Best of the Left Podcast : (2016/03/22) A Look Back (Episode #1000)

Put a description of your podcast here.

The Podcasts

Edition #1000

Today we mark our 1000th episode by looking back to the way things were 10 years ago when this show launched. Come with me to a time when The Young Turks hadn’t taken over YouTube, Rachel Maddow didn’t have a show on MSNBC and Al Franken wasn’t yet a Senator
 
Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

00:02:54 Ch. 2: Act 1: TYT video streaming launch party while CNN makes new hires - The Young Turks


00:06:19 Ch. 3: Act 2: Bin Laden resurfaces and MSNBC calls him a Democrat - Rachel Maddow Show


00:12:30 Ch. 4: Act 3: Speaking with Helen Thomas on the state of the media - Mother Jones Radio


00:16:56 Ch. 5: Act 4: John Boehner running for speaker - Rachel Maddow


00:19:26 Ch. 6: Act 5: John Conyers on Bush wiretapping program - Thom Hartmann


00:24:45 Ch. 7: Act 6: Rage over cartoons perplexes Denmark - The Young Turks


00:30:28 Ch. 8: Act 7: Rob Corddry on Cheney shooting his friend in the face - The Daily Show


00:34:09 Ch. 9: Act 8: Harry Whittington Apologizes for Getting Shot in the Face by Dick Cheney


00:37:23 Ch. 10: Act 9: This happens all the time and by the way, it's incredibly traumatic - Al Franken Show


00:42:48 Ch. 11: Act 10: Hurricane Katrina and it's aftermath - Mother Jones Radio


00:50:13 Ch. 12: Act 11: O'Connor Decries Republican Attacks on Courts - NPR Morning Edition


00:54:23 Ch. 13: Act 12: Sandra Day O'Connor and avoiding these beginnings - The Young Turks


00:59:21 Ch. 14: Act 13: Tom Delay steps down from congress - Rachel Maddow Show


01:02:51 Ch. 15: Act 14: A reminder of all the things terrible about Tom Delay - The Young Turks


01:11:34 Ch. 16: Act 15: Hate Mail from the left - Al Franken Show


01:13:50 Ch. 17: Act 16: I'm the decider - The Young Turks


01:17:26 Ch. 18: Act 17: The Chief Executive's Role - The President's Weekly Radio Address


01:21:22 Ch. 18: Act 18: Highlights from Colbert's White House Correspondents Dinner Speech with David Bender - Rachel Maddow


 01:31:22 Ch. 18: Act 19: Supercut of Colbert at the White House Correspondence Dinner


Voicemails

01:36:36 Ch. 19: 1000 Episodes - Lee Camp

01:37:05 Ch. 20: 1000 Episodes - David Pakman

Plus messages from:

Eammon from La Habra, California

Nancy from San Francisco

Zach from Atlanta

Megan from Seattle

Josh from Lafayette, LA

Erin from Philadelphia

Tony from New Jersey

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


01:37:50 Ch. 21: Final comments on how I met David Pakman and thanks for the last 1000 episodes

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


 Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

Thanks for listening!

Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com

Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores!

Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft

Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft

Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com

Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

Direct download: 1000_A_look_back_To_Air_3_22_16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00pm EST