Citizen Radio (general)

Episode #1309: Over one hundred high schoolers walk out over trans classmate using girls' locker room, Black Lives Matter disavows Democratic Party's statement of support, Elisabeth Hasselbeck suggests BLM is a hate group, Idris Elba is not too "street" to play James Bond, Mediterranean migrant crisis and how a dead baby has become the latest tragic symbol of the catastrophe as David Cameron says Britain should not take more refugees and advocates giving arms to members of Syria's Al-Nusra, an Al-Qaeda off-shoot, to beat ISIS, and poster boy of privilege Owen Labrie avoids felony sexual assault conviction while Jamycheal Mitchell dies inside jail cell over a $5 theft

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_9-4-15.mp3
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Episode #1308: "Denali" is not Kenyan for "Black Power," conservatives freak out after President Obama announces Mt. McKinley will be renamed after the Native American title, Obama's Alaska visit underscores his climate change hypocrisy, Scott Walker open to building a wall along Canada-U.S. border, North Dakota approves armed police drones, Bernie Sanders says he won't end the drone program if elected president, Pope says priests in the Holy Year can absolve the "sin of abortion," only 16 women have registered to vote in Saudi Arabia, Ferguson's most visible Oath Keeper encourages black people to take up arms against the police, and Taylor Swift's weird African colonial fantasy music video

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_9-3-15.mp3
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Episode #1307: Jamie's back! Reminder: PRE-ORDER JAMIE'S CD TODAY! Racist VMAs, it's never okay to appropriate someone's race and/or culture, Chris Christie compares immigrants to FedEx packages, and the Kentucky clerk who is refusing to marry same-sex couples (and who asked the Supreme Court for "asylum for her conscience") previously signed a marriage license for a transgender man and his partner

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_9-2-152.mp3
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Episode #1306: Tessa Hersh (@welliTclaire) joins #LadyPowerHour! This man is not Vester Flanagan and the media put his life in danger, Walmart stops selling semi-automatic rifles because they weren't selling very well, Donald Trump fans who beat up a Mexican immigrant were living illegally in public housing, Rand Paul thinks Black Lives Matter should change their name, Ben Carson gets extremely candid about the War on Women, science says working with too many men will literally hurt your brain, greedy teachers vote to keep working even though they may not get paid, the wedding industrial complex, Ohio police chief defends his choice to wear a Confederate flag vest, and Chicago police arrest a juvenile for rapping N.W.A. lyrics

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NYC: Don't miss Jamie's big show at Joe's Pub 9/6!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_9-1-15.mp3
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Episode #1305: Tessa Hersh (@welliTclaire) joins #LadyPowerHour! Recommended shows/reading, FOMO and vampires, the quest for immortality, racist casting calls, Napa Valley wine train kicks off group of black women for laughing too loudly, almost none of the women in the Ashley Madison database ever used the site, President Obama rightly points out mass shootings are a bigger threat to Americans than terrorism, Virginia shooting and our consumption of black death (why is it okay to see footage of Eric Garner being murdered a thousand times but not view other murders?), and conflating mentally ill people with racist murderers

PRE-ORDER JAMIE'S CD and get access to all kinds of Citizen Radio exclusives: ringtones, posters, photos of Desi and Penny, dinner with Citizen Radio, self-defense class, and more!

NYC: Don't miss Jamie's big show at Joe's Pub 9/6!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_8-31-15.mp3
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Episode #1304: Katharine Heller (@spkheller) and Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) join #LPH! Residents in Louisiana town confuse Hebrew welcome sign for ISIS propaganda, gender segregated public transportation, feds raid RentBoy.com and what it tells us about the gendered rhetoric of trafficking, how companies made millions off lead-poisoning settlements and poor black people, thousands rally across U.S. to protest Planned Parenthood even though Americans back federal funds for Planned Parenthood's health services, some Duke freshmen have opted not to read "Fun Home" because it violates their Christian beliefs, frat at Old Dominion University designates house "Freshman Daughter Drop Off," Texas judge sentences a man to marry his girlfriend, #LPH Book Club, and #LPH Mail about street harassment

And now, a haiku by Katharine:

Fuck street harassers
Daily micro aggressions
So lean back and flail

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Check out Jamie's Edinburgh shows at the Fringe Festival 8/18-8/31!

NYC: Don't miss Jamie's big show at Joe's Pub 9/6!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_8-28-15.mp3
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Episode #1303: Katharine Heller (@spkheller) and Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) join #LPH! Joe Scarborough is an idiot (#EvergreenStatement) and wrong on homelessness, Trump kicks out hugely famous Mexican journalist Jorge Ramos from a news conference and says "Go back to Univision," GOP pollster's "legs shaking" after Trump focus group, released report claims Jared Fogle charity connected to child porn case never gave out grants, Saudi women register to vote for the first time in history, an Albuquerque officer will face murder charges for an on-duty shooting for the first time in 50 years, Scott Walker says he doesn't want to talk about Black Lives Matter because he wants to discuss "things that matter," Ted Cruz says gays should be able to discriminate against Christians (OK, Ted), Twitter responds to Jeb Bush's racist statements with #MyAsianAmericanStory, and #LPH Mail about taking a man's last name

PRE-ORDER JAMIE'S CD and get access to all kinds of Citizen Radio exclusives: ringtones, posters, photos of Desi and Penny, dinner with Citizen Radio, self-defense class, and more!

Check out Jamie's Edinburgh shows at the Fringe Festival 8/18-8/31!

NYC: Don't miss Jamie's big show at Joe's Pub 9/6!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_8-27-15.mp3
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Episode #1302: Katharine Heller (@spkheller) and Jenny Jaffe (@jennyjaffe) join the show for #LadyPowerHour! Jeb Bush drops the racist term "anchor babies," gets pissy when the media calls him out on it, then says the term applies to Asian people (like that's better), Iowa radio host says we should enslave undocumented immigrants unless they leave, Ferguson judge withdraws all arrest warrants before 2015, star of Girl Meets World is feminist as hell, Jonathan Franzen "considered adopting an Iraqi orphan to figure out young people," and a North Carolina judge declares a mistrial for police officer who killed Jonathan Ferrell

PRE-ORDER JAMIE'S CD and get access to all kinds of Citizen Radio exclusives: ringtones, posters, photos of Desi and Penny, dinner with Citizen Radio, self-defense class, and more!

Check out Jamie's Edinburgh shows at the Fringe Festival 8/18-8/31!

NYC: Don't miss Jamie's big show at Joe's Pub 9/6!

Remember to donate your Twitter account to Citizen Radio! It's a free way to support the show.

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_8-26-15.mp3
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Episode #1301: Katharine Heller (@spkheller) and Jenny Jaffe (@jennyjaffe) join the show for #LadyPowerHour! Deez Nuts endorses Bernie, joke thievery, right-wing media accuses Shaun King of not really being black, cis white male writers AKA Sad Puppies throw a fit over the Hugo Awards, Ashley Madison hack put thousands of women and LGBT people lives at risk and may have already motivated two suicides. Plus, an interview with Jeff Sharlet (@jeffsharlet, instagram.com/jeffsharlet) about Charly Keunang, a homeless black man killed by police, Trishawn Carey, a woman who faces life in prison for picking up an officer's night stick, police brutality, body cams, and Black Lives Matter

Go forth and tweet it: #CancerAndSex

PRE-ORDER JAMIE'S CD and get access to all kinds of Citizen Radio exclusives: ringtones, posters, photos of Desi and Penny, dinner with Citizen Radio, self-defense class, and more!

Check out Jamie's Edinburgh shows at the Fringe Festival 8/18-8/31!

NYC: Don't miss Jamie's big show at Joe's Pub 9/6!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_8-25-15.mp3
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Episode #1300: Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) join the show for #LadyPowerHour! Marvel's newest superhero is a black pre-teen genius with a sidekick T-Rex, Duggars pitch new TLC reality show where they counsel sex abuse victims and Josh Duggar admits to infidelity and being a "hypocrite" following the Ashley Madison hack, which is extremely creepy and exposing America's puritanical roots. Also, activists paint the Stonewall statues brown for Miss Major, is there any right way to reject a guy?, prep school rape accuser breaks down crying when defense attorney casts doubt on her "cloudy" memory, Regal Entertainment Group and security theater, New Yorkers come together in the spirit of being offended by boobs, Amber Batts tried to help sex workers and was convicted of sex trafficking, why hearts and gold stars are very different things, White House hires first openly transgender official, a "patriot" guarding a "Muslim free" gun store accidentally shoots himself, and sex positivity doesn't mean you get to violate people's boundaries

PRE-ORDER JAMIE'S CD and get access to all kinds of Citizen Radio exclusives: ringtones, posters, photos of Desi and Penny, dinner with Citizen Radio, self-defense class, and more!

Check out Jamie's Edinburgh shows at the Fringe Festival 8/18-8/31!

NYC: Don't miss Jamie's big show at Joe's Pub 9/6!

Remember to donate your Twitter account to Citizen Radio! It's a free way to support the show.

Order #NEWSFAIL: all about our shitty media and how alternative media will save us all and give us a nice review on Amazon

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_8-24-152.mp3
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