Anna Day Arrested

Anna Day has been arrested. She is a wonderful journalist. We dicsuss this news in our latest episode. #FreeAnna #JournalismIsNotAcrime

Nando Villa On Bernie Sanders and Reparations

On this episode of “The Katie Halper Show,” we talk to Nando Villa, whose interview with Bernie Sanders about reparations launched a thousand thought pieces. Listen below!

The Bill Cosby Episode

On this episode of “The Katie Halper Show,” we were joined by comedian Tarik Daniels to discuss…Bill Cosby! What are his thoughts on the now disgraced actor and comedian? Listen to the whole show below.

Dar Williams On Coming Out, Depression, And Pete Seeger

Singer-songwriter Dar Williams joins “The Katie Halper Show” to talk about a variety of subjects, including her decision to come out as gay and her battles with depression. Listen to the whole show below and don’t forget to tune in every Wednesday at 6:00 on WBAI.

Gabe Arana On Ex-Gay Conversion Therapy

Gabe Arana, media editor at the Huffington Post, underwent “ex-gay conversion therapy.” Spoiler alert: He’s now married to a man. We talk to him about that experience. PLUS: The best lines from the GOP debate!

Sam Alcoff, Jeremy Newberger Join The Show

We were lucky to be joined this week by two great guests: DemocracyNow’s Sam Alcoff and Jeremy Newberger, whose new film (“The Anthropologist”) recently premiered at docNYC.

Eric Garner’s Mother On Her Son’s Life And Death

We have a VERY special guest this week: Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner. She spoke to us about her son’s life and death and the aftermath of the Grandy Jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who killed him.

Molly Crabapple On Drawing At Gitmo Trials

Molly Crabapple talks to “The Katie Halper Show” about her work as a court illustrator, and her experience working in the Gitmo trials.

Tai-Nehisi Coates Joins The Katie Halper Show!

During the episode, the Atlantic correspondent, author of Between the World and Me, and the recipient of the MacCarther Genius Grant discusses the difference between racism in the United States and Europe, why he dislikes being called a genius, what it felt like when Toni Morrison compared him to James Baldwin, what changed his mind on reparations and the one statistic that crystalizes the need for race-based and not merely class-based solutions.

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Judah Friedlander On His New Book, Gentrification, and More!

On this episode of the Katie Halper Show, we chat with the hilarious standup comedian, actor, author and artist Judah Friedlander about his new book “If the Raindrops United,” which ranges from hilarious and lighthearted to hilarious and focuses a lot of gentrification. We also discuss the Democratic debate, Bernie Sanders, Bernie Sanders’ accent, and amazing films like Red Dawn.