Originally Broadcast June 14, 2013. Paul Dooley, Mike McShane, Hal Lublin, Eddie Pepitone, Janie Haddad Tomkins, Jeremy S. Kramer and Will Ryan. Today’s show is written by David Weiss, Guy Nicolucci, Mike McShane, Hal Lublin, Bill Dixon, Will Ryan, Eddie Pepitone, Paul Dooley, Janie Haddad Tompkins and David Feldman. We are produced by Alicia Cordova. Our [...]
Tim Murphy covers Washington D.C. for Mother Jones Magazine. During this conversation about the NSA he drops a bombshell that almost leaves David speechless. Tim also goes over his top five GOP lunatics who he thinks can fill Michele Bachmann’s shoes once she leaves Washington next year for greener($$$) pastures. Film Critic Michael Snyder joins [...]
Alyssa Rosenberg mentioned this great profile on Shonda Rhimes who runs “Scandal.” Listen to my talk with Alyssa, and then read this article in The New York Times. Network TV Is Broken. So How Does Shonda Rhimes Keep Making Hits? – NYTimes.com.
Andrea Martin appears and writes on this program all the time, and tonight she won her second Tony. We are so happy for her. Listen to one of our episodes with her, and then read what they have to say about it from her hometown of Portland, Maine: Portland-born Andrea Martin won for best performance [...]
Austerity is destroying Europe and the United States. The economic philosophy of cutting spending during a recession is based on a study conducted by two Harvard economists, Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff. Now it turns out they got it completely wrong because of faulty Excel spreadsheets. Bryce Covert covers economics for Thing Progress. Listen [...]
On Friday’s show Bryce Covert from Think Progress talked about the Bangladesh factory collapse where more than 1,000 workers died. Listen to the show, then check out this interesting article from The Guardian. Bangladesh factory collapse leaves trail of shattered lives | World news | guardian.co.uk.
Great news for our lovable adorable Laura House who will be writing on this soon to be hit. From Dateline Hollywood… Not that there has ever been any doubt that CBS would exercise its option to pick up Mom to series. Written on spec by Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker, Mom has been [...]
Originally broadcast June 7, 2013. We discuss factory conditions in Bangladesh, austerity in Europe and how the weakest Americans are doing three months after we fell off the fiscal cliff with Bryce Covert. Also new music from Will Ryan And The Cactus County Cowboys. Bryce Covert is the Economic Policy Editor for ThinkProgress. She was [...]