WHAT DOES A SUPERSTAR SPORTSWRITER DO WITHOUT ANY SPORTS TO WRITE ABOUT? Los Angeles Times sports columnist Arash Markazi worked for years to get his dream job: he's the Times's Page 3 sports columnist. And now, because of the coronavirus pandemic, he has no sports to write about! How does this top sportswriter deal?
THIS GROUP OF REPUBLICANS IS PUSHING TO OUST TRUMP Tom talks to Reed Galen, one of the founders of the Lincoln Project, a super PAC created by George Conway (husband of Kellyanne Conway), along with political strategists Steve Schmidt & John Weaver and media consultant Rick Wilson.
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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL WANTS TO DISSOLVE 42 MINOR LEAGUE TEAMS Why should we care? Ryan Keur, President of the Daytona Tortugas Florida State League baseball team tells us why. It's an issue that even got Senator Bernie Sanders to weigh in with the Commissioner of Baseball, Rob Manfred!
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Ryan Keur, President of the Daytona Tortugas minor league baseball franchise
Senator Bernie Sanders
WHY IS PROSTITUTION STILL ILLEGAL? Or, for that matter, pornography or S&M or any other kind of sex work? And what's being done about it? Could legalizing these kinds of professions make society better or make women safer? Find out from Tom's guest, sex worker and activist Kaytlin Bailey, communications director of the organization Decriminalizing Sex Work. Hear about Robert Kraft, Jeffrey Epstein, and more!
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RALPH NADER talks with Tom in this exclusive interview about what's wrong with politics and politicians today and what you could be doing about it. Many of you have asked us to talk more about politics. Click and hear this iconic guest! Find out if you agree or disagree!
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NOT AFRAID OF BURNING IN HELL Ron Reagan Jr. tells the story of how his 5-year-old commercial proclaiming his atheism appeared in a CNN Democratic debate and suddenly catapulted him to the top position in Google searches. Tom and Ron talk about atheism, separation of church and state, why Ron thinks Trump's actions in the Middle East constitute a "clusterfuck" and more!
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IS ANYONE WORTH $750K? That's what a North Carolina man was ordered to pay another man whose wife he "stole"! What does that say about marriage in the 21st Century? North Carolina attorney Ashley-Nicole Russell joins Tom to talk about the damage divorce can cause and how "collaborative divorce" can produce better results.
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ARE SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS JUST A BUNCH OF FRAUDULENT FREELOADERS? Meet LA ice cream truck owner Joe Nicchi of CVT Soft Serve. Joe took a stand online and couldn't believe the response he got!
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THE BOY CRISIS Why are today's men a bunch of pussies? Why are men falling behind in so many ways from being outnumbered by women in colleges to crippling political correctness? In what ways do single mothers fail their sons? Why are there more incels and serial killers today? Why are men today often pigeonholed as nothing but a bunch of rapists, predators, and mansplainers? Frequent Tom Leykis Show guest Dr. Warren Farrell joins Tom with the answers!
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