On today’s show, Bloomberg View’s Eli Lake joins host Matthew DeMello to talk about why President Obama should release any currently classified information on Vladimir Putin’s financial assets in the West that the U.S. has in retaliation for Russian interference in the 2016 elections. And later, SpareMin’s Alicia Camden shares a candid conversation on comedy and compartmentalization with Mary Houlihan, the star of the new Comedy Channel Snapchat series ‘Learn to Paint with Mary Houlihan’.
On today’s show, Huffington Post Foreign Affairs Reporter Akbar Sahid Ahmed helps us pull apart President Obama’s order for an investigation into Russian interference of the 2016 presidential elections. Plus, Abi Wurdeman chats with surf guitarist and former FBI agent Susan Surftone for our ongoing #OnFeminism conversation series.
On today’s show, Huffington Post’s Jessica Schulberg talks about the unanimous Senate vote to continue Iranian sanctions until 2026. Plus, Abi Wurdeman talks to Michelle McKinnon of the $mart Women podcast in on our ongoing #OnFeminism conversation series.
On today’s show, Usman W. Chohan of UNSW Australia discusses the potential impact that the Trump administration could have on the Federal Reserve and international centralized banking itself. Plus, Abi Wurdeman talks about education and “secret teaching” with playwright and advocate Abi Basch.
On today’s show, NYU professor and author of the Polarizing Political Economy blog for the World Policy Institute Jim Nolt helps us examine the first days of Donald Trump’s tenure as President-elect. Plus, Lizzie Miller gets to know Austin, Texas alt-country quartet Big State.
On today’s show, we’re taking in different perspectives on the 2016 U.S. presidential elections with World Policy fellow Jonathan Cristol along with Pakistani journalist Raza Rumi. Plus, Abi Wurdeman discusses trans representation in media with Michaela Mendelsohn.
The delightful Amanda Kerri, comedian and writer for the Advocate, has a long, deep and funny conversation with Abi Wurdeman. Amanda dishes on her SNL upbringing, the pressure of trans women to look a certain way, how allies shouldn’t be afraid to make mistakes occasionally, and finally, some beautiful words of advice for trans youth, on the aftermath of this election.The delightful Amanda Kerri, comedian and writer for the Advocate, has a long, deep and funny conversation with Abi Wurdeman. Amanda dishes on her SNL upbringing, the pressure of trans women to look a certain way, how allies shouldn’t be afraid to make mistakes occasionally, and finally, some beautiful words of advice for trans youth, on the aftermath of this election.
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Get to know D’Lo, the multi-hyphenated talent – performer, writer, comedian, activist. You may know him from his touring shows, or his guest roles on Transparent, Looking and Sense8. D’Lo dives deep in this conversation, as he discusses the unique position of being a trans person of color, in a culture where the dominant LGBT narrative has been mostly written from white, cisgender perspective. D’Lo and Sheetal talk labels, performing on college campuses, what they’re binge-watching, and what to do with Caitlin Jenner.
With Misty, it’s all about the work; making history is incidental. Misty K. Snow is a trailblazer who ran for the U.S. Senate from the state of Utah in the 2016 election, becoming the first openly trans candidate to do so. During her hectic time on the campaign trail, Misty took a few minutes to talk to us about religion, LGBT rights, climate change, and the surprising liberal sides to Utah.
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On today’s show, current host of the Person Place Thing podcast and former Ethicist for the New York TimesMagazine Randy Cohentalks about the moral choice of tomorrow’s presidential election. And later, Abi Wurdeman speaks with Misty K. Snow, the first openly trans candidate endorsed by a major party for the U.S. Senate.
This week features Micah Sherman, Mistress Iris, and Daniel Kurland!
First: Micah and I talk Yes and, idea generation vs editing and why the moon is both underwater and maybe flying into the sun.
Second: Mistress Iris and I talk domming tips, how to stay sexy while you get & maintain consent, and how to distinguish between your partner’s physical vs psychological discomfort. Http://Dominatrixiris.com
Third: Daniel Kurland and I talk Adult Swim and their new model for trying out shows.
On today’s podcast, Joe Milord of Elite Daily deciphers fact from fiction when it comes to the Clinton Foundation’s Haiti scandals. Plus, author and activist Feminista Jones explains the complex relationships between race, gender, and poverty. And later, John Murray of the SNL After Party podcast tells the story of his start in the business.
On today’s podcast, Brett Edkins of Forbes reviews Chris Wallace’s performance as moderator during the final presidential debate. And later, Claudia Adick, producer of the Every 28 Hours Play Festival, talks about the national theater movement that was inspired by Black Lives Matter.
Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the Blejerdome. You may have noticed a break from these episodes and there is only one person to blame: Oliver at SpareMin. He screwed up, and he is sorry. Anyways…
On this week’s episode we hear from Mistress Iris about her time at Burning Man, and then we take it home with back to back serving of Myq Kaplan, yummy! Hope you enjoy this week’s episode. If you want to chat with Mike about anything related to sexuality, gender, politics, or even good old fashioned comedy, get in touch via the SpareMin app.
On today’s show, Palestinian-American actress Maysoon Zayid talks about her record-setting Ted Talk and her work promoting disabled representation in Hollywood. Plus, a look into what sets the Trump Foundation apart from most charitable organizations with LSU’s Phil Hackney.