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Podcast of the Week: Citations Needed

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There are a million political podcasts out there, and you really don’t need to listen to most of them. We all have too much noise to contend with as it is. Citations Needed, hosted by media analysts Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson, is one show that can actually cut through the racket and help make […]

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Podcast of the Week: Taped Off TV

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We are so excited to announce that former-Podcast-of-the-Week Brothers From Another Planet co-host LeMar McLean has a new podcasting endeavor. This time he’s teamed up with Philly artist Nicole Krecicki for Taped Off TV, a new show aimed a listeners of a certain age who were shaped by the pop culture of the 80s and 90s, especially those […]

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Podcast of the Week: Switchblade Sisters

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Presumably named for the ’70s girl gang exploitation flick, Switchblade Sisters is a delightful new podcast from Maximum Fun on which women talk about genre films. Each episode features host April Wolfe (who was also a film critic at LA Weekly until last week’s brutal staff layoffs following the paper’s purchase by Semanal Media,) in conversation with […]

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Podcast of the Week: The Crux Season Two

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We’d previously featured season one of Matthew Pulver’s The Crux, which took an in-depth look at questions surrounding the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as our Podcast of the Week. We wanted to call your attention to the brand new second season as well. Season two of The Crux looks at the rise […]

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Podcast of the Week: Citizen Radio

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Summary: Progressive news and comedy from Allison Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein “Like an underground Daily Show affiliate with more swearing, less civility, and zero budget, the daily political-comedy talk show Citizen Radio addresses the news of the day with a side-eyed glance at what, how, and why news is reported…For those who view mainstream news and […]

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Podcast of the Week: Politically Re-Active

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With the political circus of the 2016 presidential election heating up, you can laugh or you can cry. Choose to laugh. Comedians and longtime friends W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu have a shared curiosity about our political process and constantly changing electoral landscape. Whether it’s an interest in exposing the unjust or the absurd, you can count on Hari and Kamau to ask the important “why?” Why do we have super delegates? Why are people still having such trouble voting? Why was Joe the Plumber a thing? They’ll try to answer questions like those each and every week throughout the election.