The Matthew Filipowicz Show

Episode 43 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have former Congressman Alan Grayson here to tell us about his No Cuts Pledge and how progressives can make an impact in Washington DC.

We also Angelo Carusone, aka Stop Beck, from Media Matters for America back on the show to give us the run down on Glenn Beck’s rally in Israel.

Plus we have the ghost of Hunter S. Thompson here to give us his opinion on the GOP primary candidates.

We'll also discuss the response to Hurricane Irene by Eric Cantor, Ron Paul and Michele Bachmann.

Our writer/performer today is Tim Grimes.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 42 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we journalist Terry J Allen. Terry is here to discuss her recent cover story for In These Times Magazine on how rich countries are going into impoverished ones and buying up their farmland.

We also comedian and writer W. Kamau Bell here on the show to discuss his upcoming Laughter Against The Machine comedy tour as well as his one man show, The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism In About An Hour.

Plus we have Cindy Sunday from the Best Church of God back on the show to discuss why she’s joining the Dirty Girls Ministries.

We'll also discuss the earthquake that hit the East Coast and how Eric Cantor wants to cut programs to predict them.

Our writer/performer today is Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 41 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have from Mother Jones Magazine Tim Murphy back on the show. Tim will be here to discuss his latest article documenting Michele Bachmann’s political evolution.

We also Mike Elk from In These Times Magazine back on the show discuss his contribution to the new book, We Are Wisconsin.

Plus we have a spokeswoman from Hershey’s Candy here to respond to the company’s scandal of exploiting foreign exchange students to pack chocolate.

We'll also discuss the latest developments in the Rupert Murdoch phone hacking scandal.

Our writer/performer today is Kate Ward.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 40 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the host of the Young Turks, our good friend Cenk Uygur back on the show to talk about his departure from MSNBC and why those who say liberals need to “grow up” should perhaps listen to their own advice.

We also have America’s #1 Populist Jim Hightower here to give us the inside scoop on Texas Governor Rick Perry.

Plus, 90’s comedian Connie Howe is back on the show to give us her solution to the endangered species problem.

We'll also discuss Hershey's Chocolate exploiting foreign workers... inside the U.S.!

Our writer/performer today is Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 39 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have from Campaign for America’s Future, Richard Eskow. Richard will discuss Mitt Romney's claim that corporations are people, as well as the health care mandate being struck down by the 11th circuit court..

We’ll also be joined by Alternet’s editor and senior writer Joshua Holland, who’ll give us his take on the upcoming super congress as well as talk about his book, The 15 Biggest Lies About The Economy.

Plus we will be taking live calls on the listener hotline.

We'll also discuss BART, the Bay Area Rapid Transit, shutting down cell phone service after the mere rumor of a protest over police violence.

Our writer/performers today are Tim Grimes, Kate Ward and Amy Gard.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 38 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have the Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine, John Nichols back on the show to discuss his latest book, The S Word: A Short History Of An American Tradition… Socialism.

We also have a very special love letter to Michele Bachmann’s husband, Marcus Bachmann.

Plus, we’ll be joined by Patricia Nelson, a Cellular Scientist who’s here to explain how cell phones supposedly prevent cancer in babies.

We'll also discuss the Wisconsin Recall Elections, Rick Perry's horrible record in Texas, and the riots in England.

Our writer/performers today are Bob Rok and Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 37 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

We are back and broadcasting from Boston!  Coming up on today’s show, we have investigative journalist from Think Progress, Lee Fang here.  Lee will discuss his encounter with ALEC security guards at their conference in New Orleans, as well as his experience at Rick Perry’s day of prayer in Houston, Texas.

We also have comedian, writer, and talk show host Sara Benincasa here to give us her take on the GOP primary field.

Plus our very own writer/performer Lauren Maul sings a brand new song to Michelle Bachmann about her migraines.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Episode 35, the Best of The Matthew Filipowicz Show, is now available to stream and download.

As you probably know, we are currently moving to Boston.  As a result, this week we will be running best-of episodes featuring some of our favorite interviews and sketches.

On today's episode, we have artist and author Anne Elizabeth Moore on to talk about her latest project exploring the role of gender in comics.

We also have the co-founder of Free Press, Robert McChesney here to talk about his latest book the "Death and Life Of American Journalism".

Plus we have comedy from Bob Rok, Tim Grimes, James Bespalec-Davis, and Frank Chow.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member.  We will return with all new shows on August 9th.

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Episode 35, the Best of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

As you probably know, we are currently moving to Boston.  As a result, this week we will be running best-of episodes featuring some of our favorite interviews and sketches.

On today's episode, we're actually replaying our very first interview with Nixonland author Rick Perlstein on the presidency of Barack Obama. A really interesting interview considering what just went down in the debt ceiling negotiations.

We also have the sports writer for the Nation Magazine Dave Zirin here to discuss his film, Not Just A Game.

Plus we have comedy from Josh Bolotsky and Lauren Maul.

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS.  You can support the show by becoming a member. 

We will return with all new shows on August 9th.

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