Posts Tagged ‘Coronavirus’

Farmer Wants a Wife contestant. Image from Geelong Advertiser.

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On this episode we analyse the TV shows ‘Farmer Wants a Wife’ and ‘Killing Eve’ from an animal rights perspective, including bringing in Nick’s article ‘The Silence of the Lambs: My Interview with an Australian Slaughterhouse Worker’.

We also discuss a bunch of other random shit including: COVID aliens and intergalactic students, our latest finds from the street, The Matrix as a trans allegory, leaves are problymatic, The Chaser article “I am being silenced!” claims most published woman alive (about JK Rowling) and the movie Something Like Summer.

Book recommendation:

Too Much and Never Enough – How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man by Mary L Trump.

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Clips:

NOFX ‘The Marxist Brothers’, CNNNN, Frances QuinlanRare Thing’.

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Image from: comingsoon.net

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We discuss the TV show The Marvelous Mrs Maisel and themes of class, gender and body image. We also look into the Love Your Body and Body Positivity movements.

Also covered is: living in the North, the punitive shut down of public housing apartment blocks across Melbourne and connections with animal issues, Bitchy Shitshow podcast, plus Nick’s top 10 political albums.

Book recommendation:

Dead Men Tell No Tales by Dylan Howard, James Robertson, and Melissa Cronin.

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Clips:

Bugzy Malone ft JP Cooper ‘Ordinary People’, Lowkey ‘Tell Me Why’, Bad Cop, Bad CopSimple Girl’.

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Image from the NYT article linked to below.

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This show features speeches from the Melbourne Blak Lives Matter rally – the recording is thanks to 3CR Community Radio. We also discuss how significantly the Black Lives Matter movement has changed public opinion in the US and beyond, drawing on The New York Times article ‘How Public Opinion Has Moved on Black Lives Matter’ by Nate Cohn and Kevin Quealy.

Another topic covered is Australia’s racist history, which included slavery.

Other podcasts covering this movement:

Clips:

Sesame Street explain Black Lives Matter – we got the audio from Late Night with Seth Meyers, ‘Cornel West Explains the Protests’ – from the Bernie Sanders YT Channel, Speeches from the Melbourne Blak Lives Matter rally – recording from 3CR Community Radio, Jimblah and Ellie May ‘Black Life Matters’.

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Katie is joined by Sarah McGrath from Women for Women France and they discuss increased rates of family violence during the coronavirus lockdown and the different responses to the issue in France compared to Australia.

Other topics covered in the discussion are: the many different forms that family violence takes and the importance of cultural change, as well as services and education focusing on perpetrators.

Katie also briefly mentions the Australian Unions campaign for rebuilding the economy and restoring secure jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

Clips:

NOFX ‘The Marxist Brothers’, Maisie PetersSmile’.

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