SFBG Radio

SFBG Radio: Talking to Howie Klein

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Today we continue Johnny's interview with local music legends -- he talks to Howie Klein, the co-founder of 415 Records, about his start in the music industry, Harvey Milk, Bill Graham, and more. We're keeping these things short, so this is part one; we'll post part two to the interview Feb. 14. Listen after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Cheetah Chrome's new book

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Today we take another break from hard-core politics while Johnny gets back into his history in hard-core punk and talks with the legendary Cheetah Chrome, who has a new book out. Listen after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Why the HuffPo deal sucks

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Arianna Huffington just sold the Huffington Post to AOL for $352 million. Johnny and Tim talk about why it's a bad deal for everyone except Arianna and her investors. Check it out after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Is the recession over?

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Is the recession really ending? The government says so -- but what do small businesses need to make that prediction real? Johnny and Tim discuss after the jump. Read more »

SFBGRadio: Kids, God and lies

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A little bit of a break from our usual political ranting: Johnny talks about telling his kids about death and we discuss why it's so easy to sugarcoat it (and talk about God and an afterlife) but in a secular household, it's better to tell your kids the truth about everything, from death to sex and drugs. Agree? No? Listen and argue with us after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Egypt and the Internet

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Protests erupting all over Egypt as democracy comes to life in North Africa -- and the government's response is to shut off the internet. Could that happen here? Johnny thinks Tim is just a delusional conspiracy nut. Check it out after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: The economics of pearl handled dildos

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In today's episode, we discuss the economics of pearl-handled dildoes -- and how supply, demand and income inequality impact the unemployment rate. Just in time for the State of the Union speech. You can check it out after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Why is Reagan still an icon?

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In Republican land, Ronald Reagan is still such an icon that when his son's book raises questions about whether he was mentally competant to be president, the GOP squawk machine goes into overdrive. But as Johnny and Tim discuss on today's show, Reagan wouldn't get elected to anything in today's Republican Party -- he raised taxes. Read more »

SFBG Radio: A split decison for Jerry Brown

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In today's episode, we look at Jerry Brown's first week in office -- and give him an A for perception and a weak C for reality. Listen after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Why is Sarah Palin whining?

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It's not bad enough that Sarah Palin is trying to take advantage of the tragedy in Tucson; she's also complaining that she's a victim. Johnny and Tim talk about how odd this is after the jump. Read more »