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EPISODE 118: BILL COSBY CONVICTION UNRAVELS

EPISODE 118: Bill Cosby Conviction Unravels Bill Cosby was released from prison after his sexual assault conviction was overturned on a technicality. It’s time to look back on a podcast we covered just after its release, “Chasing Cosby” which gives many of his victims a voice for the first time. Judge Joe Brown has recently…

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EPISODE 114 – THE TRUTH ABOUT NAVY SEALS – WE CAN’T HANDLE IT

The men of Alpha platoon Seal Team 7 called their chief a psycho, evil, a man capable of grisly crimes haunting even to veteran soldiers. Nursing prisoners to death, posing with deceased prisoners, this is tough stuff. And for the most part, the world of this elite fighting force was top secret, heroes working in…

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EPISODE 113: FORGIVE THIS!!!

It’s been said that holding onto a grudge is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. But sometimes that poison concoction is just so tempting…sweet even. You don’t need a big gulp of it…just a little swig to keep you straight. The problem is that the poison turns bitter every time and…

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EPISODE 110: DYING ALONE WITH A WEIRD BOX

What’s left after a life? Can a box of artifacts from the box of a man who died indigent tell a story that illuminates something about the human condition. IT’s not Pandora’s box, it’s Matthew McGill’s and a new podcast series serves up one beautiful un-boxing. We play clips, we kibbitz – this is Easy…

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EPISODE 109 -THE BIG WEDDING GRIFT

Here comes the Bride … CHILLA. That’s a bridal podcast, one among many, but a good excuse for us to discuss Gina Grad’s upcoming nuptials and all the ways BIG WEDDING is trying to pick her pockets. We play clips, we kibbitz, this is Easy Listening, a podcast about podcasts. Teresa Strasser and GIna Grad…

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EPISODE 108: NO IMPROVING ON THE IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION

EPISODE 108: No Improving on the Improvement Association If you remember where you were when you listened to the last few words of the podcast S-Town, if you still don’t see how Adnan Syed could have murdered Hae Min Lee seeing as he was in the library talking to Asia McClain, The Improvement Association is…

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EPISODE 107: YOUR OWN BACKYARD, CRIME POD SNAGS SUSPECT

An 8 episode true crime series about the unsolved murder of a CAL POLY student back in 1996 is topping the itunes charts this week, as new developments unfold in the latest cold case warmed up by a compelling podcast. What happened to Kristin Smart may never be fully known, but all indications are that…

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EPISODE 106 – ODD MOMS AND ANTISEMETIC KIDS

Cards on the table, here. Along with the other stuff that’s on the table: crumbs from breakfast, one of my kid’s feet, yesterday’s math sheet smeared with buttery fingerprints, and a random gift bag to be filed away for re-use. But now, CARDS on the table: I avoid MOM content. Your satirical mom essay books,…

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EPISODE 105 – MAYIM BIALIK BREAKS DOWN

A child star who “Blossom’d” into a respected neuroscientist then went BACK into acting to PLAY a neuroscientist on a hit TV show… It doesn’t get more meta than that, folks. From playing a young Bette Middler in Beaches, to teaching her fans how to beat the system when it comes to trauma and post-traumatic…

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EPISODE 104 – THE BLOOM IS OFF DANNY ROSE; ALLEN V. FARROW

Before the phrase “ME TOO” or “CANCEL CULTURE” a guy was obsessed with his 7 year old daughter, then he married, essentially, his step-daughter. And people were like … okay, we don’t love this but Broadway Danny Rose is still a great movie, so … the heart wants what the heart wants? A new podcast…

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