Citizen Radio (general)

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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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-19-17.mp3
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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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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-16-18.mp3
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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

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_2-15-18.mp3
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Episode #1844: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

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

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-14-18.mp3
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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

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_2-13-18.mp3
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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

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_2-12-18.mp3
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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

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_2-9-18.mp3
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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.

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_2-8-18.mp3
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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

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_2-7-18.mp3
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Episode #1839: Sign up to support Allison's future BRAND-NEW podcast at patreon.com/allisonkilkenny for as little as $1/month!

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

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

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_2-6-18.mp3
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