[Explicit Language] John is the founder of Crooks & Liars, one of the original liberal blogs dating back to the middle 2000s, and it was the first blog to feature streaming video long before YouTube existed. John’s also a successful professional musician, performing with Duran Duran, Ronnie Montrose, Ringo Starr — and even Ozzy Osbourne in a weird way. Follow John on Twitter @JohnAmato. Meanwhile if you like what you hear today, don’t forget to subscribe to our bonus content at


Bob talks with John Amato, the founder of Crooks & Liars, about blogging, John’s music career, and more!