Show Notes for Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Pierce2• Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about how Ebola is being covered by the press

• Bob Cesca of The Daily Banter calls in at 11:30am ET / 8:30am PT to talk about GOP Sen. Ted Cruz hampering Ebola efforts

• The Centers for Disease Control released new guidelines Monday for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients. The guidelines call for face shields, hoods, boot covers and other garb that leave no part of the body exposed.

• President Obama promoted early voting in his home state of Illinois on Monday by casting his ballot near his home in Chicago. Dems across the country are urging supporters to take advantage of early voting ahead of the midterm elections. Earlier voters have traditionally favored Dems.

• Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp with four shots from a handgun on Valentine’s Day 2013.

• Monica Lewinsky nearly broke down in tears yesterday as she recounted her experience as “patient zero, the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed worldwide via the Internet.” Lewinsky vowed to “give purpose to my past” by speaking publicly about life after her affair with then-President Bill Clinton.

Show Notes for Monday, October 20, 2014

• The Rude Pundit calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about Ebola and President Obama • Voice Deity Jim Ward joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 10am ET / 7am PT for Maximum Mookage Mondays • Eric Boehlert of Media Matters for America calls in at 11am ET /…

Show Notes for Friday, October 17, 2014

• Democratic Strategist Karl Frisch calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to talk about the politics of Ebola • Syndicated columnist Tina Dupuy calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the politicization of Ebola • Journalist May Lee joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET /…

Show Notes for Thursday, October 16, 2014

• Democratic strategist Karl Frisch calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to talk about the politics of the Ebola reactions • Dean Obeidallah, columnist for “The Daily Beast”, calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the problem of businesses named ISIS • Health care reform expert Jacki Schechner joins…

Show Notes for Wednesday, October 15, 2014

• The Rude Pundit calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about how the Democrats are once again being cowards • Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the close race to defeat Sen. Mitch McConnell in Kentucky • Actor and comedian Carlos Alazraqui…

Show Notes for Tuesday, October 14, 2014

• Syndicated columnist Tina Dupuy calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about the non-storm over marriage equality • Charlie Pierce of Esquire’s Politics Blog calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about what the gobshites are talking about this week • Bob Cesca of “The Daily Banter” calls…

Show Notes for Monday, October 13, 2014

• The Rude Pundit calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about the quiet competence of President Obama • Eric Boehlert of Media Matters for America calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about Fox News’ silence on marriage equality • A nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who…

Show Notes for Friday, October 10, 2014

• Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT for another edition of “Fridays With Fugelsang” • Journalist May Lee joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT for Whore Fridays • Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines,…

Show Notes for Thursday, October 9, 2014

• Democratic strategist Karl Frisch calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to talk about the marriage equality earthquake this week • Ian Millhiser, Editor of ThinkProgress Justice, calls in at 6:30am to talk about the legal justifications for the Supreme Court’s marriage inaction • Dean Obeidallah, columnist for “The Daily Beast”, calls in…

Show Notes for Wednesday, October 8, 2014

• Michael Tomasky of “The Daily Beast” calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about Bill Maher’s spat with Ben Affleck over Islam • Carlos Alazraqui joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT for another edition of “Coffee With Carlos” • Officials in Baghdad say that…