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This Week on Blabbermouth: Politics, Prophecies, and Some Good News for Your Memorial Day Consideration!

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders We had a presidential primary in Washington State this week, and if you're confused as to why this happened at the end of May, when Donald Trump is already the Republican nominee and Washington State already had its Democratic...Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: Lindy West on Toxic Online Sludge, Arguing With Dan Savage, and Her New Memoir, SHRILL

by Eli Sanders The writer and Internet troll-slayer Lindy West is on the show this week to talk about her great and super funny new book, SHRILL: NOTES FROM A LOUD WOMAN. It came out this week and Lindy’s going to be appearing at Town...Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: How a Bitch Magazine Editor Sees Feminism, Plus UW Students for Donald Trump

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A New Podcast by Eli Sanders Andi Zeisler, cofounder of Bitch magazine, is coming to Seattle next week to talk about her new book, “We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrl to Cover Girl, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement.” At...Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: Badly Behaving Basketball Fans, Your Calls, and More!

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders This week, at 1:54, we talk basketball—specifically, the local basketball fans who totally lost it when the Seattle City Council didn’t do the exact bidding of a billionaire who wants to bring us a new NBA team. Stranger...Show More Summary

After 2016, Will Personality Plus Message = POTUS? President Rachel Maddow in 2024?

LISTEN HERE: Underestimating Trump, Shrum/Christie/Green prognosticate again post-primaries: Will great persona + viral message be ticket for future presidents? Will reactionary GOP reconstitute after realigning loss? Will Trump putShow More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: May Day, Anarchy, and Lemonade! (Plus This Podcast Now Has a Phone Number.)

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Episode 48 of Blabbermouth surrenders to May Day, talks to anarchists, and then reaches for Lemonade. (Wanna subscribe to the show on iTunes? Right here.) Alex Garland Blabbermouth April 29, 2016 Download Episode | Subscribe on iTunes | RSS Feed Huge news this week: We now have a dedicated phone and PHONE NUMBER for Blabbermouth. Show More Summary

There Will Be No Blabbermouth This Week. Go Listen To Prince Records for an Hour Instead

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson This is what it sounds like when doves mourn. Bruce MacQueen/Shutterstock Eli Sanders is on vacation, and asked me to sub for him as the host of our weekly podcast, Blabbermouth, this week, which I am always very happy to do. Show More Summary

Photos from the Indigenous People's Rally and March Against Tribal Disenrollment Earlier This Week

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Alex Garland Earlier this week, people took to the streets to protest tribal disenrollment, as Sydney Browntone wrote about here on Slog. I recommend clicking on this audio I recorded while you look at the photos. 2016-04-18_12_08_16_ ? Indigenous people from throughout Washington march through Seattle streets to protest tribal disenrollment. Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: Re-Segregated Public Schools and an "Inside Witness" to the Twilight Exit Shooting

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Episode 47 of Blabbermouth looks at how Seattle gave up on busing and allowed its public schools to become alarmingly re-segregated. Also discussed: Marti Jonjak's "Inside Witness" project and what to do this weekend.Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: The Student Assembly for Power and Liberation Speaks! (Plus David Schmader's WEED.)

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders On Episode 46 of Blabbermouth, a member of Western Washington University's Student Assembly for Power and Liberation explains things. So does David Schmader, author of the new book WEED. (Wanna subscribe to the show on...Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: Socialists vs. Superdelegates, Money vs. Art, and Weekend Things to Do!

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Shade-wearing Superdelegate Jay Inslee DECLINED to come on Episode 45 of Blabbermouth to explain why he's backing Hillary Clinton even though Bernie Sanders won the Washington State Democratic caucuses. So I talk to a Socialist who's fired up about getting Inslee and other superdelegates to switch sides. Show More Summary

Release of Interviews with Witnesses to Che Taylor Shooting Raises More Questions Than Answers

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Police have not acknowledged inconsistencies in statements given by a key witness who was in the backseat at the time of the shooting. SPD Video and audio released on Monday by the Seattle Police Department related to the...Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: Chelsea Clinton, Pramila Jayapal, and How to Caucus 101!

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Episode 44 of Blabbermouth: Chelsea Clinton makes a closing argument for Hillary Clinton, Pramila Jayapal makes a closing argument for Bernie Sanders, plus How to Caucus 101! (Wanna subscribe to the show on iTunes? Right...Show More Summary

Cut the Budget by Trimming Healthcare for Poor People

If you follow my blog, you know I've been pointing out how Republicans are falsely blaming Colorado budget problems on healthcare costs for the elderly, disabled, and other poor people. What's worse, after scapegoating Medicaid spending on healthcare for the poor, Republicans haven't said how they'd cut it. Show More Summary

Fascism's Fertile Ground in Colorado?

Caller "David" told the world Friday, or at least the universe listening to Denver's KLZ 560-AM, that "the only way that America can survive long term is to not have Islam within our borders." "If you have any amount of Islam, even if...Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: Light Rail Party Time! (With Dow Constantine, Ed Murray, and More!)

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Episode 43 of Blabbermouth: King County Executive Dow Constantine, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, and Stranger staffers Christopher Frizzelle and Angela Garbes talk about Seattle's new light rail extension. (Wanna subscribeShow More Summary

Preview a Track from Grunge Pioneers Green River's RSD Release, 1984 Demos

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Jackpot Records If you want to hear grunge in its squirming, embryonic form, check out "33 Revolutions Per Minute" by Green River, the crucial Seattle band featuring future Mudhoney prime movers Mark Arm and Steve Turner, as well as future Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament and drummer Alex Vincent. Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: A Trump Fascism Update, Plus Lorena González and Reuven Carlyle On "The Jungle"

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Episode 42 of Blabbermouth brings a Donald Trump Fascism Update plus conversations with Lorena González and Reuven Carlyle about their ideas for "The Jungle." (Wanna subscribe to the show on iTunes? Right here.) KellyShow More Summary

Can 'Lyin' Ted' Stop Trump in a Party of 'Con' Artists?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Frum and Karina discuss if Trump is the 2016 version of the Marshmellow Puft Man in Ghostbusters -- white, ominous and yuge. Then three Qs: Is Cruz any more electable? What happens if GOP breaks apart? Is the label "fascist" still unPC? Romney vs. Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: An Epic Political Week and a Potential Trans First for Washington State

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders On Episode 41 of Blabbermouth, Danni Askini talks about her potentially history-making candidacy for the Washington State House. After that: Bernie vs. Hillary Round 2! (Wanna subscribe to the show on iTunes? Right here.)...Show More Summary

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