Thursday, July 21 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Thursday, July 21, 2011, plus a bonus story on the Murdoch scandal here in the States, and an extra link on Israeli-Palestinian tensions, are: Banks still ‘robo-signing’ while in mortgage irregularities settlement talks US surprised by last week’s Read more

Wednesday, July 20 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Wednesday, July 20, 2011, including a bonus story on impoverished Americans, an extra link on what could be the end of the Tea party, and an additional article on medical marijuana, are: Michigan seniors “economically insecure” – even Read more

Tuesday, July 19 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Tuesday, July 19, 2011, including a bonus Wall Street story, are: FBI searches alleged Anonymous homes on both US coasts First openly gay male US judge confirmed; first lesbian fed judge was ‘94 Nobody’s hiring because “there is Read more

Monday, July 18, 2011 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Monday, July 18, 2011, plus four bonus stories on Rupert Murdoch’s many headaches, and an extra link on the Midwest’s extreme weather, are: UK phone-hacking scandal whistleblower’s death not suspicious One of ‘big three’ credit rating agencies says Read more

Podcast for July 16, 2011 Shows

Saturday, July 16, 2011, This is Hell! aired a live, completely unedited and uninterrupted, four hour radio show on Chicago’s Sound Experiment, WNUR 89.3FM, streaming live and podcast here. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: science writer and editor John Carey recently wrote a three-part series on our planet’s extreme Read more

Friday, July 15 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Friday, July 15, 2011, plus a bonus story on the alleged largest pot farm in Mexican history, are: Pentagon to go on offensive online Mexican Army says they found “largest” pot farm in nation’s history US drone allegedly Read more

Thursday, July 14 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Thursday, July 14, 2011, plus a bonus link on Rupert Murdoch’s alleged crimes, are: Justice officials knew of program letting guns go to Mexican drug cartels US companies in world’s 500 largest down nearly one-quarter since 2005 Bradley Read more

Wednesday, July 13 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Wednesday, July 13, 2011, are: In Ireland, Vatican’s “sole concern” was protecting church not children Northern Ireland’s sectarian marching season predictably turns violent Israel passes law against public call for anti-state boycott India-Pakistan relations finally thaw, deadly bombings Read more

Tuesday, July 12 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Tuesday, July 12, 2011, are: Pentagon head backs Bush case for war; counters Obama Afghan policy Iraqis who helped US in danger as they wait for visas out Libya war: “dialogue between deaf” or “political solution beginning”? In Read more

Monday, July 11 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Nine Circles of Hell! – all the news that gives you fits in print – for Monday, July 11, 2011, plus a bonus story on China’s latest US critique, are: New Pentagon chief threatens to act “unilaterally” against Iran US, French visit opposition, Assad supporters attack embassies Americans to be $37 billion poorer by Read more

Sunday Edition! for July 10, 2011 Nine Circles of Hell!

The Sunday Edition! of The Nine Circles of Hell! features writing from the past week by past guests on the show. Today’s Sunday Edition! is: Russ Baker, “Scary Talk Radio, Modern Demagoguery and Its Antecedents” Noam Chomsky, “Double standards over Salah’s arrest” and “In Israel, a Tsunami Warning” Robert Fisk, “A dictator’s trial that even Read more