Episode 122 - John Joseph (Cro-Mags, Bloodclot)

This week on the show: JOHN JOSEPH!!!!!!!! That’s right, the LEGENDARY frontman, author of The Evolution Of A Cro-Magnon sits down to talk with Damian & it ruled! Also touched on: The importanc...

Link: https://audioboom.com/posts/5722336-episode-122-john-joseph-cro-mags-bloodclot
Assange’s position was rife with ironies. An unwavering advocate of full, unfettered disclosure of primary-source material, Assange was now seeking to keep highly sensitive information from reaching a broader audience. He had become the victim of his own methods: someone at WikiLeaks, where there was no shortage of disgruntled volunteers, had leaked the last big segment of the documents, and they ended up at The Guardian in such a way that the paper was released from its previous agreement with Assange—that The Guardian would publish its stories only when Assange gave his permission. Enraged that he had lost control, Assange unleashed his threat, arguing that he owned the information and had a financial interest in how and when it was released.

Cranked through season two with the help of wikipedia’s episode guide. This is the best line from the breakdown of the season finale:

He’s plunged back into the land of the non-living, where he is told by a familiar face that he must sing karaoke to get back home, which he hesitantly does.

Today’s longform television content – where scenes can drone on and on while two players lay out exposition and subplots are often completely pointless.

And even so, on to Season Three…

Ta-Nehisi Coates On The Legacy Of The Nation's First Black President - Diane Rehm

Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates won last year’s National Book Award for “Between the World and Me,” an exploration of being black in America. In the latest Atlantic Magazine cover story, he looks at the legacy of our first African-American president and the role

Link: https://dianerehm.org/shows/2016-12-22/ta-nehisi-coates-on-the-legacy-of-the-nations-first-black-president
Sam stood out from the start. “Born on third base,” as he says, not because his family had money but because he considers intellect, not class, to be the new driver in society.

'New York Times' Executive Editor On The New Terrain Of Covering Trump

Dean Baquet talks about covering tweets as news, his decision to use the word "lie" in a headline about Trump and why he's not worried about libel suits from the new president.

Link: https://www.npr.org/2016/12/08/504806512/new-york-times-executive-editor-on-the-new-terrain-of-covering-trump
Sam stood out from the start. “Born on third base,” as he says, not because his family had money but because he considers intellect, not class, to be the new driver in society.

Who’s in the Kitchen at Chinese Restaurants?: An Investigative Report, Part 1

In this installment, the author applies for a job at an exploitative employment agency—one of many of its kind—that colludes with human traffickers and capitalizes on powerless immigrants.

Link: https://www.truthdig.com/articles/whos-in-the-kitchen-at-chinese-restaurants-an-investigative-report-part-1/
Sam stood out from the start. “Born on third base,” as he says, not because his family had money but because he considers intellect, not class, to be the new driver in society.

Who’s in the Kitchen at Chinese Restaurants?: An Investigative Report, Part 1

In this installment, the author applies for a job at an exploitative employment agency—one of many of its kind—that colludes with human traffickers and capitalizes on powerless immigrants.

Link: https://www.truthdig.com/articles/whos-in-the-kitchen-at-chinese-restaurants-an-investigative-report-part-1/
Sam stood out from the start. “Born on third base,” as he says, not because his family had money but because he considers intellect, not class, to be the new driver in society.

Episode 10 - No FoPo, Fight the Blob feat. @dwdavison9318 (5/15/16)

In episode 10, we're joined by Derek Davison (@dwdavison9318)who voxsplains to us what the Iran nuclear deal is and breaks down a juicy New York Times Magazine profile of White House literary savage B

Link: https://soundcloud.com/chapo-trap-house/episode-10-no-fopo-fight-the-blob-feat-dwdavison9318-51516
I don’t think that in my lifetime there will be a Woman in the White House. We learned that women can still be abused, physically and mentally. There will still be men and women who work to take decisions about control of our bodies, , we will not make as much money as our male counterparts, decisions about the people we love must have religious boundaries.

Episode 10 - No FoPo, Fight the Blob feat. @dwdavison9318 (5/15/16)

In episode 10, we're joined by Derek Davison (@dwdavison9318)who voxsplains to us what the Iran nuclear deal is and breaks down a juicy New York Times Magazine profile of White House literary savage B

Link: https://soundcloud.com/chapo-trap-house/episode-10-no-fopo-fight-the-blob-feat-dwdavison9318-51516
I don’t think that in my lifetime there will be a Woman in the White House. We learned that women can still be abused, physically and mentally. There will still be men and women who work to take decisions about control of our bodies, , we will not make as much money as our male counterparts, decisions about the people we love must have religious boundaries.

The Power Of Fake News And Personalized Social Media Feeds - Diane Rehm

Some say the deep divisions among voters in the 2016 campaign were exacerbated by fake news and personalized social media feeds: The demise of civic information and new efforts to build a better environment for news.

Link: https://dianerehm.org/shows/2016-11-16/the-power-of-fake-news-and-personalized-social-media-feeds
I don’t think that in my lifetime there will be a Woman in the White House. We learned that women can still be abused, physically and mentally. There will still be men and women who work to take decisions about control of our bodies, , we will not make as much money as our male counterparts, decisions about the people we love must have religious boundaries.

The ruthlessly effective rebranding of Europe’s new far right

Across the continent, rightwing populist parties have seized control of the political conversation. How have they done it? By stealing the language, causes and voters of the traditional left

Link: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/01/the-ruthlessly-effective-rebranding-of-europes-new-far-right
I don’t think that in my lifetime there will be a Woman in the White House. We learned that women can still be abused, physically and mentally. There will still be men and women who work to take decisions about control of our bodies, , we will not make as much money as our male counterparts, decisions about the people we love must have religious boundaries.