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Dr. Jason Westin For Congress (Texas 7th)

Dr. Jason Westin For Congress (Texas 7th)

Comedy Writer and Sports Columnist Bill Scheft on Olympic nip slips, Comic Joe DeVito on that airline passenger who wouldn’t stop farting, and Comic Aaron Berg on that wife of his who won’t stop nagging.  MEET DR. JASON WESTIN

Laura House’s Mouth Punch

Laura House’s Mouth Punch

Plus Comics Tommy McNamara & Tom Thakkar, Aaron Berg, and Joe DeVito. Laura House is an actress, comic, writer and teacher. Her new album is Mouth Punch. Laura was discovered in Austin, Texas while performing stand-up comedy at night and teaching seventh grade by day. She was featured in HBO’s Aspen Comedy Festival, then starred […]

2018 Midterms Start Now

2018 Midterms Start Now

Illinois and Texas Congressional primaries are next month. It’s getting serious. We’re taking America back. Down With Tyranny’s Howie Klein tells us which races to watch. Then Comedian Jon Ross recalls one of his failed auditions for an NBC sitcom. We recommend this week:

Charlie Rose is Satan’s Limb

Charlie Rose is Satan’s Limb

Nobody should donate to PBS until we are assured that no PBS money is used to pay Charlie Rose’s settlements for sexual assault. There’s a revolution afoot. America is about to run on estrogen, and I tell white men why that’s a good thing for white men. On today’s show we discuss every single powerful […]

Bobby Slayton Breaks All The Rules

Bobby Slayton Breaks All The Rules

Comic Bobby Slayton stops by and breaks all the rules. Listen to entire episode here:

Judah Grunstein on France’s War on Terrorism

Judah Grunstein on France’s War on Terrorism

Judah Grunstein from World Politics Review joins us from Paris to talk about France’s new anti terrorism laws. Listen to entire episode here:

For Profit Middle Schools Promoted By Betsy Devos Said To Be ‘Like a Prison’

For Profit Middle Schools Promoted By Betsy Devos Said To Be ‘Like a Prison’

From ProPublica: This story was co-published with Slate. Teenagers at Paramount Academy sometimes came home with mysterious injuries. An alternative school for sixth- through 12th-graders with behavioral or academic problems, Paramount occupied a low-slung, brick and concrete building on a dead-end road in hard-luck Reading, Pennsylvania, a city whose streets are littered with signs advertising […]

HyperNormalisation

HyperNormalisation

The 2016 BBC documentary by Adam Curtis we talked about on this week’s podcast. You can listen to this week’s podcast below. Or click this sentence. Special thanks to Joshua Sibelman for bringing it to our attention. Enjoy! http://traffic.libsyn.com/davidfeldmanshow/DFS_1-17-2017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

“Neruda” Examines Chiles Communist Poet

“Neruda” Examines Chiles Communist Poet

Film Critic Michael Snyder talks about “Neruda” a new movie examining Chile’s communist poet Pablo Neruda. “Neruda” follows an inspector hunting down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party. Director: Pablo Larraín Writer: Guillermo Calderón Stars: Gael García Bernal, […]

Trump’s Military Industrial Complex

Trump’s Military Industrial Complex

In his farewell address, President Dwight Eisenhower warned that for security and liberty to prosper together, “We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.” Forty-five years later, a new president is planning to have his Pentagon run by a top official at one of the world’s […]

Pickle, From The New York Times

Pickle, From The New York Times

A moving documentary about the fragility of life and the endurance of love. Then download today’s podcast below: http://traffic.libsyn.com/davidfeldmanshow/DFS_1-17-2017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

Steven Mnuchin Ran a ‘A Foreclosure Machine’

Steven Mnuchin Ran a ‘A Foreclosure Machine’

Rose Guidel was in trouble. It was 2009 and the United States was in the grips of the Great Recession. Her brother, who had helped pay the mortgage on her modest home outside of Los Angeles, had been murdered, so she contacted her bank to say her payment would be late. The bank apparently told […]

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