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Sunday May 15 through Friday May 20

MAY 15 | 9 pm eastern | Virtually Speaking Sundays | Dahlia Lithwick and Culture of Truth | Dahlia and CoT consider the US Supreme Court: recent decisions and inside stories. Listen live and later on Blog Talk Radio.

MAY 17 | 9 pm eastern | Virtually Speaking Susie | Susie Madrak |Dave Dayen|Mike Rogers | Listen live and later on Blog Talk Radio.

MAY 19 | 8 pm eastern | Virtually Speaking A-Z | Stuart Zechman and Jay Ackroyd | Ongoing exploration of the nature of liberalism. Listen live on Blog Talk Radio. Beginning Friday, May 20 listen here.

MAY 19 | 9 pm eastern | Virtually Speaking with Jay Ackroyd | Dr. Deb Richter |Vermont and the campaign for a sane and sustainable health care policy. Listen live and later on Blog Talk Radio.

Coming up:

May 22 Chicago Dyke and CS Kendrick take on the Sunday morning talking heads and dissect their content, omissions and distortions

June 11  Dr. Martin Hoffert and Alan Boyle| The case for public investment in a clean energy revolution

June 23 Dan Ellsberg and Glenn Greenwald | WikiLeaks, security and the preservation of democracy


Scroll down for additional show notes.

We have Internet Relay Chat (IRC) so you can be part of the virtual studio audience (aka chat room), sharing comments and questions while listening to Virtually Speaking live on BlogTalkRadio. Logs are shared with the show hosts and guests.

  1. Connect to
  2. Create a log-in name
  3. Enter #vspeak into the channel field.
  4. NOTE: ‘Relay Rinq’ is not a person but a bridge to IRC chat.
  5. Type into the text field along the bottom of the screen.
  6. Begin your question with ‘QUESTION’ so it’s easy for the host (and me) to spot.

Show notes (I’ll add these as I get them or as they occur to me.):

Can’t bear to watch the Sunday morning talking heads that inspire VS Sundays? Let Culture of Truth boil them down for you with the Bobblespeak Translations. Warning: Before reading, swallow and put down the hot tea/coffee/cocoa.

Most weeks, the VS Sunday panel draws from Avedon CarolChicago DykeCliff SchecterCS Kendrick,  Culture of TruthDavid DayendigbyEve Gittleson,  Joan McCarterMarcy WheelerStuart Zechman and  Susie Madrak. From time to time, the make-up of the panel shifts. Also, every 5 weeks or so, one of our regular panelists invites a guest to join them.


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California Sherry

California Sherry

Co-Producer, Virtually Speaking
Progressive, autodidact, sometime activist