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The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling- April 12th 2014- The Death of Free Speech and The Rise of ZBS- Guests: Harvey Dosik and Richard Cobb of Move to Amend, Comedian Richard Stockton, and The High Priced Consultant

Hour One: The Death of Free Speech?
In hour one MZ invites members of "Move to Amend", Richard Cobb is the national spokesman and Richad Dosik is the representative of the Santa Cruz branch. They discuss a Supreme Court Ruling allowing huge amounts of money to be donated by corporations. Does this endanger the representation of the voice of the common person? Comedian Richard Stockton stops by to show his support and that there is humor even in the death of free speech!
Move to Amend, Santa Cruz-


Hour Two: The Rise of ZBS- High Priced Consultants, Trainwrecks, and Fuddy Duddys
Step one of the overhaul of KSCO and ZBS is nearing completion! The current changes to the afternoon drive show is causing fuddy duddys everywhere to flee in horror! Cool, hip people agree that "The Happy Hour with Dave and The Lackey" is like a bad-ass roller coaster. This is one hell of a ride and you don't even need a ticket! Just don't pee your pants or break a hip.

Be sure to check out: !   (The computer is good for more than just porn)


* Someone's probably getting fired for writing this lame description of this week's edition of "The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling"! Find out who it was on next week's show.

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The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling- April 05th 2014- Are Crooked Tactics Being Used in the Race for Sheriff?- Guests: Roger Wildey and Bob Pursley, Candidates for the Office of Sheriff of Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County Sheriff Phil Wowack announced that he would not be running for re election shortly before the deadline for others to file their candidacy. Was this an attempt by the outgoing sheriff to hand pick the heir apparent, Jim Hart, or is it just a case of unfortunate timing? All three candidates were invited to ZBS Studios. Listen to find out who had the guts to show up and take questions from the public (or you could just read the names at the top of the page).  Put your hands up in the air where we can see them, and listen to this week's edition of "The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling"!

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The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling- March 29th 2014- The Latest Shake Up at KSCO: Who's Leaving and Who's Moving

MZ explains the upcoming program changes to ZBS and KSCO/KOMY. Find out who is leaving and who is staying put. Rebecca Costa, Charley Freedman, Dave Michaels, Ethan Bearman, and Georgia, the fate of the universe hangs in the balance! Be the first on your block to get the full scoop, on this edition of "The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling".

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The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling- March 22nd 2014- New Media Hopefuls, Apps, Tattoos and Pop Culture

Media has come a long way since the day that MZ was first fired from KSCO back in 1967. Find out what's trending among younger journalists. Students from from Cabrillo College's journalism class stop by ZBS Studios to join MZ for two hours to express their views are on today's pop culture. Listen in as they discuss everything from tattoos to finding the best app for your smartphone. Listening to this show will increase your "coolness" by 3 points. Be hip, listen to "The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling"!    Bitchin !!!!!!!  ....or is it sweeet? Cool?

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The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling- March 15th 2014- Big Pharma and the Good Fight- Guest: Dr Joel Wallach

Doctor Wallach discusses the eye opening journey of his medical career. Find out what is behind the overprescription of drugs and how it's destroying the health of the average American. From big pharma to naturopathy, find out how Dr Wallach has launched an all out assault against the drug companies and the unethical and misinformed doctors that work with them. Join MZ and Dr Wallach and discover what you might not know on today's "Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling"!

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The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling- March 08th 2014- Why Do Rich Women Shoplift? Guest: John C Bradley- Author, PH.D/Psychologist Hr2 Guests: Dr. Bradley, Pharmacist Ben and Bodhi

Dr John C Bradley is the author of "Why Rich Women Shoplift when they have it all", a fascinating look into human behavior. You'll be surprised to find out why this disease affects more than just the poor.
Pharmacist Ben and Bodhi stop by to share their opinions with the audience. Bodhi is so fed up with the trampling on our constitution by the federal government that he's got a plan to protect him and his family. What is it? Listen to "The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling" to hear more.


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The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling- March 01st 2014- The Internet: Blessing or Curse for Humanity? - Guests: Char Murphy and Ben Fuchs
      With all of the positive things the internet has to offer it might be easy to forget some of the harmful effects of  technology.  MZ is joined by Char Murphy for the first hour and Ben Fuchs for the second half of the show.  Conspiracies, torture videos, pornography are all just some of the examples of how the internet is being used for non altruistic reasons.  A topic with many interesting angles is up for discussion on this edition of  "The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling"

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The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling- February 22nd 2014- Rent Control and the Housing Crisis- Guests:  Mark Primack- Planning Commisioner, Mike Rotkin- Former City Councilman and Harold Griffith, Property Rights Advocate

Rents are through the roof and housing is in short supply.  MZ is joined by 3 guests to discuss a proposed rental inspection ordinance for Santa Cruz County.  Find out what this ordinance means for the citizens of Santa Cruz County.

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