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Donald Trump Calls Conspiracy-Monger Alex Jones to Thank Him, Promises to Go on His Show Soon

YouTube For the past decade I've been watching in horror as the conservative movement grew closer and closer to the conspiracy-peddling lunacy of Alex Jones and his InfoWars website. Matt Drudge added a permanent link to InfoWars onShow More Summary

Trump Adviser Kellyanne Conway Issues Veiled Threat of Legal Action Against Harry Reid

YouTube With all the other awful stuff in the news about Donald Trump's impending takeover, you might have missed this disturbing sidenote: Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway went on Fox News today and issued a veiled threat of legal action...Show More Summary

Real Bad News Gets Worse: An Antisemitic White Nationalist Will Be President Trump's "Chief Strategist"

The haunted house ride of this election just got even scarier. Donald Trump has appointed an unapologetic antisemite and white nationalist as his "chief strategist and senior counselor." The whole Trump transition team news release, interestingly, places Bannon before Priebus. Show More Summary

Video: Enormous Anti-Trump Protest March in Los Angeles

This video is the real thing, folks. Anti-Trump protest march today in downtown LA. Please circulate! — Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs) November 13, 2016 ReplyReply w/ QuoteRetweetVideo It's amazing -- and...Show More Summary

Sunday Jam: Snarky Puppy Pianist Bill Laurance, "Never-Ending City"

YouTube Bill Laurance performing "Never-Ending City" live from his fourth album "Union Chapel", available now. Get "Union Chapel" on iTunes : Get a physical copy of "Union Chapel": Get...Show More Summary

Video: An Awesome Lounge Jazz Version of Sublime's "Santeria"

YouTube Download the song: Get tix to see PMJ on tour: Order PMJ CDs / Vinyl / Merch: Natalie Angst (from our "Just Like Heaven" remake) returns this week to...Show More Summary

Trump Joins Forces With the Eurofascists

I answer yes to the invitation of Stephen Bannon, CEO of @realDonaldTrump presidential campaign, to work together. — Marion Le Pen (@Marion_M_Le_Pen) November 12, 2016 ReplyReply w/ Quote Marion Le Pen, leader of France's far-right movement, says she's accepted the invitation of Steve Bannon to work with the Trump admin. Show More Summary

Joe Bonamassa Does Hendrix: "Are You Experienced?"

YouTube It was recorded from the audience so the sound isn't top quality -- but it's more than good enough to appreciate this amazing performance by Joe Bonamassa, Anton Fig and Michael Rhodes, ripping through a classic song by Jimi Hendrix and making it their own.

US Media Are Unequipped to Handle Donald Trump's Post-Truth Presidency

Adam Serwer makes some excellent, frightening points about our upcoming post-truth presidency: The U.S. Media Is Completely Unprepared to Cover a Trump Presidency. During the 2016 presidential campaign, reporters marveled at the ability...Show More Summary

Video: An Amazing Solo Acoustic Guitar Performance by 16-Year Old Marcin Patrzalek: "Asturias" (Isaac Albeniz)

YouTube "Asturias" composed by Isaac Albeniz rearranged and performed by 16yr old Marcin Patrzalek. It's a single from Marcin's debut album‚ 'HUSH.' ? Guitar Tabs and Music available on: ? Marcin's debut album...Show More Summary

Thursday Night Jam: Jimmy Barnes, "Stone Cold" (Feat. Joe Bonamassa)

YouTube In case you were wondering where Mahalia Barnes got her amazing pipes from, wonder no more.

Video: Ta-Nehisi Coates Gives a Powerful Keynote Speech at the INBOUND 2016 Conference

YouTube It's really worth it to set aside about a half hour to watch this. The day after the election, Ta-Nehisi Coates was scheduled to give a keynote address at INBOUND 2016 and had a speech on education already prepared. But instead of giving that speech, he spoke from the heart about the "mortal threat" this election poses to American democracy. Very powerful stuff.

Trump's Total Ban on Muslims Is Back on His Website

Yesterday it was reported in many places that Donald Trump's page advocating a "total and complete" ban on Muslims entering the US had been removed from his website, and many people took that as a sign that he might be starting to move away from the disgusting bigotry that has characterized his entire campaign. Well, nope. Show More Summary

Samantha Bee: The Morning After

YouTube We've been through all the stages of grief in the past 24 hours. Next up: nasty women assemble.

The Westerlies: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

YouTube I know people still want to talk about this horrible election, but here's some really good music to listen to before you jump back into the mosh pit. Tom Huizenga | November 2, 2016 - Calling themselves "an accidental brass quartet,"...Show More Summary

A Harrowing New Video From Regina Spektor: "Trapper and the Furrier"

YouTube Regina Spektor posted this powerful video to her YouTube account yesterday. I don't know if it was after the results of the election became clear (although it's clear she was thinking about you-know-who when she posted it), and...Show More Summary

The Bob & Chez Show: The Bad Guy Won Today's program from our podcasting affiliate, The Bob & Chez Show: The Bad Guy Won: We review the election of Donald Trump with a bare-bones show; The ramifications for American democracy, decency, rationality; How to block the Trump agenda, and the way forward; and more.

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