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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Episode #1694: 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 Kurt Eichenwald's no good, very bad day. Also, James Comey testifies and accuses White House of defamation and lies and, told Sessions not to leave him alone with Trump, and leaked memo to prompt independent investigation of Russia's possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Paul Ryan says Trump is unfamiliar with protocol and is "new to this," John McCain's bizarre questioning of Comey, Jeff Sessions suggests he could resign amid rising tension with Trump, Republicans are optimistic about Obamacare repeal passing in the Senate and gutting Dodd-Frank in the House, White House responds to Iran terror attack by victim-blaming Iranians, and Trump apparently forgot Qatar is the hub for U.S. military air operations across the Middle East

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_6-9-17.mp3
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Episode #1693: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Keisha Zollar (@kesihaz) joins the show to discuss masturbation education, Trump is the biggest peddler of fake news with his fake $110 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia and fake enactment of traffic control privatization, some U.S. diplomats stage quiet revolt amid tensions with Trump, Trump doubles down on attacks on Sadiq Khan, CNN did not stage a protest after the London attack, mass shooting in Orlando receives considerable less coverage than London attack and bombing in Afghanistan that killed 150, Breitbart writer out after inflammatory tweets following London attack, police protected white supremacists during alt-right rally in Portland, man beats Somali woman after she protects Muslim woman, U.S. Congressman instructs "Christendom" to kill every "radicalized Islamic suspect," Flint official used racial slur and blamed water crisis on blacks who "don't pay their bills," and Texas lawmakers failed to address rising pregnancy-related death rate during their legislative session

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_6-8-17.mp3
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Episode #1692: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Keisha Zollar (@kesihaz) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about adulting. Also, contractor Reality Winner charged with leaking classified NSA info on Russian hacking, the top-secret NSA report leaked to The Intercept details Russian hacking effort days before 2016 election, Trump won't stop Comey from testifying, four top law firms turned down requests to represent Trump, National Security team blindsided by Trump's NATO speech, and it's likely that Trump officials may not have even realized they were breaking the law in deals with Russia

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_6-7-17.mp3
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Episode #1691: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about people who claim we should "respect the office" and if it's a good idea to argue with relatives about politics on Facebook. Also, no—Ivanka Trump is not America's most powerful Jewish woman, Ivanka's ridiculous LGBT tweet, the White House ordered federal agencies to ignore information requests from Democrats, Trump incorrectly labels Philippines robbery a terror attack, the fate of 16.8 million Medicaid enrollees rests on 20 Republican Senators, Jessica Chastain calls out Cannes films for dismal portrayal of women characters, Lebanon bans Wonder Woman screenings because of Gal Gadot's support of IDF, Trump wants world leaders to call him on his unsecured personal cell phone, Sean Hannity strikes back at critics by going after Rachel Maddow and also apparently doesn't understand what The Onion is, and the New York Times eliminates the Public Editor role

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_6-6-17.mp3
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Episode #1690: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about Sense 8 and what the Democrats' narrative should be. Also, Bill Maher uses the N-word on Real Time, terrorist attacks in London and the disproportionate airtime devoted to terrorism stories, Trump exploits tragedy to renew calls for his dumb Muslim ban, states step in to fill the void after Trump dumps climate pact, French President Macron offers refuge to American climate scientists, and Michael Bloomberg promises to donate $15 million to the UN convoy on climate change to offset losses from U.S. withdrawal, EPA chief Scott Pruitt rebukes critics as "climate exaggerators," Mike Pence isn't sure why so many people think climate change is a "paramount issue," and buyouts are coming to the EPA in an attempt to reduce staff

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_6-5-17.mp3
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Episode #1689: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Katharine Heller (@spkheller) joins the show to discuss Tiny Sean Spicer. Also, Megyn Kelly lands Putin interview, all about covfefe (sorry, it must be addressed), Trump withdraws from Paris climate deal and Elon Musk says he'll stop advising Trump, James Comey will testify June 8, Nigel Farage is "person of interest" in FBI investigation into Trump and Russia, Trump exempts entire senior staff from White House ethics rules, Trumpcare allows any employer to seek a moral or religious exemption from birth control mandate, Texas is about to make abortions all but impossible to get—again, Portland murder suspect shouts "death to antifa!" in court, Kentucky newspaper's windows shattered amid rising anti-press climate, 15-year-old Darius Smith killed by border patrol officer, noose found in the African American history museum in D.C., pro-KKK flyers circulated in Texas city, men investigating Ivanka Trump brand in China arrested/missing, and Walmart is asking employees to deliver packages on their way home from work

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_6-2-17.mp3
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Episode #1688: 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 answer all your vegan questions (part 2): best transition off cheese, resources for raising vegan kids and cooking on a budget, favorite salads, and how to live with a non-vegan partner. Also, Trump administration plans to minimize civil rights efforts in agencies, White House acts to roll back birth-control mandate for religious employers, Trump addressed the possibility of a U.S. nuclear attack on North Korea in a private call with Duterte, Ivanka Trump hopes you had a nice Memorial Day with your champagne popsicles, Trump requires lots of pictures in his intel reports, Texas Republican called ICE on SB 4 protesters and threatened to shoot colleague, Cleveland police officer who shot and killed Tamir Rice is fired (but not for the murder), Oklahoma schools hold classes four days a week due to state budget crisis, Corey Booker pumps brakes on Trump impeachment talk (and also happens to have accepted large donations from Ivanka Trump and Kushner), no—Melania and Ivanka did not "show the world what feminine power looks like," and Red recommends watching Netflix's The Keepers

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_6-1-17.mp3
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