• What’s Happening Now That Texas Has Banned Abortions?

    Jan 25 2022
    Texas’s new abortion law, SB8 is the most restrictive in the country. Daily Show senior producer Allison MacDonald and OB-GYN and abortion provider Dr. Ghazaleh Moayedi join host Roy Wood Jr. to discuss  the current state of the Texas abortion ban, the common misconceptions surrounding abortion, why banning abortions isn’t an effective (or safe) way to lower the abortion rate, and the conversations men should be having about abortions.  Watch the original segment:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRs7RtlbJd4 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    1 hr
  • The Misappropriation of MLK (feat. Dr. Ibram X. Kendi) – Beyond the Scenes | The Daily Show

    Jan 17 2022
    Conservatives in America have a habit of citing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to score a variety of political points. Some have even used his words to undermine antiracist education and critical race theory. In this episode, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and Daily Show writer Randall Otis join host Roy Wood, Jr. to discuss how conservatives pervert MLK’s words, why he’s so central to America’s civil rights education, and how to properly honor his legacy.   Watch the original segments:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NsnaVyJBAo  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxhgeSFJCsQ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    47 mins
  • How Are Nurses Coping Through COVID?

    Jan 11 2022
    Nurses have been on the front lines throughout the pandemic, often overworked, underpaid, and without resources to address the mental health challenges that have come from two years on the front lines. In this episode, host Roy Wood Jr. sits down with Daily Show associate producer Madeleine Kuhns and doctor of nursing, Dr. Christopher Friese to discuss why nurses are so burnt out, how hospital administrators can help, and why the solutions need to be better than pizza parties and banging on pans at 7 p.m. Watch the original segment:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rP6VjrdSKAQ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    52 mins
  • January 6th: Did It Even Happen?! (Spoiler: Yes) - A Conversation With Chris Hayes And Jordan Klepper

    Jan 4 2022
    One year after the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, Roy Wood Jr. sits down with Daily Show contributor Jordan Klepper and MSNBC host Chris Hayes to discuss the aftermath of the riot, how conservative media and the GOP rewrote the narrative, and whether American democracy will survive. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    47 mins
  • Jordan Klepper Goes Toe-to-Toe with Trump Supporters

    Dec 28 2021
    Contributor Jordan Klepper and supervising producer Ian Berger have been reporting from Trump rallies since 2016. In this episode, Roy invites Jordan and Ian to discuss their harrowing experiences, how Trump supporters have changed over the years, and what it was like on the ground at the Capitol during the January 6 insurrection. Beyond the Scenes is back January 4 with new episodes. Next week, we’re diving into the January 6 insurrection with Daily Show contributor Jordan Klepper and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, who discuss how the media has handled coverage over the past year, and what to expect in 2022.  Watch the original segments: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLeskMkEaHJYee9h3hS3nmRcgLNDanAmUu Originally aired: August 17, 2021 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    1 hr
  • Debunking the Hysteria Around Critical Race Theory with Kimberlé Crenshaw

    Dec 21 2021
    In this episode, Roy Wood Jr. sits down with leading scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw and producer CJ Hunt to discuss Critical Race Theory, why it’s become Fox News’ favorite talking point, but how no one can seem to define it. The three also discuss why teaching CRT is necessary and how ignoring the blowback could endanger years of progress.  Watch the original segments: https://youtu.be/XQKRYJnqIdM https://youtu.be/6ofjZH80y3g Originally aired: September 21, 2021 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    1 hr and 13 mins
  • Pizza and Rehabilitation in Chicago’s Cook County Jail

    Dec 14 2021
    How is pizza helping rehabilitate people in jail? Daily Show correspondent Ronny Chieng, segment director Sebastian DiNatale, and Chef Bruno Abate join host Roy Wood Jr. to discuss Recipe for Change, a pizza-making program for people in Chicago’s Cook County Jail. The group also delves into America’s mass incarceration crisis, and debates why deep dish pizza is trash.    Watch the original segment: https://youtu.be/PXOCEcIWiec Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    52 mins
  • Black TikTokers on Strike

    Dec 7 2021
    What does it take to be an influencer? Better yet, who exactly gets to be one? “Collab Crib” creators Keith Dorsey, Robiiworld and Kaelyn Kastle join host Roy Wood Jr. to break down how creators of color are held to different standards, the Black TikTok strike, and its repercussions on the social media landscape.  Follow Collab Crib:  @Younggunsceo @robiiworld  @kaelynkastle Watch Collab Crin on Facebook Watch:  https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=513333163088012 Watch the original segment:  https://youtu.be/gmz14WtBGew Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    40 mins
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