#1154 An election, a crash, details of the past and echoes of the future (A look back at 2008)

Air Date: 12–29-2017

Today we take a look back to 2008 in our third annual 10-years-hence retrospective spectacular!

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Iowa caucus on Jan 3: We might have seen the beginning of our first black president - The Young Turks - BotL Air Date 1-5-08

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Weathervane - CloudCover


Ch. 4: Act 2: Hillary Clinton and her Super Delegates on Super Tuesday - Countdown - BotL Air Date 2-16-08

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Front Runner - Union Hall


Ch. 6: Act 3: There is an opening for populist politicians in both parties - Rachel Maddow - BotL Air Date 1-15-08

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Shift of Currents - Aeronaut


Ch. 8: Act 4: A Cure For Real Estate Amnesia - NPR - BotL Air Date 9-24-2008

Ch. 9: Song 4:  The Cast and Favor - Bayou Birds


Ch. 10: Act 5: Palin is not a maverick choice - CounterSpin - BotL Air Date 9-26-2008

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Blue Jay - Feathers


Ch. 12: Act 6: Hope in The Dream Act - N/A - BotL Air Date 6-8-08

Ch. 13: Song 6:  periculum - Kai Engel


Ch. 14: Act 7: Our torture methods came from the 50's-era Chinese - The Young Turks - BotL Air Date 8-31-08

Ch. 15: Song 7:  Homegrown - The Pine Barrens


Ch. 16: Act 8: Economic generic-off - The Daily Show - BotL Air Date 9-24-2008

Ch. 17: Song 8:  PolyCoat - The Cabinetmaker


Ch. 18: Act 9: Warrantless wiretapped phone sex - The Young Turks - BotL Air Date 10-26-08

Ch. 19: Song 9: Lacrima D'esperide - Damiano Baldoni


Ch. 20: Act 10: Block the vote with RFK - Rachel Maddow - BotL Air Date 10-26-2008

Ch. 21: Song 9: Hundred Mile - K2


Ch. 22: Act 9: Conservative writer: Obama a worse speaker than Bush - The Young Turks - BotL Air Date 11-25-08


Ch. 23: Final comments to close out this years look back

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Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions & Free Music Archive


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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