Justin Robert Young is a podcaster and comedian.
Justin has been heard by millions both on his own podcasts as well as appearances on NPR, The Morning Stream, This Week in Tech and Bittorrent News. He recorded two comedy albums with Brian Brushwood as Night Attack that debuted at #1 on the Billboard Comedy chart.
Graduating from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, Justin worked at The Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale and The Allentown Morning Call.
He currently produces or contributes to 10 podcasts weekly along with live programming on Twitch. Along with John Teasdale he created two board games The Contender and Action News.
He lives in Oakland, CA with his wife.
Episode 288: Trump vs. Club For Growth. Georgia Primaries State of Play. Brian Sack left his life to help refugee Ukrainians.
May 20th, 2022 | 1 hr 10 mins
One of the most influential conservatives PACs has an off-again, on-again relationship with the 45th president. Why are they picking a fight now and does it matter that Trump just beat them twice?
Preview of the races in Georgia before Justin leaves to cover it live.
Brian Sack left his life and career in America to help fleeing Ukrainians on the Polish border. Why did he do it? What was it like? Has he readjusted since coming back?
May 18th, 2022 | 41 mins 59 secs
AFTER HOURS PRIMARY COVERAGE featuring Jen Briney of Congressional Dish
May 16th, 2022 | 42 mins 41 secs
Racing from the airport to Bucks County for a Barnette and Mastriano event that barred the press... except for us!
Attempting to find Fetterman in Joe Biden's hometown.
May 13th, 2022 | 1 hr 3 mins
Steve Schmidt, Lincoln Project founder and former strategist to major Republican candidates, including John McCain. He airs his Meghan McCain grievances and we look at a New York Times piece from the 2000 election that highlighted John McCain's alleged affair.
Have we reached peak inflation? The Democrats struggle to find footing as Republicans place rising costs and a failing market at the feet of a Democratic administration.
The Political Triad (Justin, Andrew Heaton, and Jen Briney) reconvene to tease a new project, discuss renewable energy, and to break down the infamous Madison Cawthorn footage.
Episode 284: Pennsylvania Senate primary underdog that might upset Dr. Oz, Schumer punts on abortion rights, Roe leak fundraising mayhem
May 11th, 2022 | 1 hr 5 mins
The race for the GOP Senate nomination has been a battle between Dr. Oz and Dave McCormick. But an upstart Kathy Barnette is gaining momentum. Will it be enough? Before we leave for PA we reset the race.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer will hold a vote an a Roe codification bill that might not even land every Democrat. But there is another bill that does the vast majority of his bill written by two Republicans. If neither can pass, wouldn't it be better to punish the GOP with bipartisan bill?
Dave Levinthal (Insider) joins to discuss exactly how the Roe Overturn Leak affected fundraising. Spoiler... it's gone up a lot.
May 6th, 2022 | 37 mins 4 secs
In the late 00s it looked like the Democrats would never lose a national election again. What happened?
Episode 282: Roe v Wade Overturn LEAK MADNESSS. JD Vance wins OH Senate Primary. How interconnected is Conservative comedy?
May 3rd, 2022 | 1 hr 40 secs
After a big fight a Trump endorsement JD Vance is your nominee or Senate on the GOP setting up a fight between he and Tim Ryan. ROE V WADE OVERTURNED???? At least according to a leak. What it means for congress, midterms and beyond. We talk to Matt Sienkiewicz about conservative comedy.
April 29th, 2022 | 1 hr 14 mins
The Political Triad returns! Andrew Heaton (The Political Orphanage) and Jen Briney (Congressional Dish) are live in studio to discuss the political implications of Elon Musk's Twitter purchase along with Jen's unironic love of riding the bus and how she'd solve transportation problems plaguing the country. Plus, Elizabeth Warren's potential testing of presidential waters as she promotes her op-ed on student loan cancellation.
Episode 280: Every political question about Elon buying Twitter. Perdue is screwed in GA. How does this Florida/Disney fight end?
April 27th, 2022 | 1 hr 13 mins
Elon Musk buying Twitter is inexplicably a massive political story. We collect every question about it and attempt to answer them.
David Perdue is sinking like a stone in the GA Governor primary. Is Election Fraud dead as a '22 or '24 campaign topic?
Sarah Rumpf (Mediatie, Law and Crime) joins us to discuss the impending dissolution of the Reedy Creek Improvement Zone by the hand of Ron DeSantis. How does this end?
April 22nd, 2022 | 54 mins 29 secs
Justin is LIVE from the trail of the GOP Senate primary in Ohio. JD Vance (flanked by the Trumps) is charging in to the lead of this race. One of the former frontrunners, Mike Gibbons, seems a bit lost. Josh Mandel remains the grassroots favorite but can he fire up enough to hold off the Trump Train?
All roads lead to a pivotal moment Saturday night when President Trump holds a rally in rural Ohio... will there be enough Mandel supporters to boo Vance? If there isn't, is this race over?
Episode 278: Biden in bind over COVID travel mask mandate. Biden tells Obama he's running. Why is Elon Musk buying Twitter a political story?
April 20th, 2022 | 1 hr 3 mins
A judge vacated the CDC travel mask mandate and Biden has to choose if he's going to challenge it. Meanwhile, the CDC is removing a border immigration policy tied to COVID. Will the mixed messages trip up the White House?
Biden REPORTEDLY tells Obama that he's running in 2024. But he's already said that publicly. Why is this being leaked?
Tom Merritt (Daily Tech News Show) joins us to discuss Elon Musk, Twitter and the new techno doomer essay that has everyone talking.
April 15th, 2022 | 1 hr 3 mins
- The March Consumer Price Index is out and it's bad. Here's what that means for the Biden administration, which blames Putin for the volatility.
- Hawaii Rep. Kaiali'i Kahele has a day job - he's a pilot for Hawaiian Airlines. His lack of in-person voting has caused scrutiny into how he spends his time and what legislation he supports.
- Andrew Heaton (The Political Orphanage) joins the show with Tax Day fast approaching to talk the implications of working for oneself, Georgist tax policy, and politics of tax reform.