Citations Needed | July 21, 2021 | Transcript

An outdoor market in the “most livable” city of Carmel, Indiana. (Via NWI Times)

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Intro: This is Citations Needed with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson.

Nima Shirazi: Welcome to Citations Needed, a podcast on the media, power, PR and the history of bullshit. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: You can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, and become a supporter of the show through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast. All your support through Patreon is so incredibly appreciated as we are 100 percent listener funded and do not run any commercials or ads, and that is really a testament to all of our amazing supporters who are able…


Citations Needed | July 7, 2021 | Transcript

28 Days (2000)

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Nima Shirazi: Welcome to Citations Needed. This episode, Kicking the Hollywood Habit: Addiction Morality Tales and Pseudoscience Recovery Tropes, was recorded as a virtual live show for our supporters on Patreon. The original show included a number of video clips, some of which have been edited down, and some voiced-over, for the sake of clarity for the audio-only podcast release. A video recording of the virtual live show is available for our Patreon supporters. Sign up now if you want to check it out. And as always, a full transcript of the episode is also available for everyone…


Citations Needed | June 30, 2021 | Transcript

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz flips a burger during a campaign stop in Deerfield, New Hampshire. (Jim Cole / AP)

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Intro: This is Citations Needed with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson.

Nima Shirazi: Welcome to Citations Needed, a podcast on the media, power, PR and the history of bullshit. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: You can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, and become a supporter of our work through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast. All your support through Patreon is incredibly appreciated as we are 100 percent listener funded.

Adam: And as always, you can rate and subscribe to us on Apple Podcast and on Patreon, for those who do sign up, we…


Citations Needed | June 16, 2021 | Transcript

Image from the June 1, 2021 New York Times article “How to Rearrange Your Post-Pandemic ‘Friendscape.’” (Francesco Ciccolella)

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Nima Shirazi: Welcome to a Citations Needed News Brief. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: You can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, and become a supporter of our work through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast. All your support through Patreon is incredibly appreciated. We are 100 percent listener funded so your support goes such a long way. And on today’s News Brief, Adam, it’s been a long, hard year, and sometimes we read in the media that it’s about time to drop some of your loser friends.

Adam: Yeah, so a couple weeks ago…


Citations Needed | June 9, 2021 | Transcript

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Intro: This is Citations Needed with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson.

Nima Shirazi: Welcome to Citations Needed, a podcast on the media, power, PR and the history of bullshit. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: You can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, and become a supporter of the show through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast. All your support through Patreon is incredibly appreciated, we are 100 percent listener-funded, so if you are so inclined, please do help us out.

Adam: Yes and as always for our patrons, there’s about 80 or so Patreon-only News…


Citations Needed | June 2, 2021 | Transcript

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Intro: This is Citations Needed with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson.

Nima Shirazi: Welcome to Citations Needed, a podcast on the media, power, PR and the history of bullshit. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: You can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, and become a supporter of our work through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson. All your support through Patreon is incredibly appreciated, we are 100 percent listener funded, we do not run commercials and we’d really love to keep it that way.

Adam: Yes, and as always…


Citations Needed | May 26, 2021 | Transcript

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Nima Shirazi: Welcome to a Citations Needed News Brief. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: We do these News Briefs in between our regularly scheduled episodes when there is something that we really feel like we need to discuss. Of course, you can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, and if you are not already, consider becoming a supporter of our show through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson. All your support through Patreon is so incredibly appreciated, we are 100 percent listener funded, and so what you are able…


Citations Needed | May 14, 2021 | Transcript

Benjamin Netanyahu and Joe Biden. (Michel Euler / AP)

Nima Shirazi: Welcome to a Citations Needed News Brief. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: We do these News Briefs in between our regularly scheduled episodes and cannot thank you enough for your ongoing support of Citations Needed. Of course, you can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, and if you have not yet become a supporter, maybe consider it, you can do that through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson. We’re 100 percent listener-funded so all your help through Patreon is incredibly appreciated.

Gaza, an occupied open air prison surrounded…


Citations Needed | May 19, 2021 | Transcript

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Intro: This is Citations Needed with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson.

Nima Shirazi: Welcome to Citations Needed a podcast on the media, power, PR and the history of bullshit. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: You can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, and become a supporter of our work through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson. All your support through Patreon is so incredibly appreciated, we are 100 percent listener funded and so that is because of all the generous support that our listeners give.

Adam: Yes, and as…


Citations Needed | May 12, 2021 | Transcript

Juan Guaidó speaks at a rally opposing Nicolás Maduro in Caracas. (Rafael Hernandez / DPA/Zuma Press)

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Nima Shirazi: Welcome to a Citations Needed News Brief. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: We do these News Briefs in between our regularly scheduled Citations Needed episodes when — I don’t know — the Associated Press reveals that a new inspector general report from USAID actually admits that the humanitarian aid convoy sent to Venezuela in February of 2019 was actually part of a regime change operation. So we thought we’d talk about that, of course, I have to first say that you can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed

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