Show Podcasts

Archives of the show until 2018. For recent archives, go to: The Marc Steiner Show at the Real News Network

June 27, 2017

Gyasi Ross: Being Native American, Life and Politics of America and Racism

June 27, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a special archive edition of the show when I talked with Gyasi Ross, father, writer, artist, attorney, member of the Blackfeet Tribe, and author of How To Say I Love You In Indian. We talk about the life and politics of America and racism, from the perspective of a Native American artist and activist.
June 27, 2017

Zenobia Jeffries: The Philando Castile Acquittal Should Make You Mad as Hell

June 27, 2017 - Segment 2 - I hosted a conversation with Zenobia Jeffries, Racial Justice Associate Editor at YES! Magazine on her work at YES and what it means in this current climate. Her most recent article is called "White People, the Philando Castile Acquittal Should Make You Mad as Hell."
June 27, 2017

Janet Sarbanes: The Protester has Been Released

June 27, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a conversation with author Janet Sarbanes on her new book of short stories The Protester has Been Released. Populated by wise animals and hapless humans, The Protester Has Been Released evokes an end-of-the-world feeling that is equal parts dread and hilarity.
June 26, 2017

Local News Roundtable: Solutions Other Than Policing

June 26, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable and discussed ways we can combat the violence in Baltimore City other than through increased policing. With: Denzel Mitchell, Carl Stokes, and Jaisal Noor.
June 26, 2017

National Roundtable: Senate Health Care Bill & Policy Brutality

June 26, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, topics to include the Senate's Health Care Bill. With: Denzel Mitchell, Eugene Craig III, and ER Shipp.
June 24, 2017

The Spiritual Side of the Simpsons

June 23, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted a special 2000 archive edition of our show, The Spiritual Side of the Simpsons! Our guests examine this popular cartoon from a "transcendent" view. With Mark I. Pinsky, Rev. Corinne Baker, and Rev. Matthew Fuhrman.
June 24, 2017

Democracy In Crises: J20 Protests & Reporting

June 23, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted the newest edition of Democracy in Crisis. Host Baynard Woods, City Paper Editor in Chief Brandon Soderberg, and Steiner Show producer Imani Spence discuss the J20 Black Bloc protests and how they might have changed free speech and reporting forever.
June 24, 2017

Andrew Cockburn: The Democrat’s Struggle to Rise From the Ashes

June 23, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation with Andrew Cockburn, Washington editor of Harper's Magazine, about his essay in the new issue of Harper's, "It's My Party: The Democrats struggle to rise from the ashes."
June 24, 2017

Tengella’s Take: White Comedians

June 23, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the latest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
June 23, 2017

Land Justice: Reimagining Land, Food and the Commons in the United States

June 22, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a preview of an event this Friday night at Red Emma's, Land Justice: Reimagining Land, Food, and the Commons in the United States. With Dr. Owusu Bandele.
June 23, 2017

The Story of Civil Rights: Cambridge, Marylannd

June 22, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the day with a special 2013 archive edition of our show, The Story of Civil Rights in Cambridge, Maryland. Our guests commemorate the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Cambridge
June 21, 2017

City Paper This Week: Big Music Issue

June 21, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted our regular feature City Paper This Week. Steiner Show producer Imani Spence talks with City Paper Editor in Chief Brandon Soderberg about the Big Music issue and understanding how music can help us deal with Donald Trump. 
June 21, 2017

City Council Roundtable: Improving Schools and Education in Baltimore

June 21, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Baltimore City Teachers Roundtable. We will discuss whether teachers feel supported, what BCPSS is doing to improve the lives of students and teachers, and more. With: Samantha Scalise, teacher at Digital Harbor High; and Albert Phillips, teacher at Southwest Baltimore Charter School.
June 21, 2017

City Council Roundtable: Baltimore City Economic Infrastructure

June 21, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a Baltimore City Council Roundtable. With: Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke (District 14); Councilwoman Shannon Sneed (District 13); and Councilman Bill Henry (District 4). We discussed the Inner Harbor, a working wage, and ways to improve Baltimore's economic and education infrastructure. 
June 20, 2017

Michael Eric Dyson: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster

June 20, 2017 - Segment 3 - We took a step back into 2006 to listen to my conversation with scholar, best-selling author, and radio host Michael Eric Dyson. We discussed his book published that year called Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster, which tells the story of those who were left behind during relief efforts.
June 20, 2017

The Wire: Interview with Writer & Co-Producer Ed Burns

June 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a special interview I conducted around the popular and powerful television series The Wire.We then listened to a conversation I had with Ed Burns, a writer and co-producer of The Wire.  Burns is a former Baltimore City Cop and Baltimore City public school teacher.
June 20, 2017

The Wire: Interview with Detective Lester Freamon

June 20, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted two special archived interviews I conducted around the popular television series The Wire. We listened back to my interview with Clarke Peters, who played Detective Lester Freamon on the show and then to a conversation I had with Ed Burns, a writer and co-producer of The Wire. 
June 19, 2017

Local News Roundtable: Strengthening Baltimore

June 19, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local Roundtable discussion about ways to makes our city stronger more effectively. With: Joshua Harris, and Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead.
June 19, 2017

National News Roundtable: The Philando Castile Verdict & Political Polarization

June 19, 2017 - Segment 1- We hosted a National Roundtable conversation where we discussed the Bill Cosby trial and the verdict in the trial surrounding the death of Philando Castile. With: Imara Jones, Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead, and Mark Trahant.
June 16, 2017

The Creative Alliance: J Pope and the HearNow Record Release Party

June 16, 2017 - Segment 4 - Guest host Brooks Long, Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Community Arts and Programming Fellow, hosted a conversation with J Pope and the HearNow about their Record Release Party, Friday night at Creative Alliance.
June 16, 2017

Baltimore Teacher Union President Marietta English: Bringing Children Back To School

June 16, 2017 - Segment 3 - I hosted a conversation with Baltimore Teachers' Union President Marietta English on the Bringing Back Baltimore One Child at a Time initiative.
June 16, 2017

Imam Earl El-Amin: Celebration of Ramadan and Being Muslim in America

June 16, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a segment in celebration with our Muslim brothers and sister for Ramadan with Imam Earl El-Amin, resident Imam of the Muslim Community Cultural Center of Baltimore.  
June 16, 2017

Koli Tengella: Appreciation on this Father’s Day

June 16, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
June 15, 2017

Sound Bites: Sandtown–Building a Model for Food and Jobs

June 15, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosed a special archive edition of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. We traveled to the Sandtown Winchester neighborhood of Baltimore for a town hall meeting on food sovereignty, held in partnership with Johns Hopkins' Baltimore Food and Faith Project,
June 15, 2017

Beyond Video Collective: Bringing the Video Rental Store Back To Baltimore

June 15, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a conversation on an important initiative happening in Baltimore, organized by the Beyond Video Collective, whose members include: filmmaker Joe Troppea; Dave Barresi; and artist and educator Liz Donadio.
June 14, 2017

City Paper This Week: The Queer Issue!

June 14, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted the latest edition of our series City Paper This Week where we discussed The Queer Issue! Steiner Show Producer Imani Spence interviews City Paper Editor in Chief Brandon Soderberg. 
June 14, 2017

Democracy In Crises: The Hearing for Jeff Sessions

June 14, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted the newest edition of Democracy in Crisis! I talked with co-host Baynard Woods about his trip to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Woods is a writer for The Guardian and Editor-At-Large for City Paper.
June 14, 2017

The Emoluments Clause: Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh

June 14, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh who talked about his suit (filed along with Washington, DC, Attorney General Karl Racine) against Donald Trump alleging that he violated anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution.
June 14, 2017

Baltimore City Council Roundtable: City Funding and Violence

June 14, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a show with a Baltimore City Council Roundtable. With: Councilman Zeke Cohen (District 1); Councilman Brandon Scott (District 2); and Councilman John Bullock (District 9).  
June 13, 2017

50th Anniversary of Loving v Virginia: Anne and Frank Jealous

June 12, 2017 - Segment 1 - Today marks the 50th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, so today we speak with one of the earliest couples who were illegally married across racial lines, Anne and Frank Jealous.
June 12, 2017

Local Roundtable: Violence and Homicide in Baltimore

June 12, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local Roundtable where we discussed the continuing crisis of violence and homicide in Baltimore. With: longtime citizen activist Kim Trueheart, Lawrence Grandpre, and Carl Stokes.
June 12, 2017

National Roundtable: James Comey & Media’s Role

June 12, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable where we discussed the James Comey hearing as well as medias role in regards to Trump. With: Carla Wills, Ralph Moore, and Dr. Richard Vatz.
June 10, 2017

Artists for Truth: Fake News and a Post-Truth Society

June 9, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted a conversation about the event Artists for Truth who will host two panel discussions on June 17: The Rise of Fake News and Ramifications of a "Post-Truth Society." I talked with: Rob Ferrell, Lillian Bayley Hoover, and Emily Soontornsaratool.
June 10, 2017

Lost and Found Puppets: Beaver Dreams

June 9, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a preview for a performance that took place at the Creative Alliance this past Sunday, June 11: Lost and Found Puppets Presents: Beaver Dreams. I talked with Maggie Winston, member of Lost & Found Puppet Company.
June 10, 2017

World of the Play: Noises Off

June 9, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted the latest segment from the Everyman Theatre's series World of the Play. Last Saturday I moderated a very joyful and spirited conversation around the themes of the hilarious current production  Noises Off, in a discussion called Comedy as a Cure.
June 9, 2017

Tengella’s Take

June 9, 2017 - Segment 1 - The newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella
June 8, 2017

Mustafa Ali and Mitch Jones on Paris Climate Accord

June 8, 2017 - Segment 3 - In light of Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord and the strong response both nationally and internationally, we hold a special conversation about what these developments mean for the future of the movement
June 8, 2017

ARCHIVE: Baltimore Youth in Organizing

June 8, 2017 - Segment 2 - A piece from our archives in 2015 about the role of Baltimore Youth in organizing in light of the Uprising.
June 7, 2017

City Paper This Week: Finding Turner Station

June 7, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted our regular feature City Paper This Week. Steiner Show Producer Imani Spence talked with Lisa Snowden McCray, Associate Editor and writer for City Paper, about her piece on Turner Station, where Henrietta Lacks grew up.
June 7, 2017

The Six Day War: Dr. Ali Zaghab and Time in Palestine

June 7, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a conversation with our guests about the 50th Anniversary of the Six-Day War. Our second guest was a Palestinian American businessman and political commentator, Dr. Ali Zaghab who offered us an updated perspective on the war and his time in Palestine.
June 7, 2017

The Six Day War: A Historic Perspective with Lia Tarachansky

June 7, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation with our guests about the 50th Anniversary of the Six-Day War. Our first guest was Lia Tarachansky and she offered a historic perspective on why the soldiers were fighting and what the War meant for the world.
June 7, 2017

Talking About Race: Harm Reduction In Communities of Color

June 7, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a preview of an important community event taking place this Thursday evening at 6:30 at University of Baltimore Law School's Moot Court Room, part of Open Society Institute-Baltimore's Talking About Race Series: Harm Reduction and Communities of Color.
June 6, 2017

Wild Mustangs in America: The End of Federal Protection

June 6, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation turns on the wild Mustang horse in the United States. We listened in to our 2011 interview with Jean Albert Renaud, who runs a program that brings together two of what he calls our endangered national treasures: Mustangs and at-risk youth.
June 6, 2017

Voices from the Holy Land: Perspectives on Israel and Palestine

June 6, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a special archive edition of our series Voices from the Holy Land, which features voices from Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza - from people of many religions, political opinions, and backgrounds.
June 5, 2017

Local News Roundtable: Baltimore Murder Rates

June 5, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable, about Baltimore's murder rate and ways to combat violence in the city. With: Luke Broadwater, David Troy, Joshua Harris, and Maurice Vann.
June 5, 2017

National & International News Roundtable: London Attacks & Trump

June 5, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National / International News Roundtable where we discussed the attacks in London over the weekend, Trump's tweets, and the Paris Climate Accord. With: Bill Fletcher, Jr., Quincy Gamble, and Dr. Kimberly Moffit.
June 2, 2017

4chan: The Skeleton Key to the Rise of Trump

June 2, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a re-broadcast of a show from earlier this year when I talked with Dale Beran, Professor in the SWAN (Screen Writing and Animation) Department at Morgan State University, about the imageboard website 4chan, based on his article, "4chan: The Skeleton Key to the Rise of Trump."
June 2, 2017

Octavia Butler: Science Fiction Influence

June 2, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show: my 2004 interview with the late science fiction writer Octavia Butler. Butler was a multiple recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards, and in 1995 she became the first science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur Fellowship.
June 2, 2017

Tengella’s Take: Black Lives Matter

June 2, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted an archive edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
June 2, 2017

Mario Livio: Colossal Mistakes That Changed Our Understanding the Universe

May 1, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted an archive segment of Cosmic topics, when astrophysicist Mario Livio talks about his new book Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein – Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe.