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Sunday May 22 through Friday May 27

MAY 22 | 9 pm eastern | Virtually Speaking Sundays | Chicago Dyke and CS Kendrick | CD and Chris dissect the content, omissions and distortions of the Sunday morning MSM talking heads. Listen HERE live and later on Blog Talk Radio.

MAY 24 | 9 pm eastern | Virtually Speaking Susie | Susie Madrak |Raven Brooks comes to Preview Netroots Nation. Listen HERE live and later on Blog Talk Radio.

MAY 25 | 10 am eastern | Evolutionary Biologist Frank Ryan | Virtually Speaking w/ Jay Ackroyd | Jay discusses the controversy – both the ideas and their reception – bubbling up around The Mystery of Metamorphosis with physician and evolutionary biologist Frank Ryan. Listen HERE 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 HERE live on Blog Talk Radio. Beginning Friday, May 20 listen here.

Coming up:

May 29 U of Toronto’s Brent Wood and journalist Kevin Wood take a look at Marshall McLuhan’s persistent influence.  Virtually Speaking Sundays: Maple Syrup Edition.

June 2 Digby and Howie Klein

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 (rescheduled)

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