Episode

1/16 Tanner Colby: SNL’s Race Problem is America’s Too

January 16, 2014

Tanner Colby author of the new book Some of My Best Friends Are Black: The Strange Story of Integration in America explains the history of race on Saturday Night Live, how segregated social relationships hurt African American opportunity in media, the white gatekeepers in entertainment, how entertainment needs to change, how the TV landscape as a result of changes in advertising and why we need to fight discrimination in housing policy.

On The Fun Half: David Vitter proposes disgusting anti Food Stamp bill, demented Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte promotes anti choice bill in order to “create jobs”, the GMO debate continues and your calls and IMs.

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