The Podcast : Episode 54

by angryhippie

Episode 54 – Japan in Crisis Special Presentation

In this new episode Rob focuses his attention on Japan’s dark times, and the darker side of humanity that this tragedy and others like it tend to shine a spotlight on. By his lonesome once again, Rob discusses the anti-Japanese sentiment that has surfaced in the US in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami that followed. The nuclear threat, Pearl Harbor, WWII, Japanese-American Internment, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, casualties of war, comedians choosing their humor more carefully, can the karma talk, half-ass humanitarians, the Red Cross, poetry, music, and more.

Episode 54

Links Promised in the Podcast

Tumblog Karma Japan

Gilbert Gottfried Mistakes Tragedy for Comedy

Adventures in Tone Deaf Altruism

Al Jazeera’s latest live blog coverage 3/18