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Monday Night Jam: Banda Magda, "El Pescador"

YouTube From the DVD "Yerakina" released September 23rd, 2014 on GroundUP Music. Buy It Here - Written by José Barros Produced by Magda Giannikou, Michael League & Fab Dupont Magda Giannikou:...Show More Summary

Kansas Sec. of State Kobach's Office Puts Out Spanish Voter Guide With Wrong Deadline

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is well known for his anti-immigrant views and connections to far right white nationalist organizations, and in 2012 he tried to get President Obama removed from presidential election ballots in the state because, he said, there was evidence Obama's birth certificate was faked. Show More Summary

Stupidest Man on the Internet: Trump Is DOMINATING With New York Women!

DERP Let's kick off another week of batshit crazy politics with a typically hilarious post from the fabled Stupidest Man on the Internet, Jim "Dim" Hoft, who's crowing and preening about a Fox News poll that shows (according to the SMOTI)...Show More Summary

Sunday Jam: Bill Laurance, "Money in the Desert"

YouTube Here's another excellent unclassifiable piece by Snarky Puppy keyboardist Bill Laurance, from his solo album Flint. It's like a soundtrack for a great movie nobody's ever made. Buy it on: Amazon iTunes From the DVD "Flint" released...Show More Summary

Saturday Jam: Randy Newman Talks About the Inspiration for "Losing You"

YouTube Here's a great example of Randy Newman's amazing songwriting, a wrenching story of heartbreak and loss told in simple words with a simple melody. This is what Newman does better than almost anyone, and in this video he explains what inspired him to write this song.

Hilarious Short Film: Generic Presidential Campaign Ad

Vimeo Here's a classic send-up of the amazingly predictable "campaign ad" style. Guaranteed to make you smile and want to vote for Candidate. Created entirely with stock footage from Dissolve, This Is a Generic Presidential CampaignShow More Summary

Friday Night Jazz, or Something Like It: Bill Laurance, "Ready Wednesday"

YouTube Bill Laurance is one of the keyboard maestros who sprang fully formed from the Snarky Puppy gestalt, and this track is strange and beautiful. Michael League's bass lines are totally amazing in this track, but everyone who contributed...Show More Summary

Video: Charlie Rose Interviews Bernie Sanders About His "Hillary Is Unqualified" Comments

YouTube Sen. Bernie Sanders was on CNN's Charlie Rose show last night, and Rose pressed him pretty hard about his statement that Hillary Clinton was "unqualified" to be president. I don't think Sanders came off very well here; he just repeats over and over that she started it, I was just responding to her, etc. Show More Summary

The Next Anti-Hillary Attack Is Queued Up: She Used a "Noise Machine" Against the Media

The next fake story about Hillary Clinton is now queued up. Tonight I'm seeing a lot of tweets linking to a Washington Examiner post with the absurd headline: Clinton team blasts reporters with noise machine during Hillary fundraising speech. OK, so let's go to the tweets this hysterical story is based upon. Show More Summary

Funny Clip of the Day: Ben Carson to CNN Anchor: "You've Probably Been Charged" With a Crime

YouTube This video clip via TPM is pretty hilarious; watch the look CNN anchors John Berman and Kate Balduan give each other when Ben "Dr. Sleepy" Carson says Berman has "probably been charged" with a crime, after Berman asks him about...Show More Summary

No, Hillary Clinton Did Not Say Bernie Sanders Wasn't Qualified to Be President

The Washington Post headline made a bold statement: Clinton questions whether Sanders is qualified to be president. We'll come back to that in a bit, but last night Bernie Sanders responded to the headline by attacking Clinton for her...Show More Summary

Wednesday Night Short: A Small Escape

Vimeo Winner of best animation at Sveriges Kortfilmfestival (Sweden's Short Film Festival) 2016. A short film about a pair of scissors trying to escape a kitchen. Sound and music by Oskar Vallinder. The posters on the wall in the third room are made by Amanda Berglund and Erik Kirtley. Swedish title: Den lilla flykten Thanks for watching!

Grotesque: 1995 Video Clip Shows Trump Describing His 1-Year Old Daughter's Body Parts

Comedy Central This, folks, is so wrong it wraps around and stops being wrong, then wraps around again and ends up in a zone of wrongness at the outer reaches of the Wrong Universe. This guy is not right in the head.

Anti-Choice Activist Daleiden: CA Atty General "Bought and Paid For" by Planned Parenthood

David Daleiden prays for the destruction of women's reproductive rights As we noted last night, far right video fraudster David Daleiden's home in Orange County was raided yesterday by agents from the California Department of Justice,...Show More Summary

Breaking: CA Authorities Raid Home of Anti-Planned Parenthood Operative David Daleiden

Center for Medical Progress head David Daleiden's dishonest scheme to destroy Planned Parenthood continues to fall apart; his home in Orange County was raided today and computers and hard drives were seized by the California Department...Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders: Sandy Hook Parents Shouldn't Be Allowed to Sue Gun Manufacturers

This is tomorrow's front page of the New York Daily News. I started writing this post as an excuse for Bernie Sanders, saying that Sanders wasn't asked specifically about the Newtown massacre when he said gun manufacturers should be protected from lawsuits. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Defends Call to Punish Women Who Have Abortions: 'I Didn't See Any Big Deal'

SoundCloud He said it, he didn't say it, he said it but changed his mind, people thought what he said was terrific! Trump in a nutshell. Last week, GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump took several competing positions on abortion...Show More Summary

Trump Ally Roger Stone Says He'll "Disclose the Hotels and the Room Numbers" of Anti-Trump Delegates at Convention

Media Matters Donald Trump ally Roger Stone, who was Trump's closest adviser until he was forced out after his disgusting racist comments came to light, is now threatening to reveal the hotels and room numbers of any anti-Trump delegates...Show More Summary

Tennessee Republicans Vote to Make the Bible the State's Official Book

Road sign via Shutterstock In Tennessee yesterday, the Republican-dominated state Senate passed a bill that would make the Bible the state's "official book." Republicans in Tennessee have been trying to do this for more than a year,Show More Summary

Overnight Acoustic Jam: Ian Ethan Case, "The Infinite Race" (18-String Guitar)

YouTube All I can say after watching this is, "Wow." New album "Run Toward The Mountains" out now! Listen/Buy: itunes: amazon: spotify:...Show More Summary

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