Hard Factor 1/24: Feat. PFT Commenter, Moronic Terrorists in NY, and Trumpdate: Venezuela Edition
VP of Hard Factor Football Operations, PFTCommenter, joins the show to discuss a group of poorly trained Boy Scouts turned terrorists in upstate New York. TRUMPDATE: the latest information on the State of the Union Address, Michael Cohen, Venezuela, rising disapproval numbers, and Lara Trump. Finally, a Lightning Round of other headlines, including a deadly bank robbery in Florida, nurses charged at Hacienda Health Care, AOC vs. Huckabee Sanders, the McDonald's wall controversy, and Jayme Closs gets a $25K reward for saving herself.
Hard Factor 1/23: Oscar Nominees, Government Shutdown Update, and a Lightning Round of Other Headlines
The Oscar nominations are out, and some of us are really excited for them, while others just make jokes at their expense. The government shutdown has now lasted 33 days and we cover why it's such a horrible fuck-up and what's going on to fix it. Finally, a Lightning Round of other headlines, including a touch up on the MAGA hat kid/Native American guy Lincoln Memorial situation, Jack Nicholson makes a public appearance, the supreme court upheld the military transgender ban, and Waymo is taking their automated car manufacturing act to Michigan.
Hard Factor 1/22: Rudy's Big Week, Gene Edited Babies in China, and a Lightning Round of Other Headlines
Rudy Giuliani, Attorney at Law Extraordinaire, is on a roll of making headlines with erratic statements. Recurring segment “What the Hell, China?!?” discusses a scientist who's been fired, and potentially facing legal trouble, for conducting gene editing experiments on human embryos. Finally, a Lightning Round of other headlines, including presidential photoshop work, Notre Dame attempting to finally make things right by covering up some paintings, Uber in the hot seat, and TSA calling out of work.
Hard Factor 1/21: MAGA Hat Kid Discussion, Smiley Face Killers, and a Lightning Round of Other Headlines
An all boys high school field trip to march against abortion ended with an awkward stare down between a kid in a MAGA hat and a Native American demonstrator, and the internet went wild. A new docu-series is covering the Smiley Face Killers, an alleged group of serial killers targeting college aged males over multiple years and locations. Finally, a Lightning Round of other headlines, including government shutdown watch, BuzzFeed-gate, travelers deported from New Zealand, and MLK Day.
Hard Factor 1/17: Irish Man Injects Semen Into His Arm for 18 Months, a #HardFactorHardBody Weight Loss Competition Update, and a Lightning Round of Other Headlines
A man in Ireland attempted to cure his back pain by injecting his own semen into his right arm for over a year… you'd never guess but it didn't work. Week 7 of the #HardFactorHardBody is in the books and the guys have lost a total of 128 pounds so far with 8 or 9 weeks left to go. Finally, a Lightning Round of other headlines, including Paris Jackson, Jonah Hill, ISIS attack in Syria, State of the Union, Lauren Sanchez, Russian/Japanese islands, a new show about Space Force from the creators of “The Office,” and much much more.