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KCRW’s To The Point is tumbling all things politics as the final days to the Election tick away. Throughout the month we’ll be broadcasting the Presidential Debates live on 89.9.

During tonight’s first debate we’re excited to be hosting a live web chat in real time.

Read along as To The Point producers and special guests Rachel Hastings, W. Kamau Bell, Ted Johnson, Joshua Trevino, and Farai Chideya weigh in with their opinions in real time on our Live Chat.

Have something to add? Tweet your own thoughts with the #KCRW hashtag‬.


Rachel Hastings
Rachel Hastings is an LA-based irreverent comedian and writer. Maybe she can be on hand to help us identify the ZINGERS?!

W. Kamau Bell

W. Kamau Bell is a comedian, activist and star of his own show on FX, “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.” He also writes a weekly column for The Washington Post analyzing President Obama’s actions, words and thoughts leading up to the Nov. 6 presidential election.

Ted Johnson
Ted Johnson covers the intersection of politics and entertainment for Variety & his cool website, So this pretty much makes him a perfect guest for KCRW’s LIVE CHAT.

Joshua Trevino
Josh Trevino is a Writer-at-Large for Texas Monthly, he is also a Co-Founder of We’re excited for his insightful analysis of both candidates.


Farai Chideya

Journalist, political analyst and the author of four books, Farai also hosted a series called Pop and Politics during the midterms! 

To the Point producers Katie Cooper, Gary Scott and Caitlin Shamberg will also be weighing in to keep the conversation going. 

The KCRW live chat is being hosted on BRANCH. A new conversation platform that we are pretty geeked over.