Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Sunday December 31, 2023 show features a brief hello, a KZSC interview with Bathrobespierre from Oct 25, 2017 and a full-blown Flashback from February 28, 2016 with Pat Colby, Micah Posner, Mike Boyd, Mike Rhodes, & more

The December 31st  show includes:

  • [12-30-23] Sea Otter reports on a phone being destroyed by an officer while he was videoing what he saw as an abusive police contact downtown within the last few weeks.  Report incidents, send videos to Laura the law-watcher at 831-245-0956.
  • Troy and Otter on washing/drying resources for those outside as the rains hit
  • Bathrobespierre updates the HPHP analyst’s declining to provide more details about the 2023 Homeless Dead (
  • KZSC Host John Sanditch interviewing Bathrobespierre on October 25, 2017 on police directing unhoused to the San Lorenzo Benchlands

The Flashback to February 28, 2016 includes:

  • Fresno journalist and activist Mike Rhodes on police brutality there and his recently published Dispatches from the War Zone.
  • “Push Back” Pat Colby on the homeless right to recycle, the recent Freedom Sleepers [FS] #32 event
  • Mike Boyd on his lawsuit against the taxing of medical marijuana by local authorities.
  • “Katzenjammer” Keith McHenry on his struggles to present documentation of apt FS clean-up to Assistant City Manager Scott Collins, activist action expanding the free speech squares on Pacific (then called the “blue boxes”), and Toby Nixon’s management of recent FS events.
  • Various stories: 72 Hour Deadline Camper Crackdown in S.F.; SF police obstruction of Mario Woods assassination investigation; police shooting in Burns, OR of man reaching for a waistband;
  • Flashback within a Flashback: 1989: Interview with “Backyard” Brian Staley, first man jailed extensively in the Soup Wars of Spring; 3-13-89 “Slyshoes” Sandra Lorranger, after her arrest for soup serving at the Town Clock.
  • Councilmember Micah Posner grilled on the rental inspection law with few answers