Episode #698: Podcast for June 23, 2012 Shows

This week on Chicago’s Best Morning Show, This is Hell!, Chicago’s Best Journalist Chuck Mertz interviewed Paul Pillar on ‘What Iran Wants,’ Laura Carlsen on Honduras and Mexico, and Deepak Tripathi on ‘History’s Revenge.’

We also heard from irregular correspondents in Budapest and San Juan.

Episode #690: Podcast for April 21, 2012 Shows

This Saturday, Dahr Jamail told us about the ongoing environmental devastation caused by the BP Gulf oil spill, ProPublica’s Paul Kiel described ‘The Great American Foreclosure Story and The Struggle for Justice and a Place to Call Home,’ and Greg Palast reported how ‘BP Covered Up Blow-out Two Years Prior to Deadly Deepwater Horizon Spill.’ Richard Norwood reported live from Paris on the French elections. Live from Budapest, we heard from ‘Our man in Hungary’ Todd Williams. We heard the deep thoughts of ‘Radical Pessimist’ Kevan Harris, and live from Los Angeles, Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth.

Episode 682: February 11th, 2012 Shows


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 October 22 Shows

This is Hell! broadcast a live, completely unedited and uninterrupted four hour radio show, Saturday, October 22nd, on Chicago’s Sound Experiment, WNUR 89.3 FM, streaming and podcast here. Your bitter blind broke gap-toothed radio show host Chuck Mertz interviewed: РPulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges is a weekly columnist at Truthdig and a senior fellow Read more