Citizen Radio

Episode #1069: Allison and Jamie obliterate this ridiculous New York Times article that alleges Mike Brown was "no angel," and he —gasp!— drank alcohol, did drugs, and liked rap music, unlike every other teenager in America. Meanwhile, the Times advocates drug decriminalization (for certain people), more shady details about Ferguson's police emerge, Burger King dodges paying taxes, and hundreds turn out to protest the LAPD following the death of Ezell Ford, who was murdered by police.

Special guest: The staff of the New York Times

Upcoming live gigs: NYC (8/30) and Denver (9/12)! Get tickets now!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-26-14.mp3
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Episode #1068: Allison and Jamie discuss the latest updates on the Mike Brown tragedy, including the released police report, Darren Wilson's origins, a former officer involved in the beating of a black man in Ferguson being elected to city council, prosecutor  Bob McCulloch refusing to recuse himself, and the cop who screamed "I will fucking kill you" at protesters being suspended. They also talk about Huffpost crowdsourcing a new reporter's salary, Tony Blair advising an autocratic president, and yet another black man (Kejeme Powellbeing killed by police in St. Louis. 

Special guests: Republican baby, Tony Blair, and Bob McCulloch

Upcoming live gigs: NYC (8/30) and Denver (9/12)! Get tickets now!

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-25-14.mp3
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Episode #1067: Allison and Jamie talk about the latest update in the Eric Garner case, then discuss Richard Dawkins saying it would be "immoral" not to abort if a fetus has Down's Syndrome, and dissect that terrible NY Post column that claims street harassment is a compliment.

Special guests: Mario, Hitch Dawkins, and the worst women in the world.

Kentucky! Come out and support Jamie and John Frusciante at the Southgate House Revival Aug  23 at 8PM! Get tickets here!

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-22-14.mp3
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Episode #1066: Allison and Jamie discuss an LAPD officer penning a Washington Post op-ed in which he tells people to stop resisting him if they don't want to get hurt, nobody knows how many Americans the police kill each year, and Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) explains why you should delete all your Blue Travelers album.

Kentucky! Come out and support Jamie and John Frusciante at the Southgate House Revival Aug  23 at 8PM! Get tickets here!

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-21-14.mp3
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Episode #1065: Allison and Jamie discuss 78 people being arrested in Ferguson*, including journalists and a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor and activist, Mo'ne Davis appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated, the Oakland blockade, the end of the Israel-Palestine ceasefire, and CNN host Rosemary Church asking why Ferguson police aren't using water cannons.

*In the episode, Citizen Radio reports 31 were arrested in Ferguson. This was an early report and the figure is now 78.

Kentucky! Come out and support Jamie and John Frusciante at the Southgate House Revival Aug  23 at 8PM! Get tickets here!

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-20-14.mp3
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Episode #1064: Allison and Jamie are joined by comedian Sal Gentile (@salgentile) to discuss Publishers Weekly calling #Newsfail "literate" (NBD guys), white people discovering police brutality, Mike Brown's autopsy (and other updates), the Missouri national guard being called into Ferguson (and the White House apparently not being aware of this decision), Amnesty International sending a team to Ferguson, and atheism's role in social justice.

Recommended reading: Jelani Cobb's profile of QT People's Park

Kentucky! Come out and support Jamie and John Frusciante at the Southgate House Revival Aug  23 at 8PM! Get tickets here!

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-19-14.mp3
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Episode #1063: Allison and Jamie thank Phoenix for being badass, then discuss Gavin McInness' "leave of absence," updates on Ferguson, including Darren Wilson, the officer who killed Mike Brown, the feds ordering an independent autopsy, and the media's obsession with looting when other stuff is happening in Ferguson.

Kentucky! Come out and support Jamie and John Frusciante at the Southgate House Revival Aug  23 at 8PM! Get tickets here!

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-18-14.mp3
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Episode #1062: Allison and Jamie are joined by John Frusciante (@JohnJFrusciante) to discuss more updates on police violence in Ferguson, including the arrests of journalists, HuffPost Live host's incredibly naive statement, the NYPD police commissioner claiming his organization isn't racist (and the NYPD sending out a memo reminding officers people are allowed to video tape them), and Buzzfeed deleting over 4,000 posts without explanation.

ARIZONA! Please come to Phoenix Aug 16th at Playhouse on the Park to see Jamie and John do progressive comedy!  

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-15-14.mp3
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Episode #1061: Allison and Jamie are joined by Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) and John Frusciante (@JohnJFrusciante) to discuss police in Ferguson firing tear gas on protesters standing in their own backyard and police fatally shooting a man in south L.A., whose family members claim was laying down at the time of the shooting.

Special guests: Captain Buzzkill Mcgillicuddy and the LAPD

ARIZONA! Please come to Phoenix Aug 16th at Playhouse on the Park to see Jamie and John do progressive comedy! 

 

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Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-14-14.mp3
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Episode #1060: Allison and Jamie remember their friend Robin Williams, and then report updates from Ferguson, including how the police declined to speak with an eye witness who claims he saw the police officer shoot Mike Brown, the FBI stepping in to investigate the shooting and the general ineptitude and corruption of Ferguson police, and cops threatening and teargassing protesters and journalists

ARIZONA! Please come to Phoenix Aug 16th at Playhouse on the Park to see Jamie and John do progressive comedy! 

Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won't lead you to war, and keep CR Productions growing!

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_08-13-14.mp3
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