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Self Evident challenges the narratives of where we come from, where we belong, and where we're going — by telling Asian America's stories. With host Cathy Erway, we present reported narratives, personal stories, and community conversations that tackle today's tough questions about identity, cultural change, and nationhood. Self Evident is a Studiotobe production, incubated at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP and supported by our listener community.
 
James Sabata and Don Guillory will be exploring social issues in horror. Each week we will down a different film or topic. Horror as Social Commentary is a topic we’ve covered at a few comic conventions in the past year. It’s become something that we each sincerely believe in academically as well as professionally. Social Commentary can take place in any genre, but horror has a way of planting seeds in our brains, allowing the ideas to be examined over time. While comedy has often been the g ...
 
Refusing to be defined by motherhood, comedians Laurel and Jenny say F*ck This Playdate and discuss topics that are often off limits in the “playdate scene” with uncensored humor and intelligence: sex, domestic boredom, menstrual cycle ups and downs, frustrations with being married young and not sleeping around, existential dread and euphoria, not being defined by your man, the drudgery of child rearing, and the deep crazy love they have for their children. www.fthisplaydate.com
 
If you want biting, insightful (and funny) social commentary, AND you're allergic to a lack of common sense, poor manners and bad social skills, WELCOME! Based on his standup comedy and his (pretty good-selling) book, "AMATEUR NATION: The Decline of Common Sense, Manners and Social Skills" (available on Amazon), now comes the PODCAST! Smart, uncompromising, thought-provoking, and engaging, this laugh out loud show is about those all around us who are "doing life wrong", and are disturbing th ...
 
The official podcast for Alternative Tentacles Records and Jello Biafra. As one of the most legendary independent labels in the world, Alternative Tentacles remains a vital and abundant source of punk rock, hardcore, spoken word artistry and a wealth of other genres. Founded in 1979 by then-Dead Kennedys frontman and outspoken provocateur Jello Biafra, A.T. has never shied away from embracing both the radical and the experimental, serving to expand the world’s idea of what constitutes punk.
 
Full transparency, all I want to do is help change the world for the better. The goal is to enlighten and empower people through casual conversations with inspiring human beings. Asking questions not typically broached. Honest testimony. Discussing topics that resonate and push the culture forward and, hopefully, closer together. Sharing the stories of others and hopefully helping people realize that the struggles they face are not unique to them. Extracting the nuance out of these stories t ...
 
This psychedelic mystery thrill-ride is an Alice in Wonderland glimpse into the darkness of pop culture and the unholy beings who inhabit it. The serialized story follows an investigation into a silicon valley cult and it's connection to some supernatural murders. It’s metaphysical, enchanting, scary, at times darkly humorous, and always captivating.
 
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Dr. Michael Blouin joins us to talk his new book STEPHEN KING AND AMERICAN POLITICS and to deep dive into IT Chapters 1 and 2. We're talking friendships, the reciprocal nature of our relationship with society, problematic representation in King novels and adaptations. Don't worry. We actually deliver a good ending.…
 
THIS WEEK:*A recap of all things 2020 up to now during the 5 month hiatus *“Overmanners”: a subset of virtue signaling. *TV ads targeting the weak-willed.PLUS:*Quickies! *On “3 Pro Things”: two books about heavy metal and a documentary about race that only a close-minded amateur would hate.Get the book! https://amzn.to/2qWAOlzFacebook: https://face…
 
I talk about Biden's sadly DOA immigration bill and some of the really good stuff in it, the Facebook - Australia story, Ted Cruz's ill fated Cabo trip, Cuomo lying about the number of grandmas and grandpas that dies of COVID in NY nursing homes, my bewilderment at political parties hitching themselves to jackasses, and few other bits…
 
Jello Biafra sits down with longtime friend Jesse Lucious (former frontman for Blatz, The Criminals, & The Pathogens), for his radio show "Losin It with Jesse Lucious on MMH Radio in the United Kingdom to talk about the new album, "Tea Party Revenge Porn" from Jello Biafra and The Guantanamo School of Medicine! This is PART 2 of a 3 part series!…
 
Why do Asian Americans have such deep relationships with fruit? Cathy goes on a quest to find the answers — starting with her friendly neighborhood fruit vendor, Cece, then spending time with friends and listeners in our extended podcast fam. Along the way, she hears stories about family heirloom trees, mango sharing techniques, persimmon obsession…
 
Jello Biafra sits down with longtime friend Jesse Lucious (former frontman for Blatz, The Criminals, & The Pathogens), for his radio show "Losin It with Jesse Lucious on MMH Radio in the United Kingdom to talk about the new album, "Tea Party Revenge Porn" from Jello Biafra and The Guantanamo School of Medicine! This is PART 1 of a 3 part series!…
 
Well January sure turned out to be a weird month no? This past week capped it off with the rise of meme investing, preparing for impeachment 2.0, and a Texas court blocking Biden's 100 day deportation moratorium. A heads up - I'll be announcing in the next week changes to my Patreon and Substack accounts going forward, keep an eye out…
 
The past week brought us Trump's second impeachment, details on the upcoming inauguration, and details on just how stupid (or overly confident) the Capitol rioters were. I also discuss the upcoming battle over the next stimulus bill and how jamming a $15 minimum wage requirement in it might have poison pilled it. Don't forget to subscribe to my Sub…
 
When producer Erica Mu moved back to her hometown in 2014, she said goodbye to a past life without any idea what exactly her new life should look like. Looking for the most grounded place she could find, she went to the local mall early one morning, turned on her tape recorder, and started talking to everyone she could meet. As Erica made her way t…
 
Good news -- it's 2021! Bad news -- January is going to be a hell of a month We've got a fight over if Congress will approve additional direct stimulus finds (no), a vaccine rollout that's not going so great (eh), the first shot fired in the Vaccine War (yikes), and a last ditch phone call from to get the results of the Georgia election altered (oh…
 
What happens when you come to America to marry the person you thought would take care of you, only to find yourself in an abusive family, losing all sense of self? Guest producer Rosalind Tordesillas brings us this story about Joy, a woman whose dream marriage turned into a nightmare — and the advocates for survivors of domestic violence who helped…
 
In the past week -Barr handed in his resignation -FDA approved Moderna's vaccine for EUA -FDA also approved a completely at home rapid COVID test kit -the federal government kinda botched the Pfizer vaccine rollout -we learned that (probably) Russian state sponsored hackers gained access to federal computer systems and has been rooting around in th…
 
Since we are on the subject of Joe Biden, here are a few suggestions on things he could start doing right now. Before he takes office on January 20th, in order to get things moving in the right direction. What Would Jello Do? is an informal spoken word video series by Jello Biafra. For more information on Jello Biafra, visit https://alternativetent…
 
Everyone is so excited about Biden! We shall see. A few suggestions on how Biden can actually change some things for the better as soon as he becomes president on January 20th. What Would Jello Do? is an informal spoken word video series by Jello Biafra. For more information on Jello Biafra, visit https://alternativetentacles.com…
 
We've made it to the last month of this accursed year! Yay! However we now have Trump trying to shoehorn a repeal of Section 230 into the NDAA. Boo! We (finally) got a House vote on the MORE Act and it passed! Yay! And a federal judge ruled that DACA is to be reinstated in its original form posthaste. Yay but Congress need to do its job! My Substac…
 
During this year’s protests for Black lives, the national conversation was filled with calls to have uncomfortable conversations about anti-Blackness. This push, to talk about racism with our loved ones, has been both championed and criticized — but how do these conversations actually go down, and where do they lead? To find out, we spoke with thre…
 
David Howard Thornton. AKA Art the Clown takes us through some of the fun of filming Terrifier and talks a bit about Terrifier 2. He lets us in on his impressive family history and how his mother's death taught him to follow his dreams instead of playing it safe. If you love Terrifier you won't want to miss this episode.…
 
Short week that was not short on craziness - from the jettisoned Powell still going forward with the Kraken, a nasty Third Circuit dismissal of a Trump lawsuit, to SCOTUS weighing in on NYC's house of worship attendance caps Don't forget to subscribe to my Substack - jenmonroe.substack.comBy Jen Monroe
 
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