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Cultural and political commentary from Matthew in Berlin and Jason in Los Angeles; two old comrades reflecting on the world and reckoning on what to do about it.

A Fine Old Conflict Matthew and Jason

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Cultural and political commentary from Matthew in Berlin and Jason in Los Angeles; two old comrades reflecting on the world and reckoning on what to do about it.

    Punk is Dead and So Are We. Part Two

    Punk is Dead and So Are We. Part Two

    Matthew and Jason are joined again by Chris from the Regrettable Century podcast to wrap up our discussion on pop-culture. Discussed: television and film with particular attention to the horror genre. Is art impossible in our moment? We don't know and that's the point. Enjoy. 

    Fischer, Ernst The Necessity of Art  Brooklyn NY,  London,  Verso, 2010

    Game of Thrones
    The Godfather
    Hereditary
    The Lighthouse
    Midsommar
    Star Wars
    The Witch

    Death Wish

    • 51 min
    Punk is Dead and So Are We. Part One

    Punk is Dead and So Are We. Part One

    We're back for a second season as Matthew and Jason are joined by a special guest to discuss the pleasures and pitfalls of popular culture. Discussed: sports, music, television and film. 

    • 57 min
    Doomed but Not Wrong

    Doomed but Not Wrong

    Jason and Matthew exhale some exhaust from the Culture Wars, discussing Cultural Marxism, social media as the new heights of bourgeois rule, and how not to talk to people. 

    • 1 hr
    Leftwing Layabouts and their Discontents vol.1

    Leftwing Layabouts and their Discontents vol.1

    Matthew and Jason reflect on their time and lessons (un)learned in the left. 

    • 47 min
    The Second Nerd International

    The Second Nerd International

    Cut of from the world by the pandemic, Jason and Matthew address other issues that they are in no position to change in a second consideration of the legacy of Stalin and the state socialist governments.

    • 50 min
    The Nerd International

    The Nerd International

    Jason and Matthew explore their own "thaw" on Stalinism and reflect on the consequences of 1989. 

    • 58 min

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