Podcast for Saturday, June 7, 2008 Shows

Martin Beck Matustik author of “Radical Evil and the Scarcity of Hope: Postsecular Meditations” (Indiana University Press). Martin is Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University. Ha-Joon Chang is an economist specializing in development economics. Ha-Joon Reader in the Political Economy of Development at Cambridge University. Ha-Joon is the author of several books including last year’s Read more

Podcast for Saturday, May 31, 2008 Shows

Jeff Sharlet is author of the new book, “The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power” (HarperCollins). Jeff is a contributing editor at Harper’s and Rolling Stone. He is also an associate research scholar at New York University’s Center for Religion and Media. He is also the editor of the web site, Read more

Website of the Week for May 24, 2008 Website of the Week

http://www.masturbate-a-thon.com/ Thanks to Danny for this one!! It’s all for a good cause, the Center For Sex & Culture,dedicated to supporting sex education and sexual safety. And best ofall… if you can’t get to SF in time (it’s tomorrow), it’ll all bestreamed live and hot over the interweb for free! Without a doubt ourhands down… Read more

Podcast for Saturday, May 17, 2008 Shows

journalist Robert Parry, whose work can be found at ConsortiumNews.com, returns to This is Hell! In 1984, Bob won the prestigious Polk Award for National Reporting by breaking many of the Iran-Contra stories for Newsweek and The Associated Press. His recent columns include, “Danger: Tough Talk and Wishful Thinking,” and the Alternet piece, “Dire Consequences Read more

Website of the Week for May 10, 2008 Website of the Week

http://haxe.org My new favorite badboy open-source web-based programming language,that’s thumbing its nose at corporate coronated solutions while makingit easy for programmers to create amazingly powerful apps for the webor the desktop of any OS, without modification. And of course it’sfree. Hellaicious sweetness!

Podcast for Saturday, May 10, 2008 Shows

David Rothkopf, author of “Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making” (MacMillan). David is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment and directed the efforts of the Carnegie Economic Strategy Roundtable. He is also the author of “Running the World: The Inside Story of the NSC and the Architects of American Read more

Podcast for Saturday, May 3, 2008 Shows

Doug Gurian-Sherman is the senior scientist in the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. Doug recently released the report, “CAFOs Uncovered: The Untold Costs of Confined Feeding Operations.” Doug was the senior scientist at Washington DC’s Center for Food Safety from 2004 to 2006. Bob Fitrakis is co-author with past This Read more