The Illicit Popsicle Podcast

The Illicit Popsicle Podcast The Illicit Popsicle Podcast will start in full force this September.

Smash Walls Radio was a blast to do, but now it's time to move onto bigger and better things. The Illicit Popsicle Podcast will follow in Smash Walls' footsteps and keep the same kind of political-minded news and commentary we were proud of and add new elements as time goes on.

Mission: To boldly cover what no journalist in Oklahoma has covered before.

08/25/2014

Smash Walls Radio is no more.

12/23/2013

We are currently looking for interviewees to talk about their experiences in minimum wage jobs, either tipped or standard, as well as offer their opinions with regard to the minimum wage being raised, kept as-is, lowered or abolished. You can either comment below or send this page a direct message. The interview will be recorded with the aim of publishing your response in the first episode of Trevor Podcasts the Economy. We will be contacting respondents over the next few days to work out interview times. Thanks!

#trevorpodsecono

Trevor has a new post at Center for a Stateless Society:
12/15/2013
New C4SS post: Thought Crimes, School Shootings and the State

Trevor has a new post at Center for a Stateless Society:

Last night at an ungodly hour, a longtime friend of mine sent me an article by Gawker journalist Camille Dodero, about a trial in Bartlesville, Okla. that wrapped up back in November. The person at...

The Illicit Popsicle Podcast's cover photo
12/14/2013

The Illicit Popsicle Podcast's cover photo

12/14/2013

So, instead of starting a whole new page for #trevorpodsecono I'm just going to use that hashtag.

New logo for new project:
12/13/2013

New logo for new project:

Abby Wendle is an awardwinning public radio producer and Oklahoma transplant. She talks to Smash Walls about This Land P...
11/04/2013
Smash Walls Radio #2: Abby Wendle.

Abby Wendle is an awardwinning public radio producer and Oklahoma transplant. She talks to Smash Walls about This Land Press, podcasting, and how to find reception for The Progressive Voice of the Mountains.

Abby Wendle is an awardwinning public radio producer and Oklahoma transplant. She talks to Smash Walls about This Land Press, podcasting, and how to find reception for The Progressive Voice of the ...

10/29/2013

Hi! I just recorded an episode of the podcast. It'll be up soon.

08/14/2013

Hi everyone,

So this sucks. I wish I could come here and just sort of smooth things over with you all, but there's really no way for me to do that. Here's the deal: the last year has been incredible. I have learned so much about audio production, how to create good radio stories, etc. You are all fantastic listeners and fans, and I'm glad to have you. But as far as I can tell, this is the end of Smash Walls Radio.

My situation is not conducive to making podcasts right now. The process of making a podcast - of taking it from vague idea to writing a script to recording and interviewing to editing to publication - is incredibly involved. It requires a lot of sitting and tinkering and basically, time to do it - and right now, I don't have that kind of time. So much of my life is in flux at the moment that I can't justify simply sitting for eight hours to put a podcast together.

But it's more than that.

I'm torn right now between wanting to put out high-quality content and putting it out on the schedule I've kept since May. But I don't know if I can do that either.

I'm not going to shut down the podcast feed, or the website, Tumblr or this page. I'm leaving everything up in hopes that I will one day come back to this project. But as of now, I'm just burned out and needing to prioritize other things above this.

Sorry,

Trevor Hultner

Hundreds of thousands of innocent people died between August 6 and August 9. Our mindless terrorism left a scar on the p...
08/09/2013
Rad Geek People's Daily 2013-08-09 – 11:02 A.M.

Hundreds of thousands of innocent people died between August 6 and August 9. Our mindless terrorism left a scar on the psyche of millions with an unimaginable half-life. Never forget. This is what "we" did to them.

None of these vicious acts by a vicious government justifies doing this to Japanese people, to civilian men, women and children who had no meaningful role in either the decision-making or in the fighting. No crime or atrocity of the Japanese government excuses a half-year campaign of terror against…

08/08/2013

Hi everyone,

We're gonna have to miss today's episode of Smash Walls Radio, but we've got a great show lined up for you for next Tuesday. Check us out then! And don't forget to subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher.

It's a bit late, but here's our second offering:
08/07/2013
Smash Walls Radio Season 4, Episode 2: Hiroshima

It's a bit late, but here's our second offering:

(Sorry, no Soundcloud file today - subscribe on iTunes or listen to us on Stitcher Radio!) Music - Intro: Chipzel - When They Come For Us Interstitial 1: Murray Gold - Doctor Who XI Interstitial 2:...

Smash Walls Radio Season 4, Episode 2: Hiroshima
08/07/2013
Smash Walls Radio Season 4, Episode 2: Hiroshima

Smash Walls Radio Season 4, Episode 2: Hiroshima

(Sorry, no Soundcloud file today – subscribe on iTunes or listen to us on Stitcher Radio!) Music - Intro: Chipzel – When They Come For Us Interstitial 1: Murray Gold – Doctor Who XI Interstitial 2: Fugazi – Waiting Room Outro: Jocelyn Pook – Oppenheimer…

Happy Monday! We're currently working on the Tuesday episode, but in case you missed it:
08/05/2013
Smash Walls Radio Season 4, Episode 1: Whose War?

Happy Monday! We're currently working on the Tuesday episode, but in case you missed it:

Music: Death - Politicians In My Eyes Chipzel - And Then They Came For Us Chumbawamba - Nevermind The Ballots S4SS - "Bring Em Home" I'm Trevor Hultner. The past month was a welcome break from the ...

In case you missed it:
08/02/2013
Smash Walls Radio, Season 4, episode 1

In case you missed it:

Smash Walls Radio is back! Jason Lee Byas, a left-libertarian activist and philosophy student at OU, joins us to talk about the Syrian Civil War, how left-libertarians differ from other libertarians,...

Smash Walls Radio Season 4, Episode 1: Whose War?
08/02/2013
Smash Walls Radio Season 4, Episode 1: Whose War?

Smash Walls Radio Season 4, Episode 1: Whose War?

I’m Trevor Hultner. The past month was a welcome break from the fast-paced life of podcast producing. My self-imposed vacation gave me time to think about a few things of both a personal and political nature. One such topic of internal debate has been…

08/02/2013

A lot of work has gone into this podcast episode, and I'm almost done. Soon you'll be able to share in my excitement.

07/31/2013

Well, that was interesting. Now back to work.
After a short, horrified in-between-editing-and-writing break where we watched Neon Genesis Evangelion and felt terrible afterward (but seriously, what a great show), we’re a bit behind schedule. Not to...

07/30/2013

Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy; the 19 charges they were convicted of carry a cumulative maximum sentence of 134 years.

07/30/2013

The Pfc. Manning verdict is about to be read.

Show update! Specifically, I'm taking suggestions for how to make the show more accessible to everyone in terms of accom...
07/25/2013
We're (almost) back...

Show update! Specifically, I'm taking suggestions for how to make the show more accessible to everyone in terms of accommodating for various disabilities. So leave said suggestions in the comment thread below!

Sup smashers! Our month vacation is very nearly up, and we’re working on the first episode as we speak. A lot of news has happened over the past four weeks, and we’ve had a couple of opportunities to...

07/25/2013

Friends, neighbors and fellow workers, production on the first episode of Smash Walls Radio Season 4 has officially begun.

07/23/2013
The rise of the personal franchise site in news » Pressthink

This is an interesting look at the trend of personal brands rising to prominence within established journalistic institutions.

Jul.23“This is in many ways how major media has domesticated blogging.”Yesterday the buzz in newsland was all about Nate Silver’s decision to move his FiveThirtyEight.com franchise from the New York Times to ESPN. A subplot was provided by public editor Margaret Sullivan’s column, in which she descr...

"[FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver's] entire probability-based way of looking at politics ran against the kind of political...
07/23/2013
Nate Silver Went Against the Grain for Some at The Times

"[FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver's] entire probability-based way of looking at politics ran against the kind of political journalism that The Times specializes in: polling, the horse race, campaign coverage, analysis based on campaign-trail observation, and opinion writing, or “punditry,” as he put it, famously describing it as “fundamentally useless.” Of course, The Times is equally known for its in-depth and investigative reporting on politics." - Margaret Sullivan, "Nate Silver Went Against the Grain for Some at The Times"

Of course, that's not a problem unique to the New York Times. It's also seen in just about any major media outlet you could think of. Silver possibly felt like the only place he /could/ fit in and continue to do the work he's become famous for is at a place where data is already a key component of reporting.

Not everyone liked Nate Silver’s approach, but many are disappointed that he’s leaving The Times.

07/20/2013

Helen Thomas, who was kicked out of the White House Press Corps in 2010 for saying Israel should get out of Palestine, died today at age 92.

07/19/2013

Seriously, go see Pacific Rim.

07/19/2013

PSA: Pacific Rim
bonermir:
“ Yo so PSA guys if you wanna see Pacific Rim succeed you need to see it in theaters like right now. Technically at this point, its considered a flop and hasn’t been selling as many tickets as they expected. My manager said...

Summer Vacation Supplement: Not Our War
07/15/2013
Summer Vacation Supplement: Not Our War

Summer Vacation Supplement: Not Our War

Subscribe on iTunes! RAW AUDIO from the non-partisan anti-war rally on the south steps of the Oklahoma State Capitol, Friday, July 12, 2013. Rep. PAUL WESSELHÖFT (R-Moore) and others took the podium to speak out in opposition to the United States’…

07/14/2013

We've got a Summer Vacation Supplement in the works for you beautiful people! I'll post a link when it's done.

The State doesn't need to hire PR people. It has @MHarrisPerry. #nerdland @MHPShow #snowden
07/13/2013
The State doesn't need to hire PR people. It has Melissa Harris-Perry.

The State doesn't need to hire PR people. It has @MHarrisPerry. #nerdland @MHPShow #snowden

Dear Melissa Harris-Perry, It’s me, Trevor. I hear you were looking for a job shilling PR for the government. Congratulations, you passed your first eligibility exam! That letter to Edward Snowden you read on the air today – boy, that sure was some…

07/12/2013

Smash Walls will be at the Oklahoma State Capitol today at 7 p.m., covering the bipartisan anti-war rally. Friend of the show (and C4SS colleague) Jason Lee Byas will be speaking. If you're not doing anything, you should come down.

This is an incredibly important article:
07/11/2013
Woman’s work

This is an incredibly important article:

He finally wrote to me. after more than a year of freelancing for him, during which I contracted typhoid fever and was shot in the knee, my editor watched the news, thought I was among the Italian journalists who’d been kidnapped, and sent me an email that said: “Should you get a connection, could y...

07/11/2013

How are you?

Union Busting Playbook
07/09/2013
Union Busting Playbook

Union Busting Playbook

When employees try to organize a union for a better and more secure job, employers often fight back strong – in the form of union-busting.

How about let's not.
07/09/2013

How about let's not.

Address

Oklahoma City, OK

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when The Illicit Popsicle Podcast posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to The Illicit Popsicle Podcast:

Nearby media companies