Citizen Radio

Episode #1664: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to talk about trash Bravo TV, learning how to be bored, and the Head Egg. Also, Freedom Caucus endorses Obamacare repeal compromise, Netflix's documentary "Hot Girls Wanted" is accused of outing sex worker, Trump uses "human trafficking" as justification for why his wall must be built, judge blocks Trump's order to defund sanctuary cities, Trump budget would end foreign aid as we know it (the administration is also coming for our national monuments), ICE just unveiled its horrifying new anti-immigrant hotline, man dies in jail after being held in solitary confinement without water for a week—how is this not murder?, new fight-club of fascists is being formed, and Oath Keepers offer to protect Ann Coulter

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Episode #1663: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss desperately seeking parental approval and #petstories. Also, Jason Chaffetz says there's no sign Michael Flynn "complied with the law" on overseas payments from Russia and Turkey, Fox News' Sean Hannity and Steve Doocy have also been accused of sexual harassment, 7 more black employees plan to sue Fox News for racial discrimination, Ivanka Trump's clothing line was secretly relabeled as Adrienne Vittadini, and DNC Chair Tom Perez says all Democratic candidates must support a woman's right to choose

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1662: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins Allison to yell at a bunch of white men: Mark Halperin's shitty tweet about an adorable bow-tie wearing dog named Charlie, Chris Cillizza adds to his pantheon of bad takes by defending Ivanka Trump, male commentators' weird fixation on Chelsea Clinton, Steve Bannon is encouraging Trump to stand firm on border wall funding that could result in a government shutdown, and Bill O'Reilly will return to podcasting, and right-wingers lose it when the Cato Institute posts report revealing that right-wing extremists commit more domestic terrorism

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1661: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to discuss dealing with shitty managers. Also, centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen to face off in last round of French election, Bernie Sanders defends campaigning for anti-abortion Democrat, Juicero offers refunds to all customers after people realize $400 juicer is worthless, Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz will not seek re-election, Jon Ossoff will face Karen Handel in Georgia's 6th Congressional district's runoff, and Treasury won't grant Exxon drilling waiver for Russia

Don't miss Keisha Zollar and Andrew Kimler's LIVE show, featuring Allison and a bunch of other badass guests, TOMORROW April 26 in Brooklynhttps://tinyurl.com/le3kgps

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1660: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to discuss Trainpocalypse and answer a Patreon question about "progressive" dudes who handle critique badly. Also, #ScienceMarch, Ijeoma Oluo's devastating interview with Rachel Dolezal, and Jeff Sessions maybe doesn't know that Hawaii is a state

Don't miss Keisha Zollar and Andrew Kimler's LIVE show, featuring Allison and a bunch of other badass guests, April 26 in Brooklynhttps://tinyurl.com/le3kgps

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1659: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about 13 Reasons Why. Also, that terrible NYT op-ed written by a mother who insists her daughter is a tomboy and not transgender, NYT antidote to fake news is apparently hiring an extreme climate denier to write op-eds (during a time when the nation is immersed in its warmest period in recorded history), Fox News fires Bill O'Reilly (and sends him off with a "staggering" golden parachute), Trump administration moves to dismantle criminal justice reform in his first 100 days, and why you should avoid buying into the latest conspiracy theories

Don't miss Keisha Zollar and Andrew Kimler's LIVE show, featuring Allison and a bunch of other badass guests, April 26 in Brooklyn

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won't lead you to war, and keep CR growing!

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Episode #1658: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today! Erin Red (@erinred) joins the show to offer viewing recs to cleanse your palate of political horrors. Also, Trump lashes out at Tax Returns protesters, 45 percent of Americans say Trump keeps his promises, Justice Department drops lawsuit against North Carolina's anti-trans "bathroom bill," first protected DREAMer is deported under Trump (ICE arrests of undocumented immigrants without criminal records have doubled), 3-month-old baby questioned by U.S. officials on terrorism ties thanks to botched visa form, journo who broke story of gay humanitarian crisis in Chechnya says she's fleeing Russia, Jeff Varner fired from job after outing transgender Survivor castmate Zeke Smith, Alex Jones's lawyer says he's "playing a character" during child custody battle defense, stop swooning over Justin Trudeau: the man is a disaster for the planet, and 8 million Californians have been drinking polluted water for years

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1657: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today! Erin Red (@erinred) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about pursuing what will make you happy. Also, Mike Pence puts North Korea on notice for missile and nuclear tests, and tons of election coverage news: UK Prime Minister Theresa May to seek early election, France decides between a crypto-fascist and a communist (both of whom are anti-EU and anti-NATO), Georgia's special election, and Turkey's Erdogan claims victory in referendum that will give him even more power, the "axis of adults" in the White House, Steven Stephens posted a video in which he murdered an elderly man and now the media is questioning his girlfriend about it.

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1656: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to discuss bad stand-up comedy. Also, Bill O'Reilly takes vacation amid sexual harassment scandal, Trump claims Rupert Murdoch treats him better than Roger Ailes did while also declining to publicly declare his support for Steve Bannon, Trump gets a "globalist" makeover, Trump claims to bomb Syria for humanitarian reasons while remaining silent on the humanitarian crisis in Chechnya where authorities are reportedly rounding up gay men to torture and kill them, prosecutor calls Jeff Session's new immigration plan "fucking horrifying," and Betsy DeVos' Civil Rights Office appointee once claimed she was discriminated against for being white

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1655: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to discuss The Great British Baking Show and antifa protesters facing down white supremacists in Berkeley. Also, White House will keep its visitor logs secret, Trump was eating "the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake" when he bombed Syria, Fox News host says America bombing Afghanistan with "mother of all bombs" is "what freedom looks like," Trump on North Korea: "After listening for 10 minutes, I realized it's not so easy," Trump gives states the okay to defund Planned Parenthood, and a federal judge issues order blocking Arkansas executions

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1654: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to discuss the U.S. dropping the largest non-nuclear bomb ever in Afghanistan (the bomb cost $15 million), U.S. may launch strike if North Korea tests nuclear weapon, Sean Spicer made several gaffes about the Holocaust, awful NY Post piece features some idiot who says he won't date "hot women" anymore, FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor Trump adviser Carter Page, Paul Manafort expected to register as a foreign agent for past Ukraine work, and the Alabama Senate votes to allow a church to form its own police department

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1653: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Tessa Hersh (@wellitclaire) joins the show to discuss racist people thinking she works at places where she does not work and the feminist influence of Designing Women. Also, "lunch shaming" and the many ways poor people are stigmatized, Assad allies say U.S. attach on Syria crosses "red line," Trump administration contradicts itself on regime change in Syria, majority of Americans support missile strikes and Trump's approval rating climbs to 43 percent, fugitive Joseph Jakubowski stole weapons and sent a 160-page anti-government manifesto to Trump, Richard Spencer got punched in the face again, and a judge finds discrimination in Texas' voter ID law

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1652: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Tessa Hersh (@wellitclaire) joins the show to talk about how men are the worst*, security drags David Dao off plane because United overbooked flight and now the media is victim-blaming with the stale "no angel" narrative, Jeff Sessions wants to bring back the War on Drugs, Florida sheriff and deputies warn drug dealers in batshit ISIS-style video, and San Bernardino school shooting was domestic violence murder

*#notallmen

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1651: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to answer Patreon questions about Legion (no spoilers) and dealing with anti-choice activists. Also, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has "no further comment" on North Korea following their missile test, Trump gutted the State Department and half of the top jobs are still unfilled, administration considers far-reaching steps for "extreme vetting," Trump can pull money from his businesses whenever he wants without notifying anyone, Republicans are making another push for Obamacare repeal, Rahm Emanuel touts new requirement that high school students would have to show a job or college acceptance to get their diploma, "nuisance laws" discourage domestic violence victims from calling the police, and Faith shouts out Golden Girls

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1650: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to answer a Patreon question about writing original, diverse characters. Also, Trump destroys Syrian airfield with dozens of cruise missiles and the media declares he's acting "presidential," Hillary Clinton agrees the U.S. should "take out" Assad's air fields, U.S. military under Trump has allegedly killed over 1,000 civilians in Iraq and Syria in a single month, Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate as Supreme Court justice, Steve Bannon calls Jared Kushner a "cuck" and "globalist," and Kushner omitted meeting with Russians on security clearance forms

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1649: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss Pepsi's incredibly tone-deaf ad featuring a protesting Kendall Jenner, Mitch McConnell goes "nuclear" to break Supreme Court filibuster, Neil Gorsuch has been accused of plagiarism, Jared Kushner helped push Steve Bannon out of the National Security Council, 21 companies have pulled ads from The O'Reilly Factor, stop asking us to feel sympathetic towards Trump supporters, Devin Nunes steps aside from the House's investigation into Russia and Trump, Trump, citing no evidence, suggests Susan Rice committed a crime, and Parker shares a conspiracy theory about Alex Jones and Bill Hicks being the same person

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1648: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Lydia Hensler (@LydiaHensler) joins the show to discuss Trump aide Sebastian Gorka backing a violent anti-Semitic militia. Also, Jared Kushner makes a surprise Iraq visit, reported terrorist attack in Russia, and oligarchy and the loss of trust in institutions

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1647: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Lydia Hensler (@LydiaHensler) joins the show to discuss Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Big Little Lies (no spoilers). Also, Senate Democrats now have the votes to filibuster Neil Gorsuch, Blackwater founder Erik Prince (Betsy DeVos' brother) held secret meeting to establish Trump-Putin back channel, Republican politician says women should be forced to carry dead fetuses "to term," judge temporarily stops Kentucky's only remaining abortion clinic from closing, antiabortion activists behind undercover Planned Parenthood videos charged with 15 felonies, and conservatives think women are witches and LGBT people can steal rainbows from God—which is pretty badass 

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1646: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss problematic favs, transphobia, and the ingredients of revolution. Also, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are still raking in money from their business interests, EPA Chief Scott Pruitt rejects agency's science and chooses not to ban insecticide, North Carolina's HB2 replacement bill still bars schools from enacting anti-discrimination rules for four years, Rikers to close and be replaced with several smaller jails, Betsy DeVos says picking a school should be like choosing among Uber, Lyft, or a taxi, student loan forgiveness program approval letters may be invalid, and it's laughable to say teams are now scared of Colin Kaepernick because he's vegan

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1645: Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss UK and US solidarity and why impeachment isn't a magic solution. Also, Mike Flynn offers to testify before Congress in exchange for immunity and did not disclose income from Russian companies, Mike Pence breaks Senate tie to pass anti-Planned Parenthood bill, Bill O'Reilly accused by women of sexual harassment and Fox News is sued by two black women for racial discrimination, Maxine Waters destroys O'Reilly, and the ongoing Republican civil war

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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