December 21, 2009

White House "controls" Joe Scarborough? Tell me another one!

I've been a fan of the "Radio Equalizer" for some time, but I think after his latest "scoop" he needs to take a "radio tranquilizer" or something! He offers this Drudge-linked article in which he implies that Joe Scarborough and his morning zoo team at MSNBC are part of the so-called "state-controlled media", based on... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 10:04 PM

November 29, 2009

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. stars in infomercial for Jamaica hotel

Apparently the paycheck he gets from Air America Radio isn't enough to pay his bills, because Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is currently featured in an infomercial for a Jamaican hotel called "Iberostar". The commercial features him together with such stellar talent as John O'Hurley ("Family Feud") and Carl Weathers ("Rocky") and others even the most... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 12:39 PM

October 16, 2009

Stephanie Miller smears Rush Limbaugh with bogus quotes

Earlier today on the Stephanie Miller show, she and her co-horts repeated at least two completely bogus Rush Limbaugh quotes. Video is below, and a transcript of the segment is here. Both the slavery and James Earl Ray quotes are made up; they were added to wikiquote.org without sourcing information and then printed in a... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 05:19 PM

August 20, 2009

Air America turns on Obama: "charming liar", "Cheney'ed" by Barack

OK, it's just a guest host and investigate journalist/"investigate journalist" Greg Palast, but even so. Christiane Brown was interviewing Palast on the Clout show (Richard Greene was getting a facial or something) when one or both engaged in Extreme Apostasy, calling Barack Obama a "charming liar" and saying: "It makes me puke that we have... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 10:37 PM

April 21, 2009

Ron Kuby wants to represent Somali pirate who held Americans hostage

Whereever there's an enemy of America and Americans, there's a "liberal" helping them out. Thus it is in the case of the surviving Somali pirate who recently took Americans hostage: Air America Radio's Ron Kuby is in discussions to represent him. I am not making that up. In fact, here's audio right on AAR's site:... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 05:45 PM

March 31, 2009

Classy Jon Sinton: rightwing radio audience will "stroke out"

Jon Sinton - co-founder of Air America Radio and a true paradigm of liberalism - made a truly liberal point to Vanity Fair recently [1]: The dirty little secret of conservative talk radio is that the average age of listeners is 67 and rising, according to Sinton—the Fox News audience, likewise, is in its mid-60s:... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 08:39 PM

March 11, 2009

"Montel Across America": will AAR hawk fake Obama coins?

In the funniest news out of Air America Radio in over a week, former TV talk show host and current fake Obama coin hawker Montel Williams is joining that network (link). His show will be called "Montel Across America", and it will consist of the following video looped over and over and over and over.... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 10:17 PM

February 08, 2009

Comrade Bill Press identifies right wing conspiracy! (ClearChannel)

Comrade Bill Press has an excellent editorial in the WaPo called "Another Right-Wing Conspiracy in Washington?" (link). He discusses vital issue of Obama1260, the libtalk powerhouse that was recently taken off the air, ostensibly because it's ratings were too low to be measurable. That was just a cover story! The comrade identifies Clear Channel and... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 09:57 AM

February 03, 2009

Rachel Maddow drops nightly Air America show

Forced to choose between her evening Air America Radio show, the Logical Talking 101 class she's taking at the Little Red Schoolhouse, and her matchbook collecting hobby, Rachel Maddow has made the most difficult choice of all: she's dropping the AAR show (link). But, don't worry! She'll still be on the air. Bits and pieces... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 08:14 PM

January 14, 2009

Ana Marie Cox - Wonkette - joins Air America Radio

This site has been online since March 2004, even before Air America Radio started. And, for the first time in that almost-five-year period, I am actually afraid for and sympathetic with Air America. And, that's because of the news that Ana Marie Cox - aka Wonkette - will be joining their network beginning January 19.... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 09:38 PM

September 28, 2008

Rachel Maddow brainpower "unreal", exec. producer says

New "liberal" darling Rachel Maddow is enjoying all the perks of small-time stardom, including MSM profiles (link) and currently-gushing producers who, at some point in time, will find a new pet: "Her brainpower is just unreal," says executive producer Bill Wolff, edgily relaxing in his office before all hell breaks loose. "She's running around you... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 03:30 PM

August 19, 2008

Rachel Maddow gets own MSNBC TV show

Comrade "Keith Olbermann" reports (dailykos.com/story/2008/8/19/161133/955/1005/570567) that starting September 8, Air America Radio host Rachel Maddow will also be hosting her very own television show on MSNBC at 9pm Eastern. Will MSNBC and their tens of thousands of viewers be able to succeed where Air America has failed? How many weeks will her show last before... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 02:41 PM

August 18, 2008

"Liberal" radio hosts: Bush will answer... at The Hague!

Nearly the entire "liberal" radio braintrust was in Seattle over the weekend (link), but thankfully The Man didn't storm in and ship them off to Gitmo. So, Rachel Maddow, Sam Seder, Stephanie Miller, and Thom Hartmann were free to speak their mind at the "We the People" panel sponsored by AM 1090. The Four Comrades... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 01:45 PM

July 02, 2008

Thom Hartmann gets $400 million, eight year contract!

Shocking, nearly unbelievable news from the radio world today, as Air America host Thom Hartmann has been given an unprecendented $400 million (400,000,000 dollars!!!) contract that will have him on the airwaves until 2016! EMBARRASSING CORRECTION/UPDATE: It appears I was wrong. It's actually Rush Limbaugh who's received that contract. Hartman has his original contract, but... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 01:31 PM

June 11, 2008

Ron Kuby on Air America Radio

A new name has joined our endless list of Air America Radio also-rans: Ron Kuby. Known to all as "The Paradigm of Liberalism Itself" or alternatively as "King Liberal" or as "Everything Liberalism Stands For", Kuby will be their new afternoon host from 3 to 6pm.... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 03:27 PM

April 28, 2008

English rag: Rachel Maddow 50th most influential pundit

Quick: name an English political pundit. If you're like 99.99999999% of Americans, you drew a blank. Unfortunately, our friends across the pond are much keener, and thus the Telegraph UK has no trouble compiling the list of the Top 50 Most Influential U.S. Political Pundits (link). And, who's there at #50 but Air America Radio's... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 01:33 PM

April 09, 2008

Gavin Newsom on Air America Radio (Green 960)

America's hunkiest supporter of illegal activity, San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom, will apparently soon be doing a show on Air America Radio, sources say. It will reportedly air on Saturday afternoons, but I strongly suspect that it will only be aired on their Frisco affiliate KKGN Green 960, formerly known as KQKE The Quake. When... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 09:42 PM

February 29, 2008

Even Air America blogger Nancy Scola fled, replaced by Sam Seder

Air America Radio apparently can't even hold on to their in-house blogger despite her being someone that no one has ever heard of. Specifically, Nancy Scola (nancyscola.com) whose last post was back on November 2, 2007 (link). Whether she fell, was pushed, or is simply taking some time off for reeducation while awaiting potential rehabilitation... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:14 AM

February 18, 2008

Unheard-of Air America host is #23 on Talkers "Heavy Hundred 2008"

For what it's worth, Talkers Magazine has released their "Heavy Hundred 2008", a list of the talk jocks ranked by ratings and/or influence and/or something or other. The highest ranked Air America Radio "personality" on the list is someone that 99.9% of the country has never heard of: Thom Hartmann. The highest ranked libtalker is... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 12:42 PM

January 15, 2008

Young Turks off Air America, or just resting?

Has the Young Turks program been dropped from the Air America Radio network, or is it just resting? Unfortunately for us, it appears to be the former, and they've been dropped from AAR's satellite channel on XM too. On the one hand, it was probably a fairly popular show for AAR or it could have... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 10:13 AM

November 21, 2007

Stephanie Miller disappeared from Sirius Left

Via commenter "ncw" (#721), Stephanie Miller has been disappeared from Sirius Left, sources say. Her replacement is Mark Thompson, aka Matsimela Mapfum. His fellow Sirius host Alex Bennett reportedly is accusing those who prefer Miller to Thompson of racism. (Liberals can respond with a charge of sexism.) They've also cut back Ed Schultz' show by... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 10:35 AM

October 10, 2007

Free Thought Radio: Godless liberals' home at Air America

Secular progressives rejoice! This weekend, Air America Radio launched Freethought Radio (airamerica.com/freethoughtradio), a show just for the large percent of liberals who are atheists or agnostics. The hosts are Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor, co-presidents of the Freedom From Religion Foundation in Madison, Wisconsin (ffrf.org). That organization has done much good work that liberals... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 12:32 PM

September 19, 2007

Air America "Clout" features Truthers

Air America Radio's new "Clout" program - hosted by nobody Richard Greene, located at airamerica.com/clout, and heard late evenings in cow pastures throughout Karnes, TX and elsewhere - apparently will feature the continuing presence of "Truthers", sources say. Previously, ex-AARer, ex-cutie, and troubled "liberal" Janeane Garofalo seemed to claim that 9/11 was an inside job.... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 12:27 PM

August 27, 2007

Rachel Maddow, Mr. Soros would like to have a word with you

"Oh, hi Rachel! Say, Mr. Soros said he'd like to have a word with you after your show. He's in Mark's office." "Oh. What's it about?" "I'm afraid I don't know. Say, did you make any copies of your key to the control room?" "No, why?" "Oh, I'm just asking. Oh, look, they're towing your... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 10:36 AM

August 02, 2007

Air America Radio dumps Mark Riley (The Struggle Continues!)

Air America Radio continues The Struggle against the relentless reactionary onslaught, this time having to dump Mark Riley from his evening slot on the "Air Americans" show due to pressure from the far-right-wing-haters. Despite what you might have read, this isn't because they have little or no money: Air America president Mark Green indicated it... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:46 AM

June 14, 2007

Breaking: Thom Hartmann at International Environmental Conference in Albuquerque

Holistic Management International ("HMI") - an "Albuquerque-based international non-profit founded in 1984" has just released this stunning news concerning Air America Radio's newest star: "Early Bird" registration, with substantial savings, is now open through Monday, July 16 for Holistic Management International (HMI)'s International Gathering, November 1-4, 2007 at the Hotel Albuquerque in Albuquerque's Old Town...... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 02:11 PM

June 09, 2007

AAR Bree Walker to buy Cindy Sheehan ranch

Barely-known radio personality Bree Walker - formerly a local TV newsreader and currently a local Air America Radio host on Los Angeles' KTLK - is going to purchase Cindy Sheehan's 5 acre property in Crawford, Texas, sources say. Sheehan had someone else purchase "Camp Casey" for her last year for $52,500. Walker will purchase it... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 10:10 AM

May 03, 2007

"Young Turks" are profiled

Heath Harrison of the Herald-Dispatch - reporting from Huntington - profiles the Young Turks here. It seems they appeal to the young folks, unlike old fogeys like Tucker Carlson: "I think Tucker Carlson grew up in 1912 or something... Where did they find a guy who's young and apparently did not grow up with the... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:32 AM

April 26, 2007

Stephanie Miller on MSNBC filling in for Don Imus

Supreme Soviet just this moment announce groundbreaking news in history of People's Republic: comrade and daughter of Russian folk Stephanie Miller will be spending three days appearing on MSNBC filling in for discredited racist reactionary Don Imus. Three days of glory begin Monday, April 30, extend to glorious Worker's National Holiday on May 1, and... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 06:33 PM

April 09, 2007

Lionel replaces Sam Seder!

Lionel - the most famous, most listened-to radio superstar [1] of all time - will be replacing Sam Seder. As previously offhandedly-mentioned, Seder (not to be confused with Marc Maron, who's someone else) will be leaving on Friday, April 13. Lionel - real name Michael Lebron - will start his morning reign on May 14.... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 08:47 PM

April 07, 2007

Mrs. Sam Seder reveals truth about Cuban Revolution

Finally, an end to the imperialist propaganda about the Cuban Revolution, as Nicole Cattell - wife of Air America host and progressive icon Sam Seder - offers the documentary REVOLUC!ON (English: REVOLUTION). It airs on WNET in New York City next Tuesday, so at least a few thousand people will be enlightened: For more than... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 12:04 PM

February 25, 2007

JEFF FARIAS ADDED TO NOVA M LINEUP IN PHOENIX

Breaking, earth-shattering news from the Sheldon Drobny compound outside Rockford, Illinois: Jeff Farias - former co-host of the Truth to Power Hour on previous Air America Phoenix station KXXT - has been added to Nova M's drivetime afternoon schedule. His co-host on the previous show was loony leftie and Arizona state Rep. Kyrsten Sinema; whether... Keep reading >>>

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February 08, 2007

L.A. City Beat article on Harrison taps out my humor reservoir

It happened like this. I saw this article from L.A. City Beat magazine written by their editor, Dean Kuipers. It concerns not just the no-last-name star of the local show "Harrison on the Edge", but Air America's Los Angeles affiliate KTLK and AAR in general as well. As I scanned the article and looked at... Keep reading >>>

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January 08, 2007

Even Workin' It leaves Air America Radio

The latest 'Rat to leave the sinking Air America Radio ship is Jackie Guerra, whose "Workin' It" show has left that network and is now part of the Jones Radio Network. As such, it will appear on about 46 stations.... Keep reading >>>

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December 03, 2006

Sources: Katherine Lanpher still incredibly depressing

Katherine Lanpher's publicist has been working overtime, resulting in no less than two articles about the former Al Franken sidekick. From the Happy Side, we get "Moline native writes of her 'Leap'". It concentrates only on the good things that happened after she moved after she moved to NYC, as recounted in her book Leap... Keep reading >>>

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October 13, 2006

Katherine Lanpher: still an isolated Midwestern outsider in the Big City

When last we met up with Al Franken's former sidekick Katherine Lanpher in February, the NYT was doing a "country mouse comes to the Big City and isn't that cute" piece on her. At the time she was writing a book and the NYT discussed her Midwesterness and, for instance, how she observed a smashing... Keep reading >>>

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September 19, 2006

Stephanie Miller, Mr. Valerie Plame party

Subject: Hollywood party Topic: "Joseph and Valerie Wilson Legal Support Trust" Date: 09/14/06 Organizer: Dean Hargrove (created "Matlock" television program), Brenda Hargrove Attendees (partial list): Mike Farrell, Shelley Fabares, Alan Ladd Jr., Stephanie Miller (Air America hostess), Robert Scheer (author/columnist), Tom Girardi (attorney). Link: this OPCEN AUTH 18: OP HUACAMOLE 19-XW-7 GO... Keep reading >>>

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September 18, 2006

Rev. James A. Forbes Jr. quits church

Who? What? Rev. James A. Forbes Jr. is the host of Air America Radio's "The Time is Now" program and the senior minister at Riverside Church in Manhattan. He's just retired, but apparently will continue with the program. The church is liberal and John D. Rockefeller Jr. donated money to build it. But, according to... Keep reading >>>

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September 12, 2006

Young Turks: new Air America Radio morning show

A group calling itself the "Young Turks" are supposedly Air America Radio's new morning show. So, why you ask, am I putting this announcement in the "Also Rans" category and not creating a new category for them? Well, let's just say things at AAR are a little "fluid". Or, solid as the case may be:... Keep reading >>>

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August 09, 2006

Please support the Majority Report!

Air America's Majority Report is in trouble, and they need your help. In case you've never heard of it, that was the show that Janeane Garofalo used to co-host, and which is now hosted by her former co-host. His name is "Sam Seder". (I know most of those names will be new to 99.999% of... Keep reading >>>

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July 25, 2006

Washed-up Mike Piazza finds true home

According to this, Mike Piazza did a (guest?) news cast for Air America.... Keep reading >>>

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July 18, 2006

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Mike Papantonio suing Diebold

From this (via this): On July 13, the Pensacola, Fla.-based law firm of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. filed a "qui tam" lawsuit in U.S. District Court, alleging that Diebold and other electronic voting machine (EVM) companies fraudulently represented to state election boards and the federal government that their products were "unhackable." Kennedy claims to have... Keep reading >>>

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July 15, 2006

Air America, religion to collide on "The Time is Now"

Air America has a new show called "The Time is Now" hosted by one Rev. James A. Forbes Jr. He's 70, far-left, and the leader of a congregation in Manhattan. He's also... religious. So, expect him to be ripped a new one by AAR's "liberal" listeners.... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:06 PM | Comments (0)

Marc Maron cancelled... again!

Former "Morning Sedition" co-host Marc Maron has been cancelled from his Los Angeles-based basically-local show to which he was shuttled after MS was cancelled. Now, that show has in turn met its fate: The satiric "Harrison on the Edge" will join KTLK-AM's (1150) night time line-up beginning Monday. The show, which bills itself as "Progressive... Keep reading >>>

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June 27, 2006

Sam Seder's thought processes are FUBAR

The New York Daily News' "Liberal pundit delivers a left hook to the right" offers an extolment of Sam Seder's latest book "FUBAR: America's Right-Wing Nightmare". It's "co-written" with Stephen Sherrill. Whether that means they actually worked on it together, or whether that means that Sherrill is the actual author and Seder just provided a... Keep reading >>>

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June 12, 2006

Robert Redford discusses plan for clean energy independence on Rachel Maddow Show

That's the punch line, here's the setup: WASHINGTON, June 12 /U.S. Newswire/ -- With cameras rolling, talk show hosts ranting and bloggers raving, the "Progressive Media Row" at the Campaign for America's Future's annual "Take Back America" conference brings together the largest cross- section of top progressive media outlets. In plain view of more than... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 10:06 AM | Comments (0)

June 09, 2006

Sam Seder, ex-reactionary?

Is Air America Radio's Sam Seder a former hate-filled, mean-spirited, racist, bigoted, xenophobic, right-wing reactionary? Or, was he always the good, peace-loving, humanistic, right-thinking liberal person that he is today? A completely unverified comment left on a thread he posted to the Huffington Post implies that the former is true: Damn Sam, your politics sure... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 09:54 PM | Comments (1)

May 17, 2006

Jackie Guerra is not a racist

Air America's newest host, Jackie Guerra, is not a racist. Obviously, no Person of Color can be a racist, so this final paragraph of her HuffPost screed is not at all racist: So the next time a balding white guy on TV tells you that people are rallying in support of illegal immigration, don't be... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:35 PM | Comments (4)

May 06, 2006

Rachel Maddow Show sponsored by SEIU

A weekly segment of the Rachel Maddow Show is sponsored by the far-left union SEIU, which is also a supporter of foreign citizens marching in our streets and making demands. From their May 4 entry: Also on the show this morning, we saw massive immigration rights rallies around the country last Monday. Today, in our... Keep reading >>>

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Which radio network would Jesus smite?

Air America also-ran and RFK Jr. consigliere Mike Papantonio is featured in a new documentary called "Jesus Camp". It concerns a summer camp for fundamentalist Pentecostals. As you might expect, it's a balanced view of religious folks, examining their trials and tribulations with an open mind and giving the viewer a deeper understanding of evangelicals.... Keep reading >>>

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April 23, 2006

Jackie Guerra is Workin' It

Jackie Guerra - a stand-up comic/model/actress/TV personality/actress/author/motivational speaker/political activist/jewelry artist/former union organizer/Latina/comedienne/dilettante who flits from project to project/movie star/radio personality/good dancer - hosts Air America Radio's first show that explicitly calls for a socialistic revolution in the United States. A former member of the October 17 Revolutionary Guards of the Revolutionary Communist Party, Jackie... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:03 PM | Comments (0)

March 20, 2006

Why Ned Lamont is a member of the Fantasy Democratic Party

Do you know how many political parties there are? Believe it or not, there are literally hundreds of them. However, one that's not on that list - but really deserves to be - is the "Fantasy Democratic Party". That's like the real Democratic Party, but composed of the fantastical image supporters have of the real... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:15 PM | Comments (0)

February 17, 2006

New York Times on Katherine Lanpher

Stephen P. Williams of the NY Times offers a portrait of former Al Franken co-host Katherine Lanpher that has to be read to be believed: "Celebrity From the Midwest Finds a New Life in New York". I think at least three thoughts were uppermost in the writer's mind: 1. Diss the Midwest and Midwesterners. 2.... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:39 PM | Comments (0)

January 09, 2006

Laura Flanders + The Nation = "RadioNation". Who funds it?

One of Air America Radio's lesser known hosts, Laura Flanders, has a new name for her show: RadioNation. The second part of the name is because it's a collaboration with The Nation magazine. We're informed that this show appears on both the AAR network, and on "noncommercial radio stations nationwide". Is AAR just giving it... Keep reading >>>

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December 24, 2005

Marc Maron to be on KTLK

The former Morning Sedition host apparently sent out an email to his fan(s), which includes the following: If all goes as planned I will have a new show on in the evenings here in LA on KTLK 1150 with Jim Earl and Brendan McDonald by the end of the month. The show will include the... Keep reading >>>

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November 30, 2005

AAR CEO Goldberg: less comedy, more Mark Green

More barely audible whining about Marc Maron being removed from Morning Sedition ensues, this time from Jonathan Larsen, who apparently used to work on the show in some capacity. He was let go in September, and now he's available on his blog to tell-all: [Air America Radio CEO Danny] Goldberg's claim that he's dividing the... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:44 PM | Comments (0)

November 29, 2005

Marc Maron, Morning Sedition cancelled

Air America Radio has canceled Morning Sedition and Marc Maron will be leaving on December 15, it has been reported. I guess I was wrong. This is just the latest in a long line of brilliant moves on AAR's part, as, even though I've never heard him, Maron is supposed to be entertaining or something.... Keep reading >>>

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November 13, 2005

The deck chairs are NOT being shuffled on HMCS Air America

Marc Maron is not - I repeat - NOT on his way out on Air America. Unfortunately, the "liberal" blogosphere is all a-twitter about the NYT story about Randi Rhodes and Rachel Maddow which included this: The network is expected to announce imminently a move by Ms. Maddow into a more prominent morning drive-time role.... Keep reading >>>

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November 08, 2005

Connie, Maury, Lizz, and you

Former co-host of Air America's Unfiltered, Lizz Winstead, will be producing a new MSNBC show featuring Connie Chung and her husband Maury Povich. MSNBC will air the as-yet-unnamed show on the weekends, and it will have guests. Connie sez: "Maury's been on my case to get out of the house and get back to work,... Keep reading >>>

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November 06, 2005

Marc Maron cancellation: just a practical joke

It's unfortunate to see so many people getting so excited about the so-called "cancellation" of Marc Maron of Morning Sedition. Here's Marc "Crispin" Miller, here's the DUmmies, and here's a petition. I'm pretty sure that this is just a publicity stunt and/or practical joke. While it's interesting to see more than 3000 signatories to the... Keep reading >>>

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October 31, 2005

Is Leon Gray (WWTQ 680 AM Memphis) an apostate?

Leon Gray provides local reporting and commentary for Air America's Memphis affiliate WWTQ. He's also in a bit of hot water: ...There's a fairly humongous amount of fuming and snorting in party circles over the local Air America radio host's apostasy on certain matters – most relating to the Faith and Morals side of the... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 08:03 PM | Comments (8)

October 30, 2005

Al Sharpton on new "African- American- centered" network

No, the Rev. Al won't be appearing on AAR. But, you'll recall that Al Sharpton was in the car driven by an AAR Phoenix co-host when he was arrested for speeding while driving Al away from Cindy Sheehan's protest in Crawford. That co-host is the father of Jarrett B. Maupin II, a MiniRev. From the... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 04:04 AM | Comments (0)

October 27, 2005

Morning Sedition to go way of Edsel?

Will the morning show almost no one listens to soon be expired? Will it soon no longer be in a functional state? Is Marc Maron trying to give us a head's up? On Morning Sedition Marc Maronm was making allusions to his uncertain future and at one point was saying "I may not be able... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 04:02 AM | Comments (4)

October 22, 2005

You don't listen to the Rachel Maddow Show

So, is there any reason why you would listen to the 22-minute interview a far-leftie site did with her? (Of course, if you're her listener or her alternate-days listener, please do.)... Keep reading >>>

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October 21, 2005

Laura Flanders training Iraqi yakkerettes

Our friends in North Korea inform us that a few talk jockettes are helping their Iraqi counterparts learn the ropes. Prospective yakkerettes from Iraq have come to the U.S. to spend a few weeks training in the radio game. Their teachers include: Monica Crowley of WABC and MSNBC, Joan Hamburg of WOR, and Laura Flanders... Keep reading >>>

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October 08, 2005

Bring the Guy James Show to Air America!

I have absolutely no idea who Guy James is, but he has his own Show on WINK 1240AM and WNOG 1270 AM (what? where?) and his own website. And, if the DUmmies like him, I know he must be "good". Regarding his site, it's one of those "keep scrolling, there's much more" kinda things. Just... Keep reading >>>

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September 25, 2005

Air America hosts at the Cindy Sheehan DC protest

Two (very) minor AAR hosts were at Cindy Sheehan's/ANSWER's/North Korea's/Saddam's/The Friendship and Solidary with the Soviet Union's big protest in Washington DC yesterday. Over to the DUmmies: Amy Goodman and Laura Flanders covering the rally on LinkTV!!!! Laura Flanders will broadcast live from the Rally at 7pm. Hooray for Steve Earle! (at the rally) VIDEO-Cynthia... Keep reading >>>

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September 15, 2005

Morning Sedition photos

You probably don't care, but are 19 photos of the show being taped.... Keep reading >>>

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September 09, 2005

Lizz Winstead, bleeding heart idiot

Former Air American Lizz Winstead channels Sally Struthers and offers us "Did We Really Turn Our Backs On Them?" Obviously, there are a wide range of federal, state, and local programs designed to help all manner of poor people. While some of those in the Superdome were no doubt street people, many were probably from... Keep reading >>>

Posted at 11:17 AM | Comments (0)

August 30, 2005

RevGate: AAR host Jarrett Maupin II in car with Sharpton during "chase"

As previously speculated, the person arrested for evading police while driving Rev. Al Sharpton to DFW is the father of Air America Phoenix host Jarrett Maupin II. Maupin II is also a candidate for Phoenix City Council. While a white Ford Bronco was not involved in this alleged chase, the graphics accompanying this post... Keep reading >>>

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August 29, 2005

Air America's brush with Al Sharpton fame

Reverend Jarrett B. Maupin II (aka "The Rev") hosts "Issues & Answers" on Phoenix's KXXT from 3-5pm on Sundays. Earlier today, someone identified as "Jarrett Barton Maupin, 43, of Phoenix" was arrested for evading police on a high speed chase. He was rushing another Reverend, Al Sharpton, to DFW after Sharpton's meeting with Cindy Sheehan.... Keep reading >>>

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July 14, 2005

Rachel Maddow: "Color consciousness is important"

Ah, "liberal" identity politics! Where would they be without race baiting, "reverse" racism, and the belief in racial memory? Here's a transcript featuring Rachel Maddow of Air America Radio on the Tucker Carlson show: MADDOW: They happen to have all been white guys. It is better for the country to think that we have a... Keep reading >>>

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June 16, 2005

Stephanie Miller (KTLK AM 1150) goes to Asheville

Stephanie Miller - heard on some of the same stations as Air America Radio - visited Asheville, NC last week. A blurb announcing the visit is here. I visited Asheville nigh on two years ago: "A Lonewacko in the Land of the Goddesses". It's not such a bad little town, but after about 36 hours... Keep reading >>>

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June 14, 2005

Stephanie Miller: as salty as a sailor

Howie Kurtz gave Stephanie Miller (heard locally on KTLK 1150 AM) over a page in his WaPo column: ...As recently as 2000, Miller hosted a popular show on L.A.'s KABC but had trouble getting syndicated, and then, she says, "I was fired for being too liberal." (She also says the station didn't like the "racy... Keep reading >>>

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June 13, 2005

Maddow to hold own on Tucker Carlson MSNBC show

As previously reported, Rachel Maddow of Air America Radio will be a regular guest on Tucker Carlson's new MSNBC show "The Situation". This just in: Tucker has just stated: ...she's not a fake liberal. She's not a straw man. She's real. She's not there as a punching bag for me. She does more than hold... Keep reading >>>

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June 11, 2005

Has anyone heard of Rachel Maddow?

From Alternet comes "An Air American Girl", a profile of Tucker Carlson's new foil and host of Air America's 5am show, Rachel Maddow. A taste: ...Then, Maddow turns to her analysis... She's set it up. First she laid out the airline pension defaults, then she moved to the Republicans aims on Capital Hill. Now, she... Keep reading >>>

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No one cares about Marc Maron

I predict of all the things I've linked to from here, this report of a live Morning Sedition broadcast will receive the lowest number of hits. The blogger in question got to ask a puffball question of Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields, who is also running for Mayor. And, we learn this important news:... Keep reading >>>

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June 10, 2005

Rachel Maddow: regular on Tucker Carlson MSNBC show

BREAKING: The TV show 'The Situation with Tucker Carlson' launches on MSNBC on Monday. This just in: Rachel Maddow of Air America Radio will be a regular commentator on the show. This is truly exciting news for the struggling network as one of their crew of unknowns and nobodies has finally made the big time.... Keep reading >>>

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May 23, 2005

Lizz Winstead sues Air America for back pay

Founder of the Daily Show, former co-host with Chuck D of Unfiltered, and former Air America Radio executive Lizz Winstead is suing Piquant LLC, the owners of AAR. She claims they owe her almost $300,000: severance pay, four months: $83,333 unused vacation time: $14,423 her work on the show: $200,000 She also says she never... Keep reading >>>

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May 16, 2005

Laura Flanders: surrender now!

Laura Flanders, host of her own show on weekend nights, recently penned the screed "Democracy, What Democracy? Troops Out Now": ...let's be clear: lots of British Labour voters chose Lib-Dem candidates this election because Liberal Democrats, unlike Labour, are the only political party that opposed the invasion of Iraq. Why does the war take a... Keep reading >>>

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April 22, 2005

Stephanie Miller on KTLK AM 1150 starts May 2

Stephanie Miller is going to be doing the morning show on Air America's Los Angeles affiliate, KTLK AM 1150, starting on May 2. Miller was previously on KFI and KABC, and she'll be replacing Morning Sedition's local broadcast. Press release here. Her website here. Miller was last (and first) mentioned here in this post. Apparently... Keep reading >>>

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April 08, 2005

Sounds like a job for Bud Dickman

Spotted on craigslist: Harrison on the Edge is a progressive talk show done by the openly gay son of a neo Nazi. [And you thought Jeff Foxworthy's shtick got old real quick -- LW] The show is airing on LA’s Progressive Talk KTLK AM 1150 Saturday nights from 7-10 p.m. [At least it's not Sunday... Keep reading >>>

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