6/14 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Andy Kindler

June 14, 2013

Sam and Cliff Schecter explained the enduring importance of the NSA scandal, the incompetence of the intelligence apparatus, the straw man arguments against pushing for transparency, the endless historical examples of abuse of surveillance and a Supreme Court ruling update.

Andy Kindler, explained what its like to work with Marc Maron, Kindler gave his perspective on NSA monitoring, he admits to have some tension with Louis C.K. and recommended the Richard Pryor documentary Omit The Logic.  

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