jene-photoJene Galvin was born on a mountain top in Tennessee, greenest state in the land of …., no wait, that was Davy Crockett. Jene grew up in Cincinnati and got schooled twice by the Jesuits before a long career of inventing and implementing urban magnet high schools. Along the way he toiled in politics, which started his 45-year friendship with Jerry Springer. A few years back he worked on Jerry’s Air America radio show as a sidekick and writer. Today he’s an adjunct education professor at Xavier University and writes articles for Cincinnati Magazine. As the executive producer of the Jerry Springer Podcast, he doesn’t ask for much. “I just want to leech off Jerry’s celebrity a bit longer so I could have a dignified retirement, maybe enough money to grow my own food in the backyard,” said Jene, pitifully.

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You Can Listen Live

As part of the evolution of the Jerry Springer Podcast, now beginning our second year, you can listen live as we record our podcasts at the Folk School Coffee Parlor in Ludlow, Kentucky, heard I expect by most listeners from our archive. But if you hit the “Listen Live” button

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Pick a Penis?

OMG, just when I thought the Republican primaries couldn’t get any funnier, I watched grown men, one a US senator, the other a billionaire entrepreneur, suggest during a televised debate that the nomination should be decided according to a measurement of their ding dongs. And what better platform for such

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Who Would Have Thought?

I’ve been studying and participating in politics since the 1960s, and this presidential cycle and political era  is proving to be not only unpredictable but also stunning. Maybe even culture changing. Think about it. At least thus far, political parties’ influence is crumbling with both party establishments quaking about the

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