Citizen Radio

Episode #1704: 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 Heterosexual Pride Day and Downward Dog (RIP), and to help answer a Patreon question about dealing with anxiety when coming out as trans. Also, healthcare protesters arrested after confronting Pat Toomey and other Republicans in D.C. offices, White House disinvites press from fundraiser, White House is now using James O'Keefe videos to attack the press, Jason Chaffetz officially joins Fox News, CNN launching brand around Chris Cillizza, Trump mocks "low I.Q. Crazy Mika" for "face-lift" and sexually harasses Irish reporter, Trump administration prepares to start enforcing travel ban, and a TIME magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf clubs — it's fake.

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

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-30-17.mp3
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Episode #1703: 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 discuss the rush of canceling plans and the struggles of obtaining dual citizenship. Also, Trump suggests his "tapes" threat influenced Comey's testimony, Trump lawyer's firm steered millions in donations to family members, Boeing factory where Trump celebrated jobs is laying off workers, at least one of the jurors for Bill Cosby's trial sounds like he was very confused and Cosby will spend his summer teaching young people how not to be charged with sex crimes, North Carolina: men legally allowed to "finish sex" even if woman revokes consent, New Hampshire pregnant women almost had their very own purge, D.C. cops used "rape as punishment" after Inauguration Day mass arrests, Texas law allows child welfare agencies to discriminate against LGBTQ foster children and adoptive parents, and a black off-duty officer was shot by another cop in Missouri

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

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-29-17.mp3
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Episode #1702: 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! Allison apparently sleepwalks and Red is desperate to find forever homes for her foster kittens. Also, NYC infrastructure is falling apart, Sarah Huckabee Sanders goes to war with the media, Mitch McConnell delays vote on GOP Senate health care bill after CBO report states 22 million people stand to lose health insurance coverage, Elizabeth Warren calls for Democrats to embrace single-payer health care, Kellyanne Conway says those on Medicaid who will lose health insurance can just get jobs, activists arrested protesting police involvement in Pride and corporatization, Supreme Court approves watered-down travel ban, women on birth control could be barred from working if Missouri lawmakers get their way, new TSA policy may lead to increased scrutiny of reading material, Ohio Councilman wants to save money and "send a message" by letting overdose victims die, and Ivanka Trump "tries to stay out of politics." Umm...wut.

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

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-28-17.mp3
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Episode #1701: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about where Maniacs can meet and talk and to offer some viewing/listening recs. Also, U.S. forces have been involved in interrogations of detainees in Yemen facility where abuse is routine and torture extreme, terror attack outside London mosque, Virginia Muslim girl killed by driver, Grenfell Tower community helped themselves because no one else would, and 6 people have resigned from Trump's HIV/AIDS advisory council because he "doesn't care"

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

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-27-17.mp3
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Episode #1700: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to talk #DCM19. Also, check out Medium Talent reading Joss Whedon's awful Wonder Woman script: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmCR-35uv70. Stop calling the GOP's plan to kill vulnerable people "health care," activists in wheelchairs dragged away from Mitch McConnell's office for protesting bill, Democratic and GOP governors urge Senate to rethink bill, video of police killing Philando Castile is publicly released, 99 bills have been introduced in 31 states in 2017 to make it harder to vote, 1 in 4 black residents of Florida were unable to vote in 2016, and Democratic lawmakers urged Obama to retaliate against Russia for intrusion in electoral process days before election

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

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-26-17.mp3
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Episode #1699: 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 discuss reality TV and other media recs. Also, the Congressional ballgame shooting and how mass shooters tend to share the same four traits: male, white, angry, with easy access to guns. This very bad NYT article pegs the blame for the attack on the Bernie Sanders movement, special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, Trump tweets: "Now they go for obstruction of justice. Nice," Grenfell Tower tragedy is a perfect metaphor for the failure of austerity, five charged with manslaughter in Flint water crisis, and how one LGBT community is changing the water crisis in Flint

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

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-16-17.mp3
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Episode #1698: 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 listening/reading/viewing recs and the true meaning of Billy Joel's Miami 2017 (I've Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway). Also, the role of Trump's personal lawyer blurs public and private lines and Kasowitz once boasted that he got Preet Bharara fired, Delta and Bank of America pull sponsorship from Shakespeare in the Park's Julius Caesar, CNN profiles all 49 people killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Maryland and D.C. sue Trump over his private businesses, and yet another court rules against Trump's revised Muslim ban

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

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-15-17.mp3
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Episode #1697: 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 Desi getting a bath and smelling like a blueberry. Senate GOP is confident they will get Obamacare repeal (call your Senator today!) even though they refuse to release a draft of the health care bill, Jeff Sessions testifies and calls Russia collusion claim "detestable lie," Mayflower is the Forrest Gump of D.C. hotels, Megyn Kelly and NBC criticized over "sickening" Alex Jones interview, Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron plan joint crackdown on online terror, and Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says he's considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller

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

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-14-172.mp3
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Episode #1696: 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 wearing pants and what's making her happy at the moment. Also, Donald Jr. seems to confirm Comey's account of Trump's comments on the Flynn investigation, former New York U.S. attorney Preet Bharara says there's "absolutely evidence" to begin obstruction of justice case on Trump, "March Against Sharia" protests are really marches against Muslims, and CNN cancels Reza Aslan's show after he calls Trump a "piece of shit"

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

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-13-17.mp3
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Episode #1695: 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 Allison judging a roof top rap battle when she is completely unqualified to do so and to help answer a Patreon question about the state censoring free speech. Also, no—CNN did not delete an article defending Bill Maher's use of a racial slur, straight "allies" need to stop hijacking Pride, John Aravosis's strange pro-corporatization of Pride rant, Theresa May defeated in stunning UK election shortly after she called for human rights laws to be changed to fight terror, Trump cancels state visit to Britain, and Trump's lawyer's statement on Comey littered with typos—including misspelling "president"

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

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-12-17.mp3
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