Episode #046: Slow News Week
(propagating the formula via news talk and independent music)
This week: Verizon’s mendacity, Penn Jillette’s veracity, and Shia LaBeouf’s perspicacity.
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Featured Album/Artist for 5/30/12: “What We Saw From The Cheap Seats,” Regina Spektor
Music for 5/30/12:
Ghost Town – The Specials
Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas) – Regina Spektor
Memories of the Future – The Handsome Furs
I Don’t Believe – The Thermals
All the Rowboats – Regina Spektor
Free at 21 – Jack white
Low Shoulders – Toro Y Moi
Show Notes for 5/30/12:
Is Verizon Buying Wireless Spectrum Just To Keep Out Its Competition? (Hint: Yes)
Is Verizon Raising Prices Just To Take More Of Your Money For The Same Service? (Hint: Yes)
The Ultimate Mitt Romney Quote
Washington Post Returns To Hackery, Untitled 1 Show Sighs And Schedules Next Show
“The Super-Rich Are Not Job Creators” Is Too Controversial For TED To Let You Hear
Who Cares About Leading Us Into Illegal War, How Does Colin Powell Feel About Gay Marriage?
Proof The Born-Again Are Borderline Retarded
You Have Absoultely Nothing To Fear From The FBI’s New Domestic Communications Assistance Center
DHS Has Suspicious Words List It Uses To Track Internet Users. In Other News, Flood Shots Fired Gangs Authorities. Plague.
Obama Asks For An End To Prison Rape; Private Prisons, Cultural Obsession With Prison Rape Says “Go Fuck Yourself Non-Consensually”
The Ex-Patriot Act
Supreme Court Supremely OK With RIAA Status Quo
Did You Get High And Forget Your 8,000 Pounds Of Pot In The Pacific Ocean?
Penn Jillette Is Very Angry At President Obama
Minnesota Drug Users Will Have To Find Other Sources Of Free Drugs, Since They Can’t Just Get Them From The Police Any More (No, Seriously)
Simpsons Did It
Lousiana Thinks It Has Legal Standing Over The NFL
New York Thinks It Has Legal Standing Over The Internet
Rick Scott Demands Minorities Stay Home On Voting Day, Suggests “Administrative Appeals Process”
Rick Scott Is Just The Worst, We Can All Agree
Democrats Bungle Populist Political Advantage In Wisconsin. Sky Remains Blue, Water Still Wet
Limewire Sued For More Money Than Exists In The World (No, Seriously)
A Side Of Shia LaBeouf You’ve Likely Never Seen (Other Than The One On The Cover)