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Spencer Ackerman

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Episode 088: Andrea & Andreas von Strucker (feat. Spencer Ackerman)


In Episode 88 of CEREBRO, Connor and returning guest Spencer Ackerman (Reign of Terror, Waller vs. Wildstorm) combine their powers to roast Andrea and Andreas von Strucker, the foul Fenris! Created by Chris Claremont and John Romita, Jr., the remarkably evil Fenris twins are Nazi siblings who fuck each other. This one's dark!The CEREBRO character file on Fenris begins at 1:13:38.(Content Advisory: Andrea and Andreas are despicable, incestuous, violent racists. Do you have something you need to be warned about? It is probably discussed in this episode. Please be warned. Love you!)You can support CEREBRO on Patreon!Grateful to SkillShare for sponsoring the podcast this month. Visit skillshare.com/CEREBRO today to get your first month FREE! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

3hr 51mins

12 Oct 2022

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S5E11 - July 1 w/ Spencer Ackerman and Sid Vadnerkar

Camp Cast

On this extra special episode of the podcast, we have on Junior camper Spencer Ackerman and Senior camper Sid Vadnerkar. We talk about our first inter-camp competition since 2019 (vs. Camp Timberlane), our first victory of the year, how to improve our archery program, shout outs to all the great play we saw today, and much much more. Enjoy!


2 Jul 2022

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American Terror After 9/11 (with Spencer Ackerman)

Free Thoughts

Spencer Ackerman joins Trevor to discuss how the events of September 11th, 2001 changed terrorism from “something some people do” into “something some people are”; creating an opportunity for authoritarian violence, unfettered surveillance, and nationalist populism to grow. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


11 Mar 2022

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Peacemaker with Jamelle Bouie, Spencer Ackerman & Cayden Mak

Graphic Policy Radio

James Gunn's HBO series Peacemaker picks up where The Suicide Squad left off. It features D-List DC superheroes, 80s glam metal, beating up the KKK, maintaining The Security State and having a gender crisis.My guests:Jamelle Bouie is a columnist for the New York Times Opinion section. unCLEAR and Present Danger podcast.Spencer Ackerman is a journalist and author of REIGN OF TERROR: How The 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump, out now from Viking. And later this year will co-write a SUICIDE SQUAD miniseries for DC/Black LabelCayden Mak has spent the past decade organizing people for racial justice leveraging many aspects of technology and pop culture fmrly of 19 Million Rising (an Asian American Pacific Islander civic organizing group I love). My essay about Peacemaker's use of glam metal + my educational playlist https://womenwriteaboutcomics.com/2022/02/theres-no-wrong-time-to-rock-a-peacemaker-inspired-playlist/@Ali_Galactic's thread on Vigilante's trans subtext - https://twitter.com/Ali_Galactic/status/1493339062429704195

1hr 18mins

11 Mar 2022

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Ep. 95: The Invasion of Ukraine ft. Spencer Ackerman

The Insurgents

On this episode journalist Spencer Ackerman joins us to discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the myriad geopolitical issues that both led to this and resulted in its wake, what it’s like to cover a warzone on the ground, the sympathetic coverage for Ukrainian refugees that has not traditionally been afforded to Middle Eastern refugees and more.Spencer’s book ‘Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America And Produced Trump’ is a fantastic book and available here.Spencer’s Substack, Forever Wars, is available here.Drop us a line at theinsurgentspod@gmail.com.Find the show on your favorite podcast provider at InsurgentsPod.comIf you’d like to become a premium subscriber and gain access to premium episodes as well as our private Discord server, you can do so here:Subscribe now This is a public episode. If you’d like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit theinsurgents.substack.com/subscribe

1hr 22mins

10 Mar 2022

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Wajahat Ali and Spencer Ackerman on the War on Terror, Trumpism, and American Identity, with Jenn White

Sixth & I LIVE

Journalist Wajahat Ali draws upon his experiences as a Muslim in America to offer lessons and strategies to help cultivate a more compassionate America in Go Back to Where You Came From. In a conversation moderated by Jenn White, host of “1A” from WAMU and NPR, Ali and Spencer Ackerman, author of Reign of Terror, speak about how the 9/11 era continues to shape today’s political and societal landscapes, and how millennial activists are pushing back against a rising tide of xenophobia. This program was held virtually in partnership with Politics and Prose on January 22, 2022. 


11 Feb 2022

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Dan O Says So, Episode 41: Spencer Ackerman

Dan O Says So

This week Dan sits down with Pulitzer Prize winning Editor, Author, and Investigative Reporter Spencer Ackerman to discuss his new book 'Reign of Terror: How the 911 Era Detabilized America and Produced Trump', his thoughts regarding the future of our democracy and his upcoming work on DC Comic's Suicide Squad.


31 Jan 2022

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Episode 066: Callisto (feat. Spencer Ackerman)


In Episode 66 of CEREBRO, Connor and returning guest Spencer Ackerman (Reign of Terror) sharpen their knives with the cunning Callisto! Leader of the Morlocks, a society of non-passing mutants living in poverty in the maintenance tunnels beneath Manhattan, Callisto debuts as an eager rival to Storm. In time she becomes one of the X-Men's staunchest allies, and in the Krakoan Age, she serves as White Knight of the Hellfire Trading Company. The CEREBRO character file on Callisto begins at 1:06:30.(Content Advisory: Callisto's story includes genocide, the murder of children, sexual violence, attempted suicide, brainwashing, and non-consensual body modification.)Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

2hr 49mins

24 Jan 2022

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255. Spencer Ackerman on the Reign of Terror, Haiti, and comics

The Sifu Mimi Chan Show

Spencer Ackerman has been a national-security correspondent for outlets like The New Republic, WIRED, The Guardian, and currently The Daily Beast for nearly the entire War on Terror. He is the author of the new acclaimed book REIGN OF TERROR: HOW THE 9/11 ERA DESTABILIZED AMERICA AND PRODUCED TRUMP.  As the former U.S. national security editor for the Guardian, Ackerman was part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team reporting on Edward Snowden's surveillance revelations. The post 255. Spencer Ackerman on the Reign of Terror, Haiti, and comics first appeared on Sifu Mimi Chan.

1hr 11mins

12 Oct 2021

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Spencer Ackerman | Trump Defended "Toadstool" Penis, Manchin and Sinema Block Biden Agenda: A Closer Look

Late Night with Seth Meyers Podcast

Seth takes a closer look at centrist Democrats holding Joe Biden’s agenda hostage while Republicans threaten to crater the economy.Then, Spencer Ackerman talks about his new book Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump, the ongoing wars in Afghanistan and writing a Suicide Squad comic book.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


30 Sep 2021