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Hosted by Hollywood producer and political media strategist Ben Mathis, KickAss News is a twice weekly podcast that features the most interesting personalities and thought leaders in politics, entertainment, tech, business, science, and more.
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VICE Correspondents Gianna Toboni & Isobel Yeung
4 days ago
Gianna Toboni and Isobel Yeung are the fearless correspondents for HBO's news magazine show VICE. On today’s episode, Gianna and Isobel voice their concerns about President Trump’s recent demonization of journalists and discuss some of the stories they cover in Season 5 of VICE. Isobel shares her encounter with Bashar Assad’s Orwellian propaganda machine as she covered the War in Syria, and she talks about her experience spending the night in women’s prison. Gianna reveals the difficult decisions facing trans youths, she shares her personal experience sneaking into France with migrant refugees, and the shocking war on drugs taking place in the Philippines. Plus extending longevity, curing blindness, and the fast food of the Middle East. Season 5 of VICE premieres on HBO this Friday, February 24, at 7:30PM Eastern. You can watch it on demand with a subscription to HBO GO or HBO NOW. For more information, visit www.hbo.com/vice or www.vice.com. Today's podcast is sponsored by GoDaddy. Visit www.GoDaddy.com and enter our promo code "KICK30" to get 30% off a new domain. Please subscribe to Kickass News on iTunes and take a moment to take our listener survey at www.podsurvey.com/KICK. And support the show by donating at www.gofundme.com/kickassnews. Visit www.kickassnews.com for more fun stuff.