Episode #740: Podcast for May 11, 2013 Shows

Emily Matchar talks ‘The New Domesticity.’
Kristen Gwynne on the drug war and law enforcement.
Nicole Aschoff explains explains what’s behind the ‘Imported From Detroit’ PR campaign.
Sarah Jaffe gives ‘Dispatches from the Class War.’
Dave Buchen reports from Puerto Rico.
Greg Palast dissects the FBI’s Chechen investigation.
Kate O’Donnell says, ‘Thank You, Science!
Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.

Episode #694: Podcast for May 19, 2012 Shows

On this episode of This is Hell!, Chuck Mertz interviewed Nobel Peace Prize nominee Kathy Kelly, who was just back from Afghanistan, and German peace activist Reiner Braun, both of whom would speak at Chicago’s Mass Rally and protest against NATO the following Sunday. We also spoke with Barbara Ehrenreich on ‘Preying on the Poor.’ Producer Spencer ‘Thunderball’ Thayer gave us a live report on his way to the Mental Health Movement’s March on Mayor Emanuel’s home. Irregular correspondent Danny Muller gave a ‘Wasted Energy Report,’ Kate O’Donnell said, ‘Thank You, Science!, and 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.

Episode 682: February 11th, 2012 Shows

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This is Hell! THIS broadcast a live four hour WNUR Annual Phoneathon Fundraiser Special – DONATE RIGHT NOW AT 1-847-491-3655 – with host Chuck Mertz interviewing marijuana advocate Mason Tvert, author Rachel Herz on the ‘Mysteries of Repulsion,’ business writer Mike Hudson on potential GE fraud, and columnist Joshua Holland on whatever the hell we feel like. Irregular correspondents will be ‘Our Man in Budapest’ Todd Williams, Kate O’Donnell who loves to say, ‘Thank You, Science!,’ and Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth.

Episode #677: 2011 This is Hell! Office Party! Shows

Saturday, December 17, we cordially invited all of our listeners to the first-ever broadcast of the annual This is Hell! Office Party live and completely uninterrupted for four hours from the thirteenth floor of the beautiful Paramutual Building on Chicago’s Sound Experiment, WNUR 89.3 FM, streaming live and podcast here. Hosting this year’s This is Read more

Podcast for Saturday, August 6 2011 Shows

Today, Saturday, August 6, 2011, This is Hell! aired a live four hour broadcast beginning at 9AM (US central) on Chicago’s Sound Experiment WNUR 89.3 FM streaming live and podcast here. This weekend, your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz intervieed: Richard Wolff is professor of economics emeritus at the University of Read more

Podcast for June 18, 2011 Shows

Saturday, June 18, 2011, This is Hell! broadcast a live and completely uninterrupted four hour show on WNUR 89.3FM, Chicago’s Sound Experiment. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: Laura Carlsen is director of the Mexico City-based Americas Program of the Center for International Policy and a columnist at Foreign Policy Read more

Podcast for April 30, 2011 Shows

This is Hell! aired a live four hour broadcast Saturday, April 30, 2011, on Chicago’s WNUR 89.3 FM.. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: Moshe Adler is author of “Economics for the Rest of Us: Debunking the Science that Makes Life Dismal” (The New Press). Moshe teaches economics at Columbia Read more

Podcast for November 27 Shows

Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: economist Gerald Epstein is the co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute and a Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts. Jerry is co-author of the new report, “Financial Economists, Financial Interests and Dark Corners of the Meltdown: It’s Time to set Ethical Read more