Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Things are getting stranger and stranger, and it feels like the nation is one simmering pressure cooker. Between the Rittenhouse trial and the trial for the murderers of Ahmaud Arbery going on at the same time the House select committee on 1/6 seems to be kicking into action, and some of the more hardcore of the insurrectionists are finally being sentenced to more than a slap on the wrist, the American right wing seems to be more empowered than ever. And we [...]
I had met Jackson Browne a few times over the years, and had seem him in concert dozens of times. I finally got to interview him for the first time when he joined me in the fm 101.9 Music Hall on September 13, 1996. This still ranks up among my favorite artist interviews. I then went on to host Jackson Browne for his appearance on the "Columbia Records Radio Hour". (I haven't been able to locate a recording of that, sadly.) For a few years, we tried to schedule an interview on my Air America radio show. By [...]
Nicole Sandler follows logic down the rabbit hole today as she recaps some of last night's final GOP debate before the Iowa Caucuses on Wednesday, Donald Trump's hypocrisy on veterans and more. And for Flashback Friday, Nicole unearthed her 2-17-10 interview with Jackson Browne, recorded on a visit to LA...
Today is a rare day indeed! Not only is it Friday the 13th, but it's the rare Friday the 13th that falls on a Full Moon! It won't happen again until 2049, so let's enjoy it, or not, while we can. Today, I welcomed lawyer turned comedian and writer, Dean Obeidallah to the show. At The Daily Beast, Dean has been writing about the same things we talk about here on the show. Today, we centered in on two of his recent works, "It's Time to Think Big or Shut Up on Gun Control" and "Home Grown, Right Wing Terrorism: [...]
I'm heading back to Washington DC tonight - along with thousands of 99ers! From the official website: WHAT Thousands will converge on the nation’s capital to show Congress what democracy looks like, shine a light on corporate greed and the human suffering it has caused, and demand justice for the 99%. For four days we’ll hold spirited but peaceful actions, speak-outs, and protests—from the halls of the Capitol to the offices on K Street—as well as spend time together learning and sharing stories, ideas, and inspiration. A few highlights: Monday, December 5 – Set up the People’s Camp. After [...]