You might know Tara from her book, The Sound of Settling, or from her appearances on Hal Sparks Megaworldwide and from her regular appearances on this show. Today was a free-wheeling conversation about everything from the polls to breaking through the political news media’s malpractice to a particularly gross story about Lindsey Graham, and more! By the way, there are some annoying audio issues in the first 15 minutes or so, but I think we worked them out, so bear that in mind. Meantime, you can support this podcast by subscribing at