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The Black Friday Backlash Has Only Just Begun

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.27.2015 | Politics

So, that happened: Black Friday, once the day retailers celebrated finally being "in the black," has for a long while been known for so...

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's episode 4 of the MovieFilm Commentary Track, and with Thanksgiving on the horizon, we're watching a movie we're especially thankful for: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (or, as old fogies like us call it, just Star Wars).

What ISIS Wants: To Destroy The 'Gray Zone Of Coexistence'

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics

On this week's edition of "So, That Happened": Last week's terror attacks in Paris were horrific and senseless, but for the perpetrators -- the d...

Will The Fight For $15 Come To The Democratic Debate?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics

At this week's Republican primary debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Neil Cavuto went there with his first question: Candidates, as we gather tonight i...

Missouri Students Prevail In Power Struggle, But What's Next?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. Students at the University of Missouri, angry about the school's indifference to numerous instances of flamboyant racial ...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Spectre and the James Bond Legacy

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

After three long years, Bond, James Bond is back! Last Friday marked the release of Spectre, the twenty-fourth film in the immortal spy movies,...

17 Great Podcasts For The Spiritually Curious

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.10.2015 | Religion

If you've always wanted to explore the world's great religious traditions, but can't find time to read the right books, watch the appropriate documen...

Why We Like To Listen To The Underdog Stories Of Strangers

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 11.06.2015 | Arts

Peter Bresnan isn’t famous. At least, not yet, but that’s what he’s trying to be -- or, if not famous, at least funny -- in his new...

Democratic Party Continues To Be A Nonentity In State Politics

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. The 2015 election is over, and Democrats' continuing failure to generate credible campaigns in down-ticket races will come at a cos...

Elizabeth Warren Wants To Ruin A Bunch Of Rich Folks' Vacations

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.30.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) embarrassed Wall Street again, this time with a new report detailing the extent to ...

'A Tour Of Burned Churches' Explores Race & Resilience In America

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 10.29.2015 | Black Voices

In the 10 days following the June massacre of nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, six other...

The MovieFilm Podcast: The Final Star Wars Trailer!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show, after taking stock of the aftermath of last week's once-in-a-lifetime Back to the Future day (make sure you listen to our...

Joe Biden Was A Bad Choice And Dems Are Lucky He Didn't Run

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, Vice President Joe Biden announced he wasn't going to run for president. That's good for Democrats: Biden help...

Drone Papers Reveal Weak Links In The Kill Chain

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, a cache of documents revealed new information about our drone warfare program. The Intercept's Cora Curri...

WNYC To Raise $15 Million For New Podcast Division

The New York Times | Gabriel Arana | Posted 10.13.2015 | Media

WNYC, the public radio powerhouse in New York, is about to grow even bigger through a new division that will develop programs for the expanding podcas...

11 Black Podcasts Leading The Golden Age Of Audio

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 10.09.2015 | Black Voices

 You could say that we're experiencing a kind of renaissance in podcasting. While mainstays like Radiolab, This American Life (and wildly popula...

The MovieFilm Podcast: The Martian, Malala, and More!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.07.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We also discuss the latest headlines out of Hollywood, including a franchise onslaught that's going to see four more Transformers films, two more Mad Max films, and at least one more Prometheus.

Why I Invited Marc Maron to Speak at Princeton University

Julian E. Zelizer | Posted 10.06.2015 | College
Julian E. Zelizer

Besides the fact that stand-up comedy often provides some of the most insightful commentary about American culture, Marc Maron is living proof of the great potential in modern communications technology.

Do You Actually Know How Tall Jake Gyllenhaal Is?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment

On the latest episode of "Conan," the host and his guest, Starlee Kine, attempt to do the impossible: figure out Jake Gyllenhaal's heig...

Why One Rocker Wants To Stay Off 2016ers' Campaign Playlists

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.26.2015 | Politics

It's a story that gets retold in every election cycle: a political candidate -- and let's face it, it's almost always a Republican candidat...

Pope Francis Looks To Congress To Get Serious On Immigration, Environment

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.25.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, Pope Francis came to Washington, seeking Congress' indulgence on a host of issues of great importance to the H...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Scaling Everest and Revisiting The Visit

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show we start by offering quick takes on M. Night Shyamalan's The Visit and the new IMAX-3D spectacle Everest, before diving into th...

Some Sage Words About User Experience Management

Steven Shehori | Posted 09.16.2015 | Technology
Steven Shehori

Whether it's product packages, hosting services, or strategic guidance, find a platform that's got your back. Especially since your needs will change as your project grows over time.

Vogue Launches First-Ever Podcast, Hosted By André Leon Talley

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.14.2015 | Style

While listening to the radio might seem archaic, podcasts have taken over as one of the most exciting, creative and, dare we say, chic forms of commun...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Furious 7 to Straight Outta Compton -- Summer Movies in Review!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.08.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We remember the late, great Wes Craven, discuss what we learned on "Force Friday," and I share the story of how his heartfelt interview with Andrew Garfield about The Amazing Spider-Man caught fire all over the Internet and went viral!