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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

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

Hollywood harassment and who’s the lizard?

11/27/2017
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Scott discusses a strip from 2004 which addressed sexual harassment in Hollywood and brings back Dio the lizard.

Duration:00:14:22

Retro Republicans, Russian dossiers and Moore!

11/20/2017
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Scott introduces the term “retro Republican, discusses the Russian dossiers and Judge Roy Moore.

Duration:00:15:16

Budgets, deficits and can you carry the Pumpkin Spice thing too far?

11/14/2017
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Readers have a lot to say about Scott’s series on the Republicans’ budget road map.

Duration:00:13:02

Everybody hates Scott

11/1/2017
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Between the gun violence strip and the Weinstein and liberals one, no one likes Scott.

Duration:00:13:22

Is it all about the money?

10/23/2017
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Readers comment on the role of money in elections, sanity vs insanity and normality or lack thereof.

Duration:00:10:32

Lean to the left, lean to the right, stand up, kneel down, fight, fight, fight.

10/18/2017
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Scott discusses his series on the NFL protests and protests in general. Fighting about it is the only thing all his readers can agree on.

Duration:00:19:43

She can stay or go away, just quit talking about it!

10/9/2017
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Hunny Bunny is back for a book tour and readers are divided as to whether she is relevant anymore, but most seem to want Scott to stop talking about her.

Duration:00:11:59

Debt, immigration and Pence-Oh my!

10/3/2017
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Scott discusses Trump’s dealings with the Democrats, immigration, and whether Mike Pence will be president anytime soon.

Duration:00:11:55

Drawing the line: who’s to blame?

9/25/2017
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Scott and readers have a lot to say on the subject of Gerrymandering and just who is to blame for it.

Duration:00:10:43

Do you have to drink the Kool-Aid of your political party?

9/19/2017
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Does a Republican have to support a Republican president. Scott thinks not, readers weigh in with their own opinions.

Duration:00:11:52

The smart, the bad and the insane

9/6/2017
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Is everyone off their nuts? Nazis are bad right? Scott discusses and reads readers comments about Nazis, North Korea and as always, President Trump.

Duration:00:12:23

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