Guest Interviews

Guest Interviews

IS THIS SITCOM AS OFFENSIVE AS SOCIAL MEDIA SAYS IT IS? Meet Reza Aslan, creator of the new CBS sitcom United States of Al, responds to social media criticism that the show, produced along with superstar sitcom producer Chuck Lorre, "glorifies war" or "stereotypes Muslims".

Reza Aslan bio.

United States of Al webpage.

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COME INSIDE THE JANUARY 6TH INSURRECTION with citizen photojournalist Brendan Gutenschwager, whose videos of the Kyle Rittenhouse shooting in Kenosha, the incidents at the Michigan Capitol, and the January 6th Insurrection are turning journalism on its ear!

Many of the videos like this of the January 6th Insurrection were not shot by the networks. They were shot by citizen photojournalist Brendan Gutenschwager.

Brendan Gutenschwager bio.

Brendan Gutenschwager's Twitter.

Brendan Gutenschwager's YouTube channel.

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HOW WILL MAJOR LEAGUE ATHLETES REACT TO GEORGIA'S VOTER SUPPRESSION LAW? Georgia's governor Brian Kemp just signed a racist voter suppression bill into law. Will major league athletes boycott the state of Georgia or the MLB All-Star Game, scheduled for Atlanta this summer? Sports manager Eric Mitchell has been talking to major league players and he tells Tom what he's hearing.

Vin Scully, who loves to talk about his relationship with Jackie Robinson, saying that, because of Colin Kaepernick's NFL protest, will "never watch the NFL again".

If you want to join the Georgia boycotts, here's a handy list of companies NOT to do business with.

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CAN Q-ANON FOLLOWERS ESCAPE FROM THIS CULT? Lenka Perron did! An intelligent, articulate woman with a Masters Degree who got sucked into the vortex of conspiracy theories such as those that fueled the January 6th insurrection, tells Tom how she got out of that black hole and what it's like to be in it!

From The New York Times: ‘Trump Just Used Us and Our Fear’: One Woman’s Journey Out of QAnon
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IS "QANON SHAMAN" AN INSURRECTIONIST OR A VICTIM? Meet his attorney Albert Watkins of St. Louis and get an idea of his surprising upcoming defense of his client, Jake Chansley, who failed to get a pardon from outgoing former president Donald Trump.

QAnon Shaman, also known as Jake Angeli or Jake Chansley, at the US Capitol insurrection on January 6th.

Arizona 'QAnon Shaman' Faces New Charges In U.S. Capitol Riots

St. Louis lawyer Albert Watkins says Trump's failure to pardon accused Capitol rioters is a 'betrayal'

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DID AMERICA'S BIG COMPANIES FUND THE ATTACK ON OUR CAPITOL? Journalist David Sirota sits in with Tom to tell us what he knows.

The Giant Corporate Giant Slush Fund Bankrolling the Extremist GOP

Click here to see David Sirota's website.

Click here to see the Daily Poster website.

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#UNFIT: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF DONALD TRUMP  Who is this guy? What can psychology professionals and the people who've worked with Trump tell us? Documentarian Dan Partland tells Tom all about his film and its subjects.

Watch #Unfit: The Psychology Of Donald Trump NOW. Click here.

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ARE WE TOO PARANOID ABOUT COVID HYGIENE? Tom talks to Dr. Emanuel Goldman, a microbiology professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School who says that our fear about contracting COVID-19 from surfaces is all wrong!

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ARE 'PANDEJOS' SCREWING UP COVID-19 PROTOCOL? That's what Tom's guest, LA Times columnist Gustavo Arellano, calls them: a word created from the words "PANdemic" and "penDEJO". Why are so many Mexican Americans flouting COVID protocols and is it okay to call them out on it?

Here's Gustavo's Los Angeles Times about this subject: Don’t be a ‘pandejo.’ Take the pandemic seriously

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TALK RADIO'S AL RANTEL GIVES US HIS TAKE ON THE ELECTION CRAZINESS Outrageous longtime Los Angeles and Miami radio talk show host Al Rantel returns to try to help Tom sort out what the hell is happening with the aftermath of the presidential election. What will happen next?


From NBC News: Denmark vows to kill millions of minks even after WHO downplays Covid mutation risk

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