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Heather Benno of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund on the recently obtained FOIA documents that show part of the…
Encore episode - first aired Mar 5, 2011. Laura Hillenbrand is a New York Times bestseller known for her famous freshman…
Today we are airing an encore presentation of out first Radio Dispatch Live! Our special guests are Rolling Stone and…
Today's show is another best-of show. We've got an essay Molly wrote about balloon salespeople, an essay John wrote…
Adam Newman, Anthony Atamanuik, and Michelle Markowitz tell their "Best Presents" stories, with David Martin as host.
It's our Christmas Day show! Today's show is a best-of show, which includes Sam Osterhout reading from his book Memos to…
Painter Devon Clapp is interested in the bizarre, dark and more disturbing aspects of existence. His new show at et al…
Ryan Devereaux on the dangers of Zero Dark Thirty, and the National Review thinks men would have stopped the Sandy Hook…
Timing is everything. And this week on Book Talk I have a conversation with a psychologist turned Young Adult author…
Time names Obama person of the year, the appalling lack of emotion for Muslims killed in the drone program, and the…
Megan McArdle bravely suggests that gun rampage victims to gang-rush the shooter, the media is engaged in a lot of…
We spend the hour on the Newtown mass shooting, including Obama's history of failure on gun control and the way we talk…
For more than 10 years German artist Bjoern Schulke has been making interactive kinetic sculptures. His works bring…
Matt Lauer really jackasses it up while interviewing Anne Hathaway, a new Guantanamo Bay ruling further censors the…
We invite you into the heart of our homeland. Economic recession defines the landscape of Middle America and the…
More thoughts on the DSM and how it relates to trans people, major blow to unions in Michigan, and a so-called men's…
Ten legal tactics cops can use to surveil you, and some thoughts on what you can do to avoid them. Plus, the sweet sweet…
Nick Kristof would like the poor in the US to stop being such leeches, visiting Ahmed Ferhani in Rikers, and some…
This week on Art Uncovered I speak with artist Allison Sommers. Her new show, Ellipsis, includes videos, an installation…
New DSM 5 still lists some trans people as "disordered", UN disability treaty gets voted down, and some amazing listener…
Books – Richardson vs. Fielding, Garcia Marquez vs. Llorsa, Hemingway vs. Fitzgerald, Eliot vs. Pound & Plath vs.…
Ahmed Ferhani takes a guilty plea, and Radio Dispatch was in the courtroom for the whole thing. Also, watching the New…
Mike Konczal on the poorly named Fiscal Cliff: what it is and where Obama stands on it, both positive and negative.…
Nathan Fuller of the Bradley Manning Support Network on Manning's testimony at Fort Meade, his psychiatrist's attempts…
Photographer Edmund Clark's project Guantanamo: If The Light Goes Out looks at spaces and objects to tell the ongoing…
This is the recording of our first Radio Dispatch Live! We talk Petraeus, the kill list, and a decade of US foreign…
Whether it is singing, accounting or swimming you are good at, chances are there is a role for you somewhere. This week…
A new study sheds light on the harsh working conditions domestic workers face, the judge in Jeremy Hammond's case has a…
Revisiting the Runaway General, the Michael Hastings story that ended Stanley McCrystal's career as a general, a…
Join Michelle Markowitz, Anthony Atamanuik, and David Martin for some spooky storm-themed stories!
Fox News declares a War on Men, and we give you your reading list for the first ever Radio Dispatch Live, which we're…
Andy Adams is the editor, publisher and producer of FlakPhoto.com. This week on Art Uncovered he talks about online…
Walmart workers and activists stage Black Friday strikes in 100 cities and in 46 states, pushing back on Charlie…
What is plagiarism anyhow? Being “Knock-Off Week” here at BreakThru Radio, I wanted to take a look at the difference…
It's Thanksgiving. Celebrate by listening to one of our favorite shows this year, our hour-long discussion of Communism,…
Anna Lekas Miller joins us to discuss the deteriorating conditions in Gaza, and The Nation's Josh Eidelson reports on…
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now joins us to discuss her new book, the Silenced Majority, as well as the Occupy movement,…
Filmmaker Rodney Ascher's new documentary, Room 237, is all about the secret meanings hidden in Stanley Kubrick's horror…
Strike Debt raised enough money to abolish over 5 million dollars in debt, Palestinian rights organizations protest…
Don’t Believe the Hype!
Today's show is all about police repression of Arab and Muslim communities, and activist groups as well.
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the People's Bailout and the ongoing Rolling Jubilee. Also, slut-shaming in the…
Occupy Sandy establishes an outpost in the still suffering Midland Beach area in Staten Island, and Jezebel shames high…
This week, somewhere in Kazakhstan, a satellite called EchoStar XVI will launch into geosynchronous orbit 24,000 miles…
Efforts to provide relief to the Rockaways continue, and John was on the ground to witness some of it. Also, Occupy's…
Dirty Secret is a tell-all memoir about the life of a daughter to a hoarder. Jessie Sholl takes you inside the…
The election results are in. We're drinking bloody marys and screwdrivers. Also, Nick Isabella, who runs the twitter…
Michael Tracey on voter disenfranchisement in New Jersey following Superstorm Sandy. Also, Occupy Sandy is getting a lot…
On the ground interviews from Staten Island and Rockaway Beach, as we take you to some of the places in New York City…
In a new exhibition at the RISD Museum of Art called America in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now, curator Jan…
Our coverage of Sandy's effects on New York City continues, with Chris Robbins of Gothamist reporting on the massive…
This past week, parts of New York City and the surrounding area were devastated by Hurricane Sandy. In the wake of this…
Huge Sandy-themed show today. Activist Michael Premo on InterOccupy mutual aid efforts, journalist Danny Gold on…
Hurricane Sandy has devastated the Northeast, leaving millions without power, and New York City without subway service…
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York  get together at the end of every month to share their wild…
Hurricane Sandy bears down on the Northeast! It's a Frankenstorm-snoreaster-pocalypse! We're replaying two interviews…
This week on Art Uncovered Italian curator Domenico Quaranta talks about his exhibition Collect the WWWorld: The…
Cannibal cop wanted to kidnap, cook, and eat one hundred women, the future of warfare is lethal autonomous robots, and…
The world’s preeminent word-of-mouth marketing experts demonstrate how in-person social networking, not online…
Chase Madar, author of The Passion of Bradley Manning, on Manning's detention, trans identity, and the overlap of…
Anne Elizabeth Moore on her new book Hip Hop Apsara, Cambodia, and denationalized trade zones. Also, a listener provided…
John returns to the show, with more audio from Guantanamo Bay. Also, Greg Basta on the new book by New York Communities…
Wendy Klemperer makes sculptures of animals. the creatures in her work are amazingly expressive and convey complex…
John's latest dispatches from Guantanamo Bay, including an interview with Hina Shamsi of the ACLU. Also, an interview…
SuddenlySolo.org is a definitive site for the mature widowed or divorced man. As healing after a breakup, divorce, or a…
John's third dispatch from Guantanamo is an interview with Defense Attorney David Schulz on classified information and…
Jesse Myerson is back to continue the co-host party and John sends his second dispatch from Guantanamo Bay, including…
Jesse Myerson is guest co-hosting all week. John sends his first dispatch from Guantanamo Bay, the EU is confusingly…
Over ten years filmmaker Ben Shapiro followed photographer Gregory Crewdson, documenting his film-sized photo…
Melissa Gira Grant on a California proposition that would adversely effect sex workers, and the former Facebook…
In The Knockoff Economy (Oxford University Press, September 2012), law professors Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman…
Labor reporter Josh Eidelson joins us to discuss the Walmart strikes happening across the country, the possibility of a…
Karim El Hakim shares firsthand stories about the Egyptian revolution, including the time the secret police beat and…
Kevin Gosztola of FireDogLake on 3rd party politics and short-term thinking in the Democratic Party, Patrick Robbins on…
Over the last 50 years, Arthur Pollock has photographed some of the landmark events in our country's history, including…
Micah Uetricht on the striking Walmart workers in Illinois and California, the jobs numbers are in and look better than…
This week we delve deep beneath the surface, coursing through the criminally under-explored arteries of the least…
Tucker Carlson and Drudge discover that President Obama is black, Todd Akin believes women who aren't pregnant are…
Greg Basta of New York Communities for Change discusses the lawsuit brought by Attorney General Eric Schniederman…
Columbia Law Professor Naureen Shah joins us to discuss a new drone report she co-authored.
This week on the show painter and community advocate Peter Krashes joins me to talk about his new exhibition Make It…
John isn't voting for Obama. Molly's on the fence. We spend the hour on discussing the issue that is dominating the…
Fairy tales for children. Novels for and about children. And a guide to raising children. On Book Talk this week, I take…
Tim Pool reports from the streets of Madrid, and the intense police violence he witnessed there.
Human Rights attorney Sarah Knuckey joins us to discuss the new report on the Obama administration's drone program,…
Love, Lust, and Heartbreak with Halle Kiefer, Adam Wade, John Flynn, and Anthony Atamanuik.
Pussy Riot lawyers discussing their case - we have audio of their talk at NYU, and a new report on drones details the…
Last Tuesday, Steve Sabol, the long-time president, filmmaker and creative force behind NFL Films, passed away. Through…
Ali Gharib joins us to discuss Middle East protests and Romney's secret remarks about Israel and Palestine.
Before we get to the vegan and meat talk, I will preview the upcoming New Yorker festival due to take place in New York…
The anti-Muslim video and the importance of defending free speech you find abhorrent, the Chicago Teachers strike…
The NYPD arrested John again. Here's our show about it.
Jesse Myerson joins us for S17, Occupy Wall Street's one year anniversary. Reports from the day's actions, as well as…
That's photographer Andy Freeberg talking about his project called Guardians. It's one of two exhibitions he has up…
Greg Palast joins us to discuss his new book, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits, as well as the Chicago teachers strike.
On a warm June day, Maura Corrigan is walking with her nine-year-old son, James, as he rides his bike to school when the…
Iona Craig reports from Yemen on the bomb blast that killed 12 people, how Anwar al-Awlaki was perceived in Yemen, and…
Joe Macare reports on the Chicago Teachers Union strike from the streets of Chicago, and gives context to the charter…
Nona Willis Aronowitz and Aaron Cassara join us to discuss the upcoming film Barista, which they just successfully…
Photographer Emil Hartvig is based in Copenhagen, but recently he came to the United States and traveled through the…
We break down President Obama's speech to the DNC, as well as Michelle Obama's and Bill Clinton's.
“Free” has a lot of definitions. But to BreakThru Radio this week, it stands for a free economy—a society where…
Day 3 of our DNC coverage, including a direct action by the No Papers, No Fear Ride For Justice group aka the UnDocuBus…
Our on-the-ground coverage of the DNC in NC continues with the No Papers, No Fear tour, and we infiltrate a Young…
Radio Dispatch is in Charlotte, North Carolina for the DNC, reporting from the Southern Workers Assembly, and Cat…
Brian Rose's new book of photographs, Time and Space on the Lower East Side, is all about how we experience change, or…
Nathan Fuller of the Bradley Manning Support Network returns to discuss the on-going pre-trial hearings at Fort Meade,…
Everyone should own a bicycle, especially if you live in a major city such as New York. A lot is being done to make…
Michael Tracey is at the RNC, and we talk to him about the silencing of the Ron Paul delegates, the bizarre social scene…
Laurie Penny on rape culture and her own experience with rape, as well as how this conversation relates to the…
What Virginity means to Christian Capozzoli, Melanie Hamlett, Jon Gabrus, and Adam Wade.
NYPD is responsible for all 9 bystanders shot outside the ESB, Chris Matthews calls out Reince Preibus for race-baiting,…
For the last eight months San Francisco based painter Michelle Blade has been working on a project called 366 Days of…
Matt Fisher talks about Progressive Insurance providing legal counsel to the driver who killed his sister, and the…
I take a look at how literature and self-help guides play a role in understanding any generations current economic…
ProPublica's Justin Elliott on the false claim that the NYPD foiled 14 terror plots, and the GOP's anti-woman and…
Jeffrey McClain of Iraq Vets Against The War on to discuss Stars Earn Stripes, a facility that recreates the bin Laden…
Truthout's Joe Macare on Occupy Chicago, the Assange embassy controversy, and the Pussy Riot solidarity action in New…
A few weeks ago I was on vacation and I went into a deli to use the ATM. I swiped my card and then the strangest thing…
Pussy Riot gets 2 years hard labor, London authorities threaten to storm Ecuadorian embassy, Paul Ryan's bad…
There is as much sound in reading as there is in radio. Taking a look at the use of the word of “sound” in…
Alexis Goldstein is on to talk Goldman Sachs, the Progressive Insurance attorney, and NBC's Stars Earn Stripes.
The Nation's Liliana Segura on Texas' execution of an intellectually disabled man, activists in NYC protest the Spectra…
Barrett Brown of Project PM on face-recognition software TrapWire face-recognition, NYPD takes citizen's camera.
This week i'm joined by photographer Laura Plageman. Earlier this summer she was selected by Jen Bekman gallery here in…
Meredith Clark on to discuss Paul Ryan, Republicans hate fresh fruit for kids, and Obama on Westboro Baptist.
I couldn’t find much to do on Promo in terms of books, so I took a look at some recent publications. Two books in…
Texas executes man with IQ of 61, women sexually intimidated by NYPD S&F, HSBC launders money for Mexican drug…
Sarah Jaffe on Olympics class war, paid sick days in New York, and the upcoming student convergence in Ohio.
Gagan Singh on the mass shooting in Wisconsin, Russell Brand forces woman to show breasts, NYT photographer arrested…
Matt Jones is an artist working in Brooklyn NY. He may not be an particle physicist, but his paintings and drawings are…
Mike Konczal of the Roosevelt Institute on jobs numbers and the "recovery", Rent Strikers in Sunset Park go to court,…
Controversy and scandal in the literary world as Jonah Lehrer, the upcoming star and staff writer for the New Yorker is…
Nick Pinto on pepper-sprayed Occupy protesters suing the NYPD, Romney doubles down on anti-Palestinian remarks, and…
Natasha Lennard on the lack of large-scale Olympic protests, Jazz Hayden and supporters protest outside of courthouse,…
The theme is Pathetic, and the storytellers are: Adam Wade, Anthony Atamanuik, Ophira Eisenberg, and Jake Hart.
The New York Post sinks to a new low, Romney's racist comments in Jerusalem, and VT cops fire on protesters.
Julie Torres is a painter based in Brooklyn, New York. She's known around Brooklyn for her public painting marathons, in…
Professor Sarah Knuckey on the recently released report that claims the NYPD broke international law in suppressing…
Books all around the topic of production
A report by civil and human rights lawyers claims the NYPD broke international law in their suppression of Occupy Wall…
Anaheim police shot and killed a man, shot at families, Bloomberg calls for police strike, James Holmes, Batman.
The Aurora mass killing doesn't result in any renewed calls for gun control by Obama, what violence comedians will joke…
Tatiana Berg is an abstract painter based in New York City. Her canvases are covered in freeform brushstrokes, drips and…
Nathan Fuller of the Bradley Manning Support Network joins us to discuss Manning's latest pre-trial hearing. Also, tape…
What makes a good trilogy or a good sequel? Is it the character development over multiple volumes or is it the gem of a…
Alex Pareene on the financialization of the economy, Louis CK on the Daily Show, David Brooks, Con Ed.
Melissa Gira Grant (Alternet, the Guardian) on the Backpage.com Village Voice scandal, how to make sex work safer, and…
That's Artist Fernando Orellana and he thinks he just may have a device to help the ghost among us reconnect with the…
Speaking with Jennifer Jajeh on her one woman show I Heart Hamas, plus follow ups on Tosh and NY Post.
We look at a list of books with birthday as their theme. Oddly enough, each one of them is from the UK. A zodiac text, a…
Tabloids smear OWS with unsubstantiated murder link, and Daniel Tosh catches heat for his rape jokes.
Caitlin Kline and Alexis Goldstein are in to discuss the Libor scandal, more ConEd lockout, 1% Tax Dodgers baseball…
Every year die-hard fans of the horrorcore rap group The Insane Clown Posse, travel to the rural midwest for a four day…
Daniele Kohn and Tim “Dicey Troop” Fitzgerald discuss visiting Occupy's first political prisoner, Mark Adams, in…
What is the Great American Novel? I would argue it is the author’s ability to capture the spirit and consciousness of…
The Con Ed lockout continues, for-profit probation is the new debtors' prison, the NYPD create a “wanted” poster…
Romney's Bain invested in aborted fetuses disposal company, Mitch McConnell/GOP don't care about health care.
Liz Neilsen's photographic experiments draw on images of deep space and the relationship between light and time. Using…
Explaining the Affordable Care Act, John's run-in with the AD who served him a subpoena, more.
What is the role that the government should and should not play in the content of mandatory education-system textbooks?…
RD debuts new segment called Weird Science (about weird science), Bloomberg, and Detroit.
Alexis Goldstein joins RD to discuss the Break up BofA campaign, Jamie Dimon, and her time on Wall Street.
"Coming Clean" with Halle Kiefer, Dan St. Germain, Christian Capozzoli, and Jon Gabrus.
Justin Berry is an artist based in Bushwick Brooklyn. And for his latest project he's been taking landscape photographs…
Natasha Lennard and Camille Raneem join RD to discuss the theory and practice of anarchism.
Subject – Food Week Books – The Grapes of Wrath, Fried Green Tomatoes & Fast Food Nation A story about the Joad…
The stop stop and frisk march, men pick up the slack on Adam Corolla's sexism, Spanish 10-year bond yields go above 7%,…
The thrilling and sad conclusion to the D17 Forgive Us Our Trespasses case.
Meryl Meisler has been taking photos of the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn for the last 30 years. Today the…
Days 3, 4, and 5 of the Occupy Wall Street D17 trial, and Radio Dispatch has been in the courtroom for every minute of…
Writing for men—in today’s literary world, I feel like we are overwhelmed with chick-lit or kid-lit. Harry Potter,…
RD is in the courtroom for the D17 Forgive Us Our Trespasses trial, interviews Simon Johnson.
Ryan Devereaux on Stop and Frisk and solitary confinement, D17 trial, more.
This week on Art Uncovered I'm joined by Andrew Shea. He's the director of a new film called POW: Portrait of Wally. The…
An enthralling discussion about Communism and Marx with Jesse Meyerson and Chepe.
The Olympics always provide a lot of material for social scientists to observe the human race, our behavior and the…
Think Progress' Ali Gharib joins us to discuss Iran, national security, and Obama's so-called “kill list”. Also,…
Sarah Jaffe on the Quebec student protests and the recall effort in Wisconsin, Jack Boyle's hunger and HIV medication…
Syd Mead might have one of the coolest jobs on the planet. He's a visual futurist, and it's his job is to imagine what…
Disaster historian and Canada expert Jacob Remes joins us to discuss the continuing student protests in Quebec, New Era…
Just about everyone is desirous of some sort of travel. Whether it is a quick one-week vacation while staying local or…
Julian Assange is closer to facing extradition to Sweden, more OWS charges get dismissed both in New York and Chicago,…
Right-wing critics misrepresent Chris Hayes' fairly mild statements, Obama labels all military-age males in a drone…
Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those…
This week, I took a trip down to South Brooklyn for an exhibition called Park Space/Play Space, organized by one of my…
The climate of repression at the No NATO protests in Chicago, the mainstream media mindlessly praises the Chicago Police…
What makes a great entrepreneur? Is one born with it? Or can it be learned? This week on Book Talk I take a look at some…
Our No NATO coverage continues, as we re-cap Saturday's anti-capitalism march, the Sunday Melee, the temporary detention…
Days 3 and 4 of the No NATO protests, including the full ceremony of over 40 veterans returning their War on Terror…
My guest this week is curator Jamie Sterns. She's put together an exhibition at Interstate Projects in Bushwick called…
Days 1 and 2 of the No NATO protest in Chicago. We take you through anti-drone actions, environmentalist actions, and an…
Time Travel -- you know you wish you could do it. Would you look into the future at spy on the past? This week I take a…
Occupy Wall St celebrates the one-year anniversary of the Indignados movement in Spain, the New York Times engages in…
Hospitals in the poorest neighborhoods in Brooklyn are facing possible shut downs, and Radio Dispatch is there to cover…
My guest on the show this week is Brooklyn based painter Hiro Kurta. Hiro paints hallucinatory scenes and portraits that…
Obama's comes out in favor of gay marriage, JP Morgan Chase's bad bet, and MSNBC's lackluster Iran coverage. Also,…
In the wake of the recent success of E.L. James' Fifty Shades of Grey, Book Talk takes a close look at three major…
Joe Sutton joins us to discuss Occupied Stories, a website that collects and posts first-person narratives from Occupies…
Occupy marches to Attorney General Eric Schniederman's office to offer help to his Securities Fraud Task Force, and…
This week on the show I'm joined by artist Raul Vincent Enriquez. Raul has a solo exhibition on view now at Microscope…
When the mainstream media ignores Occupy, they ignore the issues that Occupy seeks to highlight. Also, Minneapolis cops…
An arching range that tries to cover science and technology in literature. I begin with perhaps the most popular science…
May Day in New York City was a huge success. On today's show, we take you through the entire day, from 8AM in Bryant…
Occupy Wall Street brings a federal law suit against the NYPD and Radio Dispatch's own John Knefel is a plaintiff,…
Ralph Pugay's paintings depict scenes from everyday life that have been turned on their heads, and infused with humor,…
May Day approaches, and Radio Dispatch gives you all the info you need to get ready. Also, Occupiers list grievances on…
Facebook has impacted just about everyone who is living in this world today. With 800 million active users (and…
On Act Up's 25th anniversary, they join with Occupy Wall Street in demanding a financial transaction tax and Radio…
We are back from vacation, ready to recap last Monday night on the steps of Federal Hall, ready for the ramp up to May…
Nights of Our Lives got mainstream press coverage! Check out the NY Times piece on the comedic art of storytelling.
That's Jenny Vogel, she's a new media artist working in video, photography, printmaking, performance and installation.…
The semi-vacation continues for Radio Dispatch. Here's a new show, recorded about a week early. On today's show,…
Levon Helm was one of America's greatest musicians. Whether you want to classify him as an R&B man, Rockabilly, Rock…
Radio Dispatch is on partial vacation, which means this is a new show but recorded a week early. So instead of news and…
Michael Premo on singing auction blockades, an upcoming week of action in New York City courthouses, and Bank of…
Meg Hitchcock makes intricate large scale text drawings, by cutting out letters from holy books --- the bible, the…
The Occupy movement continues to sleep on Wall Street and Radio Dispatch is there to document it, Ann Romney and Hilary…
Video Games! Personally, I was never allowed to play them as a kid, so I never got into them that much. I think a true…
Alternet's Sarah Jaffe on the war on Unions, the Bank of America deathwatch, and the 1 trillion dollars of student debt…
Alternet's Sarah Seltzer joins us to discuss right wing bullies, the war on women, and Mad Men. Plus, John Derbyshire is…
My guest on the show this week is painter Jane Dickson. Jane has a show up at Valentine Gallery in Ridgewood Queens…
Police continue to harass the Occupy camp in Union Square, March's dismal jobs number, and Barbara Walters interviews…
This week on Book Talk, in honor of the Masters, I take a look at one of the greatest golf novels ever written - The…
Ryan Devereaux of The Guardian on vigils for Ramarley Graham, so-called “clean halls” bills that allow the NYPD to…
6 month anniversary of the Brooklyn Bridge arrests, more on MTA bonds and the ways bankers are taking commuters' money,…
My guest on the show this week is Alex Handy. He is the founder of the Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment, a…
16,000 readers of Free Press respond to arrests and intimidation of journalists, Scalia rants about Broccoli from the…
I take a detailed look at three books with protest as subject. Saturday by Ian McKewan takes a look at a day in London…
Chloe Angyal joins us to discuss her tumblr Men Who Trust Women, and a round up of the last two months of the war on…
What does Trayvon Martin have to do with bailing out Bank of America, This American Life's leaves out union voices, and…
It's Nights of Our Lives' 6th year anniversary!!! That's whatever 12 times 6 is amount of shows and stories with David…
This week on Art Uncovered, artist and curator Rachael Morrison. Rachael works as a librarian at the Museum of Modern…
Natasha Lennard on the Million Hoodies March, Lech Harris on the destructive logic of capitalism, and a list of all the…
Kids need travel guides too, as do stuffed animals. The team at Cooper’s Pack Publishing have created a series of…
Kambri Crews, author of the memoir Burn Down the Ground, on growing up with deaf parents, her dad's attempted murder…
Zach D Roberts on the violent raid of Liberty Sq on M17 and his account of being beaten by a police baton, plus a full…
My guest this week is painter and street artist Criminy Johnson. He has a new show of paintings up at The Active Space…
Disaster historian Jacob Remes on Fukishima, the myth of natural disasters, and the anarchist ideals of mutual aid that…
If you’ve ever become irritated with the willful misuse or redefinition of important words in 21st-century politically…
Nona Willis Aronowitz, associate editor at GOOD Magazine, on the downwardly mobil service sector and the plight of young…
Gunner Scott on trans organizing in Occupy, digging into Occupy theory, and Go to trial, crash the system – how…
Harold Eugene Edgerton, Football Kick, 1938 Today on the show we are going to be talking about sports. My guest,…
Emma Lillian and E-Rock from Occupy Vermont join us to discuss upcoming March demonstrations at Entergy Nuclear Power…
This is an encore episode, first aired Aug 13, 2011. Equal parts hip-hop memoir, razor-sharp analysis of the current…
Rush's advertisers pull out, John and Molly get riot training, Holder tells us when the government can kill civilians,…
Salon's Alex Pareene joins us to discuss Breitbart's death and the political Internet he helped to create, the bizarre…
My guest this week is Antwerp based-photographer Jan Kempenaers. Jan broke out on the photography scene in 2010 when he…
Dustin Luke Nelson interviews Andrey Kurkov a Ukranian author (journalist / dissident / screenwriter / children's book…
Absurdist Fiction. This week I take a look at the style that focuses on the absurd world we live in. There will be…
Matt Taibbi on the crimes of Bank of America, and Laura Yasinitsky (Lara Yaz) on veganism and writing fashion police…
Alternet's Kristen Gywnne joins us to discuss police brutality in the Bronx, the school to prison pipeline, and why you…
Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those…
Photographer Thilde Jensen's story starts rather typically. She moved to New York City in 1997 to pursue a career as a…
Sam Osterhout reads selections from Memos to Ruby, soon-to-be-published short pieces of advice for his daughter, plus…
"Poker is the new golf,” says Ellen Leikind, founder of PokerPrimaDivas™, a company dedicated to teaching…
Comedian Ted Alexandro joins us to discuss his arrest at OWS, a near mauling by a lion cub, and the terror of waiting in…
Jeffrey McClain of Iraq Veterans Against the War on his time in Iraq and his involvement in the anti-war and Occupy…
Hi Everyone welcome to Art Uncovered. My guest this week is filmmaker Julia Haslett. She is the director of the new…
Baratunde Thurston joins us to discuss his new NYT bestselling book How To Be Black. We talk about the insanity of his…
Some of the greatest American literature centers on place. This week on Book Talk, I celebrate the great writing…
Truthout's Jesse Meyerson and Guy Steward join us to discuss black bloc tactics, provoking the wrath of the state,…
The Guardian's Ryan Deveraux on transparency and privacy, police brutality in the Bronx regarding Ramarley Graham and…
My guest this week, London-based photographer Kurt Tong, has been documenting the modern day Chinese tradition of…
Natasha Lennard – freelance journalist covering OWS and other protest movements who was arrested on the Brooklyn…
Encore episode - first aired Mar 5, 2011. Laura Hillenbrand is a New York Times bestseller known for her famous freshman…
Leighann Lord joins us to discuss African Americans for Humanism, an outreach organization for black atheists. Plus,…
Super Bowl ad scrubs union sign, why the Komen split was good for feminism, interviews from High School Walk Out Day,…
View more photos from the exhibition At night In the 30s, 40s and 50s, Arthur Fellig, could be found, on the streets…
Chloe Angyal of Feministing joins us to discuss how Komen cowardly backed away from Planned Parenthood, a bill that…
This week, Kory talks to the author of A Saint In The City: Coaching At Risk Kids To Be Champions, Coach Scott Glabb.
John goes to court, DA subpoena's twitter, and Komen for the cure cuts out of planned parenthood.
Gov Eliot Spitzer joins us to discuss OWS, ways of solving the mortgage crisis, and back room deals would make people…
Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those…
In a new exhibition, up now at On Stellar Rays Gallery in New York, curator Toke Lykkeberg, has assembled an…
Justin Elliott of Salon on Wall Street's fundraising for the Democrats and Newt's bizarre “anti-poverty” stance in…
Subject - The New Inquiry Guest - Atossa Abrahamian Thinkers and writers of our generation face an unprecedented set…
Ali Gharib, ThinkProgress National Security reporter, joins us to discuss the NYPD's showing of anti-Muslim propaganda,…
Newtmentum is fueled by barely-coded racism and outright lies, Todd Glass comes out on Marc Marron's podcast, and the US…
My guest on the show this week is British artist Christina Corfield. She has a new show opening this month at Johansson…
Newt doubles down on food-stamp president comments, Mitt's lessons from his father, and Occupy Harlem protests an Obama…
Not long ago we were spectators, passive consumers of mass media. Now, on YouTube and blogs and Facebook and Twitter, we…
On the ground at Occupy Congress, the Late Show fires Eddie Brill after NYT profile firestorm, and SOPA/PIPA Internet…
Rich Benjamin on deification of MLK JR, Eddie Brill responds to his critics, and truth vigilantes fact check Mitt…
Today I speak with artist Perry Bard about her participatory crowd-sourced film: Man With a Movie Camera, The Global…
Interviews from Occupy Nigeria solidarity protest at the Nigerian consulate in Manhattan, NYT profile of Letterman's…
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