Posts Tagged ‘pop culture’

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Nick is joined by Nic from Pynk Spots (pictured above) to discuss what capitalism is and why we are anti-capitalists, as well as subtle ways we try to disrupt capitalist logic in our everyday lives. The discussion features analysis of capitalism and pop culture, as well as challenging the capitalist idea we have to constantly be productive, including on social media.

This episode is a continuation of the discussion featured on our last episode ‘Disrupting An Ableist, Capitalist Mindset Within Social Movements, Featuring Two Nic’s’. This discussion is also available in video form on Youtube here and below:

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  • Make sure you subscribe to Pynk Spots on Youtube and your favourite podcast app! A great place to start if you enjoyed the topics covered on this show is: ‘009 Shy & Introvert Advice for Public Speaking with Pearson’ – available in both podcast and video format.
  • The Take: Documentary about worker co-operatives and direct democracy.

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Clips:

NOFX ‘The Marxist Brothers’, MARINAPurge The Poison‘.

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’.

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’.

If you enjoy the music we play on our show, check out our Spotify playlist ‘Progressive Podcast Australia Music and Comedy’!

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’.

If you enjoy the music we play on our show, check out our Spotify playlist ‘Progressive Podcast Australia Music and Comedy’!

You can listen to this episode above, subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and add us to your favourites on Stitcher. You can also listen to it on Cyber Ears or download it on Archive.org (70mins, 56MB). *If anyone has any issues with the audio on this episode, our guest Roger Yates has added a re-edited version to Archive.org.

Nick is joined by Roger Yates – a sociologist, activist with The Vegan Information Project and host of The Animal Rights Show. They discuss the utopian animal rights mockumentary Carnage and The Game Changers Netflix documentary, on athletes eating a plant-based diet.

Other topics discussed include: animal rights versus animal welfare, language and social justice, and sociology versus psychology. This episode is a continuation of a discussion between Roger and Nick over on Freedom of Species, which you can listen to here.

We finish the show by discussing the Black Lives Matter protests in the US, the radical flank effect, and parallels with police racism in Australia and media coverage of the Dominion Animal Liberation disruption.

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Clips:

NOFX ‘The Marxist Brothers’, IdlesI’m Scum’, The Style Council ‘Bloodsports’.

If you enjoy the music we play on our show, check out our Spotify playlist ‘Progressive Podcast Australia Music and Comedy’!