Saturday on This is Hell!
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9:15 - Author Ashley Dawson explores the future of cities, and the life in them, as climate change comes home.
Ashley is author of Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change from Verso.
10:00 - Seoul correspondent Marc Flury takes minutes at the DPRK's Central Committee plenary meeting.
You might remember Marc from dropping the hottest video game of 2016, the rhythm violence nightmare THUMPER.
10:35 - Charlie Hebdo's Jacob Hamburger reports back on the strange, foreign world of the American Left.
Jacob conducted the interviews for Charlie Hebdo's 4-part, English language series Feeling the Burn: The Left Under Trump.
11:05 - Game developer Zoe Quinn explains how to fight online harassement, from Gamer Gate and beyond.
Zoe is author of Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate from PublicAffairs. Zoe is on a book tour right now, she'll be at Chicago Ideas Week next Friday.
12:00 - Journalist Julianne Tveten tours the company towns of Silicon Valley's vampire over/land-lords.
Julianne wrote the recent articles Zucktown, USA for The Baffler and How the "Fake News" Scare is Marginalizing the Left for In These Times.
12:35 - Writer Becquer Seguin examines the present state, and future stakes of Catalan independence.
Becquer wrote the articles Have Spain and Catalonia Reached a Point of No Return? and The Spanish Government Just Energized Catalonia’s Independence Movement for The Nation.
1:05 - Our Man in San Juan, Dave Buchen (phones willing) checks in from sunny, apocalyptic Puerto Rico.
Dave reported back two weeks ago that he was fine, and screwed.
1:25 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen beats his money into ploughshares.