Ways to Die in the West."

Ep.72 Jim DeMint

Air Date: 2014-03-04

Fox News fixates on food stamps, Jessica Williams discovers racism in surprising places, and Jim DeMint discusses "Falling in Love with America Again."

Ep.73 Rachel Maddow

Air Date: 2014-03-05

Senate shamefully rejects a veteran benefits bill, Hamid Karzai criticizes American presence in Afghanistan, and Rachel Maddow revisits the Iraq War in "Why We Did It."

Ep.74 Kimberly Marten

Air Date: 2014-03-06

Vladimir Putin embraces his own geopolitical propaganda, Aasif Mandvi discovers third world health care in America, and Kimberly Marten discusses the growing Crimean crisis.

Ep.75 Paul Taylor

Air Date: 2014-03-10

Conservatives search for a presidential hopeful at CPAC, Pope Francis' papacy turns one, and Paul Taylor discusses millennials in his book "The Next America."

Ep.76 Andrew Napolitano

Air Date: 2014-03-11

America scrutinizes Vladimir Putin closely as Russia exerts control in Crimea, and Andrew Napolitano gives a lengthy defense of his views on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War.

Ep.77 Jason Bateman

Air Date: 2014-03-12

Jordan Klepper denies CIA interference in the Senate's torture investigation, Samantha Bee discovers Medicare covers penis pumps, and Jason Bateman learns Yiddish.

Ep.78 Anita Hill

Air Date: 2014-03-13

Fox News gives some math lessons on welfare spending, Mitch McConnell's campaign gives rise to the game #McConnelling, and Anita Hill is the subject of a new documentary.

Ep.79 Arianna Huffington

Air Date: 2014-03-24

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears mysteriously, Surgeon General nominee Dr. Vivek Murthy faces opposition, and Arianna Huffington redefines success in "Thrive."

Ep.80 Amy Yates Wuelfing & Gibby Haynes

Air Date: 2014-03-25

Russia annexes Crimea despite international scorn, the Mitch McConnell game continues with #meconnelling, and Amy Yates Wuelfing and Gibby Haynes fondly remember City Gardens.

Ep.81 Jude Law

Air Date: 2014-03-26

Jordan Klepper promotes biblical health care, Samantha Bee finds family with the cast of "Morning Joe", and Jude Law discusses getting into character for "Dom Hemingway."

Ep.82 Nate Silver

Air Date: 2014-03-27

Kristen Schaal offers marriage advice to young women, Aasif Mandvi investigates the impacts of fracking, and Nate Silver discusses his website "".

Ep.83 Peter Dinklage

Air Date: 2014-03-31

Governor Chris Christie's own investigation exonerates him, corruption scandals emerge nationwide, and Peter Dinklage shares his admiration for a Croatian security guard.

Ep.84 Michael Lewis

Air Date: 2014-04-01

CNN desperately struggles to fill its news cycle with Flight 370 developments, and Michael Lewis discusses the Wall Street corruption detailed in his book "Flash Boys."

Ep.85 Samuel L. Jackson

Air Date: 2014-04-02

General Motors takes its sweet time recalling a deadly part, John Hodgman gets into offshore banking, and Samuel L. Jackson shares how cool it is to film action movies.

Ep.86 Pelé

Air Date: 2014-04-03

Aasif Mandvi reports on a Supreme Court ruling that gives wealthy Americans a stronger voice in politics, and Pele shares some highlights from his momentous soccer career.

Ep.87 Matt Taibbi

Air Date: 2014-04-07

The leaders of the Bush Administration defend their legacy, Afghan voters overcome immense obstacles, and author Matt Taibbi talks justice and the wealth gap in "The Divide."

Ep.88 Denis Leary

Air Date: 2014-04-08

Al Madrigal tackles the liberal Latino media bias regarding Obamacare, "Noah" disappoints certain moviegoers, and Denis Leary shares his hairstyle choices for "Draft Day."

Ep.89 Colin Firth

Air Date: 2014-04-09

Samantha Bee fears Putin is plotting to invade Brooklyn, Fox News covers spring break festivities, and Colin Firth discusses his role in "The Railway Man."

Ep.90 Jennifer Garner

Air Date: 2014-04-10

Stephen Colbert makes an exciting career move, college athletes struggle to unionize, and Jennifer Garner shares Kevin Costner's off-set activities while filming "Draft Day."

Ep.91 Gina McCarthy

Air Date: 2014-04-21

Cliven Bundy fights for his lawless ranching practices, Putin remains dishonest about Russia's involvement in Ukraine, and Gina McCarthy discusses being EPA administrator.

Ep.92 Elizabeth Warren

Air Date: 2014-04-22

Women in politics continue to face sexist double standards, and Senator Elizabeth Warren discusses "A Fighting Chance" and the need for political reform.

Ep.93 Robin Roberts

Air Date: 2014-04-23

Sean Hannity contradicts his own beliefs, Stephen Colbert decides to end his show, and Robin Roberts shares her struggles with breast cancer.

Ep.94 Ramachandra Guha

Air Date: 2014-04-24

CNN receives advice on how to report properly, John Oliver discusses his post-correspondent life, and Ramachandra Guha shares Gandhi's early political influences.

Ep.95 Mookie Wilson

Air Date: 2014-04-28

Diverse forms of racial discrimination hit the media, Larry Wilmore explains how to tackle racism in America, and Mookie Wilson discusses team relationships in sports.

Ep.96 William D. Cohan

Air Date: 2014-04-29

Sarah Palin gives a speech at the NRA convention, Jordan Klepper reports on low-cost legal aid for gun users, and William D. Cohan discusses the Duke lacrosse scandal.

Ep.97 Martin Gilens & Benjamin Page

Air Date: 2014-04-30

Controversies hit several government agencies, Rep. Michael Grimm faces fraud charges, and Martin Gilens and Benjamin Page take an empirical look at politics and corruption.

Ep.98 David Spade

Air Date: 2014-05-01

Bill O'Reilly complains about Beyonce's sexiness, crack-smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford checks into rehab, and David Spade reminds himself that he does stand-up.

Ep.99 Mariano Rivera

Air Date: 2014-05-05

News about the Benghazi investigation sparks outrage from Fox News, Jordan Klepper covers the South Carolina primaries, and Mariano Rivera discusses his baseball career.

Ep.100 Peter Schuck

Air Date: 2014-05-06

Samantha Bee defends the real victims of the financial crisis, lesbians face discrimination during major life events, and Peter Schuck describes effective public policy.

Ep.101 Seth Rogen

Air Date: 2014-05-07

Rumors about 2016 presidential hopefuls start circulating, Jordan Klepper reports on the disastrous effects of a chemical spill, and Seth Rogen chats about "Neighbors."

Ep.102 Katie Couric

Air Date: 2014-05-08

The New York Senate engages in a spirited debate about yogurt, John Hodgman considers acquiring the Los Angeles Clippers, and Katie Couric discusses the obesity epidemic.

Ep.103 Martin Blaser

Air Date: 2014-05-12

A terrorist group abducts hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls, Donald Sterling apologizes for his racist remarks, and Martin Blaser warns against the overuse of antibiotics.

Ep.104 Ron Suskind

Air Date: 2014-05-13

Harry Reid takes on the Koch brothers, Hillary Clinton's health scare inspires a #Brainghazi conspiracy, and "Life, Animated" author Ron Suskind talks about autism.

Ep.105 Blondie

Air Date: 2014-05-14

The media searches for the reason why Solange Knowles attacked Jay Z in an elevator, Lewis Black considers cloning himself, and Blondie celebrates their 40th anniversary.

Ep.106 Jim Parsons

Air Date: 2014-05-15

India holds elections for prime minister, aging incumbents continue to run for Congress, and Jim Parsons discusses AIDS activism and "The Normal Heart."

Ep.107 James McAvoy

Air Date: 2014-05-19

The V.A. continues to mismanage veterans' health care, Jason Jones compares democracy in India and America, and James McAvoy chats about "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

Ep.108 Aneesh Chopra

Air Date: 2014-05-20

Chipotle bans guns in its restaurants, Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg eats a bad burger at a Mets game, and Aneesh Chopra discusses technology in government.

Ep.109 Timothy Geithner

Air Date: 2014-05-21

Mitch McConnell defeats the Tea Party in Kentucky's Republican primary, Jason Jones explores India's media, and Timothy Geithner defends the handling of the financial crisis.

Ep.110 Drew Barrymore

Air Date: 2014-05-22

America upholds a long tradition of mistreating its veterans, Jason Jones attempts to interview India's new prime minister, and Drew Barrymore talks about filming "Blended."

Ep.111 Robert De Niro

Air Date: 2014-06-02

Egypt's popular satirical news show ends abruptly, Samantha Bee discovers a dangerous epidemic of stupidity, and Robert De Niro remembers his father's artwork.

Ep.112 Ricky Gervais

Air Date: 2014-06-03

Controversy quickly shatters the happy news of a P.O.W.'s return home, Herman Cain considers the presidential race, and Ricky Gervais shares his conditions for an ideal death.

Ep.113 Gigi Ibrahim

Air Date: 2014-06-04

Michael Che joins the Best F#@king News Team Ever, Republicans hold steadfast to their myopic views, and Gigi Ibrahim discusses the revolutionary movement in Egypt.

Ep.114 Tom Cruise

Air Date: 2014-06-05

Gun rights activists in Texas start carrying rifles in public, Michael Che and Jordan Klepper give tips on proper gun etiquette, and Tom Cruise chats about "Edge of Tomorrow."

Ep.115 Philip K. Howard

Air Date: 2014-06-09

Fox News gets worked up over a beard, Jason Jones and Jessica Williams report on the Bowe Bergdahl controversy, and Philip K. Howard discusses government paralysis.

Ep.116 Sebastian Junger

Air Date: 2014-06-10

Congress scrutinizes the V.A. for its ongoing failures, Jordan Klepper investigates how unionizing would affect college athletes, and Sebastian Junger discusses "Korengal."

Ep.117 Senator Charles Schumer

Air Date: 2014-06-11

Eric Cantor loses his primary election in a surprising upset, a Connecticut boy accidently brings a grenade to school, and Charles Schumer shares some news from Washington.

Ep.118 Christopher Walken

Air Date: 2014-06-12

The militant group ISIS overruns much of Iraq, Jason Jones delves into the world of Google Glass users, and Christopher Walken discusses "Jersey Boys."

Ep.119 Howard Schultz

Air Date: 2014-06-16

Iraq War supporters go on a reunion tour, America has conflicting feelings about Iran and Saudi Arabia, and Howard Schultz shares some exciting news about Starbucks.

Ep.120 Daniel Schulman

Air Date: 2014-06-17

Texas Republicans try to "cure" gay people with reparative therapy, Donald Trump clashes with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and Daniel Schulman discusses "Sons of Wichita."

Ep.121 Kevin Hart

Air Date: 2014-06-18

CNN and Fox News interview Hillary Clinton on the same day, Al Madrigal investigates chicken boxing, and "Think Like a Man Too" star Kevin Hart talks about hosting "WWE Raw."

Ep.122 Hamid Al-Bayati

Air Date: 2014-06-19

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office revokes the Redskins' trademark, Republicans find new ways to deny climate change, and Hamid Al-Bayati discusses the crisis in Iraq.

Ep.123 Bill Maher

Air Date: 2014-06-23

President Obama sends military advisors to Iraq, an Egyptian court convicts three well-respected journalists, and Bill Maher talks politics and the New York Mets.

Ep.124 Jennifer Esposito

Air Date: 2014-06-24

The IRS struggles with proper recordkeeping, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden drum up support, and Jennifer Esposito discusses her book, "Jennifer's Way."

Ep.125 Keira Knightley

Air Date: 2014-06-25

Two aging incumbents win re-election, Jordan Klepper and Jessica Williams share campus safety do's and don'ts, and Keira Knightley describes singing in "Begin Again."

Ep.126 Melissa McCarthy

Air Date: 2014-06-26

Republicans spout incongruous domestic and foreign policy ideas, Samantha Bee reports on child labor in the U.S., and Melissa McCarthy discusses her film "Tammy."

Ep.127 Dahlia Lithwick

Air Date: 2014-07-14

Numerous global crises emerge during summer vacation, Jessica Williams and Jason Jones report on the Hobby Lobby case, and Dahlia Lithwick discusses the Supreme Court.

Ep.128 Hillary Clinton

Air Date: 2014-07-15

Thousands of child immigrants flee to America in search of a better life, and Hillary Clinton discusses her experiences as Secretary of State and her memoir, "Hard Choices."

Ep.129 Jerry Seinfeld

Air Date: 2014-07-16

The federal Highway Trust Fund runs dry, an "anonymous" informant reveals the CIA's cafeteria secrets, and Jerry Seinfeld talks about "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee."

Ep.130 Emma Stone

Air Date: 2014-07-17

Republicans seek to impeach Barack Obama, Jessica Williams investigates an Army regulation that targets black women, and Emma Stone chats about "Magic in the Moonlight."

Ep.131 Sue Turton

Air Date: 2014-07-21

International tensions escalate after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shot down over Ukraine, and Sue Turton discusses the Egyptian trial of several Al Jazeera journalists.

Ep.132 Richard Linklater

Air Date: 2014-07-22

Rupert Murdoch decides that he wants to own Time Warner, Jordan Klepper interviews the victims of civil forfeiture, and Richard Linklater discusses his film "Boyhood."

Ep.133 George Takei

Air Date: 2014-07-23

A court ruling deals Obamacare a heavy blow, the summer news cycle needs more scandals and animal attacks, and George Takei discusses the documentary "To Be Takei."

Ep.134 Fareed Zakaria

Air Date: 2014-07-24

Gov. Andrew Cuomo tackles corruption everywhere but in his own office, a Japanese artist commits an unusual crime, and Fareed Zakaria discusses diplomacy in a changing world.

Ep.135 Sonia Nazario

Air Date: 2014-07-28

A Times Square photo op goes awry, global leaders struggle to broker peace in the Middle East, and Sonia Nazario discusses "Enrique's Journey."

Ep.136 Sara Firth

Air Date: 2014-07-29

The U.S. helps arm several countries in the Middle East, the Kickstarter campaign is a success, and Sara Firth discusses her decision to leave RT.

Ep.137 Maggie Gyllenhaal

Air Date: 2014-07-30

Corporations throw tantrums and move to Europe, Jordan Klepper reports on hard-hitting journalism in a digital world, and Maggie Gyllenhaal discusses "The Honorable Woman."

Ep.138 Aubrey Plaza

Air Date: 2014-07-31

Congress spends the time before summer recess deciding to sue President Obama, Jason Jones tries to stop supporting the NFL, and Aubrey Plaza discusses "Life After Beth."

Ep.139 Elisabeth Moss

Air Date: 2014-08-04

The child immigration crisis continues, Jordan Klepper explains the ethics of border smugglers, and Elisabeth Moss discusses "The One I Love."

Ep.140 Helen Thorpe

Air Date: 2014-08-05

Jessica Williams does some dubious health reporting, Michael Che investigates a particular kind of brand-name loyalty, and Helen Thorpe discusses her book "Soldier Girls."

Ep.141 Wu-Tang Clan

Air Date: 2014-08-06

Republicans battle it out in the Kansas and Kentucky primaries, Jordan Klepper shows off his rap skills, and Wu-Tang Clan performs "Ron O'Neal" and "Triumph."

Ep.142 Tracy Droz Tragos

Air Date: 2014-08-07

Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife face corruption charges, Rand Paul begins to act like a presidential candidate, and Tracy Droz Tragos discusses "Rich Hill."

Ep.143 David Rose

Air Date: 2014-08-26

A police officer shoots an unarmed black teenager in Missouri, Michael Che flees Earth to avoid discrimination, and David Rose discusses his book "Enchanted Objects."

Ep.144 Hassan Abbas

Air Date: 2014-08-27

ISIS looks to establish a caliphate, Samantha Bee comes up with ways for Michael Sam to succeed in the NFL, and Hassan Abbas discusses "The Taliban Revival."

Ep.145 Todd Glass

Air Date: 2014-08-28

Rick Perry is indicted on two felony counts, Jason Jones examines Germany and America's friendship, and Todd Glass discusses his book "The Todd Glass Situation."

Ep.146 Ramita Navai

Air Date: 2014-09-02

Jessica Williams addresses a catcaller, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor finds a new job, and Ramita Navai discusses her book "City of Lies."

Ep.147 Rory Kennedy

Air Date: 2014-09-03

Jordan Klepper bares it all in the wake of a hacking scandal, conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues, and Rory Kennedy discusses her documentary "Last Days in Vietnam."

Ep.148 Adam Levine

Air Date: 2014-09-04

Campaign ads for the midterm elections roll out, Michael Che investigates a potential children's invasion of the U.S., and Adam Levine discusses Maroon 5's album "V."

Ep.149 Kirsten Gillibrand

Air Date: 2014-09-09

ISIS inspires an unexpected reunion, and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand describes the struggles women face in her book "Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World."

Ep.150 Ban Ki-moon

Air Date: 2014-09-10

The NFL suspends Ray Rice indefinitely, Scotland considers breaking away from the U.K., and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discusses the state of the world.

Ep.151 Tavis Smiley

Air Date: 2014-09-11

President Obama delivers a speech about ISIS, Jordan Klepper becomes an Obamacare critic, and Tavis Smiley discusses "Death of a King."

Ep.152 Ken Burns

Air Date: 2014-09-15

President Obama gathers a coalition to fight ISIS, Samantha Bee explains Senator Lindsey Graham's paranoia, and Ken Burns discusses "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History."

Ep.153 Bill Hader

Air Date: 2014-09-16

Hillary Clinton remains secretive about her intentions for 2016, Michael Che takes on the pharmaceutical industry, and Bill Hader discusses his movie "The Skeleton Twins."

Ep.154 Zephyr Teachout

Air Date: 2014-09-17

The NFL struggles with its image after several cases of domestic abuse emerge, Ebola poses a greater threat than ISIS, and Zephyr Teachout discusses "Corruption in America."

Ep.155 Bill Clinton

Air Date: 2014-09-18

Joe Biden's word choices jeopardize his election hopes, The Best F#@king News Team Ever says goodbye to Michael Che, and Bill Clinton discusses the Clinton Global Initiative.

Ep.156 Jenny Nordberg

Air Date: 2014-09-22

New York City hosts a historic climate change march, Jason Jones pilfers an outfit from the White House, and Jenny Nordberg discusses "The Underground Girls of Kabul."

Ep.157 Tony Zinni

Air Date: 2014-09-23

Jessica Williams reports on the terrorist supergroups that could replace ISIS and the Khorasan Group, and General Tony Zinni discusses "Before the First Shots Are Fired."

Ep.158 Tia Torres

Air Date: 2014-09-24

Samantha Bee campaigns for office on her home planet, the Chinese company Alibaba debuts on Wall Street, and Tia Torres discusses "Pit Bulls & Parolees."

Ep.159 Steven Johnson

Air Date: 2014-09-25

The media fixates on President Obama's "latte salute," Jason Jones speaks with activists protesting the Redskins' name, and Steven Johnson discusses "How We Got to Now."