FTL & LRN.FM Updates

Happy New Year - One Year on Twitch and Discord!

January 6th, 2019 - 2:00am by FTL_Admin in

Last year in January after Youtube temp-banned the LRN.FM streaming channel over some unexplained violation of their "community standards", we branched out in a different direction. We launched our video streaming on Twitch - the video game streaming platform. It has turned out to be a great platform for live video and allowed us to bring Call to Freedom and Questioning Authority - the other two Keene-based shows on LRN.FM - into the channel. One year later the LRN.FM Twitch channel now has over 600 followers and approximately 60 subscribers! To show our appreciation and to help grow our presence on the platform, we launched our Twitch-only aftershows which have been a lot of fun and hopefully have brought us new viewers from the general Twitch audience, which will introduce some of them to the ideas of liberty.

In addition to Twitch, we also launched the LRN.FM Discord...

Ring in the New Year with Free Talk Live's NO-FCC aftershow only on TWITCH!

December 29th, 2018 - 6:25pm by FTL_Admin in

Are you like us and have no plans for New Year's? Join "Freer Talk Live" exclusively on our Twitch feed after our radio show ends at 10pm Eastern this Monday December 31st through to 2019 and celebrate another year closer to the death of the sun! Here's a handy event from Twitch to remind you of when to tune in.

Are you AMPing the show yet ? If not, please take a moment to show your support by donating just $5 a month (or BTC) and get some cool perks too.

Thanks for your support and listenership. We really appreciate it. If we don't see you on Twitch for it live, have a happy new year! Ian

Former Affiliate Returns! :: We're live through the holidays!

December 22nd, 2018 - 1:18pm by FTL_Admin in

Welcome back to our former affilaite in the US Virgin Islands, WVWI-AM in Charlotte Amalie. WVWI was on with us years ago just on weekends, but now they're live with us all three hours per night every weeknight. Their signal even reaches into Puerto Rico! You can see our full list of over 190 radio affiliates here .

The holidays are upon us, but we're not taking time off. Free Talk Live is live every day, whether Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, or New Year's Day. Listen live every day 7-10pm Eastern via our audio streams , Or, watch our live video streaming in HD on Twitch . Or, tune in on one of our radio affiliates or our international free-to-air satellite channels . Of course, you can always listen later via...

Now you can AMP straight from your bank account via eCheck!

December 15th, 2018 - 2:31pm by FTL_Admin in

As you know, the AMP program was designed to allow you to directly support our efforts to Advertise, Market, and Promote Free Talk Live. AMP helps us get on more radio stations as well as bring new internet listeners onboard. For a long time, we've offered multiple ways to AMP, including credit card, PayPal, and Bitcoin (BTC). Now I'm happy to announce that we can do automatic deductions directly from your bank account! It's called eCheck and it actually costs us a lot less in fees than a credit card or PayPal transaction.

If you'd like to AMP the show with eCheck, please get in touch with me directly via email: ian at freetalklive.com and I'll get you set up.

If you'd like to AMP via credit card, PayPal, or Bitcoin (BTC), you can easily do that via http://amp.freetalklive.com

If you're not currently AMPing, we'd really appreciate your direct support via AMP. It has been...

Mark to Emcee Cryptopulco @ Anarchapulco 2019

December 9th, 2018 - 2:58am by FTL_Admin in

Anarchapulco is just two months away and Mark and I have booked our flights to Acapulco. Are you going? The previous events were great and 2019 is shaping up to be tremendous with Ron Paul and multiple stages full of freedom-friendly speakers on various subjects. The speakers list has expanded significantly , and it was recently announced that Mark would be emceeing the Cryptopulco stage! Tickets are still available at Anarchapulco.com and code FTL will get you a discount.

In other news, our Twitch-only aftershows have been going strong, with episode four this week. Sadly, I thought I'd figured out a way for Twitch to easily store certain videos we've done in what they call "collections", however it looks like that doesn't preserve them at all as the first episode of "Freer Talk Live" has already dropped off the Twitch platform....

New Affiliate in NM :: Major Talk Shows Ending Nationwide :: More Twitch-ONLY Aftershows

December 2nd, 2018 - 4:38pm by FTL_Admin in

This week we welcomed our newest radio affiliate, KRSY-AM in Alamogordo, NM. They've added us to Saturdays to replace the now-ended Freedom Feens radio show. You can see our over 190 affiliates here . While I am sad to see the Freedom Feens go, as they were the only other libertarian nationally syndicated talk show in the United States, there is some potential good news with other radio shows ending at the end of 2018. Laura Ingraham is ending her radio show, Michael Savage is cutting his back to an hour a day live, and Michael Medved and Phil Valentine are no longer going to be in syndication. If you happen to know that one or more of those shows are heard on your local talk station(s), now is the time to reach out to the program director there and tell the PD you want to hear Free Talk Live!

In other affiliate news, longtime Saturday live affiliate WNIS-AM in Norfolk, VA has...

Did you miss our Twitch-only aftershow last week?

November 25th, 2018 - 4:04pm by FTL_Admin in

On Tuesday we did our first uncensored aftershow exclusively on the Twitch video streaming platform and it went well. Mark and Vincent went head-to-head on Christianity and somehow we got onto some graphic sexual topics that could never be discussed on the radio. If you missed it, the archive is available to watch , in HD, on Twitch. Plus, we're doing another one this Tuesday evening , so join us at 10pm Eastern right after the radio show ends for the second episode of Freer Talk Live. There is a Twitch.tv app if you prefer to listen on your smartphone.

Besides the new "Freer Talk Live" aftershow, the LRN.FM Twitch channel also streams live video of our other great Keene-studio based shows like Call to Freedom and Questioning Authority. Also there...

FTL's First Twitch-Only Aftershow - This Tuesday at 10pm Eastern

November 18th, 2018 - 12:38pm by FTL_Admin in

It's been a while since we've done an aftershow and I thought it might be fun to do a Twitch-only aftershow of Free Talk Live where we go uncensored and video-streaming only - open lines, as always. So coming up Tuesday November 20th after our live radio show ends at 10pm Eastern, we'll restart our video stream and go live on Twitch, but *not* on LRN.FM or any other platform, so if you want to watch or listen, you'll need to do it via Twitch . If you're already following the LRN.FM Twitch channel, thank you! If not, you can get ready by visiting http://twitch.lrn.fm and creating your Twitch account, then following our channel. Once you've done that, you can visit the upcoming event entry I made and have Twitch...

Freedom Decrypted now on LRN.FM! :: Twitch Streamers- We'll Auto-Host You!

November 10th, 2018 - 5:28pm by FTL_Admin in

This week LRN.FM added Freedom Decrypted to our podcast lineup. It's the new weekly libertarian tech show hosted by Free Talk Live hosts Chris Waid and Johnson Rice. As always, you can see our full program guide at http://shows.lrn.fm

If you're a Twitch streamer, let me know and we'll add you to the LRN.FM Twitch "auto-host" list, where if we're not streaming live, your channel might show up on our feed - if you are streaming at that time. You can reach me via email at ian at freetalklive.com or send me at PM to FTL_Ian on our forum at http://forum.lrn.fm or Discord server at http://discord.lrn.fm . Let me know your channel name on Twitch.

If you like what we do, please take a moment to AMP Free Talk Live for $5 a month at...

FTL Launches Jazzycams! + Now Accepting Credit Card Tips

November 4th, 2018 - 5:06pm by FTL_Admin in

Our Twitch channel has hit over 500 followers and over 30 subscribers have given us their Amazon Prime subscription - thank you! As of yesterday, we've added two extra cams to the studio - both pointing at Jazzy Girl's bed! Beware you may experience cuteness overload if you tune in to our video feed . To ensure you don't miss any of our video streams, including Free Talk Live, Call to Freedom, Questioning Authority, and Jazzycam as well as the occasional video game stream, be sure to follow our Twitch channel and install the Twitch app and make sure your notifications are on for the LRN.FM channel .

In addition, you can follow the instructions below our Twitch video feed to link up your Amazon Prime with your Twitch account, which makes it easy to then give us your free subscription each month. We...

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