Andrew Cuomo’s Pun Problem

Andrew Cuomo’s Pun Problem

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks to reporters on March 24 in New York City.

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Listen to Episode 966 of Slate’s The Gist:


On today’s show, we don’t need a whole shadow Cabinet—we just need a shadow Trump.

Comedian Hari Kondabolu is back—and this time, he brought his brother. Hari came to comedy after working as a community activist, but his younger brother, Ashok, was a bit more wayward. On The Gist, Ashok recounts his life as a subway vagabond in New York City. Hari and Ashok’s new podcast is called Kondabolu Brothers.

In the Spiel, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s alarming lack of pun-sense.

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