About the show

A weekly podcast where the dark, and sometimes weird, true stories in American politics are discussed.

The Muck Podcast on social media


  • Episode 35: Supermarket Sweep Style | Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and Ted Kennedy

    August 26th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 29 mins
    american politics, ammon bundy, chappaquiddick, corrupt, cover up, federal government, malheur national wildlife refuge, mary jo kopechne, massachusetts politics, occupation, oregon politics, politics, ryan payne, ted kennedy, true crime, us politics
  • Li'l Muck Episode 8: Emma Collum

    August 21st, 2020  |  Season 1  |  33 mins
    elections, emma collum, florida politics, local politics, politics, ruth's list florida
  • Episode 34: Omerta | Mysticism in the White House and Dwight and Steven Hammond

    August 19th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 5 mins
    american politics, arson, corrupt, dwight and steven hammond, federal bureau of land management, federal government, first ladies, jane pierce, land disputes, mary todd lincoln, mysticism, nancy reagan, occult, oregon politics, politics, seances, true crime, us politics
  • Episode 33: L' Anno di Gesu | Joe Ganim and Ralph Shortey

    August 12th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 10 mins
    american politics, bribery, bridgeport, connecticut politics, corrupt, mayor ganim, mayor joe ganim, oklahoma politics, oklahoma senator, politics, racketeering, ralph shortey, senator shortey, true crime, us politics
  • Li'l Muck Episode 7: Caitlin Schmidt

    August 7th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  23 mins 53 secs
    arizona daily star, arizona politics, caitlin schmidt, chris nanos, pima county
  • Episode 32: Creepville Central | Kyle Tasker and Wilbur Mills

    August 5th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 2 secs
    arkansas politics, dc politics, fanne foxe, house ways and means, kyle tasker, new hampshire house rep, new hampshire politics, tidal basin bombshell, wilbur mills
  • Episode 31: D-E-D | Hawaii's Illegal Occupation and Vincent "Buddy" Cianci

    July 29th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 58 secs
    buddy cianci, hawaii, hawaii politics, hawaiian invasion, hawaiian monarch, prince of providence, providence politics, providence rhode island, queen lili‘uokalani, rhode island politics, unlawful occupation, us invasion, vincent buddy cianci
  • Li'l Muck Episode 6: Albert Samaha

    July 24th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 23 secs
    albert samaha, buzzfeed, craig anderson, investigative journalism, kings county, nypd, wrongful conviction
  • Episode 30: Operation Board Games | Paul Petersen and Rod Blagojevich

    July 22nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 27 mins
    arizona politics, arizona property assessor, baby mill, celebrity apprentice, human trafficking, i'm a celebrity get me out of here, illinois politics, illinois senate, marshall islands, paul petersen, rod blagojevich
  • Episode 29: Convict No. 9653 | Dennis Bonnen and Eugene V. Debs

    July 15th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 57 secs
    convict no 9653, dennis bonnen, eugene v. debs, indiana politics, texas politics, texas speaker of the house, us socialist party

    Hillary and Tina cover the current Texas Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen and former Indiana Senator Eugene V. Debs.

  • Li'l Muck Episode 5: Sabrina Javellana

    July 10th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 44 secs
    broward politics, hallandale politics, hallandale swat team, local politics, sabrina javellana, social justice
  • Episode 28: Bidi Bidi Bom Bom | Linda Collins-Smith and Elvis Presley Visits Richard Nixon

    July 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 4 mins
    american politics, arkansa politics, arkansas senator, corrupt, dc politics, elvis presley, linda collins-smith, politics, rebecca lynn o'donnell, richard nixon, senator murdered, true crime, us politics
  • Episode 27: Protect Her | Gary Little and Steven Brooks

    July 1st, 2020  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 36 secs
    american politics, assemblyman brooks, corrupt, gary little, gary's boys, judge little, king county superior court, lakeside school, nevada politics, politics, seattle juvenile court, seattle politics, steven brooks, true crime, us politics

    Hillary and Tina cover former King County Superior Court Gary Little and former Nevada House Representative Steven Brooks.

    For show notes and links to our sources, please click here for our blog.

  • Li'l Muck Episode 4: Jason Kruszka

    June 26th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 13 secs
    20th judicial court fort myers, chief of staff, innocence project of florida, jason kruszka, local politics, public defender
  • Episode 26: F**k J.K. Rowling | Wilmington Massacre of 1898 and Tyra Hunter

    June 24th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 5 mins
    alexander manly, alfred moore waddell, american politics, corrupt, dc general hospital, department of health and human services, hugh mcrae, politics, roger severino, southern democrats, the daily record, true crime, tyra hunter, us politics, washington dc, wilmington, wilmington 1898, wilmington massacre
  • Episode 25: Miller Time | Charles Sumner and Stephen Miller

    June 17th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 21 mins
    american politics, andrew butler, anti-immigration, bleeding kansas, caning, charles sumner, corrupt, dc politics, donald trump, kansas-nebraska act, political advisor, politics, preston brooks, racism, slavery, stephen miller, true crime, us politics, white nationalism