Rez-Election

This week on a very special episode of Secretly Timid, Megs visits Switzerland, Otieno resurrects a guy, Jon considers making’ whoopie at work, Sarah drinks a Mango Rum Lassi (and Jon is confused); and super-special guests Shira and Aheri help us take a moment to feel the love.

This week’s Hot Topics include…well…last week was super rough…so the hot topics was all of THAT.

Photo by Dustin Schneider

This week’s featured song is “New Mexico” by Henry the Archer. Check them out at the Double Wide August 10th!!

Digging For Peanuts

This week on a very special episode of Secretly Timid, we remain Sarahless but she sent us a comforting care package.  This comes in handy when Megan discusses how the government doesn’t care about your student loan debit and Otieno suggests there’s a concerted attempt to overwhelm the progressive US electorate with garbage data.  But hey, vote Blue ya’ll.  Seriously.  For now.

This week’s Hot Topics include:

Hypernormalization Excerpt:
The Christian Nationalist Blitz
Life Expectancy and Health Care Expenditure Over Time

https://twitter.com/joncstone/status/998309880183377926

Preview YouTube video HyperNormalisation 2016

Photo Credit: Emilio Mesa https://www.instagram.com/_ee_emm/

This week’s featured song is “Wait for You” by Somogyi.
Please consider donating to her GoFundMe campaign to record her debut album. Support local music.

Sticky Dark Web

​This week on a very special episode of Secretly Timid, Megan still hasn’t gotten any dick pics but only as a matter of semantics, Jon gets a cold sore from a CPR dummy, Otieno is apoplectic about intellectual dishonesty and Sarah counsels us all through it.

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photo by Cal Quinn

This week’s featured song is “Holy Ghost Blues” by Silas Nello

 

On A Mission

On this week’s special episode of Secretly Timid, Megan, Sarah, Otieno, and Jon discuss Michelle Wolf’s explosive set at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner and Rudy Giuliani’s recent talk show appearances.

This week’s Hot Topics include:

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This week’s featured song is “Going Up To Space” by Shadows of Jets

Cuddle Party

This week on a very special episode of Secretly Timid Sarah finds out she’s sapiosexual, Megan watches Get Out (again…sorta), Otieno gets snuggly, and Jon is gets a tattoo. We also get an assist via screenwriter Michael Varrati and film critic Alonso Duralde on LGBTQ survivors in horror films.

Here is a sampling:

  • The Invitation
  • Rift
  • Thelma
  • Brides to Be
  • All About Evil

Oh, and we didn’t get a chance to talk about it but Michelle Wolf slayed. Fuck the haters.

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This week’s featured song is “Fine Line” by Parker Millsap from the album, Other Arrangements, which is available May 4th. He’ll be playing the Granada Theater in Dallas on Tuesday, May 8th.

Your Own Personal Manatee

On this week’s episode of Secretly Timid, Otieno, Megan, and special guest Sarah discuss beavers, parasites, parasite inspired super powers, and dicks. You know, the uje.

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This week’s featured song is “Hallelujah (So Low)” by The Editors.

Zero Tolerance

On this week’s show, Regina, Megan, Jon, and Otieno share advice on how to discuss politics with family, and Jon reads some listener advice on the same subject. Later the quartet discuss whether or not Al Franken should resign following sexual harassment allegations, the Republican tax plan, Net Neutrality/FCC/Sinclair media, and Otieno watched Fox News so you won’t have to.

This week’s featured song is “Hawaiian Sucker Punch” by  Cab Ride Home

Raccoons

On this week’s episode, Jon, Megan, and Regina discuss 90’s fashion and Trump’s trip overseas. The also discuss the special “women only” screening of Wonder Woman.

This week’s featured song is “Breathe into me” by Mammút

Bed Bugs

On this week’s show, Cindy discusses a bed bug situation, Megan talks Appalachia, and Jon frets over calling 9-11.

Other hot topics include:

  • Roy Oliver, the police officer who killed 15-year old Jordan Edwards was charged with murder.
  • Macron will be the new president of France
  • Should bystanders to violent crimes be forced to intervene by law?

This week’s featured song is “Broken Record” by Alex Ebert 

Resolutions

On this week’s episode, Jon and Regina share their New Year Resolutions and read some listener mail. Also, Jon invests in Bitcoin and talks a bit about addiction.

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This week’s featured song is “Future Boy Today/Man of Tomorrow” by Tobin Sprout. Check out this preview of his new album, The Universe and Me via Stereogum and be sure to pick up the album January 27!