776: Loss Causes Shows


November 30th – Stories from wars we’re losing and wars we’ve lost. Radio winner Chuck Mertz interviews a line-up of  journalists, thinkers, former intelligence officers, and current rabble rousers that you won’t find anywhere but your sweet, left-wing media dreams. Guests: Journalist Matthieu Aikins finds evidence of American war crimes in an Afghan gravesite. Legal Read more

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

769: Enemies Forgotten and Imagined Shows

This is Hell! Episode 769

  GUESTS: Ann Jones: “We have been chiefly responsible for imposing this renewed oppression of women on Afghanistan.” Writer Ann Jones returns from the end of Afghanistan with stories of waste, neglect and futility. She has spent much of the last decade in the country, writing about the war’s effects on women, politics and human Read more