Rickie Lee Jones, Episode 1239

The Mop Up For May 13, 2021

Topics: Rickie Lee Jones talks about her new book “Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour;” Fighting between Israel and Hamas intensifies; Biden says vaccinated can take off their masks

Read More »

Bill Gates Might Be Matt Gaetz, Episode 1238

The Mop Up For May 10, 2021

Topics: Melinda Gates reportedly filed for divorce after discovering Bill was friendly with Jeffrey Epstein; Chiptole’s rat problem; Golden Globes cancelled

Guests With Time Stamps: 2:37 Congresswoman Alicia Ocasio Cortez AKA Martha Previte 11:30 David does The News 44:30 Dan Frankenberger’s Community Billboard 1:01:07 Mark Breslin, founder and president of Yuk Yuk’s 2:01:00 Howie Klein, founder and treasurer Blue America PAC and author of “Down With Tyranny” 2:32:46 Dr. Harriet Fraad, “Capitalism Hits Home” and “It’s Not Just In Your Head” 3:05:05 Grace Jackson talks with Roy Ngerng, Singaporean writer and activist based in Taiwan. 3:34:20 Henry Hakamaki talks with Kayla Popuchet on the latest in Latin America: Ecuador and Peru elections, and the recent violence in Colombia 4:04:00 Dave Sirus, screenwriter, SNL, “King of Staten Island,” and “Let’s Be Real” Thursday nights at 9:30 on Fox 4:34:30 Professor Adnan Husain talks with Harsha Walia, founder of No One Is Illegal 5:09:51 Breaking News: Fighting breaks out between Israel and Hamas 5:36:30 Professor Mary Anne Cummings, physicist and parks commissioner, Aurora, Illinois 6:16:30 Professor Mike Steinel talks about whatever he wants, then performs “I’m In Amazon Hell” and “I’m In Amazon Hell” featuring Rosana Eckert.

Read More »

Facebook Unfriends Trump, Episode 1237

The Mop Up For May 6, 2021

Topics: Georgia, Florida and Texas state legislatures choose Fascism over Democracy; Liz Cheney and Mitt Romney are worse than Trump; Time to forgive student debt

Guests With Time Stamps

4:29​ David does The News 21:02​ Dan Frankenberger’s Community Billboard 33:41​ Mark Green, NYC’s first Public Advocate, one of the original Nader’s Raiders and author of countless books including “Bright, Infinite Future: A Generational Memoir on the Progressive Rise” (St Martin’s Press) 1:02:41​ Professor Adnan Husain, “Guerrilla History,” Grace Jackson, “Literary Hangover,” Roriki Hutchinson, “Weekly Marx;” Professor Ana Li 1:33:08​ Zack Ford, LGBTQ activist and press secretary for Alliance For Justice 2:03:30​ Professor Ben Burgis, columnist for Jacobin, host of “Give Them an Argument,” whose latest book is, “Cancelling Comedians While The World Burns” 2:34:04​ Dr. Philip Herschenfeld, Freudian psychoanalyst, and Ethan Herschenfeld, noted son of Dr. Philip Herschenfeld 3:02:57​ Henry Hakamaki talks with Brandon Wolfe-Hunnicutt, Professor of US and Middle East History at Cal State Stanislaus, author of “The Paranoid Style in American Diplomacy” 3:37:00​ The Rev. Barry W. Lynn, Americans United for Separation of Church and State 4:38:07​ The Professors and Mary Anne: Professor Mary Anne Cummings; Professor Ian Faloona; Professor Adnan Husain; Professor Jonathan Bick 5:33:33​ Mike Rowe, Emmy Award winning comedy writer, Futurama and Family Guy, and author of “It’s A Funny Thing: How the Professional Comedy Writing Business Made Me Fat and Bald” 6:11:48​ Emil Guillermo, host of The PETA Podcast and columnist for ALDEF, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund 6:40:46​ Alan Minsky, executive director of Progressive Democrats of America; and Professor of Economics Randy Wray 7:15:00​ Texas Tom Webber in conversation with Peter B. Collins

Read More »

Bill Gates To Finally Give It All Away, Episode 1236

The Mop Up For May 3, 2021

Topics: Bill and Melinda Gates call it quits; Facebook might let Trump back; Herd immunity unheard of

Guests With Time Stamps: 00:002:45​ The News 20:30​ Marc Cevasco, chief of staff to Congressman Ted Lieu 1:00:36​ AMAZON WATCH: Christian Smalls, “Stop Amazon Now,” Maximillian Alvarez, editor in chief at “The Real News,” Roriki Hutchinson, “Weekly Marx” 1:37:16​ Marc Breslin, founder and president of Yuk Yuk’s, the largest comedy chain in North America 2:00:33​ Laura House, show runner for the BBC’s “Secret Life of Boys” 2:35:48​ Pete Dominick, host of StandUP! With Pete Dominick 2:56:10​ Dr. Harriet Fraad, host of “Capitalism Hits Home” and “It’s Not Just In Your Head” 3:38:10​ Dan Frankenberger’s Community Billboard 3:49:00​ “I’m In Amazon Hell” written and performed by Professor Mike Steinel 3:53:00​ “Which Side Are You On” Guitars: Tom Webber & John Hays Acoustic Bass: Kathleen Ashe Solo Recorder: Jill of Canada Lead Vocals: Verse 1: Texas Tom Webber Verse 2: Jill of Canada Verse 3: Kathleen Ashe Verse 4: Lane Hewitt Verse 5: Kenn Mann Verse 6: Karen Emerson 3:57:00​ Henry Hakamaki 4:06:05​ Professor Adnan Husain and Dr. Liam O’Mara continue their conversation about Fascism 5:17:05​ Professor Mary Anne Cummings, physicist and parks commissioner Aurora, Illinois 5:45:45​ Professor Mike Steinel and Rosana Eckert perform “I’m In Amazon Hell Part 2” 6:01:27​ Comedian Aaron Berg 6:21:55​ Comic Ed Larson whose new movie is “How American Killed My Mother 6:53:00​ Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling

Read More »

Rudy’s Insanity Defense, Episode 1235

Rudy Giuliani

The Mop Up For April 29, 2021

Topics: Joe Rogan’s vaccine advice; Rudy’s home is raided, will he flip?; Amazon’s profits triple; Police brutality is getting worse

Guests With Time Stamps:

3:00​ “Where Are You?” Recorded by Mike Steinel and Rosana Eckert 9:14​ David does The News 1:13:18​ Andrea Rovenski reports from Elizabeth City, North Carolina on the shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. 1:35:30​ Professor Ben Burgis, columnist for Jacobin, host of “Give Them an Argument,” whose latest book is, “Cancelling Comedians While The World Burns” 2:05:10​ Dr. Philip Herschenfeld, Freudian psychoanalyst, and Ethan Herschenfeld, noted son of Dr. Philip Herschenfeld 2:32:47​ Henry Hakamaki talks with Brianna from “Rad Reads” 3:05:30​ Dan Frankenberger’s Community Billboard 3:12:49​ The Rev. Barry W. Lynn, Americans United for Separation of Church and State 4:11:49​ The Professors and Mary Anne: Professor Mary Anne Cummings; Professor Ian Faloona; Professor Adnan Husain; Professor Jonathan Bick 5:13:49​ Thomas Webber, “Spirituality And Activism” 5:43:43​ Emil Guillermo, host of The PETA Podcast and columnist for ALDEF, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund 6:09:10​ David Cobb, former Green Party presidential candidate, and Alan Minsky, executive director of Progressive Democrats of America

Read More »