53 episodes

The Society Show is about in-depth international, societal, and cultural news with a soundboard and propaganda mixed in.

Follow the podcast on twitter: @society_show
Write in to the show: societyshowpodcast@gmail.com
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The Society Show with Christian Patterson Christian Patterson

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    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

The Society Show is about in-depth international, societal, and cultural news with a soundboard and propaganda mixed in.

Follow the podcast on twitter: @society_show
Write in to the show: societyshowpodcast@gmail.com
Leave a voicemail: (971) BETH-1EU or ‪(971) 238-4138‬

    Ep 52: Eurovision, Bill Gates, al-Aqsa, AMLO w/ Leonel

    Ep 52: Eurovision, Bill Gates, al-Aqsa, AMLO w/ Leonel

    News and chat about society, with a soundboard and propaganda mixed in. On all podcast platforms. It's the HD era! This episode, I was joined by Leonel (twitter: @radioleonel). We talked about the upcoming Eurovision, evaluated AMLO as Mexico’s president, and the Maya train project. Some of the things also covered include:

    - A new CIA PR department woke video!

    - Bill and Melinda Gates divorce

    - Melinda Gates pretends she divorced Bill because of Epstein ties

    - Chipotle widely, fragrantly, and frequently violates NYC labor laws

    - The Qatar finance minister was arrested as part of a corruption investigation

    - DNA test reveals Ledell Lee, a man executed by Arkansas in 2017, didn’t leave DNA evidence on the murder weapon, but someone else did

    - I cover the initial Palestinian protests against Israeli settlement in Jerusalem, and the Israeli assault on al-Aqsa Mosque

    - Anti-Indian Kashmiri politician dies after being detained on preventative charge, and ignored when he reported he had COVID

    - Modi approves $1.8 billion renovation, including a renovation of his own home

    - All of that, and much much more, this is the Society Show!

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep 51: Kidnapped by Basque Nationalists w/ Malachi and Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Ep 51: Kidnapped by Basque Nationalists w/ Malachi and Arnold Schwarzenegger

    News and chat about society, with a soundboard and propaganda mixed in. On all podcast platforms. It's the HD era! This episode, I was joined by Malachi of the Good Dudelyness Podcast in the second half. We talked about markets, on multiple levels, from practical, to philosophical, to historical. Also, I was briefly joined by Arnold Schwarzenegger, who wanted to share a simple message with the audience. Some of the things also covered include:

    - Enrique Iglesias's rich family

    - The kidnapping of Enrique Iglesias's grandpa Papuchi, by Basque nationalists, in 1981

    - 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar, who has admitted to a history of sexual molestation, was arrested by feds at an airport

    - Volkswagen under investigation by the SEC over deceptive "April Fools" prank, where they rebranded as Voltswagon

    - Volkswagen's previous brush with regulators - Dieselgate - where they were skirting US emission standards

    - Korean fishermen protest against the Japanese dumping of nuclear waste in the ocean

    - A storm causes scaffolding above an Aztec monument to damage the structure - although it can be repaired

    - European Parliament is demanding the release of Bolivian coup government president, Jeanine Anez, from jail

    - All of that, and much much more, this is the Society Show!

    Visit the website: societyshow.net

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep 50: Ritual sacrifice, Teslas on fire, woke Disney

    Ep 50: Ritual sacrifice, Teslas on fire, woke Disney

    News and chat about society, with a soundboard and propaganda mixed in. On all podcast platforms. This episode I was solo, and talked about many things, such as:

    - Did you celebrate Diversify Your Portfolio day?

    - Tesla, with no driver at the wheel, crashes and kills two in car - takes four hours to put out fire -- And when they finally pulled the driver's body from the twisted, burning wreck, it looked like... THIS!

    - Chad rebels assassinated the long-time president, had ties to Khalifa Haftar in Libyan Civil War

    - Belgian ambassador to South Korea's wife wanted for slapping sales clerk

    - Brony mass shooter, and mass shooting issues in US in general

    - The George Floyd verdict

    - Nancy Pelosi's disgusting remarks about George Floyd being a sacrifice

    - The nature of Mesoamerican sacrifice, and Imperialist notions of sacrifice

    - The supposed metaphysical "effect" from ritual, material, killing

    - The European Super League's rise and fall - an attempt to import American style sports leagues to European soccer

    - The concept of post-Covid shut-ins and forever maskers

    - A conservative man threatens Orlando with his money because Disney is too woke

    - Heinz Haber, the Nazi German pilot, who later worked for Disney

    - Operation Paperclip

    - All of this, and much much more!

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    • 48 min
    Ep 49: The Ancient Rome Episode w/ Andy Palmer

    Ep 49: The Ancient Rome Episode w/ Andy Palmer

    News and chat about society, with a soundboard and propaganda mixed in. On all podcast platforms. This is the first episode with the new HD microphone. It's the HD era! This episode, I was joined by Andy Palmer (twitter: @andipalmur) of the Grubstakers podcast, we talked about mmany things, primarily related to Ancient Rome, such as:

    - The Trojan War and the mythological associations of the Romans to the Trojans

    - Romulus and Remus

    - Historical evaluations of Julius Caesar

    - The transition from Roman Republic to Roman Empire

    - The role of the Praetorian Guard, and how the emperor's guards evolved into a powerful state apparatus

    - The causes of the rise and collapse of Rome

    - The transition to feudalism that followed the collapse of the Roman Empire

    - The political economic structure of Empires

    - The American imperialist impact on places like Germany and Korea, and our study abroad experiences 

    - All of that, and much much more, this is the Society Show!

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    These four books were referenced on the episode:

    "SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome" by Mary Beard, "Caesar, Life of a Colossus" by Adrian Goldsworthy, "The Assassination of Julius Caesar" by Michael Parenti, and "Escape from Rome" by Walter Schiedel

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep 48: Paranoia World w/ Randi

    Ep 48: Paranoia World w/ Randi

    News and chat about society, with a soundboard and propaganda mixed in. On all podcast platforms. This is the first episode with the new HD microphone. It's the HD era! This episode, I was joined by Randi (twitter: @wascaleywabbit), we talked about numerous things, such as:

    - HBO's QAnon documentary, and how it implicates prominent right-wing operatives, as well as the creators of 8chan

    - COVID rates and the COVID vaccine

    - Discourse about movies, why movies are pretty bad now, and why movie discourse is worse

    - The coup in Myanmar and the aftermath

    - The so-called attempted coup in Jordan, which mostly amounts to palace intrigue

    - The Amazon union vote and why it failed

    - Amazon's aggressively weak social media PR campaigns

    - All of that, and much much more, this is the Society Show!

    Leave a message on the Society Show voicemail: (917) BETH-1EU [(971) 238-4138

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep 47: NASCAR, Mtn Dew, and Anwar al-Awlaki w/ Matt

    Ep 47: NASCAR, Mtn Dew, and Anwar al-Awlaki w/ Matt

    News and chat about society, with a soundboard and propaganda mixed in. On all podcast platforms. This is the first episode with the new HD microphone. It's the HD era! This episode, I was joined by Matt (twitter: @MJBurroughs, tehben.com), we talked about numerous things, such as:

    - I ask Matt all about NASCAR, and motorsports in general

    - We talk about the death of Dale Earnhardt and the change of technology for safety after that

    - The increase of west coast pretty boy drivers like Kasey Kahne in the 2000s

    - Differences between NASCAR, Formula 1, and other types of motorsports

    - Matt's blog tehben.com

    - Mtn Dew Major Melon, Coffee Coca Cola, and other limited edition drinks

    - Anwar al-Awlaki, the first US citizen assassinated by the US by drone

    - Documents released by Yemeni government reveal potential CIA ties to Awlaki

    - The strange circumstances and mixed information surrounding Awlaki's life

    - I gripe about losing $500+ because of Paypal

    - All of that, and much much more, this is the Society Show!

    Leave a message on the Society Show voicemail: (917) BETH-1EU [(971) 238-4138

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    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

randi3111 ,

Truly unique and quirky

Christian is entertaining and provides an interesting and thoughtful perspective

LB19845 ,

Well researched

Christian seems to always be asking questions that I’m thinking. Really enjoy the show.

Drowseportland ,

Awesome

Christian is great at drawing connections between subjects and speaking poetically about big ideas.

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