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Dynamic Comedy Duo Frangela on Using Comedy as a Tool for Resistance

Comediennes and political commentators Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton make up the comedy duo “Frangela” and join The Resist Report podcast to discuss how they’ve taken the #resistance movement by storm!



Angela V Shelton and Francis Callier of Frangela.

Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton are brilliant.

The comedy duo, more commonly known as ‘Frangela,’ have been leaders of the resistance movement since the day Donald Trump was elected. With a comedy album titled “Resist”, a massively popular podcast called “The Final Word,” an enormous Twitter following, and a television show called “Me Time with Frangela” appearing in 44 markets across the United States, these girls are on fire.

In an exclusive interview with Alex Mohajer and The Resist Report, Callier and Shelton (fraternal twin sisters) discuss what its like to be women of color with such a major platform at a time when race and politics have become so divisive, and how comedy can be used as a subversive tool of critiquing the status quo. Tune in to hear their picks for the Democratic 2020 nominee for President, and hear about where they were on Election Night 2016.

Later in the episode, the co-hosts Mohajer, Rance Collins, Thomas McAbee, and Daniel Fusselman are back for another round of hot topics and pick their #ShitholeoftheWeek.

The nominees this week for Shithole of the Week are:

  • Bernie Sanders (nominated by Alex Mohajer).
  • Judge T.S. Elliot, the judge in the Paul Manafort trial (nominated by Thomas Mcabee and Frangela).
  • People who don’t listen to or believe victims (nominated by Rance Collins).
  • Journalist David Sirota for his anti-Democrat hit pieces (nominated by Daniel Fusselman)

Who is your shithole of the week? Leave us a comment below! Or subscribe on Apple Podcasts and leave us a review!

The Resist Report features music by Chris Prythm and Ill-It Records, including “Dream Merchant” and “The Plight featuring I.AM.EM.”

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Named one of OUT Magazine's 100 Most Eligible Bachelors of 2017, Alex Mohajer is a controversial up-and-coming political writer and commentator whose unapologetic post-election commentary made him one of the most shared contributors at The Huffington Post. He is the first journalist in America to openly impugn the presidency of Donald Trump in a major publication. Mohajer is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Bros4America (formerly Bros4Hillary), a progressive advocacy organization that gained national recognition during the 2016 presidential election for its efforts to elect Hillary Clinton. Named by LGBTQ Nation to their Top 8 People Working to Elect Hillary Clinton. Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts from U.C. Berkeley where he studied politics with progressive champion Robert Reich, and a Juris Doctorate from Chapman University School of Law, where he studied constitutional law with conservative hero Hugh Hewitt. While in law school, he was awarded "Most Likely To Be Held in Contempt" by his graduating class. He has been interviewed for or featured on The Fox News Channel, PolitiFact, The Huffington Post, Washington Post, LA and NY Times, AfterBuzz TV, OUT and Instinct Magazine(s), Dan Savage Blog, TheWrap, Yahoo News, New York Public Radio, The David Pakman Show, The Ann Walker Show, the Hugh Hewitt Show, and more. Alex is an author, public/motivational speaker, and an award-winning singer, actor, and solo artist who was nominated for a 2016 Broadway World Award for Best Male Cabaret Artist. Alex lives in Los Angeles with his dog, Bruce Wayne. Press inquiries and bookings: