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America’s Drug War

America’s Drug War

Pacifica Radio’s John Matthews talks with David about America’s Drug War. Judy Gold and Henriette Mantel on the passing of comedy legend Joan Rivers. Steve Skrovan, the co-host of The Ralph Nader Radio Hour talks his mutal admiration for Mr. Nader. Film critic Michael Snyder reviews some new movies, and Paul Goebels tells us what […]

The big problem with the Apple Watch is that time is an illusion

The big problem with the Apple Watch is that time is an illusion

There are plenty of reasons to be skeptical of the just-revealed Apple Watch. Who wants to use a touchscreen that tiny? Why would I want to send my heartbeat to my friends (a real feature of the watch emphasized in the product’s unveiling)? Why should people who aren’t titans of finance spend $349 on a watch? […]

Appliance Porn, 1950’s style.

Appliance Porn, 1950’s style.

It was the salad baby-booming post-WWII days of this great country, when men were men and women were wives. Obedient wives. Obedient wives with sparkling dishware, spotless clothing that smelt of the ocean, perfectly organized spice racks, and tightly sealed leftovers. Obedient wives who put on their shiniest pair of fuck-me pumps and orgasmed whenever […]

Joan Rivers Remembered: Read Daughter Melissa’s Funny Eulogy in Full

Joan Rivers Remembered: Read Daughter Melissa’s Funny Eulogy in Full

Joan Rivers once wrote that she wanted a Hollywood-style funeral, with Meryl Streep crying in five different accents and a toe-tag designed by Harry Winston. She came close. The service, held at Temple Emanu-El on Fifth Avenue and 65th Street on Sept. 7, was indeed a red-carpeted, star-studded affair — Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters, Clive Davis,Diane […]

Joan Rivers Remembered

Joan Rivers Remembered

Comedy legend Joan Rivers is remembered with Henriette Mantel and Judy Gold. Thanks for the laughs, Joan. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Atheism, Fair Wages & Larry ‘Bubbles’ Brown

Atheism, Fair Wages & Larry ‘Bubbles’ Brown

Pacifica’s John Matthews on state of atheism in the United States, Henriette Mantel talks about the the sad state of the minimum wage in this country, and our resident film critic Michael Snyder tells us what movies to watch this week, and which to avoid. Plus Larry ‘Bubbles’ Brown returns to chew the fat with David.  […]

Bill Hader

Bill Hader

In his eight years as a cast member on Saturday Night Live , Bill Hader had frequent opportunity and the perfect venue to show off his great gift for impersonation. Ever since his very first episode, in 2005, when he and fellow newbie Andy Samberg had an “impression off,” Hader has amassed an incredible menagerie […]

CVS Dumps Tobacco a Month Early

CVS Dumps Tobacco a Month Early

(Newser) – The nation’s second-largest pharmacy chain has kicked its tobacco-selling habit a month ahead of schedule, removing cigarettes and other tobacco products at all 7,700 CVS stores. The smokes were taken off the shelves at midnight and replaced with stop-smoking aids like nicotine gum, reports the AP , which notes that the chain has […]

Jordan Brady

Jordan Brady

Comedian/director Jordan Brady stops by the show to talk with Laura House and Jerry Stahl about his latest documentary ‘I Am Road Comic‘, which is both available for viewing on Hulu as well as for purchase at iamroadcomic.com. It’s a fantastic film about the life a road comic, so don’t miss it. Also on the […]

The Rosetta Mission

The Rosetta Mission

Astronomers have been scrutinising high-definition photos of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko sent back by the Rosetta spacecraft. And now a shortlist of five possible sites that could become the location for the first-ever landing on a comet, have been drawn up by the European Space Agency (Esa). In mid-November, Esa intends to send down a robot laboratory […]

I Grew Up In A John Hughes Movie

I Grew Up In A John Hughes Movie

The suburbs of Chicago are a 10-minute drive from the city, or one stop on the yellow-line train that runs to “The World’s Largest Village.” From the lines that separate Chicago’s northernmost neighborhood of Rogers Park, where my mother’s family moved when they made enough money, you’re only five miles away from Skokie, where I […]

What Does the Next Generation of Young Comedians Think of ‘Saturday Night Live’?

What Does the Next Generation of Young Comedians Think of ‘Saturday Night Live’?

As American institutions go, Saturday Night Live is kind of like Harvard: singular in name-brand recognition, mythologized to death, and coveted by an unending stream of hungry young people looking to score a big break. It’s a launchpad for comedic stars, sure, but it’s also a destination of its own. For a young performer, getting […]

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