- Aug 16, 201900:0000:59
Simone discusses her viral "praxis" video. More irony talk, anti-intellectualism on the left, and the pitfalls of "normie socialism." We conduct a worker's inquiry into Simone's nanny job and her experience with Gen-Z, a group of kind and rational humans we are definitely not afraid of being turned into pelts by. Andy spills the beans about his online chess habit.
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- Aug 14, 201900:00:0001:18:16
Actress, comedienne and commie organizer Simone Norman (a.k.a. #praxis girl) joins us for a chat. We recap the DSA convention in Atlanta including resolutions on open borders, sex work decrim, and "Bernie or bust," and the manufactured drama that was clap-gate. Plus: Close The Camps NYC's non-violent direct action, white supremacist violence and its connections to capitalism, and the uses and abuses of irony. You know, girl stuff.
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Visit CloseTheCamps.us to get involved with immigrant justice actions in your area!
Outro music: Lifetime - Irony is for suckers
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- Aug 9, 201900:0001:53
On this month's episode of Vampire Castle, Leslie and Jamie talk about the TV series about the world's worst vampires, What We Do in the Shadows.
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Intro: Intellectual Dark Wave - Vampire Castle
Outro: Norma Tanega - You're Dead
- Aug 7, 201900:00:0001:13:10
Jake Flores spills more tea than the Sons of Liberty and Sean and Andy tackle the Manson family, parapolitics, Googling MKULTRA, and Quentin Tartufo's new film, Hollywood Dreams
Mostly based on Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the '60s by Tom O'Neil https://www.littlebrown.com/titles/tom-oneill/chaos/9780316477574/
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- Jul 31, 201900:00:0001:02:45
Jamie is joined by Leslie Lee III (@leslieleeiii) from Struggle Session (@strugglesesh) to discuss Ari Aster's feel good hit of the summer. They also wax poetic on Tool guys, the golden ratio as applied to Kamala Harris, and the virtues of quitting your job.
Midsommar spoilers, obvi, so don't come crying to us!
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Closing music: Gae Bolg - Gloria (https://antifascistneofolk.com/2019/04/05/gae-bolg-shows-how-you-can-stand-against-the-fascist-neofolk-scene/)
- Jul 26, 201900:0008:10
Socialist Ufologist MJ Banias exposes the truth about what's really going on at Area 51 and who the zoomer kyles are that claim they want to raid it. Afterwards he gives us an insider's look at the racism scandal within MUFON, the reactionary and liberatory aspects of paranormal phenomenon, and a hauntological deconstruction via Derrida of how UFOs are like communism.
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More on MJ's work: https://www.terraobscura.net/about.html https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9QTDI70VDpjDirNRBCZlrQ https://twitter.com/mjbanias https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/597xv8/serious-ufologists-think-the-storm-area-51-event-is-dumb
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- Jul 24, 201900:00:0001:32:43
A discussion on "Feminism for the 99% a Manifesto" with authors Cinzia Aruzza and Tithi Bhattacharya covering socia reproduction theory, the practical shortcomings of vulgar class reductionism, and Ozy Fest 2019
Closing music: Bush Tetras - Stand up and Fight
- Jul 17, 201900:00:0001:36:58
Andy and Sean do a brocialism with Prank Stallone aka Chris James (@theCJS) joining to talk about screwing with GORKA and other right wing blowhards on the phone for the hahas. Thereafter we meander around a variety of topics including bike protests, RNC 2004 memories, the continuing Jeff Epstein affair, the escalating insanity of the migrant crisis, and the struggle against it.
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1,000 Cylist die-in in Washington Square Park https://gothamist.com/2019/07/10/cyclists_die_in_nyc.php
Coverage of 2004 anti-RNC Critical Mass https://www.democracynow.org/2004/8/30/critical_mass_over_260_arrested_in For more on how capitalism shaped the desert crossing read: "Designed to Kill: Border Policy and How it Changed" https://crimethinc.com/2011/05/22/designed-to-kill-border-policy-and-how-to-change-it
Read about No More Death activist Scott Warren's ongoing court case https://theintercept.com/2019/05/04/no-more-deaths-scott-warren-migrants-border-arizona/ As always, a great resourced about ongoing resistance at the border: https://commotion.world/
- Jul 11, 201900:00:0001:10:44
Jamie and Andy interview three contributors to Commune Magazine's Summer issue. First we talk to Marxish Rock Critic Joshua Clover on Lil Nas X and its transgression of the color line. Then we chat with Michelle O'Brien about the Queer Liberation march for the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, family abolition, and what life will look like on the Queer Commune. Finally we talk to Commune editor Chloe Watlington on climate change, personal tragedy and mourning, and the existential need for communism.
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- Jul 3, 201900:00:0001:05:38
Proletkult is a monthly semi-premium subseries of the Antifada that covers space, exobiology, the paranormal and parapolitical, futurism and sci-fi. In this episode we talk to Erik Davis on his new book that follows Phillip K. Dick, Terrence McKenna, and Robert Anton Wilsons shamanic tightrope walking between science fiction and reality. At the end of the episode Andy reviews each episode of Black Mirror Season 5.
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Intro music: Giorgio Moroder - Racer Closing music: Devo - Head like a Hole