The absurdist and hyperbolic response to the Wuhan Kung Flu CoronaVirus is a flamboyant display of post apocalyptic Communist cosplay at best, and a dangerous sociopolitical totalitarian exercise at worst.
We kick this episode off with Net Neutrality and why everything you heard is wrong / My 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' thoughts and review with spoilers / Turning to local politics with the rise of the Asians / Helen Gym embarrasses herself and wheels out a bewildered black woman on DemocracyNow / The 'Different… Continue reading Rox Trash Radio, Ep. 205
Let's get one thing straight. Most of America doesn't vote; so before you gloat about "America wanted Trump" or "It appears Clinton won the popular vote, so clearly America wanted Clinton," understand the the vast majority of the country didn't give a fuck about either candidate; or at least not enough to push a button.… Continue reading The Day America Elected a Frog
1996 was a big cultural year for America. We hosted the Atlanta Summer Olympics, which was subsequently bombed by terrorists, killing one person and injuring over 100 more; the first three-parent baby was conceived through mitochondrial donation in New Jersey, of all places; The Ramones played their final show while Bob Dole was officially nominated for President… Continue reading Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: First Kid
There's no getting around the political fact that the Presidential Debates don't have much of an impact on the polls, or anyone's opinion of the candidates. I would argue further that who we choose to be President of the United States isn't a particularly significant decision either, but you guys seem to think it's an… Continue reading What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Crazy Debate
My Fellow Americans-- No, that's too formal... Hey, guys, what's up? That's better. We're about seven exciting weeks away from the next presidential election, and I'm not sure if you've noticed, but you guys are really letting it get to your heads. Between the endless protests and puffing up your chests on social media, you… Continue reading An Open Letter to Americans
When you mention "Ban the Box" to anyone, you almost immediately have to launch into a defensive stance. Most logical people would certainly interpret the tragically-named civil rights initiative as some kind of counter-feminist movement at best, or an Islamic Male-Pride March at worst. Fortunately, or unfortunately depending on actual data, "Ban the Box" is… Continue reading Doesn’t “Ban the Box” Sound Like Slut Shaming?
Taylor Swift is now Queen of Asgaard / Gun hysteria / Facebook debates are AIDS / The trial and error of making America great again, in Japan! / Walking Dead seems to be wasting a lot of everyone's precious time / Game of Thrones gives Joe visible goosies / Ghostbusters trailers get worse / Happy Father's Day from Matt… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 201: Father’s Day for Bastards