In episode 30, Robert is joined again by Katy Stoll and Cody Johnston to discuss how fascism started in America. It is a well-established fact that fascism can rise to dominate a democratic nation from relatively humble beginnings. Keep that in mind as we talk about the birth of the American Fascist movement in the United States. Because, more than anything, this is a story about how close the USA came to going down Germany’s path.
This week, Robert is joined by Cody Johnston and Katy Stoll to discuss the Bastards of the 2018 Mid-Term Elections. And to start, let’s talk about a man that people of all backgrounds and beliefs can despise: Ted Cruz.
In Part Three of our Series on L. Ron Hubbard, Robert is joined again by Caitlin Durante (The Bechdel Cast) to discuss how L. Ron Hubbard spent 99% of his waking hours making up insane lies and died worth $600 million.
In Part Two of our Three Part Series on L. Ron Hubbard, Robert is joined again by Caitlin Durante (The Bechdel Cast) to discuss how L. Ron Hubbard lived the life of Indiana Jones, mixed with Steve Zizou, as well as mixed with the Prophet Mohammed.
Lafayette Ron Hubbard was a living monument to how much a tall white guy can achieve by lying, without pause, for seventy straight years. In Episode 27, Robert is joined by Caitlin Durante (The Bechdel Cast) and they discuss the wild life of the found of Scientology.
In Part Two: Part Two: Ronald and Nancy Reagan: The Bastards Behind the AIDS Crisis, Robert is joined again by Andy Beckerman (Couples Therapy Podcast) and they continuing discussing The AIDS epidemic and how the Reagans were involved.
In Episode 25, Robert is joined by comedian Andy Beckerman (Couples Therapy Podcast) to discuss Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan and the AIDS crisis. When Robert started researching for this episode, he expected it would be a fairly straightforward episode about how homophobia and religious fundamentalism in the halls of American power led to an executive branch that fiddled while thousands of gay people died. The story he uncovered was very different, and somehow even more offensive, than the one he'd set out to research.
Duterte’s drug war in the Philippines is now the greatest mass slaughter of civilians in Asia since the rise of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. In episode 24, Robert is joined by comedian Blake Wexler to discuss what’s happening in the Philippines and how it is entirely intentional and directed by a single man, Rodrigo Duterte.