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Akilah Hughes And Gideon Resnick Talk About Their 'Day'

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Gideon Resnick and Akilah Hughes host What A Day on Crooked Media.

A pair of hometown natives have a new podcast focusing on politics with a comedic twist. Author and comedian Akilah Hughes and political journalist Gideon Resnick, formerly of The Daily Beast, co-host What A Day, which debuted October 28 on Crooked Media.

Hughes grew up in Florence, Ky. She is the author of a collection of personal essays titled Obviously: Stories from my Timeline. Her comedic YouTube channel, It's Akilah, Obviously!, has amassed more than 150,000 subscribers.

Resnick grew up in Cincinnati and is a national political reporter. Previously he was a staff reporter at the Daily Beast covering politics, the Democrats and the left. His work has also appeared in VICE, the New York Observer, and The Atlantic.

Akilah Hughes  (@AkilahObviously) Gideon Resnick (@GideonResnick) join Cincinnati Edition to discuss their news podcast, which breaks down the top stories of the day across politics, business, economics and pop culture.

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