Here are a few videos to get you scratching your head, if not other parts of your body.
We saw this documentary recently and highly recommend—watch and decide who you think did what, and whether they really constitute a threat to our society.
Here’s a trailer for the documentary about Bill Hicks, the late comedian and social critic who really opened people’s eyes. We could use a Bill Hicks right about now.
Sometimes, to get a really clear perspective on things, we need to turn to a comedian. Unfortunately, we can’t get updates from the dear, departed George Carlin. But a lot of his work comes off as if it were written yesterday. Such it is with this 2005 routine…
Host Judith Regan, who worked for Rupert Murdoch, gets Russ’s assessment of her former boss.
This rock climbing video (yes, you read that right) may make you a bit queasy, but it’s astonishing—and inspiring
San Francisco radio host Pat Thurston interviews WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker on a variety of topics, including nasty talk radio, Rupert Murdoch, and Qaddafi
Sometimes, we just need to chill out. And appreciate what we’ve all got in common.
After this documentary, you will never view energy the same again.
Video Gets Deservedly Bad Rap There are nasty, ugly, racist tv ads. And then there’s this. Click on picture above to watch the video. Story on this from Salon. ——–China’s Poisoned Children The Chinese government is covering up the fact that hundreds of thousands of children living near industrial areas in China are suffering Read More
The Dalai Lama is a very nice man. And he smiles a lot. But when a cheeky newsman tells a joke, it falls flat—like a pizza. Enjoy!
How about a prison where the prisoners run the show? Where they are armed? Where they can have sex, take a swim, catch a cockfight, use drugs? Where there’s surprisingly little violence? You definitely cannot make this up.
As we enter yet another presidential election season, let’s consider the 1986 message from the band Timbuk 3, that “Presidential elections are planned distractions.” Is that just clever rhyming, or is there something to it?
In this classic bit from early 90s, the comedian/commentator Bill Hicks weighs in on the First Gulf War, George HW Bush, manipulating the masses, and more.
Are you familiar with the Tuskegee experiment? Imagine something comparably awful, but unknown to this day….
Russ talks to Thom Hartmann about Bush’s personal motivation for invading Iraq…Thom asks about revelations found in Family of Secrets
Actor John Lithgow reads Newt Gingrich press release. The stuff of Shakespeare
Sometimes, comedy can make you laugh and shudder at the same time. This is one of those. The inimitable Bill Hicks talks about JFK, Oswald, and the biggest mystery of our time. View with caution.
George Carlin on Modern Man. From 2004 but could be yesterday….
Once the carefully choreographed “feel-good” events (Royal Wedding, Osama’s Death) are over, who will deal with reality?