Justin Gifford is the author of “Street Poison: The Biography of Iceberg Slim.” On today’s show we learn about Robert Beck AKA Iceberg Slim whose “Pimp” sold more copies than any other book written by an African American author. Written in 1967, “Pimp” has played a major role in the shaping of gangsta rap as well as actual pimping.
Confessions of An Economic Hit Man Author JOHN PERKINS talks Obama, Hillary and Bernie Sanders. Director and Star of That Sugar Film, DAMON GAMEAU, talks about his new documentary on the poison that is SUGAR. For more information on all our guests please go to www.davidfeldmanshow.com and become a member. JOHN PERKINS is an American author. His best known book is Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (2004), in which Perkins claims to have played a role in an alleged process of economic colonization of Third World countries on behalf of what he portrays as a cabal of corporations, banks, and the United States government. His other books include Hoodwinked and The Secret History of The American Empire. DAMON GAMEAU is an Australian television and film actor who is the director of, and lead role in That Sugar Film. Damon also appeared in the Australian series Love My Way, the 2002 Australian film The Tracker, and in a small role in the US series How I Met Your Mother.
Plus Ethel & Julius Rosenberg’s youngest son joins us with new evidence that suggests his mother was wrongly convicted and executed. Robert Meeropol (born Robert Rosenberg in 1947) is the younger son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg. Meeropol was born in New York City. His father Julius was an electrical engineer and a member of the Communist Party. His mother Ethel (née Greenglass), a union organizer, was also active in the Communist Party. In 1953, when Robert was six years old, his parents were convicted and executed for conspiracy to commit espionage, and specifically for passing secrets of the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union. Fred Stoller is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, writer, and voice artist. He is best known for portraying Gerard on Everybody Loves Raymond. He is also the voice of Stanley in the Open Season franchise, and Rusty the monkey wrench in the Disney Jr’s Handy Manny. His new show on iTunes is The Mild Adventures of Fred Stoller. Become a member of the David Feldman Show.
Director of The Aristocrats! Host of Showtime’s The Green Room! Author of Satiristas! Paul Provenza! Go for a drive! Go for a walk! A perfect summer breeze between your ears. Here’s everything you need to know about the current state of comedy.
Have our freedoms been eroded by angry feminists who refuse to be educated? Professor Laura Kipnes thinks so. She is the author of “Men: Notes From An Ungoing Investigation.” Professor Kipnes also teaches at Northwestern University. Today’s podcast is an episode of the David Feldman Show heard nationwide on Pacifica Radio.
Best Selling Author of “Freakonomics” Steven D. Levitt discusses his new book “How To Rob A Bank.” Then Ohio Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur talks about her vote against TPP, the Trans Pacific Trade Partnership, and why she has been an outspoken critic of Reaganomics in Congress since 1983.