In this week’s podcast, Ed and Dave talk about the name of the podcast and preview the politics of the upcoming election, including Donald Trump.
On this week’s Kings of Reno podcast, Edwin and Dave talk about the passing of John McCain. We also wax depressed about the 2008 housing collapse. Also listen in for our guest for the whole show, RobRoy McCandless, the official show fact checker.
Stay to the end, for our recurring segment. “Fuck that Guy.” This is podcast two, of a recurring series right out of Reno.
This is the new home of the Kings of Reno Podcast. Check often for he latest. This week featuring Edwin Lyngar and Dave Mulligan. Check out our various work, and find Dave on Facebook! Careful, he bites.
My latest piece on the RGJ is up. Here is an excerpt, below. I’m already hearing from a lot of people who thought the piece captured some hope in an otherwise hopeless time.
The right wing may have stolen the Supreme Court, but liberals won the culture war: Lyngar
Things seem bleak today, but I feel hopeful. Donald Trump’s latest right-wing pick for the Supreme Court likely will be confirmed, pushing America’s highest court far to the right of American public opinion and good taste. By vast margins, Americans support the rights of women, minorities, immigrants and the LGBTQ community. Despite the conservative tilt of our corrupt and broken government, the culture war is over and liberals have won … CONTINUE
I started writing a bi-weekly column in the Reno Gazette Journal. I’ve had several in there over the years as a guest writer, but now I have a regular gig every couple weeks on Sunday. The last one was about Freedom of Speech. Check it out if you are so inclined.
I’ll keep posted my new work for the RGJ right here, so check back often. Also, watch for original content right here as well. Next week, I’ll cover how my radio career imploded. Let’s here it for failure!!
Today I welcomed reoccurring guest, Nathaniel Lloyd, author and purveyor of the podcast, Historical Blindness. We discuss:
- President Donald Trump announced more “religious exceptions” to the affordable care act and the history of religious discrimination in America.
- VP Mike Pence’s public relations move this weekend at the NFL.
- Trump’s battle with Senator Bob Corker.
Today I sat down with Gleb Tsipursky to talk about fake news.
Gleb is passionate about promoting truth, rational thinking, and wise decision-making. He is a professorat OSU, serves as the volunteer President of the nonprofit Intentional Insights, is a co-founder of the Pro-Truth Pledge, and the author of a number of a number of books, most notablyThe Truth Seeker’s Handbook: A Science-Based Guide, due out in October 2017. He is currently writing The Alternative to Alternative Facts: Fighting Post-Truth Politics with Behavioral Science. He regularly publishes in venues like Time, Scientific American, Psychology Today, Salon, The Conversation, and elsewhere. Personal website: GlebTsipursky.com. Email: gleb (at) intentionalinsights (dot) org.
We get an update for Bob Costantini on the shooting in Las Vegas and on the Gerrymandering case heard today at the Supreme
Then we talk with Reno City Councilwoman Neoma Jardon for local reaction.
Of course we talk all about yesterday’s shooting in Las Vegas. It was a tragic event. My guests today were RobRoy McCandless and Jim Roope.