9/11 and Rohingya

9/11 and Rohingya

In this episode we put on our political nerd hats and dive into some serious conversation, but first start off with our usual banter which involves a debate about whether you can claim to have visited a state if you had a layover in it’s ...

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North Korea, DACA, & Harry Potter

North Korea, DACA, & Harry Potter

The world is about to end again so we discuss what got us into this predicament. We talk about the tension with North Korea and its latest hydrogen bomb test. This leads us to talking about the major political news, the Trump administration ...

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Phoenix, Laguna Beach, & Beyond the Wall

Phoenix, Laguna Beach, & Beyond the Wall

This episode ends up being a random city tour as we talk about the events of Charlottesville leading up to Trump’s speech in Phoenix, Arizona. We break down the political speech, it’s implications, and also discuss the so-called new ...

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Taylor Swift, Inhumans, & Charlottesville

Taylor Swift, Inhumans, & Charlottesville

In this episode we cover the Taylor Swift trial, her responses, and the reaction from the internet, before going on to nerd news and discussing Marvel’s endeavors into TV world. We talk about Inhumans and some of the struggles with the ...

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Fidget Spinner, Nuclear War, and Game of Thrones

Fidget Spinner, Nuclear War, and Game of Thrones

We start this episode with a quick review of the weekend’s events. From our former co-host, Mustafa’s wedding to the Summer Leadership Initiative with ADEP. Vy gives us an interesting history of the fidget spinner and the controversy ...

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Lizard People, Scaramucci, & Politicon

Lizard People, Scaramucci, & Politicon

Time to dig deep in our political podcast. We start with a discussion of a conspiracy theories in light of Bo Dalls on Talk is Jericho. We talk about hollow earth, lizard people, the Illuminati, and why people believe in conspiracy theories. We ...

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Comic Con, Game of Thrones, HBO’s Confederate

Comic Con, Game of Thrones, HBO’s Confederate

We start the podcast with a quick recap of the recent political developments from the tension between Donald Trump and Jeff Session to the resignation of Sean Spicer. We discuss Vy’s weekend at San Diego Comic Con and all the cool trailers ...

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Social Media, Vidcon, Sargon of Akkad, and Anita Sarkeesian

Social Media, Vidcon, Sargon of Akkad, and Anita Sarkeesian

In the weird world of social media, what hope does society have? That’s the question we grapple with today. We talk about vidcon and the controversies of internet celebrities from Logan Paul to Christian Burns. We discuss the role of ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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