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Citizen Radio Podcast

Citizen Radio is an internet radio show "for young people disillusioned with corporate media and a political system that doesn't speak to them." It airs every weekday. The show is hosted by writer Allison Kilkenny, previously a contributor to The Huffington Post and The Nation. The show was founded by Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein.



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Episode #1864: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show for the LAST REGULAR EPISODE OF CITIZEN RADIO EVER! Parker talks about therapy and Allison discusses cat updates and shouts out Jason Scott who archived the old episodes of CR for your listening pleasure . Also, media recs: an anti-rec from Parker to NOT read that article about the girl who gouged out her own eyes, but DO...
Episode #1863: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss Ivanka addressing sex work and to offer media recs:  The Alienist ,  Babylon Berlin ,  Jessica Jones  Season 2 (no spoilers),  Black Lightning , Spotify’s thunder sound effects,  Slate ‘s  After Burn , Anne Rice’s The Witching Hour, and Dylan Jones’ David Bowie. Also, Patreon questions...
Episode #1862: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) joins the show to discuss police raiding strip clubs in the French Quarter,  Bethenny and Fredrik , Stormy Daniels, and to help answer a Patreon question about websites that rate sex workers. Also, Trump ousts Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for CIA director Mike Pompeo, Pompeo to be replaced by deputy director Gina Haspel who...
Episode #1861: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to help answer Patreon questions about traveling as a vegan, beach reads, and to offer media recs:  The Happiness  Podcast ,  Off-Book Musical Improv Podcast ,  Survivor ,  Everything Sucks ,  Strangers 2 , and the second season of  Jessica Jones (no spoilers). Also, top ACLU voting rights...
Episode #1860: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to help answer Patreon questions about sketch comedy and discuss their favorite names. Also, the GOP claims lots of women work in the White House—like Trump’s wife and daughter, Trump dines with white supremacist Sebastian Gorka and Fox News’ Jesse Watters, key aide to EPA’s Scott Pruitt has...
Episode #1859: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss  Black Panther and to help answer Patreon questions about trans people as nuclear weapons,  Hum  updates, and Gary Oldman’s son denying the allegations of domestic violence. Also, striking West Virginia teachers won big over Republican lawmakers, Trump calls outgoing economic adviser Gary Cohn a “ globalist...
Episode #1858: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about jiujitsu, vegan food trucks, and wooden gifts. Also, media recs: the Jerry Springer opera,  Unsolved Mysteries , and Pen Pal , the far-right surges as Italy faces hung Parliament, a teen South Carolina school shooter wanted to beat other mass shooters— but he couldn’t get...
Episode #1857: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss Allison seeing a rat eat vomit, the Show Time kids, and true crime podcasts. Also, Oscars 2018: The Shape of Water wins big, despite the emphasis on #MeToo and #TimesUp, rapist Kobe Bryant and domestic abuser Gary Oldman both won Oscars, sadly Taraji P. Henson was not shading Ryan Seacrest, Democrats and...
Episode #1856: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to discuss listening recs: Bat For Lashes, Jack Garrett, The National, Humble The Poet, Real Crime Profile, viewing recs: The Leftovers, Grand Design, and Big Dreams Small Spaces, and reading recs: Juliet Takes a Breath, How We Are Hungry, and Sex At Dawn. Also, Hope Hicks is out as White House...
Episode #1855: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to discuss ecstasy, the  Real Housewives  franchise, and Net Neutrality . Also, shocker! Some Academy voters have racist opinions about  Get Out , several major retailers have vowed to stop selling assault-style rifles, two teachers in Georgia have recently fired guns inside classrooms, Florida...
Episode #1854: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Meredith (@MeredithLClark) joins the show to discuss  Eurovision  and   Polyamory. Also, Erick Erickson calls Florida shooting victim a “ high school bully ,” Jared Kushner’s security clearance has been downgraded and Gus Kenworthy’s dog adoption in South Korea sparks debate . The Fun Aunts have discovered leopard print and they’re FREAKING OUT....
Episode #1853: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Meredith (@MeredithLClark) joins the show to discuss viewing recs  Bondi Rescue,   Escape to the Country , and  Blowout.  Also, Ivanka Trump scolds reporter for “ inappropriate ” question about Trump’s alleged sexual misconduct, Trump claims he would have fought off Parkland shooter without a weapon even through he cited spurs to avoid military service,...
Episode #1852: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show for viewing recs:  Altered Carbon  (kind of),  Wormwood ,  Bondi Rescue , reading recs: The Comedians and Improv Nation, and listening rec: aboriginal didgeridoo music. Also, all of West Virginia’s public school teachers are on strike , Mexican President cancels trip to D.C. after heated call with Trump, Mueller files a...
Episode #1851: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss the flu epidemic and to help answer a Patreon question about labeling mass shootings as “terrorism.” Also, Trump proposes pay bonuses for armed teachers, the NRA is losing major sponsors and partners amid calls for a boycott, Florida governor Rick Scott plans to raise minimum age to purchase guns to 21 ( but is...
Episode #1850: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to talk  Queer Eye ,  Altered Carbon , and season 3 of  Scream . Also, homophobic Billy Graham is dead, Marco Rubio is absolutely eviscerated during town hall on gun violence and NRA’s Dana Loesch is constantly booed, right-wingers accuse Parkland students of being actors, Trump needed a reminder to listen to...
Episode #1849: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to offer a listening rec:  World War Z audio book and viewing recs (sort of): The   Cloverfield Paradox , Altered Carbon , and Michelle Obama’s V-Day playlist. Also, Trump endorses Mitt Romney after saying he “ choked like a dog ” in 2012, Trump’s crappy insurance undercuts Obamacare, rapid fire rifle device on...
Episode #1848: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to talk about gender reveal cakes and transphobia. Also, David Brooks defends gun culture, former Trump aide Rick Gates will plead guilty to Robert Mueller probe charges, Paul Manafort under scrutiny for $40 million in “ suspicious ” transactions, high school students lead protest against gun violence in front of White...
Episode #1847: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to offer reading recs: Lighthead, Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, Fuck Feelings ,  and listening rec Paloma Faith, discuss meditation, and to help Patreon questions about Andy Cohen and  Once . Also, the kids aren’t taking your bullshit anymore: students chant “ no more guns !” at Florida...
Episode #1846: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to discuss therapy and viewing recs  Black Panther  (no spoilers),  End Of The F*ing World  and  Queer Eye . Also, some white people are lying about being attacked at  Black Panther screenings, LeBron James doubles down and says he will not “ shut up and dribble ,” thirteen Russians charged...
Episode #1845: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Katharine Heller (@spkheller) joins the show to talk about the health consequences of constant sexual harassment and to recommend  Riverdale .  Also, the former wives of top White House aide Rob Porter both told the FBI he abused them and how it took photos of his ex-wife’s bruised face for some men to believe her, Florida High School shooting: Nikolas Cruz...
Episode #1844: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss urban legends and to field a Patreon recommendation for  Harry Potter and the Sacred Text . Also, media recs for Inside Psycho and  Cougar Town , racist Arizona bill invalidates insurance contracts signed by non-English speakers, John Kelly says Trump’s immigration plan would help Dreamers “too afraid”...
Episode #1844: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about dealing with sexism in your field of study, Ford’s racism, the format of Allison’s new podcast, and to talk about  Black Panther and and the new  Queer Eye.  Also, Barack and Michelle Obama’s official portraits are appropriately fresh and unconventional, figure...
Episode #1843: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about Net Neutrality , DACA, colonization, and center Democrats. Also, California police worked with Neo-Nazis to pursue “anti-racist” activists, here are all the white supremacists running for office in 2018 , reading proficiency among third-graders has dropped nearly 75 percent in Flint...
Episode #1842: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show to answer questions about Magic: The Gathering and gun culture on the left, and to talk about New Coke. Also, Bret Stephen’s terrible Woody Allen take, Bill Maher says the #MeToo movement is creating a “ police state ” for sex, Steve Bannon warns the movement against sexual harassment and assault will “ undo ten thousand...
Episode #1841: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to give listening recs ( Explosions In The Sky and The Books ) and to discuss how Facebook is killing comedy . Also, Amazon patents wristband that tracks warehouse workers’ movements, an actual Nazi is about to get the Republican nomination for a Congressional seat, John Kelly calls domestic abuser Rob Porter a “ man of...
Episode #1840: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Chloe (@itsthechew) and Rachel (@realslimchada) join the show to discuss a Patreon comment about transphobia on  RuPaul’s Drag Race . Also, Trump’s lawyers are worried he could get caught lying to Mueller , U.S. stocks plummet, a reminder that the stock market and the economy are not the same thing, more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or...
Episode #1840: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Chloe (@itsthechew) and Rachel (@realslimchada) join the show to discuss ghosts, murder-suicide, and street harassment. Also, the “ crunch-free ” Doritos chips for women was a myth but the real story is also sexist as hell, the Eagles win the Super Bowl and the media defines a “celebration” versus a “riot” (hint: it has to do with race), three Eagles...
Episode #1839: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Chloe (@itsthechew) and Erek (@erek_smith) join the show to discuss listening recommendations  Iron & Wine and Alexi Murdoch. Also, White House plans to withdraw “ conspiracy theorist and anti-science extremist ” pick, ambassador candidate dropped for warning against a preemptive strike on North Korea, father of three girls abused by Larry Nassar tries...
Episode #1838: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Chloe (@itsthechew) and Erek (@erek_smith) join the show to discuss their Super Bowl plans, Magic: The Gathering, and somehow segue into plugging The Dixie Chicks. Also, the Nunes memo accidentally confirms the legitimacy of the FBI’s investigation , Trump is already using the memo to undermine the Russia investigation, Uma Thurman  says Harvey Weinstein...
Episode #1837: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Meredith Clark (@MeredithLClark) joins the show to discuss the trailer for  Hereditary,  Halt and Catch Fire ,  The Good Place , Finnish weird literature, and  Mudbound . Also, SOTU: Trump clapped a lot for himself , everyone loved Trump’s horrifying story about the nice white couple taking a homeless addict’s baby , Trump skipped over his racist history...
Episode #1836: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss busted eye blood vessels,  Three Billboards ,  Shape of Water , and  I, Tonya . Also, Chris Christie joins ABC News as a contributor, ICE is about to start tracking license plates across the U.S., two dads nabbed by ICE in New Jersey as they drop off kids at school and a third takes shelter in a church,...
Episode #1835: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss dodgeball, the MTA, becoming a mole person,  Electric Dreams , and  I, Tonya . Also, Grammys 2018: #MeToo shoutouts, white roses, Kesha’s emotional performance, Kendrick Lamar’s powerful message about racism, and Hillary Clinton reads an excerpt from  Fire And Fury ; FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe...
Episode #1834: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to discuss wisdom teeth and the little, everyday things parents do that shape their kids. Also, Larry Nassar is sentence to 40 to 175 years in prison , Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon resigns following Nassar sentencing, Casey Affleck withdraws from presenting the Best Actress award at the Oscars,...
Episode #1833: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to answer a Patreon question about political music, discuss the O.K. Corral and mass shootings, and give media recs including  Kitchen Nightmares ,  Hell’s Kitchen , and Tame Impala. Also, Trump says he’s “ looking forward ” to speaking under oath with Robert Mueller, who he reportedly  tried to...
Episode #1832: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to recommend 90s emo music and to share stories about Mr. Snickers and cat outfits. Also, Kentucky attack was 11th school shooting in 23 days of 2018 , man repeating accusations of “fake news” threatened to kill CNN employees , 8 humanitarian activists face federal charges after leaving water for migrants in the Arizona...
Episode #1831: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss her trip to L.A. and Allison offers some recs:  Call Me By Your Name ,  End Of The F****ing World , and  Grace & Frankie.  Also, the 2018 Oscar nominations are here:  Get Out ‘s enduring popularity,  Mudbound ‘s female cinematographer Rachel Morrison becomes the first woman director of photography to...
Episode #1830: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Faith (@bohemianfaith) and Erek (@erek_smith) join the show to discuss aura readings, help answer a Patreon question about raising a radical leftist, and offer media recs: Gender Trouble, french comedy Playtime,  Halsey, Grace & Frankie, Black Eyes, and Drive Like Jehu. Also, the Los Angeles Times votes to unionize , White House’s latest religious...
Episode #1829: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Faith (@bohemianfaith) and Erek (@erek_smith) join the show to discuss lots of witchy stuff. Also, White House slams Democrats as “ obstructionist losers ” following shutdown, and the horrific case of child abuse in the Turpins story and the dark side of the homeschooling movement Check out Sorry Mom’s latest vid about the 5 stages of grief! ...
Episode #1828: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Chloe (@itsthechew) and Rachel (@realslimchada) join the show to talk about burning bridges,  The End of the F***ing World , and why you shouldn’t be rude on the subway. Also, Stormy Daniels once claimed she spanked Trump with a Forbes magazine and a bunch of dudes who are pretending they don’t watch porn are freaking out about it, government shuts down on...
Episode #1827: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to share subway drama (TW: domestic violence) and help answer a Patreon question about if it’s healthy to make your pets vegan. Also, Ann Curry was “ not surprised ” by Matt Lauer’s sexual misconduct allegations, Dylan Farrow tells Gayle King about childhood sexual assault allegations against Woody Allen, the next...
Episode #1826: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to offer media recs: You Are a Badass, Astrophysics For People in a Hurry, Hayley Kiyoko,  Phantom Thread , and  Paddington 2 . Also, ICE deports man who has lived in the U.S. for 30 years, Trump cancels his trip to London and blames Obama, and the Trump admin waives punishment for convicted banks,...
Episode #1825: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to rec The Generation Why Podcast and talk about getting out of a shitty job. Also, some corrections about Sword & Scale and Jerry Seinfeld,  Steve Bannon is subpoenaed in Mueller’s Russia investigation, 21 states sue to keep Net Neutrality as Senate Democrats reach 50 votes, and Andrew...
Episode #1824: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) and Shem (@each1teach1) join the show to offer media recs: Hammer and Hoe ,  Cupcake, Sword & Scale, and  Call Me By Your Name . Also, a woman accuses Aziz Ansari of sexual assault , Magic: The Gathering community deals with ongoing harassment from streamer , Trump having consensual sex with a porn star is literally the least offensive...
Episode #1823: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) and Shem (@each1teach1) join the show to help answer a Patreon question about dealing with people who are worried about climate change but refuse to consider going vegan. Also, a ballistic missile emergency alert was mistakenly sent to people in Hawaii, Trump attacks protections for immigrants from “ shithole ” countries, Trump asked why...
Episode #1822: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Katharine (@spkheller) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about sneaking cats into apartments. Also, Steve Bannon is out at Breitbart , NYC plans to divest $5 billion from fossil fuels and sue oil companies, federal judge orders Trump admin to keep DACA in place, Trump holds bipartisan meeting on immigration in which he accidentally embraces the...
Episode #1821: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to talk about tanning, offers recs about Dr. Who, Community, and Cruel Intentions the musical, and to remember Matthew Sheppard. Also, sadly Trump’s Fake News Awards has been rescheduled , Joe Arpaio is running for Senate in Arizona, Jeff Session’s DOJ charged a white supremacist with terrorism but they...
Episode #1820: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to talk about Desi potentially getting a little backpack and to help answer Patreon questions about fav media moments of 2017, including:  Big Little Lies ,  Get Out , and  Big Mouth and fav tabletop games like Clue and Guess Who. Also, stars wear all black at the Golden Globes as part of #TimesUp campaign,...
Episode #1819: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to answer Patreon questions about  The Monkey King  and the problematic aspects of  The Simpsons . Also,  Community  writer Megan Ganz takes Dan Harmon to task for demeaning treatment in the writers’ room, Trump administration holds Dreamers hostage for $18 billion border wall demand, ICE pick...
Episode #1818: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to answer Patreon questions about hypermobility and to discuss seasonal depression and when it’s okay to quit things. Also, Youtube’s Logan Paul posts video of a dead body from a Japanese forest known for suicides, Black Mirror got a key fact about Emergency Contraception wrong, Steve Bannon’s...
Episode #1817: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) joins the show to talk about Snickers the cat and offer the first-ever anti-viewing rec for Fuller House. Also, some real recs for The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Broad City, Sherlock, and Dr. Who; powerful Hollywood women unveil anti-harassment action plan , five women accuse top left-leaning media executive of sexually harassing...
Episode #1816: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about video game “loot boxes” and offers advice for a former young Republican in dealing with feelings of guilty about being a political and moral douchebag. Also, our viewing rec: Black Mirror (no spoilers), Trump brags about the size of his “ nuclear button ,” Chrissy Teigen...
Episode #1815: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Happy Holidays! Citizen Radio will return with new episodes in January! Tessa Hersh (@welliTclaire) joins the show to rec Mr. Rogers, Andra Day, Once on the Island, and to help answer Patreon questions about being a lady while traveling abroad and advice for separating home time from work time. Also, the GOP rushed to pass tax bill, but likely won’t fund...
Episode #1814: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss the Trixie and Katya Show, Ru Paul’s Drag Race, and The Crown. Also, 7 Dreamers including Bernie Sander’s former Press Secretary are in prison on a hunger strike, judge rules two immigrant teens must be allowed abortion access, Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf vetoes “ most restrictive anti-choice...
Episode #1813: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss Fun Aunts, The Last Jedi, Christmas cookies, and the Real Hot Wives of Orlando and Vegas, and to help answer Patreon questions about kitty adoption and Net Neutrality. Also, Trump’s terrifying robot debuts at Disney World, Fox News accuses the FBI and Mueller of “ coup ” to overthrow Trump, Mitch...
Episode #1812: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss Hercule Poirot, The Crown, 12-Hour Day, and Age of Napoleon, and to help answer a Patreon question about when to call the cops. Also, ex-Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert barred from being left alone with minors, Dustin Hoffman accused of sexually assaulting two women and exposing himself to a teen, FBI agents on...
Episode #1811: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss Patreon’s fee reversal, pens, the Zodiac Killer, the West Memphis Three, True Crime Garage, and Cat Person. Also, CDC bans words including “diversity,” “transgender,” and “fetus,” Republicans are voting to give a huge tax cut to many members of Congress, Trump allies flip out after Robert Mueller lands...
Episode #1811: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker Molloy (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss adopting a cat, meditation, and the failed model of pivoting to video. Also, the 5-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre, Kilkenny’s rule, Patreon back-peddles on fee change , Alabama elects Doug Jones, GOP’s Senate majority shrinks to 51 , Trump endorsed not one but two losing candidates in...
Episode #1810: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins to share a story about the Mother of the Year. Also, inside the trial that could determine the future of free speech in America’s capital, Mario Batali steps away from restaurant empire following sexual misconduct allegations, two senators call for Trump’s resignation over sexual misconduct allegations, Trump sends...
Episode #1809: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to answer a question about his favorite murderer. Also, bomb-wearing suspect hits subway in second NYC terror attack in two months, the Republican overseeing the Alabama election d oesn’t think voting should be easy , Roy Moore’s last push: It’s me or the “ lynch mob media ,” speaker at Moore rally...
Episode #1808: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to share a weird NYC story and to discuss manspreading. Also, ex-Fox News anchor Juliet Huddy says Trump kissed her on the lips after a lunch, CNN’s massive error involving Wikileaks and the Trump campaign, Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital and announces U.S. embassy move from Tel Aviv...
Episode #1807: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Rachel (@realslimchada) and Chloe (@itsthechew) join the show to discuss the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel , Inbox the podcast, Skins , and adoption. Also, Patreon’s new service fee spurs concern that creators will lose patrons, female aides fretted Rep. Trent Franks wanted to have sex to impregnate them (Franks has since resigned amid the allegations), Bryan Singer...
Episode #1806: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Charles Rockhill (@charlesrockhill) joins the show to discuss prioritizing one’s physical safety and to answer a Patreon question on behalf of Erek. Also, Time’s Person of the Year is “ The Silence Breakers ,” another woman says Al Franken tried to forcibly kiss her and Franken admits no guilt and offers no apology in his bizarre resignation speech , Roy...
Episode #1805: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Red (@erinred) joins the show to talk about all the women of color who are badder than Taylor Swift . Also, we actually might watch a  House of Cards with no Kevin Spacey and starring Robin Wright, John Conyers announces his retirement and a family feud ensues, Billy Bush  reemerges to say he believes the women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct, Danny...
Episode #1804: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Red (@erinred) joins the show to discuss NYC’s collapsing infrastructure and to help answer Patreon questions about cat costumes, animal research, and why the Democrats didn’t filibuster the Senate GOP tax bill . Also, House Republicans are already shooting down the tax bill’s promises, Deutsche Bank gets a subpoena  from Robert Mueller on Trump and his...
Episode #1803: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) and Faith (@bohemianfaith) join the show to discuss SantaCon, struggling as artists, and natural cold remedies. Also, most of the LA Weekly’s new owners are Republican donors , Vice fires three employees amid investigations into sexual harassment, Brock Turner wants his sexual assault convictions overturned, the Trump hex , Time Inc. has new...
Episode #1802: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) and Faith (@bohemianfaith) join the show and Erek answers a stupid Patreon question about stupid pens. Also, some recs about war, the sea, and  Broadchurch , GOP wages full-blown class war on America by passing late-night, last-minute ( oftentimes handwritten ) tax bill written by lobbyists that is a trojan horse for Republican fantasy...
Episode #1801: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Katharine (@spkheller) joins the show to finally knock Disney’s Belle down a peg and Allison shares her evolving feelings on Netflix’s  The Punisher . Also, Donald Trump Jr. to talk to House Intelligence Committee behind closed doors, Matt Lauer fired by NBC amid sexual misconduct allegations and his very shitty “ apology ,” Geraldo Rivera’s weird...
Episode #1800: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss viewing recs that are mostly Twitter-oriented and Nintendo Switch. Also, poor Americans will lose billions of dollars worth of federal benefits under Senate GOP tax bill, Cyntoia Brown is a child sex slave sent to prison for killing her abuser, more than a million pro-repeal Net Neutrality comments were likely...
Episode #1799: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to discuss her favorite murder (or at least to patiently listen while Allison talks about hers). Also, Facebook rolls out AI to detect suicidal posts before they’re reported, Trump calls Warren “ Pocahontas ” at event honoring Native American veterans, Eric Trump is really confused about Disney’s Pocahontas, Charles...
Episode #1798: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show to discuss The Great British Baking Show . Also, diplomats sound the alarm as they are pushed out in droves by Rex Tillerson’s State Department, while eyes are on Russia  Jeff Sessions dramatically reshapes the Justice Department , Congressman Joe Barton on tape telling woman he would report her to Capitol Police because she...
Episode #1797: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Erek (@erek_smith) joins the show to help answer a Patreon question about  The Punisher . Also, the New York Times normalizes white nationalism in Nazi sympathizer profile and writes another glowing profile of transphobic young conservative Ben Shapiro , Time magazine says Trump’s Person of the Year Boast is “ total B.S. “, Trump lashes out at UCLA...
Episode #1796: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Parker (@parkermolloy) joins the show to help answer Patreon questions about Twin Peaks and Don Jr.’s deadlifting technique. Also, the FCC plans a total repeal of Net Neutrality rules , eight women say Charlie Rose sexually harassed them (Rose has been fired by CBS), Rep. John Conyers allegedly sexually harassed a female employee and why you didn’t hear her...
Episode #1795: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Chloe (@itsthechew) and Rachel (@realslimchada) join the show to talk about the Cheesecake Factory, student debt, and drag queens. Also, Senators reach rare bipartisan deal to ease banking rules, top general says he would reject an “ illegal ” nuclear strike order from Trump, Australians vote “overwhelmingly” in favor of same-sex marriage , more than...
Episode #1794: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Chloe (@itsthechew) and Rachel (@realslimchada) join the show to offer reading and viewing recs including Originals ,  Red Oaks , and  Timecrimes.  Also, there is no way Blake Shelton is the sexiest man alive, Mel Gibson is definitely not family friendly , Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the difference between Trump and Franken is Franken “ admitted wrongdoing...
Episode #1793: Sign up to support Allison’s future BRAND-NEW podcast at  patreon.com/allisonkilkenny  for as little as $1/month! Katey (@khealywu) joins the show to talk about Penny’s tracksuit, Mindhunter (no spoilers) and Not My Father’s Son. Also, that app that reveals what women look like without makeup and men’s obsession with robbing women of consent , gunman who killed four people and wounded a child at a school in California had a history of domestic abuse and killed his wife...