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 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 February 6, 2010 Shows

Our guests were: Moshe Adler teaches economics at Columbia University and at the Center for Labor Studies at Empire State College. Moshe is the author of “Economics For The Rest Of Us: Debunking the Science that Makes Life Dismal (The New Press). Lawrence Lessig, a professor of law at Harvard Law School, is co-founder of Read more

Podcast for Saturday, September 19, 2009 Shows

Thomas Frank is a regular columnist for the Wall Street Journal. Tom’s latest book is “The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule” (Metropolitan Books). Tom’s earlier book, “What The Matter With Kansas,” has been made into a documentary. Joe Winston, the director of the new film, joined us live in-studio.Show times through Thursday, are 6:15 PM Read more

Podcast for Saturday, August 29, 2009 Shows

We broadcast ‘The Best of This is Hell!: 2005-2009′ featuring the following interviews: from September 17, 2005, author and professor Norman Finkelstein; from September 30 2006, Rolling Stone columnist Matt Taibbi; from October 21, 2006; Harper’s editor Ken Silverstein; from June 30 2007, former member of the National Security Council Roger Morris; and from January Read more

Podcast for Saturday, August 8, 2009 Shows

In honor of producer Drew Colglazier – who is leaving This is Hell! after six years – it’s ‘The Best of Drew Colglazier.’ Interviews that Drew selected include: from April 14, 2007, Mahmood Mamdani, Herbert Lehman Professor of Government and a professor of anthropology at Columbia University. His most recent book is “Good Muslim, Bad Read more

Podcast for Saturday, December 13, 2008 Shows

Lew Daly is a senior fellow of Demos and the author of God and the Welfare State. Lew is co-author of the new book, “Unjust Desserts: How the Rich are Taking our Common Inheritance and Why We Should Take it Back” (New Press). Steven Kinzer, author of “Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii Read more

Podcast for Saturday, January 12, 2008 Shows

live from Karachi, Fatima Bhutto is a writer and poet. She is the daughter of Mir Murtaza Bhutto, who was killed in 1996 in Karachi when his sister, and Fatima’s aunt, Benazir, was prime minister. In the wake of her aunt’s death, Fatima recently wrote the article, “Farewell to Wadi Bua.” Caroline Elkins is an Read more

Podcast for Saturday, January 27, 2007 Shows

Michael Klare returned to This is Hell. Michael wrote the two-part article series for TomDispatch.com. The first part is called, "Is Energo-fascism in Your Future? The Global Energy Race and Its Consequences." And the second part is called, "Petro-Power and the Nuclear Renaissance; Two Faces of an Emerging Energo-fascism." Michael is a professor of peace Read more