We talked with Adrian Madriz of Struggle for Miami’s Affordable and Sustainable Housing Incorporated (SMASH Miami) about their new campaign to overhaul the unfair and predatory practices of Homeowners Associations and insurance companies in Florida. Be sure to sign their… Read More »Interview: Reining in the HOAs and Insurers feat. Adrian Madriz
Things keep getting spooookier here in Florida, as all the worst people continue moving here for all the wrong reasons. We took a deep-dive into the forces behind the Great MAGA Migration to the Sunshine State and how Florida became… Read More »WAWLT Halloween Special: The Great MAGAgration
Conversations: Argentina’s dead-dog medium presidential candidate & a Florida property insurance crisis update
We’ve got a two-pack of WAWLT topics today. First, we talked with Hernan Reyes, a public opinion analyst based in Buenos Aires, about the ascendance of political figure Javier Milei, Argentina’s very own Donald Trump, a Libertarian radical running as… Read More »Conversations: Argentina’s dead-dog medium presidential candidate & a Florida property insurance crisis update
Case File: “You Got Spon-Con All Over My News Coverage!” the Florida Politics Investigation feat. Miranda Green & Eunic Epstein-Ortiz
This week, we focus on a name that not many folks know outside of the hyper-targeted world of lobbyists, consultants, pollsters, and special interest groups in Florida. Florida Politics at first blush looks like a finely tuned news-gathering machine, stepping… Read More »Case File: “You Got Spon-Con All Over My News Coverage!” the Florida Politics Investigation feat. Miranda Green & Eunic Epstein-Ortiz
Conversation: There’s Not a Political Duopoly That Can Save Us Now from Governor Matt Gaetzur words in podcasting: It’s just the boys!
Saddest four words in podcasting: It’s just the boys! We’ve got a lot to say about Florida Man Matt Gaetz’s inevitable path to Florida governor, the current governor’s qualities that would make him an awful Speaker of the House, and… Read More »Conversation: There’s Not a Political Duopoly That Can Save Us Now from Governor Matt Gaetzur words in podcasting: It’s just the boys!
To celebrate a year of WAWLT, we welcomed back three-time returning guest Billy Corben to talk about the recent arrest of Miami City Commissioner Alex Diaz de la Portilla and to help tell the inside story behind our own Thomas… Read More »CONVERSATION: The Interconnected Web of Corruption from Miami to New Jersey feat. Billy Corben
It’s Thomas’ last podcast recorded from Florida as he makes his way up north, but rest assured, we will still discuss “Florida fuckery.” We empty the ol’ Ron DeSantis notebook, catching up with our least favorite soon-to-be also-ran in the… Read More »A Farewell to Bros, the So-Long Miami Edition
About the Intro: Jacksonville was once known as “Stinky City” because of two paper mills that befouled the entire town. The documentary “The Smell of Money” was an expose of how commercial and business interests made the city so smelly,… Read More »Interview: Manatee County’s assault on the environment feat. Craig Pittman
We welcome back Jordan Zakarin (@jordanzakarin) from More Perfect Union to discuss the difficult-to-watch uncanniness of the GOP debate on… Fox? Rumble maybe? Come for DeSantis campaign deathwatch and stay for our exploration of Eric Adams and Frances Suarez, two… Read More »Conversation: GOP Debate Coverage & Ron’s Performance feat. Jordan Zakarin
The guys discuss news and notes from things we missed during the summer break, including the Barbenheimer phenomenon, the brutal effects of manmade climate change on our Florida summer, declining tourism and our slumping economy that is also experiencing a… Read More »Conversation: Catching up after our summer break