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 […]
My current favorite podcast is Imogen Watches Classic Films. The premise is that Celebrity Author Imogen Binnie (who wrote the novel Nevada, which I very much liked) drives around post-apocalyptic Los Angeles discussing classic films she has recently watched. Occasionally she runs across another replicant She talks about some of my own childhood favorites such Howard the […]
Summary: W. Kamau Bell & fellow comedian Kevin Avery are absolutely certain of one thing: Denzel Washington is the greatest actor of all time. Period. And every week they will prove it as they talk Denzel with guests, share the latest “Denzel News” and review every Denzel movie in alphabetical order (mostly). You can subscribe to […]
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 […]
Summary: Pursuing equality in geekdom. Hosted by Aleen Simms. Less Than or Equal is a podcast dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of geeks facing inequality in their industries. Link: Less Than or Equal on Relay.FM
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.