Episode 270: The Government Says You Better Be Having Sex! Lockdown Rules and Loopholes

Posted: September 7, 2021 in Uncategorized
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Nick is joined by Lottie to discuss political and social issues around lockdowns, as well as some media recommendations. We have some political discussions around vaccinations, civil liberties, health and business. We also touch on some social aspects of the lockdowns including single bubbles, intimate partners and dating.

Lottie’s recommendations:

TV shows: Miracle Workers (Stan), Lupin (Netflix).

Books: The Broken Earth Trilogy by NK Jemison, A Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers.

Nick’s recommendations:

Movie: They Came Together (Google Play/Apple TV).

TV shows: Upstart Crow (Stan) and particularly the Upstart Crow Christmas Special 2020 (Prime Video), I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Netflix) – series 2 now out! You can join our Twitter thread discussing our favourite I Think You Should Leave sketches 🙂

Other links:

Please support our show by giving us nice reviews on iTunes and Stitcher – thanks 🙂

Clips:

Songbird movie; Bo Burnham ‘Looks Who’s Inside Again’ – from ‘Inside’ (Netflix); Songbird movie; Ghost Tour sketch from ‘I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson’ (Netflix) – Season 2, Episode 1; Weezer ‘Aloo Gobi’; The Office US – Season 4 Episode 18; The Lonely Island (feat. Adam Levine) ‘I’m So Humble’; Babysitter sketch from I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Netflix) – Season 1 Episode 5.

If you enjoy the music we play on our show, check out our Spotify playlist ‘Progressive Podcast Australia Music and Comedy’! Nick also gives daily music recommendations on Twitter @NicksSong and on the Spotify playlist ‘Song of the Day by NicksSong’.

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