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?
Posts Tagged ‘politics’
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…
Welcome to our shitlist, Mr Boscawen:
And the rest of ACT, too – you’re all dicks.
In this episode: The filth get in the way of Sara Goff getting her donk on in Sydney, which is all news to her father. Gerry Brownlee is a gigantic idiot PUN INTENDED. John Key has imaginary friends (finally found the news article). Australia now has the most stringent laws in the world for people wanting to enter the masturbation industries. And TV3′s David Fane fails at all but the most unintentional of comedy when he insults a persecuted race and people with a stigmatized, debilitating and deadly illness all in the one statement, delivered at an event that he presumably had time to prepare material for. BIT LIKE AN EGONOMIST EPISODE THEN EH HAHA! Fuck you.
This episode seems to have recorded a little hot. Pardon me.
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.
How do we even begin to top the heights of the previous episode? How about we talk about Ronald Reagan for longer than humanly endurable? How about that, then?
Ladies and gentlemen; here are the children who are running your nation. Speaking of running nations, in this episode we ask whatever happened to that Saddam chap the US used to have as a playmate a few years back, and at some point we manage to get onto Dan’s favourite subject: what’s wrong with all of you people.
And meanwhile, in Iraq:
In this episode North Korea gets its game-face on, the drinking age gets kicked around like the political football it is, and we generally lament the state of the world. Hooray!