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The Prickly City Podcast with Scott Stantis from WGN Plus

The Prickly City Podcast with Scott Stantis from WGN Plus
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The Prickly City Podcast with Scott Stantis from WGN Plus

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English


Episodes

Socialism, debates and the one thing everyone can agree on- stupid drivers

6/17/2019
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This week’s Prickly City leads to comments on socialism, the upcoming Democratic presidential candidate debates Mississippi and smartness. Everyone agrees that other drivers are the dumbest of all.

Duration:00:15:25

Nothing secedes like excess!

6/10/2019
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Winslow wants to secede from the U.S. and form his own country. Scott discusses the series and readers weigh in. Also, have our malls been Amazoned?

Duration:00:14:46

A visit to a parallel Earth and a visit from Big Brother

6/3/2019
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Scott talks about his series on Carmen and Winslow visiting a parallel Earth and explains his intention, since many readers missed the point. Also discussed is how we are constantly being monitored and by who.

Duration:00:15:13

Empathy Apathy

5/6/2019
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Scott discusses the lack of empathy we seem to have for each other and how no one seems to want to do anything about it but blame others.

Duration:00:10:35

It’s all about immigration

4/29/2019
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The week prickly City did on immigration has readers commenting. Scott discusses the comments and gives his opinions.

Duration:00:12:52

Russian election interference and the death of your local paper. Both bad for democracy.

4/22/2019
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In Prickly City, Scott brings up Russian interference in our elections and how local newspapers are dying out. They may not be connected but they are both bad for our democracy.

Duration:00:10:26

Collusion, the Mueller report and more Trump than you care to say.

4/15/2019
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Readers comment on the Prickly City series on the Mueller report and whether Trump will get elected for a second term.

Duration:00:12:45

Who do you look to for mature leadership?

4/8/2019
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Scott and readers comment on the maturity of our leaders, whether we are responsible for bad leadership and capitalism.

Duration:00:12:16

Happy days are here again!

4/1/2019
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Winslow has decided to run for president. This leads to a discussion on presidential qualifications, birthers, Russia, the press and the American system of elections.

Duration:00:11:48

She’s Out, He’s In, Ageism and Cellphones

3/25/2019
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Readers comment on the Democratic candidates, age and leaving your cell phone at home. Also a reader claims Scott is inconsistent. Is he?

Duration:00:17:39

Lots of time and even more anger. Can it get any crazier?

3/18/2019
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We are in for a long presidential campaign and dealing with a lot of anger. Scott discusses readers comments on that, impeachment, Anti-fa and, as always, President Trump.

Duration:00:11:32

Prickly City Declares a State of Emergency-Or Does It?

3/11/2019
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Readers are divided on President Trump’s state of emergency. Scott is accused of spreading fake news.

Duration:00:17:39

Democrats, MAGA Hats and Rob Rogers

3/4/2019
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Carmen’s campaign for president and that has readers commenting on the Democratic candidates, Election 2016 and MAGA hats. Scott is also joined by former Pittsburgh Post-Gazette political cartoonist, Rob Rogers.

Duration:00:22:51

Does Scott Suffer from HCDS and What About the Non Sequitur Comic Controversy

2/25/2019
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Scott discusses who will Carmen and Winslow support in 2020, the return of a beloved (?) favorite and the Non Sequitur comic controversy.

Duration:00:17:36

False Equivalencies, Socialism and the Wide Divide

2/11/2019
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Scott is accused of using false equivalencies (by both sides of the political spectrum) and readers argue about socialism. Internet comments prove the wide divide in our country.

Duration:00:15:49

The only common ground we can agree on is that there is no common ground.

1/21/2019
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Scott gives his thought process on the two new characters he has introduced in the strip. Readers comments prove that finding common ground will be difficult.

Duration:00:15:17

Congress, Impeachment and the 2020 Presidential Campaigns

1/14/2019
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Will the new Congress be a train wreck? Could impeachment be in President Trump’s future? Is it too soon to start the 2020 campaigns? Scott and readers weigh in and Scott gives a glimpse into the upcoming Prickly series story line.

Duration:00:13:59

What part of “Never Trump” don’t they get?

1/7/2019
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Some readers finally get that Scott doesn’t like Trump and Scott gets his geek on talking about the recent NASA New Horizons Ultima Thule flyby.

Duration:00:11:37

Greed, religion and remembering an old friend.

12/17/2018
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Readers weigh in on Carmen’s decision to live the true spirit of Christmas and we remember musician Pat Dinizio.

Duration:00:14:24

Greed, generosity, church and (you can’t avoid him)Trump.

12/10/2018
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Scott and Prickly City readers talk about giving instead of getting this holiday season, the role of the church in teaching generosity and why evangelicals seem to love Trump.

Duration:00:13:54