I did a fun thing today. I created a podcast audio feed for @inlieuoffunshow.
I also created our first two episodes. The first episode was yesterday's show with @WindsorMann: shows.acast.com/in-lieu-of-fun…
The second was our very first episode, back from March 25, 2020. (check out @Klonick's hair in the episode pic!)
Every day, @Klonick and I will post the previous day's live show, along with the next episode in our 377-episode backlog. The idea is to create an audio format for those who prefer it, as well as to make back episodes available to those who missed them in a non-video format.
This will not affect the live show at all.

The podcast is currently available on @acast. As soon as Apple Podcasts approves the show, I will tweet its location there.

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8 Apr
Today on @inlieuoffunshow, @klonick takes a day off; @scottjshapiro hosts the show; I turn into a guest; @page88 and @jacklgoldsmith join; and we talk "After Trump"—our new podcast.
On Crowdcast: crowdcast.io/e/in-lieu-of-f…
On YouTube:
On FB and Twitter.
If you're very nice to them, maybe the @GoatRodeoDC team will show up too, and maybe @BryceKlehm will do his incredible impersonation of Trump's tweets.
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19 Mar
I present to you today's #BeastOfTheDay:
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22 Feb
Listening to Chuck Grassley congratulate himself for the way he and the Republicans treated Merrick Garland while Garland has to sit patiently and listen makes me want to throw things across the room.
I am old enough to remember when @ChuckGrassley held up Merrick Garland's nomination to the DC Circuit for more than a year—in 1995, that is.
A reminder to Republican senators that Garland is (a) smarter than you are and (b) has sat on hundreds of oral arguments interacting with oral advocates who are better than you. He will be low key & polite. He always is. But you're not gonna trip him. You're not that formidable.
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21 Feb
Today on @inlieuoffunshow, I am bringing a mystery guest so mysterious that nobody—including me or the guest—knows who the mystery guest is!
5:00 pm Eastern time
On Crowdcast: crowdcast.io/e/in-lieu-of-f…
On YouTube:
On Facebook or right here on Twitter.
Here is how the mystery guest will be selected.

I will ask questions. The audience will vote on the answers. The mystery guest will comply with the audience votes.
Here's the first question.
Today's mystery guest is:
The mystery guest is someone who has appeared on @inlieuoffunshow before. True or false?
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12 Feb
Today on @inlieuoffunshow I interview my partner in crime, the great @Klonick, on her @NewYorker tome on the @OversightBoard!
Join us at 5:00 pm Eastern time.
On Crowdcast: crowdcast.io/e/in-lieu-of-f…
On YouTube:
On Facebook or right here on Twitter.
Here's your homework for this evening's show: newyorker.com/tech/annals-of…
And here are some highlights from it:
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30 Jan
I don't want to link to the tweets in which certain people who should know better are impugning the work this week of @evelyndouek on @lawfareblog. I do want to share a few facts about the matter receiving criticism.
Evelyn received the Facebook Oversight Board's decisions this week on an embargoed basis the evening before they were made public. She did so with the knowledge and approval of her editors at @lawfareblog, myself included.
No conditions as to her writing or the substance of what she might say were placed on her receipt of the material by the Oversight Board or Facebook. And Evelyn has no financial relationship of any kind with either the Oversight Board or with Facebook--and never has had one.
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