774: Trouble Starts With Tea Shows


November 16th, 2013 – The Tea Party invades This is Hell!. Our radio hero Chuck Mertz spends four hours dodging silly hats and government shutdowns to uncover the right wing thoughts and policies still shaping our world. Is ruined a shape? Featuring a special in-studio appearance by The Radical Pessimist, Kevan Harris!   Guests: Sociologist Read more

Episode #731: Podcast for March 9, 2013 Shows

Victoria Brittain reveals ‘The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror,’ Kevin Gosztola reports on the Bradley Manning trial, Chavala Madlena finds ‘Pentagon’s link to Iraqi torture centers,’ Noam Chomsky wonders if ‘Will Capitalism Destroy Civilization?,’ and Paul Pillar tells us what’s ‘Breeding Anti-US Suspicions.’

Contributors John K. Wilson talks politics and Elvis DeMorrow tells us what’s in the Konspiracy Korner.

Episode #700: Podcast for July 7, 2012 Shows

Laura Rozen talked Syria and Iran, David Shulman on ‘being an illegal alien in your own land,’ Tom Philpott on agriculture and climate change, and Noel Ortega gave ‘A Main Street Fix for Wall Street’s Failure.’

The Radical Pessimist, Kevan Harris, gave us a piece of his mind.

John K. Wilson talked politics.

Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth.

Episode #693: Podcast for May 12, 2012 Shows

Host Chuck Mertz interviewed United for a Fair Economy executive director Brian Miller on ‘The Self-Made Myth,’ author Ravi Palat live from Spain on the ‘Indignados,’ and CANG8′s Andy Thayer live from the People’s Summit, a week prior to next weekend’s NATO Summit protests here in Chicago.

Podcast for Saturday, August 27th 2011 Shows

Yesterday, Saturday, August 27, This is Hell! aired a live, completely uninterrupted and unedited, four hour broadcast at 9AM (US central time) on Chicago’s Sound Expermient, WNUR 89.3 FM, streaming live and now podcast shortly here. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: Michael Lind is Policy Director of New America‚Äôs Read more

Podcast for June 4, 2011 Shows

Saturday, June 4, 2011, This is Hell! aired a live four hour broadcast beginning at 9 AM (US central) on WNUR 89.3 FM, Chicago’s Sound Experiment.. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed Molly Molloy is a research librarian at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces and co-author of the Read more