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  • Ep 254 We Interrupt This Podcast With Broccoli

    17 October 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?

    10 October 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.

    3 October 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.
  • Ep 251 Chicken Bone in the Throat of US Progress

    26 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    It's the same people every time who stop progress in the US. Also, bad negative ads, Blue Gal praises Zeke Emanuel's "Die at 75" article, and Science Fiction University. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 250 Freedom Cows and Fake Republicans

    19 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    Clive Bundy’s mooching off the gubmint again. Guess who’s suing to keep Libertarians off the ballot in Illinois? A chalkboard vote on the most jaw dropping lie of the week. Also, our congressman sends us a curious postcard, and Kay Bailey Hutchison…
  • Ep 249 Our Response to Violence. Obama’s Legacy Already?

    12 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    ISIL, Ray Rice, and 9/11 all include reactions to videos of violent acts. Is violence normal? Also, the fight Obama should have fought six years ago. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 248 We're Being Trolled!

    5 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    When The National Review announces their post-election Conservative Cruise, and Meet the Press decides to jazz it up with Luke Russert and Joe Scarborough, you know The Professional Left is just. being. trolled. Also, employment advice from Driftglass, and…
  • Ep 247 The Best Of Show

    29 August 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    After a ten minute intro, and before a current internet kitty and Science Fiction University, we broadcast a selection of "best of" clips, curated by our listener Scott. We hope you enjoy it! More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 246 Megan McCardle Blames The Tea Party On Obamacare?

    22 August 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    A really awful example of the David Brooks School of Writing; Blue Gal takes on fellow White "bubble dwellers" on Facebook; a New Jersey listener is tired of The American Swastika; and after a Science Fiction University lightning round, a visit from the DG/BG…
  • Ep 245 Ferguson and Chuck Gregory's Very Bad Product

    15 August 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    We discuss Sarah Palin, Ferguson, the "loss" of David Gregory for Chuck Todd? and why Fox News is ready to show us some Pandas. After the music, Bible Bitch deals with a sad news week. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 244 Executive (dis)Function

    8 August 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    Back to school! And what about Congressional Fail? Or is the fail deliberate? Plus Science Fiction University takes on Time Travel. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 243 Who Gets To Be Alpha Teabagger?

    1 August 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    Ted Cruz takes over the Republican House; Chuck Todd goes all Both Sides; No Labels is outed as an ineffectual vanity project; plus Bible Bitch and Science Fiction University. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 242 Dear Abby (Huntsman)

    25 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    OOPS: Please note: There's an extra fifteen minutes of empty air at the END of this week's podcast. Technical error, does not affect the whole show, but when we say goodbye at around 1:15 it's over! Thanks.…
  • Ep 241 Love More For Every Hate

    18 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    It's been a tough week. Refugees from Central America, war in Gaza, and the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines 17 -- not to mention the stupidity of Congress (for instance Louie. Gohmert.) and the culpability of the media (David Gregory talking about "The…
  • Ep 240 Where's the Pro-Choice Conga Line?

    11 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    Blue Gal gets an invitation to a "women's event" by her Republican Congressman. Will hilarity ensue? And Science Fiction University looks at Golden Age Authors and religion. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 239 Stop "Harvesting" Voters

    4 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    A listener takes us to task on the issue of White Privilege, and we talk Thad Cochran, Hobby Lobby, and Murietta California's Ugly Americans. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com (Please note that Science Fiction University and Bible B*tch are off for the…
  • Ep 238.5 CORRECTED. Disney and the Pharisees

    27 June 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    Audio on earlier podcast was corrupted and the opening music was dangerously loud. Bible B*tch discusses the religious right, we talk Disneyworld vs. the middle class, and science fiction and the nature of man. Also Science Fiction University. More at…
  • Ep 237 Why is Dick Cheney on My Tee Vee?!?

    20 June 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    Not all of the answers are obvious. Also, Science Fiction University. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 236 Cantor Loses and Lincoln's a Hippie

    13 June 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    Why are we happy? After all, Brat won. Also more rebranding of the GOP again and still, Bible Bitch goes after the NRA and Science Fiction University after the music. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 235 You Mean We Clean Up the Planet for Nothing?

    6 June 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    The Bergdahl "controversy" and the EPA regulations prove the GOP is nothing but a giant reflex machine. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 234 #YesAllWomen, #YesAllMadMen

    30 May 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    Mitch McConnell, Cliven Bundy, and Michael Grimm walk into a bar, and Blue Gal talks Bible Bitch and #YesAllWomen. Plus after the music "You're Watching It Wrong With Driftglass" on the season finale of Mad Men.
  • Ep 233 Mad Men and the White America Brand Problem

    23 May 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    "White America" is a brand, according to Driftglass. Note that there may be "Mad Men" spoilers in this podcast. Also Science Fiction University. More at Professional Left.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 232 Slow News is Good News (for Podcasts)

    16 May 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    On a slow news week all the crazy stuff comes to the surface (and we didn't even get to talk about the Idaho debate). Plus, we get to talk about our pet topics. BG does Bible Bitch, and DG does manufacturing employment and science fiction university. More…
  • Ep 231 - "A Great Point If It Were True"

    9 May 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    Eric Bolling rewrites the calendar, Joe Scarborough beats up hippies. Driftglass and Blue Gal respond. Also Obamacare helps hospital patients and Alabama gets punished for their immigrant hate. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 230 That's What The Money is For!

    2 May 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    We discuss the money that corrupts people like Donald Sterling, read two of your letters on family and faith, and there’s also Science Fiction University. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 229 Fox News? Enough.

    25 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    Bluegal has had it with the Bundys. And Driftglass wonders why Andrew Sullivan gets to call himself a blogger. More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com.
  • Ep 228 Stop Pretending

    18 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    On what has traditionally been called "Blog Against Theocracy" weekend, Blue Gal argues that her fellow Christians should stop it with the legislation of religion and get right with God or whatever. Plus Arianna Huffington and David Brooks start thinking…
  • Ep 227 The Ayn Rand Musical

    11 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    We discuss a contest to name the Ayn Rand Musical (which is really a thing) and also the World of Work. Colbert gets hired, the kissing congressman's girlfriend gets fired, and we recorded this podcast before Kathleen Sebelius could quit. (The second half of…
  • Ep 226 The Corrupt Supremes and 'Workers are People, My Friend”

    4 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    The horrible Supreme Court decision, where we Progressives go from here, and labor relations when workers aren’t “people.” More at ProfessionalLeft.blogspot.com
  • Ep 225 Don't Ever Interview Newt Gingrich in a Wig

    28 March 2014, 12:00 pm by: Driftglass and Blue Gal

    A week when the 24 hour news cycle let all the Chickenhawks on the air because controversy. Chris Hayes learns a valuable lesson about crazy women from Americans for Prosperity, and we round up the week with another audio Science Fiction University. More at…

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