This country, and others seem to be going nuts and having a collective nervous breakdown. Racism, fear, hatred EVERYWHERE and Why do we like noise so much? Plus Communications breakdowns, fake food and BLAINE, WE KNOW YOU’RE LISTENING. Plus: Bear Week and how do you get a freaking reservation around here?
Happy New Year! The first show of the decade! Yay!
Michael is an idiot and leaves his cell phone on in the studio (he’s got a little fairy ring tone). Anne and Michael talk about Sir Isaac Newton and his alleged birthday, Kate calls after a “devastating” poetry reading, there’s some dicsussion about the surname, “Ayscoff”, South Carolina shows its collective brilliance once again by offering Chik-Fil-A coupons for wearing your seatbelt, McDonald’s still thinks they are serving “food” (we disagree) and a dating site bans 5,000 subscribers for gaining weight over the holidays. We also discuss the film, “The Hangover”.
Music by such celebrated performers as Shawn McDonald, David Carradine and George Takei (not together) and the song, “Fatso” by The Story.