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This week on Book Talk DJ Kory takes you through his highlights from 2011. We will hear some of the best moments,…
Tim Fitzgerald (@diceytroop) on livetweeting GAs & presenting OWS to a Unitarian congregation, Obama's drone program…
Occupy the Holidays interviews with Jeff Smith (@dontbeaputz) & Dwayne Henry (@dwayne_wins), and holiday party…
Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those…
My guest this week is artist Josh Blackwell. He recently curated a show at Zurcher Gallery in new york city called,…
Stephen Bloom's hateful Iowa smear, How to give Bronx after school students Christmas gifts, and Ron Paul's racist…
Merry Christmas to all! Today is Christmas day, so Book Talk will focus on three stories about Christmas: Yes Virginia,…
On the ground at the protest to save Washington Irving High School, Twitter terrorism, and a live set of the two of us…
Nearly 50 arrested on 3-month anniversary of OWS – including Bishop George Packard, we escape a police net with our…
This week on the show my guests are artists Ray Sweeten and Lisa Gwilliam. The two artists, who exhibit under the name…
More jails stories, Molly's appearance on Countdown with Keith Olbermann, and Forbes tells black children what to do.
It has been two years since I have been hosting Book Talk and as I fight for residency in this country, I decided to run…
John spends 37 hours in jail after being arrested covering an OWS protest. Molly appears on Olbermann and writes about…
Radio Dispatch is on repeat today because our own John Knefel was arrested and held for over 36 hours for documenting an…
For the last 25 years my guest, photographer Paul Shambroom, has been photographing American power. In the 1990s he was…
Chloe Angyal joins us to discuss the awfulness of New Years Eve (the romcom), Obama's disappointing Plan B decision, and…
Matthew Zingg's work has appeared in the Cider Press Review, the Madison Review, Low Log, and Opium Magazine among…
On the ground coverage of the December 6th Occupy Our Homes action, USA Today and NY Post write halfway decent stories…
Rev Jesse Jackson speaks at the Nation, we were there to listen in, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo plans on raising taxes on…
This week on the show my guest is painter Jason Brockert. Jason currently has a show up at Iam8bit Gallery in Los…
John gets penned in while Occupying Obama, the Levin/McCain bill expands terrorism battlefield to entire globe, and…
Michael Lala grew up mostly in the western United States and Tokyo, and studied writing in Michigan. He is the author…
CUNY protests kick into high gear, DoD contractors descend on Manhattan – and we're there to watch, and Molson Beer's…
Role of gender in OWS, Wikileaks wins journalism award in Australia, and the 13 Billion dollars the fed gave the banks…
Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those…
This week on Art Uncovered artists Paul Brainard and Frank Webster talk about the show they've curated at Allegra…
Allison Kilkenny on the militarization of police departments nationwide, and two stories about love, one from Maggie…
Fine Fine Music is a collection of stories about the other side of rock and roll and coming of age in the land that time…
Fox News host calls pepper spray a food item, pepper spray cop is the Internet's new favorite meme, and Mitt Romney's…
UC Davis students shame the school's chancellor, the secret Wall Street memo from Speaker Boehner's former advisors, and…
My guest this week is video artist Jesse McLean. In her videos Jesse draws on footage from films, reality tv, and you…
Molly's conversations w Father Punk, and John's 17 hours on the ground for OWS's day of action. More information at…
After the death of his father and an ego-damaging breakup, unemployed college dropout Billy MacKenzie finds himself in a…
John gives his on-the-ground report of the raid of Liberty Square, aka Zuccotti Park on Tuesday morning. That, plus the…
Short hair on girls makes them unattractive & weird, apparently, NY Times fails multiple times in multiple ways, and…
This week on the show I'm joined by photojournalist Arthur Pollock. Over the last 50 years, Arthur has photographed…
Danny Solomon, Nick Maritato, and Robert Dean join Radio Dispatch for a very special Goodbye Goof Troop. Danny's leaving…
Zine – We’ll Never Have Paris. Narrative nonfiction 'for all things never meant to be.' A NYC-based, print-only,…
Dan Feidt on the power of live-streaming in the Occupy movement, as well as our election round up from Maine,…
Recapping the Tar Sands White House protest, Bank Transfer Day is a success, and Herman Cain's “lewd” behavior.…
My guests this week are filmmakers Ian Markiewicz and Alex Hammond. They are the co-directors of Better Than Something:…
Chris Hedges talks to us about why Goldman Sachs is so awful, Jon Stewart continues his dismal OWS coverage, & Mike…
This week on Book Talk I discuss the OWS movement and a book about the history and mystery of the Federal Reserve and…
Ethan Buckner takes us inside OWS, Karen Finerman of CNBC's Fast Money tells us what's happening with MF Global, and…
Annie Jay, an organizer for Occupy Dubuque, joins us to talk about what Occupy in the heartland looks like. We also…
In 2001, after 9/11, U.S. politicians instructed Americans to grieve and mourn the national tragedy in the most American…
Occupy Oakland solidarity march gets intense (and John was there for the whole thing), NY Gen Assembly sends $20K &…
Compared to the famed Shakespeare and Company by Gonzague Pichelin, a French filmmaker whose award-winning documentary…
Oakland Police Dept creates a warzone in the streets, what does the future hold for Occupy, and does the Occupy movement…
Tape of Cornel West at the stop stop & frisk rally in Harlem, a round up of OWS activities, & a short story from…
Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those…
This week on Art Uncovered: French filmmaker Laure Flamarion. She is the co-director of the new film "Somewhere to…
OWS fills the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hearing, and we have tape of it. Also, Mitt Romney has no idea how…
ILOANBOOKS.com Infinity Links October And November Itchy Legs Often Ain't Normal It Looks Obvious After Napping Insane…
Gov. Gary Johnson, Presidential candidate for the GOP, joins us on today's show to discuss his party's history of…
Occupy Wall Street holds a General Assembly meeting in Washington Square Park on Sunday night, we analyze Obama's MLK…
This week on Art Uncovered I speak with Steve Lambert. Steve makes objects and creates experiences that connect…
Today's show is a round up of Occupy Wall Street's Thursday evening events through Saturday night. John and Molly…
Timothy Malcolm Smith, a young Creative Director at a cozy ad agency in East Central London, has warmed the hearts of an…
Occupy Iowa spreads to 7 cities, Occupy Dallas stands its ground against the cops, and the GOP candidates suggest…
Jesse Mulert of Occupy Seattle joins us to describe the OWS movement in that city, plus some tape of the General…
This week on Art Uncovered: Brooklyn-based painter Jamie Powell. In her paintings Jamie takes advantage of everything…
Eye witness account of the Occupy Wall Street Union march, class consciousness is coming to America, and Slate praises…
How necessary are reviews? The more that books go online, both as products for sale and as content to read, the more…
Singer/songwriter Mike Milazzo bangs out some tunes, Occupy Wall Street gets Jeff Mangum, and Sady Doyle on OWS's…
Part II of our interview with Feministing's Chloe Angyal, as well as Molly's stories from Slut Walk and more news about…
This week on the show my guest is documentary filmmaker Marshall Curry. His newest film is called "If A Tree Falls: A…
US citizen Anwar al-Awlaki has been assassinated, Occupy Wall Street issues demands, and Melissa Harris Perry offers a…
One good thing about “33 Revolutions Per Minute,” which is subtitled “A History of Protest Songs, From Billie…
Friday Funday is here, with new goof troop members Amber Nelson and Jake Young, as well as the returning Nick Maritato. …
Obama is in bed with the banks, NYT's problem with false equivalences, and are white voters abandoning Obama sooner than…
Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those…
This week on Art Uncovered I speak with French photographer Céline Clanet. Over the last six years Céline has been…
Troy Davis' execution and Richard Wright's Native Son, booing a gay soldier at GOP debate, and the war on workers…
This week BreakThru Radio has been investigating the small screen—how we use it, why we use it, how it is changing the…
GOP threatens the Fed, Brit Hume wages class warfare, and DADT is done for. All that, plus Rick Santorum's Google…
Obama issues a bold plan – let's see if he sticks with it. Also, a HUGE installment of John & Molly Fix Your…
Joining me on the show this week Nicholas de Monchaux. He is the author of a fascinating book called Spacesuit:…
Adam Day, singer songwriter, and comedian Nick Maritato join us on today's Radio Dispatch. We also record our first…
What do you get when you plop a moody Midwesterner in Manhattan, the land of the quick and the mean, then grant him a…
Henry Zebrowski and Ed Larson join us for an end-of-summer Friday Funday. Henry gets beaten up by a girl, Ed used to be…
Dan Wilbur of Better Book Titles is back to discuss his favorite summer reads, as well as books we loved as children,…
This week on the show I'm joined by Bushwick-based painter Rebecca Litt. Rebecca's paintings filter bits of…
Ali Gharib, blogger for Think Progress, is back on the show to discuss the protests in Syria, mission creep in Libya,…
This week on Book Talk is guest-less. I talk briefly about the conflict of scheduling Party Week with the 10th year…
Friday Funday hits in a big way with Nick Maritato, Zach Broussard, and Danny Solomon stopping by to lament the end of…
The job number is zero, Obama backs down on smog regulation, and Gchat has changed the nature of discussion, according…
My guest this week is artist Jason Burch, maker of photographs, videos and collages that examine the surreal…
A storyteller at UCB confesses to rape, thinks it's funny, and we really don't, at all. And if you need some advice,…
Does nothing matter? It shouldn't do. After all, nothing is …well… nothing.
BreakThru Radio takes over on Radio Dispatch. Matt DeMello, Jake Schnaidt, Thompson Davis – all BTR people – come by…
Molly is back from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival! Stories from her trip, the hurricane she missed, and Matt McCarthy…
Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those…
My guest this week is Lithuanian artist Julijonas Urbonas. He is the artist behind the Euthanasia Coaster, a…
Gawker's Hamilton Nolan is back on the show to discuss the culture of gaffes, how the “re-civilize” Nivea ad could…
“The bare bones of the plot are certainly gripping — the loss of a son she never knew, the lifelong grieving process…
It's Friday Funday with goof troop members Zach Broussard and Zachary Sims. We also replay one of my favorite…
The Battle of Tripoli, the Verizon strike is over, and we talk with a baby born with a full-grown man's body. New…
Welcome to Art Uncovered. My guest on the show this week is artist Jonathan Monaghan. Jonathan makes short films that…
Dan St. Germain, Mike Lawrence, and Danny Solomon join us for a special installment of Friday Funday, on Monday! Comedy…
In this remarkable new work, writer and filmmaker Antonino D'Ambrosio tells the astonishing and dramatic story behind…
Rick Perry calls Ben Bernanke a traitor, Fred Karger beats Obama on his LGBT issues, and the incredible disappearing Ron…
Michele Bachmann's submission theology explained, Rick Perry's Texas Miracle debunked, and Hilary Clinton would not have…
On the show this week: Bjoern Meyer-Ebrecht. Bjoern makes, collages, sculptures and drawings that draw on found imagery…
On location at the Verizon wireless strike, Michele Bachmann on the nature of submission, and connecting the dots…
Equal parts hip-hop memoir, razor-sharp analysis of the current political climate, and self-help manual for the…
Alex Pareene of Salon.com on Rick Perry's bizarre front-runner status, Mitt Romney's “weirdness”, and another round…
We explain the S&P downgrade, look into Mitt Romney's abortion past, and interview Liz Hernandez Majumder, who just…
This week I spoke with Andrea Polli, a digital media artist who works with science and technology to create public …
Syria is going to hell, but America only wants inspiring stories out of the Middle East, Wall Street is on some kind of…
It is Peter Pan Syndrome week here on BreakThru Radio, so, as the shoe fits, wear it. I do a reading from the J.M.…
Fellow siblings Henry and Jackie Zebrowski join us for Friday funday. We talk about growing up funny to compensate for…
Congress passed a bill, we explain what it is, what it does, and how it could have been much better. Confused on what's…
My guest this week is artist Luisa Kazanas . Luisa's sculptures and prints explore psychological states of being and…
GDP numbers are in and they are bad (We explain why!), America slouches toward default, Diallo (DSK Maid) never said…
This week on Book Talk we have illustrator/artist Ricardo Cortes who collaborated with Adam Mansbach to be the first…
Friday funday hits in full effect, with goof troop members Jared Logan, Zachary Sims, and Zach Broussard. From…
Media reaction to Norway bombing was totally racist, Nafissatou Diallo – DSK's accuser – speaks out, and a new…
Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those…
My guest on the show today is Louise Weinberg. She is the Registrar and Archives Manager at the Queens Museum of Art…
Chloe Angyal relates an overheard men's bathroom conversation about big boobs, tells us about Rupert Murdoch's wife, and…
For the Kellehers, Maine is a place where children run in packs, showers are taken outdoors, and old Irish songs are…
Goof troop old hats Nick Maritato and Neal Stastny come by today to discuss the efficacy of pie in the face, if/when…
Page One is a bad documentary, Assange's defense team offers up some damning quotes, and anther installment of John and…
My guest this week is design historian Steven Heller. His new book, published by Phaidon, is called "Iron Fists:…
Who gets blamed if the country defaults, can feminists diet, and will Rupert Murdock lose Fox News? We answer all these…
Welcome to The Bookscore, where we rate what you read by compiling reviews from the most trusted book review…
Friday funday with goof troop members Laura Yaz and Danny Solomon. Danny's appendix issues, Laura's mugging issues, and…
Salon's Justin Elliot tells us why we're not at war with Iran, Rick Perry's love of executions, and what the phrase…
I first came across the work of week's guest Jesse Hulcher's at Interstate Projects here in Brooklyn, where he had a…
Michele Bachmann sings the debt ceiling blues, the encroaching 4 day school week, & Frank Rich has some brutal words…
In his 2005 New York Times bestselling memoir, Symptoms of Withdrawal, Christopher Kennedy Lawford chronicled his deep…
Friday funday is back to talk engagement, the mystery of crawfish, and the even greater mystery of Shia LaBouf. We're…
DSK released, failure to raise debt ceiling will look like hell, the danger of progressive fables, and more. There's no…
My guest this week is artist Amy Eckert. Amy's photographs and collages explore ideas of home, mobility and the…
Welcome to Radio Dispatch. On today's show, we celebrate the 4th of July with a very special guest. Plus, Glenn Beck…
For half-Native American Minx, this is not superstition; it is reality. Once a struggling young artist in New York City,…
Friday Funday with the Goof Troop! Marriage – would you? Culture – heard of it? Summer – how to win it? For the…
Gay marriage is now a MUST in New York, will LGBT activists move to the GOP?, and a new John and Molly Fix Your Life…
Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those…
This week on Art Uncovered my guest is Carl Deihl --- a portland-based artist who's work examines the intersections…
Ben Privot, founder of The Consensual Project, joins us to continue spreading his gospel of consent, and tells us that…
This week's show is dedicated to fathers. As a special guest, I spoke to my own dad over the phone about the importance…
Friday Funday Number 2! Today we're joined by goof troop members: Zach Broussard, Zachary Sims, and Danny Solomon. We…
Confidence man Troy Travis joins us to discuss ways to increase our presence in difficult situations. And Walmart is…
This week on the show my guest is Michelle Muldrow. Michelle's paintings deal with the American landscape and the…
NY State Senator says take this job and shove it, Pizza Cain is terrified of Muslims, and a new segment called Huff or…
Professional Idiot recounts Stephen “Steve-O” Glover's glory days, drug addiction, and his path of recovery and…
Our first Friday Funday with our goof troop: Nick Maritato, Neal Stastny, and Robert Dean. We all go back to 5th Grade…
First-year teacher Meredith Klein breaks down Bloomberg's proposal to lay off 4,100 teachers, and also the joys of going…
For almost four decades, Homer Flynn has been the Art Director and visual driving force behind The Residents --- the…
Chloe Angyal returns to get to the bottom of Weinergate, the politics of sexting, and an attack against abortion…
Imagine that Jane Austen had written the opening line of her satirical novel Pride and Prejudice this way: “It is a…
Comedian Lee Camp on a mission to disrupt the Koch brothers, Palin stands by her history, and our new favorite segment,…
This past weekend people from across brooklyn and new york city descended on the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick for…
Gawker's Jim Newell on Mitt Romney's Twilight fandom, Peggy Noonan vs Maureen Dowd, and the joy of attacking those in…
A book that celebrates the library's vast collection - and patrons - by featuring a diverse group of celebrities,…
Brad Liening reads from his recently published poetry collection We Are Doomed, and Dustin Luke Nelson and Jess Grover…
Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those…
Today on the show my guests are artists Boris Rasin and Kenny Komer. Their posters, sculptures and interactive projects …
Jack Stuef, former editor at Wonkette, comes by to discuss the rules of satire, and some of the more fringe candidates…
“We aren't just service dog and master; Tuesday and I are also best friends. Kindred souls. Brothers. Whatever you…
Gawker's Hamilton Nolan joins us to talk NYT Op-Ed page, the laziness of framing revolutions through Twitter, and his…
On Art Uncovered this week I talk with painter Matthew Miller about his solo show that's up now at Famous Accountants.…
Alex Pareene of Salon is back to discuss Newt's meltdown, Herman Cain's unstoppability, and the always objectionable…
Project V.O.I.C.E. (Vocal Outreach Into Creative Expression) is a national movement that celebrates and inspires youth…
IMF (alleged) sex creep, OK Cupid boy's rocket blog (not good!), and Letters From the Editors, in which John and Molly…
This week on the show my guest is artist Doug Young. Doug has just begun a new body of work of paintings on glass …
Feministing's newest editor Chloe Angyal returns to Radio Dispatch to talk slutwalks, HR3, and street harassment. Plus,…
It’s 2008. Jim Axelrod—once among the most watched correspondents on network news and the first television reporter…
Travis Irvine on Ron Paul's debate performance, Fashion Meets Finance meets barf, and the amazing disappearing Hillary…
This week on the show my guest is painter Natalie Westbrook. Her dense canvases of thickly textured paint depict chaotic…
Let's all start torturing again, let's release the digital head on a pike, and let's all praise Peter King for speaking…
Experienced stage actress and successful television star of Warehouse 13, Joanne Kelly comes by the studio to discuss…
Bin Laden is dead – what to make of it, and what to make of it not. Plus a new segment of John and Molly Fix Your…
This week on the show my guest is painter Eric LoPresti. His new show entitled A Different Country is up now at Like the…
Methtacular writer/star Steven Strafford takes us through the heady days of a meth addiction, birthers are still…

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