Schedule for Sunday July 10 through Thursday July 14. We talk with the writers you love to read. Virtually Speaking is public affairs, progressive voices, current events. All programs webcast and archived at BlogTalkRadio.  Available free at iTunes. See IRC below to participate. I post weekly, so you can go back to previous posts and link through to the juicy stuff.

Sunday, July 10 | 9 pm eastern | 6 pm pacific | Virtually Speaking Sundays | digby and Cliff Schecter “Our Media Not Theirs” | digby and Cliff discuss developments of the week, highlighting issues neglected or misrepresented on the Sunday morning broadcasts of traditional media. Authentic, informative and passionate. | Listen live and later on BTR

Tuesday, July 12 | 9 pm eastern | 6 pm pacific |Virtually Speaking Susie |  Susie Madrak chats with American political activist and writer Matt Stoller about current political stories. Listen live and later on BTR.

Thursday, July 14 | 8 pm eastern | 5 pm pacific |Virtually Speaking A-Z | Stuart Zechman and Culture of Truth| This week in liberalism: a continuing conversation. Listen live on BTR.

Thursday, July 14 | 9 pm eastern | 6 pm pacific | Virtually Speaking | “It ain’t rocket science.” MIT Prof and science writer Tom Levenson talks with Rand Simberg, Adjunct Scholar at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Chairman of the Competitive Space Task Force.| Listen live and later on BTR.

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Use IRC:

1. Connect to
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Show Notes: Listen better, listen smarter with some specific and general information.

Virtually Speaking Sundays| 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.

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.

California Sherry

California Sherry

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