#398 w/Allison Schrager - 'The Horrible, No Good Economy: A Primer”

Kmele Foster @ 2023-03-17 06:00:04 -0700

We do it for you, people. We don’t necessarily want to, but we do. Because you need it. In times of national crisis, the Fifth will forgo all the fun stories so we can tackle the important, necessary stories. It’s time to take your medicine, citizens of Fifdom, and allow Allison Schrager, economist and Bloomberg News columnist, to womansplain just what is ailing the American economy and why the bros and their stupid bro banks are collapsing. According to Schrager, all the people you hate are, in fact, to blame. And after releasing Allison, Welch and Moynihan stick around to...

Members Only #156 - Second Sunday Live! (Rebroadcast)

Kmele Foster @ 2023-03-14 06:00:03 -0700

This is a free preview of a paid episode. To hear more, visit wethefifth.substack.com* Kmele at a Konference? Yup!* Moynihan spills a wee bit of tea about an old job 😬* The New Trump U* Commie spies * The DeSantis strategy * Matt’s baseball digression (on rule changes and the WBC)* This is a very good series * That Twitter Files circus on Capitol Hill* So this is exactly what we were talking about re: purity tests* Don’t identify as anything….* So very much…d4f9726e8ab15691a3d7d1f4305e3224

#397 - Just Some Bros Mainsplaining Manganese

Kmele Foster @ 2023-03-10 05:00:03 -0800

It’s just like old times! Because the boys are back in town, recording together in an actual studio, andpregaming with listener-provided booze. So…yeah, things were pretty rough going in…Sorry about that. * We try to answer the age old question…* A handful of some, maybe, constitutes a New York Times trend* Let us, as men, explain something to you…* The sexual decline and fall of the podcast bro* “It’s not because you’re a woman. It’s because I’m an asshole.”* Does anyone at Fox believe anything?* Do these January 6th videos change anything?* Note: my autocorrect knew how to spell “Dolezal”*...

Members Only #155 - Passports, Divorces, & Puerto Ricans

Kmele Foster @ 2023-03-07 05:00:03 -0800

This is a free preview of a paid episode. To hear more, visit wethefifth.substack.com* Puerto Rican passports* Nothing works in New York* Jimmy the Deregulator* Fistfight Airlines * Kmele and Andrew Schultz at Brown* So what about Chris Rock’s Netflix special?* The travails of a listener’s white wife* In praise of Matt and Trey* A “national divorce” is dorm room, edgelord bullshit* The loss of Mayor Pepe* Number #9 dream6738e424f4d3422d04c3adbc0b897334

#396 w/ Chris Stirewalt 'Fired by Fox, Fixing the News, Eating a McRib'

Kmele Foster @ 2023-03-02 05:00:04 -0800

* Stirewalt on calling Arizona for Biden and the Dominion lawsuit* On getting fired by Fox News* How journalism collapsed * Sean Hannity is not a conservative (he’s a Republican)* The Joe Manchin effect* This wouldn’t have happened under Roger Ailes* Overestimating the media’s influence * The inevitable conversation about mis- and disinformation* Would Chris cancel Alex Jones?* Cruz v. Carlson: the most excruciating interview ever?* Will Reaganism return??* Post-game: lab leak lollapalooza This is a public episode. If you’d like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit wethefifth.substack.com/subscribec981efe8a8537f67c5cab2643020abe0

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