Past This is Hell! guest released by Iran Announcements

Past This is Hell! guest Shane Bauer has been released by Iran, as reported in The Associated Press story, “Iran releases 2 Americans jailed as spies.” Listen to our interview with Shane from June 13, 2009, by clicking here.

Nine Circles of Hell!: Tuesday, September 20 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – the nine most hellish news stories, for Tuesday, September 20, 2011, are: Refugees not granted green cards after supporting US in homelands ‘Brutal’ working conditions at Amazon.com warehouse Drugmakers, hospitals worried federal healthcare spending cuts Government not tracking illness Read more

Nine Circles of Hell!: Monday, September 19 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – the nine most hellish news stories, including a bonus story on Rick Perry, two extra links on the Occupy Wall Street movement, and an extra article on kid’s health, for Monday, September 19, 2011, are: With Clinton president, we Read more

Nine Circles of Hell!: Sunday Edition! Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – is posted each weekday. While we post the nine most hellish news stories we can find Monday through Friday, our Sunday Edition! features writing from the past week – including opinion pieces – by nine of our past guests Read more

Podcast for Saturday, September 17 Shows

Your bitter blind broke gap-tooothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: Paul Harris is the US correspondent of British papers the Guardian and The Observer, the world’s oldest Sunday newspaper. Prior to his work at the Guardian and Observer, Paul reported from Africa for the Daily Telegraph, The Associated Press and Reuters. He has been Read more

Nine Circles of Hell!: Friday, September 16 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – the nine most hellish news stories, including three bonus links on China, for Friday, September 16, 2011, are: Wisconsin governor says he knows nothing about FBI raid on aide’s home US Supreme Court halts Texas execution Deportation program has Read more

Nine Circles of Hell!: Thursday, September 15 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – the nine most hellish news stories, including a bonus link on the polls, for Thursday, September 15, 2011, are: California Democrats campaign money embezzled campaign money Perry profits handsomely off political friends and their businesses Boehner says for debt Read more

Nine Circles of Hell!: Wednesday, September 14 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – the nine most hellish news stories, including a bonus link on US-Indigenous relations, an extra story on oil spills, and an additional volcano article, Wednesday, September 14, 2011, are: Democrats fear Obama’s health program cuts US-funded Afghan militias terrorizing Read more

Nine Circles of Hell!: Tuesday, September 13 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – the nine most hellish news stories, including a bonus link on Israel-Palestine tensions, for Tuesday, September 13, 2011, are: The congress-lobbyist revolving door spinning faster than ever It costs more to have private sector do government’s job US incomes Read more

Nine Circles of Hell!: Monday, September 12 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – the nine most hellish news stories for Monday, September 12, 2011, are: Flooded town chose vistas over levees forty years ago Chesapeake Bay’s ‘foul material,’ ‘smelly specimens’ keep washing ashore Turkish PM visits Egypt as both countries tensions with Read more

Nine Circles of Hell!: Sunday Edition! Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – is posted each weekday. While we post the nine most hellish news stories we can find Monday through Friday, our Sunday Edition! features writing from the past week – including opinion pieces – by nine of our past guests Read more