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  • Ep 281 Lord of the Flies in the Ointment

    Fri 12:00pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    HIllary starts a fifty state strategy, and we have no idea what Ted Cruz is talking about. Also, in a world without Republicans, would Barack Obama be a Republican? More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 280 Marco! Rubio! Also Hillary.

    Apr 17, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    And Driftglass is mostly serious about drafting Glenn Greenwald for President. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 279 The Razor in the Apple

    Apr 10, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Why the media can't "blame" anyone for government and societal failures. Hint: It's Money. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 278 The Time Machine

    Apr 3, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We travel back to Rick Perlstein's Nixon/Reagan book (same as it ever was), deal with Indiana and fundy denialism (same as it ever was) and talk a bit about our courtship (still going strong). More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 277 Ted Cruz and GOP Tribalism

    Mar 26, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    "Respecting" Republican evangelicals, the real story behind the human trafficking bill, and thanks to Charlie Pierce. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 276 Aaron Schock, Buh Bye!

    Mar 20, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We bid buh bye to totally-not-gay Congressman Aaron Schock, and wonder over the crazy at Ted Cruz and Rick Santorum events. What's the deal with Tom Friedman? And more at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 275 The Letter, Layoffs, and the Ladies!!!

    Mar 13, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    #47Traitors write a letter and step in it again, Driftglass gets laid off (and we lose our insurance again), and the GOP has a women problem again. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 274 But Did Hillary Email Bibi?

    Mar 6, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Ben Carson not pure enuf! Hillary’s Email not official enuf! Rand Paul doesn't clap for Bibi enuf! But Jeb Bush has enuf monees. For now. And Ferguson has plenty of racism. Plus Science Fiction University plays 21 Questions. More at…
  • Ep 273 Serial Liars and Winning Progressives

    Feb 27, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Democrats are winning on DHS funding, the media acknowledges that BIll O’Reilly is a serial liar, and progressives even get a Keystone veto and (after we recorded this podcast) net neutrality. A round up of Illinois primary results, Chicago and downstate…
  • Ep 272 May I Have My “Opinion”?

    Feb 20, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We discuss conservatives who think spouting hate and then hiding behind “my opinion” is political debate. Rudy Giuliani and Dinesh d'Souza go full bigot, and Jeb Bush hires all the Bush 43 foreign policy team. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 271 Jon Stewart, Brian Williams, and Us

    Feb 13, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    What's the real story is when Brian Williams leaves for six months and Jon Stewart leaves forever? Bible Bitch reads a found poem about Elizabeth Warren, and in Science Fiction University, Driftglass geeks out about Better Call Saul. More at…
  • Ep 270 Prayer Breakfasts, Blasphemy, and Aaron Schock

    Feb 6, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We discuss religion, secular prescriptions from David Brooks, Blasphemy from Stephen Fry, the Book of Job, and then Driftglass lets it rain down on Glenn Greenwald (briefly). More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 269 Buh Bye Andrew Sullivan

    Jan 30, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Andrew Sullivan quits blogging!?! Is Driftglass the last holdout on the single shingle blogging platform? Also, what YouTubers in the White House says about the mainstream media, and Sheldon Whitehouse hits one out of the park. More at…
  • Ep 268 The Honesty Episode

    Jan 23, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We discuss The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, and how "keeping it 100" is a great idea for the whole political / media populace. State of the Union response fails, why Obama can keep talking like it's 2009, and more at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 267 The 5th Anniversary Show

    Jan 16, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Same as it ever was? Driftglass and Blue Gal talk about how little has changed in right wing media since 2010. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com...
  • Ep 266 Betrayed Conservatives and Charlie Hebdo

    Jan 9, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Conservatives feel betrayed by the election of John Boehner? Charlie Hebdo, Bible Bitch, and theocracy. We forgot to fix poverty, and Lindsey Graham should talk. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 265 Social Media is a Baby (New Year)

    Jan 2, 2015, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    GOP White Supremacy, Chuck Todd gives away the secret, Social Media is new, Bible Bitch reading the Bible in a Year, Christianists not good Christians or good Americans. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 264 Intro to 'Both Sides Don't'

    Dec 26, 2014, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We discuss both-siderism and give examples. Plus a special science fiction university where YOU get to answer the trivia questions! More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 263 What's in the Pope's Cloak?

    Dec 19, 2014, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Pope barters the Cuba deal? Jeb Bush on Facebook. Why we want Elizabeth Warren for Senate, for ever. More at professionalleft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 262 Ferguson, Torture, and The Wish of Angels

    Dec 12, 2014, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We discuss the last time the system worked, and what went wrong. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 261 The Marketing Genius of the Civil Rights Movement.

    Dec 5, 2014, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    What if there had been a FOX news in 1964? Hating non-Whites is the Fox News Business Model. Bible Bitch doesn't think praying is an answer to being an a-hole. And Science Fiction University is about that movie "Alien." More at…
  • Ep 260 The Thanksgiving Show

    Nov 27, 2014, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We discuss immigration, Ferguson, and read your Thanksgiving letters. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 259 Don't be the Ahole at Thanksgiving

    Nov 21, 2014, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We talk about whether we should be an a-hole at Thanksgiving when Crazy Uncle Liberty spouts off. Plus the future of podcasting, why Blue Gal expects 700 emails, and science fiction university. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 258 Wait, That's MY Pron!

    Nov 14, 2014, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Net Neutrality has plenty of Republican defenders. Liberal fundraisers diss Hilary, and why liberals must stop arguing with an empty auditorium. Plus Science Fiction University and an invitation to write us for our letters show coming this Thanksgiving…
  • Ep 257 Don't Panic

    Nov 7, 2014, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    We mourn Election Results, 2014, but keep the faith. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 256 Smarter than Sarah Palin?

    Oct 31, 2014, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    A Senate candidate (guess which party) gets complimented as being smarter than Sarah Palin. And a wrap up of all the non-hirings in media this week. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 255 A (Confederate) Land Called Reagan

    Fri 12:00pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    The Pew People come out with a study that proves the Fox News Bubble; RIP Ben Bradlee and the difference between Watergate and Iran Contra. Also, more on politics and Science Fiction University. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 254 We Interrupt This Podcast With Broccoli

    Oct 17, 2014, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Driftglass has an urgent health situation concerning unswallowed broccoli, and we survive it and podcast anyway. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 253 American ISIS?

    Oct 10, 2014, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Racism, Ebola, and Fox News. Plus Science Fiction University. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 252 Sick of Sarah Palin? Let's Play Offense.

    Oct 3, 2014, 12:00 pm By Driftglass and Blue Gal
    Why do we let Sarah Palin, etc. determine what we on the Left talk about? Running like a goddamn Democrat (see Paul Wellstone and Pat Quinn). More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.