Citizen Radio

Episode #1148: Allison and Jamie discuss Gov. Christie selling out abused animals for campaign favors, Bob McCulloch acknowledges some witnesses lied to the Mike Brown Grand Jury (but he has no plans to charge them), Columbia charges rape protesters for damage to mattress, and Justine Sacco's story to be featured in upcoming book.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-23-14.mp3
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Episode #1147: Allison and Jamie discuss Ismaaiyl Brinsley shooting his girlfriend and killing two NYPD officers, PBA head Pat Lynch's statement that Mayor de Blasio and anti-police brutality protesters have "blood on their hands, the mysterious "wartime" memo that first included Lynch's name (only to be removed later by the New York Times), the media's rush to link Brinsley to the Eric Garner/Mike Brown protest movements, George Pataki and other media personalities' comments about Al Sharpton and de Blasio being responsible for the executions, some #ThankYouNYPD protesters wore "I Can Breathe" t-shirts, and happy news as two Ferguson protest leaders get engaged.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-22-14.mp3
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Episode #1146: Allison and Jamie discuss Sony pushing back the release date of The Interview (but don't worry, everything will be ok, Seth Rogen fans), US to normalize relations with Cuba, New York State bans fracking, Bradley William Stone found dead, GOP lawmaker wants a woman to seek permission from the father before having an abortion, friendly reminder than Roman Polanski is a child rapist, Sony hack reveals how the company gets its way with the New York Times, Occupy Central's site cleared by police and targets "principal instigators", court rules Walmart must pay for inadequately compensating workers, nation's largest family immigrant detention facility opens in Texas, and Dov Charney gets fired from American Apparel (again).

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-19-14.mp3
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Episode #1145: Allison and Jamie discuss A&E's new show in which a cop-turned-pastor tries to shame women out of sex work, #ThankYouNYPD is still a go (but it's organizers say they might not show up), a cop designs "Breathe Easy: Don't Break The Law" t-shirt, a U.S. Marine has been charged with the murder of a transgender woman in the Philippines, police union head says the murder of Tamir Rice was "justified", Congressman Kevin Yoder is MIA after tucking another Wall Street bailout into the government spending bill, and meanwhile black people can be ticketed for just standing around in their own buildings, and Wisconsin jails a pregnant woman without prenatal care to "protect" the fetus.

Disclaimer: Due to Hobbit-related activity, this episode of CR is a little short (ba dum tsh)

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-18-14.mp3
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Episode #1144: Allison and Jamie give a mental health PSA and discuss the lady who inspired The Blind Side continuing to use black people as props, Uber price-gouges during the Sydney hostage crisis, #Illridewithyou and Chief Elk's (@chiefelk) great piece on #ThisTweetCalledMyBack, and how the media jumped on the hostage crisis because it fit a convenient narrative while Bradley William Stone's killing rampage received less coverage, the Taliban attacks a school in Pakistan, killing 130 school children, and Witness 40 revealed.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-17-14.mp3
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Episode #1143: Allison and Jamie are joined by Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu)! Judd Apatow compares the Sony hack to Jennifer Lawrence's stolen nudes, Aaron Sorkin says he doesn't want to write "Flash Boys" film because it would involve an Asian lead, the Australian hostage crisis and conflating criminal violence with all Muslims, and finally an unnecessarily long conversation about the original Batman films.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-16-14.mp3
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Episode #1142: Allison and Jamie talk about the annual tragedy of Santacon, 'Millions March' protest draws tens of thousands of supporters, Dick Cheney defends torture on Meet the Press, Obama's CIA chief refuses to rule out torture, the media covers the UVA rape story more now that Rolling Stone issued a retraction, CNN discusses Tamir Rice's height and weight and police handcuffed and detained Tamir's sister and threatened his mother with jail, police also threatened John Crawford's girlfriend with jailtime, and the government funding bill weakens Dodd-Frank.

Special guest: Dick Cheney

Upcoming live gig: TONIGHT! Kilstein: A People's Guide to Comedy Dec 15 at Magnet Theater! Check Jamie's site for links!

Remember to order #NEWSFAIL: all about our shitty media and how alternative media will save us all and give us a nice review on Amazon! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-15-14.mp3
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Episode #1141: Allison and Jamie discuss reports of outed undercover cops in Oakland and Berkeley pulling a gun on protesters, Governor Cuomo meets with Jay-Z and promises Russell Simmons he will assign a special prosecutor to cases of police killings, and then Officer Bob drops by to entrap Jamie and Allison and to chat about the (maybe real) pro-cop rally.

Upcoming live gig: Kilstein: A People's Guide to Comedy Dec 15 at Magnet Theater! Check Jamie's site for links!

Remember to order #NEWSFAIL: all about our shitty media and how alternative media will save us all and give us a nice review on Amazon! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-12-14.mp3
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Episode #1140: Allison and Jamie discuss the awesome story behind N.B.A. players wearing "I Can't Breathet-shirts, Republican Baby has thoughts on the torture report (we're sorry), Scott Walker wishes you all a Merry Molotov, David Brooks loves cops, New York's transgender residents will now be able to change their birth certificates' sex designation without surgery, and D.C. votes to legalize marijuana but Congress struck a budget deal to overturn the decision

Upcoming live gig: Kilstein: A People's Guide to Comedy Dec 15 at Magnet Theater! Check Jamie's site for links!

Remember to order #NEWSFAIL: all about our shitty media and how alternative media will save us all and give us a nice review on Amazon! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-11-14.mp3
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Episode #1139: Allison and Jamie discuss the torture report and the ACLU executive director advocates pardoning the Bush administration. Plus, NPR warns staff not to participate in civil rights marches, National Review editor Rich Lowry says forced kissing isn't sexual assault, and for some reason people aren't asking the Washington Post to explain the journalistic failure that led to T. Rees Shapiro's article about Rolling Stone and the UVA rape story being edited (without note) several times. Finally, Aaron Sorkin is an idiot about rape and no one is surprised.

Upcoming live gig: Kilstein: A People's Guide to Comedy Dec 15 at Magnet Theater! Check Jamie's site for links!

Remember to order #NEWSFAIL: all about our shitty media and how alternative media will save us all and give us a nice review on Amazon! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-10-14.mp3
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Episode #1138: Allison and Jamie discuss the NYPD cop who texted his union rep as Akai Gurley lay dying, Rand Paul "actually"s Eric Garner, Michigan house passes religious 'License To Discriminate' bill, no charges for cops who killed Darrien Hunt, officer Pantaleo says being filmed didn't bother him and details on prior complaints against Pantaleo, and a transgender woman was shot and killed in L.A. as she sought help.

Upcoming live gig: Kilstein: A People's Guide to Comedy Dec 15 at Magnet Theater! Check Jamie's site for links!

Remember to order #NEWSFAIL: all about our shitty media and how alternative media will save us all and give us a nice review on Amazon! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-09-14.mp3
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Episode #1137: Allison and Jamie discuss the Chicago shows, then Rolling Stone throwing their UVA source under the bus (and Washington Post's sloppy editing) and how their actions might dissuade rape survivors from going on-the-record (general reminder: rape allegations are rarely proven false), police assault activists in Berkeley during an Eric Garner protest, no criminal charges for cops who killed man with Down syndrome, and Derrick Rose's Eric Garner tribute leads to sports radio host saying Rose didn't "understand what he was doing."

Upcoming live gig: Kilstein: A People's Guide to Comedy Dec 15 at Magnet Theater! Check Jamie's site for links!

Remember to order #NEWSFAIL: all about our shitty media and how alternative media will save us all and give us a nice review on Amazon! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-08-14.mp3
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Episode #1136: Allison and Jamie talk about a grand jury declining to indict the officer who killed Eric Garner and the subsequent NYC protests, Bill Bratton's stunningly thoughtless remark and Bill de Blasio and Eric Holder whitewash history, why body cameras won't fix institutional racism, Rep. Peter King throws some fat-shaming into the racism mix, the cop who killed Tamir Rice was found unfit for duty in 2012, and cops do get fired sometimes (especially when they attack a white college student)

Upcoming live gigs: Kilstein: A People's Guide to Comedy Dec 15 at Magnet Theater, and #AddictedToFriendship in Chicago TONIGHT! Check Jamie's site for links!

Remember to order #NEWSFAIL: all about our shitty media and how alternative media will save us all and give us a nice review on Amazon! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-05-14.mp3
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Episode #1135: Allison and Jamie explain why the photo of the Ferguson hug is a lie, the myth of the black-on-black crime epidemic (and the companion "blacks don't care about crime" myth), the age old question "where is Balki now?", a Texas school board member apologizes for his racist KKK "White Christmas" Facebook post, the Oath Keepers in Ferguson, Shia LeBeouf: a person doesn't have to be likable to be a victim, police are killing more people than almost anyone else in Utah, and why body cameras won't end police violence.

Upcoming live gigs: Kilstein: A People's Guide to Comedy Dec 15 at Magnet Theater, and #AddictedToFriendship in Chicago Dec 5. Check Jamie's site for links!

Remember to order #NEWSFAIL: all about our shitty media and how alternative media will save us all and give us a nice review on Amazon! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-04-14.mp3
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Episode #1134: Darren Wilson resigns, Ray Rice wins his appeal, Florida officer shoots at an unarmed black man who was trying to save his daughter during an asthma attack, and Jamie always assumes the worst (even when his dad is being nice to him)

Upcoming live gigs: Kilstein: A People's Guide to Comedy Dec 15 at Magnet Theater, and #AddictedToFriendship in Chicago Dec 5. Check Jamie's site for links!

Remember to order #NEWSFAIL: all about our shitty media and how alternative media will save us all and give us a nice review on Amazon! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-03-14.mp3
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Episode #1133: Allison and Jamie discuss the Rams players' Mike Brown tribute, nationwide fast food strikes planned for Dec 4, Black Friday protests including in St. Louis, video evidence police executed Tamir Rice (and then refused to give him first aid), white dude Larry McQuilliams shot up a bunch of government buildings in Austin and tried to set fire to the Mexican consulate, someone tried to run over Ferguson protesters, a pregnant woman in St. Louis lost an eye after police shot her with a bean bag, grand jury won't indict officers in the death of John Crawford, Darren Wilson describes Mike Brown as a "demon" and "it", video evidence Darrien Hunt fled from officers before they shot him, and cops slam an unarmed woman on the pavement and kill her in front of her family.

Upcoming live gigs: Kilstein: A People's Guide to Comedy Dec 15 at Magnet Theater, and #AddictedToFriendship in Chicago Dec 5. Check Jamie's site for links!

Remember to order #NEWSFAIL: all about our shitty media and how alternative media will save us all and give us a nice review on Amazon! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-02-14.mp3
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Episode #1132: Chicago! Don't miss your last chance to see Jamie and John perform together December 5 at The Playground! Author Maya Schenwar (@mayaschenwar) joins the show to discuss her excellent new book Locked Down, Locked Out about our failed prison system and why prisons don't work.

Upcoming live gigs: Kilstein: A People's Guide to Comedy TONIGHT Dec 1 and Dec 15 at Magnet Theater, and #AddictedToFriendship in Chicago Dec 5. Check Jamie's site for links!

Remember to order #NEWSFAIL: all about our shitty media and how alternative media will save us all and give us a nice review on Amazon! 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-01-14.mp3
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