TRASHFUTURE
*PREVIEW* Trashfuture Presents: Balthasar Speedboat 6

*PREVIEW* Trashfuture Presents: Balthasar Speedboat 6

August 14, 2019

It's a special episode featuring only the loveliest of accents. This week's bonus features Milo with guests Aidan 'Taco' Jones, Dan Muggleton, and Pope Lonergan. It's a bunch of comedians telling some damn jokes -- about Australia, about fancy words, about rugby -- and so much more. Hope you enjoy!

If you want to hear the whole thing, get it on Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/28990329

*COME SEE MILO* If you're in Edinburgh for the Fringe, come see our boy perform his (highly acclaimed!!) show: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/pindos

*LIVE SHOW ALERT* Guess who’s going to play live at The World Transformed in Brighton this September? That’s right, your favourite podcast lads. Buy a ticket here: http://theworldtransformed.org

If you want to buy one of our recent special-edition phone-cops shirt, shoot us an email at trashfuturepodcast[at]gmail[dot]com and we can post it to you. (£20 for non-patrons, £15 for patrons)

Do you want a mug to hold your soup? Perhaps you want one with the Trashfuture logo, which is available here: https://teespring.com/what-if-phone-cops#pid=659&cid=102968&sid=front

Topping History from Below feat. Dr Eleanor Janega

Topping History from Below feat. Dr Eleanor Janega

August 12, 2019

A broad swath of modern reactionary and xenopobic sentiment tries to employ fake medieval history to create a fantasy version of Europe. Whether it’s Middle Earth or some bullshit about Agincourt, the British right can’t stop making stuff up. So, to dispel this, Riley (@raaleh), Milo (@Milo_Edwards), Nate (@inthesedeserts), and Alice (@AliceAvizandum ) spoke with academic Dr Eleanor Janega (@goingmedieval) about actual medieval history. And guess what, folks? We used it as an excuse to make jokes.

Read Dr Janega’s blog here, you swine! https://going-medieval.com

If you like this show, sign up to the Patreon and get a second free episode each week! You’ll also get access to our Discord server, where good opinions abound. https://www.patreon.com/trashfuture

*COME SEE MILO* If you're in Edinburgh for the Fringe, come see our boy perform his show: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/pindos

*LIVE SHOW ALERT* Guess who’s going to play live at The World Transformed in Brighton this September? That’s right, your favourite podcast lads. Buy a ticket here: http://theworldtransformed.org

If you want to buy one of our recent special-edition phone-cops shirt, shoot us an email at trashfuturepodcast[at]gmail[dot]com and we can post it to you. (£20 for non-patrons, £15 for patrons)

Do you want a mug to hold your soup? Perhaps you want one with the Trashfuture logo, which is available here: https://teespring.com/what-if-phone-cops#pid=659&cid=102968&sid=front

History 2.0 feat. Annie Kelly

History 2.0 feat. Annie Kelly

August 5, 2019

Why call it history when you can call it ‘progress studies’? This week, Riley (@raaleh), Nate (@inthesedeserts), and Alice @AliceAvizandum  join writer and PhD student Annie Kelly to discuss Steven Pinker-ized airport books, tech positivity, and Annie’s research into women members of the alt-right. You’ll love it.

Annie’s New York Times article that gets referenced in the piece is available here: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/01/opinion/sunday/tradwives-women-alt-right.html

If you like this show, sign up to the Patreon and get a second free episode each week! You’ll also get access to our Discord server, where good opinions abound. https://www.patreon.com/trashfuture

*COME SEE MILO* If you're in Edinburgh for the Fringe, come see our boy perform his show: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/pindos

*LIVE SHOW ALERT* We’ll be performing at the Birmingham Transformed festival on 8th August. Details to come in the next few weeks. If you’re in the West Midlands, come down to Brum for a night of delightful soup jokes. Get tickets here! https://ti.to/birmingham-transformed/birmingham-transformed-2019

*OTHER LIVE SHOW ALERT* Come see Trashfuture live at the Edinburgh Fringe! We’ll perform on August 10th at 21.30. The venue is Venue 277, PQA Venues @Riddle's Court, Edinburgh EH1 2PG. Tickets are £11.50 and there are a ton of discounts available. Get them here: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/trashfuture-live-at-the-fringe

*SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT* Guess who’s going to play live at The World Transformed in Brighton this September? That’s right, your favourite podcast lads. Buy a ticket here: http://theworldtransformed.org

If you want to buy one of our recent special-edition phone-cops shirt, shoot us an email at trashfuturepodcast[at]gmail[dot]com and we can post it to you. (£20 for non-patrons, £15 for patrons)

Do you want a mug to hold your soup? Perhaps you want one with the Trashfuture logo, which is available here: https://teespring.com/what-if-phone-cops#pid=659&cid=102968&sid=front

 

*PREVIEW* A Fulfilment Driven Life feat. Juliet Jacques

*PREVIEW* A Fulfilment Driven Life feat. Juliet Jacques

August 2, 2019

You wanted to hear more Quillette close-reads, so here it is. We discuss the most bootlicking of all pro-Amazon pieces to ever appear, plus a bizarre 2006 op-ed about shoes from Rafael Behr. Our special guest Juliet Jacques (@zinovievletter) helps us break down just how brain-melt it all is. You'll love it, folks—you'll absolutely love it. 

If you want to hear the whole episode, get it on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/28767126

*COME SEE MILO*If you're in Edinburgh for the Fringe, come see our boy perform his show: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/pindos

*LIVE SHOW ALERT* We’ll be performing at the Birmingham Transformed festival on 8th August. Details to come in the next few weeks. If you’re in the West Midlands, come down to Brum for a night of delightful soup jokes. Get tickets here! https://ti.to/birmingham-transformed/birmingham-transformed-2019

*OTHER LIVE SHOW ALERT* Come see Trashfuture live at the Edinburgh Fringe! We’ll perform on August 10th at 21.30. The venue is Venue 277, PQA Venues @Riddle's Court, Edinburgh EH1 2PG. Tickets are £11.50 and there are a ton of discounts available. Get them here: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/trashfuture-live-at-the-fringe

*SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT*Guess who’s going to play live at The World Transformed in Brighton this September? That’s right, your favourite podcast lads. Buy a ticket here: http://theworldtransformed.org

FCK GVT FCK BORIS feat. Eleanor Penny

FCK GVT FCK BORIS feat. Eleanor Penny

July 29, 2019

We’ve all written something that was maybe a little over the top, though mercifully none of us has written for Quilette. This week, Riley (@raaleh), Olga (@rocknrolga ), Hussein (@HKesvani), and Alice @AliceAvizandum  join Novara Media’s Eleanor Penny (@eleanorkpenny) to discuss brain impresario Toby Young’s recent paen to Boris Johnson’s skull shape and neck thickness. It’s weird! It’s abnormal! It’s the state of things in British politics!

If you like this show, sign up to the Patreon and get a second free episode each week! You’ll also get access to our Discord server, where good opinions abound. https://www.patreon.com/trashfuture

*LIVE SHOW ALERT* We’ll be performing at the Birmingham Transformed festival on 8th August. Details to come in the next few weeks. If you’re in the West Midlands, come down to Brum for a night of delightful soup jokes. Get tickets here! https://ti.to/birmingham-transformed/birmingham-transformed-2019

*OTHER LIVE SHOW ALERT* Come see Trashfuture live at the Edinburgh Fringe! We’ll perform on August 10th at 21.30. The venue is Venue 277, PQA Venues @Riddle's Court, Edinburgh EH1 2PG. Tickets are £11.50 and there are a ton of discounts available. Get them here: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/trashfuture-live-at-the-fringe

*SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT* Guess who’s going to play live at The World Transformed in Brighton this September? That’s right, your favourite podcast lads. Buy a ticket here: http://theworldtransformed.org

If you want to buy one of our recent special-edition phone-cops shirt, shoot us an email at trashfuturepodcast[at]gmail[dot]com and we can post it to you. (£20 for non-patrons, £15 for patrons)

Do you want a mug to hold your soup? Perhaps you want one with the Trashfuture logo, which is available here: https://teespring.com/what-if-phone-cops#pid=659&cid=102968&sid=front

*PREVIEW* Horseplay feat. Nathan Ma

*PREVIEW* Horseplay feat. Nathan Ma

July 25, 2019
Did you know that Riley's hometown newspaper is run by horse people? Did you know that there's a Code Pink-style group that stalks people who work at the Seattle Zoo's elephant enclosure? Did you know that Fiverr wants to drive down your wages but also want to make you feel empowered? Did you know that the Telegraph has found a way to get mad about black people in Bond films? Yes. It's all true. Enjoy this bonus episode with freelance writer and editor Nathan Ma (@nthnashma), and rejoice in the smartness of this world. 
 
If you want to hear the full thing, get it on Patreon at the following link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/horseplay-feat-28596004
 
*LIVE SHOW ALERT* We’ll be performing at the Birmingham Transformed festival on 8th August. Details to come in the next few weeks. If you’re in the West Midlands, come down to Brum for a night of delightful soup jokes. Get tickets here! https://ti.to/birmingham-transformed/birmingham-transformed-2019
 
*OTHER LIVE SHOW ALERT* Come see Trashfuture live at the Edinburgh Fringe! We’ll perform on August 10th at 21.30. The venue is Venue 277, PQA Venues @Riddle's Court, Edinburgh EH1 2PG. Tickets are £11.50 and there are a ton of discounts available. Get them here: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/trashfuture-live-at-the-fringe
 
*SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT* Guess who’s going to play live at The World Transformed in Brighton this September? That’s right, your favourite podcast lads. Buy a ticket here: http://theworldtransformed.org
 
If you want to buy one of our recent special-edition phone-cops shirt, shoot us an email at trashfuturepodcast[at]gmail[dot]com and we can post it to you. (£20 for non-patrons, £15 for patrons). We can ship internationally!
Pinker 2: The Pinker-files

Pinker 2: The Pinker-files

July 22, 2019

Okay, some housekeeping: this might be the episode where you can hear our brains breaking. Riley (@raaleh), Milo (@Milo_Edwards),  Nate (@inthesedeserts), and Alice @AliceAvizandum  discuss Elon Musk’s strange fixation on preventing SkyNet, new revelations that place Steven Pinker in Jeffrey Epstein’s plane on multiple occasions, and a Guardian article in which Alastair Campbell devotes an entire column to someone who was nice to him in the comments section. Seriously. Amid all this majestic content, Milo goes on a Trump-voice rampage and we basically lose our minds. And then the power goes out. You will probably love this, but you might wind up hating us!

If you like this show, sign up to the Patreon and get a second free episode each week! You’ll also get access to our Discord server, where good opinions abound. https://www.patreon.com/trashfuture

*LIVE SHOW ALERT* We’ll be performing at the Birmingham Transformed festival on 8th August. Details to come in the next few weeks. If you’re in the West Midlands, come down to Brum for a night of delightful soup jokes. Get tickets here! https://ti.to/birmingham-transformed/birmingham-transformed-2019

*OTHER LIVE SHOW ALERT* Come see Trashfuture live at the Edinburgh Fringe! We’ll perform on August 10th at 21.30. The venue is Venue 277, PQA Venues @Riddle's Court, Edinburgh EH1 2PG. Tickets are £11.50 and there are a ton of discounts available. Get them here: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/trashfuture-live-at-the-fringe

*SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT* Guess who’s going to play live at The World Transformed in Brighton this September? That’s right, your favourite podcast lads. Buy a ticket here: http://theworldtransformed.org

If you want to buy one of our recent special-edition phone-cops shirt, shoot us an email at trashfuturepodcast[at]gmail[dot]com and we can post it to you. (£20 for non-patrons, £15 for patrons)

Do you want a mug to hold your soup? Perhaps you want one with the Trashfuture logo, which is available here: https://teespring.com/what-if-phone-cops#pid=659&cid=102968&sid=front

*PREVIEW* Trashfuture Presents: Balthasar Speedboat 5

*PREVIEW* Trashfuture Presents: Balthasar Speedboat 5

July 18, 2019

Riley's cousin lives in London and got the absolute worst tinder-date breakup message. It was so bad, so painfully long-form and weird, that we had to convene a session of Balthasar Speedboat to discuss it. So, we brought on Riley, Milo, Olga, Alex Kealy, and Rajiv Karia (@RajivAKaria). Hope you enjoy it! If not, we're breaking up with you (in over 1000 words).

Get the full episode here on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/28450760

*LIVE SHOW ALERT* We’ll be performing at the Birmingham Transformed festival on 8th August. Details to come in the next few weeks. If you’re in the West Midlands, come down to Brum for a night of delightful soup jokes. Get tickets here! https://ti.to/birmingham-transformed/birmingham-transformed-2019

*OTHER LIVE SHOW ALERT* Come see Trashfuture live at the Edinburgh Fringe! We’ll perform on August 10th at 21.30. The venue is Venue 277, PQA Venues @Riddle's Court, Edinburgh EH1 2PG. Tickets are £11.50 and there are a ton of discounts available. Get them here: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/trashfuture-live-at-the-fringe

*SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT* Guess who’s going to play live at The World Transformed in Brighton this September? That’s right, your favourite podcast lads. Buy a ticket here: http://theworldtransformed.org

If you want to buy one of our recent special-edition phone-cops shirt, shoot us an email at trashfuturepodcast[at]gmail[dot]com and we can post it to you. (£20 for non-patrons, £15 for patrons)

Do you want a mug to hold your soup? Perhaps you want one with the Trashfuture logo, which is available here: https://teespring.com/what-if-phone-cops#pid=659&cid=102968&sid=front

Water Wars in Shagaluf

Water Wars in Shagaluf

July 15, 2019

Our beautiful son Riley is still in New York, a city famous for being ‘alright’ if you ‘like’ ‘saxophones.’ In the interim, Milo (@Milo_Edwards), Hussein (@HKesvani), Nate (@inthesedeserts), and Alice are here to hold down the fort. We’ve uncovered a startup that wants to scan your licence place and use it to order McDonalds. We’ve read an op-ed encouraging the securitisation of water scarcity. We’ve blanched upon contact with a James Dellingpole op-ed about his daughter’s ‘virginal beauty’ (not making this up) as she goes on holiday to Magaluf. There’s also a discussion of a very ribald binder. Enjoy!

If you like this show, sign up to the Patreon and get a second free episode each week! You’ll also get access to our Discord server, where good opinions abound. https://www.patreon.com/trashfuture

*LIVE SHOW ALERT* We’ll be performing at the Birmingham Transformed festival on 8th August. Details to come in the next few weeks. If you’re in the West Midlands, come down to Brum for a night of delightful soup jokes. Get tickets here! https://ti.to/birmingham-transformed/birmingham-transformed-2019

*OTHER LIVE SHOW ALERT* Come see Trashfuture live at the Edinburgh Fringe! We’ll perform on August 10th at 21.30. The venue is Venue 277, PQA Venues @Riddle's Court, Edinburgh EH1 2PG. Tickets are £11.50 and there are a ton of discounts available. Get them here: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/trashfuture-live-at-the-fringe

*SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT* Guess who’s going to play live at The World Transformed in Brighton this September? That’s right, your favourite podcast lads. Buy a ticket here: http://theworldtransformed.org

If you want to buy one of our recent special-edition phone-cops shirt, shoot us an email at trashfuturepodcast[at]gmail[dot]com and we can post it to you. (£20 for non-patrons, £15 for patrons)

Do you want a mug to hold your soup? Perhaps you want one with the Trashfuture logo, which is available here: https://teespring.com/what-if-phone-cops#pid=659&cid=102968&sid=front

*PREVIEW* The ID Card of Dorian Gray

*PREVIEW* The ID Card of Dorian Gray

July 11, 2019

Tony Blair, what a guy! Am I right, folks? He can't stop whining about how we need fewer houses and more apps. He can't stop pointing a finger at the Labour party and saying that it was better when we were pro-privatisation and pro-bombing. And now, of course, his institute has a great plan -- a policy paper full of nothing but management consultant speak -- with one sole defined policy goal: national ID cards. Yes, he still wants them. Enjoy this dang podcast!

In this preview we discuss Tony's plan to run the UK like Spotify. You can get the full episode on Patreon here:
https://www.patreon.com/posts/id-card-of-gray-28250136

*LIVE SHOW ALERT* We’ll be performing at the Birmingham Transformed festival on 8th August. Details to come in the next few weeks. If you’re in the West Midlands, come down to Brum for a night of delightful soup jokes. Get tickets here! https://ti.to/birmingham-transformed/birmingham-transformed-2019

*OTHER LIVE SHOW ALERT* Come see Trashfuture live at the Edinburgh Fringe! We’ll perform on August 10th at 21.30. The venue is Venue 277, PQA Venues @Riddle's Court, Edinburgh EH1 2PG. Tickets are £11.50 and there are a ton of discounts available. Get them here: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/trashfuture-live-at-the-fringe

*COMEDY KLAXON* Milo's regular comedy night Smoke is back on the 17th July at 8pm at The Sekforde (EC1R 0HA), tickets are here:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/smoke-comedy-featuring-richard-todd-tickets-64978675969

*SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT* Guess who’s going to play live at The World Transformed in Brighton this September? That’s right, your favourite podcast lads. Buy a ticket here: http://theworldtransformed.org