We talk about burrito emergencies, burritos by flashlight, the constitutional crisis, and how California will save America, along with tunnel boring machines and high speed rail.


  1. The Golden State by John Doe on A Year in the Wilderness (Yep Rock Records)
  2. Goin Down by Gangstagrass on Gangstagrass (CD Baby)
  3. In A Big Country by Big Country on The Crossing (1983)
  4. American Music by Violent Femmes on Add It Up (1981-1993) (n/a)
  5. Pretend We're Dead by L7 on Bricks Are Heavy (Slash)
  6. Californiyeah by !!! on Th!!!er (Warp Records)
  7. Take the Skinheads Bowling by Camper Van Beethoven on Take the Skinheads Bowling (Rough Trade)
  8. California Sun by Ramones on Leave Home (Sire)
  9. California Über Alles by Dead Kennedys on single (Alternative Tentacles)
  10. The King of Spain by Moxy Fruvous on Bargainville (WEA)
  11. Don't Pay the Ferryman by Chris de Burgh on single (A&M Records)
  12. Hot and Cold by Ex Hex on Rips (Merge Records)
  13. The City of New Orleans by Arlo Guthrie on single (Reprise)