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Mass for Shut-ins: The Gin and Tacos Podcast

Nov 2, 2022

Dr. Erin Thompson (@ArtCrimeProf), the Art Crime Professor, joins me to talk about her book Smashing Statues: The Rise and Fall of America's Public Monuments. We cover the illusory permanence of monuments, the politics of taking them up (and down), and the fate of removed monuments sitting in storage right now, waiting...

Oct 20, 2022

In which I stoop to being my own guest on my own podcast to talk about my book, which is available from wherever you prefer to get books in Ebook, Hardcover, and Audiobook formats.

If you listen to this podcast you're almost certainly aware by now that I have a book, and in fact you may be sick of hearing about it....

May 27, 2022

Dr. Olufemi Taiwo (@OlufemiOTaiwo) joins us with his new book Elite Capture: How the Powerful Took Over Identity Politics (And Everything Else). We talk about the future of organizing and activism and what those of us without power should be doing to avoid falling into the traps more powerful actors set for us. I also...

Dec 5, 2018


Question Cathy joins me for an entire episode of user submitted questions about the midterm election. Topics we cover include Beto-mania, the Democrats' challenge in retaking the Senate, alternative voting methods, and the risks of political hobbyism (and the best ways to get involved if you can).

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Jan 29, 2018

Episode 001

Topic: A history of impeachment and why it matters now

Story: US Postal Service Missile Mail

Cocktail: Corpse Reviver #2

Performance: Author Andrew Bentley reads "Erosion!"

Guest: Helen Clarkson, CEO of The Climate Group, joins us to discuss the future of the planet, China, and why the British refuse to put...