Citizen Radio

Episode #1708: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss almost adopting a new cat and what job she'd like to do if she wasn't writing. Also, 44 states have refused to give certain voter information to Trump commission, women open up to the New York Times about Silicon Valley's sexual harassment problem, Bernie Sanders pushes single-payer healthcare, Trump tweets church choir's weird "Make America Great Again" song, White House council for women and girls goes dark under Trump, and the all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan was denied visas to compete in U.S. competition

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-7-17.mp3
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Episode #1707: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss July 4, being a pale person at the beach, and the strange, sad case of Laci Green. Also, some on the right freak out when NPR tweeted out the entire Declaration of Independence, Chris Christie and his family soaked up sun on a New Jersey beach he closed to the public, NBC News called Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson's slave, his mistress; Greta Van Susteren is already out at MSNBC, Chicago won't allow high school students to graduate without a plan for the future, U.S. confirms North Korea fired intercontinental ballistic missile and Trump has yet to appoint an envoy to South Korea, and Auschwitz memorial criticizes GOP lawmaker for filming video in a gas chamber

Special guest: Meatball (@ohmeatball)

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_7-6-17.mp3
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Episode #1706: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Keisha Zollar (@keishaz) and Andrew Kimler (@andykimy) join the show to discuss Simpsons trivia and to help answer a Patreon question about cultivating mentors. Also, Trump administration is planning unprecedented attack on voting rights, Kris Kobach says Kansas won't give Social Security info to his own voter commission, Mississippi to bogus "election integrity" commission: Jump in the Gulf of Mexico, new reports raise some big questions about Michael Flynn and Russian hackers, Iraqi refugees who aided U.S. not categorically exempt from Trump travel ban, science division of White House office no longer staffed, Angela Merkel votes against same-sex marriage law in Germany, and the Texas Supreme Court just gave a big middle finger to same-sex couples

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1705: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Keisha Zollar (@keishaz) and Andrew Kimler (@andykimy) join the show to discuss Simpsons trivia and to help answer Patreon questions about dealing with failure without getting down on yourself and first-time tattoo tips. Also, three Chicago cops charged with conspiring to cover up shooting death of Laquan McDonald, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough accuse Trump of using the National Enquirer to blackmail them, Trump tweets wrestling gif of him beating up CNN, new NRA video fuels American extremists and LaPierre says the "most dangerous voices in America" are academic elites, political elites, and media elites; Gunman kills doctor and himself and wounds six others in Bronx hospital shooting, 17 people shot in Little Rock nightclub, activists with disabilities are leading the charge against the disastrous Senate "health care" bill, and Republicans can't decide how much they'd like to gut from food stamps

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

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Episode #1704: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss Heterosexual Pride Day and Downward Dog (RIP), and to help answer a Patreon question about dealing with anxiety when coming out as trans. Also, healthcare protesters arrested after confronting Pat Toomey and other Republicans in D.C. offices, White House disinvites press from fundraiser, White House is now using James O'Keefe videos to attack the press, Jason Chaffetz officially joins Fox News, CNN launching brand around Chris Cillizza, Trump mocks "low I.Q. Crazy Mika" for "face-lift" and sexually harasses Irish reporter, Trump administration prepares to start enforcing travel ban, and a TIME magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf clubs — it's fake.

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-30-17.mp3
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Episode #1703: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erin Red (@erinred) joins the show to discuss the rush of canceling plans and the struggles of obtaining dual citizenship. Also, Trump suggests his "tapes" threat influenced Comey's testimony, Trump lawyer's firm steered millions in donations to family members, Boeing factory where Trump celebrated jobs is laying off workers, at least one of the jurors for Bill Cosby's trial sounds like he was very confused and Cosby will spend his summer teaching young people how not to be charged with sex crimes, North Carolina: men legally allowed to "finish sex" even if woman revokes consent, New Hampshire pregnant women almost had their very own purge, D.C. cops used "rape as punishment" after Inauguration Day mass arrests, Texas law allows child welfare agencies to discriminate against LGBTQ foster children and adoptive parents, and a black off-duty officer was shot by another cop in Missouri

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-29-17.mp3
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Episode #1702: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erin Red (@erinred) joins the show! Allison apparently sleepwalks and Red is desperate to find forever homes for her foster kittens. Also, NYC infrastructure is falling apart, Sarah Huckabee Sanders goes to war with the media, Mitch McConnell delays vote on GOP Senate health care bill after CBO report states 22 million people stand to lose health insurance coverage, Elizabeth Warren calls for Democrats to embrace single-payer health care, Kellyanne Conway says those on Medicaid who will lose health insurance can just get jobs, activists arrested protesting police involvement in Pride and corporatization, Supreme Court approves watered-down travel ban, women on birth control could be barred from working if Missouri lawmakers get their way, new TSA policy may lead to increased scrutiny of reading material, Ohio Councilman wants to save money and "send a message" by letting overdose victims die, and Ivanka Trump "tries to stay out of politics." Umm...wut.

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-28-17.mp3
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Episode #1701: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about where Maniacs can meet and talk and to offer some viewing/listening recs. Also, U.S. forces have been involved in interrogations of detainees in Yemen facility where abuse is routine and torture extreme, terror attack outside London mosque, Virginia Muslim girl killed by driver, Grenfell Tower community helped themselves because no one else would, and 6 people have resigned from Trump's HIV/AIDS advisory council because he "doesn't care"

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-27-17.mp3
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Episode #1700: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to talk #DCM19. Also, check out Medium Talent reading Joss Whedon's awful Wonder Woman script: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmCR-35uv70. Stop calling the GOP's plan to kill vulnerable people "health care," activists in wheelchairs dragged away from Mitch McConnell's office for protesting bill, Democratic and GOP governors urge Senate to rethink bill, video of police killing Philando Castile is publicly released, 99 bills have been introduced in 31 states in 2017 to make it harder to vote, 1 in 4 black residents of Florida were unable to vote in 2016, and Democratic lawmakers urged Obama to retaliate against Russia for intrusion in electoral process days before election

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-26-17.mp3
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Episode #1699: Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you've been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today

Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss reality TV and other media recs. Also, the Congressional ballgame shooting and how mass shooters tend to share the same four traits: male, white, angry, with easy access to guns. This very bad NYT article pegs the blame for the attack on the Bernie Sanders movement, special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, Trump tweets: "Now they go for obstruction of justice. Nice," Grenfell Tower tragedy is a perfect metaphor for the failure of austerity, five charged with manslaughter in Flint water crisis, and how one LGBT community is changing the water crisis in Flint

Allison's eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes footage from her short film, and get access to all her work for as little as $1/month! patreon.com/allisonkilkenny

Direct download: Citizen_Radio_6-16-17.mp3
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