Episode #757: Podcast for August 3, 2013 Shows


Saturday on a live four-hour This is Hell! beginning at 9AM (US central) on Chicago’s Sound Experiment, WNUR 89.3 FM, live online here, and podcast shortly after at this site…


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

Mark Blyth is Professor of International Political Economy at Brown University. Mark is the author of the new book, “Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea” (Oxford University Press).

Glen Ford is the executive editor of the Black Agenda Report. Glen will be on to discuss his most recent writing, “The ‘Obscene 14′ House NSA Negroes.”

Melissa Mohr is the author of, “HOLY SH*T: A Brief History of Swearing” (Oxford University Press). Melissa received a Ph.D. in English Literature from Stanford University, specializing in Medieval and Renaissance literature.

Mark Binelli is the author of, Detroit City Is The Place To Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis” (Metropolitan Books). Mark also wrote the novel, “Sacco and Vanzetti Must Die!” and is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and Men’s Journal. Mark also wrote the recent Guardian article, “How Detroit was laid low: Inept leadership and a history of neglect born of racial tension lie behind the city’s bankruptcy.

Our irregular correspondents will be Dan Litchfield with the “Alternate Current,” and Valerie Bergeron live from Quebec.

Alex Jerri and Richard Norwood produce Saturday’s show.