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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

Elections, grousing, and then more elections

11/12/2018
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Scott responds to readers’ comments on the midterms and the endless elections ahead.

Duration:00:13:48

Gerrymandering, vote rigging and waves

11/5/2018
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Prickly City’s week on whether or not there will be a blue wave leads to talk of gerrymandering and vote rigging.

Duration:00:09:15

The Pushback Push Back

10/29/2018
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Scott and readers discuss the push back to the pushback, blame, responsibility and common sense-or lack of it.

Duration:00:14:03

Due Process and Accusations

10/22/2018
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Prickly City’s series on accusations and due process has readers responding. One even has an accusation of his own against the strip.

Duration:00:14:39

Choices, shouting and the wonders of the universe.

10/15/2018
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It is time to make a choice, the midterms are less than a month away. Will the shouting die down or just get louder after the elections? Readers weigh in and Scott reminds everyone that we all have the New Horizons mission the the Kuiper Belt to look forward to.

Duration:00:11:31

Prickly City is rocked by an anonymous attack on Carmen. Who could have done such a thing?

10/1/2018
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Who wrote the anonymous op-ed piece about Carmen? Was it heroic or cowardly? Readers give their opinions. Anonymously.

Duration:00:12:13

Unicorns, science, flowers and fatigue. Lots of fatigue.

9/24/2018
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Scott’s week on Trump fatigue leads to readers commenting about which side is to blame for it all. Which leads to more fatigue.

Duration:00:13:31

Coyotes, dinosaurs and elections

9/17/2018
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A flashback week from 2006 and a new Sunday strip lead to a discussion about coyotes and the 2016 election. It seems all discussions lead to the 2016 election.

Duration:00:11:37

The Mincing Rascals 09.13.18: Jason Van Dyke jury, hotel labor unions, a mileage tax, Hurricane Maria, Chicago Mayoral Race 2019

9/13/2018
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The Mincing Rascals are John Williams, Patti Vasquez and Justin Kaufmann of WGN Radio, and Eric Zorn and Scott Stantis of the Chicago Tribune. They start by discussing the jury selection in the Jason Van Dyke trial, and the impact its demographic will have on the verdict. They then go on to discuss ways the hotel labor union strike has worked well for the employees this week. The Rascals debate the mileage tax that Governor Rauner’s newest attack ad on […]

Duration:00:37:44

It’s a mad world

9/10/2018
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Carmen is angry, does that mean Scott is too? Winslow says that you can choose to be happy instead of angry, do readers agree?

Duration:00:14:59

Is it all just fake news?

8/20/2018
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In the comic, Scott asks if a Conservative can be a Republican in today’s politics, if you have to choose a side and what is fake news? Readers have answers.

Duration:00:14:53

TDS and a rumor

8/13/2018
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What is Trump Derangement Syndrome and who has it? Readers disagree. Also Scott addresses a rumor about him and his strip.

Duration:00:10:49

Does Scott have a Hillary obsession?

8/6/2018
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Scott has been saying Hillary will run again in 2020 and a few news opinion pieces have said the same thing, but some readers just think he is obsessed.

Duration:00:12:59

Automation, tariffs, supreme court justices and texting. Are we headed in the right direction?

7/30/2018
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The strip ran the gamut of subjects last week from automation to texting. Scott discusses, and reader’s comment, on it all.

Duration:00:10:28

When robots take over the world will they be as rude as we are?

7/23/2018
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Scott addresses Carmen’s rudeness to Winslow’s family, political correctness and the strip gets automated!

Duration:00:14:38

Tolerance. Intolerance. Heck, let’s just bang on the drum all day.

7/9/2018
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Scott addresses readers comments on tolerance and civility, where you get your politics from, participation trophies and drum circles.

Duration:00:15:15

Goofy politics and Marxist Monopoly

7/3/2018
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Scott lets readers know that he really is smart by discussing economics and addresses reader’s assertions that Carmen is rude.

Duration:00:13:11

Politics, religion and coyotes

6/25/2018
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Scott introduces readers to Winslow’s family and discusses why he brought them into the strip. Readers react.

Duration:00:14:07

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 he should continue this podcast.

Duration:00:12:14