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It’s a special Friday edition of HWX, with Brian Ward of Fraters Libertas and Paull Happe of the Nihilist In Golf Pants reconvening to address the critical issues of our time. Topics addressed include:

  • The killing of Cecil the Lion by a Minnesota dentist. Should we all stop brushing our teeth in protest?
  • The MTV series “White People”, an in depth analysis by two of the whitest people on the Internet.
  • A preview of the new TV Series, Liberal Fantasy Island and some fond memories of the original series.

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Don’t forget to check out a LIVE broadcast of HWX Saturday morning (August 1), at 9am central on Business Radio, KYCR-AM1570 in the Twin Cities, and streaming on the Internet here.

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Members have made 7 comments.

  1. Profile photo of Adriana Harris Member

    You can keep the HWX logo, but you have to change Hinderaker to Happe. Paull has been on the podcast long enough to be included in the title.

    • #1
    • August 1, 2015 at 4:27 am
  2. Profile photo of DJ EJ Member

    I really enjoyed this episode, particularly the Liberal Fantasy Island promo – so many comedic possibilities there. Saturday Night Live should make a sketch out of your idea (not that I think they ever will).

    The Corinthian leather references had me reminiscing about this SCTV sketch in which they parody Fantasy Island, Casablanca, Hope & Crosby road movies, and Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire simultaneously. Unfortunately parts 1 and 3 have been taken off YouTube, but here’s part 2:

    • #2
    • August 2, 2015 at 11:14 am
  3. Profile photo of angelasg Member

    I can’t believe how prescient y’all were about the animal rights activists looking to see who the dentist had donated to.

    • #3
    • August 2, 2015 at 1:15 pm
  4. Profile photo of The Unreasonable Man Member

    Instant masterpiece.

    Given the hype about Cecil the Lion, the time is right for HWX to revive “Manimal”.

    • #4
    • August 3, 2015 at 1:02 pm
  5. Profile photo of JimGoneWild Member

    Most states have some form of doe hunting. Usually to control size and quality of deer herds.

    A dentist does make enough to drop $50K for a hunt. I know several that do.

    As for the 40 hours, a PH (professional hunter, or what we call a guide) must track wounded animals, by law or regulations, at least PH ethics.

    Taking a male lion with a bow has got to be one of the most dangerous species to hunt in the world. Brown and Polar bears, Cape Buffalo are up with it.

    • #5
    • August 3, 2015 at 1:54 pm
  6. Profile photo of Indaba Inactive

    Brilliant. Loved the Fantasy Island discussion. You guys are killing it – the GLOP podcast wil have to step it up.

    That Cecil the Lion story part that is not mentioned in North America is that the farm land where the killing happened was Mugabe’s buddy’s tkne from a Zimbabwean. People who are going to hunt should ask for the title deeds of the farm to know who is looking after the place. The dentist probably followed all the rules he thought were correct.

    PH is supposed to rack a wounded animal as Jim Gone Wild says, and there are cases where the hnter gets taken out by usually a buffulo.

    Really enjoy your conversations.

    • #6
    • August 5, 2015 at 7:41 pm
  7. Profile photo of Indaba Inactive

    da plane, da plane.

    • #7
    • August 6, 2015 at 5:16 pm