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Fri Dec 8, 2017, 10:15 PM

If you subscribe to Sirius XM, contact them now

http://ew.com/movies/2017/12/08/seth-rogen-cancels-sirius-interviews-steve-bannon/

Seth Rogen is taking a stance. On Friday, the comedian and actor announced he was cancelling a Sirius XM press tour that had been planned for next week, in protest of the radio network recently bringing back the right-wing provocateur as a regular host on its conservative Patriot Channel.

“I was supposed to do a press tour on @SiriusXM on Tuesday but I’m no longer doing it because I can’t bring myself to appear on the same service that has decided to support Steve Bannon,” Rogen tweeted. “Apologies to the shows I had to cancel. And f— Steve Bannon.”


My subscription is due for renewal soon; I just told them if they hire Bannon, I'm done.

Just me - they don't care, but if enough others do it - they'll think twice.

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Reply If you subscribe to Sirius XM, contact them now (Original post)
Algernon Moncrieff Dec 2017 OP
Angry Dragon Dec 2017 #1
Initech Dec 2017 #2
TomSlick Dec 2017 #3
TreasonousBastard Dec 2017 #4
Algernon Moncrieff Dec 2017 #14
TreasonousBastard Dec 2017 #22
bullwinkle428 Dec 2017 #5
TomSlick Dec 2017 #6
Gabi Hayes Dec 2017 #11
Egnever Dec 2017 #18
HAB911 Dec 2017 #23
TheBlackAdder Dec 2017 #7
HAB911 Dec 2017 #24
RandomAccess Dec 2017 #8
Liberal In Texas Dec 2017 #9
Algernon Moncrieff Dec 2017 #13
Egnever Dec 2017 #20
Egnever Dec 2017 #19
woolldog Dec 2017 #10
Algernon Moncrieff Dec 2017 #12
lastlib Dec 2017 #15
american_ideals Dec 2017 #16
Phentex Dec 2017 #25
denbot Dec 2017 #17
Egnever Dec 2017 #21
denbot Dec 2017 #29
Egnever Dec 2017 #30
Omaha Steve Dec 2017 #26
librechik Dec 2017 #27
comradebillyboy Dec 2017 #28
Algernon Moncrieff Dec 2017 #32
lindysalsagal Dec 2017 #31
seaglass Dec 2017 #33

Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 10:18 PM

1. don't have it

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 10:24 PM

2. Amen to that, Seth! Fuck Steve Bannon!

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 10:55 PM

3. Sorry. I hear ya and all.

But I spend a lot of time on the road in Arkansas. If I couldn't listen to MSNBC on Sirius, I'd have to listen to local radio - a fate I wouldn't wish on anyone.

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Response to TomSlick (Reply #3)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 11:29 PM

4. I agree-- I've got a lot of good radioi near home, but...

when I travel all over the Northeast I'm searching for FM stations every 15 minutes and most of them are rap, country (yeah, country!) or rightwing bullshit. AM is hopeless.

NPR, PRI, and TV news channels help keep me sane.

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Response to TreasonousBastard (Reply #4)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 12:30 AM

14. I believe many NPR stations and Democracy Now can be streamed on most phones

-- or other wireless data devices.

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Reply #14)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 02:46 AM

22. Yeah, but you have to have cell/wifi service. I don't know if it's still the case, but...

on the way up to Montreal there was a stretch of 87 where there was nothing, nada, zilch for a couple of hours. I missed cell calls every time I went up there.

But there was Sirius.`

Same thing with parts of PA through the Poconos. No cell and you lost radio signals in the valleys. Even lost Sirius once in a while, but that was only for a minute or so at most.

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Response to TomSlick (Reply #3)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 11:31 PM

5. Don't apologize. I spend a decent enough amount of time in the car that I would really miss

getting to listen to the Progressive channel, John Fugelsang on the Insight channel, and access to MSNBC throughout my day and evening.

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Response to bullwinkle428 (Reply #5)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 11:37 PM

6. It's a southern thing.

When we disagree, we start the sentence with "sorry."

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Response to TomSlick (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 12:11 AM

11. you can still call and threaten them, and while you're at it, you can bargain for a cheaper rate!

 

I did that, and it saved me about 5 bucks a month

they're real assholes, by the way

they tried to charge me for MONTHS after I dropped them from my car.....kept double charging me

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Response to TomSlick (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 02:19 AM

18. Podcasts are the answer

 

They cost nothing and there is a podcast out there that fits your niche.

Obas speech writers are building a whole.stable of shows that are excellent.

Check out crookedmedia.com

The New York times has a great daily podcast called the daily...

Robert rieche has the resistance report.

There are many more more than enough to keep you busy on the car.

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Response to TomSlick (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 10:22 AM

23. That should not stop us

That should not stop us from letting them know

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 11:38 PM

7. They've been trying to get me to renew, dropping to $100/yr to just $60/yr. I online chatted tonight

.

They asked my name, they asked my phone number, the asked how they can assist...

I mentioned that I will not be renewing my subscription until Bannon and the white supremacists are removed from the network.

I pressed send. It sat there on the display for a couple of minutes, then I was disconnected with a communications error.

.

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Response to TheBlackAdder (Reply #7)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 10:22 AM

24. the same is about to happen with me

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 11:40 PM

8. Hah -- I'd almost be willing to join just so I could quit if he comes on

 

The LAST thing this country needs is more air time for Bannon.

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 11:47 PM

9. I have SeriusXM and don't intend to cancel. Bannon or no Bannon.

I live in Texas were you can't get any decent radio aside from NPR. SeriusXM has a couple of progressive channels that I need. I will not cut off my nose to spite my face.

If you are a sub and have concerns, email them. They also carry the Fox Newschannel and the so-called Patriot channel, but all of that isn't enough to make me want to cancel. If you don't like Bannon being on, don't tune the channel in. It's the same with any other provider like cable TV.

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Response to Liberal In Texas (Reply #9)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 12:28 AM

13. At this point, I'll just pay for unlimited data and stream content from my phone

Pandora, Spotify, Tune In Radio.

I did email them.

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Reply #13)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 02:25 AM

20. I know I am spaming at this point

 

Podcasts..set up subscriptions to download episodes as they come in over your WiFi at home.

There are so many great ones out there now I can't keep up and I am in the car a lot.

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Response to Liberal In Texas (Reply #9)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 02:23 AM

19. Podcasts

 

Tons of great content and free. I am in my car a lot as well and I have enough podcasts that are excellent to keep me loaded with content.

Pod save America or anything else from crooked media.

Ezra clien

NYT the daily....

There are so many excellent podcasts out there now there is no reason to subscribe to sirus.

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 12:08 AM

10. I subscribe to Sirius and I don't care.

 

There are lots of channels I don't listen to on there. What's the purpose of the boycott? to restrict the channels conservatives can listen to? Why? Why shouldn't conservatives be able to tune into stations they like on Sirius?

No one is forcing anyone to listen to those channels. I mainly listen to MSNBC, CNN, BBC, and CNBC. On long drives, the comedy channels as well.

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Response to woolldog (Reply #10)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 12:26 AM

12. I don't want to pay Bannon

I pay for Sirius XM. I don't pay for whatever local station doesn't carry Limbaugh or Beck.

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Reply #12)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 01:19 AM

15. I don't either! If he signs on....

I'll be telling Sirius that this is my last subscription!

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Response to woolldog (Reply #10)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 02:00 AM

16. What? You're encouraging right-wing lies?

The most important thing we can do is publicize right-wing propaganda.

This effort to lobby Sirius exposes right-wing propaganda.

Besides registering voters and working on turnout there is NO MORE powerful step you can take RIGHT NOW than working against right-wing propaganda. Like Bannon.

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Response to woolldog (Reply #10)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 10:34 AM

25. I understand why people are upset but to me it's like

having Fox News available on your cable provider. I don't have to watch it and I don't. That doesn't mean I am going to boycott the entire provider for having a Fox channel.

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 02:11 AM

17. I have been a continuous subscriber for five years.

I will contact their off shore customer service and let then know I will cancel.
As a long distance trucker this will hurt. From the Tom Petty channel, classic rock, classic rewind, lithium, spectrum, BB King, music carries me during the day.

Fuck it!

If I could ride a tin can as a young man, and post from a semi truck as an old fuck tonight, I can suck it up to protest giving a fucking Nazi a microphone!

Boycott!!!

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Response to denbot (Reply #17)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 02:30 AM

21. A smart phone and a Bluetooth connection and...

 

A sub to Google music and you can have all the talk shows and music you could ever want for peanuts playlists and podcasts downloaded over WiFi when you have a connection for playback when you don't

Been doing it for years now but great podcasts have really hit their stride in the last year or so.

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Response to Egnever (Reply #21)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 02:38 PM

29. I drive all over the country.

Often losing WiFi, so I’m going to have to load music on to my phone.

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Response to denbot (Reply #29)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 04:44 PM

30. right but

 

With a sub to google music it allows you to build playlists or even just subscribe to prebuilt lists sort of like a radio station that can be downloaded for offline play for when you are away from wifi. All you have to do is check a box that says make available for offline use and there are no commercials.

When you subscribe to the podcasts you can set how many episodes to grab at a time so that as you listen to them it will re download more any time you are in range of wifi automatically so it is pretty much set it and forget it. Some shows I listen to can run 3 hours an episode so three of those and I am good for most of a day.

It also includes Youtube red which removes the adds on you tube which is actually very nice when you are near WiFi. not only that but the sub can be used on multiple devices so when you are home you can stream from your computer or wifi enabled speakers.

I do the family plan for 14.95 a month and it lets my whole family have their own unlimited subs. It's a great bargain.

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 10:48 AM

26. 2 cars & 2 online access accounts


We will be calling.

K&R!

OS

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 11:20 AM

27. Yes Sirius has always been sensitive to its listeners--except for the progressive ones



There is one and a half channel with progressive content--and about eight channels like "Patriot"

That should serve everybody, right?

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 11:41 AM

28. No Sirius-XM is correct

It's free speech.

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Response to comradebillyboy (Reply #28)

Sun Dec 10, 2017, 12:42 AM

32. Ok - but I'm free to spend my money as I please

It does not please me to spend it on Nazis.

They can do this - make Bannon an upcharge like Stern. Then those of us who don't want to support the fascist sonofabitch don't have to.

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Sat Dec 9, 2017, 04:57 PM

31. I just told the live chat this puts them at the level of grocery store tabloids: trash.

She said she'd pass it along.

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Sun Dec 10, 2017, 06:42 AM

33. I cancelled yesterday morning and told them it was because they were giving a platform to

a racist and misogynist.

Really, Steve Bannon is the worst - there is no question.

I did not like cancelling, I work at home and listen to Sirius all day, I have a rt 4 hr drive that I do every other weekend. It's going to suck without Sirius but I cannot give money to Steve Bannon, it appears many others think this is no big deal.

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