Mike Pesca

Mike Pesca is an American radio journalist and podcaster based in New York City. He is the host of Slate magazine’s daily podcast, The Gist

Guest Appearances

Trump's Worst Week

Fake The Nation #45May 19, 2017

Ana Marie Cox (With Friends Like These) and Mike Pesca (The Gist) join Negin to break down the week’s particularly dizzying news cycle. They get into the Comey paper trail, the new special prosecutor and Trump’s possible obstruction of justice. Plus, with…

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Spring Break Edition

Fake The Nation #42April 28, 2017

Spring has sprung! To celebrate, today’s episode is a special spring break edition featuring a grab bag of new conversations with some of Negin’s favorite guests. Negin is joined by Pete Dominick (Stand Up! With Pete Dominick) and Mark Thompson (Make It…

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Farewell Obama, Hello Trump

Fake The Nation #28January 13, 2017

Mike Pesca (The Gist) and Ben Kissel (The Last Podcast On The Left) join Negin to digest President Obama's farewell address, Donald Trump's first press conference since July and Meryl Streep's Golden Globes remarks. Plus, Mike offers his one-sentence take on Rex…

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