Kaitlin Fontana is a comedy producer, writer, director, and performer, and a National Magazine award-winning essayist and culture journalist.
May 23, 2019
Marcia Belsky and Kaitlin Fontana join Negin to discuss how Democrats are losing the subpoena battle, partially because “subpoena” is such a boring word. Then, some good news as the group discusses the Equality Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Finally: are religious families more happy? Answer not guaranteed.
January 10, 2019
Guest host Kaitlin Fontana (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) chats with Michael Cruz Kayne and Catie Lazarus about the ongoing government shutdown and who its real victims are. Then, the trio looks ahead to the looming 2020 election and back at 2018 as a whole. Plus, an update from Negin!
September 27, 2018
Negin take a breather from the dizzying news cycle to kick back and gab with some of her favorite friends and comedians. A cast of all-star guests convene to talk about dating and desirability and how parenting has changed over the years. Plus, they ask: why don’t people go to church anymore? The panel includes fellow Earwolf host Jo Firestone (Dr. Gameshow), Kaitlin Fontana (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee), DeRay Mckesson (On the Other Side of Freedom), Catie Lazarus (Employee of the Month), Chris Duffy (Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas) and Sarah Pappalardo (Reductress).
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September 6, 2018
Fellow Earwolf host Jo Firestone (Dr. Gameshow) and comedian Kaitlin Fontana (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) join Negin to dish about Bob Woodward’s new book, the anonymous anti-Trump New York Times op-ed and Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings. Plus, the panel asks: What’s the right time for a second chance and has Louis C.K. earned his?
August 31, 2017
Break out your fall sweaters! Comedians Christian Finnegan (The Fun Part) and Irene Bremis (The Scuttlebutt) return to look back at their summer bucket list and get personal about what ‘back to school’ means to them. Plus, Scott Blakeman (Laughing Liberally) and Kaitlin Fontana (The Box) chat about how to make friends as an adult. Please join us in the Hurricane Harvey relief effort by making a donation to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. https://ghcf.org/hurricane-relief/
July 28, 2017
Scott Blakeman (Laughing Liberally) and Kaitlin Fontana (The Box) join Negin to discuss Jared Kushner’s limp remarks on his Russia ties, the continued GOP scramble for a health care bill, and the latest White House shenanigans. Plus, they dig into the Democrats’ new populist plan: A Better Deal for American Workers.
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