Episode 682: February 11th, 2012 Shows

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This is Hell! aired a live and completely uninterrupted and unedited four hour special WNUR Phoneathon Fundraiser show, today, Saturday, February 11, 2012, beginning at 9 AM (US central) on Chicago’s Sound Experiment WNUR 89.3 FM, streaming live and podcast here.

Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz  interviewed …

  • Mason Tvert is co-founder of SAFER whose “mission it is to educate the public about the fact that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol to both the user and to society.” Mason also sits on the Denver Marijuana Policy Review Panel appointed by Mayor John Hickenlooper. He is co-author of “Marijuana Is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink?” (Chelsea Green) — which you can choose as your premium option for a donation of $50 to This is Hell! during WNUR’s Annual Phoneathon Fundraiser by dialing 1-847-491-3655 RIGHT NOW!
  • Rachel Herz is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Rachel has been conducting research on olfaction, emotion and cognition since 1990. She has worked as a consultant valued for her expertise in olfactory psychology, emotion, learning and experimental design. She is the author of, “That’s Disgusting: Unraveling the Mysteries of Repulsion” (W.W. Norton & Company) — which you can choose as your premium option for a donation of $50 to This is Hell! during WNUR’s Annual Phoneathon Fundraiser by dialing 1-847-491-3655 RIGHT NOW!
  • Michael W. Hudson is a Staff Writer for iWatch News at the Center for Public Integrity. Mike previously worked as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal and as an investigator for the Center for Responsible Lending. He is a George Polk Award for magazine reporting and a John Hancock Award for business journalism. He is the author of, “The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America—and Spawned a Global Crisis” (MacMillan) — which you can choose as your premium option for a donation of $50 to This is Hell! during WNUR’s Annual Phoneathon Fundraiser by dialing 1-847-491-3655 RIGHT NOW! Mike’s most recent writing includes, “Feds investigating possible fraud at GE’s former subprime unit.”
  • Joshua Holland is an editor and senior writer at AlterNet. Josh is the author of, “The 15 Biggest Lies About the Economy: And Everything else the Right Doesn’t Want You to Know About Taxes, Jobs and Corporate America” — which you can choose as your premium option for a donation of $50 to This is Hell! during WNUR’s Annual Phoneathon Fundraiser by dialing 1-847-491-3655 RIGHT NOW! Josh’s most recent writing includes, “How a Few Über-Wealthy Donors Helped Buy Republicans a Presidential Field They Hate.”

Our irregular correspondents will be …

  • live from Hungary, ‘Our Man in Budapest’ Todd Williams
  • live from San Francisco, Kate O’Donnell says, ‘Thank You, Science!’
  • live from Los Angeles, Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth. Jeff is featured in a book we are offering as a premium option for a donation of $50 to This is Hell! during WNUR’s Annual Phoneathon Fundraiser by dialing 1-847-491-3655 RIGHT NOW! The book is, “A Brief History of Authoterrorism,” edited by Gabriel Levinson.
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Episode 682: February 11th, 2012
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  • http://twitter.com/YYSyd Yoshino

    Chuckj, I’d post on f-book, if I weren’t a f-book refusenik.  Here’s a link  that’s pretty interesting from the usually unexiting LSE lectures.   http://www2.lse.ac.uk/newsAndMedia/videoAndAudio/channels/publicLecturesAndEvents/player.aspx?id=1328
    Why It’s Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions – Paul Mason

  • http://spencerthayer.tumblr.com Spencer “Thunderball” Thayer

    That accent made it hard to listen to. Does this guy have an article related to this lecture? Or something I can read?