Episode

10/24 Cliff Schecter & Richard Kind: Casual Friday!

October 24, 2014

Political maestro Cliff Schecter joins us to discuss his latest piece on the police chief of Oakley, Michigan, population less than 300, deputizing 100 people to combat ISIS and hides their identity, what that says about America, an update on the Midterms and the incredible amount of money spent on it so far.

Actor Richard Kind joins us to discuss his incredible role in FOX’s new TV show Gotham, how he must play golf when he goes on radio, his recommendation of Red Oaks on Amazon, Kind’s time on the New York Stage and his last role in Travesties, Sharknado 2, his recommendation of the show Transparent.

Also, Ebola in NYC, a Jimmy Reefercake song, Paul LePage, legalized marijuana, your calls and IMs.

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