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Lovett or Leave It

Former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett and a panel of comedians, actors, journalists, and some of the many famous Friends of the Pod appear before a live audience to break down the week’s biggest news. Quizzes! Impressions! Shouting at cable news clips! And everyone’s favorite: nuanced discussion. New episodes every Saturday.

Latest Episodes:

  • Cancel Culture Comes for Stalin
    Lovett or Leave It returns to the great outdoors, specifically the part of the outdoors immediately adjacent to Lovett’s house - because when we said... Read more
    Published on: 2022-01-15
  • New Year, New Rants
    Pop an ibuprofen, pour yourself a tall glass of water, and nurse your NYE hangover with a big, salty mess of frustrations! That’s right, our... Read more
    Published on: 2022-01-01
  • Saturn Devouring His Kugel
    Now more than ever: what a year. Lovett or Leave It hopes the door won't hit 2021 in the ass on the way out, while... Read more
    Published on: 2021-12-18
    Comedian Kevin James Thornton stops by to talk TikTok and to autotune our childhoods. Nancy Cuomo (Jackie Kashian) updates us on the Cuomo family Christmas... Read more
    Published on: 2021-12-11
  • And YOU get an Oz!
    Comedian Kiran Deol forgives us for making her talk about the state of modern apologies, J. Jonah Jameson (Paul F. Tompkins) stops by to explain... Read more
    Published on: 2021-12-04
  • Biden Taps That Gas
    It's Thanksgiving weekend and there’s room for you at the kids’ table as comedian Naomi Ekperigin digs into the week in news, and reminds us... Read more
    Published on: 2021-11-27
  • Gosar In the Machine
    Guy Branum ruminates on Beto’s roll out and Boebert’s freak out, Solomon Georgio unfolds other people’s dirty laundry, and Senator Patty Murray joins forces against... Read more
    Published on: 2021-11-20
  • New York: The Squeakquel
    This week, Lovett triumphantly returns to New York like Caesar to Rome. Is Ronan here for gay news? You bet. Does he return for the... Read more
    Published on: 2021-11-13