Citizen Radio (general)

Episode #1856: 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 listening recs: Bat For Lashes, Jack Garrett, The National, Humble The Poet, Real Crime Profile, viewing recs: The Leftovers, Grand Design, and Big Dreams Small Spaces, and reading recs: Juliet Takes a Breath, How We Are Hungry, and Sex At Dawn. Also, Hope Hicks is out as White House Communications Director after confessing to "white lies," Kushner's family business received loans after White House meetings, Kushner's last shot is peace in the Middle East, YouTube bans channel of American Neo-Nazi extremist group, Trump confidant dumped millions in steel-related stock last week, West Virginia's striking teachers are badasses and their cause illustrates failures by the state, Philando Castile charity covers entire school district's lunch debt, and Trump directs EPA to begin dismantling clean water rule

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_3-6-18.mp3
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Episode #1855: 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 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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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_3-5-18.mp3
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Episode #1854: 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 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.

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

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Episode #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

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

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-28-18.mp3
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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

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

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-27-18.mp3
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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

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

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-26-18.mp3
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Episode #1850: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

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

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

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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

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

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-22-18.mp3
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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

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

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-21-18.mp3
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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

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

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-20-18.mp3
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