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Hey, pals! It’s inauguration weekend here in the nation’s capital.
The city is crammed with people who have road tripped here from all over the country — some to cheer, some to protest, some because they got a bargain on a rental car.
Los Angeles comedians Corey Podell and Courtney Pauroso would fall into that last category. The best friends, who host a podcast called We Should Have A Podcast, got a sick deal on a rental car they named Amy. So they set off on a journey to the nation’s capital for the inauguration weekend, particularly the Women’s March on Washington. Along the way, they got a psychic reading from a woman who looked like Janis Joplin, stayed in the Jon Bon Jovi room at an allegedly haunted hotel and made a pilgrimage to Oprah’s birthplace in Mississippi.
We catch up with them along the way to see what they’ve learned about America. Follow their journey on their podcast, but be sure to start with the first episode.
Tell Me More Shows To Check Out!
- Presidents Are People, Too — In this audio series, a comedian and a historian dig into just who America’s presidents were…beyond the Oval Office.
- Presidential — One president a week for 45 weeks. The Washington Post’s effort to understand what made each of our presidents a good leader (or not).
- The Ezra Klein Show & The Weeds — Ezra Klein, reporting wunderkind, speculates on which podcasts might be playing in the West Wing, as well as which ones should be. Ezra’s recommendations: The Tim Ferriss Show, You Made It Weird, Acquired and Longform
Do you have a podcast recommendation you’d like to share with us? We want to hear it! Give us a jingle on the Pod Line at 202-885-POD1 and leave a message. Then we’ll put you on the radio and you’ll be the toast of the town.
Thanks for reading, pals! ‘Til next time…keep listening, America.
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