Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Today is Festivus, also known as Christmas Eve Eve. But more than either of those, it's Thursday, so Howie Klein is here. I'm sure Howie has some grievances to share, like in his latest post in which he goes off on the worst Wall Street types who've been bribing members of Congress, but now want to be members of Congress. Greed-- it's the perfect story for Christmas week. When does one have enough? We'll begin the show with a visit from John [...]
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) Today, I welcome John M. Barry back the show a year after he first appeared. He's the author of The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History, about the 1918 Spanish Flu. He wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post on Monday, "The 1918 pandemic tells us that we can’t celebrate the end of covid yet." Today, we get an update from him on how our COVID pandemic compares to the 1918 Spanish flu. But we begin the [...]
Download here or click below to play After our usual start to the show with the latest news, some commentary and, of course, something funny to bring a much-needed laugh or two, Nicole welcomes John M. Barry to the show. He wrote the book, The Great Influenza: The story of the deadliest pandemic in history, and will give us all the info we need and more about the deadliest pandemic in history. Today's song parody to get us started came from the Phoenix Chamber Choir in Vancouver, BC. Enjoy!