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Edition #412

Islamophobia

 

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Act 1: Extremest Makeover – Homeland Edition – Daily Show
Song 1: You Don’t Know Me (feat. Regina Spektor) – Way to Normal (Deluxe Version)
Act 2: Rush, Beck and Obama Muslim poll – MSNBC
Song 2: Tracked in mud – Cory Davies
Act 3: Burning the dictionary – Le Show
Song 3: Iko Iko – Chapel Of Love
Act 4: Bloomberg on ‘Mosque’ controversy – Daily Show
Song 4: Chicago – Illinois
Act 5: Awesome Bloomberg speech – Young Turks
Song 5: (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding? – A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!
Act 6: Not at war with Islam – Rachel Maddow
Song 6: Love the Way You Lie (feat. Rihanna) – Recovery (Deluxe Edition)
Act 7: Islamophobiapalooza – Daily Show
Song 7: Have you had enough – Rickie Lee Jones and The Squirrel Nut Zippers
Act 8: Muslim cab driver attacked – Young Turks

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
The Word – Losing His Religion – Colbert Report

 

Sources:
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MSNBC
Le Show
The Young Turks
Rachel Maddow
Colbert Report

 

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Edition #411

A look at the Republican Tea Party

 

Act 1: GOP congress – Rachel Maddow

Song 1: I Miss You – blink-182

Act 2: Restoring Honor Rally Part 1 – New Left Media

Song 2: God Shed His Grace On Thee – 50/50 – 50 Tracks, 50 Years

Act 3: Bush speechwriters says GOP is screwed – Young Turks

Song 3: Kill Yourself (Instrumental Version) – Shock Value (Instrumental Version)

Act 4: Sarah Palin’s Mama Grizzly Coalition – Daily Show

Song 4: On a Neck, On a Spit – Yellow House

Act 5: Restoring Honor Rally Part 2 – New Left Media

Song 5: My List – Sam’s Town

Act 6: Reagan would be unelectable today – MSNBC

Song 6: Drumming Song – Lungs

Act 7: Restoring Honor Rally Part 3 – New Left Media

Song 7: Pray for You – Getting Dressed In the Dark

Act 8: I give up – 9/11 responders bill – Daily Show

Song 8: Cobrastyle – Robyn

Act 9: Restoring Honor Rally Part 4 – New Left Media

Song 9: Ignore the Ignorant – Ignore the Ignorant

Act 10: Comparing the parties – Ring of Fire

Song 10: Bitter Sweet Symphony – Urban Hymns

Act 11: Shadow government attracts shadow protesters – The Onion

Song 11: Cast No Shadow – (What’s the Story) Morning Glory

Act 12: Restoring Honor Rally Part 5 – New Left Media

Song 12: In the Waiting Line – Simple Things

Act 13: GOP is the party of hate – The Ed Show

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Defamation of Independents – Colbert Report

 

 

Sources:

Rachel Maddow

The New Left Media

The Young Turks

The Daily Show

MSNBC

Ring of Fire

The Onion

The Ed Show

Colbert Report

 

Produced By:

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Edition #410

The economics of happiness and anger

 

Act 1: Fox News job opening - Colbert Report

Song 1: Work - Bob Marley

Act 2: Class warfare - Top 1% vs. You - Young Turks

Song 2: Class warfare - Chris Priest

Act 3: Republicans winning class warfare - The Progressive

Song 3: Working class hero - Exit Clov

Act 4: The economics of happiness - Thom Hartmann

Song 4: Happy - Sister Hazel

Act 5: Unemployed businessman has time for headache - The Onion

Song 5: Take Five - Dave Brubeck

Act 6: How cars suck out money and souls - Radio Ecoshock

Song 6: Fade to Black - Apocalyptica

Act 7: Economics and the stimulus - Media Matters

Act 8: Raiding social security for giveaways to rich - Sam Seder

Song 8: Chicago X 12 - Rogue Wave

Act 9: Deductible Me - Daily Show

Song 9: Bu De Bu Ai - Pan Wilber

Act 10: Obama needs to clear economic cabinet - The Progressive

Song 10: Here it goes again - Ok Go

Act 11: Republicans oppose tax cuts - Young Turks

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Bears and Balls - Colbert Report

 

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Edition #409

Do it yourself universe, God not required

 

Act 1: Evangelical Christian Terrorists - Young Turks

Song 1: Early in the morning - Peter, Paul And Mary

Act 2: Interview with the Pope (Matt Besser) - Citizen Radio

Song 2: Livin' on a prayer - Bon Jovi

Act 3: Blair and the Pope assail atheism and secularism - The Progressive

Song 3: Like a prayer - Madonna

Act 4: God loses his decision-making coin - The Onion

Song 4: Free to decide - The Cranberries

Act 5: "Child witches" abused in Africa - Young Turks

Song 5: We're in heaven - Dj sammy

Act 6: Steven Hawking hates God - Colbert Report

Song 6: My wife left me for a guy named Jesus - Exit 57

Act 7: The non-existence of God - Countdown

Song 7: Shattered faith - Bad Religion

Act 8: Jews covenant with God up for renewal - The Onion

Song 8: Ebudae - Enya

Act 9: Religious, anti-gay, gay man interviewed - Young Turks

Song 9: Whenever God shines his light - Van Morrison

Act 10: Rally to Restore Sanity - Daily Show

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Happy Ramadan - Colbert Report

 

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Edition #408

Continuing march toward equal rights

 

Act 1: Reaction to the Prop 8 Ruling - Jimmy Dore Show

Song 1: Suite for Solo Cello No. 6 in D Major, BWV 1012: V. Gavotte I/II - Yo-Yo Ma

Act 2: Orientation of the Prop 8 judge - Counterspin

Song 2: Strange bath - Jon Brion

Act 3: DOMA ruled unconstitutional - Rachel Maddow

Song 3: 1901 - Phoenix

Act 4: Threatdown - Texas GOP - Colbert Report

Song 4: Sodomy - Galt MacDermot and Tom Pierson

Act 5: Conservative destroys Fox News on gay marriage - Young Turks

Song 5: Stairway to heaven - Apocalyptica

Act 6: Glenn Beck on gay marriage - Media Matters

Act 7: Invasion of the country snatchers - Colbert Report

Song 7: Royal American Medley - United States Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps

Act 8: Debating gay marriage - Midweek Politics

Song 8: Sowing the seeds of love - Tears for Fears

Act 9: Gay is icky - That's bullshit - Sam Seder

Song 9: Sunday, Bloody Sunday - U2

Act 10: Moron on Ken Mehlman's courage - Jimmy Dore Show

Song 10: Courage - Authority Zero

Act 11: Gay old party - Daily Show

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Anti-Gay Pastor Busted - Young Turks

 

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Edition #407

War is over, but not really

 

Act 1: Richard Engle on the Taliban in Afghanistan - Rachel Maddow

Song 1: Reach out in the darkness - Friend and Lover

Act 2: Generals push to stay in Afghanistan - Young Turks

Song 2: Go your own way - Fleetwood Mac

Act 3: A new presidential power - Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Song 3: I don't want to be - Gavin DeGraw

Act 4: Obama should end combat in Afghanistan as well - The Progressive

Song 4: Right now - Van Halen

Act 5: What if you threw a peace and no one came - Colbert Report

Song 5: One - Apocalyptica

Act 6: Obama's end of war speech - Media Matters

Act 7: We didn't really leave Iraq - Citizen Radio

Song 7: Everybody's Gone To War - Nerina Pallot

Act 8: Richard Engel on the end of the war - Colbert Report

Song 8: Hero of war - Rise Against

Act 9: Saddam vs. now - Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Threat StandDown - Monkey Terrorism - Colbert Report

 

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Edition #406

Election season in full swing

 

Act 1: What's next for campaign finance - Bill Moyers Journal

Song 1: Save tonight - Eagle-Eyed Cherry

Act 2: The disclose act - On the Media

Song 2: Loud pipes - Ratatat

Act 3: Gibbs says Dems will lose - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 3: It's a wonderful life - Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution

Act 4: Funny, insane Republican - Young Turks

Song 4: Angry - The Bug and Tippa Irie

Act 5: Class of 2010 - Rachel Maddow

Song 5: How to save a life - The Fray

Act 6: GOP operative uses homeless for dirty tricks - Young Turks

Song 6: Crying - KD Lang feat. Roy Orbinson

Act 7: Are you ready for some midterms? - Daily Show

Song 7: Brain Damage - Pink Floyd

Act 8: Obama takes on the GOP, too little too late - Young Turks

Song 8: Too late, too slow - Shout Out Louds

Act 9: The spite stuff - Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Indecision 2010 - Primary Proxy Battle Theme - Daily Show

 

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Edition #405

Countdown to Beckopalypse has Begun

 

Act 1: Cenk takes on Fox News - The Ed Show

Song 1: One - Apocalyptica

Act 2: Fox funds GOP Govs - Media Matters

Act 3: Fox and GOP make it official - Colbert Report

Song 3: So long - Lodger

Act 4: Missed connection at Whitestock - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 4: BotL Promo instrumental - Chris Priest

Act 5: Glenn Beck rants inciting murder - Young Turks

Song 5: Hurt so good - Yellow Snow Company

Act 6: Glenn Beck's crusade - The Progressive

Song 6: Sweet Lullaby - Deep Forest

Act 7: The head count at Whitestock - On the Media

Song 7: You can't count on me - Counting Crows

Act 8: Chris Wallace fails again with Glenn Beck - Jimmy Dore

Song 8: Father of mine - Everclear

Act 9: Poll - Americans are progressive on most issues - Young Turks

Song 9: Time of the season - The Zombies

Act 10: Poll - Positive things better than negative things - The Onion

Song 10: I want it now - Leslie Bricusse

Act 11: Rachel responds to O'Reilly's attack Part 1 - Rachel Maddow

Song 11: Your Highness - The Out Crowd

Act 12: Rachel responds to O'Reilly's attack Part 2 - Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

News Corp. Gives Money to Republicans - Daily Show

 

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Edition #404

Citizen Kant or Radio Dispatches from the Occupied South

 

Act 1: Citizenship down - Colbert Report

Song 1: Slave song - Sade

Act 2: Utah's anti-immigration dystopia - The Progressive

Song 2: Backfire - MuteMath

Act 3: Terror babies - Le Show

Song 3: Politic Amagni (La Politique, C'est Pas Bon) - Amadou and Mariam

Act 4: Should anyone born in the US become citizens - Thom Hartmann

Song 4: Stan - Eminem and Elton John

Act 5: US beefs up the southern border with beef - The Onion

Song 5: Indiado - Sergio Mendes

Act 6: Scapegoating immigrant children - The Progressive

Song 6: Keepsake - State Radio

Act 7: Julian Castro on immigration - Colbert Report

Song 7: Heaven - Los Lonely Boys

Act 8: Neo-Nazis patrolling US border - Young Turks

Song 8: I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers

Act 9: Once again, immigration is a hot button issue - NPR

Song 9: Silver Lining - Rilo Kiley

Act 10: Born in the USA - Daily Show

Song 9: Fear is a villain - Theo Bard

Act 10: Xenophobia runs rampant - The Progressive

Song 9: Generator (Second Floor) - Freelance Whales

Act 10: Republican wants illegal immigrant camps - Young Turks

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

You're Welcome - Constitutional Crisis - Daily Show

 

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Edition #403

Rachel Maddow gives credit where credit is due

 

Act 1: 9 Billion lost - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 1: Where Did It Go - Jimmy Cliff

Act 2: The insane cost of war - Young Turks

Song 2: Goodbye yellow brick road - Elton John

Act 3: Taliban code of conduct - Rachel Maddow

Song 3: Sometimes I rhyme slow - Nice and Smooth

Act 4: Reaction to 9/11 - Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Song 4: John Adams theme song - HBO

Act 5: Growing intelligence community - Colbert Report

Song 5: Under the gun - The Killers

Act 6: Still not out of Iraq - The Progressive

Song 6: Drowning men - Fanfarlo

Act 7: Mission accomplished part 2 - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 7: Don't talk - 10,000 Maniacs

Act 8: US always has money for war - Young Turks

Song 8: Give a little bit - Supertramp

Act 9: Iraq numbers - Le Show

Song 9: Trillion Dollar Bargain - Harry Shearer

Act 10: Credit where credit is due - Rachel Maddow

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Full, unedited interview with the hosts of Citizen Radio

 

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