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Fighting bad media narratives with good vibes. Comedy, interviews, activism. A resource for the left. 🏳️‍🌈 https://www.patreon.com/notsafe https://www.youtube.com/notsafemedia

Fighting bad media narratives with good vibes. Comedy, interviews, activism. A resource for the left. 🏳️‍🌈 https://www.patreon.com/notsafe https://www.youtube.com/notsafemedia

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United States

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Fighting bad media narratives with good vibes. Comedy, interviews, activism. A resource for the left. 🏳️‍🌈 https://www.patreon.com/notsafe https://www.youtube.com/notsafemedia

Twitter:

@nsfwonks

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 108: A Predatory Bird, Laced With White Zinfandel (with The Trillbillies)

9/22/2020
The biggest problem on the left? Not enough podcasts. At long last, we get to hook up with The Trillbillies so solve this pressing problem. We talk about infinite garlic bread, psychic powers, professional poker player, and the nastiest political figures in the state with one of Eastern Kentucky's most successful small businesses. ;) Nobody wants to be rogue. Why God had to nerf Rachel. Sound editors forming a union. Wal-Mart branded leftist podcasts. Tax credits for...

Duration:00:52:16

Episode 107: It's Only Comedy if We're in Trouble

9/4/2020
It's time for our hottest takes! The hosts are each here to dish out takes so spicy and out-there you won't know what to think. Can you handle us bearing our political souls? Find out by listening now! Get involved with the show: https://twitter.com/nsfwonkshttps://patreon.com/notsafehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCR7lTy0B0-YChcQgsx0pj8g?view_as=subscriber

Duration:02:22:08

Episode 106: There's a Little Ohio in All of Us (with Nancy Larson)

8/25/2020
Can Ohio make us all feel better about the state of politics in America? At the very least Nancy Larson's campaign can! Nancy Larson and her campaign manager Quinn Albright are back again and it's better than last time as we talk about how Nancy's one-time long-shot to now likely campaign is going: Get Involved with Nancy's Campaign:https://www.nancyfor.ushttps://twitter.com/NancyForOhiohttps://secure.actblue.com/donate/nancyforus

Duration:02:15:49

Episode 105: Truth is a Practice, Not a State

8/22/2020
Lying is the most fun a podcast can have without talking about philosophy.... so that's what we did! In this episode we get into: Get involved with the show: https://twitter.com/nsfwonkshttps://patreon.com/notsafehttps://discord.gg/kZ3F3Vy

Duration:01:04:32

Episode 104: Everyone Has a Place if We Build a Place for Everybody (with Mike Shipley)

8/17/2020
Could the Libertarian Party be a home for leftists? It might be more likely than you think, at least according to our guest Mike Shipley, the chair of the Libertarian Socialist Caucus. We sat down with Mike for a really intriguing hour talking about political situations most of us haven't seen up close. Kick it with Mike Shipley and the LibSoc Caucus: https://twitter.com/mikesterhttps://twitter.com/LibSocCaucusLPhttps://www.facebook.com/LibSocCaucusDon't forget to follow us...

Duration:02:44:31

Episode 103: Nationalize Disneyworld! (with Adriel Hampton and Lauren Nicole)

8/14/2020
2022 looks brighter and funnier as Adriel Hampton and Lauren Nicole stop by the studio to kick off Adriel's #OurCalifornia run for governor! This episode is packed to the brim with clever ideas, goofy one-liners, and genuinely frustrated leftists. Check out Adriel Hampton and Lauren Nicole: https://twitter.com/adrielhamptonhttps://twitter.com/Lstands4lovelyhttps://adrielhampton.comhttps://playthepromisedland.com

Duration:01:16:17

Episode 102: Holy Shit, They Actually Said That Stuff (with Pat the Berner and Savage Joy)

8/12/2020
We talked with Patrick Cote and Joy Marie Mann about their new book, The Yass Kween Chronicles - Coverage Of The First Annual Resistance Forum. This book is packed with real quotes from neo-libs, but written as real dialogue. We talk about: Check out Pat and Joy: https://twitter.com/SavageJoyMarie1https://twitter.com/PatTheBernerhttps://twitter.com/SilERabbithttps://www.savageandpat.com/

Duration:02:27:10

Episode 101: I Just Wanna Play with Fish and Get Paid (with Justin Farmer)

8/7/2020
This week we sat down with Justin Farmer, a 25 year old city councilman from Hamden, CT who's looking to make his way to state Senate. Justin is a force to be reckoned with and will stop at nothing to bring justice to the people of Connecticut. In this episode, we go into: Follow Justin and get more updates on his campaign: https://twitter.com/JustinForCThttps://www.justinforct.com/

Duration:02:15:01

Episode 100.5: An Interview with NSFWonks (by SKCM Curry)

7/20/2020
When Sedinam Moyowasifza-Curry is in the house we never know what to expect. Originally we had planned to record a short bit with the incredible SKCM Curry for episode 100, but she sprung one on us by showing up with a set of interview questions for US, the creators of the show. What unfolded was an incredible, thoughtful, fun and touching time we will never forget. Kick it with SKCM Curry: https://twitter.com/skcmcurryDon't forget to follow us...

Duration:00:33:55

EPISODE ONE HUNDRED

7/7/2020
It's been one year of Not Safe For Wonks and 100 episodes all at the same time by some wonderful coincidence. The journey to this point has been remarkable for us and we hope that all you wonderful listeners feel the same way. For episode 100 we wanted to do something special, so we asked all our favorite guests to come record something quick with us to make a compilation. To our surprise and delight, the vast majority of them said YES. So after much work, we are happy to present THE EPISODE...

Duration:15:13:58

Episode 99: You See, What Had Happened Was... (with Akua Walters)

7/6/2020
We make right on the episode we lost with Akua Walters by making a new one and it's even better than the first time! Akua comes with visions of the National Progressive Party, but also to talk politics in general, for what makes a very thoughtful and unapologetic episode. Go check out Akua Walters: https://twitter.com/WaltersAkua

Duration:00:49:31

Episode 98: It's a Good Thing We're on An American Show (with Corner Späti)

6/22/2020
This week we step in to the bizarro alternate universe of European politics and kick with our spiritual podcasting twins at Corner Späti. We discover what is the same and what is different in the realms where you have more than 2 parties, and some of them use the "Socialism" word. Go check out Corner Späti: https://twitter.com/cornerspaetihttps://www.operationglad.io

Duration:00:54:03

Episode 97: Captain Kirk Doesn't Read Theory (with Cory Archibald)

6/19/2020
When you ask people how they started moving left politically, a large number of them will at some point mention a certain sci-fi franchise that has capture imaginations for decades by presenting the possibility of a better society. We're talking, of course, about Star Trek! And who better to talk about Star Trek with us than progressive champion and hardcore Trekkie, Cory Archibald, the chair of Brand New Congress. We Get Into: Engage with...

Duration:01:04:51

Episode 97: Joe's Not Gonna Fix The Pipes (with Akua Walters)

6/15/2020
THE AUDIO FOR THIS EPISODE WAS CORRUPTED SOMEHOW BETWEEN EXPORT AND UPLOAD WE ARE WORKING TO FIX THE ISSUE PLEASE BE PATIENT AND WE'RE SORRY FOR ALL INCONVENIENCE Right now a lot of people online are wondering if there's a need for new political parties in America. Whether it's a belief that existing third parties don't have viable strategies, or a disagreement with their politics, many people wonder if there could be another option and what it would look like. Friend of the show Akua...

Duration:02:07:19

Episode 96: A New Balance of Power (with Mariah Parker)

6/12/2020
Often times it's not the President or the US Congress who is going to make the calls that affect you most, it's people like your County Commissioners. Mariah Parker is a democratic socialist County Commissioner in Athens/Clarke County, Georgia, and after you hear her speak you'll be thinking about how you can elect someone like her in your neighborhood! Follow Mariah and get more non-stop great takes from her: https://twitter.com/MariahforAthens

Duration:00:50:25

Episode 95: Who Wants To Be A Trillionaire? (with Shaniyat Chowdhury)

6/8/2020
Shaniyat Chowdhury is back in the studio with us and it's like the end of the sports movie when the hero's team is suddenly beating the "unbeatable" home team. The results of Shan's incredible campaign speak for themselves in this fun and encouraging episode that serves as a powerful reminder of what we, the people, can accomplish together. Get involved with Shan's Campaign...

Duration:00:43:42

Episode 94: The Lifting of the Veil (with Mary Hollywood)

6/5/2020
Mary Hollywood from the incredible "At The Crossroads" cast is finally here on the show - talking about what can mobilize and motivate people to join the fight for change over the long term. Let go of the little stuff and join an elevated conversation about complacency and the future of progressive politics

Duration:00:42:10

Episode 93: Did You Know This Wasn't Satire When You Made It? (with Tonight We Riot)

6/1/2020
It's time to stand up against the grip of global capitalism and inequality by any means necessary... in Tonight We Riot, the first Means Interactive-backed Videogame! In an era where many videogames are accused of being "too political" for minor acts of inclusiveness, Tonight We Riot took the opposite stance and became one of the most unapologically left-wing videogames ever made. This is no coincidence, as developers Stephen and Ted have strong political views themselves that we were lucky...

Duration:00:47:51

Episode 92: The Madonna/Madonna Complex (with Zainab Mohsini)

5/29/2020
Virginia's 11th Congressional District has a competitor to be reckoned with in Zainab Mohsini! Zainab is a true voice of the working class who has a remarkable life full of stories and lived experiences that have shaped her bold political ideas. In this compelling episode we dive into a variety of important topics including: Get involved with Zainab's Campaign here: https://twitter.com/zainabmohsinihttps://www.zainabmohsini.comhttps://secure.actblue.com/donate/friends-of-zainab-mohsini-1

Duration:00:57:38

Episode 91: The Church That Ate Clarkston (with Maryam Ahmad)

5/24/2020
Let's go local. Like... REALLY local. Maryam Ahmad drops by to talk about a baffling local dispute that's put a bright spotlight on the politics of her district. We also discuss the financial challenges of running for office, what the heck a county commissioner does, grading the Trump/Kemp response to the virus, standoffs with the developer community, and where health and public policy meet. More here: https://www.maryamfordekalb.com/ and donate here:...

Duration:00:59:34