Bad Takes

A podcast by Grid - Wednesdays

34 Episodes

  1. How Joe Rogan bullied Matt into losing weight redux

    Published: 3/29/2023
  2. The lesson elites should have learned from Iraq

    Published: 3/22/2023
  3. Stop blaming DEI for bank failures like SVB

    Published: 3/15/2023
  4. Wokeness isn’t worse than covid

    Published: 3/8/2023
  5. Traffic enforcement isn’t regressive

    Published: 3/1/2023
  6. The real reason liberal intellectuals don’t want Joe Biden to run again

    Published: 2/22/2023
  7. Is all of our stuff actually getting worse?

    Published: 2/15/2023
  8. When did curing blindness become a bad thing?

    Published: 2/8/2023
  9. Obesity is a real health problem

    Published: 2/1/2023
  10. The left vs. Zients, Biden’s new chief of staff

    Published: 1/25/2023
  11. What Mindy Kaling’s ‘Velma’ tells us about cancel culture

    Published: 1/18/2023
  12. Matt Schlapp and the limits of #MeToo

    Published: 1/11/2023
  13. George Santos lied. Now what?

    Published: 1/4/2023
  14. Little Women is about women — or is it?

    Published: 12/28/2022
  15. Liberals have won more than they think

    Published: 12/21/2022
  16. The enigma of Kyrsten Sinema

    Published: 12/14/2022
  17. Fossil fuel ads are fine!

    Published: 12/7/2022
  18. Nate Silver’s ‘both sidesism’

    Published: 11/30/2022
  19. SBF was not for real

    Published: 11/23/2022
  20. 2024 predictions are irresistible

    Published: 11/16/2022

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Grid contributor Matthew Yglesias and his longtime editor, Laura McGann, Grid’s executive editor, discuss a take each week that’s gotten under their skin. They peel back the layers of the "bad take” to figure out what it tells us about American politics and policy.