79 episodes

Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with guests about culture in all its forms—pop, high, and low—and American society in general.

Culturally Determined Bloggingheads.tv

    • Society & Culture

Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with guests about culture in all its forms—pop, high, and low—and American society in general.

    Arranged Marriages for Millennials (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Justin Murphy)

    Arranged Marriages for Millennials (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Justin Murphy)

    Justin's new company that arranges marriages for Millennials and Zoomers ... Do city men and country women want to be forced to wed? ... The ideal eligible NYC bachelor: tall and anti-Trump ... Justin: I quit academia because it was "satanic" ... Justin's podcast, Chat for God ...

    • 1 hr
    We're Storming the Capitol, It's a Revolution! (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & William R. Black)

    We're Storming the Capitol, It's a Revolution! (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & William R. Black)

    Reflections on a bizarre week in America ... Protest, riot, insurrection, coup—or something stupider? ... The postmodern politics of symbols and cosplay ... Aryeh: Blaming this on "white supremacy" is both inaccurate and bad politics ... The link between anti-Semitism and Flat Earthers ... Impeachment? Resignation and pardon? A return to normalcy? ... Bill worries about historiography in the digital realm after Trump's Twitter banning ... What will Trump's post-presidency look like? ...

    • 1 hr
    Materially Determined (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Tommy Craggs)

    Materially Determined (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Tommy Craggs)

    Tommy's recent essay, "What’s the Matter With Cultural Politics?" ... Police defunding and the case against "backlash" ... Can the austerity stalemate be broken? ... How the debate over trans rights is and is not like the debate over gay marriage ... Tommy: Racial and gender identity affiliation can lead to labor consciousness ... Tommy praises the Oakland activists who seized an empty house ...

    • 1 hr
    The End of Takes (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Meghan Daum)

    The End of Takes (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Meghan Daum)

    Why Meghan is retiring from writing think pieces ... The devolution of the take, from op-eds to tweets ... The virtues of not knowing what to think ... Aryeh: The "Dr. Jill Biden" debate shows that the Trump era is ending ... The problems of too much speech ... Should we be optimistic about the future of the discourse? ...

    • 1 hr
    Speech and Censorship on YouTube (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Douglas Lain)

    Speech and Censorship on YouTube (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Douglas Lain)

    The mysterious removal of Doug's YouTube video on "the Great Reset" ... Does YouTube have an anti–Alex Jones algorithm? ... Content moderation in an age of infinite content ... What videos should YouTube be taking down? ... Aryeh: The problem isn't people being silenced, it's too many people talking ... How YouTube helps spread conspiracy theories ... Should leftists reject Big Tech? ... Doug on the contemporary relevance of Christopher Lasch ...

    • 1 hr
    The Particulars of Peter (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Kelly Conaboy)

    The Particulars of Peter (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Kelly Conaboy)

    Kelly's new book about her dog, The Particulars of Peter ... Everything you always wanted to know about Peter the dog ... Kelly: Dogs should be able to talk for 25 minutes a day ... The profound mysteries of the dog-human relationship ... "Doggo," "dog mom," and the cultural shift around pets ... Would you let your pet become a social media star? ... Dogs and the specter of death ...

    • 1 hr

Top Podcasts In Society & Culture

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by Bloggingheads.tv