The Trial of Pussy Riot

Friday, August 10, 2012

Transcript

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This week saw closing statements in the trial of feminist punk collective Pussy Riot, charged with “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred," after a protest performance in a Moscow Church. Brooke talks to GQ Russia editor Michael Idov about how, in prosecuting this case, the Russian government has turned Pussy Riot into an international cause

 

Plan B - Ill Manors

Guests:

Michael Idov

Hosted by:

Brooke Gladstone

Comments [1]

Andrew Sleeth from Raleigh, NC

Several things to note here.

a) Any freshman who's managed to stay awake through Survey of Western Philosophy should be able to use the word "ontological" correctly.

b) By my estimation, any journalist who assesses a person's intellect on the basis of her raiment wields professional credibility on a par with Stephen Glass.

c) This is the second story in less than 18 months during which Brooke has repeatedly molested our delicate ears with the word "pussy." Brooke, keep it up and I'm going to have to ask you to marry me just to keep me an honest man.

Aug. 14 2012 07:42 PM

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