Journalist Elizabeth Spiers, whose latest piece in G.Q. is “The Provocations of Elon Musk;” Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, one of the world’s leading experts on debunking conspiracy theories, author of “Conspiracy Theory Handbook” and “How to Spot COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories;” Comedy Writer Alan Zweibel, 5 time Emmy Award winner – original SNL writer- It’s Garry Shandling’s Show, Curb Your Enthusiasm, latest book is “Laugh Lines- My Life Helping Funny People be Funnier;” Joseph D. Williams, Senior Editor for US News And World Report, whose latest is “For Many Americans, Poor Water Access Heightens the COVID Threat;” Journalist Brittany Gibson, whose latest for The American Prospect is, “The Many Varieties of Voter Suppression;”Suzanne Paola Antonetta, editor of The Bellingham Review whose latest piece for The Independent is, “Coronavirus Is Disrupting Medication Supply Lines — And I’m Terrified;” Screenwriter Dave Sirus; Animal Behaviorist Dr. Jennifer Verdolin; Comedian Laura House; The Rev. Barry W. Lynnfrom Americans United for Separation of Church and State; Philosophy Professor Ben Burgis author of “Myth & Mayhem: A Leftist Critique of Jordan Peterson.”
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.
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.”
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.
New York Times Labor Reporter and Author of “Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present & Future of American Labor” Steven Greenhouse; Roastmaster General Jeff Ross; Mystery Science Theater’s Frank Conniff; Congressman Alan Grayson author of “High Crimes: The Impeachment of Donald Trump;” From HQ Trivia and Major League Baseball Scott Rogowsky; Comedian Laura House; Screenwriter and Comedy Writer Dave Sirus; The Rev. Barry W. Lynn; PETA Podcast’s Emil Guillermo; Animal Behaviorist Dr. Jennifer Verdolin.