The New Racists

The New Racists

A rash of new cellphone videos have emerged revealing racist in their natural habitats. From a man berating someone for speaking Spanish, to a woman in cellphone store using racial epithets against a friendly customer, to an older woman openly ...

More
The Last Jedi, Flip the 6th, & Afghanistan

The Last Jedi, Flip the 6th, & Afghanistan

Today’s powerhouse episode covers a wide breadth of topics. We start with a discussion of the special elections in Georgia’s 6th district. We predict what this means for politics in 2018. Next we talk about the new Star Wars trailer, ...

More
School Madness, Microwave Cameras, & Conspiracy Theories

School Madness, Microwave Cameras, & Conspiracy Theories

We start this episode off with a bit of reminiscing about our school years, talking about the various mischief that we got into in the past; From Vy’s sordid past, to Ali’s instigating insurrections, to Diz’s fights with other ...

More
Logan and Gamer Subculture

Logan and Gamer Subculture

Old Man Logan is a hit. We start our episode with a quick review of Logan and what we thought made the movie stand out. As avid fans of the X-Men we were excited about the film and it did not let us down. This leads us to do a quick summary of ...

More
Nerd Culture, Representation, & Social progress

Nerd Culture, Representation, & Social progress

This year’s Oscars are certainly going to be remembered for years to come. Besides the controversy and disaster of the end, the award ceremony also saw new winners. We link this to the Saudi Arabia having its first comic convention which ...

More
Revolution & Protest

Revolution & Protest

To get us started we listen to Ali’s elitist rant on education before discussing successful protests. We talk about protests throughout the years and which have been successful from personal experience and that we’ve been taught. Vy ...

More
Dystopian Society

Dystopian Society

Given how crazy the world has been, we thought a discussion on the genre of dystopian societies was ideal. We talk about how the genre emerged, its roots in the 20th century, and the effect it has had on pop culture. We discuss different ...

More
Executive Order and Protest

Executive Order and Protest

Over the weekend Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders and immediately faced backlash. We break down the orders and what they hoped to achieve. Then we discuss the immediate response to them. We talk about the spontaneous mass ...

More
Trump Craziness & Charismatic Leadership

Trump Craziness & Charismatic Leadership

It’s only been a week or so since Trump took office and madness has taken over. We start the podcast talking about the protests, resistance, and the appointment of cabinet members. We talk about all the things going wrong with our ...

More
Drunken Love & Idiot Cabinets

Drunken Love & Idiot Cabinets

In a usual mad riff we discuss snuggling, cuddling, and drunken love. After our foray into the sordid world of love we talk about the even more sordid world of politics. We talk about the Trump cabinet and what they represent for the next four ...

More
Mandela Effect

Mandela Effect

2017 is already shaping up to be a weird year. We start the podcast off with a bit of roundup of political news before diving into the intriguing and interesting concept of the Mandela Effect. We discuss where it originates from, what the theory ...

More
Origin of Names, PizzaGate, & Fantastic Beasts

Origin of Names, PizzaGate, & Fantastic Beasts

In a weird riff, we start our podcast talking about the origins of names and what they can tell us about a culture or time period. We talk about the popularity of some names, titles, and how people are referred to. Eventually we talk about the ...

More
Cabinet & Doctor Strange

Cabinet & Doctor Strange

Oh yay it looks like Donald Trump has picked some of his cabinet members and it look as bad as you might expect. We start this podcast off taking a closer look at some of his picks and the problems that they present. We explore their histories ...

More
Election 2016

Election 2016

Well that happened. After livestreaming the presidential election we regroup to share our thoughts, worries, and feelings about the election of Donald Trump. We talk about how we got to this point and what we are likely going to see going ...

More
Debate and Haunted House

Debate and Haunted House

The debates are finally over even if the election is not. We discuss and analyze what happened in the last debate and what impact it will have on the presidential race. Collectively we agree that we are so over this election and ready to move ...

More
Journalism, Wikileaks, and Unsolved Mystery

Journalism, Wikileaks, and Unsolved Mystery

Journalism has a sordid past and in our latest episode we take a closer look at that past and how that continues today. We talk about how journalism is driven by attention, the market, and scandal and the effect that may have on how stories are ...

More
Memes, October Surprise, and Debates

Memes, October Surprise, and Debates

***Content Warning, talk of sexual assault*** Why do some things go viral? We ponder this as we talk about the clown craze and Ken Bone becoming an overnight sensation. We take a closer look at meme theory and the history of viral memes from the ...

More
Presidential Debate

Presidential Debate

In the most watched presidential debate in history, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went head to head for the first time. We break down the debate and analyze what went wrong and what went right. It was a train wreck that we couldn’t look ...

More
Terrorism and the Other

Terrorism and the Other

Today we go over the weeks’ craziest news. We talk about the recent terrorist attacks in Chelsea, New York and Elizabeth, New Jersey and how fixation on the background of Ahmad Khan Rahami misses the mark. We discuss the history of ...

More
Nationalism & Broken System

Nationalism & Broken System

Blending several news events from protests to backlash, we take a look at the nature of patriotism and nationalism in the United States. Ali argues the nature of nationalism is tied to civic religion and dogmatism. We ask what happens when a ...

More
Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On YoutubeVisit Us On Google PlusCheck Our Feed