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Edition #520

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Act 1: CNN Asks Psychics to Predict Economic Future. Does it Make Sense? - David Pakman Air Date: 06-28-11

Song 1: Close to me - The Cure

Act 2: 'Cult Of Centrism', Paul Krugman Nails It - Young Turks

Song 2: Naive - The Kooks

Act 3: When Media Is Master - Mumia Abu-Jamal Air Date: 07-18-11

Song 3: Hey, soul sister - Vitamin String Quartet

Act 4: Fox Business: "I Don't Remember Any Terrorist Attacks on American Soil" 2000-2008 - Media Matters

Act 5: CNN Anchor Don Lemon Appears Not To Care For CNN - Daily Show - Air Date: 07-26-11

Song 5: Island in the sum - Weezer

Act 6: Local News = Uninformed Americans - Jimmy Dore on TYT

Song 6: Dance music - The Mountain Goats

Act 7: Data Mining for Individual Online Media Trends - On the Media Air Date: 06-17-11

Song 7: Legend of Zelda, Main Theme - Apocalyptica

Act 8: What Won't Fox News Politicize? - Media Matters Air Date: 8-10-11

Act 9: Online Algorithms, Individual Agency vs Passivity - On the Media Air Date: 06-17-11

Song 9: No easy way out - Robert Tepper

Act 10: Stop Giving Equal Time to Every Absurd Notion Anyone Proposes - David Pakman Air Date: 08-09-11

Song 10: Nothing is good enough - Aimee Mann

Act 11: After Lying All Week, Limbaugh Surprised People Complain - Media Matters Air Date: 8-16-11

Act 12: Why Cenk Uygur left MSNBC - Young Turks


There's no ethical way to eat meat - Jose from Miami

Comments on Jose's voicemail

It's not ethical to eat anything - Bobby from Mesa, AZ

Comments on a pathetically asinine voicemail

We evolved to eat meat - Chuck in Salt Lake City

Comments on the evolution of eating meat

Meat-eating is like child, sweatshop labor - Patrick from Dallas

Final comments on changing morality

Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Turtle (Bonobo Remix) - Pilote

Ghostwriter - RjD2

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Why Cenk Uygur Left MSNBC - Part 2 - Young Turks

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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