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The Tom and Curley Show

Opposites attract. Tom Tangney is a boisterous, bus-riding, liberal; John Curley is a sharp-dressed, Porsche-driving, conservative. Together they tackle the news of the day from both sides of the issues. Reaching across the aisle has never been this much fun! Listen live weekdays 9am to noon on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM.

Monday, August 20, 2018

August 20, 2018 - Hour 1

Trump Lawyers' Sudden Realization: They Don't Know What Don McGahn Told Mueller's Team // Asia Argento, a #MeToo Leader, Made a Deal With Her Own Accuser // The Tyranny of the Exclamation Point Is Causing Email and Text Anxiety

August 20, 2018 - Hour 2

Hanna Scott: Judge blocks Washington ballot initiative to raise purchase age for semi-automatic rifles // The last Blockbuster: 'I'm proud that we've survived' // Woman who fell off cruise ship rescued after treading water for 10 hours: 'I am very lucky to be alive'

August 20, 2018 - Hour 3

Uber, Lyft and Lime want to run bike shares in Seattle // TSA says air marshals don’t follow 'ordinary' travelers. Some ordinary travelers beg to differ // LETTERS

Tom seems nice, but not when he's on eBay

If you're wondering if Tom Tangney ever drops the "nice guy" act, it's when he's trying to outbid you on eBay.

Wasteful weed: Marijuana market is producing new avenues of trash

Washington's legal marijuana market has proved to have a downside -- waste. Plastic is flooding into landfills, and plant waste is difficult to get rid of.

Friday, August 17, 2018

August 17, 2018 - Hour 1

A $550-per-hour coach is helping Sound Transit's chief get along with his employees // Trump calls on regulators to consider changing how often companies report earnings // Colombian city urges a break from sex to fight heat wave

August 17, 2018 - Hour 2

Why no Seattle Times editorial saying we are not enemies of the people? We prove that every day // The Sharing Economy's Next Target Is Child Care // MOVIE REVIEW

August 17, 2018 - Hour 3

Background checks give false sense of security at airports // KNOW-IT-ALL QUIZ // LETTERS

Thursday, August 16, 2018

August 16, 2018 - Hour 1

Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan -- a leading critic of the president // There's a smartphone app that can now market itself as birth control in the US // Southwest Air Limits Emotional-Support Animals to Dogs and Cats

August 16, 2018 - Hour 2

Uber, Lyft boosted car travel by 94 million miles in Seattle last year, study says // STEM majors way up, humanities down, among Washington college students, new data show // The organizer of the Charlottesville rally just got humiliated by his own father

August 16, 2018 - Hour 3

Garbage from Washington state's booming pot industry clogs gutters, sewers and landfills // Tattooing in the Civil War Was a Hedge Against Anonymous Death // LETTERS

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

August 15, 2018 - Hour 1

Smoky Seattle summers: Expect more of them, scientists say // How Sex Robots Could Revolutionize Marriage -- for the Better // Beards are back. That's bad news for Gillette

August 15, 2018 - Hour 2

Hanna Scott: Hundreds of local teachers rally for pay raises and consider strikes // Don't worry about feeling sad: on the benefits of a blue period // A horse was neglected by its owner. Now the horse is suing

August 15, 2018 - Hour 3

Amazon is no longer a Seattle company. Here's what that will mean for future workers and its second headquarters // In Thailand, 'Obesity in Our Monks Is a Ticking Time Bomb' // LETTERS

Curley reminisces about Evening Magazine with Jim Dever

KING-5's Jim Dever filled in for Dave Ross a couple days this week, and he stuck around to catch up with John and Tom before heading out. Dever is one of the current hosts of Curley's old show, they got a chance to reminisce about working together.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

August 14, 2018 - Hour 1

Seattle council votes on plan to preserve the Showbox // How Your Brain Tricks You Into Believing Fake News // 'Hipster kryptonite': will CDs ever have a resurgence?

August 14, 2018 - Hour 2

Sully: A bridge connecting Sammamish and Bellevue? // An Underappreciated Key to College Success: Sleep // French theme park deploys birds to collect litter

August 14, 2018 - Hour 3

What's in a name? For Seattle's future NHL team, more than meets the Sock-eye // France Takes On Cellphone Addiction With a Ban in Schools // LETTERS

Monday, August 13, 2018

August 13, 2018 - Hour 1

Man who took Horizon Air plane from Sea-Tac Airport was quiet, well liked, says former co-worker // Why drink is the secret to humanity's success // He added these words to his wedding vows and went viral on Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show'

August 13, 2018 - Hour 2

Is this a cheaper solution for Seattle's homeless crisis? // On U.S. Planes, the Dogs Are Winning // In Amsterdam, Even The Tourists Say There Are Too Many Tourists