47 episodes

Themes and Memes is a different kind of movie review. It is a podcast that delves deep into the dark side of Hollywood films including subjects such as culture creation, state sponsorship, propaganda, predictive programming, occult symbolism and deep subtext. Be sure to listen and subscribe to the feed.

Themes and Memes Aaron Franz, Adam Roscoe

    • TV & Film
    • 4.2 • 10 Ratings

Themes and Memes is a different kind of movie review. It is a podcast that delves deep into the dark side of Hollywood films including subjects such as culture creation, state sponsorship, propaganda, predictive programming, occult symbolism and deep subtext. Be sure to listen and subscribe to the feed.

    Themes & Memes, bonus podcast clip 002, Influence Ops

    Themes & Memes, bonus podcast clip 002, Influence Ops

    Adam and Aaron recorded a new episode of Themes & Memes in February. It is posted here as an exclusive to the Patreon bonus podcast feed. 
    Tenet, state of entertainment media, Covid, Great Reset, Club of Rome, global tensions, US and China, ethics, technology, artificial intelligence, Elon Musk, lockdowns, changing economic system, online services, QAnon, micro-targeted influence operations, Post Truth World, propaganda, data, algorithms, mistrust of all media, privacy, Capitol siege, Alex Jones, Donald Trump rally, alternate reality games, fringe political groups, War on Terror, domestic terrorism, revolution, fringe mixed with mainstream, puppet masters, denouncing conspiracy mindset while using its very methods to prove your own point, cognitive dissonance, learning from alternative sources

    • 2 min
    Tribute to Alan Watt After His Passing, Themes & Memes ep60

    Tribute to Alan Watt After His Passing, Themes & Memes ep60

    Independent broadcasting legend, Alan Watt, died on March 4th, 2021. In this episode of Themes & Memes, Adam and Aaron remember Alan. A unique voice in the wilderness, his message resounded and permeated much further than most realize. 
    topics include: Alan Watt, Cutting Through The Matrix, independent media, patriot radio, RBN, Jackie Patru, disinformation, new age, shortwave radio, internet shows, podcasts, alternative research, music, spiritual views, esoteric religion, callers, Andre Myspace page, Outlaw Journalism, Internet forums, Glen Kealey, Daily Stormer, Canada, sharing information for its own sake, first to talk about certain topics, transhumanism, eugenics, psychopathy, Thomas Sheridan, Jon Ronson, alternative ideas going mainstream, Club of Rome, from overpopulation crisis to fertility crisis, Alan's ideas lifted for profit, Dr Deagle, black helicopter incident, intimidation tactics of the establishment, serious subject matter, effecting mainstream narratives, having the work stand on its own, etymology, occult origins of language 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Life in Strange Times, Themes & Memes ep59

    Life in Strange Times, Themes & Memes ep59

    Adam and Aaron talk about the strange current atmosphere during this global panemic. From the bizarre present, to the unknown future, there are serious changes and moves being made all around us. Some of the more obscure topics that few talked about before, are now becoming undeniably important. 
    topics: strange times, Covid19, new normal, America 2.0, mandatory vaccines, police state, comparisons to 9/11, technology, Elon Musk, Neuralink, brain machine interfaces, NIH, CDC, artificial intelligence, big data, Joe Rogan, transhumanism, tracking chips, China’s Ai initiative, NSCAI, national security, surveillance, Bill Gates, disinformation online, Google, Amazon, meat shortage to veggie burgers, sustainability, iPhone health app, predictive programming, medical martial law, pandemic movies, different reactions from people in daily life

    • 49 min
    Tiger King review with guest Pearse Redmond, Themes & Memes ep58

    Tiger King review with guest Pearse Redmond, Themes & Memes ep58

    Pearse Redmond joins Themes & Memes as a return guest. The Covid19 quarantine classic, Tiger King documentary, is the topic of discussion. A variety of issues such as high control groups, media analysis, and politics are discussed on this different kind of review. 
    topics include: Tiger King, Joe Exotic, Carole Baskin, big cats, animal rights, tigers in captivity, true crime editing tactics, documentary, entertainment, media analysis, relatable characters, life on the edge, cults, high control groups, free labor, changing names, Bhagavan Antle, undue influence, devotion, Scientology, L Ron Hubbard, repression, Barbara Fisher, disadvantaged people, Rick Kirkham, Joe Exotic’s son Brandon, prison, animal abuse, Saff, Tiger as a symbol, conquest of Nature, fetishizing of firearms, love of power, destructive energy, Jeff Lowe, beastiality light, animal print clothing, Blackfish, Steve-O, no one cares about the animals, reality show techniques, making you hate characters, death threats, Don Lewis death, Carole Baskin’s backstory, disappearance terminology on will, money and greed, Costa Rica sex tourism, psychology, politics, governor campaign, Joshua Dial, Libertarian platform, John Reinke, Walmart guns and ammo, homosexuality in Oklahoma, politics for publicity, 19 percent of vote, Travis accidental suicide, seeing a shaman in lieu of therapy, holistic medicine, story of getting to the zoo, meth amphetamine, audience manipulation, narrative, Alan Glover, video as blackmail, appearance of wealth, making a deal with the Feds, con men, Covid19 atmosphere, self interest, feature film talk

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Joker movie review, Themes & Memes ep57

    Joker movie review, Themes & Memes ep57

    Adam and Aaron return to do a review of Joker. This is a different sort of comic book movie to be sure. What sort of social commentary is this film trying to make? What esoteric themes are there? These questions and more are discussed on this episode of Themes & Memes.
    topics include: incels, domestic terrorism, comic book movies, Scorsese, Gotham City, social unrest, poverty, mental illness, anti hero, DC cinematic universe, Tim Burton Batman movie, Dark Knight, Robert De Niro, relationships with media, psychology, psychosis, rite of passage, becoming a man, depression, Wayne family, the Fool, ritual, symbolism, manic run, journey for truth, violence, color, angry mob, creation and destruction, chaos, fire

    • 1 hr
    New Faces of Media In a Digital Age, Themes & Memes ep56

    New Faces of Media In a Digital Age, Themes & Memes ep56

    Adam and Aaron return for a casual, but serious conversation about digital media, censorship, free speech, and many other overused and misunderstood terms. 
    topics include: Themes & Memes continues, Alex Jones deplatformed on social media, censorship, fake news, Sandy Hook, lawsuits against Jones, election of Donald Trump, mainstream media, conspiracy ideas going mainstream, more extreme rhetoric gaining more publicity, alt right, alternative media, free speech, censorship, Facebook, YouTube, the Great Purge, social media giants as both public and private entities, Google owning the internet, monopolies, online world, digital media production and distribution, democratization of media, Netflix, military contracts, Apple and FBI, privacy, CIA, big data, targeted ads and searches, mobile device microphones used for targeted ads, normalization over time, Alexa as a character in sitcoms, new advertising, Amazon, 80s cartoons, Ai, convergence, UK Strat Trends report, confusion, Orwellian thought crime, loss of critical thinking, techno-utopians, cybernetics, George W Bush, extreme right and left wing political groups fighting, Lauren Southern and Stephan Molyneux, Surveillance Valley by Yasha Levine
     

    • 55 min

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