Otherkin, Han Solo, Philando Castille & Nabra

Otherkin, Han Solo, Philando Castille & Nabra

We start our podcast off with a new segment called Tumblr Ethnographies. Vy decided to go down the rabbit hole that is tumblr and explore the world of “otherkin.” We discuss the different ideas behind otherkin, the origins, its ...

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Cultural Appropriation and Cinco De Mayo

Cultural Appropriation and Cinco De Mayo

Fresh from a trip to our capital, Diz and Ali regale us with tales of the Afghan American Conference and Diz’s secret act of heroism at the embassy. Our discussion of DC leads us to talking about the recent local controversy with a bar, ...

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Childhood Grudges & Great Scandals

Childhood Grudges & Great Scandals

In our latest podcast we spend the beginning reminiscing about our childhood, specifically about childhood grudges. We talk about the people we hated and why we hated them. We reflect on Vy’s preoccupation with revenge. This leads us to a ...

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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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Surveillance, Spying, & Espionage

Surveillance, Spying, & Espionage

Building off our last episode we dive deeper into the history of espionage. We talk about how spying has developed over the years and the relationship with the state. We talk about intelligence gathering and how it has becoming something ...

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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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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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Star Wars: Rogue One

Star Wars: Rogue One

We start off with a bit of a detour into the uneducated mind of Diz before reviewing Star Wars: Rogue One ***Spoiler Alert***. We do a quick rundown and review of the movie, what worked and what didn’t. We reach a consensus that Rogue One ...

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Aleppo

Aleppo

The city of Aleppo has fallen and has become one of the greatest human rights tragedies of our modern generation. In our latest podcast we take a look at the situation and the history behind the current civil war and the complicated politics at ...

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Thanksgiving, Origins of Turkey, and Alt Right

Thanksgiving, Origins of Turkey, and Alt Right

We’re thankful for all the dank food that clearly made us drunk as we talk about Thanksgiving, world foods, and the origins of Turkey. We talk about Turkey’s in the era of colonialism, the age of exploration, and the Ottoman-English ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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