The news, eh? What is it? Where do I find it? What do I do once I’ve caught it? Is it contagious? Already 2011 has been awful full of news, and with human-produced news levels at their highest point in recorded history, what can be done to prepare for the eventual catastrophe which everyone is certain is coming from somewhere soon?
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Hillary’s been here for a visit. Which was nice. Pity her country went completely to shit while she was away from it. Noam Chomsky has a yarn about shenanigans, Dan and Dave triumphantly enter parliament on visitor’s open day to check out the naughty chair. Also: q) what’s fun to do while drunk? a) almost anything but especially throwing things in the harbour.
We’re trying something out with the audio settings so that you can listen to us without pumping your volume to the max and then forget to reset it to a painless level when you go back to listening to your raps. Taken us, what, 82 episodes to figure that out? Not like anyone involved with this studied audio engineering or anything. Best podcast ever.
The Christchurch Earthquake is serious business and has had a huge impact on the lives of the residents, BUT: as with any news event there are peripheral political, financial and media fuck-ups that make up the bread and butter of this podcast. So, with our full sympathies going out to the victims of this horrible event, let’s commence with the piss-taking…
Ecstasy deaths, the perils of the aristocracy in getting themselves KFC, the impending crippling labour relations in the UK, gigolos, and, of course, donk.
The National Party Conference has just been, which means comedy gold is in the air. From the promises themselves, the dodgy stats backing up the decisions, to the unions who tried to storm the castle, we get a bit of fodder out of the whole ordeal. Also on the agenda: The future of the Maori party, Molotov Mitchell tweets about non-specific violence, the US revolutionary war, the PEDA fiasco and fallout, and Lego:
Just to cheer you up some.
This episode, we solve relationships. But as a lead in, let’s also learn about autoerotic asphyxiation, killer asian robots and canine gun crime.
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Australia is going through a bit of an upheaval at the moment, but it’s still going to be shit. Dan and Dave reminisce about the Nats’ promises to stem the flow of Kiwis crossing the ditch, illustrated by this billboard of theirs which invoked that most Australian of political institutions: Kidnapping. Meanwhile, grumpy Brit voters are getting what they asked for. And at home, drink driving goes to the next level of ridiculousness with these two winners.
If you’re wondering about this donk business…
We’re amazed that nobody hit upon this solution earlier: pay the teachers less! Roger Douglas is a man with a vision. Also, stupid laws and embarrassing musical purchases round out this episode.
Apparently waving this flag at unelected Chinese officials gets you in trouble.
I wonder how they’d react to this one then:
In this episode, Dan and Dave discuss the perils of sino-vexiphobia (look it up – I had to), and how YOU can avoid getting roughed up by goons on the steps of your country’s house of elected government. Also in the news; MORE HIPPIES: