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Nov 13 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 14 November 2016

Co-Host: Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

24:36 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Aaron Blake https://www.adn.com/nation-world/2016/11/07/how-faithless-electors-are-messing-with-our-electoral-maps-explained/

30:34 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Brodhead High School https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/education/wp/2016/11/01/a-school-wanted-to-teach-teens-about-safe-driving-so-students-were-told-their-classmates-died/

This Week’s Quote: “As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.” —H.L. Mencken

Sep 11 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 12 September 2016

News of the Bogus:

16:07 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Nebraska and Kansas police deputies https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160828/23232235375/court-to-cops-residing-state-where-marijuana-is-legal-does-not-automatically-make-motorist-suspicious.shtml

25:21 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Warner Bros https://torrentfreak.com/warner-bros-flags-website-piracy-portal-160904/

This Week’s Quote: “The police aren’t hired to protect you. They’re hired to keep an eye on you to see what you did that was wrong so that they can book you. That’s their function. They are not protectors. They are not hired to be protectors. They are hired to keep an eye on all of us as potential criminals. Now, do you think they’re going to make you safe? They weren’t hired to make you safe.” —Robert LeFevre

Nov 22 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 23 November 2015

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

38:39 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Anne Frank Fonds https://torrentfreak.com/anne-frank-scandal-an-underreported-copyright-monopoly-abuse-151115/

49:41 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Klein Collins High School http://www.houstonpress.com/news/drug-test-proves-high-school-girl-wasnt-high-school-suspends-her-anyway-7926436

This Week’s Quote: “Americans have been selling this view around the world: that progress comes from perfect protection of intellectual property. Notwithstanding the fact that the most innovative and progressive space we’ve seen—the Internet—has been the place where intellectual property has been least respected. You know, facts don’t get in the way of this ideology.” —Lawrence Lessig

May 10 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 11 May 2015

Co-Host: Tim Dyson

News of the Bogus:

45:10 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Richard Fowler (nominated by Gabriel Lee DiMatteo) https://www.facebook.com/TheKellyFile/videos/1654857174729141/

52:07 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Boeing http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/nasty-boeing-dreamliner-bug-could-shut-down-your-plane-in-mid-air/

This Week’s Quote: “It is insufficient to protect ourselves with laws; we need to protect ourselves with mathematics. Encryption is too important to be left solely to governments.” —Bruce Schneier

Feb 22 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 23 February 2015

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

23:55 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Eric Posner http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/view_from_chicago/2015/02/university_speech_codes_students_are_children_who_must_be_protected.single.html

30:23 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Ford Motor Company https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2015/01/23/mustang-common-password.html

This Week’s Quote: “Rather than reacting to every risk we hear and see, we should make an effort to discern which ones we can do something about.” —Ben Carson

Jan 11 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 12 January 2015

Co-Host: Jonathan Loesche

News of the Bogus:

25:28 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Harvard professors http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/06/us/health-care-fixes-backed-by-harvards-experts-now-roil-its-faculty.html

31:43 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The British Advertising Standards Authority http://reason.com/blog/2015/01/06/uk-censors-mind-the-thigh-gap

This Week’s Quote: “Heightened self-consciousness, apartness, an inability to join in, physical shame and self-loathing—they are not all bad. Those devils have been my angels. Without them I would never have disappeared into language, literature, the mind, laughter and all the mad intensities that made and unmade me.” —Stephen Fry

Dec 14 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 15 December 2014

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

31:06 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: US Government http://torrentfreak.com/kim-dotcom-is-not-a-fugitive-court-hears-141209/

38:13 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Kevin Sabet http://redalertpolitics.com/2014/12/10/new-anti-pot-argument-dont-legalize-monsanto-gmos/

This Week’s Quote: “I think that marijuana should not only be legal, I think it should be a cottage industry. It would be wonderful for the state of Maine. There’s some pretty good homegrown dope. I’m sure it would be even better if you could grow it with fertilizers and have greenhouses.” —Stephen King

Dec 07 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 8 December 2014

Co-Host: Dave Turcotte

Side Project Live #143 http://sideproject.radiofubar.com/?p=324

News of the Bogus:

12:29 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) http://abcnews.go.com/ThisWeek/video/week-sen-kirsten-gillibrand-interview-20916422

24:32 – Silver Cluon Award: David Mazières, Eddie Kohler, and Peter Vamplew http://www.vox.com/2014/11/21/7259207/scientific-paper-scam

30:55 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Matt Bruenig http://gawker.com/actually-riots-are-good-the-economic-case-for-riots-i-1663629918

This Week’s Quote: “The people on the ground today, protesting in Ferguson, have legitimate grievances that long predated Michael Brown’s death. But…Threatening lives and property of innocent third parties creates enemies out of would-be friends and supporters, while plays into the hands of those who value the protestors as political tools, dependable votes, and nothing more.” —Christopher Westley

Nov 09 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 10 November 2014

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

2014 Election Special:

News of the Bogus:

36:33 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Newington, Connecticut Elementary Schools http://rare.us/story/this-town-just-canceled-halloween-to-appease-the-pc-police/

40:08 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Ezekiel J. Emanuel http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/09/why-i-hope-to-die-at-75/379329/

This Week’s Quote: “I long to believe in immortality. I shall never be able to bid you an entire farewell. If I am destined to be happy with you here — how short is the longest life. I wish to believe in immortality — I wish to live with you forever.” —John Keats

Apr 13 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 14 April 2014

Co-Host: Jakob Morris

News of the Bogus:

21:00 – Silver Cluon Award: James Wilson and Perry Willis https://secure.downsizedc.org/blog/the-untold-truth-about-the-mccutcheon-decision

25:04 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Adam Weinstein http://gawker.com/arrest-climate-change-deniers-1553719888

32:18 – Idiot Extraordinaire: San Francisco Google Protesters http://mashable.com/2014/04/06/google-ventures-kevin-rose-san-francisco-protesters/

This Week’s Quote: “I fear that in every assembly, members will obtain an influence by noise, not sense. By meanness, not greatness. By ignorance, not learning. By contracted hearts, not large souls.” —John Adams

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