- M.L. Elrick (Twitter @elrick/Facebook ML ELRICK/Instagram ml_elrick), Shawn Windsor (Twitter @ShawnWindsor), Marc Fellhauer (Twitter @MarcFell) and Matt Jennings (Twitter @MattRJennings) of Soft Magazine battle internet hackers and other saboteurs while Joey Zuver enjoys another fine lunch.
- THE STRAIGHT DOPE: Before superstar photographer and storyteller Mandi Wright joins the boys, ML explains why his hair smells so much like tear gas that it isn’t just the angels who weep when exposed to his now reeking mullet. Conspiracy theorists believe this is why the show is still being produced remotely, even after the guv lifted most of her executive orders.
- Self-aggrandizing asshat ML tells the story behind the photo of the cops putting a gun on him after Team Free Press hit the streets to cover the anti-police brutality protests run amok. The gang also discusses whether police targeted a young, black Free Press reporter as he helped cover the melee.
- Mandi dials in and draws upon her perspective as a war photographer to provide some perspective on the protests here at home that she has been covering so brilliantly for the Free Press.
- GEEK OF THE WEEK: Find out why Angry Fat Bastard, Skinny Beret DB and Crocheted Hat Faux Rasta Honky share this week’s honor.
- THIS WEEK IN SOFT HISTORY While a computer malfunction sidelines ML, Marc and Shawn TOTALLY under-appreciate the superlative work of Soft Magazine Editor Matt Jennings, who provides his weekly history lesson.
- ROOM 7609: Manchester and Motown converge in the NuWave suite, as ML tries to extend bass month by dragging in the Detroit protests, the Smiths, John Taylor of Duran Duran and Susanna Hoffs of The Bangles.
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