JBIMP #13. What’s Next? (S2.01-02)

In this episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sit down with Sarah D. Bunting of Previously.tv and Tomato Nation to discuss authoritative mustaches, the flute of doom, and anaphora in The Shadow of Two Gunmen (2.01-02). Download the mp3 here. Subscribe to the show!...
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JBIMP#12. You Feckless Thug (Two Cathedrals, 2.22)

In this episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sit down with Matthew Vose, co-host of Pop-Culturally Deprived, to discuss sacred spaces, cranky Sam, ghost Mrs. Landingham, and sarcastic Latin when we talk about Two Cathedrals (2.22).

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JBIMP #11. Josh Wrote a Porno (Shutdown, 5.08)

In this episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sit down with Kevin Flynn, co-host of Crime Writers On… and These Are Their Stories: A Law and Order Podcast, to discuss government shutdowns, the incredible power of hot girls dispensing garbage, and Josh’s private computer folder on Shutdown (5.08).

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JBIMP #10. That’s The Point (The Women of Qumar, 3.09)

In this episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sit down with Dr. Charisse L’Pree, associate professor at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, to discuss media, race and gender as we dig into the themes in The Women of Qumar (3.09)!

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JBIMP #9. Morality Play (Posse Comitatus, 3.23)

In this episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sit down with Robbie Hurlocker, co-host of Hamilton: The Podcast, to discuss morality, poetry, tragedy, and Lin Manuel-Miranda as we talk about Posse Comitatus (3.23)!

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JBIMP #8. Republican Leslie Knope (And It’s Surely to Their Credit, 2.05)

In this episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sit down with high school English and film study teacher, and occasional podcast host at FThisMovie.Net, Rob DiCristino to discuss Gilbert and Sullivan, fantastic writing for female characters, and workplaces with an uncanny command of Gilbert and Sullivan as we examine And It’s Surely to Their Credit (2.05)!

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JBIMP #7. My Little Luddite (The U.S. Poet Laureate, 3.17)

In this episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sit down with story nerd in training, future co-host of the Outlander podcast Sassenachs, and my daughter, Sarah Schwalbe, to discuss well-written women, reverse TellaDonnas, and CJ’s incredible awesome in The U.S. Poet Laureate (3.17)!

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JBIMP #6. Soft on Turkeys (Shibboleth 2.08)

In this episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sit down with high school English teacher and my best friend from high school Liz Lutz to discuss the state of our educational system, the history of turkeys in the White House, and Aaron Sorkin’s recent diversity dust-up in Shibboleth (2.08)!

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JBIMP #5. Weekend at Bartlet’s (Mr. Willis of Ohio 1.06)

In this episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sit down with acclaimed author and comic book editor Alisa Kwitney to discuss Sam as walking sexual subtext, Josh as a superhero, and our plans to Weekend at Bernie’s the Bartlet Administration as we talk about Mr. Willis of Ohio (1.06)!

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JBIMP #4. Really Terrible Flirting (Six Meetings Before Lunch 1.18)

In this episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sit down with Dr. Kelly Jones from Southern Fried Scholar to talk about educational policy woes, ill-advised lip syncing, and bad, bad flirting when we discuss Six Meetings Before Lunch, S1.18!

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JBIMP #3. Baby Phil Coulson (Bartlet for America S3.10)

In this episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sit down with Mandi Kaye from Pop Culturally Deprived to talk about Bartlet for America (S3.10). I get cranky about feminist issues, she talks me down, and in the end, we bask in our love of emotionally connected masculine relationships. Leo + Bartlet 4ever!

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JBIMP #2. It’s Because of You (Stirred, S3.18)

In this episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sat down with the hilarious and insightful Rebecca Lavoie of Crime Writers On… and These Are Their Stories: A Law and Order Podcast to talk about great teachers, underappreciated female characters, and the one real-life politician who reminds her most of Jed Bartlet… and I promise, it’s not who you think it is.

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JBIMP #1. That Tender Little Toby Heart (Pilot, S1.01)

In the first full episode of Jed Bartlet is My President, I sit down with the lovely and brilliant Daphne Olive from the amazing Black Sails podcast Fathoms Deep and chat with her about POTUS, being women of a certain age lusting for Rob Lowe, and, of course, our perpetual adoration of the prickly but lovable Toby Ziegler.

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Jed Bartlet is My President: Teaser

The introductory episode of JBIMP!

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