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Episode #1589:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Jamie interviews artist and tattoo artist Kat Von D (@thekatvond) about animal rights and being an artist. Also, Jamie’s hiking adventures, Allison predicts Jamie will join a cult within six months, and a federal judge halts Obamacare’s transgender and abortion-related protections nationwide Read Allison on how bigotry did get Trump...
Episode #1590:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Allison ruins La-La Land for Jamie, Allison and Jamie talk about their latest Patreon pieces, Lindy West leaves Twitter because it is unusable for anyone but trolls, robots, and dictators , House GOP scraps plan to gut ethics watchdog after emergency meeting, and Russia hysteria infects the Washington Post again as they publish a false story...
Episode #1591:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com On cat buttholes and cults, police arrest president of the NAACP and other demonstrators during sit-in at Sen. Jeff Sessions’ office , newly-hired NBC host Megyn Kelly’s top five most racist moments , Republicans pass new fines for taking pictures and video on House floor, legislatures  (including the Texas Lt. Governor ) gear up to...
Episode #1592:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Maniac Mail about standing up to bigoted friends and going vegan, FBI never asked for access to hacked computer servers, Trump now signaling immediate Obamacare repeal might not be so smart , Paul Ryan announces GOP will defund Planned Parenthood as part of Obamacare repeal (the GOP’s true intent is to block millions of people who rely on...
Episode #1593:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Maniac Mail about starting out as a stand-up comic and the importance of laughter during dark times, House Republicans revive obscure rule that allows them to slash the pay of individual federal workers they don’t like to $1, Director of Government Ethics office is alarmed Trump cabinet picks haven’t been fully vetted , Trump now wants...
Episode #1594:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Maniac Mail about Standing Rock and the Army Corps and Planned Parenthood and IUDs, report : 16 bomb threats in a single day against Jewish community centers including daycares, Jeff Sessions wanted to “ drop the case ” against KKK lynching, Native Americans fight Texas pipeline using “ same model as Standing Rock ,” the Golden Globes:...
Episode #1594:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Patreon question about not getting distracted by the outrage machine, Trump asks vaccine skeptic RFK Jr. to lead study on vaccine safety , Dylann Roof sentenced to death, Jeff Sessions opposed law banning waterboarding and supported the use of chain gangs and life sentences for children under the age of 14, protesters  kept getting dragged...
Episode #1595:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Patreon questions about vegan snacking and Jamie’s doughnut song, Obama’s farewell address, unverified reports claim Russian spies have “compromising personal and financial information about Trump,” and the media can’t stop giggling about golden showers, FISA court blocked the Trump investigation even though they’ve rubber-stamped...
Episode #1596:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Patreon questions about gasoline protests in Mexico, quitting your shitty job, and which Senate and House representatives would win in an MMA fight, Allison will be in D.C. next weekend for the marches and protests, Senate Republicans take the first big step towards repealing Obamacare, the Obamacare repeal would cut taxes for the 400 richest...
Episode #1597:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Jamie ponders adopting a dog, Allison’s improv adventures, House takes first step towards repealing Obamacare, Republican cancer survivor tells Paul Ryan he “ would be dead ” without President Obama, what all people should know about the potential Obamacare repeal , total abortion ban debuts in Congress, Ringling Brothers circus is ...
Episode #1598:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Patreon questions about self-care and converting conservative siblings, these Democrats aren’t attending Trump’s inauguration, why the reasoning that if you ignore fascists they’ll magically go away is complete bullshit, Donald Trump says John Lewis is “ all talk ,” protesters shut down Milo Yiannopoulos event at UC Davis, head of...
Episode #1599:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Jamie has intense feelings about the White Men Can’t Jump remake, Patreon questions about right-wingers infiltrating activist groups, Obama commutes bulk of Chelsea Manning’s sentence and Oscar Lopez Rivera will be freed after 36 years in prison, Judith Miller —of all fucking people—has the nerve to ask how many people died because of...
Episode #1600:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Jamie falls in love with another father figure, while Allison rants about politics at jiujitsu, the disastrous Betsy DeVos hearing: DeVos’ husband once promoted  intelligent design in Michigan schools (reminder: Michigan says literacy is not a fundamental right ), DeVos says reform can “ advance God’s kingdom ,” DeVos lied during the...
Episode #1601:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Maniac Mail about the Trump effect and being a good vegan, Trump inauguration’s “ cabinet dinner ” offers access for cash, 28 Jewish Centers across U.S. evacuated amid new bomb threats, New Trump adviser being sued for hiring white men to attack black patrons, oh my God: Tucker Carlson did a good thing , British Prime Minister confirms...
Episode #1602:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Allison reports on the D.C. Women’s March and how some in the media are fetishizing peaceful protests (even while others praise black bloc direct action, like punching Richard Spencer in the face), Punching Nazis is always okay, Trump’s “ American carnage ” inauguration speech, White House press secretary Sean Spicer accuses media of...
Episode #1603:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Jamie adopts Talib Kitty and shares stories from his shows with (the human) Talib Kweli and Moby, rocky first weekend for Trump troubles even his top aides , Trump signs anti-abortion executive order surrounded by men, and the ACLU wastes no time by seeking an FOIA  request about Trump’s conflicts of interests Check out Allison’s piece...
Episode #1604:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Allison VS. the pigeon army, Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown backed Ben Carson for HUD, Glenn Beck thinks the Women’s March was a George Soros/Radical Islam “astroturf,” NPR refuses to call Donald Trump a liar, Trump lies about 3 million to 5 million undocumented immigrants voting for Clinton, Trump administration freezes all EPA...
Episode #1605:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Allison’s very late movie reviews of  Fences ,  Hidden Figures , and  Moonlight , Talib Kitty is out of the bathroom, Roxane Gay pulled her book from Simon & Schuster to protest Milo, Constance Wu speaks out against Casey Affleck’s Oscar nomination, Congress’ first move under Trump is to make abortion more expensive, Trump signs...
Episode #1606:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Jamie’s ranting revenge, Trump signs Executive Order (on Holocaust Remembrance Day ) banning refugees from Muslim countries (weirdly, the ban excludes countries with Trump business ties ), protests erupt all across county in airports, Allison reports on the JFK airport protest (where a woman who was about to be deported attempted  suicide...
Episode #1607:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Don’t miss Jamie’s new Patreon launch TOMORROW Feb 1 ! SAG Awards get political with great speeches from Stranger Things ‘  David K. Harbour and Moonlight ‘s  Mahershala Ali , 6 dead in Quebec mosque shooting , Texas mosque that has been targeted in the past destroyed in fire , reports that Trump purged the State Department,...
Episode #1608:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Jamie’s Patreon launch is today! Also, Senate committee  approves Betsy DeVos for education secretary, Trump fires the acting Attorney General Sally Yates, U.S. diplomats drafted “ dissent memo ” objecting to Trump’s Muslim ban, Obama issues statement of support for protesters, African Union criticizes U.S. for “ taking many of our...
Episode #1609:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com The struggles of Talib Kitty, Trump nominates conservative Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court (Gorsuch was the judge in the Hobby Lobby case), White House claims Trump will enforce LGBTQ workplace protections, Senate committee approves Mnuchin and Price after changing the rules, Trump asks Jerry Falwell Jr. to lead his higher education task force,...
Episode #1610:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Jamie thanks his patrons for joining his Patreon relaunch, Patreon question about book and music recommendations, Donald Trump apparently just found out who Frederick Douglass is, Sean Spicer and Trump spent a lot of time calling it a Muslim ban before insisting it’s not a Muslim ban, Trump manages to threaten Mexico , Iran , and Australia...
Episode #1611:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Patreon question from a concerned Canadian Maniac, Jamie’s nacho fantasies, Trump  threatens federal judge who temporarily blocked enforcement of Muslim ban, Michigan GOP official calls for “ another Kent State ” for campus protesters, Neil Gorsuch started Fascism Forever Club in high school, Kellyanne Conway cites nonexistent “...
Episode #1612:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Allison is dying, very late Super Bowl discussion, Betsy DeVos confirmed as Education Secretary, “ Nevertheless, she persisted ” becomes new battle cry after McConnell silences Elizabeth Warren, Trump reportedly called his National Security Adviser at 3 A.M. to ask if the U.S. wants a strong or weak dollar, Trump aids confer in the dark...
Episode #1613:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Jamie recaps his San Francisco show (featuring vegan pigs in a blanket and a douchey tattooed guy) and Allison has updates about her Patreon project to film a short. Also, KKK imperial wizard found dead in a Missouri river, Trump freaks out when three federal judges uphold the suspension of his Muslim ban, Jeff Sessions  confirmed as Attorney...
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Episode #1614:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Allison and Jamie talk about the Grammy Awards and Beyonce being robbed of another award, offer improv advice to a Maniac, and discuss how Moby may take down Trump. Also, Mexico protesters march against Trump’s immigration policies, Justin Trudeau meets with Trump, Mike Flynn may be out, check out these dribbling Nazi milkboys ,...
Episode #1615:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Talib Kitty’s mortal enemy, Jamie’s fear of dead animals, Patreon question from Baby Ryan about being vegan and wearing fake leather, Kellyanne Conway retweets white nationalist then claims she doesn’t know who used her account, Betsy DeVos is not Ruby Bridges , Michael Flynn resigns , Sean Spicer accidentally blurts that Trump knew...
Episode #1616:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Forever Enemies, Patreon question from a trans listeners about safety at protests, and thousands protest anti-immigrant Milwaukee Sheriff at “ Day Without Latinos “ Check out Allison’s big ol’ update about the short and the first announcement about the cast/crew (!!!) https://t.co/R360kdSm08 and Jamie’s new videos: ...
Episode #1617:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Patreon question about veganism and indigenous culture’s consumption of meat (and how to be respectful of those traditions), run if you see Bat (?) Bill Maher in L.A., Jeremy Scahill refuses to do Bill Maher’s Real Time alongside bigot Milo Yiannopoulos, labor nominee Andrew Puzder withdraws his nomination, Trump administration caught in...
Episode #1618:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Jamie recaps hanging with Clipping’s Daveed Diggs, advice for a new vegan, Trump’s fucking weird press conference and tweet in which he declared that the media is the  enemy of the American people , Trump cites non-existent Sweden attack , Bill Maher and Milo Yiannopoulos totally unsurprisingly get along really well , Hispanic Democrats...
Episode #1619:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Allison and Jamie are sick, suddenly people are very upset about something offensive  Milo said, Trump is “ revising ” his travel ban but it targets the same countries, detained Dreamers’ lawyers say government doctored legal document to try and prove false gang affiliation, ICE agents arrest men leaving church shelter, and former Uber...
Episode #1620:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Fossil fuels fan boy Scott Pruitt confirmed as head of EPA , white men remain the biggest threat in America: FBI arrests man for planning Dylann Roof-style attack , man who pulled gun on BLM protest found guilty, Oakland shooter’s troubled past includes report of stalking , angry conservatives are showing up to GOP town halls demanding their...
Episode #1621:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Allison and Jamie review some shows you’re probably not watching (This Is Us, The Leftovers), Patreon question about personal issues dragging down a movement, Milo disinvited from CPAC and resigns from Breitbart , and his subsequent weird press conference, GOP lawmakers ducking angry town halls , Homeland Security unveils sweeping plan to...
Episode #1622:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Patreon questions about book, TV, and music recommendations and how to deal with a racist co-worker, Betsy DeVos calls Obama transgender guidelines “ overreach ,” Trump didn’t “revoke” protections for trans students— because he can’t , Tom Perez wins DNC chairmanship , Trump White House bars news organizations from press...
Episode #1623:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Keisha Zollar (@keishaz) and Andrew Kimler (@AndyKimy) join the show to discuss the excellent film Get Out, Moonlight winning Best Picture at the Oscars, Donald Trump’s horrifying speech before Congress (including details of a program designed to target immigrants), alleged shooter saying to Indian-American victims: “ Get out of my country...
Episode #1624:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Keisha Zollar (@keishaz) and Andrew Kimler (@AndyKimy) join the show to discuss viewing recommendations when you need to mentally chill out, Jeff Sessions calls DOJ’s Chicago police report “ anecdotal ” and indicates DOJ will stop monitoring troubled police agencies , Generals may launch new ISIS raids without Trump’s OK, Trump...
Episode #1625:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Andrew Kimler (@AndyKimy) joins the show to discuss Logan (no spoilers), Trump accuses Obama of wiretapping his phone, Jeff Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year and did not disclose encounters and also used political funds for Republican convention expenses, Women’s Strike on March 8th , the stunningly racist French novel that...
Episode #1626:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Raymond Cordova (@rayciist) and Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) join the show and we cannot stfu about Get Out (no spoilers), Congress is taking Trump’s accusations of wiretapping seriously for some reason (even though James Comey  asked the DOJ to refute the claims), Mike Pence’s AOL account and private email hypocrisy, and former Trump...
Episode #1627:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Raymond Cordova (@rayciist) and Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) join the show and Katey tells a really scary story, shooting of Sikh man probed as a hate crime, SCOTUS sends transgender teen Gavin Grimm’s bathroom case back to lower court, it’s not cool to slut-shame Emma Watson (even if she previously slut-shamed Beyonce), “ This is...
Episode #1628:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss cynicism, Meatball, House Republicans unveil bill designed to repeal Obamacare, Trump’s new travel ban blocks migrants from six nations, and Ben Carson refers to slaves as “ immigrants ” in first remarks to HUD staff Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit ...
Episode #1629:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss being the ultimate introvert, using woman oppressed by a cartoonish version of Sharia Law to silence feminists is a straw man argument, Khizr Khan reportedly cancels Toronto trip after being told his travel privileges are being “ reviewed ,” and Trump tells Planned Parenthood its...
Episode #1630:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss improv, Logan (no spoilers), Rough Night trailer , that BBC interview and how so many people assumed Jung-a Kim was Robert Kelly’s nanny because racism, how this is not at all a relatable story of a woman overcoming her student debt, Sean Spicer’s upside down American flag pin , and Preet...
Episode #1631:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to answer your Patreon questions about Nazi-punching, promoting your writing, and supporting independent media. Also, Paul Ryan is super excited to kill some poor people by slashing Medicaid and doesn’t understand how insurance works , Fox News settles with another staffer who alleged sexual assault by...
Episode #1632:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Lydia Hensler (@LydiaHensler) joins the show to discuss the importance of community during trying times, how Mike Pence would not be a better president than Trump , the devastating CBO report detailing how 24 million people will lose coverage under Trumpcare, and how Steve King is still a giant racist Read Allison’s helpful reminder that...
Episode #1633:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Lydia Hensler (@LydiaHensler) joins the show to discuss possibly living underwater soon, Kellyanne Conway suggests that Obama could have used microwaves to spy on Trump, Preet Bharara was reportedly about to look into if Trump had violated the Constitution’s emoluments clause , and the Trump administration is weighing cuts to the Coast Guard...
Episode #1634:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Keisha Zollar (@keishaz) joins the show to sleuth about gravity deniers, Twitter gets super mad at Rachel Maddow for her Trump taxes segment, everything you think you know about the death of Mike Brown is wrong ( and Darren Wilson admits it ), Geert Wilders peaces out like a classic comic book villain, Dutch election’s big winner proves to...
Episode #1635:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to discuss pizza, cats, and Chuck Berry. Also, Trump refuses to shake Angela Merkel’s hand, the weird rebranding of Merkel as a feminist icon, White House’s apocalyptic budget proposal that includes cutting Meals on Wheels, and Republicans may be ready to redefine success on the Obamacare...
Episode #1636:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to remind you not to touch strangers’ butts and for an epic FernGully callback. Also, Dr. Who, Broadchurch, and The Fall (no spoilers). The White House admits its guarantee of “insurance for everybody” isn’t going to happen, Nazi-allied group claims top Trump aide Sebastian Gorka as a...
Episode #1637:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Erin Red (@erinred) joins the show to share a story of police harassment and help answer Patreon questions about a vegan anniversary, leaving a bad job to pursue a dream career, and if you should remain friends with people who believe things you object to. Also, privileged white dudes who support Trump cry that they’re now  victimized...
Episode #1638:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Erin Red (@erinred) joins the show to help answer a technical Patreon question about starting a podcast. Rex Tillerson is skipping a NATO meeting and also visiting Moscow, Exxon says “ technical glitch ” may have prevented preserving emails used by Tillerson to discuss climate change risks, Trump warns Republicans ahead of healthcare vote...
Episode #1639:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Tessa Hersh (@wellitclaire) joins the show to talk about almost starting a new society while trapped in the subway. Also, Trump wanted tanks at his inauguration, Rex Tillerson says he never wanted to be Secretary of State and his wife told him to do it, the London attack, US-led coalition air strike in Syria kills more than 30 people in...
Episode #1640:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to discuss improv, jiujitsu, and fear of failure. Also, Trumpcare’s glorious bellyflop doesn’t mean that parts of Trumpcare aren’t already with us , Rep. Joe Barton’s breathtaking confession , Steve Bannon tells Trump to “ keep a shit list ” of Republicans...
Episode #1641:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show! Fake news everywhere, Alex Jones apologizes for Pizzagate ( kind of ), room full of men decide the fate of women’s health care (yet again), 52 percent of men say they haven’t benefited from women having affordable birth control, Trumpcare would have stopped...
Episode #1642:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss Buffy, Julie Andrews’ new children’s show, and the strange case of Devin Nunes . Also, Jared Kushner to helm “ SWAT Team ” focused on “government efficiency” AKA budget cuts, along with a million other jobs, Senate committee to  question Kushner over meetings with Russians as...
Episode #1643:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to share stories about starting out as a writer, the beauty of a good nap, and the weird panic over leggings . Also, the State Department approves the Keystone XL pipeline, the New York Times publishes a terrible op-ed arguing that the Democrats should stop defending abortion , white supremacist...
Episode #1644:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Keisha Zollar (@keishaz) joins the show to discuss sad, Conservative men and their fear boners and help answer your Patreon questions about fav musicals and assholes who judge people who work blue collar jobs. Also, Donald Trump literally won’t stop golfing , repeal of Obamacare is back on the agenda because the Republicans are monsters,...
Episode #1645:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss UK and US solidarity and why impeachment isn’t a magic solution. Also, Mike Flynn offers to testify before Congress in exchange for immunity and did not disclose income from Russian companies, Mike Pence breaks Senate tie to pass anti-Planned Parenthood bill, Bill O’Reilly accused by women...
Episode #1646:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Erek Smith (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss problematic favs, transphobia, and the ingredients of revolution. Also, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are still raking in money from their business interests, EPA Chief Scott Pruitt rejects agency’s science and chooses not to ban insecticide, North Carolina’s HB2 replacement bill still...
Episode #1647:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Lydia Hensler (@LydiaHensler) joins the show to discuss Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Big Little Lies (no spoilers). Also, Senate Democrats now have the votes to filibuster Neil Gorsuch, Blackwater founder Erik Prince (Betsy DeVos’ brother) held secret meeting  to establish Trump-Putin back channel, Republican politician says women should be...
Episode #1648:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Lydia Hensler (@LydiaHensler) joins the show to discuss Trump aide Sebastian Gorka  backing a violent anti-Semitic militia. Also, Jared Kushner makes a surprise Iraq visit, reported terrorist attack in Russia , and oligarchy and the loss of trust in institutions Allison’s eBook is now available to all patrons! Read it, see behind the scenes...
Episode #1649:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss Pepsi’s incredibly tone-deaf  ad featuring a protesting Kendall Jenner, Mitch McConnell goes “ nuclear ” to break Supreme Court filibuster, Neil Gorsuch has been accused of plagiarism , Jared Kushner helped push Steve Bannon out of the National Security Council, 21 companies have...
Episode #1650:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to answer a Patreon question about writing original, diverse characters. Also, Trump destroys Syrian airfield with dozens of cruise missiles and the media declares  he’s acting “presidential,” Hillary Clinton agrees the U.S. should “ take out ” Assad’s...
Episode #1651:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to answer Patreon questions about Legion (no spoilers) and dealing with anti-choice activists. Also, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has “ no further comment ” on North Korea following their missile test, Trump gutted the State Department and half of the top jobs...
Episode #1652:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Tessa Hersh (@wellitclaire) joins the show to talk about how men are the worst*, security drags David Dao off plane because United overbooked flight and now the media is victim-blaming with the stale “no angel” narrative, Jeff Sessions wants to bring back the War on Drugs , Florida sheriff and deputies warn drug dealers in batshit...
Episode #1653:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Tessa Hersh (@wellitclaire) joins the show to discuss racist people thinking she works at places where she does not work and the feminist influence of Designing Women . Also, “ lunch shaming ” and the many ways poor people are stigmatized, Assad allies say U.S. attach on Syria crosses “ red line ,” Trump administration contradicts...
Episode #1654:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to discuss the U.S. dropping the largest non-nuclear bomb ever in Afghanistan (the bomb cost $15 million), U.S. may launch strike if North Korea tests nuclear weapon, Sean Spicer made several gaffes  about the Holocaust, awful NY Post piece features some idiot who says he won’t date “ hot...
Episode #1655:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to discuss The Great British Baking Show and antifa protesters facing down white supremacists in Berkeley. Also, White House will keep its visitor logs secret , Trump was eating “ the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake ” when he bombed Syria, Fox News host...
Episode #1656:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to discuss bad stand-up comedy. Also, Bill O’Reilly takes vacation amid sexual harassment scandal, Trump claims Rupert Murdoch treats him better than Roger Ailes did while also declining to publicly declare his support for Steve Bannon, Trump gets a “ globalist...
Episode #1657:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com 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 help answer a Patreon question about pursuing what will make you happy. Also, Mike Pence puts North Korea on notice for missile and nuclear tests, and tons of...
Episode #1658:  Independent media needs your support now more than ever! You can support Citizen Radio for as little as $5/month! wearecitizenradio.com 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 offer viewing recs to cleanse your palate of political horrors. Also, Trump lashes out at Tax Returns protesters, 45 percent of Americans say Trump keeps his...
Episode #1659:  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 help answer a Patreon question about  13 Reasons Why . Also, that terrible NYT op-ed written by a mother who insists her daughter is a tomboy and not transgender, NYT antidote to fake news is apparently hiring an extreme climate denier to write op-eds (during a time when the nation is...
Episode #1660:  Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you’ve been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today !  Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to discuss Trainpocalypse and answer a Patreon question about “progressive” dudes who handle critique badly. Also, #ScienceMarch, Ijeoma Oluo’s devastating interview with Rachel Dolezal, and Jeff Sessions maybe doesn’t know that Hawaii is a state Don’t miss Keisha Zollar and...
Episode #1661:  Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you’ve been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today !  Katey Healy-Wurzburg (@khealywu) joins the show to discuss dealing with shitty managers. Also, centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen to face off in last round of French election, Bernie Sanders defends campaigning for anti-abortion Democrat, Juicero offers refunds to all customers after people realize $400...
Episode #1662:  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 Allison to yell at a bunch of white men: Mark Halperin’s shitty tweet about an adorable bow-tie wearing dog named Charlie , Chris Cillizza adds to his pantheon of bad takers by defending Ivanka Trump, male commentators’ weird fixation on Chelsie Clinton, Steve Bannon is encouraging Trump to...
Episode #1663:  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 desperately seeking parental approval and #petstories. Also, Jason Chaffetz says there’s no sign Michael Flynn “ complied with the law ” on overseas payments from Russia and Turkey, Fox News’  Sean Hannity and Steve Doocy have also been accused of sexual harassment,  7...
Episode #1664:  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 talk about trash Bravo TV, learning how to be bored, and the Head Egg. Also, Freedom Caucus endorses Obamacare repeal compromise, Netflix’s documentary “ Hot Girls Wanted ” is accused of outing sex worker, Trump uses “ human trafficking ” as justification for why his wall...
Episode #1665:  Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you’ve been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today !  Maniacs! Please donate whatever you can to Keisha’s recovery: https://www.gofundme.com/keishas-recovery The return of #LadyPowerHour! Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) join the show to answer Patreon questions about pursuing multiple interests and dealing with Trump-supporting parents. Also, #FyreFestival,...
Episode #1666:  Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you’ve been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today !  Maniacs! Please donate whatever you can to Keisha’s recovery: https://www.gofundme.com/keishas-recovery The return of #LadyPowerHour! Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) join the show for Sex and the City  talk and to answer Patreon questions about self-defense, street harassment, and cat updates. Also,...
Episode #1667:  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 talk about the rent being too damn high, gentrification, and to answer a Patreon question about how to be a good progressive without being condescending. Also, May Day protests, the New York Times wants you to say something nice about Trump , Trump on Andrew Jackson and the Civil War: “ Why...
Episode #1668:  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 woes of not being able to grow armpit hair. Also, Reince Priebus says the Trump administration has “ looked at ” changing libel laws to limit press freedom, Trump doesn’t know what’s in his health bill, Chaos at Fox News: Bill Shine is ousted , Fox News anchor joins lawsuit...
Episode #1669:  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 talk about the House voting to repeal Obamacare and how awful Trumpcare is: premium hikes for people with asthma, diabetes, arthritis, cancer, and even people who are pregnant (how pro-life of the GOP!); the plan jeopardizes out-of-pocket caps in employer plans, could consider sexual...
Episode #1670:  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) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to help answer Patreon questions about gentrification and Sense8 (no spoilers). Also, Emmanuel Macron defeats Marine Le Pen, and the healthcare clusterfuck: GOP Senators will do their own healthcare bill and three Senators (and two races) could decide the...
Episode #1671:  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) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to discuss how men don’t know how to clean (sorry, Erek), how The Handmaid’s Tale is coming true, Pence says Trump has “ literally filled this White House ” with anti-abortion leaders, Alaska State representative is confident that women get abortions...
Episode #1672:  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 some viewing/listening/reading recs: Sense8 (no spoilers), The Dead Zone, Dear White People, and A Colony In A Nation. Also, the media has a habit of calling women talking on Twitter “outrage,” Alex Jones’s weird tweet about “ humankind transcending the synthetic VR...
Episode #1673:  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 Little Dog Syndrome and Tom Holland lip-synching. Also, another terrible New York Times op-ed (this one about abortion and the economy ) written by an anti-choice extremist, MSNBC hires George Will , Trumpism is coming from the suburbs , James Comey’s testimony on Huma Abedin...
Episode #1674:  Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you’ve been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today !  Katharine Heller (@spkheller) joins the show to talk about her show with the Neo Futurists  and Allison discusses her piece about how the media needs to stop using euphemisms for racism, xenophobia, and misogyny . Also, Trump’s abrupt firing of FBI’s James Comey and the strategy of using a “ Presidential Commission on Election...
Episode #1675:  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) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to encourage everyone to read about social movements that don’t center white people and help answer a Patreon question about finding value in under-valued professions. Also, Trump admits he was going to fire Comey regardless of DOJ recommendation, the White...
Episode #1676:  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) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to help answer a Patreon question about when Trump’s base will finally turn against him (spoiler: never). Also, police arrest protesters outside Kentucky’s last abortion clinic for blocking the entrance, torch-bearing white supremacists  protested the...
Episode #1677:  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 (@parkermolly) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about engaging with political opponents on Facebook. Also, Trump revealed classified information about ISIS to Russian officials, National Security Adviser General H.R. McMaster doesn’t deny that Trump named a city in conversation with Russians, Israel was...
Episode #1678:  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 terrible, terrible Twitter and how total strangers fat-shame Meatball. Also, dozens more Syrian civilians allegedly killed in U.S.-led strikes, racist Trump adviser is a finalist to become Labor Department’s top diplomat, Sean Hannity wants White House to seize more control...
Episode #1679:  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 some good news: we’re not under martial law yet, Chelsea Manning is free, and Roger Ailes is dead. Also, Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians , Trump’s team knew Michael Flynn was under investigation but gave him the job anyway , Flynn stopped...
Episode #1680:  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 what to do if your boss eliminates benefits for employees. Also, avocado toast is not the reason you can’t afford a house, Trump seals $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia while lecturing Muslims about the need to eliminate extremism, Trump:...
Episode #1681:  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 about SNL and improv. Also, Mike Pence creates PAC ahead of 2018 and 2020 elections, Planned Parenthood is now closing 10 centers across the Midwest and Southwest , Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts, vigilantes in Germany and Bulgaria are beating up and...
Episode #1682:  Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you’ve been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today !  Lydia Hensler (@lydiahensler) joins the show to discuss sharing the stage with Rosie O’Donnell at  The Female Gaze . Also, Melania Trump really doesn’t want to hold Donald Trump’s hand, Allison requests people stop shitting on everything girls love ,  22 dead in Manchester bombing, Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back...
Episode #1683:  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) triumphantly returns with tales from her recent medical scare. Also, Notre Dame grads walk out on Mike Pence’s speech, Richard Collins III  murdered by a white supremacist, FBI busts Neo-Nazi in Florida for making explosives— and finds radioactive materials , Texas rushes to pass transphobic “ bathroom...
Episode #1684:  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 Twin Peaks (no spoilers). Also, CBO reveals 23 million fewer Americans would have health coverage under Obamacare repeal, Montana GOP candidate Greg Gianforte charged with assault after “ body-slamming ” reporter Ben Jacobs, Trump team stands by budget’s $2 trillion...
Episode #1685:  Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you’ve been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today !  Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) joins the show to discuss  The Great Comet  and help answer a question about vegan restaurant recs. Also, Russian ambassador told Moscow that Jared Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin, Trump pushes a Prime Minister aside at NATO meeting and calls Germans “ very bad ,”...
Episode #1686:  Reminder: Citizen Radio still needs your support! If you’ve been enjoying the show, consider becoming a member or upping your support today !  Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) and Erek Smith (@erek_smith) join the show to discuss Erek’s obsession with Friends and dudes who tell women to smile. Also, appeals court slaps down Trump’s Muslim ban yet again , Trump accuses “ fake news ” media of making up sources, villagers say Yemeni child was shot as he tried to flee...
Episode #1687:  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 answer all your vegan questions: dealing with non-vegan family, best places for vegan clothing and makeup, comfort food, and cheese alternatives. Also, 100 middle schoolers refuse photo-op with Paul Ryan during D.C. trip, Portland MAX hero’s last words: “ Tell everyone on this train I love...