HWXLogo_EditBrian Ward of Fraters Libertas and Paul Happe of the Nihilist in Golf Pants convene for what may be the final HWX podcast of all time, or is it the first WHX broadcast?

Whatever the case, it was a stimulating conversation on the vital issues of today. Topics include

  • Obama’s National Prayer Breakfast comments, including exclusive audio of what actually might have been said.
  • Brian Williams and John Stewart, two pillars of elite media crumble in one week. What does it mean, and was anyone even watching them?
  • Two more faces of elite journalism, as exhibited by a German Press Agency reporter and Melissa Harris Perry of MSNBC.
  • The new name of the podcast. Leaders so far are WHX (phonetically pronounced “wcxkscs”) or The Jerktown Romeos. We’re not sold on either, and we eagerly solicit Ricochet membership suggestions in the comments section. Anyone coming up with the winning sobriquet will be lavished with praise and exciting premiums.

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Members have made 12 comments.

  1. Profile photo of Stad Thatcher

    Oh no! The HWExp is breaking up? Oh man . . . this is worse than the Beatles . . . where’s a doobie when you need one?

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    • February 14, 2015 at 1:27 pm
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  2. Profile photo of Johnny Hammerstock Inactive

    The Ward One Happe Hour

    • #2
    • February 14, 2015 at 2:06 pm
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  3. Profile photo of Albert Arthur Coolidge

    Happe Hazard Ward.

    • #3
    • February 14, 2015 at 6:17 pm
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  4. Profile photo of Scott Abel Member

    The Stitcher feed of this show still hasn’t been updated since Dec. 26th.

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    • February 15, 2015 at 2:16 am
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  5. Profile photo of kmtanner Member

    What did obama answer to that german lady

    • #5
    • February 15, 2015 at 7:43 am
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  6. Profile photo of Max Ledoux Admin

    Scott Abel:The Stitcher feed of this show still hasn’t been updated since Dec. 26th.

    Have you tried deleting the feed and re-adding it? We are now using https instead of http, so if your subscription is still pointing to the http address, it might not work.

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    • February 15, 2015 at 9:48 am
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  7. Profile photo of Brian Ward Contributor

    Stad

    Oh no! The HWExp is breaking up? Oh man . . . this is worse than the Beatles . . . where’s a doobie when you need one?

    Stad, great idea for new name: Wings.

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    • February 15, 2015 at 9:58 am
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  8. Profile photo of Brian Ward Contributor

    Scott Abel: The Stitcher feed of this show still hasn’t been updated since Dec. 26th.

    I like it, definitely a top 5 suggestion for new podcast name, thanks Scott.

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    • February 15, 2015 at 9:59 am
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    kmtanner: What did obama answer to that german lady

    The German reporter made the mistake of tacking on additional question for Angela Merkel after her Obama questions, and that’s the only one that was answered. He was allowed to ignore it completely.

    I see this at press conferences all the time, the multiple question question. It always allows the politician to select the easiest one and ignore the others.

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    • February 15, 2015 at 10:04 am
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    Brian Ward:: What did obama answer to that german lady

    The German reporter made the mistake of tacking on additional question for Angela Merkel after her Obama questions, and that’s the only one that was answered. He was allowed to ignore it completely.

    I see this at press conferences all the time, the multiple question question. It always allows the politician to select the easiest one and ignore the others.

    When did you stop beating your wife, and also what is your favorite color? PS, can you quack for us?

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    • February 15, 2015 at 10:14 am
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  11. Profile photo of Johnny Hammerstock Inactive

    The Northern Alliance Report or Hot News Dish on a Stick

    • #11
    • February 15, 2015 at 10:46 am
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  12. Profile photo of Albert Arthur Coolidge

    North by HappeWard.

    • #12
    • February 15, 2015 at 9:53 pm
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