Citizen Radio

Episode #1865: The Citizen Radio Marathon! Part 2 of 2

Here is 9 insane hours of non-stop chatter from some of your favorite Citizen Radio guests and some peeps you'll be hearing for the first time: Rachel Chada, Chloe Patterson, Erek Smith, Faith Beauchemin, Katey Healy-Wurzburg, Lynsey Bonell, Shem Pennant, Charles Rockhill, Christopher Welldon, Keisha Zollar, Andrew Kimler, Parker Molloy, Red, Zak Koonce, Melissa Gira Grant, and Meredith Clark

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Thanks for all of the years of support, Maniacs, and stand-by for more podcasting from Allison!

Direct download: CRMarathon2.mp3
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Episode #1865: The Citizen Radio Marathon! Part 1 of 2

Here is 9 insane hours of non-stop chatter from some of your favorite Citizen Radio guests and some peeps you'll be hearing for the first time: Rachel Chada, Chloe Patterson, Erek Smith, Faith Beauchemin, Katey Healy-Wurzburg, Lynsey Bonell, Shem Pennant, Charles Rockhill, Christopher Welldon, Keisha Zollar, Andrew Kimler, Parker Molloy, Red, Zak Koonce, Melissa Gira Grant, and Meredith Clark

ONLY THE BRAVE WILL LISTEN TO THE WHOLE THING!

Thanks for all of the years of support, Maniacs, and stand-by for more podcasting from Allison!

Direct download: CR_Marathon_Part_1_2nd.mp3
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Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show for the LAST REGULAR EPISODE OF CITIZEN RADIO EVER! Parker talks about therapy and Allison discusses cat updates and shouts out Jason Scott who archived the old episodes of CR for your listening pleasure. Also, media recs: an anti-rec from Parker to NOT read that article about the girl who gouged out her own eyes, but DO watch Nailed It and listen to Up And Vanished, the sad story of a dog that died on a United Flight and how lawmakers moved faster on that than they have on gun violence, thousands of students participate in National School Walkout to end gun violence, 7,000 pairs of shoes were placed on the Capitol lawn to represent the children lost to gun violence since Sandy Hook, House dumps $50 million into more metal detectors and stronger locks at schools, teacher injures student after accidentally discharging his gun in the classroom, remembering Stephen Hawking, Democrat holds slim lead in Pennsylvania district Trump won by nearly 20 points, Paul Manafort faces 305 years in prison, and Ben and Candy Carson spent $31,000 on a furniture set

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Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss Ivanka addressing sex work and to offer media recs: The AlienistBabylon BerlinJessica Jones Season 2 (no spoilers), Black Lightning, Spotify's thunder sound effects, Slate's After Burn, Anne Rice's The Witching Hour, and Dylan Jones' David Bowie. Also, Patreon questions about the new podcast's memberships and CR Google music ads, Steve Bannon says "let them call you racist...wear it as a badge of honor," a list of things Betsy DeVos doesn't know, Trump finally says Russia was probably behind the poisoning of a former spy in the UK, and National Geographic confronts its past: "for decades, our coverage was racist"

Special guest: Valarie, the cat 

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Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss police raiding strip clubs in the French Quarter, Bethenny and Fredrik, Stormy Daniels, and to help answer a Patreon question about websites that rate sex workers. Also, Trump ousts Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for CIA director Mike Pompeo, Pompeo to be replaced by deputy director Gina Haspel who played a leading role in running a U.S. torture site and later destroyed the evidence of it, Trump's personal assistant fired over financial crime investigation, Martin Shkreli sentenced to seven years in prison but that pill still costs $750, and no—the new Goldman CEO is not "woke"

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Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to help answer Patreon questions about traveling as a vegan, beach reads, and to offer media recs: The Happiness PodcastOff-Book Musical Improv PodcastSurvivorEverything SucksStrangers 2, and the second season of Jessica Jones (no spoilers). Also, top ACLU voting rights lawyer rips into Trump expert's evidence of Kansas voter fraud, domestic terrorist with machine gun in fortified residential compound arrested, Sinclair Broadcasting just gave local anchors mandatory Trump talking points, Tennessee elementary school removes Confederate flag mural from gymnasium wall, and a conversation about the pitfalls of having expressive eyes

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_3-12-18.mp3
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Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to help answer Patreon questions about sketch comedy and discuss their favorite names. Also, the GOP claims lots of women work in the White House—like Trump's wife and daughter, Trump dines with white supremacist Sebastian Gorka and Fox News' Jesse Watters, key aide to EPA's Scott Pruitt has been granted permission to moonlight for private clients whose identities are being kept secret, and ICE detains  reproductive justice activist

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_3-11-18.mp3
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Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss Black Panther and to help answer Patreon questions about trans people as nuclear weapons, Hum updates, and Gary Oldman's son denying the allegations of domestic violence. Also, striking West Virginia teachers won big over Republican lawmakers, Trump calls outgoing economic adviser Gary Cohn a "globalist," Mississippi could be the first state with 15-week abortion ban, North Korea says it's open to talking denuclearization with the U.S., Trump administration suing to block California's sanctuary state laws, Stormy Daniels suing Trump over nondisclosure agreement, and media recs: Tomorrow Will Be Different, Propagandhi, and Shark Tank

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_3-9-18.mp3
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Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about jiujitsu, vegan food trucks, and wooden gifts. Also, media recs: the Jerry Springer opera, Unsolved Mysteries, and Pen Pal, the far-right surges as Italy faces hung Parliament, a teen South Carolina school shooter wanted to beat other mass shooters—but he couldn't get access to a more powerful gun

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Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss Allison seeing a rat eat vomit, the Show Time kids, and true crime podcasts. Also, Oscars 2018: The Shape of Water wins big, despite the emphasis on #MeToo and #TimesUp, rapist Kobe Bryant and domestic abuser Gary Oldman both won Oscars, sadly Taraji P. Henson was not shading Ryan Seacrest, Democrats and Republicans come together in the Senate to deregulate the banks (again), Robert Mueller subpoenaed  Trump and friends' campaign correspondences, Sam Nunberg's bizarre appearances on cable news, Russia says it stopped Mitt Romney from becoming Secretary of State, and the State Department was granted $120 million to fight Russia meddling and has spent $0

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_3-7-18.mp3
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Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to discuss listening recs: Bat For Lashes, Jack Garrett, The National, Humble The Poet, Real Crime Profile, viewing recs: The Leftovers, Grand Design, and Big Dreams Small Spaces, and reading recs: Juliet Takes a Breath, How We Are Hungry, and Sex At Dawn. Also, Hope Hicks is out as White House Communications Director after confessing to "white lies," Kushner's family business received loans after White House meetings, Kushner's last shot is peace in the Middle East, YouTube bans channel of American Neo-Nazi extremist group, Trump confidant dumped millions in steel-related stock last week, West Virginia's striking teachers are badasses and their cause illustrates failures by the state, Philando Castile charity covers entire school district's lunch debt, and Trump directs EPA to begin dismantling clean water rule

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_3-6-18.mp3
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Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to discuss ecstasy, the Real Housewives franchise, and Net Neutrality. Also, shocker! Some Academy voters have racist opinions about Get Out, several major retailers have vowed to stop selling assault-style rifles, two teachers in Georgia have recently fired guns inside classrooms, Florida public school teacher has a white nationalist podcast, Oath Keepers call gun control activists "the enemy," and the DCCC advised candidates not to discuss gun control policy right after Vegas shooting

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Meredith (@MeredithLClark) joins the show to discuss Eurovision and Polyamory. Also, Erick Erickson calls Florida shooting victim a "high school bully," Jared Kushner's security clearance has been downgraded and Gus Kenworthy's dog adoption in South Korea sparks debate.

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Meredith (@MeredithLClark) joins the show to discuss viewing recs Bondi Rescue, Escape to the Country, and Blowout. Also, Ivanka Trump scolds reporter for "inappropriate" question about Trump's alleged sexual misconduct, Trump claims he would have fought off Parkland shooter without a weapon even through he cited spurs to avoid military service, SCOTUS denies Trump request to hear Dreamer lawsuit but also said immigrants held by the government and facing deportation are not entitled to a bond hearing after months or year in detention, and Monica Lewinsky emerges from the "house or gaslight" and gives her thoughts on the age of #MeToo

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Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show for viewing recs: Altered Carbon (kind of), WormwoodBondi Rescue, reading recs: The Comedians and Improv Nation, and listening rec: aboriginal didgeridoo music. Also, all of West Virginia's public school teachers are on strike, Mexican President cancels trip to D.C. after heated call with Trump, Mueller files a fun 32-count indictment charging Manafort and Gates will a whole bunch of new charges, Jared Kushner doesn't want to give up his security clearance as John Kelly cracks down, and Jeff Sessions creates cyber task force to study election interference

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Episode #1851: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss the flu epidemic and to help answer a Patreon question about labeling mass shootings as "terrorism." Also, Trump proposes pay bonuses for armed teachers, the NRA is losing major sponsors and partners amid calls for a boycott, Florida governor Rick Scott plans to raise minimum age to purchase guns to 21 (but is still an NRA shill), CPAC: Ted Cruz compares Democrats to Lisa Simpson and doesn't realize it's a compliment, NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch says "many in legacy media love mass shootings," and NRA's Vice President Wayne LaPierre is terrified of socialists

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Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to talk Queer EyeAltered Carbon, and season 3 of Scream. Also, homophobic Billy Graham is dead, Marco Rubio is absolutely eviscerated during town hall on gun violence and NRA's Dana Loesch is constantly booed, right-wingers accuse Parkland students of being actors, Trump needed a reminder to listen to Parkland survivors in "listening session" and announces his solution to school shootings is to arm teachers with guns, Parkland shooting survivor tearfully asks Trump why it's so easy to buy an AR-15, Florida House of Representatives is fine with guns but rules that porn is a health risk, Trump directs DOJ to craft ban on "bump stocks," and Texas school district threatens to suspend students who protest gun violence

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Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to offer a listening rec: World War Z audio book and viewing recs (sort of): The Cloverfield Paradox, Altered Carbon, and Michelle Obama's V-Day playlist. Also, Trump endorses Mitt Romney after saying he "choked like a dog" in 2012, Trump's crappy insurance undercuts Obamacare, rapid fire rifle device on special offer in salute to Trump, church plans to bless worshipers' assault rifles, Al Franken was not taken down by bots, New York Magazine makes a case for impeaching Clarence Thomas, and Trump is now asking his billionaire Mar-a-Lago buddies if he should do something about gun control

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Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to talk about gender reveal cakes and transphobia. Also, David Brooks defends gun culture, former Trump aide Rick Gates will plead guilty to Robert Mueller probe charges, Paul Manafort under scrutiny for $40 million in "suspicious" transactions, high school students lead protest against gun violence in front of White House, former Republican Congressman joins smear campaign against students who survived Florida school shooting, and White House views shooting as a "reprieve" from scandals

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Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to offer reading recs: LightheadAristotle's Nicomachean EthicsFuck Feelingsand listening rec Paloma Faith, discuss meditation, and to help Patreon questions about Andy Cohen and Once. Also, the kids aren't taking your bullshit anymore: students chant "no more guns!" at Florida school shooting vigil, stage walkout to protest gun violence, and plan a march in D.C. to shame lawmakers, students walk out of Texas high school after classmate detained by ICE, ex-Google employee who wrote anti-feelings diversity memo lost his labor relations challenge, and the New York Times parts way with op-ed writer Quinn Norton just hours after hire

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-20-18.mp3
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Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to discuss therapy and viewing recs Black Panther (no spoilers), End Of The F*ing World and Queer Eye. Also, some white people are lying about being attacked at Black Panther screenings, LeBron James doubles down and says he will not "shut up and dribble," thirteen Russians charged  with interfering in 2016 election, FBI says it failed to act following tip on Florida shooter, Nikolas Cruz espoused racist, homophobic, and anti-Semitic views in group chats, and student Emma Gonzalez calls out Trump, the NRA, and Congress in a stirring speech

 

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Katharine Heller (@spkheller) joins the show to talk about the health consequences of constant sexual harassment and to recommend RiverdaleAlso, the former wives of top White House aide Rob Porter both told the FBI he abused them and how it took photos of his ex-wife's bruised face for some men to believe her, Florida High School shooting: Nikolas Cruz is allegedly a white supremacist with a history of abusing women and still passed a background check, the FBI was warned about Cruz in September, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin asks Congress to "look at" gun violence, Trump attorney Michael Cohen says he paid Stormy Daniels $130,000, N.Y. Teamsters form "sanctuary union" to fight ICE agents, ICE lawyer in Seattle charged with stealing immigrants' identities, a second judge temporarily blocks Trump from ending DACA as Senate debate stumbles, and media recs for Queer Eye and Frank Ocean's cover of Moon River

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Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss urban legends and to field a Patreon recommendation for Harry Potter and the Sacred Text. Also, media recs for Inside Psycho and Cougar Town, racist Arizona bill invalidates insurance contracts signed by non-English speakers, John Kelly says Trump's immigration plan would help Dreamers "too afraid" or "too lazy" to apply for DACA, the Department of Education will reject bathroom complains from trans students, and insurance companies are denying coverage to people on PrEP

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Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about dealing with sexism in your field of study, Ford's racism, the format of Allison's new podcast, and to talk about Black Panther and and the new Queer Eye. Also, Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits are appropriately fresh and unconventional, figure skater Mirai Nagasu becomes first U.S. woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics and Adam Rippon wins the bronze along with America's heart, reminder: figure skating judges are extremely racist, Omarosa says Mike Pence thinks Jesus "Tells him to say things," Trump's Health and Human Services worked with Conservative group to draft letter rescinding Planned Parenthood funding, and the White House wants to deliver food to the poor, Blue Apron-style

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Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about Net Neutrality, DACA, colonization, and center Democrats. Also, California police worked with Neo-Nazis to pursue "anti-racist" activists, here are all the white supremacists running for office in 2018, reading proficiency among third-graders has dropped nearly 75 percent in Flint schools affected by the water crisis, and there is nothing inevitable about Capitalism

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Episode #1842: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show to answer questions about Magic: The Gathering and gun culture on the left, and to talk about New Coke. Also, Bret Stephen's terrible Woody Allen take, Bill Maher says the #MeToo movement is creating a "police state" for sex, Steve Bannon warns the movement against sexual harassment and assault will "undo ten thousand years of recorded history," White House officials knew about Porter's abuse allegations and scrambled to protect him and a second White House official resigns over domestic abuse allegations, Trump says "lives are being shattered" in the wake of Porter's resignation, and media recs: Black Panther soundtrack, The Festival of Dead Deer, Unwound, and Self Deconstruction

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-12-18.mp3
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Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to give listening recs (Explosions In The Sky and The Books) and to discuss how Facebook is killing comedy. Also, Amazon patents wristband that tracks warehouse workers' movements, an actual Nazi is about to get the Republican nomination for a Congressional seat, John Kelly calls domestic abuser Rob Porter a "man of true integrity," Hope Hicks, who is dating Porter, reportedly helped craft White House response to abuse allegations, Nancy Pelosi's eight-hour speech on immigration, the Pentagon is actually planning Trump's grand military parade, Trump's National Prayer breakfast speech infused with God-and-country references, and openly gay figure skater Adam Rippon declined chance to speak with Mike Pence

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Chloe (@itsthechew) and Rachel (@realslimchada) join the show to discuss a Patreon comment about transphobia on RuPaul's Drag Race. Also, Trump's lawyers are worried he could get caught lying to Mueller, U.S. stocks plummet, a reminder that the stock market and the economy are not the same thing, more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or identify themselves using other nontraditional gender terms, Quentin Tarantino's gross misunderstanding of consent (shockingly, he defended Roman Polanski, claiming the 13-year-old victim "wanted to have it"), Terry Crews claims he was threatened by Expendables producer to drop his sexual harassment lawsuit against Stallone's agent, a comic accused of rape sues UCB for reverse gender discrimination, and media recs including: Once Upon A TimeThis Is UsGrief Is The Thing With Feathers, and The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide.

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Chloe (@itsthechew) and Rachel (@realslimchada) join the show to discuss ghosts, murder-suicide, and street harassment. Also, the "crunch-free" Doritos chips for women was a myth but the real story is also sexist as hell, the Eagles win the Super Bowl and the media defines a "celebration" versus a "riot" (hint: it has to do with race), three Eagles players said they will boycott the White House Super Bowl visit, Justin Timberlake's underwhelming halftime show, don't use MLK's speeches about advertising's evils in ads to sell cars, Trump accuses Democrats of "treason" for not clapping for him, and threatens a government shutdown if Dems don't cave to his immigration demands

The Fun Aunts have discovered leopard print and they're FREAKING OUT. Watch, subscribe, and comment! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikyE7pN1DjQ

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Episode #1839: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Chloe (@itsthechew) and Erek (@erek_smith) join the show to discuss listening recommendations Iron & Wine and Alexi Murdoch. Also, White House plans to withdraw "conspiracy theorist and anti-science extremist" pick, ambassador candidate dropped for warning against a preemptive strike on North Korea, father of three girls abused by Larry Nassar tries to attack him in court, FEMA to end food and water aid for Puerto Rico, and a very special fuck you to ICE: ICE agents were at the Super Bowl for some reason, ICE deports Palestinian man living in the U.S. for almost 40 years despite outcry and arrests a Kansas chemistry instructor while he was taking his daughter to school, green card veteran facing deportation starts hunger strike, and Paul Ryan deletes tweet about tax cuts after Twitter backlash

The Fun Aunts have discovered leopard print and they're FREAKING OUT. Watch, subscribe, and comment! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikyE7pN1DjQ

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Episode #1838: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Chloe (@itsthechew) and Erek (@erek_smith) join the show to discuss their Super Bowl plans, Magic: The Gathering, and somehow segue into plugging The Dixie Chicks. Also, the Nunes memo accidentally confirms the legitimacy of the FBI's investigation, Trump is already using the memo to undermine the Russia investigation, Uma Thurman says Harvey Weinstein assaulted her (and Maureen Dowd's terrible piece about the accusations), and a 12-year-old girl shoots schoolmates in L.A.

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Episode #1837: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Meredith Clark (@MeredithLClark) joins the show to discuss the trailer for Hereditary, Halt and Catch FireThe Good Place, Finnish weird literature, and Mudbound. Also, SOTU: Trump clapped a lot for himself, everyone loved Trump's horrifying story about the nice white couple taking a homeless addict's baby, Trump skipped over his racist history of dealing with immigration and announced plans to keep Guantanamo Bay open, the Congressional Black Caucus wasn't having it when Trump mentioned black unemployment, Trump overheard saying he'll "100%" release the Nunes memo as Nunes is being accused of making "material changes" to the secret memo and the FBI expressed "grave concerns" about its accuracy, Hope Hicks may have obstructed justice when she told Trump that Tump Jr. emails with Russians "will never get out", Mika Brzezinski shuts down Michael Wolff interview during spat over Nikki Haley rumors, CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigns a day after report that she purchased tobacco stock, and Trump official reportedly considered "reversing" an undocumented teen's abortion

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Episode #1836: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss busted eye blood vessels, Three BillboardsShape of Water, and I, Tonya. Also, Chris Christie joins ABC News as a contributor, ICE is about to start tracking license plates across the U.S., two dads nabbed by ICE in New Jersey as they drop off kids at school and a third takes shelter in a church, Jay-Z slams Trump's "shithole" comment as "hurtful," Trump's shocker statement: "I wouldn't say I'm a feminist," and Alec Baldwin claims Dylan Farrow is trying to "shame" public into believing Woody Allen abused her

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Episode #1835: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss dodgeball, the MTA, becoming a mole person, Electric Dreams, and I, Tonya. Also, Grammys 2018: #MeToo shoutouts, white roses, Kesha's emotional performance, Kendrick Lamar's powerful message about racism, and Hillary Clinton reads an excerpt from Fire And Fury; FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe steps down, Dems block 20-week abortion ban, Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms in 2019, Fox and Friends host goes anti-vaxxer amid deadly flu epidemic, and Illinois ordered a doctor to tell women where to get abortions and now he wants the whole state to suffer

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Episode #1834: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek (@erek_smith) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to discuss wisdom teeth and the little, everyday things parents do that shape their kids. Also, Larry Nassar is sentence to 40 to 175 years in prison, Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon resigns following Nassar sentencing, Casey Affleck withdraws from presenting the Best Actress award at the Oscars, RNC Finance Chair Steve Wynn accused of decades of sexual misconduct, Garrison Keillor allegedly did a whole lot more than touch a woman's back, and Hillary Clinton chose to shield a top adviser accused of harassment in 2008

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Episode #1833: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek (@erek_smith) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to answer a Patreon question about political music, discuss the O.K. Corral and mass shootings, and give media recs including Kitchen NightmaresHell's Kitchen, and Tame Impala. Also, Trump says he's "looking forward" to speaking under oath with Robert Mueller, who he reportedly tried to fire in June, Sean Hannity's brutal reality check on live TV, Trump offers the most unenthusiastic apology for racist retweets, and Tronc may be building a shadow newsroom full of scabs

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Episode #1832: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to recommend 90s emo music and to share stories about Mr. Snickers and cat outfits. Also, Kentucky attack was 11th school shooting in 23 days of 2018, man repeating accusations of "fake news" threatened to kill CNN employees, 8 humanitarian activists face federal charges after leaving water for migrants in the Arizona desert, Sunday shows barely mentioned the 2018 Women's March, Viola Davis slays her 2018 Women's March speech, Logan Paul returns to YouTube with video about suicide following controversy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects on the #MeToo movement and points out there wasn't always a term for sexual harassment, Larry Nassar victims says MSU is billing her for her sexual assault, and Florida voters will be able to restore voting rights to over a million former felons in November

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Episode #1831: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss her trip to L.A. and Allison offers some recs: Call Me By Your NameEnd Of The F****ing World, and Grace & Frankie. Also, the 2018 Oscar nominations are here: Get Out's enduring popularity, Mudbound's female cinematographer Rachel Morrison becomes the first woman director of photography to receive a nomination, James Franco misses out on a Best Actor nod but it's probably not because he's been outed as a predator, Mueller probe zeroes in on Trump's inner circle, Trump reportedly asked acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe who he voted for, Democrats sell out Dreamers and agree to reopen government, ICE arrests Polish doctor after 40 years of living in the U.S., these women have spent years cleaning up after Senators who now want to deport them, and Trump imitates Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's accent

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Episode #1830: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Faith (@bohemianfaith) and Erek (@erek_smith) join the show to discuss aura readings, help answer a Patreon question about raising a radical leftist, and offer media recs: Gender Trouble, french comedy Playtime, Halsey, Grace & Frankie, Black Eyes, and Drive Like Jehu. Also, the Los Angeles Times votes to unionize, White House's latest religious freedom protections could allow doctors to withhold abortion and gender reassignment procedures, Aly Raisman tells Nassar "You are pathetic" after he complains about sentencing hearing, more than a dozen Michigan state staffers were told of Nassar's sexual abuse and nothing happened, prosecutor asks judge to let 19 more women testify that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted them, and Hungarian police have a warrant out for former Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka

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Episode #1829: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Faith (@bohemianfaith) and Erek (@erek_smith) join the show to discuss lots of witchy stuff. Also, White House slams Democrats as "obstructionist losers" following shutdown, and the horrific case of child abuse in the Turpins story and the dark side of the homeschooling movement

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Episode #1828: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Chloe (@itsthechew) and Rachel (@realslimchada) join the show to talk about burning bridges, The End of the F***ing World, and why you shouldn't be rude on the subway. Also, Stormy Daniels once claimed she spanked Trump with a Forbes magazine and a bunch of dudes who are pretending they don't watch porn are freaking out about it, government shuts down on one-year anniversary of Trump presidency but all Trump could think about was missing his glitzy Mar-a-Lago party, Mitch McConnell's supervillain statement demanding Dems choose between sick kids and the children of immigrants, Trump becomes the first president to speak at the anti-choice March for Life, Trump administration rescinds Obama guidance on defunding Planned Parenthood, FBI investigating whether Russian money went to NRA to help Trump, and Colin Firth also says he won't work with Woody Allen again

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Episode #1827: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to share subway drama (TW: domestic violence) and help answer a Patreon question about if it's healthy to make your pets vegan. Also, Ann Curry was "not surprised" by Matt Lauer's sexual misconduct allegations, Dylan Farrow tells Gayle King about childhood sexual assault allegations against Woody Allen, the next Women's March is scheduled for Jan 21 in Vegas and Jan 20 in D.C. and NYC, Trump's "Fake News Awards" turned out to be a poorly functioning web page, Trump undercuts Chief of Staff and GOP on key issues as shutdown looms, border patrol agents accused of systematically destroying water that saves migrants' lives, feds planning massive Northern California immigration sweep to strike against sanctuary laws, and media recs: Ru Paul's Drag RaceLiving Single, and the awfulness that is Supplies by Justin Timberlake

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Episode #1826: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to offer media recs: You Are a BadassAstrophysics For People in a Hurry, Hayley Kiyoko, Phantom Thread, and Paddington 2. Also, ICE deports man who has lived in the U.S. for 30 years, Trump cancels his trip to London and blames Obama, and the Trump admin waives punishment for convicted banks, including Deutsche, which Trump owes millions

Your Fun Aunts have created vision boards for their 2018 vision goals! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9U00itaysY You know the drill: subscribe, like, and comment!

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Episode #1825: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to rec The Generation Why Podcast and talk about getting out of a shitty job. Also, some corrections about Sword & Scale and Jerry Seinfeld, Steve Bannon is subpoenaed in Mueller's Russia investigation, 21 states sue to keep Net Neutrality as Senate Democrats reach 50 votes, and Andrew Sullivan's very bad take on the #MeToo movement

Your Fun Aunts have created vision boards for their 2018 vision goals! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9U00itaysY You know the drill: subscribe, like, and comment!

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Episode #1824: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek (@erek_smith) and Shem (@each1teach1) join the show to offer media recs: Hammer and HoeCupcake, Sword & Scale, and Call Me By Your Name. Also, a woman accuses Aziz Ansari of sexual assault, Magic: The Gathering community deals with ongoing harassment from streamer, Trump having consensual sex with a porn star is literally the least offensive thing he's ever done, actress Catherine Deneuve decries #MeToo movement as "puritanism," and how men feel entitled to sex and perceive women laughing at them as the greatest crime

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Episode #1823: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek (@erek_smith) and Shem (@each1teach1) join the show to help answer a Patreon question about dealing with people who are worried about climate change but refuse to consider going vegan. Also, a ballistic missile emergency alert was mistakenly sent to people in Hawaii, Trump attacks protections for immigrants from "shithole" countries, Trump asked why "we need more Haitians" and said to take them out and someone else in the room responded, "Because if you do, it will be obvious why," in March Trump met with members of the Congressional Black Caucus and when one of the members relayed to Trump that potential welfare cuts would harm her constituents "not all of whom are black," Trump replies: "Really? Then what are they?", and Chelsea Manning files for U.S. Senate bid in Maryland

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Episode #1822: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Katharine (@spkheller) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about sneaking cats into apartments. Also, Steve Bannon is out at Breitbart, NYC plans to divest $5 billion from fossil fuels and sue oil companies, federal judge orders Trump admin to keep DACA in place, Trump holds bipartisan meeting on immigration in which he accidentally embraces the idea of a "clean Dream Act," Trump admin orders that nearly 200,000 Salvadorans must leave the country, ICE agents descend on 7-Eleven stores in 17 states to harass employees, New Jersey prisons reverse course on banning The New Jim Crow after ACLU of New Jersey letter, Lady Bird director Greta Gerwig says she will never work with Woody Allen again, court strikes down North Carolina's GOP-drawn congressional map as partisan gerrymander, Trump dissolves voter fraud commission: adviser says it went "off the rails," Katie Roiphe threatens to out the creator of the Shitty Men in Media list but Moira Donegan beats her to the punch in an excellent, honest defense of her actions, James Franco accused of sexual misconduct by five women, New York Times cancels James Franco event amid "recent allegations," and Franco addresses sexual assault claims with Colbert: "If I have done something wrong, I will fix it"

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Episode #1821: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to talk about tanning, offers recs about Dr. Who, Community, and Cruel Intentions the musical, and to remember Matthew Sheppard. Also, sadly Trump's Fake News Awards has been rescheduled, Joe Arpaio is running for Senate in Arizona, Jeff Session's DOJ charged a white supremacist with terrorism but they didn't tell anyone, and New Jersey prisons ban The New Jim Crow and the ACLU isn't having it

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Episode #1820: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to talk about Desi potentially getting a little backpack and to help answer Patreon questions about fav media moments of 2017, including: Big Little LiesGet Out, and Big Mouth and fav tabletop games like Clue and Guess Who. Also, stars wear all black at the Golden Globes as part of #TimesUp campaign, Allison wonders why women are always expected to bleed and clean up men's messes, empty words of solidarity from men like Justin Timberlake and James Franco, Oprah becomes the first black woman to receive the Cecil B. DeMille award and some have begun to wonder if she'll run for president, Ivanka Trump's tone-deaf praise for Oprah's speech didn't go over well, and Stephen Miller's batshit Jake Tapper interview ended with security escorting Miller off set 

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Episode #1819: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to answer Patreon questions about The Monkey King and the problematic aspects of The Simpsons. Also, Community writer Megan Ganz takes Dan Harmon to task for demeaning treatment in the writers' room, Trump administration holds Dreamers hostage for $18 billion border wall demand, ICE pick says politicians who run sanctuary cities should be charged with crimes, ICE to move forward with deportation of paraplegic boy's caregiver, DOJ pushes for citizenship question on census and recs for Once Upon a Time, Bojack Horseman, The Glass Castle, and an anti-rec for Downsizing 

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Episode #1818: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to answer Patreon questions about hypermobility and to discuss seasonal depression and when it's okay to quit things. Also, Youtube's Logan Paul posts video of a dead body from a Japanese forest known for suicides, Black Mirror got a key fact about Emergency Contraception wrong, Steve Bannon's tirade: going from calling Don Jr.'s acts "treasonous" to backpedaling as light speed, Trump says Bannon has "lost his mind," Trump's lawyer sends cease-and-desist to Bannon the day before Michael Wolff's book dropped, Trump is failing to recognize a succession of old friends, that gorilla channel thing isn't true, and Trump calls himself a "stable genius"

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Episode #1817: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) joins the show to talk about Snickers the cat and offer the first-ever anti-viewing rec for Fuller House. Also, some real recs for The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Broad City, Sherlock, and Dr. Who; powerful Hollywood women unveil anti-harassment action plan, five women accuse top left-leaning media executive of sexually harassing them, two top Vice executives are on leave following sexual harassment allegations and investigation, Iceland has made it illegal to pay men more than women for the same work, Trump to announces "most dishonest" and "corrupt media awards" next week, likely record-breaking number of women are running for governor in Michigan, and Dave Chapelle on Louis C.K. allegations: They "made me laugh"

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Episode #1816: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about video game "loot boxes" and offers advice for a former young Republican in dealing with feelings of guilty about being a political and moral douchebag. Also, our viewing rec: Black Mirror (no spoilers), Trump brags about the size of his "nuclear button," Chrissy Teigen and John Legend shame Twitter into stripping Pizzagater's verified badge, and 22 people dead and hundreds arrested in Iran protests

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