Baratunde Thurston

Baratunde Thurston is, well…how can I possibly consolidate all of this? He’s the first ever Foursquare Mayor of the Year, he’s the digital director for The Onion, he’s the cofounder of Jack & Jill Politics, he’s the author of the upcoming book How To Be Black, he was the host of Popular Sciences’ Future Of, he has spoken at SXSW, the ACLU Annual Dinner, and the Presidential Palace at Tbilisi, Georgia. He’s a stand-up comedian! He’s a great twitterer! He has funny videos! He’s Baratunde!

Guest Appearances

Cauliflower, Yoga and Jobs

Fake The Nation #63September 21, 2017

Negin welcomes several of her literal favs to tackle some big questions. Should drugs be legal? Do white guys get to say stuff? Does happiness take a dive in middle age? Plus, don't forget to pick up your very own eggplant-colored Fake…

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Talking About ‘What Happened’

Fake The Nation #62September 14, 2017

Baratunde Thurston (How To Be Black) and Faith Salie (Science Goes To The Movies) join Negin to chat about Hillary Clinton’s new book, Trump’s latest waffling on DACA and Steve Bannon’s influence on the administration now that he’s out of the White…

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Who Is Baratunde Thurston?

The Wolf Den #29August 18, 2011

If you haven't asked yourself this question yet, you will after listening to this episode! Part political activist, part social media innovator, and one-hundred-percent hilarious, Baratunde joins Jeff this week to discuss the evolution of entertainment platforms, the creative mindset, and the…

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