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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

Incivility is the fault of ____________ and will the podcast go on?

5/21/2018
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Incivility today is the fault of everyone else, apparently. Readers weigh in on whether we should keep podcasting or not.

Duration:00:15:32

Scott confuses everyone, including himself. He really needs your help.

5/14/2018
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Readers wonder who the Desert Hamsters are and Scott wonders if should continue this podcast.

Duration:00:12:14

What is truth? Well, for starters, it’s having famed cartoonist and columnist Ted Rall as our guest host!

4/23/2018
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The Prickly City Podcast is fortunate to have award winning syndicated editorial cartoonist and columnist Ted Rall fill in for Janien Fadich who is out of town this week. Scott and Ted discuss what is truth, justice and how in the name of all that is holy are human’s at the top of the food chain?!?!?

Duration:00:17:23

Quit social media? A 28th Amendment and how can we miss her if she never goes away?

4/16/2018
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The 28th Amendment proposal about making Congress subject to the laws it passes, is again making the rounds on the internet. We mean you Facebook. Speaking of Facebook, should you quit it?

Duration:00:18:44

Evangelicals, skunks and the dirty game of politics

4/9/2018
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Scott’s series on how standards have lowered and evangelical support of President Trump has readers talking. One reader objects to Trump’s portrayal as a skunk. She thinks they are too cute!

Duration:00:14:28

Are you slathered in the sunscreen of denial?

4/2/2018
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Scott and readers discuss truth in politics and in the news and whether we are capable of civil discourse.

Duration:00:14:33

Do you suffer from smartphone addiction? We can help.

3/28/2018
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Scott and readers discuss whether or not smartphone addiction is a thing, what that means and what can be done about it

Duration:00:10:25

Will anger bring us together?

3/12/2018
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Scott and readers discuss whether Americans can work together for the common good or if we will all just stay angry. Hey, that is the one thing we have in common.

Duration:00:10:34

Is Scott a time bandit?

3/7/2018
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A pastor reader calls Scott a thief, while Carmen and Winslow realize that the current times are better than they thought.

Duration:00:12:18

It is the best of times, you whiny babies!

2/26/2018
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In the latest Prickly City, Carmen and Winslow are looking for that time in history when things were better than they are now. Is that time now?

Duration:00:10:58

Who is to blame for how mean and antagonistic politics have gotten? Why you of course.

2/20/2018
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Scott’s series on kindness has readers dishing out the blame. Also when does a president get to take credit for the economy?

Duration:00:14:36

Blame, Christians vs Christianites and Catholics. Lots of Catholics

2/12/2018
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Scott has his favorite Catholic blogger Mark Shea as his guest. They discuss Trump and the evangelicals, Catholicism, what a Christianite is and life. Also a reader has an interesting suggestion for getting both sides of the political aisle to work together.

Duration:00:34:57

Rude, crude and deplorable

2/5/2018
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Scott discusses President Trump’s deplorable comments and we have Ted Rall one of the authors of the book “Meet The Deplorables”. What are the odds!

Duration:00:29:31

Have all the big ideas gone up in fire and fury?

1/30/2018
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Scott discusses the 1st amendment, Fire and Fury and wonders where the big idea politicians have gone.

Duration:00:17:09

Should we separate the art from the artist?

1/22/2018
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A cartoon honoring the late Pat Dinizio leads to a discussion: Can we still appreciate the art of someone when we don’t like other aspects of his or her life?

Duration:00:13:41

This is going to be our year of shared humanity- or not!

1/15/2018
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Scott discusses whether we can we find our shared humanity and he really puts producer Brian to work bleeping out a certain word. Over and over and over.

Duration:00:16:24

The only thing we can be certain of is uncertainty.

1/8/2018
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Scott is back from vacation and discussing political certitude, right and wrong and hypocrisy. Readers have a lot to say on these.

Duration:00:10:27

Tweets, space exploration and holiday wars

12/18/2017
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A series on the president’s tweets leads to a discussion on space exploration. Also ’tis the season to argue about Merry Christmas vs Happy Holidays, which makes them neither.

Duration:00:18:14

Bad behavior

12/11/2017
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Prickly City did a series on the spate of sexual harassment stories coming to light. Readers have a lot to say on the subject.

Duration:00:18:36

The dark side of your favorite comic strips

12/5/2017
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The past week told the story of Dio the lizard who deserted Prickly City and was held captive by other comic strips. They aren’t as innocent as they seem…

Duration:00:13:09