Citizen Radio (general)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-23-18.mp3
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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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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

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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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Episode #1815: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Happy Holidays! Citizen Radio will return with new episodes in January!

Tessa Hersh (@welliTclaire) joins the show to rec Mr. Rogers, Andra Day, Once on the Island, and to help answer Patreon questions about being a lady while traveling abroad and advice for separating home time from work time. Also, the GOP rushed to pass tax bill, but likely won't fund Children's Health Insurance Program until 2018, House Republicans don't know some very basic facts about the tax bill they wrote, Democrats unlikely to force DACA vote this week in order to avert shutdown, White House calls to end "chain migration," which just sounds like all immigration, J20 protesters found not guilty and avoid lengthy prison sentences, four people critically injured after car rams into Melbourne pedestrians, and USA Gymnastics paid McKayla Maroney $1.25 million to keep quiet about years of sex abuse

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Episode #1814: 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 discuss the Trixie and Katya Show, Ru Paul's Drag Race, and The Crown. Also, 7 Dreamers including Bernie Sander's former Press Secretary are in prison on a hunger strike, judge rules two immigrant teens must be allowed abortion access, Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf vetoes "most restrictive anti-choice bill in the country," Trump administration dropping climate change as national security threat, Grand Rapids police chief says officers should not have handcuffed an 11-year-old girl, federal judge blocks Trump rule allowing employers to opt out of birth control coverage, and Millennials are poor as hell

Meet your Fun Aunts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sObvuXDNPkY (like and subscribe, bbs!)

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Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss Fun Aunts, The Last Jedi, Christmas cookies, and the Real Hot Wives of Orlando and Vegas, and to help answer Patreon questions about kitty adoption and Net Neutrality. Also, Trump's terrifying robot debuts at Disney World, Fox News accuses the FBI and Mueller of "coup" to overthrow Trump, Mitch McConnell says Senate will vote on the GOP tax bill Tuesday night (here's what that will mean for you), Doug Jones doesn't think Trump should resign because of sexual harassment allegations, second director says Weinsteins blacklisted actress Mira Sorvino from film, woman says T.J. Miller sexually assaulted and punched her, MSNBC's Chris Matthews reportedly received reprimand over sexual harassment complaint in 1999, and the House paid out $350,000 in settlements over four years including $115,000 for sexual harassment claims

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-20-17.mp3
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Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss Hercule Poirot, The Crown, 12-Hour Day, and Age of Napoleon, and to help answer a Patreon question about when to call the cops. Also, ex-Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert barred from being left alone with minors, Dustin Hoffman accused of sexually assaulting two women and exposing himself to a teen, FBI agents on Russia probe called Trump an "idiot," French president Emmanuel Macron awards U.S. climate scientists grants to study climate change, 50 world leaders gather in Paris for climate summit and Trump was not invited, California has nearly hit a record on wildfire spending, New Mexico school shooter had secret life on Pro-Trump white supremacy sites, and Neo-Nazi who rammed his car into anti-fascist protesters charged with first-degree murder

Read Allison's piece at Reductress about a woman, who is totally not her, projecting therapy diagnoses onto her cat: http://reductress.com/post/wow-this-woman-is-definitely-projecting-her-own-therapy-diagnoses-onto-her-cat/

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-19-17.mp3
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Episode #1811: 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 Patreon's fee reversal, pens, the Zodiac Killer, the West Memphis Three, True Crime Garage, and Cat Person. Also, CDC bans words including "diversity," "transgender," and "fetus," Republicans are voting to give a huge tax cut to many members of Congress, Trump allies flip out after Robert Mueller lands tens of thousands of emails, Paul Ryan is retiring, Matt Damon shares all of his bad opinions on sexual misconduct, Bryan Singer sued for alleged rape of 17-year-old boy at party on yacht, and Anita Hill will lead a commission to check sexual abuse in Hollywood

Read Allison's piece at Reductress about a woman, who is totally not her, projecting therapy diagnoses onto her cat: http://reductress.com/post/wow-this-woman-is-definitely-projecting-her-own-therapy-diagnoses-onto-her-cat/

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-18-17.mp3
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Episode #1811: 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 discuss adopting a cat, meditation, and the failed model of pivoting to video. Also, the 5-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre, Kilkenny's rule, Patreon back-peddles on fee change, Alabama elects Doug Jones, GOP's Senate majority shrinks to 51, Trump endorsed not one but two losing candidates in Alabama, Roy Moore's embarrassing horse ride, reports of voter suppression tactics pour in from Alabama election, FCC votes 3-2 to repeal Net Neutrality, Ajit Pai thinks you're stupid enough to buy the crap featured in his stupid video (that features a Pizzagater), more sexual misconduct allegations against Russell Simmons, Tavis Smiley, and Morgan Spurlock, who preemptively admitted to history of sexual misconduct, Kentucky Rep. Dan Johnson dies of "probable suicide" days after molestation accusation surfaces, judge drops felony riot charges against six J20 protesters, and the Huffington Post got a hold of The Daily Stormer's playbook — and it's shockingly honest

Read Allison's piece at Reductress about a woman, who is totally not her, projecting therapy diagnoses onto her cat: http://reductress.com/post/wow-this-woman-is-definitely-projecting-her-own-therapy-diagnoses-onto-her-cat/

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Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins to share a story about the Mother of the Year. Also, inside the trial that could determine the future of free speech in America's capital, Mario Batali steps away from restaurant empire following sexual misconduct allegations, two senators call for Trump's resignation over sexual misconduct allegations, Trump sends sexually suggestive and demeaning tweet  about Kirsten Gillibrand, four Trump accusers call on Congress to investigate sexual misconduct claims, and Jimmy Kimmel makes another emotional plea for children's health care

Read Allison's piece at Reductress about a woman, who is totally not her, projecting therapy diagnoses onto her cat: http://reductress.com/post/wow-this-woman-is-definitely-projecting-her-own-therapy-diagnoses-onto-her-cat/

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-14-17.mp3
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Episode #1809: 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 answer a question about his favorite murderer. Also, bomb-wearing suspect hits subway in second NYC terror attack in two months, the Republican overseeing the Alabama election doesn't think voting should be easy, Roy Moore's last push: It's me or the "lynch mob media," speaker at Moore rally tells bizarre story about accidental brothel visit, Moore's wife: "One of our attorneys is a Jew," shadowy Facebook ads that pushed Trump are back in Alabama, Nebraska RNC official quits over party's support for Moore, and Alabama Sen. Shelby: "I couldn't vote for Roy Moore," Trump lawyers want a second special counsel

Read Allison's piece at Reductress about a woman, who is totally not her, projecting therapy diagnoses onto her cat: http://reductress.com/post/wow-this-woman-is-definitely-projecting-her-own-therapy-diagnoses-onto-her-cat/

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-13-17.mp3
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Episode #1808: 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 share a weird NYC story and to discuss manspreading. Also, ex-Fox News anchor Juliet Huddy says Trump kissed her on the lips after a lunch, CNN's massive error involving Wikileaks and the Trump campaign, Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's Capital and announces U.S. embassy move from Tel Aviv spurring violence in Gaza, California's wildfires this year have been breaking records, official death toll in Puerto Rico may be much higher than early reports, and voucher schools championed by Betsy DeVos can teach whatever they want and it turns out they teach a lot of lies

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-12-17.mp3
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Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to discuss the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Inbox the podcast, Skins, and adoption. Also, Patreon's new service fee spurs concern that creators will lose patrons, female aides fretted Rep. Trent Franks wanted to have sex to impregnate them (Franks has since resigned amid the allegations), Bryan Singer accused of raping 17-year-old boy on yacht, Trump stumps for accused child molester, attacks Moore's accusers, and records a campaign robocall, and Rep. Steve King's "Diversity is not our strength" tweet puts him in the company of neo-Nazis, KKK members, and fascists

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-11-17.mp3
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Episode #1806: 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 discuss prioritizing one's physical safety and to answer a Patreon question on behalf of Erek. Also, Time's Person of the Year is "The Silence Breakers," another woman says Al Franken tried to forcibly kiss her and Franken admits no guilt and offers no apology in his bizarre resignation speech, Roy Moore spokesman calls sex assault accusers "criminals," Trump has privately decided the sexual assault allegations against Roy Moore are bunk, class-action lawsuit filed against "The Weinstein sexual enterprise," MSNBC reverses decision to fire contributor Sam Seder, former cop sentences to 19 to 24 years for shooting death of Walter Scott, and listening/viewing recs including Cardi B, Christmas music, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Dark

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Red (@erinred) joins the show to talk about all the women of color who are badder than Taylor Swift. Also, we actually might watch a House of Cards with no Kevin Spacey and starring Robin Wright, John Conyers announces his retirement and a family feud ensues, Billy Bush reemerges to say he believes the women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct, Danny Masterson fired from Netflix's The Ranch over rape allegations a day after an exec told one of Masterson's alleged rape victims that the company doesn't believe them, John Oliver gets into a heated argument with Dustin Hoffman over sexual misconduct allegations, Trump White House weighing plans for private spies to counter "deep state" enemies, Trump plans to massively downsize two national monuments, and more listening/watching recs including Cardi B and Catfish

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-7-17.mp3
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Episode #1804: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Red (@erinred) joins the show to discuss NYC's collapsing infrastructure and to help answer Patreon questions about cat costumes, animal research, and why the Democrats didn't filibuster the Senate GOP tax bill. Also, House Republicans are already shooting down the tax bill's promises, Deutsche Bank gets a subpoena from Robert Mueller on Trump and his family's accounts, Wall Street Journal editorial board goes to bat against the FBI and Mueller for Trump, check out this batshit CNN interview with Roy Moore's campaign spokesperson, MSNBC's Joy Reid apologizes for "insensitive" LGBT blog posts, MSNBC cuts ties with Sam Seder after Roman Polanski joke, Supreme Court rules that Trump's travel ban will go fully into effect and Justice Kennedy grills baker in Colorado same-sex rights case, and Trump's lawyer claims the "President cannot obstruct justice"

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-6-17.mp3
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Episode #1803: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek (@erek_smith) and Faith (@bohemianfaith) join the show to discuss SantaCon, struggling as artists, and natural cold remedies. Also, most of the LA Weekly's new owners are Republican donors, Vice fires three employees amid investigations into sexual harassment, Brock Turner wants his sexual assault convictions overturned, the Trump hex, Time Inc. has new owners including the Koch brothers, and more than 180 women have reported sexual assaults at Massage Envy

Check out Allison's piece at Reductress: 5 Dark Lipsticks to Look Hot For 30 Seconds and Then Deranged the Rest of the Day http://reductress.com/post/5-dark-lipsticks-to-look-hot-for-30-seconds-and-then-deranged-the-rest-of-the-day/

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-5-17.mp3
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Episode #1802: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek (@erek_smith) and Faith (@bohemianfaith) join the show and Erek answers a stupid Patreon question about stupid pens. Also, some recs about war, the sea, and Broadchurch, GOP wages full-blown class war on America by passing late-night, last-minute (oftentimes handwritten) tax bill written by lobbyists that is a trojan horse for Republican fantasy wishlist including gutting Social Security and threatening abortion rights, "maverick" John McCain supported the bill, Michael Flynn charged with lying to FBI, Trump appears to have admitted that he obstructed justice, Jared Kushner could be the next domino to fall in Mueller's Russia probe, and emails show pretty much everyone on Trump's transition team knew Flynn talked to Russians

Check out Allison's piece at Reductress: 5 Dark Lipsticks to Look Hot For 30 Seconds and Then Deranged the Rest of the Day http://reductress.com/post/5-dark-lipsticks-to-look-hot-for-30-seconds-and-then-deranged-the-rest-of-the-day/

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-4-17.mp3
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Episode #1801: 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 finally knock Disney's Belle down a peg and Allison shares her evolving feelings on Netflix's The Punisher. Also, Donald Trump Jr. to talk to House Intelligence Committee behind closed doors, Matt Lauer fired by NBC amid sexual misconduct allegations and his very shitty "apology," Geraldo Rivera's weird defense of Lauer and the "flirty business" of news and video surfaces of Bette Midler in 1991 talking about Rivera drugging and groping her without consent, Garrison Keillor fired after allegations of improper behavior one day after dismissing Al Franken groping women as "low comedy," fifth woman has accused Franken of sexual misconduct, woman in the UK reports rape to police and is arrested on immigration charges, Wall Street may have found a way to profit off addressing workplace sexual harassment, White House reportedly plans to replace Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo, Trump's weird obsession with conspiracy theories including Obama's birth certificate, Trump reportedly once bragged to a reporter about "first-rate pussy", and retweets inflammatory Islamophobic videos

Check out Allison's piece at Reductress: 5 Dark Lipsticks to Look Hot For 30 Seconds and Then Deranged the Rest of the Day http://reductress.com/post/5-dark-lipsticks-to-look-hot-for-30-seconds-and-then-deranged-the-rest-of-the-day/

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_12-1-17.mp3
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Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss viewing recs that are mostly Twitter-oriented and Nintendo Switch. Also, poor Americans will lose billions of dollars worth of federal benefits under Senate GOP tax bill, Cyntoia Brown is a child sex slave sent to prison for killing her abuser, more than a million pro-repeal Net Neutrality comments were likely faked, Michael Flynn could prove to be key asset in Mueller's U.S. campaign probe, Alex Azar is Trump's HHS pick and has already been a disaster for people with diabetes 

Check out Allison's piece at Reductress: 5 Dark Lipsticks to Look Hot For 30 Seconds and Then Deranged the Rest of the Day http://reductress.com/post/5-dark-lipsticks-to-look-hot-for-30-seconds-and-then-deranged-the-rest-of-the-day/

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-30-17.mp3
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Episode #1799: 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 favorite murder (or at least to patiently listen while Allison talks about hers). Also, Facebook rolls out AI to detect suicidal posts before they're reported, Trump calls Warren "Pocahontas" at event honoring Native American veterans, Eric Trump is really confused about Disney's Pocahontas, Charles Schumer and Nancy Pelosi cancel meeting with Trump after he says he doesn't "see a deal" on spending package, a woman approached The Post with dramatic — and false — tale about Roy Moore and she appears to be part of an undercover sting operation led by James O'Keefe, and Melania Trump's batshit Christmas decorations

Check out Allison's piece at Reductress: 5 Dark Lipsticks to Look Hot For 30 Seconds and Then Deranged the Rest of the Day http://reductress.com/post/5-dark-lipsticks-to-look-hot-for-30-seconds-and-then-deranged-the-rest-of-the-day/

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-29-17.mp3
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Episode #1798: 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 Great British Baking Show. Also, diplomats sound the alarm as they are pushed out in droves by Rex Tillerson's State Department, while eyes are on Russia  Jeff Sessions dramatically reshapes the Justice Department, Congressman Joe Barton on tape telling woman he would report her to Capitol Police because she could expose his secret sex life, Trump's former Oklahoma campaign chair will plead guilty to child sex trafficking, and NYPD cops tried to intimidate rape accuser out of pressing charges

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-28-17.mp3
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Episode #1797: 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 a Patreon question about The Punisher. Also, the New York Times normalizes white nationalism in Nazi sympathizer profile and writes another glowing profile of transphobic young conservative Ben Shapiro, Time magazine says Trump's Person of the Year Boast is "total B.S.", Trump lashes out at UCLA basketball players: "I should have left them in jail" and breaks his silence on the Roy Moore allegations: "Roy Moore denies it. That's all I can say," ex-Trump aide Sebastian Gorka's gun photo gets ruthlessly mocked online, Lisa Murkowski says she's OK with killing the health insurance mandate, which was originally a conservative idea

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-27-17.mp3
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Episode #1796: 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 help answer Patreon questions about Twin Peaks and Don Jr.'s deadlifting technique. Also, the FCC plans a total repeal of Net Neutrality rules, eight women say Charlie Rose sexually harassed them (Rose has been fired by CBS), Rep. John Conyers allegedly sexually harassed a female employee and why you didn't hear her story, the source for Conyers news is Pizzagate conspiracy theorist Mike Cernovich, 36 former women staffers at SNL release statement in support of Al Franken, Russell Simmons and Brett Ratner face new allegations of sexual misconduct, and New York Times White House correspondent Glenn Thrush's history of bad judgment around young women journalists

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-22-172.mp3
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Episode #1795: 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 the Cheesecake Factory, student debt, and drag queens. Also, Senators reach rare bipartisan deal to ease banking rules, top general says he would reject an "illegal" nuclear strike order from Trump, Australians vote "overwhelmingly" in favor of same-sex marriage, more than 200,000 gallons of oil spill along the Keystone pipeline, and woman targeted by Republican sheriff for a "Fuck Trump" car decal has been arrested

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-21-17.mp3
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Episode #1794: 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 offer reading and viewing recs including OriginalsRed Oaks, and Timecrimes. Also, there is no way Blake Shelton is the sexiest man alive, Mel Gibson is definitely not family friendly, Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the difference between Trump and Franken is Franken "admitted wrongdoing," Lena Dunham apologizes after defending Girls writer accused of sexual assault, Transparent actress Trace Lysette accuses Jeffrey Tambor of sexual advances, Joe Biden on Anita Hill: "I feel really badly that she didn't feel like the process worked," Danny Masterson rape accuser comes forward to blast Netflix: "We do matter," low-wage workers have been fighting sexual harassment for years, and women accuse Vice of "toxic" sexual harassment culture

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-20-17.mp3
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Episode #1793: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Katey (@khealywu) joins the show to talk about Penny's tracksuit, Mindhunter (no spoilers) and Not My Father's Son. Also, that app that reveals what women look like without makeup and men's obsession with robbing women of consent, gunman who killed four people and wounded a child at a school in California had a history of domestic abuse and killed his wife, Trump tweets condolences about the wrong mass shooting, now Sean Hannity is calling for Roy Moore to drop out of Senate race, two more women describe unwanted overtures by Moore at Alabama mall, woman claims Moore called her high school to ask her out, RNC has dropped its fundraising agreement with Moore, that bizarre rally for Moore held by religious activists, Moore's lawyer gives a train wreck interview on MSNBC, and a woman accuses Al Franken of groping and assault

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-17-17.mp3
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Episode #1792: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Melissa (@melissagira) joins the show to talk American Vandal and The Earthquake Room and to discuss cat sabotage. Also, Mike Pence keeps getting caught in a web of deception, Jeff Sessions weighs competing special counsel focused on Clinton and the Democrats and claims he forgot about a Trump adviser's Russia comments in the "chaos" of the campaign, the Senate heads towards including an Obamacare mandate repeal in its tax bill, and sources claim AT&T and Time Warner are under pressure to dump CNN for DOJ approval of their merger

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-16-17.mp3
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Episode #1791: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Melissa (@melissagira) joins the show to share viewing/listening recs: Big Little Lies, Veep, Desert Oracle Radio, Dear John, and Someone Knows Something (no spoilers). Also, Mitch McConnell says he believes Roy Moore's accusers and calls on him to quit the race, locals were troubled by Moore's "interactions" with teen girls at the Gadsden Mall, clergy members aren't supporting Moore—but his wife wants you to think they are, Senate Republicans indicate they will attempt to replace Moore if he's elected, Congresswoman says at least two members of Congress are sexual harassers, Trump judicial pick did not disclose he is married to a White House lawyer and he is a ghost-hunting horror novelist, and the secret correspondence between Donald Trump Jr. and Wikileaks (including Marcy Wheeler's measured take)

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-15-17.mp3
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Episode #1790: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek (@erek_smith) and Faith (@bohemianfaith) join the show to help answer Patreon questions about starting a podcast and the "good guy with a gun" myth. Also, anti-sexual harassment training is now mandatory for Senators and aides, Asia Argento releases detailed list of over 100 Harvey Weinstein accusers, Ellen Page posts to Facebook about abuse from Brett Ratner, Former Mad Men writer Kater Gordon says Matthew Weiner sexually harassed her, Los Angeles DA's office now has a task force for sexual assault cases in Hollywood, tens of thousands of Nazis gather by Polish Capital, Trump nominee for federal judgeship has never tried a case, Trump bodyguard Keith Schiller testifies Russia offered Trump women and was turned down, Trump says Putin "means it" about not meddling, and Trump trades "short and fat" barb with North Korea's Kim

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-14-17.mp3
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Episode #1789: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek (@erek_smith) and Faith (@bohemianfaith) join the show to help answer Patreon questions about improv and Magic: The Gathering. Also, Louis C.K. accused by at least five women of sexual misconduct, HBO takes steps to distance itself from C.K., the "apology" that was really a gloating statement, Alabama GOP officials give Roy Moore a pass on sexual assault allegations, Keurig and others pull ads from Fox News' Hannity show over Roy Moore coverage, Moore fundraises off report that he molested 14-year-old girl, Republicans try to block Moore's path, and Breitbart sends two reporters to Alabama to discredit Moore allegations

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Episode #1788: 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 discuss Tuesday's election: blue wins in Virginia, New Jersey, and Washington. Virginia elects its first openly transgender state lawmaker, Danica Roem, and Andrea Jenkins becomes the first openly transgender woman of color elected to public office. Also, Virginia GOP Rep. Bob Goodlatte announced he is retiring, Ed Gillespie is targeted by Trump and his allies after losing election, politician who joked about women's march defeated, Senate leadership gauging interest for repealing Obamacare's individual mandate within tax bill, and woman says Ray Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 14

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-10-17.mp3
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Episode #1787: 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 the racist shit we watched as kids. Also, Harvey Weinstein's army of spies, House intel panel's 243-page transcript of "village idiot" Carter Page, Robert Mueller has enough evidence to bring charges in Michael Flynn investigation and reveals new Paul Manafort link to organized crime, U.S. prosecutors consider charging Russian officials in DNC hacking case, Trump's latest comments on the Justice Department may be his scariest yet, Syria vows to sign Paris agreement which leaves U.S. alone in climate denial, and Trump accused obstructing satellite research into climate change

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-9-17.mp3
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Episode #1786: 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 Riverdale and Alias Grace (no spoilers). Also, at least 26 dead in shooting at Texas Baptist church, Devin Kelley had a history of domestic violence, Trump says guns aren't the issue and blames mental health problem and claims gun control would have left "hundreds more dead", Texas Attorney General calls for more guns at church, more children are shot every day in America than the number of kids killed in Texas, and let's call terrorism, terrorism: police ID Scott Ostrem as killer of three people at a Colorado Walmart

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-8-17.mp3
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Episode #1785: 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 help answer Patreon questions about Bojack Horseman and a Nazi sympathizer painting. Also, comedian Jasmine Pierce called out alleged rapist Aaron Glaser and was sued for $38 million, six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct, Alec Baldwin melts down on Twitter after Weinstein comments and blocks Asia Argento, memo reveals details of Hillary Clinton-DNC deal, if Sinclair merges with Tribune the combined company would reach a stunning 72% of American households, turns out Antifa protesters didn't topple the government, and Saudi king arrests multiple princes and boosts the crown prince's influence

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-7-17.mp3
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Episode #1785: 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 help answer Patreon questions about Tuesday's election and ageism. Also, hero Twitter employee briefly deletes Trump's account on their last day, Twitter introduces a search filter blocking photo searches on #bisexual and #bisexuality, Trump laments he's "not supposed" to influence the DOJ and FBI, Carter Page testified he told Jeff Sessions about his Russia trip, Netflix officially cuts ties with Kevin Spacey on House of Cards and actor Harry Dreyfuss says Spacey groped him when he was 18, and a weirdly long conversation about pedophilia

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-6-17.mp3
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Episode #1784: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to discuss all the great stuff we're watching (The Walking Dead, Mindhunter, and Bigmouth—no spoilers!) Also, Trump uses the terror attack in NYC to argue Guantanamo should be kept open, Donna Brazile says Hillary Clinton robbed Bernie Sanders of the Democratic nomination and Elizabeth Warren agrees, DNAinfo and Gothamist are shut down (and archives wiped) after vote to unionize, Rick Perry links fossil fuel development to preventing sexual assault, and artist claims Kevin Spacey tried to rape him when he was 15

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-3-17.mp3
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Episode #1783: 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 discuss Stranger Things and dog costumes. Also, Allison reads a spooky story,  Kevin Spacey announces he's gay to deflect from sexual misconduct allegations, John Kelly says lack of "compromise" started the Civil War, Trump's ban on transgender troops blocked by U.S. federal judge, and 10-year-old disabled immigrant detained after immigration agents stop her on way to surgery

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-2-17.mp3
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Episode #1782: 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 discuss getting hitched and Arcade Fire. Also, Paul Manafort and Richard Gates charged with conspiracy against the U.S. and conspiracy to launder money, former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos pleads guilty to lying to the FBI, Trump tries to play off Papadopoulos as a "young, low level volunteer," and how key Trump associates have been linked to Russia

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_11-1-17.mp3
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Episode #1781: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about punk band recs. Also, Bill O'Reilly is "mad at God" over allegations of sexual harassment, five women accuse journalist Mark Halperin of sexual harassment, Annabella Sciorra and Daryl Hannah come forward with more allegations against Harvey Weinstein, Woody Allen's new film includes a "sexual relationship" between an adult and a 15-year-old girl, 200 more women share their James Toback stories after 38 women accuse the director of sexual harassment, and George H.W. Bush apologizes after actress says he sexually assaulted her

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-31-17.mp3
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Episode #1780: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to talk viewing recs: Big Mouth, Stranger Things 2, and Mother! (no spoilers). Also, protester throws Russian flags at Trump, Trump hands candy to a child and says "you have no weight problems—that's good, right?", first charges filed in Mueller's Russia probe, Clinton campaign and DNC helped fund dossier research, Trump's data guru admits to teaming up with Julian Assange, Justin Timberlake to headline the 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show—and it better feature an apology to Janet Jackson, and Texans owner on NFL protests: "We can't have inmates running the prison"

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-29-17.mp3
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Episode #1779: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to talk viewing recs and rape-tainment. Also, man admits he lied to Fox News about Navy SEAL service, three Richard Spencer supporters arrested on charges of shooting at UF protesters, protesters drive out Nazis at Spencer rally, John Kelly attacks Frederica Wilson over Trump's call to widow, Corey Long arrested after wielding flamethrower during Nazi rally in Charlottesville, five arrested in 34-year-old "racially motivated" murder—including two in law enforcement, Richard Spencer says women shouldn't have the right to vote, and the history of lobotomizing difficult women

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-24-17.mp3
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Episode #1778: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to talk about freak October weather and the UCB Chelsea theater closing. Also, Asia Argento flees Italy after public condemns her for speaking out about Harvey Weinstein, Lupita Nyong'o speaks out about Weinstein, and Quentin Tarantino wishes he'd "taken responsibility" for what he knew about Weinstein

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-23-17.mp3
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Episode #1777: 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 discuss her vacation and upcoming wedding. Also, the Multiple Melanias conspiracy theory is a gift to the world, Trump told army widow her husband knew "what he signed up for" and falsely claims Obama didn't contact families of fallen troops, Golden Star father says Trump offered him $25,000 and never followed through, Bush ethics chief says Trump has "no empathy" for fallen soldiers' families, judge ordered Trump administration to allow an undocumented teen to obtain an abortion, and a federal court blocks the latest travel ban

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-20-17.mp3
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Episode #1776: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss wasting lots of money on cat toys. Also, Trump reportedly joked that Pence "wants to hang" all gays, meet the write-in candidate who wants to challenge Cy Vance, Colin Kaepernick files grievance against NFL owners accusing them of "collusion," Trump cuts off billions in key Obamacare payments to insurers, toddler denied kidney transplant from match dad because of probation violation, Steve Bannon says Trump cut off Obamacare payments to destroy health law, and Tom Marino withdraws his name from consideration for drug czar

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-19-17.mp3
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Episode #1775: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about supporting sex workers and Allison discusses finishing her short film Hum. Also, forty dead and hundreds missing in California fires as incarcerated women fight on the front lines of wildfires for $1 an hour, the whisper network going after "shitty media men," and the #metoo campaign

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-18-17.mp3
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Episode #1774: 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 answer a Patreon question about free speech. Also, Trump challenges media network licenses, Marvel cancels comic crossover with defense giant Northrop Grumman, Dove drops its racist ad, Eminem destroys Trump in devastating BET cypher, Trump threatens to abandon Puerto Rico recovery effort, some desperate people in Puerto Rico are drinking water at toxic waste sites, Trump denies NBC report that he asked for tenfold increase in nukes, some Republicans and advisers say Trump is "unraveling", Trump plans to sign order that would undermine Obamacare insurance rules and rolls back Obama's birth control coverage rule, and viewing/listening recs including The Good Place and Propagandhi

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-13-17.mp3
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Episode #1773: 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 discuss vegan food and the end of the world. Also, Scott Pruitt announces repeal of clean power plan after constant meetings with fossil fuel industry leaders, Michigan judge reportedly gave a man who raped a preteen girl joint custody of their child, and Stephen Miller once crashed a girls' track meeting to prove that men are superior to women

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-12-17.mp3
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Episode #1772: 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 discuss American Horror Story, Will & Grace, and sexual predators. Also, Harvey Weinstein fired from his production company, Matt Damon and Russell Crowe reportedly helped kill a 2004 New York Times Harvey Weinstein article, Meryl Streep and other Hollywood A-listers speak out against Weinstein, Mike Pence walks out of NFL game over kneeling protest, Roger Goodell pens letter to NFL teams saying he believes "everyone should stand," J.T. Brown becomes first NHL player to protest during National Anthem this season, ESPN's Jemele Hill suspended after calling for boycott of Dallas Cowboys advertisers, and Houston teen sues after school expels her for not standing during pledge of allegiance

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-11-17.mp3
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Episode #1771: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss listening recs. Also, Stephen Paddock booked a hotel overlooking Lollapalooza two months before the Vegas massacre, this macho, gun-packing Instagram star ran when he was caught in the shooting, NRA points finger at Hollywood for mass shootings, Steve Scalise warns against "political agenda" in Vegas shooting response, Trump throws paper towels to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico, and Trump's bizarre photo op in which he tells press, "This is the calm before the storm"

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_10-10-17.mp3
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