Dorian Lynskey, writer for Q, the Guardian and GQ, and host of the Remainiacs podcast, has written a biography of the iconic novel. We chat to him about what it means when we say Orwellian, and of course, about the novel’s continued impact on our political world.
Contrary to popular belief, when the president of the USA wants to travel long distances he doesn't climb into a large medieval catapult and get launched vaguely in the direction of his desired destination. Air Force One, his preferred method of getting around, is much more elaborate and is worthy of it's own special minisode.
Yes, the buffoonery and bloviating that comes from the Oval Office can be quite distracting, but there is so much more to running the United States than the antics of the tangerine toddler. The US Houses of Congress creates laws, holds governmental hearings, conducts investigations, and serves as the voice of the people. On November 6th, American citizens will vote in the midterm elections for the Congressmen/women and Senators they wish to represent them.
It’s Valentine’s Day and we thought we’d ask the question that lies in everyone’s hearts; What am Love? To answer, we asked veteran podcaster, actor, comedian and all round wonderful human being, Erin McGathy, to join us in untangling the riddle that has stumped William Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Hugh Grant.
After taking a quick detour in which Steve airs some deep personal grievances towards a certain sunglass wearing frontman, our boys tackle the big question of What am law?
Steve acts as Richie's political advisor as he guides him through the murky waters of getting his chosen (and deeply personal) law passed.