Hollywood and Washington, D.C., collide in the pod this week as Ike Barinholtz stops by to discuss his new film, “The Oath,” in which he stars alongside Tiffany Haddish, and for which he earned his first major movie directing credit. The writer/director/actor talks about the inspirations behind his satirical take on these sordid times and shares how his early aspiration of being a politician shaped his political engagement—and rampant media consumption—in today’s climate. No spoilers, all laughs.
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Daniella Gibbs Legér is the senior vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress. Ed Chung is the vice president for Criminal Justice Reform at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center. Kyle Epstein is the media relations manager at the Center.