The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Hour 1

A. News Roundup—Frisch solo

B. Column: "Read More Than This Headline"—Tina Dupuy

C. War hawks prepare for Iran negotiations—Ben Armbruster

D. Overheard on the Acela—Tom Matzzie

Hour 2

A. Folks who got fired for social media mistakes—Alan Rosenblatt 

B. The Benghazi Hoax—Ari Rabin-Havt

C-D. "Inside the Fox News lie machine: I fact-checked Sean Hannity on Obamacare"—Eric Stern

Hour 3

A. From the mouths of Texas Republicans—Jason Stanford

B. Report: U.S. drone strikes could be war crimes—Letta Tayler

C. Obama fails to deliver on drone transparency promise—Naureen Shah

D. New Jersey marriage equality victory—Chris Geidner 

Direct download: 10-26-13_PODCAST.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:50pm EDT

Hour 1

A. News Roundup—Frisch solo

B. A Tea Party civics lesson—Tina Dupuy

C. NY Fed fired examiner who took on Goldman

D. Politically Incoherent & "The Shutdown Crash"—Rocky Mountain Mike 

Hour 2

A. Republicans say the darndest things—Jason Stanford 

B. Wendy Davis gubernatorial campaign—Jason Stanford

C. Judge Bill Pryor's gay porn appearance leaves him vulnerable to coercion—Roger Shuler 

D. Aaron Swartz's SecureDrop—Trevor Timm

Hour 3

A. ACLU v. Clapper—David Greene 

B. "Libertarian Magic Dust": Satirizing right-wing politics—Andy Cobb

C. Pliticians should get with the social media-dominated times—Alan Rosenblatt

D. GOP pivots to Social Security and Medicare—Cliff Schecter 

Direct download: 10-19-13_PODCAST.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:28am EDT

Hour 1

A. "The Heritage Foundation: The Group Who Cried Individual Mandate"—Tina Dupuy

B. Women and the shutdown—Jodi Jacobson 

C. U.S. Bishops pushed for shutdown to undermine birth control benefit—Jodi Jacobson 

D. Progressive Congress and the shutdown strategy—Annie Weinberg 

Hour 2

A. "Drunk Dial Congress" and shutdown humor—Arun Chaudhary

B. Fox and the shutdown—Eric Boehlert 

C. SCOTUS and campaign finance—Adam Smith 

D. Impact of the shutdown on DC—Amanda Terkel 

Hour 3

A. DC and the shutdown—Councilmember Tommy Wells 

B. National Coming Out Day—Jamie McGonigal 

C. glitches and procurement—Clay Johnson 

D. Government shutdown—David Corn 

Direct download: 10-12-13_PODCAST.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:59pm EDT

Hour 1

A. News Roundup—Frisch solo
B. This Week's Headlines—Tina Dupuy
C. Corporate Action Network's "Drop Dudley" campaign—Brian Young 
D. Accidental acetaminophen overdoses—Jeff Girth 
Hour 2

A. Glenn Beck says he'll camp outside Louie Ghomert's office, & other right-wing quotes—Jason Stanford
B. Quebec legislation to ban religious clothing for public officials—Jacob Remes 
C. Herman Wallace dies after 41 years in solitary confinement—Rania Khalek 
D. Prisoners' rights & solitary confinement—Amy Fettig
Hour 3
A. The #shutdown's negative impact & countermessaging the right wing—Alan Rosenblatt 
B. Capitol Hill shooting & stigmatization of mental health issues—Tara Culp-Ressler 
C. How the shutdown will affect the GOP's electoral prospects—Frisch solo 
D. Marco Rubio blocks black gay judge's nomination on dubious grounds—Sharon Lettman-Hicks 
Direct download: 10-05-13TAN_COMCUT.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:27pm EDT