The Lockdown’s Reopening, Episode 1258

Topics: Remembering Michael Brooks; Jeff Bezos wants Civility; Ro Khana makes nice with Bill Kristol; Why is Congress investigating a crime scene?

Chapters: Guests With Time Code:

0:002:30 David does The News 1:14:12 “I’m On My Way” written and performed by Professor Mike Steinel 1:16:03 “I’m Traveling Light” written and performed by Professor Mike Steinel 1:21:03 Mike Rowe, Emmy award winning comedy writer, digs through his mom’s basement. Mike’s book is “It’s A Funny Thing: How the Professional Comedy Business Made Me Fat & Bald” purchase it here:…1:38:22 Michael Brooks: Professor Ben Burgis, author of “Cancelling Comedians While The World Burns” remembers Michael Brooks. Michael Brooks’ book is “Against the Web: A Cosmopolitan Answer to the New Right” Purchase it here:… Michael’s recent column in Jacobin:… Professor Ben Burgis’s book is “Canceling Comedians While the World Burns: A Critique Of The Contemporary Left” Buy it here:…2:04:16 “Ain’t No Cane On The Brazos” performed by The Covid Players who are Lance Jeffries, Tom Webber, John Hayes and Kathlene Ashe 2:09:19 Dr. Philip Herschenfeld, Freudian psychoanalyst, Ethan Herschenfeld, comedian whose latest special “Thug, Thug Jew” is now streaming on YouTube 2:37:47 Henry Hakamaki talks with Sakshi Aravind about Ecology and Climate Politics, as well as a bit of indigenous law sprinkled in 3:09:29 Dan Frankenberger’s Community Billboard 3:21:44 The Rev. Barry W. Lynn, Americans United for Separation of Church and State 4:44:35 The Professors and Mary Anne: Professor Mary Anne Cummings, Professor Ann Li, Professor Ian Faloona and Professor Jonathan Bick 5:45:06 Emil Guillermo, PETA Podcast and columnist for the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund 6:20:03 Professor Harvey J. Kaye, FDR on Democracy and Alan Minsky, executive director of the Progressive Democrats of America

Read More »

Ken Starr’s Adultery Problem, Plus Frank Schaeffer Is Our Special Guest!, Episode 1257

We discuss Judi Hershman, the former advisor to Whitewater Prosecutor Ken Starr, who writes in Medium that she had a yearlong affair with the married Evangelical Christian. Hershman also writes that Starr arranged a sweetheart deal for convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein even though Starr knew Epstein had raped way too many underaged girls to count. Starr, she also says, covered up a rape when he ran Baylor University in order to protect its football team, kept Brett Kavanaugh’s abusive behavior towards women secret, and believes our Founding Fathers got it wrong on separation of Church and State. Topics: Ken Starr cheats on his wife; Nancy Pelosi plays racist hardball; Christian Fascists; Britney Spears represents ALL women; Love defeats Hate; The lighter side to airline disasters; January 6 Truthers; How should Dems respond to accusations of Socialism?; Does Biden really want to go big on infrastructure?; Anti-Vaxers

Read More »

If CPAC Were A Country It Would Be Called “Hatey,” Episode 1255

Topics: Lauren Boebert, California Burnin’, CPAC, No Evil Foods In Financial Trouble

Guests With Time Stamps

3:00 David does The News 32:58 Pete Dominick, host of StandUP! With Pete Dominick 1:01:58 “I’m On My Way” written and performed by Professor Mike Steinel 1:03:58 Zack Ford, Press Secretary for Alliance for Justice and Queer Activist 1:40:39 Jim Earl, Emmy and Peabody award winning comedy writer and FBI Informant and Martha Previte, beloved voice of AOC, Nancy Pelosi and Melania 2:02:33 Howie Klein, founder and treasurer of The Blue America PAC introduces us to Bruno Amato who is running to unseat Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy 2:35:08 David Cobb, who ran for president on The Green Party ticket, introduces us to Cheri Honkala, founder of The Poor People’s Army 3:25:06 “Billionaires In Space” written and performed by Professor Mike Steinel 3:29:27 Dan Frankenberger’s Community Billboard 3:41:27 Dr. Gina Hakamaki on The Insanity of the American Healthcare System 4:13:42 Professor Mary Anne Cummings, physics professor and parks commissioner Aurora, Illinois 5:07:33 Comedy Writer and Comedian Jon Ross 5:35:23 Henry Hakamaki talks with Rebecca Parson who is running for Washington’s 6th Congressional District.

Read More »

Let’s Send ALL Billionaires To Space, Episode 1254

Topics: Bezos, Musk and Branson Should Stay in Space; Afghanistan; Haiti; Raytheon Is Woke; Nancy Pelosi’s Horrible Husband; Coffee Not So Safe; Tesla’s Toxic Workplace; The Delta Variant

Guests And Highlights With Time Stamps 3:30 David Does The News 1:01:52 “Billionaires In Space” written and performed by Professor Mike Steinel 1:06:08 Mike Rowe, Emmy Award winning comedy writing show, author of “It’s A Funny Thing” 1:22:06 Mike shows some home movies 1:31:51 Professor Ben Burgis, “Cancelling Comedians While The World Burns,” talks Night of Long Knives, Stalinist Purges and January 6. 2:06:19 Dr. Philip Herschenfeld and Ethan Herschenfeld whose new comedy special “Thug Thug Jew” is now on YouTube 2:34:20 “I’m Traveling Light” written and performed by Professor Mike Steinel 2:40:46 Dr. Arnon Degani talks about his next piece on settler colonialism in “Haaretz” 3:00:04 Professor Harvey J. Kaye, “FDR On Democracy”, Alan Minsky, executive director of Progressive Democrats of America 3:43:36 Dan Frankenberger’s Community Billboard 4:01:50 The Professors and Mary Anne, Professor Mary Anne Cummings, Professor Jonathan Bick, Professor Adnan Husain and Professor Ian Faloona 5:21:10 Emil Guillermo, PETA Podcast and Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund 5:49:04 Tom Webber talks about hallucinogens 6:33:49 Henry and Gina Hakamaki talk with the authors of “Planet On Fire” 7:07:55 David Does More News

Read More »

Trump Cosby In 2024, Episode 1253

Guests With Time Stamps: 3:02 David does the news 35:32 Comedy Writer Dave Sirus on Bill Cosby’s release from prison and Phylicia Rashad’s getting into trouble for celebrating it 1:05:52 Comedy Writer Jon Ross and Comedian Ethan Herschenfeld talk about growing their own pot, and why it’s not as easy as it sounds 1:40:32 Emmy and Peabody Award Winning Jim Earl And Martha Previte on words and expressions people use to seem smarter but only make them sound stupid. Then Jim and David argue after Jim sings the virtues of LSD and David corrects him 2:02:41 Howie Klein from Down with Tyranny explains why people should stay away from LSD and then tell us it’s scientifically proven the unhappiest Americans live in states that went for Trump, and they want to make the rest of us as miserable as they are 2:39:35 Green Party Activist and Presidential Candidate David Cobb warns us to stop “fetishizing” elections and focus more on a bottom up approach to get the government to move on Climate Chance, Race and Class. 3:01:35 Dr. Harriet Fraad joins the conversation and points out it was the Democratic Party that destroyed the Occupy Movement. David Cobb adds that The Tea Party wasn’t originally astroturf and that the Democrats could have won those votes if they took on Wall Street instead of taking its money 3:37:33 Professor Adnan Husain talks about the Taliban taking over Afghanistan and Canada’s decision to take down statues honoring Sir John Macdonald, Canada’s first prime minister, as Canadians are forced to come to terms with the crimes he committed against First Peoples and Asian immigrants 4:06:15 Mark Breslin, founder and president of Yuk Yuk’s the largest comedy chain in North America, on Canada cancelling Canada Day because of the newly revealed crimes against First Peoples, and then asks what it would take for America to cancel July 4th 4:32:37 Dan Frankenberger’s Community Billboard 4:39:57 A Cartoon by The Invisible Ninja 4:42:59 Professor Mary Anne Cummings talks Syria and The Young Turks 5:40:22 Professor Mike Steinel introduces his new song, “Billionaires in Space” written and performed by Professor Mike Steinel

Read More »

Trump’s REALLY Feeling The Heat, Episode 1252

Topics: Rest In War Donald Rumsfeld; Phylicia Rashad offends Howard University by cheering Cosby’s release; Joe Manchin is Exxon’s favorite senator; Rep. James Clyburn sabotages Nina Turner; Allen Weisselberg, Trump’s CFO, indicted; Kimberly Guilfoyle and Don Jr.’s bedroom antics; Our Vice President’s toxic work environment; Meghan McCain leaves The View; House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy mocks Liz Cheney for sitting on the new Capitol Riot Select Committee

Read More »