#808 Heart of Darkness (Conservatives)

Today we take a look at what some conservatives have been up to lately, including a glimpse at their yearly display of insanity at the ultraconservative CPAC conference

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Elijah Cummings Calls Out Fraud IRS Hearings, Republican Darrell Issa Tries to Silence Him - @majorityfm - Air Date: 03-06-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: What I'm Looking For (Ad Version) - What I'm Looking For (Ad Version) - Single

Ch. 4: Act 2: Scott Walker Staff Racist Anti-Gay Emails Leaked - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 02-22-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: (Reach Up for The) Sunrise - Astronaut

Ch. 6: Act 3: Nazi Propaganda At Heart Of Wolf Blitzer Take Down Of Ted Nugent - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 02-22-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Mountain Sound - My Head Is An Animal

Ch. 8: Act 4: Exclusive: How ALEC serves the right - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 01-22-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: Welcome to the Black Parade - Strung Out - The String Quartet Tribute to Alternative Rock Hits, Vol. 3

Ch. 10: Act 5: Cynics, Suckers, & Lunatics: The Building Blocks of the Conservative Movement - @majorityfm - Air Date: 01-31-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: Shambala (Single Version) - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Three Dog Night

Ch. 12: Act 6: The Clear-Eyed Utopian View - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 02-28-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: Soon It Will Be Cold Enough to Build Fires - Soon It Will Be Cold Enough

Ch. 14: Act 7: President Rand Paul? 2014 CPAC Straw Poll Results - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 03-11-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: Call of the Wild Ones: A Theme - Wild Ones

Ch. 16: Act 8: Lowlights From Conservative Political Action Committee - Media Matters (@mmfa) - Air Date: 03-10-14

Ch. 18: Act 9: CPAC: Michele Bachmann: Tea Party Is an Intellectual Movement - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 03-10-14


Ch. 19: Responding to Joss Whedon on feminism - Chris from Colorado Springs

Ch. 20: Responding to Matt and queer theory - Chrissie from Kansas

Ch. 21: Jacob and the things he has to reflect on - Jacob from Indianapolis

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 22: Final comments responding to Jacob and maybe making some progress

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

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • commented 2014-03-19 15:36:45 -0400
    I need to burn Ch.22 of this episode onto a disk to give to my Mom’s gay-hater of a pastor. What’s the best way? The last time I burned a cd from this website it was different. Can I still do that here, or should I just copy the section I need from the itunes podcast? Thanks Jay! Love you man!
  • commented 2014-03-16 03:16:56 -0400
    Jacob, cis isn’t a “new word.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cisgender I derives from Latin, and can be seen being used on the Internet as far back as 1994. I’d call this in, but I was unable to keep up my phone payments after I lost my job in 2012.
  • commented 2014-03-15 02:26:26 -0400
    Thank you John. Though you should also call in!

    And thank you for playing my voice mail, Jay!. I was worried that my anger was going to stop you from airing it and had considered calling back to leave a more measured response but I kept getting angry. Whoops.
  • commented 2014-03-13 22:12:03 -0400
    I’m so grateful that Christie from Kansas called in with that voicemail. I am still too scared to call in myself, but I came very close this time. I was so frustrated with the guy who simply wanted to just renounce his male, white, cis privilege because it was politically uncomfortable, and I wanted to say pretty much everything Christie said about it. Thankfully, I didn’t have to face my fear, because the BOTL fans are some of the best people in the world, and someone said it for me.