HOST OF THE GIST.
Created and hosted by Mike Pesca, The Gist is the longest running daily news podcast in history, consistently ranked in Apple's Top 20 Daily News charts. In addition to guest hosting the NPR Programs All Things Considered and the news quiz Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, his work has been featured on This American Life, Radiolab, and Planet Money. He has frequently appeared on MSNBC, CNN, and The PBS Newshour, and written for The Washington Post, The Guardian, GQ, Slate, and Baseball Prospectus.
Mike's unique and pragmatic, centrist point of view gives listeners an alternative to the polarizing commentary found almost everywhere else. From breaking news and politics, to sports and entertainment, debunked conspiracies and lies, to bears and lobstars, Mike covers it all.
DENIUSHKIN FAMILY Resettlement Fund
We are hosting this beautiful Ukrainian family who has been displaced from their home in Odessa, and trying to help them procure a number of basic needs. Please consider contributing below, or reaching out if you can assist or have connections to help.
Funds for resettlement
Special services for Dima, their 12-year old autistic son
Daycare for their 2 year old
Work for Sergey, a master electrician
Permanent housing in NYC