Citizen Radio

Episode #1853: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

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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Episode #1852: 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 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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Episode #1850: 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 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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Episode #1849: 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 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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Episode #1848: 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 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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Episode #1847: 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 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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Episode #1846: 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 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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Episode #1845: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

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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Episode #1844: 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 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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Episode #1844: 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 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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Episode #1843: 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 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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Episode #1841: 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 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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Episode #1840: 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 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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Episode #1840: 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 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

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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

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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

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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