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Charlotte Robinson: Richard Bowes Talks About His New Novel and LGBT Issues (AUDIO)

Dust Devil on a Quiet Street takes readers on an amazing ride. It's like traveling in a time machine through 50 years of gay life in New York City. Bowes shares everything from coming to terms with his sexuality to his struggle with overcoming years of substance abuse.

Jason Salzman: A Carnival Barker Who Preys on the Vulnerable

Still, we can agree that almost any local radio show is better than no local show. And even if Boyles is bad in many ways, he's not all bad.

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Sex, Substance and Spitzer

Shrum & Reagan debate why some survive scandal (Jefferson, Clinton) while others don't (Hart, Edwards). And there's unanimity that Morsi ouster is least worst option for Egypt, U.S., Democracy. And: Can Hillary be too old if Dutch wasn't?

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Gay Marriage, Black Voters and Roberts's Radicals-in-Robes

Ron Reagan and Erick Erickson debate judicial matters after the DOMA and VRA decisions. But there's a larger subtext -- is Obama's center-left country and Roberts's hard-right Court moving toward a collision? Then, Obama tries to cool off the planet and the frenzy over Snowden.

Jason Salzman: Wildfire Terrorism?

State Sen. Greg Brophy said yesterday on conservative radio that recent wildfires may have been started by terrorists and that "the Governor and Democrats" have left Colorado vulnerable to terrorist attacks due to their failure to spend millions of dollars on air tankers to fight forest fires.

Jason Salzman: A Defiant Secretary of State Says "Ethics Commission Is Part of the Left"

Sally Hopper, a Republican-appointee on the ethics commission, joined the unanimous vote against Gessler but was quoted in The Denver Post as saying, "a mountain was made of a molehill."

Jason Salzman: Wadhams Wants Non-Alienating GOP Candidates, Like Gessler?

If I were host Carlson, I would have asked Wadhams if substantive changes, even itsy bitsy ones, are required by GOP candidates to avoid the alienation trap.

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: After 9/11, Is Obama's NSA Really a Version of Hoover's FBI?

Talk about 'Beyond Right & Left' -- when Franken-Rove clash with Scahill-Beck over the NSA program, knee-jerkers are confused. So Huffington & Matalin debate domestic snooping not by Hoover against protestors in the '60s but by Obama after 9/11 and Boston. Is Snowden an Ellsberg or Manning?

Charlotte Robinson: New Play Unbroken Circle a Family Affair (AUDIO)

This week I talked with Broadway veteran Seth Rudetsky about the new play Unbroken Circle he has produced. Set in 1970 Galveston, Texas, it is the story of a family brought together for the first time in years on the day of its patriarch's funeral.

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Scandals-without-Headines I: Constitution-Gate!

Show trials and screw-ups do not make for true "scandals." But what about GOP efforts to in effect deny the original intent of Article II when it comes to Obama's constitutional power to name judges? Spitzer & Matalin debate this as well as the NSA and Rice-Power appointments.

The Warriors Arena: Art Agnos v.Gary Radnich

Here's a fun one: former Mayor Art Agnos debating the Warriors arena with Gary Radnich and Larry Krueger. Radnich has always been my favorite sports guy, ever since his days on KRON TV (although Kruk and Kuip are the best live-action announcers), and Agnos is my favorite ex-mayor. Show More Summary

Charlotte Robinson: Michael Musto Talks LGBT Issues and Journalism Trends (AUDIO)

This week I talked with Michael Musto, the legendary NYC club and celebrity reporter whose weekly gossip column "La Dolce Musto," which ran in The Village Voice for 28 years, came to an abrupt end. We talked about the future of journalism and his spin on LGBT issues.

Man Who Helped Free Kidnapped Cleveland Women Gets Free Burgers for Life

Now entitled to the works. Charles Ramsey was sitting on his front porch eating a Big Mac one Monday evening earlier this month when he came to the aid of Amanda Berry, her daughter, and two other women. They were later revealed to be the kidnapping victims of local bus driver Ariel Castro. Show More Summary

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: The InsaneStream Media Says 'It's the Scandals, Stupid'

What a week for Republicans! It started with Obama fighting off simultaneous scandals and 24 coming back this Fall. But as Spitzer and Reagan discuss, by Friday the Scandals Scorecard revealed more smoke than fire. Who'll tell FOX?

Jason Salzman: Republican's Tent Still Too Small for Undocumented Students

You'd think Gardner would get on board with Colorado's ASSET law, which allows colleges to offer these so-called "Dreamers" the normal in-state tuition rate.

Charles Ramsey Not Only Made TV History With the Greatest Interview in Living Memory...

Dan posted the must-watch interview ("I barbecued with this dude... We eat ribs and listen to salsa."), now listen to the 9/11 call. RAW 911 CALL: Charles Ramsey rescued Cleveland... by newsbreaker Ramsey is an American natural. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Seattle Times Realizes Microsoft’s Running the Legislature

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This guest post is by Jeff Reifman, a Seattle-based technology consultant, writer, and activist. He’s also an eight-year Microsoft employee. Royalty taxes received by Washington State (blue) vs. what Microsoft should have paid (red) Generally,...Show More Summary

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Reacting to Bomb and Gun Violence

Reagan and Clarke share their reactions in personally terrorizing situations -- Ron after his father was shot, Torie at the Pentagon on 9/11 -- and how public officials should respond to violence. Good: "stay calm and carry on" like Deval. Bad: overreact w/ Iraq & torture. Ugly: vote for gun deaths.

Jason Salzman: Why Not Do Better in Colorado Elections?

What are we if don't do everything possible, within safety constraints, to make our elections wide open to every citizen who wants to vote?

HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Spitzer and Matalin on Weiner, Clinton, Newtown v. NRA

Eliot Spitzer and Mary Matalin clash over four hot topics: Can Weiner run after his spectacle of contrition? Does dynasty = destiny for Caroline, Chelsea, Hillary? Is Obama now entitled to a grand bargain? Will Newtown parents out-lobby the NRA?

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