Tag Archives: International Politics

2PP112 – 9 December 2015

We start today talking about a couple of Jason’s pet peeves—the news media’s poor performance on reporting on terrorism. We talk about why that might be the case. Arthur talks about the people who are real threats, and how we … Continue reading

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2PP100 – 23 March 2015

WE MADE IT TO EPISODE 100! And now, with New Improved Sound! We talk about that first. When we get to real topics, it’s THAT letter first. We’re not impressed. As Jason said, “it’s sooooo Republican”. We also talked about … Continue reading

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2PP099 – 16 March 2015

We talk about all sorts of things—movies and movie going. That leads us to talking about Internet-related things. That, then, leads us on to how the Internet deals with groups like Isis. We’re not impressed with the response so far, … Continue reading

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2PP093 – 3 October 2013

We begin today talking briefly about Linda Ronstadt at the 2013 National Book Festival (the clip above is from that). Then, on to a darker topic: The GOP Shutdown of the US Government. We’re annoyed. Jason wonders how a junior … Continue reading

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2PP092 – 5 September 2013

Arthur continues clearing the backlog of recorded episodes, this one from September. We’ve now recorded another episode already, and that’ll be posted soon (we’re trying a new, easier to edit set-up). We began by talking about Linda Ronstadt. Jason got … Continue reading

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2PP089 – 13 June 2013

Arthur continues to have scheduling conflicts, but rather than have yet another Lost Episode we decided to post this much-delayed episode, anyway. There are sound issues—Jason’s air conditioner. Arthur tried to remove that, but it made it sound like Jason … Continue reading

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2PP086 – 23 April 2013

There was a lot in the news this week, and we start with the Boston bombings. First, Jason asks how it was reported in New Zealand? We then move on to the generally poor newsmedia coverage. From there it’s on … Continue reading

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2PP071 – 16 May 2012

This episode was again severely delayed by Arthur’s lack of time to edit. Once he found the time, he decided to go ahead and edit the episode and post it anyway, because he could and liked the discussions (though he … Continue reading

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2PP062 – 14 September 2011

Arthur’s editing of this episode was delayed because of the annual Pride 48 podcasting extravaganza. He thinks, based on the evidence, that maybe he should teach Jason how to edit podcasts. Today we mainly talk about the 9/11 anniversary, beginning … Continue reading

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2PP054 – 5 May 2011

We begin with a reference to something not on the website, then on to Special Days. After that, it’s the big story, the death of bin Laden. We talk about how we found out and what our reactions were. We’re … Continue reading

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