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The Snark Factor is a weekly show that airs on WAAM Talk 1600AM, 92.7FM Ann Arbor. You'll hear unusual takes on the latest news and entertainment from host Fingers Malloy. Sarah Smith and The Snark Factor Players join in on this unique talk show.

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The Snark Factor is a weekly show that airs on WAAM Talk 1600AM, 92.7FM Ann Arbor. You'll hear unusual takes on the latest news and entertainment from host Fingers Malloy. Sarah Smith and The Snark Factor Players join in on this unique talk show.

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English

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317-694-5045


Episodes

Two Steps Forward...

11/19/2023
This week on the radio hootenanny -- Red State Contributor Teri Christoph fills in for Sarah Smith. Topics include: Nikki Haley's bad week. A Michigan town votes out the entire local government and immediately changes locks. TikTok ‘aggressively’ taking down videos promoting Bin Laden's letter. Where prices fell in October 2023. Most-popular Thanksgiving sides. All that and more on episode 1376 of The Snark Factor. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program on WAAM 92.7FM Ann Arbor, MI. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. The Snark Factor is available on your favorite podcast platform. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:49:00

Another Debate in the Books!

11/12/2023
This week on the radio hootenanny: There was another Republican primary debate. Why? Nobody knows. Jezebel shuts down. NYC Upper East Side coffee shop baristas walk out after owner posts support for Israel. California middle-class families hit with $26K cost-of-living penalty. Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band will continue touring after his death. All that and more on episode 1375 of The Snark Factor. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program on WAAM 92.7FM Ann Arbor, MI. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. The Snark Factor is available on your favorite podcast platform. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:46:27

Leadership Is Hard...

10/22/2023
This week on the radio hootenanny: Wait, it's okay to build a wall on the southern border? What changed?!? Leadership is hard. it's just so hard. A bad time to be in an Apple store. Who is Spanky the Oriole? Gavin Newsom plays a new trick. All that and more on episode 1372 of The Snark Factor. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program on WAAM 92.7FM Ann Arbor, MI. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. The Snark Factor is available on your favorite podcast platform. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:47:36

Israel Is Under Attack!

10/22/2023
This week on the radio hootenanny: Terror in the Middle East. Israel is under attack. How many illegal aliens from terrorist or suspect nations were encountered at the border? College campus madness. They're lying to us about the economy. What is coffee badging? All that and more on episode 1373 of The Snark Factor. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program on WAAM 92.7FM Ann Arbor, MI. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. The Snark Factor is available on your favorite podcast platform. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:48:56

The Smirk Seen Around The Smirk - What The Donald Duck?

10/22/2023
This week on the radio hootenanny: The Chris Christie smirk. Why can't the GOP throw a good debate? Joe Biden and the UAW strike. Target is closing more stores! Late-night TV is back! Do you care? All that and more on episode 1371 of The Snark Factor. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program on WAAM 92.7FM Ann Arbor, MI. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. The Snark Factor is available on your favorite podcast platform. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:48:54

You Will Own Nothing -- A Conversation With Author Carol Roth

6/19/2023
This week on the radio hootenanny, our guest is Carol Roth. Carol's new book, You Will Own Nothing (https://a.co/d/cE1b30I), is available for presale on Amazon. It will be in your local book store July 18th. Topics this week include: What is the World Economic Forum, and what threat does it pose to everyday Americans? The social credit system in China and how it's coming to the U.S. Central bank digital currency. Wild speculation about the future of the George Soros empire. The housing crisis. Why have homes become so expensive? Is it making you less wealthy to go to college? How can we protect ourselves in the new financial world order? All that and much more on episode 1349 of The Snark Factor. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program on WAAM 92.7FM Ann Arbor, MI. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. The Snark Factor is available on your favorite podcast platform. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:53:32

Is Joe Biden Sandbagging Us, Or Is The Sandbag Sandbagging Joe?

6/19/2023
This week on the radio hootenanny: Is it Chris Christie time? Will CNN ever figure things out? Is Joe Biden sandbagging us, or is the sandbag sandbagging Joe? A Florida Target store attacks! All that and more on episode 1348 of The Snark Factor. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program on WAAM 92.7FM Ann Arbor, MI. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. The Snark Factor is available on your favorite podcast platform. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:48:46

CPAC Dallas Day 2 - Episode 1308

8/23/2022
CPAC headed to Dallas for a four-day convention and we were on radio row. This is day 2 of our coverage. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program on WAAM 92.7FM Ann Arbor, MI. Our guests were: Dr. Jim Petersen and Lt. Colonel Barry Bridger stopped by to talk about their book, The Spirit to Soar. Joe Hanneman of The Epoch Times told us about his new documentary, The Real Story of January 6. Jeff Bermant is the founder of Tusk -- a free speech browser that fights censorship. Bianca Gracia of Latinos for America First described Donald Trump's impact on Latino small business owners and told us what is really going on at our southern border. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:48:04

CPAC Dallas Part One With Townhall's Kurt Schlichter - Episode 1307

8/22/2022
CPAC headed to Dallas for a four day convention and we were on radio row. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program on WAAM 92.7FM Ann Arbor, MI. This week, Fingers and Sarah discuss; The Inflation Reduction Act. Joe Biden's new strategy -- hiding. Border security. Kurt Schlichter of Townhall joined us to discuss the border crisis and its impact on California. He also talked about the Republican establishment and his thoughts on climate change. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:47:53

Everything is Terrible -- Episode 1301

5/27/2022
Between mass shootings, high inflation, supply chain issues, a pilot shortage and a war, Fingers and Sarah try to find some good news. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program. This week, Fingers and Sarah discuss; The national reaction to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The baby formula shortage brought on by government incompetence. The commercial pilot shortage brought on by "government action." Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:48:32

CNN's Obsession - Episode 1300

5/20/2022
CNN's obsession with Fox News has become tiresome. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program. This week, Fingers and Sarah discuss; CNN's obsession with Fox News has become tiresome. Lefties are after Tucker Carlson again. The attacks are comical. The IRS is coming for your crypto profits. Rolling Stone's gross piece on Foo Fighter Taylor Hawkins. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:48:01

The Snark Factor is Back! Inflation, Baby Formula and Computer Chip Shortages, Norm Macdonald's Comedy Special and MAGA TV? Episode 1299

5/13/2022
The Snark Factor Podcast is back! While the radio show has been airing Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com) 92.7 FM Ann Arbor, Michigan -- the podcast hasn't been available consistently for a long time. Until now... Look for it every Friday morning on your favorite podcast platform. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program. This week, Fingers and Sarah discuss; The new inflation numbers and their impact on families. The baby formula shortage and why it's not being discussed more in the MSM. The computer chip shortage. When will it end? The great Norm Macdonald left us a comedy special. This is exciting. MAGA TV is coming. Wait, MAGA TV? Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:48:42

Guestapalooza! TSF Welcomes Kira Davis, Tony Katz, Kurt Schlichter, Stephen Green, Stephen Kruiser, Kerry Picket, Jeff Reynolds and Demetrius Minor! CPAC 2022 Wrap, Episode 1292

3/9/2022
The Snark Factor was broadcasting from Radio Row at CPAC 2022 in Orlando, Florida! There was a lot to discuss. Russia and Ukraine, the Californication of America, the upcoming midterm elections, Canada, the death penalty and much, much more. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program. Guests include: Kira Davis (https://redstate.com/author/kiradavis) - Redstate Tony Katz (http://www.tonykatz.com) - WIBC Indianapolis, Nationally Syndicated Eat! Drink! Smoke! Kurt Schlichter (https://townhall.com/columnists/kurtschlichter/) - Townhall Stephen Green (https://pjmedia.com/columnist/stephen-green) - PJ Media Kerry Picket (https://www.washingtontimes.com/staff/kerry-picket) - The Washington Times Stephen Kruiser (https://pjmedia.com/columnist/stephen-kruiser/) - PJ Media Jeff Reynolds (https://legalinsurrection.com/author/jeff-reynolds/) - Legal Insurrection, PJ Media Demetrius Minor (https://conservativesconcerned.org/who-we-are/) - Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:01:42:28

Hillary Gets Closure, The White House Goes Private In Newsrooms, Civil Asset Forfeiture Gone Wild And The Detroit Lions Win? Episode 1283

12/9/2021
Hillary gives us a glimpse of what might have been, and it reminds us of simpler times -- hilarious, simpler times. Fingers Malloy (twitter.com/fingersmalloy)and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program. CNN reported that the White House "not happy with the news media's coverage of the supply chain and economy, has been working behind the scenes trying to reshape coverage in its favor." Fingers and Sarah have fun with that news. What isn't fun is civil asset forfeiture. They talk about why it's wrong, and a case out of Dallas that got national attention. And finally, the Detroit Lions won. Fingers was misty, and by misty we mean embarrassed by Lions' owner Sheila Ford Hamp's reaction after the game. All that and much more on episode 1283 of The Snark Factor! Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:48:56

Rashida Tlaib Drops A Little Honesty About Her Mask Wearing Ways, Dog The Bounty Hunter's Daughter Speaks Out And Let's Go Brandon? - Episode1275

10/8/2021
One of our better in DC admits she only wears a mask sometimes because she's in front of a camera. We appreciate Rashida Tlaib's honesty, admitting it on video. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program. The "Let's Go Brandon" phenomenon isn't going away. Why are people plastering it all over social media? There are accusationts that Dog the Bounty Hunter is only trying to find Brian Laundrie for publicity. We are shocked and outraged by such accusations, and by shocked and outraged -- we mean "duh." All that and much more on episode 1275 of The Snark Factor. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:03:41:32

The Death Of The Dollar Store, Creepy Joe Biden Strikes Again And Cargo Ships Are Stuck At Sea - Episode 1274

10/8/2021
The days of the Dollar Store may be over and according to the rules, that means Joe Biden murdered it. Fingers Malloy (https://twitter.com/fingersmalloy) and Sarah Smith (https://twitter.com/mamaswati) host The Snark Factor Radio Program. Speaking of Joe Biden, he once again gets away with his personal space issues, and this time without a mask. There is a cargo ship crisis at our nation's ports. How will this impact the economy? Do you need to go holiday shopping now? All that and much more on episode 1274 of The Snark Factor. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:03:45:10

The Morning Commute 11-17-20 - Lockdown Hypocrisy and Cinnabon Looks to Save America

11/17/2020
The motto of many democrats regarding COVID-19 lockdowns seems to be "rules for thee, but not for me." Fingers highlights some troubling lockdown hypocrisy and Cinnabon is trying to bring a little joy this holiday season. Stories today are from CNN (https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/27/politics/gretchen-whitmer-boat-dock-controversy/index.html), PJ Media (https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/rick-moran/2020/11/15/oregon-governor-will-put-you-in-jail-for-violating-her-coronavirus-freeze-n1148162) and The Daily Mail. (https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8948319/Pelosi-CANCELS-Capitol-dinner-welcome-new-members-Chelsea-Clinton-leads-backlash-Twitter.html)

Duration:00:12:35

The Snark Factor! Episode 1243 - Lockdown Madness, Georgia Shenanigans, Some Women Can't Find Their Vagina and Charity Bourbon Auctions

11/16/2020
More states are heading towards a full lockdown and governors have the holidays in their sights. Are more lockdowns the answer to slow the pandemic? Also, we take a closer look at what is going on in the election vote count in Georgia. The state GOP is calling shenanigans! A new study indicates a significant number of women don't know where their vagina is located. Listen to The Snark Factor Sunday mornings on WAAM (https://www.waamradio.com), Ann Arbor. For all things snark, visit www.fingersmalloy.com.

Duration:00:53:58

The Morning Commute 11-13-20 - Don't Move to Georgia to Vote and Lockdown Madness Part Eleventy

11/13/2020
It may not be such a great plan to move to Georgia just to vote in the runoff election. New lockdowns are coming just in time for the holidays. Those are the topics on today's Snark Factor Morning Commute.

Duration:00:13:59

The Morning Commute 11-12-20 - The Senate Race went down to Georgia and COVID -19 Lockdowns are on the Way

11/12/2020
Will people move to Georgia just to vote in the Senate runoff election and are Americans ready for another round of COVID-19 lockdowns? Those are the topics on today's Snark Factor Morning Commute.

Duration:00:12:07