Talk worth listening to. But first, a little something from our growing VS video collection. Consider  Accountability from the Z Files, in which Stuart Zechman addresses movement liberals, posing questions about the foreclosure fraud settlement, immunity for banks and holding the President and the elites accountable for the damage they have done to the United States.  Original broadcast: Virtually Speaking Tuesdays with Susie Madrak, David Dayen and Stuart Zechman. Avedon Carol provides the text.

Schedule for Sunday, Feb 19 through Thursday, Feb 25 with  Aaron Bady, Avedon Carol, Joan McCarter, Lambert Strether, Stuart Zechman and Jay Ackroyd. They consider politics, policy and science in light of very current events, timely trends and public affairs. Comments and questions courtesy of a digitally present studio audience. Which could include you. (see IRC below) All programs webcast and archived at BlogTalkRadio (BTR). Available free at iTunes. (Search Virtually Speaking from the iTunes store.)

Sunday, Feb 19 | 9 pm eastern | 6 pm pacific |Virtually Speaking Sundays |Joan McCarter talks with Stuart Zechman, taking their inspiration from the Sunday morning talking heads. Plus this week’s Most Ridiculous Moment. Follow @JoanMcCarter @stuart_zechman @Bobblespeak Listen live and later on BTR

Tuesday, Feb 21 | 9 pm eastern | 6 pm pacific |Virtually Speaking Tuesdays | As it is the 3rd Tuesday, Avedon Carol and Correntewire‘s Lambert Strether dissect breaking news and crazy liberalism. Plus The Z Files. Follow @Avedon_Says @CorrenteWire   Listen live and later on BTR

Note the Tuesday line-up: Spocko and Mike Stark talk about advocacy and activism on the 1st Tuesday of the month; Susie Madrak and a guest consider the impact of current events on working and middle class people on the 2nd Tuesday; Avedon Carol and Correntewire‘s Lambert Strether dissect breaking news and crazy liberalism on the 3rd Tuesday; Dave Johnson maps the forest with a guest on the 4th Tuesday; and Jay Ackroyd and a guest shed light on current insanities of the political and economic kind, on the 5th Tuesday.

Thursday, Feb 23| Double Header

8 pm eastern | 5 pm pacific |Virtually Speaking A-Z: This week in liberalism. | Stuart Zechman and Jay Ackroyd discuss current evens from the perspective of movement liberalism.| Plus What Digby Said. And post-show notes. Follow @Stuart_Zechman @JayAckroyd Listen live on BTR. Beginning midnight, listen here.

9 pm eastern | 6 pm pacific |Virtually Speaking with Jay Ackroyd |Jay talks with Zunguzungu’s Aaron Bady about David Graeber’s Debt: The First 5,000 Years. Follow @zunguzungu @JayAckroyd Listen live and later on BTR.

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Show Notes:

Jay’s VS growing library of Video shorts: What Digby Said, Culture of Truth’s ‘Most Ridiculous Moments’ from the Sunday morning talk shows and the ZFiles.

Virtually Speaking Sundays| Culture of Truth distills the Sunday morning talk shows with the gratifyingly satirical Bobblespeak Translations.

The VS Sunday panel draws from Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, Culture of Truth, David Dayen, digby, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, Stuart Zechman and Susie Madrak. From time to time, the make-up of the panel shifts. Also, every 5 weeks or so, one of our regular panelists invites a guest to join them.

Cross posted at DailyKos.