The Chip Franklin Show

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Franklin is a talk show host, comedian, musician, and filmmaker who has written for and appeared on shows and networks including: Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, Conan O'Brien, The Situation Room, Larry King, The CBS Morning Show, CNN, HBO and Showtime.

March 4, 2021: Dr. Dena
Today at 3:50 AM

Dr. Dena Grayson answers questions about gender in addition to the latest on Covid-19 vaccinations. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 4, 2021: Qanon, Putin, Christians vs Trans Rights
Today at 3:49 AM

Chip covera a lot of ground, callers chime in. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 4, 2021: Capitol Hill Police Request Extension for National Guard
Today at 3:29 AM

National Security Reporter Dan Lamothe explains the implications of this. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 4, 2021: Voting Rights Under Assault
Today at 3:29 AM

Chris Kieser with Pacific Legal offers conservative pushback. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 4, 2021: Jailing journalists...is it 1984 again?
Today at 3:16 AM

Journalist Brian Karem and reporter Stephanie Sugars, from the Press Freedom Tracker shed light on the disturbing trend of attacking not just journalism, but journalists, themselves as an intimidation tactic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 4, 2021: Where to Wear a Mask in Texas
Today at 3:13 AM

ABC Correspondent Alex Stone reports that companies like Kroger, HEB, Macy’s, and Target have said they will still require masks in their stores despite the states removing mandates because their goal is to keep customers and staff safe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 3, 2021: Cancel Culture cont'd. + Chris Wray's Testimony + Death Penalty in the South
Yesterday at 3:36 AM

Your continued thoughts on cancel culture. Expert Terrorist Strategy and 4x NYT Bestselling Author, Malcolm Nance, joins the show to discuss Chris Wray's testimony and 1/3 of America's beliefs. South Carolina Senate adds firing squad option for inmates who don’t want electric chair. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 3, 2021: Immigration policy & recent border deaths + Dr. Seuss & Cancel Culture?
Yesterday at 3:22 AM

Author of 25 books including The Intel Trinity and Bill and Dave, the host of multiple PBS series, and co-producer of the PBS series The New Heroes, Michael S. Malone calls in to reflect on the recent deaths near the border and how immigration policy may have affected the incideent.  Dr. Seuss cancelled? Opinion columnist from The Washington Post, Jennifer Rubin joins the show to elaborate on why Republicans are screeching about Dr. Seuss. + Thoughts on cancelled culture. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 3, 2020: Olympics in Japan 2021? + Are you vaccinated?
Yesterday at 2:45 AM

ABC News Correspondent Alex Stone joins the show to share how Japan plans to proceed with hosting the 2021 Olympics. + COVID-19 Vaccine updates: Have you gotten your vaccine?   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 2, 2021: Tragic Crash In California Bordertown Kills 15
Last Wednesday at 3:24 AM

Ever notice how stories are reported when it's not white people who are affected? Chip alks about the reasons behind why 24 people would have been in an SUV at 6:15AM a 2 minute drive from the Mexican border. One caller fears his friend may have been involved. Details: https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/multiple-people-killed-in-crash-in-imperial-county/2536643/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 2, 2021: FBI to Focus on White Supremacy
Last Wednesday at 3:12 AM

National Security Reporter Devlin Barrett has the latest on what FBI Director Christopher Wray shared in hearings today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 2, 2021: Chip vs Independents
Last Wednesday at 3:02 AM

What did Chip say that lit up the phone lines? Hear it here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 2, 2021: Texan's Reactions to Reversal of Mask Mandate
Last Wednesday at 2:56 AM

Chip talks with Al Farb from a sister station 96.3 in Dallas / Fort Worth -  What has local reaction been to the Governor's lifting of social distancing and mask wearing guidelines? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 2 2021Texas to Open Up - At What Price
Last Wednesday at 2:45 AM

Chip says it's no time to abandon what's been working. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 2, 2021: January 6th Riots and Domestic Terrorism
Last Wednesday at 2:43 AM

ABC News Correspondent. Andy Field reports that FBI Director Chris Wray is condemning the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol as "domestic terrorism."  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 1, 2021: Chip Chat
Last Tuesday at 3:42 AM

We round out the show with your calls on a round up of topics from today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 1, 2021: GOP is Trapped With Trump
Last Tuesday at 3:41 AM

E.J. Dionne is a journalist, political commentator and long time Op-ed columnist for The Washington Post. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 1, 2021: The Fourth Wave
Last Tuesday at 3:39 AM

Dr. Niket Sonpal has the latest on Covid-19 vaccines and warnings of a fourth wave, even as Covid numbers lower. What to watch for this time. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 1, 2021: Women's History Month
Last Tuesday at 3:37 AM

The whole concept of History Months leave Chip wanting more than a token gesture... Callers chime in, too. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 1, 2021: Sacramento Surgeon Under Review
Last Tuesday at 3:35 AM

ABC News Correspondent, Alex Stone says a judge was not impressed by a plastic surgeon's attempt to attend a traffic court hearing via Zoom while doing surgery.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 1, 2021: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine - What to Know
Last Tuesday at 3:33 AM

Washington Post National Reporter Reis Thebault has details. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


March 1, 2021: CPAC is Really QPAC
Last Tuesday at 3:32 AM

After the speeches at this last weekend's CPAC, it's clear that Qanon based rhetoric and conspiracies have poisoned the Republicn party. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 26, 2021: Aaron Barnhardt
Last Saturday at 3:29 AM

Primetimer.com TV Critic shares compelling watches for Black History month and beyond. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 26, 2021: Your Calls on Gun Safety Laws
Last Saturday at 3:28 AM

Chip hosts a thoughtful discussion from all sides, revealing unlikely common ground. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 26, 2021: Can Dems Deliver Gun Safety?
Last Saturday at 3:22 AM

Michael Gordon's new article to appear in this Sunday's Business Insider argues that Democrats must seize their best chance in decades to pass meaningful and highly popular gun law reform. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 26, 2021: Kashoggi Revelations & US - Saudi Relations
Last Saturday at 3:21 AM

Washington Post Global Opinions Editor Eli Lopez on what has been revealed and what the US should / not do. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 26, 2021: A Morbid Aniversary
Last Saturday at 3:13 AM

Today marks one year form the first confirmed Covid-19 related death; Alex Stone reports. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 26, 2021: Vaccine News
Last Saturday at 3:11 AM

Correspondent Andy Field has the latest on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine and new sites opening up. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 25, 2021: Dr. Dena Grayson
02/26/2021

The Good Doctory answers your questions on new Covid strains, mixing vaccines and so much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 25, 2021: Will Ads Move The Needle on Vaccinations?
02/26/2021

Health Policy Reporter, Dan Diamond on the government's latest push to acheive herd immunity. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 25, 2021 Maximum Pushback Against Minimimum Wage
02/26/2021

Caleb Silver, Investopedia Editor-In-Cheif, joins Chip to break down the details at play. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 25, 2021: Trump's Taxes Delivered - Now What?
02/26/2021

Political reporter, David Fahrenthold has covered Trump business interests extensively.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 25, 2021: CPAC - America Uncanceled
02/26/2021

ABC News Correspondent Andy Field has highlights to watch for as the influential annual right-wing conference. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 25, 2021: Why are Republicans so Homophobic?
02/26/2021

Chip has his theories, but the antics of Republicans surrounding LGBTQ equity range from embarassing, to hypocritical, to harmful.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 25, 2021: UFOs in the Friendly Skies
02/26/2021

What was it that American Airlines pilots saw fly by them on Sunday in northeastern New Mexico? ABC News Correspondent Alex Stone brings us details.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 25, 2021: Khashoggi and US-Saudi Relations
02/26/2021

MBS killed Khashoggi, and Trump embraced him. National Security Reporter John Hudson on the aftermath. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 24, 2021: "More Guns than People"
02/25/2021

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) joins the show to discuss solving America’s Gun Problem and shares how there are more guns than people + your thoughts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 24, 2021: 43 Rep. Senators =Just as Guilty? + Bruce Springsteen Plea
02/25/2021

The Nation's National Affairs Correspondent, John Nichols, joins the show to discuss how 43 Senators of the Republican Sedition Caucus Are Every Bit As Guilty as Donald Trump + balancing minimum wage with jobs. and DWI charges dropped against Bruce Springsteen, who pleads guilty to just drinking in the park. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 24, 2021: Tiger Woods Update + Johnson&Johnson Analysis
02/25/2021

ABC News correspondent Alex Stone joins the show to discuss Tiger Woods' current state after his car crash. Mark Remillard from ABC News calls in to discuss the Johnson & Johnson and FDA released respective detailed analysis on the one-shot COVID-19 vaccine today. The data released shows the vaccine works against all of those new variants! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


February 23, 2021: Chip's Final Thoughts for the Day...
02/24/2021

...Covid, Tiger Woods, and a call from a San Franciscan who reminds Chip of his favorite aunt. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.