Posts Tagged ‘Coronavirus’

The episode title is taken from this album from The Lawrence Arms.

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We discuss the constant tension in activism and life generally of feeling like you’re not doing enough versus way too much. We also cover advice on getting on top of your email inbox, playing the metaphorical keyboard and nonsensical analogies about call out culture.

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Us saying fuck off to 2020. If you haven’t already had enough of 2020, you can check out a bunch of comedy recaps of the year, such as The War on 2020 by The Chaser (YouTube), Death to 2020 by the Black Mirror creators (Netflix), Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell Pagan Holiday Special (ABC iview) and The Yearly With Charlie Pickering 2020 (ABC iview).
  • Listen to Nick’s 3CR Summer Special ‘Music for Change’ on Sunday 10 January 2021, 1-2pm Melbourne/AEST time – listen in live via 3cr.org.au.
  • The health risks of drinking alcohol even at low levels – see breastcancer.org and the video below for more on this. This discussion on alcohol is a continuation from our discussion on the topic on episode 254.

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Clips:

Malcolm Tucker: “I’ve got a to-do list…” – from The Thick Of It, The Lawrence ArmsI’ll Take What’s In The Box, Monty’, Blackadder ‘Series 4Series 4Series 4’, LowkeyIn My Lifetime’, Frank TurnerMy Kingdom For A Horse’.

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We saw this on a back of a car near our place recently.

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Nick is joined by Lottie to discuss Melbourne’s lockdown – what it was like, implications for work and life generally going forward, and our evaluation of how the Andrews government has handled the pandemic.

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The Lonely IslandYOLO’, LowkeyGhosts of Grenfell 2’.

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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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