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- 11 / 09 / 2022 -
It's been a very long time since Rob and Gila have been on the air, Welton Chang joins the conversation this week, another post Election Day show, how the media basically scared the crap out of everyone over the past few weeks and months, Alex gives an extended bio for Welton, the amount of election denial that may have affected the results of yesterday's election, the penalties for not believing the truth, some strategizing that may have worked well for Democrats, some of the ways in which the media portrayed an upcoming catastrophe for Democrats, how this is continuing even after the election results, the feeling of dread Emmanuel felt leading up to this year's election, how the progressive channel of Sirius XM was much more sane than the mass media outlets, all of Long Island went red last night, memories of Air America, the importance of supporting WBAI, how the right wing is all that can be heard on the AM dial, how Alex's son was influenced by anti-Fetterman ads on YouTube, discussion on how phone numbers are shared amongst political campaigns, everyone's stories on their voting experiences this year, questioning the point of voting for candidates who don't have opponents, Welton's experience in the Washington DC voting system, an appeal to support the radio station.
Overtime: The major news involving Twitter this week, some observations on Mastodon, thoughts on why Elon Musk seems to be dropping the ball, trying to figure out how debt could be unloaded onto Twitter, clicking on Emmanuel's blue check mark on Twitter, Alex details the steps he went through in an attempt to get a blue check in the past, Kyle explains how people won't have that much of a problem leaving Twitter, Rob discusses what's been happening with blue checks over the past day, the tale of a fake verified Rudy Giuliani account on Twitter, Emmanuel's idea for raising money at Twitter, Kyle explains why it wouldn't work, Rob discusses how Mastodon works, raising questions about oversight, Emmanuel's issue with Rebel not voting, a call waiting tone, trying to make Rebel feel guilty for not voting, how area codes no longer mean anything, memories of the difficulty involved in calling certain countries in the past, the challenge of disabling call waiting, Tim from Connecticut shares his voting experience, Emmanuel's bad memories of gym class, how Meta is laying off people, Kyle tries to rescue a call, Alex instigates a collect call, a call from Bobson in Bulgaria, what dates Election Day can and can't fall on, Bobson describes the electoral process in Bulgaria, Alex tries to start a conversation on Bulgarian groceries, breaking the news to Bobson that this year's Chaos Communication Congress is canceled, potential secret communication between Alex and Bobson, Alex plays a harmonica, more Mastodon ideas, an invitation to check out the other videos on Channel 2600.