EPISODES

Attention-craving​ ​billionaire​ ​Richard​ ​J.​ ​Spade,​ ​a​ ​man​ ​known​ ​for​ ​“speaking​ ​first​ ​and​ ​thinking​ ​later”​ ​launches a​ ​bid​ ​for​ ​the​ ​U.S.​ ​presidency​ ​and​ ​plays​ ​to​ ​Americans’​ ​lowest​ ​and​ ​most​ ​base​ ​impulses​ ​by​ ​being​ ​crude,​ ​racist, sexist​ ​and​ ​boorish.​ ​He​ ​wins​ ​the​ ​office.​ ​What​ ​happens​ ​next​ ​is​ ​​The​ ​Great​ ​Recession​.​ ​The​ ​Recession,​ ​which​ ​is usually​ ​used​ ​to​ ​describe​ ​economic​ ​downturns,​ ​will​ ​define​ ​the​ ​downturn​ ​and​ ​reversal​ ​of​ ​progressive​ ​society. Can​ ​our​ ​heroes​ ​​ ​prevent​ ​the​ ​decline​ ​of​ ​America​ ​while​ ​enduring​ ​scores​ ​of​ ​plot​ ​twists,​ ​turns​ ​and​ ​(more importantly)​ ​jokes?​ ​You​ ​have​ ​to tune in to​ ​find​ ​out!

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Episode 1: “WELCOME TO THE CIRCUS”
Buckle up for the rollercoaster comedy of the year! In the first episode, veteran Washington bureaucrat John Earnest is sought to spy on the Commander-In-Chief’s level of crazy (And we do mean CRAZY). Meanwhile, civil rights activist Rev. Peter Packard finds his anti-administration movement hijacked by white “allies,” while reporter Sharon Jones sniffs hot tips that lead to the White House.

Episode 2: “DICK’S IN A BOX
President Spade proposes some crazy shit with the goading of Mum-Ra/Cobra Commander/Emperor Palpatine spirit animal, advisor Dick Richards. Meanwhile, rising racial tensions give Rev. Packard an opening, and Sharon sees that her secret source may be crazy as hell.

Episode 3: “DEMOCRACY, THE SEASON FINALE”
The President loses his shit and threatens to take America with him. Meanwhile, Spade’s motivations are revealed as plans on different fronts are hatched: Dana has ideas on how to deal with the fallout, which make Burt and Sharon clash. And it all goes down… unless our heroes can‘t get their shit together. Oh, and Dana’s martini is extra dry and The President doesn’t Gives a hell!

EPILOGUE EPISODES

Episode 4: THE GREAT RECESSION – COMING SOON!
Q&A with writer and producers, cast members and any questions received from listeners along the way. Deconstruction of story and satirical elements.

Episode 5: THE GREAT ASCENSION? – COMING SOON!
Traditional podcast to discuss issues surrounding elements used in GR in real life.