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Repost from October 24th, 2009 

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Act 1: California Marriage Protection Act PSA 1
Song 1: I was I Was Married – The Con
Act 2: When the time is right – Rachel Maddow
Song 2: Right Now – The Best of Van Halen, Vol. 1
Act 3: Jim Fouratt on gay rights – Colbert Report
Song 3: Leader – Burning Spear
Act 4: Obama speaks on DADT – Rachel Maddow
Song 4: What Have I Done to Deserve This? – PopArt: The Hits
Act 5: California Marriage Protection Act PSA 2
Song 5: Ain’t No Reason – So Much More
Act 6: Dan Savage on Obama on DADT – Countdown
Song 6: Don’t Ask Me Why – The Essential Billy Joel
Act 7: The gay after tomorrow – Daily Show
Song 7: Sénégal Fast-Food – Dimanche a Bamako
Act 8: The aftermath of the gay rights rally – Mother Jones
Song 8: Head Full of Doubt / Road Full of Promise – The Avett Brothers
Act 9: Queer and loathing in D.C. – Daily Show
Song 9: Let My Love Open the Door – The Definitive Collection
Act 10: Dan Choi: Don’t Tell, Martha! – The Moth Podcast

 

Sources:
Rachel Maddow
Colbert Report
Countdown
The Daily Show
Mother Jones
The Moth


 

Produced By:
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Repost from June 15th, 2006 

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Act 1: The Gay Reformation – The Majority Report
Song 1: I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – Sunshine On Leith
Act 2: Oreilly’s Worst Lie? – Keith Olbermann
Song 2: Generic patriotic music
Act 3: Warning to Democrats – CounterSpin
Song 3: Peace of Mind – Popular Music That Will Live Forever – EP
Act 4: Ann Coulter on Today – The Young Turks
Song 4: Solsbury Hill – Vanilla Sky (Music from the Motion Picture)
Act 5: Media Monopoly – Ring Of Fire
Song 5: The Passenger – Lust for Life
Act 6: Judgment Day – Kieth Olbermann
Song 6: New Slang – Garden State (Music from the Motion Picture)
Act 7: Rita Cosby and the bikini strangler Part 1 – Young Turks
Song 7: Generic bumper music
Act 8: Insert chapter title here – Wait wait don’t tell me
Song 8: Let Go – Details
Act 9: Rita Cosby and the bikini strangler Part 2 – Young Turks

 

Sources:
The Majority Report
Countdown
Counterspin
The Young Turks
Ring of Fire
Wait wait don’t tell me


 

Produced By:
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Edition #439

The Bad Deal Part 2 - The Politicians Strike Back

 

Act 1: We got screwed – Wait wait don’t tell me
Song 1: I Will Play My Game Beneath the Spin Light – Deja Entendu
Act 2: Sanders speaking to oppose tax cuts – Young Turks
Song 2: You Talk Too Much – Carnival Time – The Best of Ric Records, Vol. 1
Act 3: History made – Countdown
Song 3: Tell me tell me – Burning Spear
Act 4: When opposites attack – Rachel Maddow
Song 4: Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) – Josh Groban
Act 5: Bernie could not be stopped – Citizen Radio
Song 5: The Holidays Are Here (And We’re Still At War) – The Holidays Are Here (And We’re Still At War) – Single
Act 6: David Cay Johnston – Democracy Now!
Song 6: Carol of the Bells – Christmas Celebration
Act 7: Rep. Peter DeFazio leading the charge against – Thom Hartmann
Song 7: Se Quiere, Se Mata – Pies Descalzos
Act 8: Rep. Jim McDermott on Obama giving away the store – Young Turks
Song 8: First Snow (Instrumental) – Christmas Eve and Other Stories
Act 9: Bipartisanshi* – Countdown

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
SuperCuts – Daily Show

 

Sources:
Wait wait don’t tell me
The Young Turks
Countdown
Rachel Maddow
Citizen Radio
Democracy Now!
Thom Hartmann
The Daily Show


Produced By:
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Edition #438

The Bad Deal Part 1

 

Act 1: Democracil – Jimmy Dore Show
Song 1: Take Me Down – Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
Act 2: Baseless, Obama press conference – Rachel Maddow
Song 2: Billionaire – Billionaire
Act 3: Something for everyone – Counterspin
Song 3: M79 – Vampire Weekend
Act 4: Thom talks to WH spokeman on tax compromise – Thom Hartmann
Song 4: Greensleeves – The Most Relaxing Classical Music in the Universe
Act 5: WH adviser on how they negotiate – Jimmy Dore Show
Song 5: Curl Up and Die – The Bird and the Bee Sides
Act 6: Obama is a dangerous joke – Young Turks
Song 6: Santa Baby – Santa Baby – Single
Act 7: CT phone home – Daily Show
Song 7: Standing Still – Standing Still – Single
Act 8: Comment on Obama tax compromise – Countdown
Song 8: Lord’s Bright Blessing – Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol
Act 9: Obama is taken hostage – Le Show
Song 9: Hostage-O – Life’ll Kill Ya
Act 10: Going from power to irrelevance – Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
National Displeasure – Daily Show

 

Sources:
Jimmy Dore Show
Rachel Maddow
Counterspin
Thom Hartmann
The Young Turks
The Daily Show
Countdown
Le Show

 

Produced By:
Jay!

 

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Edition #437

Misleading and hate mongering

 

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Act 1: The Word – Army of Mum – Colbert Report
Song 1: New Slang – Oh, Inverted World
Act 2: Pro-gay groups desperate for Obama to take action – NPR
Song 2: Ready or Not – The Score
Act 3: If you were in and out you’re in – Wait wait don’t tell me
Song 3: Nature of the Experiment – A Lesson In Crime
Act 4: It gets worse PSA – Daily Show
Song 4: The Silent Nutcracker (Instrumental) – Christmas Eve and Other Stories
Act 5: DADT repeal in lame-duck hands – NPR
Song 5: Take A Chance – Take A Chance
Act 6: Pentagon report leaves DADT with no leg to stand on – The Progressive
Song 6: How Soon Is Now? – 200 KM/H in the Wrong Lane
Act 7: DADT green light – Rachel Maddow
Song 7: Christmas / Sarajevo 12/24 (Instrumental) – Christmas Eve and Other Stories
Act 8: Tucker Carlson mocks Arabic translators – Media Matters
Act 9: Dan Savage on DADT – Countdown
Song 9: All These Things That I’ve Done – Hot Fuss
Act 10: McCain moving the goal posts on DADT – Wait wait don’t tell me
Song 10: Bizzare Love Triangle – Blue Order: A Trance Tribute to New Order
Act 11: McCain in his quest from Principled Independent to Pandering Asshole – Young Turks
Song 11: The Little Drummer Boy – Number 1′s: Christmas
Act 12: DADT hearings Day 1 – Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Gaypocalypse Now – Daily Show


Sources:
Colbert Report
NPR
Wait wait don’t tell me
The Daily Show
The Progressive
Rachel Maddow
Media Matters Minute
Countdown
The Young Turks

 

Produced By:
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Edition #436

Misleading and hate mongering

 

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Act 1: Doubtsourced – Daily Show
Song 1: Something Good Can Work – Tourist History
Act 2: Right wing truth – Rachel Maddow
Song 2: Walking In the Air – The Snowman
Act 3: Jimmy talks to Moron about the lame stream media – Jimmy Dore Show
Song 3: Soft Serve – Irresistible Bliss
Act 4: Violent conservative speech – Counterspin
Song 4: Fade to Black – Inquisition Symphony
Act 5: Fox’s Nazi rhetoric – Media Matters
Act 6: Glenn Beck attacks MSNBC – Young Turks
Song 6: Moving to New York – The Wombats – EP
Act 7: Quoted but untrue – Rachel Maddow
Song 7: Something happened – Visitors
Act 8: Comment about commentary in the media – Countdown

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Time Mag Advises Pres More Compromise With Repubs – Young Turks


Sources:
The Daily Show
Rachel Maddow
Jimmy Dore Show
Counterspin
Media Matters Minute
The Young Turks
Countdown

 

 

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Edition #435

People scared clothes-less and world powers exposed

 

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Act 1: Don’t touch my junk – Jimmy Dore Show
Song 1: Submarine Symphonika – Honeysuckle Weeks
Act 2: Memo to Fox – Profiling still wont work – Media Matters
Song 2: Your Racist Friend – Flood
Act 3: Homeland security for sale – Young Turks
Song 3: Holiday Road (Live) – Live At the Bass Performance Hall
Act 4: Tales of airport security – Le Show
Song 4: Touch my junk – Harry Shearer
Act 5: Interview with TSA on enhanced pad down procedure – Majority Report
Song 5: Slide – No Angel
Act 6: Wiki gossip – Wait wait don’t tell me
Song 6: A Few Honest Words – Learning to Bend
Act 7: NYT on leaked info about Iran – Counterspin
Song 7: How – Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We? (The Complete Sessions 1991-1993)
Act 8: Wikileaks lets us know what’s going on – The Progressive
Song 8: Tracked in mud – Cory Davies
Act 9: Jay Rosen on Wikileaks – Citizen Radio
Song 9: Just My Imagination – Stars – The Best of 1992-2002
Act 10: Wikileaks vs. world peace – Counterspin
Song 10: The Peace Carol – A Christmas Together
Act 11: Knowing what’s real from Wikileaks – Common Sense

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Jay Rosen on Wikileaks- “The watchdog press died; we have this instead.”


 

Links:
Daniel Ellsberg’s open letter to Amazon.com
http://www.antiwar.com/blog/2010/12/02/daniel-ellsberg-says-boycott-amazon/print/


Sources:
Jimmy Dore Show
Media Matters Minute
The Young Turks
Le Show
The Majority Report
Wait wait don’t tell me!
Counterspin
The Progressive
Citizen Radio
Common Sense

 

Produced By:
Jay!

 

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Edition #434

Managing and mismanaging

 

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Act 1: Poor corporations pay too much tax – Young Turks
Song 1: Revolution – The Beatles 1967–1970 (The Blue Album)
Act 2: The Word – Nothingness – Colbert Report
Song 2: Koto Meditation Music 4 – Chinese and Japanese Koto Harp and Shakuhachi Flute Music
Act 3: High taxes keeps money in businesses – Thom Hartmann
Song 3: Up nights – Amsterband
Act 4: All the devils are here – Daily Show
Song 4: Melody – Kate Earl
Act 5: Give the people what we want – Slate.com
Song 5: Is Love Enough (feat. Gentleman) – Yell Fire!
Act 6: Massive foreclosure fraud by banks – Young Turks
Song 6: Nutcracker: Act 2: Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy – Nutcracker
Act 7: America’s job loss – Beri Fox – Colbert Report
Song 7: Pilot Light (Extended Version) – Pilot Season Soundtrack
Act 8: GOP budget management – Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Rich Ask Obama To Raise Their Taxes – MSNBC


Sources:
The Young Turks
Colbert Report
Thom Hartmann
The Daily Show
Slate.com
Rachel Maddow
MSNBC


Produced By:
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Edition #433

The honorable class of 2010

 

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Act 1: Campaign ads might not matter – On the Media
Song 1: It Don’t Matter – Southern Discomfort
Act 2: Too early, too often – Need to Know
Song 2: Faith – Faith
Act 3: Campaign ads might still matter – On the Media
Song 3: Battle For The Beat – Battle For The Beat
Act 4: Mad as Hell – Mark Fiore
Song 4: My Favourite Game – Gran Turismo
Act 5: Adult Spin – Daily Show
Song 5: The Kids Don’t Stand a Chance – Vampire Weekend
Act 6: Midterm Election Update – The Bugle
Song 6: Drowning Men – Reservoir
Act 7: Freshman orientation – Wait wait don’t tell me
Song 7: Book of Days – The Very Best of Enya
Act 8: Uncompromise – Mark Fiore
Song 8: Goodbye Blue Sky – The Wall (Remastered)
Act 9: GOP misses Clinton – Daily Show
Song 9: I don’t mind if you forget me – The Smiths
Act 10: Which brand are your crooks? – Young Turks
Song 9: Let’s Work Together – The Very Best of Canned Heat
Act 10: Michael Moore on the administration – Bill Maher

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
The Faith-Based Vote – Slate.com

Find source links for this episode after the break!

Sources:
On the Media
Need to Know
Mark Fiore
The Daily Show
The Bugle
Wait wait don’t tell me
The Young Turks
Real Time with Bill Maher
Slate.com

 

Produced By:
Jay!

 

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Edition - Bonus

Repost from May 8th, 2006 - He may be a failure, but he's our failure

 

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Act 1: David Bender and Rachel discuss – Rachel Maddow Show
Song 1: Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection
Act 2: The Colbert Revolt – Slate.com
Song 2: Another Love Song – Organised for Hi Fi
Act 3: Dissecting the comedy – The Al Franken Show
Song 3: (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher – Jackie Wilson: 20 Greatest Hits
Act 4: 9/11 was on a Tuesday – Young Turks
Song 4: In the Summertime – The Very Best of Mungo Jerry
Act 5: Why journalists didn’t like the routine – Counterspin
Song 5: Jerk It Out – Love for the Streets
Act 6: Rumors of death threats to Colbert – The Majority Report
Song 6: That non-song that has since become the outro music for the show
Act 7: Anniversary of Mission Accomplished – Wait wait don’t tell me
Song 7: Circles – El Oso
Act 8: We shouldn’t even be doing this – On the Media

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Unedited video of Colbert’s original speech at the 2006 White House Correspondents Dinner


 

Sources:
Rachel Maddow
Slate.com
The Al Franken Show
The Young Turks
Counterspin
The Majority Report
Wait wait don’t tell me
On the Media

 

Produced By:
Jay!

 

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