Zachary D. Carter, author of “The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy and the Life of John Maynard Keynes;” Adam Ferrara, actor and comedian known for playing the role of Chief “Needles” Nelson on the FX series Rescue Me. He was co-host on the U.S. version of Top Gear and played NYPD Sgt. Frank Verelli opposite Edie Falco on the Showtime series Nurse Jackie; Professor Ben Burgisis a columnist for Jacobin, his latest book is “Myth & Mayhem: A Leftist Critique of Jordan Peterson;” Colleen Werthmann has written for the Daily Show, Nightly Show, Steve Martin, Oscars, Comedy Central Roasts, Mark Twain Prize, and Michael Moore; Frank Conniff has written five books and is best known for his work on Mystery Science Theater; Comedian Joe DeVito has appeared on all the late night talk shows; Screenwriter Dave Sirus’s new film directed by Judd Apatow starring Pete Davidson premieres next month; Comic Laura House is head writer of the BBC series “The Secret Life of Boys;” Dr. Jennifer Verdolin is an animal behaviorist; The Rev. Barry W. Lynn; PETA Podcast’s Emil Guillermo.
Washington Post’s Helaine Olen, Congressman Alan Grayson, Dr. Harriet Fraad, The Irritable Immunologist, Down With Tyranny’s Howie Klein, Progressive Democrat running for Congress in Indiana’s first district Jim Harper, Professor Harvey J. Kaye, Comic Aaron Berg, Yuk Yuk’s Mark Breslin, Zack Ford, Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling, Henry Hakamäki, Emilio Fox, David takes your calls.
During lockdown, our entire world has rediscovered the joys of breadmaking. But what is the supernatural phenomenon, indeed the Christian miracle, behind your sourdough starter? Why is baking bread a life lesson in death and resurrection? And how does it celebrate bacteria, pathogens, and all those other disgusting microbes floating around us? Professor Eric Pallant, one of the world’s leading experts on the history and science of bread, joins us. Eric Pallant is Chairman of the Department of Environmental Science and Sustainability at Allegheny College. He is the author of the forthcoming book (2021), “The Culture of Sourdough: The History and Science of Sourdough.”
Lizz Winstead, creator of The Daily Show and Air America Radio; Judah Friedlander from 30 Rock and countless comedy specials; Rolling Stone Magazine’s David Wild remembers Little Richard; Dr. Harriet Fraad host of “Capitalism Hits Home;” Down With Tyranny’s Howie Klein; Founder of Yuk Yuk’s Mark Breslin; Congressional Candidate Mayor Mark Gamba; Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling; David takes your calls.
Karie Fugett from the Economic Hardship Reporting Project;
Vijay Das, senior fellow at Data Progress; Eva Putzova, Democratic candidate for Arizona’s First Congressional District; The Irritable Immunologist and Henry Hakamaki answer your Covid-19 questions; Animal Behaviorist Dr. Jennifer Verdolin; Professor Ben Burgis, columnist for Jacobin and author of “Myth and Mayhem: A Leftist Critique of Jordan Peterson;” The Rev. Barry W. Lynn; Comic Laura House and David answer listener questions.
In the age of COVID-19, Capitalism is a comorbidity. The real disease is our system. And so: Rent Strike! This May Day the entire world will celebrate unions, workers and the right to strike– but not here in America. American labor is never celebrated, it’s only threatened. On today’s show we examine America, a nation created by slavery and now destroyed by a ruling class that misses it.