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Postcards From Somalia Episode 28: Punch Up, Beat Down


Show Notes: tRIgGeR wARnInG On this off the rails episode Sherry and Alan insult a lot of people. NSFW! You can catch more of Alan on The Gold Standard at , and Sherry on The Sherry Voluntary Show at
You can find audio versions of both shows by searching for “sherry voluntary” or “the gold standard” on your favorite podcasting platforms.


The Thin Blue Line Game:


Smallfoot - The Last Nighters - Episode 55


The noble lie for the greater good. The all-purpose excuse for tyranny the world over. Is it better to live in a blissful ignorance, protected and coddled your entire lives; or is it better to be aware of the dangers and the opportunities available to you so you can make your own choices?

We discuss these topics and many more as we are joined by Rocky Ferrenburg ( for a dissection of the abominable snowman animated feature film flick, Smallfoot.

Join us next week for some more Tom Cruise-action as we tackle Collateral


Shutdown Lessons-Nice Guys Finish Free EP 28


Alex Merced is just your everyday Nice Guy trying to understand the world around him. Join him as he discusses economics and politics in a nice, calm and without vitriol. Because Nice Guys Finish Free.


Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket Episode #29: The Law! (w/ D.K. Williams)


Show Summary:  The Launch Pad Media's newest contributor, host of "The Law with D.K. Williams", joins Johnny and Raylene to talk all about the justice system and yes- the law!  D.K. is a renowned libertarian lawyer who is unafraid of promoting his political ideals of free markets and liberty.  We talk about fake news, Supreme Court rulings, and the government shut down and this man never misses a beat!  His quick wit and sense of humor are the perfect balance to his harsh criticisms of the State and he easily supports it all with smarts and candor.  "Freedom is dangerous, my friends, live dangerously"

About The Guest: D.K. Williams attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on a prestigious Morehead Scholarship where he earned a double major in both Economics and Speech Communication in 1989. He stayed in Chapel Hill to attend law school, where he obtained his Juris Doctor with Honors in 1992.His first year out of law school; he clerked for a federal Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of North Carolina. He then worked as an associate for insurance defense firms, successfully defending insureds in multiple jury trials.

While still in North Carolina, he also represented those charged with criminal violations both in state and federal court. He successfully argued a death penalty case before the North Carolina Supreme Court in 1999.D.K. moved to Colorado in 2002, where he spent two years working for a large personal injury firm before starting his own small firm. From 2008-2011, D.K. served as Legislative Director and then State Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Colorado. He ran for Colorado Attorney General in 2014 and received over 120,000 votes, or 6.2%. D.K. is a popular speaker and is available for speaking engagements.


About The Host: Johnny “Rocket” Adams was the creator and host of “The Johnny Rocket Launch Pad – Libertarian Rock n’ Roll Experience” and now “BLAST OFF with Johnny Rocket!” He’s also a musician, graphic artist, author, and former Chief Warrant Officer. Johnny spent his early days earning his stripes as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army. Back stateside, Johnny immersed himself in the classic works of Murray Rothbard, Henry Hazlitt, and Ludwig von Mises. From there the AnCap known as “Johnny Rocket” was born. Speaking truth to power from your cell phone tower, Johnny digests the philosophy of liberty and brings them to the man on the street on a weekly basis. Johnny Rocket was also the front-man of the rockabilly group “Hot Roddin’ Romeos” and puts pencil to paper with the critically acclaimed comic series “The Liberty Force.” New York Times best-selling author and podcast host Tom Woods calls Johnny Rocket “one of the most entertaining figures in the liberty movement.”


About the Co-Host: Raylene Lightheart is an activist in the libertarian movement.  She is a dedicated wife and homeschool mom of five.  She is passionate about self-ownership, free association community, and unfettered liberty.  Raylene is the director of marketing and sales of Launchpad Media Group.

She is the assistant communications director for Libertarian Party of Washington State and also serves as Region 3 alternate. She also is on the board of Libertarian Party of Kitsap County and was awarded the 2018 Porcupine Award for LPWA.   As a child, Raylene dreamed of being in broadcasting.  When Johnny asked her to be the co-host for his new show, Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket she was thrilled to have the opportunity to advance liberty through education, outreach, and entertainment.


About Ground Control: Benjamin Wiegold is a fellow Libertarian, from the corrupt state of Illinois. Ben is the new producer, sound engineer, and editor of the Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket. Ben has also done work for the Mises Institute and numerous other publications. Ben is a musician, hardcore anarchist, and just an all-around cool dude! 


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The Launchpad Media (The Law)


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Blast Off! is pre-recorded, mixed, and mastered by Benjamin Wiegold. The theme song of "Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket “is "Roots Rock" Performed by Hot Rod Walt and Psycho DeVilles from the record Supercharger (2007) self-released at After Party song “Positivity” is from the record Kingston Cocktail (1997) by Joey Altruda released by Will Records.  The All-Nighter song is “Christy” and is from the record “Cocktails with Joey” (1995) by Joey Altruda released by Will records. Please visit to purchase Joey’s music. All songs used with permission from artists.



The Law Ep 20, Kelo v City of New London


In a 5-4 decision, the SCOTUS declares that the state may use eminent domain under the Fifth Amendment’s Taking Clause because “economic development” is a “public use.” In other words, Josette Kelo and others could be forced out of their homes because the government wanted to use their property for commercial development. As Justice O’Connor’s dissent points out, this case effectively repealed the “public use” requirement of the Fifth Amendment.


Wrap Your Head Around This with Jacob Linzy: Sounds Like Liberty - Episode 31


In today's episode Nicky P & Lizzie examine Pet by A Perfect Circle. It’s a uber-creepy slice of life inside the matrix

This week in I Heard This Happened: Not-Smiths & Synthpop.

Nicky’s album this week is Tallies by Tallies, This band from Toronto sounds like the Smiths & The Sundays with hints of Best Coast & Belinda Carlisle through the Psychedelic Furs. I really don’t think they soaked this record in enough reverb, I can still pick out individual instruments. Every song is catchy with a sing-a-long hook. Sarah has an incredible cutsie belt, equal parts manic pixie & fierce yodel at times. Don’t tell Liz I may have a crush. The Music this really calls to mind is The Smiths because of that Jangly reverb laden guitar but it also has a more bombastic rhythm section than I think of when Morrissey & the gang come to mind.

Lizzie’s pick is 1985 by Us3r. This artist from Seattle, WA. It reminded Lizzie of Michael jackson, Imogen Heap and Daft Punk. Lots of slick effects don’t drown out the solid hooks. She thought they might of overused the vocoder effect but I actually could go for a little more. Walking with a Falling Sun is a definite highlight.

This week’s interview is with Jacob Linzy, of the Tasting Anarchy Podcast. Jacob gives Liz tips on wine and we all explore some deep dark musical places.

Jacob Recommends
Dionysus - Dead Can Dance
Rasputina - O Perilous World
Kid Cudi - Man on the Moon
Battlefield Band - Across the Border
Das Racist - Relax

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Postcards From Somalia Episode 28: Where Dat Shutdown?


On this meandering journey Alan and Sherry eventually talk about the government “shutdown.” You can catch more of Alan on The Gold Standard at , and Sherry on The Sherry Voluntary Show at
You can find audio versions of both shows by searching for “sherry voluntary” or “the gold standard” on your favorite podcasting platforms.


The Thin Blue Line Game:




Welcome to the first Panorambling Podcast. This series is really just a couple of great friends (Alexander & Zak) recording their notoriously random conversations in 360° video at some of the most beautiful places in Orange County.
In this video kick back with us and take in the surroundings of Newport Harbor at dusk from Zak’s sail boat as the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade starts to roll through.
Thanks in advance for putting up with the sub-par audio. These are yet still our humble beginnings in recording on-location content.
If you enjoy this video please like and subscribe to The Agora on Youtube. We’ve got all kind of new content on the way.
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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch - The Last Nighters - Episode 54


Time is a construct.

Mirrors let you move through time. The government monitors people, they pay people to pretend to be your relatives and they put drugs in your food and they film you.

There’s messages in every game. Like Pac-Man. Do you know what the PAC stands for? P-A-C: Program and Control.

He's program and control man, it's a metaphor. He thinks he's got free will but really he's trapped in a maze, in a system, all he can do is consume, he's pursued by demons that are probably just in his own head, and even if he does manage to escape by slipping out one side of the maze, what happens? He comes right back in the other side.

People think it's a happy game.

I've set you free.

Come back next week where we will finally have our episode on Smallfoot with special guest, Rocky Ferrenburg.


Privatization-Nice Guys Finish Free EP 28


Alex Merced is just your everyday Nice Guy trying to understand the world around him. Join him as he discusses economics and politics in a nice, calm and without vitriol. Because Nice Guys Finish Free.