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Adam Newman, Anthony Atamanuik, and Michelle Markowitz tell their "Best Presents" stories, with David Martin as host.
Ahmed Ferhani takes a guilty plea, and Radio Dispatch was in the courtroom for the whole thing. Also, watching the New Jim Crow play out in court, several prominent women recently have refused to identify as feminists, and our thoughts decades of smear campaigns against the word feminism.
Mike Konczal on the poorly named Fiscal Cliff: what it is and where Obama stands on it, both positive and negative. Also, a new study on gender representation in TV and movies.
Devastation To the East Coast! Devastation to the GOP! Devastation to 80s Television Icons! But Have No Fear! Chaz Mannenheim, with all his acerbic wit and wondrous charm, is here to liven up even the heaviest of stories in this new installment of Month In Review! Watch Chaz as he speaks directly to the common man about the top stories of November 2012 while dodging his ex-wife Vera, whose thirst for the limelight Chaz must battle at every turn!
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 recording this week.
Walmart workers and activists stage Black Friday strikes in 100 cities and in 46 states, pushing back on Charlie Pierce's uncharacteristically imperceptive post on the bombardment of Gaza, and thoughts on why our hometown consistently votes Democratic.
Anna Lekas Miller joins us to discuss the deteriorating conditions in Gaza, and The Nation's Josh Eidelson reports on the upcoming Black Friday strikes that Walmart workers are organizing. Also, Jamel Mims on stop and frisk and mass incarceration.
Our coverage of Sandy's effects on New York City continues, with Chris Robbins of Gothamist reporting on the massive destruction on Staten Island, and Nick Pinto of the Village Voice on continuing power outages in Red Hook. Also, Molly's got a new essay about structural oppression and education.
Huge Sandy-themed show today. Activist Michael Premo on InterOccupy mutual aid efforts, journalist Danny Gold on destruction in New Jersey and Staten Island, and defense attorney Gideon Oliver on Rikers, and the effects of shutting down the court system. Also, Molly escaped Manhattan and is back in the studio.
The best of the best comedians and writers in New York  get together at the end of every month to share their wild and crazy stories, hosted by David Martin. This month's theme: SCHOOL STORIES 00:25 Intro with David Martin 08:53 Michelle Markowitz 22:03 David Martin 23:12 Jon Gabrus 38:12 David Martin 39:41 Halle Kiefer 53:32 David Martin 55:49 Adam Wade 68:37 David Martin 70:53 Finish David Martin Follow Jon Gabrus on Twitter Follow Michelle Markowitz on Twitter Follow Halle Kiefer on Twitter Follow Adam Wade on Twitter
What began as a love for all-things Chris Rock has evolved into a creative career move for this NYC based comic.
Today's episode of Spit Take Comedy on BreakThruTV features Reid Faylor, a stand-up comedian with the enthusiasm of an excited - albeit unstable - preschool teacher. In this episode, he touches on the sensitive subjects of dramatic pauses, love, and war.
Micah Uetricht on the striking Walmart workers in Illinois and California, the jobs numbers are in and look better than usual, and our take on the first presidential debate, as well as distressing torture acceptance and NDAA updates.
Chaz Mannenheim is out on the street, asking the people what news stories were the absolute tops in September 2012!!! Hear tales of Politicians and Parties, Savory Burgers and Secret Video, Raging Riots and Ryan Reynolds! And if that’s not enough, Chaz finds himself in quite the bind when someone from his past comes (literally) running back to him! Fun and Games on this edition of MONTH IN REVIEW!!!!!!
Today's episode of Spit Take Comedy on BreakThruTV features Narinder Singh, a New York-based comedian known for taking a refreshingly honest and hilarious look at the experience of being different and marginalized. Here he addresses the problems of having sexy lips, shopping with mom, and trying to get a chicken to hug.
Love, Lust, and Heartbreak with Halle Kiefer, Adam Wade, John Flynn, and Anthony Atamanuik.
Joe Macare reports on the Chicago Teachers Union strike from the streets of Chicago, and gives context to the charter school movement.
Hold On To Your Pants, CHAZ MANNENHEIM Is Here To Bring You The Skinny On The Top Stories From AUGUST 2012!!!! In This Politics Heavy Installment You’ll Hear About The Dramatic Build-Up To The Republican National Convention, The Chic-fil-a Fiasco, And The Sheer Size Of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie! All Delivered With Poise And Grace By The One And Only Chaz Mannenheim! ENJOY!!!
What Virginity means to Christian Capozzoli, Melanie Hamlett, Jon Gabrus, and Adam Wade.
Matt Fisher talks about Progressive Insurance providing legal counsel to the driver who killed his sister, and the worldwide response to his story.
[blip]video2[/blip] It’s A Bird!! It’s A Plane!!! It’s Chaz Mannenheim Talking About THE DARK KNIGHT RISES!!! A Hero We Can Count On, He Also Brings You Tales Of TOM CRUISE and the EURO CUP!!!! Perhaps You’re Unfamiliar With The Happenings Of The Month of JULY 2012... That’s Okay, He’s Got The Scoop!!! Bringing It To You Via Handsome Features And With Witty Commentary!!!! ENJOY!!!!
The theme is Pathetic, and the storytellers are: Adam Wade, Anthony Atamanuik, Ophira Eisenberg, and Jake Hart.
A comedian who rides the highs and lows with the guard of wit.
"Coming Clean" with Halle Kiefer, Dan St. Germain, Christian Capozzoli, and Jon Gabrus.
George Gordon is a Brooklyn based comedian with a kind of low-key, measured delivery -- perfect for conveying his particular brand of anecdotal humor. Here he talks about the concept of well-known musicians doing DJ sets and trying out a new pick-up line with unexpected results, among other things.
Slam poet extraordinaire, expect to be bedazzled by a girl on the brink of glory.
Hey!!! Do you know what most “immoral” human act is celebrated in the month of May? Did you hear about the new “public” relations of social media juggernaut facebook? Do YOU KNOW what Obama’s opinions about men who love men, women who love women, and Joe Biden are? All this and more comes to you via the news-stylings of the one and only Chaz Mannenheim.
Known as the gossipy and mildly neurotic Kelly Kapoor from Dunder Mifflin. Kaling also writes for and co-produces The Office.
Nights of Our Lives got mainstream press coverage! Check out the NY Times piece on the comedic art of storytelling.
Viral comedian and 21 Jump Street star Justin Hires talks about how the comedy playing field is being leveled.
Get to know David Cope, a rising stand-up comic out of New York who is in the process of moving to LA for a dream and a girl.
SPORTS MANIA! DEAD CELEBRITIES! SPACE EXPLORATION! BreakThruRadioTV's Month In Review has it all! Join host Chaz Mannenheim for an unbiased, unbridled look at yesterday's top stories. None of the pandering and fool heartiness of "network" news; Mannenheim's decisive intellect shines through as he brings the most fascinating details about the latest sports crazes, the glitz of the oscars, and man’s continued exploration of the cosmos. Jeremy Lin battles institutional racism, Whitney Houston leaves the world in an untimely manner, and robots make first contact with space men. THESE STORIES AND MORE FEATURED IN THIS INCENDIARY INSTALLMENT OF MONTH IN REVIEW!!
Jason Sáenz is a New York comedian who can be seen regularly doing stand-up around the city in addition to his work as a performer and writer of sketch comedy. He’s appeared in a number of short films and runs a website called Free Comedy! with his compatriot, Nick Turner, where the duo present their work. Here, Jason discusses a wide range of topics, from frustrations with his texting service to growing up with a stoner dad and getting divorced after marrying young.
BTR made its first appearance at Sundance this year and we've got our picks for the top films you need to see. Including, Celeste and Jesse Forever starring Andy Samberg and Rashida Jones.
GOVERNMENT INTRIGUE! SEAFARING DANGER! PUPPET PROPAGANDA! BreakThruRadioTV's Month In Review has it all! Join host Chaz Mannenheim for an unbiased, unbridled look at yesterday's top stories. None of the pandering and fool heartiness of "network" news; Mannenheim's rapier wit drives through the outer pomp of politicians, celebrities, crooks, and confidence men, placing you firmly in the epicenter of the human condition. The GOP fixes to nominate one of its diverse competitors, a cruise ship steers to an unfortunate end, and Fox news challenges the Muppets to a fiery tete-a-tete.THESE STORIES AND MORE FEATURED IN THIS INCENDIARY INSTALLMENT OF MONTH IN REVIEW!!
BTR discusses the patron saint of free speech in comedy with his long-time collaborator, Karl Thomas.
David Cope is a young, New York City-based comedian known for his offbeat humor and soft delivery. He helps to curate the weekly stand-up show Hot Soup at O’Hanlon’s Bar, and he’s performed at the Bumbershoot Festival and on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Here he comments on iPad arrogance and outrageous Facebook statuses at Spit Take Friday, a monthly comedy showcase in Bushwick, Brooklyn.