The Nicole Sandler Show is broadcast live Tue- Fri, 3-4pm Eastern at nicolesandler.com, featuring interviews with newsmakers and commentary about the news of the day.

Nicole celebrates Halloween with a look at one of the scariest right wing trick players in politics, Rick Berman. CMD's Lisa Graves with another expose! And for our Flashback Friday treat, we go back to May 1995 with Joan Osborne, and her first LA radio appearance.


Nicole Sandler speaks with Ken Vogel about the effects of Big Money in politics in the final week of election season 2014. Plus the Gliberal Goddesses reconvene to talk about catcalls on the street, unrealistic waistlines, Gamergate and lots more.


Nicole discusses the news that you won't get from the mainstream corporate media. Today, John Paul Smith of USW Local 7-669 in Metropolis IL about the toxic uranium leak at the Honeywell plant there;Tim Wise on racism in America as we await a non-indictment in the shooting of Mike Brown; and Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak on the final stretch to election day

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:32pm EST

With one week till election day 2014, Nicole Sandler takes a look at what's at stake. Sadly, the prospect of reasonable gun laws in the first national election following the Newtown massacre and just days after yet another school shooting are virtually absent from the nation's ballots, as The Nation's George Zornick tells us. Plus, a nuclear accident in Illinois that the mainstream corporate media is silent about!

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:31pm EST

Nicole discusses the real epidemic killing Americans on a daily basis, and it's NOT Ebola! Cliff Schecter joins to talk about the latest school shooting. Howie Klein brings The Steve Israel Hour, eight days before the 2014 elections.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:41pm EST

It's Flashback Friday! Nicole speaks with author Harvey J. Kaye about "The Fight for The Four Freedoms," his new book about FDR. For our musical segment, it's Nicole's 1994 interview with Boz Scaggs from LA's KSCA. And, on the 35th anniversary of her death, Nicole remembers her mom.


Nicole turns her attention back to Ferguson, MO, where protests and leaks continue and an indictment will be handed down soon, or not. Tim Eastman, photojournalist checks in from ground zero. Plus little girls cursing for good, and political sex scandals.. Amy Simon of She's History weighs in.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:35pm EST

Nicole talks about the issues with Susie Madrak of Crooks & Liars, and the GOP efforts to keep you from voting with BradBlog's Brad Friedman, plus more news, info and debates galore.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:34pm EST

Nicole is back after a short trip to New England, talking whistleblowers and torture with Emptywheel's Marcy Wheeler, Ebola, CNN, Oscar Pistorius' ridiculous sentence, our vacations and the rest of the news with @GottaLaff.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:28pm EST

Nicole recaps last night's farce of a gubernatorial debate, including the fan-tastic idiocy of Rick Scott. Randi Weingarten, president of AFT (the 2nd largest teachers union) joins to tell about this morning's conference call on Ebola. And Amy Simon of She's History brings some fabulous female facts.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:02pm EST

Nicole talks about the media's fear mongering - from Ebola to ISIS and beyond. Norman Solomon joins to talk about the targeting of whistleblowers and journalist James Risen. And Susie Madrak talks about corporate exploitation of workers and consumers. Plus the latest news and info you need to know.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:28pm EST

Three weeks out from election day, Nicole talks about ugly politics. Salon's Thomas Frank guests to discuss his latest interviews with Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. Plus John Brody of Backus Nurses/AFT on Ebola preparedness, Wendy Davis' ad, and Alison Lundergan Grimes' voting record too.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:25pm EST

Happy Indigenous Peoples Day! Nicole kicks off another week with Howie Klein on the political landscape three weeks before election day. Aaron Krager was in Ferguson over the weekend for #FergusonOctober, two months after Mike Brown was killed. Plus an update on the high school threats last week.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:25pm EST

Nicole wraps up another week with Heather "Digby" Parton talking about the latest news and what we all need to know. For Flashback Friday, we go back to Sept of 1995 when Jagged Little Pill was at the top of the charts with Alanis Morissette's visit with Nicole at LA's KSCA fm 101.9

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Category:music interviews & performances -- posted at: 12:51pm EST

Nicole is back today after a heart scare and a night in the hospital. She explains what happened, and then it's business as usual. A new charter school study and the fallout from keeping women from access to safe, legal abortion. Plus what happened while Nicole was out...

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:21pm EST

Nicole speaks with prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi about his book and movie about prosecuting George W. Bush for murder. The Gliberal Goddesses (GottaLaff, Amy Simon and Nicole) talk about Sugar Daddies, Ebola and lots more.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:59pm EST

Nicole talks about the two things you're not supposed to discuss in polite company- religion and politics. Today it's elections and politics to Islamophobia (with Ben Affleck and Bill Maher as the poster boys). Guests are author/activist Billy Wimsatt on the Dems potential loss of the Senate, and Jeb Lund on his Rolling Stone article about Florida's gubernatorial election

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:46pm EST

Nicole Sandler has the latest on the Ebola scare and the rest of the day's news. Vice News' Jason Leopold tells us about his latest trip to Guantanamo Bay. And we rock into the weekend on Flashback Friday with Nicole's 1999 interview with The Jayhawks and Old 97's.


Nicole talks about the latest news, including the resignation of the Secret Service Director, conviction of a murderer in FL (on the second try), and more. Today's guests include former NY gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout, She's History's Amy Simon, and Netroots Foundation Chair Patrick O'Heffernan to tell us about the Netroots Music Project.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:04pm EST

Nicole's theme for the day is "Sad but True," recounting truly sad, but sadly true news items. Huffington Post's Ryan Grim tells about meeting with Julian Assange inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, and Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak is back for our Wednesday morning get-together.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:28pm EST