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Not Political
 Dec 8, 2018
A wonderfully deep podcast on the subject of various rock bands. The scope is massive, from The Beatles to Arcade Fire. Each episode is with two constant podcasters Jeff and Scot and one invited guest reviewing each album chronologically

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Scot Bertram and Jeff Blehar discuss ask guests from the world of politics about their musical passions.

Episode Date
Episode 65: Anthony Fisher / Elvis Costello [Part 2]
3:17:28
Scot and Jeff discuss Elvis Costello (Part 2, from King Of America through to the present day) with Anthony Fisher.
Aug 26, 2019
Episode 64: Anthony Fisher / Elvis Costello [Part 1]
3:16:16
Scot and Jeff discuss Elvis Costello (Part 1, from My Aim Is True through to Goodbye Cruel World) with Anthony Fisher.
Aug 12, 2019
Episode 63: Jeff Dufour / Rolling Stones [Part 2]
3:23:42
Scot and Jeff discuss The Rolling Stones (Part 2, from 1969 through to the present day) with Jeff Dufour.
Jul 29, 2019
Episode 62: Harry Khachatrian / Rolling Stones [Part 1]
3:25:10
Scot and Jeff discuss The Rolling Stones (Part 1, through LET IT BLEED) with Harry Khachatrian.
Jul 22, 2019
Episode 61: Matt Welch / The Beach Boys [Part 2]
3:06:47
Scot Bertram and Jeff Blehar discuss the second part of The Beach Boys’ career with Matt Welch.
Jul 08, 2019
Episode 60: Matt Welch / The Beach Boys [Part 1]
2:53:17
Scot Bertram and Jeff Blehar discuss the first part of The Beach Boys' career with Matt Welch.
Jun 24, 2019
Episode 59: Scot Bertram & Jeff Blehar / Soundtracks
1:59:39
Scot and Jeff discuss their favorite soundtracks.
Jun 11, 2019
Episode 58: Matt Murray / Randy Newman
2:29:02
Scot and Jeff discuss Randy Newman with Matt Murray.
May 20, 2019
Episode 57: Michael Brendan Dougherty / Ben Folds Five
2:20:17
Scot and Jeff discuss Ben Folds Five with Michael Brendan Dougherty.
May 06, 2019
Episode 56: Kmele Foster / Marvin Gaye
2:15:15
Scot Bertram and Jeff Blehar discuss Marvin Gaye with Kmele Foster.
Apr 22, 2019
Episode 55: Tim Miller / LCD Soundsystem
2:10:26
Scot Bertram and Jeff Blehar discuss LCD Soundsystem with Tim Miller.
Apr 08, 2019
Episode 54: Cameron Joseph / Jackson Browne
2:12:48
Scot and Jeff discuss Jackson Browne with Cameron Joseph.
Mar 25, 2019
Episode 53: Jay Cost / The Black Crowes
2:29:17
Scot and Jeff discuss The Black Crowes with Jay Cost.
Mar 11, 2019
Episode 52: Jeff Pojanowski / Pavement
2:29:12
Scot and Jeff discuss Pavement with Jeff Pojanowski.
Feb 18, 2019
Episode 51: Stephen Miller / U2
3:51:11
Scot and Jeff discuss U2 with Stephen Miller.
Feb 04, 2019
Episode 50: Jack Butler / The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO)
2:46:45
Scot and Jeff discuss The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) with Jack Butler, host of Ricochet's Young Americans podcast, sidekick of The Remnant with Jonah Goldberg, and a freelancer writer living in D.C.
Jan 21, 2019
Episode 49: CJ Ciaramella / The Clash
2:39:09
Scot and Jeff discuss The Clash with CJ Ciaramella, a criminal justice reporter for Reason Magazine.
Dec 17, 2018
Episode 48: Adam White / Queen
3:12:34
Scot and Jeff discuss Queen with Adam White, law professor and a think-tank researcher.
Dec 03, 2018
Episode 47: Molly Ball / Radiohead
3:16:47
In this episode, Scot and Jeff discuss Radiohead with Molly Ball, TIME magazine's national political correspondent and a political analyst for CNN.
Nov 19, 2018
Episode 46: Jamie Kirchick / Elton John
2:39:42
In this episode, Scot and Jeff discuss Elton John with Jamie Kirchick, author of 'The End of Europe.'
Oct 29, 2018
Episode 45: David Lowery / Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker
3:27:37
In this special episode, Scot and Jeff discuss Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker with David Lowery, the main singer/songwriter and bandleader for both groups.
Oct 15, 2018
Episode 44: Jessie Opoien / Old 97s
2:39:04
Scot and Jeff discuss Old 97s with Jessie Opoien, political reporter with the Capital Times in Wisconsin.
Oct 01, 2018
Episode 43: Dave Weigel / King Crimson
2:21:20
Scot and Jeff discuss King Crimson with Dave Weigel, political reporter for the Washington Post.
Sep 17, 2018
Episode 42: Robert VerBruggen / Guns N’ Roses
2:00:36
Scot and Jeff discuss Guns N’ Roses with Robert VerBruggen, deputy managing editor of National Review Online.
Sep 03, 2018
Episode 41: Andrew Kirell / Bob Dylan [Part 3]
2:56:23
Scot and Jeff discuss Bob Dylan with Andrew Kirell, a senior editor at The Daily Beast overseeing breaking news, political media, and occasionally music coverage.
Aug 20, 2018
Episode 40: Andrew Kirell / Bob Dylan [Part 2]
2:17:55
Scot and Jeff discuss Bob Dylan with Andrew Kirell, a senior editor at The Daily Beast overseeing breaking news, political media, and occasionally music coverage.
Aug 13, 2018
Episode 39: Andrew Kirell / Bob Dylan [Part 1]
2:55:31
Scot and Jeff discuss Bob Dylan with Andrew Kirell, a senior editor at The Daily Beast overseeing breaking news, political media, and occasionally music coverage. Part 1 of 3. 
Aug 06, 2018
Episode 38: Charles C. W. Cooke / The Beatles [Part 2]
3:15:12
Scot and Jeff discuss The Beatles with Charles C. W. Cooke, editor of NationalReview.com and the author of The Conservatarian Manifesto. Part 2 of 2.  
Jul 16, 2018
Episode 37: Charles C. W. Cooke / The Beatles [Part 1]
2:53:14
Scot and Jeff discuss The Beatles with Charles C. W. Cooke, editor of NationalReview.com and the author of The Conservatarian Manifesto.
Jul 09, 2018
Episode 36: Christopher J. Scalia / Cheap Trick
2:39:26
Scot, Jeff, and Chris have not forgotten the magnetism of Robin Zander, the charisma of Rick Nielsen, or, most importantly, the tunes! We celebrate the music and career of Cheap Trick, power-pop masters and occasional hard rock purveyors.
Jun 18, 2018
Episode 35: Jon Gabriel / New Order
2:20:27
This week the gang gets pumped full of drugs as they discuss New Order, the rock legends who emerged from the ashes of Joy Division to spend an entire decade shaping the sound of modern dance music.
May 28, 2018
Episode 34: Mark Joseph Stern / The Velvet Underground
1:50:20
Scot and Jeff discuss The Velvet Underground with Mark Joseph Stern of Slate.
May 14, 2018
Episode 33: Kevin Madden / Wilco
2:18:31
Scot and Jeff talk to Kevin Madden about Wilco.
May 07, 2018
Episode 32: Ellen Carmichael / Dire Straits
1:53:09
Scot and Jeff talk to Ellen Carmichael about Dire Straits.
Apr 23, 2018
Episode 31: Christian Schneider / Pixies
2:02:40
Scot and Jeff talk to Christian Schneider about Pixies.
Apr 16, 2018
Episode 30: Matt Murray / Talking Heads
2:37:13
Scot and Jeff talk to the WSJ's Matt Murray about Talking Heads.
Apr 09, 2018
Episode 29: Terry Teachout / The Band
2:37:54
Scot and Jeff talk to Terry Teachout about The Band.
Apr 02, 2018
Episode 28: Mark Davis / Paul McCartney and Wings
2:39:37
Scot and Jeff talk to Mark Davis about Paul McCartney and Wings.
Mar 25, 2018
Episode 27: The Cover Version Special
2:17:47
Instead of having a guest on to discuss their favorite artist, the subject today is Scot and Jeff's favorite cover songs of all time.
Mar 19, 2018
Episode 26: Jay Caruso / Foo Fighters
2:11:37
Jeff and Scot talk to Jay Caruso about Foo Fighters.
Mar 12, 2018
Episode 25: Ezekiel Kweku / Talk Talk
2:17:57
Scot and Jeff talk to Ezekiel Kweku about Talk Talk.
Mar 05, 2018
Episode 24: Eric Garcia / AC/DC
2:10:36
Jeff and Scot talk to Eric Garcia about AC/DC.
Feb 19, 2018
Episode 23: John J. Miller / The Police
1:56:36
Scot and Jeff talk to John J. Miller about The Police.
Feb 12, 2018
Episode 22: Eli Lake / Steely Dan
1:56:54
Scot and Jeff talk to Eli Lake about Steely Dan.
Feb 05, 2018
Episode 21: Bruce Walker / The Monkees
1:48:15
Scot and Jeff talk to Bruce Walker about The Monkees.
Jan 29, 2018
Episode 20: Guy Benson / Billy Joel
2:12:02
Scot and Jeff talk to Guy Benson about Billy Joel.
Jan 22, 2018
Episode 19: Karol Markowicz / Pulp
1:42:56
Scot and Jeff talk to Karol Markowicz about Pulp.
Jan 15, 2018
Episode 18: Julie Roginsky / Led Zeppelin
1:37:46
Scot and Jeff talk to Fox News's Julie Roginsky about Led Zeppelin.
Dec 25, 2017
Episode 17: Stephen Miller / Oasis
2:08:38
Scot and Jeff talk to Stephen Miller about Oasis.
Dec 18, 2017
Episode 16: Josh Jordan / Pearl Jam
2:23:14
Scot and Jeff talk to Josh Jordan about Pearl Jam.
Dec 11, 2017
Episode 15: Philip Wegmann / Creedence Clearwater Revival
1:21:51
Scot and Jeff talk to Philip Wegmann about Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Dec 03, 2017
Episode 14: Nicholas Confessore / Ryan Adams
1:57:02
Jeff and Scot talk to Nicholas Confessore about Ryan Adams.
Nov 20, 2017
Episode 13: Michael C. Moynihan / The Smiths
2:07:02
Scot and Jeff talk to Michael C. Moynihan about The Smiths.
Nov 13, 2017
Episode 12: Anthony Fisher / Pink Floyd
1:44:10
Scot and Jeff talk to Anthony Fisher about Pink Floyd.
Nov 06, 2017
Episode 11: Robert Dean Lurie / Hall and Oates
2:05:25
Scot and Jeff talk to Robert Dean Lurie about Hall and Oates.
Oct 30, 2017
Episode 10: Jane Coaston / Nine Inch Nails
1:32:41
Scot and Jeff talk to Jane Coaston about Nine Inch Nails.
Oct 23, 2017
Episode 9: Mark Hemingway / The Replacements
1:33:55
Scot and Jeff talk to Mark Hemingway about The Replacements.
Oct 16, 2017
Episode 8: Dan McLaughlin / Tom Petty
1:46:43
Scot and Jeff talk to Dan McLaughlin about Tom Petty.
Oct 05, 2017
Episode 7: Jay Cost / The Kinks
2:08:55
Scot and Jeff talk to Jay Cost about The Kinks.
Oct 01, 2017
Episode 6: James Poulos / The Eagles
1:17:11
Scot and Jeff talk to James Poulos about The Eagles.
Sep 25, 2017
Episode 5: Chris Hayes / Beck
1:05:11
Scot and Jeff talk to MSNBC's Chris Hayes about Beck.
Sep 17, 2017
Episode 4: Matt Welch / R.E.M.
1:55:37
Scot and Jeff talk to Reason's Matt Welch about R.E.M.
Sep 11, 2017
Episode 3: Tim Miller / Arcade Fire
1:31:50
Scot and Jeff talk to Tim Miller, former Jeb! Bush 2016 communications director and co-founder of AmericaRising, about Arcade Fire.
Sep 03, 2017
Episode 2: Bob Costa / Dave Matthews Band
56:01
Scot and Jeff are joined by Robert Costa, national political reporter for the Washington Post and moderator of Washington Week on PBS, to talk about the Dave Matthews Band.
Aug 28, 2017
Episode 1: Sean Trende / Van Halen
59:16
Scot and Jeff welcome Sean Trende from RealClearPolitics to talk about his love of Van Halen.
Aug 18, 2017