49 minutes | Aug 20th 2020

E133: Susan B. Anthony, Felon No More!

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This week, Donald Trump pardoned another dead person to score political points with anti-choice activists, two maniacs won Republican Congressional primaries in Florida and Georgia, and the CEO of MyPillow is touting a new-yet-unproven miracle cure for Covid-19. A Melbourne artist is self-inseminating for a lockdown livestream performance art piece. To top it off–quite literally–we’re in the throes of a global pepperoni shortage.  Finally, for our Summer Music Series we discuss another Italian adaptation, Laura Branigan’s 1984 hit, “Self Control.”   HEAR US ON ITUNES https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-nope/ OVERCAST https://overcast.fm/itunes1312654524/this-week-in-nope  SPOTIFY https://open.spotify.com/show/07WFZhd5bgY1l1BspArfRJ STITCHER https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/this-week-in-nope SOUNDCLOUD https://soundcloud.com/user-518735966/tracks POCKET CASTS https://pca.st/SrJY  RADIO PUBLIC https://radiopublic.com/this-week-in-nope-GAOx3N    In this week’s episode:  Watch the video for “Self Control” by Laura Branigan, directed by William Friedkin (“The Exorcist”)     Big #YUP to… Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the President of Portugal, who helped rescue two women who were drawing at an Algarve beach when their kayak capsized.  Gina Raimondo, the Governor of Rhode Island, for safely reopening fisheries so we could all enjoy that delicious calamari featured during the Democratic Convention.    In addition to Twitter, you can now also follow us on Goodpods, a new app that will help you discover great podcasts. 
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