Ross and Carrie talk with 17-year Sea Org veteran Chris Shelton about his decades within Scientology, including over 3 years spent in the punishing Rehabilitation Project Force (so we don't have to). Learn about the upper OT levels, the galactic back story, and how we've been getting the name "Xenu" wrong all these years. Bonus: Hear a fun new promo for our show with a familiar-sounding voice! Music from www.bensound.com.
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Biz and Theresa wonder if we're doing it wrong when it comes to responding to poor behavior. Should we be accommodating of difficult behavior when it's obviously just some kind of developmental stage? Or, by letting things slide, are we creating a world of Veruca Salts? Is it okay to just not enlist in some battles? Plus, Biz experiences the power of The Target Shout-Out and Theresa stresses about giving equal attention to her kids.
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Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (http://adiraamram.com, avail on iTunes)
Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans
Chapped lips are a minor annoyance, but that didn't stop old-timey people from smushing together TWO DIFFERENT KINDS OF BRAINS to rub on them. Join Justin and Dr. Sydnee for a history of cheilitis.
Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers
The Royal Court of Minority Korner is pleased to present this heartwarming, sexy, enlightening episode for the whole family. First up we talk about the differences between Spring and Winter break, and James investigates a Harlem college party. Nnekay introduces us to Oakland treasure Little Cindy Oakland Woo Hoo. We answer your questions for "Ask Minority Korner Anything" from 'What media should I be taking in?" and getting involved in local politics. We cover Oliver Stone's documentary about the History of the U.S., The Black Panthers Mix Tape, bell hooks, 13th, and more. We also discuss a Korner Kid's efforts in getting a seat at the table- the political table! Comedian Michael Che's comedy is slaying on Netflix, and a perfect example of using comedy for activism. We also debate the difference between Eryka Baduizm, and actual Buddhism which leads us into James' korner: Using Buddhism to negotiate through racism, homophobia, and sexism to own your power. Are there Buddhist practitioners who are LGBT POC's, as many western teachers tend to be white men? Yes: Zenju Earthlyn Manuel , leading the forefront on intersectional leaders in Buddhism. Also have you heard about the Buddhist leaders calling for racial justice 1944, Vice President Henry Wallace: Never forget! Our first Buddhist almost President leading the charge, and what different word we'd be living in if he had succeed FDR. Buddhist leaders call for racial justice- did you hear? No because media is so focused on pundits. James encourages us to find our own personal spiritual/artistic rituals for self care and being your personal best as we move through this new Renassiance. Nnekay walks us through some Intersectional Charities who Need your Help! From Trans Latina's, to Prison Reform, to Reproductive Rights. Also Trevor Noah is showing us how it's done going toe to toe with The Gremlin (Aka Angriest White Woman in the World). Also... what was that guy trying to slip Eryka Badu in that song!? Why was she so chill about it!?
In a move that’s been over a year in the making, The New Day has official become the longest reigning WWE World Tag Team Champions in history.
There’s been ups and downs throughout their tenure, but the team will explain why their record breaking night on Monday restored a lot of their love for the RAW’s flagship team… and who they hope eventually beats them.
And wrestling intersects with the real world more than almost any form of entertainment. But is there a that needs to exist between drawing inspiration for a storyline and exploiting real-world events?
Plus, a look at all the matches that are coming up at the RAW-exclusive December PPV Roadblock: End of The Line: Redemption: Age of Extinction: The Force Awakens.
The Three Count:
Danielle put over Kofi Kingston’s explanation for the recent Black Excellence photo.
Mike put over Vice’s recent look into the backstage business of WWE.
Hal put over The magic that is Jack Gallagher.
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In this episode of Dead Pilots Society, Ben Blacker interviews Jamie Denbo (Yes Man, Daddy's Home, Spy) regarding her dead pilot, Rabbit Hole. You'll also listen to a never-before-heard live table read of Rabbit Hole performed by some of today's funniest comedic actors like:
Kerri Kenney-Silver as Dame Delilah, Craig Cackowski as Roy, Betsy Sodaro as Sarge, Alison Rich as Penny, Leslie Grossman as Mary, Danielle Nicolet as Crystal, Cedric Yarborough as Lou, Gary Anthony Williams as Carl, John Ross Bowie as John/Albert, Chris Tallman as Sako/Fireman #2/Biker, Mark McConville as Butch/Boy #2, Ed Weeks as Fireman #1/Biker #3, Josh Zuckerman as Boy #1/Guy, Humphrey Ker as Biker #2, and Jamie Denbo as Carmey, Lynn, Boy #1, Candy, and stage directions.
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Wonderland has revealed itself as a genuinely unsafe place for our heroes to be. Can they make forward progress in a cyclical game designed to extract raw anguish from them? Can they reach their distant goal before they've sacrificed too much? Magnus goes spear fishing. Merle is the MVP. Taako has a spot of bad luck.
This week Bryan discusses parenting Sherman, while Erin shares her nightmare visit to a craft fair. Also, Sofía Vergara is knee deep in a custody battle with her ex over frozen embryos and Susan Olsen, of Brady Bunch fame, was fired from her radio show after tongue-lashing her most recent guest with homophobic slurs. What would Carol Brady think? Plus guest David Mills is here to discuss punctuation, post-Brexit London, and his time working on “Florence Foster Jenkins”.
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Courtney brings the case against her husband, Josh. They want to get a hot tub for their home but cannot agree on which type to buy. Josh wants a charming, wood fired cedar tub. Courtney wants a more practical standard fiberglass tub. Who’s right, who’s wrong?
Here are some photos submitted as evidence in this dispute:
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Jonathan sits down with hairstylist and social media influencer Kyle Krieger to talk about vulnerability. They discuss authenticity, moving from coast to coast, and being invited to the White House. Plus, Jonathan loves straddling.
Edited by Kara Hart.