Posts Tagged ‘pop culture’

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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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’.

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The characters Cheryl and Betty from the show Riverdale (Photo: Diyah Pera/The CW).

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We analyse the representations of gender in the TV shows Riverdale, The Morning Show, Big Little Lies and You, as well as the movie Bombshell.

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Clips:

Taylor SwiftThe Man’, Petrol GirlsSurvivor’.

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